Luna Baglioni, Venice, Italy
The oldest hotel in Venice is a five – star Luna Baglioni – founded in the XII century. It is well documented that in 1118, it had stopped the Templar knights going on Crusades against the infidels. In the XVI century the hotel was called Locanda della Luna (“the moonlight tavern”).
The hotel’s interiors are decorated with works by the artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Giovanni Battista Tiepolo), held in 1992, the renovation returned the building to its original historic charm. There is therefore nothing surprising in the fact that in 2008 Conde Nast Traveler magazine recognized Luna Baglioni one of the best hotels in Venice and Italy in General, and included it in his “Gold list”. With this opinion agreed the travel experts of the magazine Travel+Leisure, recognized him as one of the leading hotels of the world.
Love is here to stay powerful and Hollywood stars: South Africa’s President Nelson Mandela, Senator Patrick J. Kennedy, actors Sean Connery and Michael Douglas, pop singer from America Lionel Richie and many others. For the convenience of the guests the hotel has a private dock, allowing the gondolas and boats to deliver celebrities straight to the front door. Continue reading
The greenest hotels in the world
In 80 kilometers from coast of Thailand, Koh Kood is Soneva Kiri resort. It’s hard to say what would you like in it: their eco-architecture or stunning location between the rainforest, cliffs and the sea!
Located among the limestone cliffs and hidden caves, overlooking the southern beach on the island of Bali, the Anantara Uluwatu Resort & Spa is the dream of fugitives from urbanization. Includes 1.7 ha of coastal land on the hillside, the cascades to the Indian ocean.
This is the Siwa oasis in Egypt. Adrere Amellal is concentrated in a simple and eco-friendly luxury. Rule number one: no electricity. Lamps and candles — beeswax enough! Rule number 2: no air conditioning. Only the wind freshens through the open Windows. Call outside the complex. Nothing better to enjoy the quiet of the desert. Continue reading
Ice hotel, Quebec
This hotel is built every year, and its construction is 225 kilograms of ice and 6,800 kilograms of snow. Of this free material makes a chic hotel with 34 rooms. In addition, guests can see a variety of amazing products from snow and ice both day and night. In General, this hotel is something that exists in a single copy, it is unique.
Giraffes manor, Nairobi
This hotel is named so for a reason – indeed, in the district a lot of giraffes that greet guests in the morning and accompany them when they go to sleep. Probably not more close to the nature hotel in the world than this. Agree, to spend a few days in the neighborhood with giraffes and other exotic animals – a truly unique experience.
The Hotel “Ariau Towers”, Brazil
Another unusual hotel, which is located on the flood vast Amazon river. Around – water, forest and sky. No shelter, except this hotel, not near. It is clear that tourists wish to come here, because so many lovers of wildlife, and a few places where the nature is still preserved. Continue reading