1. Fairmont Banff Springs, Canada
Α real castle / hotel built by the Canadian Railroad in the Rocky Mountains in Scottish Baronian style, rising through the coniferous grounds of the Banff National Park in Alberta.
On top of it there are turrets and lofts as if they are piercing the sky, while the firecrackers in the fireplaces and the luxurious lobby ensure a warm and cosy atmosphere.
2. Kimayama, Japan
The stone and oak wood spa hotel is an ideal choice for after-skiing, to relax after a day of skiing down the snowy slopes!
3. Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Italy
The century-old charming building on the swirling banks of Lake Como continues to be one of the best examples of the Italian architectural style of Liberty, while a new spa and a floating pool have added a contemporary luxury to this great old hotel.
4. Oberoi Wildflower Hall, India
Climbed over Shimla in Indian Himalayas, in a virgin forest of cedar trees and pines, the former palace of the commander of the Indian Army Kitchener has been transformed into a vast English colonial resort.
5.Juvet Landscape Hotel, Norway
The concept of the mountain chalet takes on another dimension in these extremely carefully designed seven buildings. A wall of each one consists entirely of a mosque offering a view of the Scandinavian mountain scenery, a marsh forest, moss-covered and crystalline turquoise waters.
Guests are encouraged to disconnect from any digital media during their stay.
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