Who doesn’t love a good vacation? Time to escape the hectic day-to day hustle and bustle of the 9-5 environment, screaming children (unless you choose to take your’s with you…which were not against) and cramped urban streets.
So we thought why not provide our readers with a little inspiration to motivate you to pack you bags and make some time for yourself, in these great locales across the globe! We have to say, we’re ready to pack our bags ourselves.
Named after the first spacecraft to reach the moon, the Luna2 Private hotel, which is a private hotel with a large resort feel. Built by architect David Wahl and designed by interior designer and owner Melanie Hall, the hotel evokes a “funk’d up modernism” feel. With a staff of 26 individuals that cater to every whim of its guest, the Luna2 is a psychadelic playground for adults and children alike!
Hotel Habita Monterrey (Monterrey, Mexico)
The Hotel Habita manages to squeeze comfortable modernism into its massive concrete structure, which features swan chairs by famed designer Arne Jacobsen and furniture designed by Rick Owens to create a black, white and grey clean-lined minimalist look.
The Mira Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Located in Central Tsim sha tsui, The Mira Hong Kong rooms are furnished with the stylings of Arne Jacobsen egg chairs and painted in hues of red, green, silver, or purple, which leaves guest with the opportunity to choose which color fits their mood. The hotel also includes a five-star spa!
The Kube Hotel (Paris, France)
The Ultimate seaside retreat, The Kube Hotel includes an elegant event venue, a popular nightclub, and a top of the line restaurant where guest can enjoy cooking classes and a wine-cellar that includes over 10,000 bottles.
Yas Hotel (Abu Dhabi)
The Yas Hotel, which is located on the beautiful Marina waters of Abu Dhabi includes the World’s largest LED display and was recently ranked among the top hotels in the world. the hotel, which is composed of two separate structures, one set within a race circuit, and one set along the Marina is linked by a glass and steel bridge. The overall design is meant to evoke speed, movement, and motion.
La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel ( La Rochelle, France)
The La Monnaie Hotel’s rooms, hallways, and meeting rooms act as a transient gallery for owners Sylvette and Pascal Labeau, which only contains a portion of their modern art collection. The art that is featured in the hotel is frequently changed out and updated giving guest a different view and feel every few months. The hotel is surrounded by the France’s largest yacht marina, take some time to relax and walk around the old town of La Rochelle or have a spa day.
Semirais (Athens, Greece)
Located in a city known for its ancient history, the Semirais is the hotel of the future. Created by designer Karim Rashid and crafted in light pinks, greens, oranges and subtle yellows the hotel add a bright pop of energy to the city.
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments (London, UK)
Located in the former Bathnal Green Town Hall in East London, Town Hall incorporated contemporary design, while maintaining the historical elements. Town Hall is also the home of Michelin starred restaurant Viajante by Chef Nuno Mendes.
Hotel Teatro (Porto, Portugal )
Set in Bronze and Gold color scape, the Hotel Teatro shones in the Portuguese city of Porto. Designed by famed designer Nina Andrade Silva the hotel flawlessly blend urbanity and theatrics.
Almyra (Paphos, Cyprus)
Paphos, the birthplace of Aphrodite, greek goddess of beauty. Almyra takes a simple approach to clean modernism. Take time to indulge in the hotels three restaurants and spa.