Five Properties You Should Consider for Your Ideal Summer Getaway
After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, the summer of 2023 presents an opportunity to finally indulge in a luxurious getaway that has been a long time coming. According to a recent report by YouGov, the travel industry, especially the luxury sector, is recovering with renewed vigor in the aftermath of the pandemic. According to the report, worldwide consumers are now spending more on travel and booking longer trips, taking a greater number of vacations than previously, and traveling with larger groups.
If you’re looking to tick more destinations off your bucket list, rejuvenate your mind and body, and soak in luxury, below are a few properties that might interest you.
Six Senses Rome
Looking for an ideal destination to explore this summer? Look no further than Rome, where a blend of history, art, tradition, heritage, culinary delights, temperate weather, relaxed ambiance, genuine experiences, skilled craftsmanship, and passion for life make it the ultimate must-visit locale. And now, with the recent opening of Six Senses Rome, visitors can indulge in an even more exceptional stay, enjoying the resort’s unique blend of luxurious accommodations, wellness-focused amenities, and immersive cultural experiences.
On March 16, the Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini welcomed the opening of Six Senses Rome, a serene retreat located in the vibrant center of the Eternal City. This tranquil atmosphere provides an excellent starting point for immersing oneself in meaningful experiences that honor Italian heritage and Roman customs, highlighting the discovery of fine food and drink, cultural exploration, physical and mental wellness, as well as spiritual pursuits.
The hotel’s 96 guest rooms and suites, some with Triclinium-style marble seating on their terraces, are infused with reverential nods to Roman traditions, from Cocciopesto on the walls to the extensive presence of Travertine local stone. Moreover, Six Senses Rome features state-of-the-art in-room technology, which seamlessly integrates with Sleep with Six Senses’ customized, handmade organic mattresses, cotton bedding, pillows, and other amenities that promote restful slumber. Despite its prime location in the heart of the city, a sense of calmness and tranquility permeates the hotel, welcoming guests after a busy day of sightseeing.
At Six Senses Rome, the spa takes a modern take on the ancient art of Roman bathing, incorporating the latest biohacking technology for recovery and restoration in the heart of the city. The spa also reinterprets the themes of classicism and contact with nature, from the mosaic of Daphne’s laurel tree to the biophilic features and locally sourced and organic spa products.
Baglioni Resort Maldives
Are you searching for a short, peaceful escape before the peak of summer arrives? Look no further than Maldives, where you can lose yourself in the vastness of the Indian Ocean and luxuriate under a palm tree.
Baglioni Resort Maldives on the island of Maagau in the Dhaalu Atoll offers a dreamy and resplendent experience, surrounded by tropical natural beauty. The resort boasts luxury villas with Italian attention to detail and sustainable design techniques that make the most of the natural setting. Your holiday experience will be top-notch with multilingual staff available 24/7, a freshwater swimming pool, butler and laundry services, beach service with loungers, a boutique, and a kids’ club.
Six Senses Bhutan
Bhutan is an ideal year-round destination, especially during the pleasant weather for hiking and trekking in March and April or the lush landscapes with blooming flowers and vegetation from May to August. Six Senses Bhutan offers an experience that will move you to pause and think. The colourful Himalayan Kingdom lives by its ethos of gross national happiness, and you will find meaningful and uplifting experiences at every turn while journeying through western and central valleys.
The guest suites are spread across five cozy lodges, each possessing its own distinct personality while embodying the Six Senses’ fundamental values. These lodges feature a Spa and Wellness Center, as well as amenities focused on mindfulness, such as healthy eating, restful sleep, and opportunities for self-discovery.
Kimpton Fitzroy London, An IHG Hotel
Looking to explore London? The best time to go is usually between May and June, when the weather is still warm, and the crowds have thinned. A stunning 19th-century building, Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel is the perfect blend of classic and contemporary. The landmark building, occupying a full block along Russell Square in Bloomsbury, is a sight to behold from the outside, but step inside to find chic, modern interiors that welcome guests with open arms. During your stay, you can indulge in delicious meals and cocktails at destination restaurants like Fitz’s, Burr & Co., Palm Court, and Galvin Bar & Grill.
Regent Berlin, An IHG Hotel
Berlin is an exciting city to explore during the summer months, with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. And if you’re looking for luxurious accommodations, look no further than the Regent Berlin, an IHG hotel. Considered one of the “best places to stay in the world” by Conde Nast Traveller, the Regent Berlin offers impeccable service and first-class amenities in the heart of this vibrant city. Adorned with marble walls and floors, crystal chandeliers, and traditional Biedermeier furniture, the hotel’s sumptuous guest rooms provide a stunning home away from home. Michelin-starred cuisine and a rich décor add to the hotel’s grandeur, while nearby attractions like Gendarmenmarkt Square and the Konzerthaus concert hall offer a glimpse into the city’s rich history and culture.