The Azores archipelago, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal, is one of the last truly untouched places in Europe, and is home to Furnas Boutique Hotel.
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Furnas Boutique Hotel, Thermal and Spa
Sao Miguel, Portugal
Celebrated Portuguese designer Nini Andrade Silva works her magic in the hotel’s nature-inspired interiors with whimsical touches, such as huge photographs used as wallpaper, creating dramatic realism that echoes the region’s natural bounty.
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The hotel appeals to summer and winter adventurers alike: 120 kilometers of ski runs rush down the slopes towards Silvaplana Lake at the middle of the mountain range, and the surrounding area offers exceptional hiking and biking trails, windsurfing, saili
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With the Engadin Mountains visible from every room and the suites’ private balconies or terraces, guests are constantly reminded of the hotel’s location amid nature’s beauty.
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Set 1,111 meters above sea level in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, the spectacular, natural surroundings of Huus Gstaad permeate every aspect of the hotel.
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Outside, guests enjoy 250 kilometers of slopes and trails for skiers of all levels, and a full immersion into nature through river rafting, family canyoning, rappelling, rope park adventures, bike tours, and much more.
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Vigilius Mountain Resort
South Tyrol, Italy
Inspirational views of the surrounding Dolomites with their ever-changing colors act as the backdrop for this eco-inclined mountain hideaway where awareness coexists with aesthetics, and everything revolves around nature and landscape.
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On a small, vibrant island in the city center of Stockholm, Hotel Skeppsholmen has its home in two long buildings that were built in 1699 to house Sweden's Royal Marines.
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Khmer for “green village”, Phum Baitang is an elegant hideaway wrapped in eight acres of verdant gardens and paddy fields near Siem Reap, framing rural Cambodia at its most beautiful.
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
A tranquil spa temple, yoga pavilion, and an outdoor pool with a bar beckon guests to unwind after exploring the wonders of an ancient culture.
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Back to Nature
Design Hotels™ presents seven hotels for outdoor adventure