The self-described “Baliophile” and mastermind behind the sweeping new Capella Ubud shares his drive to protect the island’s beauty.
Designed by famed architect (and self-proclaimed Baliophile) Bill Bensley, the property’s jungle-shrouded canvas tents are more than just dreamy.
From hot springs in Iceland to haute carryalls, our experts call out the designs and destinations they’re drawn to this season.
A new wave of water-sports experiences from Bali to Bodrum. Dive In ❖ The Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum (shown at left; mandarinoriental.com), is opening up the wonders of the Aegean Sea with its new Diving into the Eternal Blue package. Introduced in October and priced from about $780 per person per night, the experience includes accommodations […]
The Caribbean resort has been revamped and refreshed…
Capella Hotels and Resorts will open its first stateside Capella-branded hotel in late March in the historic and charming Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC. The intimate hotel has 49 rooms and suites, a restaurant and lounge specializing in organic fare, and a rooftop pool and bar offering sweeping city views. The hotel also offers guests […]
From the ice cave in its Auriga Spa to the mattresses in its guest rooms, the new Setai Fifth Avenue is built to pamper. The former—an 8-by-10-foot chamber where guests rub themselves with chunks of ice—is Manhattan’s first. The latter—Duxiana mattresses that cost $12,000 apiece—promise to be “the most comfortable you’ve ever slept on,” says […]
The restored British Colonial buildings that mark the entrance to Capella Singapore shield an even greater architectural treasure. After passing through the 18th-century structures, which house the resort’s lobby and library, you step onto a grassy terrace offering views of a curvaceous edifice that sinks into the hillside below. Designed by architect Sir Norman Foster, […]
The red-cedar door to your suite at Capella Ixtapa opens not to a room but to a view. After waving your key card and passing through the door, you step onto a thatch-roofed terrace—outfitted with a day bed and a generously sized plunge pool—that looks out to a cluster of small islands in the Pacific […]