Stunning Rooms at Jashita

December 27, 2012 § Leave a comment

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This was the impeccable design of our rooms during our stay at the Jashita Hotel! We absolutely loved it!

click here to visit their website, and check out our full Hotel Review in the previous post!

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Jashita Hotel Review

December 24, 2012 § 1 Comment

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After our lovely stay at the BE TULUM hotel we made our way to another little oasis: the Jashita Hotel…This eco friendly splendid Hotel was the perfect next step for our trip.

Run by an Italian, the hotel’s interior has an impeccable taste. Milly kept marvelling to how similar our place in Sardegna is. We simply loved it. From the beach area to the tea area, everything was beautiful. To not talk about the pretty rooms, all linen bed sheets, modern sleek bathrooms, and personalize pool area on terrace. Being less than 30 accomodations, you end up feeling like you are staying over at a friends villa rather than a hotel.

(THE NEXT POST WILL BE JUST ON THE ROOMS!)

We really think it would be alovely place to rent out for a party or with a big group of friends. Also they have a separate Villa just for that!

The restaurant of the hotel was absolutely delicious, with half a menu serving local dishes and the other half focussing on traditional Italian cuisine, we had some fabulous meals. Mily’s favorite was the Zucchini pasta! A Must try!

The beach located in an internal protected area gives on to a super placid sea surrounded by the reef.  There you can enjoy different activities like canoeing and snorkeling!

We definetely want to head back here in the near future and bring along some more friends!

Click here to visit the Jashita Website

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BE TULUM HOTEL – MEXICO

December 19, 2012 § Leave a comment

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For our trip to the Riviera Maya we decided to start off  staying at the furthest point available in Tulum on the map and work our way back to Cancun.
So our first stop was the BE TULUM hotel, located literally at the end the main off the beach road!
Getting there wasn’t the easiest as we were exhausted from the  flight from london, and Tulum is a 1:30hr drive from the Airport.
But once we got our bearings we arrived safely in this little heaven.
Waking up was wonderful, having arrived by night and not knowing really what to expect, we were blown away by their stunning beach backdrop at breakfast.
YES! :) 
The whole hotel has a very chilled out vibe to it. The rooms are garden bungalows with a private pool and deck, where your left to feel as if your in the middle of a jungle. A couple of meters up a small hill theres the restaurant and dining area, and pool and bar. All of which give on to the famous beautiful white sandy beach. It’s the highlight of the hotel, with its soft giant sunbeds,  one really can spread out relax and enjoy the warm sunshine! We absolutely loved hanging out there! The other highlight of the hotel was the delicious food, from breakfast to dinner the quality of our meals were sublime and super fresh. As you can see a couple of posts down our favorite plate was the Tuna Tartars, but as I said most of the food was absolutely mouthwatering. Also they have a wide array of fresh juices that will ensure to keep you quenched during the hottest hours of the day (our personal favorite, was the carrot, celery, pineapple and apple one!)
Everything about this hotel was great, and we will definitely keep it in our MUST GO BACK list. 
NO :(  The only minor details that let us down were: The lights in the room (especially mine) were super low, even in the bathroom which can be annoying for those who like reading. We found the sheets to feel a bit too synthetic (not sure if it was a result of the washing powder). The shrubs surrounding each villa/bungalow should be slightly more thick to allow total privacy, in the evening I did feel like anyone walkin by my room could probably see inside. 
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Click here to visit the BE TULUM WEBSITE

Aman Sveti Stefan – Review

October 9, 2012 § 3 Comments

Sveti Stefan literally means Stefan’s island. It’s indeed an island you access via a long walk way from the main land. We were greeted by friendly staff and showed into our deluxe room by walking through quaint cobbled lanes.The room is in fact a fisherman’s ex-dwelling redecorated into a 5 star luxury resort room, spacious and comfortable with beautiful views of the sea. there is the main piazza where we would have breakfast and two churches.
The Aman has also an annex the Villa Milocer which was the queen’s summer residence. Three wonderful beaches and a pool. A new pool was under construction.
We dined under a pergola at the Queen’s Chair restaurant and were served wonderful seafood.
We think that the hotel was lovely although it still needs a little extra training for the staff to be at the height of the Aman Resorts reputation.

AMAN SVETI STEFAN WEBSITE

click here to read our reviews of the Post Ranch INN in Big Sur, The Mandarin Oriental of Bangkok, Parrot Cay in Turks and Caicos and a few more :)

The Viceroy Snowmass – Hotel Review

September 14, 2012 § 1 Comment

2 words: Cosy & Modern

The Viceroy in Snowmass is located 20 mins outside Aspen, this is an ideal location to spend the night. Having been there during summer, and loving it, I can only Imagine how one’s stay can be in winter. The rooms have a lavish mountain feel, each room accommodates a pretty glass fireplace and a faux chinchilla throw. The whole place feels super new, with a ultra modern bathroom that gives into the room. The only minus side of the space is that the glass divider bathroom to bedroom didn’t close on the sides, meaning that noise pollution was perceptible.

We really enjoyed our two nights stay in the studio room booked with www.wired.com  which gave it a great value!

The Wynn Hotel – Las Vegas

August 25, 2012 § 1 Comment

Room Review in 5 Words:    Sleek  – Immaculate –  Perfect Sized – Comfortable – a real Treat

Tip:  Ask to be placed from the 35th floor and up for a great view!

Click here to Book a Room at the Wynn

Palihotel Melrose Review – LA

May 2, 2012 § 1 Comment

Now this is a super cool new boutique hotel which opened just two months ago and you can tell as there is still a scent of paint lingering in the air!!
The hotel is in West Hollywood on the corner of Melrose and North Hayworth Avenue in a nice trendsetting neighborhood filled with interesting venues and a short car ride to Rodeo Drive, the
Grove, Beverly Center and Sunset Strip. and  The hotel does have a motel vibe about it, it has only 32 fun and contemporary  rooms.
The Palikitchen, the hotel’s coffee shop only serves breakfast at the moment but is due to serve lunch and dinner by the month of May.
What I liked about this place is it’s decor, there is a particular care for detail… Bookshelves with old books are scattered around the hotel in common areas and in the bedrooms, Old photographs in pretty frames on bookshelves and vintage paintings of pretty ladies and elegant gentlemen. The predominant  color palette is dark greens and mustard combined with greys  and blues. I liked it, you shall too!!

PALIHOTEL MELROSE AVE.
7950 MELROSE AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90046

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