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Elite Traveler Gift Guide

The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

Europe

Ultima Gstaad

Gstaad, Switzerland

Ultima Gstaad is a luxury hotel comprising three chalets that each display a marriage of traditional architecture and contemporary design. Each guest receives customized service and is welcomed by a concierge who takes care of their every need 24 hours a day. Private and exclusive, Ultima Gstaad intentionally only has 10 suites and seven residences to provide guests with the […]

Raffles Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

Raffles Istanbul is an exhilarating fusion of virtuoso architecture, dazzling interiors, inspired food and sheer luxury. It lies at the heart of the cutting-edge Zorlu Center; a modern-day bazaar where luxury fashion, fine food and the arts converge on the European shore in Beşiktaş. Overlooking the Bosphorus, Raffles Istanbul offers its guests 136 guest rooms, 49 suites and 66 residences […]

The Mandrake

London, UK

Inspired by the medicinal properties of the plant after which it is named, this daring, unique and totally new hotel concept was converted from a RIBA award–winning building on Newman Street, Fitzrovia, and opened in September 2017. Here, you will find eclectic, vibrant interiors combined with carefully curated artwork, intriguing soundscapes and specially designed Azzi Glasser scents that further create […]

Iconic Santorini

Santorini, Greece

A timeless experience awaits at Iconic Santorini, a boutique cave hotel literally carved from Santorini’s volcanic caldera wall. Set in picturesque Imerovigli village at the highest part of its dramatic cliffs, this serene retreat is a haven of tranquility. Each of the enchanting residences captures the spirit of the caldera, where traditional cave accommodations combine the finest in contemporary amenities […]

New York Palace, The Dedica Anthology

Budapest, Hungary

Built in 1894 and formerly used as the Hungarian headquarters of the New York Life Insurance Company, the New York Palace seamlessly links 19th-century Budapest with the energetic, artistic city it is today. Connecting the vibrant city with its historic past, the New York Palace is the perfect choice for your visit to Budapest. The pearl of the New York […]

Dinamo Hotel Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan

The most iconic luxury boutique hotel in the city, Dinamo Hotel Baku offers a unique experience with spacious bedrooms, exquisite international cuisine and classic afternoon teas with the finest pastry selection. All 28 luxurious and elegant bedrooms at Dinamo Hotel Baku feature a blend of stunning period architecture, custom-made furnishings and modern amenities. The rooms are designed in Art Deco […]

Heckfield Place

Hampshire, UK

When this country house hotel opened in September 2018, it instantly became the latest go-to for escapes from London. Just over an hour away from the city, the restored Georgian family home sits within 400 acres of lush meadows and ancient woodland, with two lakes (one for boating), wisteria- and rose-entwined walled gardens, fruitful orchards and a biodynamic farm where […]

Lalique Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey

Peyraguey, France

Lalique may primarily be known for its fine crystalware, but the heritage brand has also succeeded in applying its artisanal skills and intuitive sense of l’art de vivre elsewhere. The company first moved into the hotel world in 2015 with the opening of Villa René Lalique in Alsace, followed by Château Hochberg in 2016. Lalique Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey brings the boutique […]

L’Apogée Courchevel

Courchevel, France

You can’t get a better location — at the very top of the former Olympic ski jump in the Jardin Alpin area of Courchevel 1850, L’Apogée is a snowy dream, and with a private airstrip just five minutes away. Designed in a typical chalet style, the ski-in, ski-out resort is alpine chic at its best. For those who are more […]

Ibiza Gran Hotel

Ibiza

Perfectly located in Ibiza Town, the Ibiza Gran Hotel is close enough to the vibrant nightlife but away from the noise. The stylish hotel also faces two marinas, Marina Botafoch and Marina Ibiza, so it’s the ideal spot if you’re arriving by yacht. There are gorgeous art displays throughout the hotel, including pieces by Fernando Botero and Antoni Llena. The […]