Whether you live there or elsewhere abroad, Europe has some of the most enticing places to visit while traveling. No matter your interests, you can find someplace in Europe that will satiate your tastes completely.
This list will give you some ideas for elegant, awe-inspiring hotels to stay in while pursuing your next European adventure.
J.K. Place in Capri, Italy is the destination for travelers who wish explore the Caprisian countryside, bask in the sun while fishing, venture under the waves, or take in the sights above them.
After your adventures, J.K. Place strives to inspire the feeling of being at home in their peaceful rooms, allowing guests to relax and rest for greater adventures the next day. The philosophy of this elegant, soothing hotel is the meeting of well-being and luxury.
Visitors staying at the J.K. Place can dine on authentic Mediterranean cuisine at the JKitchen, lounge at the bar or be pampered in the “ultimate wellness experience” at the J.K. Spa.
The Alpina, located in Gstaad, Switzerland, celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. This five-star superior hotel in the Swiss Alps has quickly become an icon in the resort town of Gstaad.
Guests staying at The Alpina are treated to the most luxuriant experiences imaginable at the hotel’s Six Senses Spa. This holistic relaxation destination combines the best of Asian wellness traditions with the majestic vitality of the Bernese Oberland’s peaks and valleys and the very Alps themselves.
Guests of The Alpina may also enjoy the permanent and “Artist of the Moment” galleries, experience gastronomic delights at MEGU or Swiss Stübli and retire for an evening in the cigar lounge.
Inverlochy Castle Hotel
If you wish to feel like Scottish royalty on your next European vacation, accept no other place to stay than Inverlochy Castle Hotel in Torlundy, Scotland. Guests at Scotland’s finest Country Hotel will enjoy the experience of staying in a true castle replete with details the staff has carefully chosen for your absolute comfort and enjoyment.
Venturing beyond the castle walls allows guests to visit some truly magnificent sites: the Glen Nevin falls, the monument of Glenfinnan and the mountains of Glencoe, to name but a few.
In 1873, Queen Victoria herself spent a week painting in Inverlochy and recorded in her diary, “I never saw a lovelier or more romantic spot.”
Six Senses Duoro
Six Senses is known as one of the world’s most luxuriant hotel chains and its Duoro Valley, Portugal location may be the best of the best.
The hotel is located within a decadently renovated manor house built on a hill overlooking the rolling, green hills of the Duoro Valley. Six Senses Duoro offers discerning guests a variety of experiences centered around amazing vineyard offerings including wine and dine cruises down the Duoro River, visits to numerous historic local wineries and have the experience of being a winemaker for a day.
Guests can even experience the traditional stomping of grapes if they wish!
The Borgo Egnazia is a hotel destination located in Puglia, Italy. Guests of the Borgo Egnazia will be surrounded by the awe-striking, ages-old culture of the land and the fascinating beauty of its nonparallel architecture.
The wellness specialists at the hotel’s VAIR spa gift visitors with treatments infused with the particular soul of Puglia. Everything in the VAIR spa, including the music and staff, is certified “made in Italy” for an utterly authentic experience.
Of course, no Italian stay would be complete without partaking of Italian cuisine. The Borgo Egnazia boasts its own gourmet restaurant: the Due Camini Restaurant. Guests here can enjoy an unparalleled Italian culinary experience.
Sheen Falls Lodge
European adventurers wishing to enjoy rustic outdoors activities can base themselves at the Sheen Falls Lodge in County Kerry, Ireland. This five-star Relais & Chateaux hotel offers guests the opportunity to dine at possibly the best Kenmare restaurant in all of Ireland, soak in the light at the sun lounge, a wine cellar stocked with over 10,000 bottles of the finest vintages and more.
What guests may most enjoy, however, are the adventures awaiting outdoors. The 300-acre Sheen Falls Estate offers visitors picturesque golf courses, majestic falconry classes, carefully chosen horse riding trails and trips to the nearby Skellige Islands, to name just a few of the adventures in store.
Badrutt’s Palace Luxury Hotel
Badrutt’s Palace Luxury Hotel is a historic destination in St. Moritz, Switzerland, celebrating it’s 120th anniversary this year. The very atmosphere of this luxuriant, enchanting hotel is charged with elegance and history. Le Grande Hall of the hotel, also known as St. Moritz’ catwalk or the living room of St. Moritz, is famous throughout St. Moritz for its decadent atmosphere and the numerous opportunities to mingle with the absolute best of people it provides guests.
Guests of Badrutt’s Palace Luxury Hotel can also enjoy numerous dining options, the luxuriant spa, infinity pool with a glorious view of the Engadin mountain scenery and a great deal more.