My Top 11: places I’ve stayed around the world so far. Yes 11! Cause 10 is such a boring number:
Luxury : $$$
Goa – India
Grand Hyatt: A lavish 5-star hotel overlooking the visually stunning waters of Bambolim Bay. The Grand Hyatt Goa spreads across 28 acres of colorful, tropical gardens and lush lawns that roll down to the water’s edge. A 25 Minute drive from Goa International Airport.
Cameron Highland – Malaysia
Lake house: A charming country house inspired by English heritage over looking Lake Sultan Abu Bakar. A three-hour tropical drive or bus ride from Kuala Lumpur. Perfect for a quite weekend get away in the mountains.
Leeward West Cost – Mauritius
Sugar Beach Resort: 12 acres of tropical gardens, the luxurious Sugar Beach resort extends along a vast white sandy beach bordered by the sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
Mid Range $$
Siena – Italy
Hotel Alma Domus: Owned by the church and still home to several Dominican nuns, this convent hotel is a lovely, peaceful oasis in the heart of Siena set in 13th century setting.
Cape town – South Africa
Oude Wellington: Located among vineyards, the Oude Wellington Estate is set in a refurbished Cape Dutch building. Wellington’s city center is 6 km away, and Paarl is 15 km away. Cape Town International Airport is 76 km from the property.
Buenos Aires – Argentina
Hotel Al Fresque Alberto: La Fresque Hotel is set in an impressive colonial building built in 1894 in downtown Buenos Aires, 4 blocks from the Obelisk. Hotel La Fresque is only a 5-minute drive from the trendy Puerto Madero area
Tuscany – Italy
Montechiaro Wine Estate: Montechiaro Wine Estate is located in the countryside of Pianella. This property offers Tuscan-style accommodation and produces extra-virgin olive oil, Vinsanto and Malvasia liqueur and organic Chianti wine on site. Talented winemaker and owner, Alessandro Griccioli and his fiancé probably by now wife are an absolute delight.
Florence – Italy
Hotel Scoti: Owned by a grim Italian man and his very informative and helpful wife. The apartment is in the hippest part of town and in a 16th century Palazzo. Highlight of this b&b has to be the 1708 frescoed living area reception that will leave you staring into space for a few minutes if not hours.
Low range: $$
Bordeaux – France
22Bordeaux: An 18th century house in a short distance of the historic center of Bordeaux. Owner Maryam and her husband are perfect host offering cooking courses and homemade breakfast.
Port of Spain – Trnidad
Forty Winks: Centrally located in Port Spain Capital City and 2 minutes’ drive from Queen’s Park Savannah, the Forty Winks Inn features colorful décor, a furnished terrace. This property is 20 km away from Piarco International Airport. The Owner Pam is chatty and friendly making the stay very homely.
Rome – Italy
B&B Roma II Girsole: The family-run B&B is furnished simply and is welcoming. The epitome of homestay this lovely apartment is located in the residential area of Pyramided, Rome. Cute table settings and comfy beds make it perfect for a transit stop in the city.
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