Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE luxury. Whether it be a piece of furniture for one of my interior design projects, an item of clothing or a hotel. The latter being extremely important to me as I travel a lot and appreciate a good hotel that pays attention to the finer details and truly looks after its guests.
Whilst away on business lately I was lucky enough to stay at the Chewton Glen in Hampshire. I highly recommend the Suites here whether you be travelling with a partner, friend or family. There’s more than enough room to accommodate everyone without being on top of each other. Design wise the suites boast a classic, more traditional look than my own style but I appreciate the contemporary fabrics and wall coverings. In particular the panelled walls which offer a cosy and welcoming feel. Wall panelling is making its come back but with a modern twist, so if you are currently re-decorating I would look into this.
Dining at the Chewton Glen is to die for. A must even if you’re not staying at the hotel! The Chesil smoked oak-smoked salmon with chives and crème fresh is wonderful, as are the hand-dived scallops, with truffles, mint puree and all the trimmings.
For those of you who don’t know the Chewton Glen is a privately owned luxury Country House Hotel and Spa located on the edge of the historic New Forest, set in 130 acres of picturesque grounds, so you can enjoy the great outdoors too via the golf course, tennis courts, a croquet lawn and clay pigeon shooting. You’re spoilt for choice!
For a touch of something different and really unique stay in one of the hotel’s famous Tree Houses. They are built high-up in the forest, elegantly simple yet reassuringly luxurious, each Treehouse is on stilts, delicately balanced within the valley and tree canopy. You still enjoy the amenities of the main hotel but can indulge in total privacy, whilst enjoying the floor to ceiling glass providing panoramic views for just you. There’s also a hot tub on the balcony and daily breakfast hamper delivered to your Suite!
If you’re looking for a great stay outside of the UK I’d recommend The Four Seasons in Cyprus. A magnificent hotel that accommodates your every need. There are few places I actually switch off and completely relax but The Four Seasons is one of them. From the beautiful loungers to the pools and dining, it’s simply fantastic.
If you are travelling with children there are two outdoor pools and my son particularly loves the slide in the children’s pool. We always look forward to visiting ‘Colours’ situated at the hotel which sells the most amazing ice cream and cakes. If you have children they will love it too!
Running my own business is none-stop so being able to combine business and travel together is lovely, especially when it’s at The Four Seasons. As it is independently owned and operated the staff and owners care all the more; everything is impeccable!
This five-star resort is the pinnacle of luxury with world class hospitality, book yourself in you won’t regret it.
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