The Dorchester’s 45 Park Lane, your Manhattan pad in Mayfair—with complimentary Champagne at its destination restaurant, Cut by Wolfgang Puck

The Dorchester Hotel is to the world of hotels what Chelsea is to football or the Brigade of Guards to the military. Less well known is that The Dorchester has an outstation hotel next door, the glamorous 45 Park Lane. This is a 45-room Art Deco extravaganza with one-to-one service from private ‘hosts’ instead of […]

Lawrence’s Hotel, Sintra: Five-star Royal mansion in the forests and hills above Lisbon, in easy reach of Portugal’s best beach: Stay here in the world’s second oldest hotel, where Lord Byron wrote ‘Child Harold’s Pilgrimage’: exclusive Club rates

Lawrence's Hotel

The Portuguese and Moorish Royal families made Sintra their summer retreat with good reason. While Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, lay languid in the summer sun, not far away in the hills of Sintra the royals would enjoyi the shady cobbled lanes and cool woodlands, the castles and palaces and breathtaking scenery—then take a tram to the […]

Cotton House, Mustique: Star status for this famous 18th century planter’s mansion house on the Royal island of the Caribbean: Members receive exclusive rates

Veranda Restaurant The long-established Veranda restaurant, wrapped around the Great Room, is the perfect setting for relaxed hospitality where guests can enjoy a leisurely breakfast, and an open bar for drinks and refreshments throughout the day. The evening sees a transformation into a fabulous setting with small intimate tables or settings for larger private parties, […]

Stay in HRH The Prince of Wales’s idyllic private retreat in Transylvania: the Prince’s home in a land of unique beauty, where he goes to unwind amid flower meadows, virgin forests and the idyllic rural life: Bear watching, riding, birdwatching and more: Members receive exclusive rates

Transylvania Cottage

HRH The Prince of Wales invites CountryClubuk Members to enjoy his country home deep in Transylvania, and another owned by his friend Count Kálnoky. This is where the Prince goes to unwind—not in palaces but in beautifully restored houses deep in the countryside. They stand in one of the most picturesque and bucolic regions in […]

Chic private hotel on the Left Bank in Paris: Hotel Chavanel, a hidden gem in fashionable Saint-Honoré: Exclusive Club rates

It is a pleasure to discover in a favourite city an artistic gem of an hotel of which hardly anybody has ever heard, but which makes you want to return again and again. We can all find the best five-star hotels—discovering a chic, private four-star which is interesting in its own right and which you […]

Blue Palace Resort and Spa, Elounda: The art of living luxuriously in Crete: Exclusive Club rates

Stroll around the small Cretan harbour of Elounda, among the waterside tavernas and fishing boats, and you would be forgiven for thinking this was just a local traditional fishing village close to the bustling tourist town of Agios Nikolaos. But Elounda has been the playground of the Greek glitterati ever since the Sixties and tucked […]

Fundu Lagoon & Spa

Fundu Lagoon & Spa, Spice Islands, Tanzania

Fundu Lagoon & Spa lies in one of the world’s most romantic and idyllic places, the Zanzibar Archipelago of Tanzania in East Africa, on the spice island of Pemba. The spectacular tropical reefs and pristine waters, and the sensory delights of the spice market, have magnetised visitors to these islands for 2,000 years. It was […]

Relais Villa Abbondanzi

Relais Villa Abbondanzi

They say Emilia-Romagna is the culinary heart of Italy; after all, Pellegrino Artusi, the grandfather of Italian cuisine, was born here, and who can possibly question the quality of Parma ham or Balsamic, or the delicious Parmigiano-Reggiano? But this treasure-laden region of Italy, fuelled by the mighty River Po, has great Romanesque and Renaissance cities […]

Regent Porto Montenegro

Montenegro

Montenegro’s advantages surely start with the sea, and the climate. A small country, two-thirds the size of Wales with a population of around 660,000, it has a good slice of the beautiful Adriatic coastline and on a particularly lovely bay, overlooking the super-yacht marina of Porto Montenegro, Regent’s five-star hotel caters beautifully for those who […]

Taaras Beach & Spa Resort, on its own private beach on Redang Island, Malaysia

Pristine waters and coral reefs create a true paradise island experience: Exclusive Club rates If you seek a summer sun-and-sea holiday, and you love long, soft-powder sand pristine beaches, coral reefs and a rainbow of tropical Nature—including sea turtles—here is the chance to snap up a blissful holiday on one of the finest, most unspoilt […]

Hotel Hacienda de Abajo

Hotel Hacienda de Abajo

The Canary Islands are popular at any time of the year; a cooling breeze is guaranteed whatever the season and the volcanic landscapes never fail to impress. And while Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria are always the popular choices, there are more discreet alternatives for those looking for a less crowded option. San Miguel de […]

Historic 17th-century palazzo in the heart of Rome, yards from the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Coliseum: This is the Grand Hotel De La Minerve: Stay here, in the footsteps of Stendhal and Sartre: Exclusive Club rates

For an historic Roman holiday in the centre of the artistic, historical, religious and architectural riches of the Eternal City, you will love the five-star Grand Hotel De La Minerve. This 17th-century palazzo might easily be considered to have the best location in Rome—just yards from the Pantheon and a few minutes’ walk from the […]

Hacienda Zorita Wine Hotel & Spa

Hacienda Zorita Wine Hotel & Spa, Salamanca

There is a square in Salamanca which they call the ‘living room of Spain’, not only for its beauty but because Plaza Mayor is the meeting place for many student nationalities coming to this Unesco world heritage city to learn Castilian, Spain’s most popular dialect. The attraction of learning Spanish in Salamanca is also that […]

Arte & Mare Elia Suites, Mykonos, Greek Islands: Five-star boutique hotel on Mykonos: authentic, rapturous welcome in the Greek Isles: Exclusive Club rates and free upgrades

There can be no surprise that the Greek Island of Mykonos is called ‘The Island of the Winds’ because you can be sure of a cooling breeze no matter what the time of year. The gods certainly felt close to the island, naming it after Apollo’s son. And there is even a tale of an […]

Hotel Condes de Barcelona

Hotel Condes de Barcelona, Barcelona

It is almost impossible to exaggerate the pleasure of a visit to Barcelona, one of the great Mediterranean cities and Europe’s top weekend destination. It combines tradition, modernity, style, art, architecture, a bustling street life that turns into an all-night party—and weather that is seldom less than ideal. While other European city-dwellers are gritting their […]

Hacienda De San Rafael, Seville

Hacienda De San Rafael, near Seville

If the Corral del Rey in Seville is your supreme pied-a-terre in town, the Hacienda de San Rafael is an ideal country pad between Seville and Jerez—and worthy winner of the Tatler Travel Awards’ ‘Most Heavenly Hideaway’. The Hacienda has been in the Reid family for a century-and-a-half and until the Sixties it was a […]

For a new look at London: Doubletree by Hilton Docklands Riverside, smart river-view hotel on the Thames, ideal for Canary Wharf, the O2 Arena, Greenwich and the City

There are times when staying by the River Thames on the east side of London is not only the best location for business, but also chance to see a fascinating and historic side of the capital in peaceful seclusion with spectacular riverscape views. So we are pleased with our arrangement at the new Doubletree Hilton […]

Garonga Safari Camp, on the Limpopo, on the edge of Kruger Park: Your exclusive five-star club on the wild side

You are relaxing, gin-and-tonic in hand, on the verandah of a tree-house, high above the South African bush. Above you is the velvety night sky, the glittering stars seemingly close enough to touch. Below lies a watering hole where the animals will, sooner or later, come to drink: a lion, perhaps, or a cheetah, and […]

Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa

Sweeping through the main gates into the aristocratic surrounding of the 12th century Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa is the perfect introduction to a bygone Italian era of lavish wealth and power, perfectly preserved in this restored castle, now a five-star deluxe hotel and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. Appropriately […]

Hotel Metropol, Moscow, Russia

Hotel Metropol, Russia

To stay in the magnificent Hotel Metropol in Moscow is to experience not only one of the world’s most famous hotels, but to be within the palatial walls of a part of Russian history, right in the heart of the capital, minutes from the Kremlin and Red Square. This is definitely the hotel of choice […]

L’Abbaye de Talloires, Lake Annecy, The French Alps

L'Abbaye de Talloires, Lake Annecy

Stunning Lake Annecy is a beautiful pre-Alpine lake in the haute Savoie department of France, only 50 kilometres south of Geneva. Our chosen hotel in this idyllic location is a mediaeval abbey, the romantic L’Abbaye de Talloires, which stands on the lakeside in a quiet and lovely place about 20 minutes from Annecy. If you […]

Jungle Experiences, Amazon Cruise, Peru

Jungle Experiences, Amazon Cruise, Peru

The Amazon is a 4,400-mile river with thousands of tributaries. A 2,600,000-square mile basin, it drains rivers and streams in eight countries (Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname) as well as French Guiana. Its broadleaved forest is the largest on the planet and its biome—the forest combined with the savannah, floodplains and […]