If walls could talk, they would have a lot to tell: The magnificent Fort Barwara in Rajasthan dates back to the 14th century and was originally owned by a royal family. Now the Six Senses Group, known for its extraordinary houses, has turned it into a fascinating oasis of relaxation. Carefully restored and converted with a focus on sustainability, the dream hotel in the Indian palace invites you on a fairytale journey through time into the history and culture of the country …

When the stresses of day-to-day life get too much, holidays can be spent relaxing and soaking up the sun while enjoying some privacy. In line with their philosophy that “time and privacy are the new luxury”, the Meneghetti Wine Hotel & Winery provides the innovative approach of the villa concept – a private hotel just for you.::

Puerto Escondido in the Mexican state of Oaxaca is a center of attraction for sun and sea lovers from all over the world. In particular, the beaches around La Punta Zicatela are a paradise for surfers; the year-round summer temperatures due to the geographical location on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico ensure a constant influx of tourists. The need for new hotels near the beach is therefore not surprising.

Right near the slopes, at 2,000 metres above sea level at the end of the Ötztal Valley, you’ll find The Crystal VAYA Unique in Obergurgl, just made for unforgettable days spent in the snow. This is where you can enjoy a winter holiday in maximum comfort and with never-ending options up in the clouds. We spoke to hotel manager Siegfried Penzenleitner…