There is just something about mountain air—especially when it is taken in during the last lazy dog days of summer.
From invigorating hikes accompanied by awe-inspiring views to bracing dips in crystal-clear lakes, these Design Hotels™ members are springboards to full immersion in a striking array of natural wonderlands.
Nestled deep in a valley in the Swiss village of Adelboden, the exquisitely simple aesthetics of The Cambrian complement the purifying immensity of the surrounding mountainous landscape.
Switzerland’s poetic Visper Valley, framed by the majesty of Zermatt’s sublime slopes, provides the picture-perfect location for The Omnia.
In the purest crisp Alpine air, 1,500 meters above sea level, the Vigilius Mountain Resort in South Tyrol is accessible only by cable car and offers an impeccably situated escape from the technological treadmill of everyday life.
Set against the spectacular Tramuntana mountain range, Bikini Island & Mountain Hotel Port de Sóller offers an authentic expression of Mallorcan life far removed from the well-trodden tourist enclaves.
The formidable peaks of the Caucasus Mountain Range play host to Rooms Hotel Kazbegi, a stunning bolthole that captures the zeitgeist of modern Georgia while paying homage to the ancient traditions and rhythms of its dramatic setting. An idyllic pastoral plateau, farm-to-table cuisine and a hot spring spa await guests at Satoyama Jujo, a hyper-local retreat in the heart of Japan’s Minami-Uonuma region.