As well as bringing you the world’s best luxury and design hotels, here at Edge Retreats we aim to give you access to the latest special offers on luxury holidays. Here are just a few of the best currently on offer:
Situated on prime beachfront, Luna2 Private Hotel is an out-of-this-world experience. With the services of an exclusive hotel and the intimacy of a private home, the five bedrooms are ideal for a group of singles or couples, with or without kids.
The Super Star Experience includes:
• A three nights stay, for a minimum of eight guests
• À la carte breakfast
• VIP airport pick-up
• Fine champagne and snacks upon arrival
• A personalized tour of Bali’s hot spots
• A six-course degustation dinner
• A fresh seafood share-style lunch
• Beachfront gourmet BBQ with a DJ
• A Balinese feast with traditional dancers
Rates from USD $11,500
The family-friendly Original Experience includes:
• Five days and four nights at Luna2, including breakfast and VIP transfers from Denpasar
• A complimentary group fitness session with a personal trainer and spa treatment
• A one-hour helicopter ride for a view of the island few visitors see
• A tour through the UNESCO-nominated Jatiluwih rice terraces
• A tour of the magnificent temples in Taban Regency
• All tours come with gourmet picnic prepared by Luna2 Executive Chef
• Welcome degustation dinner
• Balinese feast with fire dancers
• Kids can create their own meals with Luna2 chefs, followed by movies on the deck
In addition you’ll have round-the-clock use of two Lunamobiles and drivers, complimentary sunset canapés, babysitting, in-house event management service and the full-service assistance of a 24-person staff, including food and beverage service overseen by Executive Chef Brenden Peace.
Rates from USD $17,000
A romantic weekend in the City of Love – a secret high-style gem in Paris’s usually quiet 16th arrondissement, Hotel Sezz Paris boasts modern interiors by Christophe Pillet, a Veuve Clicquot champagne bar and sweeping views of the Eiffel Tower.
The Romance Package includes:
• Complimentary breakfast
• One bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne
• Rose petals and macaroons upon arrival
• A sensual Bliss Bliss Box Set
Rates from €282
Embedded in one of the world’s most spectacular landscapes, The Cambrian combines sleek, modern design with innovative uses of natural, local materials for a relaxing and utterly unforgettable mountain experience.
The Detox Wellness Package includes:
• Buffet breakfast
• Two four-course chef’s selection dinners
• A full-body exfoliation of fresh milled sea salt
• A super wrap and massage per person
Rates from CHF 487
Housed in a converted Victorian warehouse and immersed in east London’s thriving gallery scene, the Boundary is both an homage to the design that has defined the 20th century and a social hub for the buzzing community around it.
The Original Experience package includes a two-night stay for two people in a Conran Suite, including daily breakfast and champagne in your room upon arrival. You’ll also be treated to dinner for two in Boundary Restaurant. A collaboration between the Chef and Master Sommelier, the Dégustation de Vins Menu consists of five specially prepared dishes paired with 10 wines.
Rates from £1,600
A communal playground for likeminded travellers, Design Hotels’ Papaya Playa Project consists of 85 rough-luxe cabanas on a 900-metre stretch of virgin beach facing the turquoise waters of the Mexican Riviera.
The Original Experience package includes a five-night stay for up to four people in a Casita, Papaya Playa Project’s top accommodation with direct private access to the beach, and daily a-la-carte breakfast.
You will be treated to a sunset dinner at the resort’s private beach, including a bottle of Mexican wine from the Guadalupe Valley; a guided tour to Sian Ka’an Biosphere and the fisherman’s town of Punta Allen; a tour to the Coba Ruins and Mayan Village, including lunch and a swim in a Cenote, one of the region’s sacred sinkholes (see picture above).
Also included is a dinner at one of Tulum’s culinary hotspots, Casa Jaguar, as well as a special ceremony at Papaya Playa’s traditional sweat lodge, or Temazcal, led by resident shaman, the Guardian of the Fire.
Rates from USD $3,295
The first Design Hotel to grace the streets of Munich, the Louis Hotel is a perfect reflection of the Bavarian capital in which it stands: chic, poised and full of heart.
The Original Experience package includes a three-night stay for two people in the Louis Room, including limousine transfer to and from the airport and a bottle of champagne upon arrival.
You’ll also be taken on a culinary journey with aperitifs and wine pairing at the renowned in-house Japanese restaurant Emiko, as well as a limousine city tour, a guided shopping trip with your own personal shopper, a helicopter sightseeing flight over Munich and its nearby lakes and a private tour through the Viktualienmarkt with a personal guide and the hotel’s general manager.
Also included in the Experience is a beauty & massage package at local spa Organic Luxury, and finally, a night out at a nightclub of your choice, including entrance, transfer and one bottle of champagne.
Rates from €3,590
Alila Villas Soori on the southwest coast of Bali might just be the very definition of paradise. Located near the island’s famed Tanah Lot Temple, this luxurious beachfront resort lies on a gentle slope between lush, green rice terraces and the soft, black-sand edge of the Indian Ocean.
The Original Experience package includes a two-night stay for two people at a Mountain Pool Villa, with private pool, and Alila’s full-day “All About Rice” tour, which takes a fascinating look at how rice is cultivated, its religious significance and how rice culture – planting, growing and harvesting – is linked to temple ceremonies. The journey begins with a visit to the Subak Museum, including a tour to a man-made rock tunnel and a traditional house. Next, you’ll pay a visit to the Taman Buwana Farm, followed by a guided walk through the Tabanan Regency’s stunning emerald-green rice paddies and terraces, which just received UNESCO World Heritage Status.
The journey culminates in a visit to Pura Penawangan where you’ll learn how to make religious offerings using rice and gain insight into the Balinese blessing ritual. Guests on the seven-hour journey are provided with sarongs and full Balinese dress, as well as traditional Indonesian lunch in a cliff-top cabana, tea at sunset on Balangan Beach and other light refreshments throughout the day.
Rates from USD $1,130
Combining a sense of artistic whimsy with cutting-edge design, the Wanderlust in Singapore’s Little India was created with adventurous travelers in mind. The Original Experience package includes a two-night stay for two people in a Whimsical Room on the Creature Comforts floor designed by fFurious, including breakfast at Cocotte, free Wi-Fi, local calls and non-alcoholic minibar.
You’ll be treated to a complimentary spa massage for two people at the Amrita Ayurvedic Centre, a traditional Indian massage center five minutes from the hotel, and an exclusive Spanish Tapas Tasting Menu for two at lauded local eatery Esquina, and a personalized guided tour built around the subject of your choice: history, culinary life, shopping, culture or architecture.
Also included are all-day entrance to Tanjong Beach Club, with a complimentary bottle of champagne, a dinner menu designed by renowned chef Yong Bing Ngen at the award-winning Majestic Restaurant, priority entry for two people before midnight to The Butter Factory, one of the hottest hip-hop and R&B clubs in town, and a curated bag of Singapore souvenier items from Space Program, part-museum, part retail store and part installation located at the lobby of New Majestic Hotel.
Rates from SGD $4,176
When local deep-snow and synchronized skiing hero Sigi Grüner turned hotelier, he ordered the complete demolition of Sölden’s old Bergland Hotel in favor of another refurbishment. The result of is a self-contained playground for active travelers and adrenalin-seekers that come here to carve down some of Austria’s highest peaks on skis and bikes.
The Original Experience package includes a five-night stay in a “Wellness” suite offering deep relaxation with Swiss pinewood and luxuriant bedding made from Tyrolean wool. Also included is gourmet half board with regional specialties and exquisite culinary delights from breakfast and lunch right through to a delicious dinner and a unique hike with Bergland owner and local skiing hero Sigi Grüner, who will take you up to the mountain pastures to meet his sheep.
You will be treated to a two-hour “Bergland Alpine” spa treatment including brush massage, crystal salt and arnica scrub, hay flower and zeolite bath, zeolite foot massage and much more, as well as access to the 1,700-m² spa-wellbeing facility overlooking the rooftops of Sölden and a daily sports and activity program both at the hotel and outside in the natural beauty of the Ötztal.
Rates from €1,575
Architect and interior designer Moritz Lau-Engehausen’s singular vision infuses CERÊS, a stirring seaside retreat on the German Baltic island of Rügen.
The Original Experience package includes four nights for two people in the Sea Deluxe Suite, with sweeping views of the Baltic Sea. Each day you will receive complimentary breakfast and a four-course “Island Cuisine” dinner, followed by a translucent “Szenecocktail” in the NEGRO-Lounge.
You’ll be treated to a private 45-minute flight over the island to the famous White Chalk Cliffs, as well as an exclusive boat tour, including snacks, punch and shuttle service to the harbor. Finally, you’ll indulge in a sea salt scrub and warm hydromassage in the thalassotherapy tub in the hotel’s state-of-the-art SENSO SPA.
Rates from €2,998