Anyone who thinks the world`s hippest, most jaw-dropping hotels can only be found in cities will be astounded by this photographic tour through the global countryside. As this colorful book reveals, the quaint "old-country" inn of the past has given way to interiors and amenities that will astound even the most jaded traveler. In Granada, Ibiza, and Terenife; in the Yucatan and on Saranac Lake; in the Loire Valley, the English countryside and the Seychelles - world-renowned architects have founded ways to combine ultimate luxury with breathtaking vistas and authentic culture with exquisite appointments. A perfect introduction to luxury globetrotting - and a suitable substitution for those who can only dream about it - this pocketsized collection of images is brimming with surprising details and delightful revelations about traveling beyond the city limits. 400 color photographs.
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