Hip Hotels: Escape
A collection of retreats in idyllic places all around the globe. From J.P. Getty's villa on the shores of Italy to a handful of luxurious tents on a remote island in the China Sea, these escapes are simple yet sophisticated, catering to both our instinct for escape and desire for... read full description below.
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A collection of retreats in idyllic places all around the globe. Mexico, Morocco, India, South Africa, Tahiti, Jamaica, Cuba, Columbia, Chile, Bali, Portugal, Spain and Australia - this book seeks to cover the full range of potential escape experiences. From the Renaissance beauty of J.P. Getty's villa on the shores of Italy to a handful of luxurious tents on a remote island in the China Sea, here are options which are simple yet sophisticated, catering to both our instinct for escape and desire for comfort. Ralph Lauren, Jean Nouvel, Renzo Mongiardino and Alain Ducasse are just some of the famous names in contemporary architecture, design and gastronomy who have had a hand in creating these retreats.
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||Hotels so stunning, so individual, so undeniably designer destinations in their own right.
||Escape the mundane in this fantastic collection of unusual hotels. From a desert island to J Paul Getty's Renaissance villa in Italy author Ypma has really searched out some unusual places to stay that will make sure you have a fantastic time during your time out. Lavish illustrations complete the spell. (Kirkus UK)
Herbert Ypma is a bestselling author and photographer whose groundbreaking HIP Hotels series inspired an entirely new genre of travel publishing. His many other books include RSVP: Simple Sophistication, Effortless Entertaining and Amazing Places Cost Nothing.