There’s no good excuse anymore not to travel. And if these past two years taught us anything, it’s to seize the day. We have six trips (and more) that you can book now, for this summer, and well into fall. Keep a lookout as well this June, as these trips will be launching on Galavante’s new Travel Shop. The Travel Shop is your online place for luxury travel; think of it as “luxury at a click”. We’ll curate a dozen long weekend trips, that include your hotel, airport transfers and a meal during your stay. And with The Travel Shop, it’s as easy as point, click, and schedule those days off to stay at one of these luxury hotels. Because you deserve it, and you’re worth it. In the meantime, though, check out the trips below, where we can always hook you up at [email protected]
The Twenty Two, London
London is officially calling and The Twenty Two is open. The Twenty Two, located in Mayfair, offers thirty-one stylish suites and rooms with interiors inspired by 18th Century France. Executive Chef Alan Christie serves up British fare with Mediterranean influences at the chic restaurant and bar. This is not only the hottest hotel but also the hottest private club in London.
SHA Wellness, Spain
Sha Wellness Spain is situated right on the Mediterranean in the Sierra Helada Natural Park. The architecturally stunning building is surrounded by nature and includes large gardens and open spaces to get your detox on. This is not a surface level detox either’ this is a real medical center focused on integrated health. That means you won’t only get a medical examination by a doctor, but also treatments like acupuncture all while staying at a luxury hotel. The purpose of this resort is to align body, mind, and spirit through an experience that is as impactful on your health as it is luxurious.
Immerso is a boutique hotel located in Ericeira. This is one of Europe’s most sought after surfing destinations and it’s only a 30 minute drive from Lisbon. But besides surfing, Immerso’s main focus is on authentic sustainable luxury, with appreciation for the natural habitat. This hotel embraces nature by the many outdoor activities they offer. Whether it’s yoga or bike rides, hikes to surfing lessons, this hotel provides its guests with plenty of adventure. For dining, Immerso attains locally sourced products and have their own garden where they grow hops for their craft beer.
Lily of the Valley, France
The Lily of the Valley is a luxury wellness resort tucked away in the untouched hills of the French riviera. The hotel has created a program that focuses on wellness by employing treatments, fitness excursions, nutritional menus, and personalized advisors, all while immersed in the beauty of the landscape. In addition, The Lily of the Valley has also set up their own Beach Club at Plage de Gigaro. This is one of St.Tropez’s most famous beaches, you can tan, swim, or eat at one of their famous restaurants. So, whether you want to come here for treatments or for fun, Lily of the Valley offers you the best of both worlds along the coast of the Mediterranean.
Sublime Comporta, Portugal
This is the Hamptons of Portugal, but the Hamptons of the 1960s when it was completely unspoiled. It’s where the uber chic and fashionable like Christian Louboutin summer, to give you an idea of the caliber of people who spend their time in Comporta. Sublime Comporta is a luxury hotel nestled on a seventeen hectare estate. The landscape is surrounded by trees, rice fields, sand dunes, and pristine beaches. The twenty three rooms, suites, and villas are spread out along the estate with the villas having their own private pools and terraces. There are also five restaurants and bars that specialize in Portuguese cuisine. These restaurants use locally sourced ingredients from the landscape and sea that make this resort a haven.
Georgia, A Wine Trip of a Lifetime
One of the coolest capital cities in Eurasia is Tbilisi, the city you need in your life this summer. The Stamba Hotel is worth a visit there because of its unique design, architecture and restaurants, before you even get to the historical significance of Georgia. Then of course, there’s the star of Georgia, which is the hospitality and wine. Your Jeopardy fact of the day is that Georgia is one of the first places that wine was first cultivated. It’s also one of the oldest civilizations in the world, where the vineyards still make wine with traditions passed down throughout thousands of years. In addition to the wine, Georgian cuisine has classic dishes like Kachapuri, a cheesy stuffed bread, and Khinkali, traditional dumplings stuffed with meat and spices. You’ll gain five pounds just thinking about it, but it’s well worth the experience.