4 private hotels for your next laid-back getaway

Need a place away from the madding crowd? Come and enjoy these four breathtaking stays that offer you all the privacy, without missing out on delicious food, top-notch wellness amenities or sights to see.

Qatar: Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som

The first retreat in the Middle East to offer experiences based on Arab and Islamic wellness principles, Zulal Wellness Resort is a destination unto itself.

Located in Khasooma, a private coastal area in northern Qatar, Zulal (pure natural water in Arabic) has two exclusive areas: adults have access to a wide range of therapeutic and lifestyle treatments at Zulal Serenity, while those who have children can immerse themselves in the fun. wellness experiences at the Zulal Discovery family resort.



Italy: Rosa Alpine

Hike, mountain bike, paraglider or just picnic your way through the Italian Dolomites. Located in the heart of San Cassiano, the Rosa Alpina, now an Aman partner hotel, is the perfect base from which to explore the natural beauty of the area.

The mountain retreat has been home to the Arrivabene family for over 200 years and is known for its three-Michelin-starred St Hubertus restaurant and expansive spa featuring an indoor pool, hydrotherapy areas, yoga studios and spa facilities. a Finnish sauna.



Barcelona: Hotel Arts Barcelona

The iconic resort in Barcelona’s Olímpic district now welcomes families looking for privacy and the comforts of home. Recently launched two- and three-bedroom penthouses in the 44-story skyscraper feature Mediterranean views, generous dining and living areas, and a dedicated concierge.

For a view of the Sagrada Família from your terrace, book The Arts Penthouse. The hotel is also home to a two-star Michelin Enoteca and the only spa in Barcelona with stunning sea views.


Amsterdam: Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park

Located next to the Tropenmuseum of World Cultures and in the lush greenery of Ossterpark, this is the perfect Amsterdam location for those who want to bask in the laid-back charm of the city.

Gastronomy The Felix restaurant has moved into the hotel, accompanied by starred chef Floris van Straalen. The Spring Café Brasserie is also worth a visit for its cocktails and outdoor terrace where patrons enjoy views of the open-air aviary.


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