Top 10: the World’s Most Instagrammable Hotels in 2017By Angelica Malin
It’s about time you discovered the world’s most instagrammable hotels. From Oman beauties to Madrid city breaks, Thai islands and romantic spa trips, you must visit these beautiful hotels in 2017:
Baba Nest – the world’s most stylish and exclusive rooftop bar serves Sri Panwa’s great cocktails alongside beautiful sunsets. The wrap around infinity pool surrounds the rooftop deck overlooking the 360-degree view of the surrounding islands and Phuket’s southern peninsula. Sri Panwa is one of Thailand’s most striking resorts, set deep in 40 incredibly private and lush tropical acres on the Cape Panwan peninsula on the south-east tip of Phuket.
Set behind a rose-filled courtyard, just off the Place des Vosges, the city’s most famous and Instagrammable square – Pavillon de la Reine has all the service and elegance of a grand palace with all the understated sophistication of a private home. The hotel is home to 54 wonderfully private rooms and suites as well as an honesty bar – for an early evening drink in the courtyard in summer, or by the fire in the winter.
Situated in the heart of the Marais, Hotel du Petit Moulin is the city’s most authentic, boutique, design hotel. Home to Paris’ first ever boulangerie – with the original shop frontage remaining – all historic elements of the building have been restored, retaining the quirky perspectives and the labyrinthine manner of the layout. The bohemian chic interior has been exclusively designed by Christian Lacroix who transformed the building into a true couture hotel.
At the heart of the Seychelles, Enchanted Island Resort is a picture-perfect private island set in the spectacular Sainte Anne Marine Park. A five-acre island that is wonderfully secluded, yet only fifteen minutes by speedboat from main island Mahé for exploring rich culture and history.
Set against one of the most dramatic backdrops in Europe, Regent Porto Montenegro sits at the heart of the glitteringly glamorous Porto Montenegro super yacht marina. Taking a snap in the square of the lido has become one to add to the bucket list.
A new icon in the heart of Madrid, positioned in one of Madrid’s most iconic and tallest buildings. Designed by award-winning and renowned figure, Jaime Hayon has taken inspiration from the hotel’s location, local culture, art and fashion and injected his fun and innovative personality to it. Starting with a spectacular bear – the symbol of Madrid – that stands in the hotel lobby, welcoming guests on arrival
Jabal Akhdar – The Green Mountain in Arabic – is one of Oman’s most remarkable regions. Part of the Al Hajar mountain range, Alila Jabal Akhdar lies 2000 metres above sea level and overlooks the dramatic gorge and spectacular mountain range. Guests at Alila Jabal Akhdar can relax and unwind whilst enjoying the stunning views of the canyon from the mountain-top infinity pool.
Situated on a 50,000 hectare (123,500 acre) private wildlife concession on the Zambezi River, the lodge is set to provide the most luxurious accommodation and most unique wildlife experiences in the area. Located on one of the largest wildlife concessions in the area and boasting extensive river frontage, andBeyond Matetsi offers the most rich and exclusive game viewing experience in Victoria Falls.
A former military fortress built in the 19th century, is the epitome of authentic Mallorcan luxury. Set in the most magical, secluded area of Palma de Mallorca, with 88 acres of private land and 2km of private coastline, the hotel offers complete luxury and relaxation.
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is a beautiful luxury resort on the Thai island of Koh Samui. Set on a cliff which descends to a white sandy beach, surrounded by 22 acres of lush tropical gardens and enjoys fantastic views of the Gulf of Thailand, the nearby Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park. The 79 guest rooms, suites and villas are on the former site of Baan Taling Ngam Resort which commands a legendary status as Koh Samui’s first ever luxury resort.