Winning Stays | 5 Instagram-Worthy Hotels
These five destinations are a pure feast for your sight. No filters needed. From the Seto Inland Sea in Japan to the desert of Utah and poolside on the coast of Italy, we have curated the most Instagram-worthy hotels across the globe. Not only are they luxurious and transcendental in their locations and amenities, they are worth visiting for the architecture and interiors alone.
BENESSE HOUSE OVAL, NAOSHIMA ISLAND, JAPAN
As part of the Benesse Art Site on Naoshima Island, The Benesse House Oval was built by world-renowned Tadao Ando as an annex to the original hotel that was built in 1992. The exclusive, luxury accommodation includes four rooms and two suites and is accessed only by private monorail. The landscape and sea blend into one with the 360-degree panoramic views.
HOTEL CASTELL, SWITZERLAND
An Alpine destination featuring a selection of cutting edge art by world-renowned artists. James Turrell’s ‘Skyspace Piz Uter’ (pictured) is installed in the grounds.
Il PELICANO, PORTO ERCOLE, ITALY
Perched on the Tuscan coast, Il Pellicano has been documented as one of the most exotic European summer vacation destinations of all time. Cocooned in a small bay amongst Mediterranean vegetation with old olive trees, oleanders, bougainvillea and rosemary, it was most famously photographed by the iconic Slim Aarons during the 1960s and 1970s.
AMANGIRI, CANYON POINT, UTAH
Amangiri is a clean-lined, modernist monument to luxury that blends into its striking natural surroundings. The out of this world setting is simultaneously peaceful and starkly beautiful.
SUNSET TOWER HOTEL, LOS ANGELES
Designed in 1929, Sunset Tower is the Art Deco Haven of Hollywood. Whether dining in the Terrace restaurant, or lying by the private pool, this is the classic and original LA experience.
Words Lindsay Cornell