Europe

Fine hotels are easy to come by in many parts of Europe, but a select few set themselves apart by blending a strong sense of cultural heritage with unbeatable location and impeccable style. Set within timeless villages or historic palaces, Unique Lodges help sustain local traditions while celebrating the lively culture and top amenities of today.

Aristi, Greece

Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas

Perched amid rugged peaks and overlooking one of the world’s deepest gorges, Aristi’s traditional stone-and-slate dwellings harken back to a time when Ottomans ruled the region.

Mayo, Ireland

Ashford Castle

Built by the Normans some 800 years ago and owned for nearly a century by the Guinness family, Ashford Castle is a medieval gem set amid the gorgeous countryside north of Galway.

Tuscany, Italy

Borgo Pignano

Built upon an ancient Etruscan hamlet, the 750-acre country estate of Borgo Pignano invites guests to luxuriate in the flavors, rhythms, and traditions of Tuscany.

Húsafell, Iceland

Hotel Húsafell

Amid the gentle hills of west Iceland's highlands, Hotel Húsafell is a welcoming hub of Nordic design within easy reach of the Snæfellsnes peninsula’s geological drama.

Santorini, Greece

Kapari Natural Resort

From its perch high above Santoríni’s caldera, Kapari Natural Resort is a celebration of Greek culture and the timeless architecture of the Cyclades.

Skodje, Norway

Storfjord Hotel

A stay at Storfjord, nestled amid the Sunnmøre Alps and overlooking its namesake fjord, is more than a vacation from the distractions of daily life—it’s a new way of living.

Sicily, Italy

Susafa

Perched on a green hilltop in Sicily, surrounded by rolling wheat fields and stately Roman ruins, you’ll find the 19th-century estate of Susafa.