TemptingPlaces, the first hotel brand dedicated to boutique hotels, unveils its new exceptional addresses
Since 2010, TemptingPlaces is the first hotel brand exclusively dedicated to exceptional boutique hotels around the world. These are more than 55 unique & independent hotels in 15 dream destinations, carefully selected for their authentic characters the excellence of their services and above all that offer rare and exceptional experiences.
Hôtel de Pourtalès
A true work of art, Hôtel de Pourtalès offers a new hotel experience with its 11 luxuriously furnished Parisian apartments. More confidential than a hotel or a palace, it deploys exclusive, comfortable and very private living spaces away from the hustle and bustle of Paris. Built in the 19ᵉ century at the request of the Count of Pourtalès, this Hotel Particulier draws its inspiration from the neo-renaissance style. Private garden, butler, chauffeur and private chef or even a sports coach, everything is gathered to live a unique experience in complete serenity. The rare pearl? From its rooftop, the Signature Sky Penthouse Suite reveals an incredible 360 view of the French capital.
Domaine de Rochebois
In the heart of the Périgord Noir in the southwest of France, Domaine de Rochebois It displays a breathtaking view of the Dordogne valley making it an exclusive place. Composed of a magnificent XXᵉ century residence and two villas, the estate evolves in a chic spirit where the charm of the old reigns. Bordered by a 33-hectares private park, the 40 rooms and suites offer an exceptional and soothing setting thanks to their private terraces and their breathtaking view of nature and the golf course that borders the Dordogne valley. Chef Jean-Philippe Vecco, a 2021 Michelin-starred chef, welcomes epicureans to his elegant and confidential restaurant, Le M de Rochebois, with its creative and refined local cuisine. For a moment of relaxation, travelers can unwind in the majestic Spa Rochebois by Nuxe.
Like an urban oasis, Midmost Hotel immerses its guests in the authentic Barcelona. Its location is ideal to discover the cosmopolitan capital of the Spanish region of Catalonia and its emblematic places. Located in the heart of the old city and a 10-minute walk from the historic monuments, this prestigious boutique hotel is halfway between Plaça de Catalunya and the famous Ramblas. The charm of this Catalan establishment begins with its 20th century building with columns, moldings, high ceilings and period balconies.
The interior design recalls the Mediterranean and "coastal city" side of Barcelona with a play of colors between white and shades of blue. With refined interiors in soft and subtle colors, the hotel has 56 rooms and suites with a beautiful light and a particularly careful decoration that mixes the modern style with the traditional Barcelona style. The rooftop with swimming pool, bar and restaurant with Mediterranean flavors completes the offer of this true haven of peace.
Es Racó d’Artà
The domain Es Racó d’Artà is a unique and spiritual concept to be close to nature and its universal luxury. This prestigious place houses 34 rooms and suites, adjacent to the nature reserve of Llevant Mallorquin : a luxury to recharge your batteries during a stay filled with plenitude a few kilometers from the authentic town of Artà.
In this quiet and peaceful environment, the establishment offers its guests the opportunity to connect with nature and transport them beyond well-being. Indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath and relaxation area, meditation space... Es Racó d'Arta transforms each room into a unique experience where the notion of time and space disappears, giving way to a single necessity: to take care of your body and recharge your spirit. From watsu initiation to yoga classes, this unique place also promises a gastronomic experience that respects seasonal fruits and vegetables, discovering traditional and balanced flavors.
Lodge des Terres Blanches
Nestled in a lemur reserve on the northwest coast of Madagascar, Lodge des Terres Blanches is accessible only by boat or private plane. This boutique hotel is one of the most intimate, quiet and authentic hotels on the island
On the spot, no lobby, no classic reception. Fleur & Eric, the owners of this haven of peace, receive their guests personally as « friends of the house ». They welcome them by sharing the story of their island life before guiding them to one of the 10 beautiful lodges built entirely of mangrove wood and rosewood.
It is also the perfect place to observe the rich fauna of Madagascar in its natural environment where the luckiest guests will be able to meet in complete freedom the emblematic primates of the island as well as numerous birds. A private plane ride to fly over this green nature or a tasting by the Chef of the restaurant of the fish caught the same morning, it promises an unforgettable vacation!
EcoHotel El Agua
Between volcano and ocean, EcoHotel El Agua is a new holistic health place that invigorates body and mind in a peaceful atmosphere of minimalist design. Nestled in the beautiful subtropical valleys of southern Tenerife near the historic village of Arico El Nuevo, Eco Hotel El Agua is surrounded by exquisite nature, tropical gardens and shaded terraces. This new concept promotes naturopathy, the Hippocratic medicine centered on the full awareness of the five senses and self-healing in a natural and harmonious environment.
The place is ideal to discover the benefits of manual, breathing and relaxation techniques, such as yoga, watsu (a form of shiatsu in hot water) or ice bathing. This unusual place plays the "wabi-sabi" card with natural materials and soft textures in the colors of water, sand and earth. A true cocoon of serenity, Villa Olivo offers several exclusively designed rooms, a terrace, a jacuzzi and a heated salt water overflow pool.
WAYA, “Welcome As You Are” à Domaine SaintDomingue
It is in the splendid countryside of Narbonne near the beaches of the Mediterranean and the Pyrenees that the WAYA, “Welcome As You Are” à Domaine SaintDomingue. Jan and Cynthia, both originally from the Netherlands, came to France to make their dream come true and share their passion for yoga, meditation and personal development in general.
Committed to minimizing their impact on the environment and working as close to nature as possible, they demonstrate, through their luxurious property, that it is possible to make no concessions to live while respecting one's natural surroundings. Located on a former wine estate and surrounded by 12-hectares of perfectly manicured gardens, WAYA offers several dining options, such as fresh and tasty BOCO meals prepared by top chefs using local produce, or dishes from the estate's private chef. This domain, reserved for adults, is the ideal place to relax and escape from everyday life.