Colorful entrance to Uxua Casa Hotel and Spa, Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil photograph by Adrian Gaut

  • “The only boutique hotel in the historic main square of Trancoso, Bahia, Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa has become the stay of choice in this beautiful seaside village. The Brazilian elite, not to mention style-savvy visitors from the US and Europe, flock to its 10 private casas all year round, drawn by its stunning beachside location, dedication to sustainable tourism.“

Gellert Thermals - Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, as well as being the largest city in Hungary, is famed for its natural thermal springs. Gellert was opened in 1918, and is decorated with Art Nouveau furnishings, mosaics, stained glass windows and sculptures.