Social Distance in Style at These Distinctive Private Escapes
Belmond introduces a collection of distinctive private escapes across its portfolio of hotels, trains and cruises—ranging from private grand suites aboard a luxury sleeper train to sun-soaked villas on one of the best beaches in Bali and Koh Samui, sanctuaries in Cambodia and Laos for a tranquil escape, and a family charter of a river barge for a slow meander along the canals in France.
Privacy in Motion
Belmond’s collection of trains and cruises are perfect for those looking to experience the best of ‘slow travel’ this summer. Available for private hire include private carriages on board the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, entire charters of Belmond Royal Scotsman and the select fleet of river barges in Burgundy.
A private charter aboard one of Belmond Afloat in France’s luxury barges is perfect for multi-generational families, with six-night charters available from 16 August for six to twelve guests along the picturesque waterways of Burgundy. Fully inclusive, itineraries can be customised to include private wine tastings some of Burgundy’s most exclusive vineyards including Romanée Conti and Puligny Montrachet or on board linger on deck by the plunge pool and take in the cinematic views. Exclusive charters are available from EUR 30,000 for a six-night voyage.
Seclusion in the Sun
The coastal collection offers the choice of tropical island hideaways in Thailand, Bali and the Caribbean and beachfront city escapes in Brazil and Cape Town to the Mediterranean Island of Sicily and hilltop hideaways in California.
On the island of Koh Samui, Belmond Napasai, is a slice of paradise between jungle and sea, with its private sandy beach, beautiful standalone villas and suites and infinity-edge freshwater pool. The residences offer stylish home from home living with a fully equipped kitchen, spacious dining areas and palm-fringed private pools, all with private access to the ocean. With two to five-bedroom pool residences available from THB 29,000 per night based on a three-night minimum stay.
Situated on one of Bali’s most exclusive bays, Belmond Jimbaran Puri is the perfect destination to savour peace and privacy whilst enjoying the island’s many unique and authentic experiences. Featuring lavish pool villas, retreat into your own personal haven with generous outdoor space inspired by a traditional Balinese village. The two-bedroom deluxe pool villas are available from USD 550 per night based on a three-night minimum stay.
Belmond’s city hotels are located within resting distance of the hustle and bustle—offering the perfect space to enjoy the city without the crowds. The urban collection includes the hilltop location of Fiesole above the renaissance city of Florence, the elegant setting of Giudecca Island in Venice, the foothills of Table Mountain in Cape Town, the grand avenues of St Petersburg and the mystifying river banks of Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Located within a 15th century former palace with views overlooking St. Mark’s Square, Palazzo Vendramin at Belmond Hotel Cipriani accommodates up to 32 guests for the ultimate family gathering and celebration. Accessed via a flower-lined walkway, the private palazzo has a separate entrance to the hotel and private boat docking bay along with 24 hours private concierge services. The offer is available now from EUR 16,000 per night based on a three-night minimum stay.
A Khmer hideaway near the fabled Angkor Wat, Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor is an authentic Cambodian sanctuary in the heart of Siem Reap. Traditionally–designed suites are spread out among lush flora, full of Indo-Chinese refinement, many feature private terraces offering a peaceful haven from the buzz of Siem Reap. Reopening in September, the offer starts from USD 550 per night for a one-bedroom poolside suite, three-night minimum stay and exclusive of taxes and services charges.
From the rolling golden hills of Tuscany to the patchwork green fields of Oxfordshire and the forested mountains of Luang Prabang, Laos. Belmond’s rural collection offers a choice of escapes enveloped in beautiful natural surroundings.
A beguiling blend of East meets West, Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao, is a French colonial classic in the UNESCO heritage region of Luang Prabang, Laos. Beautifully sculpted suites create an immediate sense of peace with terraces extending out to dramatic views of lush tropical gardens and Mount Phousi. The six-bedroom Garden View and eight-bedroom Mountain View junior suites are available now from USD 999 per night based on a three-night minimum stay.