Beach & Sea

Inspirational Beach & Sea Ideas

Beach & Sea inspiration from Whitby & Kris

In these short teaser sections Beach & Sea is by far the most wide ranging category.  From Private islands to some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in the world. Where to start …… 

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Grand Hotel Cap-Ferrat - French Riviera.

With a guestbook signed by everyone from Elizabeth Taylor to Winston Churchill and an enviable perch overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the palatial spread of the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel has been the epitome of Côte d’Azur chic for more than a century. Today, sumptuous rooms with views from Nice to Monaco, Michelin-starred Provençal and Mediterranean cuisine and a lively pool club keep this landmark hotel at the forefront of Riviera life.

For fans of Hollywood the hotel featured as the Casino in the 1988 film ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin. 

Hotel Cap Eden Roc - French Riviera 

It all began with a Frenchman’s dream, a retreat for creative spirits on the glorious ‘Cap’. And they came, casual Picasso, reclusive Chagall and Scott Fitzgerald, screen goddesses and Cannes directors. They revelled in the carefree elegance and inspirational beauty.

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is the quintessential Riviera playground, with a stretch of private shore, parkland, pool and pontoon. Generations of families come for the season, year after year, enjoying their warm and generous hospitality. Spacious connecting suites and secluded private villas make relaxing family homes.

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Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Amalfi, Italy

Caruso, a Belmond Hotel, is a romantic haven above the Amalfi Coast. The elegant 11th-century palace boasts lush, layered grounds, a majestic pool, access to a private beach and cinematic panoramas between sea and sky.

The majestic rooms and suites, reached by marbled hallways, feature stone vaulted ceilings and original frescos. Imaginative cuisine combines with fabled sea views at Ristorante Belvedere. The hotel offers a breathtaking setting for events for any occasion. 

 Day trips range from private tours of Pompeii to incredible boat cruises along the coast and of course a short hop to the island of Capri for some exclusive shopping.

Splendido Mare, Portofino Italy

Splendido Mare, a Belmond Hotel, enjoys a privileged location on Portofino’s Piazzetta. Completely reimagined in 2021, this charming property blends a nautical spirit with relaxed sophistication. Fourteen uniquely designed rooms and suites are discovered along winding corridors. They blend rich Ligurian hues, artisanal detail, 20th-century design elements and picture-perfect harbour views.

The Ava Gardner Suite, named after the Portofino-loving movie star, stretches the entire length of the top floor and boasts an expansive terrace. The restaurant offers exquisite Ligurian fare and a front-row seat on the Piazzetta action. Guests may enjoy a complimentary sailing excursion on a traditional gozzo, private loungers on the nearby secluded beach of Paraggi and the exceptional facilities at sister hotel, Splendido.

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One & Only Mandarina - Mexico


Riviera Nayarit offers a unique opportunity for exploration and adventure. Here, one may be mesmerized by the abundant landscape alive with vitality that stirs the senses. From tropical rainforests to sandy beaches, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Spend the day in the sun, then relax with spa treatments and delicious food crafted by worldrenowned chefs. Get away from it all in a private villa or treehouse, nestled in the lush mountains, where one can lounge in a personal pool and terrace, just steps from the serene shoreline.


The Bulgari Resort Bali Indonesia

This luxurious destination on Bali‘s southwestern coast brings together the beauty of the tropics with Italian style. From the elegant villas and fivebedroom mansions to the stylish infinity pool, chic blackandwhite restaurant and the boutique, it is considered Bali‘s most fashionable holiday spot.

Architects from Italy designed the resort with local materials such as exotic woods and handcut volcanic stone, giving it a unique atmosphere blending Milan and a Garden of Eden. Frangipanicovered stone pathways connect the thatchedroof villas and each one is a secluded, sparkling wonder enclosed by walls. The bright, smooth public spaces have a range of Balinese antiques, art pieces and handicrafts, while still keeping a modern Italian feel.

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Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui Thailand

Explore theLand of Smiles with three luxurious resorts from Four Seasons. Take in the stunning scenery of the lush rice fields in the North or relax on the white sand beaches of the South. Each of our three resorts in Thailand offers the same Four Seasons hospitality, renowned for its attentive service and topnotch quality.

Visit Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui and experience the beauty of this island paradise. Spend your days lounging by the infinity pool, walking along the sandy beaches, or watching the sunset from your private deck. Enjoy this blissful getaway in total comfort and ease.

We deal with all the major hotel groups and many small boutique hotels. 

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  • North Africa and Middle East
  • USA and Canada
  • South America
  • South Pacific



The most luxurious train rides in the world

British Pullman, England

Whisking guests away on decadent escapes around the UK, British Pullman, a Belmond Train, England, combines sumptuous Art Deco interiors with fine dining and fabulous fun.

From London Victoria station, scenic excursions take in vibrant cities, historic houses and world-class sporting events.

Gourmet round-trips include champagne afternoon teas and celebrity chef-hosted dinners.