Discover these newly opened hotels near the sea

April 12, 2024

Written by Mila

Regina Experimental Biarritz

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Regina Experimental Biarritz

In the popular and charming French seaside town of Biarritz, Hotel Regina has been proudly standing along the coastline since 1907. The grand hotel in Belle Époque style reopened in 2023, transformed into a true design paradise. Renowned Parisian interior designer Dorothée Meilichzon has pulled out all the stops to provide you with a colorful and inspiring environment, with a nod to the sea. Everywhere around you, you'll see the nautical influences: think ropes, blue-and-white striped fabrics, and seashells woven into the decor. You'll encounter them everywhere: as atmospheric wall lamps and even as prints on carpets and fabrics, amidst other maritime motifs. Besides the unique interior, Regina Experimental Biarritz is also a delightful place to relax. Here, you can easily daydream from the edge of the pool, overlooking the sea, or in the luxurious spa. Biarritz itself is also a pleasant place to explore; you'll find luxury designer stores like Hermès as well as antique markets where you're sure to find a unique souvenir.


Masseria Auraterrae

In the Southern Italian region of Puglia, you'll find the town of Polignano a Mare, a charming coastal town on the Adriatic Sea known for its breathtaking cliffs, winding streets, and enchanting views of the azure blue sea. This picturesque setting makes it a popular destination. Who doesn't know the photos of the iconic Lama Monachile? This picturesque beach surrounded by high cliffs offers a perfect backdrop for unforgettable photos and is frequently featured on Instagram or on many postcards. Not far from here, you'll find Masseria Auraterrae, a hidden gem bursting with charm. A small-scale hotel perfectly situated between land and sea, with 22 unique rooms, some with a fireplace or private plunge pool. In the restaurant, you can taste local delicacies from the region, and from the pool, you can enjoy the most beautiful views of the sea. A wonderful place to relax!

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On the Spanish island of Formentera, you can experience the ultimate laid-back experience, especially when staying at Hotel Teranka, within walking distance of the beach. You'll find this delightful spot nestled among the dunes of Playa de Migjorn on the south coast of Formentera. Migjorn is the longest beach on the smallest Balearic island and therefore a perfect location for a relaxed beach holiday. Hotel Teranka opened in the spring of 2023 and has been praised by many for its personal attention, luxury services, and relaxed vibe. Tip: On the hotel's rooftop terrace, you'll find the renowned Japanese restaurant Nobu, complete with a cocktail bar, the perfect spot for an aperitif or dinner at sunset.


Independente Comporta

Have you discovered this emerging region on the west coast of Portugal yet? We're talking about the unspoiled Comporta, located about an hour's drive south of Lisbon. Here you'll find iconic rice fields, dunes, and long stretches of white sandy beaches, perfect for sunbathing, surfing, horseback riding, and dolphin watching. You'll also find excellent beach restaurants, including Sublime Comporta Beach Club. Don't miss the charming village of Comporta itself, where you might even encounter a celebrity, thanks to its tranquility, boutique shops, and relaxed beach bars. Due to its increasing popularity, more and more new hotels are popping up, including Independente Comporta. This beautiful resort boasts stunning interiors and a laid-back vibe. Every detail has been carefully considered, from the handmade Portuguese tableware to an extensive menu with plenty of vegetarian options. Above all, the staff are the real atmosphere creators of the resort, giving you that wonderful, relaxed holiday feeling.

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Aristide Hotel

Do you want to stay in a unique place by the sea? In Greece, on the island of Syros, you'll find this eco-friendly hotel with 9 luxurious rooms in the heart of the capital, Ermoupoli. Syros is part of the northern Cyclades and is a 3-hour ferry ride from Athens. In the 19th century, Ermoupoli was one of the most important cultural and economic centers in all of Greece. So if you want to immerse yourself in Greek culture and history, then this island is the place to be. You'll also find plenty of references to glorious times in Aristide Hotel, starting with the neoclassical building itself, which used to be a shipyard. But you'll also encounter an ideal mix of art deco and neoclassical elements in the architecture and interior design. Each suite is infused with various types of marble and cleverly designed with high headboards that point to beautifully decorated ceilings. You'll also find all the modern conveniences and luxury you could wish for. Three of the nine suites even have a private plunge pool. One of the highlights of Aristide Hotel is the rooftop terrace where you can enjoy the most breathtaking sunset on Syros. Furthermore, the beach is just an eight-minute walk away, as is the large Miaoulis square, a central meeting point in the city.


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