São Lourenço do Barrocal

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This very special and different place, situated a stone's throw away from Monsaraz, is absolutely worth the splurge. You will be pampered, it is the ultimate location to relax luxuriously and the synergy between this hotel and its magical surroundings is perfect! This Hideaway exudes the Alentejo soul and is unique in its Portuguese kind!

Dar Layyina

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A magnificent villa with riad, all built of the traditional red stucco and surrounded by an enormous garden. It's situated 30 minutes from the fascinating bustle of Marrakech which makes it the perfect place to experience best of both worlds: space and tranquility vs. the hectic city life of Marrakech! Also a great place to bring your kids.

Kasbah Bab Ourika

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Is it possible to fall instantly in love with a hotel and its surroundings? It turns out it is! Even though I have visited some of the most beautiful parts of the world, the Atlas Mountains and its foothills have me completely spellbound. Only half an hour from Marrakech you will find this enchanting Hideaway: "Rock the Kasbah"!

Our Jungle House

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Beautifully located Hideaway at the foot of the NP Khao Sok. Secluded bungalows and treehouses which offer a lovely outdoor experience: the sound of the running river, the chirping cicadas, the beautiful garden with its lush green and bright flowers, the view of the limestone cliffs that constantly change colour. An enchanting place!

Solar Egas Moniz

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A unique and lovely spot in Northern Portugal. Personal attention and warmth are key words here, and this, combined with the originality of the design, is what distinguishes this place from many of the other (big) hotels in the region. And this region is genuinely worth to explore!

Mount Totumas

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For all you nature lovers out there: this place is unique! The highest Eco Lodge in Panama is spectacular situated above the canopy of a vast cloud forrest. It has a great atmosphere, very easy going, and it's a perfect base to explore the enchanting forrest with all it's hidden treasures, lush vegetation, birds, mammals and insects.

la Loma Jungle Lodge

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A unique place on Bocas del Toro, or rather, it’s an extraordinary experience, and hosts Margaret and Henry, with their wonderful eye for detail and hospitality, make it an unforgettable adventure. It offers a wonderful mix of jungle, beach and a peek into the local community life... which I think is the perfect combination for a dream spot!

CocoVivo

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This is a true Hideaway. Not only the hidden location, far away from the hussle and bussle of the main island of Bocas del Toro, but also their philosophy and the eco-intelligent design makes this place one of a kind. Don't picture a fancy place, nothing is polished here, it's the real deal! Just sit back and relax... paradise found!

Monteverdi

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The story of Monteverdi is one of “renaissance”, the rebirth of a tiny village. This hamlet is situated on a hill with a sweeping view of the constantly changing fields of the Val D’Orcia. Here you will find a stunning and ambitious project, where nostalgia blends perfectly with the modern demands of the spoiled traveller.

Fattoria San Martino

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This beautiful place is where the owners touched me with their view of life. They created a ‘Slowlife Hideaway’… a concept I can really dig, for isn’t it wonderful to disconnect from everything and let your senses be stimulated by your surroundings? Let me assure you, this is the perfect place to do so and you will be totally inspired!

la Luna di Quarazzana

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This is Tuscany from a completely different perspective! An agriturismo hidden in a tiny village with only 10 inhabitants, situated in the enchanting foothills of the Apuan Alpes. The owners are so warm and welcoming and the surroundings are inspiring and peaceful at the same time. A Local Hideaway in the truest sense.

Cases de Son Barbassa

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This beautiful century old finca is surrounded by a 100,000m2 estate and is situated on the relatively unspoilt east side of Mallorca. With its contemporary view on agroturismo, Cases de Son Barbassa certainly distinguishes itself and is a lovely place to unwind and relax. On top of that they have a very good restaurant.

Monnàber Vell

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Monnàber Vell is a truly special place in the Northern interior of Mallorca….it has been turned into a ‘rural retreat’ with great care and attention. This Local Hideaway will allow you to escape the rat race at home and enjoy the enchanting surroundings. Time literally stands still for a bit here!

Rainbow Lodge

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An ecolodge in Cambodia where nature is still relatively unspoiled and time seems to have stood still…. quietly, the Tatai River meanders through the beautiful scenery. On top of that, the Rainbow Lodge is a splendid accommodation without sacrificing comfort. But what makes it especially wonderful is the genuine kindness of the local staff.

4Reasons Hotel+Bistro

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This lovely boho chic hotel in the peaceful hills above Yalikavak, Turkey, offers sweeping views of the bay. With bright and spacious rooms it's a perfect place for a relaxing holiday whether you travel with your family or as a couple. On top of that it has one of the best restaurants in the area on site.

Turan Hill Lounge

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Special warning…. I have discovered a hidden Bay in Turkey with an enchanting Hideaway. Before you continue reading, promise me you will tell absolutely no one about this place! This is a Local Hideaway in the truest sense of the word. And the surroundings certainly add to this, so indescribably beautiful!

Azur Hotel

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This beautiful natural place in Cirali, Turkey, is such a wonderful example of a Local Hideaway where authenticity makes all the difference and where your holiday will be truly wonderful (especially with children)! So forget all those large impersonal resorts and come and enjoy the true Turkish hospitality at the Azur Hotel!

De Lochemse Berg

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Get away from it all in one of Holland’s most beautiful parts of nature "De Achterhoek". Just 10 rooms and lot's of communal space with cosy nooks. Besides a lovely stay this is the perfect place for foodies and wine connoisseurs.

Les Petites Maisons dans la Prairie

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Wow, I am yet again completely in awe of a wonderful place... eight idyllic cottages spread around the vast fields and lands of a working farm in Brittany, the beautiful Cote d’Armor is a stone's throw away. It’s a lovely Hideaway for any season….life’s good ‘dans la prairie’!

Massseria Torre Coccaro

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Surrounded by ancient old olive groves and a stone’s throw away from the Adriatic Sea a white tower looms up. I couldn’t have timed my arrival more perfectly, for afternoon sunlight casts a golden glow on this grand old Masseria.

Masseria Torre Maizza

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A luxurious Hideaway in Puglia with fine dining; a beautiful golf course; a heated pool; an Aveda spa and spacious modern designed rooms. Perfect place for R&R and to explore the divers area: from ancient towns to the coast, it’s all nearby!

Masseria Cervarolo

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A beautiful old Masseria which is restored into an outrageously pretty accommodation. Always wanted to sleep in a traditional Puglian Trullo… This is your chance. Tranquil and rustic atmosphere with friendly staff is what makes the difference at this lovely Hideaway!

Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita

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I traveled the world but never before had I slept in a cave… ‘Mind-blowing’ was the first thing that came to mind when I arrived at this unique Hideaway situated in 'must visit' Matera. Luxury and authenticity are perfectly balanced and provide a unique experience.

Borgo Valle Rita

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This magnificent old estate with large working farm is situated on the border of two interesting Italian regions: diverse Puglia and diamond in the rough Basilicata. At this Hideaway you can experience the authentic Italian countryside. And it's great value for money!

Quinta do Vallado

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This wine hotel 2.0 is situated in the enchanting Douro valley. Staying here is a true experience with award winning wines, gourmet food, lovely comfortable rooms, striking views and rest & relaxation... the perfect place for toasting the good life!

Monte da Fornalha

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A small lush oasis in one of Portugal's prettiest and fairly undiscovered regions: the Alentejo. The perfect place to unwind and explore the surroundings, whether you are with the two of you or celebrating your family holiday. Paradise found!

Cooking and Nature Hotel

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This hotel is a wonderful and innovative concept, tastefully integrating playful modern design into the natural surroundings, while still maintaining an intimate atmosphere. Situated in a stunning area which is not yet discovered by too many people.

Dar al Hossoun

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Just a 50 minute drive from Agadir Airport you find a little piece of paradise. An amazingly landscaped 'hidden' garden which oozes beauty and tranquility. Dar al Hossoun is a perfect retreat to recharge your battery and to explore the fascinating surroundings.

Irocha

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Escape to nature in this wonderful small Local Hideaway. Showpiece at Irocha is their terrace with the most beautiful views of the area. Great food, lovely bedrooms, a refreshing pool and above all the best place to explore the area and get acquainted with the berber way of life.

les Deux Tours

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Close to Marrakech you will find another world. A retreat set in a magical secret garden. Les Deux Tours is a great mixture of the grandeur of the French Riviera and the exotic feeling of the African continent. This is the perfect place to have yourself spoiled!

Baoussala

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The perfect rural retreat a stone's throw away from the vibrant fishing village Essaouira. Only 6 suites, a refreshing pool and homemade cooking, this is the place to finish all those books you haven’t gotten around to reading lately.

la Vie de Cocagne

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Life is sweet in Normandy, especially if you stay in la Vie de Cocagne. The house is beautifully decorated and has a high standard of comfort. This is the perfect home away from home 'à la campagne' and a great place to explore the area.

Frankrijk-Noord

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Beautifully situated in Zeeland, the most south-western part of Holland, you will find this Dutch “chambres et tables d’hôtes” (or B&B), lovingly called “France-North” by its sympathetic and determined owners Lille and Edith.

Fazenda Nova

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Local Hideaways has found you the perfect antidote for stress! At Fazenda Nova you can unwind in very comfortable, tranquil and private surroundings. Urban style meets rural setting: all 10 rooms are equally contemporary, stylish and comfortable.

Vilacampina

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Situated in the most authentic part of the Algarve, east of Faro, you will find a modern oasis of tranquillity: Vilacampina. Modern lounge style (Ibiza chic) is the pleasant atmosphere it breathes and this forms an exciting contrast to the rural setting.

Hacienda de San Rafael

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There are some Hideaways you never want to leave, Hacienda de San Rafael is one of those. A beautiful restored Spanish estate where you can unwind but also explore the beautiful Andalusian area. Perfect in combination with it's sister hotel Corral del Rey.

Milia Mountain Retreat

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This small eco paradise is a real Local Hideaway! Maybe not for the true beach babes and boys, but just for the more adventurous and outdoorsy type of person. People also come from near and far just for the restaurant which serves delicious organic gourmet food.

White River Cottages

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White River Cottages is a good example of how to turn authentic old run-down houses into a lovely, attractive and contemporary accommodation without doing harm to the original style and natural surroundings.

Villa Ippocampi

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Villa Ippocampi is a small oasis. From the moment you enter the porch, you step into another world where you can unwind and enjoy your holidays. The personal attention and tips of the owners is what really makes the difference here.

Kalyvitis

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During one of my last days in Crete I was told about a possible Local Hideaway in the south-east, near Koutsouras. I could only come to one conclusion: Kalyvitis is so different and authentic at the same time. A location where everything falls into place!

Kamares Houses

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In my search for the perfect Local Hideaway, it’s always such a thrill as I arrive at the destination and it’s just like I expected it to be, or, even better. That’s also the case with Kamares Houses: a beautiful old Venetian house.

Desert Pearl Inn

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The saying “it’s all about location” definitely applies to this place. At the southwest entrance of Zion National Park, surrounded by impressive red rock formations and at the banks of the Virgin River this hotel offers 73 spacious rooms and suites.

Le Caillau

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Rebuilt old winery set in the middle of the Cahors vineyards. Restaurant, atelier and one comfortable gîte perfectly suited for contemporary lifestyle without doing harm to the history and charm of the old building. Also very child friendly.

Castelnau des Fieumarcon

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Always wanted to rent a whole 12th century medieval fortified township without any loss of comfort? This is your chance. As you enter through the big stone porch you step back in time and feel like a king or queen for a day in your own village!

Lakaz Chamarel

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This is a one of those places that feels like a fairytale. Hidden in the lush green valley of Chamarel, locally owned and comprising of 20 rooms, ranging from standard to spacious garden pool suites. Or their latest addition, the sea view pool suites.

Hostal sa Rascassa

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Tucked away above one of the small idyllic bays, just an hour and a half drive from Barcelona you will find a true hidden gem between the pines, only 5 rooms available, as well as a great restaurant, the ocean and other than that…. pure tranquility!

Le Chemin du Jardin Haut

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An old villa in the hills above the attractive small town of Villemagne L’Argentière. The accommodation is well appointed and a great base to explore the beautiful area. The perfect place to experience the French Joie de Vivre!