Málaga might not be the first place that springs to mind as a luxury destination, but the recent opening of sophisticated boutique hotel Palacio Solecio alongside the first international outpost…

One of the hotel's garden suites Why should I go now? It's the first proper February London fashion week since pre-pandemic, and the London scene is hotting up as the latest wave disappears, so a…

Suvretta House is surrounded by forest with sweeping views of the mountains Why should I go now? Seriously? Because January is the best month for winter sports in the Alps. Properly cold with…

Chef Alain Ducasse, who currently holds twenty-one Michelin stars, has teamed up with Dom Pérignon and renowned chefs Albert Adrià (one Michelin star), Romain Meder (3 Michelin stars) and Jessica…

© Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn 2021 issue, LUX's Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers a new side to Monaco at the…

One of La Cura's intimate supper clubs hosted by Olivia Muniak in Los Angeles In her first column for LUX, Los Angeles-based chef and entrepreneur Olivia Muniak traces the historical and modern…

An impression of the ‘Tiger’s Eye’ bespoke decorative scheme for one of the Chedi Gems, a series of penthouses in The Chedi Andermatt hotel A major hotel, property and infrastructure…

Suite "Antonia" features the building's original high-vaulted stone ceilings Occupying a restored masseria - farmhouse - on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

A sculpture by Sean Scully at Newlands House Gallery. Photograph by James Houston When it comes to contemporary art, Petworth in West Sussex isn't a destination that immediately springs to mind,…

Dievole is surrounded by the endless green and gold hills of Tuscan legend. Photograph by Marco Badiani The second half of our journey through Tuscany takes us to Dievole, a luxurious wine resort…

The Castello Banfi wine resort. Photograph by I. Franchini. Staying at two wine estates at opposite ends of the region, LUX experiences fine wines, history, cuisine and the spiritual tranquillity…

Photograph by Anne Emmanuelle Thion In the final part of our luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the subtle grandeur of Domaine Les…

Suvretta House overlooks the Upper Engadine valley. Image courtesy of Suvretta House. High in the Swiss Alps, LUX indulges in a gastronomic tour like no other, all under the auspices of one…

The view from the terrace of the Royal Penthouse suite at the Mandarin Oriental Geneva In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief…

Minster Mill sits on the edge of the River Windrush in the Cotswolds Why should I go now? Bluebells, blossom, and undulating greenness rolling into the distance. So long as the weather plays ball,…

Restaurant Markus Neff and The Japanese at the top of Gütsch in Andermatt Two of our favourite mountain restaurants have just received Michelin stars. You can’t get in there right now because of…

Looking down onto the Bad Moos Dolomites Spa Resort in the Drei Zinnen Dolomites The little-known area of Drei Zinnen, in the German-speaking Italian Dolomites, offers a cultural, culinary and…

The lobby of Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg In the final edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai enjoys the Parisian elegance and ease of Sofitel Paris Le…

Hive restaurant is located on the third floor of Selfridges, London Tomorrow, Hive restaurant officially opens its doors on the third floor of Selfridges with a creative honey-based menu For…

October is not usually known as a ski month. But at the Andermatt Swiss Alps development, you can cruise the slopes down the 3000m Gemsstock in the morning, and be back for some witches' brew at…

Aqua Shard donates a percentage of the retail price of every Peter Pan Afternoon Tea to Great Ormand Street Hospital Earlier this month, Aqua Shard in partnership with the Great Ormond Street…

Sumosan Twiga offers a fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisine Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers the culinary delights of Italian Japanese restaurant Sumosan Twiga An Italian Japanese…

Beet gnocchi from Le Clarence cookbook of recipes by head chef Christophe Pelé. Image © Richard Haughton Earlier this year, Domaine Clarence Dillon, the luxury French company who owns…

Located in heart of Knightsbridge, Mandarin Oriental London backs onto Hyde Park Why should I go now? The last few years haven't been easy for Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. Following the hotel's…

A sushi platter from Zuma's menu When chef Rainer Becker opened the first Zuma restaurant in Knightsbridge in 2002, it set a new benchmark for informal high end dining. Sven Koch joined the…

Novikov 2 Go is a new service from the innovative Mayfair restaurant, offering tasting menus cooked, packaged and delivered to your door. Novikov, the famed Mayfair restaurant, is now offering…

Elsa at Monte-Carlo Beach hotel is the first 100% organic Michelin-starred restaurant, as certified by Ecocert Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant…

The Lygon Arms in the Cotswolds dates back to 14th century A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with a touch of the…

Badrutt’s Palace overlooking Lake St Moritz St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and especially its venerable and…

is new high-end delivery service provided by private-jet catering company On Air Dining With restaurants still closed across the UK, One Fine Dine offers an easy and creative alternative to…

Interiors by Jouin Manku at the recently reopened restaurant Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester in London. Image by Pierre Monetta With 21 Michelin stars to his name, Alain Ducasse is one of the…

Wiltons is one of London's oldest restaurants, serving high-end British cuisine Wiltons first opened its doors in Mayfair 1742, offering a menu focused on fresh British produce. Whilst the…

Monte Rosa, the second highest mountain in the Alps at 4,634m (left), towers over Zermatt’s Gorner Glacier. Lyskamm (right) is another of the 33 peaks higher than 4,000m surrounding Zermatt.…

Italian entrepreneur Flavio Briatore's newest restaurant opening offers a lad-back fine dining experience in Knightsbridge Flavio Briatore has never stood still. From Formula One racing, to a…

Dinner hosted by the owners of Château Mouton Rothschild at the Palace of Versailles. Image by Leif Carlsson The Palace of Versailles hosted one of its most opulent evenings since the times of…

Georiga's capital Tbilisi sits amidst the Caucasus mountains, on the border of Europe and Asia. Image by Denis Arslanbekov Why should I book now? Thinking of booking a spring break? There are few…

The new building housing the restaurant, and its modern Swiss interior Two of Europe’s highest restaurants have opened amid contemporary chic architecture, high above Andermatt, Switzerland Hold…

A monkey runs across the private pool terrace of the Royal 'Burra Sahib' Suite at Sher Bagh. Image by James Houston Why should I go now? Thanks to stricter wildlife policies, India’s…

The White Millefeuille is chef Anne-Sophie Pic's 'masterdish' at her restaurant inside the Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square London Anne-Sophie Pic's London restaurant La Dame de Pic has already been…

The new building at Gütsch-Express mountain station in Andermatt, designed by London architect Christina Seilern. Image by Roland Halbe. Last weekend saw the opening of two new restaurant concepts…

A sculpture by LouLou Siem installed in Gaggenau's Mayfair showroom Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau's Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an exclusive…

The Alpine village of St. Moritz offers more than just an exclusive social scene; the winter sports are first rate too, say Darius Sanai With snow already falling in the Swiss Alps, LUX…

St. James's Hotel and Club is tucked into a quiet corner of Mayfair London might seem spoilt for hotels, but if you're looking for small-scale, intimate luxury it's not so easy to find - especially…

Sirena is the newest addition to Oceania Cruises' fleet Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their six ship…

One&Only Gorilla's Nest Rwanda overlooks the Virunga Mountain Valley One&Only Gorilla's Nest is the luxury brand's second resort to open in Rwanda, offering guests the opportunity to trek…

Sommelier Marc Almert (right) perfume training Marc Almert was recently named Best Sommelier in the World at the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) championships in Antwerp.…

Summer in Andermatt with bike trails, the historic village streets, the Radisson Blu hotel and the new golf course Andermatt is rapidly becoming one of Switzerland’s best year-round Alpine…

Blue Palace sprawls up a rugged hillside with spectacular views over the ocean Why should I go now? Most people go to the Greek islands in summer, but springtime is a far more pleasant time to…

The scene of the 2018 Gaggenau Sommelier Awards ceremony gala dinner, held at the Red Brick Art Museum in Beijing More than sheer knowledge of wine, it takes dexterity, impeccable service and the…

Guests of five-star hotel Aman Le Mélézin can step straight out of the ski room onto the piste Why should I go now? The snow in the French alps this season is sensational; the skiing is…

The Bürgenstock resort complex sits atop a mountain ridge overlooking Lake Lucerne At the new Bürgenstock resort in Switzerland, medical science meets luxury indulgence. Darius Sanai gets…

The winter terrace at Rampoldi restaurant in Monaco First opened in 1946, Mediterranean restaurant Rampoldi is legendary in Monaco for hosting Hollywood icons such Princess Grace and Roger…

Perched on top of a mountain, the Bürgenstock Hotel boasts unparalleled views of Lake Lucerne Bürgenstock is the most ambitious resort development in European history, a spectacular complex of…

The entrance to recently opened boutique hotel, Mikasa. Most luxury travellers know that the most beautiful corners of Ibiza are in the North, far away from the strip of infamous clubs, but the…

Hide sits in prime position on Piccadilly, overlooking Green Park Michelin-starred chef Ollie Dabbous' latest restaurant Hide is one of the hottest openings in London this year. A joint venture…

The impressive facade of The Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath English country house hotels are wonderful, but it can be a challenge to get to them from the capital; and they can be teeming with families…

A decadent Junior Suite at the Saint James Hotel, Paris Paris is by no means a new luxury destination - the international city of love is home to the world's best restaurants, haute couture and the…

Blue skies and sunshine: springtime is picture perfect in the Canary Islands Why should I go now? Spring sounds good in theory, but in much of the northern hemisphere it means grey and cold as…

The remote alpine village of Andermatt, Switzerland. Image by Laureen Missaire Deep within the Swiss Alps, tucked between Zermatt and St. Moritz, lies what is perhaps the most ambitious little town…

Thomas Keller at pictured at his Napa restaurant, The French Laundry. Image by Deborah Jones Ever since legendary chef Thomas Keller opened his restaurant The French Laundry in California’s Napa…

The Masseto vineyard in the Maremma region of Tuscany LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was recently invited to a private tasting of Italy's greatest wine, in a spectacular location. Masseto may now…

Beach front villa with private pool Why should I go now? Monsoon season is one of the most beautiful times to go to Vietnam. The landscape is lush and green, and whilst the showers are fierce, it…

Rebecca Louise Law's cherry blossom canopy at Sake No Hana Mayfair's Sake No Hana restaurant by the Hakkasan Group celebrates the Japanese 'sakura' season with an installation of intertwining…

Sushi Shop is a ground-breaking global sushi chain, combining takeaway casual, fine-dining quality, experimental cuisine, and collaborations with some of the world’s greatest chefs. Kitty Harris…

Presiding over a global restaurant empire, spanning Bahrain to Boston, Wolfgang Puck is one of the world's most celebrated chefs. He speaks to Alice Clarke about food, family, canned pineapple and…