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Charity Partner

Meet passionate planet-lover Clare Dubois, the woman on a mission to save Mother Nature through female-led reforestation.

Hotel Arima

Considerate Collection

Hotel Arima & Spa, the ‘soulstainable’ retreat which has been purpose built to save energy and reduce emissions.

Cascioni Eco Retreat

Considerate Collection

To make the search for sustainable luxury hotels easier for forward-thinking travellers, we’ve added three environmentally conscious, community minded stays to our Considerate Collection – from jungle-inspired Balinese villas to a renewably powered farming estate in Puglia.


Considerate Collection

Celebrate International Day of Forests with these forest-forward hotels, from a summit-level spa hotel re-greening South Tyrol, to a rainforest-rejuvenating retreat in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica


Smart, straight-talking travel advice from a leading sustainability expert and author of must-read book – The Green Edit: Travel.


Jeanette Mix – owner of Ett Hem, Stockholm


Whilst it’s true that great minds think alike, we believe that independent minds think the best. Our community of hoteliers is brimming with bold trailblazers, rule-breakers, and creative visionaries who bring their own sense of style and unique personalities to each and every property.



The Retreat at Elcot Park

New Hotels

SLH’s Senior Content Editor and Social Media Manager find themselves within a whimsical, Bridgerton-esque world of country house cool.

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Photo Diary

From the bright lights and bustling sidewalks of New York, to the wide open landscape of Montana, the USA is a photographer’s dream come true.


Photo Diary

Photographer and content strategist Kira Turnbull captures a sense of ‘pura vida’ while exploring colourful Mexico City, the Costa Rican jungle and the sun-soaked shores of Tulum. Accompanied on the three-week photography project by SLH’s Head of Social & Brand Content, Abi Tottenham-Smith, and Global PR & Communications Consultant turned model Pegi Amarteifio, these photographs are a love letter to the carefree adventures we have all been missing.


People & Places

Venture into the heart of the Vaucluse and Mont Ventoux region for a long weekend of sunshine, hill climbs and fine wine.



SLH’s holiday fairy godmother Magali Berardelli shares her trip planning secrets, delves into her Argentinian heritage, and why she’s got her eye on the Dolomites.


As it’s the people that make the place, who better to ask your destination specific questions than the locals who live there? From Sicilian ice-cream artisans to a Sami moose whisperer, our hyper local guides will help take the tourist out of travel for a more authentic way to see the world.

Ask a Local


MagaliPeople & Places
29 September 2022

Q&A with Magali Berardelli, SLH’s VIP Reservations Supervisor

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After finishing university, I spent 10 years of my life living…
CroatiaInspirationPeople & Places
28 September 2022

How to spend a long weekend in Dubrovnik like a travel photographer

See Croatia’s coast through an aesthetic lens with some of Instagram’s coolest content creators This summer, our Social Media Manager, Lucy Kell, visited Dubrovnik with a dream team…
23 September 2022

Editor’s picks for autumn: inspiration for your next European escape

SLH’s Senior Content Editor, Chloe Frost-Smith, shares her autumn moodboard of hotels to visit as the seasons change Maybe it’s because I’m a September baby, but this transitional…
BrusselsCity Guides
21 September 2022

The ultimate Brussels city guide

From corporate cool to downright chic, combine business with pleasure on your next Brussels break Just a short Eurostar train journey away from London, Paris, and Amsterdam, Brussels…
20 September 2022

Escape to the country: our favourite nature-filled farmhouse stays

These converted farmhouses and country estates bring a breath of fresh air and buckets of rustic, rambling charm Whitewashed finca wrapped in citrus-scented countryside, once crumbling castles brought…
the green oPeople & Places
16 September 2022

From Big Sky Country to the Big Apple: an American photo diary

Join Abi Tottenham-Smith, SLH’s Head of Social & Brand Content, on set across the states From the bright lights and bustling sidewalks of New York, to the wide…
14 September 2022

The world’s best boutique hotels for horse riding holidays

From rural farmhouses to Western-style ranches, horse lovers can saddle up and sleep in style at these luxury equestrian escapes Whether you’re an experienced equestrian or a beginner…
Topping Rose HouseInspiration
12 September 2022

The boutique hotels which will make you want to head for the Hamptons

Bedding down by the beach in Great Gatsby style has never looked so good As the summer hotspot for well-heeled New Yorkers, the Hamptons have long held the…