To truly enjoy a destination, you need the best local tips from the most savvy luxury lovers. Luckily for us, we offer one-of-a-kind hotels that are proudly independent to ensure we have first-hand local knowledge to create unforgettable experiences. Here is a selection of curated articles that use our local knowledge as a guide to help your holiday become a tailored, luxury-packed adventure.

Worth the trek: 4 incredible off-the-beaten-track hiking destinations

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4 dog-friendly Cotswolds breaks

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Q&A with Gisele Orellano, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Hermana Creatives

  As Co-Founder of Hermana Creatives, a global creative family specialising in digital branding, Gisele Orellano has worked closely with…
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5 of the finest eco-conscious resorts

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A Scandi-chic girls' getaway

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International Women's Day 2020

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Itineraries

Every great trip starts with exceptional planning – fear not as SLH have done the hard work for you. Hit the road and explore one of our carefully curated luxury travel intineraries.  From a coastal road trip through the South of France to luxury island hopping in Thailand – we’ve plotted the route so you can just take your pick…

Off-the-beaten-track: highlights of Bhutan

Off-the-beaten-track: highlights of Bhutan

A 9-day itinerary through the last remaining Himalayan Kingdom   From hilltop fortresses and ancient Buddhist monasteries to breathtaking landscapes…
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Southern Spain: sultry cities & coastal resorts

Southern Spain: sultry cities & coastal resorts

A twelve-day itinerary from Seville to Sotogrande Strung around Southern Spain like sparkling jewels, Seville and the Costa del Sol…
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On the UNESCO trail in Southeast Asia

On the UNESCO trail in Southeast Asia

A 2-week temple-hopping itinerary in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam With jungle-tangled ruins and historic cities dotted with temples, it's no…
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Barefoot breaks: 10 boutique hotels with private beaches

Barefoot breaks: 10 boutique hotels with private beaches

It’s hard to beat the toes-in-sand sensation, as you take your first barefoot steps of the holiday along your chosen coastline. But what if yours...

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10 hotels with under 10 rooms: a look inside our smallest hotels

10 hotels with under 10 rooms: a look inside our smallest hotels

As firm believers in enjoying the little things in life, we are proud to represent some of the smallest boutique hotels in the world with...

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Where to go on holiday in Europe for September sun this year

Where to go on holiday in Europe for September sun this year

Following the August rush comes the quieter month of September, when the days are still long and the evenings balmy. As the milder temperatures start...

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Back to nature: 25 boutique hotels with the most beautiful gardens

Back to nature: 25 boutique hotels with the most beautiful gardens

Whether you want to wander among wild flowers, seek shade beneath tropical palms, or take in the scent of citrus trees and olive groves, experiencing...

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20 of the world’s best boutique hotels with standalone rooms

20 of the world’s best boutique hotels with standalone rooms

As travel begins to become possible again, yet with social distancing still front of mind, heading to a hotel might feel less daunting for some...

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Where the SLH Team are dreaming of going

Where the SLH Team are dreaming of going

For a team that talks travel on a daily basis, months spent in lockdown has given us all an extra dose of wanderlust. From dream...

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10 of the world’s best boutique hotels with history

10 of the world’s best boutique hotels with history

Ever wondered what lies within the walls of your favourite boutique hotels? If you’re on the hunt for heritage, take a walk down memory lane...

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3 of Europe’s most remote mountain retreats

3 of Europe’s most remote mountain retreats

Fresh, alpine air. Pristine, serene scenery as far as the eye can see. Remote yet reachable, these rural retreats are all open for summer visitors...

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Wine tasting and culture chasing: sampling some Spanish magic

Wine tasting and culture chasing: sampling some Spanish magic

Joanna Renwick, Executive PA to SLH’s CEO, savours two of Spain’s most tempting spots for the perfect pairing of city break and country escape… Wine...

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From truffle hunting to plant-powered eating, discover the top food experiences for 2020

From truffle hunting to plant-powered eating, discover the top food experiences for 2020

Sometimes, it pays to get out of the kitchen. Especially when that means diving into new sights, sounds and flavours. But what exactly is on...

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Dip in: Hotels with swimming pools in the UK

Dip in: Hotels with swimming pools in the UK

No moment encapsulates the feeling of a relaxing break like slipping into a hotel pool. Whether you want to unwind body and mind, have fun...

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Barcelona: cool for kids

Barcelona: cool for kids

Essential family-friendly experiences – and hotels to match Barcelona may be a favourite city break for fashionistas and foodies, but there’s plenty to keep the...

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The Foodie Edit: at home with SLH

The Foodie Edit: at home with SLH

Mouth-watering dishes from around the world, ready for you to recreate from your very own home. A selection of easy to make, flavourful recipes including...

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A Night at The Fish: The Perfect UK Staycation

A Night at The Fish: The Perfect UK Staycation

Just before the outbreak of Covid-19 in the UK, SLH’s Digital Image & Content Executive, Chloe Frost-Smith, visits the Cotswolds and discovers why you don’t...

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Top 5 natural wonders of Scotland

Top 5 natural wonders of Scotland

Mist-covered Munros. Legendary lochs. Ancient pine-wood forests in every shade of green, gold and purple. It’s hard to put the sheer splendour and variety of...

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Treat yourself to some Earth friendly luxury

Treat yourself to some Earth friendly luxury

Conserving water and energy. Protecting wildlife and habitats. Whether we’re on a city break or kicking back in a luxury hotel, we all want to...

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Sakura in spring: the ultimate guide to cherry blossom season

Sakura in spring: the ultimate guide to cherry blossom season

From Shanghai to Amsterdam, people across the globe eagerly await the arrival of sakura season each year. Originating in Japan, the ancient tradition of hanami...

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6 of Europe’s Most Beautiful Bedrooms

6 of Europe’s Most Beautiful Bedrooms

Marble for miles, and acres of gold. Clashing colours and in-your-face modern ‘art’. We’ve all stayed in hotel rooms that have strong…ahem…design principles. But a...

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International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

Meet the women behind our brand SLH is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the successes of all the women who make up our brand. Women...

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Q&A with Gisele Orellano, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Hermana Creatives

Q&A with Gisele Orellano, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Hermana Creatives

  As Co-Founder of Hermana Creatives, a global creative family specialising in digital branding, Gisele Orellano has worked closely with SLH’s Head of Social Media,...

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