Belmond has released a collection of distinctive private escapes across its portfolio of hotels, trains and cruises. The diverse collection of experiences range from private grand suites aboard a luxury sleeper train to sun-soaked villas on the best beach in the Caribbean, characterful cottages in California gardens and a family charter of a river barge for a slow meander along the canals in France.
The Exclusive Places collection is designed for families and small groups seeking exclusivity within the world of Belmond.
Privacy in motion
Belmond’s collection of trains and cruises are perfect ‘slow travel’ solutions. Belmond’s trains and river cruises available for private hire this summer include private carriages on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, entire charters of Belmond Royal Scotsman and the select fleet of river barges in Burgundy.
A private charter aboard one of Belmond Afloat in France’s luxury barges is perfect for multi-generational families, with six-night charters available from 16 August for six to 12 guests along the picturesque waterways of Burgundy. Fully inclusive, itineraries can be customised to include private wine tastings some of Burgundy’s most exclusive vineyards including Romanée Conti and Puligny Montrachet or onboard linger on deck by the plunge pool and take in the cinematic views.
Exclusive charters are available from EUR 30,000 for a six-night voyage.
Seclusion in the sun
The coastal collection of Exclusive Places offers the choice of tropical island hideaways in Thailand, Bali and the Caribbean and beachfront city escapes in Brazil and Cape Town to the Mediterranean Island of Sicily and hilltop hideaways in California.
Belmond’s city hotels are located within resting distance of the hustle and bustle – offering the ideal space to enjoy the city without the crowds. The urban collection includes the hilltop location of Fiesole above the renaissance city of Florence, the elegant setting of Giudecca Island in Venice, the foothills of Table Mountain in Cape Town, the grand avenues of St Petersburg and the serenity of Luang Prabang, Laos.
From the rolling golden hills of Tuscany to the patchwork green fields of Oxfordshire and the rugged hills of California, Belmond’s rural collection offers a choice of escapes enveloped in beautiful natural surroundings.
Hidden away in the hills of the American Riviera, Belmond El Encanto is a secluded sanctuary with views across the Santa Barbara coastline. Characterful cottages are dotted throughout the abundant gardens, full of California charm, many feature private terraces for movies under the stars and a sitting room with working fireplaces, for cosy nights tasting the best local wines. The Exclusive Places offer is priced at US$1,575 per night for a one-bedroom cottage, three-night minimum stay and exclusive of taxes and services charges
Full commissions are payable to travel partners on all Exclusive Offers bookings.