Curious Travel’s owner Becky Harris asked top luxury hotel marketing company, Perowne International to share with her their “Best Sellers”, their “Ones to Watch” and of course… their “Curious” Properties so that we could share them with you. If anyone knows the top, luxury accommodations around the world – these guys do!

“Trusted by some of the world’s most demanding luxury travel brands, Julia Perowne has built her reputation over 14 years of working on global strategies for businesses in the four corners of the world. Her consultancy advice is sought by some of the best-known names in the industry and her passion for delivering excellent campaigns ensures that she gets very involved with all Perowne International’s clients.”

“Best Sellers”

Nihi Sumba Indonesia with Curious Travel

 Nihi Sumba, Indonesia – “One of our best sellers on the beautiful Indonesian island of Sumba, although remote it’s only a 50-minute flight from Denpasar so very accessible. With a variety of accommodation types, Nihi welcomes all. Beautiful lodging giving a true sense of place without limiting luxury. Activities are endless and she is famous in the surfing world for her left-hand wave and the stunning Nihioka Spa experience. Also great for families!”

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Kristiania Lech, Austria – “A stunning hotel based in the picture-perfect town of Lech, offering guests the warning welcome of traditional hospitality and world-class skiing. Like a warm hug, guests return to Kristiania Lech time after time for the warmth on offer. Not just another ski property but very much a character home with individually designed rooms and unique dining options such as the snow picnic’s and traditional Fondue complete with Schnapps.”

Pool Area at Steenberg Hotel

Steenberg Estate, Cape Town – Set 20 minutes from the Waterfront in Constantia, Steenberg Estate is one of the Cape’s oldest working wine farms. With only 24 rooms and suites the property is a true boutique hotel offering incredible food and beverage along with a full Spa & 18-hole Championship Golf Course.  Everything on the farm is set to showcase the very best of South Africa in Cape Town’s hottest district. Everything at Steenberg Estate is designed to give the ultimate relaxation.”

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 “Ones to Watch”

matetsi riverhouse vic falls zimbabwe

Matetsi Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – With so much happening in Zimbabwe this year we are incredibly excited about Matetsi Victoria Falls, set in 55,000 hectares of private concession the lodge is split into two camps with 9 suites in each, both also offering 1 family suite and in between the two camps lies a beautiful 4-bedroom private villa.  What makes Matetsi Victoria Falls completely unique is the 15km of pristine Zambezi waterfront and outstanding game, but only 40 minutes from the incredible Victoria Falls. Dining is always an experience at Matetsi whether being a bush breakfast or BOMA dinner having so much space allows for truly incredible and individual experiences.

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Deplar Farm, Eleven Experiences, Iceland with Curious Travel

Deplar Farm, Iceland – Set in the incredible Troll Peninsular in northern Iceland, Deplar has raised the bar for hospitality not only in the region but in the country alike. Being part of the Elven Experience portfolio as suggested the experience is quite unique and aims to give guests the very best day one can offer. With a variety of experiences throughout the year Deplar Farm certainly doesn’t disappoint from Heli-Skilling to surfing, from horse-riding to world-class fishing there is something for everyone, complete with a full spa everyone can enjoy the incredible surrounding no matter how active they wish to be (even from the recliners in the pool looking at the Northern Lights).

If you are interested in Iceland do check out Curious Travel’s Destination Guide and Top 10 for Iceland. 

“Curious Properties”

Bahama house, Eleven Experiences with Curious Travel

Bahama House, Harbour Island – Another of the Eleven Experiences properties offering stunning accommodation (11 rooms) over 4 buildings looking at a central pool and tikki bar. Life at Bahama House is relaxed and all about the guest, from beach set-ups to bone fishing or just taking in the vibrant culture of the island itself. Rooms can be taken on an individual basis but the property is best with your family and friends as a complete buy-out.

Contact us for more information and how to build this gorgeous property into an overall travel experience! Cambodia with Curious Travel

Knai Bang Chatt, Cambodia – Knai Bang Chatt is a chic boutique hotel in Kep, a little known beach destination on Cambodia’s south coast that up until the early 1970s was a stylish seaside escape for the colonial elite.  The property comprises three sensitively restored 1960s villas along with two more recent pavilions and offers 18 rooms and a suite, each individually designed and minimalist, following the Wabi Sabi Japanese tradition of finding beauty in natural imperfections.  Guests can indulge in excellent seafood and coastal cuisine, with private cooking lessons available to learn about traditional Cambodian cuisine. The Sailing Club is onsite and offers a host of watersport activities as well as cocktails and casual dining.  Knai Bang Chatt showcases the ‘real Cambodia’ of today through authentic cultural, coastal and rural destination experiences in Kep National Park and the surrounding region.  It has a genuine connection to the local community and environment, supporting several initiatives including the ‘Hand in Hand’ Cambodia social economic empowerment project. 

Sala's Camp Tent, Safari Collection with Curious Travel
 Sala Camp Tent – Image Copyright “The Safari Collection”

The Safari Collection – One of the last “Great Circuits” in Kenya that is still family owned and offers clients all the highlights and wonder that Kenya has to offer. From the majestic Giraffe Manor and their famous “Bucket List Breakfast” with the giraffes you can then move to Laikipia for Solio Lodge, a private concession offering some of the greatest numbers of Rhino in Kenya and truly outstanding game viewing. A short plane journey takes you to Sasaab in the Samburu, where you learn about the cultural side of Kenya and the famous Samburu Warriors so colourful its impossible not to be captivated. And finally, over to the southern Maasai Mara for Sala’s Camp offering incredible environments and the best place to see the great migration.  

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