Pandemic shut down has endured since mid-March and now in California many of us are on shut down inside due to extremely poor air quality from the devastating fires burning throughout our state. Pandemics, Politics, Bad Air days…Locusts next or as a dear friend suggested maybe Godzilla! Nothing would surprise me at this point.
Over the weekend amid another day of locked in hibernation, I read, worked out, wrote blogs, glued petite travel treasures which had mysteriously broken, and by 4.30 pm, I succumbed to a cocktail in bed with chips and a massive pile of travel magazines! Posting the appalling cocktail hour on Instagram, wondering if it was a Mortal Sin to be in bed sipping before 5 pm…it was stunning to hear from so many of my urbane friends who had begun tippling earlier.
Belmond Hotels to the rescue with a list of perfect libations to remind us of their captivating hotels around the world! From city-chic hotspots to hidden garden oasis, Belmond has a pool for every style—and a cocktail to match every pool. Here are just five of our favorites. Belmond Cocktails for Every Scene.
We will travel again, and the Belmond Hotel Cipriani would be a sublime place to begin! Set on Giudecca Island, a five-minute ride by private launch from St Mark’s Square, Belmond Hotel Cipriani captures everything La Serenissima is famed for.
As one of the most celebrated luxury hotels in Venice, Italy, every inch of this iconic hideaway is guaranteed to enchant. Exquisite antiques and local artifacts whisk you back in time, while Michelin-starred gastronomy, charming staff and the only Olympic-sized swimming pool in the city offer modern sophistication. Transport yourself into a realm of vintage glamour that knows no bounds. Order a Bellini at Gabbiano Bar, then savor slowly as you gaze across the lagoon.
The most glamorous star in Venice. With windows boasting 270-degree views out across the water, enjoy vistas spanning the Doge’s Palace to the church of St Giorgio and the islands beyond.
As one of the most celebrated luxury hotels in Venice, Italy, every inch of this iconic hideaway is guaranteed to enchant. Exquisite antiques and local artifacts whisk you back in time, while Michelin-starred gastronomy, charming staff and the only Olympic-sized swimming pool in the city offer modern sophistication.
A love letter to Italy https://www.belmond.com/hotels/europe/italy/venice/belmond-hotel-cipriani/
Of course every country has a way to say it and it is really one of the first phrases you learn when visiting a foreign land.