Romantic area, arranged in this grotto overlooking the Adriatic sea. In the Apulia region the natural cave was converted into an elegant hotel and restaurant
Visitors unusual restaurant offers a beautiful view of the crystal blue waters of Polignano a Mare (Polignano A Mare), the province of Bari. The largest grotto in the area Palazzese grotto (Grotta Palazzese) certainly is impressive in itself. But once in the heart of the enterprising residents staged a restaurant, this place was a real gem of the region.
Palazzese grotto is the largest and best known of the eighty natural caves that interrupt the rocky coast near the tourist town of Polignano, which resides only 17 000 inhabitants. From the road access to the grotto only by climbing a steep staircase carved directly into the rock.
In this place the sea washed two large natural openings. It’s a huge semi-circular “room” with a diameter of about 30 meters, which gave the restaurant. He fit perfectly into the atmosphere of ancient POISKOVO village with its white houses, straight streets and spectacular sea views from steep cliffs. Continue reading
If the word “Ritz” makes you strong Association with high-society weddings, a wealthy American couples in the dreary woolen suits, British old men in trench coats and hats and pretentious celebrities, then you probably never stayed at the Ritz Madrid hotel advertising
O n one of the three existing in the world “old Ritzi” — legendary hotels, founded in the late XIX early XX centuries in Paris, London, and then Madrid by Cesar Ritz, the famous hotel Mogul, nicknamed “the hotelier of kings.”
The hotel was founded in 1910 under the personal order of the Spanish king Alfonso XIII: the monarch, who had to attend by the time the Paris and London luxury hotels Ritz, was horrified to find that the capital of his own Kingdom, can not boast of anything similar. So the Spanish metropolis got your “Ritz”. However, from the beginning his fate was slightly different from the Paris and London namesakes. But more on that later. Continue reading
The hotel industry around the world is growing rapidly especially in the last decade. This contributes to the opening of the new star hotels under well-known brands. But more modest accommodation facilities contribute to a large variety of hotels, especially if they are not the usual services. So let’s look at the five most unusual hotels in the world for 2014.
First place went to French hotel La Villa Hamster. In truth, this is not a hotel in the conventional sense. The hotel has only one room, total area 16 sq. m. feature of the hotel is that the room reproduces an enlarged hamster cage. It has everything to make guests feel like true rodents: a ladder, a sofa, stuffed with sawdust, feeders, waterers, and a real joy hamster – wheel. Recognized as the team of the hotel, all that is required of guests is to indulge in a carefree, relaxed life. To be a rodent for 150 dollars a day. Continue reading