Lemon-scented lawns stretching down to the Italian coast; English gardens brimming with delicious rare fruits and vegetables; Peruvian orchid trails dotted with butterflies... Travel with Belmond to discover some of the world’s greatest gardens and get closer to nature than ever before.
Take a peek into some of our favourite green spaces from across the Belmond world.
Experience our hidden slice of green tranquility in London’s most stylish corner. Guests at The Cadogan will have unique access to the estate’s private gardens. It’s the perfect spot for an afternoon picnic or a round of tennis.
Just heartbeats away from the trendsetting centre of Cape Town, Mount Nelson is a timeless, story-filled sanctuary. The gardens are no exception. Venture out and discover beautiful lawns, hedges, flower gardens, fountains and captivating artwork.
Hemmed by the lush jungle of the Riviera Maya, you’re perfectly placed for an adventure without ever leaving the resort. Walk or cycle the many trails, spotting red-barked trees, colourful butterflies and cute coatis.
From the mushroom valley and orchards to the serene English water garden, a stroll through our verdant grounds is sure to be a highlight of your Oxfordshire retreat. Join an expert gardener for a tour, or keep your fingers green at The Raymond Blanc Gardening School.
The only hotel located within Brazil’s Iguassu Park, Hotel das Cataratas is a nature lover’s paradise. Explore the sprawling, sculpted grounds. Spot a kaleidoscopic array of tropical flowers as howler monkeys call in the distance.
Having welcomed guests for more than a century, Reid’s Palace is nestled in lush subtropical gardens that open out to breathtaking ocean views. Take a tour with our gardener and pick up expert tips to take back home.
Discover a slice of paradise in Ravello. Stroll through the century-old gardens, with rose bushes climbing skyward and crops of aromatic herbs found at every turn.
An icon of timeless style on Venice’s Giudecca Island, Hotel Cipriani is a verdant private sanctuary. Explore the tranquil, flower-filled gardens where Casanova once wooed his lovers, or take a tour of the Urban Farm which helps stock the Michelin-starred restaurant.
Slip into another world at La Résidence Phou Vao. The beautiful verdant green spaces are punctuated with splashes of vibrant colour, dotted with ponds and fountains, to mirror the serene atmosphere of Luang Prabang.
The magical gardens at the Lodge boast stunning views across Machu Picchu, making it a picture perfect place to relax. Located behind the main building, step outside to marvel at the near-countless variety of flowers and birds that populate the region.
Set beside the Urubamba River, surrounded by the soaring beauty of the Sacred Valley, Rio Sagrado, A Belmond Hotel, Sacred Valley is its own Eden.
The Garden Suites are designed to leave you with a sense of wellbeing, mirroring the earth and sky. Floor to ceiling windows ensure you’ll never be without a beautiful view of the lush gardens, while a personal terrace is the perfect place for a nightcap beneath the stars.
Perched on the hills with Florence stretching out below, Villa San Michele, A Belmond Hotel, Florence is a renaissance masterpiece surrounded by lush flora.
Make the most of the stunning setting with a Garden Suite. Step out to your personal terrace and be swept up in the verdant beauty, scented by citrus and lavender, as butterflies float on the breeze.
A verdant sanctuary in the heart of cosmopolitan Cape Town, Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel is the blushing star of the Mother City.
For a true sense of alfresco indulgence, opt for the Garden Cottage Suites. Each sits behind a scented rose garden, enclosed by a picket fence. If you can tear yourself away from the lush outdoors, interiors boast romantic toile wallpapers, Venetian mirrors and plush couches. They’re a real home-away-from-home.
Nestled above the rolling hills of Santa Barbara, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel unfurls among seven acres of stunning gardens.
Idle your way around the grounds and happen upon the serene arbor and lily pond—a perfect spot for quiet reflection. Individual bungalows house our heavenly rooms and suites, each tucked into a scenic garden spot. On balmy West Coast evenings, you’ll want to step out onto your private terrace to breathe it all in.
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Discover the sensational gardens of the historic Reid’s Palace. Available Wednesdays and Sundays, follow an expert horticulturalist for an insight into the island’s native flora. You’ll also receive insider tips to recreate your own slice of paradise back home.
The beloved donkeys of La Residencia will accompany you on a tour through the hotel’s olive groves. Admire the tranquil landscape before stopping for a freshly prepared picnic lunch in a stone shepherd’s hut.
The verdant gardens at Mount Nelson are as history rich as the famous pink building. Explore them with art and architecture expert Kate Crane Briggs on a customised tour before exploring the equally historic Company’s Garden in the city centre.
Join us in the orchard at Las Casitas to learn about the many health benefits of local herbs. Select your favourite combination and we’ll serve it up as a refreshing and restorative tisane.
The gardens at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons are a world unto themselves. Join one of the daily tours, accompanied by an expert gardener, for insight into the unique flowers, trees, fruits and vegetables. Many are used by the hotel’s famed two Michelin-star restaurant.
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