Surreal image of a waiter with a tray of afternoon tea cakes on his shoulder as he walks waist high through green pond weed.

Belmond Legends

Iconic destinations, celebrated by contemporary artists

Belmond Legends is an ode to the timeless stories and vibrant history of our portfolio, where we delve deeper into the spirit of each destination, uncovering those magical moments that make each location so unique — while adding a new layer to the legend.

Belmond Legends

Belmond Legends is an ode to the timeless stories and vibrant history of our portfolio, where we delve deeper into the spirit of each destination, uncovering those magical moments that make each location so unique.

Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
The Original Garden-to-Table

Under the custodianship of Raymond Blanc for the last 40 years, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons has become a global destination for the culinarily curious. Combining garden gastronomy with international innovation, it’s a foodie haven in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.

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Cap Juluca
Where Island Bliss Finds its Meaning

A white-washed architectural gem nestled on one of the world’s best beaches, Cap Juluca is the ultimate expression of barefoot luxury. Having started life as a culinary destination for those in-the-know, it remains an intimate island retreat full of local soul.

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Maroma
The Beating Heart of the Riviera Maya

Set between lush jungle and azure waves on the Riviera Maya, Maroma is a scenic hideaway pulsing with local culture. Recently reopened following a complete redesign, the property combines mythical roots with contemporary luxury.

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Mount Nelson
The Joyful Home of Cape Town

A blushing pink icon at the foot of Table Mountain, Mount Nelson has set global standards for luxury hotel living for more than 120 years. Whether you’re taking the world-famous high tea or using it as a base to explore Cape Town’s cultural heart, there’s something at the Nellie for everyone.

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Copacabana Palace
Where Rio Starts

Discover the ineffable allure of Copacabana Palace, where glamourous guests transcend generations and the warm Carioca welcome invites you in to write your own history.

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Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

A bunch of large deep green rhubarb leaves, freshly-pulled, rests on a bed, scattering soil granules on the crisp bed linen.

The Original Garden-to-Table

Le Manoir
As Seen By Thomas Rousset

Thomas Rousset’s fascination with ambiguity and surrealism permeates his photography, which flirts with the limits of everyday life and imagination. A lover of fantastical scenarios, the French photographer captures the enigmatic spirit of Le Manoir — where fine-dining meets irreverent innovation — to explore a lesser-known side of this culinary haven.

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Cap Juluca

Green foliage in soft focus obscures the view of Cap Juluca, which is glimpsed in crisp clarity through gaps in the leaves

Where Island Bliss Finds its Meaning

Cap Juluca
As Seen By Jeano Edwards

Jamaican-born photographer Jeano Edwards captures the beauty of Anguilla by focusing on the play of colours and light, which he describes as “silvery sweetness.” By lingering on the rainbow skies, metallic waters, lush vegetation and bone-white Moorish architecture, his artwork immortalises the soul of the place.

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Maroma

Artistic image of a woman with a sunhat in front of her face as she stands on a terrace in Maroma's geometric roofscape.

The Beating Heart of the Riviera Maya

Maroma
As Seen By Jack Davison

A prolific visual artist as well as photographer, Jack Davison captures the vibrancy of the Riviera Maya through his trademark use of chiaroscuro, framing and exposure. Connecting people, nature and their surroundings with a powerful kineticism, his imagery is infused with the joyful spirit of this sacred area.

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Mount Nelson

On the lawn outside tiers of suites with pretty white-rail balconies, a woman reads a large newspaper that covers her face.

THE JOYFUL HOME OF CAPE TOWN

Mount Nelson
As Seen By Rosie Marks

London-based photographer Rosie Marks is known for her portraits of people going about their daily lives, creating imagery infused with honesty and humour. At Mount Nelson, she captures a series of micro-dramas unfolding on the grounds of the hotel, blending the Nellie’s timeless charm with her own keen eye for human quirkiness.

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Copacabana Palace

On a balcony at night, a woman poses in grey pyjamas, feather boa and shades by a man in white casuals reclining on a bench.

Where Rio Starts

Copacabana Palace
As Seen By Durimel

Famous for their fashion editorial, twin brothers Jalan and Jibril Durimel were the perfect pairing for Copa, creating imagery that thrums with the celebratory spirit of Carnival. Through their lens, the grand architecture of the Palace becomes a backdrop for a cast of characters and palette of colours that acts as an ode to Carioca lifestyle.

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