The List

Our guide to the art of good living

Join us as we raise a toast to our beautiful new hotel openings, pioneering rail experiences and once-in-a-lifetime adventures on the horizon in 2018. This year’s glittering list of 12 experiences aims to inspire those with a thirst for ‘adventure with champagne’.

NEW DAWN, FIRST LIGHT

Belmond’s partnership with Leica Sport Optics shines on with new First Light morning experiences bringing guests closer to some of the world’s most breathtaking natural wonders, including the mighty Iguassu Falls at Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, ethereal shores near Belmond La Residencia, Mallorca and Cape Town’s dramatic Table Mountain beside Belmond Mount Nelson, Cape Town.

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Leica Sport Optics & Belmond Partnership
Leica Sport Optics & Belmond Partnership

NEW DAWN, FIRST LIGHT

Belmond’s partnership with Leica Sport Optics shines on with new First Light morning experiences bringing guests closer to some of the world’s most breathtaking natural wonders, including the mighty Iguassu Falls at Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, ethereal shores near Belmond La Residencia, Mallorca and Cape Town’s dramatic Table Mountain beside Belmond Mount Nelson, Cape Town.

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Belmond Charleston Place

FEAST OF A FESTIVAL

At the heart of Charleston's famous Food + Wine Festival is Belmond Charleston Place's awarding-winning chef and Southern-food connoisseur Michelle Weaver—who invites hotel guests to join her and fellow culinary masters from around the globe to a series of special dinners, tastings and champagne pairings taking place across the city from 28 February.

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Belmond Charleston Place

FEAST OF A FESTIVAL

At the heart of Charleston's famous Food + Wine Festival is Belmond Charleston Place's awarding-winning chef and Southern-food connoisseur Michelle Weaver—who invites hotel guests to join her and fellow culinary masters from around the globe to a series of special dinners, tastings and champagne pairings taking place across the city from 28 February.

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THE ‘GRAND’ SUITE LIFE

Taking the golden age of travel experiences and craftsmanship to new levels of luxury is the welcome addition of three new Grand Suites joining the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express rake in March.

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THE ‘GRAND’ SUITE LIFE

Taking the golden age of travel experiences and craftsmanship to new levels of luxury is the welcome addition of three new Grand Suites joining the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express rake in March.

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Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea in Taormina Mare

WILD ISLAND WONDERS

A private boat trip at sunrise to one of the wildest and lesser-known islands of Filicudi in the Aeolian archipelago—where artists living in caves and islanders share their foodie and cultural secrets—awaits guests of Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea in Taormina Mare this season.

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Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea in Taormina Mare

WILD ISLAND WONDERS

A private boat trip at sunrise to one of the wildest and lesser-known islands of Filicudi in the Aeolian archipelago—where artists living in caves and islanders share their foodie and cultural secrets—awaits guests of Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea in Taormina Mare this season.

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PITCH PERFECT PERU

As a part of a series of extraordinary performances taking place across Belmond’s most inspiring locations, music by London Philharmonic Orchestra will fill the jungle-air on route to Machu Picchu and the banks of Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley. Concerts will be held aboard Belmond Hiram Bingham on 4 April and at Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado on 5 April.

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Belmond & London Philharmonic Orchestra Partnership
Belmond & London Philharmonic Orchestra Partnership

PITCH PERFECT PERU

As a part of a series of extraordinary performances taking place across Belmond’s most inspiring locations, music by London Philharmonic Orchestra will fill the jungle-air on route to Machu Picchu and the banks of Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley. Concerts will be held aboard Belmond Hiram Bingham on 4 April and at Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado on 5 April.

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Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada

MEXICAN MASTERPIECE

A treasure trove of art, antiques and authentic artefacts, Belmond reveals its newly restored and redesigned Mexican masterpiece—Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada—a unique cluster of historic ‘casonas’ that form an intrinsic part of street life and the thriving arts and crafts town of San Miguel de Allende.

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Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada

MEXICAN MASTERPIECE

A treasure trove of art, antiques and authentic artefacts, Belmond reveals its newly restored and redesigned Mexican masterpiece—Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada—a unique cluster of historic ‘casonas’ that form an intrinsic part of street life and the thriving arts and crafts town of San Miguel de Allende.

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BEAUTY OF BARGES

Floating serenely into view this spring are two new barges joining the Belmond Afloat in France fleet that will journey through the culinary regions of Alsace and Champagne. Belmond Pivoine and Belmond Lilas will be offering itineraries that feature private visits to family-owned vineyards and breweries.

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Belmond Afloat in France
Belmond Afloat in France

BEAUTY OF BARGES

Floating serenely into view this spring are two new barges joining the Belmond Afloat in France fleet that will journey through the culinary regions of Alsace and Champagne. Belmond Pivoine and Belmond Lilas will be offering itineraries that feature private visits to family-owned vineyards and breweries.

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Belmond Andean Explorer Spa Car

HAPPY IN THE HIGHLANDS

Belmond Andean Explorer’s spa carriage joins the rake in May, offering a host of locally-inspired restorative and healing treatments while meandering through the epic Peruvian Highlands.

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Belmond Andean Explorer Spa Car

HAPPY IN THE HIGHLANDS

Belmond Andean Explorer’s spa carriage joins the rake in May, offering a host of locally-inspired restorative and healing treatments while meandering through the epic Peruvian Highlands.

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SAIL BACK TO THE ‘60s

To celebrate the 60th birthday of the Venetian icon Belmond Hotel Cipriani, guests are welcomed aboard the elegant and storied decks of ‘Edipo Re’—a much-treasured vintage wooden sail boat from the 1960s—to sail through the hotel’s nearby lagoon.

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Belmond Hotel Cipriani
Belmond Hotel Cipriani

SAIL BACK TO THE ‘60s

To celebrate the 60th birthday of the Venetian icon Belmond Hotel Cipriani, guests are welcomed aboard the elegant and storied decks of ‘Edipo Re’—a much-treasured vintage wooden sail boat from the 1960s—to sail through the hotel’s nearby lagoon.

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Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

SAVOIR-VIVRE AT SAVUTE

Newly designed for the adventurous soul and inspired by history’s great explorers, Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge in Botswana’s Okavango Delta reopens its tented-doors in June, inviting guests to explore, discover and connect with its African charms and earthy tones.

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Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

SAVOIR-VIVRE AT SAVUTE

Newly designed for the adventurous soul and inspired by history’s great explorers, Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge in Botswana’s Okavango Delta reopens its tented-doors in June, inviting guests to explore, discover and connect with its African charms and earthy tones.

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A CARIBBEAN ICON REBORN

In November 2018 Belmond will open its flagship Caribbean resort, Belmond Cap Juluca, following a fresh and beautiful redesign that is inspired by nature and the enviable beach views. Anticipate a laid-back luxury escape, where the spirit and soul of island life runs through it.

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Belmond Cap Juluca
Belmond Cap Juluca

A CARIBBEAN ICON REBORN

In November 2018 Belmond will open its flagship Caribbean resort, Belmond Cap Juluca, following a fresh and beautiful redesign that is inspired by nature and the enviable beach views. Anticipate a laid-back luxury escape, where the spirit and soul of island life runs through it.

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Belmond Cadogan Hotel

TAKING CARE OF A LONDON LEGEND

The eagerly anticipated Belmond Cadogan Hotel throws open its historic front doors this winter following a sensitive refurbishment that brings to life the hotel’s intriguing 131–year history and invites you to explore its charming private garden and neighbouring boutiques of Chelsea.

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Belmond Cadogan Hotel

TAKING CARE OF A LONDON LEGEND

The eagerly anticipated Belmond Cadogan Hotel throws open its historic front doors this winter following a sensitive refurbishment that brings to life the hotel’s intriguing 131–year history and invites you to explore its charming private garden and neighbouring boutiques of Chelsea.

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