By Sandra Iskander
We all may not be able to travel right now due to the Covid-19 crisis but that doesn’t mean we can’t make our eyes, and minds, voyage to lands far and away. To deserted islands and even to the desert there are gorgeous hotels boasting some of the world’s most stunning villas and suites that if we had to choose our lockdown spots they would be high on our self-isolating getaway dreams list.
With a private swimming pool, kitchen and private wine cellar, the four-bedroom residence at Six Senses Zil Pasyon in Seychelles is a luxurious lockdown dream that will have you feeling on top of the world.
Spy the romantic architecture of Florence from a suite at the Rocco Forte Hotel Savoy and fall in love with the Italian city.
High ceilings and large windows flooding your suite with light, are distinct features of Como The Treasury, Perth, Australia.
Check into a lake view suite at La Réserve Eden au Lac Zurich Hotel and breathe in the fresh air while appreciating the Philippe Starck-designed makeshift yacht club.
Turn the royal penthouse of the Mandarin Oriental Dubai hotel into your plush home with sweeping views of the sea, a rooftop terrace and a private gym.
Relax and unwind in a converted Spanish farmhouse in Costa Brava courtesy of Mas de Torrent Hotel and Spa‘s nature suite boasting its very own private garden.
Dive into your private plunge pool or make a splash in the Pacific Ocean from your beachfront pool villa at Six Senses Fiji.
Self isolate under the Moroccan sun in one of Selman Marrakech‘s private villas, which feature private pools and gardens.
Live your Arabian nights dream in a traditional village-style villa at Six Senses Oman.
Embrace nature with an outdoor indoor feel in a rooftop suite at Quinta da Comporta complete with private balconies overlooking the rice fields of Portugal.
Practice social distancing like royalty in Marrakesh in one of Royal Mansour’s riads, which boast rooftop terraces overlooking the sprawling grounds of the hotel.
Editor-in-Chief of WHERE magazine in France, the most read monthly magazine by affluent tourists in Paris. Sandra is also the Editor-in-Chief of the foreign language editions of WHERE magazine available in Russian, Chinese, Portuguese and in Spanish.