Laurent Gardinier, President of Relais & Châteaux, expressed his delight at welcoming these new properties to the collection. Each member shares a passion for authenticity and terroir, and is committed to promoting, sharing and preserving the culinary, cultural, architectural and natural heritage of their region.
Relais & Châteaux comprises 560 independent members, including luxury hotels and restaurants, in 70 countries on five continents. The eight new properties in its collection are an invitation to immerse themselves in the culinary, cultural and natural heritage of their respective regions.
Morukuru Family Madikwe is a private oasis in South Africa's Madikwe Game Reserve, offering three villas nestled among indigenous trees, personalized safaris and an open-air spa overlooking the river.
Restaurant Fyn, located in Cape Town, South Africa, is a culinary gem known for its blend of African and Japanese flavors. Ranked among the 50 best restaurants in the world, it offers a modernist decor and a breathtaking view of the mountains.
Le Ponant is a sailing ship offering intimate cruises, with an emphasis on responsible tourism, non-motorized water sports and refined cabins in natural tones, providing the ideal setting for exploring lesser-known destinations.
Saga, located in New York, is a restaurant set atop an Art Deco skyscraper, offering panoramic views, cosmopolitan cuisine awarded two Michelin stars and a warm décor that creates an immersive gastronomic experience.
Eliamos Villas Hotel & SPA in Kefalonia, Greece, is a peaceful retreat perched above a secluded beach, offering elegant villas with private pool or Jacuzzi, Mediterranean culinary delights, and a focus on wellness through yoga, Pilates and nature-inspired treatments.
Providence, in Los Angeles, California, is a seafood restaurant with two Michelin stars. Guests can enjoy tasting menus featuring the freshest, most sustainable seafood, all in a warm, ocean-inspired atmosphere.
Liss Ard Estate, in West Cork, Ireland, offers a Georgian-style mansion surrounded by lush parkland, welcoming rooms with modern country décor, a restaurant featuring seasonal ingredients, and opportunities for outdoor activities and celestial experiences in the Sky Garden.
L'Esplanade Saarbrücken, in Saarbrücken, Germany, is an elegant retreat and gastronomic establishment set in a historic building, with two Michelin stars, classic French haute cuisine with Mediterranean and Japanese influences, and tastefully decorated rooms with design classics and works of art.