Best of the Best 2018 - 430
DOMAINE DE VERCHANT HOTEL & SPA
MON TPELLIER (CA STELN A U -LE-LEZ), FR A N CE
N E I G H B O R H O O D Vineyard, Park
Set on a wine estate just outside charming Montpellier, Domaine de Verchant bridges five centuries to offer an elegant, timeless escape. Posh yet unpretentious, the 16th-century building
- still adorned with original mosaics, stone walls and archways - houses 26 rooms, suites
and apartments with ergonomic furnishings and smartly curated modern artwork. Creative
southern-French cuisine is sourced from the estate's garden. Find hydrotherapy healing at the
decadent spa, which uses esteemed Anne Semonin and Valmont products, and enjoy privileges at the Trent Jones-designed golf course nearby.
A DV I S O R T I P
$100 spa services credit per stay.
Some of the rooms feature glamorous
glass-enclosed bathrooms that open to the
-Jill A. Jergel
Distance from Montpellier Airport (MPL): 10 minutes
Size: 26 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Casual
LE MAS CANDILLE
MOU GIN S, FR A N CE
N E I G H B O R H O O D Mougins Medieval Village
Amidst the hillsides of Provence, Le Mas Candille takes distinct pleasure in offering its guests
a Michelin-star restaurant in addition to a charming five-star hotel. Rivaling Cannes' most acclaimed restaurants, Le Candille is a connoisseur's delight. In fact, everything about this converted 18th-century farmhouse is a pleasure, from the individually designed bedrooms, to the
mesmerizing views of the Alps, to its Spa Candille by Espa (offering five treatment rooms, hydrotherapy pool, sauna and Jacuzzi). From here, guests can explore Cannes and other parts
of the Côte d'Azur and return to the peaceful countryside afterwards.
A DV I S O R T I P
30-minute spa treatment for two, if available,
Le Mas Candille has beautiful manicured
gardens with local sculptures dotting the
property and quiet areas around every turn.
Distance from Nice Airport (NCE): 16 miles/26 km
Size: 45 rooms Room Style: Eclectic Vibe: Casual
HYATT REGENCY NICE PALAIS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE
N ICE, FR A N CE
N E I G H B O R H O O D Promenade des Anglais, Beach
Savvy globetrotters return time and time again to the grand art deco-style Hyatt Regency Nice
Palais de la Méditerranée on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. The hotel's reputation for
style and hospitality dates back almost 80 years, and a restoration project has made the hotel
once again a landmark of luxury. All five-star hotel rooms and suites offer guests the latest
accommodations and spectacular views overlooking either the Mediterranean Sea or the city
of Nice. At Restaurant Le 3e, the restaurant-lounge-bar-terrace concept, enjoy Mediterranean
cuisine. Don't miss the indoor/outdoor pool and the beautiful sea-view terrace.
$100 value food and beverage credit per stay.
Just a few steps from the hotel you'll find
Nice's major fashion boutiques, a unique
daily morning flower market and an
afternoon antique market on Mondays.
Distance from Nice Airport (NCE): 3 miles/6 km
Size: 187 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Casual