SLH hotels are proving they are tuned-in to their customer’s needs by surprising guests with out-of-this-world dining options and ambience, making it not just a meal but a complete and unforgettable sensory experience.
Maya Inspired Cooking Classes at Ka’ana Resort
Guests at Ka’ana Resort in San Ignacio, Belize, can learn to prepare classic Maya dishes like tamales, corn tortillas and caldo using the forgon, an authentic Maya stove. Classes are followed by a Maya-themed dinner hosted in an authentic Belizean kitchen.
Full Moon Dinners at Columbia Beach Resort
Nestled on Pissouri Bay, Columbia Beach Resort hosts a series of themed Full Moon dinners on the beach every summer. From Vintage Moon, Pink Moon, Harvest Moon to Sturgeon Moon, the resort’s chef, Ioannis Giakoumidis creates a delectable multi-course menu reflective of the one-night-only theme with matching décor and music.
UNESCO Themed Dinners at Hotel Vestibul Palace
Set within the walls of Split’s ancient Roman palace, Hotel Vestibul Palace offers guests the chance to dine next to some of the city’s magnificent UNESCO World Cultural Heritage monuments including the Emperor's Square right in front of the hotel, or in St. Andrija Church accompanied by a one-hour concert by Dalmatian Klapa singers.
Customised Dinner Settings at Dar Ahlam
Dar Ahlam in Ouarzazate can customise and serve meals to guests choosing from a selection of distinct, private settings like the hotel´s flourishing gardens designed by Louis Benech, the gifted designer of the Jardin des Tuileries in Paris. The experience is enhanced with mouthwatering desserts created by renowned Parisian patissier, Pierre Hermé.
Dine in an Archeological Site at Relais San Lorenzo
Housed in the oldest part of Relais San Lorenzo, the hotel’s restaurant is located within an archaeological site of Roman and Medieval origins dating from 300BC, including walls and wells from the Middle Ages. In contrast, the cuisine of Chef Antonio Cuomo is modern and well-rooted in the traditional flavours of the Bergamo tradition.
Dinner with Panoramic Views at Hotel Villa Franca
With an enviable spot amid Positano’s old streets, guests at Hotel Villa Franca can enjoy a private gourmet dinner experience on the hotel’s sky terrace including breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast, exclusive use of the swimming pool and and an eight-course tasting menu curated by Executive Chef Vincenzo Esposito.
Mood Dining Menus at Milaidhoo Island Maldives
At Milaidhoo Island Maldives, the resort offers five different curated mood dining menus paired with wellness treatments including special baths, meditation and spa treatments to transport guests into a state of Zen.
Immersive Dining at Hotel Le Pigonnet
Guests at Hotel Le Pigonnet in Aix en Provence can choose to dine in four acres of magnificient gardens with the soothing sound of the fountains and singing birds in the background. A dedicated waiter arrives only on request, with his watch connected to a discrete beeper set on the table. Guests can also ask the pastry chef to create a dessert in front of them with different colour palettes.
Pop-up restaurant on a Sandbank at Baros Maldives
The novel concept of dining in a pop up restaurant takes on a new dimension at Baros Maldives with a pop up restaurant located on a secluded sandbank outside the resort’s lagoon in the Indian Ocean. Guests arrive by cruise to the sandbank where seven chefs are on hand to prepare dishes for them from the a la carte menu including seafood platters or a mixed grill of foie gras, beef, lamb and chicken.
Private Food Tour of Copenhagen at Nimb Hotel
Guests at the Nimb Hotel can take part in a guided food tour of Copenhagen with the hotel´s Food Concierge and a private chauffeur to experience local delicacies from food markets and enjoy access to one of Denmark´s top restaurants, which will open its doors exclusively for the group.
Lobster Potting and Mackerel Fishing at The Nare Hotel, Cornwall
Guests can catch their own dinner by going lobster potting on The Nare Hotel´s 38-ft classic motor launch the Alice Rose, or mackerel fishing on the Maggie O’Nare. They can spend the rest of the day exploring the Fal and Helford Rivers as well as the unspoilt waterways of the Roseland Peninsula while enjoying a delicious seafood picnic onboard.
Personalised Meals at Foxhill Manor
Guests at the Foxhill Manor in Farncombe Estate are greeted by Michelin-starred chef Matt Weedon on arrival and can provide him with exact details on how they want their meal to be cooked even down to how they want their vegetables sliced. They can also access the cellar to select their own wine and enjoy their meal anywhere from the bath to the cinema room.
Luxurious Picnics at DUKES London
Guests at DUKES London can enjoy a picnic served by a butler at nearby Green Park with a picnic basket curated by Michelin-starred chef Nigel Mendham and packed with traditional treats including Scotch eggs, broccoli quiche sprinkled with pine nuts, poached salmon with lemon mayonnaise, and artisan cheese paired with scrummy chutneys.
Luxury Cruise with Private Chef at Hulbert House
Exclusive to guests at Hulbert House in New Zealand, the ‘Milford Sound Luxury Day Cruise’ brings travellers into the heart of Fiordland by helicopter before they board a luxurious cruise with on-deck hot-tubs where they can enjoy a delightful seafood lunch prepared by a private chef with crayfish, blue cod and bluff oysters.
Gourmet Festival in The Tyrolean Alps at Hotel Tannenhof
International Michelin-starred chefs, top winemakers in the region and artists such as Gérard Depardieu come together for the “Kulinarik und Kunst”, a gourmet and art festival organised by four hotels including Hotel Tannenhof on 17 August until 9 September 2018. Breath-taking views overlooking the Tyrolean Alps combined with sensational food, drinks, live music as well as events like “Piano on the Lake” will guarantee enjoyment at its highest level.
Dine like Royalty at Château des Vigiers
Guests can feel like royalty as they dine on the terrace of Château des Vigiers´s16th century castle overlooking the lake and vineyards. Situated in the East Wing of the Chateau, Château des Vigiers’s restaurant "Les Fresques" serves regional specialities such as foie gras, duck or truffles prepared by Michelin-starred chef Didier Casaguana.