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Charity Partner

Meet passionate planet-lover Clare Dubois, the woman on a mission to save Mother Nature through female-led reforestation.

travel diary

SLH’s Senior Content Editor reflects on the Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2022.


Considerate Collection

To make the search for sustainable luxury hotels easier for forward-thinking travellers, we’ve added five environmentally conscious, community minded stays to our Considerate Collection – from a secluded all-suite retreat in Brazil’s balmy Bahia, to a honey-hued organic farming estate in Tuscany.


Considerate Collection

Celebrate International Day of Forests with these forest-forward hotels, from a summit-level spa hotel re-greening South Tyrol, to a rainforest-rejuvenating retreat in Costa Rica.

Grove of Narberth


Easy ways to improve your eco-friendly bathroom etiquette, with expert insights from Paul Tsalikis, founder and CEO of VANITY GROUP.


Alice & Jérôme Tourbier – owners of Les Sources de Caudalie & Cheverny, France


Whilst it’s true that great minds think alike, we believe that independent minds think the best. Our community of hoteliers is brimming with bold trailblazers, rule-breakers, and creative visionaries who bring their own sense of style and unique personalities to each and every property.




SLH’s wordsmith shares why she feels most at home in Asia, her passion for Scandinavian design, and that her happy place is on horseback.

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Photo Diary

From the bright lights and bustling sidewalks of New York, to the wide open landscape of Montana, the USA is a photographer’s dream come true.


Photo Diary

Photographer and content strategist Kira Turnbull captures a sense of ‘pura vida’ while exploring colourful Mexico City, the Costa Rican jungle and the sun-soaked shores of Tulum. Accompanied on the three-week photography project by SLH’s Head of Social & Brand Content, Abi Tottenham-Smith, and Global PR & Communications Consultant turned model Pegi Amarteifio, these photographs are a love letter to the carefree adventures we have all been missing.


People & Places

Venture into the heart of the Vaucluse and Mont Ventoux region for a long weekend of sunshine, hill climbs and fine wine.



SLH’s holiday fairy godmother Magali Berardelli shares her trip planning secrets, delves into her Argentinian heritage, and why she’s got her eye on the Dolomites.


As it’s the people that make the place, who better to ask your destination specific questions than the locals who live there? From Sicilian ice-cream artisans to a Sami moose whisperer, our hyper local guides will help take the tourist out of travel for a more authentic way to see the world.


Considerate CollectionIndependent Minds
30 January 2023

Independent Minds: The Kowaleski Family, Desa Hay

Unearth big-hearted Bali just as nature intended it to be at this jungle-wrapped, all-villa retreat Inspired by their son’s travels to Bali and a subsequent family holiday to…
24 January 2023

Quiz: meet your hotel match this Valentine’s Day

Fall head over heels on your next hotel stay by taking our travel-inspired test Whether you’re loved up, mini-breaking with friends, or flying solo, a luxury getaway is…
21 January 2023

Bold, bohemian, and barefoot: a mini guide to Mexico

A 10-day itinerary from Mexico City to Tulum with La Valise Hotels A vibrant country bursting with colour, Mexico promises sensory moments at every turn – whether you’re…
SevilleCity Guides
19 January 2023

The ultimate Seville city guide

A true Andalusian spirit flows through Seville’s citrus-scented cobbled streets Slow-paced days in sun-drenched Seville are for discovering a mish-mash of centuries-old sites – in between putting your feet…
Villa PetrioloInspiration
16 January 2023

Top 23 destinations for 2023: according to SLH INVITED Members

A tranquil moment of reflection on past and future travels at Villa Petriolo, Tuscany. The SLH INVITED Members’ travel wishlist for 2023 From far-flung corners in tropical waters,…
11 January 2023

7 boutique hotels to kickstart your 2023 holiday planning

The new year brings a renewed sense of optimism to the world, a fresh start feeling for brighter times and more meaningful travels ahead. From a cluster of…
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21 December 2022

The rain in Spain: sustainable travel notes from Seville

SLH’s Senior Content Editor, Chloe Frost-Smith, reflects on the Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2022 Throwing open the floor-to-ceiling doors in my courtyard-facing room on a balmy yet breezy…
19 December 2022

Barefoot Bahamian bliss: inside Nassau’s newest beach resort

Experience Nassau like never before at Goldwynn Resort, New Providence Island’s relaxed yet refined newcomer Just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Florida’s coastline, the Bahamas…