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Great Escapes Mediterranean. The Hotel Book

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Explore the breathtaking destinations of the Mediterranean in this updated edition from TASCHEN’s Great Escapes series. From the cave-like suites at Perivolas on Santorini to the Hôtel Le Corbusier in Marseille, Angelika Taschen takes us to hidden gems around the azure-blue sea. Each hotel is presented with photos and key information.
Hardcover9.4 x 11.9 in.5.06 lb360 pages
“All places where you can melt away from the problems of the real world.”
Living North Magazine
“Wonderful to look at. The only thing that’s better is to go there.”
Great Escapes Mediterranean. The Hotel Book

Great Escapes Mediterranean. The Hotel Book


The Mythical Mediterranean

Where to get lost, in style and comfort

The Mediterranean is surrounded by three continents – Europe, Africa and Asia – and even though the cultures around this sea are highly diverse, they harmoniously share a pleasant climate, distinctive flora and fauna, and not least the intense blue of the water.

Angelika Taschen set out in search of the most beautiful hotels on a great variety of coasts, islands and beaches, taking you on a journey to the luxurious Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc and the ultra-chic Les Roches Rouges on the Côte d’Azur, to the little-known Pardini’s Hermitage on the Italian island of Giglio, which is only accessible by boat or on foot, and to Bodrum in Turkey, where the elegant Amanruya resort lies hidden in one of the most stunning bays in the Mediterranean. She also presents new hotel concepts, great architecture and creative design – such as the finca Menorca Experimental on the Balearic Islands, the modernist Villa Dubrovnik in Croatia and Dexamenes on the Peloponnese, where new life was breathed into decommissioned wine tanks.

Further highlights are the brand-new, stylishly designed Mezzatorre on Ischia and the Torre di Cala Piccola with its enchanting private beach on the Argentario peninsula in Tuscany, an almost unknown location that possesses the aura of 1960s Italy. Another gem is La Locanda del Barbablù, with just five rooms in the shadow of the mythical volcano on Stromboli. Look forward to staying at the Nord-Pinus in Tangier with its fantastic view of the Strait of Gibraltar, and the charming Coco-Mat Eco Residences on Serifos, or experiencing the originality of Ammos on Crete, where the art and design are as essential as the sun and the beach.
The editor

Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN from 1987, she has published numerous titles on art, architecture, photography, design, travel, and lifestyle.

Texts by

Christiane Reiter is a freelance author based in Brussels. She studied journalism at the University of Eichstätt and worked as a travel editor for Ringier Publishing in Munich and Zurich. Later, she established the travel section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

Great Escapes Mediterranean. The Hotel Book
Hardcover23.8 x 30.2 cm2.30 kg360 pages

ISBN 978-3-8365-7809-7

Edition: Multilingual (English, French, German)
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2 Ratings

Perfect to plan your dream vacations!

Alexandre,November 1, 2021
Find the perfect place for your vacations, with amazing photos! It's like you were there before you really are!

Beautiful to see displayed in your living room

Tommaso,October 27, 2021
A very beautiful and interesting book, especially for those who love to travel ... even if only with the imagination, to dream of being able to stay in these beautiful hotels!! Beautiful photos too. Slowly I will buy the whole collection... It is beautiful to see displayed in your living room.