You've heard us talk about gathering and celebration with a liberal sprinkling of clinking glasses & confetti. (We'll keep that coming, don't you worry). But what happens when the candles have burned down to their wicks and the scraps of the night remain on table tops? Sometimes gathering your thoughts is as important as gathering with your friends. If you're like us, a perfectly placed tub is just as necessary as that glass of wine for an unwind, so join us as we bring you the 26 best boutique and bohemian bathtubs from around the world.
A group getaway at the dramatic and wild Australian Thalia Haven comes complete with five kilometers of coastline and your own golden sand beach. Oh and a chance to indulge in a seaside soak set to the soothing sounds of the ocean waves.
This 1850's home on the outback range is pure Aussie opulence. Arkaba is set on 60,000 acres of ancient landscape. Takeover 5 gorgeous suites with your mates and melt into the magic of this clawfoot when the day is done.
Singita, ('place of miracles') is a collection of twelve luxury lodges and camps located in three different countries - South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. This tub is located in South Africa at the Boulders Lodge where game-viewing from your tub is par for the course.
After a dinner in the "Arcibishop's vinery" (built in the IV century) or a lake excursion on a private boat, return to your quarters at Corte Della Maesta for a sweet soak before you float off into fabulous slumber on that four-poster.
Modernism meets traditional farmhouse at the minimilist Le Marche villa in the Italian countryside. Bathe surrounded by radiantly restored ancient ruins, after a day of tasting perfect panacotta from down the road or day tripping to the blue waters of Monte Cornero.
After a day of bespoke game tours, you'll retire to some seriously sophisticated accommodations... up in the trees. Cradled in the boughs of a mahoghany forest, at & Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, you'll dine on your private deck and soak in your free-standing tub. You'll feel like you're floating in this fabulous forested canopy.
Beguerra Island Lodge has some seriously spacious casinhas and cabanas that combine tropical chic with a distinct touch of Africa and the Mozambican coastline’s Portuguese heritage. - They also come complete with these gorgeous, free-standing soaking tubs. After a day fishing for fresh, local seafood, exploring the island and taking in the picturesque views of the Indian Ocean, that tub will be looking might fine.
YOU GUYS. Not only is Six Senses Laamu the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a beautiful coral house reef - but this overwater bungalow has a glass-bathtub. After a dive off your beautiful bungalow into the Indian Ocean or a dip in your own private plunge pool, finish off your day with a sweet soak in this glass-tub. *tear* It's just so perfect.
The House Hotel Cappadocia is set in a complex of ancient caves and stone houses. The first phase of the hotel will open in July 2015 (lucky you!) with the second phase opening in January of 2016. Every room is unique and the interior retains original touches such as fireplaces, storage alcoves and even a buried wine press and fermentation vat. Enjoy the traditional Turkish Hamam spa - or simply relax in your own room.
Let this former military fortress be the beautiful backdrop to your next bash - or bath. Cap Rocat was so ingeniously built into the cliffs that, despite its huge walls and ramparts, the building can’t been seen from the mainland or the sea. Only the canopies of the rooftop lounges on the terrace are visible on the horizon. Once over the drawbridge, guests are checked in at reception (the old gatehouse) and the feeling truly is of casting off the cares of the world.
This carbon fiber vessel tub resides in the Vina Vik, Vik Suite - and is just as commanding and non-conformist as the rest of the hotel - the latest offering from the bohemian and beautiful South American Vik hotels.
There are extraordinary views from this fabulous Italian five-star, built into the Capri coastline with history dating back to the 1920's. However, there is an especially-special view from the bathtub of the Art Suite of the Punta Tragara Hotel & Spa.
After a 12 year restoration project, Boconnoc House now has a heartbeat again in the elegant English countryside. Throw a beautiful bash here and they'll give you the keys to the proverbial castle - this gorgeous free-standing tub, included.
Low-lit meandering paths to the beach, lush palms, shaded palapas, fish tacos and siestas are simply a few of the spectaculars you can expect at Be Tulum. Add in the haute-hippie-bohemian-beautiful design of the rooms, including this tub and sayonara, you may never see us again.
Arieas de Rexo, translated as "Pebble Beach" is sheer magic. Original, yet familiar, extraordinary yet innately comforting and surrounded by ocean, dunes and forest. Recycled wood make up the exteriors and global flea finds, artufully curated, decorate the intimate interiors.
A life-well traveled is evident here atPalihouse Santa Monica, this elegant and authetic beach boutique. Stay-cation or vacation, group getaway or "give-me-a-minute" each suite is stylish, authentic and sophisticated with the right amount of glam and global textural elements.
Chock full of vintage finds and cultured pieces Hotel La Semilla is the perfect escape for your creative soul. No surprise that Suites, such as the Terraza, even have outdoor baths, combining the chic and global feel of the flea finds with the ultimate in relaxation.
The Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam is the first one-to-five star design hotel in the world. Yes, you read that right. Created as a home for travellers of at all kinds - more than 50 designers and artists participate in the hotel. Which means, your room is an authentic work-of-art. This baby is in a 5-star deluxe double room - where imagination ran wild with a swing dangling from a rustic wood beam and a bathtub with a view of the moon.
The recently opened SoprArno Suites in Florence Italy has stunning clawfoot tubs in each uniquely designed room.. There is nothing more Florentine than waking up in a frescoed room and enjoying comfortable, contemporary hospitality in a palace of the sixteenth century.
Awarded 'Best New Beach' hotel by Conde Naste Traveler Hot List in 2014, Salt House Inn is an oasis in the middle of Ptown. The Loft room has a claw foot tub at the foot of your plush bed to relax in after your beach bash on the East Coast.
Have you ever dreamt of bathing outdoors in a claw foot tub while monkeys frolic in the fruit trees around you? Belle Mont Farm opened in 2014 with rave reviews from the NY Times. Nestled amongst 400 acres farmland & tropical forest you will get organically-grown fruit & veggies delivered to your cottage each morning. Stay in a farmhouse with your crew, host a dinner party in the Mill Bar & end the night with a bath on the ocean view porch
Get married in the 800 year old chapel on the rolling property of Hotel Monteverdi. After your gathering, relax in one of the historical rooms and soak in the 18th century copper tub,
Imanta Resorts Punta De Mita
Monte Nahuac Lote L, 63734 Higuera Blanca, Nay., Mexico
Builders of this Punta de Mita hotel found a 5 ton rock in what was later to become their Werika Suite (Werika means eagle in the indigenous Huichol language, the god of the wind). After it became clear that moving it was not an option, they created this gorgeous tub worthy of a soak after a day of exploring the jungle, mountains, beach, cliffs, canyons and wildlife on the 160,500 acre natural preserve on which the property is located.
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