GHOTW Proudly Announces 4 New Members in 3 Exciting Destinations
Lisbon, January 2019 – Great Hotels of the World, the renowned hotel representation group, has announced four new member hotels joining their upscale hotel collection in time for 2019, in three exciting destinations – with three hotels across Portugal and one in Rio de Janeiro, marking their first investment into South America.
Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Located in the city’s bohemian neighbourhood of Bairro de Lapa, Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro is a distinctive 19th-century old palace house which masterfully combines old world charm with modern day elegance mirroring the rhythm, spirit and effortless charm of Rio de Janeiro. With a magnificent outdoor swimming pool as its centerpiece, the hotel offers 292 rooms, flooded with natural light, as well as the modern Satsanga spa with gym, massage room and Jacuzzi. Guests can enjoy local cuisine with four restaurants and bars to choose from, with the option to step out onto the lively streets and enjoy the energetic restaurants and bars for which Lapa is so famous.
NAU Palácio do Governador, Lisbon Portugal
At Nau Palácio do Governador in Lisbon, centuries old history meets contemporary luxury in this charming boutique hotel. Located in Belem, one of Lisbon’s most illustrative and exciting neighborhoods, this former residence of the Tower of Belem’s Governor, has been expertly remodeled into a beautiful 60-room boutique hotel. Visit the sensational spa and take a dip in the
swimming pool, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Portuguese capital.
NAU Salgados Palace, Algarve Portugal
A haven for golfers and home to some of Europe’s most pristine coastline and golden beaches, Nau Salgados Palace in the Algarve is a classic year-round destination. The ocean blue of Portugal’s southern coastline and the deep green of the adjacent golf courses are the striking colours that envelope Nau Salgados Palace. Enjoy four round swimming pools surrounded by palm trees, drinks at Sunset Bar while the sun sets and two restaurants serving local cuisine.
Nau São Rafael do Atlantico, Algarve Portugal
With 149 contemporary well-appointed rooms overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and gorgeously landscaped grounds, the Nau São Rafael Atlântico offers guests incredible views, Mediterranean cuisine, three large outdoor pools, a gym and a world-class spa offering the latest therapies and treatments – just steps away
from one of the best beaches in Southern Portugal.