Hotel Californian is a small piece of Spain in California, the hotel is located on the beautiful coast of Santa Barbara, Los Angeles. Inspiration for the exteriors of the hotel, which houses 120 rooms, was the architecture of the Mediterranean and Morocco: white facades and terracotta roofs, prints, mosaic tiles and lamps from multi-colored glass. The rooms do not just have categories, they are divided by names, for example, “Sevilla”, “Granada”, “Sevina”. There is a swimming pool on the roof, bar and relaxation area. And below, in a cozy yard, weddings often take places. Amazingly beautiful place!
This incredibly airy and stylish mini-hotel with seven rooms is located in Sitges, Spain. The white interiors incorporate elements of several styles: Scandinavian, Mediterranean and Boho. The space is not overloaded with furniture and details, which creates a lot of light and air. In addition to the veranda on the second floor, there is a magnificent terrace with a swimming pool that resembles a Moroccan riad. An ideal place to relax in the Mediterranean!
Only the bright orange facade of the house tells this house is located on the Mediterranean coast. Inside interiors of this villa in Begur, Spain, are very calm – the owners were inspired by houses in the American Hamptons. Therefore, the interior spaces are entirely beige and of milky shades in combination with wood and rare color accents. Of course, there were pieces of sea style decor – fish, anchors, surfs and wicker furniture. Cozy and inspiring design!
The love for traditional European architecture in America is not a secret at all. Often in the American countryside, you can find places with an atmosphere very similar to provincial Spain or Italy. This residence in Arizona is a real paradise, inspired by old Spanish stone villas. Here, the territory and interiors of the house harmoniously complement each other to make a truly unique setting. What a beautiful home!
In Santa Barbara, California, there is a beautiful oasis of Mediterranean architecture and landscape, which is very similar to traditional Spanish stone villas. The mansion was built in 1930, but since then the exterior of the house remains untouched. Inside, a big renovation was done recently, but the interiors were also preserved almost unchanged since that time. Few words about the territory – it is huge, buried in greenery, with stone pool and cozy ponds. Amazing place!
If you ever had a chance to visit the Mediterranean coast of Spain or France, then you will easily recognize the cozy features of this particular style in the exterior of this stunning villa in Los Angeles. That is because the owners have a big passion for old Europe and its architecture, so they approached William Hefner studio with a request to build a house that would reflect this. The interiors were also inspired by European design, although this is rather the modern American modern. In any case, the home looks simply beautiful!
You don’t go to the hotels like as Masseria Salinola for active nightlife or brand shopping. This is the place for those who want to dive into the charming Italian countryside and experience the delights of a beautiful Apulia region. This restored farmhouse has a stunning territory in terms of beauty and size, drowning in olive and fruit trees, with interiors and exteriors designed with great love for local traditions. Wonderful!
White and blue houses, verandas and breathtaking views – it is what Santorini if famous for. One of the best local hotels Ikies is located in the picturesque village of Oia. This is not a hotel in the traditional sense, the complex consists of several houses that are united by a common territory and a single style. There is a “sailor’s house”, “carpenter’s house”, “winery house”, all decorated in a traditional Cycladic style, but without a hint of rural motives, on the contrary, stylish and modern! Lovely veranda and a swimming pool are the main attributes of each house, they seem to hang over the sea and rocks. But the real magic begins here in the evening when the city is filled with thousands of lights. Magical place!
It is hard to imagine more heartfelt and cozy home than this magnificent stone house in northern Spain. And its splendor lies in the country simplicity and naturalness: only natural materials in decoration (wood, stone), old family decor, which is so important to the owners, a lot of cozy textiles. A place where harmony resides and where the whole family can enjoy life!
The Mediterranean style always gives a home beautiful and refined feel. But when the house is located just on the seashore, like this residence, it is also delightful views and sea breeze. This wonderful house is reminiscent of old Spanish villas with courtyards and spacious verandas. There also some wonderful oriental motifs in decor: patterns, wooden furniture, arches like the ones of Arab palaces. Beautiful home with own character and unique atmosphere!