the lobby of Super Paradise Beach Club in light neutrals
Photography by Yiorgos Kordakis. Set Stylist: Anestis Michalis. Assistant Photographer: Léa Martin-Abazoglou. Production: Mia Dorier.

5 Global Getaways That Nod to Their Surrounding Scapes

Global getaways channel the earthy, organic essence of their unique terrains.

Super Paradise Beach Club by Omniview Design

Site: Mykonos, Greece

Tasked with reinventing a 1971-built beach club—the island’s first—the firm combined the best of old and new, preserving the chill retro vibe while leveraging cutting-edge technology for au courant takes on traditional elements, such as the computer-generated curves that distinguish everything from the wood-ceilinged bar to wall niches showcasing locally made pottery and bottled libations.

Faraway Martha’s Vineyard by Workshop/APD

Site: Edgartown, Massachusetts
Keys: 75

This near-the-waterfront hotel’s mid-century-meets-modern redesign—including an expanded lobby, new courtyard pool with lush plantings, and revamped décor—is based on a neat conceit: The team conjured as muse an island native who grew up in the 1960’s, now an avid gardener and mystic fluent in the healing powers of plants who hosts artsy bashes in her bohemian-botanical manse.

Albor San Miguel de Allende, Tapestry Collection by Hilton by Esrawe Studio; Productora

Site: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Keys: 93

The clean-lined architecture of this new-build property thoughtfully integrates with its surroundings. Coloration of the ground level, housing the public spaces, is inspired by the purple tones of the mountainous terrain, while the upper levels devoted to guest accommodations feature lighter, more serene shades. The abstract motifs adorning artist Omar Barquet’s ceramics—some cladding ceiling-hung sculptural elements—were likewise sparked by local flora.

Faern Arosa Altein by Run for the Hills

Site: Arosa, Switzerland
Keys: 126

The London studio’s refined-rustic refurbishment of an alpine wellness resort, set in a national park, offers guests a cozy retreat for après-ski socializing, with cosseting upholstery (think sheepskins, Swiss-cross wool blankets), characterful timber furniture, and a rust-to-ochre palette. A dose of the unexpected comes from the camera-ready Wes Anderson–inspired reception desk and Slim Aarons photographs.

AutoCamp Zion by HKS; Narrative Design Studio

Site: Virgin, Utah
Keys: 72

Nestling up to Zion National Park, the outdoor-lodging brand’s latest property honors its red-rock desert locale. Guests sleep in custom Airstreams, cabins, or tents and hobnob in the communal clubhouse, featuring expansive glazing, an easy in/out flow, and an earthy palette of hues and materials, including sustainable cork walls and furniture.

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