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Berkeley Hotel London, Hula Hoop Classes

LONDON HOTEL POOLS link

We were in London recently but sadly, our hotel did not have a pool. We wish we’d seen this piece from Forbes.com about hotel day spas in London. All of the hotels mentioned but one have pools. So, for the price of a spa treatment, access to some of London’s nicest …

Vintage Postcard Hotel Playa De La LUz

HOTEL POOL VINTAGE POSTCARD OF THE WEEK

This is from the Playa de la Luz Hotel, in Spain. The card looks old and vintagey, but the postmark reads 1984. About 30 year agos….not sure that qualifies as vintage? But don’t you love how huge it is? And the Spanish tile rooftops, the European bathers, those striped umbrellas? Delightful. The …

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MOLITOR HOTEL, PARIS FRANCE WE-WISH!

It’s not Wednesday, but we’ve added another Paris pool to our wish list! It may not be The Ritz, but it sure sounds interesting. Molitor has a rich history (we learned about it here)—a hotel at the site of a restored public pool from the Art Deco era. According to the hotel’s web …

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HOTEL MIRAMAR, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Hotel Miramar in Barcelona consideres itself “luxury boutique.” In an artistically restored palace on the slope of a mountain with  views of Las Rambas, the property combines historical 1920s grandeur, with contemporary comforts. It’s in a lively spot, near the center of town. The pool area feature wooden decking and bar …

Hotel Peralda, Spain

HOTEL PERALADA, SPAIN

Hotel Peralada is about an hour and 45 minutes by car outside of Barcelona, in the Catlonia wine region. If Napa Valley were in southern california, only it were really small and with a disproportionate number of Michelin star restaurants, it would be sort of like Peralada. The hotel is …