On this expedition, we will stay in some of the world's finest accommodations. Each one has been chosen for its fine amenities and prime location. In remote areas where choices are limited, we have selected the very best available accommodation to ensure your comfort. Below are several of the accommodations featured on this expedition.
Perfectly positioned in the traditional center of Sarajevo, just steps from the city’s 15th century bazaar, the Hotel Europe has been welcoming visitors for 130 years. With a historic Austro-Hungarian façade, the hotel offers both traditional and contemporary rooms. The Viennese Café, a favorite Sarajevo coffee house, is one of the hotel’s three restaurant offerings. Guests can relax at the Wellness & Spa Centre, a facility with an indoor pool, saunas, Turkish bath, and fitness area.
La Plage Casadelmar rests on a sandy cove edged with pine trees and red rocks in the Bay of Porto-Vecchio. The hotel beach, dotted with sun loungers and woven grass parasols, fronts a stunning unspoiled inlet of crystal-clear water. The restaurant, with an outdoor terrace overlooking the beach, features market-inspired Mediterranean cuisine. The contemporary rooms, decorated with an eye towards the natural surroundings, boast an understated simplicity. A heated pool rounds out the facilities.
Sitting in the heart of Belgrade’s Old Town, Square Nine overlooks peaceful Studentski Trg and is located a short stroll from the Kneza Mihailova pedestrian district. Contemporary in design, the hotel is decorated with iconic original pieces from the finest Scandinavian and American mid-century designers. Amenities include a spa with lap pool, Japanese Ofuro tub, and steam room. Three distinctive restaurant and bar options offer a selection of modern European and Japanese cuisine.
Nestled under Castle Hill on the banks of the Ljubljana River, the Vander Urbani Resort enjoys a prime location in the city’s Old Town. A façade of four historic town houses gives way to a contemporary interior. Modern rooms include luxury amenities like Frette linens and bath robes. The rooftop terrace offers spectacular views of the city and boasts an infinity pool. The restaurant, which features fresh local cuisine, also highlights a wide selection of Slovenian wines.