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Hotel Endemico | Baja California

Designed by Jorge Garcia of GraciaStudio, the Endémico Resguardo Silvestre Hotel is part of the renowned Mexican Hotel group Habita. The  eco-friendly hotel, set to open this year, is located in Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California. It features a set of twenty independent rooms named EcoLofts with 215 sq ft each. The EcoLoft has a clean and minimal steel structure elevating it to avoid contact with the soil. Each EcoLoft has its own wooden deck with a clay kiva fireplace so you can have a glass of wine and enjoy the stunning views. The property also features a stunning pool, a winery, and a fine food restaurant.

Update: Hotel Endemico is now Encuentro Guadalupe.




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BARBARIAN DAYS

Looking for a beach read this summer? Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life is a damn good book about surfing, worthy of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography.  The compelling book is William Finneganís memoir of his obsession with surfing, which he calls a beautiful addiction. In the book Finnegan describes his childhood growing up in California and Hawaii in the mid 1960s, his vagabond years hunting down secluded surf spots around the world, stories of life in a...
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TRISARA RESORT | PHUKET THAILAND | Image

TRISARA RESORT | PHUKET THAILAND

Trisara means "Third Garden in Heaven", this place sure looks like heaven. Trisara Resort is nestled in a private bay just 15 minutes from Phuket - Thailand. Trisara is hidden amongst lush tropical jungle, its a sanctuary of privacy, space and simple good taste. At the resort you can stay at one of the stunning 39 pool villas that sit above the bay, they offer private pools, dramatic sea views and a true sense of privacy.   ...
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VILLA VALS | IMPRESSIVE UNDERGROUNG RESIDENCE FOR RENT | Image

VILLA VALS | IMPRESSIVE UNDERGROUNG RESIDENCE FOR RENT

The Villa Vals House is an impressive  project carried out by two architectural firms: SEARCH and CMA, built on the slope of the valleys in the Alps, Switzerland. The intention of building this house is not to look like a residential structure. The villa is fully integrated into the landscape and the access is done through an existing wood barn, located at a lower level of the mountain. An underground tunnel leads residents to the main level set in a circular c...
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