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Art, Design & Architecture holidays

Heading out into the world doesn’t mean you should leave your love for art, design and architecture behind. Our boutique homes and design hotels are architectural gems that make perfect destinations for design lovers.

Are you in the mood for some art and architectural design delicacies? From art galleries and design shops, to architectural history, these destinations offer everything an art or culture lover could want.

Our listings include holiday rentals designed by Peter Zumthor, John Pawson or Manuel Aires Mateus. Saddle Peak House in Los Angeles by Michael Sant Architects, a renovated farmhouse in Italy, and stunning shipyard structures in Canada are other stylish gems in our collection.

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    Secular Retreat

    Kingsbridge, Devon, United Kingdom
    10 people

    Offering sweeping views across the Devon Moors, Secular Retreat is a monastic-inspired “villa” designed by Peter Zumthor, complete with furnishings and fixtures conceived by the Swiss architect.

    Holiday home
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    Life House

    Llandrindod Wells, Wales, United Kingdom
    6 people

    Set amid the rolling hills of Wales, Life House is an architectural retreat embodying the “less is more” philosophy. Designed by John Pawson, it features three bedrooms and two contemplation areas.

    Holiday home
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    Casa no Jardim

    4 people

    Hidden amidst a garden on Rua do Almada, Casa no Jardim is an industrial-inspired holiday rental in Porto. As a creative space, it is eclectically decorated with vintage furnishings and local artworks

    Holiday home
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    The Monastery Loft

    Noto, Sicily, Italy
    2 people

    Occupying a centuries-old monastery, The Monastery Loft is an inspiring, loft-style rental in the heart of Noto. It has been designed as a sanctuary, with stunning valley views and a plunge pool. 

    Holiday apartment
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    The Hacienda

    6 people

    On the doorstep of Santa Fe, the Hacienda is an 18th-century holiday rental in the creative community of Galisteo, with a zaguan among its traditional adobe architectural features.

    Holiday home
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    Locanda La Concia

    Reggio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    1 - 4 people

    Occupying a historic building in the heart of Reggio Emilia, Locanda La Concia is a boutique hotel that offers contemporary-styled rooms and an intimate bistrot serving Italian specialties.

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    Palazzo Ventidue

    Nardò, Puglia, Italy
    6 - 8 people

    Housed within a centuries-old residence in the historic centre of Nardo, Palazzo Ventidue is a beautifully restored, three-bedroom home with vaulted ceilings and a sun-drenched terrace.

    Holiday home
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    Stockholm Apartment

    2 people

    Located in the heart of Gamla Stan, the Stockholm Apartment is a peaceful rental that fuses traditional and contemporary design, all within walking distance of attractions, restaurants and ferries. 

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