5 new hotels with rooftops to pack your suitcases in Los Angeles

From the Hollywood Hills to the vibrant downtown area, a tour of five beautiful hotels that have just opened in Los Angeles.

Freshly opened in Los Angeles, these five hotels have as many rooftops with a devastating view. Guided tour.

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Soho Warehouse

Third Californian address of the famous London group, the Soho Warehouse has just opened its doors in the middle of Santa Fe Avenue in Los Angeles. Located in a building dating back to the 1920s, the hotel is decorated in Art Deco style with a few Seventies touches distilled through its 48 rooms, its large gym and its café which opens onto a small inner courtyard. The star of the place, the rooftop is at the heart of all the attention with its deckchairs, imagined by Mooncloth and the artist Ethan Lipsitz, where to bask in the sun and its azure swimming pool from which to admire the skyscrapers of L.A.

West Hollywood EDITION

On Sunset Boulevard, Ian Schrager, founder of Studio 54, has just inaugurated the West Hollywood EDITION, which replaces the old Scandia, Frank Sinatra‘s favourite restaurant of the 1960s. This new hotel has the look of a green oasis with its green façade and hidden gardens full of tropical plants and flowers. Not to be outdone, its rooftop, topped by a swimming pool, allows you to gauge the excessiveness of this titanic city, between skyscrapers and the ocean dancing in the distance, while sipping a kombucha cocktail.

1 Hotel West Hollywood

After Brooklyn and South Beach in Miami, the eco-responsible hotel group 1 Hotel is packing its bags in Los Angeles. In the West Hollywood neighborhood, the place, like its elders, has been entirely designed using natural materials and limits waste as much as possible. The lobby is made of local white pine, the carpets were made from recycled plastic found in the ocean, the paper in the rooms has been replaced by slates, the keys are made of recycled wood… While the rooftop is populated with climbing vines and has a swimming pool surrounded by white deckchairs.

Hoxton DTLA

Surrounded by art galleries, concept stores and beautiful tables, the new Hoxton Hotel was designed by the Ennismore Studio in collaboration with Soho House. Inspired by the creative aura of this former Californian theatre, the tandem creates a cleverly outmoded décor with rooms lined with House of Hackney fabrics, cane headboards and velvet armchairs. And on the roof, the swimming pool allows you to escape from the torpor of the city and the Pilot restaurant, to taste an anthology of recipes inspired by Mediterranean cuisine.

Silver Lake Pool & Inn

East of the city, Silver Lake Pool & Inn is the latest project of Palisociety, an independent hotel group already based in San Francisco and Miami. Revamping an old 80’s motel into a dashing place to live, the Electric Bowery studio was inspired as much by Californian as Mexican aesthetics. Perched at its summit, the rooftop, all dressed in white, is a real haven of peace with its giant cacti and its lagoon-coloured swimming pool.

How do I get to Los Angeles?
The Private Suite

Anyone who’s ever set foot in Los Angeles has already measured the extent of LAX. Sprawling airport where thousands of passengers pass through every day with all the hazards, stress and patience that this requires. The Private Suite is a new service that allows you to get around your difficulties in two or three moves. As soon as they get off the plane, a comfortable car waits for them on the tarmac before transporting them to a private terminal with its own customs agent and security, away from the crowds and paparazzi. While on the outbound flight, travelers are provided with a private suite where they can take a nap, watch a movie, have lunch or dinner before returning to the plane under the same conditions. Enough to make the trip luxurious.

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15 natural pools that make us dream

To forget the cold of winter and think about the great holidays, head for the beautiful natural swimming pools around the world.

Facing mountains, flirting with a raging sea or peaceful dunes, in addition to their pure, chemical-free water, these natural pools face the most beautiful panoramas in the world.

The most beautiful natural swimming pools in the world

The lagoons of the Lençóis Maranhense Park in Brazil

In the north-east of Maranhão in Brazil, this superb natural park brings together white sand dunes and the lagoons that intertwine them.

The Mañana Soil Basins in Bolivia

In the province of Sud Lípez in the department of Potosí, this incredible spot mixes geysers, fumaroles and mud ponds. Further away, thermal pools allow you to bathe in water at 40°C. They are called Termas de Polques.

The Natural Aquarium in New Caledonia

On the island of Maré, this pool nicknamed the Natural Aquarium allows you to swim alongside multicoloured fish, but also rare corals.

Little Sur River Arm in California

On the side of Big Sur, cradle of the famous series Big Little Lies, the Little Sur River ends its course to the Pacific Ocean. Forming a pool of changing colours.

Tidal Pool in Australia
Famous for its natural swimming pools, Sydney brings together a few small ones. Including, on the coast, the Tidal Pool, which provides an escape from the fierce Australian current and marine life.

The Dalebrook Basin in South Africa

In Cape Town, the Dalebrook Basin brings together regulars as passing travelers. Thanks to the low walls, the waves roll in so as to create a marine movement.

Virgin Gorda Ponds

On Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands, these natural “baths” allow you to splash in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean.

The natural pools of Siargao

An essential and highly unstagrammable spot for passing through Siargao, the natural pools are a must do. The most famous is that of Magpupungko, which you discover after a steep path, with its turquoise water encircled in the rock.

Greenly Beach Ponds in Australia

In the south of Australia, this natural pool with lagoon-coloured water is formed by a multitude of rocks. Like so many pools where you can enjoy a swim in the sea, far from the waves of surfers in the distance.

The Ik Kil cenote in Mexico

Located in the Yucatán region of Mexico, this cenote is part of the Ik Kil Archaeological Park, not far from the site of Chichen Itza. At a depth of about 40 meters, you swim surrounded by tropical climbers.

Mona Vale Pool in Australia

A paradise of natural pools, Australia has many of them on its coasts which are often dangerous for swimming. Notably that of Mona Vale north of Sydney.

The swimming pool of Saint-Malo in Brittany

Proof that you don’t have to travel miles to see a natural swimming pool. In Brittany, the one in Saint-Malo is fed by the tide and is capped by a diving board.

Porto Moniz Pool in Madeira

On the island of Madeira, the natural pools of Porto Moniz become a favorite spot for summer vacationers.

The Grotta della Poesia in Apulia

In Roca Vecchia, “the cave of poetry” is a natural swimming pool inspired by a legend, that of a princess who loved to bathe in these waters and who inspired many poets.

Fairy Pools in Scotland

It’s from a natural waterfall phenomenon at Glen Brittle on the Isle of Skye. These green and blue water pools are popular with daredevil swimmers who brave the icy waters.

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