Joyful Summer Around The World’s Hotel Restaurants
As the fanciest and most awaited season in most part of the world, summer is always enchanting. Going around the world to see what hotel restaurants do to celebrate and welcome summertime, here we round you up on what’s on from the playful dining experience to a romantic and memorable time with your partner.
Ceviche with Your Toes in the Sand at W Punta de Mita, Mexico
It doesn’t get more authentic Mexico than eating fresh ceviche while lounging beachside and watching the waves roll in and surfers in the distance. At the new W Punta de Mita on Mexico’s stunning Riviera Nayarit, guests can grab a barstool at Chevicheria — a vintage 1950’s Chevy truck that’s been converted into a bar from which ceviches are served made to order along with craft beers and locally inspired cocktails. Travelers can select options from the skull-shaped menu as the perfect complement along with the ocean breeze, palm trees overhead and that feeling of eating with your toes in the sand.
Art-Inspired Picnic in the Park at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, USA
Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis offers The “Picnic in the Park” package provides all the essentials for an upscale picnic rendezvous, with accommodations, a picnic backpack/basket. Grab a couple of the hotel’s complimentary bikes and a map of the many parks that dot the local area — it’s the best way to see the city and find your perfect picnic spot. Having recently opened the new Mercy Bar and Dining Room in April, the hotel’s also offering travelers a chance to experience their in-house restaurant’s diverse menu while soaking up some sunshine and the allure of summer in the city.
Trouble-free Truffle at Il Salviatino, Fiesole, Italy
A certified truffle hunter and his adorable shaggy dog lead the hunting around the grounds at Il Salviatino. The truffle hunting experience begins with the hunter teaching guests the basics about the coveted ingredient, including the origin of the truffle, the different varieties and the process of training his pup to find them in the wild. After the hunt, guests enjoy a truffle tasting meal with the day’s finds, courtesy of the chef at La Cucina del Salviatino restaurant. The ricotta chief ravioli with brunoise of vegetables and truffle are a favorite!
Southern Safari Lunch at Barnsley Resort, Georgia
Located in the foothills of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains near Atlanta, you can now experience a Southern safari at Barnsley Resort. If you are looking for an afternoon of adventure with a touch of luxury can head to the adjacent SpringBank Plantation, there is an open-air jeep ride through the beautiful wooded rolling hills, keeping an eye out for wildlife along the way. The ride ends at a scenic spot, overlooking a lake and forest, where guests can sit down to a beautiful lunch includes Southern favorites accompanied by wine and ending on a sweet note with red velvet cake.
Aphrodisiac Dinner at Hedonism II, Negril, Jamaica
Nothing is bland at Hedonism II where the clothing-optional Caribbean oasis knows how to turn up the heat and turn on the guests. Beginning in August, the single ones and couples are invited to the steamy playground for an aphrodisiac dinner. Plush floor pillows, soft music and dim lighting sets the mood for a romantic evening, complete with a selection of menus featuring all aphrodisiac-filled recipes, crafted with passion and pleasure in mind. Feed your mate fresh oysters and fruit dipped in assorted chocolates, before feasting on jumbo shrimp and Louis crab cake paired with a calypso sauce. Go ahead, play with your food!
Dining Under the Stars at Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
Perfect for honeymooners, those celebrating an anniversary, or anyone looking for a memorable meal, this experience will dazzle guests just like the stars above them. Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is taking its beach eating experience to the next level with a new ‘Dining Under the Stars’ option. Created by Atardi’s chefs, there are two indulgent, multi-course menu choices available – ‘Aruban Sunset’ and ‘Love is in the Air’ – which include a selection of Atardi favorites of both land and sea dishes.