If there’s one city that knows how to keep tempo with the times, it’s Geneva — home to the very first watch. A modern city with historical flourishes, today it offers an abundant array of luxury shopping, from the top fashion houses that live in the Bon Génie to the locally-made goods of Maison Vacheron Constantin en L’Ile, whose museum-cum-boutique offers bespoke watch engraving. Geneva is also a sophisticated cultural centre, home to more than 30 museums and galleries that cater to every taste, from the modern Mamco to the classical works of the Musées d’art et d’histoire.
Tucked away at arms length to downtown Geneva, this luxury pied-à-terre is a designer oasis of sophisticated leisure right on the glistening shores of Lac Léman. Inside, a sharp philosophy of simple elegance, the scene is flamboyant with flashes of Afrique. Pools, tranquil lawns and a famed spa make this a unique, discrete destination.read more