VOGUE Hommes International (English) - - ALEX FRANCO GILDAS STEWART - Vogue HoMMeS

Over­look­ing the im­mense At­lantic Ocean and the more than pic­turesque Cap Fer­ret and Dune of Pi­lat in the Ar­ca­chon Basin, re­sort ho­tel La Co( o )rniche is stamped with the ge­nius of Philippe Starck. The sky, or rather the vast hori­zon, is the limit, with the master him­self de­scrib­ing it as the most beau­ti­ful place in the world. A for­mer bas­tion of the great and the good in the 1930s, it was given a com­plete makeover in 2010, with the aim of pre­serv­ing the ar­chi­tec­tural charm of the neo–Basque houses by graft­ing on the spirit of an oys­ter farmer’s cot­tage, look­ing out over the panorama. On closer in­spec­tion, this is a gen­uine pearl, a get­away spot for con­tem­plat­ing the majesty of the el­e­ments and ( the ) in­fin­ity ( pool ). The cab­ins ( read lux­ury bun­ga­lows ) and ho­tel rooms are per­fect for bask­ing out­side of time …

La Cor­niche 46, av­enue Louis Gaume, 33115 Pyla– sur– Mer

Tel: +33 (0)5 56 22 72 11

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