dior curates serene wellness cabins at taormina’s grand lodge timeo

le jardin des rêves: a ‘backyard of goals’ opens in taormina


Dior and Rome-based studio ThirtyOne Design + Administration take to the gardens of Taormina to create a pair of tiny treehouse cabins — a wellness retreat on the Grand Lodge Timeo, a Belmond Lodge. Titled ‘Le Jardin des Rêves’ (The Backyard of Desires), the venture has been accomplished in time for the lodge‘s one hundred and fiftieth anniversary. From June to October 2023, friends are invited to bask in unique skincare remedies by Dior amidst the verdant oasis overlooking the ocean.

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the legendary sicilian ‘grand lodge timeo’


Dior and ThirtyOne Design + Administration perch the wellness cabins throughout the lush, six-acre gardens of Taormina’s Belmond Grand Lodge Timeo. The 150 year-old lodge was initially designed by Florence Trevelyan, a famend English gardener and wildlife conservationist within the late nineteenth century, have lengthy been a supply of serenity and creative inspiration. Through the years since, quite a few artists and writers sought solace and inventive power inside these gardens. As we speak, the collaboration between Grand Lodge Timeo and Dior Spa continues this custom, inviting friends to expertise a second of well-being throughout the lodge’s lush enclave.

dior curates a pair of wellness cabins amidst gardens of taormina's grand hotel timeo



verdant wellness areas by dior


The Dior treehouse therapy cabins, accessible through a wood staircase, supply friends a fascinating escape amidst the majestic cypress bushes. Two exquisitely designed cabins, one double and one single, stand gracefully among the many branches. Adorned with the long-lasting Dior toile de jouy curtains in an identical vibrant inexperienced shade, these wood constructions mix harmoniously with their pure environment.


Drawing inspiration from the plush wildlife enveloping the pop-up spa, Maria Grazia Chiuri, the Artistic Director of Dior, has reimagined the Dior material to adorn the cabins. The distinctive leaf-green motif creates an intimate and refined ambiance, complemented by bamboo seating and trendy design lamps completed with brushed brass. Every cabin, meticulously crafted by ThirtyOne Design + Administration, options its personal particular person terrace with sweeping sea views. Right here, friends can take pleasure in moments of privateness and serenity, with rattan furnishings, parasols matching the cabin’s material, and punctiliously positioned potted vegetation.

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The staff at Dior describes the wellness remedies out there at its Grand Lodge Timeo cabins: ‘The menu of signature face and physique remedies attracts on the abilities and experience of Dior skincare, created to assist the pores and skin and senses blossom through the summer time. The signature Dolce Vita photo voltaic glow face and physique one-hour therapy ensures a superbly enhanced and prolonged solar tan. Relying on the time of the therapy, it concludes with both a head-to-toe utility of protecting solar cream, lotion or oil earlier than solar publicity, or with a soothing after-sun balm or shimmering oil, on the finish of the day.

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‘Magnificence-enhancing remedies, all characterised by the long-lasting Dior strategies that mix the most effective of conventional Jap and Western strategies with highly effective, focused actions, embrace: Dior Status Haute Précision, a significant holistic face therapy utilizing the Dior status line and mixing the regenerative energy of the Granville Rose with enveloping therapeutic massage strategies to mix pleasure with seen correction of the indicators of age; and Constellation, a deeply stress-free holistic physique therapeutic massage , for good concord between physique and thoughts.’

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