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James Bond followers: hear up. “No Time to Die”, the twenty fifth installment within the movie sequence, is lastly right here. After a number of pushbacks on its launch date, the movie celebrated its world premiere on the finish of Sept. in London. U.S. followers don’t have to attend for much longer, nevertheless, because the movie is because of be launched on Oct. 8. So, when higher than now to check out some of the iconic properties in 007 historical past?
Taking it again to 1977, “The Spy Who Beloved Me” was the tenth movie within the sequence, and the third to star Roger Moore because the fictional undercover agent. Shot on location in lots of picturesque locations, some of the standout areas featured within the movie is Costa Smeralda, Sardina—particularly, Lodge Cala di Volpe.
The luxurious property is seen a number of occasions all through the movie as Bond (Moore), and Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach) keep on the resort, checking in beneath the title “Sterling”, taking “suite A5, a sitting room with two bedrooms”. The resort can be seen within the chase scene the place the Lotus dives underwater and reappears on the seashore, serving as a backdrop through the remaining (and most memorable) scenes of the movie.
The property is a must-visit for any 007 followers trying to stay the James Bond life-style, and is the best location to indulge in gorgeous views whereas sipping on a martini or two—shaken, not stirred.
Lodge Cala di Volpe lies on a surprising stretch of shoreline, the place the plush inexperienced vegetation, turquoise sea, and sandy seashores mix to create a Mediterranean paradise of desires.
In accordance with the web site, the resort’s exterior was designed to seem like an historical Mediterranean fishing village, a personal compound of interconnecting terracotta rooftops, turrets, porticoes, and terraces abloom with bougainvillea. The interiors give option to designer Jaques Couëlle’s extraordinary surrealist imaginative and prescient—graphic bursts of Mediterranean-inspired colours accent the white stucco, whereas dramatic archways, and angled columns help the fantastically beamed wood ceilings.
Every of the 120+ visitor rooms celebrates the area’s pure magnificence, with rustic-meets-glam detailing, and a recent, impartial coloration palette. Within the rooms, visitors will discover handcrafted furnishings and easy, clear partitions that distinction completely with whimsical work and vibrant ground tiles.
Though the resort suite the place Bond and Anya keep is definitely a bar within the resort, and was redesigned for the aim of filming, the fictional suite seen in “The Spy Who Beloved Me” mimicks the simplicity and magnificence seen within the rooms at Lodge Cala di Volpe. The peak of luxurious has been encapsulated in “The Harrods Suite“, which was designed in collaboration with the division retailer. Be warned, this comes a slightly hefty price ticket…
The principle eating space additionally includes a impartial coloration palette; the one exception being the pastel mismatched chairs that add a playful contact to the house. Granite counter tops complement all-white partitions, full with rustic accents and gold detailing that brings easy magnificence to mealtimes. Scroll by way of the images under to marvel at this spectacular resort that has stolen the hearts of many, together with Bond himself.
Including one other level to the luxe scale, Lodge Cala di Volpe additionally introduced an unique assortment with Dolce & Gabbana this summer season. The Cala Di Volpe Unique Assortment By Dolce & Gabbana is a line of sportswear impressed by the Sardinian resort that’s bought completely within the resort’s Dolce & Gabbana pop-up retailer. The elegant vary options caftans, t-shirts, caps, and foulards for women and men, paying homage to the resort’s panorama; assume vivid blues, golden sands, and prints of tiny coastal cities that deliver the designs alive.