San Clemente Palace, Venice

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The best hotel in Venice, owned by my dear friend Selim

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Venice, one of my 3 favourite cities in the world, together with Istanbul and Udaipur

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The eternal beauty

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Unfortunately so crowded with mass tourism these days

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Taking the boat to the private island of San Clemente Palace, a Kempinski Hotel

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A private shuttle service running every 30 minutes from San Marco Square

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Approaching San Clemente Island, a former hospice for pilgrims and soldiers to the Holy Land, built in 1131 by Venetian merchant Pietro Gattilesso

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Arriving at the hotel’s beautiful Private Yacht Harbour

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One of the inner courtyards at San Clemente Palace

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The Public Pier

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Plenty of little hideaways to sit and relax

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An Olympic sized pool is pretty unique in crowded Venice

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The opulent Hotel Bar

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The hidden gem on the island: San Clemente Church

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The antique Christian church is currently being renovated by the Turkish hotel owner Permak Group

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Suite

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Dreams

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@ Kempinski San Clemente Palace Venice

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