Ideas to give to those who have their source of inspiration at sea, from a trip to Azores to the essential diving companion.
DIVE INTO LUXURY PHILIPPINES, Philippines
Make the most of your visit to the Philippines with a luxury island hopping itinerary in the Visayas, spending five nights each at two of the country’s finest dive resorts. The Philippines lies at the very heart of the Coral Triangle and the diving on this itinerary does not disappoint, with both resorts renowned for the exceptional biodiversity of their reefs.
Atmosphere Resort and Spa is in Dumaguete, an area rich in weird and wonderful marine life that is a hit with photographers. Nearby Apo Island is blessed with superb coral reefs to enjoy on a day trip. Amun Ini Resort, hidden in a quiet corner of Bohol, is ideally located to enjoy a 15km stretch of untouched coral reef that dazzles in its diversity.
Watch PANERAI Submersible Blue Note
Boutique dos Relógios Plus, 11.400€
This ‘Blu Notte’ edition of Panerai’s storied ‘Submersible’ watch is the first 42mm model to come with a stainless steel bracelet, each link shaped to echo the house’s iconic crown protector. It’s equipped with a calibre P.900 automatic movement – one of the brand’s slimmest – to ensure it sits neatly under most cuffs, and comes with an easily interchangeable Sportech™ strap (which matches the blue dial and ceramic bezel), so you’ll be able to smarten your look up or down depending on the occasion.
Diving bottle SEAGOW, 612.80€
Seagow is a diving system that allows you to breathe freely under water for up to 15 minutes and up to 3 meters deep without any diving training. Its quick and belly-fitting design allows you to dive without obstacles and enjoy a comfortable diving regulator. Whether for leisure or for your useful tasks, the Seagow mini bottle is ideal for enjoying the aquatic environment. You can clip it with your belt and enjoy the dive without worrying about holding the tank.
Mask OCEAN REEF Neptune III, 964.99€
Breathe through your nose while snorkeling. Goodbye jaw discomfort (no uncomfortable mouthpiece to bite). Goodbye difficult breathing and goodbye water in your snorkel thanks to this dry snorkel. Huge field of view thanks to patented and independently tested air circulation technology. The Ffsm line has an Orinasal with an exclusive design for an ideal seal around the nose.
Watch BLANCPAIN Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe
Boutique dos Relógios Plus, 17.880€
At the origin of this collection is a legendary watch. In 1953, Blancpain created the Fifty Fathoms, a diving watch intended for frogmen in the French Navy. Resolutely sporty, equipped with a unidirectional rotating bezel and excellent readability, it combines watchmaking experience and innovative materials with a robust construction. Sophisticated instruments for active people, these fearless watches are also timeless icons made in the image of their legendary ancestor.
BELCANTO Restaurant, Lisbon
Avillez offers an absolutely unique gastronomic and sensorial journey. Here he offers revisited Portuguese cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere that takes us from the romanticism of the old Chiado to the future.
With two Michelin stars, and in the 46th position in the list “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants”, Belcanto is also distinguished by its privileged location in the historic center of Lisbon, by its warm, discreet and attentive service, and by an extraordinary wine cellar that showcases some of the best Portuguese wines, as well as great international references.