Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Xoco
Xoco crafts gorgeous gourmet chocolates that raise the beautiful brown stuff from comfort food to high-end delicacy.
W Hotel Bogota
W Hotel Bogota is the shiny, amenity-studded Colombian outpost of the W Hotel juggernaut, offering fantastically luxurious features and services.
Vital Esthetic
Vital Esthetic & Spa is fairly basic in design but there's a wide range of treatments on offer to please even the most discerning spa-junkie.
Tirana
Tirana is designed to look like a plane cockpit with sloping wooden walls and aeroplane-shaped windows.
Teatro de Camarín
Teatro de Camarín del Carmen is another of Bogotá's stunning Colonial buildings that had a rich history before becoming a theatre.
Teatro Colsubsidio
Teatro Colsubsidio Roberto Arias Perez is one of Bogota's most prominent cultural institutions, with significant opera and ballet performances taking place within its walls.
Sowelu
Tread the red carpet in style with something suitably swish from Sowelu.
Sofitel Victoria Regia
Victoria Regia breathes the effortless elegance that can only be created by natural taste.
Sofia’s
Glitzy eveningwear for ladies.
Shetland
Wrap up warm with a gorgeous wrap from Shetland.
Serafina
Serafina is a sophisticated sports bar known primarily for its steaks and martinis - a heady combination, if ever there was one.
Rockefeller Poker Room & Casino
Rockefeller Poker Room & Casino is a flashy casino with a prime location in Zona Rosa.
Rock ‘n’ Jazz Casino
The huge red-and-orange neon sign that hangs outside sets the tone for Rock 'n' Jazz Casino.
Rafael
Headed up by one of the best chefs in South America, and frequented by Bogota's most famous faces, Rafael is a must-eat.
Radisson Royal
A marble enshrined lobby sets the tone of simple grandeur for Bogota's Hotel Radisson, something of a super-stay in Colombia's cool capital.
Polo Ralph Lauren
Smarten up your look with a few polo shirt staples from Ralph Lauren.
Penthouse
Crowds of well-dressed club-goers flock to Penthouse at the weekends to chug down shots and get wild on the dance floor.
Pauela Dugue
Need something special for that decadent event? Head to Pauela Dugue for elegant eveningwear.
Pajares Salinas
Pajares Salinas has been a Bogotá institution since it first opened in 1958.
Optica Lafam
Snap up a pair of stylish shades at Lafam.
Oasis Spa
Oasis Spa is a quaint and homey spa that provides a range of extremely high-quality treatments.
Niko Café
Niko Café is a Bogotá classic that serves excellent food in an elegant setting with no pretensions or gimmicks.
Nazca
A see-and-be-seen kinda place, Nazca proves that style and substance can go hand-in-hand with a crowd of beautiful people and a menu of perfect Peruvian fare.
Mont Blanc
Famous around the world for its range of luxury pens, this Mont Blanc store has a wide variety to choose from.
Michel Patissier
Michel Patissier has provided Bogotá with high-quality croissants and pastries for over thirty years. Be sure to stop and refuel.
Matiz
Matiz's dove blue and grey plush dining room is home to a sophisticated power scene.
Maroma
Despite its elegant interiors, Maroma has a riotous party atmosphere that shakes off any pretensions.
Mario Hernandez
Luxury leather and other stylish skins await at Mario Hernandez.
Marbel Palacio
Step out of Marbel Palacio's boutique like a super-stylish superstar.
MAC Center
A byword for excellence, MAC's reputation precedes it when it comes to must-have make-up.
Louis Vuitton
Although knock-offs are everywhere, nothing beats some real Louis.
Lievando
Accessories maketh the outfit, so make sure yours dazzle with select pieces from Lievando.
Leo Cocina y Cava
Leo Cocina y Cava is good - very good, even - but if you expect to dine at one of the best restaurants in the world (it has been included in such lists) you may be slightly disappointed.
Le Manoir Hotel
Hole up in suitably hedonistic fashion here; for couples without children, Hotel Manoir makes a romantic alternative from Bogota's more well-known resting spots.
Le Collexioni
La Collexioni is a dress-up box of delights for style-conscious adults.
La Riviera
La Piscina
La Piscina is Bogotá's most famous strip club, and stands head and shoulders above the others in terms of quality, atmosphere and safety.
La Hora
Treat yourself to a stunning piece of wrist-candy from La Hora.
La Cava del Puro
Smoke up and puff on the best Cuban cigars in Colombia from La Cava del Puro.
La Brasserie
The red leather booths of Brasserie are always filled with impeccably-dressed diners keen to sample some of Bogotá's best French cuisine, and glimpse their own reflection in the mirror-lined walls.

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