Places of Intimacy is SKYN’s own guide to the best places to get intimate. To bring this guide to life, we sent actual couples around the world to get inspired and tell us about the colors, textures, scents, sounds, and sensations that defined their most intimate experiences during the trip.
Read on for Daniel and Miguel’s story from La Suite by Dussol in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and learn how you can win an intimate experience of your very own …
Places of Intimacy: cushioned by the padded wall in Rio de Janeiro

If this wall doesn't make you go crazy nothing will.

At the end of a long day’s travel we arrived in this wonderful mansion – and goodness it was a wonder to behold.

Surrounded by exotic gardens, this contemporary hotel looks out over Ipanema beach, and then across the endless ocean.

After checking in, we paused to admire the sunset and breathe in the scent of the sea and then walked up to our room. Again, it had extraordinary views; as soon as we were alone we threw ourselves onto the bed. Beneath us was a plush mattress, and against the wall a padded headboard, which was inviting us to play.

He stood leaning on the headboard, his eyes on the panorama in front; I slid down his body to unfasten his trousers and give him a welcome worthy of the vista!

Throughout our stay the golden yellow colour of the bedroom walls made us feel happy. And we didn’t feel much need to leave the room. After all, pushing each other against the headboard in so many different combinations, we had found our special place…

Learn more about Places of Intimacy and enter for the chance to win an overseas holiday for two – we’re giving one away every month until July.

Each month, two runners-up will win a copy of the SKYN Places of Intimacy guide to explore more stories from our intimate travellers.