Beach

Few places on Earth have as dense a concentration of first-rate resorts as Mexico’s Los Cabos...
At Fiji’s Laucala Island resort, Austrian businessman Dietrich Mateschitz has spared no expense in...
Ancient banyan trees and 17,000 swaying palms shade the trails at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort...
Situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the Qualia has 60 spacious one-bedroom pavilions...
In 1941, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy leased the Royal Hawaiian as a rest-and-...
The red-cedar door to your suite at Capella Ixtapa opens not to a room but to a view. After waving...
Situated at the end of a private peninsula, at the convergence of the Mediterranean and the...
The Sanctuary dates to 2004, but the resort is fashioned to resemble an antebellum mansion with...
The St. Regis Singapore is the first major luxury hotel to be built on this tiny island nation in...
Located 26 miles south of Cancún, the Mandarin occupies a mile-long, 150-yard-wide sliver of land...
After entering through an unassuming guard gate, guests of Rancho Valencia follow a winding...
The Eden Rock, a fixture on St. Bart’s for nearly six decades, recently added a sleek new wing that...
The Bulgari is perched like a stone fortress on a windswept precipice more than 500 feet above the...
Perched somewhat improbably along a rocky overhang on the Amalfi Coast, Il San Pietro’s 61 guest...
Amanpuri’s setting—atop a cliff that rises 130 feet over Pansea Beach—affords spectacular views of...
This Big Island property has been one of the most popular luxury resorts on Earth since it opened...
Guest lodgings at Lizard Island include several freestanding villas set under palms along the beach...
Trisara’s various water features flow throughout tropical gardens at the resort, which stretches...
Guests of the Wakaya Club—the only resort on the 2,200-acre private isle in the Koro Sea—spend...
Parrot Cay’s timber-clad beach villas and houses, which line the dunes that extend from the main...
Most of the daytime action at the sun-soaked Copacabana Palace, located across the street from Rio...
At the center of the Cotton House estate stands an old sugar mill surrounded by gardens and a boot-...
Opened in 1990 as the first-ever Four Seasons resort, the Wailea continues to impress guests with...
Calvinist missionaries from Europe nearly wiped out surfing in the 19th century, when they forced...
After the Biltmore’s $225 million makeover, you won’t find wall-to-wall carpeting or dark,...
Necker Island, a Caribbean private island resort owned by Virgin conglomerate founder Sir Richard...
North Island resort revolves around an open-walled main lodge built with the trunks and thick,...
The Four Seasons Resort, Lana`i at Manele Bay’s two golf courses—the Challenge at Manele and the...
Guests travel to Little Palm Island Resort & Spa by seaplane or ferry—the latter a reproduction...
The One&Only Palmilla, which underwent a $90 million renovation in 2003, is a 250-acre seaside...

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