Despite a new pool overlooking the Indian Ocean, a refurbished lobby, and a revamped restaurant menu and decor, Mauritius’ La Pirogue (+23
When Haze Richardson bought a 77-foot yacht with a friend in 1964, he had no intention of acquiring an island as well.
The waitress smiles as she places a loaded water pistol on the breakfast table in the dining room at St. Lucia’s Ladera Resort.
The newly renovated Fairmont Hamilton Princess hotel (441.295.3000, www.fairmont.com
Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa makes the most of its location, a site that author James Michener called “the most beautiful lagoon in the
It is ironic that in Southern California, the region of the United States most closely associated with fun in the sun, resorts are typical
Like an oasis in paradise, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows occupies 3,200 acres on the Kona Kohala coastline.
Formerly a 1960s-era jet-setters’ resort, the Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas has reclaimed its past glamour after a $100 mil
With only 21 expansive suites, no children, a new European spa, and an endless stretch of white beach and striking turquoise water, Grace
The term “room with a view” assumes new meaning at the Costa Careyes resort, where three majestic bluff-side villas, the Castillos de Care
Reminiscent of a tranquil Mexican village, Esperanza—the newest Auberge resort—combines Baja’s relaxed sensibilities with five-star luxury
Here in the remote Seychelles Islands off the African coast, you’ll find crystal waters, coral reefs, verdant gardens, palm tree–fringed c
Monaco's Villa La Vigie, which at various times was home to Karl Lagerfeld and to Princess Caroline, is now available for weekly, monthly,
Test your sea legs on the newly launched Island Explorer at the Four Seasons’ 12-acre private island resort.
This is the first resort on beautiful Mai Khao Beach, adjacent to Sirinat Marine National Park and a sea turtle nesting area.
This idyllic enclave overlooks the pristine sands of Long Bay Beach and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.
In 1999, the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita made its debut in Mexico, and it has since become the star of the country’s Pacific Coast.
The Maldives, a chain of low-lying, palm-fringed islands and atolls scattered across the equator in the Indian Ocean, is the ultimate loca
When life gets frantic, people often daydream about running off alone to a deserted island.
If the marine world is the least explored region of our planet, then underwater caves represent Earth’s final frontier—which begins to exp
Early Fijians, perhaps while fleeing from cannibals, are believed to have jumped to their deaths from Chieftain’s Leap, a precipice some 6
Every few days, a handful of travelers gather on an isolated stretch of beach on Zanzibar, doff their shoes, and wade out to a launch boun
Necker Island, a Caribbean resort owned by Virgin conglomerate founder Richard Branson, is known for pampering privacy-seeking vacationers
Historians may dismiss the legend that Annie Palmer, mistress of Jamaica’s Rose Hall plantation, murdered three husbands before she was ki