The Four Seasons Resort, Lana`i at Manele Bay’s two golf courses—the Challenge at Manele and the Experience at Koele—are the main
Necker Island, a Caribbean private island resort owned by Virgin conglomerate founder Sir Richard Branson, has evolved rapidly since he ac
North Island resort revolves around an open-walled main lodge built with the trunks and thick, gnarled roots of salvaged takamaka trees.
Guests travel to Little Palm Island Resort & Spa by seaplane or ferry—the latter a reproduction of a 1940s-era wooden cigarette boat.
The One&Only Palmilla, which underwent a $90 million renovation in 2003, is a 250-acre seaside resort with Spanish-wrought iron gates,
Like an ocean liner permanently moored along Cape Town’s lively waterfront, the Cape Grace hotel juts into the city’s harbor atop a privat
Complementing the over-water rooms at the St.
Every May, directors, producers, critics, and actors vie for rooms at Hotel Martinez, the premier address in Cannes, France.
Set on a five-acre, oceanfront site within the Mauna Lani Resort, the Bungalows at Mauna Lani comprises only five two-bedroom villas.
If the Hotel del Coronado is San Diego’s grande dame of beach resorts, the U S Grant is her metropolitan cousin. Ulysses S.
Updated in 2004, the bungalows of Mnemba Island Lodge feature verandas and private beach pavilions outfitted with wooden sun beds from Zan
Opened in 2002, this private island retreat was the first over-water villa hotel in the Maldives, and its open-air construction maximizes
La Casa Que Canta (“the house that sings”), a 25-suite inn on a cliff above Zihuatanejo Bay, captures the town’s simple charms in an uncon
All 24 rooms at Jade Mountain, a resort-within-a-resort at the 600-acre Anse Chastanet on St. Lucia, have generously sized pools.
Le Sereno, a resort of 37 suites and villas on St.
The Maldives island of Reethi Rah was less than half its current size before One&Only Resorts arrived on its shores.
After a 45-minute journey from Grace Bay, guests arrive to Amanyara’s haven of reflecting pools and timber-shingled, glass-walled pavilion
Guests of the Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, which opened along a mile-long private beach on Langkawi’s northern cape in 2005, can search f
Hôtel Le Toiny, set on the southeastern shore of this eight-square-mile speck in the French West Indies, offers a choice of 14 one-bedroom
San Onofre in South Orange County, Calif., is an ideal break for novice surfers because of its mostly gentle and consistent waves.
Frank Rainieri and Tom Fazio are a perfect twosome.
Northern California-based land developer Serendipity Land Holdings recently made two of its El Banco Beach Villas on Mexi
After dining at the Bangkok home of James H.W.
The site of the original Cannes Film Festival has received an extensive renovation—to the tune of $51 million.
Following a $98.5 million renovation that began in November 2007, the Hôtel Majestic Barrière in Cannes finally reopened
Komodo National Park in Indonesia is considered a holy grail of scuba diving, not only for its more than 1,000 species of exotic fish, but
The recent explosion of resort construction in the Maldives has been concentrated in the now-crowded central atolls, leaving the island na
By the third day of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2009 off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the weather gods are clearly unhappy.
Since Santorini became a regular cruise-ship stop a few years ago, the Greek volcanic island has become a hot spot for the tourist hordes.