Fresh from a top-to-bottom renovation, the Jefferson in Washington, D.C., reopened with a new design scheme that is true to the 87-year-ol
Few experiences could be more soothing than the Sacred Water Ritual at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru.
Once a gathering place for pirates, the pristine cove that is the setting for the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is now perhaps the most p
Following the death of United Arab Emirates founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 2004, the sheikh's sons decided to convert Sir Ba
After opening on a hillside overlooking Zurich, Switzerland, in 1899, the Dolder Grand resort and kurhaus, or health retreat, soon became
In Beverly Hills, the epicenter of youth-obsessed Los Angeles, many a cosmetic surgeon offers procedures that promise a younger-looking yo
The Hideaway’s bamboo-shuttered villas, which are scattered throughout the property, feature floor-to-ceiling windows that slide open to l
The St. Regis Singapore is the first major luxury hotel to be built on this tiny island nation in 10 years.
Ever-elusive hotelier Christina Ong (Metropolitan London and Bangkok, Parrot Cay and Cocoa Island) took over this secluded property in 200
The Four Seasons, located in the Mae Rim Valley 20 minutes from Chiang Mai, consists of a collection of pavilions arranged in the manner o
In the woods of Vancouver Island, guests of the Wickaninnish Inn recline in Muskoka chairs at the Ancient Cedars Spa, soaking their feet i
Although the ski slopes of Grindelwald and Wengen are less than an hour away, Victoria-Jungfrau’s high season is the summer, when polychro
Set on a forested hill above the city, Uma Paro’s tiered roofs and intricate window treatments and woodwork mimic the ancient monastery Dr
Each of Twin Farms’ 20 cottages, cabins, rooms, and homes contains unique temptations that discourage venturing outside.
A canopied boat ferries guests across the lake to the resort, which, in the style of a Rajasthani palace, features soaring pavilions, thic
Paratiho’s hub is a palatial main lodge with a spa, lounge, and library inside and a croquet lawn, putting green, and infinity pool outsid
The Bulgari is perched like a stone fortress on a windswept precipice more than 500 feet above the Indian Ocean.
Unlike nearly everything else in Charleston, South Carolina, the Charleston Place hotel is neither quaint nor historic.
Set on one of California’s most spectacular seascapes, this thalasso-minded spa opened to rave reviews a few years back and continues to e
This high-luxe, over-water spa, designed by noted spa developer Sylvia Sepielli, opened in 2002 to much acclaim.
Auberge Resorts developed its property—zoned fortents and motor homes—as a series of freestanding bungalows (equipped with hidden wheels).
The 99-room Mandarin Oriental, Prague sits in the heart of the Czech city’s Malá Strana, or Little Quarter, on a slope that rises from the
Kirini, an all-suite resort that opened in Oia on Santorini, Greece, last year, is utterly private, and its tiered design takes full advan
Built in the 12th century, this former villa overlooking the Mediterranean opened as a hotel in 1997.
Following an afternoon of shopping and museum-hopping in Venice, Italy, Cipriani guests can retreat to the serenity of a 78-degree saltwat
As with the resort town of Hakone, Japan, water is central to the experience at Gora Kadan, where guests are never more than a few steps f
Following the flight from Buenos Aires, visitors to the Four Seasons Resort Carmelo in Uruguay sip lemongrass iced tea from ceramic tumble
Inspired by the glam of Old Hollywood, this Spanish Colonial–style, beachfront spa offers dazzling views of the Pacific coastline and Sant
You enter the sole treatment room at Hôtel Le St-James’ spa through a curved steel door that locks electronically.
Rise early for coffee and Viennese pastries in Hotel Sacher Wien’s garden-view café, and you may witness Austrian men in white tie and tai