The Four Seasons, located in the Mae Rim Valley 20 minutes from Chiang Mai, consists of a collection of pavilions arranged in the manner of one of the region’s small hillside villages.
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 2005, transforming it into one of Bali’s first and most lavis
Unlike nearly everything else in Charleston, South Carolina, the Charleston Place hotel is neither quaint nor historic.
The Bulgari is perched like a stone fortress on a windswept precipice more than 500 feet above the Indian Ocean.
Set on one of California’s most spectacular seascapes, this thalasso-minded spa opened to rave reviews a few years back and continues to earn kudos.
Auberge Resorts developed its property—zoned fortents and motor homes—as a series of freestanding bungalows (equipped with hidden wheels). Bedrooms and living rooms connect via large wooden decks
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 Vltava River to Prague Castle.
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 from a bath or pool.
Built in the 12th century, this former villa overlooking the Mediterranean opened as a hotel in 1997.
Kirini, an all-suite resort that opened in Oia on Santorini, Greece, last year, is utterly private, and its tiered design takes full advantage of the Aegean-view setting.
This high-luxe, over-water spa, designed by noted spa developer Sylvia Sepielli, opened in 2002 to much acclaim.
Following the flight from Buenos Aires, visitors to the Four Seasons Resort Carmelo in Uruguay sip lemongrass iced tea from ceramic tumblers while checking into their bi-level suites.
Following an afternoon of shopping and museum-hopping in Venice, Italy, Cipriani guests can retreat to the serenity of a 78-degree saltwater pool.
Inspired by the glam of Old Hollywood, this Spanish Colonial–style, beachfront spa offers dazzling views of the Pacific coastline and Santa Ynez mountains.
Sharp observers will notice that the panel of buttons in The Peninsula Chicago’s elevators excludes not just the 13th floor, but also the 7th.
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 tails and women in evening gowns perpetuating the prior eveni
You enter the sole treatment room at Hôtel Le St-James’ spa through a curved steel door that locks electronically.
The butter-colored stucco terrace of the Hotel Metropole’s Restaurant Joël Robuchon overlooks Avenue des Spélugues as it curves sharply toward the Place du Casino and the port of Monte Carlo.
Irish history is inextricably intertwined with the English, and the Merrion’s pedigree is no exception.
Baden-Baden, Germany, has been a fashionable terminus for spa-goers ever since the Romans discovered hot water bubbling out of the ground there almost 2,000 years ago.
Architects W. Hamilton Beattie and A.R.
Parisians have a term—les palais, or the palaces—for their city’s finest hotels.
Like an ocean liner permanently moored along Cape Town’s lively waterfront, the Cape Grace hotel juts into the city’s harbor atop a private quay.
The sheiks in Abu Dhabi witnessed the transformation of Dubai, its fellow United Arab Emirate, from a sleepy, sandy town into a tourist destination of mind-boggling proportions.
Turn-of-the-20th-century Finnish composer Jean Sibelius is said to have seen music in shapes and colors.
In opening this much-anticipated new spa, no detail escaped the eyes of mother-daughter team Adriana Mnuchin and Lisa Hedley.
Visitors seeking a break from the sensory overload that is New Delhi, India, need only find the palm-lined driveway of the Imperial.
Translated to mean, “California life,” this French-inspired spa is not for the fainthearted.
When owner Mel Zuckerman had the idea to open this now-famous, high-luxe spa back in 1979, everyone (his banker included) said he was crazy.