Pioneer Camp 1926 Londolozi (+27.
The owner of Imanta Resort Punta de Mita (+52.329.298.4200, www.imantaresorts.com) describes his Mex
Delaire Graff Estate (+27.21.8858160, www.delaire.co.za) combines the sophistication of a five-star city
Great Britain does not suffer from a shortage of elegant country house hotels. Even so, Coworth Park (+44.
Set against the fairy-tale backdrop of Lake Como, CastaDiva Resort (+39.031.32.511, www.castadivaresort.com
From the air of permanence in its great room, and the ease with which guests settle into the space’s couches and chairs, Park City’s newest resort seems to have always been the best plac
Taj Falaknuma Palace (+91.?40.6629.8585, www.tajhotels.com) sits atop a hill 2,000 feet above Hyderabad,
Tucked as it is behind a tall garden wall and gate, Miami’s The Villa by Barton G.
Prince Roland Bonaparte, grandnephew of Napoléon I, built the Palais Iéna as his Parisian home in the late 19th century.
The owners and management at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane (+44.20.7499.0888, www.fourseasons.com
When his Highness Mohammed VI, king of Morocco, decided to build a new luxury hotel in Marrakech, his demands were simple.
The brilliant white sand of Petite Anse beach separates Mahé island’s lush green jungle from the bright-blue waters of the Indian Ocean, forming a striking setting for the Four Seasons R
With a 2,200-acre private ski area and a Tom Weiskopf golf course, the Yellowstone Club has been a standout among resort communities since its opening in 2000.
The line between destination clubs and fractional-ownership programs has become increasingly blurred in recent years.
Only one of this year’s Best of the Best courses is not on or near an ocean.
The Australian island of Tasmania is now home to two of the world’s top courses. Barnbougle Dunes, designed by Tom Doak and Michael Clayton, opened in 2004 to universal acclaim.
The Bahamas have long been a place for good but not great golf.
More golf courses closed than opened in the United States last year, and the industry experienced a significant drop in rounds played.
Soaring snowcapped mountains, pristine lakes, and quaint Alpine villages provide a remarkable backdrop for the Sensai Select Spa at Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa
On the shores of Lake Pichola, Espa at the Leela Palace Kempinski Udaipur (+91.294.6701.234, www.theleela.com)
Talk about remote: Getting to the Six Senses Spa at Soneva Kiri (+66.3961.9800, www.sixsenses.com) involv
Treatments at the Aman Spa at Amanfayun, in China’s lake district of Hangzhou, begin at the Reception House—a building that once served as a dormitory for plantation workers in the anc
The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.
The new three-floor Espa spa at the Istanbul Edition hotel, designed by London-based Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), fuses modern chic with the traditional Turkish spa.
Hollyford Track is offering a unique opportunity to explore New Zealand’s Hollyford Valley and Milford Sound on its One-Day Guided Heli-Hike Adventure: a personal helicopter trip
Mornings on Hangzhou’s West Lake begin with a subtle symphony. Docked wooden sampan boats creak and moan, rhythmically bobbing with the lake’s waterline.
In the late 19th century, Baron Oppenheim of Florence regularly hosted princes, pashas, and artists at Villa Cora, the city estate he built for his young wife.
Ballyfin Demesne, a 600-acre estate 90 minutes by car from Dublin, features a Regency-style main home designed by father-son architects Sir Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison in the 1
The Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur, India, is an 18th-century sculpture garden of massive astrological instruments that are as impressive for their architecture as they are for their accuracy