United States & Canada

Cliff-top Craftsman-style estate with direct access to a sandy Southern California beach. Opened in...
A fixture on Wailea Beach for more than two decades, the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has...
California wine connoisseurs, mark your calendars: March 2 is the start of the third annual Berkeley Wine Festival at the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley, Calif. The festival will honor...
Travelers who may have felt called to the frontier by Amanresorts’ Western-themed Amangani in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, can now follow the sun to Amangiri, the resort that holds the distinction of being...
A great bet for families, especially given the wealth of Recreation al activities on Maui. Kapalua itself offers a range of beach and water sports, golf on some of Hawaii’s best courses, mountain zip...
Princeville reclaimed its spot as Kauai’s top resort when it reopened under the St. Regis banner. Great hiking, surfing, and other outdoor sports make Kauai the best Hawaiian island for adventurous...
Of all the luxury beach resorts in Florida, the Breakers might be the best for an all-around family vacation. Dating to 1896, this industrialist-era landmark recently completed a renovation that took...
Parking valets at the new Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe, abscond with your ski equipment the moment you arrive at the resort. To retrieve your gear, simply stroll down from your room to the...
The Little Nell’s ski concierge assists with tickets, lessons, overnight storage, equipment recommendations, and anything else you need to summit and descend the surrounding terrain. Guests who rise...
Capella Telluride does things a little differently—as you discover shortly after checking in. The reception desk sits in an attractive, light-filled lobby with stone floors, high beamed ceilings, and...
While Deer Valley promises to solidify its status as one of the top destinations for skiers—the resort does not allow snowboarding—another local ski area is making Park City increasingly attractive...
Guests arriving at The St. Regis Deer Valley make their way to a welcome center on the perimeter that's just inside Park City, Utah. While valets and bellhops lighten their worldly burdens by taking...
The 47-story, 392-room Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas overlooks the jagged metallic exterior of the CityCenter mall, called Crystals, as well as the leaning towers of the Veer condo development. In...
Of the 12 Villa Suites at Caesars Palace —each of which measures roughly 11,000 square feet—several overlook the casino resort’s five-acre Garden of the Gods pool area. And while the two Villa Suites...
The four Chairman Suites at the Palazzo (from $25,000 per night) each measure around 8,000 square feet and have three or four bedrooms, side-by-side dry and wet saunas, an exercise room, a massage...
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-old hotel’s Beaux Arts roots and offers subtle nods to the...
First as a fishing camp in the 1940s, and later as a rodeo ranch in the 1970s, the stretch of Texas Hill Country that is now the Lake Austin Spa Resort was a haunt for hardened locals. But under the...
Do not be alarmed if you suddenly feel smaller upon arriving at the Resort at Pelican Hill, a 504-acre golf retreat in Newport Coast, California. "Those are Palladio principles," says Ralph Grippo,...
In Beverly Hills, the epicenter of youth-obsessed Los Angeles, many a cosmetic surgeon offers procedures that promise a younger-looking you. Montage Beverly Hills has flipped the local formula: The...
The Lodge and Spa at Three Forks Ranch, which doubles as an upscale fishing-and-hunting retreat, divides its stretch of the Little Snake River into 15 "beats" and limits the total number of anglers...
Before Steve Wynn opened Encore, interior designer Roger Thomas described the resort as “Wynn Las Vegas’ little sister who went to Macao and came back to Las Vegas a little more grown up.” It was, in...
Six years ago, Leslie Schlesinger, the high-energy perfectionist from Tiburon, California, embarked on a room-by-room renovation of Palm Beach's Brazilian Court Hotel, a 1920s-era property, after...
Intercontinental’s first resort in the United States brings a bit of Andalusia to the Arizona desert. Modeled after villages in southern Spain, the InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in...
A hospitality ambassador greets guests near a stand of bamboo at a candlelit entrance below street level, then escorts them to their Accommodations for in-room check-in over tea. The welcome ritual...
The Bardessono, located on an extraordinary six acres that was once the home of the Bardessono family, whose descendants were early settlers in Yountville, California, redefines the concept of a wine...
Feeling at home is the theme at the Point, an Adirondack Great Camp resort on New York’s Upper Saranac Lake. Mention your desire to paddle on the lake, and a picnic basket might be waiting for you in...
The Sanctuary dates to 2004, but the resort is fashioned to resemble an antebellum mansion with wide-plank walnut floors (placed on sleepers in such a way that they creak underfoot). Beyond its...
Wynn Las Vegas, which opened in April 2005, is a 217-acre oasis where, outside by the barbell-shaped pool, the cluttered skyline disappears behind the bronze glint of a 50-story concave structure...

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