Located on Mount Yoshida in Kyoto’s Kagura-oka neighborhood, Yoshida-sanso consists of five guest rooms in the main house and a semidetach
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
After four years of renovations, the Glenmere estate in New York’s Hudson Valley opened as a resort in January.
The Sawtoothed peaks of the Dolomites surround San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, a 16th-century maso (South Tyrolean farmhouse) that re
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 recent explosion of resort construction in the Maldives has been concentrated in the now-crowded central atolls, leaving the island na
From among the cypress trees in the hills of Fiesole, Il Salviatino peeks out onto the Florentine skyline.
The Eco Villa at Six Senses’ new Soneva Kiri resort is best identified by what it lacks: carbon emissions.
Not many real estate companies can say that the slumped economy has helped their business, but for Equity Estates, the last year has been
For those seeking a luxurious Balinese resort, but prefer a more private vacation, Pantai Lima provides both.
In June—two months after the Bali provincial administration placed a temporary moratorium on permits for new hotel construction—Alila Vill
Known as one the of the premier private beach getaways, the 1,400-acre Mustique island in the Grenadines has unveiled nin
When Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress was exiled at the height of South Africa’s decades-long apartheid struggle, the leader acc
At Fiji’s Laucala Island resort, the rest of the world can seem, well, unnecessary.
Villa Rockstar, Eden Rock resort’s newest accommodation, is as over-the-top as its name promises.
On a hill next to the Clos Apalta vineyards and winery, the Lapostolle Residence consists of four opulent casitas that are so private you
The new La Réserve Ramatuelle resort offers a six-day antiaging program that promotes a youthful glow and a sense of well-being—traits one
What do you do when your 19th-century Heidelberg villa is too big for your family?
Subtlety is not typically a trademark of Kelly Wearstler’s designs.
Intercontinental’s first resort in the United States brings a bit of Andalusia to the Arizona desert.
Prints and patterns of butterflies and dragonflies decorate the Periwinkle Cottage at Hidden Pond, a 60-acre nature resort that opened in
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A couple travels from Houston to Miami for a weeklong shopping and yachting trip during the annual Art Basel Miami Beach show in December.
An extended family—two grandparents, three couples, and four young children—travels from Chicago to Corfu, Greece, their base for a two-we
If a good vacation gets you away from it all, an ultimate vacation should deliver you to another realm.
Three couples travel from New York City to St. Helena, Calif., for a weeklong culinary vacation in wine country.
Two families—four adults and three children—plus a nanny travel from Boston to Deer Valley, Utah, for a ski vacation.