Endless Summer

The new ocean-view pool at El Encanto; Photo by Macduff Everton

As winter temperatures drop, the hunt for the perfect warm-weather getaway begins. This year, escaping to paradise is better than ever, thanks to a host of new far-flung retreats promising sunny skies and temperate climes year-round. Whether your ideal vacation is a Thai wellness retreat, an African wilderness camp, or an Australian island resort, these eight properties are sure to cure your winter blues.

El Encanto opened in 1918 with a collection of Craftsman-style cottages set on a hilltop...
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The latest property from Amanresorts seems intended to resemble a Buddhist temple. But while Amanoi...
The Regent Bali opened in June in the Sanur District on the southeast coast of the island. The...
Bedarra Island reopened this month on a private island off the Great Barrier Reef in North...