Residential Hotel

Sleeping with the Fishes

Ocean Suites at Resorts World Sentosa is Singapore’s first-ever immersive underwater hotel-suite experience. It has 11 underwater accommodations with acrylic panels measuring nearly 60 square feet through which guests can view over 70 marine species from the comfort of their bedroom. Ocean Suites is located along one side of the Open Ocean exhibit at S.E.A. […]

Sneak Peek: Park Hyatt Busan, South Korea

The Park Hyatt Busan has opened in the Haeundae Marine City section of Busan, overlooking the ocean and the Gwangan Bridge. The hotel offers the largest rooms and suites in the South Korean city. The arched shape of the futuristic-looking 33-floor glass building is inspired by the images of a sail filled with wind, the […]

Best of the Best 2012: Vacation Homes: Inspirato

Since their introduction nearly 14 years ago, destination clubs have become popular with affluent travelers looking to vacation in, but not own, multimillion-dollar homes worldwide. But with the economic downturn came the faltering of the nascent industry; some clubs filed for bankruptcy, and members took large investment losses on their membership deposits. Those troubles, however, […]

Vacation Homes: Eight Wonders

The easternmost island in the Lesser Antilles, Barbados—or “Little England,” as it is known—has long lured vacationers with its white-sand beaches, a vibrant cultural scene, and the legendary Sandy Lane hotel. Since 1961, this beach, golf, and spa resort has coddled its predominantly British clientele in a private-club-like atmosphere. Last fall, the resort took this […]

Mr. C Beverly Hills

Mr. C Beverly hills is technically not in Beverly Hills: The 138-room hotel, which debuted in June, occupies a 12-?story tower on the Los Angeles corner of Pico Boulevard and Beverwil Drive. But if a Beverly Hills–adjacent address is a perceived blemish, it has not prevented Mr. C from becoming one of the hottest spots on […]

Vacation Homes: Grand Slam

While many vacation homes offer golf course views, few look out over the game’s seminal playground: the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. Next summer, however, a handful of individuals will be able to call the world’s oldest and most famous links home when Hamilton Grand—a collection of 26 luxury residences located just paces behind […]

The Right Angles

Architect Guy Dreier has built more than 50 residences in and around Palm Springs, Calif., including Robb Report’s 2009 Ultimate Home. The Dreier-designed estate shown on these pages, which was completed in 2008, bears a striking resemblance to that winning property, but is far from cookie-cutter: The 9,300-square-foot retreat on 2.4 acres at the Bighorn […]

Capella Pedregal

Few places on Earth have as dense a concentration of first-rate resorts as Mexico’s Los Cabos corridor. This stretch at the tip of Baja California, which connects the towns of San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, is home to the ultraromantic Las Ventanas al Paraíso, the enchanting cliff-top hideaway Esperanza, and the classic, […]

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