10 Best Luxury Hotels Around The World

ONE&ONLY REETHI RAH, MALDIVES

LION SANDS IVORY LODGE, SOUTH AFRICA 

Jade Mountain is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty. Expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and an extravagant private infinity pool glide into one another to form extraordinary platforms floating out into nature. With the fourth wall entirely absent, Jade Mountain’s sanctuaries are stage like settings from which one can embrace the full glory of St. Lucia’s Pitons, and of course, the eternal Caribbean Sea. A private dinner under the stars on Jade Mountain's Celestial Terrace is the perfect romantic experience.

Post Ranch Inn is a world renowned, environmentally sustainable, high-end resort perched atop the cliffs of Big Sur, 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean in California. It has 39 architecturally innovative guest rooms and suites placed along the ridge that parallels the Pacific Ocean. Each room has a view of either the ocean or the mountain scenery. Located along California’s Highway One, known as one of the world’s most scenic drives, the hotel is a sanctuary for the soul offering the ultimate destination for romance, relaxation and rejuvenation. 

Offering the most exclusive island accommodations in the region, this sprawling 44-acre resort consists of 90 rooms that include ultra-luxurious private land and overwater villas perched upon the beautiful turquoise waters of the South Pacific, amidst lush and unspoiled surroundings. Visitors are consumed by views of Mount Otemanu, in addition to the white sand beaches and crystal clear water, both spanning for miles. The resort is a Polynesian dreamland matched with the unsurpassed bespoke signature service that beckons to discerning travellers.

Attached to the coast by a narrow isthmus, this charming seaside hideaway pairs cobbled lanes, shaded courtyards and 600 year old red-tiled roofs with three pink sand beaches and the august Villa Milocer on the mainland. Aman Sveti Stefan's unique cottages are accessed via stone footpaths and staircases designed to follow the organic contours of the island. Explore the historic town of Budva, the magnificent Bay of Kotor, the former royal capital, Cetinje, and the baroque city of Perast in a hotel arranged luxury transportation.

Lion Sands is a place of overwhelming beauty and discovery and is one of Africa’s truly unspoiled wilderness areas. Guests here are treated to the most incredible wildlife viewing experience in the southern hemisphere. Four luxury lodges are each unique in respect of style and decor. Each flanks the Sabie River and enjoys spectacular views of both the bush and the animals that flock to the water’s edge. Lion Sands also has three luxury treehouses where guests get to spend a night under the stars in lavish style.  

The legendary palace hotel sits in an original 1928 landmark art deco building just steps from the Champs Elysees, in the heart of Paris' Golden Triangle. Four Season Paris is the first luxury hotel in Europe to gather five Michelin stars across three restaurants - the Le Cinq, the Le George and the L’Orangerie. An exquisitely decorated lobby and vintage wines from a historic wine cellar make staying here an unforgettable holiday experience. The hotel is all about traditional a la française style that for many visitors, epitomizes Paris.

JADE MOUNTAIN RESORT, ST. LUCIA

A late 19th century liberty style villa immersed in the beautiful scenery of the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Hotel Santa Caterina is an elegant seaside residence surrounded by the perennial blue of the Mediterranean Sea. This hotel has been owned by the same Gambardella family for more than four generations that gives the property a personal expression of local style. The romantic setting amidst orange groves and bright pink bougainvillea has not been lost on big names. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton stayed here, as did Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

WALDORF ASTORIA, AMSTERDAM

POST RANCH INN, CALIFORNIA

HOTEL SANTA CATERINA, AMALFI COAST

SIX SENSES DOURO VALLEY, PORTUGAL

THE ST. REGIS BORA BORA RESORT, FRENCH POLYNESIA

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL GEORGE V, PARIS 

Surrounded by the wonders of the Indian Ocean, One&Only Reethi Rah makes its home in the North Male Atoll, southwest of Sri Lanka. Located on a private island that boasts six kilometers of secluded beaches and coves, the all-villa destination offers the ultimate vacation experience to those seeking the pinnacle of tropical luxury. Nowhere else in the Maldives is there a resort with this much space and exclusivity. Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, One&Only Reethi Rah inspires extraordinary journeys for the soul.

AMAN SVETI STEFAN, MONTENEGRO

Six Senses Douro Valley’s beautiful setting fronts onto the River Douro as it winds through the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. The resort’s 19th century architecture is wedded to the inimitable Six Senses style and delivers the ultimate Douro wine and spa experience. The estate covers 19 acres with 57 guest accommodations, ranging from rooms with valley and river views to spacious suites and villas. The activities and excursions include visits to prehistoric rock art sites and to some of the best wineries in the world. 

Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is comprised of six magnificent canal side mansions that have been converted from their original form with grace, a sensitive attitude to heritage and a careful eye to contemporary luxury and style. The rich heritage captured within the walls of this unique property is solely matched by its unparalleled location on the iconic Herengracht (Gentlemen’s Canal), the most prestigious canal in Amsterdam. Displaying Dutch hospitality at its best, the hotel team takes pride in delivering the legendary & bespoke True Waldorf Service to all of its guests.

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