One of the best 5 star hotels in Cape Town, the 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa wowed us with killer sea views, elegantly decorated rooms, bubbly at check-in, mountain walking trails and its superb Leopard Bar.
Don’t look for a cookie-cutter hotel at Casa de Sierra Nevada. Rooms and suites are sprinkled in colonial mansions in the heart of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
The Pueblo Bonito brand in Cabo San Lucas offers sun, sand and sea and good dose of affordable luxury. We’ve stayed at or inspected all of their resorts. Here’s our view on the best Pueblo Bonito resort in Cabo.
It’s like a scene from “Out of Africa.” Except that instead of Karen Blixen’s bush tents in Kenya, Chiawa’s 9 deluxe tents hug the mighty Zambezi River in Zambia.
Where to stay in Guanajuato, Mexico? We loved Quinta Las Acacias. Built in the 19th century, this French-style mansion mixes European antiques with colorful Mexican touches and hospitality.
Where to stay on Koh Tao in Thailand? We chose the beachfront Sensi Paradise Beach Resort. But we also checked out other bungalow and villa resorts on the island too. Take a peek!
Macakizi doesn’t have a beach. But it’s a very cool hotel on Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula; you can dive off its sunning docks right into the sea.
Casa Dell’Arte is not just a beautiful luxury hotel in Bodrum with 12 chic suites. It’s also an art gallery filled with original Turkish art.
Where to stay in Victoria, BC? We’ve stayed at several utterly charming Airbnb’s and hotels – like this Art Deco manor and historic B&B.
The 5 star hotels in Cabo San Lucas are among the most deluxe in the world; the boutique hotels are cool too. (Pssst! Discover where Jennifer Aniston likes to bed down.)
Flying long haul on Emirates Airlines? Got a long layover in Dubai? Get some zzzz’s at the convenient transit hotel in Dubai Airport.
On the historic Bergen waterfront, the Hotel Havnekontoret tempts travelers with a fab location, funky lobby bar (purple!), lovely rooms and complimentary meals.
Nothing in Los Cabos is quite like this super-cool, adults-only hotel. At Hotel El Ganzo, artists and musicians stay to paint and record songs.
The Los Cabos Grand Velas has upped the wow factor with $25,000 gold-flaked tacos and $2 million teen parties. For pure luxe, this is the best of the best all-inclusive Cabo resorts!