Like drenched cats, with wet suitcases and a wicked wind blowing, we huddle under a canopy, not knowing where to find our hotel on this Greek island.
No loud pool music! Yes, it’s all-inclusive, but stylish Pueblo Bonito Pacifica (in Cabo San Lucas) focuses on romance and relaxation.
The creator of Puri Mas Boutique Resort on Lombok, Indonesia is a former world-champion ballroom dancer. His young dancers waltzed right into our hearts, just like Puri Mas.
Turning off onto a leafy side-street in Guadalajara, our taxi deposited us at the Villa Ganz boutique hotel. And what a gem it is!
Prosecco by the fireplace? Named “Best in America” by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway, the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco Club Level doesn’t disappoint.
Don’t plan to spend all your days wine tasting in Sonoma’s Valley of the Moon if staying at Kenwood Inn and Spa. It’s one of those places you don’t want to leave.
After biking in Sonoma’s wine country, we loved cooling off in the pool at Madrona Manor. Built in 1881, the romantic inn is perhaps the best B&B in the area.
There’s something sensual about overwater bungalows. We’ve stayed in several now in Bora Bora, Fiji and Panama. Now we’re hooked on sleeping overwater!
As travel writers, we stay at fab places. Our fave charming Europe hotels include an old Venetian palace and a converted newspaper office.
We swoon over hotels with swimming pools high above the sea and fab views. So when deciding where to stay in Santorini, we chose the Grace Santorini.
Halekulani means “house befitting heaven” in Hawaiian. We found the elegant Halekulani in Holonulu to be heavenly with Zen-like rooms and superior service.
By the beach at Manele Bay? At the French country-style mountain Lodge at Koele? The best Four Seasons resort Lanai is a matter of personal preference.
No doors, no keys, no worries. andBeyond Mnemba Island Lodge is the quintessential private-island paradise – and a barefoot one too.
Talk about romance. The Palms Zanzibar, is oh-so-romantic. Butler, lavish villa with private plunge pool, and elegant candle-light dinners.