Shower in a garden in Bali, take a moonlight bubble bath in Botswana or gaze at hundreds of fish from a bathtub in Dubai. The world’s best hotel bathrooms are pure wow!
As travel writers, we’re often asked: “What’s the best hotel you’ve stayed in?” These swanky hotels and villa resorts with private pools top our list.
We’ve sussed out the best Caribbean villas! Find everything from cute 1-bedroom cottages to swank 12-bedroom beach mansions on islands like Jamaica, St. Barts and Mustique.
Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” or a splurge? We review 14 of the best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your travel style.
For Thai-style coddling in beachfront suites or private pool villas, you can’t beat Tongsai Bay on Koh Samui. A beautiful private beach! Their famous “fruit lady”!
Seminyak is Bali’s trendiest and most fashionable district, and villa rentals are popular here. We loved both The Kunja Villas and The One Villas. Great perks!
The private island resort of Azura Quilalea in Mozambique’s off-the-grid Quirimbas Archipelago wows with just 9 hand-crafted villas, colorful diving and a picture-perfect beach.
Have you ever been totally happy to just stay put in your hotel? Cliffside villas at Acapulco’s Banyan Tree Cabo Marques offer secluded tropical luxury and private pools. Why leave?