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best luxury hotels in bali

Beach lover? Romantic? 12 Best luxury hotels in Bali for you

By Janice and George | October 6, 2018

Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” or a splurge? We review 12 of the best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your travel style.

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luxury villas in Seminyak with private pool

In Bali, luxury villas in Seminyak with private pool are all the rage

By Janice and George | June 14, 2018

Once a small village, Seminyak is Bali’s trendiest and most fashionable district. Villa rentals are popular here. We stayed at both The Kunja Villas & Spa and The One Villas. Great perks!

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Azura Quilalea

Make like a celebrity at Azura Quilalea Private Island Resort

By Janice and George | December 2, 2017

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.

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tongsai bay review

Why You’ll Love This Koh Samui Luxury Resort: Tongsai Bay review

By Janice and George | December 17, 2016

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”!

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resorts with private pools - St. Nicolas Bay

You want swank? These villa resorts with private pools are tops

By Janice and George | September 16, 2016

As travel writers, we’re often asked: What’s the best hotel you’ve stayed in? These swanky villa resorts with private pools top our list.

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Kayumanis Bali

Kayumanis villas make a splash in Bali

By Janice and George | August 24, 2016

Kayumanis villa resorts in Bali spoiled us! Private pool, complimentary massages and airport transfers, afternoon tea – all included.

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Take a peek at 10 of the world’s best hotel bathrooms!

By Janice and George | June 28, 2016

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 absolute stunners.

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most luxurious hotel in bali - alila villas uluwatu

Is Alila Villas Uluwatu the most luxurious hotel in Bali?

By Janice and George | February 8, 2016

We’ve stayed at many gorgeous Bali hotels. But with 3,000 sq. ft villas, a clifftop perch and a stunning birdcage lounge, Alila Villas Uluwatu may be the most luxurious hotel in Bali.

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Banyan Cabo Tree Cabo Marques review

Asian Style in Acapulco! Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

By Janice and George | November 23, 2015

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?

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Four Seasons at Sayan review

Four Seasons at Sayan Review: Private pool villas in the Bali rainforest

By Janice and George | November 11, 2015

Was this a spaceship in the rainforest? No, it was the unique reception of the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan. The resort is lovely, as are the private pool villas.

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Ayung Resort Ubud

Ayung Resort Ubud: Tropical luxury and art in Bali

By Janice and George | August 24, 2015

One of the best-priced luxury resorts in Ubud, Bali? Ayung Resort Ubud is filled with art (think golden serpents and carved dragons). It dishes up artful cuisine too.

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St. Nicolas Bay Crete

St. Nicolas Bay Resort: Chilling at one of the best hotels in Crete

By Janice and George | June 2, 2015

After exploring many of Greece’s archaeological sites, chilling out at St. Nicolas Bay Resort, one of the best hotels in Crete, was the travel prescription we needed.

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four seasons resort bora bora

Dream Island: Sleeping overwater at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

By Janice and George | July 29, 2014

There’s something sensual about overwater bungalows. We stayed in one at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora; now we’re hooked on sleeping overwater!

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Viceroy Zihuatanejo

Easy beach days at Viceroy Zihuatanejo

By Janice and George | June 26, 2014

Beach butlers, palapas and lunch on the sand make beach days easy and fun at the Viceroy Zihuatanejo. Palapas are set along powdery Playa La Ropa, one of Zihuatanejo’s top beaches.

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