Princeville reclaimed its spot as Kauai’s top resort when it reopened under the St. Regis banner.
Of all the luxury beach resorts in Florida, the Breakers might be the best for an all-around family vacation.
Virgin Gorda is home to Little Dix Bay, a Rosewood resort on a half-mile crescent beach.
The recent explosion of resort construction in the Maldives has been concentrated in the now-crowded central atolls, leaving the island na
Set in one of the most beautiful locations of any resort—on a narrow isthmus at the tip of the Papagayo Peninsula, with sandy beaches on b
A tall, smartly dressed man captains the seven-minute ferry between his home island of Antigua and Jumby Bay, the private-island retreat l
Situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the Qualia has 60 spacious one-bedroom pavilions designed by Australian architect Chris B
At Fiji’s Laucala Island resort, Austrian businessman Dietrich Mateschitz has spared no expense in developing this private island, and his
Set on a broad sandy beach near the tip of Baja California, Las Ventanas appears at first as a quaint village, a collection of white stucc
Ancient banyan trees and 17,000 swaying palms shade the trails at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives.
Few places on Earth have as dense a concentration of first-rate resorts as Mexico’s Los Cabos corridor.
The red-cedar door to your suite at Capella Ixtapa opens not to a room but to a view.
In 1941, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy leased the Royal Hawaiian as a rest-and-relaxation depot for sailors.
The Sanctuary dates to 2004, but the resort is fashioned to resemble an antebellum mansion with wide-plank walnut floors (placed on sleepe
After entering through an unassuming guard gate, guests of Rancho Valencia follow a winding driveway past tennis courts and pink Spanish-s
Situated at the end of a private peninsula, at the convergence of the Mediterranean and the Maritime Alps, Le Cap consists of only eight g
The St. Regis Singapore is the first major luxury hotel to be built on this tiny island nation in 10 years.
Located 26 miles south of Cancún, the Mandarin occupies a mile-long, 150-yard-wide sliver of land that stretches from the region’s main hi
This Big Island property has been one of the most popular luxury resorts on Earth since it opened 14 years ago, and for good reason.
Trisara’s various water features flow throughout tropical gardens at the resort, which stretches along a cliff above a private beach on th
Amanpuri’s setting—atop a cliff that rises 130 feet over Pansea Beach—affords spectacular views of the Andaman Sea and, incidentally, help
Perched somewhat improbably along a rocky overhang on the Amalfi Coast, Il San Pietro’s 61 guest rooms look down upon the Bay of Naples an
The Eden Rock, a fixture on St.
The Bulgari is perched like a stone fortress on a windswept precipice more than 500 feet above the Indian Ocean.
Guests of the Wakaya Club—the only resort on the 2,200-acre private isle in the Koro Sea—spend their days swimming and kayaking near the s
Guest lodgings at Lizard Island include several freestanding villas set under palms along the beach or on cliffs overlooking Anchor Bay.
At the center of the Cotton House estate stands an old sugar mill surrounded by gardens and a boot-shaped swimming pool.
Most of the daytime action at the sun-soaked Copacabana Palace, located across the street from Rio de Janeiro’s popular Copacabana Beach,
After the Biltmore’s $225 million makeover, you won’t find wall-to-wall carpeting or dark, mismatched furnishings, but rather cream stucco
Calvinist missionaries from Europe nearly wiped out surfing in the 19th century, when they forced Hawaiian natives, who were the sport’s p