King David might feel at home at the 194-room Mamilla Hotel, which opened in June in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Mamilla, 10 minutes
It may seem odd that visitors to Maui’s Wailea Beach would choose the manufactured sanctum of a hotel pool over the shore’s golden sand an
Wilbert Das, creative director of the Diesel clothing company, made sure that no trees were felled during the construction of his Uxua Cas
The grumble of construction trucks drowns out the rumble of surf on the oceanfront 17th hole at the Punta Mita Club de Golf’s new Bahia co
Of all the things that London seems to be short on—sunshine and dispassionate cabbies, to name two—gilded shopping byways certainly are no
Head to any ski mountain and you will find demo stations tempting you to take a brand-new pair of skis out for a spin.
Honolulu’s Kahala Hotel and Resort has just undergone a two-year, $52-million renovation that includes refurbished beachf
Known as one the of the premier private beach getaways, the 1,400-acre Mustique island in the Grenadines has unveiled nin
The makers of Louis XIII cognac have opened their elusive doors to the public, offering visitors access to the Rémy Marti
The end of summer marks the beginning of the winter-travel planning season, which, this year perhaps more than ever, calls fo
A decade after the end of the Troubles that divided Northern Ireland in two, the region’s stability has sparked a boom in tourism and tour
While the battle between the forces of universal health-care and free-market capitalism resumes in our nation’s capital, more enlightened
Sasso by the Sea is a new beachfront property in the tiny town of Marmorata, Italy, along the Amalfi Coast, that provides
The Kapalua Resort community, on Maui’s northwest coast, appeals to visitors seeking either tranquility or a cure for boredom.
Amid the unspoiled wilderness of Botswana’s vast Okavango Delta, on a roughly 62,000-acre parcel of land, in September 2008 &Beyond (f
The Little Nell, the only ski-in/ski-out property on Aspen Mountain, is getting a makeover.
The pavilion-style villas on the windward side of Qualia—a 30-acre resort on Hamilton Island, off the coast of Queensland—are surrounded b
On a hill next to the Clos Apalta vineyards and winery, the Lapostolle Residence consists of four opulent casitas that are so private you
Fitness flourishes in many forms at Parrot Cay, a 1,000-acre private-island resort where you can swim, snorkel, play tennis, and enjoy one
Villa Rockstar, Eden Rock resort’s newest accommodation, is as over-the-top as its name promises.
At Musha Cay, a private-island resort that is available to one party at a time, you pretty much do what you want when you want and where y
Some 450 miles east of Château Cheval Blanc, the Saint-Émilion producer of one of France’s most celebrated wines, is Bernard Arnault’s oth
At Fiji’s Laucala Island resort, the rest of the world can seem, well, unnecessary.
For tropical vacations, Sir Richard Branson escapes to his private Necker Island in the Caribbean.
Capella Telluride, which opened in February as Capella Hotels and Resorts’ first property in the United States, does things a little diffe
Swine flu, drug wars, and a down economy have discouraged many would-be visitors to Mexico—especially those in search of a wellness experi
Since acquiring the property that would become Como Shambhala Estate, Como Hotels and Resorts has changed the name (from Begawan Giri), ad
Few experiences could be more soothing than the Sacred Water Ritual at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru.
When Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress was exiled at the height of South Africa’s decades-long apartheid struggle, the leader acc
First as a fishing camp in the 1940s, and later as a rodeo ranch in the 1970s, the stretch of Texas Hill Country that is now the Lake Aust