The Sanctuary dates to 2004, but the resort is fashioned to resemble an antebellum mansion with wide-plank walnut floors (placed on sleepe
Each of Twin Farms’ 20 cottages, cabins, rooms, and homes contains unique temptations that discourage venturing outside.
Built in 1893 and renovated in 2000, the white-columned Wheatleigh is set within a 22-acre park (designed by Central Park landscape archit
Set on a high pass above the ocean in Big Sur, California, the Post Ranch Inn taps into the natural mysticism of its surroundings with wee
In the woods of Vancouver Island, guests of the Wickaninnish Inn recline in Muskoka chairs at the Ancient Cedars Spa, soaking their feet i
Wynn Las Vegas, which opened in April 2005, is a 217-acre oasis where, outside by the barbell-shaped pool, the cluttered skyline disappear
For those unfamiliar with the Miami area, arriving at the airport and being welcomed to “the islands” can be a bit disconcerting.
The sleek St. Regis, San Francisco is a composition of clean lines and elemental materials with a subtle Asian flair.
The Inn of the Anasazi offers a distinctly New Mexican blend of Native American and New Age motifs.
Unlike nearly everything else in Charleston, South Carolina, the Charleston Place hotel is neither quaint nor historic.
Auberge Resorts developed its property—zoned fortents and motor homes—as a series of freestanding bungalows (equipped with hidden wheels).
Each of the 24 rooms at Casa Palmero has a wood-burning fireplace, and several offer private courtyards with hot tubs.
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.
Set on one of California’s most spectacular seascapes, this thalasso-minded spa opened to rave reviews a few years back and continues to e
After the Biltmore’s $225 million makeover, you won’t find wall-to-wall carpeting or dark, mismatched furnishings, but rather cream stucco
Set on three wooded acres in the Southern mansion–filled enclave of River Oaks, the St.
The decor in the Four Seasons Hotel Austin’s lobby pairs replicas of battle-worn Republic of Texas flags with a cast-iron chandelier dripp
Lesson number one at The Peninsula is that not everyone in Los Angeles works in the entertainment industry.
Opened in 1990 as the first-ever Four Seasons resort, the Wailea continues to impress guests with its three championship golf courses, uns
Calvinist missionaries from Europe nearly wiped out surfing in the 19th century, when they forced Hawaiian natives, who were the sport’s p
You enter the sole treatment room at Hôtel Le St-James’ spa through a curved steel door that locks electronically.
Every year in the months leading up to September, the Windsor Arms becomes the most coveted reservation in Canada, as attendees of Toronto
Located in Old Port, the oldest section of Quebec City, the Auberge Saint-Antoine consists of a collection of former warehouses and apartm
In a first-floor hallway at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, a black-and-white photo shows cowboy singer Gene Autry signing in
The promotional literature provided in the villas at the Mansion at MGM Grand mentions the property’s “legendary wishing well.” The text f
Sharp observers will notice that the panel of buttons in The Peninsula Chicago’s elevators excludes not just the 13th floor, but also the
Given the Ritz-Carlton’s location in the famously tolerant city of San Francisco, it is not surprising that the property welcomes a wide r
Inspired by the glam of Old Hollywood, this Spanish Colonial–style, beachfront spa offers dazzling views of the Pacific coastline and Sant
In Dallas, everything is Texas big, from the mall-size store for cowboy boots to the ubiquitous billboards promoting gentlemen’s clubs.
Guests travel to Little Palm Island Resort & Spa by seaplane or ferry—the latter a reproduction of a 1940s-era wooden cigarette boat.