Little Palm Island - Little Torch Key, FL, USA
Just off the string of islands that form Florida Keys, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a delightfully secluded retreat with its own private marina, a Balinese-style spa, 30 custom-designed, thatched-roof bungalows, and spectacular oceanfront dining venues. The resort sits on its own 5-acre paradise island, and its stylish bungalow suites - fenced by Jamaican coconut palms - come appointed with British colonial décor, romantic canopied beds, languorous Jacuzzis and decks overlooking the turquoise ocean.
Kaya Mawa - Likoma Island, Malawi
One of the most charming places to stay in Malawi, Kaya Mawa offers all the plush comforts of a five-star resort: a secluded location on the tiny Likoma Island, dreamy food, pristine sandy beaches, water activities galore, and luxury accommodation in 11 individually crafted units. Voted by Conde Nast one of the “Most Romantic Places in the World”, the cottage features two rustic-inspired family beach chalets, two pool houses decked out in stone and a couple of private villas, all of them festooned with chic, locally-sourced handmade furnishings.
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Kandolhu Island - Maldives
A stunning island resort in the Maldives’ North Ari Atoll, Kandolhu is a true paradise with lush tropical vegetation and sugar-white beaches fringed by crystalline emerald waters. Sprinkled around are 30 magnificent villas categorized in 5 different types. Whether situated on the beach or over the water, all units are exquisitely designed in contemporary Maldivian style and appointed with plush amenities such as private plunge pools or Jacuzzis, gracious verandas, garden showers or lavish outdoor daybeds. A luxurious spa facility along with a gym and a sensational range of dining options complement the resort’s upmarket facilities.
Aava Resort & Spa - Thailand
Set on the pristine Nadan Beach in Khanom, Southeastern Thailand, Aava Resort & Spa is a tranquil oceanfront retreat with upscale accommodation and sublime facilities. Conceived by some of Finland’s most famous designers, the property features exquisite interiors that combine sleek Scandinavian design with Thai influences. In addition to its luxuriously appointed villas and bungalows, the resort boasts an exquisite spa, a state-of-the-art conference center as well as a wonderful beachfront restaurant serving delicious Asian and European dishes.
Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa - Tanzania
Designed by celebrated architect Neil Rocher, Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa is a privately owned resort with charming oceanfront villas, a luxurious spa and a selection of eat & drink outlets, including a fine-dining Zanzibari restaurant and a rooftop lounge. Hemmed in tropical gardens, all units come appointed with charming sustainable décor, private swimming pools, outdoor bathtubs and rooftop windows designed for stargazing. The resort is perfectly positioned on the unspoiled beach of Paje and has its own kitesurfing center.
Huma Island Resort and Spa - Philippines
Situated in Busuanga, Palawan, the former Philippines island of Diciligan has been transformed into a 5-star luxury resort with all the amenities you would expect from a high-end contemporary hotel. Following a multi-million USD investment, the private island resort offers 81 fashionable villas, 7 gourmet restaurants serving world cuisines and a sensational spa facility with pioneering glass bottom flooring. With a design inspired by the wonderful tropical surroundings, accommodations come appointed with state-of-the-art technology, Jacuzzis and wooden sundecks overlooking the ocean.