Annandale - New Zealand
Featuring a lovely mix of country charm and seaside chic, Annandale is a New Zealand coastal retreat with its own working farm and beautiful private bay. In addition to the main homestead, with its magnificent gardens and spacious, exquisitely designed suites, the property offers accommodation in various types of units. Accordingly, guests can choose between the beautifully renovated old stables, a romantic rural cottage, or a secluded and contemporary one-bedroom sanctuary overlooking the pristine bay. A fabulous selection of farm-fresh goods and nature activities complement the estate’s extraordinary facilities.
LeCrans Hotel & Spa - Switzerland
An intimate alpine hotel full of history and character, LeCrans welcomes guests in 15 charmingly decorated suites and apartments decked out in wood and themed around various mountain regions, from mighty Annapurna to Spain’s Andalusian-flavored Sierra Nevada. Other than its tremendous design, this 5-star hotel in the Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana offers a state-of-the-art spa center with indoor/outdoor swimming pools, and a fine selection of wining and dining venues, including an award-winning panoramic restaurant, a vinoteque, and a classy, English style lounge.
Villa Susanna - Saint Lucia, Caribbean Islands
Nestled in Saint Lucia’s picturesque Marigot Bay and surrounded by luxuriant tropical gardens, Villa Susanna is an idyllic, revitalizing hideaway for travelers in the Caribbean. Accommodation is offered in 7 soothing, luxuriously appointed units, each with its own special amenities, stunning views, and gracious decoration style. The White Frangipani King Room boasts handsome, locally inspired furnishings; Red Heliconia oozes romance with its New England flair; and the luminous Yellow Flamboyant Suite comes complete with an elegant pink marble bathroom, alfresco shower, and private Jacuzzi pool. Additional facilities include a gourmet Italian kitchen, a Balinese inspired dining room, and a postcard-perfect pool & gazebo overlooking the sparkling blue Caribbean Sea.
Blue Waters Resort - Antigua, Caribbean Islands
Resting on the northwestern shore of Antigua, Blue Waters invites guests to unwind in spectacular freshwater pools, indulge in a variety of culinary experiences, and luxuriate in stylish and spacious accommodations overlooking the dazzling Caribbean Sea. Furnished in a stylized traditional style, the resort’s rooms, suites, and exceptional villas combine genuine Caribbean charm with modern comforts and top-notch amenities for a truly luxurious tropical getaway. Away from the main property, the Cove Suites provide the ultimate in comfort and privacy, while the elevated Penthouses afford stunning sea views from their sprawling, fully-furnished balconies.
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa
Spectacularly located in the North Huvadhoo atoll, the award-winning Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa combines luxury, sustainability and design into a truly sensational island resort. Fifty beautiful land and over water villas offer upscale accommodation in spotlessly designed suites complemented by outstanding amenities such as private plunge pools or soothing alfresco baths. Dining options include two stylish restaurants serving international and regional cuisines, while the sumptuous spa relaxes the mind, body and soul with Maldivian inspired treatments.
St. James’s Club - Antigua, Caribbean Islands
With its private white-sand beaches, world-class leisure facilities, exquisite restaurants, and fantastic range of lodging options, St. James’s Club Resort & Villas is the perfect all-inclusive Caribbean retreat. Perched above Antigua’s picturesque southeastern coast, this luxurious oceanfront property offers bright, tropically-inspired accommodation in three types of units, from tasteful rooms with private terraces to lavishly appointed suites to 1,600 square-foot villas complete with fully-equipped kitchens, elegant outdoor spaces, and stunning bay views. A topnotch spa hideaway and a fabulous collection of dining venues complement the resort’s wealth of facilities.
Das Kranzbach Hotel - Germany
The Bavarian Alps’ ultimate retreat, Das Kranzbach is a sensational wellness hotel built in the style of an English castle, but with a modern wood-and-glass extension attached to it. Hidden away in the middle of a pristine meadow, somewhere near Klais, Germany, the property offers accommodation in various types of units, from lavish, individually designed suites fitted with art and hand-picked designer furnishings to simpler and more contemporary rooms appointed with private terraces/balconies overlooking the majestic natural surroundings. Additionally, the hotel has a collection of charming lounges and relaxation areas, a spectacular spa and wellness area, as well as two separate accommodations: an English-style gatehouse and a charming treehouse built entirely from wood.