The world is full of incredible hotels but which are the best and which should you be spending your hard earned cash on, for your dream vacation? We have picked the properties below as they score top marks for location, romance, luxury and other worldliness.
These hotels, lodges and camps offer a once-in-a-lifetime experiences in stunning locations. They are travel icons and will create memories that you will never forget.
Our recent trip to the Grand-Hotel Du Cap-Ferrat A Four Seasons Hotel takes the top spot as both our favourite overall hotel and also the hotel with the longest name (the beach club at the Grand-Hotel Du Cap-Ferrat is pictured above).
The Belmond Cipriani and the Aman Grand Canale in Venice are also truly memorable hotels and come in a close second and third along with the Hermitage Monte Carlo in position four, which is probably the best city hotel in the world.
For skiing, our ultimate hotel has to be the Aurelio in Lech – everything about it is simply amazing.
In London, there is no place better than the Four Seasons on Park Lane. It is centrally located and has a boutique feel. It is across the road from Regents Park and Green Park (where Buckingham Palace can be found) and is a short walk from Harrods – what more could a luxury traveller want!
Read on to find out why we love these hotels so much, then add them to your bucket list or you are missing out!
The best hotel on the French Riviera is the Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, a Four Seasons Hotel. Set in Belle Epoque splendour, in a building that dates back to the 1800’s, this ultra luxury hotel offers everything you would expect of… Read More.
Ever since I knew it was a favourite of the late Michael Winner and the location for George Clooney’s recent marriage, I’ve wanted to experience the Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice. Nestled on the tip of Giudecca Island, the Belmond… Read More.
Ahhh the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo. Pronounced Hermitaaaaage by the French, this Belle Époque dream was built in the early 1900s and is one of the two best luxury hotels in Monte Carlo. Its competition the Hotel De Paris is undergoing… Read More.
Overlooking Hulopoe Bay, this relaxing retreat offers the emptiest hotel beach on the Hawaiian islands. The hotel design is all about views. The main lounge, bar, fitness area, eateries and pool, all overlook this beautiful swathe of picture perfect bay. Read More.
Near the top of Western Australia sits the Ningaloo Reef. This reef is incredible, largely because you step directly off the beach and straight onto the reef. We think the Ningaloo Reef is one of the best beaches in the… Read More.
If you really want to get away from it all, the spectacular World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park in Tasmania is a travel destination well worth considering. One of Tasmania’s premier wilderness regions, it’s a… Read More.
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