Top 10 Best Auberge Resorts In The World

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Auberge Resorts and hotels describe themselves as the world’s most inspiring collection of luxury hotels spanning 3 continents. They operate boutique-sized luxury hotels and resorts around the world. Auberge Resorts has hotels across North America, South America, the Asia-Pacific region, Africa, and Europe. We review the best Auberge Resorts in the world.

There is no such thing as a cheap Auberge hotel. They are all outstanding, individual, unique, and have a price tag to match. To date, there is only one European Auberge Resort which we love and can be found in Santorini, Greece.

In the USA, locations include Hawaii, Napa Valley, Colorado, Utah, and New England. There are also some fabulous Auberge resorts in Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. It is possible to pick the best resorts as each one has its own fantastic merits, but we have picked 10 of our favorites below.

Wherever you decide to stay, at a Auberge hotel or elsewhere, book via our luxury travel concierge. We offer free upgrades, free breakfasts, and free perks at hotels including the Four Seasons, Belmond, Hyatt, Ritz Carlton, Marriott, InterContinental, and more (as well as your usual Marriott Bonvoy Hyatt, etc. points and status benefits). See what our clients say about us and how thrilled they are with the extra benefits we provide.

Typically, our free benefits at luxury hotels include:

  • Room upgrade to next category
  • Complimentary breakfast for two per bedroom
  • Complimentary Welcome Gift
  • $100 USD USD equivalent Hotel experiential credit per room per stay
  • Early check-in / Late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

1. Mauna Lani

One of the best luxury boutique hotels in Hawaii is situated on the dramatic Kohala Coast, Mauna Lani’s secluded beaches, coral reefs, and ancient fishponds set the stage for transformative experiences. Gather with friends and family at the Hālau, the open-air village center that serves as the vibrant heart of the resort. Come here to plan island adventures, meet friends after a gym workout, and experience the spa and shops and fresh culinary delights. Continue onto the Great Lawn—an expansive grassy playground with palm-fringed swimming pools, the HāLani restaurant, and Hā Bar. Wander down to the Surf Shack, which anchors the Great Lawn to an expansive white sand beach. After exploring the storied coastline, make new memories with dinner at the celebrated CanoeHouse.

2. The Vanderbilt

Originally built in 1909 by Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, a scion of the Vanderbilt family, the property is a vintage Newport mansion meticulously restored to its former glory, just minutes from the charming waterfront. Come for elegant fireplaces and museum-quality artwork in the lobby entrance, Christy’s Gallery, and Snooker Room—along with pampering worthy of any railway baron. In the summer, enjoy exquisite dining on the Garden Terrace and evening drinks along the popular rooftop bar with sweeping views of Newport Harbor.

3. Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection

Esperanza, an Auberge Resort & Spa is an outstanding choice in Los Cabos. Named the #1 “Best Hotel in Mexico” in “2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotel rankings”, the Cabo San Lucas Resort, Esperanza is a private beach resort tucked between two scenic bluffs on the Baja peninsula and boasting a world-renowned luxury spa, championship golf courses, secluded beaches, and a vibrant nightlife.

Resort amenities include 4 restaurants, 5 pools, a private beach, an award-winning spa, yoga studio, fitness facility, children’s activities, private concierge, and more.

Many of Esperanza’s casitas and suites offer 180° views of the Sea Of Cortez and are perfect for couples and honeymooners. Infinity edge hot tubs can be found on the terrace, and interiors transform into dramatic indoor/outdoor living spaces. Inside, no detail has been overlooked, including such as deep-soaking tubs and luxurious Italian linens.

Restaurants include Cocina del Mar, carved into the bluffs overlooking the Sea of Cortez and featuring multiple levels of romantic stone terraces flowing from a circular palapa-roofed dining room down to the property’s two sandy coves.

4. Mauna Lani

A new Auberge hotel that we are excited about is situated on the southern edge of Napa Valley, where pristine vineyards blanket gently rolling hills that rise up to meet the wide-open California sky. Here, Stanly Ranch, a new destination in the heart of wine country, celebrates the romance of connecting with family and friends in a setting that’s steeped in winery estate tradition, inspired by the beauty of the land, and infused with a fresh, convivial spirit.

5. Hotel Jerome

Hotel Jerome has been the social hub of Aspen since its opening in 1889 at the height of the town’s silver boom, known as the place where all great stories were born and are told. As the only Aspen hotel to survive the silver crash, the long pre-ski-resort winters, and the Depression, it has seen cowboys ride through its doors, 10th Mountain Division soldiers gather round over pints after training on the slopes, and Hunter S. Thompson holding court during his run for sheriff. You can’t experience Aspen, without experiencing Jerome.

6. Element 52

Element 52 offers the ski-in/ski-out lifestyle in Telluride. Offering some of the most diverse terrains in North America and singular natural beauty, where red rocks rise from the canyon floor, and the snowy peaks of the San Juan Mountains loom majestically ahead.

Make small-town Telluride your very own small-town heaven lined with colorful clapboard-fronted shops and Victorian buildings. Element 52 comprises of 48 artfully designed two-to-five-bedroom residences situated just steps away from a slice of the historic Old Wild West. With ski-in, ski-out access, and luxury resort amenities at your fingertips, you’ll feel right at home.

7. Auberge Beach Residences

Auberge Beach Residences is Ft. Lauderdale’s most extraordinary beachfront property.
Offering an elegantly modern take on relaxed beachfront living, you’ll dine on grilled specialties in a mid-century chic setting at Dune, take in naturally-inspired spa treatments, and unwind by one of the multiple swimming pools or at the private beach club.

8. Malliouhana

When it opened over 30 years ago, Malliouhana put Anguilla on the map as the romantic getaway. The oceanfront resort is set atop a bluff that rolls down to pristine white sands and azure-blue sea. From vibrant island cuisines to Caribbean seaside adventures and spacious beachfront accommodations, this hotel offers a slice of paradise. Highlights include a cascading infinity pool that seems to drop off into the sea below, and a beach bar that epitomizes toes-in-the-sand relaxation.

9. Commodore Perry Estate

Relaxed European elegance with true gracious Texas hospitality. Reimagined by internationally renowned designer Ken Fulk, this private retreat brings a new level of contemporary glamour and whimsical soul to Austin. A modern interpretation of a residential estate from yesteryear, these picturesque grounds offer a welcoming 10-acre setting in the heart of the city.

10. Nanuku

Discover shared moments with some of the most gracious, charming hosts you’ll ever meet, and explore the lush, tropical paradise they call home. Whitewater raft through black volcanic walls barely five meters apart, snorkel among vividly-hued coral, hunt for crabs in the dense mangrove forest, and trek up soaring sand dunes. Voted #1 Resort in Australia and the South Pacific by Conde Nast Traveler’s 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards.

Note: Benefits offered correct at the time of writing but may be amended at discretion of the vendor.

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