Photography by Hotel Marqués de Riscal
It’s well worth the drive into the Basque Country’s medieval village of Elciego when the purpose is a visit to the stunning Frank Gehry-designed Hotel Marques De Riscal.
Photography by St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort
Just a short stroll from the shopping and dining of posh Puerto Portals, the waterfront St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort is an amenity-seeking vacationer’s paradise.
Photography by Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom
Designed to mimic the Gothic architecture of the nearby St. Stephens Cathedral, the 5-star hotel was designed to marry historic glamour as well as modern style and comfort.
Photography by One & Only Cape Town
At the One & Only Cape Town, on the Victoria and Albert Waterfront, the African influences have a decidedly urbane feel.
Photography by Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa
French-owned Hotel Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa, located on the less cultivated Atlantic coast, brings Parisian chic to Essaouira, a still quaint fishing village.
Photography by Barcelo La Bobadilla
Like the white-washed villages of Andalusia, which gleam amid the olive groves and oak forests of southern Spain, Barcelo La Bobadilla is a collection of snow white, Moorish-style, villa-like rooms that evoke an ancient palatial enclave.
Photography by Angsana Riad
Take a magic carpet ride over Marrakesh when you stay at one of Angsana’s 6 restored, historical riads.
Photography by Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona
Appropriately, there is something Gaudi-like about Blanc, the Mandarin Oriental Barcelona’s ornate brasserie.
Photography by Viceroy Hotels and Resorts
Water babies will want to splash about on the 15th floor, where a 300-foot infinity pool melds into Biscayne Bay.
Photography by The Laguna Resort and Spa
Located 25 miles from the capital of Denpasar, in an enclave of 5-star properties on the island’s southern tip, the resort is known for its nearly 54,000-square-foot swimmable lagoon surrounded by lush gardens.