Escape to the secluded retreat of Aleenta Resort & Spa Phuket Thailand, set on a sandy white beach facing the crystal clear Andaman Sea. Stunning lofts, suites and villas, innovative Thai cuisine and a rejuvenating spa are the perfect ingredients for a stay in paradise.
From top to bottom, Romeo hotel exudes trend-setting style. Behind the sleek, glass façade you’ll find designer furnishings and modern art, vintage pieces and photography collections. And with a choice of restaurants, it’s the perfect place for a city break with style.
The London Edition hotel has been primped and preened by Studio 54 co-founder Ian Schrager into an uncommonly grand city-centre stay (it's part of his collaboration with the Marriott brand). Its neoclassical façade is lit like an awards show, the lobby has a lavish 19th-century ceiling and statue-clad fireplace, and Berners Tavern is one of London’s most dandyish dining rooms.
With its pure, white buildings and colorful gardens there’s a hint of classical Crete about Castello Boutique Resort & Spa. But look closer and you’ll find über-cool architecture and hip interior design. Outdoors is an inviting freshwater pool, which transforms into a trendy spot for cocktails and music by night. While inside there’s a glass-fronted fine dining restaurant, stylish spa and collection of contemporary suites.
Imagine, for a moment, that you have a friend with a restored colonial mansion in the lush hills of Rio de Janeiro. That's the aim of Casa Mosquito hotel, a Brazilian hideaway with a friendly, make-yourself-at-home feel and two French hosts. The nine rooms, each individually styled, are named for a diverse group of local icons (musicians, writers and even a drag performer in the bunch).
A tranquil and secluded escape just metres from Surin Beach, Twinpalms Phuket Hotel Resort is set in a magical, water garden landscape. Contemporary and stylish, this privately-owned resort has a hip, restaurant and bar, a fabulous beach club, a world-class spa, all delivered with thoughtful and attentive service.
Vintage posters, gramophones and travel trunks pepper this poised pad, which boasts an unbeatable location right on the Chao Phraya River. Wow-worthy extras include the city's only pool villas, a spa, screening room, cooking school and muay Thai boxing ring.
A spectacular private villa on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, Casa Kimball boasts a striking infinity pool, a sumptuous Jacuzzi overlooking the ocean, and a wonderful collection of terraces. Inside, 8 luxuriously appointed guestrooms come with decadent marble bathrooms, plush four-poster beds, and glorious glass walls opening onto private balconies.
A contemporary, tech-oriented Hong Kong hotel, Mira Moon lures visitors with its striking interior design inspired by ancient Chinese fairy tales. Its whimsical rooms are decorated with gorgeous traditional crafts, wavy streamlined walls and fanciful pieces of furniture.