This 19th century countryside manse defines Celtic grandeur
In the Irish countryside, you practically can’t go anywhere without tripping over a castle. But the Gothic splendor of Adare Manor, a towering estate-turned-hotel located a half-hour outside the rugged city of Limerick, strikes awe in the heart of even the most well-traveled Hibernophile. Built in the early 1800s by ... More
A winding, twisting ride through the emerald mountains of St. Lucia, past the grazing horses and cows, after a stop or two to avoid a hopping chicken, you’ll arrive in paradise: Sugar Beach, a Viceroy resort. A staff member greets you with a coconutty cocktail in reception, before hopping ... More
Cloud Camp at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs redefines glamping
The Broadmoor Hotel – a 99-year-old Colorado Springs institution and the longest-running Forbes Five Star property ever – sets the glamping bar high – really high. Eight miles from the main campus, and up a 3,000-foot incline, sits a luxury outpost built by the Broadmoor in 2014 called Cloud Camp ... More
Located on 29-acres of beachfront property overlooking turquoise waters, this Cancun resort is a tranquil escape
Located on Cancun's Punta Nizuc, the NIZUC Resort & Spa offers tranquil surroundings and on-site activities to match. With six world-class restaurants, three bars and an uber-luxe spa by ESPA, guests have no shortage of options when it comes to dining and de-stressing. (To name just a few, ... More
Cartagena’s most luxurious hotel has Botero paintings, Gabriel Garcia Marquez ghosts and more
Nestled in the walled “old town” neighborhood of Colombian port city Cartagena, the Sofitel Legend Santa Clara is a blend of old and new: notable features include original wood beams, museum-worthy contemporary art, and possibly a few ghosts (more on that later).
Housed in a restored 17th century ... More
This Dumbo hotel offers floor-to-ceiling views of Manhattan
What could be better than staying in a skyscraper hotel in Manhattan? Admiring the skyline from the waterfront, 10-story 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in Dumbo. If Brooklyn were a building, this is what it would look like. And not by coincidence, the property celebrated its grand opening ... More
Go inside the Swiss establishment that is as every bit Genevan royalty as it is a perfect elevated escape
At a young 150-years-old, the Beau-Rivage Genève is as integral to the city of Geneva as delectable chocolate and the finest watches in the world. Owned and operated by the same family since its inception, this particular stay is more about status and pomp and circumstance, and—as you’ll quickly ... More
Set mid-mountain at Northstar California, this snow capped escape offers effortless access to winter activities
Filed under *perfect winter escapes* The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the ultimate snow capped destination, tucked mid-mountain at Northstar California.
Not only does the property offer mountain concierge services and ski-in/ski-out access, but the hotel’s après-ski experience also includes a slopeside spa, the tailored kid-friendly program Ritz-Kids, and complementary ... More
There is still something a little rock & roll about the Gramercy Park Hotel. It has a history of hosting entertainers and A-listers, it houses one of NYC’s hottest nightlife venues, and it embraces its grand scale with a Renaissance-revival décor. The hotel was re-designed in 2006 ... More
Check into this gorgeous hotel tucked away in Stowe, Vermont
Nestled into the breathtakingly scenic valley under Mount Mansfield in Stowe, Vermont, Topnotch Resort is the ultimate luxury winter destination. With 68 spacious rooms and 23 resort homes surrounded by some of the country’s best ski slopes, this incredibly chic New England getaway brings out the true outdoorsman in everyone.
If shredding ... More