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The Best Hotels, Resorts & Villas Around the World

United States,  Canada,  Caribbean,  Central America,  South America,  Europe,  Middle East,  Africa,  Asia,  Australia,  South Pacific

CastaDiva Resort - Lake Como, Italy - 5 Star Luxury Hotel


CastaDiva Resort is the only 5-star luxury hotel in the Lake Como area that is open all year-round.

Villa Roccabruna, built in the 18th century, soon became the favorite destination of aristocrats looking for peace and fairy-tale landscapes; today it is the heart and soul of the CastaDiva Resort. Strong in an unmatched beauty, Lake Como reveals its charm gradually leading the guest from one wonder to another. Even before art took to competing to enhance its natural beauty, the Lario (the area surrounding Lake Como) had always been renowned for its loveliness, glorified by poets and made famous by ancient and modern prose writers alike. History echoes throughout its gardens, while the stunning villa, featuring an eclectic and Renaissance style, brings us back to the time when opera singer Giuditta Pasta, who inspired Vincenzo Bellini, lived there. At the villa the composer, enchanted by the lake landscape between Moltrasio and Blevio, wrote his two greatest works, "Norma" and "La Sonnambula", that were first played by Giuditta Pasta, the real Casta Diva of the hymn to the moon that Bellini wrote on the romantic shores of Lake Como.


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Milan-Malpensa International Airport (MXP)


34 miles/55 km


May through October


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Exotic Estates International
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Villa Sabai Jai - Koh Tao, Thailand
Three exclusive, boutique pool villas for rent on the small island Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand -- the perfect place for those seeking privacy, luxury and tranquility.



The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
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Mead Brown Costa Rica
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Eden Roc at Cap Cana
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Maikhao Dream Villa Resort and Spa - Phuket, Thailand
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Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
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7 Secrets Resort & Wellness Retreat - Lombok, Indonesia
Opening December 15, 2015. There's a sense of exclusivity about 7 Secrets Resort and Wellness Retreat that starts the moment you check in.



PlaneSense, Inc.
A fractional aircraft ownership program based in Portsmouth, NH, in operation since 1995. It is the only program that combines affordable, practical ownership with world-class service.




Natai Beach Resort & Spa, Phang-Nga - Phuket, Thailand
Situated on a private beach, the property is an intimate 106-room resort specializing in Spa & Wellness and featuring deluxe pool or sea view rooms, and spacious 2-story duplexes.




Rancho Cielo - Luxury Villa Rental
A private 24-acre mountainside property with breathtaking views of Playa Hermosa, north Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.




Anse Chastanet - St. Lucia
Set amid a lush 600-acre estate with two soft-sand beaches and breathtaking views of St. Lucia's twin Piton Mountains and the Caribbean Sea.




The NoMad Hotel - New York City
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The Lodge at Torrey Pines
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