The Best Hotels, Resorts & Villas Around the World

Burj Al Arab - Dubai, UAE - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Burj Al Arab - Dubai, UAE - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

A billowing, sail-shaped structure soaring 321 meters above the Arabian Gulf, Burj Al Arab is a dramatic tribute to the region's seafaring heritage, and the world's tallest hotel.

Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei - China

Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei - China

Blancaneaux Lodge - San Ignacio, Belize - Luxury Eco Resort

Blancaneaux Lodge - San Ignacio, Belize - Luxury Eco Resort

Rustic, luxurious jungle retreat owned by Francis Ford Coppola and featuring just 20 cabanas and villas.

Hotel Bristol, A Luxury Collection Hotel - Vienna, Austria - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Hotel Bristol, A Luxury Collection Hotel - Vienna, Austria - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Hotel Bristol is located in the heart of the city just across from the Vienna State Opera, mere steps away from the city's main sites.

Belmond Hotel de la Cite - Carcassonne, France - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Belmond Hotel de la Cite - Carcassonne, France - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Located in Carcassonne's UNESCO-World Heritage Listed medieval citadel, between two historic landmarks, the Romanesque Chateau Comtal and the Gothic Basilica of Saint-Nazaire.

Bedford Post Inn - Bedford, New York - Relais & Chateaux

Bedford Post Inn - Bedford, New York - Relais & Chateaux

Luxury inn owned by Richard Gere and his wife, Carey Lowell.

Belmond Hotel Caruso - Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Resort

Belmond Hotel Caruso - Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Resort

The Hotel Caruso Ravello was originally built as a palace in the 11th century by the patrician D'Afflitto family from Rome.

Hotel Bergs - Riga, Latvia - 5 Star Boutique Hotel

Hotel Bergs - Riga, Latvia - 5 Star Boutique Hotel

A sleek designer retreat hidden away in the hip, cultural quarter of Riga, Hotel Bergs is a modern hotel nestled behind a 19th century brick facade in Bergs Bazaar.

Banyan Tree Macau, China 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Banyan Tree Macau, China 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Take in breathtaking views of Macau's skyline in an atmosphere of peace and serenity that Banyan Tree is famed for.

Belmond Khwai River Lodge - Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Belmond Khwai River Lodge - Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Nestled on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains and beyond into the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, sits the luxurious Khwai River Lodge.

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows - Beverly Hills, California

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows - Beverly Hills, California

Providing privacy and tranquility in a truly residential setting, The Beverly Hills Hotel is within easy access to the business and entertainment centers of Los Angeles.

Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel - Beverly Hills, California - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel - Beverly Hills, California - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Beverly Wilshire is referred to by some locals as the "Pretty Woman" hotel for its role in the 1990 film starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.

The Brando - Tetiaroa Private Island, French Polynesia

The Brando - Tetiaroa Private Island, French Polynesia

The Brando is an exquisite luxury resort on French Polynesia's breathtakingly beautiful private atoll of Tetiaroa– an atoll composed of a dozen small islands surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles north of Tahiti.

Belmond Reid's Palace - Funchal, Madeira, Portugal - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Belmond Reid's Palace - Funchal, Madeira, Portugal - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Reid's Palace epitomizes the spirit of travel, from the heyday of luxury, style and adventure.

Baoase Luxury Resort - Curacao - 5 Star Boutique Hotel

Baoase Luxury Resort - Curacao - 5 Star Boutique Hotel

Named to the 2010 Hot List by Conde Nast Traveler, Baoase is situated on an idyllic 300 meter beachfront on the South side of Curacao between its capital Willemstad and Sea Aquarium beach.