Best Luxury Hotels, Resorts & Villas Around the World

Andronis Luxury Suites - Oia, Santorini, Greece - 5 Star Boutique Resort Hotel

Andronis Luxury Suites - Oia, Santorini, Greece - 5 Star Boutique Resort Hotel

Nestled in the Caldera cliff on Santorini with a heavenly view of the volcano, this boutique hotel combines classic luxury with modern minimal style.

Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel - Manaus, Brazil - Adventure Eco Lodge

Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel - Manaus, Brazil - Adventure Eco Lodge

A 15-minute helicopter ride up the Rio Negro river from Brazil's Amazon-gateway town of Manaus, this fantastical 210-suite hotel perches on stilts, at treetop level. Favored by such bigwigs as Jacques Cousteau, Bill Gates and Helmut Kohl.

Arion, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa - Vouliagmeni-Athens, Greece - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Arion, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa - Vouliagmeni-Athens, Greece - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The legendary atmosphere of Arion Resort & Spa is enhanced by contemporary surroundings and spectacular views of the Saronic Gulf. Classic harmoniously blends with contemporary to form a prestigious, yet charming style.

Amanfayun - Hangzhou, China - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Amanfayun - Hangzhou, China - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Amanfayun lies hidden in a valley to the west of West Lake. The 20-minute drive from the centre of Hangzhou takes one along densely wooded bamboo and tree-lined avenues, past the botanical gardens and inner waterways of West Lake, to the temples and village of Tianzhu.

Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives Luxury Family Resort

Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives Luxury Family Resort

Anantara Resort Maldives is a luxurious five-star boutique hideaway spread across five acres of tropical terrain.

Amanoi - Vinh Hy Village, Vietnam - Exclusive Luxury Resort

Amanoi - Vinh Hy Village, Vietnam - Exclusive Luxury Resort

Amanresorts makes its debut in Vietnam with a contemporary beachside resort alongside a full-service Aman Spa.

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz Carlton Hotel - Muscat, Oman - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz Carlton Hotel - Muscat, Oman - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel is set against a dramatic mountain backdrop on 200 acres of private beach and lush green gardens.

Hotel Ajman - United Arab Emirates - 5 Star Luxury Resort

Hotel Ajman - United Arab Emirates - 5 Star Luxury Resort

Sprawled along the shores of the idyllic emirate Ajman, Kempinski Hotel Ajman promises more beach per head with more than 500 metres of private white sandy beach and crystal clear blue waters.

Anantara Resort & Spa Golden Triangle - Chiang Rai, Thailand - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Anantara Resort & Spa Golden Triangle - Chiang Rai, Thailand - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa's Elephant Camp allows guests to participate in a three-day mahout training course in which they learn to care for elephants by feeding and bathing them, trek through the region, and take a splash in the Mekong River.

Azura Selous Game Reserve - Serengeti, Tanzania

Azura Selous Game Reserve - Serengeti, Tanzania

Azura has just 12 spacious designer ‘tented villas’ along the banks of the Ruaha river, with private plunge pools, butler-hosts to look after your every need and fabulous dining in varied locations.

Aenea Hotel - Klagenfurt am Worthersee, Austria - Boutique Resort

Aenea Hotel - Klagenfurt am Worthersee, Austria - Boutique Resort

New cutting edge hotel offering a romantic lakeside retreat with watersports, golf, spa and tennis.

Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives

Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives

Experience an island paradise of chic simplicity in a serene adults-only tropical setting replete with soft white sand and azure waters at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort.

Amberley Castle - West Sussex, England - Luxury Hotel

Amberley Castle - West Sussex, England - Luxury Hotel

Luxury castle hotels in Sussex, Amberley Castle is the finest of luxury castle hotels with castle accommodation in West Sussex.

Arusha Coffee Lodge - Arusha, Tanzania - Luxury Resort Hotel

Arusha Coffee Lodge - Arusha, Tanzania - Luxury Resort Hotel

Arusha Coffee Lodge lies cradled in the endless acres of Tanzania's largest coffee plantation. Luxurious accommodation, fine cuisine, and roaring fires, beckon to the most seasoned traveler.

The Athenaeum - London, England - 5 Star Luxury Hotel & Apartments

The Athenaeum - London, England - 5 Star Luxury Hotel & Apartments

Located in Mayfair, The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments has 164 bedrooms including 12 suites, 18 townhouse apartments and a rooftop suite.