Blanket Bay - Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Blanket Bay - Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Bordered on two sides by National Parks, the tiny village sits against a backdrop of rugged high country, beautiful mountains, glacier fed rivers and ancient beech forests.

The Balmoral - Edinburgh, Scotland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Balmoral - Edinburgh, Scotland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

A luxury hotel in the true sense of the word, Rocco Forte Hotels' Balmoral, with its majestic clock tower, is a stylish five-star property in the very heart of Edinburgh.

Barcelo La Bobadilla - Loja-Granada, Andalucia, Spain - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Barcelo La Bobadilla - Loja-Granada, Andalucia, Spain - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

This magnificent 1,000-acre country sanctuary lies in the very heart of Andalucia.

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.

Bedarra Island - Great Barrier Reef, Australia - 5 Star Luxury Resort

Bedarra Island - Great Barrier Reef, Australia - 5 Star Luxury Resort

Closed for renovation until July 1, 2013.

Belmond Hotel Monasterio - Cusco, Peru - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Belmond Hotel Monasterio - Cusco, Peru - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Hotel Monasterio, an Orient-Express Luxury Hotel, is the ideal base from which to discover Cuzco and the ancient ruins at Machu Picchu, which can be reached via a spectacular three-hour train journey.

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.

Ballyfin - County Laois, Ireland - Exclusive Luxury Country House Hotel

Ballyfin - County Laois, Ireland - Exclusive Luxury Country House Hotel

Ballyfin is a five-star luxury country house hotel set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the heart of Ireland, just 30 minutes from Dublin airport.

Belmond Hotel Cipriani & Palazzo Vendramin - Venice, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Belmond Hotel Cipriani & Palazzo Vendramin - Venice, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Four minutes by private launch from San Marco, on the tip of Giudecca Island, this iconic Orient-Express hotel commands unrivalled views of the lagoon and Doge's Palace.

Baur au Lac - Zurich, Switerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Baur au Lac - Zurich, Switerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

One of the world's most prestigious five-star hotels, the Baur au Lac dates back to 1844 and is still owned by the original founding family.

Bauer Il Palazzo - Venice, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Bauer Il Palazzo - Venice, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

An intimate boutique hotel within the heart of Venice, Il Palazzo at the Bauer is a truly authentic, Venetian-style palazzo overlooking Venice's Grand Canal.

Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel - Lima, Peru - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel - Lima, Peru - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Miraflores Park Hotel is a Luxury Hotel and a member of Orient-Express Hotels with 66 Rooms & 15 Suites. Miraflores Park, an intimate boutique hotel distinguished by its subtle elegance and excellent service, meets and exceeds the demands of the most discerning international traveler.

Hotel Bel-Air - Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California - Exclusive Luxury Hotel

Hotel Bel-Air - Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California - Exclusive Luxury Hotel

Hotel Bel-Air, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, offers five-star luxury accommodations and acclaimed cuisine in an idyllic garden setting.

The Bath Priory Hotel Restaurant & Spa - Bath, England

The Bath Priory Hotel Restaurant & Spa - Bath, England

The Bath Priory - a sublime luxury hotel located a short stroll from the Georgian city of Bath.

The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, Colorado - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, Colorado - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Born in 1891 as a gambling casino and transformed into a "grand resort" in 1918, the Five-Star, Five-Diamond Broadmoor continues to shine brightly as one of the world premier resorts.