Captivating Hotels: The Most Beautiful Hotels in the World

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.

Belmond Cap Juluca - Anguilla, Caribbean - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Resort

Belmond Cap Juluca - Anguilla, Caribbean - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Resort

Located along the intimate crescent of Maundays Bay on the exclusive British West Indies island of Anguilla, Belmond Cap Juluca is a world-class resort set in luxury 179-acres, known for its white pristine beaches, gentle tropical winds and sparkling turquoise waters.

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.

BELA VISTA Hotel & Spa - Portimao, Algarve, Portugal - Luxury Boutique Resort

BELA VISTA Hotel & Spa - Portimao, Algarve, Portugal - Luxury Boutique Resort

The Bela Vista Hotel is an intimate and luxurious hotel as well as an historical property - an authentic experience in the Algarve.

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.

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Bali - Uluwatu, Indonesia - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Bali - Uluwatu, Indonesia - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Bulgari Resort, Bali, a secluded all villa Cliffside retreat.

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.

Birkenhead House - Hermanus, South Africa - 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Birkenhead House - Hermanus, South Africa - 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Perched high on the Hermanus cliffs, the regal Birkenhead House and deluxe adjacent Villa, overlook the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay.

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge - Machu Picchu, Peru

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge - Machu Picchu, Peru

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge - Machu Picchu, at 8,200 feet above sea level, is the only hotel located within the very sanctuary of the Machu Picchu Inca citadel.

Banyan Tree Lijiang, China - 5 Star Luxury Resort & Spa

Banyan Tree Lijiang, China - 5 Star Luxury Resort & Spa

As the Banyan Tree Group's flagship resort in China, Banyan Tree Lijiang pioneered the luxury pool villa experience in the Yunnan region, connecting guests to the culture as well as environment of this historic locale.

Belmond La Residencia - Mallorca, Spain - Exclusive Luxury Hotel

Belmond La Residencia - Mallorca, Spain - Exclusive Luxury Hotel

This stately 17th century residence with its magnificent flower-bedecked terraces lies in idyllic surroundings between the sea and the mountains.

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.

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.

Belmond Copacabana Palace - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Belmond Copacabana Palace - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The glamorous Copacabana Palace is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janiero.

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.