World's Best Luxury Lodges

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.

Cibolo Creek Ranch - Marfa, Texas - 5 Star Luxury Guest Ranch

Cibolo Creek Ranch - Marfa, Texas - 5 Star Luxury Guest Ranch

Host to celebrities enjoying a week of solitude, Houston socialites and European art cognoscenti, entrepeneur and historian John Poindexter's hideaway is an important historical artifact.

Dunton Hot Springs - Dolores, Colorado - Exclusive Luxury Retreat

Dunton Hot Springs - Dolores, Colorado - Exclusive Luxury Retreat

Opened in 2001, Dunton Hot Springs resort is a restored ghost town set in an extraordinary alpine valley in southwestern Colorado.

Emerald Lake Lodge - Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada

Emerald Lake Lodge - Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada

Emerald Lake Lodge offers 24 Cabin-style buildings and is just 25 miles west of Lake Louise, located in Canada's Yoho National Park, one of the world's most outstanding wilderness settings.

Grasmere Lodge - Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

Grasmere Lodge - Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

Grasmere Lodge — High Country Retreat — where luxury and natural splendour come together in the heart of the Southern Alps, to form what one international guest described as "a whole other world of peacefulness & serenity."

Hunters Country House - Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa - Exclusive 5 Star Relais & Chateaux

Hunters Country House - Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa - Exclusive 5 Star Relais & Chateaux

Hunters, set in the beautiful gardens on the estate, offers accommodation in antique furnished, individual thatched suites with private patios, some with pools.

Huka Lodge - Taupo, North Island, New Zealand - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Huka Lodge - Taupo, North Island, New Zealand - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Lodge

Consistently amongst the award-winners of the Top Hotels of the World, Huka Lodge is surrounded by magnificent natural beauty.

King Pacific Lodge - British Columbia, Canada - Exclusive 5 Star Wilderness Lodge

King Pacific Lodge - British Columbia, Canada - Exclusive 5 Star Wilderness Lodge

King Pacific Lodge, A Rosewood Resort, is a fly-in luxury wilderness lodge and resort floating in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada.

The Lodge at Keyah Grande - Pagosa Springs, Colorado

The Lodge at Keyah Grande - Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Entering the gateway in the private 4,000-acre sanctuary at the Lodge at Keyah Grande, one senses that something remarkable is about to happen. You are drawn toward the grandeur of the Lodge, in complete harmony with its ridge top setting in the pristine San Juan Mountains.

The Lodge at Glendorn - Allegheny Mountains, Pennsylvania - Luxury Lodge

The Lodge at Glendorn - Allegheny Mountains, Pennsylvania - Luxury Lodge

Established in the 1920's as a private retreat and visited by several presidents over its long history, the Lodge at Glendorn in Pennsylvania is now a sanctuary for discerning travelers.

Moraine Lake Lodge - Banff, Canada - Luxury Adventure Lodge

Moraine Lake Lodge - Banff, Canada - Luxury Adventure Lodge

Nestled in a spectacular valley in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake Lodge provides the ultimate romantic getaway for those seeking a luxurious escape for a honeymoon, anniversary, hiking experience, or a relaxing vacation.

Nimmo Bay Resort - British Columbia, Canada - Luxury Adventure Lodge

Nimmo Bay Resort - British Columbia, Canada - Luxury Adventure Lodge

Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort is a luxurious fly-fishing and wilderness adventure destination, set at the foothills of Mount Stevens along the Great Bear Rainforest coastline of British Columbia.

The Point - Saranac Lake, Lake Placid area, New York - Exclusive Luxury Lodge

The Point - Saranac Lake, Lake Placid area, New York - Exclusive Luxury Lodge

The former summer camp of William Avery Rockefeller, hidden away in the Adirondack Mountains, recaptures the gracious lifestyle of a bygone era.

Stapleford Park - Nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

Stapleford Park - Nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

Secluded in the heart of some of England's most picturesque and enjoyable countryside, Stapleford Park Country House Hotel and Sporting Estate, provides standards of hospitality & elegance found in only a few hotels & resorts around the world.

Sonora Resort - British Columbia, Canada - Luxury Lodge

Sonora Resort - British Columbia, Canada - Luxury Lodge

Sonora Island is located within the Discovery Islands at the mouth of Bute Inlet, one of the deepest inlets in North America.