Luxurious Lakeside Retreats

Azur Lodge - Queenstown, New Zealand - Luxury Lodge

Azur Lodge - Queenstown, New Zealand - Luxury Lodge

Set on a hilltop, overlooking some of the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand, Azur is a distinctively contemporary luxury lodge.

Beau-Rivage Palace - Lausanne, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Beau-Rivage Palace - Lausanne, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Beau-Rivage Palace is situated on ten acres of private gardens, adjacent to Lake Geneva with spectacular views of the Swiss Alps.

Badrutt's Palace - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Badrutt's Palace - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Badrutt's Palace Hotel is a celebration of style, sports, cuisine and fashion, with discreet service and traditional elegance evoking an atmosphere of pampered luxury for all.

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.

Casa Palopo - Lake Atitlan, Guatemala - Exclusive Luxury Lodge

Casa Palopo - Lake Atitlan, Guatemala - Exclusive Luxury Lodge

Lake Atitlan, a gorgeous, mystical body of water in the Guatemalan highlands about 90 miles from Guatemala City, is one of the great landmarks of Central America.

Canoe Bay - Chetek, Wisconsin - Relais & Chateaux

Canoe Bay - Chetek, Wisconsin - Relais & Chateaux

Designed as a retreat from the stresses of contemporary living, and ranked among the United States' top romantic getaways, Canoe Bay is an unspoiled, peaceful, and wonderfully secluded place in northwestern Wisconsin.

explora Patagonia - Hotel Salto Chico - Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile - 5 Star Luxury Lodge

explora Patagonia - Hotel Salto Chico - Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile - 5 Star Luxury Lodge

The explora en Patagonia lodge is an architecturally remarkable hotel in a showpiece location.

Eichardt's Private Hotel - Queenstown, New Zealand - 5 Star Boutique Luxury Hotel

Eichardt's Private Hotel - Queenstown, New Zealand - 5 Star Boutique Luxury Hotel

There would be few luxury hotels in the world that could rival the spectacular setting of Eichardt's.

Eden au Lac - Zurich, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Eden au Lac - Zurich, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Standing next to the Opera House on the lakeside promenade, is the grand five-star Hotel Eden au Lac, only 10 minutes walk from the famous Bahnhofstrasse.

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.

Fuchun Resort - Hangzhou, China - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Fuchun Resort - Hangzhou, China - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Fuchun Resort nestles in lush, tea-covered hills and was inspired by the classic, 14th century Chinese landscape painting "Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains".

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace - Montreux, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace - Montreux, Switzerland - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, overlooking the Alps.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Canada - Luxury Resort Hotel

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Canada - Luxury Resort Hotel

Sheltered by the soaring peaks of Banff National Park, the historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise provides an escape on the shores of Lake Louise.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Alberta, Canada

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Alberta, Canada

Set deep in the Canadian Rockies, the charming cabins and rugged elegance of Jasper Park Lodge make it the embodiment of tranquility.

Falkensteiner Schlosshotel Velden - Austria 5 Star Luxury Resort

Falkensteiner Schlosshotel Velden - Austria 5 Star Luxury Resort

The legendary Falkensteiner Schlosshotel Velden is the premier address on Carinthia's Lake Woerthersee.