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Argentina

$$$$ Moreno Hotel Buenos Aires

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Located at the heart of San Telmo surrounded by galleries, antique shops and museums, the Moreno Buenos Aires is a sumptuous boutique hotel that honours the classic Art Deco architectural style of the original, 1920’s landmark office block.
 

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Botswana

$$$$$ Chobe Chilwero Chobe National Park

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Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero borders Chobe National Park in Northern Botswana and offers unparalleled panoramic views across the island and floodplains as far across as Namibia. 

There are 15 thatched guest cottages which feature not one but two showers – One inside and one out. After a day out on safari, why not come back and have a long soak in your free-standing bathtub.

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$$$$ Tubu Tree Camp Okavango Delta

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Tubu Tree lies on the western side of the isolated Hunda Island. Elevated walkways through the canopy link the traditional style camp with 8 secluded tents on raised platforms, talking in the marvellous scenery of the surrounding floodplain. 

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$$$$$ Sanctuary Chief's Camp Okavango Delta

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Situated on Chief’s Island in the heart of the Okavango Delta, wildlife and wilderness areas abundant as action, adrenaline, refinement and relaxation at this remarkable remodelled luxury camp. Personal service, an extraordinary setting, exceptional viewing and enthusiastic expert guides are what sets this property apart.

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$$$$$ Belmond Eagle Island Lodge Okavango Delta

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Belmond Eagle Island Lodge is one of Botswana’s original safari lodges, perched on a private island encircled by some of the deepest stretches of the Okavango Delta, one of the world's largest inland water systems and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Brazil

$$$$$ Fasano Rio de Janeiro

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The Fasano is legendary designer Philippe Starck’s first venture into Brazil, a striking 5* contemporary hotel perched at the top end of Ipanema beach with magnificent views along the coast.

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Cambodia

$$ FCC Phnom Penh Phnom Penh

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The Foreign Correspondents Club Hotel Phnom Penh offers sweeping views of the Mekong River and National Museum. Its central location in the heart of the waterfront district is second to none, the city’s best quality bars and restaurants are only seconds away.

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$$$ Shinta Mani Angkor Siem Reap & the Angkor Temples

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The Shinta Mani Angkor is superbly located in the heart of the old French Quarter of Siem Reap within easy walking distance to the many lively restaurants and night market.

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Chile

$$$$$ Hotel Patagonico Puerto Varas

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Behind the striking modernist façade, the Hotel Patagonico is a stylish, 5* property on the edge of Puerto Varas with wonderful views over the town and lake towards the distant volcanoes. 

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$$$$$ Viña Vik The Wine Valleys

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Sheltered within the lush hills of the Millalhue Valley (“Place of Gold” in native Mapuche) some 3 hours’ drive south of Santiago, Viña Vik is one of Chile’s newest and most coveted wineries, a modernist, titanium-topped structure overlooking rolling hills and a large lagoon.

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$$$$$ Awasi Patagonia Torres del Paine National Park

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Awasi Patagonia is the latest addition to the growing number of luxury lodges in the Torres del Paine. Sheltered amongst a native lenga forest within a 15000 acre private reserve, it commands captivating views across Lake Sarmiento to the soaring granite towers of the national park.

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China

$$$$ The Opposite House Beijing

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This wonderful hotel is located in the heart of the sophisticated and cosmopolitan Beijing district of Sanlitun, just steps from some of the city’s finest and most vibrant shopping and nightlife areas home to Beijing’s first open plan shopping mall - The Village Sanlitun (North and South), and is home to both local and international designer boutiques and plenty of restaurants and cafes.

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Cook Islands

$$$$ Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort Aitutaki

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Journey to Aitutaki, and discover why screen luminaries such as Marlon Brando, Cary Grant and John Wayne were all drawn here by such incomparable beauty. As the only resort directly on the world's most beautiful lagoon, Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa is truly blessed.

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$$$$$ Little Polynesian Rarotonga

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Located on the white sands of Titikaveka beach at the water's edge of an azure lagoon, this idyllic, serene location welcomes guests aged 18 and over, making this award-winning luxury boutique resort an ideal place for honeymooners and couples seeking a romantic, picturesque escape.

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$$$$ Nautilus Resort Rarotonga

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Just 20 minutes by road from Rarotonga's international airport, Nautilus will offer a fresh new experience to the Cook Islands luxury full-service resort offering. Redefining laid back luxury, and created for resort or exclusive use, Nautilus is ideal for families, couples, celebratory parties and wedding gatherings. 

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Costa Rica

$$$$ Gaia Hotel & Reserve Manuel Antonio and Central Coast

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Luxury and style deep in the tropical rainforest close to Manuel Antonio National Park, Gaia is a chic boutique hotel with wonderful panoramic views over the sea of green towards the sparkling waters of the Pacific.

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Ecuador

$$$$$ Mashpi Lodge Mindo Cloud-forest

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Striking contemporary design at the heart of Mindo’s steamy cloud-forest, the Mashpi Lodge is the first of its kind in South America. Nestled in a 3212 acre private reserve, the lodge was constructed with sustainability at its very core and blends seamlessly into the surrounding forest, a bio-diversity “hotspot” that boasts a staggering 500 species of birds.

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Egypt

$$$ The Nile Ritz-Carlton Cairo

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The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo carries a rich legacy of tradition and luxury. Overlooking the Nile River lies the iconic luxury hotel, offering leisure and business travellers an opulent retreat in the heart of Cairo.

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$$$$ Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

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Between the sea and the sky lie an oasis of cool greenery and casually elegant accommodations on the Sinai Peninsula. At our Egyptian Resort, every room and suite bring you a breezy balcony or terrace, most with views of the Red Sea. And our four pools are ideal for sultry days – when you’re not taking advantage of desert excursions or exploring our world-class diving sites.

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Fiji

$$$$ InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa Coral Coast

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Nestled amongst 35 acres of tropical gardens, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa boasts one of the most beautiful settings among Fiji resorts. We are located along picturesque Natadola Bay on Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu. Protected by a reef which creates an aqua-blue ocean-facing lagoon, Natadola Beach has been voted one of the best beaches in the world.

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$$$$ Shangri-La's Fijian Resort & Spa Coral Coast

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Overlooking Viti Levu’s idyllic Coral Coast on one side and its own private beach and lagoon on the other, the resort offers an authentic and private Fiji island experience.

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$$$$$ Kokomo Private Island Kadavu

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Kokomo Private Island fuses unscripted luxury with the bounty of space and the generosity of time to do as much (or as little) and your holiday heart desires. Cradled by the world’s fourth-largest reef, the Great Astrolabe, our stunning unspoiled and the naturally immaculate island is more than a backdrop, it’s your home for as long as you choose to linger.

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$$$$ Likuliku Lagoon Resort Mamanuca Islands

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Likuliku Lagoon Resort is a haven of subtle luxury for adults only and reserved exclusively for guests in-residence at the resort.  A wilderness island retreat,  it is the first and only resort in Fiji with authentic over water-bures, in a natural ocean lagoon, surrounded by a protected marine sanctuary.

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$$$$$ Six Senses Fiji Mamanuca Islands

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Sublime Malolo Island is the tropical setting for Six Senses Fiji, only 16 miles (25 kilometres) from Nadi International Airport (NAN). Surrounded by crystal clear waters and white sand beaches, the resort features just 24 spacious pool villas plus an inventory of residences with two to five bedrooms.

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$$$$$ Vomo Island Fiji Mamanuca Islands

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VOMO becomes your personal paradise the moment you arrive. Enjoy the delights of whiling away the day under a coconut tree with a luxurious spa treatment your only appointment. Invigorate yourself with a hike up Mt Vomo, a snorkelling trip atop our many coral reefs or a challenging 9-holes on our par-3 golf course.

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$$$$ The Wakaya Club & Spa Outer Fiji Islands

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The Wakaya Club & Spa is a private island resort like no other. Wakaya is Fiji as nature intended: undisturbed, lush, beautiful rain forest and pristine white beaches.

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$$$$ Nanuku Auberge Resort Pacific Harbour and Beqa Island

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Discover shared moments with some of the most gracious, charming hosts you’ll ever meet, and explore the lush, tropical paradise they call home. Whitewater raft through black volcanic walls barely five meters apart, snorkel among vividly-hued coral, hunt for crabs in the dense mangrove forest, and trek up soaring dunes.

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$$$$$ Royal Davui Island Resort Pacific Harbour and Beqa Island

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Royal Davui Island is an adults-only barefoot luxury Fijian resort. Just 16 exquisitely appointed private Vales nestle around 10 acres of lush tropical landscape. At Royal Davui, you will enjoy the best of both worlds: genuine care and warmth with staff calling you by name, in addition to the privacy and freedom to be secluded in your tropical oasis.

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$$$$ The Remote Resort Savusavu and Surrounds

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The Remote Resort, Fiji Islands is located opposite Taveuni on the island of Vanua Levu. The resort is accessible via either Taveuni or Savusavu (both a 1-hour flight from Nadi international airport). The resort is just minutes from Fiji's Rainbow Reef, the soft coral capital of the world, offering a world-class snorkelling and diving experience in Fiji.

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$$$$ The Fiji Orchid Suncoast

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A private sanctuary near Nadi where you can base yourself as you discover Fiji. Or relax and refresh before or after a trip to your remote Fijian island paradise.

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$$$$ Wananavu Beach Resort Suncoast

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Located on the Sun Coast Wananavu Resort – Fiji is an idyllic 4-star resort with 35 deluxe bures nestled amongst the lush, tropical gardens, dotted along the beachfront or perched on the hillside.

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$$$$$ Laucala Island Taveuni

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Set upon 3,500 exclusive acres Laucala private island resort is set amidst coconut plantations, sandy beaches, rich green mountains and breathtaking natural beauty. Pure luxury is appreciated in the privacy of the resort’s villas widely spread on the northern tip of the island. Seamless transition from indoor to outdoor living creates an inspiringly relaxed, yet luxurious atmosphere. 

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$$$$$ Raiwasa Private Resort Taveuni

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Raiwasa is a private resort with a dedicated staff of twelve highly trained employees with your 5-star chefs, that produce gourmet food served in eight unique dining locations.  You will enjoy your private car and chauffeur; Pure Fiji trained massage and skin care therapists, private tours and activities coordinators and a Cultural attaché to guide you through the fascinating Fijian culture.

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$$$$$ Turtle Island Yasawa Islands

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Experience pure indulgence, relaxation and romance at one of the most sought-after destinations in the world. This genuinely all-inclusive island is home to only 14 couples at a time. The breathtaking panoramas of the renowned Blue Lagoon and neighbouring Yasawa and Fiji Islands can be seen from your spacious Fijian villa.

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French Polynesia

$$$$$ Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora Bora Bora

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Overwater bungalows and underwater adventures welcome you at this sand-fringed idyll in the shadow of Bora Bora's Mount Otemanu. Toast sunsets from your private plunge pool, marvel at the Tahitian night sky, or simply lose yourself in our lagoon, where the waters teem with exotic reef fish and colourful corals.

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India

$$$$ Mihir Garh Rohet

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Located in the heart of the Thar desert approximately 1 hour’s drive from Jodhpur sits this spectacular boutique hotel. Translating to Fort of the sun, Mihir Garh is the brainchild of Rajput husband-and-wife owners, Sidharth and Rashmi Singh, who also own nearby heritage hotel Rohet Garh.

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Laos

$$$ Apsara Rive Droite Luang Prabang & surrounds

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From the same minds behind the elegantly chic Apsara Hotel, The Apsara Rive Droite is a stylish 9-room property on Luang Prabang’s Nam Khan River. Located across the water from the main town, the hotel is a quiet retreat with all the touches of a top luxury property: a fabulous pool, private verandas or terraces in each room and unobtrusive yet attentive service.

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$$$$ Luang Prabang View Resort Luang Prabang & surrounds

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Tucked away on top of a hill overlooking the, beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Luang Prabang, the Luang Prabang View Resort is a charming and peaceful oasis that offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. Using locally sourced materials the design concept is modern with lots of light and air complemented by sensational views.

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Lebanon

$$$$ Le Gray Beirut

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Welcome to Le Gray, the home of understated luxury nestled in the heart of downtown Beirut. Ideally located for both business and leisure, we offer the ultimate in hospitality for every guest, with state of the art facilities, meeting rooms and suites. One of Beirut’s most iconic luxury hotels, Le Gray, Beirut is a Campbell Gray Hotel and member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

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$$$ O Monot Hotel Beirut

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O Monot Hotel is a delightful independent boutique property brought up-to-the-minute with a sensational renovation that has resulted in 41 superbly styled rooms and suites.

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$$$ Aleph Boutique Hotel Byblos

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Aleph Boutique Hotel is a charming urban destination located in the heart of the historical city of Byblos, just a 5-minute walk from the world's oldest ruins. With its prominent position overlooking the Mediterranean, the hotel is uniquely designed as a mystical blend of antiquity and modernity, bringing its guest's outstanding levels of comfort and stylish living.

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Madagascar

$$$ Grand Hotel Urban Antananarivo

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The Grand Hotel Urban is a luxury hotel in the heart of Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar. With its impeccable decor, the Grand Hotel Urban stands out for the colonial aesthetic that gives it an elegant and cosy touch. Located in the financial and commercial district of the city, the Grand Hotel Urban is the ideal place for both tourism and business. 

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Malawi

$$$ Latitude 13° Lilongwe

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Latitude 13° nestled in the leafy lanes on the northern edge of Malawi’s capital city, Lilongwe. We’re a hotel 10 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from Kamuzu International Airport with a 24-hour Front Desk,  

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Mexico

$$$$ Condesa DF Mexico City

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A cool boutique hotel at the heart of the trendy, tree-lined suburb of Condesa, the Condesa DF fuses modern contemporary design within triangular, art-deco architecture and overlooks the neighbouring Parque España.

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$$$$$ Be Tulum Riviera Maya

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A hip design hotel just outside the village of Tulum, the Be-Tulum is a stylish, oceanfront property tucked between tropical forest and the powder white sand of the Caribbean.

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$$$$ Hotel Bo San Cristobal de las Casas

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The Hotel Bo feels like a breath of fresh air, a sleek, contemporary hotel just a short walk away from the colonial centre of San Cristobal de las Casas.

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Morocco

$$$ Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea and Spa Agadir

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Located beside its own private beach, the Sofitel Agadir Thalassa sea & spa is the newest luxury hotel in Agadir. Facing the Atlantic Ocean, this 5-star Moroccan-inspired hotel with its pool, lush patio and calm and gentle atmosphere offer a timeless and unforgettable experience. The resort has 173 rooms, including 44 suites, and 3 restaurants serving Moroccan cuisine.

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$$$$$ Four Seasons Casablanca Casablanca

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A luxury stays in Casablanca awaits you at Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca. You'll be 3.7 km from Hassan II Mosque and 5 km from Place Mohammed V. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include three restaurants, two spa tubs, and a full-service spa.

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$$$ Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche Hotel Casablanca

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The 24-floor Sofitel Casablanca hotel located opposite the Hassan II mosque, in the heart of the business district in the city centre, and towers above the white city. It has 141 rooms and 30 suites, each of which boasts an innovative design combining comfort, modernity and luxury.

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$$$$ Le Médina Essaouira Hotel Essaouira

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Inspired by the magnificent Moroccan riads, the Médina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea and Spa by MGallery is decorated in the traditional red of Mogador. Close to the sea, the medina and the port, this luxury 5-star hotel blends modernity with Moroccan style for a sophisticated stay. Ideal for exploring typical Essaouira areas and monuments.

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$$$ Riad Fes Fez

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Tucked away amongst the clutter of Fes’ medieval Medina, The Riad Fes is a beautiful boutique hotel fit for the Fassis nobility for which it was initially designed. Its clean exterior gives little away yet pass through the entrance, and you stumble upon a charming oasis of tranquillity bedecked with elegant arches, beautiful mosaics and exquisite stucco-work adorning the walls.

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$$$$ Michlifen Resort & Golf Ifrane

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Make yourself at home in one of the 71 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Rooms have private furnished balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment.

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$$$$$ La Sultana Marrakech

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La Sultana is a sumptuous boutique hotel and amalgamation of 5 separate riads at the heart of the medina overlooking the Saadian Tombs just ten minutes’ walk from Jemaa El Fna square.

Spread across four courtyards, La Sultana has an almost fairy-tale quality about it with a glorious mix of styles from one riad to the next, each beautifully composed and put together.

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$$$$ Les Jardins de la Medina Marrakech

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Just 10 minutes’ drive to the airport and in walking distance of the beautiful Djemmaa el Fna Square, the Jardins de la Medina combines the best of both worlds – the elegance and architecture of a historic 19th-century riad and the modern services and facilities of a five* hotel.  

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$$$$ Riad Kniza Marrakech

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Situated close to the heart of Marrakech’s historic medina some 15 minutes’ walk to the Djemmaa el Fna Square, the Riad Kniza is a beautiful, family-run hotel that pays homage to Morocco’s rich history and heritage.

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$$$$$ Royal Mansour Marrakech

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The Royal Mansour belongs to these rare places in the world that defy the codes of hotel excellence. 

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$$$ Riad Dar Dar Rabat

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Riad Dar Dar is a riad of 10 rooms. Its cozy and modern atmosphere will make you forget the tumult of the souks. It invites you to relax and well-being with its jacuzzi, sauna, traditional hammam and terrace. The living room with fireplace opened on the central patio will be conducive to meetings and conviviality.

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$$$ Zahia Palace Tangiers

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Zahia Palace is a charming hotel, located at "Petit Socco" – one of the oldest districts of the Medina of Tangier, made up of a large number of specific neighbourhoods, gathering a diversity of ethnic groups, cultures, traditions, religions and civilisations.

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Mozambique

$$$$ White Pearl Ponta d'Ouro

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Inspired by the rich coastal biodiversity of the area and beautiful Indian Ocean reefs, the guest areas offer laid-back beachside chic, with spaces designed to relax and enjoy. The beautiful beach bar, set against a backdrop of white and turquoise, is at the heart of this unmatched beach experience.

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Myanmar (Burma)

$$$$$ Malikha Lodge Putao

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Malikha Lodge is situated in Northern Kachin State, Myanmar’s greenest and most remote state. Access to the lodge is a fifteen-minute drive from the small frontier town of Putao. The only reliable access is by flight into the Putao airstrip during the cool dry season from October to April. This unique resort was designed by Jean Michel Gathy of Amanresorts fame.

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New Caledonia

$$$$ L'Escapade Ilot Maitre Nouméa

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Floating on a turquoise lagoon, L'escapade Îlot Maître offers accommodation with stunning garden and sea views. It offers beach access and an outdoor pool with a poolside restaurant.

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New Zealand

$$$$$ Eagles Nest Bay of Islands

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This multi-award winning New Zealand luxury hotel & retreat is set within a 75-acre estate atop its private ridgeline offering spectacular views of the Bay of Islands, designed and furnished in an eclectic international contemporary style, where gardens and lodgings blend into the natural topography and foliage.

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$$$ The George Christchurch

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The luxury 5-star boutique hotel in Christchurch, where you are guaranteed to receive impeccable service.

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$$$$ Blanket Bay Queenstown

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Set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu amidst the rugged snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps. Blanket Bay is where relaxation and adventure meet luxury accommodation, unparalleled service and five-star facilities.

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$$$$ Eichardt’s Private Hotel Queenstown

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Eichardt’s Private Hotel is a Queenstown icon providing fine accommodation in seven luxurious Lake View Suites, four comfortably appointed Lakefront Apartments, The Residence and The Penthouse, all situated on premium lakefront positions in the heart of Queenstown.

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$$$ The Spire Hotel Queenstown

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Nestled in the heart of Queenstown, New Zealand’s premier holiday destination, The Spire Hotel offers award-winning luxury accommodation within a lively precinct. Ours is a distinct experience, merging exceptional service and impeccable style with genuine hospitality and inner-city vibrancy.

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$$$$ Solitaire Lodge Rotorua

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Solitaire Lodge Rotorua, one of New Zealand’s premier luxury lodges, enjoys breathtaking views over Lake Tarawera, with lush natural bush and volcanic landscape backdrop.  The subtle design brings the outdoors in, inviting you to unwind and soak up the peace and quiet of this tranquil setting.

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$$$$$ Treetops Lodge Rotorua

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This uniquely New Zealand experience is a sanctuary and retreat of breath-taking terrain, offering the ultimate in world-class

accommodation and adventure. Located outside Rotorua, the Maori heartland and trout fishing capital of the world.

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$$$$$ Poronui Taupo

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Poronui is the ultimate luxury sporting retreat, a place where you can have fun and relax in the authentic New Zealand countryside.

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$$$ QT Wellington Wellington

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Surprise yourself at QT Wellington, a significant fusion of expressive and luxurious art, technology and indulgence. Loosely based in the new creative capital of the South, QT Wellington is a warm invitation to explore and define one of New Zealand’s most eclectic collections of art and character.

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$$$$ Maruia River Retreat West Coast

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Surrounded by 500 acres of beautiful native beech forests, rugged mountain ranges, gardens and terraces, Maruia Retreat is an extensive natural estate nestled alongside the magnificent Maruia River.

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$$$$ Rimu Lodge West Coast

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Located on New Zealand’s West Coast, Rimu Lodge is a purpose-built luxury boutique lodge accommodation situated just a ten-minute drive from Hokitika and its award-winning cafes, and unique tourism attractions.

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$$$$ Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass West Coast

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Escape the crowds and discover wild New Zealand. Stylish accommodation, with excellent food and exciting nature adventures, combine to create the exceptional Wilderness Lodge experience.

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Oman

$$$$ Alila Jabal Akhdar Hajar Mountains

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Located in the central section of the Al Hajar Mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar offers a gateway to the area’s incredible history, culture and nature.

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$$$$$ Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort Hajar Mountains

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Escape to the cool mountain climes two hours' drive inland from Muscat. Located on the fabled Green Mountain, elevated luxury reveals dramatic canyon views at one of the world’s highest resorts.

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$$$$$ The View Hail Al Shas Jebel Shams

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Situated away from the hustle bustle of the city on the road between Al Hamra to Hail Al Shas lies The View Oman. This luxury eco-resort tucked away in a scenic valley offers an exclusive vacation experience.

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$$$$$ Al Bustan Palace Muscat

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Enviably positioned between the Sea of Oman and the Al Hajar Mountains, this Muscat hotel offers an alluring blend of old and new, local and global, carefully designed and naturally untamed. Set within a former palace, the only remaining in Oman, the resort features an alluring collection of amenities.

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$$$$$ The Chedi Muscat Muscat

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Occupying a prime beachfront location, this exclusive 21-acre beach resort is located 20 minutes north of old Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, at Al Ghubra. The Chedi Muscat is ideally situated for business, and leisure travellers alike as the main tourist attractions, the financial centre, three golf courses, and Muscat International Airport are only a 15-minute drive away. 

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$$$$$ W Muscat Muscat

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W Muscat is situated in the upbeat Shatti Al Qurum beachfront offering insider access to What’s New/Next in the city. 

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Palestine

$$$ The Walled Off Hotel Bethlehem

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If you stay at the Walled Off, you could find yourself sleeping inside a work of art. So far Banksy, Sami Musa and Dominique Petrin have customised guest rooms, more will follow. As Diane Arbus once said 'to live with artwork is something different, to glimpse it from the corner of your eye.'

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Qatar

$$$$ The Torch Doha

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At 300 meters high and with 360° panoramic views across Doha, The Torch is a haven for discerning travellers, from sports enthusiasts and business leaders to health and wellness seekers. Currently Qatar’s tallest landmark, the hotel is the centrepiece of Doha’s majestic Sports City – Aspire Zone – and provides guests with a truly unique experience.

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$$$$ W Doha Doha

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Right here in the West Bay of Doha, we have got your insider access to the hottest shopping, buzzing nightlife and the best culinary experiences in Doha. A modern sanctuary above the city, peering out over the blue Arabian Gulf, our signature style and bright interiors set the scene for unforgettable days and nights.

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South Africa

$$$ Gorgeous George Hotel Cape Town

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Created out of two beautifully restored heritage buildings, Gorgeous George is the first in Cape Town to join the Design Hotels stable, a hand-selected worldwide collection of privately owned and operated design forward and culturally rooted hotels.

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$$$ Queen Victoria Hotel Cape Town

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Set in a renovated dock building with Table Mountain as background, Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House offers world-class accommodation overlooking the V&A Waterfront.

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$$ Radisson RED V&A Waterfront Cape Town

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Proposing a unique lifestyle experience within Silo district, the Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront Cape Town is the first of its kind, focusing on art, fashion and music to connect people. The hotel features a rooftop sun terrace and views of the sea.

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$$$ Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa Johannesburg

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Situated in the serene tree-lined suburb of Sandhurst, within minutes of Johannesburg’s trendy shopping and business hub, is the exclusive Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. 

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$$ The Peech Johannesburg

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The Peech is an eco-chic boutique hotel situated in Johannesburg's upmarket suburb of Melrose. It is five minutes from the Gautrain Station in Johannesburg and a short taxi ride away from many of the city's best restaurants.

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$$$$ Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge Manyoni Private Game Reserve

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This 5 Star, Multi-Award winning, Big 5, Family Run Safari Lodge is located high up in the wild secluded hills of the 58 000 acres Manyoni Private Game Reserve with spectacular views overlooking a vast stretch of unspoiled bushland and riverine forests, from the Umsunduze River meandering below to the distant Lebombo Mountains.

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$$$$$ Mountain Lodge Phinda Private Game Reserve

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Perched on a dramatic hilltop with wraparound views of the spectacular Ubombo mountain range, and the surrounding Zululand bush, &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge is an exciting safari destination. Boasting 16 suites, three family cottages and the exclusive family suite, they all offer breathtaking raptor’s-eye views of the reserve below.  

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$$$ Mantis No 5 Boutique Art Hotel Port Elizabeth

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Have you ever thought how delightful it would be to live in an art gallery? Check-in at No5 by Mantis and get a taste of life in this art deco inspired boutique hotel. As you drive in, off the quiet streets of Summerstrand, you enter a city oasis filled with over 200 treasures.

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$$$$$ Dulini Private Game Lodge Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

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Dulini is an intimate, luxury safari lodge located in the western sector of the Sabi Sand Reserve, on the banks of a dry riverbed. 

Shaded by a canopy of Ebony trees, the lodge consists of 6 spacious, stone cottages each with decks and plunge pools. 

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$$$$$ Sabi Earth Lodge Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

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This ultra-luxurious five-star lodge pays homage to the earth and its surroundings. Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge is located in the southern Sabi Sand Game Reserve and is unique in design and astounding in its facilities, on-site services and game-viewing experiences. 

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$$$$$ Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

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Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge located in the southwestern sector of the private concession of Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. 

Adjoining the unfenced Kruger National Park, game rambles freely between the reserves, and the slightly elevated position of Bush Lodge provides uninterrupted bushveld views.

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$$$ Majeka House - Stellenbosch Winelands

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Located on the outskirts of Stellenbosch this owner-managed boutique hotel is the perfect retreat during your visit to the Winelands.

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$$$$ Mont Rochelle - Franschhoek Winelands

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Surrounded by picturesque vineyards and a dramatic mountain backdrop, the stunning Mont Rochelle is a haven of elegance and tranquillity. 

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Sri Lanka

$$$$ Kuma Beach Balapitiya

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Beneath gently swaying coconut palms on a serene boulder-sprinkled seafront sits Kumu Beach, a contemporary beach hotel in Balapitiya home to 10 indulgent bedrooms, chic living and dining areas basking in the open air, and a generous lawn with infinity swimming pool.

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$$$$ Casa Colombo Colombo

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A former colonial style mansion, Casa Colombo has been dramatically transformed into an ultra hip design hotel. The owner has successfully retained the property’s original charm whilst creating a truly unique guest experience.

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$$$$ Nine Skies Ella

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Nine Skies luxurious bungalow is located in Demodera, a village in Sri Lanka’s southeastern Hill Country noted for its spectacular viaduct, the Nine Arch Railway Bridge, and a 360-degree loop in the track. Neighbouring Demodera, is Ella, a mountain village, revered for its waterfalls, landmark walks, far-reaching views and the legendary Ramayana mythology.

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$$$$ Goatfell Nuwara Eliya and Tea Country

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Perched amongst tea bushes amidst the Concordia Estate, high up on a hill near Nuwara Eliya, Goatfell is a luxurious, recently renovated four-bedroom tea bungalow hotel. This former estate manager’s bungalow still resonates with the warmth and up-country charm of a bygone era.

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$$$$$ Amanwella Tangalle

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Amanwella is a located on a delightful 800 metre beachfront, near Tangalle. It is set amongst 36 acres of stunning coconut grove, making it the perfect retreat escape after a tour around the island.    

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$$$ Owl and The Pussycat Unawatuna

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Taking inspiration from Edward Lear’s nonsense poem of the same name, Owl and The Pussycat is a quirky luxury boutique hotel in Galle area. With 17 suites and rooms, arranged in 4 different and colourful buildings: The Blue, the Beige, the Pink and the Yellow buildings.

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$$$ The Fortress Resort and Spa Unawatuna

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Where modern and luxury comfort meets architectural perfection, The Fortress Resort and Spa is located along the beautiful sandy shores of Southern Sri Lanka. With a panoramic view of the dramatic blue ocean and memorable sunsets to delightful and relaxing dining experiences, escape to the little paradise for the perfect beach vacation.

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Tanzania

$$$ The Oyster Bay Hotel Dar es Salaam

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The Oyster Bay is located in the centre of the Oyster Bay area of Dar es Salaam facing the ocean on Toure Drive. It is a fifteen-minute drive from the centre of the city and thirty minutes from the airport.

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Thailand

$$$$ The Metropolitan by COMO Bangkok Bangkok

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The Metropolitan is located on South Sathorn Road, set back from the main road behind the French Embassy in the heart of Bangkok's Central Business District. The capital's major shopping areas are just minutes away and the glitzy Patpong is a 10-minute walk. Silom Subway station is about 5 blocks away - the hotel offers an hourly shuttle.

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$$$$ Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa Chiang Mai

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Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa is strategically located on the banks of the renowned Mae Ping River in central Chiang Mai, each of the resort's 84 exquisite rooms and suites boasts private courtyards, open balconies and breathtaking views. The hotel is centrally located and the best quality option within walking distance of the infamous Chiang Mai night bazaar.

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$$ Haadson Resort Khao Lak

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This intimate resort is located on Bangsak beach which is several miles long and you have the whole thing virtually to yourself! It is situated approximately 15 minutes drive north of Bang La, often referred to as central Khao Lak. Although separated from the beach by a small road the hotel will set up sun loungers on the beach if required.

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$$$ The Dewa Koh Chang

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The Dewa is located on the finest stretch of Klong Prao beach on the west coast of Koh Chang. It’s rather hard to fit The Dewa in to any particular category as its quirky design is quite unlike anything else in Asia. Thatch is used in conjunction with austere concrete walls to give a very dramatic modern but yet rustic feel that we at Oasis just adore!

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$$$$ The Library - Koh Samui Koh Samui, Koh Phangan & Koh Tao

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For anyone looking for the most ultra chic resort in Samui, look no further than The Library! This elegant, minimalist resort is set in a lush environment that fronts directly on to Koh Samui’s premier beach, namely Chaweng. Once you enter the resort the frantic pace of the bars and restaurants outside seems to disappear.

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$$$$ Sala Samui - Koh Samui Koh Samui, Koh Phangan & Koh Tao

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Read just about any accommodation report about Koh Samui and SALA Samui is almost certain to be rated as best in its class. Located on pristine Choeng Mon beach on the northeast corner of the island, SALA Samui is just 5 minutes from the airport, 5 minutes from Bo Phut's picturesque Fisherman's Village and only 10 minutes from Chaweng Beach’s shopping and nightlife.

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$$$$ Nakamanda Krabi

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Nakamanda means “the sacred sea-dragon’’. It is said you will feel his protection as you embrace the pleasures of his lair. Every room here is seen as temple, a secret door to the mystical, as they describe it “your personal Zen den”!

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$$$$ Twinpalms Phuket

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Turkey

$$$ Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum Bodrum

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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum is a place where experience becomes a personal journey. It’s an oasis of amazing times, perched on the rocky shores of the Turkish Riviera.

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$$$$$ Six Senses Kaplankaya Bodrum

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Six Senses Kaplankaya is nestled in the breathtaking natural beauty of this ancient land. Undulating hills clad in evergreens, wild olives and cypresses amplify the invitation extended by warm breezes and the turquoise sea’s gently lapping waves.

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$$$$ The Bodrum EDITION Bodrum

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Enjoy 5-star resort living at The Bodrum EDITION. Located on the Turkish Riviera, our luxury destination hotel offers travellers an inspired location to explore Turkey and individualised service. The beachfront property provides hotel guests with easy access to Yalikavak Marina, Yalikavak Market and Bodrum Castle, as well as numerous shops and restaurants. 

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$$$$ The Marmara Bodrum Bodrum

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Perched on a hilltop overlooking the buzzing city, The Marmara Bodrum is a boutique retreat in a sublime setting. Spectacular views across the bay change throughout the day, as the sun makes its way across the horizon. As night falls, watch the yachts come home to the harbour, and the twinkling lights of Bodrum spread across the peninsula.

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$$ 7 Rooms Hotel Bursa

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People who often travel knows city hotels are not that much fun. As 7 Rooms, to make you experienced a pleasant journey.

The hotel is located near the Balat Atatürk Forest where you can enjoy the nature and breathe a sigh of relief from the busy schedule with our free bicycle service. At the same time, it takes only 15 minutes to Mudanya, 50 minutes to Uludağ.

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$$$$ Hotel Rox Cappadocia Cappadocia

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Hotel Rox Cappadocia located right next to Uchisar Castle. Rox Cappadocia offers panoramic views of Goreme and Guvercinlik Valley from its terraces. Featuring a unique stone architecture, the property is built in a renovated old Greek house.

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$$$$$ Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus Istanbul

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Proudly standing on the shores of the scenic Bosphorus – the famous strait that links Europe and Asia – our lovingly restored, 19th-century Ottoman palace brings together Istanbul’s ancient architecture, warm Turkish hospitality and contemporary accommodations.

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$$$$ Hotel Les Ottomans Istanbul

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A former 18th-century seaside mansion set on the shores of the Bosphorus, Hôtel Les Ottomans has been lovingly restored with interiors that shun simplistic contemporary style for something altogether more theatrical. The ten suites are packed with intricate detailing and are served by two fantastic restaurants and an intoxicating vinotherapy spa.

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$$$$ D Maris Bay Mugla

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Perched above a scenic cove where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean, D Maris Bay is a secluded luxury resort immersed in nature. Set on the picturesque Datça Peninsula in southwest Turkey, guests are invited to a hidden paradise where every modern comfort awaits.

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United Arab Emirates

$$$$$ Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi

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Combining business and pleasure, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel edges Abu Dhabi’s skyscrapers on one side - on the other, an expanse of mangroves and tranquillity refreshes. 

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$$$$ Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort Dibba

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Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, an idyllic luxury resort in the United Arab Emirates.

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$$$ Nikki Beach Resort and Spa Dubai

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This 5-star Dubai lifestyle beachfront resort features spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and the impressive Dubai skyline, with unique in-room features such as a bespoke entertainment, MyBar, light mood system and oversized bathrooms.

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$$$ W Dubai Dubai

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From 350 guest rooms and suites with uninterrupted views and dreamy amenities to the go-to glow and glamour of AWAY® Spa, the first Escape in the Middle East redefines city getaways: here, you can be in the centre of the action without being the centre of attention.

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$$$$ Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara Liwa Oasis

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On the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest sand desert – the Empty Quarter – beckons. Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara rises from flame-coloured dunes like a mirage, inviting adventure in the most luxurious of styles. Traverse the Rub’ al Khali by camelback. Dine under desert skies. Unwind with hammam and desert rose rituals at our relaxing Abu Dhabi resort. 

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Vanuatu

$$$ Eratap Beach Resort Efate and Port Vila

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Eratap beach resort is less than 20 minutes drive south-east of Port Vila. Situated on the most seaward peninsula of Eratap, six km off the main round-island road, we are just 30 minutes from Port Vila’s international airport making for a smooth transition between the plane and your villa.

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$$$$$ Iririki Island Resort & Spa Efate and Port Vila

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Iririki island resort & spa, "the jewel of the south pacific", set across 69 acres of spectacular tropical landscaped gardens with panoramic sea views.

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$$$ Reflections Retreat Efate and Port Vila

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Reflections Retreat Vanuatu is located in beautiful Havannah Harbour, 25-minutes drive north of Port Vila and Bauerfield International Airport.

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$$$$$ The Havannah Vanuatu Efate and Port Vila

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Catering to a maximum of 34 guests, The Havannah Vanuatu is an oasis of relaxation, cultural experiences and soft adventure inspired by the nature and way of life that surrounds it. The Havannah Vanuatu is a luxury retreat catering exclusively for adults.

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$$$$ Aore Island Resort Espiritu Santo

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Aore Island Resort is a stunning Pacific Island retreat with an authentic and welcoming culture nestled in a unique natural paradise. Experience the raw luxury of our private bungalows and indulge in all the dining, relaxation and adventure we have to offer right on our doorstep, overlooking the crystal clear waters of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.

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$$$$$ Ratua Island Resort & Spa Other Vanuatu Islands

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Vanuatu's little island paradise known as Ratua Island Resort & Spa. Set amongst 146 acres of lush tropical gardens, private beaches, lagoons, and coral reefs, Ratua Island offers barefoot eco-luxe experience, enchanting accommodation, an over-water day spa, a yacht club, and superb organic dining.

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Vietnam

$$$$ Hotel de l'Opera Hanoi

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Hotel de l’Opera is located just a few steps away from Hanoi’s beautiful Opera House. The hotel gleans the best of Hanoi – colonial accents in the architecture and theatrical design with contemporary interiors. Being in the heart of the fascinating “old quarter” gives great walking access to the many small restaurants and bars as well as the interesting “36 streets”.

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$$$$$ The Nam Hai Hoi An

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The resort location is on a pristine stretch of China Beach close enough to the town of Hoi An to allow an easy 15 minute drive for those wanting to explore all that Hoi An has to offer, and yet far enough out of town to provide tranquillity and privacy.

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Zambia

$$$ Anabezi Luxury Tented Camp Lower Zambezi National Park

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Anabezi is a 24-bed camp located on the banks of the Zambezi River at the Lower end of the Lower Zambezi National Park (LZNP) in Zambia. 

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$$ Latitude 15 Lusaka

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Latitude 15° is set amidst the beautiful tree-lined avenues on the south-east corner of Lusaka, 20 minutes to the city centre and 30 minutes from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. The hotel with its 32 spacious guest rooms, and three 2-bedroom suites, a restaurant, bar, lounge and poolside terrace, blending modern Africa, with a cosmopolitan twist. 

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$$$$$ Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma Victoria Falls – Zambia side

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Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma is built on a dramatic bend of the Zambezi River in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, twelve kilometres upstream from the world-famous Victoria Falls.

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$$$ The River Club Victoria Falls – Zambia side

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The River Club is defined by the value we attach to lasting memories, genuine hospitality, the historical preservation of Livingstone, Zambia, and our commitment to our local community.

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Zimbabwe

$$$$$ Chikwenya Camp Mana Pools National Park

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Situated on the eastern boundary of Mana Pools National Park, Chikwenya is a photographer’s paradise as it looks out over an open floodplain and the broad Zambezi River, with a backdrop provided by the mountains of the Rift Valley escarpment.

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