Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada
Set in a dramatic position on rocks looking out to the Pacific Ocean, Black Rock Ocean Resort is in the sleepy fishing village of Ucluelet around 30 minutes drive from it's busier neighbour of Tofino. An ideal quieter base for exploring this lovely area.
The Danna is an upscale beach front hotel on the island of Langkawi. Set within a five-storey building, this 125 room property exudes an air of timeless luxury, offering fabulous views over the Andaman Sea, verdant hills and nearby Telaga Harbour Park.
Hotel Casa San Agustin is a small luxury boutique hotel that has been lovingly restored into a fantastic contemporary hotel with contemporary Cartagena design, using Caribbean colours and combining old architecture with modern features.
The Amala is a lovely retreat hidden away in the heart of the vibrant and sophisticated town of Seminyak on Bali’s southwest coast, offering stylish accommodation and 24-hour butler service, with a strong focus on health and wellbeing.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
For modernist architecture with a tropical twist, jewel-toned vintage-styled Scandinavian furniture and a hip but friendly vibe, check in to Viroth’s Hotel. A firm favourite with the design-conscious, Viroth’s evokes the ex-pat glamour of a bygone age.
Luang Prabang, Laos
The Rosewood Luang Prabang brings a new kind of luxury to this charming Laos town. The property boasts beautifully designed rooms and an exquisite location surrounded by mountains and waterfalls, but still within easy reach of the local sites.
La Villa Hotel in Pondicherry is ideally located in the heart of the old French quarter, just a short distance from the main attractions of the town. This 19th century manor is a fabulously unique combination of colonial past and a contemporary design.
The Twin Palms lies on the golden sands of Surin Beach on Phuket’s west coast. This fashionable and highly modern hotel encourages guests to let go and really enjoy themselves, with fabulous food, exquisite accommodation and a party life-style.
Vila da Santa is a characterful boutique hotel in the heart of Buzios. Enjoying old-style architecture and a stylish design reminiscent of the Mediterranean, Vila da Santa is our top choice in this authentic Brazilian beach village.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
137 Pillars is an award-winning boutique property that sits in a leafy residential and historic part of Chiang Mai, just a few minutes’ walk away from the Watt Gate Temple. With stylish suites and intimate dining options, this is one of our favourites.