Rosewood Mayakoba

Combining lush jungles and the Caribbean sea, the Riviera Maya is one of the most enchanting tropical getaways on our list and the Rosewood Mayakoba, the best hotel from which to enjoy it.

Rosewood Mayakoba Presidential Oceanfront Suite

Accessible by sea and land, the villas here all come with their own plunge pools and garden and give you the option of a terrace or rooftop sundeck for your suntanning needs. In the afternoons, enjoy the sights and sounds of the jungle from your private pool, cocktail in hand, before heading out to the Punta Bonita beachfront restaurant for some exquisite grilled Mexican food.

Rosewood Mayakoba Villa 2


One&Only Palmilla

Get a sun tan alongside A-listers in this secluded beachfront resort in Los Cabos. Opened by a U.S Air Force pilot who fought in WWII, this resort started life as a humble 15 room affair only accessible by sea and air.

One and Only Palmilla Beach

One and Only Palmilla Suite

Its seclusion and paradisaical looks made it an A list magnet once frequented by Hemingway and Bing Crosby and to this day it attracts the cream of the crop. Here you can enjoy the attention of a private butler and relax with a nice poolside foot massage before taking a nap in a floating bed or hammock. Rest up, because the hotel’s unique activities include whale watching, star gazing and buggy driving in the dessert among many others.


Cheval Blanc Randheli

Every single angle of this hotel looks like the backdrop of a classy fashion shoot and the service is tested and approved by fashion moguls and the likes of the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge.

Cheval Blanc Randhel overhanging pool

Cheval Blanc Randheli villa

Jean Michel Gathy designed interiors are picture perfect and easily make the Cheval Blanc Randheli the sexiest hotel in the Maldives right now. Enjoy a tailor made getaway experience thanks to the resorts “Alchemists” who will organize anything from diving trips to full moon sailing trips and big game fishing.


 Raffles Praslin

Heaven on earth is how the islands of the Indian Ocean are often described and in the case of the Seychelles, it’s exceptionally true.

Raffles Praslin Couples View

Raffles Praslin Bathtub

Surrounded by tropical foliage, white sand and azure blue seas, the Raffles Praslin is the ideal location from which to enjoy the garden of Eden that is the Seychelles. The villas are some of the largest the archipelago has to offer and come with sun decks from which to soak in the jaw dropping view.


Constance Le Prince Maurice

Like your own slice of paradise, the Constance Le Prince Maurice offers one of the most intimate and luxurious retreats on the sun splashed coast of Mauritius.

Constance Le Prince Maurice Villa

Outdoor restaurant view Constance Le Prince Maurice

Mauritian service and hospitality are well known among jet set travelers and the staff at the Constance Le Prince Maurice go over an beyond that reputation to provide the ultimate luxury getaway. Two 18 hole golf courses are available on the hotel’s expansive grounds and diving in the lagoon’s natural fish reserve is a once in a lifetime experience.


Phulay Bay a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

This beauty overlooks the waters of the Andaman and offers a luxurious and spiritual getaway for travelers.

Phulay Bay Ritz Carlton Reserve

Phulay Bay Ritz Carlton Spa

The resort grounds are expansive and is even home to a baby elephant! activities are varied and range from enlightening meditation sessions with Buddhist monks to kayaking in lush mangrove forests.


Six Senses Yao Noi

The rocks of the Phang Nga Bay are an absolute marvel of nature and the rooms at this Six Senses resort let you admire their beauty right from your sundeck.

Six Senses Bath

Six Senses Cinema

Six Senses Villa

The villas are spacious and the lush vegetation surrounding each villa keeps them intimate and ideal for a honeymoon getaway. Moonlight cinema sessions on the hotel’s private beach and a luxury yacht trip on the waters of the Andaman add to the romantic touch.


About Nimah Koussa

The best part about being a travel writer is bringing cities and destinations to life: their stories, secret addresses, luxurious gems and unique holiday moments. And I have been one for a little more than 10 years. From the best bars and restaurants in different cities of the world to hotels where you can check-in to get away from it all, this Magazine is all about making every trip just a bit more meaningful.

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