COAST AND ISLAND

ALBANY BAHAMAS

At Albany Bahamas, 600-oceanside acres play host to a set of spacious homes with endless ocean views. ‘We call it a resort community — a resort with a fulltime population,’ says James Deen, Head of the London Office for Albany…. Read More

ANANTARA BAZARUTO ISLAND LODGE

On the private island of Bazaruto, in the ‘jewel-like’ archipelago off the coast of Mozambique, lies Anantara’s collection of 44 villas, with beach, sea and pool views. Guests will be enchanted by the rustic charm of these properties, built from… Read More

ANNASSA

With its reputation as the premier luxury resort on Cyprus, Anassa eschews the word on any of its promotional material. Anassa is not just a hotel, but a great modern five-star hotel. Every room offers a view of the sea,… Read More

BAGLIONI MAAGAU ISLAND

Baglioni’s Italian-style tropical paradise welcomes HNW visitors to the mysterious Maagau Island. ‘A remarkable resort awash with tropical natural beauty’, this property is a 40-minute seaplane trip away from Malé. Upon arrival, the company promises a continental welcome. Resort staff… Read More

BELMOND REID’S PALACE MADEIRA

Amid lush subtropical gardens, Belmond’s century-old palatial hotel sits above the picturesque Funchal Harbour where cruise ships are docked. ‘We’ve perfected the art of indulgence,’ the company says. ‘Expect gorgeous panoramic views, innovative cuisine and the superb service of a… Read More

BEQUIA BEACH HOTEL

Mustique Island’s closest neighbour, Bequia, is also becoming its closest luxury rival in the Grenadines. Swedish billionaire and hotel founder Bengt Mortstedt is leading the way with Bequia Beach Hotel and a collection of luxury villas in this undiscovered part… Read More

BULGARI RESORT

Italian elegance meets tropical luxury at this boutique Indonesian resort set on the Bukit Peninsula in the peaceful south of Bali. A marriage of contemporary Italian and authentic Balinese design, the hotel’s interiors, overseen by architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel… Read More

CHILENO BAY RESORT

A mere 30 minutes’ drive from the airport at San Jose del Cabo and nine miles from Cabo San Lucas, the Chileno Bay Resort has 29 guest rooms and 32 three- and four-bedroom villas on its 22-acre property, which includes… Read More

FINCH BAY HOTEL

Charles Darwin was only 26 years old when he fi rst stepped ashore in the Galápagos Islands in 1835, and as we know they left an impression. Today, the Galápagos still look much as they did when Darwin passed through…. Read More

FIVE PALM JUMEIRAH

FIVE group’s award-winning Palm Jumeirah hotel is one of the Dubai Island’s many gems. ‘Set against a breathtaking backdrop of the sea, beach and Dubai skyline, this dare-to-be-different hotel captures the glamour and vibe of this remarkable city,’ it says…. Read More

FOUR SEASONS LANGKAWI

Andrew Harrison, the Yorkshire-born general manager of Four Seasons in Langkawi, emanates affability and warmth, in line with the Southeast Asian island culture of his current posting. But it’s also the ethos of the company he is representing, having worked… Read More

GRAN MIRAMAR

Originally opened by King Alfonso XIII in 1926, this long neglected, imposing art nouveau wall of whiteness, just off the city centre and right on the beach, hasn’t functioned as a hotel since 1967. A €65 million re-introduction to the… Read More

GRAND-HôTEL DU CAP-FERRAT

Famed since its opening in 1908 and its light undimmed since its acquisition by the Four Seasons chain in 2015, this hotel has long been a favourite with the fashion set, its penthouses beloved by the likes of Kate Moss… Read More

HOTEL DU PALAIS

Lovers of history and nostalgia can look no further than the resplendent Hotel du Palais in Biarritz, in the idyllic French Basque Country. The design is neither passé nor pompous, but is imperiously elegant, celebrating the grandeur of the second… Read More

HOTEL LES ROCHES ROUGES

On the edge of L’Esterel National Park lies a waterfront property of azure blue, white and ochre red colours where barefoot luxury is celebrated on the rocks of the Riviera. This HNW hideaway sports an ‘effortlessly cool’ vibe, and a… Read More

IBO ISLAND LODGE

On one of the tiniest islands in Mozambique sits an awardwinning luxury lodge, waiting to pamper its curious visitors. ‘One of the most magical and atmospheric lodges in Africa,’ the company describes this property, which is situated in the Quirimbas… Read More

INTERCONTINENTAL MALTA

Ensuring guests have the finest of holidays, the five-star InterContinental Hotel Malta is focused on ‘continuing to define new luxury on the Maltese islands’ and fulfilling its ‘vision of becoming the Mediterranean’s leading hotel of distinction’. These are not mere… Read More

INTERCONTINENTAL SAMUI BAAN TALING NGAM RESORT

The peaceful and scenic island of Koh Samui is HNW heaven in the Land of Smiles, and the island’s most luxurious resort at InterContinental Samui offers one of the best views of this sun-drenched location. The open air lounge with… Read More

J.K. PLACE

City jet setters rush to reach J. K. Place’s luxury retreat on the island of Capri near the Amalfi Coast, whether it is by hydrofoil, private boat, ferry or helicopter. Such is the allure that the blue-walled hotel holds, with… Read More

JUMEIRAH VITTAVELI

Jumeirah Vittaveli is something very special. Inspired by a Maldivian fishing village, each villa is set out like a private home complete with living area, terrace, pool, and access to the beach or lagoon. The villas are designed to provide… Read More

LAYAN RESIDENCES BY ANANTARA

There are few brands that can compete with Anantara’s Thai hospitality offering, and a visit to Layan Residences by Anantara will show you why. A charming luxury sanctuary in the tropics, the property rests in the tranquil setting on Phuket’s… Read More

MAFIA ISLAND LODGE

In a pristine Tanzanian archipelago, Mafi a Island stands tall as the largest island in the region, a short light aircraft haul from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar. A lovely luxury lodge becomes the go-to abode for your holiday, a… Read More

MALLIOUHANA

‘It’s the kind of place you’ll be reminiscing about 50 years from now,’ an impressed visitor writes about the 30-year-old Auberge hotel in Anguilla, a pioneer in luxury hospitality in the region. The dreamlike 25-acre resort with lush landscaped gardens… Read More

MANDARIN ORIENTAL, BODRUM

With breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is a luxury five-star hotel retreat with two private beaches and the full range of luxury leisure facilities. Located in the aptly named Paradise Bay on the 27 mile-long Bodrum… Read More

MARADIVA VILLAS RESORT & SPA

The only five-star all-villa resort on the West Coast of Mauritius, the Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is a must-visit for HNW travellers to the island nation. Attached to a long stretch of white sand beach, it offers an expansive… Read More

MNEMBA ISLAND LODGE

Located on a private island, and comprising only ten plush villas, the hotel offers a truly luxurious and exclusive experience. The resort is all-inclusive, including watersports; two scuba dives a day for PADI certificate holders, kayaking, snorkelling and wind-surfing. All… Read More

NOBU HOTEL IBIZA BAY

Ibiza lovers are anticipating the reopening of Nobu’s new hotel on Talamanca Bay in May 2018. The white four-storey complex has 152 rooms and suites arranged around the two swimming pools and terraces. The colour scheme is soothing, a calming… Read More

ONE & ONLY LE SAINT GéRAN

Aiming to set new standards for ‘ultra-luxury’ in the Indian Ocean and beyond, One&Only Le Saint Géran is a Mauritian legend. Set on its own private peninsula, the resort reopened in December 2017 after ten months of major upgrades, transforming… Read More

OUT OF THE BLUE CAPSIS ELITE RESORT

Set on its own private peninsula and offering ‘spectacular’ views of the Aegean Sea, the Out Of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort in northern Crete makes guests feel as if they’re living in an exclusive microcosm. The five-star luxury resort… Read More

PAN DEI PALAIS

‘A princely residence, the stuff of legends,’ says maitre de maison Karin Perrault of the luxurious palace hotel, a marriage between French and Indian culture. The hotel is the St Tropez equivalent of the Taj Mahal, a love token presented… Read More

PARKLANE, A LUXURY COLLECTION RESORT & SPA

The Parklane, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa in Limassol, is Cyprus’s first internationally-branded luxury coastal resort and encompasses a vast 25 acres of parkland, olive and citrus groves. Opening in March 2018, the resort has 300 metres of sandy… Read More

REETHI FARU RESORT

Translated to ‘beautiful reef’ in English, Reethi Faru is surrounded by stunning white beaches, coconut groves and lush vegetation. Along with the beautiful house reef to explore, the resort promises guests a relaxing atmosphere, friendly service, a comprehensive selection of… Read More

ST. REGIS MARDAVALL MALLORCA RESORT

Just ten minutes’ drive from downtown Palma, the St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort is enchantingly situated between the scenic cliffs of the Tramuntana Mountains and the yacht harbor of Puerto Portals, on the southwest coast of the Balearic Island. Combining… Read More

ST. REGIS VOMMULI

One of the most luxurious hotels in the Maldives, on the distant private island of Vommuli, this is the perfect hideaway for city jet- setters visiting this part of the Indian Ocean. St. Regis’s Vommuli is a clever combination of… Read More

TAJ EXOTICA RESORT & SPA

Spread across the Emboodhu Finolhu Island in one of Maldives’ largest lagoons lies Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, a ‘postcard-perfect’ collection of 64 seaview villas. The company describes one of its award-winning suites as ‘the most beautiful place on earth’…. Read More

THE CHEDI LUšTICA BAY

The GHM’s second European hotel, The Chedi Luštica Bay is due to open in July 2018. Set along the ‘natural pearl’ that is the Luštica peninsula, it is perfectly positioned between pristine coastline and mountains where ‘clear air, clean emerald… Read More

THE CHEDI MUSCAT

Oman’s first contemporary hotel, The Chedi Muscat first opened its doors in 2003, offering luxury travellers a discerning new choice in the capital. Blessed with magnificent views of the Hajar mountains, the Gulf of Oman and pristine landscaped gardens, it… Read More

THE GRACE SANTORINI

This 21-room boutique hotel was developed in 2008, with a 400- square-metre additional residence, called ‘The Villa’, being added in 2012. The hotel was re-designed in 2016 by Christina Logothetis (whose family own the Grace hotels) and Staci Perkins-Surla. The… Read More

THE IDLE ROCKS

The white-painted Edwardian building sits on the harbourfront at St Mawes. From the terrace and the sea-view rooms you can look across the Fal estuary to St Anthony Head at the southernmost tip of the Roseland Peninsula. The property was… Read More

THE INN AT ENGLISH HARBOUR

Although Antigua was hit by Hurricane Irma last summer, the island has recovered well, and the Inn at English Harbour reopened for peak season at the end of October. Owned by the Addari family since the 1980s, this charming boutique… Read More

VELAA PRIVATE ISLAND

Velaa’s offers a uniquely private retreat to HNWs in the Maldives, which takes hospitality to a level ‘beyond luxury’. The island and resort are both owned by Jiri Smejc, who was captivated by the location during holidays and business trips… Read More

WA ALE ISLAND RESORT

Myanmar’s most untouched archipelago, Myeik’s cluster of 800 islands, is receiving a luxury makeover in March 2018. The eco chic Wa Ale Island Resort will offer HNW visitors a view of the region which has been ‘virtually inaccessible’ to tourists… Read More