When Singapore-based Amanresorts signed on to turn the 16th-century Palazzo Papadopoli, one of Venice’s most illustrious residences, into a 24-room luxury hotel, no expense—of time, money, or effort—was spared. After all, the Aman Canal Grande has to live up to its water views.
Palazzo Papadopoli, Calle Tiepolo 1364, Sestiere San Polo, Venezia, 30125, Italy
Tucked away in Vietnam’s Nui Chua National Park, overlooking the South China Sea, the 36-villa Amano’i is definitely remote—and blissfully soothing as well.
Ba Dien beach, Vĩnh Hải, Ninh Hải, Ninh Thuan, Vietnam
Just a 20-minute drive from the airport on a newly developed, tropical forest–covered spit of land on the northern Pacific coast, the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is a naturalist’s paradise.
Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
It’s no wonder travelers fall hard for both the hillside town of Tourtour, which has spectacular views over the Var region of Provence, and the nearby 15-room Domaine de la Baume, an eighteenth-century manoir on a 99-acre estate.
2071 route d’Aups, Tourtour, Provence, 83690, France
Looking out at the wind-whipped North Atlantic from Fogo Island, you feel like you’re on the edge of the world: just you, the icebergs, and utter silence.
Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland, Newfoundland, A0G 2X0, Canada
Via: Condé Nast Traveler