Add These 10 Hotels To Your Bucket List

Travel is food for the soul, and just a simple Google search for "beautiful hotels around the world" will serve you up with more travel appetite than the average budget can quench.

As if we didn't already have a bad case of wanderlust, now add these hotels to the bucket list. 

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Lake Como, Italy


You may think of Lake Como and envision iconic romance scenes, and with 100 years of history, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo fits the part. Located in the heart of Lake Como and with views of Bellagio and the Grigne mountains, the 5-star Art Nouveau palace offers a warm welcome and a one-of-a-kind Italian experience. 

Images courtesy of Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Santorini, Greece

Carved into the side of a cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea, this tranquil island hotel is more than likely shown up on your Instagram feed lately. With unmatched views and one of the world's best infinity pools, it features the white, sculpted stone walls and airy feel Santorini is known for. 

Images courtesy of Perivolas Hotel


Budapest, Hungary

The Four Seasons name is known around the world for luxury amenities and incredible service, and Budapest's Gresham Palace is no different. Ideally located overlooking a park on the banks of the Danube River, the hotel features old-world design - think Art Deco-style rooms and marbled bathrooms - mixed with modern technology to create the ultimate European experience.

Images courtesy of Four Seasons Gresham Palace

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Hamilton Island, Australia

Set in the heart of the Whitsundays, Qualia is a private world of sensory perfection. The resort is 16 and over, and is a total hideway for the mind and soul. Designed to bring calmness and tranquility to all of its guests, the family-owned hotel takes advantage of the natural beauty surrounding it and infuse organic elements into its architecture. Fine dining, luxury spa treatments, and a stream of seamless days into nights into days await you at this unique boutique resort. 

Images courtesy of Qualia 


Paris, France

When it comes to total luxury in the most fashionable and romance-filled city in the world, the legendary Hôtel Plaza Athénée takes the cake. Elegantly set in the epicenter of Haute Couture, the award-winning Dorchester Collection hotel is within walking distance of some of the best shopping in Paris and offers stunning views of the Eiffel Tower from its room patios. The world-famous La Cour Jardin - the courtyard restaurant - is open for summer, and its ivy-covered walls continue to bless our social media feeds.

Images courtesy of Dorchester Collection


Northern Mallorca 

Perched on a cliff overlooking the Balearic sea, this luxurious spa-hotel is one of a kind. Attentive service, great atmosphere, and great Mediterranean food are some of the highlights. At the spa, you will find traditional Mallorcan produce such as oranges, almonds and olive oil featured in a lot of the treatments, a clifftop hydrotherapy pool with stupendous views of the sea below, and a sauna with views of the Tramuntana mountains. 

Images courtesy of Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel

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Utah, U.S.

Part of the Aman Luxury Resorts collection, Amangiri is set on 600 acres in Canyon Point. Built into the landscape, the all-suite resort aims for three things: minimal, chic, and serene. Unique amenities include flotation therapy pavilion, a sauna, steam room, cold plunge and step pool, a fitness centre and yoga pavilion. Airport transfers, yoga and guided hikes are all included in the hefty ~$2,000/night price tag. A living room, library, art gallery and dining room make this the perfect getaway if you really want to find peace - and major quiet. 

Images courtesy of Amangiri

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Santorini, Greece

Picture waking up in a sunny, bright room of crisp white walls, rolling over in the softest sheets, and catching a and a hint of blue peeking through the window. Looking down, deep-turquoise waters and perfectly manicured bougainvilleas cascading down the cliffs of the Caldera paint the picture of a perfect Santorini day. Katikies Hotel in Oia Santorini offers three infinity pools with poolside bar, and a luxury spa. For dining, experience gourmet meals on candle lit terraces sitting almost loftily in the clouds. They sure know how to set a scene here. 

Images courtesy of Katikies Hotel

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Lake Lucerne, Switzerland 

This 5-star hotel is set in the heart of Switzerland. Perched high above Lake Lucerne and offering exclusive amenities, the Villa Honegg was built in 1905 and reopened in 2011 following a complete refurbishment that succeeded in preserving its historical charm Enjoy panoramic views of the lake or mountain, enjoy a hike and excursions to hot spots like Zurich, or dine at the 14 Gault-Millau point terrace restaurant.

Images courtesy of Hotel Villa Honegg

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Marrakech, Morocco

Derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘peace’, aman, and the Arabic word for paradise, jena, Amanjena is located just outside the city of Marrakech. Olive trees dot the grounds of this peaceful oasis surrounded by Morocco’s mesmerising landscape. Amanjena’s 32 Pavilions and seven Maisons are contemporary interpretations of Moroccan tradition. 

Images courtesy of Amanjena