Top 10 Resorts 2019

Structures chosen for their pleasant setting, originality of the architecture, attentive and discreet service, attention to health and well-being.
All visited by our staff and reviewed without compromise. Resorts, lodges, tent resorts, colonial hotels and city hotels.
Oasis of relaxation at the sea, in the mountains, the savannah, the desert, amid rice paddies or along rivers or in cities.
For a dream holiday... because sometimes reality outdoes fantasy.



1. One & Only Maldives at Reethi Rah

The Maldives at the top. A resort island where you can get lost in the luxuriant vegetation and find yourself in pleasant surroundings - casual and formal, opulent and minimalist.



2. Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

White, blue and green are the colours of the enchanting Landaa Giraavaru. The excellent service, the superb Italian cuisine, the understatement atmosphere make it a must-see location.



3. Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia

A reference standard resort for luxury hospitality in the Malay Peninsula. It offers an incredible spa and irremissible excursions through the mangroves.



4. The Estates at Pangkor Laut, Malaysia

On the homonymous private island, with a décor inspired by colonial Malaysia, these large villas offer an excellent sojourn experience.



5. Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, India

Home of Maharaja Gaj Singh II in Udaipur, a wing of this opulent residence welcomes guests in a late- colonial Indian atmosphere of great charm.


6. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia

Located on a hill facing the sea and the bay, its villas are immersed in a well-kept garden. An essence microcosm of Balinese culture.



7. Shangri-la Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives

Isolated in the Addu Atoll away from the most frequented circuits, this Shangri-la enriches the extraordinary service offered by the chain with extremely interesting vegetation.



8. Frégate Island Private, Seychelles

A private island sanctuary of nature. A super protected eco system, a true paradise on earth where a sojourn is enjoyed in a few villas perched on the rocks.



9. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia

Camouflaged in the thick vegetation that surrounds Ubud stands this Four Seasons, where contemporary architecture communicates beautifully with the surrounding environment.


10. Amanjiwo, Indonesia

The architecture incorporates forms and materials the Borobudur era in Java. The villas are arranged amphitheatrically and face the temple, offering a spectacular view.

Top 10 Spa Resorts

1. Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
2. Al Areen Palace & Spa
3. Ayana Resort and Spa Bali
4. Ananda in the Himalayas
5. One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah
6. Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru
7. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
8. The Peninsula Hong Kong
9. The Peninsula Bangkok
10. Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

Top 10 Beach Resorts

1. One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah
2. Frégate Island Private
3. K Club
4. Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru
5. Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives
6. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
7. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru
8. Las Alamandas
9. Cuisinart
10.Sandy Lane

Top 10 Mountain Resorts

1. Cheval Blanc
2. The Oberoi Cecil
3. Suvretta House
4. Badrutt's Palace
5. Gstaad Palace Hotel
6. Fairmont Banff Springs
7. Mont Cervin Palace
8. Victoria-Jungfrau
9. Saint-Joseph Courchevel
10.Schlosshotel Bühlerhöhe

Top 10 Countryside Resorts

1. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
2. Amanjiwo
3. Banyan Tree Ringha
4. Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
5. Como Shambala Estate
6. Amandari
7. Amanbagh
8. Ananda in the Himalayas
9. Wharekauhau
10.Mesa Stila

Top 10 Desert Resorts

1. Al Wadi Desert
2. Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa
3. Al Areen Palace & Spa
4. Bab al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
5. Hotel de Larache
6. Qasr al Sarab by Anantara
7. Sossousvlei Wilderness Camp
8. The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh
9. Shangri-la's Barr al Jissah
10.The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa

Top 10 Eco Resorts

1. Soneva Fushi
2. Mnemba Island Lodge
3. Blancaneaux
4. Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa
5. Banyan Tree Maldives Madivaru
6. Aman-i-Khas
7. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
8. Soneva Gili & Six Senses Spa
9. Amanwana
10.Mesa Stila

Top 10 Design Resorts

1. Armani Hotel Dubai
2. Amanjiwo
3. Al Areen Palace & Spa
4. One&Only Maldives Reethi Rah
5. Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru
6. Burj Al Arab
7. Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
8. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
9. Bulgari Resort, Bali
10.The Chedi Muscat

Top 10 Colonial Hotels

1. Raffles Hotel
2. The Peninsula Hong Kong
3. The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower
4. The Strand
5. La Mamounia
6. The Oberoi Cecil
7. Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
8. Mount Nelson Hotel
9. Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
10.Hotel Metropole Hanoi

Top 10 Gourmet Resorts

1. Hotel de Paris
2. Badrutt's Palace
3. Palazzo Avino
4. Grande Roche
5. Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru
6. One&Only Maldives Reethi Rah
7. Beau-Rivage Lausanne
8. Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
9. Raffles Hotel Singapore
10.Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois Basel

Top 10 Golf Resorts

1. Four Seasons Resort Lanai'i at Manele Bay
2. Four Seasons Resort Nevis
3. El Tamarindo Golf Resort
4. Royal Westmoreland
5. Pena Longa Hotel and Golf Resort
6. Le Touessrok
7. One&Only Ocean Club
8. Raffles Resort Canouan Island
9. Banyan Tree Phuket
10.Amanusa

Top 10 Villa Resorts

1. The Estates at Pangkor Laut
2. Al Areen Palace & Spa
3. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
4. One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah
5. Amanbagh
6. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
7. Amanjiwo
8. Frégate Island Private
9. Bulgari Resort, Bali
10.Como Shambala Estate

Top 10 Tent Resorts

1. Aman-i-Khas
2. Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa
3. The Oberoi Rajvilas
4. Amanwana
5. The Oberoi Vanyavilas
6. Kwai River Lodge
7. Beteleur Camp at Kichwa Tembo
8. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
9. Stanley's Camp
10.Grumeti River Camp

Top 10 Lodges

1. Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge
2. Chobe Chilwero
3. Singita Sweni Lodge
4. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
5. Singita Lebombo Lodge
6. Chief's Camp
7. Blancaneaux
8. Londolonzi Tree Camp
9. Pamushana
10.Tsala Treetop Lodge

Top 10 City Hotels

1. The Peninsula Hong Kong
2. Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
3. Raffles Hotel Singapore
4. Emirates Palace
5. The Dharmawangsa
6. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
7. Four Seasons Hotel Gorge V
8. Bulgari Hotel Milano
9. Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
10.Kempinski Ciragan Palace

Top 10 Suite Resorts

1. Emirates Palace
2. Burj Al Arab
3. Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
4. Crown Towers Macau
5. Atlantis The Palm
6. The Peninsula Hong Kong
7. The Empire Hotel & Country Club
8. Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace
9. Raffles Hotel Singapore
10.Copacabana Palace

Top 10 Service Resorts

1. The Peninsula Hong Kong
2. Burj Al Arab
3. Four Seasons Resorts Bali at Jimbaran Bay
4. Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru
5. Raffles Hotel Singapore
6. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
7. Badrutt's Palace
8. Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
9. Amansara
10.Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives

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