Indulge in the world of the best spa hotels. Discover places with the most breathtaking steamy pools overlooking snowy mountain peaks, mineral-rich spring water used for medicinal baths, and hand-carved saunas. Uncover the best examples of the Japanese Onsen in the traditional Ryokans, wild indoor and outdoor spas of the European Alps, and luxurious Moroccan hotels with splendid steamy Hammams.
Spa Hotels
Park Hotel  
Vitznau
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The Park Hotel Vitznau has an impressive setting between the Vierwaldstätter See and the Rigi mountain range with direct private lake access. The traditional house reopened after it underwent an extensive renovation in 2013. The more than 100-year-old foundation walls now form the framework for a suite hotel in the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
San Luis  
Retreat
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South Tyrol's contrasting region of the gorgeous Mediterranean landscape and Alpine peaks is home to an exceptional resort built around a 5,800 sqm (62,431 sqft) lake. The property sits on a 40 hectares alpine park overlooking pine forests and mountain peaks. San Luis's greatest asset is its natural environment, and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Location: Hafling  Italy  West Europe
Alpin Panorama  
Hotel Hubertus
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See, they have made a mistake here. We were fooled to believe 5-star means a plush bed, a list of in-room amenities, and a basic spa. Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus received a 4-star rating, and that keeps us hanging in disbelief more than their suspended pool. The alpine building is …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Valdaora  Italy  West Europe
The Oitavos  
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The Grand Y-shape of the José Amaral Anahory designed ultramodern building is subtly asking the question, "why wouldn't you come for a visit?". Located in a beautiful spot of Cascais, right by the Atlantic Ocean, The Oitavos is surrounded by the pristine nature of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. The 5-star …
Accommodation types: Golf   Luxury   Spa
Hotel Klosterbräu  
& SPA
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Owned by the Seyrling family, Klosterbräu, a former 16th-century monastery, has been operational since 1516. That's over 500 years' worth of experience in hospitality! The 5-star Tyrolean wellness hotel is located in the Alps in the old farming village of Seefeld. The major touristic hotspot has some of the best …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Seefeld  Austria  West Europe
Riffelhaus  
1853
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If you’re a fan of Wes Anderson’s films, you’ll be delighted with Riffelhaus 1853. This white and red mountain hotel from 1853 is a perfect little gem of Anderson-esque aesthetic. Set amongst the dramatic peaks of the Swiss Alps, the hotel was constructed at a near-impossible altitude for its time …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
7132 Hotel  
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It seems like Swiss hotels are constantly trying to outdo each other in the art of ultimate luxury. The cryptically named 7132 Hotel is a strong contestant in the game. One of its unfair advantages? World-famous thermal baths designed by Peter Zumthor. The hotel's curious name comes from its postcode …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Vana  
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Recharge, refresh, and relieve all your stresses at the Vana retreat in Dehradun, India. If you’re looking for a lavish hotel with tons of activities, restaurants, and entertainment to enjoy, this may not be the best choice for you. Rather, Vana is meant for those who wish to truly disconnect …
Accommodation types: Concept   Spa
Location: Dehradun  India  South Asia
Waldhaus  
Flims
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A true winter wonderland with beautifully ornamented buildings dusted in snow – you may think you’ve stepped into a fairytale, a dream even, but this is simply the way of life for those at Waldhaus Flims. Located in the small town of Flims, Switzerland, Waldhaus is an extraordinary place that …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
The Monastero  
Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa
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Set in a restored 17th-century Italian monastery property, this breathtaking clifftop hotel is flourished with four levels of gardens, lush landscaping, lounge chairs, and stunning views of the Amalfi Coast. Each of the 20 rooms and suites has been individually designed with furniture hand-picked by the owner, Bianca, throughout her …
Accommodation types: Church   Luxury   Spa
Art Paradiso  
Paradise City
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The exquisite Art Paradiso Boutique Hotel is located in the Jung District of Incheon, right next to the Incheon International Airport. It's part of the massive Paradise City art and entertainment complex. The uniqueness starts with the way of getting there. You will be traveling between the airport and the …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Spa
Mama Thresl  
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Soak yourself in the unparalleled beauty of the Skicircus Saalbach - Leogang - Fieberbrunn in the town of Leogang. This is where mama thresl, the hotel that invites sporty urban souls, is located. The chic building is designed and constructed from locally available natural materials. Native pine wood with a …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature   Spa
Location: Leogang  Austria  West Europe
Green Spa Resort  
Stanglwirt
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In the heart of Austrian Tyrol, there’s a hotel that somehow seamlessly combines rustic farm life with eccentric luxury. From the typically Tyrolean pine building itself to female staff wearing traditional dirndl dresses, it’s clear that tradition is deep-rooted at Stanglwirt. Owned by the family Hauser since 1722, the hotel …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Glendoria  
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Do you want to get away from everything and everyone? Then, you have a pretty good chance at Glendoria Hotel, hidden away in the forests and meadows of the Masurian Lake District in Poland. Glendoria offers a combination of conventional hotel rooms housed in a 1930s building and glamping in …
Accommodation types: Farm Stay   Nature   Spa   Tent
Location: Ględy  Poland  East Europe
Frutt Family  
Lodge
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Frutt Family Lodge is not your usual family hotel - they call themselves a 3-generation hotel because they cater to kids’, parents’, and grandparents’ needs simultaneously. From the design of rooms to types of entertainment, this Swiss Alpine hotel aims to keep everyone in the family happy and satisfied (the …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
The Dolder  
Grand Hotel
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It might have gotten a fresh modern remake, but the Dolder Grand Hotel still epitomizes the old-fashioned style and glamour. In the lobby, you’ll find exactly what you expected from this imposing building: beautiful interiors where no marble, gold, and crystal have been spared in creating a sense of luxury. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Amanemu  
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Located in a remote part of Japan's beautiful Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu is a hidden luxury retreat. The resort overlooks Ago Bay, known as the Bay of Pearls, and is surrounded by lush forests and golf courses. The architecture of Amanemu is a true celebration of minimalism. Inspired by the …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Spa
Location: Shima-shi  Japan  East Asia
Hasdrubal  
Thalassa
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Hasdrubal Thalassa definitely stands out among other hotels in the area thanks to its stunning design. Every interior is unique and delightfully decorated, from the lobby, through the restaurants, to the rooms themselves. The Arabic influence is visible in lavish ornaments and colorful tilework that give the hotel its special …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: Hammamet  Tunisia  Africa
The Cascades  
Golf Resort
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Looking for a location for your next golf retreat? Look no further because The Cascades Golf Resort, Spa, and Thalasso has created the ultimate golfer’s paradise in Egypt. Golf players will love the fantastic 18-hole golf course while their non-golfing companions can indulge in all the amenities the 5-star hotel …
Accommodation types: Golf   Spa
Location: Hurghada  Egypt  Middle East
Schöne  
Aussicht
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The name of this hotel literally means “beautiful view”, and it’s certainly not a misnomer! Located in Austria, Schöne Aussicht is nothing short of breathtaking, and the mountain air will surely lift your spirits. Set among the mountains of Tyrol, this resort has everything you need for your next skiing …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Sölden  Austria  West Europe