Sleeping Under the Sea

Though it’s undeniably sexy, it may be time to rethink the overwater villa. Debuting over half a century ago, it is now a mainstay of luxury resorts everywhere, from Tahiti to Mexico and even Dubai. And while the accommodation style is clearly not going anywhere anytime soon, properties are stepping up their game, debuting villas complete with sauna-clad […]

Glam Meets Eco in the Jungle

The exterior of one of the sustainably-designed retreats, which are tucked into nearly 10 acres of rainforest. Bali didn’t need another luxury resort; the jewel of an island is already teeming with over-the-top properties designed to cater to every jet-set dream. And while the new Capella Ubud, Bali certainly ticks all of the luxury resort boxes—think private plunge […]

Shipwrecked in the Desert

The main lounge area at Shipwreck Lodge. Rising out of the rugged sand dunes off of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, these jagged wooden structures have been designed to echo the haunting beauty of its surroundings—and its perilous history. Opened earlier this summer, the 10-room property is perched above the sweeping sandy planes of Skeleton Coast National Park—a […]