In need of some inspiration on where to stay on your next getaway? These global boltholes encompass all the finer details immaculately.

Equinox Hotel New York – Manhattan, New York, USA

Equinox Hotel New York

This luxury haunt is the debut hotel for luxury fitness brand Equinox. While you may be familiar with the name for its ultra-chic fitness centres across the USA, Equinox’s first foray into hotels came about in 2019. Located in the up-and-coming development of Hudson Yards, aims to “redefine luxury” being a “temple to total regeneration”. With an all-encompassing approach to wellness and fitness, just as in the brand’s core DNA, no stone has been left unturned, so of course, the hotel has a 60,000-foot gym and 15,000-foot spa. Meanwhile, rooms feature a complete blackout window system, individual duvets and soundproof walls, all ensuring guests have the best night’s sleep.

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Kalesma – Mykonos, Greece


Kalesma is perhaps the most exclusive resort you’ll find on the Greek island of Mykonos. The luxe hideaway features 12 one-bedroom villas, 13 one-bedroom suites and two larger villas accommodating up to 8 guests, all of which have their own pools, giving optimum privacy on this bustling island. In fact, it’s the only hotel in Mykonos where this level of privacy is found. Blending seamlessly into the surroundings of the island, the look and feel of the hotel has been designed as a collection of houses to resemble a charming Mykonian village, tumbling down a slope to Ornos Bay, just a short walk from the beach. Created by the Greek owners, every aspect of this hotel not only provides a truly secluded stay but also at its core ensures an authentic experience on one of the country’s most popular island getaways.

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JOALI Being – Maldives


JOALI Maldives is described as the country’s “art immersive luxury island resort”. However, it’s the sister resort JOALI Being that has brought something different to the popular getaway spot. Having opened at the end of 2021, JOALI Being is the first of its kind wellness retreat in the Maldives. Targeting four key pillars, mind, skin, microbiome and energy, a single stay at this haven aims to transcend and transform guests. With 39 treatment rooms and 68 guest villas, this ultra-exclusive resort is committed to giving its guests the very best in what wellness has to offer.

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ÀNI Thailand – Koh Yao Noi Island, Thailand

Ani Thailand

Taking the meaning of bespoke to a whole new level, a stay at any ÀNI resort globally is a personalised one. The group’s Thailand property is located on the unspoiled island of Koh Yao Noi within two acres of lush, well-tended gardens. The 10-suite oceanfront estate has a team of just 20 staff, is all-inclusive and is essentially a private resort for one group of guests alone, tailoring every detail of a stay to them, be it special dining experiences, cultural and wellness moments, exploration, fitness and more.

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Nobu Hotel – Barcelona, Spain

Nobu Hotel

This luxury lifestyle hotel in the coastal city of Barcelona is a cityscape like no other. The 259 rooms and suites are an urban sanctuary overlooking the breathtaking skyline of the city. Every aspect of this hotel is nothing short of spectacular, particularly when it comes to the design, blending Japanese minimalism with touches of inspiration from local artists including Gaudi. And, of course, as Nobu is known to do all over the world, guests can indulge in an exquisite meal on the 23rd floor of the property at its namesake restaurant with panoramic views of the city.

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