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The New Bungalows in Beverly Hills

The Beverly Hills Hotel takes inspiration from legendary guests to redesign its historic houses.

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Water Logged: An Outdoor Adventure in the Maldives

Five days of water sports at the Four Seasons Kuda Huraa Resort strike the perfect equilibrium of thrill seeking and rejuvenation.

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Vana Malsi: A Well and Good Hotel in India

A hotel in the foothills of the Himalayas is committed to putting guests on the path to holistic health.

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You've Never Experienced New Zealand Like This

Helena Bay, the country’s first beachside luxury lodge, is finally giving travelers a reason to skip adventure-filled South Island for the...

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A Look at Aman's First Onsen Resort

Amanemu, located in rural Japan, opened in 2016.

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A Ryokan of One’s Own: Gora Kadan

Not all ryokan are created equal: Some are Western-friendly, others are hard-core traditional. Gora Kadan, in Hakone, blends the best of both...

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The Ryokan Short List

The best guesthouses don’t only meet all your needs—they make you feel like you have none. In Kyoto, four of them do just that.

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Eat, Sleep, Contemplate: The Ryokan Experience

Traditional Japanese inns are much loved—and not. Decide for yourself.

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Your Own Private Kyoto: Machiya Stay

Book a townhouse for an immersive, go-it-alone stay.

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Beyond the Tatami Mat: Where to Stay in Kyoto

When it comes to high-end Western hotels in Kyoto, there are two options: the Ritz-Carlton or the Hyatt Regency.