Departures 100: The Luxury Hotels to Book in 2017

From soon-to-open luxury properties to revamped old favorites, here are the destinations around the world we’re excited about in 2017.

Courtesy Four Seasons Resorts
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Where to Beach

The 17-cottage Villa Marie Saint-Barth (rooms from $545; Colombier, St. Bart’s; 33-4/5774-7474; saint-barth.villamarie.fr) is the first Caribbean property from the French boutique hotel brand Sibuet. In the Turks and Caicos, the $100 million, 106-suite Shore Club (rooms from $700; Grace Bay Rd.; 649-941-3339) opened in December on Long Bay Beach. Further south, in the West Indies, the Viceroy Anguilla Resort has reopened as the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla (rooms from $500; Barnes Bay, West End; 800-201-9580; fourseasons.com), with beachfront private residences and Kelly Wearstler–designed suites. An island over, the Park Hyatt St. Kitts (rooms from $400; Banana Bay, SE Peninsula; 869-468-1234; stkitts.park.hyatt.com) will debut summer 2017 with 126 rooms—many of them with rooftop swimming pools.

For more new warm weather beach destinations this winter, see our slideshow »