North America has that something extra when it comes to luxury hotels that have evolved through the old west tradition.
North America has that something extra when it comes to luxury hotels that have evolved through the old west tradition. We bring you a selection of the choicest hotels from parts – North America and the Caribbean – which continue to add value to suit the tastes of the highly discerning and experienced luxury traveller.
1 Langham, Chicago USA
Langham promises you timeless Britishness in the middle of this iconic and cosmopolitan American city. The hotel is located by the Chicago River and promises the best in luxury with its limestone bathrooms and warm colour palette. It is walking distance from the city’s major attractions, business districts and retail hubs, making sightseeing convenient for all travellers. You can relax at the day spa and indoor pool or enjoy the bustling city of Chicago as you enjoy Chef Tim Graham’s contemporary take on seasonal American cuisine in Travelle, their full service restaurant, bar and lounge.
2 Auberg du Soleil, California USA
This hotel is located in the picturesque Napa Valley and gives you the ultimate experience of sparkling wine tasting paired with perfect cuisine. You can enjoy the spectacular natural setting and the sensuous experience or take a dip in a private soaking tub. Due to its origins, the place has a soft French touch which many Francophiles would admire. This is the place where fine dining meets laidback ambience for a truly opulent experience. Brace yourself to be completely swamped by the amazing array of wines that you can sip, as you take in a dazzling view of the undulating vineyards.
3 Bellagio Las Vegas, USA
With an adage like, “what happens here, stays here” that defines Vegas, the world’s most loved and frequented “Sin City”, you have a licence to do anything. Against this backdrop, when you choose to stay at Bellagio, there is nothing to keep you from having a real blast. The iconic hotel made even more famous by its spectacular water fountains, beats anything else hands down on the strip. Apart from an excellent casino and gourmet eating experience, the décor of the hotel is a visual treat in itself. The rooms are fitted with mood lighting, climate controls and regulated reading lights. You can order your drinks on the terrace, taking in the picturesque Las Vegas skyline or go down to play poker in the casino and gaming parlours.
4 The Resort at Pedregal
Los Cabos Mexico This luxurious seafront hotel is located on the tip of Baja California Peninsula in Mexico. Carved into a cliff, it offers a perfect unwinding experience where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. As you view rock formations up close and personal from your room or private villa, you can plan your day with some oceanfront dining, golf excursions and beach activities, you can take private culinary lessons or just relax and experience an inner stillness. The romantic property is popular as a wedding and honeymoon destination too.
5 Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico
This Mexico hotel is surrounded by the jungles on one side and the pristine beaches on the other. You will find refined beauty and luxury at its best here. The 130-suite resort takes its inspiration from the Mayan tradition. Their deluxe lagoon suites have private plunge pools, garden showers, rooftop sundecks and individual docks. The rooms have the best of modern design and details that will make your stay memorable. Don’t forget to try out fusion cuisine at their restaurants and also check out their herb garden.
6 Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas USA
Las Vegas is not just about sizzling night life, there is a lot going on during the day as well. Explore Sin City during the day with a perfect itinerary designed by Mandarin Oriental exclusively for you. The eighth floor of the hotel has a majestic deck where you can relax by the pool or lose count of the hours as you spend time in the Jacuzzis. From this vantage, its best to sip a glass of expensive wine, taking in the view of a city that never sleeps and is on a constant 24X7 high.
7 Sanctuary on Camel back Mountain Resort & Spa, Arizona USA
This interestingly named hotel, perched on the Camel back mountain is indeed a sanctuary to rest one’s body and mind. It is well known for its Asian-style spa that has a meditation garden, watsu pool, treatment studios and beauty parlours. Feel at home in their spacious rooms which are serene and understated and immerse yourself in the picturesque view of the mountains as you try out an array of American cuisine made from farm fresh ingredients. The place is a perfect base to explore the surrounding great American outback while being in a luxury setting.
8 Fairmont San Francisco USA
San Francisco is one of the top few destinations on the west coast and no holiday is complete without experiencing this City by the Bay. Fairmont Hotel atop Nob Hill promises the best way for you to experience this city. Enjoying perfect weather, it brings the old and new together in a charming way. The downtown area of the city is right next to the hotel, making it easy for you to start exploring. You can also play golf, take walking tours to many of the adjoining areas or just gorge on the seafood culinary specialties.
9 Post Ranch Inn, California USA
This California Inn is situated on the cliffs of Big Sur, which is 1,200 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Whether you want to get away for a honeymoon or just take time out for relaxation, it offers you exactly what you want, without your so much as asking for it. The 39 rooms in the resort are both rustic and elegant. The hotel has a perfect view of the mountains and ocean. The menu of the restaurant changes daily ensuring you are never bored with the eclectic mix of cuisine here. The services at the Inn add a special sheen to the word pampering and indulgence
10 Farmhouse Inn, California USA
The Farmhouse Inn is one’s best bet for a romantic country vacation on the West Coast. Surrounded by countless wineries of all shapes and sizes and exotic world class restaurants, your time here would be eclectic to say the least. You can go wine tasting, biking, hiking, horseback riding and much more. With an extensive spa menu and exotic beauty treatments that include a barber facial and the farmhouse massage, there is a constant invitation for you to let your hair down and relax. Rooms here are referred to as ‘barns’ putting you in an instant earthy mood.
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