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The World's Best Hotels

Enjoy plantation chic on St. Lucia's oldest cocoa estate at Boucan by Hotel Chocolat, one of our Top 10 Caribbean Resorts

For extreme adventurers, for luxury loving families, for seekers of romance... there is a perfect hotel for everyone. And because finding that "just right" hotel can be difficult, we have created a collection of selective — and truly original — "Top 10" lists based on themes that range from boutiques to spa retreats to wine country inns. If you're seeking the finest and most distinctive lodgings around the world, this is the place to begin.


Secret Bay, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Caribbean Resorts
Top 10 Caribbean Resorts
Few destinations in the world are as reliable as the Caribbean for a relaxing luxury vacation. This list of the best Caribbean resorts will ensure an escape to remember for a lifetime.

2014 TOP 10 HOTELS

Il San Pietro di Positano, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Amalfi Coast, Capri and Sorrento

Amanyara Resort in Turks & Caicos, one of our Top 10 Caribbean Resorts GAYOT COMMUNITY
Best Hotels Worldwide
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From turrets and moats to spas and golf courses, GAYOT's Top 10 Castle Hotels blend the best of past and present.
Whether you are in the mood for zingy Creole or fresh Hawaiian, you will find the perfect place to settle in for Sunday morning hedonism.