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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.


Horseback riding at Triple J Wilderness Ranch in Augusta, Montana

Top 10 Ranches Worldwide

A true cowboy (and cowgirl) life is lived without borders, which is why GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Ranches Worldwide spans the globe, with places as diverse as Mexico and Mongolia.

See GAYOT's list of the top ranch accommodations in the world

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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Pairing high-class casino action with premium amenities, these luxurious resorts are a sure bet for a fun-filled vacation.
Gather up your courage and prepare for a supernatural holiday with GAYOT's Top 10 Hainted Hotels in the World, they'll surely haunt you long after you've returned home.