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The World's Best Hotels

A bubble accommodation at Attrap'Rêves Allauch in France, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

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 looking for the finest and most distinctive lodgings around the world, this is the place to begin.


Relax and grab a drink at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Swim-Up Pool Bars

Top 10 Swim-Up Pool Bars

Featuring an oceanfront property in Thailand and an island escape in Borneo, GAYOT's list of the world's best swim-up pool bars showcases the most exotic places to grab a drink, taking poolside lounging to the next level.

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2015 TOP 10 HOTELS

Amanyara Resort in Turks & Caicos, one of our Top 10 Caribbean Resorts GAYOT COMMUNITY
Best Hotels Worldwide
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Sip your way through wine country with GAYOT's list of charming inns and resorts, featuring vineyards from Napa Valley to Long Island, New York.
Go off the beaten path and explore GAYOT's Top 10 Extreme Hotels, which feature one-of-a-kind accommodations for a truly unforgettable experience.