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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.


The restored nineteenth-century San Pedro bullfighting ring at Quinta Real Zacatecas in Mexico

Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

Whether you scuba dive to your front door or reach it by way of a hanging bridge, we think you'll be impressed by GAYOT's list of the best extreme hotels.

See GAYOT's list of the top extreme accommodations

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.
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