The Best Hotels for Stargazing

For all the beauty and adventure of a luxury stay in a remote location, the greatest payoff can come from above. Here are 12 hotels for serious stargazing.

Australia’s Capella Lodge Gets an Upgrade

One of the world's most exotic hideaways, the nine-suite Capella Lodge on Australia's Lord Howe Island, has reopened after a major refurbishment.

Travel With Purpose: 8 Hands-On Conservation Experiences

The Hideaway Report embraces the conservation and sustainability efforts of our recommended properties. Here are 8 where guests can get hands-on experience.

7 Spectacular Light-Adventure Voyages

They're not always comfortable, but they're certainly memorable. These 7 light-adventure cruises are the only way to explore some of the best places on earth.

Indonesia: Where Komodo Dragons Are King

Take a trip to the Indonesian islands to view the mighty Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, and snorkel in the pristine Flores Sea.

Explore & Restore: 11 Great Outdoor Escapes

The great outdoors means different things to different people. Here are 11 of our favorite hideaways where nature takes center stage.

8 Ways to Travel Australia Like a Hideaway Report Editor

Plan your own trip Down Under with tips and insight from the Hideaway Report staff, members and travel partners.

Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand: Grand Awards 2017

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in New Zealand.

Where to Go in 2017

From Britain to Bhutan, the Douro to Down Under, Andrew Harper gives us a peek of the places he'll be going next year -- and where you should too.

Q&A: Australia Travel Tips

We asked our expert travel advisor Linda Petrasek for the inside scoop on what you should know when planning a trip to Australia.

Meet Travel Advisor Juliet Hausser

Juliet Hausser is an "adrenaline junky yogi." Having been to six continents, she knows a thing or two about booking great trips around the world.

6 Escapes for Wine Lovers

For oenophiles, there is nothing better than a weekend dedicated to wine. These six food and wine hotels offer something for everyone.

6 Places to Travel While the Dollar Is Strong

It’s time to put some stamps in your passport! The dollar has been gaining against other currencies around the world, which means you can travel cheaper.

Luxury Travel News: COMO Comes to Perth

Given its status as Australia’s boomtown, Perth has had a surprisingly limited selection of upscale hotels.

Australia/South Pacific Grand Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in Australia and South Pacific.

Hotels: Special Recognition Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of recalling our travel experiences & singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels & resorts. Here are our favorites.

Worst Travel Experiences of the Year

Each year, Mr. Harper details the best and worst travel experiences from the prior year of travel. Here are the most disappointing travel experiences from 2015.

Previous Hideaways of the Year

Each year, Andrew Harper chooses the best hotels from a year of travel. Here is a look at the previous winners for the Hideaway of the Year award.

Where to Travel in 2016

From Scandinavian cities to unspoiled South America refuges, Andrew Harper lists his picks for where you should travel in 2016.

Travel Plans for 2016

In these turbulent times, some countries that once were fixtures on the bucket lists of affluent Americans have been summarily deleted.

Tasting Australian Wine: Wine Odyssey Australia

You won’t find Wine Odyssey Australia on any local lists of “Best Sydney Wine Bars” because it’s on a touristy street and its selection lacks variety.

Photo Tour: A Weekend in Sydney

Andrew Harper shares travel photos that weave together a perfect weekend in Sydney, Australia.

Bookshelf: 'The Birth of Sydney'

Rather than produce a dry history of the city, in “The Birth of Sydney,” editor Tim Flannery assembles a fascinating collection of firsthand descriptions.

Photos: 3 Newly Recommended Hotels, November 2015

The November 2015 Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper's travels to new South Pacific hotels in Fiji, Vanuatu and Australia, as well as Sun Valley, Idaho.

Sydney: From The Rocks to Palm Beach

We flew for three-and-a-half hours from Vanuatu to one of my favorite cities, where man and nature have collaborated to sensational effect.

Aboriginal Art: Two Favorite Sydney Galleries

Sydney’s thriving contemporary art scene is particularly notable for its talented contingent of Aboriginal artists.

Dining Standouts in Sydney, Australia

Sydney has some exceptional restaurants, where fine local ingredients now take center stage instead of the imported luxuries ubiquitous in the past.

From the Travel Office: Nonstop Flights to Australia

In a turbulent world, Australia is increasingly attractive to affluent American travelers as a peaceful and friendly destination.

The Langham Video

A video of our stay at The Langham, Sydney as reviewed in the November 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.

Jonahs Video

A video of our stay at Jonah's on Sydney's Whale Beach as reviewed in the November 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.

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