Southern California Coastal Retreats

After assessing several small hotels in the heart of Los Angeles, a little time along the coast seemed like just the thing. One hotel in Malibu made the cut.

Video: The Best Beaches of Orange County

Each beach has its own character and crowd (or lack thereof). Our editor evaluated several beaches along a scenic stretch of Southern California.

Our Top 5 Vietnam Beach Resorts

Vietnam has a growing number of exceptional beach resorts, with refined aesthetics, polished service and delicious food. Here are our top five.

Gladden Private Island: The Ultimate Refuge, in Belize

A 30-minute helicopter ride from Belize City is the newly opened Gladden Private Island, a 3,000-square-foot refuge offering 100 percent privacy for one couple.

Members' Choice 2018: Most Welcoming Hotel for Kids

Bringing the whole family on vacation will always have its challenges, but these three properties excel at entertaining the kids so parents can relax.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Stunning Beach

Whether or not you're a water sports enthusiast, there is no substitute for a pristine coastline. Our members deemed these three beaches the most superlative.

Discover Pescara by the Sea

Spend the day in Abruzzo's seaside city of Pescara to experience Italian beach life, admire art nouveau villas and taste exquisite local seafood and wine.

Just Back From: Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula

The Hideaway Report's art director recently spent four days at Hotel Punta Islita on Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula. Here are highlights from her trip.

5 Best Beach Resorts in Tanzania and the Seychelles

After a thrilling but exhausting East African safari, travelers may want to relax seaside. Tanzania and the Seychelles offer five spectacular beach resorts.

Indelible Memory: Baltic Coast Beaches

Between Ole Liese and Weissenhaus Grand Village Resort, in the coastal town of Hohwacht, Germany, is the start of one of Europe's great beach walks.

Best Beach Resorts: Readers' Choice Awards 2016

Climbing an astonishing 19 places, Cap Juluca in Anguilla returned in force to claim the top spot on the Best Beach Resorts list.

Video: Belize Jungle to the Beach

With a population of just 350,000, Belize has done an outstanding job of protecting its environmental and historical riches.

Historic Hotels: Hôtel Belles Rives

Much like a good book or a classic movie, the historic Hôtel Belles Rives evokes the golden days of the French Riviera.

Historic Hotels: Fisher Island Resort & Spa

Located at the tip of Miami’s South Beach, Fisher Island was formerly a retreat for the Vanderbilt family.

Historic Hotels: Castle Hill Inn

Reposed on a bluff overlooking Narragansett Bay, Castle Hill Inn was built in 1874 as the summer home of the great Harvard marine biologist Alexander Agassiz.

Caribbean Islands: A Roundup of Our Favorites

On the heels of Mr. Harper’s recent visit, the Harper Traveler talks with our hotel partners on three of the most spectacular caribbean islands of the Bahamas.

Caribbean Islands: Eleuthera & Harbour Island

If time could be rewound, the history of the Bahamas would unfold here, on these two islands. Read more about our favorite caribbean islands.

Caribbean Islands: Fresh Creek

On the largest of the archipelago of islands that together comprise Andros, Fresh Creek is surrounded by nearly 300,000 acres of uninhabited natural splendor.

Caribbean Islands: Paradise Island

Spanish, British and West Indian traditions still inspire the rich culture of Paradise Island. Read more about our favorite Caribbean islands.

An Inside Look at Maroma Resort & Spa

An inside look into the romantic and restful Yucatán getaway of Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa located in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

10 Stunning Overwater Bungalows

There are few luxuries akin to staying in these select properties, perched up above the water, the sound of waves lapping on the sides of a private bungalow.

Top 10 Caribbean Beaches

From Anguilla to Barbados, from world-famous stretches to uninhabited islands, here is a list of the top 10 Caribbean beaches.

Special Recognition: Hotels | 2015 Grand Awards

Each year, we have the pleasure of recalling our travel experiences and singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. Here are our favorite hotel features around the world.

Luxury Travel News: St. Kitts Surprise

St. Kitts has long had a reputation as a sleepy Caribbean island dominated by its 3,792-foot volcano, Mount Liamuiga. Learn about a new luxury hotel planned.

7 Favorite Caribbean Islands

Crystalline waters, tropical breezes, endless beaches, and rum by the barrelful—the Caribbean is paradise found.

Featured Member: Nick Morgan

Nick Morgan and his extended family recently took a trip to Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys to commemorate his 60th birthday.

Featured Members: Margaret and Don Garnett

Margaret and Don Garnett are longtime Andrew Harper members who recently stayed at The Meridian Club in Turks and Caicos.

My Favorite Vietnam Beach Resorts

Andrew Harper's favorite Vietnam beach resorts

Vietnam: Sumptuous Beach Resorts Near Saigon

The two-thousand-mile coastline of Vietnam is emerging as a major
beach destination, and its fine resorts now provide ideal places in which to relax at the conclusion of a demanding tour of Asia.

Beach Bliss in Santa Catarina and Bahia

Despite the fame of Rio’s hedonistic culture and the country’s more than 
4,500 miles of mostly tropical coastline, Brazil has surprisingly few beach resorts of an international caliber.

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