July 13, 2016

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Summer is all about sun kissed skin, salty air and sunny afternoons. And better yet if they’re spent on the grounds of a stunning hotel. Of all the hotels I’ve stayed at, a couple have really left an impression. So if you’re itching for a sunny escape, consider my five favorite spots.

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Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc (Antibes, France)

A long hedge-lined entrance leading to the grande façade. The Hotel du Cap oozes classic French luxury. It’s something out of a Carey Grant movie. But it’s the restaurant that really won me over. A glass of local rosé and an incredible meal along a Mediterranean sunset? Yes please.

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One & Only Palmilla (Palmilla, Mexico)

Located just outside of Cabo, the One & Only Palmilla may be the winner out of this list. The staff combines unprecedented luxury with warming hospitality. Each guest has their own personal butler, and they really go above and beyond to make you feel special—accommodating you with things you didn’t even know you needed. Or wanted. The resort is open and airy, with massive beachside rooms and a stunning infinity pool.

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Le Cap Estel Hotel (Èze, France)

Built in 1899, this stunning hotel is a landmark. It sits on the edge of a cliff in Èze, a charming hilltop town on the Côte d’Azur. With stunning rooms, award-winning dining, and whitewashed balconies with endless ocean views—this hotel is a dream. It’s also just a quick drive away from Monte Carlo, Nice, and every other charming town along the French Riviera.

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Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita (Punta de Mita, Mexico)

You may remember my blog post about this one. The hotel is nestled in the middle of a tropical rainforest. So you wake up to the sound of the birds, stroll out of your airy casita, head down to the beachside cabanas, and crack open a fresh coconut. Heaven? Pretty damn close.

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The Gansevoort Dominican Republic (Playa Imbert, DR)

I associate the Gansevoort with its New York City location that I wouldn’t be caught dead at on a Saturday night. But this new location in the Dominican Republic is much different. There’s an intimacy to the hotel. Like you’re staying at your really rich uncle’s house. The hotel rooms are basically trendy apartments, with a private pool and fresh fruit plates delivered every morning. The staff knows you by name, and going to the restaurant feels like a dinner party. The manager had picked up on the fact that we’re lobster fans, so he picked out four fresh lobsters from the ocean just for us.

All of the photos are credited to the resort’s original websites.


  • Reply Alanda July 20, 2016 at 1:53 PM

    This post makes me want to book a holiday hehe


  • Reply Amy July 20, 2016 at 1:49 PM

    Adding all of these to my travel bucket list… right now. I’ve had my eye on Hotel du Cap…

    xx, Amy

  • Reply Jenelle July 19, 2016 at 6:44 AM

    These are all incredible!! But I think the first one I would love to spend time at the most. How stunning!

    xx Jenelle

  • Reply Melisa July 19, 2016 at 2:39 AM

    amazing picks dear, definitely travel goals everything just looks dreaaaamy<3 | Youtube x

  • Reply Tamara July 18, 2016 at 11:25 AM

    Wow, these hotels are just breathtaking!


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  • Reply MIRJAM July 18, 2016 at 8:08 AM

    All of those hotels are amazing – love these Pictures!!
    xx. Mirjam //

  • Reply M July 17, 2016 at 1:58 PM

    Hotel Du Cap is one of the best hotels in the world, simply a magical place…

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  • Reply Monique | WritingMonique July 17, 2016 at 5:03 AM

    Oh wow! I love pretty, luxurious hotels! These are all amazing!

  • Reply Beauty Follower July 16, 2016 at 5:44 PM

    Amazing places!

  • Reply Joy July 16, 2016 at 4:41 PM

    These are absolutely stunning!!!

    Joy xx.

  • Reply claudia July 16, 2016 at 8:57 AM

    they all look so beautiful ♥

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  • Reply TANIA July 15, 2016 at 4:15 PM

    Hola !!, que maravilla….

  • Reply Carol and Vero July 15, 2016 at 12:19 PM

    I love beautiful hotels.. Yours are amazing. My dream is to run my own hotel, quite a big dream. :D

  • Reply Sarah-Allegra July 15, 2016 at 5:01 AM

    Those impressions are amazing! Would love to stay in all of them!

    xx Sarah-Allegra

  • Reply Taylor July 14, 2016 at 4:13 PM

    These are all so dreamy!
    Wish I could stay one of these places some day!

  • Reply Yuliya Oleynykova July 14, 2016 at 3:39 PM

    Looks like heaven, I’d love to visit x
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  • Reply Siffat Haider July 14, 2016 at 10:31 AM

    These pictures literally make me want to hop on a flight and travel!

  • Reply emily July 14, 2016 at 9:57 AM

    Omg so many amazing hotels!
    x Emily

  • Reply sanssouci July 14, 2016 at 7:12 AM

    They look amazing! Can’t wait for some vacation!

  • Reply Filipa Jackson July 13, 2016 at 9:13 PM

    Love Hotel Du Cap, so luxurious

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  • Reply Lizza July 13, 2016 at 8:29 PM

    OMG amazing places!!

    xx LL

  • Reply Melanie July 13, 2016 at 7:56 PM

    These hotels are so beautiful! I would love to one day stay at them.

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