Ride the Lightning

The Kumaon Is an Unlikely Achievement

Hotels like the Kumaon don’t come along often. In a remote part of India made famous by Bob Dylan and George Harrison, it’s an experience as rare and improbable as the methods required to build it.

Extra-Terrestrial

Hotel Terrestre Helps You Live Your Best Life

We often imagine what civilizations would look like on other planets. But how would those alien civilizations imagine us? Mexico’s Hotel Terrestre is the answer, and it’s a flattering one.

Out of the Shadow

Rooms Hotels Wrestles With Georgia’s Soviet Past

Georgia is in the midst of a renaissance, and the Adjara Group — which operates the dramatic Rooms Hotels — is at the forefront, fueling the country’s cultural awakening with remnants from its history as a Soviet republic.

Cloud City

Soneva Jani Is Pure Fantasy in the Maldives

Soneva Jani is a self-contained utopia set above the crystal calm waters of the Maldives. It has everything you need to never have to leave, and it proves that luxury and sustainability can coexist.

Slow Burn

The Azores Unspoiled at Santa Barbara Beach

Residents of the Azores are fiercely protective of their islands’ natural gifts. They’ve long been wary of tourism, but hotels like Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort show they’re slowly starting to come around — on their own terms.

Perfect Storm

Salt House Nantucket and Summer in Cape Cod

Salt House Nantucket is starting its life as a pop-up hotel. It’s so new it doesn’t even have photography yet, but it might be your last chance this summer to book a great boutique hotel in the Cape Cod region.