Hotel Spotlight

Make Way

Hawaii’s Iconic Kona Village Resort Has Returned

A little more than a decade after it was destroyed by a tsunami, Hawaii’s Kona Village has been rebuilt right where it had always been — amongst black lava and ocean blue on the Big Island.

Tales From the Crypt

Inn at the Roman Forum Has Its Own Ruins

Where a regular hotel might have a closet to store your luggage, the Inn at the Roman Forum has a crypt built before Christ. It’s delightful, a little haunting, and open 24 hours a day.

The War Is Over

Cap Rocat Makes Good Use of a Mallorcan Fortress

On the island of Mallorca, an ancient seaside fortress has been transformed into Cap Rocat, maybe the most miraculous hotel in the Balearics. One room, in particular, best reveals why.

Hotel des Dunes

Oysters and Sand in the South of France

There’s a case to be made that one of the most quintessentially American surf-shack motels isn’t in Malibu or Montauk. It’s in Cap Ferret, France.

Imaginary Friend

Cristine Bedfor Is By Your Side in Menorca

Cristine Bedfor is charming, graceful, and generous. She’s a true bohemian and, if you find yourself in Menorca, a trustworthy confidant. She’s also a hotel.

Everything Zen

Soaking in the Details at Ryokan Beniya Mukayu

The Japanese ryokan might be the highest form of hospitality, but it’s not a hotel. For the owners of Beniya Mukayu, it’s important that you understand why.