Gallery Suite at Le Royal Monceau — Raffles Paris: Le Royal Monceau is a seriously luxe hotel a stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe. A Philippe Starck renovation — finished in 2010 — brought a heady mix of art and design, which extends to every corner of each of the 149 rooms, to this already high-class hotel. Royal Two-Bedroom Suite at Burj Al-Arab, Dubai: Billing itself as the “world’s most luxurious hotel,” Burj Al Arab is a destination unto itself. Situated just off the coast of Dubai on an independent island, visitors can access the grounds by attending high tea in the afternoon or dining in one of seven restaurants. Ocean Pool Villa at Amatara Resort & Wellness, Phuket: Amatara is a five-pearl property overlooking the Panwa Cape on Phuket’s quiet southern end. With a breathtaking infinity edge pool overlooking the Andaman Sea, a private sandy beach, and tricked out villas and rooms, the Amatara Resort is an ideal spot for couples and families seeking a luxurious tropical vacation with all the trimmings. Penthouse Suite at the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona: The 120 room and suite Mandarin Oriental is one of the most luxurious hotels in Barcelona, and certainly has one of the most recognizable hotel brand names in the city. It has a great location on Passeig de Gracia, and offers all the high-end amenities one would expect from the chain, including a rooftop dipping pool, a beautiful spa, and numerous restaurants (one has two Michelin stars). Suite 57 at the Viceroy Central Park New York: The Viceroy Central Park New York is a luxury hotel with 240 rooms centrally located in Midtown, just two blocks from the south end of Central Park. Rooms have modern amenities like Beats by Dr. Dre sound systems, smart TVs and Illy espresso makers. Prague Suite at Blakes Hotel, London: The Blakes Hotel is a five-pearl boutique property designed by actress turned designer Anouska Hempel. Located in residential South Kensington and known for both its opulence and discretion, it draws famous clientele and those looking for a quiet respite. Superior Room at The Peninsula Paris: The 200-room Peninsula Paris, located in the 16th arrondissement near the Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysees, is one of the city’s top luxury hotels and rivaled only by a handful of competitors (Shangri-La Paris and Hotel Plaza Athenee among them). Extreme WOW Suite at the W Hong Kong: The 393-room W Hong Kong is a fun, modern hotel in Kowloon, a popular tourist area. In many ways, this W feels like all others; it features funky decor the W brand is known for — bizarre sculptures, pop art wall murals and bright, colored lighting — as well as a Bliss spa and a Living Room bar, with a DJ at night. Penthouse West at The Joule, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Dallas: The Joule is one of the coolest — and most luxurious — hotels in downtown Dallas. It’s located in a historic building dating back to the 1920s, and its decor is a mix of old and new — funky furniture and patterned rugs are juxtaposed against dark wood paneling and antique touches in the lobby (including two giant cogged wheels), and the hotel has an extensive art collection, including works by Andy Warhol. One Bedroom Royal Courtyard Villa at Samaya Bali Seminyak: The 52-room Samaya Bali is an all-villa, beachfront luxury property offering amazing ocean views throughout, with restaurants and attractions a five-minute walk away. Modern Villas have humongous bathrooms with jetted tubs and rainfall showerheads, private outdoor pools, free minibars, and 24-hour butler service. Sultan Suite at Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul: Formerly the palace of an Ottoman sultan, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski is the grand dame of Istanbul. It wows guests at every turn, from the sprawling, manicured grounds, to the heated infinity pool right on the Bosphorus, to the refined suites. Ocean Villa with Pool at Dusit Thani Maldives: Built in 2012, this Thai-style resort is one of the best all-around luxury picks in the Maldives. Highlights include 108 attractive waterfront rooms, great food, a large infinity pool and an excellent house reef. Winward Pavilion at Qualia Resort, Queensland: Located on stunning, secluded Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, this luxury resort has 60 high-end waterside pavilions. Each room has sleek wooden decor, a private terrace, and a huge luxurious bathroom with a freestanding bath. South Seas Grande Rondoval Butler Suite with Private Pool Sanctuary at Sandals LaSource Grenada: This 225-room luxury all-inclusive, couples-only resort is one of the newest additions to the Sandals brand. It’s spread over a sprawling 17-acre property on the southwestern tip of the island, but all the main property features are centrally located, so it’s not difficult to find your way around.