1 — Kurá, Osa / Bahia Ballena
A truly spectacular Costa Rican jungle eco-retreat. Hold court from your hammock or look out for whales while you splash around the saltwater infinity pool.
2 — Delano, Marrakech
A sister to South Beach’s temple of minimalism that is a playful riff on Morocco’s colourful architecture. You’ll want to spend a lot of time by one of the three pools.
3 — Royal Palm, MauritiusCombine Mauritius with foodie heaven at the Royal Palm where this spring (25–27 March) you can mix up your beach inactivity with a Tom Aikens masterclass.
4 — Andaz, Amsterdam Formerly the Public Library, Andaz Amsterdam has the largest collection of video art of any hotel in the world — reaching into the rooms as well as the public spaces.