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10 Previous Hideaways of the Year

As we compiled the Editors' Choice Awards, we took great pleasure in reminiscing about our stays at previous Hideaways of the Year.

Hideaway of the Year: Villa La Coste

Our Hideaway of the Year, Villa La Coste, is the most talked about new hotel in France -- for good reason. It is a triumph.

Grand Award Winners: Favorite Hotels of the Year

After much successful travel -- to 16 countries -- it became clear that 2017 belonged to France, where four of our Grand Awards winners were from.

Best Amenities: Pools, Spas and More

Hideaway Report editors experienced a number of particularly memorable amenities from the hotels and resorts we visited in 2017.

Hotel Standouts: Unique Properties We Visited This Year

From Best City Hotel to the Hotel We Most Hated to Leave, here we recognize those properites with something quite special to offer.

Exploring England’s North Country

On this trip to England, our editor begins his journey in York and continues through Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District, ending in Edinburgh.

Aman Comes to Manhattan

The original Aman properties were small, exquisite retreats in Asia. Lately, however, the group has expanded to city hotels.

Germany's Most Exciting City: The Newly Vibrant Hamburg

The most exciting city in Germany right now is Hamburg, one of the continent's wealthiest cities and for centuries one of its most important ports.

A Road Trip Through the Dordogne

The cinematic beauty of the Dordogne seems almost too perfect to be real. Wineries, chateaux and cave paintings are a few of the region's highlights.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Texas

The June 2017 Hideaway Report follows Mr. Harper's travels to Denmark and Texas. Here are the two hotels he found in Texas.

Travel News: St. Kitts, Cousteau Cruises and More

Our editor shares luxury travel news in this monthly column. Here he highlights cruises with Jean-Michel Cousteau along with a new Park Hyatt in St. Kitts.

New and Noteworthy: February 2017

A Four Seasons private island resort is unveiled in the Maldives, a spa opens at Victoria House and the Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li debuts.

Hideaway of the Year 2017: Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine

The Hideaway of the Year in the 2017 Grand Awards is the talk of Spain: the magnificent but charming 30-room Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine.

Best Luxury Hotels in Europe: Grand Awards 2017

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in Europe selected.

Best Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean: Grand Awards 2017

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in the Dominican Republic and St. Kitts.

Best Luxury Hotels in Ecuador: Grand Awards 2017

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in Ecuador selected.

Best Luxury Hotels in Asia: Grand Awards 2017

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in Asia selected.

Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand: Grand Awards 2017

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in New Zealand.

Vancouver Discoveries

Vancouver is a striking metropolis. Situated on a peninsula, it is a gleaming forest of glass and steel surrounded by water and deep-green mountains.

The Ultimate Guide to Scenic Swiss Hideaways

Andrew Harper visits "absurdly beautiful" Switzerland and reports back on his favorite scenic hotels in Geneva, Lucerne, St. Moritz, Zermatt and more.

Travel to Cuba: Not So Fast

Ever since the reopening of the American Embassy last August, the big story in travel has been Cuba. The excitement is understandable.

May 2013 New Hotel Recommendations

This month's Hideaway Report highlights a road trip through California's wine country, with a series of hotels and notable wineries along the way.

April 2013 New Hotel Recommendations

This month’s Hideaway Report found Mr. Harper exploring Canada’s scenic Maritimes provinces as well as rediscovering the beautiful city of Milan, Italy.

Luxury Travel News: March 3, 2013

Luxury Travel News for the week of March 3, 2013, as compiled from Andrew Harper’s twitter feed, @HarperTravel.

Luxury Travel News: El Encanto, Palais Hansen Kempinski, Stairs Bali

Copyright Lake Placid Lodge Spring wine series at Lake Placid Lodge. Santa Barbara's newly renovated El Encanto opens. Nobu plans Chicago

Luxury Hotel News: Gritti Palace, Golden Door, Driskill, Crillon

Acqua Expeditions comes to Southeast Asia.

Luxury Hotel News: Nobu Las Vegas, ME London, Paws Up

Hôtel Plaza Athénée Paris Please note that news about recent openings and upcoming projects does not constitute endorsement from Andrew Harper. [Four Seasons

Interview: Simon O'Hara of Coopershill, Ireland

Although Coopershill is not at the pinnacle of luxury, it embodies the spirit of Irish hospitality at its best.

Luxury Hotel News: Singita Serengeti House, Mandarin Oriental Paris, Waldorf Astoria Berlin

Please note that news about recent openings and upcoming projects does not constitute endorsement from Andrew Harper.

Luxury Travel News: March 22, 2013

Luxury Travel News for the week of March 22, 2013, as compiled from Andrew Harper’s twitter feed, @HarperTravel.

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