10 Must-Visit Hotels & Resorts for 2012.
Every year for the last ten years, our eCity editors travel to hundreds of resorts and hotels in search of must-visit properties. Our itinerary has us all over the world in hopes of finding that property that would make fabulous and long lasting memories for everyone. For 2012, here are the 10 Must-Visit Resorts & Hotels, in no particular order. Let us know what resorts you'd like to see on next year’s list.

The Sunset Key Guest Cottages, A Westin Resort
Key West, Florida
Located on the secluded and gorgeous 27-acre Sunset Key Island, this world-class destination is for the sophisticated traveler that covets privacy, relaxation, cottage living, and world-class amenities.

Hotel Beauchamps
Paris, France
A welcoming comfort in the heart of the Paris. Situated in the glamorous 8th Arrondissement, it is just a few minutes walk to Avenue Champs Élysées.

Hotel 71
Chicago, Illinois
With the recent completion of a $15 million renovation, this stylish boutique hotel is now the epicenter of downtown luxury. The renovations included the addition of 49 premier guestrooms, and refurbished guestrooms that include enhanced bedding and linen package.

The Westcliff
Johannesburg, South Africa
Making the list for the second year in a row, the Westcliff's dramatic location affords stunning views from most of the 80 spacious guestrooms and 35 suites as well as dining venues. The edgeless pool is perhaps one of the most picturesque urban hotel pools in the world.

One & Only Maldives
Reethi Rah
Another hotel from last year's list is this enchanting and chic fantasy island resort, exceeding the expectations of adventurers seeking high-end luxury, pampering, privacy, and even hi-tech connectability.

Casa Velas Hotel
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
A verdant garden oasis amidst an 18-hole golf course provides a quiet and romantic sanctuary. Located in Marina Vallarta, this deluxe all-inclusive boutique hotel is close to both the airport and the historic downtown area.

Santa Caterina Hotel
Amalfi, Italy
Founded in 1880, four generations of loving care from the Gambardella family have gone into shaping this into one of Italy’s finest establishments.

Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort & Spa
St. Lucia, Caribbean
Seeking to take lavish accommodations and service to the next level, this resort has the fabulous Millionaire Suites that are perched atop the bluff’s highest edge. The collection of multi-tiered private villas offers spectacular views of the tranquil bay and flourishing landscape.

Macau, China
Celebrating Macau mixed cultural heritage, the Sofitel Macau uniquely blends cultural styles to create a visual ambience complete with classic Portuguese architecture, traditional Chinese design, and complemented with contemporary French design.

The Sagamore
Lake George at Bolton Landing, New York
With new renovations and additions adding to the charm of the property, the views to the lake and mountains beyond were only enhanced. Executive offices were moved to create 37 new guestrooms, as well as a new dining room, named La Belle Vista, that opens to an outdoor deck where guests can enjoy al fresco dining overlooking Lake George and its epic mountain views.
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