A Look Back At Our Remarkable 10 Must-Visit Hotels & Resorts for 2015.
Every year our eCity editors and photographers travel to hundreds of destinations in search of the grooviest properties on the globe. Our itinerary has us all over the world in hopes of finding must-visit properties, whether for business or pleasure. Here are our picks, in no particular order.

Taj Falaknuma Palace
Hyderabad, India
The moment you enter the gate you feel something special. You quickly understand that this is where grandeur lives.

Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort
Southern Provence, France
A world-class resort that keeps the stunning natural landscape of Provence very close for guests to enjoy.

Hôtel de Paris
Monte Carlo
Long regarded as one of the world's most luxurious destinations for its dazzling social set, elegant casino, glittering nightlife, exclusive yacht clubs, regatta season, and famed Grand Prix.

Le Byblos
Saint-Tropez
If your sole mission is to seek out and embrace your joie de vivre, then pop open a bottle of champagne and journey to Le Byblos in Saint-Tropez.

Casa Velas Hotel
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
This deluxe all-inclusive boutique hotel is close to the historical downtown area, but poolside the outside world seems far away.

Sofitel
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This well-appointed hotel stands with the fabulous Ipanema beach on one side, and the infamous Copacabana beach on the other side.

Le Negresco
Nice, France
This hotel has never sparkled more brightly or offered guests a more unique opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the culture, art, grand style, and gastronomy.

Edgewater Beach Hotel
Naples, Florida
The intimate and very hip Edgewater Beach Hotel is the only all-suites hotel in Naples, complete with balconies and kitchenettes.

Hotel 41
London, England
With 30 rooms and suites, this small hotel provides big accommodations featuring high tech gadgetry and personalized adornments from around the globe dressing up each room.

Ihilani Resort and Spa at Ko'olina
Oahu, Hawaii
The Ihilani rises above the lush green hillsides, pristine lagoons, and white sandy beaches as an oasis of a pampering paradise.
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