Ultimate hotel guide: where to stay in São Paulo

Brazil’s biggest city has accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, from arty work-live lodgings to architecturally impressive design dens with rooftop pools overlooking the city’s expanses of green.
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Peru’s top four unmissable destinations

From the world-renowned Machu Picchu to the red-tiled roofs of Cusco, Peru has countless wonders to witness. See this pick of the country's best sites, plus three beautiful hotels to come back to after a hard day exploring.
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Five ways to discover the beauty of Sri Lanka’s highlands

The nation's central region, which spans mountains, waterfalls, tea plantations and colonial-era bungalows, offers a wide range of adventures. 

Ultimate hotel guide: where to stay in Lisbon

From former palaces to chic rooftop hangouts, the Portuguese capital’s hotel offering is as vibrant and varied as the city itself. 

Four of the best boutique hotels in Athens

From the up-and-coming port area to the city centre, boutique hotels are blossoming across the Greek capital.

Ultimate hotel guide: where to stay in Hawaii

Discover the best boutique and luxury hotels on the Hawaiian Islands of Kauai, Oahu and Maui, with choices for families, couples and travellers on a budget.
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What to explore underwater from the island resort of Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

Explore the archipelago’s rich underwater world from the island resort of Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi.

The new generation of green hotels

Carbon offsetting, staying local, consuming less: being green used to be down to the individual, but things are scaling up. Increasingly, it’s the international chain hotels and luxe franchises that are making environmentally savvy decisions that have the potential to create a blueprint for wider change.

Beirut's new openings: the best hotels of 2019 in the Lebanese capital

The hotel scene in the Lebanese capital is going from strength to strength, with bold new openings making their mark on the city

Meet the new breed of hotels making waves in the art world

The best exhibitions aren’t just confined to museums — they’re also pioneered by a new, design-conscious breed of hotels.

City guide: keeping it weird in the Texan boom town of Austin

One of the fastest-growing cities in the USA, the lively Texan capital is today as much a magnet for its kayaking, hiking, festivals and food trucks as it is for its honky-tonks, barbecue and warm Southern hospitality.

Ultimate hotel guide: where to stay in Havana

The Cuban capital is awash with stylish hotels, from cool mid-century apartments and grand art deco mansions to chic townhouses and newly renovated casas particulares. 

Rotterdam: Are these the rooms of the future?

From cardboard houseboats to cool campsites, the Dutch city’s new accommodation is a glimpse into the future.

Durban: four hotels under £150

With direct flights from the UK, the South African city’s hotel scene is more accessible than ever.

Where to stay in Bangkok

Creativity is on full display in the Thai capital and nowhere more so than in its hotels. Whether it’s with stylish antique flourishes, retro rooms or minimalist chic, Bangkok has plenty of stylish places to bed down.
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How to spend a day in Negombo, Sri Lanka

Stay at Jetwing Blue and you’ll be able to combine the Sri Lankan city’s urban attractions with seaside relaxation.

Big Sleep Awards 2019

Exceptional service? Menus to die for? Whatever it is that truly makes a hotel special, we’re celebrating it  in our annual awards, where we reward the best new tastemakers, trendsetters and game-changers in the business.

Where to stay in Cusco

Heading to the lofty Peruvian city? Rest your weary head in one of its classic Andean-inspired digs.