Nestled in the Pérez Zeledón mountains, the elegant property is an inviting getaway. The boutique ranch’s 50 casita-style rooms boast cinematic views of the surrounding greenery. Leisure options are aplenty—recharge at the in-house spa, the largest in South America and home to a majestic Roman pool; explore the flora and fauna on horseback; or cuddle up and catch your favourite films at the private cinema. Guests can also opt to fly in directly to the hotel’s helipad and be escorted to their rooms on stallions. Price upon enquiry. San Isidro Del General, San Jose, Costa Rica. Tel: +506 2253 6133
Club Med Finolhu Villas
Opening just this month is Club Med’s swanky listing. The 52-villa resort is as environmentally conscious as it is picturesque—the property is constructed using energy-saving processes and runs on solar power. Sea sports lovers can try scuba diving and parasailing, or book the Lagoon Villas which lead right out into the azure waters. From S$2,321 per person for a 4D3N package in Sunrise Beach Villa. Kanifinolhu, Male, Maldives. Tel: +960 664 3152
The Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun
A hotel within a hotel, The Hideaway is a boutique resort within the main Royalton Riviera Cancun property. Featuring 340 rooms and three exclusive pools, it offers access to all of the facilities in the Royalton Riviera Cancun, including the nine themed restaurants ranging from fine Japanese to classic Mediterranean fare. There is also a bespoke wedding and honeymoon planning service available. Price upon enquiry. Quintana Roo, Mexico. Tel: +1 855 744 8371
Excerpt from the February 2015 issue of epicure.