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12 Best Four Seasons Resorts Around the World

Urban hotels to beach resorts, mountain lodges to safari camps and historic palaces to contemporary skyscrapers: it’s fair to say the Four Seasons offers something for everyone when it comes to prestigious hotels. With an endless array of luxury properties across the world, the Four Seasons is a safe bet no matter where you’re heading. Tranquil spas, large pools, gorgeous views, and delectable restaurants all come as a given when checking in here, with a carefully curated range of activities and excursions ready for you to experience as soon as you’ve acclimatized.

Not sure which Four Seasons hotel to hit up next? Read on for all of the best in the world.

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru - Maldives Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
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Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru - Maldives

You don’t get much fancier than a resort on its own private island! The Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is a luxury resort located on a private island in the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Maldives. With its beach villas, overwater bungalows, and a private island estate, this hotel is a top choice for anyone looking to spend some time in one of the most beautiful and ecologically diverse destinations. Here, take a guided snorkeling or diving tour, feast upon local dishes at a cooking class, or chill out in one of the hotel’s guided yoga and meditation sessions.

Key Amenities:

  • Located on its own private island

  • Choice of beach villas and overwater bungalows

  • Tours and activities available daily

Four Seasons Maui at Wailea - Hawaii, U.S. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
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Four Seasons Maui at Wailea - Hawaii, U.S.

Hawaii is a top spot for luxury and it’s fair to say the Four Seasons Maui at Wailea never disappoints. While there might be multiple Four Seasons hotels located across the country, the Maui resort is one of the most luxurious hotels in the U.S. One of the highlights of the Four Seasons Maui at Wailea is its location on Wailea Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii. Staying at this resort means you’ve got easy direct access to the beach, as well as beachside cabanas and water sports equipment rentals. Dine on contemporary Hawaiian cuisine at the signature restaurant or enjoy a casual meal at the beachside restaurant.

Key Amenities:

  • Located on the renowned Wailea Beach

  • Access to beachside cabanas and water sports equipment rentals

  • Multiple on-site restaurants

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora - Bora Bora, French Polynesia Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
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Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora - Bora Bora, French Polynesia

No doubt Bora Bora has been on your bucket list for a while now, and if you’re heading that way for a luxury break, there’s nowhere better to check in than the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora. Located on the private island of Motu Tehotu in the heart of French Polynesia, this top-rated luxury hotel in Bora Bora features overwater bungalows and beachfront villas, all designed to blend in with the natural beauty of the surroundings. Its stunning location, surrounded by turquoise lagoons and coral reefs, makes this a sure-fire top choice for nature lovers or anyone who wants to spend their vacation snorkeling or scuba diving.

Key Amenities:

  • Overwater bungalows and beachfront villas with private plunge pools

  • Easy access to prime snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities

  • Infinity pool, fitness center, and tennis, volleyball, and badminton courts

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles - Mahé, Seychelles Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Baie Lazare Mahé
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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles - Mahé, Seychelles

While the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is by no means a budget resort, it does come with a few different accommodation options to allow travelers with a larger range of budgets to soak up the atmosphere at this breathtaking spot. Here, you’ll find villas, suites, and residences to suit groups of all sizes, all of which come with views of its secluded hillside overlooking the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Relax on the resort’s private beach, go snorkeling or scuba diving, or take a scenic hike through the nearby national park: this is a luxury hotel that caters to all kinds of experiences!

Key Amenities:

  • Choice of villas, suites, and residences for groups of all sizes

  • Complimentary kayak and snorkeling gear

  • Private beach and outdoor pool with service

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita - Punta Mita, Mexico Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita
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Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita - Punta Mita, Mexico

Mexican culture comes with a heavy dash of luxury when you check into the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita. Located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, near Puerto Vallarta, this highly-rated hotel is the perfect midpoint for those looking to relax and also to explore the beauty of Mexico. Here, you’ll find multiple swimming pools to keep you cool under the sun, a full-service spa with a range of delectable treatments, a fitness center, and a variety of water sports and other outdoor activities. The coolest part? Its stunning location is on a private peninsula, surrounded by pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters.

Key Amenities:

  • Located on a private peninsula surrounded by two secluded beaches

  • Multiple swimming pools and a lazy river

  • Full-service spa with a range of treatments

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan - Bali, Indonesia Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan
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Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan - Bali, Indonesia

Tranquility and luxury go hand in hand when you check into Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan. This prestigious resort, set in jungle-clad Ubud, is one of the best if you’re hoping for gorgeous views and pure serenity. Nestled amidst lush tropical forests and the Ayung River, Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan is home to suites and villas, each with its own private outdoor space and stunning views of the surrounding natural landscape. While here, watch a traditional Balinese dance or try your hand at a cooking class. Nearby, you’ll find some of Ubud’s coolest highlights: Ubud Palace, Ubud Market, and Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

Key Amenities:

  • Choice of suites and villas with private outdoor spaces

  • Riverside pools and whirlpool plunge pools

  • Balinese dance and Gamelan performances regularly

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel - Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel
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Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel - Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France

Everyone deserves a trip to the French Riviera at some point in their lives and where better to soak up the atmosphere of this breathtaking part of the world than the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat? Infusing traditional French charm with all of the trimmings you’d expect from the Four Seasons brand, this five-star hotel features multiple dining options, including the signature restaurant, which offers contemporary French cuisine with a focus on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and the poolside grill, which serves light Mediterranean dishes and cocktails. Don’t forget to book a wine-tasting session while you’re here!

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple dining options, including Michelin-starred cuisine

  • Rooms, suites, and villas with views of the Mediterranean or gardens

  • Heated saltwater pool with poolside cabanas

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle - Chiang Rai, Thailand Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
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Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle - Chiang Rai, Thailand

It’s fair to say that the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle offers an experience unlike anywhere else in the world. As you might have guessed from its name, this hotel sits in the heart of the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos meet. It’s also a little different from your standard Four Seasons hotel, swapping the usual rooms and villas for stylish tents, offering a unique and immersive experience in the surrounding natural landscape. As well as elephant interactions and local village visits, a stay here comes with the chance to soak up the gorgeous views of the lush jungle, surrounded by the Mae Kok River and breathtaking mountain views. It’s easy to see why it’s one of the most romantic hotels in Thailand.

Key Amenities:

  • Luxury tent accommodations featuring private decks with outdoor showers or wooden hot tubs

  • Opportunities for elephant interactions and all-inclusive adventures

  • Open-air spa featuring ancient wellness rituals

Four Seasons Hotel New York - New York City, U.S. Four Seasons Hotel New York
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Four Seasons Hotel New York - New York City, U.S.

New York, New York! A trip to the Big Apple deserves a little extra luxury, and Four Seasons Hotel New York is on hand to provide just that. A classic choice in NYC, this impressive 5-star hotel sits in the heart of Manhattan, in the prestigious Upper East Side neighborhood. Close by to some of the city’s most iconic landmarks and attractions, like Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Madison Avenue’s designer boutiques, this is a hotel that ensures you’re never far from the action. Rooms here also offer a little extra treat in the form of cityscape views: you’ll wake up and immediately realize you’re in the heart of the city.

Key Amenities:

  • Close to the city’s most iconic attractions, like Central Park and MoMA

  • Skyline views from the spacious studios and suites

  • Complimentary coffee service in the lobby every morning

Four Seasons Istanbul at the Bosphorus - Istanbul, Turkey Four Seasons Istanbul at the Bosphorus
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Four Seasons Istanbul at the Bosphorus - Istanbul, Turkey

The Four Seasons Istanbul at the Bosphorus is located in a restored 19th-century Ottoman palace, ensuring you feel like royalty from the second you check in to this prestigious spot. Ideally located for exploring the historic and cultural sights of Istanbul, you’re never too far from the city’s thriving markets, delicious restaurants, and important cultural sights while staying here. The hotel is within easy reach of iconic landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace, as well as the vibrant neighborhoods of Beyoglu and Ortakoy. While here, check out the full-service spa, fitness center, heated outdoor pool, and the hotel’s multiple restaurants and bars.

Key Amenities:

  • Ideally located for exploring the city’s landmarks and attractions

  • Full-service spa, fitness center, and heated outdoor pool on-site

  • Multiple restaurants and bars on the property

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai - Hoi An, Vietnam Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai
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Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai - Hoi An, Vietnam

Vibrant, cultural Vietnam offers something for all kinds of travelers, and if you’re looking to infuse your Southeast Asian adventure with a dash of stylish charm, head to Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai. A luxurious beachfront resort located in Hoi An, this incredible spot is set amidst lush gardens and features 100 villas, each with its own private pool and direct access to the beach. Vietnam is renowned for its delicious food and you’ll find plenty of that here: The resort features a signature restaurant, which offers traditional Vietnamese cuisine with a modern twist, as well as a beachside bar and grill, which serves fresh seafood and carefully curated cocktails.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront and set amidst lush gardens

  • Villa accommodations with private pools and direct beach access

  • Multiple dining options on the property

Four Seasons Rancho Encantado - New Mexico, U.S. Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado
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Four Seasons Rancho Encantado - New Mexico, U.S.

Head to the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to discover the one and only Four Seasons Rancho Encantado. With its modern Southwestern aesthetic and impressive views of the surrounding desert landscape, this is a place you’ll long to return to. That location, surrounded by acres of rugged wilderness and scenic hiking trails, ensures this is one of the best Four Seasons resorts for active holidaymakers. Spend your days hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding and your evenings digging into a fusion of Southwestern and Mediterranean cuisine at the on-site restaurant.

Key Amenities:

  • Daily complimentary activities like cooking classes, guided hikes, and yoga

  • On-site restaurant and bar where children under 5 eat free

  • Hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails right from the property

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