Looking for some of the best luxury resorts in the USA and Canada? Look no further. You’ll want to check out our fine suggestions here in this gallery.
Nestled in the world-famous wine region, California’s Napa Valley, be the guest in one of the resort’s 48 independent cottages at the feature decks, designed in a rustic but elegant style. Guests will also enjoy private outdoor showers and cozy fireplaces. Don’t miss tasting its specially made wines made straight from its own vineyards.
The Little Nell is a luxury ski hotel and resort on the mountain slopes of Aspen, Colorado, and the only ski-in/ski-out resort in that area. When you’re done skiing, go to the Terrace Bar to see what the social scene in Aspen really looks like.
We’ve got to thank Adrian Zecha for bringing a billionaire’s oasis to Utah’s high deserts. The hotelier and Indonesian native’s persistence and patience rewarded him with a place in which to build a tasteful and surreal luxury resort in Canyon Point. Thirty-four modular adobe rooms harmonize well with the craggy, sandy landscape. Head out to the spa where you will encounter an honest-to-God Navajo medicine man, who is employed at the resort.
Not far from Manhattan, there is a wonderfully-restored early 20th-century estate called Glenmere Mansion which also functions as a luxury hotel. Admire the beautiful chandeliers, the owner’s extensive art collection, and marble floors. The mansion-resort has 19 rooms, adorned by European styled gardens and a swimming pool.
The Ritz Carlton is a ski-in/ski-out luxury hotel and resort by the Lake Tahoe in California. It has 170 rooms with fireplaces and offers fantastic vistas of the mountains and the valleys. Its sprawling spa is guaranteed to give you the royal treatment after a day of skiing.
This luxury resort in Vancouver earns praises for its flawless service, excellent dining, and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. It’s no wonder the inn is so popular. It is managed by a second-generation owner who had a decade-plus experience of working with Four Seasons.
And speaking of Four Seasons, this charmingly rustic lodging is made of massive timber, stone, and glass. It is quite near the Whistler Blackcomb, one of the largest ski resorts in North America. It has 273 rooms and suites, and an in-house attendant who also provides you valuable information about the resort’s ski trails.
Another luxury resort in British Columbia (this time on Princess Royal Island), King Pacific Lodge is known for its remoteness. This hotel and resort is the solitary building among the rivers and the pine forests. This elegant lodge will cater to moneyed folks who also care about roughing it (at least for a while) among the wilderness and Mother Nature.
Once operating as a California-French restaurant during the mid-1980s, this place was transformed into a full-fledged hotel and resort. Nestled among the vineyards in the Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil features 50 rooms, with each giving access to the grapevines for the guests, as well as refrigerators stocked with wines and cheeses.
Montage Hotels is an estate and luxury resort situated atop a cliff, with access to Laguna Beach’s sandy shores. The swimming pools are designed with amazing mosaic tiles. Also not to be missed are its A-1 spa and a world-class restaurant.
This Big Sur luxury resort is also located at the top of the cliff. The Post family opened it in 1992 on the western tip of their 1,500-acre ranch. Its architecture is truly outstanding as it’s inspired by the coastline and its surrounding wilderness. It has 39 rooms and two private homes. Don’t forget to use its restaurant’s powerful telescope which allows you to see the whales and the stars closer while you’re having your dinner.
This 6,000-acre luxury resort in Montana is truly gorgeous and offers a variety of outdoor activities site. These include horseback riding, fishing, and paintball. Check out its saloon which is equipped with bowling lanes and huge flat-screen TVs.
The Lake Placid Lodge miraculously rose from a fire in 2005. Since its restoration, the Lake Placid Lodge has been better than ever. It has 30 rooms, apres-ski liquors, and ride on one of the lodge’s boats to cruise the lake during the summer.
The Inn at Palmetto Bluff is a luxury resort in the Lowcountry town of Bluffton, South Carolina. Admire its vaulted ceilings and verandas while staying at one of the resort’s fifty-plus cottages, cottage suites, and residences. Onsite activities include golf, horseback riding, and kayaking at the May River.