by Hunter R. Slaton | February 01, 2009

AnandaLush Life. India's Ananda–In the Himalayas spa resort offers the couples-only Kama Suite, a treatment room featuring heavenly restoratives like the Aroma Cocoon, which uses blended essential oils of rose, sandalwood and vetiver. Stay in one of Ananda's 75 deluxe guest rooms and have dinner at Tree Tops, on an outer deck with views of the towering Himalayan Mountains.







Gray HotelHanging out in Italy.
The lobby of Milan's high-fashion Gray Hotel sports an electric-pink rope-swing seat, while each of the 21 rooms in this beautifully designed property features a plush four-poster bed that, similarly, is suspended from the ceiling.








Azul FivesHigh Fives.
Azul Fives Hotel is an all-inclusive "gourmet resort" by Karisma Hotels & Resorts on Mexico's Maya Riviera, just 35 minutes from Cancún Airport. The hotel has 360 suites, all with private balconies or terraces.









ClontarfMoat Point. The  dramatic exterior of the 111-room Clontarf Castle Hotel, 10 minutes from the heart of Dublin, Ireland, looks like it came from the pages of a Celtic fairy tale. But inside this 837-year-old castle, which became a hip boutique luxury property in 1998, all is sleek and modern.