It’s that time of year again! The school season is beginning to wind down, the weather’s starting to improve, and our thoughts are slowly turning toward the things we’re going to do this summer. In fact, if you’re like most people, then you’ve probably already begun the process of planning out the summer vacation (or vacations) that you’d like to take this year.
But, before you get too far ahead of yourself, you need to check out this list. On it, we’ve pulled together our picks for the very best resorts for having an awesome vacation during summer 2017. These resorts are located in places all over the world, and many give you the chance to have a vacation experience unlike any other you’ve had before.
So, if you’re looking to really treat yourself once June, July and August roll around, then read on. You’re going to absolutely love our picks for the very best resorts where you can take a vacation this summer! Let’s take a look.
1. Goldeneye (Jamaica)
Yes, it’s named after the James Bond movie, and just like Bond himself this resort has got classy down to a tee.
2. COMO Parrot Bay (Turks & Caicos)
One step out onto the sand here, and you’ll understand why this one’s a favorite with the rich and famous.
3. Hermitage Bay (Antigua)
Those who want to eat fine food while enjoying their summer vacation will love the restaurant here, which focuses on using locally sourced ingredients.
4. The Datai Langkawi (Malaysia)
The beauty of this property cannot possibly be understated, with the resort nestled beneath a jungle that abuts the beach.
5. Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort (Antigua)
This is a tremendous resort that offers an all-inclusive experience that doesn’t feel like an amusement park experience.
6. El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island (Philippines)
Situated on its own private island, there’s plenty of space for everyone to feel a sense of intimacy while sunning on the beach.
7. Ocean House (Watch Hill, Rhode Island)
Overlooking where the Long Island Sound meets the Atlantic, this is New England wealth and refinement at its very best.
8. Cheval Blanc Randheli (Maldives)
Overwater bungalows, crystal clear and warm waters, and a lot of chic styling, these are all things you’ll get at this hot property!
9. Nihiwatu, Sumba Island (Indonesia)
This eco-friendly resort has something for everyone, offering activities as diverse as deep-sea fishing and amazing surfing experiences.
10. L’Horizon Resort & Spa (Palm Springs, CA)
It may be hot in Palm Springs during the summer, but there’s plenty of ways to stay cool at this classy Rat-Pack-style resort.
11. Eden Rock (St. Barths)
Glamorous and with a beautiful beach all to itself, you’re going to love this wonderful summer resort.
12. Gateway Canyons Resort (Gateway, CO)
A stay here allows you to enjoy 500 acres of some of the most beautiful land in the United States. How could you argue with that?
13. Cuixmala (Jalisco, Mexico)
This resort may be resort, but if you’re looking for a private and relaxing vacation in a classy environment, you can’t do much better.
14. Hotel Esencia (Playa del Carmen, Mexico)
With only 29 rooms, this is a resort you’ll want to book this summer if you’re trying to get away with your special someone.
15. The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch (Saratoga, WY)
Summertime is the perfect time to check out what many believe to be the very best resort in the United States.
16. The Cape, A Thompson Hotel (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico)
Those looking for a sexy and fun vacation in one of the hottest resorts towns in the world will be well served here.
17. One & Only Palmilla (San Jose del Cabo, Mexico)
Here’s a place you’ll want to book if you’re interested in eating well and getting pampered at the spa.
18. Guana Island (British Virgin Islands)
You’ll have to spend some serious coin in order to stay at this private island resort, but you’ll feel like you’re getting your money’s worth.
19. Laucala Island Resort (Fiji)
There’s plenty to say about the resort itself, but it’s the environment that surrounds which will really capture your imagination.
20. Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo (Costa Rica)
The Four Seasons is renowned for its luxury resorts, and this may be their crown jewel. It’s awesome.