If you’ve been daydreaming about escaping Sydney’s cold and miserable temperatures then we’re not going to be any help bringing you back to reality.
Travel + Leisure magazine has just announced the winners if the 2016 World’s Best Hotel Awards, so prepare to be impressed. From grand Californian farmhouses to an oceanfront Indonesian paradise and French Polynesian island getaway, these mind-blowing escapes are put together from the opinions of Travel + Leisure readers from around the world.
There’s even an Aussie hotel tying for 4th place. “Southern Ocean Lodge wrote the book in terms of luxe wilderness in Australia…Despite its obvious glamour and exclusivity, the property manages to retain an unstuffy, youthful vibe – but with the correct formalities when required,” a Traveller.com.au review of the Kangaroo Island hotel said.
Click through the slideshow for the top 20 best hotels in the world, or check out Travel + Leisure for the full list.