Our Top 10 Hotel Stays of 2021 included several stand-outs that impressed us notwithstanding all the challenges of delivering a luxury hotel experience during a global pandemic. Interested in experiencing any of them for yourself? Become a TravelSort Client to enjoy exclusive perks, including top priority for a room or suite upgrade.
1. Four Seasons Hualalai, Big Island
What we loved: Wholly renovated resort, including new infinity pool and jacuzzis by King's Pond, great tennis clinic and facilities, 6 different swimming pools, dinner at Hualalai's Residents' Beach House, pizza at Beach Tree
2. Four Seasons Cabo at Costa Palmas
What we loved: Attention to detail and great service, great tennis coach (Bruno), dinner at Limon, uncrowded pools and beach, great views and sunset
What we loved: Great tennis coach (Darin Zerbe), complimentary outrigger canoe experience and hula lesson, boogie boarding, dinner and breakfast at DUO Restaurant
What we loved: Elusa Winery on the resort with fantastic winery visit and tasting, cozy fireplace in the room, vineyard view from our terrace, caviar and dinner at Truss Restaurant
5. Ritz-Carlton Zadun, Cabo
What we loved: Private plunge pool and handsomely appointed ocean view room, delicious chocolate birthday cake amenity, dinner at Humo Restaurant
6. Mauna Lani, an Auberge Resort, Big Island of Hawaii
What we loved: Renovated resort, Oceanfront Suite with enormous master bathroom and guest half bathroom
What we loved: Premier Ocean Front Deluxe Room in the Tower (*much* better than Beachfront Wing rooms), wide white sand beach (rare for the Big Island), Copper Bar food and live Hawaiian music
What we loved: Modified buffet breakfast at Ka'ana Kitchen, dinner at Morimoto Maui.
9. Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
What we loved: Wellness Floor suite with air purification filters, water de-chlorinator, hypoallergenic wood floor and Peloton bike, same floor as the outdoor swimming pool. Also loved the pizzas at Culina Ristorante.
What we loved: Creative and delicious sweet treat welcome amenity, great natural light, access to Equinox including an Olympic size swimming pool and basketball court
What were your favorite luxury hotel stays of 2021?
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