Eden Roc at Cap Cana , Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
It’s a bold move, fusing the effortless style of the French and Italian Rivieras with the Caribbean’s colourful effervescence, but Eden Roc pulls it off majestically.
It's a diminutive Dominican village-style retreat set in the 30,000-acre Cap Cana enclave, where the interiors of the 34 candy-coloured, stand-alone pool suites (the most high-tech suites on the island); the two majestic three- and four-bedroom pool villas (complete with butler, chef and gym); and the swish one- or two-bedroom apartment-style beachfront suites feel reminiscent of a Philippe Starck masterpiece.
At the heart of Eden Roc's almost endless wonderland of activities is the private Beach Club, with its exclusive access to Caletón Beach, generous infinity pool and kid's pool – and it takes centre stage when it comes to alluring nightlife too.
Elsewhere you'll want to take advantage of the breathtaking equestrian, marine and eco-adventures, Solaya Spa, Koko Kids' Club and access to the Jack Nicklaus Signature Punta Espada Golf Course, all easily accessible by personal golf cart.
And as the Dominican Republic's only Relais & Chateaux property, each of the dining experiences more than excels in culinary artistry.