Travel + Leisure 2021 World's Best Awards

Nearly 50 Leading Hotels have been recognized this year, bringing home a total of 67 awards—including 12 top honors and the #2 named hotel in the world.

Leading Hotel, Nayara Tented Camp, has landed the #2 spot on Travel & Leisure’s “Top 100 Hotels in the World” list. The luxury camp located in Costa Rica is known for its spacious hillside accommodations, private outdoor spaces, and unobstructed Arenal Volcano views.

In addition, it’s an honor to announce 12 hotels in the collection were ranked #1 in their respective destination categories, from the top city hotels in New York and Paris, to the top resort hotels in Italy and Indonesia. Congratulations to all winners of the prestigious World’s Best Awards—voted on by readers of Travel + Leisure. Read on for the full list of Leading Hotel 2021 winners.
North America
The Lowell (New York,) and The Hay-Adams (D.C,) are ranked #1 among city hotels; and The Setai (Miami Beach) and Halekulani (Honolulu) are named the top resort hotels within their destinations.
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From La Réserve Paris Hotel & Spa being named Paris's top city hotel, to Il Sereno Lago di Como (Torno) winning the top resort hotel spot in Italy, these Leading Hotels are among an impressive list of...
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Asia Pacific
Capella Ubud wins in the categories for both the top resort hotel in Indonesia, as well at the top named hotel in all of Asia. Its sister property, Capella Bangkok, is awarded with the #1 honor as ...
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South & Central America
Nayara Tented Camp (Costa Rica) is named the #2 hotel in the world on T+L's “Top 100 Hotels in the World” spotlight list. Hotel Fasano São Paulo wins best city hotel within Central and South America.
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Africa & The Middle East
This year's #1 awarded city hotel in Africa is Cape Grace (Cape Town)—located below Table Mountain on a private quay in the center of the port city's V&A's Waterfront.
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Grace Bay Club (Turks and Caicos) is among the best resort hotels within the Caribbean. All suite and villa accommodations include oceanfront views.
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