Hotels to Check Off Your Bucket List

What makes a hotel bucket list-worthy? A spot with pristine, white sand beaches? Pools with daring water slides? Exquisite design?

We’re challenging you to make your own travel bucket list for 2020. Let us know where you decide to visit first.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, CA

With signature amenities and views that just won’t quit, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel deserves a top spot on your bucket list. Set atop a 150-foot bluff with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, this 5-star property offers direct access to more than three miles of sandy beach. The kicker? A Day Pass to the pool, beach and spa will only run you $65. Book here.

Viceroy Los Cabos

Viceroy Los Cabos, San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico

Seriously stylish and situated right on the Sea of Cortés, the Viceroy Los Cabos is a hotel you really have to see for yourself. Rich with architecturally stunning design and sweeping ocean views, you’ll have 3 pools, a beach jacuzzi and poolside food and drink service to keep you entertained. Chances are you won’t want to leave.

Tidal Cove Waterpark at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa

Tidal Cove Waterpark at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, Aventura, FL

Big thrills are a little more your speed. Tidal Cove Waterpark in Aventura, Florida is right up your alley. This luxury water park — with sleek design, gelato, drinks out of coconuts and modern cabanas — offers seven daring slides, a lazy river, and a FlowRider®. Catch a meal and a buzz at the Surf House Bar & Grill in between rides. Bucket list-worthy indeed.

Mondrian South Beach

Mondrian South Beach, Miami Beach, FL

Really experience Miami at the Mondrian South Beach, a luxurious and exclusive hotel overlooking Biscayne Bay. Soak in spectacular views from your cabana or daybed. Really take things up a notch and book the Sunday Brunch Buffet, which includes a day at the pool, hand rolled sushi, omelet station, fresh salads, charcuterie, make your own parfaits and mimosas. It’s a scene, in the best possible way.

Hilton Waikoloa Village

Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa Village, HI

Think of Hilton Waikoloa Village as paradise within a paradise. Set on 62 lush acres, this Big Island resort is nothing short of breathtaking. With an array of pools, waterfalls, a white sandy beach and a salt-water lagoon, you’re sure to have your hands full. Snorkel, swim, eat, drink, marvel. It doesn’t get better than this.

Rosewood Miramar Beach

Rosewood Miramar Beach, Montecito, CA

Now this is luxury. Lounge without lifting a finger at Rosewood Miramar Beach, an idyllic beachfront estate in Montecito, California. Between the expansive grounds and unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean, you’ll have more than enough to marvel at during your stay at this stunning resort. Go for a dip in the pool, play a round of shuffleboard and treat yourself to poolside food and drink service. Book here.

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