This volume brings to mind visions of white sandy beaches; leafy palm trees and azure waters provide the backdrop for these dream getaways. All of these resorts and settings are unique and share certain elements in common — a beautiful natural location, outstanding facilities, exceptional service and the perfect amount of rooms to ensure exclusivity and privacy. Whether nestled in peaceful seclusion on an island, coastal town or mountain, the selected projects blend timeless simplicity with modern sophistication. Resorts showcases the finest of its kind from around the globe in terms of architecture and design. All projects are presented by means of photos and text along with plans and drawings.