"The menu offers Darroze's signature dishes like Carnaroli rice in squid ink and other refined takes on the robust cuisine of southwestern France."
· Mayfair, United Kingdom
"Lively cavelike club, where locals and more adventurous tourists mix."
"Snag a table for some of the best seafood on the island. Try the shrimp with hot pepper (pil pil) or the tuna in Roquefort sauce."
"Situated on a secluded plain above the roaring Pacific, the luxurious lodge, built of indigenous volcanic stone and hardwoods, has 30 handsomely furnished guest rooms, each with a huge picture window."
"The spa has an outdoor hot tub, a sauna, steam rooms and sixteen treatments rooms. While you wait for your appointment, you can relax in the spa's glass-enclosed veranda, surrounded by ancient trees."
· New Paltz, United States
"The perks touted are almost cartoonishly billionaire-bratty: Members can sip Champagne from the rooftop Jacuzzi or buy Aston Martins directly from a catalogue that accompanies the drink menu."