Besides memes and selfies, Instagram has travel photos in excess. It can be hard to pinpoint the best to keep track of, without over-following (one can only look at so many sunsets and ski lifts without all of it blurring together.) From a barefoot boutique Bahamian property to a monolithic diamond in the Utah desert, we’ve selected our favorite luxury hotels and retreats with a wellness-focus to follow in the order of highest engagement rate to least.
📈 6.39% Engagement
This 18th-century palatial hotel overlooking the Tamina Gorge in Switzerland, is just 15 km from Pizol mountain. It is no wonder 6 of their top 10 posts this past year featured the geothermal pool… it alone is reason enough to visit.
📈 3.59% Engagement
This hotel is made for Instagram and ultimate escapism in tandem. With sleek concrete lines and an extensive spa—plus outdoor activity—menu, it’s both a must-see off-the-grid outpost and a place to recharge, together.
📈 3.35% Engagement
Escape into the Swedish woodlands at this remote, intriguing lodge.
📈 .91% Engagement
A hotel that feels like a home: Ocean View Club, in Harbour Island, The Bahamas, encourages bare feet at all times and a living-room vibe. Sip a Kalik beer from the “honor” bar, and settle in.
📈 2.78% Engagement
El Fenn is arguably the most artful hotel in Marrakech. Soak in the sumptuous designs and the rich, cozy color-palette of this ultra relaxing riad.
📈 1.99% Engagement
A 30-room spa hotel set in 55 acres of the ultra-lush Cotswolds region of the United Kingdom is… well, bloody heavenly.
📈 1.87% Engagement
This recently redone hotel at the edge of Vail has direct-lift access to the mountain, excellent hiking when the days are warm, and a fantastic spa for a post-strain massages.
📈 1.36% Engagement
In the Maldives, you really feel removed from the chaotic pace of the rest of the world. Here, you can do aerial yoga, play tennis, and, even, enjoy a spa that’s shaped like an abstract crustacean. But the healthiest thing to do is to swim around the hotel’s “house reef,” the corals at the edge of this tiny atoll.
📈 .76% Engagement
Hong Kong can be hot, humid, and crowded. Upper House is a minimal-chic, ultra-high end hotel to escape the fray (and it’s a favorite with celebrities and fashion industry types).
📈 .53% Engagement
Grupo Habita is a designed-focused hotel group out of Mexico City. They maintain one account between their properties. We recommend Escondido. Its got surf, sun, sand, and a fair amount of cleansing separation (it stands alone on a wild, wave-lashed beach).