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The New Côte d’Azur: Cornwall, England

A sun-starred crowd heads to Britain’s southwest coast for its golden sands and celebrity-chef-owned restaurants. Stay at the Scarlet Hotel (doubles from $423), an eco-lodge and spa where all 37 rooms have cliff-edge hot tubs. For local steamed mussels, head to BBC chef Rick Stein’s Cornish Arms pub (dinner for two $63).

The New Capri: Valletta, Malta

The UNESCO World Heritage site is attracting globe-trotters with updated hotels, cafés, and wine bars. The Maison La Vallette (doubles from $114) has limestone walls and Alessi furnishings, while Caffé Cordina (lunch for two $68) serves sweet treats like honey rings made with black treacle syrup.

The New Santorini: Korčula, Croatia

In a region known for its wild Adriatic scenery and Venetian Renaissance architecture, travelers are flocking to Lešić Dimitri Palace (doubles from $338), housed in a historic bishop’s palace, with six individually designed suites. At the property’s bar, LD, sample Croatia’s renowned wines, including the citrusy Grk.

Scarlet Hotel, Cornwall

An eco-lodge and spa where all 37 rooms have cliff-edge hot tubs.

Cornish Arms

For local steamed mussels, head to BBC chef Rick Stein’s Cornish Arms pub.

Maison La Vallette

The hotel has limestone walls and Alessi furnishings.

Caffé Cordina

The restaurant serves sweet treats like honey rings made with black treacle syrup.

Lešić Dimitri Palace

In a region known for its wild Adriatic scenery and Venetian Renaissance architecture, travelers are flocking to Lesic´ Dimitri Palace, housed in a historic bishop’s palace, with six individually designed suites. At the property’s bar, LD, sample Croatia’s renowned wines, including the citrusy Grk.

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