World's Best Hotels 2013
Courtesy of Sea Island Resorts
No. 16 The Lodge Sea Island, GA
The perks of staying at this genteel lodge just off southeastern Georgia’s Atlantic coast include country-style rooms and access to a legendary golf course—complete with a roaming bagpiper come evening. Suites and living rooms are more than 1,000 square feet, with water or golf course views, plus 24-hour butler service. For serious relaxation, guests can access the 65,000-square-foot spa at the lodge’s sister property, The Cloister.