Looking for a hotel that really stands out from the crowd? Here come up ten of the top 30 best new hotels of 2008.
1. Banyan Tree Maldives Madivaru (beach hotel)
Banyan Tree, accessible by seaplane, is built in safari style: elaborate tents, a jungle setting, and its own aquarium lapping from the shore. The price is steep, but this is a camping trip without comparison with staff to indulge your every whim.