Travel + Leisure - 500 Best Hotels in the World, 2007-11
“Owned by Francis Ford Coppola, the 70-acre property is a collection of ten cabanas, six villas, and a cottage set in the jungle of the Maya Mountains. The staff offers spa treatments and picnic lunches for day hikes to the waterfalls. At the restaurant...the food is good, especially the grilled chicken with red beans and rice.”
Elite Traveler – 101 Top Suites in the World, 2005
“There are always new incarnations of luxury, but true luxury is unmistakable and at its best—transcendent. And luxury doesn’t just mean over-the-top opulence; sometimes it’s simply in the exquisite attention to detail, the outstanding service that makes you feel like the sole guest of the hotel or the overall experience of feeling absolute comfort in your temporary home-away-from-home. So whether you’re heading to St. Barths to relax in a sumptuous beach haven, to Tanzania for an up-close look at the Serengeti’s abundant wildlife or to a nearby city for an impromptu getaway, we’ve scoured the globe to bring you the best of the best new suites, plus a few established classics, that will surpass any notion you had of luxury and redefine the standards to which you hold all others.”
Travel Holiday Magazine – Editor’s Choice Best Buy, 2003
"The Editors’ Choice Award celebrates Travel Holiday’s 102 years as an advocate of and resource for travelers – those people who don’t merely dream about trips, but who book them and go. The magazine's editors, whose combined travel exceeds one million miles a year, possess a unique, firsthand understanding of what is worth our reader’s time and money. In all, the Travel Holiday’s Editors Choice Awards recognizes quality and value in travel, and shows confidence in recommending Blancaneaux Lodge to our readers."