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December 25, 2008

World's Best Places to Stay

Enchanted Resort in Sedona
Sedona's Enchantment Resort
Photo: Craig Lovell

No one knows travel like the readers of Condé Nast Traveler.  In the January issue find out how  32,000 of said readers rated 710 very best hotels, resorts, and cruise lines on the planet.

Now in its fifteenth year, the Gold List covers everything from clifftop retreats on the Amalfi Coast, South Pacific resorts, contemporary urban hotels and more with reader ratings on rooms, service, food, location, and more. 

Here's a sneak peak:

Enchantment Resort, Sedona
Overall Score: 90.2
The 71 casitas sit among pine trees in "a truly breathtaking, almost magical setting." Rooms with Southwestern furnishings "make outstanding use of natural light"--"we loved the skylights in the bathroom."  Yavapai allows diners 180-degree views of teh surroundings and has a menu that includes buffalo tenderloin with quail sausage. $$$$; 220 rooms; spa; 800-272-6777;


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