Go ahead, make a guess: What property out there is considered the Best Hotel in the World? Hint: It’s not owned by Donald Trump.

If you look east – way east — to the Maldives archipelago in the Indian Ocean you would be warm. According to TripAdvisor, Gili Lankanfushi gets top honors as the Best Hotel in the World 2015 as tabbed by its Travelers’ Choice survey and the reasons will not surprise you.

Each of Gili Lankanfushi resort’s 45 villas is an overwater island unto itself.  In the Maldives, it is said each resort is its own kingdom and at Gili Lankanfushi that land would be the Kingdom of Luxury. Each villa is completely private with a large open-air living space and 2,250 square feet of aromatic hardwood interiors that include dining facilities, outdoor terrace with day bed, open-air private bathroom with separate glass walled shower area, and king bed, — all over open waters.    Read More …