Is there any group that can epitomize luxury and style better than the gay community? We think not. So it's not a huge leap to think about pulling out all the stops for your next gay-friendly vacay and going luxury all the way. If you're nodding your head right now, good news: we’ve whittled down some of the best destinations for you to enjoy the finer side of life on your vacation. You deserve it. 

Amelia Island

Traveling to Florida doesn’t automatically scream luxury so much as it screams alligators, but the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island along Florida’s pristine northern coast flips the script. Think Southern Charm meets Real Housewives—minus all the drama.

"Luxury" doesn’t begin to cover this venue. Smell the fresh sea air from the private balcony of your suite, replenish yourself in the Ritz-Carlton Spa and eat like you’ve never eaten before, with options from farm-to-table fresh to Southern comfort food.


If the sun and sand of the Caribbean is more your speed, it doesn’t get more luxurious than the Four Seasons Nevis. Here you’ll experience all the Caribbean has to offer without being in the way of an enormous cruise ship or its camera-clad patrons.

See the peak of a dormant volcano, drift in one of three infinity pools or take the time to improve your tennis game. For added extravagance, rent your own Caribbean villa, complete with full kitchen and private pool.

Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the height of wine country, a fact luxury enthusiasts know well. If you’re looking for sophistication, look no further. The fine wine tastings are common knowledge, but the Napa Valley region sports some of the most beautiful scenery in North America as well. Stunning Victorian homes, breathtaking views and some of the best food you’ll ever eat make the region a perfect escape from the urban grind.  

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