A deck at the Awasi Iguazu hotel in Puerto Iguazu
Courtesy of Awasi Iguazu

Awasi Iguazú

Puerto Iguazú, Argentina

Five-star luxury 20 minutes from the world’s largest waterfall system? That’s the promise of Awasi Iguazú lodge, which opened this year deep in the Argentine rain forest; its 14 villas (which start at nearly $1,000 per person per night) each come with a deck and plunge pool. Besides the falls, guests can visit 18th century Jesuit ruins at San Ignacio Miní and local Guarani tribal communities, and then unwind with locally inspired seasonal dining created by chef Aarón Castillo Tellería. —Julia Zorthian

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