The Summer Games Have Us Dreaming of These Escapes

Rumor has it the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro is not exactly sticking the landing in the hospitality tumble. With reports of leaking pipes, exposed wires, and multiple setbacks plaguing the athlete accommodations, we've refocused our attention on the finer points of Brazilian accommodations. Our list of imaginative escapes will have you craving a jaunt overseas stat. From Airbnb wish lists to undeniably glamorous nature escapes, these insanely cool hotels have us daydreaming of getting swept up in our next adventure. We're adding Rio, and it's surrounding counterparts, to our travel bucket list this summer. Artful modern metropolis hot spots and secluded beach house sanctuaries alike provide every shade of vacation you could possibly want. These destinations get a gold medal in our book. We know your time is precious, so we'll save the silver and bronze reporting for another time. Such a list of exotic travel beauties is reason enough to keep an updated passport always at the ready. We'll meet you there.