From luxury glamping locales to idyllic island escapes - consider these 12 stunning stays for your 2018 adventures

If you're slumped at your desk right now, wondering how in hell you're going to make it through the rest of January with your motivation intact (two words for you: Australia Day- dw, you're not alone. Even if you're not quite sure whether 2018 is going to be great or groan-inducing, rest assured you still have 11 and a half more months to turn it into your best yet.  

If you're clever, you'll read our guide on how to pimp your annual leave and navigate your browser towards Mr and Mrs Smith's Best Hotels of 2018 list. Selected by a panel of well-heeled and well-stamped passport holders such as fashion designer Jenny Packham, jewellery designer Lucy Folk,  photographer/illustrator Garance Dore, illustrator Angelica Hicks, TV presenter/co-restaurateur Magdalena Roze, TV judge/design expert Neale Whitaker and chef Tom Aikens; the 2018 award winners are worthy of a thousand Instagrams. In fact, the overall Best Smith Hotel - the dreamy Villa La Coste in heavenly Provence - is worth its own album alone.

And that's just the beginning. Spanning winning holiday destinations like Paris, Maldives, New York City, Japan, Chile and India, one look at these 12 global hotspots and you'll be cashing in those frequent flyer points asap. We guarantee it. 

#Wanderlust: Mr and Mrs Smith's best hotels of 2018