Price From $148
In 1997, German native Wolfgang Napirei and his Brazilian wife, Adriana, vacationed off the coast of São Paulo and vowed to return. Eight years later, the couple came back and opened the beachfront DPNY Beach Hotel, where the 70 suites have tropical-island decor like king-size canopy beds with headboards embedded with seashells. If you ask nicely, the concierge will tell you about a secret spot where you can swim under a waterfall.
Free Wi-Fi? Yes, in the bar. Free cable hookup is available in guest rooms.
Credit Cards Accepted AmEx, MC, Visa.
Details Doubles from $148, including breakfast.