02/09/2012 10:48 am ET Updated Apr 08, 2012

5 Hottest Boutique Mediterranean Hotels (PHOTOS)

Surrounding the substantial history and extensive culture of the Mediterranean
Sea, a region known for its picture-perfect climate and astounding coastlines, live some of the world's most fabulous boutique hotels. As one might expect, site, in particular, the relationship between object (hotel structure) and moment (waterfront) are in constant confrontation. I'm reminded of the idiom: "If you've got it, flaunt it!" Appropriately, the following design marvels flaunt it.

5 Hottest Boutique Mediterranean Hotels (PHOTOS)