Top 10 most popular hotels in the world

If you are curious about how do the richest people in the world spend their vacations, here we present you ten of the most popular hotels and resorts in the world, also the most luxurious and expensive. Everybody dreams about spending time in this places that look like Heaven.

10. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

The Taj is an 18th century palace situated on a manmade island in Lake Picola with a view of the Maharaja’s palace. Opulence and extravagance abound here with endless courtyards and corridors, stone inlay, gilt moldings and mirror. The many exclusive rooms and suites boast mosaics, stained-glass windows, silk bolsters and hand painted motifs.

 

9. Hotel Plaza Athenee, Paris, France

Built in 1911, with a view of the Eiffel Tower, this opulent luxury hotel is frequently named as France’s best. The rooms are overflowing with Art Deco, Regency and Louis XVI furnishings. The cuisine is out of this world thanks to world famous chef Alain Ducasse’s French restaurant featuring a 35,000-bottle wine cellar (ask for a private wine tasting).

 

8. The Venetian Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, United States

Towering above Las Vegas in shimmering white, the Venetian Resort and Casino is an outstanding hotel in a city famous for its outstanding hotels. Part hotel, part amusement park/fantasy world – the Venetian is one experience you will not soon forget. Features include the quarter mile long Grand Canal waterway complete with gondola rides and performances along the walkway, the 70,000 square foot Canyon Ranch spa, a 120,000 foot casino, the Grand Canal shopping center with 80 world class boutiques, Madam Tussaud’s famous wax museum, and entertainment by world class acts.

 

7. Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy

Le Sirenuse, is a fabulously restored 18th-century villa with museum-quality antiques and hand-painted ceramic-tile floors. The 63-room hotel features an alfresco champagne-and-oyster bar, Aveda spa, and a small fleet of vintage wooden speedboats for sightseeing up and down the spectacular Amalfi coastline. Five-hundred candles are lit each night in its romantic restaurant overlooking the tiled dome of the town’s Renaissance church.

 

6. Trump International Hotel & Tower, New York, United States

Designed by Philip Johnson and Costas Kondyli, this super modern 52-story high rise is a Forbes five-star hotel with style to spare. Huge floor to ceiling windows provide an incredible view of Central Park. Features a five star French fusion restaurant on the main floor.

 

5. Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, China

The 130 year old Mandarin Oriental provides the perfect balance between East and West. High-tech wizardry next to old world charm and ambience. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide a stunning view of Victoria Harbor. The hotel prides itself on incredible service and even better food – wonderful modern French cuisine at the Pierre and legendary breakfast buffets.

4. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

All the hotel’s 617 rooms, suites and villas are luxuriously furnished and provide spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf. And once you’ve finished taking in the view, you can choose from the widest array of leisure facilities around, including a scuba diving centre, five swimming pools, Sinbad’s Kids Club, The Hub for teens and complimentary, unlimited access to the Wild Wadi Water Park.

 

3. El Burj Al Arab, Dubai

Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai,United Arab Emirates. At 321 m (1,053 ft), it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. Sometimes referred to as “the world’s only 7-Star hotel”, its star rating is disputed.


2. Cape Grace, South Africa

Situated in V & A Waterfront, Cape Grace Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to experience Cape Town and its surroundings. The hotel lies 0.5 km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. No less exceptional is the hotel’s easy access to the city’s myriad attractions and landmarks, such as Chavonnes Battery Museum, Cape Town Tourism Information Centre, Clock Tower.

1. Riad Kniza, Morocco

Located in Marrakech (Medina), Riad Kniza is close to Dar el Bacha Palace, Majorelle Garden, and Djemaa el Fna. Also nearby are Ben Youssef Mosque and Almoravid Koubba.
Dining options at this luxury riad include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. The staff can provide concierge services, tour/ticket assistance, and tour assistance. Additional amenities include spa services, a library, and multilingual staff. Guest parking is complimentary.


 

Top 10 campsites in the world

Here we present you ten of the most amazing campsites in the world. This kind of accomodation is more and more popular and everyone should try it at least once. It is and adventure that you will not regret.

10. Le val de cantobre, Aveyron, France

The Grands Causses Regional Park offers some of France’s most amazing panorama, including the Gorges du Tarn. This park campsite, in the grounds of a medieval farm, has a great view to the valley.

9. The Warren, Folkestone, Kent

The place has a tremendous view over the ocean, because it is situated at the top of the well-known white cliffs of Dover. There is also a separated pitch, romantic and ideal for a honeymoon.

8. Longitude 131 °, Central Australia

The beautiful tents in the center of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia give you the impression of luxury hotels. It is a very modern area that offers everything necessary while keeping the natural aspect.

7. Syke Farm, Cumbria

Buttermere is one of the most appealing area in the Lakes, and it makes you just lay down, contemplate and admire the scenery. It lies on the edge of the village and it is close to some pubs.

6. Playa Montroig Camping Resort, Tarragona, Spain

Located next to a sandy beach, it is an amazing location, fascinating with its tropical gardens and offers a lot of entertainment possibilities, like puppet shows, performances etc.

5. Cottar’s 1920 S Mara Safari Camp, Kenya

If you want nature and wilderness, you should choose this site. It makes you think of that old times where there was no technology and brings you closer to the human essence of life.

4. Oberoi Vanyavilas, India

Exotism and luxury in a natural environment, really close to a tiger reserve. It sounds like a lot of adrenaline, but it is an unique and amazing experience. There are gardens and even a spa for relaxation.

 

3. Troytown Farm, Isles of Scilly

This place is situated in the remotest part of St Agnes, which is the most remote island of Sicily. In is on the edge of a water and you have to be picked by a tractor in order to go there.


2. Bosworth water trust, Warwickshire

This location is ideal for family trips and there are a lot of available activities lile fishing, windsurfing and sailing. There is plenty of space for playing games and close to a bar.


1. Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

The position of this site is spectacular, because you can see the Gower coastline. The beach is easy to access and it is close to a parking area. An inspiring and relaxing place, ideal for special vacations.

 

Top 10 most impressive waterfalls over the world

10. Boyoma Falls

Boyoma Falls, formerly known as Stanley Falls, consists of seven cataracts, each no more than 5 m (16 ft) high, extending over more than 100 km (62 mi) along a curve of the Lualaba River between the river port towns of Ubundu and Kisangani/Boyoma in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

At the bottom of the rapids, the Lualaba becomes the Congo River. The seven cataracts have a total drop of 61 m (200 ft). The two major cataracts are the first below Ubundu, forming a narrow and crooked stream that is hardly accessible, and the last that can easily be seen and also be visited from Kisangani.

 

9. Blue Nile Falls

The Blue Nile Falls is a waterfall on the Blue Nile river in Ethiopia. It is known as Tis Abay in Amharic, meaning “smoking water”. It is situated on the upper course of the river, about 30 km downstream from the town of Bahir Dar and Lake Tana. The falls are considered one of Ethiopia’s best known tourist attractions.

The falls are estimated to be between 37 and 45 metres high, consisting of four streams that originally varied from a trickle in the dry season to over 400 metres wide in the rainy season.

 

8. Ruacana Falls

Ruacana Falls are waterfalls located near Ruacana on the Kunene River in Northern Namibia. The waterfall is 120 meters (390 ft) high and 700 meters (2,300 ft) wide in full flood. It is among the largest waterfalls in Africa, both by volume and width.

The Epupa Falls on the Kunene River are located 135 km (84 mi) downstream on the border of Angola and Namibia.

 

7. Huangguoshu Falls

Huangguoshu Waterfall ( literally “Yellow-Fruit Tree Waterfalls”), is one of the largest waterfalls in China and East Asia located on the Baishui River  in Anshun, Guizhou province. It is 77.8 m (255 ft) high and 101 m (331 ft) wide. The main waterfall is 67 m (220 ft) high and 83.3 m (273 ft) wide.

 

6. Jog Falls

Joger Gerosoppa Falls Jog Falls is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India,lLocated near Sagara, Karnataka, these segmented falls are a major tourist attraction. They are also called Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi. Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River falling from a height of 253 m (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in india after the Nohkalikai Falls with a height of 335 m (1100 ft) in Meghalaya.

 

5. Fukuroda Falls

Fukuroda Falls are located in Ibaraki Prefecture in the town of Daig, district Fukuroda . The Taki River  has its source spring just above the falls. The river flows through the falls and ultimately joins a major Kuji river .

The width of the falls is 73 m, while the height reaches 120 m. During winter the falls may freeze. The falls are ranked as the third most beautiful waterfall in Japan, coming after Kegon Falls and Nachi Falls.

 

4. Pagsanjan Falls

Pagsanjan Falls  is one of the most famous waterfalls in the Philippines. Located in the province of Laguna, the falls is one of the major tourist attractions of the region. The three-drop waterfall is reached by a river trip on dugout canoe, known locally as Shooting the rapids, originating from the municipality of Pagsanjan.The falls can also be reached from the top by a short hike from Cavinti. The boat ride has been an attraction since the Spanish Colonial Era with the oldest written account in 1894. The town of Pagsanjan lies at the confluence of two rivers, the Balanac River and the Bumbungan River (also known as the Pagsanjan River).

 

3. Dettifoss Falls

Dettifoss is a waterfall in Vatnajökull National Park in Northeast Iceland, and is reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe.[

It is situated on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river, which flows from the Vatnajökull glacier and collects water from a large area in Northeast Iceland. The falls are 100 metres (330 ft) wide and have a drop of 45 metres (150 ft) down to the Jökulsárgljúfur canyon. It is the largest waterfall in Europe in terms of volume discharge, having an average water flow of 193 m3/s.

 

2. Angel Falls

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft). The waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyantepui mountain in the Canaima National Park , a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Gran Sabana region of Bolívar State. The height figure 979 m (3,212 ft) mostly consists of the main plunge but also includes about 400 m (0.25 mi) of sloped cascades and rapids below the drop and a 30-metre (98 ft) high plunge downstream of the talus rapids.

 

1. Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls  is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge.

From largest to smallest, the three waterfalls are the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. The Horseshoe Falls lie on the Canadian side and the American Falls on the American side, separated by Goat Island. The smaller Bridal Veil Falls are also located on the American side, separated from the other waterfalls by Luna Island. The international boundary line was originally drawn through Horseshoe Falls in 1819, but the boundary has long been in dispute due to natural erosion and construction.