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.
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.