Luxury matters most when you are enjoying your stay in a foreign far away from home. Here we have listed the 18 most luxurious hotels in the world. These hotels are the world’s best and offer second you all the privileges which is in the heart of luxury
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Costing approximately $3 billion to build, Emirates Palace has 394 rooms and suites, 40 meeting and conference rooms, a white sand beach, a myriad of pools and fountains, a sumptuous spa, marble imported from 13 different countries, and over 1,000 crystal chandeliers. It’s like a small pleasure fortress that also boasts the most prestigious marina development in the Middle East. Royalty, or those who want to feel like it, can luxuriate in one of the many palace suites, all with lavish surroundings that would befit a Sultan of old, with enough modern amenities to please today’s top tycoons.
Mardan Palace Hotel, Turkey
Mardan Palace Hotel, Turkey
Mardan Palace is a luxury hotel in Lara, Antalya, Turkey, built by Azerbaijani businessman Telman Ismailov. It has been called Europe’s and the Mediterranean’s most expensive luxury resort. Mardan Palace’s reported cost is $1.4 billion. It has the Mediterranean’s largest swimming pool within which is a sunken aquarium containing 2,400 fish. The hotel has 560 rooms, a 12,000 sq ft (1,100 m2) spa, and its own beach containing 9,000 tons of sand imported from Egypt. 10,000 m2 of gold, 500,000 crystals, 23,000 m2 of Italian marble were used in the construction of the hotel. The hotel boasts a 5 acre pool and at the center of it is their seafood restaurant. The restaurant is surrounded by 4 aquariums that host over 3,000 varieties of fish.
Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai
The Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the third tallest hotel in the world (although 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space). 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 resemble the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.
The hotel is managed by the Jumeirah Group. Despite its size, Burj Al Arab holds only 28 double-story floors which accommodate 202 bedroom suites. The smallest suite occupies an area of 169 m2 (1,820 sq ft), the largest covers 780 m2(8,400 sq ft). Suites feature design details that juxtapose east and west. White columns show great influence. Bathrooms are accented by mosaic tile patterns. The Royal Suite, billed at US$24,000 per night, is listed at number 12 on World’s 15 most expensive hotel suites compiled by CNN Go in 2012. The Burj Al Arab is very popular with the Chinese market,
The Boulders, United States of America
An extremely prestigious golf and spa resort, and one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, the swanky decor is left up to Mother Nature at The Boulders, as it’s impossible to compete with stunningly surreal 12-million-year-old rock formations. Spanning 1,300 acres of the Sonoran Desert, ultimate natural rejuvenation is promised at their massive spa compound, and their two golf courses are world class. There’s also an über private gated Villa Retreat for celebs seeking anonymity.
W Punta de Mita, Mexico
Super luxe meets fun and funky at this avant garde escape on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit. There are offbeat accouterments at every turn, and loads of color and culture peppered throughout. Also a surfer’s haven and a spa lover’s retreat, you never know who you might run into here trying to escape the paparazzi’s prying eyes. Was that Iman who just strolled by? Indeed, it was! Spacious suites are divided into Ocean Escape Villas and Jungle Escape Villas each harmoniously ensconced into the natural elements, but if you really want to impress, book the Extreme Wow Suite with two bedrooms and its own pool. Check out the most beautiful underwater hotels while you’re at it.
Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas
Atlantis Paradise Island is an ocean-themed resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. It features a variety of accommodations built around Aquaventure, a 141-acre waterscape, which includes fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools, marine habitats, and water slides and river rides. But it’s their Royal Towers Bridge Suite on the 23rd floor that really pulls out all the swanky stops. It spans ten plush rooms topped by 12-foot ceilings and full-length windows, and includes a grand piano, twin entertainment centers, a formal dining room with a 22-karat gold chandelier, whirlpool tubs, and more… plus a permanent staff of seven to cater to your every whim and fancy.
Palms, Las Vegas
Palms Casino Resort is a hotel and casino located near the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. It has 703 rooms and suites and contains 94,840 sq ft (8,811 m2) casino, recording studio, Michelin-starred restaurant and 2,500-seat concert theater. Although it is located off the Strip, the resort has become a popular destination for many, especially younger people,[who?]Hollywood actors and celebrities. The Palms competes for market share with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, another off-strip resort aimed toward the 21–39 demographic. Both resorts are styled in a modern, neo-retro fashion.The Fantasy Tower is also home to several nightlife venues including Moon Nightclub and Rain Nightclub. The tower holds what are known as the Sky Villas and Fantasy Suites, which are some of the most expensive hotel suites in the world. The Two Story Sky Villa on the top floor, billed at US$40,000 per night.
The Westin Excelsior, Rome
Built in 1906, The Westin Excelsior Rome has an impressive pedigree in the Via Veneto district. Though most rooms are affordable, their piece de resistance is the Villa La Cupola Suite that has recently been “refreshed” with a $7 million renovation. This signature luxury cocoon spans two full floors, making it the largest suite in Italy. Furnished in grand old style with modern high-tech gadgets, hand-frescoed cathedral style domes, its own private fitness room, sauna, steam bath, and Jacuzzi, and a formal dining room, it’s a perennial favorite for those who deem money to be no object.
Zemi Beach House, Anguilla
The latest jewel in the string of opulent upscale resorts on Anguilla, this lavish escape brings barefoot luxury to a whole new level. Strategically located right in the centre of one of the absolute best strips of pristine white sand on the planet, the beachfront design blends harmoniously into the aqua sea allowing nature’s stunning scene to be the star. Glam suites include dipping pools, and the on site spa- a reconstructed ancient Thai rice house- is out of this world. They also have a fabulous rum bar, and you can even take mermaid (or merman) lessons replete with tail in their gorgeous glassed-in infinity pool.
Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse (South Africa)
Akademie Street Guesthouses offers five-star accommodation in five unique buildings all situated on the same beautiful property in a quiet area of the village Franschhoek, in the heart of the Cape Winelands. There are four sun-kissed swimming pools and shady gardens where one can lie in privacy and listen to the splashing of the fountains, the song of the cicadas, the cooing of the Cape Doves … sounds so evocative of the Cape Winelands. This is coupled with the personal service that only a very small, family owned and managed, five-star guesthouse/boutique-hotel can give. From this retreat one can stroll to the village centre and its famous restaurants. Historic wine farms, great golf courses, hiking, fly-fishing and riding are close by.
Hotel President Wilson, Geneva
The Hotel President Wilson is located in Geneva, Switzerland, near the United Nations building on Lake Geneva. The hotel is named for the 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, in honor of his dedication to the creation of the League of Nations. The hotel opened its doors on May 18, 1962. In 1980, it was acquired by a Swissair-Nestlé joint venture. In 1989, the Tamman family became the owner of the palace. The Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson is believed to be the world’s most expensive hotel suite, billed at CHF60,000 ($62,000 at mid-2017 rates) per night. The 12-bedroom suite takes up the entire eighth floor of the hotel, and has hosted heads of state from Bill Clinton to Mikhail Gorbachev. Guests can view the Swiss Alps from the suite.
Delana Hilltop Estate, Fiji
The scenery at Fiji’s Laucala Island Resort may be the most breathtaking of anywhere — and that’s really saying something. Guests require preapproval to rent the Delana Hilltop Estate, which costs upwards of $44,000 per night. Plus, minimum visits are four nights, so to dip your feet in the private pool, you’re looking at a bill of $176,000. The estate offers 20,000 square feet of bedroom space, a chauffeur, a private cook, and access to your own private airstrip.
Raj Palace Hotel, India
Raj Palace Hotel, IndiaThe nearly-three-century-old hotel offers a glimpse into Rajasthan’s royal customs. Originally built in 1727 by the descendants of Thakur Mohan Singh, the ruler of Chomu, the palace that houses The Raj Palace hotel was renovated in 1997. Over 800 workers revamped its arched corridors, residential quarters and courtyards under the supervision of Princess Jayendra Kumari, the present owner and a descendant of Thakur Mohan Singh.
No two rooms in The Raj Palace are alike. Its 50 rooms and suites overlook the pool, the garden or the courtyard. The palatial suites come well-equipped. Take the presidential suite for instance: Aptly called the Maharajah’s Pavilion, the 16,000 square-feet suite is spread over four floors with a private lounge, a separate dining area, a rooftop jacuzzi with panoramic views of Jaipur as well as 24-hour butler service. Depending on the season, the suite could set you back by ₹26 lakh to ₹48 lakh a night.
The Hôtel Martinez is a famous art deco style Grand Hotel on the Croisette at Cannes. It was opened on 20 February 1929 by its founder-owner Emmanuel Michele Martinez, son of the Baron Giovanni Martinez and Giuseppa Labiso Costanza, from Palermo Sicily, Italy, a noble ancient Italian family of Spanish origins. The Penthouse Suite, billed at US$37,500 per night.
Hotel Connaught, United Kingdom
Since the early 19th century, The Connaught has had its home in the West End’s charming and chic Mayfair Village. Located at the corner of Mount Street, the hotel was refurbished by international leading designers, with bespoke modern furnishings matched to antiques. The hotel’s signature suite, The Apartment, is the one that makes the hotel feel most like a home, featuring two terraces, high ceilings and a feature fireplace. The restaurant by chef Hélène Darroze holds two Michelin stars, demonstrating contemporary culinary craft in the kitchen’s exquisite French cuisine.
Hotel Cala di Volpe in Porto Cervo, Italy
Lying on the most strikingly romantic stretch of Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda, the Hotel Cala Di Volpe, A Luxury Collection Hotel, was designed by architect Jacques Couelle to resembles a charming fishing village. Its towers, terraces, irregular roofs and porticoes blend beautifully with the natural landscape of rosemary bushes and rockroses. Delightful vistas of distant mountains, pristine white sand beaches, and the translucent seas of the Mediterranean make for unforgettable views. Each of the 100 sea-view rooms and 21 suites pays tribute to Sardinia’s unique artistry and natural beauty. The minimal chic decor is inspired by traditional Sardinian workmanship.
Mandarin Oriental, China
Surrounded by the gleaming skyscrapers of Lujiazui, the hotel offers a unique blend of style and comfort with a stunning design, world-class restaurants, serene spa and Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service. If business has brought you here, you’ll be happy to learn that the hotel places guests minutes away from Shanghai IFC and the Shanghai World Financial Centre. More leisurely moments await at the historic Bund – just ten minutes away – and other main attractions, all within easy reach by train. As sophisticated as they are spacious, the 318 rooms and 44 suites offer a sublime blend of comfort and contemporary design, all of them with sweeping views over the Huangpu River. Lean back on plush pillows and relax, then prepare for the day with the convenience and comfort of high-tech surroundings.
St. Regis, Mauritius
The St Regis Mauritius is a tremendously impressive, 5-star luxury resort with 172 lavishly appointed guest rooms and suites that all offer breathtaking views over the Indian Ocean waters. It is the first property of the legendary St Regis brand in the Indian Ocean, and is located in the southwestern side of the island of Mauritius. The beach (the finest on the island), its turquoise lagoon (with gorgeous sunset views) and the backdrop of Le Morne mountain create a magical setting, where lavishly appointed accommodations and pampering converge amid the many charms of Mauritius.