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Top 10 Luxury Hotels in the World

The Sydney Blue Hotel (Sydney, Australia)

The Sydney Blue Hotel (Sydney, Australia)

 

This modern jewel was constructed in 2005 near Sydney’s ultra-fashionable Woolloomooloo Bay’s beautiful beaches. It features over 100 suites that are decorated using today’s finest retro style decorations and soft pastel colours. These cosy living spaces have access to a lovely “living room” style reception area, a fitness centre and a supportive atmosphere that is sure to please even the most demanding guest.

Famous Luxury Hotels Around the World

The idea of staying in luxury hotels is something that many of us find very attractive. There are some truly impressive luxury hotels around the globe and in this article we’re going to look at some particularly special ones. From golden taps to the finest cuisine on the planet, the experience of staying in one of these places is nearly always very special.

Le Bristol Hotel, Paris

Le Bristol Hotel, Paris

 

Another one of the world’s most famous luxury hotels is Le Bristol, located in the heart of the French capital. Aesthetically, the hotel is a blend of Carrara marble and Gobelin tapestries. It also has a wide selection of 18th and 19th Century paintings – which are thought to have charmed some of the most beautiful women in the world. Famous personalities such Ava Gardner and Marilyn Monroe have stayed here and been reportedly amazed by the understated opulence of this old hotel.

 

Relais San Maurizio, Piedmont, Italy

Relais San Maurizio - Aerial View

Relais San Maurizio - Aerial View

Relais San Maurizio is an elegant hotel nestling amidst the gentle hillside of Langhe (just an hour and a half from Milan – 140km), land where some of Piedmont’s most highly prized wines are produced. It is also famous for its exquisite white truffles (The outstanding Michelin-Starred Da Guido specialises in white truffle dishes). Refined and romantic, it is the ideal place for a true time of wellness, relaxation, soothing the senses and the spirit.

Dating back to the 17th century, the property is a former monastery as well as a residence for Count Luigi Incisa Beccaria in the mid-1800s. The former monastery and aristocratic residence is now home to Hotel Relais San Maurizio offering 31 rooms and suites with priceless antiques.The antique-filled rooms are stylish and in-keeping with its past. What were once the monks’ cells have been transformed in attractive bedrooms and junior suites. Relais San Maurizio’s luxurious suites are situated in outbuildings once used as stables and the estate’s oil press.

Luxury SHIFT Cottage Home in Canada by Superkül Architects – Canada

Luxury SHIFT Cottage Home in Canada by Superkül Architects

Luxury SHIFT Cottage Home in Canada by Superkül Architects

SHIFT cottage home is located in Georgian Bay, on the edge of a Precambrian granite island , Ontario, Canada. This 2000 -square-foot modern family Shift cottage is nestled into the rock and against a line of trees, taking full advantage of the site’s natural beauty and its protection from the often extreme weather ( the cottage is sheltered against the strong winds off of the water.).

The graphic lines of the cottage are designed to further marry it to its site — highlighting through contrast the wind-sculpted trees and craggy rock of the Bay that make its landscape unique.

 

 

Les Sources de Caudalie – France

Les Sources de Caudalie – France

Les Sources de Caudalie

Discover one of the most prestigious French vineyards with a stay at Les Sources de Caudalie, just outside Bordeaux. It is an extraordinary collection of contemporary buildings, created from recycled local materials  surrounded by its own vineyards and lake-filled gardens. This is one of the best luxury hotels (five star) in the region with thermal springs, excellent cuisine and its own on-site winery where wine-tasting courses can be enjoyed. Les Sources de Caudalie is set on the estate of Château Smith Haut Lafitte, 10 miles from the airport in the Pessac-Leognan winemaking district south of Bordeaux.

Five Star Beach Hotels in Goa

A colourful pastiche of culture, fun, frolic and natural splendour, Goa is the land of gleeful carnivals, masqueraded bashes, verdant hills and gorgeous sun-kissed beaches. Incurring the highlights of the state, Goa hotels create a refreshing ambiance filled with serenity and serendipity. Staying at luxury class hotels are always a treat for they pamper their guests with a horde of arrangements taking care of all their requirements. Well fashioned and updated to latest technology, five star hotels in Goa are name for class, charming elegance and sophistication. The five star resorts located on the beach-front however, brings the best of Goan spirit to one’s doorsteps. Wake up to sounds of surf crashing on the shores and the silvery sands embroidering the azure waters of Arabian Sea as you book five star beach hotels in Goa. From the view to the interiors, services and ambiance everything is top-notch.

Bogmallo Beach Resort

Bogamallo Beach Resort

 

Tourists booking for the hotel can look forward to submerge in an ambiance  of beauty and serenity. The surrounding mysterious little islands,  shipwrecks in the silt and ceaseless expanse of the sea create the magic  which is further enhanced with the silver lining of the sandy beaches at the  end of the cove. The hotel nestled right next to the ocean is also known for  its refined sophistication and gamut of dining, wining and recreation  amenities for a leisurely stay.

Five Stars Cancun Hotels in Mexico

Cancun, Mexico is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Given this, it can be expected that there are quite a large number of hotels that cater to every requirement or budget of tourists. Indeed this is true, as Cancun has 26,000 rooms in different hotels, which does cater to the various needs of tourists. Evidence to this is the presence of hotels that offer more affordable rates downtown. However, Cancun does not have hotels that can cater to guests looking for more practical options, as Cancun also hosts some of the grandest and most luxurious hotels and restaurants that cater to the upwardly mobile who wish to visit Cancun.To cater to Cancun tourists who wish to enjoy luxurious amenities, a number of five star hotels are located in Cancun. These hotels offer world-class amenities, excellent hotel services making for a luxurious and memorable experience for their guests

Royal Hideaway Hotel

Royal Hideaway Hotel

 

The Royal Hideaway has five restaurants, two lounges, a beach club and a sport’s bar. It has 24-hour room service and offers sports activities like snorkeling, sailing, and water polo, kayaking, windsurfing and aqua aerobics. Usually, booking a room in this hotel entitles a guest to free champagne in addition to access to the hotels world-class amenities and services including three relaxation pools and a sport’s clinic.

The Baths – The Most Exotic Beach in The World

The Baths - Virgin Gorda

The Baths - Virgin Gorda

The Baths on Virgin Gorda’s northwest coast is one of the most visited places in the BVI by both tourists and locals. Located about 1,2 miles (2 km) south off the maintown Spanish Town at the southern tip of the island (between Spring Bay and Devil’s Bay), this is an area of unique geologic formations.It is a collection of giant boulders which form spectacular pools and grottos which flood with sea water at high tide.

The hundreds of huge boulders and rock formations are worn smooth by rain and sea water and form a maze that leads to Devil’s Bay beach. The Baths are a popular anchorage for visiting yachts and also a memorable day trip where you can snorkel in the clear blue water around the boulders or just chill out on the beautiful beaches.

Top 5 Luxury Villas in Indonesia

The beautiful island of Bali receives travellers from all over the world, with a wonderful mix of spectacular tropical surroundings, a great cultural experience, and vibrant modern city life. The isle has various spots, ranging from its remarkable structures to its unsurpassed natural landscape, to its chic night life. There are numerous Bali luxury hotels. Here are the top five recommended luxury hotels:

COMO Shambhala Estate, Ubud

COMO Shambhala Estate, Ubud

 

The COMO Shambhala Estate is all about the rejuvenating of the body, mind and soul. This indulgant retreat, hidden among the luscious green lungs of Bali’s traditional boiling pot, Ubud. The hotel’s 31 exceptionally tasteful guest accommodations are a combination of modern luxury and traditional teakwood and materials. When dining or when indulging in the wellness facilities and activities here, exclusive attention is paid to your wants and needs.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel – Dubai

Jumeirah Beach Hotel - Night

Jumeirah Beach Hotel - Night

Jumeirah Beach Hotel (located directly at the Arabian shores) is a beach resort that is completely given to the pleasures of life. A dynamically shaped 26 storey curved design built in the shape of a breaking wave. The building stands 93 metres high and 275 metres long.. The 598 rooms and suites and 19 villas feature seaview and are equipped with the latest technology and wireless internet.