5 Must-Stay Luxury Destinations Around The World

5 Must-Stay Luxury Destinations Around The World
A view from Jade Mountain in St. Lucia, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Here are 5 ultra-luxurious hotels and resorts one has to stay in, at least once, for an unforgettable experience

Gunjan Indrayan
07 Min Read

 

It’s widely said that when money is not a concern, the entire world is your oyster. Yes, you can have a memorable vacation for less, but don’t we all like to be pampered every now and then? So, whether it’s a honeymoon, a marriage proposal or once-in-a-lifetime family trip, here are some exclusive high-end properties and experiences that are the very definition of a luxury vacation:

Eagles Nest, New Zealand

 
 
 
View this post on Instagram

BOI Sailing week is in Full swing! And we have the perfect viewing spot from Rahimoana’s infinity pool

A post shared by Eagles Nest (@eaglesnestnz) on Jan 22, 2019 at 3:07pm PST

An exclusive boutique retreat overlooking New Zealand's Bay of Islands, Eagles Nest hotel gives beyond-five-star hospitality. Guests can choose to do as much or as little as they wish, from dipping into infinity pools to driving around a Porshe. One can enjoy a private gourmet barbecue prepared by the chef or see a spectacular sunset with a glass of sauvignon blanc. Don’t forget to take a helicopter ride over Cape Reinga where you can land on a private beach for a swim or just take a stroll on the water’s edge.

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

 
 
 
View this post on Instagram

The perfect place to unwind at Jade Mountain! #jademountain #stlucia #caribbean #travel #luxury #resort #pitons #paradise #luxurytravel #resorts #saintlucia

A post shared by Jade Mountain St. Lucia (@jademountainstlucia) on Jun 9, 2019 at 3:45am PDT

Jade Mountain is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty. Expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and an extravagant private infinity pool glide into one another to form an extraordinary platform, almost like floating out into nature. With the fourth wall entirely absent, Jade Mountain’s sanctuaries have stage-like settings to embrace the full glory of St. Lucia’s Pitons, and the Caribbean Sea. Don’t forget to indulge in a private dinner under the stars here.

One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia

 
 
 
View this post on Instagram

With winter just around the corner, there’s no better time to enjoy some great food and wine in the valley. Over the coming months, we welcome Australia’s leading chefs, taste makers and winemakers for an exciting program of culinary indulgence.

A post shared by One&Only Wolgan Valley (@wolganv) on May 15, 2019 at 11:42pm PDT

Arrive at the ultra-luxurious Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley via helicopter from Sydney over the Greater Blue Mountains. The secluded private villas here with their own pools vie with the natural beauty of the place. The setting is tranquil and perfect to experience the spa which can be tailored to your specific needs. Not only will one experience quintessential Australia here but also unique luxury.

Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

Six Senses Douro Valley’s beautiful setting fronts onto the River Douro as it winds through the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. The resort’s 19th century architecture is awe-inspiring and delivers the ultimate Douro wine and spa experience for visitors. Enjoy river-view rooms, discover ancient trees on nature trails, feast on organic delicacies from the kitchen garden, surrender to the comforts of the spa…there’s something for every visitor. Other luxurious bonuses here are visits to prehistoric rock art sites and some of the best wineries in the world.

Wildflower Hall, India

 
 
 
View this post on Instagram

Framed against a backdrop of the Himalayas, Wildflower Hall makes for an ideal summer destination. To vote for us at @cntraveler #2019ReadersChoiceAwards, please click the link in bio. . . . #2019ReadersChoiceAwards #CondeNastTraveler #MyOberoi #OberoiExperiences

A post shared by Wildflower Hall (@wildflowerhall) on Jun 10, 2019 at 8:26am PDT

Formerly the residence of a British commander, Wildflower Hall in Shimla is majestic home with a welcoming lounge, lavish accommodations and a well-stocked library. Enjoy al fresco dining with mountain views, personalised spa treatments and a luxurious picnic amid strawberry fields nearby. For the adventurous soul, there’s trekking, mountain biking and heritage walks to keep one occupied. The hotel is unique: one can enjoy the best of luxury amid a natural setting.

The writer is director & co-founder, Tripoetic Travel Planners 


Related Articles

Here to there

Explore Directions(Routes) and more...
to Go

Other Editions

Outlook’ is India’s most vibrant weekly news magazine with critically and globally acclaimed print and digital editions. Now in its 23rd year...

Explore All
Got a question?Ask Marco
  • Check out our Magazine of the month
  • Offbeat destinations
  • In-depth storytelling
  • Stunning pictures
  • Subscribe

Check Out Our Latest Issue