Couples or families might dream of indulging in a luxurious vacation. There are many locations around the world that might inspire the dream to become a reality. Consider the destination, amenities and activities of some of the most highly recommended hotspots.
1) Emirates Palace-Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia
Whether traveling to Saudi Arabia for business or an exotic getaway, enjoy a stay fit for a sultan at the palace, which offers five-star opulence. The massive complex is surrounded by exquisite gardens complete with palm trees, fountains and lighted features. Indulge in a body treatment at the spa or take in a live performance in the auditorium. Lounge around one of two pools while the youngster play on the adventure island.
2) Palms-Las Vegas, Nevada
Experience the life of a high roller while on a luxurious getaway. Stay in a room or a suite. However, the villas come with a personal pool and private dining. Relax with a cocktail in the rooftop Jacuzzi that overlooks The Strip. Try your hand with Lady Luck in the facility’s casino. Or, take in a live show in the Palms’ Pearl Theater.
3) The Boulders-Scottsdale, Arizona
The luxurious golf and spa resort encompasses 1,300 acres in the Sonoran Desert. The facility blends with the surrounding majestic natural rock formations and natural vegetation. The 33,000-square-foot spa offers all types of body massages and therapies. Two world-class golf courses enable players to enjoy a few rounds. Stargazing, swimming and tennis are other offered activities.
4) The Plaza-New York City, New York
The facility is often visited by dignitaries and VIP guests. For the ultimate in luxury, book the Royal Plaza Suite. Guests enjoy three bedrooms and bathrooms along with a private dining room, a library, gym and full kitchen where meals are prepared by a personal chef. A butler attends to guests’ needs. Indulge in a luxurious shopping spree in one of ten facility shops. Get a makeover in the Warren Tricomi Salon.
5) Tongabezi–Simonga, Zambia
Enjoy a romantic getaway by embarking on an African adventure when staying at the Tongabezi Lodge. The facility was established on the banks of the Zambezi River and is within close proximity to the amazing Victoria Falls. Plus, have access to some of the most spectacular views in the world. Go on a game drive to see elephants, lions and zebras. River rafting and bungee jumping are also offered.
6) Casa Buena Suerte Tulum-Tulum, Mexico
The exquisite estate stands on scenic Soliman Bay along the Riviera Maya. Casa Buena Suerte Tulum accommodates up to 12 guests. Housekeeping, a private chef, butler and chauffeur services are available if desired. Go kayaking or snorkeling. Bask in the sun by the infinity pool with a cocktail or stroll along the white sandy beach at sunset.
7) Lizard Island-Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The island is ideal for water sports enthusiasts who desire a more secluded getaway. Unwind in a suite or villa while enjoying specially prepared meals and unlimited alcoholic beverages. Meals are also available should guests opt for a picnic outing. Take a motorized boat to explore the surroundings. Go kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding or snorkeling and explore the awe-inspiring Great Barrier Reef.
8) Paw Up Resort-Bonner, Montana
Enjoy mountain life and get a taste of the Old West at the 37,000-acre cattle ranch. Stay at the Island Lodge on Salmon Lake or bring the family and stay in a luxury home. Partake in an authentic chuckwagon cookout. Go fishing, rock climbing or hiking. See the sites by horseback. In the winter, go skiing, snowmobiling or snowshoeing. Ice skating and sleigh rides are other activities offered.
9) Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle-Chiang Rai, Thailand
All-inclusive packages enable guests to experience a lavish jungle stay in luxurious tents. Join a chef in the orchards and gardens to learn about the healthy ingredients that make delicious meals. Take in the scenery while having an outdoor massage. Take a journey along a river. Meet the elephants, and go for an unforgettable ride.
10) Heritage Bay-Antigua
The secluded property overlooks clear blue water and white sandy beaches. Stay in a beachside suite or on the hill to get a commanding view of the location. Treat yourself to one of many wellness treatments at the Garden Spa. Take a dip in the pool or embark on a tour of the surroundings. Go boating, fishing or hiking. Learn to scuba dive