Holidaying, for many, is visiting and exploring a new place. However, sometimes, we crave to move away from the routine and stresses of our everyday life and relax and get pampered. With this thought, we have come up with 21 amazing hotels you need to visit before you die. There are several resorts and hotels that have been made to satisfy every whim and fancy of human beings. While some are popular for the views they provide, others are known for their luxury. Let’s take a look at a few that you have to visit during your lifetime.
1. Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island
This five-star hotel is located on two islands which are connected with a bridge. This hotel has some of the most beautiful and luxurious villas that would leave you in awe. While you are not spending your time in the white sand beach of this hotel, you can dine at its amazing underwater restaurant that is completely made of glass.
2. Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland
Have you ever wished to stay in an igloo? You can make your dream come true at Hotel Kakslauttanen in Finland. This hotel possesses an igloo village with 20 fully-furnished and comfortable snow igloos. As it is covered with glass, it is possible to watch the Northern Lights from inside the igloo.
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3. Rayavadee Krabi, Thailand
Rayavadee is one of the most luxurious hotels in Thailand. Located on an island, this hotel is surrounded by white sand beaches and dense forests. The hotel is especially lauded for its unique restaurant, which is located inside a cave, overlooking the sea.
4. The Martinez Hotel, Cannes
If you are a bachelor and want to spend some alone time or with your bachelor friends, the Martinez Hotel in Cannes is the place to be. It is extravagant and provides everything that will make you really comfortable. The wraparound terrace of this place provides you the view of the Lerins Island. If you want to stay here during your visit in Cannes, make sure you book well in advance.
5. Hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens, Indonesia
The Hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens in Indonesia may not score much on interior designing but will score full stars when it comes to its location. Situated in the middle of a dense forested valley, this hotel gives you the best view. However, the attraction of this place is the infinity pool, which is created in two levels, giving you the feeling that they are suspended above the valley.
6. The Banyan Tree, Maldives
If privacy is what you are looking for, the Banyan Tree in Maldives is the perfect place to be. Although it is a small resort that covers just four acres of land, this place is a symbol of beauty and luxury. You get to enjoy a private veranda which leads to the beach and the ocean. In terms of luxury, you have plunge pools, private butler and all the modern amenities.
7. Ladera Resort, St. Lucia
If you are a nature lover and want to live amidst it, you would definitely love the Ladera Resort. Each of its room is designed in such a way that you can enjoy the greenery and beauty of the surroundings from your room. The lagoon pool, the open-air restaurant and such other facilities make this resort the most popular hotel in St. Lucia.
8. The Post Ranch in Big Sur, California
If you want to relax in the midst of world-class luxury, the Post Ranch in Big Sur is the place to be. Located in California, this hotel houses the best hot-tubs and luxurious spas. But nothing can beat the view from the private terraces that are a part of each room of this hotel. If you want to try something unique, you must stay at the Ocean Houses, which is a group of five luxury houses boasting magnificent floor to ceiling window arrangement.
9. Southern Ocean Lodge, Australia
A trip to Australia will remain incomplete if you do not stay at the Southern Ocean Lodge. This place offers the most stunning views as it is set back from a cliff. However, what is the most attractive thing about this place is its contemporary style architecture and design. The design of this hotel is elegant and absolutely stylish.
10. The Oberoi Udaivillas, Udaipur, India
If you wish to experience and enjoy the royal treatment given to the Indian Maharajas in the ancient times, the Oberoi Udaivillas in Udaipur is a place you must stay at. Built in 2003, this hotel is huge, magnificent and exudes the charm of old royalty. The rooms of the hotel are designed to look like the rooms of kings and queens. The staff also provides you with complete royal treatment.
11. The Panchoran Retreat, Bali
The Panchoran Retreat in Bali is the ideal place for nature lovers. Located in the middle of the forest, this retreat possesses six houses spread across the area. Moreover, the houses are not the typical ones. They are designed in such a way that you will feel that you are living amidst nature. An important fact is that the entire resort has been made using recycled materials, so it is completely eco-friendly.
12. Dedon Island Resort, Philippines
The Dedon Island Resort is a place to go for relaxation and fun. Located in a remote island, this resort is flanked by amazing surf breaks, white sand beaches and small fishing villages. But what makes it attractive is its astounding ambience. The villas are located amidst nature, complete with Raten chairs and swinging day beads. Moreover, you will get every luxury available on earth today.
13. The Amazing Traveler’s Cave Hotel, Turkey
The cave hotel is named so because the hotel is built inside a cave, literally. The hotel has been carved out of a huge rock and this makes it one of the most unique hotels in the world. Although the hotel is inside a cave, you are not treated like a caveman. On the other hand, you get to enjoy all the luxuries known to man till date. This is one hotel you should not miss at all.
14. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
The Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi is a seven star hotel and one of the most expensive hotels in the world. This hotel is another name for luxury and royalty as each part of this hotel displays just that. It is not just the size of the place that will blow your mind away but also the golden embellishments and chandeliers that decorate the interiors of the hotel. The helipad and private beach area add to the luxuries of this hotel.
15. The Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
If you are visiting Las Vegas and want to enjoy the place in a luxurious way, The Caesars Palace is where you should stay. While almost all the rooms of this hotel are good, the best would be the penthouse suite that has all the luxuries known to mankind. Apart from this, the hotel also houses casinos, as do most hotels in Vegas. Stay at this hotel for the view, service and luxury.
16. St. Regis Lhasa Resort, Tibet
The St. Regis Lhasa Resort in Tibet exudes royal luxury and comfort. It is a luxury five star hotel which has golden plated embellishments. Apart from the luxurious amenities it provides, this hotel is popular for its spa. The highlight about its spa is not only the amazing treatments provided to its customers but also its location. The spa is located 12,000 ft. above sea level.
17. Icehotel, Sweden
The Icehotel in Sweden is magnificent and completely made of ice. Yes, you heard it right! The exteriors as well as most of the interiors of this hotel are made of ice. This hotel has small ice rooms which can lodge up to 20 people. Although the hotel is not at the top of the list when it comes to luxury, it definitely scores high in uniqueness. A must visit place if you are in Sweden.
18. The Manta Resort, Zanzibar
If you are looking for a romantic retreat, the Manta Resort in Zanzibar is the place to go to. Located in Pemba Island of Zanzibar, the beauty of this resort is enhanced by the blue waters of the Pemba Channel. Apart from swimming in the waters, you can also experience scuba diving and other such water sports. Each room in this resort is an epitome of luxury.
19. The Royal Mansour, Marrakesh
The Royal Mansour in Marrakesh is a place you should stay at if you want to be treated like royalty. Owned by the King Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco, it has everything that you will find in a royal palace. So, if you have the money for such kind of royal luxury, a stay in this hotel is a must.
20. Explora Hotel, Patagonia
If you are in Patagonia and want to take a break away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Explora Hotel is the place to go. Located against the backdrop of the Torres Del Paines Mountain, you can enjoy the beauty of nature and wildlife while staying here. The hotel also gives you the luxury of swimming in fresh water lake and having a relaxing time in its luxurious spas.
21. Hotel Plaza Athenee, Paris
The Hotel Plaza Athenee in Paris radiates class, style and luxury. While the beauty of the hotel is enhanced by designer features and furniture, what truly takes away the cake is the fact that it faces the Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysees. If you want to enjoy the traditional luxury of France, the Hotel Plaza Athenee is a must visit place.