Top 10 most popular luxury travel destinations
Luxury travel doesn’t just mean how much money you spend, it’s all about being pampered, seeing some spectacular sights and sampling some of the world finest cuisine. So, if you’re looking for something a bit special for a vacation destination, check out these ten fantastic luxury travel destinations from all around the world:
1. French Polynesia
Nestled between Peru and New Zealand, in the South Pacific, French Polynesia, otherwise known as Tahiti, is certainly not a budget destination and some people call it paradise on earth. It’s not a holiday for you, if you are looking for an action packed break though, you are more likely to find yourself relaxing on a beach or snorkelling in the crystal clear coastal waters, than you are hitting the clubs and bars.
Perhaps surprisingly, China has fast become one the world’s top destination for luxury travellers. You can experience the country’s amazing historical treasures and traditions, stay in some of the world’s finest hotels and experience the amazing contrast between the ancient and the new China.
If you thought that a safari meant sleeping rough in a tent, then think again. Luxury breaks in Kenya bring five star comforts, alongside the thrill of the wild. You could find yourself sleeping in a four poster bed with views across the bush, or taking in an evening safari on horseback, followed by a champagne reception back at your luxury hotel.
4. Hotel Cipriani, Venice
Take a break in one of the most romantic cities in the world, in one of the most luxurious hotels. The Hotel Cipriani is set on an island in the Venetian Lagoon. Private balconies, glittering chandeliers and excellent service, it’s the hotel that the stars use, when they visit Venice.
A haven for the rich and famous, Montenegro is a tiny country that borders on the beautiful Adriatic Sea. There are some superb luxury getaways in the many medieval towns and villages, surrounded by the mountains and some wonderful scenery.
London can be pretty decadent too, if you know where to stay. Famous hotels with traditional British service and style, like the Ritz or Langham hotels, along with some of the best shopping in Europe and a huge range of fine dining options make London one of the top luxury travel destinations in Europe.
Thailand offers an incredible mix of an authentic Asian travelling experience, with all the luxuries and conveniences that a discerning traveller could ask for. The country has become the leading luxury tourist destination in Southeast Asia. First class service, tropical beaches and the dynamic and vibrant capital city of Bangkok, all combine to make a truly memorable, luxury vacation.
8. Las Vegas
Las Vegas was built for tourism, so everything there is geared towards service. The hotels, shows, casinos and clubs are all spectacular and, if you are prepared to pay a little extra, they will all provide a VIP service to be remembered.
If the Caribbean is the destination of your choice and you want some luxury, then Barbados is the place to go. Beautiful white sands and a stunning blue sea are just a part of the attraction. There are also the stunning luxury villas and apartments and the amazing shopping to complete the perfect luxury holiday.
Luxury and culture combined, Bali is one of the world top destinations for those seeking sun and sophistication. The island itself is quite simply beautiful and it boasts some of the best beaches in the world, as well as some the finest, top class hotels.
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