If you’re looking for the best of the best or the most expensive resorts, you need to have a look at these luxury resorts. Even though they’re pretty heavy on the pocket, some of these resorts provide an experience like no other.
5. Penthouse Suite, Hotel Cala Di Volpe, Sardinia, Italy – $41.7k Per Night
This charming hotel is located in Costa Esmeralda in Sardinia, Italy. Its penthouse suite has a solarium, wide rooftop terrace with dining room, private wine cellar, a large private saltwater swimming pool as well as local crafts and hand painted furnishings. There is also butler service available. It spans 2,690 sq ft and is tastefully designed, without tarnishing the overall old world charm.
4. Maharajah Pavilion, Raj Palace, Jaipur, India – Us$44,000 per Night
This suite is an apartment that spans 16,000 sqft in a heritage palace turned hotel. That’s a whole 4 floors connected by a private elevator. Some of the facilities include a private lounge/lobby, a double-height reception room with vaulted apartments, library with a lavish dining room connected to a kitchen, a “pleasure pavilion” complete with private rooftop terrace with a panoramic view of the city as well as a small Jacuzzi.
There is also a swimming pool. This area also has a large soft seating lounge, a private bar, library, study area and an elegant dining complete with a separate Butler entrance, and a private spa adjoining it. A lot of the furniture is laid with gold and silver, with the walls painted gold. The suite hosts four bedrooms in total. If you’re looking for something truly luxurious and with a strong history dating back to the 16th century. It doesn’t get more royal than this.
3. Hilltop Villa, Fiji, Us$44,000 per Night
Located in Laucala island in Fiji, this hilltop resort apparently does a pre-approval for its guests. Clearly money can only take you so far. Owned by Redbull’s co-founder, it has panoramic views of the sea and island and over 120,000 square feet of bedroom space. You and your family can expect to be pampered by the private cook, chauffeur and nanny.
There are many activities on the island besides the sea activities, from going to a golf course, hiking to waterfalls and more. You need to book a minimum 4 night stay at this resort, but feel free to use the private airstrip to land your plane. There are only 25 villas in total at this estate.
2. Grand Resort Lagonissi, Athens, Greece, Us$50,000 per Night
The Royal Villa at Grand Resort Lagonissi, Athens, Greece costs a hefty US$50,000 per night. Located by the seaside, it’s popular amongst royalty.
Besides your VIP check in and out, your villa will have two master bedrooms with king size beds, a spacious living room with a fireplace and dining table, a fully equipped business centre, a fully fitted kitchen and grill as well as outdoor BBQ facilities, a hairdresser.
The villa comes complete with an indoor and an outdoor heated pool (heated on request), a fully equipped gym and steam bath, sea level private deck, wooden terrace with garden, a private massage area with a massage-table, two oversized marble lined bathrooms and a guest bath.
1. Necker Island, Us$44,000 per Night
Owned by Richard Branson and located on the British Virgin Islands, Necker Island tops the list with a whole private island resort with limited villas for you to enjoy. This particular resort enjoys ‘barefoot luxury’. If you can fork up $40,000, you can opt to use the island privately with up to 21 friends. Besides the usual luxuries both on land and water such as sailing, yoga and more; the island is also home to the most beautiful wildlife. In the evenings, you can enjoy some great parties with your friends. You would need to arrive to the island via boat after flying in to Beef Island and Virgin Gorda through a private jet. Another option would be to land via a helicopter or by yacht.