There are more high-end hotels around the world than ever before. For globetrotters who only stay at the very best hotels and suites, Be sure to pack your designer luggage for this fun countdown of the world’s most luxurious hotels;
#1 Two Story Sky Villas, The Palms, Las Vegas
The Las Vegas Palms are famous for high roller living. The Two Story Sky Villa reaches a level of sophistication you won’t find anywhere else.
Complete with a personal glass elevator, this 9,000-square-foot palace welcomes you to a world of splendor. The Two Story Sky Villa is the highest of high class featuring jaw-dropping highlights such as a glass-enclosed cantilevered pool, private terraces, massage and fitness rooms and 24-hour butler service. And what better way to really indulge in Sin City than cavorting in one of its luxury rooftop suites.
#2 The Plaza, New York
New York’s Iconic Plaza hotel is century-old luxury hotel features a castle-like exterior. The Plaza is the ultimate New York City luxury lifestyle destination. The luxurious and spacious rooms at The Plaza offer the latest technology of in-room iPads and boast modern bathrooms with 24-karat gold-plated fixtures and separate rain showers. The Plaza is often the top choice for visiting VIPs, especially for its Royal Plaza Suite that boasts the best views of Manhattan.
#3 Jade Mountain, St.Lucia
Jade Mountain delivers romance in a unique way from its hilltop location in a verdant corner of the tropical Caribbean. Expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and an extravagant private infinity pool glide into one another to form extraordinary platforms floating out into nature. With the fourth wall entirely absent, Jade Mountain’s 29 suites called “sanctuaries” are stage-like settings from which to embrace the full glory of St Lucia’s twin peaks, Enjoy the exclusivity and privacy of Jade Mountain with restaurants, bars, boutiques, art gallery, spa, scuba, bike and watersports facilities as well as 2 soft sand beaches available and easily accessible to Jade Mountain guests by foot or resort shuttle at all times.
#4 Mardan palace, Turkey
Built by Russian Billionaire Telman Ismailov in 2009 to the tune of $1.65 billion, the Mardan Palace Hotel in Antalya, Turkey boasts the largest swimming pool in the Mediterranean fits 1,000 guests and is touted as one of the most elite luxury hotels in Europe. The Mardan is perfect for families and comes with the added bonus of a 24-hour butler service. The most eye-catching are the underwater fish restaurants, where the walls are four huge aquariums, each reflecting a different ocean. There are also 14 bars and cafes as well as a two-story jungle nightclub. Away from the pools, the hotel has its own beach with £1million worth of imported white sand. Simply the perfect place for guests demanding nothing less than the ultimate luxury.
#5 Saffire Freycinet, Coles Bay, Australia
The benchmark for all luxury hotels! The rooms are superbly appointed, each with postcard views and total privacy. Set in the Coles Bay Conservation Area, this upscale, scenic resort is a 2-minute walk from the beach. Delivering sophisticated and intimate style and an inspirational experience, Featuring 20 luxurious suites, exclusive day spa, restaurant, guest lounge and bar, this five-star plus luxury lodge experience is a celebration of the art of service, internal and external wellbeing, local culinary delights, ancient landscapes and abundant wildlife. It’s an experience impossible to describe and impossible to escape.