The 7 Greatest Luxurious Trip Spots within the World

Whether you are looking for the best luxury destinations in Europe or are hoping to be a little off the beaten path, there are dozen of places to indulge in a fabulous luxury experience. We are experts when it comes to high-end vacations and have loads of inspiring ideas for your next vacation! Book a stay in one of the following fantastic destinations that are more than just your average deluxe resort.

1 & Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, Tanzania

Make your childhood dreams of sleeping in a tree house come true at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge by & Beyond. The hotel is located in northern Tanzania and only minutes away from a soda lake filled with flamingos. It is the ideal destination for a luxury couple’s safari.

Animal lovers will be in their element and can spend their days looking for wildlife on private safari tours. Then cool off in the resort’s infinity pool or sign up for sundowners on the lake shore. When it comes to your accommodation, you will find nine luxurious tree houses that are beautifully designed and offer guests complete privacy and unparalleled views of the bush.

Enjoy frozen G & Ts from your lantern balcony as you watch for the area’s famous tree-climbing lions and magnificent elephants that slowly pass by. After a delicious dinner in the hotel’s interactive kitchen, another highlight awaits you every evening – a night safari to meet the local residents.

2 Shinta Mani Wild, Cambodia

Shinta Mani Wild, Cambodia

Make a dramatic appearance at this resort in Cambodia’s vast cardamom forest. Shinta Mani Wild is located at the southern end of this 5 million acre reserve and has an extremely unusual (and very fun!) Method of access – the zipline!

Shinta Mani Wild is part of the Boutique Bensley Collection and offers camping trips with an extremely luxurious touch. Instead of staying in standard tents, you’ll stay in Bedouin-style suites with hand-picked furniture, outdoor bathtubs, and views of all sides of the Cambodian jungle. Each comes with their own Adventure Butler to help you settle in and plan your activity plan.

The amenities at Shinta Mani Wild are equally exclusive and include a beautiful swimming pool and a tranquil spa. There are several unique ways to explore the natural surroundings, such as foraging in the wild, followed by a sumptuous dinner made with the ingredients you picked in the forest. In addition, the intimate resort is taking several steps towards protecting the environment: for example, many of its employees are reformed animal poachers who are now dedicated to protecting wildlife, and single-use plastic is completely banned at the resort.

3 Nayara Springs, Costa Rica

The tropical locale and relaxed atmosphere of Costa Rica make it a wonderful destination for a luxury vacation. All of these wonderful aspects of the land come together in adult-only Nayara Springs.

The resort’s award-winning spa is located in Arenal Volcano National Park and uses local ingredients in all treatments. You can soothe your skin with a body wrap made from rejuvenating volcanic mud or book a massage with aromatic coffee beans and rich chocolate.

When not being pampered or pampered in the plunge pool of your rainforest villa, Nayara Springs guests can enjoy numerous once-in-a-lifetime trips. Hike through green landscapes to the Arenal Volcano, climb the jungle at the Mystic Hanging Bridges or treat yourself to an organic coffee and chocolate tasting.

Looking for close encounters with native wildlife? The Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge offers the chance to interact with Costa Rica’s most cuddly species, sloths.

4th North Island, Seychelles

Luxury resort on the North Island of the Seychelles

White sandy beaches, lined with dramatic rock formations and crystal clear sea … it doesn’t get much more idyllic than the Seychelles! The Indian Ocean archipelago is full of exclusive resorts, including many on some of the most beautiful islands in Africa.

North Island is one such resort, located 18 miles from the main island of Mahe (a trip you can take by helicopter in less than 20 minutes). Only 11 luxury villas make up the island’s accommodation and they are well distributed in the island’s lush jungle interior. A butler is there for you and there is no need to ever leave your villa for a bite thanks to the island’s personalized dining experience tailored by Michelin-starred chef Akira Back.

You can relax by your private pool or on the buttery sand of the beautiful North Island beaches. If you’re looking for exciting activities, options range from scuba diving and stand-up paddleboarding to jungle treks where you might come across a giant Aldabra tortoise.

The Seychelles are hands down one of the best luxury vacations for couples. Why not pamper your other half by renting one of the North Island’s luxury yachts for a romantic sunset cruise on your last night?

5 Hoshinoya, Japan

Hoshinoya Hotel, Japan, luxury hotel

If you want peace and quiet after the noise of the busy streets of Kyoto, you don’t have to travel too far to get to Hoshinoya.

The boutique resort is housed in a traditional 17th century mansion and is the ideal escape from the city. It was built right on the banks of Japan’s Katsura and was designed to make the most of the surrounding landscape and its stunning seasonal changes. Book a stay in spring to enjoy the famous Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival, or travel in winter for fairytale snow-capped views.

Hoshinoya’s elegant accommodation is divided into a handful of private pavilions, outfitted with stylish furnishings and exquisite original woodwork. The spacious Tsukihashi Suites offer the best views of the river and rolling hills.

There is plenty of luxury at this resort. Enjoy the seasonal cuisine prepared by a top Japanese chef in your pavilion, or let yourself be pampered by the wellness activities on offer. Spa options include morning meditation at a nearby Buddhist temple, sushi rolls, and lessons in the ancient art of arranging Japanese kado flowers.

6th Shipwreck Lodge, Namibia

Shipwreck Lodge, Namibia

Another of the best luxury vacations for couples is an escape to the Namibian wilderness. The nation offers the best of both worlds when it comes to safari and ocean, especially when you book a getaway to Shipwreck Lodge on the Skeleton Coast.

You sleep in luxury villas in the form of shipwrecks and enjoy the view of all sides of the extraordinary dunes of the desert. The Shipwreck Lodge was built with an environmentally friendly ethos and is entirely solar powered. It has cozy wood-burning stoves to keep you warm on cool nights.

Take day trips to the sea to fish or take a 4 × 4 jeep safari to Clay Castles, extraordinary rock formations that are home to desert-adapted elephants and lions. Another highlight of the stay at Shipwreck Lodge are the private tours to the nearby Mowe Bay. It is a fascinating coastal region famous for its seal colony, historic diamond mine and various dramatic shipwrecks.

7th Wa Ale, Myanmar

Wa Ale Maynamar, luxury resort

You may not have considered Myanmar one of the best luxury vacation spots in the world, but a stay at Wa Ale Resort will definitely change your mind!

Located in the Mergui Archipelago on the country’s southwest coast, Wa Ale is an environmentally conscious enclave where all you have to worry about is which pristine reef area you want to snorkel next. It is the epitome of an island retreat where you can slumber in luxurious tented villas or stunning beach bungalows and enjoy delicious dishes straight from the sea or from the resort’s organic farm.

Fill the hours with swimming and snorkeling in white sandy bays or dive a little deeper during a diving excursion. You can also kayak through the island’s glorious mangrove forests, observe wonderful wildlife in the beautiful Lampi Marine National Park, or simply relax in the heavenly yoga studio on the resort’s beach.

Get in touch with our travel experts and plan a vacation of a lifetime to one of the above destinations. We can also help you find an equally exquisite location, including resorts in the best luxury destinations in India.

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