20 Most Luxurious Holiday Destinations in the World

Have you ever imagined how travelling the world would look like if they are embedded with lavish experiences? A high-end itinerary can indeed transform your holidays from lovely to extraordinary.

If you are one of them who relish the idea of luxurious vacations, let me take you through 20 most luxurious holiday destinations in the World that will blow your mind.

1. The Highlands Camp, Tanzania

Price: Starts at USD 750 per person per night on sharing basis

Best Time to Visit : June to October

The Highlands Camp in Tanzania is all about rustic safari and impeccable luxury. It is snuggled in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and offers dramatic views of the Kilimanjaro. The accommodations are inspired by traditional homes of the Maasai people and equipped with world-class amenities to suit the guests. There are a total of eight suites that come with ensuite bathrooms, showers, hot water and provide optimal privacy. Thrilling activities are also arranged including culture tours and Olmoti visits.

The Highlands Camp, Tanzania
The Highlands Camp, Tanzania

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2. North Island, Seychelles

Price: USD 11,000 per night

Best Time to Visit : April and May, October and November

Sprinkled in the blue sea, North Island is a luxury island resort in Seychelles. The verdant tropical palms, soft powdery sand and gigantic cliffs look straight out of the postcard. The property houses eleven exotic villas that epitomise privacy and exclusive experiences. The island is filled with unspoilt landscapes and offers a luxury retreat like no other. North Island is also listed as one of the best 100 sustainable destinations at GGDD on 10th October 2019.

North Island, Seychelles
North Island, Seychelles

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3. White Desert, Antarctica

Price: USD 1, 95,000 per person

Best Time to Visit : November and December, closed for the rest of the year

White Desert Antarctica takes luxury to the next level. The camps are an effortless blend of luxury and adventure. The pure white snow and the sub-zero temperature can take your breath away. The accommodations look like neutral coloured pods delicately placed on the jagged terrain.

White Desert, Antarctica
White Desert, Antarctica

Every room features comfortable cabins and bathrooms. The White Desert offers ample opportunities to the guests to enjoy the raw beauty of Antarctica – getting close with the penguins, watching the blue-ice tunnels and exploring the South Pole. The White Desert is one of the costliest glamping destinations in the world and includes Prince Harry on the guest list.

White Desert Antarctica Inside Amenity

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4. Fogo Island Inn, Canada

Price: Approximately USD 3,100 per night

Best Time to Visit : July and August

Nestled deeply in one corner of the planet, Fogo Island Inn invites guests to experience an age-old island at its enchanting glory. The accommodation is an interesting mix of contemporary architecture and innovative entrepreneurship.

Fogo Island Inn, Canada
Fogo Island Inn, Canada

This lodge was constructed to preserve one of the oldest rural cultures in Canada. Spot whales, watch icebergs, go for hiking or spend time with the islanders, Fogo Island has it all. The inn features a glass-walled dining space that offers unparalleled views of the North Atlantic.

Fogo Island Inn Canada Dining

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5. Bubble Hotel, Iceland

Price: Starts at USD 555 per person

Best Time to Visit : Late September to Late March

Have you ever fantasized watching the aurora borealis from your bed set amidst nature?  If yes, then the Bubble Hotel in Iceland can make your dream come true. It is commonly known as the ‘five million star-hotel’. The accommodation is a transparent circular bubble that allows you to relish the dramatic sight on the Northern Lights from the comfort of your bed. Even if you are unable to see the light, the magical night spent here is worth remembering. Each of the bubble lodge is placed in such a way that it ensures optimal privacy of the guests.

Bubble Hotel Iceland
Bubble Hotel, Iceland

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6. The Pikaia Lodge, Ecuador

Price: Starts at USD 10,205 per person

Best Time to Visit : December to May

The Pikaia Lodge in Galapagos Island is one of a kind. The accommodation is particularly designed for visitors who seek pleasure in exploring the eminent natural wonders of the island. The lodge ensures the highest level of comfort and modern facilities to its guests.

Pikaia Lodge, Ecuador
Pikaia Lodge, Ecuador

Here guests can also dine at the edge of a crater or get a closer look at a giant tortoise of the Galapagos. There are opportunities for island tours, scuba diving, sport fishing, mountain biking and so on.

Pikaia Lodge Restaurant, Ecuador

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7. Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge, Rwanda

Price: Starts at USD 1,100 per person per night

Best Time to Visit : June to September, December to February

Sitting near Volcano National Park, Bisata Lodge is equipped with six luxurious villas. The architecture is inspired by the palaces of the monarchs and overlooks the gigantic volcanoes.

Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge, Rwanda
Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge, Rwanda

These villas are the epitome of rustic luxury and perfectly blend with nature. However, this exclusive space with vibrant pops is not cheap to stay at.

Bisate Lodge Bedroom, Rwanda

Here guests can enjoy guided hikes and close encounters with the golden monkeys, native gorillas, elephants and jackals.

Bisate Lodge Rwanda
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8. Tierra Patagonia, Chile

Price: USD 3,400 per person per night

Best Time to Visit : November to March

Your luxury adventure at Chile begins at Tierra Patagonia. Located in Torres del Paine National Park and overlooking the snow-dusted peaks, this place is dreamy stuff. Enriched with glacial lakes and abundant wildlife, Tierra Patagonia offer expeditions like no other.

Tierra Patagonia Chile
Tierra Patagonia, Chile

All the tours are led by experts and allow you to relish Patagonia's untamed charm. The rooms are lavishly designed with local woods and large windows so that you can admire the impeccable beauty of Torres del Paine National Park.

Tierra Patagonia Superior Room Chile

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9. Villa Manzu, Costa Rica

Price: USD 16,500 per night

Best Time to Visit : December to April

Sprawling across five acres in a secluded peninsula, Villa Manzu is a dream property for every traveller. There are a total of eight suites that are fully equipped with modern amenities and ensure complete privacy.

Villa Manzu, Costa Rica
Villa Manzu, Costa Rica

Villa Manzu is characterized by its exquisite decor and unusual elements including stylish lamps, artworks and beaded chandeliers. It also offers sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.

Villa Manzu Bedroom, Costa Rica

Guests can access the wine room that is well-stocked with fine wines and cigars. Even celebrities rent this villa during their Costa Rican holiday. The private sanctuary with five-star services and all-inclusive experience is indeed cherry on the cake. 

Villa Manzu Wine Room, Costa Rica

10. Chalet Zermatt Peak, Zermatt

Price: Starts at USD 57,000 per person

Best Time to Visit : June and September

Chalet Zermatt is a five-star luxury escape and offers enchanting views of the Matterhorn. The chalet exudes an alpine charm with exquisite design and architecture.

Chalet Zermatt Peak, Zermatt
Chalet Zermatt Peak, Zermatt

The rooms feature double beds, seating areas and ensuite bathrooms. They also offer spa and wellness treatments by therapy experts ESPA. Here guests can enjoy all-inclusive packages including the service of an award-winning chef who will prepare delectable treats for them.

Chalet Zermatt Peak Suite, Zermatt

11. Musha Cay Island

Price: USD 42,000 per night

Best Time to Visit : December to April

The privately-owned Musha Cay Island is one of the best-kept secrets of the Bahamas. Illusionist David Copperfield owns this enchanting piece of land. It is a tropical paradise that redefines luxury and thrills guests with countless adventures. The untouched beaches, exciting water sports and thriving marine life invite vacationers for a relaxing and dreamy holiday by the beach. There are twelve exotic bedrooms with state of the art infrastructure and premium amenities. Mushi Cay is often reputed as one of the most exclusive retreats on this planet.

Musha Cay Island
Musha Cay Island

12. Amanwana, Indonesia

Price: USD 1,180 per night

Best Time to Visit : May to September

Amanwana is an exotic and the only property in Moyo Island, Indonesia. This place reward visitors with epic marine life and scuba diving experiences. The pristine beaches and roaring waterfalls are the highlights of this island.

Amanwana, Indonesia
Amanwana, Indonesia

The rooms at Amanwana are beautifully decorated and Rusa Deers can be seen making appearances in the morning. The resort also offers traditional Indonesian therapies that revitalise the mind and body. You also get an opportunity to go on an expedition to other nearby islands including Komodo National Park.

Amanwana Suite, Indonesia

13. Alang Alang Chateau, France

Price: USD 41,000 per night

Best Time to Visit : March to May

Alang Alang Chateau is a Balinese retreat with an unforgettable setting. This stunning villa at the dazzling neighbourhood of Cannes is characterized by manicured gardens and high-end furnishings.

Alang Alang Chateau France
Alang Alang Chateau, France

The stunning bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and spacious office area are exactly what you fantasize on a dream vacay. Alang Alang also features a fully-equipped spa and massage space with the highest service standards.

Alang Alang Chateau Bedroom, France

14. Indian Luxury Trains

The luxury trains in India are taking luxury and royalty to a whole new level. One of the most expensive trains is the Maharaja Express and covers twelve destinations around Rajasthan including Jaipur. The train features Presidential Suites and Deluxe Cabins that are equipped with high-end facilities. Maharaja Express operates between October and April. Another pride of Rajasthan is the Palace on Wheels. This train stands true to its name and exudes the regal charm of Rajasthan. This royal journey starts at New Delhi and covers the prominent locations of Rajasthan.

Maharaja Express Train
Luxury Trains in India

Price: Starts at USD 3,850 per adult

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15. Laucala Island Resort, Fiji

Price: USD 44,000 USD per night

Best Time to Visit : October and November

Laucala Island Resort is a slice of paradise that spans across an area of three thousand five hundred acres. It lets you discover Fiji’s thriving marine offering that is unique yet amazing. The sun-kissed private beach, myriad water sports namely diving, surfing and submarine rides as well as scrumptious food can keep travellers happy for days. The twenty-five luxurious villas resemble typical Fijian dwellings and epitomise comfort and privacy.

Laucala Island Resort, Fiji
Laucala Island Resort, Fiji

16. Necker Island

Price: Starts at USD 35,000 per night

Best Time to Visit : January to April

Owned by Sir Richard Branson, Necker Island is the jewel of the British Virgin Islands. It is sprinkled in the Caribbean Sea and covers an area of seventy acres. This island with an exclusive setting can be entirely booked if you are looking for a private escape by the blue sea.

Necker Island
Necker Island

The rooms are richly decorated with class furniture and overlook the turquoise water. Necker Island also offers endless possibilities including underwater activities, spa treatments, day time excursions and a lot more.

Necker Island Suite

17. The Penthouse Apartment, Paris

Price: USD 26,500 per night

Best Time to Visit : April to June

Have you ever fantasized getting an impeccable view of the Eiffel Tower? Head to the Penthouse Apartment at Hotel Georges V and immerse in an experience like never before. It is the perfect place to propose to your loved ones. The plush interior with an infinity bathtub can make your Paris vacation worth remembering.

Penthouse Apartment, Paris
Penthouse Apartment, Paris

18. Maharajah’s Pavillion, Jaipur

Price: USD 15,000 USD per night

Best Time to Visit : October to March

Maharajah’s Pavillion speaks of royalty and lets you live like a royal. The setting is grand and opulent. There are four separate rooms where you can enjoy epic city views. The accommodation also features a dining hall, rooftop terrace and a kitchen.

Maharajah’s Pavillion, Jaipur
Maharajah’s Pavillion, Jaipur

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19. Constance Moofushi, Maldives

Price: Starts at USD 2,000 per night

Best Time to Visit : November to April

If your vacation idea involves sandy shores, blue sea and sparkling lagoons, then there is no better place than the Maldives. Located in South Ari Atoll, Constance Moofushi offers unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean.

Constance Moofushi, Maldives
Constance Moofushi, Maldives

The luxury villas feature private sundecks, modern decor and designer furniture to keep you happy for days.

Constance Moofushi Vila, Maldives

20. The Brando, Tetiaroa Island

Price: Starts at USD 3,215 per person

Best Time to Visit : May to October

Once owned by Marlon Brando, Tetiaroa Island is an exclusive escape where you can disconnect with the chaos and connect with serenity. The Brando is a luxury property that rests on this island and reflects the Polynesian way of life.

The Brando, Tetiaroa Island
The Brando, Tetiaroa Island

Here you can experience close encounters with manta rays, sea turtles and a plethora of exotic birds. The villas are plush and airy. They feature a living room, dining area and a large deck that opens to the deep blue sea. The best part is, you can reach the resort by a private jet which is included in the price if you stay for a week.

The Brando Suite, Tetiaroa Island