5 Must-Stay Luxury Destinations Around The World

Here are 5 ultra-luxurious hotels and resorts one has to stay in, at least once, for an unforgettable experience
A view from Jade Mountain in St. Lucia
A view from Jade Mountain in St. Lucia

It&rsquos widely said that when money is not a concern, the entire world is your oyster. Yes, you can have a memorable vacation for less, but don&rsquot we all like to be pampered every now and then So, whether it&rsquos a honeymoon, a marriage proposal or once-in-a-lifetime family trip, here are some exclusive high-end properties and experiences that are the very definition of a luxury vacation

Eagles Nest, New Zealand

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An exclusive boutique retreat overlooking New Zealand's Bay of Islands, Eagles Nest hotel gives beyond-five-star hospitality. Guests can choose to do as much or as little as they wish, from dipping into infinity pools to driving around a Porshe. One can enjoy a private gourmet barbecue prepared by the chef or see a spectacular sunset with a glass of sauvignon blanc. Don&rsquot forget to take a helicopter ride over Cape Reinga where you can land on a private beach for a swim or just take a stroll on the water&rsquos edge.

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

Jade Mountain is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia&rsquos stunning scenic beauty. Expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and an extravagant private infinity pool glide into one another to form an extraordinary platform, almost like floating out into nature. With the fourth wall entirely absent, Jade Mountain&rsquos sanctuaries have stage-like settings to embrace the full glory of St. Lucia&rsquos Pitons, and the Caribbean Sea. Don&rsquot forget to indulge in a private dinner under the stars here.

One&ampOnly Wolgan Valley, Australia

Arrive at the ultra-luxurious Emirates One&ampOnly Wolgan Valley via helicopter from Sydney over the Greater Blue Mountains. The secluded private villas here with their own pools vie with the natural beauty of the place. The setting is tranquil and perfect to experience the spa which can be tailored to your specific needs. Not only will one experience quintessential Australia here but also unique luxury.

Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

Six Senses Douro Valley&rsquos beautiful setting fronts onto the River Douro as it winds through the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. The resort&rsquos 19th century architecture is awe-inspiring and delivers the ultimate Douro wine and spa experience for visitors. Enjoy river-view rooms, discover ancient trees on nature trails, feast on organic delicacies from the kitchen garden, surrender to the comforts of the spa&hellipthere&rsquos something for every visitor. Other luxurious bonuses here are visits to prehistoric rock art sites and some of the best wineries in the world.

Wildflower Hall, India

Formerly the residence of a British commander, Wildflower Hall in Shimla is majestic home with a welcoming lounge, lavish accommodations and a well-stocked library. Enjoy al fresco dining with mountain views, personalised spa treatments and a luxurious picnic amid strawberry fields nearby. For the adventurous soul, there&rsquos trekking, mountain biking and heritage walks to keep one occupied. The hotel is unique one can enjoy the best of luxury amid a natural setting.

The writer is director & co-founder, Tripoetic&nbspTravel Planners 

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