Now that we’re beyond the halfway point in the season, you might be feeling that itch to get away for a few weeks for a break.
So, if you’re already thinking about where to go this summer, read this list of 10 of the best luxury hotels around the world that could make the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday at the end of the season.
1. Six Senses Rome, Italy
If you want to stay at a luxurious hotel surrounded by history, then the Six Senses Rome could be the perfect destination.
The grand hotel is situated 450 yards away from the iconic Piazza Venezia, and other famous sights, such as the Largo di Torre Argentina and the Pantheon, are in close walking distance. You’ll never be far from the majesty of Rome at the Six Senses.
The hotel has breathtaking views of the Eternal City, stylish rooms, and a sauna to unwind in after a long day of exploring.
And, with an authentic café-bar and a panoramic rooftop bar, you’ll have the best of Italian cuisine right on your doorstep.
2. Le Garage Biarritz, France
Le Garage Biarritz in the south of France is ideal if a beach escape appeals more to you than a city break.
This exclusive hotel is situated on the beachfront in Biarritz. It boasts 27 luxurious avant-garde rooms, each fitted with a coffee machine and flat-screen TV, and boasts fantastic views of the Mediterranean or the city, depending on your room.
This excellent hotel is right next to the picturesque sea, making it ideal for a swim in the sun, or its beautiful swimming pool could be the perfect place to relax in the evening after a day of exploring the coast.
3. The Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York, USA
You don’t have to go far to find luxury in the city that never sleeps. One such destination is the Fifth Avenue Hotel in New York.
This hotel’s location is almost unparalleled – it’s located in the heart of Manhattan and is within walking distance of Madison Square Park and several world-class shopping centres.
The rooms of The Fifth Avenue Hotel are intimate, with each suite ladened with exquisite furnishings, such as antique mirrors, decorative furnishings, and plenty of amenities.
Even though New York City hosts some of the most outstanding restaurants in the world, you won’t have to stray far for an exceptional meal; the hotel’s Signature Restaurant offers fine dining from critically-acclaimed chefs.
4. Vermelho, Alentejo, Portugal
Yet another exclusive destination that can offer you the height of luxury is the Vermelho in Alentejo. This hotel offers 13 incredible rooms, each filled with a bath fit for royalty, authentic art, and even a quaint garden to relax under the Portuguese sun.
Vermelho’s first-rate restaurant will give you a taste of some exquisite Portuguese dishes, as it uses local, artisanal produce from the surrounding villages.
As for the location, the hotel is nestled on the tranquil Alentejo Coast, so when you’re done unwinding in the hotel, you can visit the town’s stunning vineyards and its vast forests.
5. Cap Karoso, Sumba, Indonesia
Indonesia is a close neighbour of Bali, a country that has become a tourist hotspot. However, Indonesia is yet to be fully discovered by travellers, making it well-worth considering for a secluded getaway among authentic local cultures.
The Cap Karoso in Sumba can be found along the shores of a stunning coral reef and is surrounded by picturesque lagoons and traditional villages, giving you the perfect combination of nature and culture.
Cap Karoso’s 47 rooms and 20 villas boast unmatched space, gorgeous infinity pools, and even private tropical gardens.
This is truly the perfect location for those who want to get a taste of local indigenous cultures while remaining in the lap of luxury.
6. Son Bunyola, Mallorca, Spain
Mallorca has been a top destination for some time now, yet the Son Bunyola could offer you a brand new experience on the Balearic Island.
This luxurious estate can be found on the northwest coast of the picturesque island on a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Alongside its new hotel, there are also three luxury villas on site – Sa Terra Rotja, Sa Punta de S’Aguila, and Son Balagueret.
There are plenty of activities to be found within close proximity of the estate – you can explore the area’s breathtaking olive and citrus groves, and take in three miles of gorgeous, unspoiled coastline.
7. 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
If you’d prefer a getaway that won’t force you onto a plane for hours on end, the 100 Princes Street hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland, could make an ideal location.
100 Princes Street, which will open August 2023, is located in the heart of the historic city – you’ll only be a 15-minute walk from the imposing Edinburgh Castle and the bustling Royal Mile.
You’ll get the full Scottish experience at 100 Princes Street, as its hotel offers a carefully-curated menu of both new and traditional dishes, as well as a range of fine wines and, of course, whisky.
8. Atlantis The Royal Dubai, UAE
Dubai is often seen as the home of luxury, and the Atlantis The Royal Dubai hotel is a stunning example of why.
Atlantis The Royal can be found on the crescent of Palm Island and is located near the largest waterpark in the Middle East, 17 different restaurants and bars including eight celebrity chef restaurants, and a host of exciting nightclubs.
If you’d rather relax and take in the sights of the city skyline, then Atlantis The Royal’s five-star sky pool could allow you to do so in style.
9. Peninsula Istanbul, Turkey
Another hotel steeped in history that still allows you to live in the lap of luxury is Peninsula Istanbul in Turkey. This gorgeous hotel can be found in the heart of Istanbul, just 350 yards from the stunning Bosporus Strait, which could make it the ideal base to explore the historic city.
In fact, The Peninsula Istanbul is within walking distance of some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Hagia Sophia, the Basilica Cistern, and Topkapi Palace.
Each room is generously fitted with everything you’d expect, as well as a view of the beautiful garden. While the hotel does have a fantastic buffet, there’s a range of world-class restaurants in the area, offering a variety of local and international dishes.
10. The Chedi, El Gouna, Egypt
Even though The Chedi in El Gouna was only opened in December 2022, the hotel can already boast a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
This luxury resort sits right at the edge of the azure waters of the Red Sea and is nestled amongst lush and exotic landscapes.
The hotel’s sleek 82 suites offer elegant furnishings and royal beds adorned with Egyptian cotton that promise to provide a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere.
Then, when you’re done unwinding in your sophisticated suite, you can head down to the hotel’s impeccable restaurant for a true taste of Egypt, or get pampered in the in-house spa.
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