When coming up with places to add to your travel bucket list, it’s important to consider, first and foremost, what you want out of a luxurious holiday that is guaranteed to leave you with fond memories for a lifetime.
Unique experiences, excellent cuisine and a fascinating history to immerse oneself in are some of the main aspects that are vital when it comes to seeking out stays across the globe, while luxurious accommodations with their fantastic facilities will perfectly round off any stay in style.
The world is full of fun and fascinating destinations promising a different experience each time, but we take a look at some of the more popular places that previous patrons have enjoyed so much they’ve returned time and time again to try and gain a little more of the magic of the place each time.
From Paris to the Maldives to Las Vegas, we narrow down five of the most popular destinations to head to for a luxurious break for any type of traveller, opulence guaranteed. Which one will you choose to visit first?
The name Paris is synonymous with style, high fashion and luxury, thus making it the perfect choice for a luxurious vacation. Whether you want a relaxing break or an active vacation with plenty of sightseeing activities, Paris always has something for you.
In addition to the cultural sightseeing experience, with the likes of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum and the Champs-Élysées, one of the greatest joys of a vacation in Paris is, without doubt, the French cuisine. The culinary techniques used and the simplistic way of presenting foods in French cuisine are considered by many as the epitome of fine dining. A place like Paris must be visited at least once during a lifetime, for the fine dining, for the world-class art, architecture, shopping, and so much more.
Las Vegas, USA
Las Vegas has a reputation for round-the-clock partying, dazzling casinos and thrilling experiences you will never forget, along with some of the most extravagant hotel suites in the world. The city’s reputation precedes it, and the Las Vegas Strip happens to be home to some of the finest resorts out there, guaranteeing fun and fine experiences all round, from fine dining restaurants to dazzling casino floors, luxurious spas and incredible shows to take in at the epic theatres that abound.
One giant theme park, the city offers pure fun for any visitor to the area, but the main reason people go here is to take part in the culture of the casino. Las Vegas is home to some beautiful offerings and whether you are visiting for a try or two at the roulette wheel or you have bigger ambitions, you will be joining many others with the same goal. Therefore, it’s always a good idea to get in some practice beforehand, whether with your friends at home or via some online casino sites before you go physically so that you have a brief idea of what you are doing.
And once the fun at the casino is done, there are plenty more ways to stay entertained, whether from the confines of your mega resort or further afield at the likes of the Grand Canyon.
New York City, USA
It’s hard not to be mesmerized by New York City’s soaring skyscrapers, many monuments, and flourishing arts, fashion and nightlife scenes. You can catch stunning city views from the seat of a helicopter on your own private tour, or from the Top of the Rock observation deck, or Empire State Building. If you’re an art lover, you can check out the amazing works on display at the Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art, or MOMA before taking in the scenery of Central Park.
When evening comes, the city is alive with comedy shows, award-winning Broadway musicals, rooftop bars serving carefully crafted cocktails, while excellent food from all over the world is served all day long. Guided tours are a great way to learn more of the local hot spots and when the day is done, there are a fantastic selection of luxurious hotels to retire to and recuperate for your next big adventure the next day.
There are many exciting things to do in the Maldives that are perfect for all kinds of travellers, and though it is known as the perfect honeymoon spot, the country, which comprises thousands of islands, offers a slice of paradise to any traveller.
It’s not all about taking dips in your lavish suite’s own infinity pool or enjoying long lazy days upon white sand beaches, though that sound quite delightful, as there are plenty of other ways to pass the time if you feel the need to add some adventure into your trip. Snorkelling is an amazing experience in the Maldives, as you can discover all of the beautiful reefs around the area and you can always go parasailing as well, this will allow you to view the island from an aerial view, a truly breath-taking spectacle.
Rome stands as one of the finest and oldest cities in the world, with its history spanning over 2,500 years and placing itself as a centre of all power, politics, culture and development of society since its inception. Needless to say, there are many monuments and artefacts to visit whilst on a trip to Rome to learn more of its fascinating history by way of this rea-life open-air museum.
The famous Colosseum, which was used to hold gladiator games, gladiator tournaments and other forms of entertainment which would regularly be attended by the Roman Emperors, is a must-see. Rome also houses the Vatican City, which in itself is a beautiful sightseeing trip, and after all of the exploring, there’s a whole host of sumptuous cuisine to uncover along with an array of beautiful, luxurious hotels scattered across Rome to reside in.