The most luxurious fully accessible hotels from around the world
While it’s a topic still hotly debated all over the globe, there’s no doubting that the world is becoming more and more accessible with every passing day. In fact, for those with limited mobility, there’s no need to bypass luxury for convenience!
Whether it’s buying the best wheelchair accessible vehicles money can buy, or splurging on a holiday, the array of choices are growing every day. In fact, now more than ever, you can enjoy the epitome of luxury at some of the best 5-star hotels and resorts all over with the added benefit of full accessibility – and we’ve pulled together some of the best for you to choose from!
St. Regis Bal Harbor Resort, Miami, Florida
Culture, views, sun and sand are all waiting for you in Miami, and the St Regis Bal Harbor Resort gives you the perfect spot to start. This hotel is the top-rated in the area, and rightly so. With a five-star rating, and AAA five-diamond awards for 2017, you can be sure that this hotel is the height of all things luxurious. There’s a butler service for optimum ease, ocean-view balconies in most rooms to give you the perfect spot to relax, and the pools are all wheelchair-friendly! In fact, there’s special access chairs too, and you can pick up a beach-friendly wheelchair if you want to venture beyond the pools and towards the sea. The standard amnesties like a roll-in shower, handrails, lower peepholes and lowered toilets are available in their accessible rooms, and there are plenty of routes all around the hotel to get you to pretty much any part you like – including the restaurant, of course.
King Evelthon Beach Hotel and Resort, Paphos, Cyprus
The King Evelthon Beach Hotel and Resort in Paphos has all of your standard accessibility options, and more. Accessible rooms come with roll-in showers and hand rails, and some stunning beach views to boot. Included too are air conditioning and heating, an LCD TV, shaver point, safe, mini bar and tea and coffee facilities to name just a few, so you really do have a bit of everything! You can access most of the hotel in a wheelchair, and in the case that you can’t access a point, the staff are always on hand and more than happy to help you. There’s a buffet restaurant, indoor and outdoor pools, a kid’s splash pool with slides, sports facilities, a hairdressing salon and there’s even a doctors service upon request, for that extra peace of mind.
Titanic Beach And Resort, Lara Beach, Antalya, Turkey
The Titanic Beach and Resort at Lara Beach is pefect for fans of the movie or the event itself! The hotel is shaped like the grand vessel, with the added perk that it isn’t floating on water – so no surprise icebergs here! The hotel is surrounded by open-air pools, however, so you have the illusion nonetheless. This family-friendly hotel has plenty of accessible rooms that certainly don’t lack the style and elegance of any other part of the hotel. There is a wheel-in shower with a shower chair, and the balcony doors even opens out the way as opposed to a sliding door for ultimate ease of access. The hotel itself is mostly accessible, with staff on hand to help where necessary, and you can enjoy the likes of the health and beauty spa, a gym, the sauna, hair salon, theme nights, cinema and so much more!
Olympic Palace, Ixia, Rhodes, Greece
This uniquely-shaped hotel is perfect for those looking for accessibility. There are rooms that have been adapted for disabled guests, with the usual wheel-in showers and hand rails available, but the luxury spreads so much further. 65% of the guest rooms in the hotel have an ocean view, and when you venture out to the grounds, you’ll come across plenty of opportunities for relaxation. Whether you ‘chill’ by the pool, take a wander along well-kept gardens or take advantage of one of the many bars this hotel has to offer, there’s always something to do to keep yourself well-looked after!