May 2, 2018

Admit it, we’ve all probably fantasised and marvelled at the thought of living life like a billionaire. With the rising popularity of the upcoming movie, Crazy Rich Asians, there is so much chatter surrounding the lives of the super rich and how they take extravagance to the next level. So if you are intrigued and are wondering what it’s like to spend a whopping sum of $30,000 on a night’s stay, here’s a list of the top 5 most luxurious hotels in the world.

Grand Resort Lagonissi, Athens

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Year after year, the Grand Resort Lagonissi has once again clinched the title of being one of the best luxury beach hotels in the world. Drawing inspiration from the medieval times, this 72-arc private peninsula is beyond breathtaking with lavishly furnished waterfront bungalows decorated in soothing colours that overlook splendid views of the Saronic Gulf. From award-winning restaurants, spa centres to one’s very own private sandy coves, expect to indulge in an endless amount of extravagant services that give you the royal treatment.

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas

Located in Las Vegas, the Palm Casino Resort takes luxury to astronomical heights. The internationally renowned, 9,000 square-foot palace in the sky has been a popular scene amongst the rich and famous, with Hugh Hefner being a prime example. From a personal bar, glass-enclosed cantilevered pool, private terraces, massage and fitness room, the Sky Villa also has a lift installed which conveniently takes guests straight to the master bedroom where a uniquely designed rotating circular bed awaits.

Burj Al Arab, Dubai

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With the reputation of being the best hotel in the world, the iconic sail-shaped skyscraper, Burj Al Arab is a stunningly designed 7-star hotel with golden interiors spanning across 202 beautifully furnished suites of staggering sizes filled with superb amenities such as spa treatments, terrace pools, helicopter rides around the city, and exclusive access to a private beach. On top of that, you can choose the type of pillow you prefer—just inform your personal butler who is at your beck and call.

Soneva Jani, Maldives

If you are an avid user of social media, you might probably find the image of a marvellous water villa, surrounded by glistening blue waters, with an innovative water slide on its roof, familiar. Situated on the sunny island of Medhufahu, the resort goes by the motto “no news, no shoes” and requires all guests to remove their footwear upon arrival. Each water villa is incredibly spacious which includes a pantry that provides popular snacks, beverages and even a selection of the finest wines available. End the day with a private boat tour, and watch the sunset as dolphins swim by.

The Western Excelsior Rome, Italy

Prepare to experience the epitome of beauty and class with a stay at The Western Excelsior Rome. The Western Excelsior Rome is arguably the city’s most impressive hotel, with a rich historical background dating all the way back to 1906. Located just a stone’s throw away from the glorious Via Veneto, this hotel is an established hub for jet-setters such as Audrey Hepburn and Coco Chanel. Although the rooms at The Western Excelsior are immaculately furnished, the Villa La Cupola Suite takes centre stage as the largest suite in Italy with renovations amounting to $7M. Expect opulent chandeliers, gold finishings and unprecedented facilities such as a private gym, steam bath, Jacuzzi pool and a rooftop terrace that overlooks the majestic city of Rome.