When it comes to expensive luxury holidays, they are all around – spread across beautiful locations in the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, the Asian Corridors, Africas and more.
The best of luxury holidays are planned and crafted in such a way that the traveller doesn’t have to move a muscle if he doesn’t want to – and that is what defines the epitome of luxury in the world today. The more expensive a luxury holiday is, the more difficult it is to explain to a person who hasn’t experienced it yet. So, we won’t go into details of what the really rich do. If you want to treat yourself or if you want to treat that someone special, just go ahead and plan a luxury holiday.
The concept of luxury holidays isn’t new – the rich have been taking expensive luxury vacations in exotic locations for a long time now. Just that the not so rich travellers have now realized that for the best vacation or holiday experience one should target for saving some extra and head for the luxury experience. As more and more people are planning luxury holidays, numerous award-winning luxury tour operators are emerging in the horizon – all you need is to contact them and they will take care of the rest.
These luxury vacations can be with family, with your romantic spouse, or with your kids.
Listed below are the ten most expensive luxury holidays in the world:
10. Casa El Destino, Punta Mita, Mexico
Casa El Destino in Spanish means “The Destination” and if you have arrived at this destination it means you have arrived in life. Staying at Casa El Destino is ranked tenth out of the most expensive luxury holidays you can take in this world. There is an ocean front infinity pool to make you feel like you own the world, there is a spa just for you, there are two beach clubs and two Jack Nicklaus designed golf courses. If you are going to bring your kids for this holiday, you have a babysitter whose services you can use. Each of the bedrooms in this luxury resort have private balconies with ocean views.
Luxury Rates: To stay here it costs $10,000 – $15,000 per night depending on the traffic and the rooms taken
9. Deerfield Estate, Heber City, Utah
Deerfield Estate is for the luxury-seeking traveller who doesn’t mind spending money to get the right amount of buzz from his travels. Deerfield has three levels overlooking the vast Jordanelle Reservoir, Bald Mountain, and Park City. Deerfield Estate is a magnificent home, with an amazing amount of detailing both inside and outside the home. For entertainment there is the classic home theater or the wine cellar. If you are partaking this ninth most expensive luxury holiday in the World, you can Ski-in and ski-out to Deer Crest and Deer Valley from this resort itself. If you have had enough of the skiing, just hop on to the private Gondola and ask them to take you for a ride.
Luxury Rates: Depending on the time of the year the rates are between $12,000 – $17,000 per night
8. Villa Bellissima VI, Umbria, Italy
Villa Bellissima is a 300-year old farmhouse, which mixes the best of both worlds — a rural setting so you can enjoy your holiday and the modern luxurious amenities so you can enjoy your stay. This villa is set on a hill between Rome and Florence. The moment you arrive, you can start your relaxation from the famous luxury spa called Fonteverde. There are six bedrooms in all with the best in expensive furnishings so you can fit in a large family with many kids as well. Both kids and adults can also enjoy tennis, basketball and bocce courts. Do note that Villa Bellissima VI in Umbria is a non-smoking property. In total it has 22 suites.
Luxury Rates: The cheapest this luxury villa will be available for you is $137,000 per week (or a daily cost of almost $20,000)
7. Isla de sa Ferradura, Ibiza, Spain
The cost of this island is more than $50 million. Even if you can’t afford it, you can definitely rent out this luxury villa and spend a week holidaying here. This property is owned by German entrepreneur Farhad Vladi – and has subtropical lagoon with waterfall which you can enjoy. There is a spa as well which was once a secret cave – so they is both relaxation and thrill in being in this luxury spa.
Luxury Rates: The weekly price of this seventh most expensive luxury holiday in the world is $230,000 per week (or $32,000 per day)
6. Hugh Hefner Sky Villa, Las Vegas, Nevada
If you want to live a Playboy’s life this is just the right luxury holiday spot for you. Of course if you want to bring in your family and kids on this luxury vacation, you are free to do so. Hugh Hefner Sky Villa is pure luxury spread over 9000 square feet for its 12 guests. To just list out an expensive item – one of the Jacuzzi fitted in this vacation house costs $700,000. Yes, you read it right – this wasn’t a typo. If you book this expensive holiday you will also get a 24 hours butler service, not to mention the 2 King and 2 Queen size beds to sleep in.
Luxury Rate: At $34,000 per night, this is the sixth most expensive luxury holiday in the World. Just so you know, Kayne West vacations here often.
5. Musha Cay, Bahamas
Renting out this expensive luxury holiday spot means you will own 11 islands for the duration of your holiday. You will use the private airstrip in one of the islands to reach your expensive villa. There are 12 bedrooms spread in five different villas so you can plan to bring in a huge gang of adults & kids with you if you want. You can spend your evenings in what is called “The Landing” – here you can watch the sunset and socialize with your other guests over food and drinks. This is perhaps the most expensive island holiday in the world.
Luxury Rates: You will have to book this expensive villa for at least four nights at the cost of $37,500 per day. Depending on the demand the daily cost for Musha Cay can also go up to $50,000 per day.
4. Nygard Cay, Bahamas
Robinson Crusoe inspires this luxury holiday island called Nygard Cay. There are water slides and pools in which you can spend your time when you aren’t taking in the luxury of your villa. When both get boring, you can always take the 85 feet yacht which is at the guest’s disposal and head for the waters. This stunning private island features 10 bedrooms, which means you can bring in the rest of your family as well on this luxury holiday. Some of the top celebrities who have been to Nygard Cay are: Sean Connery, Robert DeNiro, President George Bush and Oprah Winfrey. If you book this place, Peter Nygard himself will send his private Boeing 727 to pick you up from anywhere in the world (if the jet is available).
Luxury Rates: This fourth most expensive luxury holiday in the world doesn’t come cheap at $42,000 per day. But we are sure it is worth it, for Oprah had once said after visiting Nygard Cay: “I don’t think I am living my life big!”
3. Royal Villa at Grand Resort Lagonissi, Athens
This Royal Villa is the epitome of luxury and is what the dreams are made of. The charm of this place is so amazing that it almost feels like you are meditating, while in fact you are holidaying. This luxury villa has two master bedrooms with king size beds, and special arrangements can be done for children. There is a 24 hours butler who will be at your service throughout. If you don’t want to have a 100% holiday you can always use the fully-equipped business center. There is an indoor heated pool and a well-equipped gym where you can spend time with a personal trainer. In fact, Royal Villa at Grand Resort Lagonissi takes personalized service to a totally new level by introducing a personal pianist.
Luxury Rates: At $50,000 per night, this Royal Villa is the third most expensive luxury holiday you can take
2. Necker Island, British Virgin Islands
Necker islands were built by Sir Richard Branson as a vacation house for his family but gets rented out when the family isn’t using it. This expensive luxury holiday spot gets managed by a 60-member staff and is completely surrounded by coral reefs. The whole island can accommodate 28 guests but on certain days you can book as a couple as well. At the highest point of the island is “Great House” where people come together to dine, relax or party. It is the “Great House” which also gives you the epitome of luxury – sipping champagne while watching the excellent sunset from your four-person Jacuzzi.
Luxury Rates: Necker Island is available for rent at these rates – $51,000 per day, $357,000 per week, or $1,428,000 per month. Just so you know, Google cofounder Larry Page got married at this destination.
1. Royal Penthouse Suite, Hotel President Wilson, Geneva
If you have read this far, then you should know that the winner in this most expensive luxury holidays list is The Royal Penthouse Suite at Hotel President Wilson. The Royal Penthouse, which is on the 8th floor of the hotel, offers 12 luxury guest rooms, and a private terrace. Standing on the terrace you can enjoy the views of the amazing lake in the forefront of the even amazing mountain in the background. The place is full of expensive amenities, which you are sure to enjoy if you rent out this place – items such as the 4-103 flat-screen TV, Steinway grand piano, and the huge billiards table. The security here is very organized and there are private lifts so you don’t waste your holiday time waiting.
Luxury Rates: This most luxurious and most expensive holiday in the world will set you back by $52,000 per night
So are you planning a luxury holiday? If yes, let us know in the comments which villa or island you have selected.