In every corner of the globe, there are destinations that fit every budget; locales that cater to budget conscious travellers who may be students, and others that are perfect for those who head for the finer things in life. With some saving & planning, anyone can go to these lavish places, so here are some of the world's most luxurious destinations.
A collection of over 1,000 islands in the Indian Ocean, this grand getaway lets you choose your adventure. You can rent entire islands of private over-the-water villas with on-call room service, spa treatments and so much more for yourself, or an entire family, running anywhere from $1000 to upwards to $10,000 a night.
Situated in French Polynesia, this tiny island can easily break the bank before you even get there. Airfare usually runs around $3000, and accommodations tend to be around $800 a night. Ouch. A favourite of honeymooners, this beautiful paradise is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The city's reputation as one of cultural decadence and romance has made it one of those most travelled to destinations on the planet. Staying in Paris' poshest spots can set you back a few hundred dollars per night, and the strong Euro can make everything from a baguette to a full meal more expensive than anywhere else in France.
Due in part to its rich history dating back to Roman times, Tuscany is one of the most expensive places to visit in Italy. Many accomodations are beautiful renovated barns, in keeping with the areas farm roots, but still still cost upwards of $4000 a week to stay in. Its vineyards are world renowned, but with a much more rural feel compared to Rome & Venice everything is much more spread out - meaning shelling out for a rental will be a must.
Within the last decade, Dubai has become a business and entertainment hub as well as a mecca of luxury. From man-made islands to sprawling shopping centres filled with designer goods, Dubai is a playground for the world's richest.
With a bit of research, you can go almost anywhere on just about any budget. So, if you have your heart set on any destination on this list, consider alternatives to traditional hotels & other rentals. Happy Travels!