When we decide to take a break from everyday life, whether it is an idyllic beach holiday or romantic city getaway, choosing that perfect destination can be tricky. However, sometimes the accommodation itself can be appealing and attractive enough to tempt us into making a booking, regardless of where it is in the world.
The following list of unbelievable hotels takes enticement to a new level. So much so that there is a strong possibility you’ll be searching for late deals, booking a room, packing your bags and leaving the country for a once in a lifetime experience before you know it.
Verana - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Fully immerse yourself in the natural surroundings at Puerto Vallarta in Mexico, as beautiful forestry, stunning mountain ranges and a breathtaking ocean surround the Verana jungle spa.
After you’ve indulged in a soothing massage and facial, mesmerising panoramic views from your personal balcony await.
Emirates Palace - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Although the stunning architecture of the Burj Al Arab in Dubai steals the limelight when it comes to hotels in UAE, the Emirates Palace in capital city Abu Dhabi deserves serious recognition.
Costing $3 billion to build, this luxurious hotel boasts marble imported from 13 different countries and over 1,000 crystal chandeliers. Guests can enjoy 1.3km of private beach, over 100 hectares of landscaped gardens as well as tennis courts, fitness suites and of course, a spa.
Hotel de Glace - Canada
In stark contrast to your typical beachside hotel, the Hotel de Glace in Canada embraces the magic of winter. Located 10 minutes from downtown Québec City, this truly remarkable hotel is made from snow and ice.
In addition to 44 rooms and themed suites, visitors can choose to discover more about its construction, which features charming sculptures and intricate decor.
Atlantis Paradise Island - Bahamas
This 141-acre property features numerous water-based attractions, paying homage to the fabled lost city of Atlantis. But even if you choose not to take advantage of the resort’s fast-flowing rapids and lazy rivers, the Royal Towers Bridge Suite may be more to your liking.
Reserved for only the most affluent of guests, this lodging on the 23rd floor spans ten rooms, has a formal dining room with a 22-carat gold chandelier and a team of permanent staff ready and waiting to fulfil your every wish.
The Boulders - Arizona, USA
Recognised as one of the most prestigious resorts in the world, the Boulders in Arizona is yet another destination that appeals to the rich and famous.
After enjoying a plethora of onsite recreational activities including swimming, hiking, rock climbing and horseback riding, guests are invited to rejuvenate their souls at the Waldorf Astoria spa.
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