After pinching pennies when traveling for so long, perhaps now you’re longing to throw budget traveling off the window. After all, how relaxing is it going to be if you’ve just spent an entire day traveling by land, sea, and air to your destination only to cramp up with thirty other travelers on a noisy tour bus?
If money isn’t a problem and you can enjoy the finer things in life, traveling isn’t something you should skimp on. You worked hard for it, and now you deserve that holiday of your dreams.
Whether it’s sipping your champagne while enjoying massage services in your five-star resort or indulging in luxurious views of nature at its best, here’s a list of five of the best luxury travel destinations you should visit.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
How often does one get to spend time in the Middle East? For many avid travelers, Middle Eastern cities like Dubai or Abu Dhabi are often the connecting points to the rest of the worlds’ air travel systems. With many connecting flights, both economy and luxury lines, based in Dubai, it’s not surprising why many travelers who enjoy the finer things in life choose to take this route.
Beyond just marveling at the luxurious first-class lounge amenities within the airport, however, you may also want to give yourself the chance to set off to the city’s attractions. For shopaholics, Dubai’s luxury shopping won’t disappoint.
Mexico’s Cabo is a stretch of paradise formed by the union of two towns, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo. Whatever season you decide to schedule your trip, Cabo is considered by many travelers as one of the world’s most inspiring destinations.
Here are top reasons why this luxury travel destination should make it on your bucket list:
- It has a lot of unparalleled whale watching tours, especially from December to April;
- Its weather is just great; and
- It offers a wide range of private, luxurious accommodations with activities like playing golf in Cabo.
Hawaii completes the fifty states of America. And, it rightfully earns its spot as one of the most luxurious states to visit in the United States. Just picture yourself relaxing on its sandy white beaches, sipping your margarita, and looking over a picture-perfect view of the Pacific.
Furthermore, the islands let you indulge in private spas and an array of enjoyable outdoor activities. Then, there’s the unbeatable five-star farm-to-table experience many restaurants in the state offer.
Whether on your own, with your partner for a romantic holiday, or with your kids for some family time, Hawaii is said to be one of the worlds’ most luxurious destinations worth every dollar. Once welcomed by the warm Aloha from the locals, you’d understand why this paradise seems to be on every traveler’s bucket list.
Home to some of the most expensive brands, restaurants, and hotels in the globe, it’s not hard to imagine how Paris exudes luxury. Known as the most romantic city in the world, if you’re traveling with your dear partner, then the city should definitely be your first choice. Given the sophisticated vibe inherent in local Parisians, it’s a place that definitely appeals to the wealthy.
Here are good reasons why Paris is always a good idea:
- It has a lot of famous landmarks which you can see and enjoy sans cramped and noisy tourists;
- Its museums are some of the best in the whole world; and
- It’s every food lover’s paradise – from afternoon tea people-watching to dinners at its fanciest restaurants.
Bali is a well-loved destination even for backpackers. This is the reason why on its peak seasons, you’re sure to bump across a swarm of tourists on the Indonesian island.
If you’d like something more peaceful and less hectic than the usual tours, however, Bali has a lot of luxurious offers too. You can stay at private villas with amenities like your own butler and cook at your service. Some even add in private tours, luxurious spa treatments, and private dining to experience local Balinese food to high-paying clients.
Here are some of Bali’s most luxurious things to indulge yourself in:
- Visit the beach in Nusa Dua, which is home to some top luxury resorts;
- Relax your body and mind with spas that practice ancient Balinese techniques;
- Enjoy seafood at the Four Seasons in Jimbaran Bay;
- Go to a beach club, like Potato Head in Seminyak; and
- Check-in at a private luxury villa.
With international borders slowly opening and international tourism setting back into motion, it’s time for you to start planning your next vacation. This time, perhaps you’d like to move up the ladder: from your usual budget travels to a more relaxed, high-end luxurious travel.
Only then you’ll be able to understand what money can buy you: unparalleled views, relaxation at its best, peace, and serenity. If you’re up for a luxurious holiday, the destinations mentioned above can provide you with your next travel ideas.