There are numerous luxury safari companies offering a safari experience that you can hardly imagine. Complete with private chefs, a personal butler and cooling pools right in the heart of the Serengeti, you will be the envy of every lion on the plains. If the day trips don’t provide enough breathtaking views, the rooftop bedrooms with stargazing beds and hot air balloon rides should do the trick.
We all need to feel like a king or queen for a day, or a week, and one of the best ways to do so is by spending a luxury vacation in a castle. The Chateau Heralec is located adjacent to an 18th century English park and contains the largest selection of Bordeaux wine in the country. The castle cuisine is prepared entirely without any chemical additives and is the perfect end to a day of relaxation at the L’Occitaine spa, which uses all natural ingredients to pamper its guests.
Relaxing in the world’s first chocolate themed hotel is a truly indulgent idea. Each bedroom is bathed in chocolate colored linens and provides a selection of handmade chocolates designed to suit the taste of each individual guest. Chocolate cocktails, or choctails, and fondue fountains are available any time day or night. You can even have yourself immortalized in a chocolate portrait if the mood strikes, which it likely will after consuming that much sugar.
This trip provides breathtaking views of the majestic Rocky Mountains culminating in a cruise of the Alaskan coast. After traversing a path through the deep valleys and crystal rivers surrounded by British Columbia’s old growth forests and Rocky Mountain range, travelers will then board a luxury cruise line to experience breathtaking views of the snowcapped peaks, glaciers and icebergs that line Alaska’s coast.
The luxurious Turtle Island resort only allows 14 couples to occupy the island at a time making it the ultimate private retreat. Delicious local dishes are prepared from the fruits and vegetables grown right on the island paired with fresh seafood caught daily. Each private villa is complete with its own private beach and expansive views of the infamous Blue Lagoon.
The underwater hotel rooms of the Palm Atlantis in Dubai provide deep sea views from both your bedroom and your bathroom. Each luxurious room is submerged, with floor to ceiling windows revealing the over 65,000 species of exotic ocean life and ancient ruins of the lost City of Atlantis. Finally, a safe way to take a bath with a stingray.