With so much travel going on at the moment it is bargain season. We have discussed places that are incredibly affordable to visit; however, what about the must luxurious ones? Well, look no further than this list for the most luxurious, expensive, border line outrageous vacation spots that will leave you breathless.
1. Necker Island
What is a vacation spot that feels… presidential? Necker Island owned by Billionare Richard Branson hits the spot. The island has hosted the Obamas and even Princess Diana back in the 90s. Found in the British Virgin Islands this 74 acre private resort has a variety of wildlife and activities such as scuba, waterskiing or sailing. It’s available from $80,000 per night for up to 34 guests — Want to know a little secret? During certain times of the year they have something called celebration weeks on the island. This allows rooms to be booked at a significant discount. It requires USD 5,150/ room per day with a minimum of 10 rooms required for booking. Otherwise you can do a seven night stay and pay between $5000-$8000 USD per room for two people. (about $38,393.25 for 7 days) (Guess that is a discount of sorts)
2022 Celebration Weeks:
- 14 – 30 July
- 6 – 27 August
- 12 September – 3 October
- 15 – 22 October
- 22 – 29 October
- 19 – 26 November (Thanksgiving)
- Your luxury accommodation
- All meals and drinks (including all alcoholic beverages) – served in a variety of locations
- Return boat transfer from Virgin Gorda or Beef Island airports
- Water sports equipment so you can go kite-surfing, wakeboarding, paddleboarding, sailing, snorkelling and much more
- Free WiFi throughout the island
- Boat transfers between Necker and Moskito Island (if accommodation is reserved on Moskito Island)
Talk about fancy…
2. Chalet Zermatt Peak in Zermatt, Switzerland
Did someone say snow getaway? With breathtaking views of the Matterhorn and perched centrally above the enchanting village, the exclusive Chalet Zermatt Peak is the personification hitting the slopes in style. The privately-run chalet is spaciously laid out over six opulent floors and includes five deluxe double bedrooms, ceiling to floor windows, sky observatory roofing and an indoor/outdoor Jacuzzi.
The Wellness Centre containing a private gymnasium, full treatment spa and in-house massage therapist ensures you will have the most relaxing day after some fun snow activities.
Everything is topped with an in-house award winning Gourmet Chef which takes guests on mesmerising culinary journeys and can assist you in navigating the carefully curated wine cellar.
How much will this cost you? Between $45,000-$191,000, depending on the season for a 7 days stay. Craaazy!
3. White Desert “The Greatest Day” to Antarctica
So far we have been talking in weeks and days long stays. What about a vacation that will last less than 24 hours? Starting off from Cape Town, guests board a Gulfstream Private Jet and set off for the icy continent of Antartica. After 5 hours, guests will arrive at the heart of Antartica and spend 3-4 hours on the continent. A mountain guide will lead you on a gentle hike to the base of a nearby mountain where
we they will host a champagne picnic with views like no other. After your time you will board your private yet and head back to Cape Town.
The cost? Well, if you are just purchasing one of the 12 seats on the plane then you will pay $14 500 per person. If you are looking for the private charter jet, then your total will be $174,000 for this luxurious excursion.
4.The Hilltop Villa at Laucala Island Resort in Fiji
High atop Fiji’s Laucala Island, there’s a $44,000-per-night villa where guests can experience the ultimate in secluded luxury. A wide variety of water sports introduce guests to Fi’i’s azure oceans, while rain forest walking tours, golf, farm visits, and horseback riding are exhilarating ways to explore the island. The island’s Water Sports Center is home to a fleet of 14 boats, including the Riviera Open Flybridge for game fishing as well as Dragon sailboats and traditional Fijian outriggers, ideal for sunset cruises or archipelago discovery. From here, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, and jet-skis are also available. Laucala offers snorkeling equipment and PADI certified Dive Center.
The villa sits far away from the rest of civilization and it’s only accessible via private road on an already private island. However, even the uber-wealthy might not be able to get in here: A reservation requires approval by the island’s owner. Talk about exclusivity!
There is no harm on dreaming of the lifestyle attached to these spots. Whether you are spending 100 a night or 70,000, what is important is you. So dream, dream big and work hard. There are no limitation on what we can accomplish. And who knows… maybe one day we will meet in paradise.