2019 is almost over. Getting your vacation and travel plans ready ahead of time is the way to go. This luxury travel guide will help you plan the best getaway.
If there’s one way to ensure a hassle-free vacation, it’s careful planning. More time means you get better bargains and you have more time to save up for your trip.
Yet, for people with a sky’s-the-limit budget, it’s more a case of booking up the best spots before anyone else does.
Whether you can afford a no-expenses-spared getaway or you’re curious about how others live, here’s your luxury travel guide for 2020.
New York City, NY
As the most expensive place to spend time in the USA, New York City abounds with luxury attractions. You can blow your budget in one session at a luxury 5th Avenue boutique, eat gold-coated chicken wings, or enjoy a night out at exclusive clubs.
It’s also home to the largest and most expensive hotel suite in all the land which is the penthouse at The Mark Hotel. This 10,000-square-foot option spans two floors, with five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The final touch is a vast balcony overlooking Central Park.
Guests have access to 24-hour butler on call, ad lib use of a private yacht and many other amenities tailored towards their specific preferences.
The city that never sleeps won’t be missing a beat during 2020 with plenty of awesome events scheduled every year. Some of the things to look forward to are the US Open, NEDAS, and NRF 2020. Book early, these are bucket list occasions.
Dubai Luxury Travel Guide
Dubai is an amazing destination where it seems anything is possible. Here you can ski in the middle of the desert, shop at the biggest mall on the planet, and view the world from it’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
You can also stay at what guests have dubbed the only 7-star hotel on the planet, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. This exclusive resort stands on the man-made Jumeirah Island and features an underwater restaurant as well as Rolls Royces on call, and gold-finished interiors.
This city is another hot spot for world events like the Dubai Desert Classic, the Dubai World Cup horse race, and Dubai Design Week.
The Bahamas, Caribbean
The Bahamas are one of the world’s elite island destinations. The most prestigious accommodation there is undoubtedly Atlantis Paradise Island.
This premier resort is a tribute to the lost city of Atlantis and boasts a 12 bedroom suite with every imaginable luxury. Here you’ll get 7 butlers in attendance, double entertainment centers, and a 22-carat gold chandelier.
For kicks, you can swim with the dolphins, VIP private aquarium tours, sip on a private wine collection, or dine on board a luxury yacht. The White Sands Golf Tournament and WBFF expo are the main events to catch in this island paradise.
Los Cabos, Mexico
Famous for its beautiful scenery and excellent scuba diving, Los Cabos is where you’ll find Marquis Los Cabos. This all-inclusive resort features out of this world landscaping, with specially-commissioned statues and waterfalls.
It’s located right on the beach and is the perfect vantage point for whale watching. There’s a slight chance you might encounter George Clooney while sunning yourself since he has a place next door.
Private villas and personal dipping pools are par for the course here, as well as jetted bathtubs, five restaurants to choose from, and live entertainment nightly.
Conrad Rangali Island, Maldives
The Muraka suite is a unique option here, featuring rooms both above and below the water. Private seaplanes, yachts, jet boats, a private chef, and a butler are all at your beck and call when you book The Muraka.
Apart from these amazing features, you’ll also receive hyper-personalized services here. This means lots of little extras customized according to your every whim.
The Maldives dedicates itself to providing exclusive vacation experiences, so the main event here is total relaxation and pampering 24/7.
The City of Lights embodies a luxury of its own. No matter where you go in this beautiful city, you’re bound to feel like royalty. High fashion, exquisite dining and world-famous sights are part of the attraction and there’s no shortage of luxury stays if you want more.
La Réserve Paris is one of the city’s finest establishments, offering plush accommodations without pretense. It’s perfectly located between the Champs-Élysées and Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
From here you can enjoy all the city’s best sights too and it’s also the perfect launching point for enjoying Paris’ best events. The French Open, the Paris Marathon, and the Tour de France are major highlights to look forward to.
Another classic European destination, Rome bustles with history and charm. From exquisite gelatos to fascinating architecture, you’ll find delights around every corner of the Italian capital city.
For a stay to match the infinite experiences on offer, opt for the 5-Star Hotel Hassler for a taste of old-world Roman style and unbeatable views of St. Peter’s Basilica. Dining is courtesy of the Michelin-starred Imágo restaurant and there’s a good chance you’ll catch a glimpse of an A-lister or two while you’re there.
No matter where you stay, don’t miss the Rome Film Fest, Taste of Roma, or Rome Jazz Festival if you’re in town during September and October.
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is a delight for travelers from all over the world. It’s just a short domestic flight from all the African Big Five action and surrounded by scintillating wine lands and ocean attractions.
For the ultimate Mother City stay, The One Above penthouse offers stunning views over the ocean and city coupled with every imaginable luxury.
This two-story accommodation boasts original artworks, modern furnishings, and all the modern conveniences. There are also two rooftop swimming pools, a full-time butler and private chef to ensure the ultimate stay.
Cape Town summers are a delight and the city hosts many sporting and music events including the Cape Town Cycle Race, The Sun Met Horse Race, and the International Jazz Festival.
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There’s no harm in dreaming of exquisite luxury trips but remember cash is never the main criteria for enjoying the world around you. If you enjoyed this luxury travel guide, keep reading our blog for more about how to make the most of your travels regardless of your budget.