Here are the ten most expensive hotels in the world that would make you wish to go on a vacation.
1- North Island Lodge, Seychelles $5,843 USD per couple per night
The North Island Lodge, Seychelles is in the first place, in the list of the costliest hotels in the world. The island as a whole is like one big conservation project and the hotel has only 11 guest villas with wonderful ambience and natural beauty. A couple can spend a night at the private sanctuary of North Island Lodge in Seychelles for US $ 5843. This luxury hotel’s very remote spot is probably the reason for the high pricing. Guests need to take a 15 minute ride in the hotel’s helicopter to reach the island located on the Mahe, the main island.
2- Laucala Resort, Fiji, $5,040 per night
The number two resort, Laucala in Fiji is perhaps the ultimate in private hideaway. Its location is perfect in the Southern Pacific region, with turquoise lagoons, scenic panoramas, swaying palms, white pristine beaches etc. Spaning across 3200 acres, it consists of 25 unique villas either over water on beachfront, or hilltop. There are outdoor showers, plasma TVs private pools at each of the villas, with a private butler assigned to each guest. It has 18 hole golf course, delicious cuisine, private boats, game fishing, stable with well trained horses, spa etc.
3- Khwai River Lodge, Botswana, $4,060
The Khwai River Lodge is cradled on the edge of a fig and leadwood tree forest and overlooks the floodplains of the River Khwai and has the Moremi Wildlife Reserve in the background. It is a luxurious lodge designed perfectly to blend into the surrounding naturally enchanting environment. All the luxury tents are perched on raised locations and offer good view and has a canopy of African thatch roof. The roomy private decks have hammocks, easy chairs, is ideal for sighting wildlife and also for enjoying a private party. The interiors are luxurious with bathrooms, mini bar, bed with mosquito netting and air conditioning.
4- Savute Elephant Camp, Botswana, $4,020 per night
This hotel is set right in the centre of the thriving wilderness of Africa. The luxurious Savute Elephant Camp has 13 mega thatch and canvas tents with private decks suitable for viewing the herd of animals that come to drink from the Savute channel. As significant from the name the camp is famous for the herds of elephants that can be easily viewed roaming in the plains. The camp has its own traditional ambience in which the guests can unwind and exchange safari adventures under the marvellous African night sky. The tents are housed on platforms, have sliding glass windows so that the viewing can be done from the comfort of one’s privacy.
5- Eagle Island Camp & Spa, Botswana $ 3970 per night
Eagle Island Camp is on Xaxaba Island across a lagoon surrounded by palm trees which contains crystal water from the delta. The camp has 12 luxury tents on a raised platform offering a perfect view and enough shade. The interiors have hammocks and chairs for seating and viewing. The tents have well equipped classic bathrooms, a hall and a dining room. 4 poster beds with nets to prevent mosquitoes, a mini bar and an air conditioner completes the bedroom. The hotel also ‘Hers or His’ vanity units, ceiling fans, in room safes, hair dryers, 24 hour lighting etc. The guests can perfectly view the wildlife and mammals moving around in their natural surroundings.
6- Singita Grumeti Reserves, Tanzania, $ 3570 per night
Singita Grumeti offers the guests an unparalleled experience together with great wildlife encounters. This private enclosure consists of three luxury lodges ideally positioned on the migratory route of the a million beasts. Each lodge boasts of a unique experience with the Sasakwa lodge atop a hill giving elevated views across the endless plains. The Sabora tented camp is on an open space with lavish air conditioned tents featuring a bedroom, reading room, a lounge tent, bathroom with modern amenities etc. The Faru Faru lodge in Singita is on a gently slope, perched above a waterhole and the River Grumeti. This lodge has nine suites and there is also a separate family suite suitable for a family.
7- King Pacific Lodge, Canada
King Pacific Lodge is built on Princess Royal Island, in British Columbia, Canada, in the Great Bear Rain forest. The region is not icy cold but is temperate with rainforests and long stretching crystal clear sea waters. Guests can reach the lodge through charter planes or sea planes from Vancouver or Bella Bella. The Lodge provides luxury adventure, ecotourism and great travel destination. It is surrounded with superb vegetation and wildlife with orca whales, bald eagles, rain forests and of course, the clear pacific waters. There is no noise, hypocrisy, hustle, only miles and miles of beauty. The activities include trekking, fishing, lounging and kayaking, or a helicopter ride to the Rocky Mountains to explore the canyons.
8- Mnemba Island Lodge, Tanzania, $3,100 per night
Located on an exclusive island in the azure waters on the Indian Ocean, the Mnemba Island Lodge is indeed very unique. Surrounded by coral reefs, it has one of most wonderful sites for diving in Africa. Mnemba is most romantic destinations in the world offering rustic uniqueness and privacy on the coastline. A 20 minute cruise in a traditional flat boat which is 16 foot long from Zanzibar, is referred to as Mnemba Island Zanzibar. About half a mile as radius, a clear beach halos the island surrounded by tropical forests. There is also a protection zone around the island to conserve the giant turtles, spectacular tropical fish and ghost crabs found in the coral reefs and lagoons.
9- Hotel Cala di Volpe, Italy $ 2939 per night
Hotel Cala di Volpe was designed and planned in the style of a conventional fishing village and till today its remains so. Considered as the Mediterranean’s most glamorous hideaway, it has 97 sea facing rooms, 17 suites and is a rare picture of rural sophistication. The interiors are a combination of pastel shades, hand crafted furnishings, and original artwork. The hotel has very artistically arranged steps, floors arches and porticos. It also boasts of world class restaurants, clubs and bars, suitable for candlelit dinner, a cooling drink, etc. The Barbecue is ideal for delicious grills for fresh sea food and an ideal venue for a gala dinner.
10- Queen Charlotte Lodge, Canada, $ 2800 per night
Queen Charlotte Lodge has set a standard for accommodation which is luxurious, comfortable, warm, friendly and hospitable. It is great for fishing at the Naden Harbour from the waterfront deck or exchanging fishing tales by the bon fire in the hearth made of stone. Charlotte lodge is a perfect getaway for family groups or even corporate groups, for a private beach front party. For keen anglers hospitality can be found on the fishing grounds itself along with impeccable service. The newest facility, the Totem House offers amenities and comforts including the services of a private hostess and chef in the four suites which are ultimate in luxury.