When thinking about travel, hotel accommodations are always a key component. A luxurious and comfortable hotel is a vacation in itself. Choosing the right hotel accommodations makes all the difference in the experience itself as well as ensuring you come back feeling refreshed. Some hotels have jaw-dropping interiors and features while others are nestled in unique scenery that takes them to the top of the industry.
As you create your #TravelGoals for 2019, here are some of the best hotels around the world you might want to include on your list:
Four Seasons Resort Bali – Sayan, Indonesia
This property has been around for 20 years. It has 60 rooms and can be reached by a suspension bridge in the heart of Ubud, Bali. The Four Seasons Resort in Bali hovers over rice fields and coconut trees. It is the perfect getaway for those who want a sense of tranquility. Riverside villas have a meditation space on the roof, and a pool with outdoor living room. Guests can create new experiences in the resort with its cooking classes and sacred nap relaxation treatments.
Amilla Fushi – Maldives
This hotel is a minimalist version of the Maldives. It has low-rise buildings, nothing goes above the palm trees. This clean-lined, all-white resort is quite the opposite of the typical tropical abode. The Amilla Fushi is also known for its barefoot luxury. Its overwater villas open into the lagoon. It has an infinity pool for amazing sunset views. For guests that prefer to sleep in the canopy, they have tree houses. This is a great property for that unhurried calm in a tropical setting.
Ballyfin – County Laois, Ireland
This opulent estate was created for Sir Charles Coote and family. Millions of euros was spent on this structure, both during the original construction and the renovation. Ballyfin sits on a large property in County Laois with a view of a 28-acre lake. The house is intricate and grand. It is the perfect place to find comfort in the luxury of Regency craftsmanship, fine antiques, and Anglo-Irish art and design. The grounds are perfect for strolling with an aviary, rose garden, and fernery. This is where you should spend your days for an authentic Irish country house experience.
Ten Thousand Waves – New Mexico, USA
This 20-acre Japanese-inspired boutique inn is an outstanding full-service spa resort. It comes with authentic onsen or Japanese-style baths and on-site Izanami restaurant. Ten Thousand Waves has 14 hillside cottages settled below the spa. Its serene private and communal spa facilities offer a wide range of treatments such as Japanese massage facials, shiatsu, ashi anma foot treatments, Thai massage, and others. Their hot tubs are a perfect choice for basking under the starry sky at night. This property is a favorite of the locale’s skiers and hikers who want to relax and unwind.
Frangipani Beach Resort – Anguilla
Located in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Meads Bay Pond. This resort takes pride in its exclusivity and elegance. It has a Mediterranean design with French windows and barrel-tile roof. Guests can enjoy a wide range of included facilities. Guest rooms have an excellent view of the Meads Bay and of the resort’s amazing features. Guests can enjoy Frangipani’s sunset cruise or dance away at the beach bar. This resort provides guests a rich experience of the Anguillian culture through the topnotch facilities and services.
One&Only – Le Saint Géran Mauritius
This secluded resort offers a private getaway in Mauritius. When it opened in 1975 it was the only desirable place to stay in the area. Now with other competitors, One&Only is still a unique destination. The property has ocean, lagoon, and beach views. Rooms have an island-inspired décor with plenty of outdoor living spaces. Guests can enjoy nature as the resort is surrounded by clear waters and coral reefs. The 60-acre property is stretched over a mile of white sandy beach. It has a cult loyalty among frequent guests from generational families and some VIPs. It’s the perfect hotel to bring kids and enjoy the fashionable halls and interiors of the place.
Inkaterra La Casona – Cusco, Peru
A luxury boutique hotel tucked away in Cusco, Peru, this is the first of its kind in the area. This 16th-century manor was restored by Inkaterra and sits on the training grounds of the Inca elite army. The property is a clear reflection of the local tradition and culture. Each of the suites has its own heated floors, extra-large bathtubs, and chimney. The hotel has a Pre-Columbian style and colonial furniture. It is styled with baroque columns and antique chandeliers. Guests can stroll around its courtyard and Spanish gallery to enjoy and bask in the rich history and culture of Cusco.
Bvlgari Resort – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Aside from having its own manmade seahorse-shaped island, this luxury resort is an oasis. The Bvlgari Resort Dubai is a 158,000 square-meter property and comes with a Mediterranean feel. It has six residential buildings, 15 private mansions, a plethora of amenities, and a Marina and Yacht Club. The resort mixes traditional and contemporary design and architecture and is patterned to give tribute to the Arabic tradition. It’s nothing short of wow with its immense spa, indoor pool, and ice fountains. Guests can enjoy the view of Dubai through its floor-to-ceiling windows.
Make sure that you keep your eyes peeled for these properties when you plan your next trip. Pick and choose which ones suit your mood and preference. Then, check in and enjoy!