Here are seven of the world’s best luxury destinations to add to your 2017 itinerary.
Regardless if you’re a regular traveler or not, it is a known fact that it is difficult to choose where to travel with the many luxury destinations across the world.
Here are a seven of the best luxury destinations you can’t miss in 2017, from exclusive beach retreats to city breaks, there is something for everyone:
South Africa is known for its amazing wildlife and you can take plenty of memorable wildlife experiences back home. If you are looking to see the Big Five—Elephants, Rhino, Buffaloes, Lions, and Leopards—you have a chance on a safari here. Here there is a wide variety of malaria-free game reserves.
Enjoy the experience of a lifetime: whale watching in Hermanus.
As per the World Wildlife Fund, Hermanus is one of the best places to enjoy whale watching. You get to see varied types of whales including the Bryde’s whale, Southern Right whale, and Humpback whale. Cape Town is known for its baboons. While exploring some of the world’s most gorgeous beaches at Plettenberg Bay, you can also enjoy world-class wineries.
Japan is known as a land of contrasts. There are serene shrines, neon skylines, and speeding bullet trains, which will certainly add an element of adrenaline to your trip.
Japan is one of the world’s most expensive nations, but for a hundred yen you can enjoy a hearty bowl of ramen. That said, this country is also popular for its swanky restaurants and luxury spa retreats.
Some of the finest Michelin-starred restaurants serve cosmopolitan cuisines to Japanese multi-course Kaiseki feasts. Foodies will surely love staying here.
Hop on a bullet train to Japan’s mainland, Honshu. Here, you can also explore Himeji Castle (a.k.a. White Heron Castle), a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a stay at one of the country’s luxury hotels like Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, Asaba, Mandarin Oriental, and Benesse House. And if you prefer luxury resorts, Japan top spots include Okinawa Kariyushi Urban Resort Naha, Kanucha Bay Hotel & Villas, and the Atta Terrace Club Towers.
If you want to escape the chaos of everyday life, then the Maldives are where you can unwind and can spend some quality moments with your loved ones.This is one best luxury destinations in the world with its gorgeous atolls, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, and beautiful coral. You have a chance of a lifetime to snorkel and explore the surreal marine life.
If visiting with family, sit back and relax while children can participate in various fun and safe activities. Check out Hurawalhi, a resort that features an underwater restaurant surrounded by house reef and long stretches of stunning beach. Along with world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant, you can enjoy accommodations with a private island feel.
When in Mexico, there are endless opportunities to make your vacation one-of-a-kind. With gleaming Caribbean beaches, booming mega-cities, world-famous cuisines, and a vast selection of luxurious hotels & restaurants, this country boasts all the elements for a perfect luxury destination getaway.
Acapulco de Juárez (a.k.a. Acapulco) is a key seaport of Mexico. When you are here, you have the opportunity to explore the largest beach in Mexico. Acapulco is also one of the most sought-after beach destinations, here you get an opportunity to appreciate the sun, sea, and sand. Its beaches are ideal for indulging in water sports and simply relaxing. If you love beaches, there is a star-studded list of beaches to explore: Playa Icacos, Barra Vieja, Playa Condesa, Puerto Marques, and Punta Diamante.
Cabo Sun Lucas is popular for its outdoor attractions such as surfing, sailing, sports fishing, beaches, and scuba diving. If you love playing golf, then Cabo doubles as a premier golfing destination featuring breathtaking seaside views. Or unwind at a world-class spa for a rejuvenating massage.
Covering an area of 22,800 sq.km and with a total population of 468,310, Belize may be a small country but it offers a wide variety of fascinating experiences and luxury destinations. The nation has a unique blend of different cultures. While English is the official language here, Creole and Spanish are also spoken in some regions. Dense jungle, high waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and ancient Mayan ruins just add to the spectacular beauty of this place.
The Queen’s City recent transformation is apparent in its Over-the-Rhine district, which was settled by German immigrants during the 19th century. In the older times, it used to be a dodgy neighborhood, but now its modernized buildings and warehouses are now offices and apartments for various tech companies.
Walk towards Vine Street and you can discover the best interior design shops such as Elm & Iron and one Cincinnati’s popular foodie institutions, Holtman’s Donuts. Don’t miss celebrity-favorite Boca and Sotto and add an unforgettable dining experience to your trip.
Even though it is considered to be one of the most remote cities on Earth, that hasn’t stopped this city from becoming one of the planet’s top dining luxury destinations.
Rich with luxurious elements, City Beach is the place where the restaurants give you the best ocean views and you can spend your evening while enjoying some of the best views. Offering you sunny seaside rendezvous, Odyssea Beach Cafe offers fine seafood along with a wide range of light cocktails.