The LWC Ultimate Bucket List of Luxury Hotels
The most extraordinary hotels across the globe … this is our ultimate bucket list of luxury hotels.
Extraordinary hotels in magical locations, we have put together our list of six hotels and resorts that really are a once in a lifetime visit. These breath-taking resorts are scattered around the globe, placed on cliff edges, hidden in overgrown forests and tucked away on desert islands. From spas found in jungle hideaways to restaurants over water, take the time to experience what all these amazing hotels have to offer. It is not only the accommodation but also the facilities that make these hotels top of the LWC list.
They are so much more then just a place to rest your head, all have been created to be the most memorable stay of your life. Competing to be top of the list, for outstanding and you mesmerizing stays. This is the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay at, at some point in your life if you get the opportunity.
Hammock Cove – Antigua
Hammock Cove is a luxury adults-only all-inclusive resort situated minutes from Antigua’s wild UNESCO-listed Devil’s Bridge National Park. The resort is a fine example of one of the Caribbean’s more modern upscale resorts, where five-star facilities have met their match with world-class service.
Relax in your hanging chair on your villa veranda, admire the serene bay, or gaze out at the ocean beyond from your infinity-edge plunge pool with a drink from your personalised cocktail counter.
Choose from the two types of villas each with sumptuous Caribbean décor and super sleek furnishings, including large his-and-hers showers and double vanities. Perfect for a romantic couple’s holiday to Antigua, Hammock Cove would also make a phenomenal luxury honeymoon destination.
Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Santorini – Greece
A Luxury Collection Hotel, Mystique is an award-winning stylish sanctuary situated on Ois’s most famous cliffs with dazzling views of clear blue crystalline waters towards the volcano and the Aegean Caldera.
The 40 cave-like suites and villas have terraces peering out onto the sea and the quietly-active volcano that shaped Santorini. Built from hand-crafted wood and stone, the cave-inspired suites and villas have a vibrant style brimming with youthful energy and nature-inspired design meets in harmony with traditional architecture and modern technology.
Marvel at fantastic views from the hotel’s infinity pool, or from the privacy of your personal panoramic terrace. Experience open-air dining with a mouth-watering menu that highlights an eclectic mix of the freshest local ingredients seasoned with regional flavours at Charisma and enjoy snack and light meals at the Aura bar.
LUX* North Male Atoll, Resort & Villas – Maldives
Located on the striking island of Olhahali, LUX* North Male Atoll, Resort & Villas, Maldives is an incredible penthouse paradise.
Its beautiful collection of ultra-modern two-storey villas, designed by Singapore designer Miaja, boast private pools and spectacular rooftop terraces. Sky Lounges that are perfect for stargazing, admiring the infinite Indian Ocean and enjoying a sunset in absolute seclusion. Painted in a white-wash, hot pink accents add a touch of jet-set chic to the villas. Those with private yachts can even dock them outside their water villa.
Conrad Samui – Koh Samui Thailand
Situated on the south-western tip of Koh Samui island Conrad Samui overlooks the Gulf of Thailand from a stunning hilltop position. Experience luxury with your own villa with private infinity pool looking out over the ocean. Set above a white sand beach this resort offers everything you could ever need in an island retreat. The Thai style spa uses the surrounding forest and the gardens to create a relaxing and calming environment.
Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge – South Africa
Set within 75 000 hectares of safari park, Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is situated on a hill in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. Ingeniously located amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the private game lodge offers visitors the most amazing South African safari adventure, where you will be enchanted by a world of intrigue and majestic beauty.
Madikwe Game Reserve is home not only to the Big Five of Africa (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard), but also to a wealth of over 66 mammal species, including the rare African Wild Dog, as well as Cheetah, Eland, Kudu, Giraffe and a range of more than 300 resident and migratory species of birds. Being one of the main reasons for making this resort so special.
Our Winner in at Number 1
Six Senses Zil Pasyon – Seychelles
Spread across the hill tops and the beachfront, Six Senses Zil Pasyon is located on the private island of Felicité, Seychelles. Accessible via boat transfer from La Digue or Praslin this hidden resort is truly secluded. Thoughtfully nestled amongst nature – lush vegetation, massive granite boulders and the Indian Ocean – this five-star resort features just 30 magnificent luxury villas. Accommodation offers hidden pool villas with panoramic views of the ocean; the Residence are the Seychells best kept secret.
As expected with the Six Senses group, the spa at this resort is world-class, with an infinity pool perched high above the ocean, a sauna and steam room, and sublime treatments and therapies. An utterly romantic destination, guests can enjoy strolling along the unspoilt beach, exploring the jungle or watching a wonderful film under the stars.
From swimming with turtles to watching the sunset with a glass of Champagne from the top of the island, on a luxury holiday to Six Senses Zil Pasyon, you will experience moments that you will always remember. With breath-taking views that make of a once in a lifetime holiday.