TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE

The 10 Most Luxurious Resorts in the World

Konark Bansal, Travel Writer, India

16 JANUARY 2018

Let’s face it — all-inclusive vacations really take the worries out of travel. No matter the destination where you’re heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it’s nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won’t shock you with any unwanted surprises. We’ve discovered that there are all kinds of all-inclusive resorts, from adults-only to budget-friendly, from family-focused to downright unusual. But we must say, “luxurious” may be our favorite. Take a look at our 10 favorite all-inclusive luxury resorts around the world.

Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, Botswana

Botswana isn’t just a hotel, it’s an experience. This ultra-luxurious safari lodge in the middle of Botswana’s Okavango Delta is a place where guests can get up close and personal with all kinds exotic wildlife.

. Here, just about everything, and we mean everything (excellent Pan-African food, guided excursions, game drives, river cruises, bush walks, etc.) is included in the price of your stay. Covered drinks include Champagne, mixed drinks, and basic wine (premium wines will cost extra). The nine safari tents feature big soaking tubs, indoor/outdoor showers, private plunge pools, and four poster beds, with a sleek decor and water lily motif inspired by the delta region.

Constance Moofushi, Maldives

The five-pearl experience of Constance Moofushi all-inclusive resort starts with one of the best private airport lounges around, establishing a luxe vibe before guests even board the seaplane in Male to reach the small, private island.

It’s Ideal for diving enthusiasts with money to spare, this chic — but still comfortably casual — resort is within 30 minutes of oodles of the world’s best dive spots and has an excellent house reef. The 110 rustic-chic rooms are sophisticated, artistic, and well-equipped with premium minibars, top-notch entertainment systems, and stunning sea views — some are even directly over the water. Along with an idyllic beach, a stay here comes with snorkeling and water sports, high-quality food and drink, and lounging by the pool.

But in spite of all facilities you must be thinking why you should visit there. The answer is very simple if are a water sports lover or have passion to experience those things this resort is only made for you.

Royal Hideaway, Quintana Roo

The Royal Hideaway is a member of exclusive hospitality consortium Leading Hotels of the World, and as such is one of the most luxurious in the area.

It features upscale rooms with high-end amenities, a full-service spa with great treatments, several pools, and the best food around. The beautiful grounds, overall sophisticated vibe, adults-only policy, and beautiful beachfront location. A short drive from shopping on Playa’s Fifth Avenue make it one of the most attractive options for couples.

The Royal hideaway is one of the best hotels you will find for couples. So if you are looking for a place where you can enjoy or spent quality time with your soul mate, the royal hideaway is best option for you.

Samabe Bali Suites & Villas, Bali

The Samabe Bali is an ultra-luxurious beachfront resort located a top, five-minute drive from central Nusa Dua.

Its 81 suites and villas are elegant and stylish, with a gorgeous blend of contemporary and traditional Indonesian decor, top-notch amenities, and balconies offering expansive ocean views. Villas have private infinity pools and up to two bedrooms. With a private beach, a wonderful spa, two excellent restaurants, a gorgeous infinity pool, a kids’ club, and tons of daily activities, there is little guests can’t do on-site. Plus, all-inclusive rates cover everything from free daily spa treatments to cultural tours to beachside yoga classes.

Those who are looking for something a little cheaper, and want to spend their holidays with their family, you must try Samabe Bali.

Blackberry Farm, Tennessee

This gorgeous farm hotel is a secluded, serene haven for foodies and nature lovers. Guests can immerse themselves in the beauty of the Appalachians by enjoying the venue’s 4,200 acres of land and all the various activities offered.

The restaurant, The Barn, offers a true farm-to-table dining experience as a majority of the produce is picked from the property’s garden. There’s also a stunning, tranquil spa and two pools that visitors can enjoy. Guests can stay in luxurious cottages or in a charming room in the Main House.

Usually whenever you want to spend vocation, what are those things which you look first? Food? Comfort-ability? Sightseeing’s? Luxury? Thing about it, if you all things in one place. The Blackberry Farm, Tennessee is one those places where you can find all those things. Don’t believe on me, go and have a look.

Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada

Opened in 1961 on the golden sands of Grand Anse Beach, Spice Island Beach Resort built. Spice Island Beach Resort is still one of the most elegant and well-regarded resorts on Grenada.

After undergoing a complete renovation in 2013, the resort’s immaculately kept grounds, bright and breezy rooms, and effortlessly chic decor fulfill its promise to be “a place of unpretentious luxury.” Here, the all-inclusive rates include all meals at the resort’s two restaurants, fully stocked minibars, premium drinks, and free Wi-Fi. Though there are a variety of on-site activities, peace and relaxation are also easy to find.

If you are a history lover and want to enjoy the traditional customs with modern mixture The Spice Island Beach Resort is waiting for you.

Grand Vela’s Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo

The Grand Vela’s Riviera Maya — set on over 80 acres of mangroves that meet a postcard-perfect beach of white sand and turquoise waters — is one of Playa del Carmen’s most sophisticated properties.

It features 491 top-notch suites spread out in three different buildings (two family-friendly, one adults-only), all with their own stunning pool complexes, gyms, and restaurants. Discerning travelers will appreciate Grand Vela’s’ exceptional butler service, incredible spa, outstanding cuisine, and eco-friendly practices.

The resort is situated on the land of mangroves which enable visitors to enjoy the scenic natural beauty. So, if you are a nature lover this place is for you.

The Village Coconut Island, Phuket

Only accessible by water taxi or helicopter ride, The Village Coconut Island has a feeling of exclusivity and seclusion. Here, huge contemporary villas and suites come equipped with full kitchens or kitchenettes, and some even have plunge pools with spectacular views of the gardens or the gorgeous Phang Nga Bay.

There are three on-site restaurants, and a cooking school where guests can learn to make traditional Thai cuisine. The hotel’s two beautiful infinity-edge pools are real highlights, but guests can also enjoy the hotel’s private beach and water sports such as kayaking and sailing.

If you really want to explore a place where you can enjoy the beauty of nature and do some traditional stuff like learning cooking.

Fowl Cay Resort, Bahamas

Crowded beaches are unheard of at Fowl Cay Resort, a private island retreat where a maximum of 28 guests have free range of 50 acres and three beaches.

. Each spacious villa comes with free use of its own personal boat and golf cart, fully stocked kitchens and wet bars, and jaw dropping island views. All-inclusive rates are just that–everything from top shelf liquor to water sports equipment is included in the price of a villa rental. However, some of the villas feature outdated decor and worn furnishings that seem inconsistent with the resort’s high nightly rates.

If you like to visit to a place where you don’t want so much rush, you can enjoy the peace in fowl cay resort.

Pullman Marrakech Palmeraie Resort and Spa, Marrakech, Morocco

A chic oasis with Moroccan flair, the Pullman Marrakech Palmeraie Resort and Spa is an all-inclusive hotel with a little something for everyone.

The resort shines with its activities for children — multiple outdoor pools, mini-golf, a kids’ club, petting zoo, and giant trampolines are all on-site. On the other hand, adults will appreciate the decadent spa with a traditional hammam, the exquisite dining options (including a restaurant serving traditional Moroccan fare), and the comprehensive all-inclusive rates. Rooms are large with modern design features and private balconies or patios. Though it’s a bit removed from town, the hotel offers free shuttle service should guests choose to venture off the property.