Eleven Luxurious Destinations
Did you ever wonder where you would go if you won the lottery tomorrow? 5 star hotels, hidden spas in the mountains, beach side mansions... There is something mesmerizing about the rich and famous that just pulls you in. Hence my inspiration to post this blog entry.
One of the seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates. It is south of the Persian Gulf and right on the glorious shores of the Arabian Peninsula. A land that epitomizes luxury, this extraordinary urban metropolis is filled with 5 star hotels and serene oases, perfect for the discerning traveler.
Familiar with the elite, Mustique a small private island in the Grenadines, has hosted the British Royal family, Bill Gates and an abundance of socialites and celebrities. This exclusive island is surrounded by white sand beaches, lush terrain and Caribbean charm.
Paris exudes opulence with its Avenue des Champs-Élysées lined with prestigious cafés and specialty shops. Avenue Montaigne in the 8th arrondissement boasts many high fashion boutiques; from Chanel to Bulgari. Paris is filled with museums, grand landmarks and architectural masterpieces that just assert affluence.
A beautiful island in Spain, Ibiza gave the world the rave. It is world famous for its clubs; Space, Pacha, Privilege, Amnesia, DC10, and Es Paradis. Aside from the fabulous nightlife, Ibiza is part of the Balearic archipelago which includes over 50 islands many of which are uninhabited offering unparalleled views of the Mediterranean.
The Hamptons have been long renowned as a summer playground for the rich and famous. On the south fork of Long Island, New York this exclusive stretch of land on the Atlantic offers a unique blend of elegance and Native American and colonial heritage.
Gstaad is a village in the Canton of Berne in the southwest of Switzerland. It also known as the most exclusive ski resort in the world. Since the 1960s Gstaad has been a focal point for extremely luxurious hotels, shopping, high-society nightlife, fine dining, and celebrities.
Athens is the capital of Greece. Steeped in history it is one of the world's oldest cities with ancient monuments scattered throughout the city. It is also one of the world's richest cities. Known as the cradle of western civilization, its economical, financial and cultural influences can be seen throughout Europe and the world.
8.Cabo San Lucas
More commonly known as Cabo is a beautiful city located at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula in Mexico. Every summer tourists flock there for the sport fishing, world class scuba diving, abundant marine life, and gourmet dining.
Telluride is the hidden gem of the Rockies. It is a national historic district as well as a modern resort village. This alpine enclave is home to some of the world's best spas and high end restaurants. Telluride although laid back is truly where the Old West goes glam.
Oman is a country in southwestern Asia on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. With a coastline of 1700 km, Oman offers some of the cleanest, most stunning beaches a visitor could hope to see. With so much to offer from deserts, to wadis, numerous forts and castles, sand skiing and luxury camping in the desert, cave exploration, dolphin watching and camel races.
Napa Valley is north of the San Francisco Bay area in California. Best known for its' vineyards it is considered one of the top wine regions in the United States. The Mediterranean climate along with some of the best gourmet dining and wine available makes Napa Valley popular for the epicurean.