Once in a while we all need to get away from our hectic lifestyles and unwind. Although travelling to new and unknown places certainly holds its charms, sometimes a little pampering is what’s required. The pampering feels even better when it is amidst absolute luxury. Here is a list of the top 5 luxury destinations where you can unwind in style.
Experiencing luxury and style the way you can in Dubai is unmatched. Book yourself a private dinner on the helipad of Burj al Arab. This structure is the benchmark of everything luxurious in Dubai, and nothing is more exclusive than a private meal here. Visit the Sir Baniyas Island or the Yas Marina Circuit by chartering your private helicopter or a seaplane flight. You’ll get to view the highlights of Dubai from the skies, without any hassles of traffic or crowds.
GoFro Tip: Take a Super-yacht cruise overnight with your friends, and have your own party while taking in a view of the Dubai skyline from the sea.
Pamper yourself by soaking in some sun and shop at the chicest outlets in this glamorous French city. Book yourself a private beach at the Beau Rivage hotel. Here you can sit back and enjoy the best of the famous Promenade des Anglais. You could choose to entertain yourself at the exclusive casinos in most luxury hotels, or even spend a quality evening watching the Opera.
GoFro Tip: Make your way to Rue de France to shop for elegant souvenirs, and dine out at Michelin-starred restaurants, where the ‘Socca’ and Salad Nicoise are highly recommended.
Singapore is known to cater to the most lavish lifestyles. Spend a night at the world’s most profitable club, Pangaea, and try the world’s most expensive cocktail – Jewel of Pangaea, which is garnished with edible gold flakes. Plan a stay in Beach Villas at the Resorts World Sentosa, where you can see marine life right in your bedroom through the surrounding aquarium tanks. If you plan your trip around the Formula One grand prix, you can watch the race from the exclusive Paddock Club. You’ll get the best views of the races in unabashed comfort, with flowing champagne and exquisite food.
GoFro Tip: Drive around Marina Bay in a supercar such as a Ferrari or a Lamborghini. You can get these supercars on rent by the hour.
St. Moritz (Switzerland)
The pioneer of Alpine winter holidays, St. Moritz offers every luxury imaginable to pamper your senses. While ski trails and frozen lakes might be key attractions, wellness and shopping are the two real gems here. Boasting of the oldest therapeutic spa water channel of wood, St. Moritz offers the most exotic spa facilities, while you sip champagne and take in the panoramic view of your surroundings. Make your way to Via Serlas after your spa day, which is Europe’s highest shopping avenue, with the highest density of top brands. If the international fashion scene appeals to you, and some retail therapy is what you’re looking for, St. Moritz is the place for you.
GoFro Tip: Sample some Swiss delicacies at the Chesa Veglia restaurant and enjoy the gourmet experience.
A wide variety of sceneries and landscapes can be witnessed in South Africa, and they are better enjoyed in style. Private nature reserves offer a candid safari experience while you enjoy a luxurious stay. Highly trained guides help you spot elusive families of lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos and elephants. Don’t miss out on a ride on the Blue Train, which is a luxury hotel on wheels. Enjoy servings of caviar and champagne while you take in the gorgeous landscapes surrounding you.
GoFro Tip:Sip on some delicious wine in the Constantia Valley, home to some of the world’s most esteemed wine estates.
When you have the money, invest it in experiences and enjoy the greatest luxuries in life at these fantastic places all over the world. To ensure there are no last-minute glitches, plan your trip in advance and book all the luxuries you want to pamper yourself with. Keeping traveller’s cheques handy would also be a good idea.