10. Marquis, Los Cobos
At the tip of the Baja California Peninsula, this luxe, adults-only, all-inclusive resort fronts a white sand beach. It's 2.7 km from Cabo Real Golf Club. Polished, Colonial-style suites feature free Wi-Fi, iPod/iPhone docks and flat-screen TVs, along with whirlpool tubs, minibars and pull-out sofas. All have sea-view balconies or terraces; cottages and upgraded suites add living rooms and private pools. Room service is available 24/7.The included meals are served in 6 international restaurants. There are 2 bars and 3 pools (2 infinity), plus a day spa and a gym. Activities such as dance lessons, archery and tequila tastings are available.
9. Golf Resort & Spa, Anguilla
Set on a beach overlooking Rendezvous Bay on the Caribbean coast, this upscale resort is 8 km from Devonish Art Gallery and 9 km from Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport. Featuring balconies with sea views, the airy rooms feature colorful decor, and come with sitting areas and flat-screen TVs. Villas have separate living areas and private pools.There are 3 elegant restaurants using ingredients from the resort's farm. Other amenities include a spa, a gym, and an outdoor pool surrounded by sunloungers. Water sports equipment is available, and there's also an 18-hole golf course.
8. The Boulders, Arizona
This high-end resort with 2 golf courses is on 1,300 acres in the Sonoran Desert foothills north of Scottsdale. Upscale lodging with refined southwestern accents includes rooms, suites and studios, plus villas and houses. All have fireplaces, natural stone showers, flat-screen TVs, WiFi (covered by resort fee) and fridges. Some quarters have patios, washer/dryers and kitchens. The resort fee covers access to the 33,000-square-foot spa (fees apply) and valet parking. The 7 dining options range from a casual bakery to a sophisticated restaurant. There are 2 championship golf courses (fee), 4 outdoor pools, tennis courts and a fitness center.
7. Palms Hôtel, Las Vegas
this 3-towered, upscale casino resort is 0.8 miles from the Las Vegas Strip and 4.4 miles from McCarran International Airport. Also known as the Palms Casino Resort, or Las Vegas Palms and has contemporary-chic rooms feature luxe bathrooms, WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Some suites have kitchens and/or separate living rooms; some upgraded suites offer private lanais with hot tubs. Amenities include a casino, a theater with live music and entertainment, multiple stylish bars and nightclubs, and a 14-screen movieplex. Dining options include an upmarket steakhouse, Italian and French options. There are 2 outdoor pools (1 rooftop), a spa and a gym, plus a free shuttle to the Strip. A daily resort fee applies.
6. Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas
Atlantis Paradise Island is a 141 acre of aquatic landscapes exuding luxury and is the first resort destination in the Bahamas. That said, wait until you see the Royal Tower Bridge Suite in the 23rd floor and is 3 km from the Downtown Nassau shopping street. Polished suites feature Wi-Fi and flat-screens, as well as kitchens and balconies. Living areas have pull-out sofas. Some add 1 or 2 separate bedrooms, while penthouses offer a 24-hour butler service and access to a private, adults-only pool. Room service is available 24/7. Resort amenities include a sprawling water park, 35 restaurants and bars, 3 private beaches and a golf course, plus a spa, a casino, a gym, and clubs for kids and teens. A resort fee covers Wi-Fi use, casino lessons and shuttles around the resort.
5. Plaza Hotel, New York
Opposite Central Park, this century-old luxury hotel features a castle-like exterior. The elegant, French-style rooms have bathrooms with gold-plated fixtures and separate tubs and showers, plus Italian linens, a sitting area, flat-screen TVs, WiFi (fee) and iPads. some rooms have private terraces. Suites offer city views, powder rooms and butler's pantries; a few are duplexes. Among the hotel’s amenities are butler service, a spa (surcharge), a business center and a fitness center. Dining options include an iconic afternoon tea in the famed Palm Court, several noted restaurants and a champagne bar.
4. Burj Al Arab, Dubai
The architecture of this iconic hotel is one of the most photographed in the world, it looks like a striking sail-shaped building. All rooms are ultramodern suites with stunning views, this luxury hotel is a 5-minute walk from Wild Wadi Water Park and 4 km from Mall of the Emirates. Opulent suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows with gulf or city views. All have 24-carat gold iPads, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod doc. They offer Egyptian linens, designer toiletries, whirlpool baths and butler service. Upgraded suites include snooker tables, libraries, cinemas and private elevators. A breakfast buffet, parking, and water park passes are free. Amenities also include 9 restaurants and bars, 4 pools and a private beach. There's a spa, a fitness center and a kids' club.
3. Westin Excelsior, Rome
A 5-minute walk from the nearest metro station, this upscale hotel in an elegant landmark building is also 13 minutes' walk from the Trevi Fountain and 2.3 km from the Roman Forum. It is decorated with old-style cathedral domes whose frescoes are hand-painted and rooms have crystal chandeliers, marble bathrooms and flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi is available for a fee. Suites add sitting areas and upgraded quarters offer Jacuzzis, while the opulent Villa La Cupola suite features a private cinema and a frescoed dome. Amenities include a luxe restaurant, a piano bar and an ornate lobby. There's also a business center, a fitness center, a modern spa and an indoor pool. Parking is offered (surcharge).
2. Madran Palace, Antalya
With $1.65 billion cost of its construction and Set 15 km from Antalya airport, this luxury beachfront resort is also 26 km from Hadrian Kale Kapısı gate in downtown Antalya. Opulent rooms provide mountain, pool or sea views, and include marble tubs, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Some suites have game rooms, plunge pools or saunas; 1 has a steam room and a whirlpool tub, and 1 has a kitchenette and a terrace. Room service is offered. A breakfast buffet, dinner and parking are complimentary It contains the largest pool of the Mediterranean and stands as one of the most prestigious luxury hotels in Europe. It’s noted for its splendid suites, there are ten gastronomic spots, 17 bars, a spa and a built-in aquarium filled with exotic fish. Other amenities include a spa, indoor and outdoor pools, and an artificial snorkeling reef, as well as a kids' club, a fitness center and tennis courts.
1. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Built at a cost of $3 billion, Set in 85 hectares of landscaped gardens, this palatial, beachfront hotel is 4 km from both the Marina Mall and the Qasr al-Hosn fort. The opulent rooms feature balconies with garden, pool, beach or Arabian Gulf views. All provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Suites add living rooms and whirlpool tubs. Room and butler service are offered. There are 14 restaurants and bars, some which are seasonal. Other amenities include adventure and leisure pools, a kids' club, jogging and cycling trails, a spa and 2 fitness centres. The hotel has a private beach and a marina. Bike rentals, yoga sessions and camel rides are available. it has 394 rooms and suites, the most prestigious marina in the Middle East, a myriad of ponds and fountains, a lavish spa, deluxe marble and more than 1,000 crystal chandeliers.