Luxury Resorts from Every Corner of the Globe

By April 19, 2017Travel

Traveling shouldn’t be a schlep. Dealing with jet lag is bad enough without wondering where to go for dinner or how to entertain the kids. That’s where these amazing luxury resorts come in. With all-inclusive features like gyms, restaurants, and kid zones, you’ll feel like royalty on vacation.

Ocean by H10 Hotels

Stars: 5

Location: Mexico


Located in Playa del Carmen in the beautiful Riviera Maya, this seafront resort has spectacular swimming pools, a wide range of cuisine, an on-site spa, and the ability to customize your stay based on your needs from sports and entertainment to family-centered fun. Feeling hungry? Ocean has 10 themed restaurants and 11 bars. Oh and did we mention there’s butler service? When you’re ready to explore, check out nearby Tulum, one of the most famous Mayan ruins!

Learn more about Ocean by H10 Hotels here.


The famous ruins of Tulum are only a short distance from the luxury resort of Ocean by H10 Hotels.

Tulum is a short distance from Riviera Maya.



Stars: 5

Location: South Africa


You won’t find a posher area of Cape Town than Victoria and Albert Waterfront – and that’s just where this luxury resort is found! The dining choices were created by two Michelin-starred chefs: Nobu Matsuhisa and Gordon Ramsay. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking Table Mountain or boating on the Atlantic, only 5km and 2km away, respectively. One&Only creates a unique spa experience with its own private island in the center of the waterway. Children will enjoy the KidsOnly programme while parents can go for a swim in the 350-square-metre infinity pool or relax under the shaded pavilions.

Learn more about One&Only here. 

The V & A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa

Stroll along the V & A Waterfront – right outside your door! Photo: South African Tourism/Flickr.


Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

Stars: 5

Location: South Africa


This award-winning hotel sits on the edge of Table Mountain National Park. Situated on the Atlantic coast, you’ll enjoy watching the sunset from your windows at night. Twelve Apostles combines African style and European comfort in their 70 individually designed bedrooms and suites. With all the natural areas surrounding the resort, there’s no shortage of activities for ecotourists. Tours and outings can be arranged right through the hotel’s concierge.

Learn more about Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa here. 


Table Mountain South Africa serves as the backdrop to Twelve Apostles luxury resort

At Twelve Apostles, Table Mountain is right in your backyard!


Mara Plains Camp

Stars: 5

Location: Kenya


If you’re a fan of glamping, this is the place for you. Located in the Masai Mara region of southern Kenya, this place brings the luxury and romance of safari to the 5-star hotel scene. Seven ensuite canvas tents on raised decking. If you so desire, private guides and vehicles and the usage of $10,000 worth of camera equipment is available for the whole day. Upon your return to camp, your photos will be put on cd for you to take home. And you’ll definitely want to take pictures: you’re likely to see plenty of lions, wildebeest, and rhinos!

Learn more about the Mara Plains Camp here. 


Cheetah near the luxury resort of Mara Plains Camp

Isn’t he cute? Be on the lookout for these guys when you go on safari at Mara Plains Camp.


The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa

Stars: 5

Location: India


Private rooms and cottages are available at this gorgeous luxury resort. India may be known for its tropical weather, but you may forget that it shares the Himalayas with Nepal. This luxury resort is truly India’s winter playground. The world’s highest ski lift, the Gulmarg Gondola, is only a short distance away. If skiing is not for you, there is also trekking, golf, guided nature tours, or the billiards room. If you have children with you, they’ll love the igloo!

Learn more about the Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa here. 

Take a winter getaway at a luxury resort in Kashmir!

Try your hand at skiing when you visit India’s Himalayas!


Kumarakom Lake Resort

Stars: 5

Location: India


Not only can you rent rooms at this luxury resort, you can also rent villas, suites, and even houseboats! Modern comforts are perfectly blended with the traditional architecture of Kerala. Lodgings are designed as reconstructions of the 16th century traditional homes of the area. Ayurveda services are available for beauty-care, anti-stress, rejuvenation, and weight reduction.

Learn more about the Kumarakom Lake Resort here. 

Traditional fishing nets near Kumarakom Lake Resort.

On the lake shore, catch a glimpse of traditional fishing practices. Photo: Julia Maudlin/Flickr.


Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa

Stars: 5

Location: Philippines


To reach this luxury resort, you’ll be chauffeured by speedboat from the welcome lounge in Caticlan. Shangri-La’s Resort and Spa is the first and only luxury resort on the island of Boracay. The relaxing qualities of nature are incorporated into every aspect of the resort from traditional Abaca weave rugs to lighting created from capiz shells. Be sure to explore the white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Activities include catamaran sailing, kayaking, scuba diving, jet skiing, and more!

Learn more about Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa here. 

White sand beach on Boracay

Go sailing, relax on the beach, or do both on your visit to Boracay.


Atmosphere Resort & Spa

Stars: 5

Location: Philippines


Whether you want a romantic vacation or a fun family trip, this resort delivers luxury and beauty to every guest. Choose from deluxe suite rooms, family suites, penthouses, or garden apartments. Activities at this resort bring the uniqueness of the Philippines to life! Take a snorkel tour with whale sharks, go dolphin watching, or go island hopping!

Learn more about Atmosphere Resort & Spa here. 

Whale shark near Atmosphere Resort & Spa

When you stay at Atmosphere, you can go snorkeling with whale sharks like this one!


If any of these luxurious locales interest you, give us a ring! We’re happy to book your luxury resort getaway and customize your vacation any way you’d like!




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