21 March 2017
From palatial suites to incredible villas with everything you could dream of, there’s nothing quite like staying in luxury.
Read on to indulge in 6 breathtaking presidential villas, suites and penthouses around the world…
The Ritz London
An icon of London, this exquisite hotel needs almost no introduction. Nestled in the heart of the capital city, The Ritz London is a marvel of opulent furnishings and breathtaking décor. It’s especially magical during the Christmas period, when the enormous Christmas tree sits in the lobby.
The suites are beautiful, complete with sitting rooms, dining rooms, stunning antique furniture and views over London. And a stay at The Ritz is a charming way to explore the delights of London.
If your budget won’t quite stretch to a stay here, get in touch with your Travel Counsellor to book afternoon tea at The Ritz – it’s utterly delightful.
The Cape, Cabo San Lucas
A stunning 5* boutique hotel set on the beachfront, the luxurious The Cape is a blend of contemporary architecture, laidback beach style and natural materials.
There are rooms, suites and villas to choose from but the suites and villas offer wonderful views over the rock formation El Arco and the sea.
The Panoramic Suite has a private balcony with a jaw-dropping view across the twinkling blue water and a standing telescope so that you can look for whales while sipping a cocktail from your craft cocktail minibar.
The Penthouse, meanwhile, offers luxury over two-storeys. Along with three bedrooms and a separate living area, expect an enormous balcony with among other facilities, a plunge pool, BBQ and wet bar.
The Beverley Hills Hotel, Los Angeles
This sparkling pastel pink hotel lies on LA’s famous Sunset Boulevard, in Beverly Hills. Tucked amongst 12 acres of tropical gardens, this 5* hotel is an oasis of old-world charm and timeless glamour in bustling Los Angeles.
There are plenty of magnificent suites to choose from at The Beverly Hills Hotel, with amenities from beautiful private patios with pools to balconies with incredible views over the city.
Looking for ultimate luxury? Try the Presidential Bungalow. At this opulent one-bedroom residence, you’ll find sumptuous furnishings and accents in the hotel’s signature green and pink hues. There’s also a professional chef’s kitchen, walnut flooring, and a sprawling outdoor area with a waterfall edge plunge pool with underwater speakers!
Soneva Fushi Resort and Spa, Maldives
A breathtaking hideaway in the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Maldives, this is a spot to head to if you’re hoping for exquisite luxury surrounded by bright blue seas and white sands.
The ethos here is all about relaxation and getting away from it at all, simply enjoying the mesmerising surroundings. There’s a state-of-the-art telescope to stargaze, an open-air cinema with candlelight, and a fantastic selection of water activities to help you enjoy those azure blue waters.
The villas are spectacular, with thatched rooves and wooden balconies, and everything from steam rooms to walk-in wine cellars. If you’re travelling with family, try the incredible Private Reserve, a nine-bedroom villa (the largest on-site) with among other luxuries, a water slide and a fitness room!
Baccarat Hotel and Residences New York
Step off the bustling New York City pavements and into a charming world of twinkling crystals, minimalist design, and a hint of vintage opulence. The Baccarat Hotel and Residences New York is a perfect hotel if you’re seeking a glamorous sanctuary in the Big City.
You’ll find a 55-foot indoor pool here, as well as macarons from Laudurée in your mini bar, and free in-room blow-dries so that you can feel perfectly coiffed as you step out into the Big Apple.
Which room to stay in? Try The Baccarat Suite, a heady blend of Parisian touches and New York style. Expect a white marble bathroom, floor to ceiling windows in the bedroom, a butler’s pantry, and freshly baked macarons each evening.
North Island, Seychelles
With 10 secluded Presidential Villas nestled on the beach, this resort is a slice of private tropical paradise. Mainly uninhabited until recent years, North Island is a granite island near Mahe in the Seychelles, and is a carefully preserved nature reserve.
The villas offer a secluded space to relax and unwind, and were handcrafted using wood and local material, with delightful thatched ylang-ylang rooves. There are all of the modern amenities you’d expect from a luxury villa, such as private plunge pools and sunken marble bathtubs, and you’ll also find mountain bikes and island buggies so that you can fully explore this incredible hideaway.
Dreaming of staying in one of these incredible presidential villas, suites or penthouses? Get in touch with your Travel Counsellor to find out more!