20. Saffire Freycinet Cole’s Bay, Australia [ book here ]
This is a fabulous luxury resort that provides beachside access to guests. There is a day spa for relaxation and you experience the best of comfort and luxury when you dine at the Private Pavilions restaurant. A separate dining area and bedroom is available with attached kitchen. The larger living spaces include a bathroom and a deck lounge overlooking the Great Oyster Bay.
19. The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort at Bora Bora, French Polynesia [ book here ]
At $1459 a night, this is one of the best hotels in the whole region. The exquisite local scenario is well worth your money and you are treated to all manner of bespoke services. You can choose between a pool beach villa, an overwater villa, or an oceanfront villa. Guests can soak up the sun on the beaches or go snorkeling in warm, protected waters.
18. Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli, Lombardy, Italy [ book here ]
On the west bank of Lake Garda stands the majestic Villa Feltrinelli. Situated at a close distance from Venice, Milan, and Verona, this property is perfect for art lovers. Framed by olive groves, cypress trees, and magnolias, this site is perfect for relaxing in the pool or enjoying lakeside tours.
17. Gora Kadan Kanagawa, Japan [ book here ]
Designed in the same format as a conventional Japanese Ryokan, this hotel is built on the site of the summer villa of the Imperial family. A perfect combination of modern aesthetics with traditional design, the Gora Kadan Kanagawa features a hot spring and open air baths. There are masseurs available to provide soothing massages after a soak.
16. Naladhu Maldives South Male Atoll, Maldives [ book here ]
If a tropical island paradise is your thing, get ready to spend $1540 a night. The villas are fully-furnished and each features a private pool, right in front of the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Guests can access ocean pool houses, beach pool houses, as well as a two-bedroom pool residence. Other amenities include sunset fishing, deep sea fishing, sunset cruises, water sports, local excursions and yoga.
15. Amanyara Turks and Caicos Islands [ book here ]
This hotel has a golf course and various fine dining options. Set above cascading waters, you experience stunning views, a wellness spa, and food made from freshly sourced local ingredients. There are luxury rooms that make your stay memorable.
14. Anantara Kihavah Villas South Male Atoll, Maldives [ book here ]
Find tranquility and peace in the private accommodations at Anantara Kihavah Villas. Marvel at the seemingly endless horizons and explore the underwater world below the Indian Ocean. You can even laze around on the sunny beaches. You can book a day cruise and come back to the resort to indulge in fine dining at one of the four restaurants. Underwater dining experience is also available. Extra amenities available at the site include water sports, cooking school, meditation and yoga classes.
13. Viceroy Maldives Vagaru Island, Maldives [ book here ]
Spending a night here costs $1589, but it’s worth it considering all the services and amenities at your disposal. There are five modern beachfront residences, and the grounds have been specially designed to echo the 18th century colonial charm. This is a Viceroy establishment that comes with its own features, including fruit trees and gardens.
12. Burj Al Arab Dubai, UAE [ book here ]
Featuring stunning design and architecture, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai has become a symbol of the modern ideals sweeping across the place. The hotel provides some of the best luxury accommodations in the world, and you can choose between helicopter trips, private beach access, a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, and relaxation on the terrace and by the pools. If you want fine dining, the Burj Al Arab has you covered with the Nathan Outlaw. Discreet check-ins are available if you’ve booked a suite on the property. Each floor has a private reception along with a host of personal butlers.
11. Song Saa Private Island Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia [ book here ]
Situated on the pristine coastline of Cambodia, the Song Saa Private Island is perfect for nature lovers. Living in this hotel feels like you stepped into an all-natural environment. The wooden villas add to the minimalistic feel. Guests can enjoy pristine, private beaches which are quite spacious. All the accommodations in this spot have been built by hand with the help of local labor and materials. The rustic theme carries onto the on-site restaurant which caters to guests with special dietary practices and restrictions. For $1649 per night, you can enjoy 24 private pool villas, a large infinity pool, two restaurants and bars, wellness sanctuaries and a spa.
10. Lizard Island Resort, Great Barrier Reef, Australia [ book here ]
This hotel stands out from others in this list by virtue of its stunning location. Sitting atop a 1,013-hectare National Park, this resort features 40 rooms, and guests have access to 24 private beaches for their enjoyment. You can explore the reef and take in the incredible natural sights all around you. What’s more, you can enjoy complete privacy and not come across anybody else if that’s your preference. You can ask the hotel staff about nature walks and guided tours. Be sure to pay a visit to the Essentia Day Spa to unwind and relax. A night at the hotel costs $1651.
9. Southern Ocean Lodge Kangaroo Island, Australia [ book here ]
This is a luxury lodge that combines the best of modern amenities with the stunning environment of the Kangaroo Island wilderness and wild Southern Ocean. This lodge has been designed to serve as a sanctuary for guests, providing them with unparalleled comfort. The most striking feature of each room is the floor-to-ceiling windows that open onto the ocean. Each suite also features sunken lounges and terraces. There are minibars in each room, along with free WiFi connectivity and heated floors. The lodge also features a modern bar and restaurant. You have to stay a minimum of two nights here, and each night will set you back by $1665.
8. Maia Luxury Resort and Spa Anse Louis, Seychelles [ book here ]
The jewel of the Indian Ocean, this luxury hotel costs $1692 a night and is located right among the blue waters and lush foliage of the Seychelles Islands. Located on a private peninsula, this resort provides the best in premium hospitality with luxury spa facilities, a personal butler, and fine dining options. You can order refreshments all day long, and have your butler prepare you some light meals and snacks too. There is a fine wine boutique that offers the best wines from all over the world. There are a wide range of entertainment options to choose from, or you could opt for a nice, quiet dinner for two people. The property has three separate, open-air private pavilions separated from one another by natural rock formations. The on-site staff is highly trained in Qi Gong and yoga, and can offer sessions, if you’re interested.
7. Hotel Romazzino Sardinia, Italy [ book here ]
Do visit this $1850-a-night hotel if you enjoy white beaches and flora. Situated in an isolated region on Costa Smeraldam this is a luxury accommodation – one that promises high levels of privacy for all its guests. Each of the services and amenities at this property is highly refined and detailed to fulfill your needs. Enjoy balconies or private terraces along with a private pool. The interiors of the hotel are furnished with the best handmade accessories and furnishings from the local community.
6. Hotel Cala di Volpe Sardiania, Italy [ book here ]
If you’re searching for more romantic accommodations, look no further than the Hotel Cala di Volpe. Situated on a romantic stretch of the Coast Smeralada in a quaint fishing village, this property features a unique design. The surrounding residences create a relaxing and tranquil area for guests. 100 rooms in this hotel feature a sea view, while 21 of them focus on the unique artistry and beauty of Sardinia. The minimalistic room décor adds to the entire experience. A stay at the hotel for a single night is priced at $1904.
5. Amankora and Spa Paro, Bhutan [ book here ]
The Amankora and Spa Paro in Bhutan comes in fifth in the list of priciest hotels at $1910 per night. Located on top of the 7000 meter Himalayan mountain peak, guests are treated to some of the most exhilarating views in the world featuring glacial river valleys and evergreen forests.
There are five different lodges at Amankora, placed across the ancient grounds in a way that ensures each guest has their pick of rooms. The 72 suites on the property feature a rustic design with modern stylistic infusions. Guests can relax with plant-based therapies that massage both the physical body and the senses. The hotel chefs use the freshest local ingredients to prepare your meals.
4. Villa del Parco Sardinia, Italy [ book here ]
Also known as the Hotel de Forte Village, this charming property will set you back by $2031 for a night. The luxurious and elegant hotel features a wide range of wonderful amenities and exclusive services. The huge terraces not only offer magnificent views of beautiful pools and verdant tropical gardens, they also provide easy access to the beaches. Depending on the suite you pick, you even get a butler, chauffeur, or chef, who will be available at your disposal throughout the day and maintain full discretion. You can choose to dine with the other guests at the Calvalieri Restaurant or the Five Star Terrace, or in the comfort of your own home.
3. Hotel Pitrizza, Sardinia, Italy [ book here ]
Another property in Sardinia, Italy, the Hotel Pitrizza is known for its eye-catching natural beauty. Located in a corner of the Costa Smeralda, you are treated to absolute privacy here. There are forty rooms in this place, along with ten suites and nine unique ones that feature a private pool. Guests may also book one of the six available villas at the hotel if they want more breath-taking views. The hotel interiors feature décor created from natural stones like marble. High-tech amenities are plentiful at the Hotel Pitrizza, and you can experience DVD/Bluray players, WiFi Internet, satellite television, a telephone line, and air conditioning. The villas all have their own private patios. The price is $2041 for one night.
2. Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco [ book here ]
For $2060 a night, you should not expect anything less than the best service, and the Royal Mansour and Spa provides just that. Winner of the 2017 Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Travel Awards, this hotel has it all. The poolside Spa Pavilion is situated close to your sunbed. On Sundays, guests are treated to an amazing brunch featuring menus created exclusively for the occasion by celebrity chef Yannick. They are also treated to afternoon tea. Other amenities that make your stay at the Royal Mansour memorable are the Chimney Lounge, the Royal Mansour Bar, and the Cigar bar. Fabulous events are hosted on the palatial property and guests can attend them for an experience of a lifetime. You can easily ask the staff to videotape or photograph your cherished moments at the site so you can share them with others.
1. Le Dune, Forte Village Resort, Italy [ book here ]
The title of the “Most Expensive Hotel” is currently held by Le Dune Forte Village Resort in Sardinia. Located at walking distance from the sea, this place offers guests a plethora of exclusive suites and bungalows to choose from. No matter what room you pick, you can expect to be treated like royalty at this hotel. The scenery around the hotel is amazing, and coupled with the first-class service, this is one place you’ll never want to leave. The hotel staff caters to the needs of all guests, including teens and children.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and dinner at the Le Dune Restaurant, or dine at the Pintea or Forte Grill Restaurants. For your relaxation, the hotel offers Aquaforte Thalasso Spa treatments. All services here are catered to your specifications and preferences. One night at Le Dune will set you back by $2539.
So, there you have it – a list of the most expensive hotels worldwide. If money were of no concern, which one would you pick for your next vacation?