Are you looking to get away and have an unlimited budget? If money is no object, here are the most expensive destinations to add to your must-visit list.
Musha Cay, The Bahamas
Part of the “Out Islands” of The Bahamas, Musha Cay and The Islands of Copperfield Bay (as in David Copperfield) are a series of eleven beautiful private islands. In order to stay on the island, you must rent the entire island with as many as 24 guests in five guesthouses. The daily rate starts at $37,500 and includes all meals and beverages. Vacation packages also include diving, deep-sea fishing, a personal fireworks show, and even a customized treasure hunt!
The Lake Palace, Udaipur India
Located on the Indian island of Jag Niwas, The Lake Palace was built between 1743 and 1746 by Maharana Jagat Singh II. Each of its 66 rooms and 17 suites offer stunning views of Lake Pichola. For almost $1,500 a night, you can sail into a purple sunset on a 150-year old Gangaur boat complete with candlelight and a private oarsmen. Guests are greeted upon arrival via canopied, gleaming-wood water taxi and dine in an open-air rooftop restaurant by moonlight. It’s no wonder The Lake Palace was named one of the most romantic destinations in the world.
Turtle Island Resort, Fiji
Known for being the setting of the 1980 film The Blue Lagoon, Turtle Island is also regarded as being one of the world’s most exclusive tourist destinations with room for only 14 couples at a time. Each of the private villas on the island offers 1,500 square feet of gorgeous living space including a king-size bed, larger dressing area, fully-stocked fridge, double shower, hot tub, and an outdoor shower. What’s the price tag for all this luxury? Prepare to spend between $2,079 and $2,999 for a night in paradise. Oh, you also have to book a minimum six-night stay, so be prepared to spend at least $12,500 if you’re going to enjoy this luxury destination.
Fregate Island, Seychelles
This small island in the archipelago of the Seychelles has 17 luxurious villas and is also one of the most eco-friendly resorts. Starting at $3,000 per night, you can stay at one of Fregate Island’s 16 private villas. Water lovers can enjoy two huge swimming in two freshwater swimming pools, yachting, kayaking, sailing, snorkelling, and scuba diving. The island also boasts two restaurants and a wine cellar for some down time after a day of thrill seeking.
Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This luxury hotel is frequently described as “The world's only seven star Hotel" and also has the claim of being the fourth tallest hotel on earth. This luxury hotel is located on an island of reclaimed land 920 feet from Jumeirah beach and the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. Burj Al Arab features 28 double-story floors which accommodate 202 bedroom suite ultra-luxurious suites overlooking the sea, nine signature restaurants and an opulent full-service spa. Guests have the choice of arriving at the property by either one of the world’s largest chauffeur-driven fleets of Rolls-Royce's or by a dedicated helicopter transfer service. All this for only $18,716 per night.