Often, when planning a trip abroad you want to try and find places that are exotic and offer a unique travel experience. These hotels have an exotic flair while maintaining a high level of luxury. Below are the top 5 hotels every high-end traveler should consider.
1. Citizen M, Tower of London, 40 Trinity Square, London, UK
Compared to other neighboring hotels, the Citizen M Tower is inconspicuous, but even so luxury abounds here. Close by this remarkable hotel is the historic Tower of London, defying age and time. Apart from that, when you look out of the window from this hotel, you will get a chance to feast your eyes on London’s most stunning skyscrapers all around.
The interior features stunning art and visual treats. There is no reception desk. The reception area is strikingly designed, doubling up as the lounge or dining area. Every wall of this hotel features eccentric decor, including the lifts and corridors. The lift cubicles stand out with inspirational quotes and quirky photos.
The rooms are magnum-sized, featuring cozy king-sized beds. Many that visit the Citizen M get tickled by the Vitra furniture, striking photography and floor to ceiling windows. As if that’s not enough, there are high tech tablets for controlling the blinds; there is good music buzzing from the speakers, free movies, and soft lighting.
What you should miss during your stay here is sampling the views of the Tower Bridge and the rest of London’s skyline. Then there is the stunning sunrise. From your cozy bed, you will watch in awe as golden rays chase away darkness over the Thames.
2. Marquis Los Cabos, Los Cabos
This is an adult’s all-inclusive resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. It is located near the southern end of the Baja peninsula. The hotel has incredible views of both the desert and the sea. On the exterior, you will get to feast your eyes and puzzle your brain on wondrous sculptures, big waterfalls, and remarkable infinity pools.
However, the real charm lies in the beautiful suites and superb amenities. Each suite has been stylishly furnished with a balcony. From these balconies, you will get a chance to spot migrating whales. There also hot tubs and personal pools in the private villas. In addition, there is a spa area within the hotel where you can go to rejuvenate and beautify yourself. In the afternoons, you will find peace in either one of the three swimming pools that have been craftily designed to relax your body and mind.
There are five restaurants and two bars at the Marquis Los Cabos. Needless to state, your stay here includes sumptuous meals and drinks all of which can be delivered to your room at your convenience. Things to do here include archery, dance, themed parties and live entertainment every night.
Los Cabos is synonymous with sport-fishing, so you can try your hand at that. There are several tour companies providing fishing charters. Then again, you could try whale watching- it’s an unforgettable experience watching the massive migration of grey whales especially in the winter period. Other activities to take part in Los Cabos include golf and snorkeling.
3. Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai
Its sail-like architecture is unmistakable even from a far distance. The Burj Al Arab has been the center of attraction for any photographers and tourists in Dubai. However, those that have had a chance to experience the comfort and splendor of this great hotel understand that its exterior charm is just a tip of the iceberg.
For starters, there are a whopping 202 luxurious suites covering two floors. From these comfortable and spacious rooms, you will get to enjoy stunning views of the city. The hotel has to it five swimming pools, three outdoors and two indoors. On top of that, there is the helipad on the rooftop, private beach and space-age dining and nightlife venues. The service here is superbly hospitable. There are a 24-hour butler service and a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce to get you wherever you want to go.
4. Stone House, Bali, Indonesia
This hotel is a secluded gem in the wanderlust heart of Bali. The surrounding features several Hindu shrines and the famous Monkey Forest. Stone House is the place where the noises die down. Here you get to kick back in luxury surrounded by a lush tropical atmosphere.
There is everything you would expect in an elegant resort; beautiful gardens, exotic furniture and breathtaking landscapes. The Stone House Hotel is an embodiment of traditional Balinese architecture infused with modem styles. There are three suites here, befitting a group of families and solo vacationers seeking privacy. These include the Longhouse Villa, Sky View, and Java Suite villas.
The service here is excellent, as you would expect with Balinese hospitality. Travelers from far and wide adore the lush gardens, the porch swings and sun decks where they get to lay back and enjoy a soothing breeze. Better still, there is a pool at the center of this property when you can take a dip in the panoramic scene of rice paddies.
5. Cima Rosa, Venice, Italy
Cima Rosa is a real hideaway in Venice. Cima Rosa is perfect for a quiet retreat, far from the jostle and bustle of the city. The Cima Rosa is located in the Santa Croce quarter, offering stunning views of the Grand Canal.
This affordable five-room hotel is a cut above the rest of the pricey hotels in Venice. The 15th-century old palazzo is lit by lanterns, a masterpiece of art in itself. Cima Roda is expertly run by a passionate couple, Danielle and Brittany.
Three bedrooms overlook the Grand Canal on the first floor, while the remaining two at the back are perfect for privacy and quietness. The rooms feature with Venetian décor, infused with velvets, blues, and greys. The beds are cozily covered with snow-white Italian linen, fresh and inviting. The Breakfast in the spacious common room.
In the atypical day, this includes fruit salad ham, cheese, yogurt, fresh juice, bread and tea or coffee. After that, the kind hosts will assist you in choosing the best hangout spots to tour in the city.