Our Top 10 Bucket List Hotels and Resorts

So this is the one post which has been on our minds for quite some time, with much deliberation we have nailed which hotels would be the ones we would love to visit before we leave this beautiful planet, I’m not refering to to 5+ stared luxury hotels but the hotels which offer which no other can due to it unique destination. 

Wakatobi, Indonesia

This is a personal choice, the number one destination on my own bucket list, as a scuba diver I have dived on some of the most most amazing sites around the world, other than Wakatobi, Don’t get me wrong, there may be many better places to dive but a vacation isn’t just about one aspect of why you go to this stunning destination.

Whether you want to dive or go snorkeling in the the colorful protected coral reefs busheling with marine life, enjoying a rejuvenating spa, taking in a glorious sunset with your favorite cocktails at the jetty bar, or perhaps indulging in a romantic beach dinner, Wakatobi Dive Resort provides a unique and enriching experience for those seeking recreation, relaxation and privacy.

Apparently, It’s not unknown for there to be tears on the last day of a trip in Wakatobi – guests simply don’t want to leave this little piece of heaven and return to the ‘real’ world.

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Kakslauttanen Artic Resort, Lapland, FINLAND

You best get wrapped up for a visit of a lifetime to this magical artic experience to The Kakslauttanen Artic Resort, The Aurora season lasts for up  to 8 months from the end of August through to the end of April, To get the most out of the experiance you must book one of their log cabins with a view from your bed inside the glass domed igloo. 

With so much more to offer other than the Northen lights, from husky safaris, ice fishing, raindeer safaris, snow mobile tours and cross country skiing.

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longitude131 Resort, Uluru (Ayers Rock), AUSTRALIA

With views direct to Uluru and across the desert to Kata Tjuta, Longitude 131˚ is Australia’s most celebrated luxury accommodation. scattered among the red-rust dunes of the outback are sixteen tented pavilions, each offering connection with the outback landscape and its heritage as well as a stunning base from which to explore the incredible Red Centre. Discover vibrant Aboriginal artworks alongside relics from the region’s explorers, a bar and restaurant offering the best contemporary Australian dining and friendly staff ready to share a yarn.

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Wakaya Club & Spa, Fiji, South Pacific

Wakaya is a privatly owned Island and is home to the stunning Wakaya Club and Spa, an exclusive and intimate 10 suite beachfront resort and two luxury private villas. Wakaya Island is abundant with dense tropical forests, stunning beaches and surrounded by a Marine Protected Area, home to vibrant coral reefs and a plethora of ocean life.
Bosting 12 staff to one guest ratio will guarantee your stay at the Wakaya Club & Spa.

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Bergwiesenglück, Ischgl, Austria

This is not an ordinary ski lodge. Nor a run of the mill mountain retreat. This is where luxury meets nature; where modern comfort coexists with unbridled alpine views. With Europe’s best hiking and skiing literally at your doorstep, Bergwiesenglück is the archetypal lodging of the Austrian Alps.

Perched in an enviable position above the picturesque Paznaun Valley, Bergwiesenglück stuns visitors with the breathtaking panoramas it affords. In the winter, alpine enthusiasts come to ski the adjacent Bergbahnen See GesmbH, one of Austria’s most beloved resorts. After the snow has melted, technicolored meadows and bubbling brooks transform the surrounding hills into a hiker’s paradise.

The nearest airport is about an hour away in Innsbruck, while the closest train station is 20 minutes down the valley in Landeck. Skiers can jump on a free transfer shuttle from their chalet to arrive at a chairlift within minutes.

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Muraka Conrad, Maldives

THE MURAKA, a first-of-its-kind, luxury two-level residence with a master bedroom submerged over 16 feet below sea level in the Indian Ocean, as part of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort.ree transfer shuttle from their chalet to arrive at a chairlift within minutes.

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Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India

 this spectacular palace became world renowned when the James Bond film ‘Octopussy’ was filmed at it. It was the secluded lair of the film’s eponymous Bond Girl. This heritage hotel in Udaipur has 65 luxurious rooms and 18 grand suites. Its location on an island in the midst of a lake affords every room breathtaking views of the neighbouring City Palace, Aravalli Hills, Machla Magra Hills and Jag Mandir. The incomparable location provides the perfect backdrop for the  exquisite cuisines at the elegant restaurants of Taj Lake Palace. These are open only to resident guests. Signature speciality restaurants at this palace serves a choice of cuisines. Neel Kamal for authentic Rajasthani and other dishes from India; and the seasonally open-air Bhairo for contemporary European delicacies. In the evening, indulge in signature martinis, cocktails and a grand collection of premium international spirits at the bar, Amrit Sagar. Continue your being pampered as a royal at our Jiva Spa in Udaipur, with a spa boat  experience like no other. Carefully created treatments draw on the ancient wellness heritage of India, and the fabled lifestyle and savoir vivre  of Indian royalty. This 5 star palace hotel in Udaipur at Lake Pichola continues the tradition of grand soirees and formal levees which were hosted here by the royal family of Udaipur. Meetings and Incentives at Taj Lake Palace are like no where else in the world. Where else can you meet at a palace in the middle of a lake!

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Singita Boulders lodge, South Africa

Set along the boulder-strewn banks of the Sand River, Boulders Lodge seamlessly blends the beautiful light, colours and textures of its surrounds into vast interiors that spill onto expansive wooden decks. Simplifying the essence of comfort, it welcomes complete unwinding.
Echoing Africa’s raw natural beauty designed to embody the soothing shapes of ancient boulders scattered along the riverbank and completely immersed in the wild, Boulders Lodge allows you to find yourself in nature. Each of this contemporary retreat’s 12 glass-fronted suites offers the utmost privacy, ultra-spacious interiors and heated pools, with handmade furnishings and soft, natural fabrics mirroring the breathtaking scenery outside.

Front-row seat to exceptional wildlife encounters providing access to 45,000 acres of untouched wilderness in Singita Sabi Sand in South Africa, Boulders Lodge is known for frequent leopard sightings and exceptional game-viewing while exploring the rich animal and birdlife on guided game drives and bush walks

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Hacienda Na Xamena, Ibiza, Baleric Islands, Spain

The Hacienda Na Xamena, Ibiza, is the talk of the island and is considered the best resort in Ibiza. It was the first and only luxury five-star hotel in Ibiza for nearly twenty years, and it has earned a reputation for offering exceptional service and facilities. The luxury five star resort offers comfort, magical and unique experiences, and plentiful facilities such as three pools: two outdoors and one indoor, a tennis court, a football court, a world-renown Spa, a cinema room, and a games room with billiard, giant chess, kids’ area, PlayStation, ping-pong and foosball. Above all, the resort is known for offering the most beautiful view, and one of the best hotel service in Ibiza and who couldnt go to this Island without a 40-minute road trip to Ibiza town, and let your hair down in Ibiza’s iconic clubs and bars. And if wild nightlife isn’t for you, the hotel’s restaurant is one of the areas most popular spots and after dark has a fun, lively atmosphere with DJ’s or live music on the weekends.

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The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh, Malaysia

Built around the beauty of nature, The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is Ipoh, Malaysia’s first luxury natural hot springs wellness retreat offering bespoke holistic experiences for ultimate relaxation, restoring overall wellbeing, finding inspirational ideas, rekindling romance, Take a hot bath in the geothermic hot springs which rise naturally deep from the earth.
The resorts Jeffs Cellar wine bar, has been named one of the most unique bars in the world, and for good reason. Set within a 260-million-year-old limestone cave, this bar has to be seen to be believed. If you prefer to be out in the open, the Sky Bar is set allows guests to sit on a 30ft high terrace and enjoy a cocktail overlooking the hot springs and surrounding nature. After dark, the Sky Bar doubles up as the ideal spot for stargazing.

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