The 2017 holiday season is officially underway, but if you are still undecided where to go this year, you might just find your perfect destination on the World’s Top 10 Hotels list. Complied by Travel + Leisure as part of their ‘World’s Best’ Awards, the list highlights 100 of the very best hotels, safari lodges, beach villas, and luxurious hideaways, which guarantee to send your wanderlust into overdrive!
So, grab a cocktail (it’s 5 o’clock somewhere!) and your credit card, and take a sneaky peek at the World’s Top 5 Hotels… your next dream holiday is just a few clicks away!
- Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia
An eco-friendly resort on the Island of Sumba, some 400km east of Bali in Indonesia, Nihi Resort is the perfect choice for those who are looking for a wellness holiday in pristine surroundings. World-class surfing, sport finishing, ancient villages and the Nihi Oka Spa Safari are all waiting for you right here… as is your spacious villa with its canopy bed, handmade chocolates, and breathtaking views of the ocean.
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- The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
Well, if it’s good enough for President Obama, I guess The Brando in French Polynesia is definitely good enough for your 2017 holiday! A tropical hideaway in the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean, this luxury resort can only be accessed by private plane, and if you’re lucky enough to secure one of the 35 villas on the island, you can expect nothing but white sandy beaches, sea turtles as neighbours, and true Polynesian hospitality.
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- Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, Wyoming
Indulge in outback luxury at the Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming. Set on a 30,000-acre working cattle ranch, this exclusive property was designed for discerning travellers who love the great outdoors and activities such as fly-fishing, trail adventures, and horseback riding. Luxury accommodations and unrivalled dining experiences make this a dream US holiday destination.
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- Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, New Zealand
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs in New Zealand proudly holds the title of the 4th Best Hotel in World, and after taking a peek at their website, we can understand why! A haven in Matauri Bay, it offers exquisite accommodations, pristine beaches, a tranquil spa, and world-class golf, all of which is dotted along one of the most magnificent stretches of coastline you are ever likely to see!
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- Gibb’s Farm, Karatu, Tanzania
Describing itself as “a sanctuary for the senses”, Gibb’s Farm in Karatu, Tanzania, is one of the most enchanting properties in Eastern Africa. The perfect location to relax and unwind after climbing Kilimanjaro or enjoying a Serengeti Safari, it will leave you feeling revitalised and ready to tackle the world again! Beautiful accommodations, authentic African cuisine and breathtaking views await you at Gibbs… so what are you waiting for!
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