Top10s may make you laugh, smile or may surprise you. Today I’d like to make you dream with my very own selection of 10 unusual, surprising and luxurious hotels I’ve been lucky enough to experience.
Villa Honegg in Switzerland and its swimming pool in the alpine pastures
Villa Honegg is a 5-star hotel located on Mount Burgenberg, near Lucerne. Famous for its fabulous pool with an exceptional view of the mountain and the lake of the Four Cantons.
Renaissance Aruba and its Flamingo beach
Head to the Caribbean for an unforgettable stay at the Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino. Aruba Island which belongs to the Netherlands is located off the Venezuelan coasts. This complex owns a private beach known to host a large colony of flamingos : Flamingo Beach.
Four Seasons Serengeti to bathe while admiring the elephants
Tanzania and more precisely Serengeti National Park is home to a hotel that delights wildlife lovers. From the pool or some of the bedrooms bathtubs, the happy residents can enjoy breathtaking views of the flora and fauna. The elephants walk freely in the reserve and come drink and play at the hotel pond several times a day.
Hotel Cap Eden Roc in Antibes and its mythical sea water pool
The French Riviera’s hotels compete imaginatively to attract tourists. The Cap Eden Roc in Antibes has an undeniable advantage: its famous infinity swimming pool of heated sea water in the middle of the rocks. It overlooks the Esterel mountains and the Lérins Islands.
Suite Sistina in Rome, a royal suite with its private jacuzzi and round bed
The Sistina Suite is located in the heart of Rome. It is the ideal starting point for pacing the streets of the Italian capital. At night when you are looking for some relaxing time or for a romantic moment, the royal suite is equipped with a real spa and has a very comfortable round bed.
Hotel Victor in Miami Beach, to admire all of South Beach from the jacuzzi in the Penthouse Suite
The Victor Hotel in Miami Beach, offers luxury accommodation featuring a pool with ocean views. But even more exceptional, its penthouse suite is equipped with a private jacuzzi on the roof top. It allows you to relax while enjoying the 360 ° South Beach panorama.
Lebua in Bangkok and its exceptional rooftop
Bangkok in Thailand is known for its rooftops. But the luxury Lebua Hotel with its rooftop restaurant bar stands out from its competitors. The view is breathtaking. You may also remember this mythical place from The Hungover II movie since the director shot one of the movie scenes there.
Burj al Arab in Dubai and its outrageous luxury
Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known to be the city of excess. But the Burj al Arab still succeeds in surprising its guests. This privately owned island hotel boasts many gourmet restaurants, a luxurious city-wide spa and a Sky View bar at 200 meters above sea level. Each suite of this 7-star resort (yes yes!) Is equipped with a 4-carat gold iPad…
Corinthia Hotel London, for its unique and huge spa
The luxurious Corinthia Hotel London is located in a posh neighborhood of the English capital near Trafalgar Square. But in addition to its privileged position, its fame owes much to its outstanding and new generation spa. One of the most beautiful in the world in my very own experience.
Château Montfort in Milan. Feel like Alice in Wonderland for the duration of your stay
Chateau Montfort (Montfort Castle) is located in a historical monument and is very central in the capital of Italian fashion. Its owners have imagined offering visitors a decoration inspired from lullabies and fairy tales. The Spa also has its share of wonders to offer.
In every corner of the world you can find exceptional hotels awaiting you for an unforgettable stay. And this Top 10 could easily become a Top 20 ☺
All you have to do now is pack up your suitcases!