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5 Luxury Getaways to die for

When you book a luxury vacation, you already have an idea of what to expect. While not all hotels and resorts are the same, they do offer a variety of similar options, making it difficult to choose just one. You may be hard-pressed to choose the infinity pool over the spa mud bath, or maybe the regal environment of one seems a little more appealing than the simplicity of another. Each generation of new resorts and hotels brings to the table something interesting and unique, and well worth checking out.

A truly luxury vacation should include a few specific details, such as:

  • A relaxing atmosphere
  • Friendly staff
  • Comfort and convenience

The best luxury hotels and resorts don't necessarily have to be 5-star or winners of many prestigious awards. In fact, some of the world's most lavish getaways are found tucked away on private islands with little contact to the outside world.

Cromlix House, Scotland

Cromlix House, built in 1874, may not be new, but this mansion is undergoing some serious refurbishments in order to re-open as a luxury hotel

The Gainsborough Bath Spa, England
Bath is renowned for its thermal pools, and this spa takes advantage of those waters using three new pools being built in the lower levels.

Pikaia Lodge, The Galapagos Islands
Enjoy incredible views of the mountains and volcanoes, as well as the sea and surrounding flora in this quaint, eco-friendly lodge. Enjoy a yacht experience on M/Y Pikaia I.

Aro Ha, Queenstown, New Zealand
Wellness is the theme at Aro Ha and you can expect the ultimate in pampering at the spa, or undergo some physical revamping with yoga or hiking.

Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort & Spa
With 180 rooms, this impressive resort offers the basic in luxury accommodations, such as a spa and health club. For the more active traveller, there are a list of activities to choose from, such as waterskiing, diving, sailing, tennis, cycling, and horseback riding in the mountains.

Finding luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a chore with numbers of new hotels and resorts being erected or renovated for your convenience. Finding one in the location of your choice has never been easier.

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