Everyone loves a little bit of luxury in their life when it is available, and one of the best places to find it is in a hotel. Staying in a beautiful luxury hotel can be a very relaxing experience. Especially when it has a fantastic view, crisp and fragrant sheets on the bed, fresh flowers, a Jacuzzi, and many other amenities that are not available in an average hotel. Finding the very best luxurious hotels is not easy, which is why the list of the top four award winning hotels in the world has been compiled for you.
The Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro sets the standard for all other hotels. Opened in 1923, just walking through the door is something that will be remembered for a long time. There is plenty of artwork, and gold-leaf to give the place a grand feeling of elegance. While over 600 staff are on hand to offer assistance whenever it is required. Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra were regular visitors in the past.
La Sultana Oualidia in Morocco guarantees not only great weather, but a chance to relax on the beachfront terraces and watch the crystal blue waters of the Atlantic Lagoon. The hotel has only 11 rooms, so demand is high for the privacy it provides. The fireplace in each room makes them feel homely. Food can be served in a Berber tent on the private beach if preferred
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For those looking for somewhere surrounded by the sounds of natural wildlife, pristine beaches and vegetation, then the Saffire Freycinet in Tasmania is the answer. Built mainly from wood and glass, this three year old hotel offers 20 self-contained suites, all with stunning views. The on-site restaurant is run by the famous chef, Hugh Whitehouse, and offers only the best cuisine.
Including a safari with a few nights in a top hotel will add an additional level of wonder and enjoyment, and this is what makes the Sand Rivers in Tanzania so special. Located on the Selous Game Reserve, patrons feel as though they are living in harmony with the wild animals. Guests can stay in one of the eight bandas which overlook the Rufiji River. The sound of the local birds and hippos reminds you of being one with nature while enjoying a luxurious hotel.
Of course, there are thousands of hotels that offer high levels of service around the world, but each of the above include experiences that cannot be found elsewhere.