Set sail on a restored Omani Dhow, a sailboat reminiscent of the golden age of Arabian voyages. Guests board the ship from the Six Senses Zighy Bay and set sail through the Musandam fjords, stopping in secluded fishing villages and private bays. It’s possible to book a spa therapist, cooking classes with the chef or dives in the bay aboard the Dhahab. It costs $22,000 for a three-day, two-night itinerary on the boat.
This exclusive hotel suite is often acknowledged as the most expensive in the world and the biggest in Europe. For $80,000 per night, guests have access to 12 rooms and over 5,500 square feet of space. However the crowning feature of the suite is the wraparound terrace with views of the Alps over Lac Leman.
The ultimate in Italian opulence is perhaps best personified by the presidential suite at the Hotel Principe di Savoia. The suite comes complete with chandeliers, velvet furniture and even an iconic in-suite swimming pool. It’s available from $20,000 per night.
For those who would rather not deal with hotels, this “Balinese retreat” in Cannes is a luxurious escape for up to 15 of your closest friends. The villa comes with its own picturesque pool and staff, but perhaps the most memorable feature is the dinosaur skull displayed in the living room. The property’s available starting at about $41,000 per night.
The Burj al Arab is often referred to as the world’s most expensive hotel. Those who want to stay in the most expensive room at the world’s most expensive hotel should reserve one of the Royal Suites on the 25th floor. The suite has two master bedrooms, each with their own jacuzzi. The entryway is decked out in marble and gold and a grand staircase leads to the suite’s upper level. You can book it starting at $9,000 per night.
The Trans-Siberian railway is one of the most storied train lines in history. Golden Eagle’s luxury journey traverses the iconic Russian tracks in glamour. Accommodations onboard the train rival a hotel, with heated floors in the bathroom, laundry service and a plush bar car, complete with a resident pianist on the baby grand. Prices for the 15-day journey start at $30,995 for the Imperial Suite.
Located on the hotel’s 50th floor, a night in the suite is almost like staying in a sleek, expertly-curated museum of New York culture. The walls are lined with an exhibition of New York City-inspired art and the living room is stocked with records that follow the city’s music scene back to the 1930s. Rumor has it the suite starts at $36,000 per night.
Vacation like Richard Branson and Barack Obama on Necker Island. The private island in the British Virgin Islands has a variety of wildlife and will set guests up with scuba, waterskiing or sailing gear to go explore it all. It’s available from $80,000 per night for up to 34 guests — or, you know, just you and the former president of the United States of America.