Best Resorts in the World
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Acqualina Resort and Spa (Sunny Isles Beach – FL) United States
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach epitomizes the sophistication of a Mediterranean villa combined with the beautiful oceanfront location on Florida’s Riviera. Located on 4.5 beachfront acres with 400 feet of Florida’s stunning Atlantic Ocean coastline, this Miami Beach luxury resort features 188 residences, 98 impeccable hotel rooms and suites and world-class luxury hotel amenities, including three oceanfront restaurants, three oceanfront swimming pools and an innovative marine biology-based children’s program.
The luxurious 20,000 s.f. ESPA oceanfront spa features 16 treatment rooms including a private hotel spa suite for two, a private spa pool and heated jet pool with a Roman waterfall, Finnish Saunas, Crystal Steam Rooms, Ice Fountains, Experience Showers, and Relaxation Rooms.
The resort is a recipient of the coveted 2013 Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award, 2014 AAA Five Diamond Award for five consecutive years and 2012 Andrew Harper’s Reader’s Choice Award for Top 20 Beach and Family Resorts. Acqualina is just five minutes from the world famous Bal Harbour Shops and a short drive to the vibrant daytime activities and nightlife of Miami Beach, South Beach, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale.
Acqualina’s 54 guest rooms and 44 suites include two deluxe three bedroom oceanfront suites. All are havens of elegance and comfort. The richly appointed accommodations feature classic furnishings with fresh modern elements complete with luxurious fabrics and gracious amenities such as private terraces, flat-screen TVs and bathrooms with imported marble flooring, double sinks, bathtub and glass-enclosed shower.
All rooms and suites offer magnificent views and are equipped with fully stocked private bars with gourmet food snacks, goose down duvet & pillows (foam pillows available upon request), Frette sheets, ETRO bath amenities, hairdryer & makeup mirror, luxurious bathrobes, in-room CD players, IPOD docking stations, high-speed Internet access, and umbrellas.
Three outdoor swimming pools provide a haven for relaxation. Sundries, including suntan lotion, sunscreen and sunglasses, are available for purchase at the Beach Club Pool kiosk, open on weekends and holidays. Pools are restricted to residents, hotel guests and beach club members. When visiting the pool areas, guests are asked to bring their room keys and beach pass. Cabanas are available for full-day rentals. They include personalized service and various amenities to make the guests’ day in the sun more enjoyable.
Belmond Copacabana Palace (Rio De Janeiro) Brazil
Opened in 1923, Belmond Copacabana Palace’s impressive stucco-fashioned edifice is Rio’s most traditional and luxurious hotel. This landmark was designed by the French architect Joseph Gire who was inspired by two hotels, the Negresco in Nice and the Carlton in Cannes. Since opening the hotel has had only two owners, the Guinle family of Rio de Janeiro and from 1989, Orient-Express Hotels, Trains & Cruises, now Belmond Hotels, Trains and & Cruises.
Highly acclaimed Belmond Copacabana Palace is renowned as the most luxurious hotel in Rio. With a long-established reputation for exceptional service, it is the first choice for celebrities, royalty, politicians and business traveller.
Palazzo Versace (Gold Coast) Australia
Creating choice and trends in fashion and home style is Donatella Versace’s passion. To extend the signature label into a landmark hotel, Donatella brings together inspirations and influences from around the globe – reflecting past and present, classical and contemporary.
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast Australia is an exquisite destination, created for the world to enjoy. Palazzo Versace is the evolution of the Versace lifestyle, a place of Renaissance splendour, elegance and ease – in a location of breathtaking beauty. The world’s first Versace hotel incorporates 205 classically elegant rooms, 72 neighbouring condominiums, 3 award-winning restaurants and a private marina, on a historic site at the edge of the Gold Coast’s Broadwater.
The Gold Coast’s magnificent waterways, hinterland and white sandy beaches have established it worldwide as a resort destination. A glorious climate and a cosmopolitan approach to life are the attributes that make the Gold Coast such a perfect locale for meetings, incentives and special events. Naturally, Palazzo Versace, as the Gold Coast’s premier holiday destination within a destination, is the preferred choice for every occasion.