The holiday season brings back the focus on destinations that provide luxury, excitement and memorable experience. The ultra rich look for something off the beaten track, far away from the tourist crowd, where they can enjoy both luxury and privacy. Some of the options ranging palaces to private islands to mega yachts are ideal for the rich and famous as they are so expensive that they are much beyond the reach of a common man. We are listing below seven destinations that could provide you with a memorable week long holiday.
The 242ft Mega Yacht RV Pegaso – £441,000
The megaycht comes with a submarine that can accommodate five people. Imagine yourself exploring the bottom of the ocean around the Caribbean while someone serves you endless glasses of Dom Perignon. You will have the opportunity to mingle with friendly sharks and swim with manta rays. There are people on board who will film the event with you. The yacht is accessible by helicopter as it boasts of a heliport at the stern. The yacht provides luxurious accommodation for 12 guests. The yacht has been designed as a research vessel but has many amenities for recreational activities. The charter for the yacht starts at £441,000.
Safari at Singita House, Tanzania – £52,000
The Singita Serengeti House on Sasakwa Hill in north Tanzania which opened earlier this year offers you the ultimate safari experience. It is built right in the middle of 350,000 acres of wild land that houses the most fascinating wildlife. Don’t be surprised if you see a family of elephants bathing from your bedroom window. Rhinos could come to see you while you swim in the infinity pool. It is literally the place of miracles. With accommodation available for eight guests in four suites it can be all yours for a week at an all inclusive tariff of £52,000.
The Caivigny Island is a Paradise – £300,000
The Caivigny island, off the south coast of Grenada was bought by a French family in the year 2000. They invested over £100 million spread over ten years to turn the 50 acre island into a paradise. There is accommodation for fifty people on the island but the main house that costs £300,000 a week can sleep only twenty guests. The interiors have been lavishly done up with designer furniture. There are six sandy beaches on the island and plenty of amenities for water sports. There will be fireworks and a band from the mainland playing for the New Year. You may visit their site to make the necessary bookings.
The World’s Most Expensive chalet – £230,000
Chalet N is strategically located overlooking the slopes of Oberlech in the Austrian Alps. It is by far the most expensive chalet in the world to rent at £231,088 per week. The chalet had a grand debut last year with big names like Tina Turner and Rihanna amongst the first guests. For the high price it offers the most exclusive and personalized service. The cutlery is made of titanium and you will find your initials embroidered on the pillows. The extravagant features include underwater music in the pool where the water can change color if you so wish. Skis made by Porsche are available for the guests. There are eleven bedrooms in the chalet that can accommodate up to 24 guests.
The King of the Castle at Rajasthan – £2.2million
Rajasthan is famous for its Maharajas and their palaces. There is a King of the Castle holiday available there that allows you to spend three nights in three different hotels. You must book the entire place which can accommodate up to 120 guests. The cost would be £2,160,000. This price only includes the bed and breakfast as you will need to pay for the jet travel between locations. The tour will start from Lake Palace in Udaipur and then move on to Umaid Bhawan Palace in Udaipur and finally end at Rambagh Palace which was once home to the Maharaja of Jaipur. Some A list celebrities have done this tour to celebrate a special occasion and you could do it this year as well.
A Private Tour by Private Jet – £590,000
The 20-day Ancient Worlds Explorer is a flexible package that picks you up from your nearest airport and will make stops anywhere you want before ending in Sydney, Australia. You could be visiting temples of Abu Simbel in Egypt, the Taj Mahal, India, and the World Heritage Site best known for Buddhist temples and monasteries in Luang Prebang, Laos. The package costs £589,878 excluding your return flights from Australia.
Laucala Island for Yourself – £1.1million
Laucala Island in Fiji is known for its exclusivity, luxury and sustainability. It has 25 lavishly done up villas that can accommodate 60 guests. This six-square-mile South Pacific island is owned by Red Bull drinks magnate Dietrich Mateschitz and the place to go to if you are willing to pay a premium for privacy. The island rears its own livestock and grows its own fruits and vegetables. The best way to enjoy the island is to book the entire thing for a week which will cost you just over £1 million. But the good thing is that the price is all inclusive.