There are holiday resorts, and then there are exclusive, luxury holiday resorts which have to be experienced to be fully appreciated. These are the resorts that make the words dream holidays seem run of the mill, and if you are seeking the holiday of a lifetime and are feeling a bit spoilt for choice, here are just a few of the most exclusive holiday destinations around the world.
Sandy Lane in Barbados
Sandy Lane has the reputation of being one of the most prestigious holiday destinations, which is quite something when you consider the competition. This resort boasts an entire fleet of uber luxurious Rolls Royce Phantoms to run its guests around and the 5 star suites overlooking the sea are simply stunning. This resort offers the best of both worlds as couples can retreat into their own little haven while those travelling as a family will appreciate their Treehouse Club programme packed with activities for the kids.
Atlantis The Palm in Dubai
The 6 star resort is spectacular to look at, but when you get inside you will be awestruck. With its own private monorail system, a themed water park, 20,00ft of retail space and a stadium that attracts international music artists from across the globe, this is the kind of stuff that dreams are made of. Families who come here will be amazed by the provisions in place for both adults and children, and parents in particular will welcome the 24 hour babysitting option and the numerous treats for teenagers. Find out more.
Sani Beach Club in Greece
This elegant beach front establishment oozes elegance and luxury and is the ideal location for adults to unwind and recharge their batteries. Parents who are considering travelling here with their family will be very pleased to know that the kids club and creche are run by a childcare specialist of Ofsted standard. Situated on the beautiful Halkidiki peninsular, this is Greece at its best and privacy and relaxation are guaranteed. Find out more.
Jumby Bay in Antigua
A long time favourite escape of multi millionaires, Jumby Bay sits on a private 300 acre island in the Caribbean Sea. Following a refurbishment costing an eye popping £18m, the resort re-opened to reveal the 18 new suites that have been completed to a standard that have to be seen to be believed. Being on a private island means it appeals to both couples and families as the former can enjoy peace and quiet whilst the latter can make the most of the outstanding facilities and explore the island discovering rare wildlife.
Laguna Beach Resort in Thailand
Situated in Phuket, this exemplary resort is collecting top travel awards like some collect stamps. The images online of this resort simply don’t do it justice, as outstanding as they are. With a selection of both hotels and private villas, as well as numerous spas and retreats for those who want to get away from it all, this is one of the few places where couples can holiday alongside families and never be disturbed thanks to the excellent lay out