While luxury travel is probably a distant dream for most of us, there's nothing wrong with having a sneak peak at the various luxurious experiences on offer across the globe.
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From turquoise waters of the Pacific, to the coasts of the Middle East, travel website Booking.com has chosen six of their most luxurious and therapeutic places on offer.
Le Meridien - Bora Bora
When we picture heaven it comes pretty close to the French Polynesian Island of Bora Bora. With its overwater bungalows, infinity pools, glass bottom floors and stellar ocean views, the Le Meridien is the purest form of tropical getaway. With no road access you'll have the chance to truly to disconnect from the outside world in your own slice of paradise.
Emirates Palace - Abu Dhabi
With its private beach, opulent decor and marble bathrooms, the Emirates Palace will make you feel like Arabic royalty. Known for its glitz and glamour, Abu Dhabi has some of the best shopping and dining the world has to offer, all of which can be enjoyed from this luxury hotel like not other.
Hidden in the stunning rice fields of Ubud, this resort will make you feel like you've stepped into a jungle fairy-tale. With spa treatments, private yoga classes and gym access, Viceroy is the ultimate in therapeutic getaways. Not to mention the multiple pools dispersed among the lush greenery.
Donkey Bay Inn, Russell, Bay of Islands
In our very own Bay of Islands you'll find the spectacular Donkey Bay Inn. With its unique Kiwi vibe, this luxury beachfront hotel offers phenomenal views in a surene native bush setting.
La Sultana - Marrakech
This exotic Moroccan establishment is certainly one for the bucket list. With its traditional furnishings and luxe marble bathrooms, the La Sultana is a unique immersion into Moroccan culture and cuisine. All while overlooking the beautiful and wild city of Marrakech.
Milaidhoo Island - Maldives
This Indian Ocean getaway offers spacious beachfront villas in the divine setting of white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. With a range of spa treatments and yoga and meditation classes, this will be sure to see you relax like never before. And if you happen to be more of an "active" relaxer then there's sailing trips, kayaking and world class snorkeling and diving.