The most luxurious travel experiences

Luxurious travel embodies the epitome of indulgence, offering an unparalleled experience of opulence, comfort, and personalized service, but not everybody can afford it. But what if cost wasn’t something we were concerned about? What if we could book any experience we want?
For those of us who love to dream (or who can actually pay for it), this is the list of our 12 favorite travel luxury experiences, from the most extravagant to the most exclusive ones:

Four Seasons Jet

Around the world with Four Seasons

The well known hotel chain recently launched the journey of a lifetime: a 24-day trip around the world on board of their own private yet.

They will take you to some major stopping points across three continents, staying at some of the brand’s most luxurious hotels, including the Safari Lodge Serengeti, and traveling to places like Bora Bora, Sydney, Bali, Tab Majal, Dubai, London, Prague, Seattle, Kyoto, Seychelles, Rwanda, Marrakech, Bogota, Galapagos, Madrid, Jordan… There are different itineraries available, with different times and destinations, each of them filled with unique experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else.

Price: $147,000 per person (approx).

Antarctica Drake Passage Travel Guide

Cruise the Antarctica

The Antarctica cruise is one the most adventurous experiences that can be on your bucket list. The trip to explore the remote Antarctic Circle, which leaves from Ushuaia, Argentina, is one in a lifetime experience. There are a handful of companies offering this services like Hurtigruten, a leader in expedition travel.

Cross the Drake Passage, where the Atlantic and Pacific oceans meets, enjoy the amazing views of the white tundra, get close to penguins, seals and whales, sail through polar lagoons and stargaze in one of the starriest skies there is.

If you want to step up your game, you could also take a private jet in business class comfort. Hosted by Silversea Cruises, The Antarctica Bridge provides the fasted and most direct route to the South Pole, leaving from Chile’s Punta Arenas to King George Island in Antarctica. The flight takes just 2 hours (avoiding 4 days at the sea), and the tour offers expeditions to the Antarctic Sound, the Peninsula and the south Shetland islands.

Prices start at $17,500 per person.

Eastern Express

The Orient Express

The Orient express was a long-distance passenger train created in 1883. Known for its iconic blue and gold carriages, it used to travel between Paris and Istanbul, the original endpoints. Nowadays, run by Belmond the train goes all the way to Southeast Asia where is called “Eastern Express”.

Covered in luxury and elegance, the train will take you through jungle, golden beaches and sky-high cities while offering exotic cuisine, lavish decor and cozy cabins to enjoy not only the destination but the travel itself. With a wide range of luxury properties to stay and excursions to make in between, the Eastern express should definitely be on your bucket list.

Each way starts as $2,000 per person.

Highland Games Balmoral

Highland Culture

Join the luxury travel club PRIOR’s High Art and Highland Culture and enjoy an exclusive experience in the Scottish Highlands alongside the British Royal Family.

The annual highland games , a 900 year old celebration, takes place every year in Braemar, near Balmoral, showcases fierce competitions of “toss the caber”, “put the stone”, and “throw the hammer” between others, with a mix of pipe bands and dances.

Finish this exclusive experience by with a whiskey tasting in a distillery, a “ceilidh” (evening of folk music) and dine in a bothy (a traditional moss-covered house), where you can enjoy Scotland’s breathtaking views.

Aerial Safari overlooking South Africa

Fly over South Africa’s incredible scenery and wildlife with an aerial safari and experience the continent from a different perspective.

Starting from the Atlantic Coast in Namibia and flying over its deserts, the incredible deltas in Botswana, the Victoria falls in Zambia, and the turquoise waters in Malawi and Mozambique, this is the perfect solution for those who want to experience Africa in style.

Private flying safari: $150,000 for 6 travelers.

Dinner Sandbank Maldives

Overnight Sandbank in Maldives

As if staying in your own private island and luxury villa in the Maldives wasn’t enough, nowadays Soneva Fushi is offering a luxurious retreat on board of a private seaplane. With champagne in hand, you will be transported to a secluded and isolated sand bar where you will camp side a luxurious Bedouin-style tent. Candle lit dinner, stargazing and indulgent breakfast surrounded by the dramatic turquoise waters of the ocean.

Price: $2,000 /night.

inside volcano iceland

Private Concert inside a Volcano in Iceland

Dining in the magma chamber volcano of Þríhnúkagígur is by far one of the most exclusive things you can do on earth. Located near the Blafjoll mountain range in South Iceland, the 4,000 years old magma chamber of this volcanic crater is available for a lavish dinner and concert to those who can afford it. Offered by the british tour operator Jacada Travel, the tour includes lodge accommodation, breakfast and dinner, services of an Icelandic chef and helicopter transfer.

Price: $19,000

Greek Islands Luxury Yacht

Tour through the Greek Islands

Alexa J is a modern and luxurious vessel for two, known as one of the most romantic luxury yacht available, offering a cruise around the Ionian Islands, one of the most breathtaking destinations around the globe.

Enjoy the 360 degree panoramic sunsets in total privacy with a glass of champagne while you sail on the waters on the Mediterranean Sea, indulge in the culinary delights of your private chef and the fully stocked bar filled with quality wines and spirits from around the world or just enjoy the beaches, the stars and the blue horizons.

Aurora Station

A trip to the space

Starting in 2022, Aurora Station, the first world’s space hotel, will offer the opportunity to spend the 12 nights in zero gravity to private citizen astronauts. The station will feature a spacious interior with large observation windows (you can watch the auroras from the space!), sleeping quarters and astronauts food. Guests will be offer to participate in science activities, as well as enjoy an experience that will change their lives forever.

Cost: $13,000,000

royal suite, Burj Al-Arab, Dubai

A night in the Royal Suite of Burj Al-Arab, Dubai

How can we talk about luxury without mentioning the only seven stars hotel in the world? Located on the 25th floor of the hotel, the Royal suite is a delight for the eyes, one of the most expensive hotel rooms in the world, covered in 22-karat gold and featuring arabic style fit for a king.

Price: $24,000/night

Glass Igloo Lampland

Glamping in Finland

For some people, just looking at the Northern lights in a once in a lifetime experience. Well, what about clamping below the Aurora Borealis? Nowadays, you can book luxury accommodations in the nordic country, offering the possibility of watching the phenomena from the comfort of your cozy bed. Aurora domes, as they are called, are tent-link structures that include burning stoves, comfortable beds, clear perspex walls and even private saunas!, so you can sleep under the stars, literally.

manta resort Zanzibar

Sleeping underwater

Can you think in a better view than coral reefs and colorful fishes? The underwater room, located in the manta resort in Zanzibar, is a three level bungalow with a underwater room that offers 360 degree views of the ocean. Guests will see all kinds of marine wildlife just outside their windows.