The Queen's Garden Resort is a luxury 12-suite hotel with the largest pool on Saba and self-styled "the most relaxing hideaway of the Caribbean". Less than 25,000 tourists come every year to the island, which has around 2,000 inhabitants.
Global - Top 7

7 spectacular luxury hotels that blew our socks off

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Global - Top 7 7 spectacular luxury hotels that blew our socks off

The world is an amazing place. We've been busy researching the world's best luxury hotels: only the most spectacular have made the list.

Chris Woolfrey
Chris Woolfrey

Here are the 7 most spectacular luxury hotels that you'll find anywhere on the globe.

Guess what? You can book them all with TRVL.

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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Marina Bay Sands, by night. Photo by Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands

NIKON D3S

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Marina Bay Sands, by night.

The architects and designers really went to town on the Marina Bay Sands hotel resort in Singapore. The swimming pool, in particular, is a special kind of spectacular: straddling the resort's three 55-story towers, the Infinity Pool has a 146m 'vanishing edge' and offers stunning views of the city.

Book at Marina Bay Sands.

Faralda Crane Hotel, Netherlands

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Yes, this is really a hotel. Photo by Faralda Crane Hotel

Faralda Crane Hotel

Faralda Crane Hotel

Canon EOS-1D X

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Yes, this is really a hotel.

Amsterdam: canals, coffee shops, and... luxury cranes?

That's right: the Faralda Crane Hotel is not only one of the most innovative accommodations in Europe; it's one of the most creatively imagined spaces in the world.

Book at Faralda Crane Hotel.

Casa de Uco, Argentina

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Case de Uco by night. Photo by Case de Uco

Case de Uco

Case de Uco

Case de Uco by night.

With sweeping views of the Andes and the Uco Valley, as well as having its own, private vineyard, you don't have to think for too long about what makes Casa de Uco so special.

Put your feet up for a few days here and let the wonderful wine, food, and scenery do its work.

Book at Casa de Uco.

Kirkenes Snowhotel, Norway

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A luxury room, built from ice. Photo by Kirkenes Snowhotel

Kirkenes Snowhotel

Kirkenes Snowhotel

A luxury room, built from ice.

Bricks and mortar? Overrated.

The magical Kirkenes Snowhotel is built almost entirely out of ice, constructed each winter from scratch because it melts during the summer.

Kirkenes Snowhotel offers Ice sculptures, husky trails, and rooms at -4°C.  Don't worry, you'll be given sleeping bags that can withstand conditions as low as -35°C, so you can enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Book at Kirkenes Snowhotel.

Residenza Napoleone III, Italy

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Inside the Napoleon Suite. Photo by Residenza Napoleon III

Residenza Napoleon III

Residenza Napoleon III

Inside the Napoleon Suite.

The lavish Residenza Napoleone III in Rome is one of the most decadent luxury hotels on the planet. It's truly fit for a king -- and a king of a sort used to live in it.

Napoleon III, the former French emperor, lived here in 1830; it's so beautiful that you wonder if the hotel are expecting him back.

Residenza Napoleone III's oil paintings, marble bathroom and antique flourishes are just some of the features that make this one of the most gloriously opulent apartments you're ever likely to see.

Book at Residenza Napoleone III.

TUVE, Hong Kong

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Inside the minimalist rooms at TUVE. Photo by TUVE

TUVE

TUVE

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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Inside the minimalist rooms at TUVE.

The stripped-back minimalism of the boutique TUVE in Hong Kong proves that less can be more, even when it comes to luxury hotels.

Inspired by moody, brooding photographs of Lake Tuve in Sweden, the hotel's designers used only the natural materials – including granite, oak, and marble – to create something special and ever so slightly haunting.

Book at TUVE.

Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel, USA

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One of the luxury tipis. Photo by Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel

Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel

Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel

One of the luxury tipis.

The great outdoors has never been so glamorous. The Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel boasts a stunning location just a few miles from the entrance to Yellowstone National Park; the magnificent surroundings are matched only by the seriously cozy interiors of the luxurious, Sioux-style tipis.

If nature is your bag, these tipis are your dream.

Book at Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel.

 

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