The most expensive luxury hotels in the world

From location to service, the world’s most expensive resorts offer a one-of-a-kind experience like nowhere else in the world.

From Italy to Fiji and the Philippines, some of the most expensive luxury resorts in the world seem to reside on the pristine shores of the Pacific Sea, the Caribbean or the Mediterranean. These places exude a vibe like straight out of a movie, but if you’ve ever had the chance to spend a night at one of these resorts, you’ll know that these faraway paradises actually exist. Here’s a closer look.

Some of the most expensive luxury hotels in the world

Banwa Private Island, Philippines

The most expensive resort on our list is located on a tropical Philippine island in the Palawan archipelago. While that’s a steep price to pay for a night, the resort can actually sleep up to 48 people in the six beachfront villas with private infinity pools and hot tubs. With the resort’s organic farm, daily catch fresh from the sea and the ultimate privacy of this exclusive private island resort, this is the vacation of a lifetime.

Price: $100,000 per night (price was reduced to $45,000 during the pandemic in 2021)

Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece

For a fantastic vacation in the Mediterranean, the Grand Resort Lagonissi in Athens can host a seaside experience straight out of the movies. Beloved by several royal families, each of the villas has two master bedrooms, a cozy fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen and outdoor dining areas. In addition to this, you can also swim in the indoor and outdoor pools which can be heated on request, as well as relax with massages in the private areas.

Price: $50,000 per night

Necker Island

Owned by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, this exclusive and remote island is located on the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Under the concept of “barefoot luxury”, Necker Island is home to myriad wildlife and nature both in water and on land. Guests will be accommodated in Balinese-style rooms that can accommodate up to 48 adults and six children island-wide. Small group booking is also welcome for those not looking to rent the whole property.

Price: $44,000 per night

Island of Como Laucala, Fiji

While a regular trip to this exotic archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean can already cost a fortune, booking a night on Como Laucala Island is on another level. This private island resort has 25 self-contained villas spread across the hills, rainforests and along the sea. Dive into the waters, practice water sports, savor delicious food, practice your golf swings and enjoy much more in this fascinating space.

Price: $44,000 per night

THE Palace of the Raj, India

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If you want to live like a king in India, live it to the fullest at the spectacular Maharajah Pavilion at the Raj Palace. This four story apartment covers over 1480 square meters with four bedrooms. Among the extravagant furnishings and fittings provided, the building has a private lobby, library, rooftop terrace, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, private bar and private spa. .

Price: $44,000 per night

Hotel Cala Di Volpe, Italy

Best known for its pristine beaches and azure seas, Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda is home to several lavish resorts. One of the most notable is the Hotel Cala di Volpe, a Luxury Collection hotel. The extraordinary Penthouse Suite here features a private saltwater pool and rooftop terrace with a dining area and wine cellar, making it the most exceptional suite of them all.

Price: $41,700 per night

Ciragan Kempinski Palace, Türkiye

Another place to relax like a royal is the Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul. The hotel is located inside a historic palace which is the only Ottoman imperial of its kind. 310 rooms are perfect for any type of getaway, with upscale spa facilities and restaurants. The Sultan Suite, surrounded by panoramic city views, is the most extravagant due to the spacious living room, kitchenette, Jacuzzi and private butler.

Price: $41,500 per night

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