BRIAN BORU SUITE,
DROMOLAND CASTLE, IRELAND
A glamorous, intimate and sophisticated castle, named after Ireland's only High King whose ancestors built Dromoland Castle, this suite is fit for royalty. The calming duck egg and gold palette is carried through from the extravagant sitting room to the expansive bedroom with its glorious four-poster bed, chandeliers and detached dressing room. Irresistibly comfortable, large windows flood the suite with natural light, offering sweeping views over Dromoland Lough and across the 450 acre estate. The estate offers a host of relaxation amenities from a world-class golf course, spa, permissive dining, activities like archery, falconry, fishing, horse and pony riding, tennis, estate walks and cycling etc. The castle has easy admittance to Shannon Lake and activities across the Wild Atlantic Way. It also makes for a remarkable fairy tale wedding venue.
Where Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare, V95 ATD3
Wallet: 1400 pounds per night
Call: +353 61 368144
CHAIRMAN’S VILLA, CROWN TOWERS PERTH, AUSTRALIA
These classic suites are exclusively decadent. However, if you are looking to go all out then there’s no better place to stay than the luxurious, opulent and lavish Chairman’s Villa. Straddling two storeys and an awe-inspiring 715sqm, the Villa offers stunning views of the Swan River and the city skyline. Tailored furnishings and embellishments feature throughout, from the leather clad walls and distinctively designed, hand-tufted carpets, to imaginative lighting installations, including the stunning 15-ring custom made chandelier, weighing in at 2.5 tonnes. The Villa features four bedrooms, a soaring two storey living room, a dining room with a fully equipped bar, an entertainment room with a grand piano and pool table, personal study, and a butler’s kitchen with detached service entry.
Where Great Eastern Highway, Perth WA 6100
Wallet: On request
Call: +61 8 9362 8888
HONEYMOON AQUA POOL VILLA, KANDIMA, MALDIVES
Located at the tip of the Aqua Villa jetty, the Honeymoon Aqua Pool Villa has the best seating in the house for those mesmerising sunsets! Everything about this villa is oh-so-chic, featuring a sprawling living space with a distinct living area and bedroom that open to a gigantic private infinity pool with panoramic ocean views along with a roomy over-water deck with sun loungers, and direct access to the blue sea.
Other amenities at this villa include a king-size bed, free-standing bathtub looking out into the ocean, in-room entertainment system with 40-inch LED TV and more. Kandima Maldives is a game-changing island destination that reimagines luxury lifestyles. This three-kilometre lush tropical escape with an authentic Maldivian soul caters to guests of all ages: families, couples, groups of friends and honeymooners.
Where: Dhaalu Atoll, Republic of Maldives
Wallet: Rs1,08,615 ++ taxes per night for two adults, on full board
Call: +960 676 1100
THE ROSEATE SUITE, THE ROSEATE, NEW DELHI
Want privacy? This is the perfect luxury hotel for you. Its luxe is understated rather than flashy, and the clientele reflects the decor. The suite is a well-appointed sanctuary with an extensive 3,000sqft. in space, an architectural genius among lush greens.
Its luminous marble flooring, a majestic gold cupola ceiling, the larger than life windows that showcase the resort's thriving flora and traversing water bodies cast a magic spell on you. The plush bedroom includes an in-built study, walk-in closet and much more to make you want more.
Where: NH 8, Samalkha,
Wallet: Rs4 lakh plus taxes per night
Wallet: 011 33552211
AL MAMOUN, LA MAMOUNIA, MARRAKECH, MOROCCO
The opulent beyond stars hotel La Mamounia is the most exciting property in Marrakech and certainly the most stylish. If you plan to stay in this property, book yourself into Al Mamoun. Named after a prince, the suite is an antique lover’s dream. Its gorgeous interiors, stunning gallant materials, and numerous traditional and contemporary inspirations create a splendid effect.
With two en suite bedrooms and a lounge, the Al Mamoun Suite extends on 212sqm, and is ideal for those seeking space and privacy. It is a destination on its own. Furnished with paintings and artworks from around the world, its multiple influences and unusual decoration create a perfect alchemy between the Orient and the Baroque.
Where: Avenue Bab Jdid. 40 040 Marrakech Maroc
Wallet: 95 000 Mad (rack rate) per night
Call: +212 5243-88600
ROOFTOP SUITE, GRAND HOTEL LES TROIS ROIS, BASEL, SWITZERLAND
Tucked in a charming location overlooking the Rhine, this five-star hotel and was founded in 1681 as Les Trois Rois and is one of the oldest city hotels in Europe, rebuilt in 1844 as Grand Hotel. Now, it’s understated luxe and complete privacy attracts a reputable crowd from both at home and away. Napoleon, Queen Elizabeth II, Pablo Picasso, Thomas Mann and many others have appreciated the special warmth of the Basel grand hotel. But the important question is, which suite to choose? The answer is simple, book the rooftop and you have got yourself a winner which is Art-Deco, Luxurious, elegant and with Panoramic Views. The suite’s cherry on top: the beautiful outdoor Jacuzzi on the roof terrace. With skyline views of the city and the river, this cosy, illuminated rooftop is perfect for popping a bottle of champagne on your polished coffee table. With 250 m of living space, this suite is the very personification of graceful luxury: two bedrooms, three bathrooms, a tranquil sitting room with a fireplace and two dining tables and a television and work space are all part of what it has to offer.
Where: Blumenrain 8, CH-4001 Basel
Wallet: On request
Call: +41 61 260 50 50
PRESIDENTIAL SUITE, WESTIN NUSA DUA, BALI, INDONESIA
The Presidential suite inspires, thanks to its rejuvenating, modern design infused with an uplifting dash of Balinese flavour. With sights of the calming Indian Ocean, the large living area is well-lit by natural light, while a four-person dining table allows for a memorable private meal. Relax on the sofa while watching a movie on the 37” flat screen television. For personal communication needs, there is a private office with High Speed Internet Access.
But Before you sink into the soul-warningly soft Heavenly Bed in the master bedroom make use of the gigantic balconies, with a complimentary mini bar and outdoor teak wood seating permit you to ease and relish panoramic views of the resort’s gorgeously clipped gardens, water features, and pools, as well as the sparkling ocean. And revive in the expansive bathroom, home to a glossy vanity counter, a distinct Heavenly Shower and bathtub, and signature bath amenities.
Where: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua
Wallet: Starts from IDR 30,000,000 per room per night and subject to 21 per cent tax and service charge
Call: +62 361771906
THE RESIDENTIAL SUITE, THE ST. REGIS, MUMBAI
St Regis sure knows how to please. With breath-taking panoramic views of the cityscape, spread across five levels and a beautiful kitchenette; it would be a shame not to host your guests in this exceptional refreshingly modern design. Exquisitely furnished with ornate chandeliers and intricate marble inlay work, and a pristine marble laid bathroom en suite. As a resident here, you can avail complete insider access to the wellness floor on level 10. The floor houses the Iridium Spa, The St. Regis Athletic Club (24 hours), swimming pool and the salon.
Where: 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
Wallet: Rs15,000 plus taxes for 1 BHK residential suite
Call: +91 22 6162 8000
ARMANI DUBAI SUITE, DUBAI, UAE
Designed by Giorgio Armani, the Armani Dubai Suite is 390sqm of matchless luxury, cosiness and relaxation. With two gorgeously appointed bedrooms, private living and dining rooms, a study and a private gym on level 39, it features an extraordinary circular entrance foyer with 3 powder rooms and a storage closet. If all this doesn't enthuse you, the stunning desk views the suite offers is out of this world. After work, treat yourself to a dinner Armani Amal on the terrace, the best Indian restaurant in Dubai.
Where: Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai
Wallet: Starting at AED 25,000++ per night
Call: +971 4 888 3888
TWO BEDROOM TENT WADI ASHAR AL ULA RESORT, AlUla
Located in Al Ula, 45 km from Madain Saleh Tombs, this is, without a doubt, the most impressive suite. And the two-bedroom luxury tent’s pièce de résistance, is, of course, the fireside on the personal patio, which overlooks the iconic AlUla landscapes. The units bid state of the art amenities along with a terrace. You can schedule a massage at the on-site spa and settle in at the on-site restaurant with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean delicacies. This must be what it feels to ‘live like a local’.
Where: AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Wallet: Starts from Rs30,000 per night