Naladhu resort Maldives

Naladhu Private Island Maldives, South Male Atoll

5 Absolutely Beautiful Resorts to Look Forward to in 2018

Vacations are not only a privilege, they are a necessity for maintaining sanity and happiness in a busy life. Sometimes you just need a week in a luxury resort with delicious meals, high quality entertainment, and picturesque views at your fingertips. Treat yourself this year with a trip to one of the world's most beautiful tropical locations, and book one of these five star resorts for your stay in paradise.

1. Naladhu Private Island Maldives, South Male Atoll

The Maldives are a string of islands famous for soft white sand and incredible resorts. For a quiet, secluded experience on these magical islands, book a private house with Naladhu Private Island. With butler service, a personal chef and waiter, a surround sound system, and a steam room, you can relax in your own little oasis of bliss. Fill your days with tennis lessons, cooking lessons and meditation, or just laze away in your private infinity pool.
Anatara Hua Hin Resort Thailand

Naladhu Private Island Maldives, South Male Atoll

2. Anantara Hua Hin Resort, Thailand

Flawless landscaping and impressive architecture make this seaside resort a treat for the eyes. The beautifully decorated rooms have balconies overlooking either the Gulf of Thailand or the flowering gardens. Located just south of Bangkok near some of the best local attractions, the property is home to numerous lounges and restaurants where you can taste the rich, flavorful Thai cuisine or take a private cooking class. Other amenities include room service, tennis courts, gorgeous pools, a fitness center, and excellent Thai massages from the spa.

3. Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, Hawaii

Outriffer Resort Hawaii

Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, Hawaii

Paradise awaits at this breathtaking Hawaiian haven. With tropical decor, spa treatments, and local attractions in close proximity, you can enjoy yourself inside and outside the resort's walls. Visit Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquariam, Pearl Harbor, and Kapiolani Park during your stay, or dive into the depths of the Pacific with scuba diving lessons. Snorkel at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve or surf the legendary waves on the North Shore of Oahu. Hawaii is packed with adventures, and Outrigger Reef Resort allows you to rest in comfort after a day of exploring.

4. Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Brazil

 Iguazu Falls

Belmond Hotel Brazil

Spend an unforgettable vacation in perfect view of the world's largest collection of waterfalls, Iguazu Falls. Belmond Hotel is the only resort inside the Iguazu National Park, so you can gaze at the majestic natural phenomenon as you eat tapas on the property's front terrace. With Brazil's rich rainforest surrounding the resort, exotic animals and plants help make your stay more memorable. Complete with a gym, pools, a spa, gardens, live music, a breakfast buffet, and tasteful historic Portuguese decoration, you can treat yourself to a vacation full of elegance and natural beauty.

5. Sanctuary Olonana, Maasai Mara, Kenya

The Maasai Mara

Maasai Mara

For a true immersion into the fascinating wilderness and culture of Kenya, stay in one of this resort's luxury tents. Resting along the Mara River, these comfortable, amenity-packed tents allow you to observe Africa's animal kingdom from your own screened windows. Popular local dishes are prepared using fresh, natural ingredients, and solar power helps the resort maintain its environmentally friendly status. Conveniently located next to the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, you can embark on safaris full of wildlife and private tours through local Maasai villages.

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