Who doesn’t crave a luxury holiday? The USA are blessed with beautiful vistas, luxury resorts, and five-star service that make for amazing weekend outings. With the country opening for travel again, pack your bags and venture on a road trip to explore this splendid country… Above all, do it by staying in some of its most amazing hotels.
Indulge in delectable food, enjoy recreational activities, or spend time with nature; there are loads to do at these luxury weekend getaways in the US.
1. Little Palm Island, Florida Keys
Little Palm Island offers the ideal luxury hotel experience on an exclusive private island. Escape to the isolated world of verdant tropical gardens, thatched-roof accommodations, Bahamas-style bungalows, and paths made with crushed seashells. This stunning island is accessible only by boat or seaplane.
Cut yourself off from gadgets and electronics and lose yourselves in the sounds of ocean waves, birds, insects, frogs, and the rustling of leaves. Spend your day lazing on a hammock with a book, pamper yourself in a tranquil spa, or sprawl on comfortable lounge chairs on the beach.
2. Waldorf Astoria, Las Vegas
Standing at the height of 47 floors, Waldorf Astoria is one of the most amazing hotels in Las Vegas. It offers a gorgeous view of the entire city and the golden desert. Consisting of 392 rooms and suites providing top-of-the-line luxury, the decor here has plenty of Asian influence and is exceptionally sleek and luxurious.
Bathrooms are massive, and you can enjoy sweeping views through the floor-to-ceiling windows. The highlight here is the Sky Lobby on the 23rd floor, which is a splendid entry point to gourmet dining, an elegant bar, and outstanding luxury.
3. The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Hands down the best hotel in all of Los Angeles. Yes, the Peninsula has been catering to the affluent and famous in Hollywood since its opening in the early 90s. Situated in the heart of Beverly Hills, it has 194 rooms done completely in floral decor.
It has fantastic dining options, a colossal rooftop pool, and a spa that is rumored to use diamond-infused massage oils. On top of that you also have world-class shopping at the Rodeo, which is just a few minutes away. The cherry on the cake is that the rate includes a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce.
4. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California
Post Inn Ranch is strategically located on top of cliffs of Big Sur, 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Undoubtedly one of the most amazing hotels in the US, and it offers 39 rooms replete with comfort, privacy, and elegance.
Situated on the scenic Californian Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, it boasts jaw-dropping views of the turquoise waters of the ocean, majestic mountains, and surrounding redwood trees. A great excuse to apply for your US visa.
5. Four Seasons Resort, Hualalai, Big Island
Four Seasons is the only five-pearl property on the Big Island’s exclusive Kona-Kohala Coast. This massive property consists of private bungalow-style rooms and suites surrounded by lushly landscaped grounds and meandering pathways.
You can find Hawaiian culture and design in everything around you, be it architecture, decor, or art. The icing on the cake is a private Jack Nicklaus signature golf course and an award-winning sports club and spa.
6. The Plaza, New York
The Plaza is an iconic landmark in New York that needs no introduction. Dating back to over a century, this prime property on Fifth Avenue has enormous rooms replete with plush beddings and gold-plated bathrooms. Most rooms overlooking the famous Central Park have been converted into private residences.
This hotel has a fascinating history, an extraordinary spa, and a 24-hour butler service worth every penny. Also, it boasts incredible dining experiences such as the Palm Court with Eloise-themed teatime, a Champagne Bar and a Food Hall. And if you look for a luxurious New-York Spa experience, you can try the nearby and stunning Spa La Mer at Baccarat Hotel.
7. The Broadmoor, Colorado
This awe-inspiring property sits on a sprawling estate of more than 3,000 acres. It offers an array of amenities and services such as three swimming pools, some golf courses, eight restaurants, a grand spa… And more than 25 shops and boutiques.
The Broadmoor is located on Cheyenne Lake at the foot of the Colorado Rockies and comes with 779 rooms, 107 suites, two brownstone villas, and ten rustic cabins for a wilderness experience. To achieve a perfect stay, sign up for outdoor activities such as fly-fishing, rock-climbing or horseback riding.
8. The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California
One of the premier resorts in northern California, The Ritz-Carlton offers its customers the ultimate luxury and comfort. Perched on a cliff looking over the remarkable Pacific Ocean, the hotel has 261 elegant and spacious rooms. Many rooms also have outdoor firepits facing the rocky east coast, and bathrooms are done with pristine marble.
You can take a yoga class, enjoy an indulging spa session, or play a round of golf on the 18-hole golf course. The menu includes everything from homegrown cuisine, delectable seafood, refreshing cocktails, and local wine.
All the above hotels and resorts spell luxury with a capital ‘L.’ Definitely some of the most amazing hotels in the US. Well, you may have to splurge a lot, it is worth the experience.
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