Top Five Luxury Hotels in 2011

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This year, tourists around the world not only choose the long-time prestigious hotels like Ritz-Carlton, Hilton and Shangri-La for their accommodation but also find some other new luxury hotels that tend to be eco-friendly and offer stunning city or natural views.

 

Olarro, Loita Hills in Kenya

Situated on Loita Hills, Kenya, Olarro becomes the next high-profile hideaway for tourists around the world. Thanks to designer Anthony Russell, the complex consists of seven thatched cottages and a two-bedroom villa, overlooking the Masai Mara National Reserve. While its tiled floors resemble giraffe markings, the billowing fabric ceilings inspire the feeling of a tented camp.


Furthermore, it is very interesting for those staying here to watch the annual wildebeest migration or enjoy after-dark safaris with night-vision goggles.

Furthermore, it is very interesting for those staying here to watch the annual wildebeest migration or enjoy after-dark safaris with night-vision goggles.

 

GoldenEye Hotel & Resort in Jamaica

The GoldenEye on the northern coast of Jamaica, where Ian Fleming wrote his James Bond novels to entertain audiences, is transformed from a normal property into a small but stylist hotel and resort with only 11 cottages and six suites along a white-sand beach and secluded lagoon by its current owner Chris Blackwell. This unique hideaway used to welcome some high-profile guests including Beyoncé and Jay-Z.


This unique hideaway used to welcome some high-profile guests including Beyoncé and Jay-Z

This unique hideaway used to welcome some high-profile guests including Beyoncé and Jay-Z

 

Kenoa in Barra de São Miguel, Brazil

Located on a sleepy beach along Brazil’s Alagoan coast, north of Bahia and opened by engineer Pedro Marques, the Kenoa hotel features a 23-room eco-retreat with eucalyptus columns, natural wood and brick interiors. Besides, the environmental responsibility is particularly concentrated, the hotel’s staffers are instructed in conservation techniques to avoid disturbing the nearby preserve.


Doubles of the Kenoa are from $630

Doubles of the Kenoa are from $630

 

Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore

The Fullerton Bay Hotel is a five-star luxury hotel situated near the mouth of the Singapore River. It consists of 100 rooms that are kitted up in rose wood, leather and chrome with terraces maximizing views of the city skyline or the Marina Bay. The hotel also features a large swimming pool, fitness centre and a luxury spa as well as five food and beverage outlets.


The Fullerton Hotel Singapore has won major travel awards including the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List award

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore has won major travel awards including the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List award

 

Cap Rocat in Majorca, Spain

If visitors expect to enjoy exciting summer holiday and throbbing nightlife, Majorca can meet their demand. However, if someone wishes to go off the radar, the Cap Rocat setting in a 19th-century former military fortress along the southern edge of the Bay of Palma is an ideal destination. The Cap Rocat has private terraces furnished with all-weather canopy beds, an infinity pool as well as an easy access to the bathwater-warm Mediterranean for sailing, diving, and waterskiing excursions.


Doubles of the Cap Rocat are from $685

Doubles of the Cap Rocat are from $685

 

 

Related links:

Top Five Fabulous Floating Hotels

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This article was published on 2011/05/12