The World's most stunning (and expensive) hotels to daydream about

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Discover how the other half lives with our guide to the most luxurious hotels on earth...

If you're a member of the 'daydreaming about butler service and white sandy beaches' club then we've got something special for you to drool over.

Our friends at TripAdvisor have combed the globe for the most earth-shatteringly amazing hotels that you can stay in (if you've got £10,000 to spare).

Okay, okay, we know most people can't afford this...but who doesn't love a bit of travel porn every now and then?

Take a peek at the fancy digs below and let us know what you think...

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle - Chiang Saen, Thailand

Tented hotel Four Seasons

The word camping is given new meaning by this swish Four Seasons 'tented accomodation' in the bamboo jungle of the Chiang Rai province in Thailand. The resort offers three to four day treks where travellers can ride elephants and see how the hilltop tribes in the province live. Expect fantastic food and impeccable service throughout your stay.

Prices start from around £1,055 per night.

Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort - Antigua, Caribbean

Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort - Antigua, Caribbean

Set on a 300 acre private island, this resort is located two miles off the coast of Antigua and offers an array of rooms and suites with with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, private outdoor gardens and a private pool. As one TripAdvisor traveller commented, "Incredible. Excellent service. Huge, clean, modern suites. Delicious food." Can ask for more than that!

Prices start from around £652 per night.

Anantara Kihavah Villas - Baa Atoll, Maldives

Anantara Kihavah Villas

This luxury resort in the Maldives offers guests a private infinity pool, just steps from the ocean, an underwater restaurant and a private stretch of the beach.

Prices around £987 per night.

Burj Al Arab - Dubai, United Arab Emirates


This hotel was designed to resemble a billowing sail and stands at a height of 321 metres, dominating the Dubai skyline. The Burj Al Arab offer in-suite check-in, private reception desks on every floor and a brigade of highly trained butlers to give guests the ultimate personal experience.

Prices start from around £942 per night.

Longitude 131 - Yulara, Australia

Longitude 131

Located at the gateway of the dual World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, this resort offers the ultimate Australian outback experience. Longitude 131 boasts just 15 luxurious tents, all with private views of world-famous Ayers Rock. Blissful, relaxing and a must for all Aussie adventurers...

Prices start from around £1,134 per night.

Hotel Le Toiny - St. Barthelemy, Caribbean

Hotel Le Toiny - St. Barthelemy, Caribbean

Set on a slope overlooking the bay of Toiny and the Caribbean Sea, each bungalow in this resort has its own gated entrance and red mailbox flag that serves as a "Do Not Disturb" sign for complete privacy. Exceptional room service, food and butler service is all thrown in too!

Prices start from around £547 per night.

Naladhu Resort Maldives - South Male Atoll, Maldives

Naladhu Resort Maldives - South Male Atoll, Maldives

Located on the island of Velighandu Huraa, each of the 19 private houses at Naladhu boats a Carrie Bradshaw-style dressing room, open-air bath, steam room and garden rain shower, private plunge pool and garden with hardwood deck. Add in the beautiful weather and you're pretty much in heaven...

Prices start from around £819 per night.

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa Seychelles - Mahe Island, Seychelles

Maia expensive hotels

This resort is surrounded by 12-acres of gardens which feature spices such as cinnamon, and exotic flowers such as orchids, blossoming hibiscus and heliconias. Located on a private peninsula on the island of Mahe in the Seychelles, the resort offers villa accommodation and guests are appointed their own personal butler on arrival. As one TripAdvisor traveller commented, "Amazing views, villas with a touch of fantasy, prize-winning gardens, a top butler service....pure tranquility."

Prices start from around £863 per night.

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