If you’re one of those people who’d rather dream awake and make those dreams come true, it’ll do you good to get to know this list of the 20 best beach hotels in the world.
It’s all those hotels that you see in ads or movies and that it’s hard to believe exist in real life. Well, they live. And here are, to begin planning with a clear destination in mind:
- Six Senses Laamu Maldives
If paradise on Earth had a name, it should be called Six Senses fantastic hotel located at Laamu atoll, half an hour (by plane) from Malé, the capital of Maldives.
It has bungalows equipped with 37-inch TV, Bose sound, free wifi, and 360 views of the landscape. Also, there are SPA, gym, private villas, international cuisine restaurants, fishing spaces, diving, surfing, and much more.
- Bulgari Resort
The Bulgari Resort Bali is located in Uluwatu (Bali, Indonesia), 150 meters above sea level, and has a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean from the same room.
It has 59 luxury private villas with a swimming pool, bathrooms with Windows, private terrace, gym, spa with massage service, and an elevator with a secret exit to the fantastic beaches.
- One & Only Hayman Islands
Almost as a balcony with VIP view to the Great Barrier Reef (the largest coral reef in the world), stands Australia’s One & Only Hayman Islands, which after receiving some negative reviews in the past, was completely renovated in mid-2014 to offer a new experience with the best quality.
It has four different restaurants, first level rooms, and standard amenities for this resort level: gym, spa, swimming pool, private beach, entertainment room, high-speed internet included in the price, and even tennis court.
- Bora Bora Pearl Beach
Located on Motu Tevairaoa island (Bora Bora), the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort offers a unique view of the beach with Mount Otemanu (the highest point of the atoll) in the center of the scene.
Among its facilities, it offers three restaurants, 2 bars, a boutique, SPA, gym, swimming pool, mini-golf course, volleyball, and tennis, diving outings, and 80 bungalows (on the water, on the beach, or in the jungle).
- Beachcomber Paradis Hotel & Golf
Located on the Morne Peninsula, Mauritius, the Beachcomber Paradis Hotel & Golf Club has four restaurants, swimming pools, gym, rooms equipped with high technology, possibilities to do both snorkeling, diving, windsurfing and volleyball, tennis, or golf.
- Mandarin Oriental Sanya
Among the vegetation and hills of Sanya (China), there is the Eastern Mandarin Sanya hotel, which offers 5-star service with some particularities. Among them is the exclusive thermal zone of 6400 square meters of swimming pools and recreational centers to do yoga, tai-chi, and other options.
There is also room for tennis, hiking and water sports.
- Banyan Tree Seychelles
The Banyan Tree Seychelles is a spectacular hotel located in Intendance Bay (southwest coast of Mahé) and in addition to the default facilities (tennis court, spa, gym, Beach exit, private swimming pool with an infinity edge) has several restaurants, including one specializing in Thai food.
Nearby you can practice mountain activities, canoeing, or snorkeling, among several businesses.
- ME by Melia Cancun
The new ME experiences, produced by the Meliá resort chain, have spa and fitness programs, organized “Day & Nightlife” programs, and a bar awarded as “one of the best Beach Bars in the world.”
Also, three swimming pools, private beach areas, a hydrothermal circuit, and spaces for night parties.
- Carlisle Bay Hotel in Antigua
The Carlisle Bay Hotel, located in Antigua and Barbuda (one of the most paradisiacal spots in the Caribbean), has the best features inside and outside the room. To the essential services already mentioned, you can also go sailing or boat trips and hiking around the hotel.
- Lizard Island Resort
Located in Australia, also facing the Great Barrier Reef, The Lizard Island Resort boasts 24 white sandy beaches. Travel + Leisure magazine rewarded him as the best hotel in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific, and included it in its list of the 100 best in the world.
Among its particularities are the possibility of touring the beaches by boat with the glazed floor, the inclusion of unlimited French champagne with your reservation, and the unique treatments of chromotherapy, aromatherapy, and herbalist in its SPA.
- Laucala Island Resort in Fiji
Laucala Island Resort is located on the island owned by Dietrich Mateschitz, one of the co-founders of Red Bull. It has 25 exclusive villas with the typical Fijian style and different amenities.
The hotel has golf, beach bar, completely private beach (the entire island is closed), several restaurants, swimming pools within pools, and lots of vegetation between volcanic mountains.
- Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa
Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is a 5-Star Hotel located in Natadola, Fiji, with luxurious amenities and incredible tropical landscapes. Its particularities include the 18-hole competition golf course, daily room press delivery service, three restaurants, four swimming pools, etc.