Five Expensive Vacations For Rich Travelers

By on November 19, 2015 in ArticlesEntertainment

Some people have to save up all year just to be able to afford a nice vacation for a weekend in Hawaii or another popular tourist destination. For some super rich travelers, a vacation can easily set them back six figures and they likely won't even hesitate to stay a couple days longer. Here are five options for rich travelers, starting at a modest $62 thousand per week and working up to over $1 million for a week's vacation.

Chateau le Camarguais, Rhone Valley, France – $62 thousand per week

This massive castle estate lies in the sprawling French Countryside in Carpentras. The chateau is located nearby to some of the world's finest red wines. Guests can stay in the Renaissance styled castle that has only 32 guest rooms, but also features a swimming pool and sports complex. The castle is closed off and private, but also features a conference area and business center which makes it a good place to do some shady business dealings.

Mustique Island, Grenada – $140 thousand per week

This beautiful Caribbean island has blue seas, rugged terrain, and very luxurious private accommodations. Mustique Island has been visited by The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Activities here include exotic spa treatments, horseback riding, and scuba diving. Space is limited as there are only 80 villas available at $20 thousand per night.

Isla de sa Ferradura, Ibiza, Spain – $230 thousand per week

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Ibiza has become known for its nightlife, but it is also a great place to relax and get away from your troubles. It is also not far from Barcelona if you want to take in some of the sights. This 14-acre private island has a speedboat which is always available to transfer guests to the city of Ibiza. Your luxurious stay includes a pool bar and wine bodega along with access to a subtropical lagoon with a waterfall. You can even enjoy a spa day inside of a cave.

Royal Villa at Grand Resort Lagonissi, Athens, Greece – $350 thousand per week

This luxurious private house is located on the southern peninsula of Athens. It is classified Five Star Diamond Awards Services and provides guests with a yacht, limo, car, or jet to anywhere they want to go. The private home features a wooden terrace, a pool overlooking the sea, a private bar, two master suites, a gym and steam bath with a personal trainer, and a heated indoor swimming pool. Guests can also take in the sunrise and sunset on a private beach-side deck.

Calivigny Island, Grenada – $1,155,000 per week

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This private island is owned and was developed by Georges Cohen, a tech billionaire. The island is an 81-acre oasis hideaway featuring a French colonial inspired villa and catered meals. While vacationing on the island, expect to be the only humans occupying it, except for your butler, personal chef, and maintenance staff. Prices start at $45 thousand per night, but if you want the whole island to yourself, you can pay $165 thousand each night!

Articles Written by B. George Young
B. George Young is a freelance writer who was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from the University of Northern Arizona with a degree in humanities. George is an amateur DJ who spends lots of time watching sports. Follow him on Twitter.
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