May 21, 2013
If you’re looking for inspiration for your next bedroom makeover, take a peek inside some of the world’s most luxurious bedrooms. From colorful India to picturesque Africa, here’s our list of the top five dream bedrooms in the world and where you can find them.
Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India
Suites at the Taj Mahal are not just beautiful, they’re quite spacious as well. Covering an area of 1800 square feet, the suites features the grand aesthetic of the Rajasthani state fitted with the best technological fixtures. From the white and gold chevron marbled floors to the ornately decorated walls, the suites are definitely fit for royalty. The exclusive list of past guests includes The Beatles, Bill and Hillary Clinton and U.S. President Barack Obama.
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India
The Chandra Prakash suite, which name translates to ‘Lustre of the Moon’ is the crowning glory of the Taj Lake Palace in Lake Pichola. This 250-year-old palace was constructed back in 1746 and later became the court of Maharana Bhopal Singh in the 1930s. The suite is elaborately decorated with gilt moldings and carved marble, making it one of the most opulent bedrooms in the world. The hotel is most famously known as Octopussy’s lair in the 1983 James Bond film and has been one of the most sought after destinations of European and American celebrities.
Little Olarro, Loita Hills, Kenya
Located on a national reserve, Little Olarro, Loita Hills boasts of luxurious suites that will bring out the adventurer in you. The suites are constructed using traditional techniques, giving it that local feel. You’ll be amazed with how the mud walls, wood beamed ceilings and woven grass roof add character to the bedroom. The furnishings are sourced from local designers, exemplifying African elegance at its finest.
W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
For those who want to relax in their own tropical paradise, the W Retreat & Spa in Vieques Island has the perfect accommodations for you. If you’re looking for a little Caribbean inspiration for your bedroom, the private cabanas are decorated with vibrant tropical shades and original contemporary artwork. The diverse furnishings also add a sophisticated modern vibe to the suites. With suites measuring up to 1000 square meters each, you can enjoy the breezy air while lounging at your very own garden side oasis.
Abu Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
The suites at Abu Camp, which offer a breathtaking view of the Okavango Delta, is the largest inland delta in the middle of the Kalahari Desert. The uniquely-decorated tents in this exclusive camp features comfortable leather furnishings and hardwood flooring made from the best materials. The best feature about this suite is the indoor and outdoor shower that gives you the best view of your surroundings.