Schools very nearly out for summer and swathes hard working Brits are planning their summer adventures in earnest. But if, like me, you dream more of opulence on oceanic atolls than a disposable barbeque in the Yorkshire Dales, you’ll be keeping one eye on the wayfaring well-to-do and the current must-do destinations for anyone with an entourage, private jet, or a super-yacht.
Scroll through for our round up of the fanciest destinations to visit when money really is no object.
The gold standard for the luxury tropical holiday has to be the Maldives, where, for just $10,000 per night you can relax in the Conrad Maldives Underwater Suite.
They take the term ‘Island Paradise’ very seriously here. You will want for nothing with world class service, impeccable white sand beaches and water that defines the colour aquamarine.
And, if it’s maximum luxury you’re looking for, there are a range of private Islands on offer, such as the $23,000 per night Velaa Private Island that comes with a Michelin starred chef and your own private submarine!
Laucala Island, Fiji
Now that we’ve got your attention with talk of private islands, how about this 3,500 acre resort that comes …