-- intro: If you really want to splurge on a vacation, why not go all out and spend tens of thousands of dollars -- or more -- on an extravagant hotel package? Some of the most luxurious hotels around the world offer top-notch experiences curated to one's personal tastes. Below are some of the most expensive ones we’ve come across recently. Just note that the rates listed are simply the starting rate -- for longer trips or additional perks, you’ll have to pay up.
quicklist: 1title: 1. 24k Magic at the Brazilian Court Hotel -- $24,000text: This Palm Beach property riffs off its Gold Coast location with the 24k Magic package, which covers a four-night stay in the Hepburn Suite. Some notable perks of the package: monogrammed 24-karat gold champagne glasses, an exclusive dinner at Café Boulud with gold in every dish and a $10,000 Cartier shopping spree.media: 46354830
quicklist: 2title: 2. Le Grand Rêve at the Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills - $50,000text: Looking to party in style in Beverly Hills? If you drop $50,000, you can get a one-night stay in the Presidential Suite (a 3,700-square-foot accommodation with a private spa treatment room, a private theater and much more) for yourself, plus one-night stays in five Studio Suites for your guests. The package includes, among many other perks, a caviar reception in the Presidential Suite and six-course dinner with a champagne pairing for 12. media: 46353193
quicklist: 3title: 3. Surfing with the Chef Program, Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa -- $13,000text: In true California style, the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad pairs fine cuisine with surfing. Guests who book this package are treated to breakfast with executive chef Pierre Albaladejo, a surfing session with him and a beachfront lunch prepared by him. Guests will go home with a personalized longboard, too (shipping is complimentary).media: 46354173
quicklist: 4title: 4. Flying High with JetSmarter and SLS South Beach & Hyde Beach -- $150,000text: For Miami Music Week, high-end partiers might want to consider this over-the-top package for eight people. Guests will be flown to Miami aboard a private jet and given a JetSmarter membership, for starters. Once in Miami, they will enjoy a five-night stay in suites at the SLS South Beach. A few other goodies include backstage passes, a stage-side VIP table for the entire week (which comes with a $20,000 beverage credit and a personally engraved three-liter bottle of Ace of Spades) and an opening DJ set at the closing party.media: 46353762
quicklist: 6title: 6. Château Angélus Wine Dinner and Tastings at Soneva Fushi -- $14,000text: Two travelers looking for a romantic evening in the Maldives will be interested in this package, offered by Soneva Fushi. The package comprises a five-night stay in a villa, a five-course dinner paired with wines from the Bordeaux estate Château Angélus, and wine tastings with Stéphanie de Boüard-Rivoal, the co-owner and general manager of Château Angélus.media: 46353497
quicklist: 9title: 9. Presidential Suite El Camaleon at the Fairmont Mayakoba -- $22,900text: OK, this isn’t a one-off package per se, but it is an extraordinary hotel experience. Guests looking to stay at the Presidential Suite El Camaleon at the Fairmont Mayakoba in Playa Del Carmen must book a stay of at least four nights, which will run some $22,900, on average, but the rate includes private transfers from the airport, butler service, all meals at the property’s restaurants, golf and a couples massage.media: 46354460