From cleaning robots to canceled breakfasts, hotels put forward stops to provide a safe environment for their guests and staff during a global pandemic.
But what about fellow travelers? Are they healthy, do they wear masks – and does it seem that the person in the next room coughs a lot?
For those who do not want to worry about these problems – and who can afford it – a new trend is emerging. The Vykup Hotel provides all facilities – rooms, restaurants, a swimming pool, spa and much more – exclusively for your group of travelers. And more and more hotels are promoting the opportunity to encourage wealthy customers to travel this year.
Kilkea Castle, Ireland
Cost: 7000 Euro ($ 7.885) per night
Kilkea Castle, built in 1180, has a rich history of owners and residents.
Courtesy of Kilkea Castle
At this 840-year-old, one group of 26 guests can book all 11 bedrooms and suites. medieval irish castle,
Located a 45-minute drive from Dublin Airport, Kilkea Castle has everything you need in castles – a well-kept rose garden, large lounge, courtyard, horse riding, archery, falconry (always falconry) – plus modern updates such as spa, hydrotherapy pool and 4×4 from the tour. The immaculate 18 hole golf course is also nice.
Guests who order the castle serve all staff and guarantee complete privacy at the on-site restaurant and bar. Stay includes breakfast, tennis, fishing and access to 180 properties.
When to book: Kilkea Castle is scheduled to open July 2, although Ireland introduces 14-day quarantine for foreign tourists. at least until July 9th.
Cayo Espanto, Belize
Cost: from $ 14,995 per night
Cayo Espanto has seven villas, each one different from the other.
Courtesy of Cayo Espanto
Up to 18 guests can exclusively use the Cayo Espanto, 4 acres private island resort located 3 miles off the coast of Belize. The island consists of seven villas – six on the beach, one above the water – each with a separate pier, pool, butler service and beach area.
At $ 14,995, ransoms are the “cheapest” in the summer and fall; Christmas and spring rates are more expensive. The price includes all meals and snacks, most drinks, boat transfers and activities such as fishing, diving and sailing.
To get there, international travelers must fly to Belize City, take a short flight to San Pedro, and then a 7-minute boat ride. In addition, you can fly directly from Belize City in a private helicopter for $ 1,200 one way.
When to book: July 1 was declared as an indicative opening date for Belize, but this has not been confirmed.
Private Niyama Islands and Private Naladhu Maldives
Cost: from 35 000 dollars per night
Private Niyama Islands There are two islands in the Maldives: Chill (foreground) and Play.
Courtesy of Niyama Private Islands Maldives
While the rule of “one resort per island” in the Maldives is almost sacred, Niyama Private Islands Maldives breaks the form, dividing itself into two parts. There is a game for lovers of adventure in the ocean and Chill for lovers of relaxation and spa.
All 134 villas and pavilions on both islands can be booked for $ 130,000 per night, which includes all meals (or “full board” in the Maldives), a team of personal butlers, water sports, surfing and children’s access club.
For those who do not mind sharing, you can book 30 villas for about 65 adults for $ 40,000 per night. This is not an exclusive ransom of the hotel, but this option also includes all dishes and butler services, as well as lunch at Subsix, the resort’s underwater restaurant.
Smaller groups may redeem Private island of Naladhu; 50 guests can book 20 houses – all with private pools – for $ 35,000 per night (at least three nights). It has access to a luxury private yacht for snorkeling and island tours.
When to book: The resort is now open. Private jets and yachts are already welcome in the Maldives, and commercial airlines are due to resume operations on July 1.
Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Seychelles
Cost: € 330,000 ($ 372,000) per week plus taxes
The Six Senses Zil Pasyon Foreclosure gives you access to the entire resort, including a four-bedroom residence (shown here).
Courtesy of Six Senses Zil Pasyon
There is only one resort on Felicite Island – the fifth largest in the Seychelles archipelago – and that’s Six Senses Zil PasyonThe hotel can be booked for an exclusive weekly stay of up to 20 guests, although extra nights and guests may be negotiable.
Granite boulders, elevated terrain and dense forests cover the island, which has 30 villas with one and two bedrooms and two secluded residences. All meals are included in the price, as well as access to resort facilities and activities, from fishing on the high seas and sunset cruises to scuba diving with a guide in the reserve of Coco Island.
Felicite Island is located 30 miles northeast of Seychelles International Airport; from there, a 20-minute private helicopter ride or an hour-long motor yacht ride to the island.
When to book: The resort is currently open and accessible to foreign guests arriving by private jet, charter flight or yacht. Commercial flights are scheduled to resume in July.