Best Places to Spend your Holiday Times

When life seems overwhelming, a good vacation can be the best way to recharge your batteries and enjoy yourself. To most people, a nice and and a cool drink are all you may need. The best places combine luxury living and exotic locals. With this in mind, here are three perfect places to spend your holidays.

1. St Regis Princeville, Hawaii

Many of the places on this list are not the typical, well known vacation spots - such as the Caribbean or in Latin America. However, you may have heard of a little island known as Hawaii. The only problem with vacationing in the 50th US state is trying to decide where you want to spend your holiday as this locale is replete with so many fantastic resort spots.

Probably the most opulent, however, is St. Regis Princeville. Located in the isle Kauai in Na Pali underneath the verdant green mountains that blanket it's coastline, this vista is so striking that you might be forgiven for ignoring all the fantastic amenities available here. However, how could you fail to notice being able to stay in one of 252 guest rooms by the sea, the wonderful dinners at the Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kauai Grill or the amazing seaside pool. Add to this the ability to enjoy the natural wonders of the Hawaiian coastline by snorkeling or swimming in the ocean and you have one of the most beautiful and relaxing places in the world.

2. Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia

This is the part in the list where the locales become more exotic and the luxuries become more pronounces. Meaning "the sweethearts" in Khmer, Song Saa Private Island in the untouched Koh Rong archipelago simple must been seen to be believed. Spanning across to small islands of the coast of Cambodia, this resort has 27 private villas built on stilts over the shallow crystal blue waters of it's beaches that each feature a private pool deck and outdoor showers. With an extra attention to spiritual rejuvenation as well, spa services are offered in resort sanctuaries - though after catching a glimpse of the beautiful vista that surrounds you each sunrise should be spiritually healing enough.

Finally, we come to easily the most beautiful and opulent locale on this lists. You many not normally think of the Indonesian coast as a prime vacation destination and travel expenses to get there might be more expensive than normal. But one look at the beaches here may change your mind. There are many resorts and hotels in Seminyak for you to choose from, but easily the most resplendent experience can be found at villas in Seminyak resorts.

The grey sands and waves meant for surfing of the Indian Ocean are the perfect backdrop for you to enjoy when not exploring the glitzy nightlife and slick bar that dot this coastal paradise. Many of the bedroom Balinese style Villas come with fantastic poolside accommodations and are secluded and private. Add to this the villa-included spa treatments and all the amenities you would expect from a 5-Star hotel and you have one of the most sought out vacation destinations in the world.

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