New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and you will want to find the perfect luxury destinations to share this special time with your loved ones. There are so many fantastic places in the world to visit for this celebration. Read further for just a few ideas.
New York – The Knickerbocker
This year, well-heeled New Yorkers can get the best view of the Times Square ball drop that money can buy, while avoiding the throngs of people in the streets. The historic hotel re-opened earlier this year: Its location directly across from the ball makes the roof an amazing place to ring in 2016. Booking a room for New Year’s Eve at The Knickerbocker includes access to the rooftop New Year’s Eve gala and a New Year’s Day brunch the following morning.
Chicago -The Drake
The Drake has a reputation as one of the best New Year’s Eve parties in the United States.The party starts with a black tie dinner that includes oysters, sushi, foie gras and steak. A VIP table at the party in the grand ballroom is also worthy.
London – Milestone Hotel
For a low-key New Year’s, partygoers can book a suite at the Milestone and head downstairs for an elaborate seven-course meal.Guests can also book a suite overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens for a perfect view of the midnight fireworks to kick off 2016.
Paris – Le Cinq
If you want to ring in the new year in style, go all out with a luxury dining experience at The Four Seasons’ George V restaurant. Booking the penthouse suite for the night and have the best views over the Champs-Elysées and Seine to the midnight fireworks over the Eiffel Tower
Barcelona – Hotel Arts
Hotel Arts in Barcelona is offering guests the chance celebrate New Year’s like James Bond. The 007-inspired gala dinner includes oysters, truffles, sashimi, burrata and just about every other fancy food you can imagine. After the dinner, guests can spend their first night of 2016 in a luxury master bedroom apartment.
Dubai – Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
The Burj Al Arab — one of the most expensive hotels in one of the world’s most elite cities — goes all out for New Year’s. Ending 2016 at the hotel starts with a gala dinner — the invite urges guests to “dress to impress” — which offers attendees the closest views of the longest firework display in the UAE, live entertainment and unlimited alcohol.
Rio de Janeiro – Belmond Copacabana Palace
Rio’s second biggest party after carnival is Réveillon on Dec. 31. Every year, thousands crowd onto Copacabana Beach to watch the fireworks display. Here, guest can avoid the crowds at a party on the balcony of the Copacabana Palace, with a buffet and live entertainment.