If you’re planning to go big on the last trip of the year, we have a roundup of hotels around the world that are putting on a real show to ring in 2018. By Shikha Pushpan
This Leading Hotels of the World member promises the closest view of the Ball Drop from its electrifying rooftop bar, St Cloud Social. Book a private Skypod for an exclusive experience and enjoy premium bottle service and a menu curated by Chef Charlie Palmer. From Rs 399,201; book a Skypod for INR 4,908,210.
Be one of the first in the world to usher in the
New Year with views of the spectacular fireworks at the Harbour Bridge from the Grand Harbour View Suite. From INR 55,628 per person.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at one of the most stylish hotels in the world. Reserve a deluxe suite at Armani Milano and indulge in the finest dining and wellness experiences that the city has to offer. Begin your day with an American breakfast at the restaurant, Armani, book an indulgent session at the spa with the exclusive Festive Season Beauty Day package (from `10,710 per person),
and pop open a bottle of champagne at midnight at The Bamboo Bar that offers panoramic views of the fashion district. From INR 43,605 per person.
Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express, Southeast Asia
Book a one-of-a-kind luxury train experience aboard the Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express that passes through Singapore, Kuala Lampur, and Penang before arriving at Bangkok on January 1, 2018. Through the four-day journey, enjoy sumptuous four-course dinners, guided tours of colonial Georgetown and other city landmarks, live piano music at Bar Car, an evening of Thai dance, and fireworks on New Year’s eve. From INR 309,623 per person.
Raise a toast to the last sunset of 2017 as you cruise the Indian Ocean
on board the Amanwana resort’s private boat on Moyo Island, Indonesia. Bring out your party shoes for an evening of live music and a seven-course dinner on the beach as you watch the fireworks announce the arrival of 2018. From INR 13,091 per person.