If there’s one thing that backpackers, tourists and photo journalists have in common it’s the presence of New York on their to do list. For this is a city that has enticed and enchanted visitors for centuries, arriving via land air and sea the call of this urban metropolis is too strong to resist.
Some come here for the bright lights of Times Square, others for the shopping paradise that is Macy’s and others for the sheer serenity of Central Park. Whatever their reasons for visiting you can be sure that once visitors have taken a bite out of the Big Apple they will return time and time again.
However, it’s one thing to see New York; it’s another to truly experience it, and what better way than in the ultimate lap of luxury.
Here we take a look at the most luxurious holiday New York has to offer.
Travel from London to New York on Virgin Atlantic’s opulent Upper Class. Enjoy a chauffeur driven car to and from the airport in preparation for the ultimate flying experience. Select your wide range of flights to New York to enjoy your holidays in grandeur manner. You’ll enjoy a flatbed 33 inches wide, on board bar and interactive entertainment.
For the ultimate in New York accommodation it’s hard to look past the Plaza. Located in the heart of New York on 5th Avenue and with views of Central Park it’s been a New York icon since it first opened in 1907.
If the Plaza is a New York icon then the Royal Plaza Suite is its elegant heart. This 3 bed, 3 bath masterpiece features a library, grand piano, state of the art kitchen, gymnasium and opulent bathroom offering 24 carat fixtures and marble Mosaic. Each bedroom boasts views of either 5th Avenue or the Pulitzer Fountain and guests can enjoy the use of their own private elevator and butler service. This truly is New York living at its finest.
Avoid the crowds and head for the sky as you take a private helicopter tour of the city with glass in hand. Sip on vintage champagne as you enjoy views of the sights which have made the city famous including the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park and Yankee Stadium.
Skip the queues once again as you embark on a private tour of the Empire State Building with an experienced guide. Take in the awe-inspiring views and learn more about the symbol of American prosperity.
Private tours are also available of the Statue of Liberty, you and your party will meet with a trained guide who will give his undivided attention and knowledge as you visit this New York City Landmark.
Dine on sumptuous fare and enjoy spectacular city views as you visit the View, one of the city’s most unique (it’s the only one that rotates!) restaurants. Boasting contemporary American cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere you’ll enjoy specialities such as Foie Gras, Roasted Salmon and delectable cocktails.
If this all sounds too good to be true then think again, such trips can be arranged by tour operators specialising in luxury holidays to New York.