Singapore’s most expensive club to date comes with exclusive perks to make sure you party in luxury and style. Dancing atop granite podiums, sitting on bar stools made from Saur tree trunks aged 1000 years and lounging on Ralph Lauren furniture are some of what you can expect. Celebrity-watching is also a bonus. A-listers who have graced this space include Kate Moss, Leonardo di Caprio, Gisele Bundchen and Prince Harry. Says Pangaea owner, Michael Ault, to Forbes, “If you don’t get your drink in three minutes, we will fire the server.” Seems like getting a table here for $20,000 certainly wouldn’t disappoint!
2. Le Baron, Paris
Despite being the go-to party area for Sophia Coppola, Mary-Kate Olsen and Lindsay Lohan, Paris’ famous nightclub can only hold 150 people. Known for their delectably small (but expensive) area, this intense exclusivity pays tribute to the old purpose of Le Baron: a high-class brothel. Now, we know why the extravagant red, velvet and dark-wood interiors seemed so familiar!
- 3. XS, Las Vegas
As the world’s highest ranked nightclub, XS embodies Las Vegas’ extravagance. The central feature of this club is certainly the glittering pool that is surrounded by 30 cabanas, gold-plated interiors, drinking hubs and a huge dance floor. Some of the world’s most sought-after and popular DJs can be found spinning here. Be prepared to wait in line for hours, as you watch regulars like Justin Timberlake and Paris Hilton breeze by.
- 4. Cavalli Club, Dubai
Upon entering Roberto Cavalli’s own night club, the designer’s influence and presence is felt almost immediately. Be wowed by leopard print lounges and dark interiors, all illuminated by chandeliers suspended from the ceiling and adorned with 356,000 Swarovski crystals. You can be sure to expect a display of Cavalli couture as a centerpiece!
- 5. Adagio, Berlin
This city, known for its nightlife, is home to one of the most famous nightclubs in the world. Adagio has played host to A-list stars like George Clooney, Rihanna and Michael Jackson. The ceilings are covered in high art opulence that bares a stark contrast to the more futuristic and modern furniture on ground. There’s no surprise that this faux historic façade and dazzling high-shine interior mix has brought many of the famous to its doors.
- 6. Armani Prive, Milan
Milan’s top model hangout, Armani Privé boasts a minimalist and geometric setting that is uncommon to most of the nightclubs on this list. Coupled with its striking black and red theme, this nightclub (also Beyoncé’s favourite nightclub) has the fashion designer’s unique touch written all over it.
7. Avenue, New York
The go-to venue for private functions for Marc Jacobs and Kim Kardashian, Avenue is certainly one of New York’s most lavish clubs. David Beckham, Madonna, Rihanna, Emma Watson, Chris Brown and Vanessa Hudgens have all been spotted within the space. Get past the velvet rope and step into an English-themed den with vaulted ceilings, candle-lit rooms, oak-paneled interiors and a drinks list that will leave you coming back for more.
- 8. Soho Rooms, Moscow
This nightclub is sure to have a little something for everyone, if you’re rich and famous, that is. From halls stylized to old school British libraries, tropical themed terraces and even a disco room, keep your eyes peeled for the different designed interiors of the rooms (and also for celebrities like Seal too.) With panoramic city views and design excellence, Soho Rooms is definitely somewhere the filthy rich and famous will not give a miss when they’re in town!
9. Bonbonniere, London
Nestled in the heart of Mayfair, Bonbonniere is one of London’s newest clubs (established in November last year) but has been quickly gaining reputation amongst the celebrities. Jamie Foxx, Paris Hilton, Will.I.Am and many others are known to be regulars in this spot. With the central DJ booth is modelled after the Fabergé Egg, you know that this club is all about luxe and extravagance. And true enough, each VIP guest will receive a mini Bonbonniere gifted with a plaque.
- 10. Chlösterli, Switzerland
This club is situated in the most scenic spot on the list. With a sprawling dance floor, world-famous DJs and floors lined with LED lights, its semi-remote location high in the Swiss Alps is no obstacle for the party-loving crowd. Interestingly, this rocking nightclub transforms to a high-end restaurant offering world-class cuisine when dawn breaks.