Built on the man-made lake in the center of Dubai, this choreographed fountain is the engineering wonder of the world. The 275 m (902 ft.) long system of water jets illuminated by several thousand lights and 25 colored projectors shoots water 75 m (240 ft.) in the air in many different patterns accompanied by classical and contemporary music. The Fountain was designed by California-based company WET Design and its construction cost $218 million.
Ladera Resort located in Saint Lucia, a sovereign island country in Caribbean Sea, is a marvelous place to spend a vacation. Luxury villas built on a high forested ridge have one of their walls left open to provide stunning views of the mountains and the sea. The villas are built of timber and are decorated with local artwork. The Ladera has restaurants, spas and all the activities one would expect from a luxurious resort. The prices for a night’s stay here range from $400 to $1,425 depending on season.