- Be inspired by the opulent and modernist looks synonymous with the ’80s, in our pick of the most glamorous getaways. By MARK C.O’FLAHERTY
Gold Coast, Australia
Best for: Seafood lovers – the nightly buffet at the hotel’s Il Barocco is a lavish assortment of sashimi, oysters, crab and more.
Why visit: From Milan and Miami to this, Australia’s most luxuriant tropical holiday destination, the Versace brand is tied as tight as a gladiator’s sandal to sunshine and feel-good opulence. Dock the yacht out front and get your Richard Avedon on in front of the Roman columns, statues, chandeliers and supercharged gold color palette of the plush lounges. From AUD$340; palazzoversace.com
The hotel’s decadent poolside setting
CHINTZ CHICThe Imperial Suite has a nostalgic ’80s feel
What to pack