Airport lounges you’ll want to live in

SilverKris Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport. Photo: Supplied

Singapore Changi Airport: SilverKris Lounge


This four-level lounge is a five-star home away from home. The standout lounge in the four levels is The Private Room, which is reserved for first class passengers. There are living and dining rooms, as well as kitchen, all designed to make passengers feel comfortable and at ease. When it’s time to eat, you’ll be able to experience highlights from the local cuisine.

Istanbul International Airport: Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge


This is one of the largest and most impressive lounges in the world. It’s a two-storey lounge features 5,000 square feet of at screen TVs, a cinema room, live music playing from two grand pianos, a golf simulator and private suites. All of that coupled with its modern, Turkish-inspired décor, makes this a must for those wanting a luxurious airport experience.

Abu Dhabi International Airport: Etihad Residence Lounge


Two words. Private. Butler. Need we say more? There are also spa treatments, a full meal service prepared by an executive chef, and a golf cart to take you to your boarding area where another butler awaits you for all your in-flight needs.

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San Francisco International Airport: Express Centurion Lounge


This lounge is ideal for foodies and wine lovers. There’s a Napa Valley wine tasting experience, shower suites, and individual workspaces complete with high-speed WiFi. You can try the seasonal menu from Cédric Vongeritchten, which is inspired by San Francisco. The menu is rounded out by a carefully curated wine and cocktail list. All of this is sure to make any extra wait time more than bearable.

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport: Qantas first class lounge


After recently undergoing a multimillion dollar rebuild, this lounge is now modelled after its city’s lifestyle and geography. Giving o an elegant, natural vibe, the lounge consists of 8,400 plants and European oak sculptures, which are segmented in the lounge areas. There are marble-lined shower suites and other luxurious finishes to complete the deluxe feel of this travellers’ oasis.

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