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Published: Aug 24, 2021 3 min read
Image of Nicole Kidman in Nine Perfect Strangers and Sydney Sweeney and Brittany O'Grady in The White Lotus
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Luxurious, exclusive resorts seems to be all the rage this summer — at least on television.

HBO’s “The White Lotus,” set in a tropical Hawaii paradise, took the internet by storm, racking up 1.9 million viewers for its finale and providing plenty of meme inspiration. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman plays a, uh, wellness guru of sorts at a secluded, scenic Californian retreat in “Nine Perfect Strangers." The show kicked off with three episodes on August 18, and new episodes are coming out weekly on Hulu.

It would be nice if we could just enjoy these shows without having to know exactly how much a vacation like this would actually cost. But, if you’re anything like this Money reporter, that’s not the case.