If you are dreaming of a holiday to some of the world’s most exciting countries, stays in opulent hotels with personalised service, and exquisite experiences, we’ve hand-picked the world’s most luxurious holidays to help you decide where to go on your next holiday.
A luxurious spa retreat in the Maldives
If you are looking to escape from the rest of the world while enjoying views of the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, the Maldives is the right destination for you. With a range of quality resorts and facilities on offer including indulgent spas and gourmet restaurants, this island is the perfect option for unforgettable luxury holidays. A blissful paradise where you can enjoy turquoise waters, pure white sandy beaches and be pampered with top-notch spa services.
If you need to rejuvenate your body and mind, take advantage of the numerous spa treatments on offer in any of the heavenly resorts on the island. From Ayurveda, Indian treatments, Thai and herbal massages to Meditation, Yoga and nutritional therapy, these luxury spas treatments will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and revitalised.
Wellbeing journeys main draw; but the Maldives is also the ideal destination to enjoy gourmet experiences such as savouring Creole fine dining on the beach or take advantage of the many water sports on offer.
Seychelles: A mind-blowing secluded paradise
A holiday to the Seychelles is the epitome of tranquillity and peace. An idyllic archipelago of more than 100 islands in the Indian Ocean with beautiful stretching beaches and crystalline blue sea. This island boats some of the most unspoiled and pristine beaches in the world, a perfect haven for your next holiday.
Hotel brands such as Banyan Tree, Four Seasons and Six Senses have stunning luxury resorts on this island with incredible cutting-edge design, good facilities, magnificent views and rooms with beachfront access or private plunge pools.
There’s plenty to do here, go island-hopping in catamarans, or snorkelling with parrotfish by your private cabin, enjoy stand-up paddle or kayaking, take a cultural visit to Victoria's Natural History Museum or stroll around bustling markets. We promise that you won't be counting down the days to leave.
A safari in Africa
A safari is a once in a lifetime superb experience that you will never forget. Expect an exciting mix of wildlife adventure, unique encounters and spectacular scenery with the flexibility to stay in resorts with comfort and style, where you can also enjoy superb cuisine.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of daily living and picture yourself admiring the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zambia, or witnessing the Great Migration, one of the greatest shows on earth in Kenya and Tanzania. Be amazed by lions roaming on Botswana’s plains or explore the desert sand dunes in Namibia to see the antelopes.
South Africa is a favourite for a luxury safari, national parks such as the Kruger, Addo Elephant National Park or Madikwe Game Reserve are a game-rich landscape where you will encounter many wild animals such as zebras, elephants, hippopotamus, lions or even leopards. For those looking for marine life, Hermanus is perfect for whale, shark, penguin, dolphin and seal watching.
Opting for fine dining in the bush, going for bush walks or taking a light aircraft fly-in safari are also exciting ways to explore Africa.
Explore Australia’s Wine Regions
If you’re a wine lover, you won’t want to miss Australia’s incredible wine regions. This country is home to around 65 wine regions and award-winning wineries offering the ultimate experiences. This includes from barrel, private tastings, food and wine matching to cooking classes and picnics in spectacular locations.
Top five wine regions include Barossa Valley and its expansive vineyards; Margaret River combining wine and beach holidays; Yarra Valley, which is the best region to try not only wines but also the best handmade cheeses in Australia; Swan Valley the best for rich fusion of wine, art and stunning scenery; and the oldest wine region in Australia, Hunter Valley where you can spoil yourself with a wine experience combined with a luxury spa escape.
Why not add an extra dose of excitement to your holiday and admire the main sights from above by hot air balloon or helicopter, or explore the scenery on horseback?
Dubai for the ultimate family holiday
Only 6 hours away and a 3-hour time difference from the UK, Dubai is a dynamic destination for a family holiday. Offering glorious beaches, excellent attractions and entertainment combined with opulent hotels, Dubai is one of our favourite destinations for the ultimate luxury experience that you can share with your family.
You children will be amused by activities such as camel trekking, wildlife safari, dune drives or nature walks, these activities will surely create memories that will last a lifetime. The Dubai Aquarium, the Aquaventure or Wild Wadi are Dubai's outstanding water parks and favourites with children. If you fancy a break from the heat cool down in one of the world’s largest shopping centres and enjoy many luxury fashion brands or head to KidZania with your children for a day filled with learning. We would also recommend that you visit the slopes at Ski Dubai if you want to experience some of the coolest family attraction in Dubai.
Enjoy La Doce Vita of Lake Como
The glamorous Lake Como is home to the finest hotels in Italy. Dotted with green mountains and charming villas, this destination has attracted the famous and wealthy for centuries. It has postcard scenery with impressive luxurious hotels and chic restaurants sitting on the waterfront, where you can enjoy exquisite Italian dishes accompanied with the finest wines. Picture yourself drinking a cocktail in one of the many swimming pools overlooking the lake or sailing down the lake or even unwinding in one of the many spa retreats.
This Italian destination is a perfect luxury holiday option at any time of the year, as the weather is pleasant all year-round.
Get on-board an epic and luxurious cruise
Cruising is a wonderful way to experience the worlds’ most luxurious destinations from a different perspective. This experience provides many possibilities with the very best comfort and world-class facilities, and rest assured that when you are on-board a cruise ship everything is taken care of.
Luxury experiences include a cruise to the remote Komodo Islands where you have the possibility to discover the fascinating dragons, or go diving or snorkelling at Manta Point to see incredible mantas, dive from California to the bright lights of Las Vegas or head deeper into the frozen wilderness on an Alaskan Cruise and experience the thrill of whale watching, see sea lions and admire the picturesque white scenery. Any of these cruises promise to dazzle you with spectacular views every step of the way.
If this blog has inspired you to visit any of the destinations mentioned, speak to one of our travel experts who will be able to help planning what promises to be a luxury holiday of a lifetime.