Luxury short breaks
Sometimes you just need to get away. And, with Europe on our doorstep, there’s plenty to choose from, whether that’s a sunny retreat, a city escape or a Scandinavian log cabin.
Of course, there’s more than a touch of indulgence throughout, from Tuscan villas to high-end lodges in Finnish Lapland. Browse our collection of the finest luxury short breaks below, or simply get in contact with one of our specialists to start putting together your ideal holiday. Remember, there’s also plenty of the unique, including the ICEHOTEL and the world-famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Highlights of St Petersburg
5 days from £1,410 pp incl. flights
Explore St Petersburg's gilded opulence, taking in Catherine's Summer Palace, the Hermitage Museum and the elaborate Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.
Winter break at Wilderness Hotel Nangu
5 days from £2,215 pp incl. flights
Experience the very best of a Lapland winter with this luxury escape to Wilderness Hotel Nangu – a chic, adults-only retreat on the frozen shores of Lake Inari.
Winter Adventure at Treehotel & Arctic Bath
4 days from £1,675 pp incl. flights
Experience Swedish design at its absolute best, with a two-night stay and action-packed day at Treehotel, followed by a day of sauna relaxation and fine-dining delights at the all-new Arctic Bath.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Venice’s Islands
4 days from £3,365 pp incl. flights
Before travelling on the world’s exclusive train, hop between Venice’s archipelago, centring on a luxury stay on your very own private island.
Winter at the Arctic Retreat
4 days from £2,645 pp incl. flights
Get away to Swedish Lapland's most boutique luxury offering, where days are spent snowmobiling and dogsledding and evenings in a private hot tub under the Northern Lights.
Cinque Terre in Style
6 days from £1,230 pp incl. flightsSave up to £130 pp – ends 31 August
The coast of Italy has long been known as the epitome of romance and charm, but this is perhaps nowhere more apparent than among the pastel-hued villages, rugged cliffs and charming yacht-lined harbours of world-famous Cinque Terre. Explore it all on this tailor-made, luxury trip.
The Tuscan Coast & Florence
8 days from £1,745 pp incl. flightsSave up to £365 pp – ends 31 August
Tuscany is famous for Renaissance art and architecture, with the city of Florence at its forefront. Less well known perhaps are the region’s beaches, each as lovely as the Botticelli Venus. This trip combines the beauty of both.
Capri and the Amalfi Coast
8 days from £2,335 pp incl. flightsSave up to £140 pp – ends 31 August
Capri and the Amalfi coast are characterised by vertiginous cliffs and grand, salt-encrusted villas. Crescent beaches in secluded coves line an aquamarine sea, and there’s history at every turn.