Stop searching. Your dream trip is here. If the world is your oyster when it comes to choosing where to go next year, then our team of travel experts can help you by providing inspiration and advice on travelling to all seven continents, with handpicked places to stay and incredible experiences to enjoy. Below, we’ve selected five of the best luxury adventures to take in 2018. Browse these incredible tailor-made holidays for inspiration but remember that we can design a trip like no other, just to suit you.
A journey on a luxury junk, immersive introductions to city life and a Mekong cruise on a sampan – discovering the highlights of Vietnam
Achieve the perfect balance of culture, food and adventure on this stylish holiday to Vietnam. Sample street food in Hanoi and explore Halong Bay by boarding a luxury junk for a cruise among thousands of karst pinnacles. Then head down the coast, contrasting the gentle pace of Hoi An with the pulsating history of Hue and Ho Chi Minh City. Throw in some time drifting through the floating markets of the Mekong Delta for a matchless Asian experience.
Ceviche, citadels and a luxury sailing adventure on the Amazon – uncovering the Inca history and natural treasures of Peru
Unveil Peru’s Inca mysteries and conquistador history on this seriously stylish holiday that combines an exploration of the country’s cultural highlights with some quality time in the Amazon, cruising among the rainforest’s wildlife and tribes. We’ve handpicked some of Peru’s loveliest boutique properties for you and there are also plenty of opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the country’s fabulous gastronomic scene along the way.
Onsen bathing, an introduction to kaiseki cuisine and the chance to stay in a stunning ryokan – exploring Japan’s must-see sites in style
Travel through time from futuristic skyscrapers to ancient Shinto shrines on this cultural holiday to Japan that unveils the country’s contradictions and mysteries. Beginning in Tokyo, take the bullet train to rural Hakone where a stylish inn offers hot-spring relaxation and exquisite cuisine. Then, in Kyoto, enter a medieval Japan of ancient tea ceremonies, Zen temple gardens and geisha rituals. You’ll then call into to the historic samurai city of Kanazawa before exploring the UNESCO-listed village of Shirakawago.
A self-drive road trip, some exceptional wineries and a stunning safari lodge – travelling through South Africa’s Eastern Cape under your own steam
From cultured Cape Town to the Winelands and the wild savannah of the Eastern Cape, this luxury holiday to South Africa offers an irresistible combination of adventure and style. We’ll show you Cape Town’s unmissable sights and its secret spots, before setting you off on a road trip along the Garden Route for an incredible journey through the Winelands. It all concludes with a stay in one of our favourite lodges for a Big Five safari.
Superlative wine regions, a secret island escape and a boutique beauty unbeatably located – exploring Australia in ultimate style
Combining two of Australia’s most cosmopolitan cities, a stay on a near-private island and an all-inclusive designer adventure on Tasmania’s sublime coast, this exceptional journey explores the parts of Australia that even most Australians don’t reach. Along the way, you’ll be looked after in ultimate style and return with a tucker bag full of tales to tell your friends.