2018 is almost upon on us and once Christmas is out of the way thoughts will inevitably turn to booking a holiday somewhere hot and sunny. There are lots of luxury holiday destinations to choose from and here we have selected 4 locations that may just be what you are looking for. It is a great feeling when you have booked a holiday as the countdown is then on for before you jet away for a well-earned break, whether you are looking for a summer holiday or something earlier in the year, these luxurious locations will surely whet your appetite.
The Maldives are an archipelago of well over 1000 islands in the Indian ocean and a popular luxury holiday destination for film stars, sports stars and just about anyone looking for a beautiful, exotic location to spend a week or two. The Maldives is as close to heaven on Earth as you’re likely to get. Palm tree fringed sandy beaches, stunning accommodation choices, glorious weather and the crystal-clear waters of the Indian ocean are a treasure trove of marine life ideal for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and well just dipping your toes. Some resorts offer lodges on stilts over the water with glass floored areas perfect for viewing the stunning underwater scenery. The beaches are probably the main attraction for the many travellers that journey to this exotic location each year and they really are exceptionally beautiful. A direct flight to The Maldives with British Airways takes about 10 hours which is not too bad for the luxury that awaits. The transfer time to your resort will all depend on where you have chosen to spend your Maldives holiday. Flights to the Maldives are available from the UK with The Savvy Flyer. Economy flights from £480, business class flights from £1300 and first-class flights from £2100. Luxury holidays to the Maldives from £2499
Phuket is the largest island and premier beach holiday destination in Thailand, famed for the bright lights and vibrant nightlife, stunning beaches and top quality seafront holiday resorts. Take a dip in the warm waters of the Andaman Sea, whilst soaking up the glorious sunshine in this fabulous holiday hotspot. Book a trip to Phang Nga Bay and wonder at the stunning landscape including the famous James Bond Island. There are some incredible luxury resorts to choose from in Phuket such as the Katathani Phuket Beach Resort, the Six Senses Yao Noi, The Shore at Kata Thani and many other 5 star beauties offering opulent surroundings to enjoy the island. Flights to Phuket are readily available from the UK with great value deals from the Savvy Flyer. Economy flights from £420, premium economy from £540, business class from £1290 and first class from £2600.
St Lucia is the beautiful, tiny island of the Caribbean just 27 miles x 15 miles, but size certainly is not everything when it comes to this fabulous holiday escape. This naturally beautiful island is dominated by the UNESCO World Heritage Status Piton Mountains which slope down to the palm fringed, soft golden sand shoreline where the wonderful warm Caribbean Sea waters await. Here you can indulge in all manner of water sports or maybe take a trip to do some dolphin watching, whale watching or visit one of the other fine Caribbean islands in the vicinity. So what are you waiting for? Surely you want to enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, take in the stunning natural scenery all in glorious sunshine? Luxury holidays to St Lucia are available for under £1500 with The Savvy Travellers. Flights to St Lucia from £450 are available with The Savvy Flyer.
Flights to Mauritius are available for as little as £550 so a luxury holiday to Mauritius may cost less than you think. Business class flights are available with British Airways, Air France, Emirates, Turkish Airlines and others for around £1000 so a little style to start and end your journey is not going to break the bank either. Mauritius has adorned the front cover of many holiday brochures and with good reason. The tropical luxury and beauty of this Indian Ocean island is derived from its beautiful beaches, lagoons, rainforests, waterfalls and lush vegetation. Home to some seriously opulent holiday resorts, Mauritius is a great place to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday in the sun whilst offering much to see and do for the more adventurous.