Searching for holiday inspiration? Perhaps you’re looking for a change from your usual favourite destinations? Why not make 2019 the year that you treat yourself to something new, exciting, and even more exceptional – the holiday of a lifetime. We’ve selected six of the most breathtaking destinations from our portfolio that we think everyone needs to visit at least once, whether it’s simply to relax and unwind or to explore some of the most impressive and unique sightseeing attractions that the world has to offer.
For those looking to indulge in historically captivating culture, Japan is a must on your bucket list. With so many beautiful places to explore, there is something ideal to add to everyone’s itinerary. Heritage meets nature in this traditional yet modern country, as it boasts attractions ranging from castles to waterfalls, not forgetting to mention the famous Japanese cuisine on offer.
Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo is the perfect place to stay for those looking to get involved in the hustle and bustle of the country’s capital. You’ll never be short of things to do whilst in the heart of this incredible skyscraper-filled city, or even at the hotel itself – where you’ll find a range of 11 remarkable restaurants and a private rooftop swimming pool.
Australia’s considerable size means that the possibilities for adventure are limitless in this land down under. Home to over 10,000 beaches, there are endless opportunities to unwind in the sun or even to experience an unforgettable scuba-diving session in the renowned Great Barrier Reef. Find yourself in awe of the impressive bustling city landscapes or seclude yourself in this tropical paradise that will leave you with a unique experience like no other. For some more inspiration for this year’s travel, take a look at our blog on the top events and festivals taking place this year.
If you’re seeking a chic, stylish and modern vibe, Crown Towers Perth Hotel is nearly as lively as the city itself. With almost 40 bars, food halls, nightclubs and even its own casino, there is something for everyone here, and its convenient location and spacious accommodation options make it an excellent base for families.
The iconic Lake Como is arguably the most idyllic and charming destination for the ultimate Italian relaxation holiday. The mountains and lakes make for million-dollar views and provide the perfect scenery for a laid-back, intimate break from reality – perfect for a romantic couple’s getaway.
With picturesque views of the lake from one of the hotel’s three swimming pools, Grand Hotel Tremezzo is in a prime location for admiring your surroundings, and the ease of access to the water by using the hotel’s private boat means your holiday will be filled with adventure. Enjoy gourmet Italian delicacies in the five restaurants on site or take advantage of the other outstanding hotel facilities, including a tennis court and your own private rooftop jacuzzi to watch the world go by from.
The Big Apple has some of the world’s most iconic attractions, making it somewhat hard to decide where to start on your visit. Whatever you choose, time spent in New York city is always a trip never to be forgotten. Whether it’s shopping on Fifth Avenue, visiting the numerous museums or admiring the views from the top of the Empire State Building, every moment is guaranteed to be packed with excitement and unforgettable memories.
Go all out with luxury at the state-of-the-art Peninsula New York. This hotel prides itself on superb quality, boasting a modern design that perfectly complements its historic, antique features. The hotel’s prime location means it is surrounded by the city’s constant excitement and you are always within easy reach of the key attractions.
The Indonesian island of Sumba may be small compared to its famous neighbour Bali, but it is certainly worth the visit – particularly if you’re in search of secluded beaches and good diving hotspots. The island offers peace and tranquillity and is the perfect location to combine relaxation with traditional culture. As soon as you arrive you’ll be wondering why you’ve never visited before!
When visiting, Nihi Sumba Island is an excellent choice of location, with an authentic yet luxurious atmosphere. The intimate resort offers a variety of activities to take part in, including surfing and horseback riding, providing an adrenaline rush as well as a chilled-out ambience.
Bora Bora is known for being a pristine paradise – a pure haven of peace and quiet surrounded by nothing but water. Its beautifully clear waters and white sandy beaches make it a picture-perfect destination and the ultimate hub of relaxation. Our Travel Specialists particularly recommend the island for couples and honeymooners, as the environment sets a romantic tone to laze around in the sunshine and enjoy the company of your loved one.
As for where to stay, the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is a faultless pick as it offers a choice of accommodation to suit every traveller, including beachfront or overwater villas with attentive service that will cater to everything you could ever want or need. Sweet, sweet luxury.
To book your bucket list adventure or for personalised recommendations, get in touch with our Travel Specialists.