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Top Pick Destinations for a Relaxing Holiday
Top Pick Destinations for a Relaxing Holiday
2 May 2024
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In today's fast-paced world, finding time to unwind and recharge is essential for maintaining balance and well-being. Whether you're seeking tranquil beaches, serene landscapes, or rejuvenating spa retreats, there are countless destinations around the globe perfect for a relaxing holiday. Here are our top picks for destinations that promise to soothe your soul and leave you feeling refreshed.

When it comes to easygoing luxury in the Indian Ocean, the castaway trinity consists of the Maldives, Seychelles, and Mauritius.
The Maldives has over 100 all-inclusive island resorts, making it one of the world's most gorgeous and romantic destinations. Staying on any of this oceanic nation's tropical atolls will transport you away from the stresses of everyday life. Overwater villas, swim-up lagoons, underwater restaurants, and feet-in-the-sand bars are simply the frosting on top.
If you're looking for paradise with a side of history and culture, the Seychelles are a tiny group of islands for discriminating travelers. Choose between premium lodgings on the larger islands of Mahe and Praslin, or make an extra hop for a total getaway to the lesser Islands of Silhouette and La Digue.
Some of us need to stay where leisure is the primary distraction, while others want to know there is an alternative for adventure. While the Maldives has amazing diving and the Seychelles has intriguing cities, Mauritius should be the first pick for vacationers who develop restless feet after a few days on the beach. Stay at a five-star spa and golf resort with restaurants, a private beach, and a variety of activities right on your doorstep. Swim with dolphins, sail on catamarans, and explore protected woods. Go quad biking, horseback riding, or hiking. Casela offers zip-lining and the opportunity to see wild animals. Visit rum distilleries and sugar museums around the island. Or mix peaceful days with vibrant nights in the nightlife of Grand Baie.
Over the past few decades, Dubai has become synonymous with luxury, offering an oasis of relaxation just eight hours from the UK. This city, renowned for its unique attractions and iconic landmarks, boasts resorts and hotels that have elevated unwinding to an art form. From spacious rooms overlooking exclusive beaches to infinity pools glistening under the desert sun, Dubai's hospitality scene promises unparalleled indulgence. World-class international dining experiences and elegant spas further enhance the allure of Dubai holidays, inviting guests to luxuriate in their preferred style.
To truly grasp Dubai's commitment to relaxation, one need only consider the institution of brunch. While this leisurely meal is cherished worldwide, Dubai has elevated it to new heights. Indulging in decadent cuisine accompanied by sparkling drinks, cocktails, mocktails, and aromatic teas and coffees transforms brunch in Dubai into an extraordinary experience.
Another compelling aspect of Dubai is Emirates' extensive flight network, offering seamless connections to various destinations. This makes Dubai an ideal choice for combining the vibrant energy of the city with the serene shores of destinations like the Maldives or Mauritius. Whether you opt for a Dubai and Maldives package, you'll find that Dubai serves as the perfect gateway to your next relaxing adventure.

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  • Map Location IconDubai, UAE
  • Calendar Icon10 May - 31 May 2024
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The megacity of Bangkok, as well as bustling resorts like Patong and Pattaya, may not come to mind when you're looking for tranquility. Thailand, on the other hand, boasts several secluded areas and serene beaches. Choose a tranquil location on Koh Samui's Chaweng Beach, relax and enjoy the beauty in Krabi's Phang Nga Bay, kick off your shoes on Koh Phi Phi, venture off the beaten path at Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi, or discover an enchanting cove on Koh Lipe. 
Thailand, known for its warm friendliness, stimulating massages, and serene temples in some of Asia's most picturesque settings, is an excellent choice for slowing down. Spend a peaceful night in a floating tent surrounded by the mountains at Elephant Hills.
If the allure of the Indian Ocean or Southeast Asia doesn't captivate you, consider heading westward to the Caribbean Sea. Here, a tapestry of island nations awaits, boasting pristine white sands framed by azure waters and an abundance of rum cocktails.
Transport yourself to a bygone era in the enchanting St. Vincent and the Grenadines, where romance is infused in every corner. Alternatively, immerse yourself in unique experiences like swimming with pigs and exploring uninhabited islands in the Bahamas. Or simply unwind by the waves in Jamaica, where the rhythm of the ocean lulls you into a state of relaxation.
Luxurious hotels and exclusive boutiques dot the region, offering indulgent retreats for those seeking opulence. Alternatively, go on a voyage of discovery from the sea, allowing the Caribbean's beauty to unfold before you in all its splendor.
Here are our top selections for a tranquil holiday. These stunning destinations offer attentive hospitality and all the amenities you need to fully immerse yourself in relaxation, allowing you to savor each moment as it unfolds at its own leisurely pace. Yet, it's important to note that with thoughtful accommodation choices and careful planning, any journey can provide the comfort, care, and relaxation you desire.
Are you prepared for your serene getaway? Connect with one of our Travel Specialists via phone today and begin crafting your ideal escape. Let us assist you in planning the ultimate retreat tailored to your desires.

Long Beach Mauritius

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  • Map Location IconMauritius
  • Calendar Icon01 Jun - 30 Jun 2024
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