Let's talk. We're open

(858) 523-9000

The best of both

If you can’t choose between kicking back on the beach, dipping your toes in warm waters and enjoying freshly caught seafood or taking in the city lights, catching a show and people watching from a bustling café… then don’t. We have some fantastic vacations that combine a city break with time on the beach.

All prices include international flights and transfers unless otherwise stated and are subject to availability. T&Cs apply.

Singapore shopping and Malaysian beaches

Start in the vibrant city of Singapore, enjoying the superb restaurants and shopping, whilst staying at the The Fullerton Singapore. Then fly on to the island of Langkawi off the coast of Malaysia for beautiful white beaches, turquoise seas and an amazing array of wildlife in the rainforest that surrounds The Datai, which has never been better under its fantastic new management.

From £3,980pp based on 2 people sharing a Deluxe room at the Fullerton Singapore for 3 nights and a Deluxe room at The Datai for 7 nights on a B&B basis.

Dubai and Zighy Bay

This combination of Dubai and Zighy Bay, is a wonderful city and beach break. Begin with two nights at the Address Downtown, located in the heart of Dubai and close to the Burj Khalifa. You are then driven 2 hours to Six Senses Zighy Bay for 5 days of indulgent living on the shores of the Arabian Sea.

From £2,330pp based on 7 nights (2 nights at the Address Downtown and 5 nights at Zighy Bay) on a B&B basis including private transfers.

Almyra and Anassa - city and beach in Cyprus

Start at Almyra, located within walking distance of Paphos, and a great base to see the local area. Equipped with a stunning spa and Explorers children’s club, this hotel makes a great combination with its beachfront sister, Anassa, 1 hour away in Polis. Anassa is one of the most exclusive and beautiful spa hotels. Located in a secluded bay, it’s a perfect spot for a luxurious beach vacation.

From £1,140pp based on 2 adults and 1 child traveling in June for 3 nights at Almyra and 4 nights at Anassa, on a half board basis. Excludes flights.

Abu Dhabi and the Maldives

Abu Dhabi and the Maldives make a great city and beach combination. Stay at Park Hyatt on Saadiyat Island moments from the all that is to be explored including Ferari World and the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, then fly to the Maldives for the ultimate in beach pampering. The Park Hyatt, Maldives has some of the best snorkeling the Maldives has to offer and is in a truly spectacular setting.

From £3,410pp based 2 people traveling and staying in a Park Room in Abu Dhabi for 3 nights and a Park Villa in the Maldives for 7 nights on a B&B basis for travel after 07 April 2013.

Beautiful Barcelona

Barcelona has it all – a vibrant and beautiful city which boasts not only sandy beaches but also resort towns of the Costa Brava within a short drive. Why not try the super-cool W Hotel, right on the waterfront.

From £1,150pp for 7 nights, based on 2 people sharing a Wonderful room on a B&B basis, includes private return airport transfers.

Big Apple to the beach

Head for the bright lights of New York City for a spot of shopping and sightseeing before swapping the buzz of Manhattan for the powder white sands of the Turks & Caicos Islands, where time stands still and the only sound is the lapping waters of the Caribbean Sea. Stay from 07 April to 20 November and enjoy 2 complimentary nights at the stunningly situated Parrot Cay.

From £3,075pp (total saving £1,025) based on 2 people sharing on a 10 night itinerary.

Blue mosques and turquoise seas, the different shades of Turkey

Many people each year flock to the beautiful beaches of Turkey on charters to Bodrum and Antalya without seeing the real Turkey. This itinerary includes not only the most exclusive new beach resort in the country but also a stay in stunning Istanbul.

From £4,500pp based on 2 sharing a Superior room at Four Seasons and a Pool Terrace Cottage at Amanruya, includes private guided tours and private transfers.

Buenos Aires, Argentina and Florianopolis, Brazil

Soak up the sites and sounds of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s cosmopolitan, vibrant capital city, with its chic pavement cafes and gourmet restaurants, before heading on to Brazil for a stay on the beautiful Emerald Coast at Ponta dos Ganchos. This is one of Brazil’s most luxurious hotels, set in a stunning bay surrounded by lush rainforest - the perfect spot for unwinding, strolling to hidden coves, indulging in spa treatments and sampling superb cuisine.

From £3,625pp based on 2 people sharing for 3 nights at the Legado Mitico and 4 nights at Ponta dos Ganchos in a Luxury Bungalow on a B&B basis.

Canada sights to Hawaiian delights

A perfect combination if you have time for a slightly longer escape. Blend 3 of Canada’s most fascinating cities with the gently swaying palms and big surf of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. Explore Vancouver and Victoria first, then head out to dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean and unwind before stopping off in Toronto for a spot of shopping before you head home.

From £5,900pp based on 2 people sharing on a 15 night itinerary.

Cape Town and Mauritius

Enjoy cosmopolitan Cape Town, staying at the contemporary Kensington Place, a small boutique hotel situated a short distance from the buzzing bars and restaurants of Long and Kloof Streets. Take a ride up Table Mountain or visit the famous Robben Island. After a fascinating city break, jet off to the sun-soaked shores of Mauritius to stay at the world-renowned Oberoi and enjoy the fabulous hospitality for which the island is known.

From £2,530pp for a couple sharing a room at Kensington Palace for 4 nights and a Luxury Pavilion at Oberoi Mauritius for 8 nights, both on a B&B basis.

Dubai and Thailand with Emirates

Thanks to new Emirates direct flights between Dubai and Phuket, it has never been easier to combine Arabia and Asia. Explore the modern wonders of Dubai, where ancient souks meet cutting edge design in the heart of the Arabian Gulf, before flying on to Phuket on Thailand’s west coast. The flights make this route our most exciting new combination, allowing you to easily enjoy the high life in Dubai and the paradise beaches of Thailand in one fantastic vacation.

From £3,995pp, based on two people sharing a Park Deluxe room at the Park Hyatt Dubai and an Ocean View Pool room at Trisara on a B&B basis.

Miami and Cartagena

Stay on Miami’s fashionable South Beach at the stylish Tides Hotel, surrounded by cool boutiques, bars and restaurants, before flying on to Cartagena on Colombia’s northern coast. Cartagena, one of South America’s most vibrant colonial cities, has a beautiful historic center with cobbled streets, stunning architecture, fantastic galleries and a lively cultural and social scene.

From £2,855pp based on 2 people sharing for 4 nights at The Tides South Beach Miami on a room only basis and 5 nights at the Ananda Cartagena on a B&B basis.

Poker to powder, Las Vegas and Jackson Hole

Take in a show or try your luck at the gaming tables of Las Vegas before snowmobiling at Yellowstone National Park and skiing deep powder at North America’s most challenging mountain, Jackson Hole.

From £4,610pp based on 2 adults staying for 2 nights at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas and 7 nights and the Four Seasons Jackson Hole.

Stone Town and Baraza

Start in the hustle and bustle of Stone Town, explore the winding streets of this ancient Arab town, visiting some of the spice markets and celebrated Stone Town monuments such as the Forodhani Garden and the Old Fort. Then head to one of Zanzibar’s iconic beaches, to stay at Baraza – here you can find varied watersports, delicious surf-fresh food, and one of the islands best spas.

From £2,650pp for a couple sharing a room at Serena on a B&B basis for 1 night and a Garden View Villa at Baraza for 6 nights on a fully inclusive basis. Price includes 1 night free at Baraza. Book by June and travel by October 2013.

Miami hip to laid back living

Blend time in Miami enjoying nightlife and shopping on Miami Beach and Ocean Drive; with the stunning beaches of Harbour Island, staying at Pink Sands. In complete contrast Harbour Island offers laid back island charm with total relaxation and a heavenly pink sand beach that goes on for miles.

From £2,950pp (total saving £485) based on 2 people sharing on a 10 night itinerary between 01 April and 01 December. Includes 1 complimentary night at Pink Sands.

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation

Sign up for our newsletter

Receive news and offers from Scott Dunn

Contact us
How we work
  • Browse our website for inspiration
  • Call us and speak to a travel expert
  • Tell us what you want to see and do, when you want to go and give us an idea of your budget
  • We’ll customize an incredible vacation just for you (we never sell packages or escorted tours)
What guests say

"Excellent service throughout with great attention to detail and thoughtfulness. I believe Scott Dunn does deliver more than most high-end vacation companies and will go "the extra mile".