Yet to book Christmas?

You are not too late to book a Christmas vacation... If you're keen to get away for the festivities to the sun or snow, but have yet to arrange it or choose where to go, take a look at these great options that all still have availability.

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

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Leobo Private Reserve, South Africa

On your arrival in Johannesburg, board a helicopter to fly to the non-malarial Waterberg and stay at The Observatory, an exclusive private house on Leobo Private Game Reserve. Leobo is packed full of wildlife, but the real focus here is the range of activities on offer: horse-riding, quad-biking, fishing, archery, sleep-outs, star-gazing and much much more!

From £3,265pp, based on a group of 9 sharing The Observatory on a fully-inclusive basis for a week over Christmas and New Year. Includes helicopter transfers for the whole group.

Biohotel Hermitage – Madonna, Dolomites

This charming family run hotel offers everything you need for a truly magical Christmas. Enjoy a festive Gala dinner in the Hermitage's Michelin starred restaurant on Christmas Eve, with a special surprise for the children. In addition, the free mini children's club from 4-11pm every day, will keep the little ones occupied, whilst you unwind in the spa after a day on the slopes.

From £2,065pp based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing a family room on a Half Board basis for 7 nights, departing on 21 December 2013.

Cap Maison, St Lucia

Enjoy uncompromising standards of personal service at Cap Maison in St Lucia. This boutique hotel is in a stunning location on a cliff top and combines luxury, elegance and charm. Enjoy excellent cuisine at the 'Cliff at Cap' restaurant and listen to music provided by local artists including reggae and jazz, plus traditional Christmas Carols and a Steel Band.

From £3,030pp (saving £535 total) for 7 nights based on 2 people sharing a Garden View Room on a B&B basis. Based on 20 December 2013 departure and includes 20% discount.

Victoria Falls and Hwange safari, Zimbabwe

Fly overnight to Johannesburg with British Airways, connect up to Victoria Falls and arrive at the iconic Victoria Falls Hotel in time for lunch with a view of the spray. The following morning, head into Hwange National Park for a 3 night safari at Davison’s Camp, which is in the heart of Zimbabwe’s largest protected area. End by heading back to the Victoria Falls Hotel for 2 nights to exploring and really experiencing the falls.

From £2,730pp based on a family of 4 in 2 rooms, B&B in Victoria Falls and fully-inclusive in Hwange.

Chalet Mathilda, Val d’Isère

Chalet Mathilda has all the ingredients for the perfect Christmas vacation. With a beautifully crafted interior, Moroccan ceilings and your very own wellness area, luxury exudes from every corner. The romantic atmosphere and fun filled children’s room are perfect for families or couples alike, whilst our Premier Chalet Service with private chef and host will make your Christmas sparkle.

From £2,735pp, based on a family of 4 in 2 rooms, for 7 nights, departing on 22 December 2013.

Dar Zemora, Marrakech

Enjoy a sunny gourmet Christmas at Dar Zemora, our most popular boutique hotel in the leafy Palmeriae area of Marrakech. Our special Christmas offer includes a 6 course Christmas Eve dinner with aperitif and canapés and a half day guided tour of the city.

From £950pp for 4 nights on a B&B basis.

Desert Palm, Dubai

Desert Palm offers something different to the hotels in the center of Dubai. Located just 15 minutes from Downtown and surrounded by lush polo fields, this boutique hotel is perfect as a peaceful winter sun retreat. There are just 38 rooms, suites and villas which is virtually unheard of in Dubai and the award winning Rare restaurant has spectacular views over the polo fields to the city’s skyline beyond.

From £1,800pp for 7 nights in a Polo Suite on a B&B basis. Includes a 10% early booking discount when booked 2 months ahead.

Four Seasons Langkawi, Malaysia

Escape with the family to the sunshine for Christmas. Stay in the spacious Melaleuca pavilions at the Four Seasons Langkawi, which are situated on a beautifully pristine beach. The impeccable service, stunning surroundings and facilties on offer for all ages make this retreat perfect for all ages, and the children are always welcome to enjoy the ‘kids for all seasons’ program.

From £4,900 per adult and £4,550 per child based on 2 adults and 2 children staying 7 nights at the Four Seasons Langkawi in a Lower Melaleuca Pavillion on a B&B basis.

Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg

In the run up to Christmas, a visit to St Petersburg almost always guarantees snow. Markets are dotted throughout the city center and with the vacation officially being celebrated on 07 January in Russia, there is plenty of time to get those essential gifts, from traditional Russian handicrafts and Soviet artifacts to tasty local treats. Stall holders expect everyone to bargain and you’ll often be able to pick up a gift at half its original price.

From £1,100pp for 4 nights on a B&B basis.

Le Saint Geran, Mauritius

Spend the festive season at one of the most sophisticated hotels in Mauritius. The One&Only Le Saint Geran offers elegance with attentive service. With a sheltered lagoon on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other, enjoy relaxing on the beach or taking part in many watersports on offer. Indulge yourself with a spa treatment to prepare for the Christmas celebrations!

From £6,840pp for 7 nights based on 2 people sharing a Junior Suite on a Half Board basis. Based on 20 December 2013 departure and includes Christmas Eve Gala Dinner.

Maroma Resort and Spa, Mexico

Set on one of the Riviera Maya’s most glorious white sand beaches, Maroma offers the polished Orient Express service you would expect, and is the perfect place to disconnect and be properly pampered. Enjoy the fabulous Kinan spa, go snorkeling on the world’s second longest barrier reef, or head off to explore the remarkable Maya heritage at Tulum or Chichen Itza.

From £4,290pp for 7 nights based on 2 adults staying in a Deluxe Garden Room on a B&B basis from 22-29 December 2013.

The Chambers, New York

For Christmas with a difference, why not head to the Big Apple? Stroll along 5th Avenue for some last minute shopping, enjoy a whirl around the skating rink in central Park, take in a show on Broadway or simply enjoy fine dining in atmospheric bistros with glorious city views. New York is great value over the “vacations” so enjoy Christmas with a difference.

From £1,445pp based on 2 people sharing a Studio King at The Chambers for 4 nights on a room only basis.

Qasr Al Sarab, Abu Dhabi

Enjoy Christmas in Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter at the secluded and spectacular Qasr Al Sarab, in the heart of the Liwa Desert, just 2 hours from Abu Dhabi. It’s ideal for families and couples with plenty of activities on offer - watch the sun set over the sand dunes, ride a camel, cool off in the swimming pool or go dune-bashing.

From £2,500pp based on 2 people sharing in a Deluxe Garden Room for 7 nights on a B&B basis.

Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch – Beaver Creek, USA

Experience Christmas, American style and enjoy the Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch at its best. Beautifully designed with the ambiance of a Mountain Lodge, it’s ‘both Old West’ and modern day chic. The Ritz Kids Room and the Ski Nanny Service compliment the local ski schools perfectly and with its ski in/out location, you have access to one of the biggest ski areas in the world.

From £2,560pp based on 4 sharing a Resort View room with 2 double beds, Room Only for 10 nights on 19 December 2013.

Sala Phuket, Thailand

This relaxed adult retreat is the ideal place for a peaceful Christmas break, where you can enjoy the privacy of your standalone villa with private pool. The restaurants and bar are located at the front of the hotel, on the beach and around the pool, the atmosphere is wonderful and will ensure you will not want to leave!

From £2,780pp based on 2 adults staying 7 nights at Sala Phuket in a Sala Pool Villa on a B&B basis.

The Augustine, Prague

This charming hotel right at the heart of Prague is housed partially in an old monastery making it an atmospheric place to embrace the spirit of Christmas. Prague’s Christmas markets are famous and between them offer a myriad of traditional handcrafted gifts such as jewelry, lace & wooden toys which you can stock up on.

From £900pp for 3 nights on a B&B basis.

Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte, Brazil

Escape with the family to Brazil this Christmas and stay on the balmy beaches of Bahia at the luxurious Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte. Set among tropical gardens overlooking golden sands, the resort has superb facilities, including a kids’ club and thalasso-spa. You can learn capoeira and visit a nearby turtle project, while the colonial splendours of Salvador are just an hour away.

From £3,670 per adult and £2,155 per child under 12 based on a family of 4 traveling for 7 nights and staying in a Master Spa Room on a Half Board basis from 19-26 December 2013.

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