Summer vacations 2014

From sandy beaches in Europe to the rugged coastline of Western Australia, the summer offers endless possibilities for adventure and relaxation. Go trekking in the mountains of Northern India, safari in Kenya, explore historic Sicily, take a road-trip around California or kick back on the white-sandy beaches of Mauritius. Here is a selection of some of the countless experiences that we can offer you on a luxury vacation this summer.

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20 Degres Sud, Mauritius

20 Degres Sud is one of the very few boutique resorts in Mauritius. Located near the bustling town, Grand Baie, in the north west of the island, this hotel is a great base from which to explore the island and local surroundings. The rooms are beautifully furnished and offer all the home comforts. It’s a wonderful option for those looking for a more intimate and homely summer vacation.

From £1,420pp for 7 nights based on 2 people sharing a Charm room on a Half Board basis, including economy class flights and private road transfers.

Bali by Four Seasons

Summer is all about getting out in the sun and diving into the surf. Bali, the crowning jewel of Indonesia, is the perfect blend of culture, laid back luxury and fun in the sun. The Four Seasons renowned for its silver service and incredible family friendly facilities offers something for everyone, whether you choose to enjoy your afternoons with cocktails or sand castles.

From £5,360pp based on 2 adults and 2 children staying 5 nights at both Four Seasons Sayan and Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay in a Two Bedroom Villa on a B&B basis, including flights and road transfers.

Belmond hotels in Taormina

A stay in either of the Belmond hotels in Taormina, Sicily, Grand Hotel Timeo or Villa Sant Andrea won’t disappoint. Choose majestic Timeo next to the historic Greek Theatre or Villa Sant Andrea that nestles by the water with its own beach. The two hotels are connected by a shuttle via the town so guests of both can enjoy the others amenities. Taormina is a great base for exploring the East of Sicily, Mount Etna, and the Aeolina Islands.

From £2,500pp for a 7 night stay in a Deluxe Room with Sea View at Villa Sant Andrea including BA flights and private transfers.

Chateau de la Treyne, Dordogne

Stay in true decadence in the Dordogne at the Chateau de la Treyne. This fairytale castle dates from the XIVth Century and combines the magic of a bygone era with the luxury and comfort of a modern age. Enjoy magnificent views over the Dordogne River and stunning grounds, sit back and sip wine from a local vineyard whilst you sample some of the chefs Michelin star delights.

From £3,150pp for 7 nights in a Junior Suite River view with private airport transfers and return BA flights into Bordeaux.

La Perriere, South of France

La Perriere is a typical Provencal style villa in an exclusive location, with beautiful views towards the Mediterranean. Just 2km outside the medieval village of St Paul de Vence, it's ideal for exploring the Riviera and Cote d'Azur. Enjoy a catered villa with a Scott Dunn chef, host and nanny to look after your every need. Perfect for a small family or group of friends looking to enjoy the sunshine and lifestyle of southern France.

From £9,780 based on 6 adults taking the whole villa, including full Scott Dunn service, private chef, host and a nanny.

Nkwali Camp, Zambia

Spend six nights at Robin’s House next to Nkwali Camp on the banks of the Luangwa River in Zambia’s the game rich South Luangwa National Park. This spacious exclusive use family house has two bedrooms; a double and a triple, making it perfect for a family. The sitting room is beautiful and leads out through large doors to an enclosed garden. When staying at the house guests have their own private guide who will take you out on game drives.

From £12,700 for a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children) on a fully inclusive basis for 6 nights, including flights and transfers.

Peru Family Adventure

At its best over the European summer Peru packs a punch for families and those looking for a heady mix of adventure, cultural and natural highlights such as the Amazon, the awe inspiring ruins of Machu Picchu Inca and the colonial gem of Cuzco. Our Peru Family Adventure gives you the chance to meet Indian tribespeople in the Amazon rainforest, visit the mini-Galapagos of the Ballestas islands and encounter 'Paddington Bear' at the bear project near Machu Picchu.

From £4,300pp for the 14 night itinerary incorporating the highlights of Peru. Includes flights and transfers.

Pine Cliffs, Portugal

With numerous flights from London to Faro and a short transfer to the resort, Pine Cliffs is a perfect family resort. Surrounded by pine trees and overlooking a glorious sandy beach, Pine Cliffs has many facilities including a 9-hole golf course, tennis courts and a Scott Dunn Explorers children's club exclusively for our guests. There are several restaurants to choose from and enough activities to keep all the family busy over the summer.

From £2,988 for a family of 4, staying in a two Bedroom Residence on B&B basis, including transfers from Faro airport.

Sandy Lane, Barbados

Sandy Lane is a world-class hotel offering excellent facilities and standards of service. It is located on a beautiful white sandy beach on the exclusive west coast of Barbados within easy reach of restaurants and bars. There are three golf courses, tennis courts, spa, fitness center and great facilities for children, perfect for any summer vacation.

From £4,035 per adult and £2,280 per child for 7 nights based on a family of 4, in two orchid rooms on B&B, including flights and private road transfers.

Saruni Samburu, Kenya

A wonderful combination of two of Kenya’s highlights – the game rich Maasai Mara and the majestic surroundings of the Samburu. Saruni Samburu has one of the most breath-taking panoramic views in the whole of Africa and offers the chance to explore the Samburu Reserve. In the Mara, your camp Saruni Mara nestles in the hills overlooking plains of prolific wildlife; take a game drive and see if you can spot some of the Mara’s big cats.

From £7,665 for 2 sharing for 6 nights on a fully inclusive basis. Includes flights and transfers.

Sunny California

Get that surf board at the ready and live the Californian dream. Explore hip San Francisco by trolley or bike, master the art of rock climbing or horse riding in Yosemite, surf in Carmel, drive the iconic coastal road to Morro Bay where whale watching awaits, discover the wine trail in Santa Barbara and go star spotting in Santa Monica. For the ultimate finale, add on a stay in the bright lights of Las Vegas and a once-in-a-lifetime flight to the mighty Grand Canyon.

From £4,250pp for a family of 4 for a customized road trips in California this summer, including international flights and car hire.

The Residence Tunis, Tunisia

Combine Arabian adventure with sunshine and relaxation at The Residence Tunis. Only a three-hour flight from London, Tunisia offers a wonderful break for a summer vacation or long-weekend. There is something for everyone, including a spa, golf course, Kids Club and beach. There is plenty of history and culture within easy reach too, including Carthage and the Tunis Medina.

From £965pp based on 2 sharing in a Garden View Room for 7 nights on a B&B basis, including flights and airport transfers.

The St Regis, Mauritius

Open for over a year now, the St Regis in Mauritius is located on the stunning Le Morne Peninsula, positioned on a long stretch of beautiful beach. Offering a very high standard of service and great facilities this luxury boutique hotel makes a fantastic summer destination.

From £14,330 for a family of 2 adult and 2 children for 10 nights in a St Regis Grand Suite on a half board basis, including British Airways flights and return private airport transfers.

The Ultimate Traveling Camp, Ladakh, India

A new and exhilarating experience for those who like to go off the beaten track without compromising on comfort; the Ultimate Traveling Camp well and truly lives up to its name. Ladakh in Northern India is relatively untraveled and boasts stunning scenery. As it is outside the monsoon area it is an ideal destination for a summer vacation with a difference.

From £3,298pp based on 2 nights in New Delhi on a B&B basis, 5 nights at the Ultimate Traveling Camp on Full Board, including activities, private transfers and flights.

Wild Western Australia

Many people assume that Australia is at its best in the northern hemisphere’s winter, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Summer months see Western Australia at its very best, allowing you to get up close with whale sharks on Ningaloo Reef and explore the vast interior and rugged coast of Kimberley without being overwhelmed by the heat. This ‘Wild West’ adventure showcases Western Australia at its best, taking you off the beaten track in style.

From £12,500pp based on 2 people sharing. Includes accommodation, most meals and drinks, touring and transfers and flights.

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation

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