Winter warmers

When the British winter has set in and it feels like it may never end there's only one thing to do; head somewhere hot. For those who enjoy a bit of sun in the winter months, we have some fantastic winter warmers to make you forget all about the cold and wet back home.

Parrot Cay by COMO, Turks & Caicos

Stay at the fashionable and romantic Parrot Cay resort in the stunning Turks and Caicos Islands. Boasting a stunning Como spa, pristine white sandy beaches and unspoiled reefs, the Parrot Cay is an exceptional winter escape.

From £1,995 per person for 7 nights in a Terrace room on B&B basis, including flights and two complimentary nights (book before 15 December – excludes thanksgiving).

Shangri La Barr al Jissah Resort and Spa, Muscat

Enjoy Arabian nights at the Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort &Spa on the spectacular Gulf of Oman. Exclusively located on the bay at Barr Al Jissah, nestles against the dramatic backdrop of the rugged mountains Shangri-La is a a real treat for those looking for some winter sun.

From £1,735 per person in a Deluxe room at Al Bandar, including flights, private transfers and a 15% discount. (Book by 15 October)

Esencia, Mexico

With direct flights from London, the Caribbean coast of Mexico is the ideal winter sunshine destination. Stay at our favorite Mexican hideaway, Esencia, and enjoy spectacular beaches, culture, adventure and pampering. Along with glistening turquoise waters and powder white sands, the hotel has two pools, a wonderful restaurant and Mayan spa.

From £2,635 per person for 7 nights in a Garden Suite with plunge pool including flights, a private dinner on the beach, a complimentary 50 minute massage and 20% discount (for travel by 20 December 2014).

Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam

Located off the southernmost tip of Vietnam, Six Senses Con Dao is located just one hour from the mainland but seems a million miles away, making for the perfect winter warmer getaway. With the feel of castaway but the reality of a five star hotel and an award winning combination of seamless service, incredible views and amazing cuisine.

From £2,900 per person based on 2 sharing an Ocean View Duplex on B&B basis for 7 nights and 1 night at Park Hyatt, Saigon, including international and domestic flights.

Soneva Fushi, Maldives

The ultimate in barefoot luxury, Soneva Fushi's 'no news, no shoes' ethos means that guests' shoes are taken away when they reach the island. A true escape from the British winter, this fabulous Maldivian resort is a real Scott Dunn favorite.

From £5,165 per person for 7 nights in a Crusoe Villa on a B&B basis, including international and domestic flights and a pay 6 stay 7 offer.

Highlights of Namibia

A fabulous itinerary seeing some of the very best that Namibia has to offer. Majestic dunes, the wild empty beauty of Damaraland the quirky seaside town of Swakopmund and finish with the incredible big cat outreach program at Okonjima. Sleeping out under the stars, tracking with bushmen, this self-drive adventure will take you through diverse and varied landscapes - it is the most fantastic road trip!

From £3,460 per person for 11 nights on an all-inclusive basis, including international & domestic flights and transfers.

Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi

Kaya Mawa is found in the vast expanse of Lake Malawi on the remote Likoma Island is the larger of two islands in the north-eastern part of the lake. There is just one dirt road, two vehicles, hundreds of baobab trees, glorious sandy beaches and rocky coves. It is the perfect place to relax whether you want to snorkel, dive, fish, swim or simply lie back on the beach.

From £1,820pp for 7 nights on full board, including international & domestic flights and transfers.

The Great Palaces of India

November in India ushers in a beautiful post monsoon explosion of wildlife and the start of lovely sunny skies. Embark on an adventure across India at this wonderful time of year, whilst enjoying the famous hospitality of the Taj Group with our Great Palaces itinerary. This trip you will give the opportunity to stay at some of the finest former palaces of the old ruling dynasties carefully restored to their former glory of over 2 centuries ago!

From £4,955 per person based on a 14 night itinerary in November, including domestic flights and private transfers.

Ti Kaye Resort & Spa, St Lucia

Ti Kaye is a small, yet friendly retreat set on a above a remote beach on a hillsides of St Lucia. Ideal for couples who are looking for a secluded getaway, relax in the rustic and elegant atmosphere and enjoy the fantastic service, wine cellar and tailored dining experiences.

From £1,295 per person for 7 nights in an Ocean View room on B&B basis, including flights and a 30% discount (book before 15 December).

Vamizi Island Lodge, Mozambique

Plan something to look forward to this winter and escape to a sunny paradise, with white sand beaches and turquoise waters; Vamizi Island Lodge is the epitome of this. Situated within the Quirimbas Archipelago off the north coast of Mozambique, Vamizi is the definitive experience in barefoot luxury. Spend your day’s deep sea fishing, diving the pristine reefs and swimming with sea turtles before relaxing with a cocktail while the sun goes down.

From £4,300pp for 7 nights on a full board basis, including international & domestic flights and transfers.

Zambia in the Emerald Season

As the nights grow colder head to the home of the first photographic safaris. The Emerald season sees the dramatic awakening from the long dry months, thunderheads and electrical storms start to roll around the edges of the horizon, creating spectacular skies and sunsets, the bush bursts into color and impala and warthogs give birth to their young. The game is plentiful and the national parks a little quieter – the perfect time to visit.

From £3,820 per person for 7 nights on an all-inclusive basis, including international & domestic flights and transfers.

Zanzibar White Sand Villas & Spa, Zanzibar

Escape the looming chill of an English winter by jetting off to the Spice Island of Zanzibar to stretch out on the beach and curl your toes up in the warm white sand. Zanzibar White Sand Villas & Spa beckons you with its’ 11 private villas planted amongst lush gardens with huge sliding doors allowing the sea breezes to waft in off the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Spend your days relaxing on the white sand or indulge in treatments at the tropical spa.

From £1,995 per person for 7 nights on a B&B basis, including flights and transfers.

Dar Zemora, Marrakech

Enjoy sightseeing and shopping in the souks Marrakech without the crowds and stifling heat. Dar Zemora is a stunning boutique hotel situated in the heart of the Palmeraie just outside Marrakech and has been offering a friendly welcome to Scott Dunn guests for many years. Styled on an English country house the peaceful surroundings and service combine to make this luxury retreat a real gem.

From £875 per person for 5 nights, including BA flights and private airport transfers.

To start planning your vacation

Sign up for our newsletter

Receive news and offers from Scott Dunn