Luxury Holiday Types & Ideas 2024/2025

Creating a unique holiday experience has never been easier. By taking the time to truly understand your interests and how you like to travel we can arrange a tailor made, luxurious holiday that’s unique to you. But we all need a bit of inspiration now and again so come and discover some of our most popular holiday types and start dreaming about your next trip away.

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Scott Dunn Luxury Holiday Types

We like to think out of the ordinary and stretch the boundary of the imagination with our luxury holiday types. Perfectly paired with our carefully curated collection of luxury hotels, our holiday ideas will help you achieve your greatest travel dreams.

Explore Our Luxury Holiday Ideas

Start with who you’re travelling with – we have a range of holiday ideas that are ideal for kids, older families and multigenerational, couples and even small group adventures. Then dive into what you like to do; from safaris to city escapes we have it all.

Looking for a different holiday experience? Explore our esteemed collection of perfect pairings, created to give you the best of both worlds.

And for those wanting to take it a step further, we have different ways to travel below and even a helpful breakdown of where to go each month.

Holiday Ideas Based on Who Is Travelling

From special occasions like honeymoons to holidays for the whole family, explore holiday ideas based on who you’re travelling with.

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Luxury Family Holidays

Whether you opt to visit the beautiful coastline and beaches of the Mediterranean or enjoy a festive trip to Lapland, you'll be spoilt for choice when browsing exclusive family holidays with Scott Dunn.

  • Bespoke family-friendly luxury holidays tailored to your needs
  • Local experts offering authentic experiences
  • 24/7 support provided by our trusted team
  • Award-winning luxury travel specialists
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Luxury Couples Holidays

At Scott Dunn, we know every couple is different. That’s why, we’ll get to know you personally to truly understand the type of couples holiday you want.

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LGBTQ+ Holidays

Planning your next great escape? Celebrating a life milestone? Perhaps you just want to treat yourself. Whatever your reason to travel, our travel experts know our destinations and experiences intimately and can offer impartial advice to ensure peace of mind when you travel and offer the most welcoming of holidays, with your personal needs in mind. We’ve teamed up with OutThere magazine to make some suggestions.

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Multi-generational family holidays

Thinking of a memorable holiday with the whole family? Here are some fantastic ideas that allow Granny and Grandpa to enjoy their time away just as much as the junior members of the family. They offer the right balance of activities, culture and relaxation to appeal to everyone. From villas with separate annexes to stunning safari lodges that can accommodate larger groups – if anything catches your eye, contact our travel specialists to start planning your family escape.

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Luxury Honeymoons

Your honeymoon should be the most memorable, magical holiday you've ever taken, and our luxury honeymoons are as unique as every couple.

  • Tailor-made luxury honeymoons to celebrate your journey together
  • Our local experts curate out-of-the-ordinary experiences
  • Seamless support when and where you need it
  • Award-winning travel experts
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Luxury Tailor-made Holidays

Book a luxury tailor-made holiday with Scott Dunn to get everything you want from a trip away

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Holiday Types Based on Interests

Have an idea of the kind of holiday experience you want? Here are some of our favourite safaris, ski adventures, active holidays and more.

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Luxury African Safari Holidays

Encounter Africa's wildlife and experience vast, striking landscapes on a bespoke safari tour.

  • Expert local guides for a unique safari experience
  • 24/7 global support
  • Tailor-made luxury safari tours
  • Award-winning travel specialists
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Luxury Beach Holidays

If you’re dreaming of a luxury beach holiday, let us know what beachside bliss means to you and we’ll curate the perfect getaway.

  • Tailor-made luxury beach holidays
  • Support around the clock from the moment you book
  • Expert insider knowledge of any destination
  • Award-winning luxury travel specialists providing out-of-the-ordinary experiences
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Luxury Ski Holidays

Discover the best mountain ranges and the world's most extraordinary winter sports resorts with a tailor-made ski holiday with Scott Dunn:

  • A luxury ski holiday that's unique to you
  • Customer support available 24/7 for a seamless service
  • On-the-ground experts and local partners give you an unbeatable experience
  • Ski holidays curated by the world's top luxury travel specialists

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Food & Wine

We have a whole smorgasbord of holidays based on culinary delights. From long, lazy lunches in the Tuscan sun to visiting a bustling fish market in Tokyo, wine tasting in New Zealand to cooking lessons in Kerala - these fantastic holidays bring food and wine to the forefront and really showcase the destination through local cuisine.

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Top 10 Outdoor & Active Holidays

If you’re like us, adventure in the great outdoors will be high on your travel wish list. If getting soaked to the skin on a white-water rafting trip or paragliding into a 5-star resort sounds like your idea of fun, check out our top 10 experiences below.

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Experiential Travel

What do we mean by 'experiential' travel? We mean immersive, adventurous and authentic. A journey that gets you beneath the skin of a culture to experience life as a local.

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For a Different Kind of Travel Experience…

Ditch planes for a new kind of travel experience. Take to the seas on an intrepid cruise of the Galapagos, revel in the nostalgia of a railway journey, or embrace slow travel and road trip through some of your favourite countries.

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Cruise Holidays

Sometimes the best way to see a country’s true colours is to travel along its rivers or coastline by boat. Watch the destination reveal itself through the windows, stopping off to get up close to the cultures, history and wildlife.

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Rail Journeys

Surrender to the cathartic rhythm of rail and the romance of slow travel; now the true definition of luxury in a world that doffs it cap to speed. Watch iconic landscapes like the Scottish Highlands or the Alps roll by before you pull into some of the world’s most famous cities.

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Our Top Road Trips

It is hard to beat the romance of the open road. For both couples and families, a road trip offers the ultimate in flexibility and adventure. The heady sense of freedom and the luxury of your own space can make hitting the road one of the most relaxing ways to travel, enjoy the scenery and meet the locals. Here’s a selection of our favourite self-drives.

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When to Go Where

Find holiday ideas that work with your schedule. If you’re tied to school holidays, prefer to travel in the shoulder season, or simply want to do something different this summer – we’ve got you covered with the best places to go in each month for 2023.

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