Got insatiable travel cravings but don’t want to head too far out? Take a break and visit these incredible destinations that are just a doorstep away. We’ve rounded up a number of out of town spots which are perfect for relaxing, exploring and refueling away from the stress of daily life, great for people who aren’t looking for a long vacation but need a quick perk-me-up trip indulging in wellness treatments, learning more about a new culture or hiking through the jungle. Check out the list below for some easy getaway options that can be further customized for you.
Borgo Santo Pietro
This stunning boutique hotel located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside exudes charm and history. The lovingly converted 13th century villa, the centre of Borgo Santo Pietro, offers guests a luxurious haven in which to relax and unwind.
Costa Navarino - Villas
The Peloponnese, Greece
The Romanos Ionian Exclusive Villas on the stunning Peloponnese coast in Greece. With private pools, absolute privacy, Spa and Scott Dunn Explorers kids club, the Romanos Ionian Exclusive villas offer the perfect family choice.
Pine Cliffs Resort
One of Europe’s best family destinations, Pine Cliffs Resort is located on the Algarve in Portugal, just 30 minutes from Faro airport and close to Albufeira. Excellent facilities include golf, tennis, sandy beaches and a Scott Dunn Explorers kids club.
Six Senses Douro Valley
Douro Valley, Portugal
Set in a 19th century manor house, Six Senses Douro Valley is arguably the finest hotel in northern Portugal. Commanding an enviable position overlooking the River Douro, the hotel’s grounds and gardens celebrate the produce and flavours of the region.
Porto Heli, The Peloponnese, Greece
Located on a hilltop overlooking Porto Heli on the east coast of the Peloponnese sits the luxurious Amanzoe. This 38-suite resort and spa offers guests a haven of peace and tranquillity, with panoramic sea views and stunning private beach club.
Six Senses Residences Courchevel
Courchevel 1850, France
Six Senses Residences Courchevel is a collection of stunning luxury ski apartments located in the world-class ski resort of Courchevel 1850, along with a Six Senses Spa, Japanese restaurant, ski hire shop and full hotel servicing.
Finca Cortesin is a beautiful, boutique hotel in the south of Spain, set in the lovely Andalucian countryside between Marbella and Sotogrande. Finca Cortesin's spacious suites and impeccable service create the perfect ambience for a luxury holiday.
Rocco Forte Private Villas, Verdura Resort
Set on the rugged coastline of southern Sicily, Verdura Resort is a stylish and luxurious Rocco Forte property. With extensive grounds, first class facilities, renowned Rocco Forte Spa and exceptional service, it's perfect for families and friends.
Belmond Afloat in France
South of France
Discover the waterways, canals and rivers of rural France in style with the Belmond Afloat in France programme. Belmond’s seven barges are among the most luxurious in Europe and offer a unique way of seeing some spectacularly beautiful countryside.
7Pines Resort Ibiza
Dotted along the clifftop of Ibiza’s west coast, 7Pines is sleek, contemporary and oozes style and elegance. With views over the azure waters of the Mediterranean to the rocky island of Es Vedrà, it boasts excellent amenities in exclusive surrounds.
Ultimate Italian Cities
Venice, Florence & Rome
Dive into three glorious cities, taking in the iconic sites of Venice, Florence and Rome. Staying in unrivalled luxury, you'll enjoy world-class art, breathtaking architecture and profound ancient history on this tour of Italy. You'll be spoilt with expert guides, unprecedented service and delicious cuisine.
GBP £8,600 pp
Reykjavik & South Iceland
Let us take you on this epic adventure through some of the most world’s dramatic landscapes. You will experience only the best, from picture perfect landscapes and iconic landmarks to thrilling experiences. Top it all off with the chance to witness one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders - the Northern Lights, all from the comfort of...
GBP £5,000 pp
Lisbon & Comporta
Many of Portugal's spectacular beaches are within easy reach of Lisbon - this itinerary combines the hustle and bustle of the city with the pristine sands of Comporta, travelling from vibrant Lisbon to this tranquil beach town.
GBP £3,000 pp
Oslo, Ålesund & Norwegian Fjords
Think style and sophistication, exhilaration and effortless luxury and you will have this unique and off the beaten track trip though Norway. Soaking up the best this majestic land has to offer, beginning in vibrant Oslo before you head to the stunning Ålesund for water adventures on the vast fjords. Hike the memorising Sunnmøre Alps for the...
GBP £4,600 pp
Extraordinary Spain & Portugal
Lisbon, Monsaraz, Seville & Montecorto
Discover the rural heartland of Iberia with this fantastic itinerary combining city and countryside. Travel from vibrant Lisbon to traditional Alentejo, then cross the border into Seville and the picturesque scenery of Andalucia.
GBP £7,300 pp
Family Fun in Southern Spain
Seville & Estepona
Spend a week in southern Spain, combining the vibrant culture of Seville with the tranquillity of the Andalucian countryside, in this itinerary ideal for families. After exploring Seville’s bustling Moorish streets, revel in the scenic landscapes of rural Andalucia and the beautiful beaches of the south coast.
GBP £3,300 pp
Oslo, Bergen & Hordaland, Norwegian Fjords, Alesund & West Coast Fjords, Flatflesa Private Island
Be dazzled by the awe-inspiring experiences this indulgent trip to Norway will take you, discovering some of the most exquisite landscapes of this beautiful country. Travel by train, plane and helicopter as we push the limits on this epic voyage, step aboard the iconic Flam railway, take a helicopter to the Flatflesa private island and embark on...