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.
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.
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 center of Borgo Santo Pietro, offers guests a luxurious haven in which to relax and unwind.
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 flavors of the region.
$2,900per person for 7 nights
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.
Belmond Afloat in France
South of France
Discover the waterways, canals and rivers of rural France in style with the Belmond Afloat in France program. Belmond’s seven barges are among the most luxurious in Europe and offer a unique way of seeing some spectacularly beautiful countryside.
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.
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.
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 vacation.
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.
Provence, St Tropez & Cote d'Azur
This itinerary takes you on a journey from the lavender fields of Provence, through the glamour of St Tropez and into the heart of the Cote d'Azur. The South of France offers such a diversity of landscape, culture and some of the finest food and wine in Europe. This itinerary will allow you to explore this stunning part of France and experience...
Ultimate Italian Cities
Venice, Florence & Rome
Dive into three glorious cities as you travel though wonderful Italy taking in the iconic sites of Venice, Florence and Rome. Staying in ultimate luxury you will be doused in world-class art, breath-taking architecture, profound ancient history, all alongside expert guides, unprecedented service and mouth-watering cuisine, you will be spoiled from...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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, traveling from vibrant Lisbon to this tranquil beach town.
Extraordinary Florence & Tuscany
Florence & Tuscany
Fall into this breath-taking duo as you get under the skin of Tuscany and Florence. Discover the cultural, gastronomic and scenic delights of Tuscany and its capital, Florence, with this perfect combination of chic luxury, delectable cuisine and mind-blowing vistas. Be amazed by the city's galleries, famous landmarks and boutiques before spending...
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.