Our Top 10 Picks

Everyone loves a top ten, which is why we've curated our latest crushes into one quick and easy list. Many of the fabulous properties across our portfolio have something distinct in common, be it an amazing private pool, a magical al fresco dining spot, or a jaw-dropping beachfront. Take a moment, dream a while, and discover our favorite properties, dive reefs, spa destinations, rooms with a view, and more.

Top 10s

Once in a Lifetime

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Top 10 African Safari Experiences

Few things compare to the feeling of being surrounded by nature on an African safari. Whether you go gorilla trekking in Rwanda or encounter the Marine Big 5 in South Africa, these safari experiences are sure to take your breath away.

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Top 10 Natural Wonders

There is little to match the powerful sense of awe we feel when faced with immense natural beauty. For those who relish the chance to experience more of our planet’s jaw-dropping sights, we’ve shortlisted 10 of our favorite and less well-known natural wonders.

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Top 10 Wildlife Experiences

From swimming with manta rays in the warm waters of the Maldives to glimpsing snow leopards in India’s strikingly scenic Ladakh region, choose to go wild with our selection of epic wildlife experiences on your next vacation.

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Top 10 Foodie Vacations

From our love of food and travel, we have whipped up 10 top experiences for you to devour on the best foodie vacations. Showcasing mouthwatering bites from around the globe, this collection of delicious adventures will get your tastebuds tingling.

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Cultural Vacations

From uncovering the secrets of ancient civilizations to delving into centuries-old traditions, our specialists have handpicked the best cultural vacations that go beyond the usual sightseeing, so you can really get under the skin of a destination.

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Incredible Boat Trips

Few things beat the feeling of being on the water with the wind in your hair while watching a vibrant sunset. From iconic river cruises to private yacht charters and epic water-based safari adventures, here are some of our favorite boat trips across the world.

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Outdoor & Active Vacations

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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Top 10 Beneath the Stars

Get starry-eyed under night skies with our top escapes beneath the stars. Be shown the way with a world-renowned expert astrologist or camp under the stars and enjoy a night deep in the desert with a blanket of twinkling lights illuminating the sky.

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Top 10 by Air

Head to the skies and discover a whole new world. Feel the thrill of our top experiences in the air by helicopter, plane and hot air balloon. Hidden landscapes are unlocked as you soak up ancient worlds, vast plains and soaring mountains.

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Our Pick of Top Luxury Accommodation

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Top 10 child friendly hotels

Our travel specialists have picked their favorite luxury child friendly hotels for you and your family to enjoy.

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Our Favorite Hideaways

Now, more than ever, is the time when we dream of escaping reality with our loved ones and hiding away in seclusion in far flung climes.

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Top 10 suites

Your own butler, the most stunning views, vast lounge areas and private pools... we have pulled together a list of our favorite suites from around the world. We tried to cut down our favorites, but couldn't, so here are our top 13 suites!

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Our top 10 private houses in Africa

Enjoy the flexibility and privacy of a home from home, combined with the same level of service and gourmet dining you’d expect from a five star hotel.

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Top 10 private pools

A private pool is the ultimate luxury when you’re on vacation – and with surrounding rainforest, views of the ocean, or the beach just meters away, these properties feature some of the best pools around.

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Top 10 tented camps

This is camping as you've never known it: we've selected amazing camps from around the world, from wonderfully luxurious safari tents to canvas retreats by the ocean. You'll fall asleep close to the stars and a footstep from nature.

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Top 10 Rooms with a View

Fall asleep under the stars, wake up to the sound of the ocean or relax in your four-poster bed listening to the sound of wildlife – where you rest your head at night can make all the difference to your vacation. There's something truly magical about lounging on your bed, window open, looking out over a stunning view. So, here are our top 10 favorite rooms with a view…

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Top 5 baths with a view

Bathe and gaze onto the mountains, the ocean or even The Taj Mahal from one of these "baths with a view".

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Top 10 Vacation Activities

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Top 10 riding vacations

Our travel specialists share their favorite riding experiences.

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Top 10 golf hotels

Here are our top 10 golf hotels, not only do they having fantastic courses but gorgeous accommodation too.

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Top 10 treks

Trek to the base of Everest, journey from the Andes to the sacred Machu Picchu or explore Morocco’s stunning Atlas Mountains.

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Top 10 sports destinations

For an energetic getaway, take a look at our top 10 active and adventure vacations.

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Top 10 ski runs

Our ski team have chosen their favorite runs for intermediate and expert skiers in ten of the resorts we offer.

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Top 10 diving destinations

Immerse yourself in our top 10 very favorite dive spots around the world.

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Top 10 Wellbeing Vacation Ideas

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Top 10 spas in the Alps

What better way to ease those hard-earned aches and pains from an active day on the piste than to relax and rejuvenate in one of the best spas in the Alps. 

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Top 10 healthy vacations

We recommend our top 10 healthy vacations from destination spas to active and adventure vacations.

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Our favorite spa hotels

At Scott Dunn we recognize to take a step back from the stresses of modern day life. Whether you want a complete head to toe pampering, a spiritual yoga retreat or an intensive detoxing, we know where to find what’s best for you.

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Other Travel Ideas

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Our Top Winter Wonderlands

Winter is a magical time of year when the Alps are blanketed with snow, the Nortern Lights dance above the Nordic countries and Whistler comes to life. Below are our favorite picks for a wintry adventure.

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Top 10 honeymoon destinations

Our travel specialists share our top 10 honeymoon destinations.

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Top 10 city adventures

From orange-filled streets and delicious tapas in Seville to long summer nights in Rio De Janeiro or the fabulous souks and boutique Riads of Marrakech, we selected vibrant city scenes to suit every taste.

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Top 10 Zika Free Vacations

Whether you’re planning a honeymoon, a babymoon or have a little one on the way, here are our top Zika-free destinations so you can travel in confidence. 

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Our Top Romantic Destinations

Our travel specialists have picked their favorite romantic destinations for you to enjoy. From five-star luxury on the Amalfi Coast to a restored old mining town reminiscent of the Old West, our travel specialists have picked their favorite romantic spots to ensure a truly memorable vacation.

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Our Top 10 Middle East Favorites

Our favorite Middle East getaways offering outstanding service, exclusive accommodation and gourmet dining. With guaranteed sunshine at almost any time of year, flight times from only seven hours, fantastic service and truly luxurious hotels, the Middle East is ideal for escaping the long winter at home. (There's also fascinating culture and history, and lovely beaches.)

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Top 10 by Land

Head to the skies and discover a whole new world. Feel the thrill of our top experiences in the air by helicopter, plane and hot air balloon. Hidden landscapes are unlocked as you soak up ancient worlds, vast plains and soaring mountains.

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Top 10 Boats & Cruises

Our travel specialists have picked their favorite boats and cruises for you to enjoy. From a houseboat on the backwaters of Kerala to a catamaran in the Maldives, we've got something for everyone.

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Top 10 New World vineyards

From Australia and New Zealand, to South America and South Africa – take a look at our favorite vineyards in the New World.

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Top 10 Teen Itineraries

Teens are tricky customers. You know they are exhausted going into the vacations and need some downtime but will also need entertaining once they’ve chilled out a bit.

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