It’s not too late to book a show-stopping festive holiday. Why not embark on an expedition to Earth’s final frontier in Antarctica or try your luck in Las Vegas?
Or maybe you’d prefer to spend Christmas topping up your tan? Jet off to the sun-drenched beaches of the Indian Ocean or unwind in a jungle hideaway.
Dreaming of a hot December? December in the Maldives couldn’t be more different to the UK thanks to the pristine white beaches and turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Niyama Private Islands Maldives takes barefoot luxury to an exotic new level, so you know a holiday here will be brilliantly indulgent.
Included: 7-nights in a Beach Villa, half board basis, economy flights with Etihad via Abu Dhabi & transfers for £7,875 pp (based on 2 people sharing).
Combine the thrills of Las Vegas with the stunning design of Amangiri, the ultimate contemporary hideaway close to Lake Powell, which offers a serious wow-factor with all the pampering and adventure you might care to seek. This itinerary combines the party atmosphere of Sin City with the inspiring vistas of Utah – ensuring you end 2019 on a high!
Included: 4-nights at Amangiri & 3-nights at Four Seasons Vegas with economy flights for £12,000 pp.
Treat yourself to a luxurious stay at Soneva Kiri, the resort boasts a magical location on a totally undeveloped island. This sublime location is perfect for both couples and families alike and is a veritable treasure-trove for nature-lovers. So, celebrate the festive season in style and swap curling up in front of the fire in favour of some time on a gorgeous beach.
Included: 5-nights in a Bayview Villa Suite, half board basis, flights & transfers for £8,460 pp.
Do something a little bit different this Christmas and explore Earth’s final frontier! Spend 3 nights soaking up the culture of Buenos Aires before flying down to the Argentine port of Ushuaia and board the MS Island Sky. Then its time for the piece-de-resistance, the extraordinary wilderness that is Antarctica. December is also the perfect time as the days are at their longest and Penguins, seals and seabirds are abundant so make sure your camera is at the ready.
Included: 3-nights in Buenos Aires, 2-nights in Ushuaia, a 9-night Antarctic expedition cruise onboard the MS Island Sky (Full Board Basis and activities included), direct British Airways flights & domestic flights for £12,300 pp. You will be departing on 14 Dec & returning on 29 Dec.
Wilderness Hotel Inari enjoys an enviable location in Northern Lapland on the edge of Lake Inari, making it the perfect spot to enjoy endless snowy views with optimal chances of spotting the elusive Northern Lights. Winter in Finland offers the opportunity to witness one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders - this phenomenon draws visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of the elusive dancing lights among the island's other-worldly landscapes.
Included: 3-nights & flights from London for £2,100 pp (based on a family of 4 travelling). You must travel before 21 Dec.
Heritage le Telfair is nestled between the dreamy turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and the lush rolling hills of the south coast of Mauritius. This hotel is perfect for holiday goers who want a little bit of everything: there is an 18-hole Heritage Golf Club, a 2000m2 spa and 12 restaurants offering everything from fine dining in a 19th century manor house to tropical delights by the beach.
Included: 6-nights in a Garden View Suite, breakfast, economy flights with British Airways & transfers for £3,900 pp (based on 2 people sharing).
End 2019 with a bang and head to Las Vegas, a city which is synonymous with hedonism. The luxury Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas offers a sophisticated resort experience, just steps away from the city's signature nightlife should you be seeking the full Las Vegas experience. The art-deco inspired Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas offers an elegant and luxurious retreat from the city, despite its location on the famous strip with its infectious buzz and heady nightlife.
Included: 4-nights at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas in a Strip View Room, breakfast, a helicopter flight over Las Vegas & direct flights with British Airways for £2,600 pp.
Six Senses Yao Noi is a fabulous luxury Six Senses property in a stunning location which offers magical views. This is a tucked away, private boutique resort where guests feel utterly pampered. Those visiting over the festive season can spend Christmas Day gliding through the picturesque limestone pinnacles of Phang Nga Bay.
Included: 5-nights in a Hideaway Pool Villa, breakfast, return flights from London – Phuket, private car transfers & a shared boat transfer for £5,035 pp. You will be departing on 23 Dec & returning on 28 Dec.
Spend the December basking in the sun at Six Senses Con Dao, an indulgent hotel nestled on a pristine, white sand beach where each villa leads onto a private infinity pool…utter bliss! This hotel is perfect for those who want to beat the winter chill.
Included: 5-nights in a Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa, breakfast, flights & private transfers for £4,010 pp.
Swap the chaos of the festive season in favour of the wild and untouched south coast of Mauritius where you will find a stunning location the hotel offers an immersive, relaxing and rejuvenating break, ideal for eco and health conscious guests. SALT of Palmar exudes a fresh, funky vibe with vibrant decor and guests are encouraged to embrace the local culture with immersive experiences, all bookable with the touch of a finger through their App.
Included: 6-nights in a Garden View Room, breakfast, economy flights with British Airways & transfers for £2,850 pp (based on 2 people sharing & includes a 45% discount). Must be booked before 15 Nov.
Desroches has over 14 kilometres of beautiful sandy beaches protected by a reef rich in coral and marine life, making it the ultimate destination for those who want a leisurely beach holiday while also admiring vibrant marine wildlife.
Included: 10-nights in an Ocean-View Pool Villa, breakfast, international economy flights via the Middle East, domestic flights to Desroches Island & transfers from £4,600 pp. Must be booked 30 days prior to departure.