If you’re not feeling the love for packing away your summer holiday clothing just yet – we know the feeling, that’s why we have specifically chosen 10 of the best luxury winter destinations to give you a chance to catch those last hot rays of sunshine and feel rejuvenated for the end of 2015 before the Christmas holidays take over…

Dates and prices for our fantastic top ten choices are based on a 3 night stay from November to December 2015, subject to availability.

Bali – The St Regis Bali Resort

This beautiful location Nusa Dua Island, meaning two islands is in the Southern part of Bali.  A real touch of paradise in Balinese styling and awarded the honour of the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List in 2014.  If you are into your water sports then take advantage of the hotel’s on-site professional water centre and choose from kayaking, snorkelling, canoeing, wind surfing and personalised diving tours in the clear waters.  This wonderful resort is stand alone on the borders of the beautiful Indian Ocean beach front and is completely private.

This wonderful resort is stand alone on the borders of the beautiful Indian Ocean beach front and is completely private.

Cost: Stay in the Strand Residence Villa for 3 nights from approximately around £21,800
Average Temperature: 27c
Airport: Ngurah Rai (Denpasar)
Airlines: Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways
Where to Book: St Regis Bali Resort

 

Sri Lanka – Ulagalla Resort

Situated in the Cultural Triangle, Anuradhapura the capital city of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka.  Truly a unique experience with beautiful surroundings and recognised as one of the best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka.  If you are eco-friendly with a love for wildlife then you will be content with this lush green resort which has a solar farm that runs half of the energy throughout the complex and reverse osmosis water recycling, or go explore the ancient history of Sri Lanka with architectural sites like Kuttam Pokuna.


Cost:
 Stay in a Ulagalla Villa for 3 nights full board from around £1,600
Average Temperature: 27c
Airport: Colombo – Bandaranaike International Airport
Airlines: British Airways, Sri Lankan Airways
Where to Book: UgaEscapes.com

 

Saint Lucia – Capella Marigot Bay Resort

The historic landmark Marigot Bay is on the western coast of the Caribbean for this luxury resort. Let your imagination flow with stunning panoramic views of the exclusive Capella Marina whilst experiencing the real Saint Lucian culture, cuisine and the famous traditions.  Take advantage of visiting the stunning wildlife filled rain forests or booking luxury chartered yachts for fishing, relaxing and taking in the beauty of the famous world heritage Saint Lucia Pitons.

Cost: Stay in one of the Penthouse Suites for 3 nights all inclusive from around £2,700
Average Temperature: 27c
Airport: George F.L. Charles Airport
Airlines: Multiple Airlines, Air France
Where to Book: CapellaHotels.com


Goa – Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa

A truly stunning resort on Arossim Beach, close to the village of Cansaulim in South Goa.  The award winning Park Hyatt brand wows you with spectacular architectural design and elegant landscapes for a truly memorable visit. Take care of your well being with the Sereno Spa and it’s yogic healing traditions, unique holistic therapies and energy healing to transform yourself and take trips to Margao and experience the cultural influence of the Portuguese and Old Goa to learn about the history.

Cost: Stay in a Park Suite King for 3 nights from £1,300
Average Temperature: 27c
Airport: Goa International Airport, Dabolim
Airlines: Qatar Airways, Jet Airways
Where to Book: Park Hyatt

 

Thailand – Iniala Beach House
*STAR CHOICE*

The tranquil scenery from this beautiful getaway on the sandy white Natai Beach in Phang Nga, Phuket will take your breath away.  A superbly designed Conde Nast Traveler hot list 2014 winner, the Iniala Penthouse Suite caught our eye with it’s modern inside decor and rooftop view of the Andaman Sea.

Special Offers

Catch the rays on The Sunshine Getaway up until the 17th December 2015 at £1,375 per night.

New Years Special Iniala Penthouse where guests can welcome in an unforgettable New Year from the 31st December until the 4th of January for a superb price of around £11,760 for the 4 nights.

Cost: Stay in the Iniala Penthouse for 3 nights from around £4,125
Average Temperature: 27c
Airport: Phuket International Airport
Airlines: Emirates, Qatar Airways
Where to Book: Iniala.com

 

Barbados – Coral Reef Club

This beautiful 5 star family owned and run resort is based on the West Coast of Barbados. This authentic award winning West African hotel stands amongst beautiful tropical gardens and holds all the charms of Barbados and its delights. If you are not just taking in the elegance of the hotel, 12 acres of gardens and the beach front for sunbathing then let yourself be seduced by luxury catamaran tours, wonderful restaurants and shops just a 10 minute drive away and for the more adventurous try out the nearby water sports.

Cost: Stay in one of the five Luxury Plantation Suites for 3 nights from around £3,200
Average Temperature: 27c
Airport: Grantley Adams International Airport
Airlines: British Airways, Caribbean Airlines
Where to Book: CoralReefBarbados.com

 

Canary Islands – Bohemia Suites and Spa

A sophisticated sea resort on the South Coast of Gran Canaria.  Placed in the best location of the island and surrounded by amazing volcanic views and the Dunes of Maspalomas, this sophisticated modern hotel is for adults only giving you the perfect peaceful time out that you need.  Visit the Siam Spa for the authentic Thai massages to relax you on your stay and take in stunning surround views on the 360 roof top restaurant when fine dining,  there are plenty of things to enjoy on ventures like golfing on the wonderful greens to visiting the sights of Gran Canaria’s cliffs and historical landmarks.

Cost: Stay in the Star Sky Suite with breakfast for 3 nights from around £1,550
Average Temperature: 24c
Airport: Las Palmas Airport
Airlines: Easy Jet, Ryan Air
Where to Book: Bohemia-GranCanaria.com

 

South Africa – Morrells Boutique Estate

This gorgeous getaway is situated in the entrepreneurial capital city of Johannesburg.  Beautifully French styled suites with a vintage feel, you may think you have stepped back in time whilst dreaming of living in a classical era on your stay.  This is the ideal romantic getaway so you may not want to leave this beautiful guest house and just spend precious time in the rooms dining, drinking tea and falling in love, Morrells does put on a series of wonderful artistic events throughout the month so check the website for dates.

Cost: Stay in the Figaro Suite in Morrells Manor House for 3 nights from around £500.00
Average Temperature: 25c
Airport: Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
Airlines: Emirates, Virgin Atlantic Airways
Where to Book: Morrells.co.za



Cuba – Paradisus Princesa del Mar

One of the stunning beach resorts located in Varadero on the Hicacos Peninsula of the Caribbean. A World Travel Awards nominee this hotel is pure luxury for adults only with the option of a Royal Service on your stay, you are guaranteed to be mesmerized by the grounds and lush tropical feel of the place. For an unforgettable adventure choose the luxury diving experience through the hotel and take advantage of the 8 fine dining restaurants serving everything from Cuban to International recipes.

Cost: Stay in the Presidential Suite with Royal Service all inclusive for 3 nights from around £3,400
Average Temperature: 24c
Airport: Varadero, Juan Gualberto Gomez
Airlines: Multiple airlines
Where to Book: ParadisusCuba.com

 

Dubai – Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel

This wonderfully modern shaped hotel is one of the main famous attractions in Dubai, repeatedly voted the world’s most luxurious hotel by the likes of the Daily Telegraph for the Best Hotel in the World Award is based in The Jumeirah Beach Resort Complex.  Beautifully designed interiors with spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and plenty of world class activities to be enjoyed in the hotel. The area itself offers everything for the adventurer who wants to experience the desert safari expeditions or take some time out to visit the eccentric art galleries.

Cost: Stay in the Presidential Suite for 3 nights from around £16,000
Average Temperature: 31c
Airport: Dubai International Airport
Airlines: British Airways, Emirates
Where to Book: Jumeirah.com

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