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Tailor made holiday in Bali, Off the beaten track
Fabulous cultural heritage & beach relaxation, from £2095 (14 days) inc UK flights
Everest Base Camp luxury trek in Nepal
Luxury lodge trek up to see the highest mountain on Earth, from £2859 (19 days) ex flights
Grenada luxury beach resort in the Caribbean
The ultimate Caribbean escape, from £1499 - £2849 per person per week
Tailor made tiger safari in India
17 game drives in 3 National Parks, from £2650 (13 days) inc UK flights
Laos holidays, tailor made
Explore the beautiful Golden Triangle area, from £2980 (12 days) inc UK flights
Maldives luxury Christmas holiday
Enjoy Christmas holiday in Maldives, 5 star luxury resort, from US $9207 - US $11573 (7 days) per couple per week
India holidays to the Golden Triangle, tailormade
An ideal trip for the first-time visitor to India, from £1465 (8 days) ex flights
Borneo tailor made holiday, wildlife & beaches
A wonderful tour of the wildlife & beaches of Sabah, Borneo, from £2995 (13 days) inc UK flights
Pembrokeshire luxury barn accommodation in Wales
Stay at an unspoilt corner of Pembrokeshire, from £600 - £1365 per accommodation per week
Tasmania luxury tour, 7 days
Experience Tasmania on this private charter journey, from AU $2995 (7 days) ex flights
Patagonia luxury trekking holiday, Patagonia in style
Luxury eco-camp trek through Paine and Fitzroy, Patagonia, from US $5426 (16 days) ex flights
Scotland luxury rail holiday
Experience Scotland in luxury and independently by train, from £1750 - £1820 (8 days) ex flights
Kerala luxury holiday
Kerala at a relaxed pace, from £1992 (15 days) ex flights
Orangutans and Ibans tour to Borneo
Vast jungles of Sabah and Sarawak & Iban Headhunter tribe, from £3750 (15 days) inc UK flights
Japan holidays, tailor made
Experience the culture and traditions of Japan, from £3130 (14 days) inc UK flights
Borneo holiday, Highlights of Borneo
The highlights of Sabah, from Mt. Kinabalu to orangutans, from £2665 (13 days) inc UK flights
Patagonia luxury adventure holiday
Luxury hotels and adventure in Patagonia, from US $3737 (11 days) ex flights
Spanish Pyrenees historic B&B
Guest house in volcanic park of La Garrotxa, Girona., from €100 - €130 per accommodation per night
Trinidad and Tobago nature tours
An eco-adventure experience that includes every comfort, from £2095 - £2850 (16 days) inc UK flights
Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made
Tailor made holidays to Sri Lanka, from £1825 (15 days) inc UK flights
Tailor made holiday in Venezuela
From beach to jungle, mountain to flat plains, from £3495 (14 days) inc UK flights
Polar Bear watching holiday, Canada
Get up close & see polar bears, from £4850 (6 days) inc UK flights
Luxury Greek Island holiday accommodation
Private country estate by the sea on Greek island of Ithaca, from €2495 - €4950 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Luxury estancia holiday in Argentina
Luxury Estancia Holiday in Argentina, from £2473 (11 days) ex flights

504 reviews for luxury travel holidays4 star overall rating

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India wildlife camp, Jalore Wildlife Sanctuary
The highlight of my trip was the Jalore Wildlife Sanctuary. I was welcome by the owners of the land and taken around on night safaris by the son Ravindra. (more)Viveca Ott
Seeing all three cat species that live savely in the sanctuary was amazing (they where the reason for me wanting to go there). Jungle cat from up 15 m! (more)Yvonne Rijsdijk
We had a truly amazing holiday, we were looked after as if we were royalty by our hosts Gajendra and Ravi and wanted for nothing from the moment we were picked up at Jodhpur airport. (more)Philippa Marland
From £195 - £209 per cottage per night
Japan holidays, tailor made
The autumn colours were just amazing in Japan. Its a fascinating culture with so many memorable experiences, just a few spring to mind, walking the Nakesendo highway, staying at the Mitsui Garden hotel in Tokyo, the views are mind blowing from here, Geisha spotting in Kyoto... (more)Katherine Windibank
In all honesty it is very hard to pin point one defining moment. It was all brilliant. (more)Alan Brownlow
It's hard to say just which part was the most memorable because it all was (more)Janet Turnbull
From £3130 including UK flights
Orangutans and Ibans tour to Borneo
The most memorable parts of the holiday were Borneo Rainforest Lodge in the Dannum Valley and climbing Mt. Kinabalu. (more)Zachry Brown
Fantastic experience, unforgettable. It surpassed all expectations. (more)Lois Froud
From £3750 including UK flights
Luxury camping safari in Botswana
Memorable parts? The wildlife, the stunning location of our accommodation was truly memorable. Tips? Go to the bushcamps! Its fab. Local benefits? During our stay, we learnt a lot about the different local projects the provider of this holiday is involved with - we thought it was quite extensive. Environmentally, the solar-powered bushcamp was definitely the most ecological of the 3 camps we stayed at. Overall rating? A truly unique experience. Great service pre-booking.... (more)Judith Frehner
From £2680 excluding flights
Trinidad and Tobago nature tours
Getting to the heart of Carnival on our day trip there was the most memorable part of the holiday...Excellent - lovely people, great bird life, and a huge variety of fish to snorkel with, just off the beach... (more)Mike Edwards
Excellent, I will pass on recommendations to friends and family (more)David Brierley
Excellent...The best part was the turtles at Mt Plaisir, Grande Riviere. We watched one laying her eggs, and later helped a lost hatchling find the sea! (more)Susan Holdsworth
From £2095 - £2850 including UK flights
Tailor made holiday in Bali, Off the beaten track
It was a fantastic holiday, the organisation was faultless, the guide excellent - overall I am very pleased, especially because I hardly ever go on a package holiday of any kind. Thank you (more)Dragana Josifova
We had a relaxing and pleasant time. Some really special moments. On the whole, Bali was much more commercialised than I'd expected in a lot of ways but we had a good honeymoon. The operator was extremely helpful and patient, making all of the possible travel options extremely clear. (more)Frances Rock
The fact that Bali could be so much - we were in four totally different environments - including weather - in 15 days and each was wonderful. The snorkelling off Menjangang Island was world class - never seen better (more)Pauline Johansen
From £2095 including UK flights
Malaysia rainforest bungalows near Kuala Lumpur
This was an excellent short stay. I wish we could have had at least one extra night - but they were full !. We will go back. (more)Bill Blakemore
Everything was memorable from the the open Malaysian Hut we stayed in, the tropical rain, Fireflies, the swimming pool overlooking the rainforest and friendly staff through to the delicious food the chef prepared and we barbecued over the open fire. (more)Joshua Bacon
A hike in the jungle with a local guide from the aboriginal people was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Robert Hale
From MYR400 - MYR1000 per accommodation per night
Scotland luxury rail holiday
Excellent....Time on Skye, and the rail journeys on the West Highland line and from Kyle of Lochalsh to Dingwall (more)Andrew and Hilary Walker
Wow, a number of exciting parts, firstly the train journey from Queen Street station to Fort William, absolutely superb. Staying at Inverlochy Castle, truly breathtaking location. Steam train. (more)Anne Feeley
From £1750 - £1820 excluding flights
Kerala luxury holiday
Excellent...The backwaters trip and the stay at Serenity were the most memorable parts. (more)john still
It was a 100% enjoyable experience. We got really far off the beaten track & to the real Southern India (Kerala & Tamil Nadu). Seeing lots of wild fauna & flora, including elephant three times. (more)John Tams-Gray
Out of 100 - 100. Out of 10 - 10 Out of 5 -5 It was the most perfect holiday in the whole wide world. (more)Susan Ainger
From £1992 excluding flights
Polar Bear watching holiday, Canada
Memorable parts? Watching the polar bears playing and posing for us. Tips? Have a good camera. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Great experience. (more)Mary-Laure Bollini
From £4850 including UK flights
History, culture & wildlife of India holiday
The most memorable parts were staying at the home of the Kumars, visiting Golden Temple at Amritsar and WildFlower Hall...Outstanding. (more)Andrew Hollas
All brilliant...Mysore and Dewelokam were the highlights (more)Leah Dunthorne
This was the trip of a lifetime for us. We asked for a trip that would take us off the beaten track, give us a chance to meet local people and learn about local activities and customs, and give us a good introduction to the culture and history of India. This trip surpassed our goals in every way. (more)Mary Vetter
From £1336 excluding flights
Tailor made holidays to Jordan
Magical. Loved every minute. 4 days that felt like 2 weeks they were so full of sights and sounds and wonderful people. A brilliant short break. (more)ali king
Very good...Feynan Lodge was the best part - would like to have spent longer there. (more)Alan Graham
I will always remember Petra. The history is incredible and our guide was very informative...Excellent! (more)Carol Seaforth
From £1975 including UK flights
Tailor made tours of Oman
Driving through a Wadi with water flowing through it. Driving the sand dunes in the desert. The mountain scenery is great. (more)Adrian O Malley
The most memorable part was the surprise at arriving at the camp in the Wahiba Sands for our night of Wild Camping and instead of finding the little 2-man tent that we had expected we found a luxury tent complete with bathroom, proper beds, carpets, oriental cushions and lanterns which had been set up just for us. (more)Sally Frohlich
Driving down to Wadi Bani Awf. Awesome. Also the night in the desert where the operator found us a camp where we were completely alone, 8 km through the dunes from the main camp, itself small and remoter than the bigger camps. (more)Peta Constable
From £1550 excluding flights
Borneo holiday, Highlights of Borneo
Fabulous. There's really nothing more to say. (more)Amjad Parkar
Fantastic! Eye opening!The best part was seeing Orangutans in the wild at Borneo Rainforest Lodge (more)Amy Rubin
It was great. I loved every minute of it. Borneo is a beautiful country with friendly helpful people. I only wish I could have stayed longer. (more)Gill Ash
From £2665 including UK flights
Cotswolds bed and breakfast near Chipping Norton, England
This was our second visit to The Cotswolds (last over 4 years ago) and we were charmed anew. Too often our holiday experience has been such we're ready to return home after a few days, but on this occasion a week passed quickly, happily, relatively comfortably. (more)Elisabeth Marciniw
It was an excellent location. Very quiet B/B. Very friendly hosts and good breakfasts. Room well equiped with everything we needed. (more)Anne Grant
From £75 - £92 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Rajasthan luxury tours
The most memorable part of the holiday were the vivid colours, the clothing of the women it is just a sea of fantastic colours everywhere you look, the brightly coloured turbans of the men. The fantastic people so friendly and welcoming, the culture and food. (more)Sharon Walker
Riding Marwari horses, madcap rides in a Jeep to track leopards & sightings of rare cats...An excellent insight into rural Rajasthan! (more)Tony Prout
What made the holiday extra special was the outstanding quality of the guiding - more like travelling companionship - by Ravindra. His knowledge, intellect, humor, honesty and pride in his culture brought it alive in a compelling way. (more)Rita Gardner
From £690 - £1275 excluding flights
India holidays to the Golden Triangle, tailormade
Was exciting from beginning to end...Excellent. Would recommend this operator. (more)Denise Brooks
Gwalior Palace and Khajaraho Jain temples (more)Paul Street
Indian train travel, sumptuous hotels and beautiful new Delhi were the most memorable parts of the holiday. (more)Lydia Walton
From £1465 excluding flights
Borneo luxury holidays, tailor made
Fantastic - the wildlife was amazing; watching elephants bathing in the river, snorkelling with turtles, scuba diving with sharks (small ones thankfully!), and the odd orangtan and probocis monkey! The people were extremely friendly and proud of their country. (more)Anna Davies
Making it to the top of Mount Kinabalu, spotting four wild orangutans and a huge croc on a Kinabatangan river cruise and Lankayan Island were the best. (more)Sue Cheung
Most memorable was an open topped boat ride in the pouring rain that felt like being doused by a hot shower and meeting the Iban and keeping our heads. (more)Linda Sykes
From £3150 including UK flights
Borneo tailor made holiday, wildlife & beaches
10 out of 10...the most memorable moment was seeing the Pygmy elephants on the banks of the Kinabatangan river playing, tugging up plants and placing them on their head. (more)Gill Bowles
The most memorable part of the holiday was 100 pygmy elephants on the bank of the Kinabatangan River...Brilliant. Would do it again, and spend more time in each place. (more)Katie Southgate
It was a fantastic holiday... Seeing the orangutans, proboscis monkeys and all other wildlife in their own environment, being on the boat going up river in the evening. .... tere were so many exciting memories of the holiday. (more)Caroline Taylor
From £2995 including UK flights
Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made
The holiday overall was amazing, there were so many memorable experiences it is difficult to name only one thing. If we had to choose it would have to be turtle watching on Rekawa beach. (more)Jude Lambert
Great!...Sri Lankean nature and food were just amazing. The chefs are real professionals! (more)Heli Aru
The elephant safari, or swimming in the Indian Ocean at sunset were the most memorable parts of the holiday (more)Emma Coleman
From £1825 including UK flights
Philippines tailor made holiday
Memorable parts? The Alona Palm Beach is a very well run beach-side resort in Panglao Island, Bohol, definitely recommend it to anyone. The setting, the management, villas, pool and the restaurant were very good - but at a price. Another highlight is Palawan. Apart from the snorkelling and diving in El Nido, a whole island is a gem - it is all still covered by rainforest, a lot more wild then even Borneo with its oil palm plantations. A Bambua resort and organic farm in Sabang - definitely... (more)Andrey Zvoznikov
From £2580 including UK flights
Laos holidays, tailor made
Fabulous 10 out of 10...the best part was sailing down the Mekong River from Northern Thailand to Luang Prabang. (more)Sarah blagdon
There were many memorable moments, but we loved arriving at Hin Boun park by boat - even if we did have to do a lot of pushing! and La Folie down in the south of Laos was perfect! (more)Lesley Duncan
From £2980 including UK flights
Morocco holiday, tailor made
Most memorable part? There were many: the hike up towards Jebel Toubkal; the old medina in Fez; the call to prayer of the muezzin; stepping into the intricate interiors hidden behind the facades... (more)Peter John Massyn
All the Moroccans that we met were friendly welcoming and smiling. (more)Bill Jowett
Arriving at the village of Imlil and loading our bags on to a mule was certainly a highlight and set the tone of things to come. When we reached our room and looked out over our balcony to the snow capped mountains above we knew we were in for a fabulous stay. (more)Emily de la Rue
From £995 including UK flights
Sri Lanka and Maldives holidays
The most memorable part of our holiday was snorkelling in the Maldives. It was amazing to see sharks, fish and sea turtles on the reef. It was a surreal experience...Overall, I would rate our holiday 10/10. We had a great time in all the countries we visited, the locals were very friendly and hospitable. (more)Tracy Watson
Flying in a seaplane over the Maldives and landing in the lagoon by Filitheyo Island where we spent an amazing week was the most memorable part. (more)Greg Harris
Very happy with our holiday, certainly related to the quality of the different guest houses. (more)Tinnes Sebastien
From £3195 including UK flights
Sabah & Sarawak holiday in Borneo
It was an amazing wildlife adventure - I feel very fortunate to have seen freshly hatched baby green turtles and wild orangutans. (more)Claire Onody
There were many memorable moments. Too few to fully list out! One destination was the Gomantong Birdnest Caves. The main cave tests all your senses. Certainly a location for the next Indiana Jones film, not for flip-flop wearing tourists! (more)Jonathan Reed-Lethbridge
From £2585 including UK flights
Costa Rica eco lodge in a private reserve
We loved every aspect of this accommdation... We dream of returning soon. My daughter and I rank this accommodation as our best holiday ever. (more)Judith Doyle
This was a totally relaxing, getaway holiday...John and Maureen are wonderful hosts and if you are looking for this kind of restful holiday this place is perfect. Excellent - it surprised my husband how much he enjoyed it. (more)Mary Head
Fantastic - the hosts were utterly friendly, welcoming and entertaining. They seem to have thought of everything, and nothing was too much trouble. (more)Claire Bowring
From US $145 - US $195 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Luxury Greek Island holiday accommodation
Pretty much perfect!.....The tranquility, the love and care in every detail and the warmth and generosity of our hosts. (more)Michelle Aloof
The wonderful view of the sea from the cottage, and the fantastic swimming in the clearest, blue sea water i have ever seen ... Just go - you will be rejuvenated! (more)Raju Bhatt
The estate is absolutely beautiful and we really did feel at home. Overall - great holiday! The most exciting thing was hiring a boat and exploring and discovering deserted coves in this beautiful, unspoilt island. (more)Francesca Gill
From €2495 - €4950 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Luxury anti ageing health retreat in Spain
Brilliant! It’s exactly what a lot of women need during stressful times and it’s a fantastic environment to make friends and support other people. There were lots of memorable aspects but the two things that stand out were the varied mixture of activities in the programme, and the cohesion of the group and tutors alike. (more)Jita Shah
The food was absolutely delicious and we were never hungry which was quite a surprise for a detox holiday. The exercise program was just perfect and you could do as much or as you felt able to. The treatments in the SPA were excellent. All around it was a fantastic holiday. (more)Sari Winckworth
From £998 - £1148 excluding flights
Cirali beach accommodation, Turkey
Really excellent...The best thigs were the warm sea. the quiet. the beautiful mountains above the beach. Great food, reading books in the shade. (more)Sarah Gray
The beach, accommodations, food and friendly people were outstanding. (more)Joanne Albright
The absolute peace & tranquillity of the destination was the most memorable part of the holiday..Superb. (more)Doris Monsell
From £650 - £700 per person per week
Honeymoons in Argentina & Uruguay
I think the highlights for us were the wine tasting in Mendoza and also the Estancia on the last day which was truly out of this world. (more)Jennifer Warnett
The best thing was the mix: Mendoza, Buenos Aires, José Ignacio. Perfect mix between seeing and experiencing new things and just relaxing. The wine spa treatment in Mendoza, the hotel Legado Mitico in Buenos Aires as well as the relaxingly not-crowded beach near Posada del Faro in José Ignacio all immediately come to mind. Wonderful! (more)Katrin Nyman-Metcalf
...we were blown away by the Iguazu Falls which were just amazing! Also spending my birthday on a schooner, with bubbly and cake provided by the operator, was a lovely surprise, and I felt very spoilt! (more)Kathryn Huddle
From £2576 including domestic flights only

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
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A bit disappointing really
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