You work hard Monday to Friday and it only makes sense that you would want to spend your holiday relaxing in luxury. You can eat fabulous food, try luxurious spa treatments, and indulge yourself to your heart’s content. Here are five luxurious holidays you must try this year.
- Rent a farmhouse in Tuscany
Consider staying in a rustic farmhouse in Tuscany. Known for its vineyards, olive fields and its stunning beauty, Tuscany is the perfect place for relaxing in luxury. You can rent a beautiful farmhouse villa that allows you to easily explore the Tuscan countryside. You can try cooking classes with fresh local ingredients, tour lavender fields, go trekking, and enjoy wine tasting sessions. If you visit during harvest season you may be able to help bring in grapes, lavender, or olives to truly immerse yourself in the culture of the area.
- Skiing in the Alps
The Alps are a world famous mountain range that extends 1200km across the countries of Austria, France, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, and Slovenia. There are many different places to ski throughout the different countries and your options are limitless. The Alps are frequented by many different people, and you will see everything from world class skiers and celebrities, to people that are just beginning to ski. It is a fabulous area to bundle up warmly and hit the slopes. Rent a luxury ski chalet and relax in front of the warm fire at night and try some fabulous Swiss chocolate, French cuisine, and the many other cultural delights this region has to offer.
- Stay in an overwater Bungalow
An overwater bungalow is your own private home that is surrounded by water. You walk along your own private path that extends into the water to get home. Approximately 60% of them are in the Maldives but you can also find them in beautiful places like Bora Bora, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, the Caribbean and Mauritius. Most of them come with glass floors so that you can view the ocean in the comfort of your own space.
- Luxury trip to St Petersburg
This Russian port city was founded in 1703, named after Peter the Great, and is the cultural capital of Russia. There’s certainly plenty to do during a luxury vacation in St. Petersburg. For a thrilling cultural experience head to the Mariinsky Theatre and watch a world class ballet, opera, or musical performance. Wander the streets and explore the wonders of the Winter Palace, and Moika Palace. Be sure to check out the amazing architecture of the Church of the Savior on Blood. Stop for a meal and try famous Russian delicacies like truffles, caviar, and mushrooms.
- Relaxing on the beach in Thailand
Thailand has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and it is a great place to relax and unwind. You can stay in everything from deluxe accommodations to small huts on the beach. You can visit the pristine white beaches and work on your tan, people watch, swim, snorkel, scuba dive, or island hop to your heart’s content. You can get spa services on the beach or in resorts that have created tranquil, beautiful areas that will melt your worries away. You can also trek through pristine jungles along trails that have been lovingly maintained to promote ecotourism. Here are the top ten places to visit in Thailand.