Delve into the flavours of your destination and indulge your taste buds with luxury gourmet holidays like farm-to-table dining in New Zealand, going on a pintxo crawl through San Sebastián or eating your way through Bangkok’s street food stalls with your private guide. On a luxury culinary holiday, you’ll get to try delicious dishes that only the locals know in the cafés and restaurants only locals go to, utilising recipes that have seldom changed over generations.
But of course, it’s not just food that lets you get a bite out of a destination; its drinks also give you a taste. Wine-tasting holidays are a ‘vine’ way to witness a country’s full-blooded character amid a sun-soaked landscape. For the ultimate holiday wine-tasting experience, you can create your wine blend at a family-run winery in Argentina, or you can hop around the world-class vineyards of South Africa aboard a wine tram. Whether it’s the vintages of California’s Napa Valley or Mauritius’s more unsung lychee wines, we have the perfect luxury wine tour for you.PLAN MY GOURMET HOLIDAY
Luxury gourmet experiences are sure to tingle the tastebuds. Whatever you have a taste for, our Travel Designers know how to pair the perfect dish, so leave it to us to plan a luxury gourmet travel itinerary. We’d love to hear from you if you have a trip idea.
Stretching from the belly of South America to its southern tip, Chile is impossibly long. This twelve-day trip explores the wealth of landscapes which lie in between, from the cosmopolitan capital Santiago to the epic Atacama Desert and northern Patagonia, while toasting its rich diversity with visits to some of the country’s finest wineries along the way.VIEW EXPERIENCE
An extraordinary adventure awaits you in New Zealand. With sweeping coastlines, ancient forests, breath-taking mountain ranges, and some of the finest wineries in the world, this journey is full of Kiwi culture, natural discoveries, wildlife spotting.VIEW EXPERIENCE
Experience Japan on this once-in-a-lifetime trip through its outstanding culture, cuisine and beautiful scenery, sacred temples and awe-inspiring mountains. Arriving at the capital, Tokyo before exploring iconic cities Hiroshima, Osaka, Kyoto and the more serene cities of Takayama and Kanazawa.VIEW EXPERIENCE
Argentina is infused with an intensity unlike anywhere else and we’ll take you to the country’s north, where its passionate undercurrent is at its most raw. With full-bodied wines in Mendoza the crashing Iguazú Falls and impassioned tango routines in Buenos Aires, this journey ensures you see Argentine fervour at its height – in all its many guises.VIEW EXPERIENCE
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Lording over eleven thousand acres of sun-soaked vineyards in the Millahue Valley, VIK Chile is a titanium-topped retreat with one hell of a view. Of course, wine permeates every aspect of a stay here, whether it’s premium tastings or soaking in a wine bath in VIK’s spa but it’s far more than that. There are so many opportunities to explore the surrounding countryside, from hiking to horseback adventures and everything in between. Millahue means ‘place of gold’ in indigenous Mapuche – VIK certainly feels that.
Tamarind Hill doesn’t just let you experience Galle’s rich heritage, you live it here, too. Once housing the Dutch admiralty during their pomp, this 250-year-old mansion still reeks of historic grandeur with its whitewashed walls, timber-vaulted ceilings, four-poster beds and antique furnishings. It’s like a little pocket of Dutch nostalgia that’s conveniently close to Galle’s seventeenth-century fort, just a ten-minute drive away, while the Sri Lankan fare has an emphasis on spices – the commodity which was the backbone of Dutch trade here once upon a time.
Harking back to the grandeur of the Edwardian era, the Wharekauhau Country Estate is located on a 5,000-acre working farm and offers to its guests a unique experience in “Farm to Table” dining as everything is sourced from its own gardens and the surrounding area.
Fronting the serene shores of Lake Llanquihue, AWA Hotel in Puerto Varas delivers gasp-worthy views of Osorno volcano from every single room. Its ambitious stone and glass design is striking enough to draw you in but not so much as to take away from the epic landscapes it looks out onto. It’s more than just a handy base for exploring the Lake District’s great outdoors; its restaurants deliciously taps into the local seafood scene with its tasty roster of fish dishes.
Prepare to feel indulged like a sun-kissed goddess at Macakizi. Away from the buzz of Bodrum and hugging a prime slice of the Turquoise Coast, Macakizi really lets you live your best life in this dreamy Turkish corner, from its oleander-perfumed stone gardens to the expansive wooden sundeck loitering over the Aegean, where you can laze languidly with the celebrity elite. Macakizi knows it has a five-star location so chooses to embrace it, with its restaurant and breakfast pavilion both open-air. Dining with a view has never looked so good.
Within a stone’s throw from the waters of Lake Wakatipu, the Eichardt’s Private Hotel is a Queenstown icon and a Category 2 historical site. Offering the finest in service and luxurious guest rooms, this is the place to stay in the city.
Considered to be one of the finest riads in the city, La Sultana is an authentically Moroccan boutique retreat from the exciting, fast-paced life of Marrakesh. Relax at the serene outdoor pool, which lies in the shadows of traditional Moroccan pillars, a luxurious award-winning spa and fantastic panoramic terrace from which you can arrange a cooking class. this is t has constantly won awards for its treatments and impeccable service.
Renowned for its impeccable service and peaceful atmosphere, the Grand Dame of the Santorini hotel scene, offers a boutique experience with only 34 room and suites. Expertly designed and centred around three infinity pools, each of which offer unrivalled views of the nearby Caldera, this hotel is the epitome of a discreet luxury.
At the heart of Gurgaon's shopping districts you will find a tranquil atmosphere as you enter through a small forest to arrive at this entirely solar powered four-story glass and chrome Jewel Box. Complemented by landscaped gardens, beautifully designed Olympic pool, and windows highlighting its unique surroundings. Dine at its open-kitchen restaurants, sample its award-winning patisserie treats and relax in piano bar or cigar lounge.
A traditional Ryokan style-hotel which is rurally located yet close to Takayama’s attractions. Each guest room balances tradition with modernity. Its architecture showcases native timbers including Japanese zelkova, thought to have a relaxing effect. Sample Onsen culture at the public bath facilities and several open-air baths (available to book) and indulge in a kaiseki, a multicourse meal, including fresh seafood and quality Hida beef.
With an envious location in the Ranthambore Tiger reserve, Khem Villas focuses on ethical sustainable tourism; from the food which is grown in its grounds to only employing local staff. Your stay will be in a thatched cottage or also you have the preference for a luxury tent to be even closer to nature.
A sanctuary in the city, the Oyster Bay is a very homely boutique hotel with a contemporary feel, a great team on hand ready to help, delicious food and a very inviting pool - a great option pre/post safari.
Dramatically clinging to granite cliffs, Maison La Minervetta is one of Sorrento's hippest seaside retreats. It possesses some of the finest views in the area, with the sea-facing rooms almost feeling like they're hovering over the water and whose giant picture windows offer cinematic panoramas of the Bay of Naples and the unmistakable volcanic cone of Vesuvius. The hotel itself embodies its coastal setting, feeling very Mediterranean and nautical in its style with a colour palette of bright whites, reds and blues (often employed à la deckchair stripes).
Perfectly positioned in the cultural hub of Kanazawa, adjacent to the city's main train station and close to the top sights, which include Kanazawa Castle and the beautiful Kenroku-en gardens. Dominating the city’s skyline with over 30 stories, the views are spectacular especially at sunset. You can enjoy plenty of dining option at the hotel's eight restaurants and bars - from ultra-fresh teppanyaki to classic French favourites, to champagne at the 30th-floor sky lounge.
South America’s first luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Andean Explorer reinvented the rail experience in Peru. It doesn’t just give you a front-row seat to some of the country’s finest landscapes, whizzing through the grassy Andean plains overlooked by hulking mountains, but brings the outside in with its earthy tones, alpaca wool textures and bathrooms fashioned from local stone – all stamped with Belmond’s seal of luxury. Also the world’s loftiest train ride, this is a journey that proffers literal, as well as figurative, highs.
An enchanting 19th century mansion across from the Rosário church, Hotel Solar Do Rosário reflects the unique character of Ouro Preto, a city known for its colonial architecture and gold rush past. Enjoy a tranquil stay in this unique colonial hideaway with old world decor, terraced gardens and exceptional wine cellar.
Colonial luxury living at its peak, Kandy House is a boutique hotel situated within a former nineteenth-century mansion built by the last chief minister of the Kandyan kingdom. The palatial features of his former villa have been retained and its rooms boast vivid fabrics, black woods and whitewashed walls. Dinner is a personalised affair with tailored chef recommendations, while the twice-weekly ten-course curry feasts are taste sensation.
With its striking infinity pool at its heart, Bill & Coo has a luxurious feel and attention to detail everywhere you look. Designed by the renowned K-studio, the hotel has been styled with the use of soft pastel colours in a minimalist fashion but with hints of traditional design influences. The award-winning restaurant offers the traditional but with some of the best views to be found in the Mediterranean.
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