Please, please book early if you want to travel over Christmas/New Year … as you are not alone. Call us soon as flights and space are always limited.

And for those who can and want to get away from the pre-Christmas frenzy, the first two weeks of December are probably the best two weeks of the year to travel to the Southern Hemisphere.

Here are just a few ideas of where to go in December, but we always have many more up our sleeves;

A selection of ideas for you to consider

southern india luxury travel ideas

southern india

Asia + The Middle East

Even in peak holiday times, like Christmas/New Year, you can have temple complexes entirely to yourself. Southern India gets progressively more humid, so December is the freshest time to take in cultural sights in comfort.

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where to go luxury travel ideas northern india

northern india

Asia + The Middle East

One of the great ways to see the Himalayas, and particularly its foothills, is on foot. We have devised some lovely, gentle village walks and treks in Uttaranchal and in Sikkim. Best in March to May or September to November.

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laos best time to visit luxury travel ideas

laos

Asia + The Middle East

Laos is one of the gentlest and most culturally interesting countries in South East Asia. Still relatively little visited, if you venture into the Mekong by boat, you really do see a landscape and a different way of life.

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luxury tailor-made itinerary where to go argentina

argentina

Central + South America

Walking, riding, fishing and scenery in the South. Wild and rugged Patagonia. The sophisticated meets the feral. The South of the country has an October to April season and you feel on the edge of the world.

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maldives where to go luxury travel ideas

the maldives

Asia + The Middle East

With an archipelago of beautiful islands and some of the best hotels in the world, you are spoilt for choice. Each hotel offers a very different experience and we can talk you through which island and which room is exactly right for you.

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where to go luxury travel ideas sri lanka

sri lanka

Asia + The Middle East

Incredible hospitality and a beautiful lush landscape. There are private houses up in the tea plantations, in the colonial fort of Galle or with gardens down to the beach and the Indian Ocean. Particularly popular for Christmas/New Year.

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costa rica where to go luxury travel ideas

costa rica

Central + South America

If you like your bird-watching and jungle mixed with easy access to some of the most beautiful and unspoilt beaches in the world, Costa Rica is your sort of wildlife destination. Best visited between December and April.

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luxury travel ideas south africa

South Africa

Africa + Indian Ocean

South Africa’s great cultural richness, cosmopolitan cities and world-class food and wine – as well as some of the most sophisticated and stylish lodges anywhere – makes for the perfect location to spend Christmas.

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