Luxtripper Travel Editor
Make 2019 the year that you begin to tick off your bucket list, and embark on an unforgettable trip of a lifetime!
Glittering oceans and overwater villas make the Maldives an ideal destination for those who want peace and luxury. Maldives holidays provide a blissful and picturesque escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at any time of the year. If you’re looking for romantic seclusion, then a Maldives honeymoon is definitely for you. Find a private island and truly connect with your significant other. Surrounded by oceans full to the brim with kaleidoscopic marine life, spend your evenings in style with flutes of bubbles and al fresco dinners under the Maldives’ dazzling night sky.
The JA Manafaru hotel is an all-inclusive destination that ticks every box; set against spectacular vistas, it boasts a range of beautiful overwater villas, and the opportunity for a Complimentary Seaplane Transfer will make you feel like a true VIP. The Maldives is an easy destination to pair with others to create the perfect twin trip, and its sugar white sands and turquoise lagoons are a great contrast to cultural adventures. Use these heavenly islands for your decadent 2019 all-inclusive experience!
For those holiday-makers who can’t decide between wellness and the need for an adrenaline rush, look no further – Costa Rica holidays are for you! Costa Rica, with its glimmering waterfalls and misty mountains, is a completely enchanting destination that channels Heaven on Earth.
The Oxygen Jungle Villas resort has a beautiful Bali theme that emits relaxation and good vibes. Stay in a villa with either a magical ocean or jungle view and fully immerse yourself into the stunning environment. Beyond that, it gives guests the opportunity to take a range of tours and participate in a variety of thrilling activities, from kayaking and white water rafting to whale and dolphin tours. Submerge yourself in the tropical foliage on an invigorating zipline canopy tour for a truly organic experience. Costa Rica is still very undiscovered, a gem hidden in plain sight - there's no better time than 2019 to visit before everyone else does!
If you’re looking for a destination that provides an assortment of fabulous regions to visit, then Japan holidays are what you need to look at! Japan has a welcoming and caring community, and it’s likely that your every need will be catered for. Explore the bustling and electric streets of Tokyo, mingle with geishas and try matcha tea in Kyoto, or experience the iconic Mount Fuji in the flesh. Japan embraces the traditional, but also the technological – you’ll feel as though you have travelled years into the future! Visit exquisite, well-preserved landscapes of sweet cherry blossoms and deep auburn leaves, as well as a variety of brightly lit cities.
Hoshinoya Fuji has created a stunning glamping experience in direct view of a glittering lake that precedes Mount Fuji, and surrounded by trees and flowers. This is the perfect place to appreciate Japan. This awe-inspiring destination is becoming more popular every year, so use 2019 to finally tick Japan off your bucket-list. If you're a rugby fan, we can plan your adventure to fit in with the Rugby World Cup, which will be hosted in Japan next year. Feel free to use your trip to Japan as an opportunity to fly further afield to the remote island of Bora Bora, to experience a slightly different kind of natural beauty.
Bora Bora honeymoons take couples to paradise – swim in crystal clear lagoons and walk upon the softest, whitest sands, or simply lounge together in either an iconic overwater villa or in the cool bliss of your own swimming pool. Though it sits amongst many other breath-taking islands of French Polynesia, Bora Bora takes the crown, even over Tahiti, with its majestic rising peaks, clear sapphire sea and renowned heavenly seclusion.
The Conrad Bora Bora Nui gives guests a choice to live overwater, on top of the beach, amongst the gardens or with a view of the lagoon, all spectacular and luxurious in their own unique way. Bora Bora holidays are ideal for those who desire the height of luxury when they travel – prepare for the ultimate escape from reality into a land of dreamlike tranquillity and perfection. This is truly the most beautiful and desired destination in the world, and has a warmth and culture that adds to the renowned enchantment of its beaches and nearby islands. This is the ultimate destination for an intimate and idyllic honeymoon in 2019.
Lovers of culture and natural wonders are the perfect candidates for Oman holidays! Oman is an exclusive location that is both secluded and romantic, and boasts an affluence of impressive architecture such as the Grand Mosque and Sultan’s Palace. For those seeking adventure, a trip across the dessert to the mysterious Sharqiya Sands is a must; and for those wishing to really connect with nature, visit the turtle-nesting site of Ras Al Jinz.
Oman has its fair share of exclusive hotels, like the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort. The resort possesses a spa and offers a variety of activities, including rock climbing and archery. The Cinema Under the Stars is a romantic activity perfect for those searching for Oman honeymoons and proposals, as is the infinity pool and the resort’s famous viewpoint, Diana’s Point. If you dream of visiting a unique and enchanting destination unlike any other, make 2019 the year that you come home with the most unique travel stories, created in the luxurious exclusivity of Oman.
If a thrilling African safari showcasing the Big Five and majestic Great Migration sounds as fascinating and unmissable to you as it does to us, then Zimbabwe is definitely for you! The organic landscapes provide a stunning, cinematic visual that is truly unforgettable. A trip to Zimbabwe wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the magnificent Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world.
The Ruckomechi Camp will provide you with the opportunity to experience an awe-inspiring Zimbabwe jeep safari – but if you’re looking for something more calm and romantic, then take the chance for nature to lull you to sleep beneath the stars with your loved one. All that Zimbabwe has to offer is almost dreamlike – use 2019 to finally embark on an unforgettable and exclusive safari adventure. For a very unique experience, why not travel on to Rwanda.
Rwanda holidays not only boast more breath-taking safari’s, but also the unique opportunity to see gorillas in their natural habitat and an abundance of wildlife. Rwanda is covered in gorgeous greenery that’s just waiting to be explored, giving the feeling that you are the first to step inside the staggering forests.
This fantastical notion can be achieved with a stay One&Only Nyungwe House. The lodges are nestled in the rainforests of the Nyungwe Forest National Park, a luxurious escape that offers a way to be at one with nature as you live and sleep in the same environment. There is much for the explorer at heart, such as Chimpanzee and Colobus Monkey trekking and a number of trails over Rwanda’s remarkable terrains. For those looking for a once in a life time experience, see Nyungwe from the skies via helicopter – an unbeatable honeymoon or pre-proposal activity. There is no better time than 2019 to finally go on this magnificent once in a lifetime adventure; just imagine the stories that you will be able to tell when you come back home!
The Fiji islands are renowned for their paradisiacal appearance, and for good reason. Fiji honeymoons always come with matching azure skies and waters, secluded surroundings fit for a postcard and stunning hotels – but don’t look past the interiors of these islands!
Your Fiji holiday will be all the more satisfying with a trip into the tropical forests, which spill over with gorgeous exotic flowers and hidden waterfalls. This all contributes to the feeling that only you have been fortunate enough to have such an experience, and is great for the individual or the love-struck couple. For an all-immersive trip, a stay at the lush, adult-only Likuliku Lagoon Resort is a must – try local seafood, produce and fruits, or try island hopping! Fiji truly offers a bit of everything, with a huge range of both on-land and water-based activities available that showcase the beauty of these islands, there's no better destination for your family holiday in 2019!
From the fabulous and colourful festivals to the exquisite Taj Mahal, grandeur and beauty are rife on India holidays. We can create your perfect India tour or itinerary, whether it is traversing the enchanting bazaars and gazing at ornate temples, or visiting tranquil traditional villages. India honeymoons are perfect for the more adventurous couple who are eager to experience a destination rich in culture unlike anything they’ve ever encountered before.
India is another fantastic foodie retreat. Try a lavish feast at a city restaurant, or snack on more traditional, aromatic delicacies from one of the street markets – perhaps a crispy aloo tikki! The Oberoi Udaivilas hotel gives you the chance to stay in what has been voted ‘The Top City in Asia’ – as well as making you feel like royalty. The hotel is palace-like in structure, and actually once belonged to a Maharana. Between the spa and private city boat tours, you will be spoilt for choice during your stay! Use next year to finally visit India, a destination rich in culture that invites you to step back in time and live like royalty in luxurious palaces.
With its quaint island neighbourhoods, busy cities and lush tea plantations, your Malaysia holiday will be anything but boring! This a fabulous destination for foodies, who can visit George Town and captivating night markets for street food accompanied with the smoke and fragrance of well-loved Malaysian snacks and dishes.
The Datai Langkawi hotel allows you to live amongst tropical forests teeming with exotic life, and also boasts a private footpath leading to a striking beach and the warm waters of the Andaman sea – a heavenly environment. Your Malaysia will be made all the more romantic by spa and well-being treatments of international expertise, or perhaps by a cookery class where you can test your skills. Malaysia provides everything that you could possibly think of, from cities to jungles to beaches. It can even double up as the perfect first destination before your Singapore holiday in 2019.
The gorgeous assortment of dazzling Philippines beaches are just one of many incentives to make this your dream 2019 destination. With the tropical sunlight kissing your skin as you walk along white sands and eat juicy local mangoes, nothing beats a Philippines holiday.
The Philippines is home to luscious emerald landscapes and turquoise waters, as well as welcoming, friendly-faced locals. Located in the Cebu region of the Philippines islands, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa is perfect for both an indulgent adult escape or an exciting family-friendly getaway. This stunning hotel offers a delightful spa and the opportunity to snorkel in its own life-filled Marine Sanctuary, and is a short distance from cultural sights that tell the story of Cebu’s past. Visit a destination in 2019 that will bring you the visual enchantment of the Maldives with the addition of lush greenery and a vibrant culture full of activities for both couples and families.