Don’t get left out in the cold…

The summer is officially over. If your memories of long, lazy days soaking up the sunshine are fading rapidly, below we have gathered a list of our suggested top five winter escapes.

  • wpteam
  • 30th October 2018

We can’t bear the thought of you pining for the soft glow of sunshine on your skin, so we have a pulled together a selection of our favourite Winter Sun destinations and offers to warm you up when you need it most.

Whether you’re after turquoise blue seas and picture perfects sands, culture or wildlife, we have something for everyone so do take a look at our suggestions below or get in touch for a plethora of other ideas.

Tanzania & Mozambique – Azura Retreats

Combine bush and beach within Azura Retreats, enjoying a bush experience to remember with a tailor-made safari at Azura Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, followed by pure relaxation on a Mozambican island with magnificent reefs for snorkeling and diving at Azura Quilalea Private Island.

From: £8,330pp (saving £2,350pp) based on a 11 stay split between Azura Selous and Azura Quilalea with 1 night Avani Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa, on an all-inclusive basis, including 3 complimentary nights, all transfers, domestic and international flights.

Cambodia – Song Saa

 

Spanning two discreet islands, known locally as Song Saa – a Khmer name meaning “the sweethearts” – this resort is as intimate and seductive as the name implies.

From : £3,825pp (saving £1,200pp) based on 7 nights at Song Saa in a One Bedroom Jungle Villa on a bed and breakfast basis, including 25% discount on accommodation, all transfers, domestic and international flights.

Sri Lanka – Kahanda Kanda and KK Beach

 

Enjoy the best of the coast at the stylish KK Beach with a magical time inland on a working tea estate at Exceptional travel favourite, the beautiful Kahanda Kanda.

From : £2,605pp based on a 9 stay split between KK Beach and Kahanda Kanda on a bed and breakfast basis, including 1 massage per person, 1 cookery class per person, a guided tour of KK Tea Estate, all transfers in chauffeur driven luxury vehicles and international flights.

The Maldives – Gili Lankanfushi

Located in one of the largest lagoons of Maldives, Gili Lankanfushi surrounds the bijou island of Lankanfushi and exudes sophisticated barefoot luxury.

From : £4,935pp (saving £1,230pp) based on 7 nights at Gili Lankanfushi in a Villa Suite on a complimentary half board basis, including a 25% discount on accommodation, speedboat transfers and international flights (based on travel in December 2018)

Oman – Six Senses Zighy Bay

 

Set on the northern Musandam Peninsula, Six Senses Zighy Bay boasts beautiful indigenous village-style accommodations flanked by dramatic and a private sandy beach.

From : £2,990pp (saving £475pp) based on 7 nights at Six Senses Zighy Bay in Pool Villa on a bed and breakfast basis, including a 10% early bird booking discount, complimentary 4×4 transfers and international flights (based on travel in December 2018)

For more information on our ideas for some winter sun or to book a holiday please call us +44 1608 638 777 or send us a message.

Back to news home

Posts from the past

The Myriad Landscapes of Latin America

With Spring starting to peep its head above the cold earth and the days getting longer, we are turning our attention to the other side of the world, where the bright colours of Autumn are in full display. Let...
Read more

Welcoming the newest member of our Exceptional team

We are very excited to welcome a new member to our Exceptional team this week, as Louise Russell-Pavier joins us as Marketing Manager. Louise joins us having returned last year from just over a year living in Sri Lanka...
Read more

An Exceptional Adventure in Sri Lanka

We have just returned from a spectacular journey to Sri Lanka with a group of eight, wonderful guests. The journey took us from Colombo up to the plains of Anuradhapura; by train through rolling hills draped in tea plantations...
Read more

Ice-Breaking News!

Almost unheard of at this time of year but news has it that a few cabins are now available on one of our favourite boats in the Antarctic. If you’ve finally had enough of Brexit and you’re looking for...
Read more

See The World For Less

As we kick off 2019 with U.K Parliament still in deadlock and amidst talk of ‘deal or no deal’, we thought we would reach for our tin hats early in preparation of what may lie ahead. With European holiday...
Read more

Private Villa in Mexico

Our first treat for 2019 is to let you know about a fantastic private villa on Mexico’s Caribbean coast that is (amazingly) still available for February half term. This delightful beach-front home is offering a complimentary chef and butler...
Read more

Our Top Destinations for 2019

If you’re feeling like you’ve gorged on a year’s worth of decadent food over Christmas and you need a plan to burn it off – look no further than Bhutan. This achingly beautiful country is next on our hot...
Read more

Our Top Destinations for 2019

Number three on our hot list for 2019 is Namibia. This wild and rugged land is one of the least populated places on earth and its vast expanses of deserts, dunes and deltas are teeming with wildlife. Exceptional Travel...
Read more

Our Top Destinations for 2019

Next up on our hot list for 2019 is Antarctica. However high your expectations, we can be pretty certain this white continent will exceed them beyond your wildest dreams. Want to combine two of the driest and most spectacular...
Read more

Our Top Destinations for 2019

The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe is the first on our list of top travel destinations for 2019. Dropped into the Atlantic off the west coast of Africa, these little lost worlds are swathed in UNESCO protected...
Read more

Launching our new website

After a year of hard work from our dedicated team, who bravely took on hours of research, writing new content for each region and carefully choosing and resizing over 7,000 images, today we are proud to launch our brand...
Read more

Gorillas On Your List?

Nothing can prepare you for the surge of emotion that takes over when you see a mountain gorilla for the first time. It is an experience that lasts for a lifetime and will, in some way, change you. As...
Read more

A happy guest returns from Zambia

Renowned wildlife photographer Paul Joynson Hicks lead a small group of four guests to Zambia's South Luangwa National Park recently, and they sent in some examples of the fantastic shots they took whilst on safari.
Read more

The First Lady of Kenya starts 2018 Lewa Marathon

We were again delighted to work with Tusk and be involved with the Lewa Marathon, organising the travel arrangements for most of the international runners attending.
Read more

New Nasca Lines Discovered in Peru

Armed with satellites and drones, archaeologists discover new Nasca lines and dozens of other enigmatic geoglyphs carved into the earth.
Read more

October Half Term

You may well be all set for the summer, whether you are planning to make your way to The Maldives, settle in Scotland, pop over the pond or wind your way down to the West Country, but have you...
Read more

Astonishing Arabia!

Exceptional Travel's Susanna Reynolds returns to Oman, visiting Muscat, the desert, the mountains and the tropical shores of Salalah. Read her full trip report here.
Read more

Beautiful Botswana

Head of African sales Lukey Bourne returns from Botswana where she visited a selection of the best camps in the Okvanago Delta. Read her full trip report here.
Read more

Get in touch with us now to start planning your journey

Proudly ASSOCIATED WITH