Secluded holidays have really come into their own; it’s easy to understand the appeal of an away-from-the-crowds escape, where privacy is guaranteed. Travel to your own private holiday bolthole, where just the two of you, just your family, or just your closest friends, can bubble together.
Travel within your bubble to warmer climates and stunning scenery. On arrival, check into to the privacy of your exclusive-use villa, or your own swim up room or suite. Enjoy a dip in your private pool, and delight in private in-room dining, or dine al fresco, beneath the stars, on the beach. And to see more of your new surroundings book a private escorted tour. It’s easy to understand the appeal of a perfectly secluded holiday with privacy guaranteed. In these imperfect times, it’s the perfect way to travel.
Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki
Our hotels with private pools and terrace plunge pools significantly enhance the quality of your holiday. There’s always time for a dip – morning, noon and night – when the pool is just a dropped bathrobe away. Top up your tan and offset your holiday over-indulgence at a moment’s notice. Children can splash around, and dip in and out, to their heart’s content knowing every comfort is to hand.
Worldwide: Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam, Calabash Cove, St Lucia, Anse Chastanet, St Lucia
Closer to home: Sani Asterias, Halikidiki, St Nicholas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas, Crete, Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites, Cyprus, Royal Garden Villas, Tenerife, Maxx Royal Belek Golf Resort, Turkey.
There’s little to beat the benefits of staying in an exclusive-to-you private villa, complimented by the high quality of service and facilities of a luxury hotel. Enjoy all the privacy, space and peace and quiet you desire. Tailor your itinerary to suit you, dine when you want to, and there’s never a rush for the pool. Settle in, relax, it’s a home from home and your own private space.
Closer to home: Las Villas Bahia del Duque, Tenerife, Tagor’ Villas at The Ritz Carlton Abama, Tenerife, Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites, Crete, Celestia Grand Executive Villas, Santorini, Eagles Villas, Halkidiki, Vila Vita Parc Masterpiece Villas , Algarve, Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, Costa del Sol, Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco
Lujo Hotel, Turkey
For the ultimate, exclusive, secluded holiday stay in a Presidential Suite. Whether you prefer a spacious two floor suite or a more bijou, boutique affair, the best suites boast private pools just for you and yours, balconies with unforgettable views and terraces on which to enjoy private massages and spa treatments. Unrivalled personal service comes from private butlers and personal chefs.
Worldwide: Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel, Grenada, Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita, Mexico
Cinnamon Dhonveli, Maldives
Enjoy candle-lit dinners, with stunning views, just for two, private beach barbecues for a slightly larger crowd, garden dining in a private corner of extensive hotel grounds, dine in a bubble or a fishing dhow on a beach or in a private cave. Request your own catering staff for a special occasion, the service is impeccable and the creative menus promise to please even the most particular of palates.
Closer to home: Castell Son Claret, Mallorca, Jardin Tecina, La Gomera, Canary Islands
Maasai-Mara Game Drive, Kenya
Private Tours & Experiences
Enjoy the rich and authentic experience of a private escorted tour. Travel in style and safety in a private car with your own private driver guide. Get to see the hidden gems of your chosen holiday destination. Sit back, relax, and let your private expert guide you on a tour to remember. For couples who want to share personal holiday memories, families who appreciate quality time together and honeymooners seeking seclusion, we’ve collated a wonderful selection of private and small group escorted tours to some of the world’s most culturally diverse destinations.
Worldwide: Highlights of Costa Rica, a privately guided 9 day tour ideal for first time visitors; a family tour of South Africa; and Highlights of Sri Lanka and a more comprehensive Explore Sri Lanka.
Closer to home: Explore one of the most famous coastlines in the world on our Delights of Sorrento and Amalfi Coast tour, in Italy.
Anantara Veli, Maldives
Each hotel is its own private island in the Maldives. These jewel like atolls are the ultimate in barefoot luxury and seclusion. Villas and bungalows give all the space you could ever need, whether on the beach or over water, and house reefs offer an unrivalled view into the tropical colours of life underwater. Not quite a private island, but in an alluringly remote corner of Oman, Six Senses Zighy Bay is accessible by boat or paraglider. An enchanting retreat on Pemba Island off Zanzibar, Fundu Lagoon offers barefoot luxury with a castaway feeling. Providing utter seclusion on a beach-front setting, the lagoon is only accessible by boat.
Worldwide: Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman, Fundu Lagoon, Pemba Island, Zanzibar, Baros Maldives, Finolhu, Maldives, Velassaru Maldives, Six Senses Laamu, Kandima Maldives, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru