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Tailor-made luxury holidays

Board a vintage-style train for a ride through the Winelands of South Africa, follow a private guide in Kyoto’s geisha district, relax in an opulent spa on a private island in the Seychelles…. On a tailor-made luxury holiday with Audley, you can indulge in the finest options your way. We’ll design your ideal trip with you, paying close attention to your interests, your travel style and your individual tastes. Our specialists know the best guides, finest hotels and most exclusive activities and can lead you to experiences you won’t find in a guidebook.

Explore Vietnam’s emerald waters and limestone islands on a restored junk. Spend the night in a restored kasbah in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. Spot the Big Five on private safari in an exclusive Zimbabwe nature reserve. Wake up in a penthouse overlooking Bondi Bay. Plunge into your own personal pool fed by a volcanic hot spring in Costa Rica.

An over-water bungalow in the Maldives. The tropical gardens of Kandy House hotel in Sri Lanka. An ecolodge on Mauritius. What tempts you? Travel at your own pace, in your own style, with the confidence that we’ll show you the best luxury options, wherever you go.

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Recommended destinations for a luxury holiday

Our specialists can help you plan your trip, individually focusing on your tastes and interests, to the destinations below.

Our recommended luxury itinerary ideas

Our itinerary ideas will give you a starting point for what your trip could entail. Treat them just as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you and there are many more options available.

Our expert guides to choosing your luxury holiday

Penned by our specialists from their own travels, these guides aim to inspire you with suggestions of where to spend your holiday. Giving tips for what to experience and recommendations for where to stay, we share our ideas for the best destinations to consider.

  • Le Morne, Mauritius

    The best luxury holidays on Mauritius

    Mauritius’s pearl-white beaches are backed with luxurious hotels, where the restaurants are world-class and nothing’s too much trouble. Our specialists have come together to suggest the best of the best, from a pampering spa retreat to a laid-back boutique stay, from a destination that’s popular among the Audley team.

  • Fregate Island, Seychelles

    Luxury holidays in the Seychelles

    A tropical idyll known for its luxurious hotels, the Seychelles can leave you wondering where to start. A true sybarite, Hidden Beaches specialist Vicky has hand-picked island retreats where your experiences can range from tailor-made spa treatments to private heli-pad dining.

  • Beach pool villa, Milaidhoo Island Maldives, Maldive Island

    Luxury holidays in the Maldives

    Opulent hotels, indulgent spas, world-class dining, crystal-blue waters and white sand beaches — Audley’s Ludo explains what makes the Maldives a top luxury destination. As an avid diver and snorkeler, he also discusses the island’s thriving coral reefs and exceptional water sports.

  • Summer house at Norwood Bungalow

    Luxury Sri Lanka holidays: colonial grandeur to palm-fringed shores

    Luxury in Sri Lanka can take the form of a palatial beach-front suite, secluded colonial cottage or a safari tent. Sri Lanka specialist Sophie shares her suggestions for the most comfortable stays and exclusive experiences, including tea tasting with a master tea specialist or a chartered flight across the coastline.

  • Taj Mahal, Agra

    Luxury holidays in India

    If you're planning a luxury holiday to India, we have a wide range of luxury hotels, tours and excursions available that will enhance your experience of this colourful country.

  • Hakone Ginyu Spa Resort

    Luxury holidays in Japan

    Japan is a country where historic traditions and modern living blend seamlessly, and there are a number of ways to combine luxury and culture. One of our Japan specialists, Katherine, details some of the most appealing ways to indulge in this unique destination.

  • Sapi (left) and Gaya (right) Island, Borneo

    Luxury holidays in Borneo

    Our specialists can create the perfect luxury tailor-made holiday to Borneo for you. A top destination for wildlife enthusiasts, and with plenty of unspoilt beaches, we can advise on the best luxury accommodation to suit your preferences.

  • Luxury Tent, Four Seasons Tented Camp, Golden Triangle

    Luxury holidays in Thailand

    Our Thailand specialist Harriet has had the tough job of vetting some of Thailand’s most luxurious properties and exclusive experiences. Sharing her expertise, she’s picked out some of the best, including a sojourn in a 100-year-old rice barge and time in an opulent tented jungle camp.

  • Halong Bay, Vietnam

    Luxury holidays in Vietnam

    Vietnam is home to a range of properties that you can include in your luxury holiday. From boutique hotels with their French colonial architecture, to desert island hideaways only accessible by boat.

  • Little Vumbura, Vumbura Concession

    Luxury holidays in Botswana

    If you're planning a luxury holiday to Botswana, we've a huge choice of exclusive places to stay, from luxurious holiday camps and lodges to luxury hotels. Touches of comfort like king-size beds and plunge pools give you extravagance in the heart of the wildlife.

  • Franschhoek, South Africa

    Luxury holidays in South Africa

    South Africa can pull out all the stops for a luxury trip, and a safari’s just the start. Here, country specialist Tom shares ways to elevate your trip to the rainbow nation, from Cape Town comforts to wine tasting.