Who is going to argue? A luxury holiday is something we daydream about, be it a beautiful stay in the Maldives or Borneo. However, luxury holidays often have a large price tag attached. When comparing the cost of a budget holiday to that of a luxury option, the price difference can often seem a tad extreme. But, when you look more into everything a luxury holiday entails, the advantages soon become priceless.
Whether you’re looking to escape to the romantic Italian city of Venice, the idyllic Caribbean island St Lucia, or to adventure up the Kinabatangan River in Borneo, upgrading to the luxury holiday option will ensure you experience the destination in style. When you are already travelling to stunning locations, why not upgrade your holiday so you can enjoy all the top-class service needed to make your trip magical?
5-star hotels provide you with top-grade accommodation. The luxury grade of a holiday is impacted by the individual destination. You should expect to be wowed from the moment you enter the reception area to when you first see your room. A room upgrade can often surpass your wildest expectations and include extras like breathtaking viewing, awe-inspiring interiors, rain forest showers and much more. The truth is that all those things are standard with luxury, upgraded holidays.
Aside from being made to feel like royalty by the hotel aesthetics, high-class service is a big appeal when it comes to selecting a luxury holiday. The service should be seamless. Staff should be around 24/7 to meet your requests without being intrusive. Don’t be shocked if you notice a massive difference between the staff in a 5-star hotel and those in other hotels within your first 2 minutes of arrival. Staff are trained to provide you with a luxury experience and help your dream trip unfold without issue.
The meals served during your holiday can make or break your entire trip. 5-star hotels know how to deliver when it comes to fine-dining cuisine. Whether your tucking into perfectly-poached eggs, freshly-baked croissant or flaked salmon, breakfast time is for beginning your day with an indulgent edge. Diner time also is a chance for a hotel’s top chefs to amaze you with their creative flair and exquisite dishes. Don’t forget to wash it all down with fine wines from an exclusive list. Luxury hotel mealtimes are an opportunity for you to indulge your taste buds in stunning surroundings. While such experiences might not be cheap, your inner foodie will thank you forever.
The amazing food is just the start — you’ll also get to enjoy a range of activities that often won’t be available anywhere else. While you might have been on a boat ride before, have you ever been on-board an exclusive sunset cruise? While you might have walked along a golden sandy beach before and seen crystal clear waters, have you ever enjoyed a candlelit dinner meters away from crashing waves? Experiences that are exclusive and bespoke are what create lasting holiday memories from luxury trips. Concierges should always be around to help ensure your trip is perfect. A place on a morning cooking class, reservations at an exclusive restaurant, tickets to an evening event or a top-rated spa treatment are all just a request away.
The word “luxury” and “hassle” don’t belong in the same sentence when it comes to upgraded holidays. With the difficulty of finding the right flights from multiple airlines, selecting between dozens of exquisite hotels, and making room requests, the booking process with conventional holidays can be tiresome. Meanwhile, luxury holiday providers give you personalised service for the duration of the booking process, guaranteeing your requirements are catered for.
Personal service, inspiring interiors, breathtaking locations and scrumptious dishes all combine to create an amazing experience. The price tag might be hefty in regards to luxury travel, but the benefits are often worth ten times the financial cost.