What better way to begin the 2021 than with a look at some of the destinations we’re excited to travel to in the upcoming year. We know that travel wasn’t what we all wanted it to be in 2020 so here at Azure, we have compiled our top 21 destinations for 2021 and beyond. We asked our specialists where they were looking forward to travelling to and what they tipped to be popular in 2021, whether it’s exploring a new destination closer to home or maybe further afield, or re-discovering an old favourite that fills you with nostalgic memories, our selection has something to suit every type of traveller.
With its vibrant cities, deliciously spiced food, sun-drenched beaches and music-filled fiestas, our luxury holidays in Mexico guarantee a vivid and diverse experience you will never forget. The scenery and experiences are fantastic and importantly as well it’s the people of Mexico that will bring your luxury holiday to life.
With a vast range of scenery brimming with natural beauty Montenegro is an up-and-coming destination for a truly fantastic holiday. Whether you dream of relaxing on pristine beaches or hiking up mountains, Montenegro has plenty to offer.
South Africa is the place to go on a wildlife safari, with lions, buffalos, elephants, rhinos and other exotic animals roaming the picturesque landscapes. Luxury South African holidays can also take you to the bustling cities of Cape Town or Johannesburg, offering an experience like no other.
Sleek and stylish, there’s no denying that Dubai is one of the most alluring cities in the world. Located to the south east of the Arabian Peninsula, with year-round sunshine and some of the world’s most impressive architecture, it’s no wonder that this Emirati city is such a sought-after destination. With one of our Dubai luxury holidays you’ll discover a whole host of delights, from golden beaches and plush hotels, to fine dining and world-class shopping.
Famous for its fantastic white sand beaches and brilliant turquoise bays, Barbados conjures up images of a tropical island paradise. The interior of the island is dotted with colourful gardens and lush forests, while the coastline is home to an array of laid-back beach bars, waterfront restaurants and some of the world’s finest hotels. Barbados luxury holidays are all about barefoot relaxation and unique experiences.
Situated on the East Coast of Africa, Kenya’s stunning natural beauty and abundance of wildlife make the country a nature-lover’s paradise. From the spectacular Rift Valley to the magnificent twin peaks of Mount Kenya, one of our luxury Kenyan holidays is guaranteed to leave you with memories you’ll treasure forever.
Long and narrow Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, is a place of contrasts. You have seas lapping the shores of sandy beaches in the north, while in the south the ocean crashes into towering, vertical cliff faces. It has majestic mountains and rolling hills, bustling tourist inlets and islets, and unspoilt and uninhabited lands. Whatever has drawn you to this beautiful island, the locals are known for their generous hospitality.
One of the Caribbean’s most idyllic islands, luxury holidays to Antigua offer visitors a unique combination of world-class beaches, rich heritage and quintessential Caribbean flavour. You’ll be swept away by the island’s beauty as pastel-coloured houses vie for attention alongside coffee plantations, scenic harbours, historical forts and lush rainforests.
A visit to Zambia is an opportunity to experience truly wild landscapes, as well as the incredible wildlife. Follow animal tracks through the bush in South Luangwa National Park, experience the magnificent wildebeest migration in Liuwa Plain National Park, or look for lions, leopards and cheetahs in Kafue National Park, which holds impressive diversity of wildlife and habitats.
Sparkling like a jewel in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the island nation of Saint Lucia welcomes visitors with breath-taking scenery, crystal clear blue sea and picture-perfect sandy beaches. Saint Lucia has it all, and it’s no wonder the island is fast becoming a favourite holiday destination for those in search of a little bit more.
Nestled within the Indonesian archipelago, Bali is a small island with a big personality. Whether you decide to spend your holiday on the beach, diving in the coral, climbing a volcano or relaxing in a spa, this is the ideal place for a luxury holiday. Bali has resorts and attractions to suit every taste, and to fulfil all your wildest expectations.
Luxury holidays in Canada will take you to some of the most famous attractions and landmarks this vast and wondrous destination has to offer. From the chic cityscapes of Montreal and Toronto to the awe-inspiring beauty of Niagara Falls, there’s so much to see and do in this alluring and diverse part of the world.
With its two distinct parts – the traditional Medina and the trendy Ville Nouvelle – Marrakech offers the best of both worlds. In the centre, you’ll find the open area known as the Jemaa el-Fnaa, where locals and tourists alike gather in the evenings to watch a range of entertainment, including musicians, acrobats and dancers. Wander through the winding souks in the north, which have a huge variety of goods on offer.
Peru and the Galapagos
We’ve combined two icons of South America into one incredible trip option. Fly into Peru and explore the colonial and Incan heritage as well as the stunning scenery. Theres the option to discover the legendary Amazon rainforest before ending in Machu Picchu, one of the modern wonders of the world. After this fly north to Ecuador and the Galapagos for a cruise through one of nature’s last untouched destinations to follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin.
For a real away-from-it-all experience, look no further than the Maldives. A glittering gem in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this stunning archipelago of island chains, natural atolls and sun-kissed sandbanks is guaranteed to take your breath away. Our luxury holidays in the Maldives take you to a picture-perfect paradise of blue lagoons and white sand beaches fringed with gently swaying palms.
Borneo is a real treasure trove of a destination. Discover some of the world’s most wildlife rich equatorial rainforests, and a rich local culture, a result of the mixing of numerous different nationalities and beliefs that has created a real local mixing pot. Explore incredible landscapes, including stunning snorkelling and diving.
Italy offers visitors a wonderful mix of ancient history, modern cities and stunning landscapes. With a rich heritage spanning thousands of years, spectacular architecture, sun-kissed coastlines, exquisite food and high-end shopping, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular holiday destination. Whether you’re looking for a romantic couples retreat or a fun family getaway, we can make your dream holiday a reality.
Arriving in Chile, you’ll immediately be struck by the open friendliness of the people and their warm hospitality. A land of contrasts, the scenery is just as striking, including everything from dry deserts and awe-inspiring glaciers, to snow-capped volcanoes and lush valleys. Chile’s stunning simplicity and majestic vistas are bound to leave you wanting more.
Those lucky enough to visit St. Barths find themselves captivated by its breath-taking beauty and charm. The laid-back Caribbean lifestyle blends seamlessly with the island’s chic, modern feel, where relaxed beach days, fine dining and designer shopping is always on the agenda. It’s a place where exclusive yacht clubs sit side by side with wooden cottages, and visitors are left wanting to return again and again.
Autumn in New England is one of those must-see bucket list experiences. Discover the beauty of the Autumnal colours in the historic states of the US. Road trip through picturesque towns and traditional coastal villages. Explore the wilderness of mountains and combine it with the hustle and bustle of icon cities like Boston or New York.
For more information on any of the destinations featured call one of our specialists on 01244 322770.