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Top 5 luxury summer holidays

BY READERS DIGEST

1st Jan 2015 Travel

Top 5 luxury summer holidays

When it comes to luxury holidays and experiences one can be spoilt for choice. We asked luxurious travel experts Wexas to share their most awe-inspiring destinations.

Specialising in luxury travel to destinations across all seven continents, Wexas is one of the UK’s most respected travel companies. With 45 years experience under our belt, our specialists have travelled extensively and aim to help tailor-make your ideal holiday.

We want your luxury travel experience to start the moment you leave home, and booking with Wexas grants access to a wide range of benefits. For a limited time, we are offering a free chauffeur service to and from UK airports at the start and end of your holiday when you book a Wexas holiday including British Airways flights. In addition to this, Wexas offer complimentary lounge access with newspapers, beverages, snacks and internet at virtually all airports and terminals in the UK.

We’re already looking forward to the warmer weather, and have collated a list of our top five luxury summer holidays to provide you with inspiration.

 

Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast

Famous for its stunning scenery, cultural heritage and picturesque cities and towns, Italy Holidays are the perfect self-drive destination. Start in Tuscany; soak up the sights, natural beauty and tantalizing cuisine before journeying south to the UNESCO-listed Amalfi coast, famed for its cathedrals, grottos, ancient villas and beautiful coastline.

The Southern Fjords self-drive

Southern Fjords

Norway’s fairy-tale southern region is a backdrop of cascading waterfalls, majestic mountains and narrow fjords. Discover the spectacular southern fjords and the best of the beautiful surroundings, with the opportunity to hike, kayak, raft and cruise your way through some of Scandinavia’s most dramatic landscapes.

 

Best of Japan

Japanese Imperial Palace

A nation filled with high-rise cities, imperial palaces, mountainous parks, neon skyscrapers and thousands of temples, Japan is high on our list to visit in 2016. Uncover the best of Japan from Matsumoto and the ancient Takayama to the cherry-blossom filled and mysterious world of Kyoto, before ending at the sacred Mount Fuji.

 

Wildlife, wilderness and the Great Barrier Reef 

The Great Barrier Reef

Wild yet cosmopolitan, cultural and cool, the ancient land of Australia offers unforgettable experiences and unique landscapes like no other. Take in the native wildlife, wilderness, outback and beaches of North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef with guided safaris, eco-cruises, picturesque seaside towns and the beaches of Daintree National Park.

 

Northern Sri Lanka and East Coast

Sri Lankan fishermen

Combine the cultural and natural highlights of central Sri Lanka and the breath-taking beaches of the country’s palm-fringed beaches, to discover the treasures of Northern Sri Lanka and its East Coast. Be sure to explore the UNESCO World-Heritage-listed city Anuradhapura, from where you can take day trips to the wildlife-rich Minneriya National Park and rock fortress of Sigiriya. Then, venture east to Passikudah for the long stretches of white sand and the clear, shallow waters of the Indian Ocean.

 

For more summer holiday inspiration, visit our travel partner’s website for more information at Wexas or call 020 7664 2273.

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