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What’s hot for 2024: Sovereign’s guide to the best luxury holidays

What’s hot for 2024: Sovereign’s guide to the best luxury holidays
With 2024 around the corner that means it’s time to start looking for the perfect place to book your next luxury holiday. 
Beaches, mountains, history, and romance await with Sovereign’s guide to what’s hot for 2024. 

Corfu

Corfu is located at the entrance of the Adriatic, with Italy on one side and Greece on the other. Its position made it a popular stop for sailors throughout history, which has left a beautiful mixture of cultures and influences today.
As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Corfu Town is a history lovers' dream destination. Nature lovers will also fall in love with the landscapes filled with groves of olive trees, mountains, pine forests, and rolling hills. The town got the nickname Emerald Island due to the green blanket of pine trees. 
If you’re looking to get into the water, the golden sand and turquoise ocean await with lots of hidden coves waiting to be discovered. 
Ikos Odisia in Dassia Bay, about 30 minutes from Corfu Town, is the place to be for fun in the sun at a private beach. Along with 60 acres of gardens, you’re in for a relaxing getaway with impeccable views of the Ionian Sea. 
The 5-star hotel offers six incredible dining options and bars that are sure to take your tastebuds on a journey all their own. Whether you’re on a romantic getaway or a fabulous family holiday, Ikos Odisia has everything. From a kids’ club to a range of swimming pools, everyone has enough space to relax and have fun. 
Image of a holiday destination with town of houses on the edge of the sea with boats on the water

Tenerife

Tenerife is home to one of the third largest volcanoes in the world, the infamous Mount Teide stands at a whopping 3,718m above sea level. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest park in the Canary Islands, this is an absolute must-see for history and nature lovers. 
Hotel Bahia del Duque in Costa Adeje offers you a slice of paradise with its modern decor, impeccable service, and luxury accommodations. You can sit back and relax, enjoying the 21 onsite bars and restaurants that offer a wide variety of classics and local delicacies. 
You’ll have access to two stunning beaches, with the ocean waiting to invite you in for a scuba session. Tenerife is home to a massive whale population so a sunset whale tour is a must. Then it’s off to the free-form pool with ample space for everyone to kick back and paddle to their heart's content. 
If you’re an avid stargazer, the onsite observatory awaits with incredible visibility of the night sky. Keep an eye out for shooting stars, this is bound to be one memorable stay. 
Image of the sea and beach in Costa Adeje in Tenerife

Crete

Crete is one of the top places to be in 2024. It is the largest of the Greek islands and offers a plethora of historic architecture, gorgeous beaches, magnificent mountains, and incredible valleys. So, if you’re after a holiday of long walks and relaxing beach days, look no further than Crete. Plus, if you’re a night owl, the vibrant nightlife of Crete will have your feet moving until the sun comes up. 
The Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection in Plaka has everything you could ever need from a five-star luxury hotel. Kids, adults, families, and those looking for a little romance are all welcome to put their feet up and enjoy everything the hotel offers. 
The pools are separated, so if you’re on a romantic break away you can enjoy your day with a cocktail in hand. The family pools are the perfect spot for kids to get together for an all-out swimming spectacle. 
There are dining options for everyone. A favourite is The CORE where guests can walk around a plaza with various food and beverages from the onsite food trucks. The street food artisans will make you the best of local and international cuisine on the spot.
Image of a beach cove with some buildings and a the sun setting over the mountains

Peloponnese

Located on the southwest coast of mainland Greece, the Peloponnese region awaits with the stunning Ionian Sea inviting visitors for a swim. Along your way, you’ll find exquisite vineyards, olive groves, and gorgeous golden sand beaches along the coast. 
For the history buffs, marvel at the incredible villages with hundreds of years of history, waiting to be explored. For those looking for an outdoor adventure, the Peloponnese has it all with vast green countryside and underwater adventures. There are sea caves and small coves that make scuba diving in the area a real adventure. 
The Westin Resort Costa Navarino is situated on an idyllic beach, enveloped by greenery and blue ocean as far as the eye can see. The ocean at the resort extends to the mountains, providing you with the best spot to unwind in peace.
There are various exciting activities on offer, including paddle boarding, mountain biking, windsurfing, and rock climbing. When it’s time to swim, head to the large swimming pool with built-in waterfalls. 
Foodies, the resort has you covered with a range of dining options to make your stay truly unforgettable. 
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Madeira

Madeira is one of the hottest spots for 2024, with stunning natural sights and a crystal ocean. This is one region you don’t want to miss on your luxury 2024 holiday. 
The mountains of Madeira invite you to explore Portugal’s natural setting with manicured botanic gardens throughout and local flora along the way. The cosmopolitan capital, Funchal, offers a shopping extravaganza, along with bars and restaurants with aromatic Portuguese cuisine. 
If you’re travelling with little ones, a trip on the Funchal cable car to the top of the cliffs is a must, offering picturesque views of the cityscape, natural surroundings, and ocean. 
As for history lovers, there is plenty to explore with stunning fishing villages around the region, 18th century churches, and ancient ruins. 
The Cliff Bay in Funchal is what luxury holiday dreams are made of. The gorgeous hotel stands high on the peninsula, giving you a bird's eye view of Funchal. From the time you arrive, the service at The Cliff Bay is out of this world with champagne and luggage services on hand. 
The three onsite pools welcome guests to cool off while the lush surrounding garden will have you feeling like you’ve been transported to your own personal oasis. Just be sure to leave enough time to enjoy the two Michelin-star restaurant with exquisite cuisines. 
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Add a Touch of Luxury with Sovereign

Are you ready to explore what’s hot for 2024? At Sovereign Luxury Travel we have over 50 years’ experience in tailormade luxury holidays. We take care of all the finer details, so you don’t have to. Our Personal Travel Planners are on hand every step of the way to ensure your luxury holiday is memorable and enjoyable.
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