5 Best Bucket List Holidays for 2023

Everyone’s definition of a dream trip is different. Whether you are after the big one, the holiday that you have always dreamed of but never went on, or want an adventure that leaves nothing out, whatever a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ holiday means to you, we are ready to help.

We’ve rounded up 5 of the best bucket list holidays for 2023 where you can indulge like never before:

1- Explore Iceland on a spectacular activity-packed adventure


On this action-packed, adrenaline-fuelled holiday, you can experience Iceland’s highlights in memorable style, and enjoy classic tours around the south coast and the Golden Circle.

Why you’ll love this trip…

❤ Visit to the Blue Lagoon

❤ Visit to Reynisfjara Beach, where Game of Thrones was filmed

❤ Superjeep tour of Thorsmork Valley

❤ A snowmobile adventure on Langjokull Glacier

❤ An ATV tour of the Reykjanes Peninsula

❤ A Northern Lights tour

❤ Visits to geothermal areas, waterfalls and more

2 – Take the ultimate train ride to Italy


There’s something special about travelling by train – even more so when it’s the legendary Venice Simplon Orient Express. Enjoy the authentic period carriages, world-class service and sumptuous food on board before discovering one of Italy’s most captivating cities: beautiful Venice. Here, soak up the old-world glamour at Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, which is just a five-minute boat ride from St Mark’s Square and has an Olympic-size pool.

Why you’ll love this trip…

❤  Travel through mesmerising landscapes

❤  Uncompromising luxury of the authentic period carriages

❤  World-class service and sumptuous cuisine

❤  Explore Venice and indulge in the romance it has to offer

3 – Enjoy breakfast with the Giraffes

Giraffe Manor, Kenya

Spend a few nights at Giraffe Manor to interact with and admire the endangered Rothschild giraffe. The Manor is a boutique hotel with ten beautiful rooms; its location in Nairobi means it’s a perfect stop either on the way to or back from your Kenyan safari adventure. 

As the hotel’s name suggests, the highlight of a stay here is having the giraffes join you for breakfast or dinner, poking their necks through the hotel’s windows in search of treats before retreating to the forest. It’s an unforgettable experience and one that captures Kenya’s welcoming friendliness and phenomenal wildlife. 

Why you’ll love this experience…

❤ Experience breakfast and up close encounters with Giraffe

❤ Luxury, intimate boutique hotel

❤ Guided walks are available around the hotel and grounds, and we recommend a visit to the Sheldricks Wildlife Trust – here you can adopt, meet and feed baby elephants.

❤ Perfectly situated in Nairobi

4 – Embark on the ultimate Canadian adventure

British Columbia by Floatplane

This is cream of the crop British Columbia: an exclusive trip that takes in the most iconic destinations in the most stylish way. You’ll kick things off in vivacious Vancouver, delve into the heart of Cowboy Country at a luxurious dude ranch, and escape to the exquisite wilderness of Clayoquot Sound, all the while staying at the most exclusive hotels and glamping resorts and travelling by floatplane.

Why you’ll love this trip…

❤ Start things off in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, Canada’s cultural mecca which cradles everything from sandy beaches to skyscrapers, framed by majestic mountains.

❤ Swap the city for the wilderness as you board a floatplane to Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort, a quintessential yet luxurious cowboy ranch encircled by ancient forests and glassy lakes in the heart of British Columbia.

❤ Take the floatplane back towards Vancouver, but this time pass over the bustling city and land on the immaculate waters of Clayoquot Sound, surrounded by untamed landscapes and your home for the next few days: Clayoquot Wilderness Resort.

5 – Go in pursuit of penguins


Venture to some of the world’s most remote lands to discover an astounding variety of polar wildlife with this expedition cruise to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. The cruise includes a free photography programme to help enhance your camera skills under expert guidance.

Why you’ll love this cruise…

❤ Close encounters with a wide variety of wildlife species including albatross and penguin rookeries in the Falkland Islands and king penguins in South Georgia, plus many species of penguins and marine mammals in the Antarctic Peninsula.

❤ Those with an extremely adventurous spirit can pre-book to camp on the Antarctic Peninsula – sure to be a highlight of your icy odyssey.

❤ Experience life onboard your luxury expedition ship, Sea Spirit

❤ You will be in awe as you navigate through South Atlantic Ocean, visiting the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, South Shetland Islands, the Antarctic Peninsula and the famous Drake Passage.

If you are considering a luxury holiday we would love to go through the options with you so do get in touch.

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