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Where to go in December

Christmas arrives with full, boisterous energy. Decked out and shining like a bell. You can escape it (and go to Thailand). Or you can embrace it (and go to Lapland). But wherever you chose to spend the winter, we’re here for you.

We’ve hand-picked the ideas below to get your mind racing about where to travel in December. As ever, our luxury travel experts are on hand to give you detailed guidance and expert suggestions in choosing your trip.


Where to visit in December

Luxury Holidays in Austria
Where to go on holiday: Sri Lanka
Bariloche Argentina travel
Holidays in Kenya
Amazon rainforest, Ecuador
Adventure in New Zealand


Our Morocco Travel Expert, Jihane says

“In December the weather is still warm but cooler days, the gentle breeze and lack of crowds makes exploring the spice scented markets all the more enjoyable. Treat yourself to a local hammam for some ultimate R&R or enjoy a private cooking class using locally sourced ingredients.”


Experiences & hotels

Our hand-picked recommendations for where to stay and what to do

Luxury holiday to Finland in December

A magical winter escape in Finland

Here’s a quintessential family Christmas escape. Finnish Lapland, featuring Santa Claus Village, Northern Lights sledding, outdoor forest spa experiences and campfire picnics. Some seriously stylish properties, too.

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Train Journey through Sri Lanka

Elephants & Emerald Isles

Really this is the best of everything. North in Sigiriya (with its enormous rock-etched carvings). Tea country, colonial plantations, hikes and kayaks. There’s also stupendous Yala National Park and the fortress town of Galle. This is special indeed.

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Hotel Ranga Northern lights, Iceland

Hotel Ranga, Iceland

Perched in the Icelandic countryside, Hotel Ranga is widely considered one of the best hotels for seeing the northern Lights. Oh, and if you don’t fancy staying up to wait for the lights. Don’t worry, they have an Aurora wake-up call to ensure you’ll never miss them.

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Our notes from the field. Videos, guides, and stories to get your ideas flowing

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