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Gary Mehigan and Matt Preston, excited about exploring Sri Lanka - Luxury Escapes

Signature Series Insider: Matt Preston on Our Exclusive Sri Lanka Tour

Uncover the flavours of Sri Lanka with former MasterChef Australia judges Matt Preston and Gary Mehigan, co-creators of Luxury Escapes’ newest Signature Series foodie tour.  As renowned for its top-tier tea as it is for fresh seafood, Sri Lanka is more than just the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ - it’s the whole oyster.  With […]

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Party in Paradise: The World's Best Beach Clubs 

Dive into paradise and discover the epitome of beachside luxury, where waves, beats and bliss collide. Lapping waves, chill beats, delicious dining and ice-cold cocktails all come standard at the world’s best beach clubs, perched along some of the globe’s most enticing coastlines. Spend days lazing in private cabanas on the edge of stunning infinity […]

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The New Golden Age of Rail Travel: All Aboard with Golden Eagle Luxury Trains

Lavish dining cars, meticulously curated cultural experiences and flawless service with a personal touch: savour rail travel's renaissance with Golden Eagle Luxury Trains. Offering luxurious hotels-on-wheels that cater to your every need, this is all-inclusive travel at its finest, with five-star service, immersive adventures and decadent gastronomy, all while adventuring between some of the greatest […]

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The Apurva Kempinski, Bali - Luxury Escapes

7 Reasons Why The Apurva Kempinski is One of Bali's Most Talked-About Resorts

Word-of-mouth means The Apurva Kempinski has become one of Bali’s most sought-after luxury resorts – here’s why. Bali has no shortage of seriously impressive resorts, so it takes something exceptional to stand out from the crowd. With its architectural grandeur, one of-a-kind theatrical storytelling and faultless luxury, The Apurva Kempinski is doing just that: and […]

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Aster, InterContinental Sydney's sleek rooftop bar - Luxury Escapes

Cheers! The Best Bars in Sydney for 2024 

From eclectic margarita bars below Pitt Street to Japanese-inspired jazz spots in Surry Hills, here’s our pick of Sydney’s best bars.  One thing’s clear: when it comes to the perfect night out, Sydney’s got plenty of spirit. Whether it’s bold, old or served ice-cold, the city’s diversity and iron-clad commitment to mixological excellence means there’s […]

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Sofitel Melbourne on Collins - Luxury Escapes

French-Inspired Luxury at the Paris End of Melbourne, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins has an intimacy despite being a large hotel chain through unique position, love of the arts and creative passion. Sofitel is celebrating its diamond jubilee this year, 60 years of adding a little French luxury to what is known as the Paris end of Collins Street. Despite its 363 rooms, the […]

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The sunrise turns the sky pink over Baker Lake in Canada, one of the top bucket list destinations for 2025 - Luxury Escapes

Luxury Escapes' Top Bucket-List Destinations for 2025

Already thinking ahead to a 2025 escape? Here's our pick of the year's must-visit destinations, from extravagant palace stays in India to the beaches of South Korea. With extraordinary experiences and once-in-a-lifetime itineraries just waiting to be discovered, there's never been a better add another tick to your bucket list. From the awe-inspiring alpine landscapes […]

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Gary Mehigan and Matt Preston, excited about exploring Sri Lanka - Luxury Escapes

Signature Series Insider: Matt Preston on Our Exclusive Sri Lanka Tour

Uncover the flavours of Sri Lanka with former MasterChef Australia judges Matt Preston and Gary Mehigan, co-creators of Luxury Escapes’ newest Signature Series foodie tour.  As renowned for its top-tier tea as it is for fresh seafood, Sri Lanka is more than just the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ - it’s the whole oyster.  With […]

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The Best Things To Do in the Maldives 

From tranquil aquatic adventures to romantic beachfront picnics and exciting zip-lining, these are our pick of the top things to do in the Maldives. While many may be content with a flop-and-drop holiday in the Maldives, this collection of breathtaking islands is home to a wealth of incredible experiences for couples, families and friends alike. […]

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The Spurs DJ deck at Mt Buller - Dream by Luxury Escapes

Let Us Après: the Best Fun You Can Have in Mt Buller With Your Skis Off

Mt Buller is known as Melbourne’s Mountain due to its proximity to the Victorian capital but with pop-up container bars, bluesy basement speakeasies and fine French diners it also channels the cities party spirit. As if Mt Buller didn’t already have some of the best apres-ski in the High Country, this year the mountain is […]

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Sun, Fun and Spa in a Revamped Retro Motel, Sunnymead Hotel on the Great Ocean Road

Sunnymead Hotel is part of a growing trend of old motel’s getting a glow up, and it now embodies the sunny disposition of a great beach break. Located in Aireys Inlet, Sunnymead feels like driving into a sunny summer afternoon with all the hues of a Bellarine sunset, a pool bar straight out of Barbie […]

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Seeing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia on a bucket list Europe tour - Luxury Escapes

See It In Style: 8 Ultra-Luxurious Tours of Europe

Transform your bucket list into a reality with some of Europe’s most luxurious tours and experiences. Have you ever dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights in Lapland or drifting through the canals of Venice? Teeming with natural wonders, enchanting cityscapes and cultural treasures, Europe is guaranteed to make dreams come true – even ones you […]

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Travel happy couple in love eating floating breakfast in jungle swimming pool. Awakening in morning. Black rattan tray in heart shape, Valentines day or honeymoon surprise, view from above - Dream by Luxury Escapes

Bali Your Way: From No Expense-Spared to Under $1K 

The beauty of Bali is its versatility: whether you’re looking to live large or stretch your dollar a little further, there’s a resort experience for you. Budget or bougie: it’s all on offer across Bali’s magnificent resorts. Whether you’re whisking the kids away on your first international family holiday or looking to dial up the […]

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The view from Hotel des Arts Saigon - Luxury Escapes

Luxury Imitates Art at Ho Chi Minh City's Hôtel des Arts Saigon

It’s all in the name: art-filled, audacious and achingly chic, Hôtel des Arts Saigon is as much gallery as hotel.   Hôtel des Arts Saigon is timeless. The hotel’s design smartly balances modern Vietnamese, French colonial and traditional Feng Shui influences to craft spaces that feel familiar yet fresh. Spacious Art Deco-inspired rooms and excellent views […]

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A Weekend in a Multicultural Melting Pot & One of Melbourne’s Best Produce Markets at Holiday Inn Dandenong

Celebrating its first birthday, this hotel is perfectly placed for a Dandenong Market tour or a deep dive into the local multicultural food scene. Holiday Inn Dandenong is part of a new push by the well-known hotel chain, and its owner IHG Hotels & Resorts, into properties that embrace their surrounds. For Holiday Inn Dandenong […]

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Crowne Plaza Melbourne - Luxury Escapes

A Riverside Staycation with Dive Bars and Classic Bistro Fare at Crowne Plaza Melbourne

Crowne Plaza Melbourne is the only Melbourne stay that sits on a prime piece of absolute riverfront real estate, giving your stay a very different view of the city. Although the curved building is known to many who wander this part of the riverfront, what is less well known is that Crowne Plaza Melbourne underwent […]

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Luxury property in Santorini Greece - Dream by Luxury Escapes

Introducing LuxPlus+: Luxury Escapes' New Members-Only Travel Club 

Introducing LuxPlus+: Luxury Escapes' New VIP Travel Club. Luxury Escapes is proud to unveil LuxPlus+, an exclusive VIP Travel Club offering members-only prices and benefits, including special pricing on our limited-time hotel offers and tours, bonus inclusions, early access and more.  For an annual membership of A$249, plus a one-off joining fee of A$500, save […]

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Odalisque III, a luxury vessel in Tasmania - Luxury Escapes

Totally Wild: Exploring Tasmania's Stunning South-West

Tasmania’s rugged south-west coast is home to living fossils, waterways teeming with marine life and, now, an On Board floating lodge that puts this wealth of wilderness a few steps from your luxury stay. Keen birdwatcher, Sara Rudling, sets sail for this inaccessible region of the Apple Isle binoculars firmly in hand. There’s a friendly […]

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The announcement at AirAsia RedQ in Kuala Lumpur - Luxury Escapes

The Only Way is Up: AirAsia X Unveils Landmark Route to Africa, Connecting Kuala Lumpur to Nairobi

AirAsia X are taking business to new heights with the unveiling of their first direct route to Nairobi, Kenya, connecting Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to the capital. In a spectacular announcement at AirAsia “RedQ” headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, AirAsia X has unveiled its first direct flight route to Nairobi, Kenya, marking the airline’s entry […]

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Green Island Resort in Cairns is located on a tiny coral cay, making it perfect for those who want to spend days between sun beds and the sea - Luxury Escapes

Dive Into the Waters of Green Island Resort

If resorts were rated exclusively on their proximity to snorkelling opportunities, Green Island Resort would earn a spot on top of the podium. On arriving at Green Island Resort, the island’s only accommodation and a 45-minute boat trip from Cairns, it feels like you’ve entered an unassuming oasis among the rainforest. The resort invites guests to […]

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The sun-drenched cliffs and pastel-coloured houses of Manarola in the Cinque Terre, one of Europe's most popular summer destinations.

How To Beat the Euro Summer Crowds

Experience the European summer of your dreams with our top tips for beating the crowds during peak season. Summer in Europe is a magical time. Whether your dream escape is sunbathing on the golden sands of Greece, museum hopping through France or eating your way through Italy, summer is arguably the best time to do […]

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