We have compiled a list of the most in demand Luxury travel destinations for 2020. Now is a great time to consult your travel group and plan your next big adventure. We have unique and amazing villas for holiday rental in each destination. Be inspired by our list of where to travel in 2020.
Koh Samui, Thailand
The best time to travel to Koh Samui is between late December to April while October and November are the wettest months. Why do we love Koh Samui for 2020? The Coconut Island may be small but there is a lot to keep you busy. Sands Restaurant, located 20 mins drive south of Chaweng has reopened. Located on a pristine white sandy beach this restaurant is a must. April 13 is the Songkran Festival signifying the Thai New Year. It’s one of the most lively (and wet!) celebrations of the year.
Try out the latest beach club SEEN in Bophut. This 50s retro inspired beach club will leave you amazed. Koh Samui Regatta takes place on 23rd May on Chaweng Beach. This competitive yachting event attracts the best yachts in Asia. It’s a great time to be in Samui not just for sailing enthusiasts, with parties and events taking place across the island.
Read more about traveling to Thailand in 2020 here.
Galle, Sri Lanka
The best time to visit the white sandy beaches of Galle, Sri Lanka is between October and May. Located 2 hours south of the capital Colombo, Galle is an idyllic base for exploring colonial towns, wildlife reserves and cultural sites. The most exotic and beautiful beaches are within close proximity as well as the best restaurants for trying authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.
Read more about Sri Lanka here.
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Waiheke Island is located off the coast of Auckland. To get there is 40 minutes by Ferry or better yet, 10 minutes by helicopter. Waiheke is home to some of the most luxurious private homes in the Southern Hemisphere. If you need to escape the city for peace and solitude this is where you can really unwind. Indulge yourself at the wineries and restaurants, take a nature walk to explore the white sandy beaches or charter a yacht to tour nearby islands. The best time to go is between October and May. Waiheke is still stunning over the winter months but expect plenty of rain.
Gold Coast, Australia
The Gold Coast has come a long way in the past 5 years. Following the Commonwealth Games in 2018 it has had a considerable face lift. The seaside areas in the south are particularly appealing – Mermaid Beach, Burleigh Heads and Currumbin have stand out beaches and cool café scenes. The renovation of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre in Broadbeach has been completed. There is an abundance of impressive new restaurants to choose from. Enjoy modern Australian Cuisine with an ocean view at Burleigh Pavilion, Rick Shores or Fish House.
The best time to visit is during the Spring (September – November) and Autumn (March -May) – think blue skies every day, minimal rain and no crowds. December and January are the hottest yet busiest months.
Canggu is the latest Bali hotspot located just north of Seminyak and Legian. The vibrant surf town is home to Echo Beach with its black volcanic sand and top surf breaks. Canggu is surrounded by stunning rice fields. There is an emphasis on relaxation and healthy living in Canggu with wholefood cafes, yoga studios and fitness centres aplenty. Nightlife is buzzing with popular beach clubs Finns and the Lawn. Families love Canggu for the relaxed eateries and the new Splash Water Park. April – October are the best months to visit Bali with monsoon rain from November to March.
Read our Guide to Bali in 2020 here.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
The Amalfi Coastline, famous for its hillside landscape and picturesque views is an iconic holiday destination. Italy’s Amalfi Coast is where to travel in 2020. The coast is a stretch of pastel coloured fishing towns from Positano to Vietri Sul Mare. Wander the stone streets, enjoy the best lemon Gelato in the world and marvel at the historic churches and buildings. The Amalfi Coast is a photographers dream; a feast of spectacular scenery. The best time to visit is the European summer.
Kata Beach, Thailand
Kata is a great base for exploring beautiful Phuket, Thailand. Located north of Patong, Kata is a bustling town popular with families and adventure travellers. The beaches are a huge drawcard – great surf over the winter and calm seas for snorkeling over the summer high season. There are temples, art galleries and markets for exploring. The best time for Kata holiday is between November and May.
Have you decided where to travel in 2020? If so, contact us for the best villa recommendations and travel advice.