It’s with great excitement worldwide travel is on the way to returning to normal in 2023. Passing through airports has now become a straightforward experience without filling in endless forms, long queues or Covid tests. Travel can be something we look forward to and celebrate once again. So where to Travel in 2023? We have created a list of the hottest beach destinations to inspire your next Vacation, with less regulations and a lot more glamour!
Am I allowed to travel anywhere?
To summarise the current restrictions in our leading destinations; travelling to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Thailand and most Island destinations remains easy for all travellers regardless of vaccination status. Bali and Fiji are open to vaccinated travellers only. We suggest checking travel guidelines prior to booking flights in case regulations change. Depending on your destination, you may need to fill in a travel declaration prior to your departure and/or purchase travel insurance. Mask mandates vary so its a good idea to pack one in your carry on luggage.
Where to Getaway in 2023
1. Natai Beach, Phang Nga Thailand
The Tropical Beach location of your dreams, Natai has white sand, crystal blue water and no crowds! This exquisite stretch of beach is just 20 minutes drive north of Phuket International Airport, Thailand. Phuket has barely any beachfront homes due to its mountainous terrain. Natai on the other hand is flat with absolute beachfront villas with expansive grounds. Enjoy the glorious West Coast sunsets and tranquil environment.
What to do There is plenty to do in the local Phang Nga area including the following:
- Exploring the Coral Reefs located just offshore
- Sea Kayaking or stand up paddle boarding
- Hiking in Khao Sok National Park
- Natural Hot springs
- Leading hotels are within walking or short driving distance for spa treatments, dinner or sunset cocktails.
- Aquella and Katathong Golf courses
This stunning four bedroom residence is set over two levels offering fabulous beachfront living with contemporary minimalist styling. A lovely team of staff are on hand to ensure the most relaxing holiday experience for our valued guests.
2. Belongil Beach, Byron Bay Australia
Just north of Byron Bay Main Beach lies Belongil. A relaxed and quiet town, Belongil is favoured by celebrities as a quieter spot away from the tourist crowds of Byron. Here you can rent a beachfront villa while still enjoying privacy. Home to the famous Treehouse café you are also within close proximity of all the main attractions of the Northern Rivers region. Whale watching, horseback riding, kayaking and beachside yoga are just some of the things to enjoy on your Aussie Beach Holiday in Belongil.
This five-bedroom villa has amazing ocean views from most places in the home and direct private beach access. A lush tropical landscape surrounds this sprawling multi-level beach villa, at the rear of the property there are ocean front views at their finest
3. Uluwatu, Bali
In the Southern tip of Bali Surrounded by clifftops, Uluwatu offers a beach experience unlike any other in the world. What makes it unique is the striking backdrop of the limestone cliffs and Temple, the famous surf breaks and relaxed cafes. The advantage of Uluwatu’s high clifftop positioning is extraordinary ocean views from all villas. Uluwatu is a beautiful destination to add to your list of where to travel in 2023.
Villa 398 boasts open air architecture and interiors that pay homage to modern aesthetics, luxury and comfort. The Villa boasts 8 unique suites with indoor and outdoor bathing, eclectic artefacts and quality textiles.
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4. Tulum, Mexico
Located on the Caribbean Coast of the Riviera Maya, Tulum combines luxury with relaxation and adventure. It is home to what is considered Mexico’s Best Beach; Playa Paraiso with electric blue water. Not just for Instagrammers; Tulum is an adventure seeking families’ dream. You can explore the Ancient Mayan City of Coba, dive through caves, go ziplining then enjoy the best beachside Tacos you will ever taste.
Sitting behind the sand dunes, Villa 1560 harmoniously integrates elements of nature into the design of the house. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the gorgeous bay and enjoy the unique serenity of Villa Soliman.
5. St Tropez, France
A playground for elite travellers, St Tropez comes to life over the summer months of July and August. This town knows how to throw a party – at the beach clubs by day and the busy nightclubs by night. It’s a truly enjoyable experience to wander the cobblestone streets of St Tropez with markets, designer boutiques, ice cream stores and the impressive Harbor of Superyachts. Take a scenic drive inland and you find yourself in an entirely different world of Vineyards, historic villages and Michelin Starred restaurants.
This attractive villa enjoys an extremely private position and yet it is just a short drive from the beaches of Pampelonne and the village of Saint-Tropez. It is comfortably furnished with ample grounds for families to enjoy long summer days outdoors.
For more advice on where to travel in 2023 or to start planning your next Villa Getaway please contact us today.