After staying inside for what feels like forever – be it in quarantine, lockdown, or just nowhere – it’s high time to travel again as soon as the restrictions are lifted. During the downtime, you may have acquired additional free time and saved money. Why not splurge for a few days and lead the lavish life? You definitely deserve it! Check out these incredible travel destinations that are sure to make you feel relaxed, refreshed, and ready to take on the world again.


Monte Carlo is home to incomparable luxury. Relaxing hotels, top-class casinos, elegant restaurants and magical shows will lull you into utter euphoria. Book a stay on Monte-Carlo Beach, which oozes 1930s charm. Think sparkling ocean views, soothing spa treatments, and some really fresh seafood. Be sure to visit Larvotto Beach, one of the most dazzling beaches in the world. Wear your best designer colors here to blend in while sunbathing.

No trip to the city is complete without visiting the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo. This world famous destination has Belle Epoque architecture, an exceptional selection of games, and some serious sophistication. Stroll down the Boulevard des Moulins for some posh shopping. Here you will find upscale boutiques full of famous fashion.


Nestled in the Engadin, sophisticated St. Moritz has made a name for itself internationally twice as the venue for the Winter Olympics. Lake St. Moritz provides even more village charm in the winter months with its White Turf horse races, snowball and ice cricket tournaments. In addition, there are diabolical ski slopes, après-ski clubs and a bobsleigh run for the perfect combination of winter activities. This glamorous resort has something to offer for everyone.

To get a foretaste of the latest and greatest in the area, be sure to book a room at the Auberge Resorts Collection St. Moritz, which will open in 2022. Enjoy a breathtaking lake view, two restaurants, a café, a bar, a cigar lounge, a kids club, a ski shop and a fabulous spa. If you can’t wait that long, check out Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, a 5-star resort built in 1896.


Due to the naturally high cost of living, which drives up prices, most places here are referred to as “luxury” by default. Don’t let this stop you from visiting the land of fire and ice. In Iceland, the dramatic landscape and natural splendor are second to none. A trip here will keep you active, hopping from steaming geysers, hot lava fields, roaring waterfalls and glacial lakes to blue lagoons and nightly northern lights spots.

Consider going on a luxury adventure with a private guide to enhance your experience. Get a personal driver to take you to Iceland’s most majestic sights so you don’t have to worry about finding them yourself. Look for deals that start in Reykjavik and include stays in luxury hotels with customizable itineraries.


For a high-end getaway with opulence galore, Lake Como has it all. The upper echelons of the Romans once spent their holidays here. If you like old money and glamor, stay at the 5-star Grand Hotel Tremezzo. It has not one but three floating pools, a spa, and an incredible breakfast selection. Their private beach was redesigned in the 1950s and 60s to convey the essence of the Italian Riviera. Talk about the Dolce Vita! Sun loungers, parasols and aperitifs beckon with a view of the lake and mountains.

Make sure to rent a boat to take you out on the lake to relax and see the beautiful surrounding villas. Treat yourself to wine, pasta and fresh fish as well as way too many cappuccinos in all the nice cafes. Visit Bellagio, the prettiest town on the lake, and stroll the streets with views of chic shops, colorful gardens, and stunning architecture.


For some truly stunning photos, nothing shocks and impresses as much as the island of Santorini. These whitewashed walls paired with the blue roofs interact perfectly with the azure blue Aegean Sea. Sunbathe on Kamari Beach or explore ancient ruins for the perfect day. If you are a wine lover this is the place for you. The wine here is particularly special due to the nature of the volcanic terrain. Take a small-group wine tour and be sure to stop at Santo Winery or Venetsanos for some truly breathtaking views. Sip your wine and relax in one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you want a little more activity, hike from Fira to Oia and admire the quaint towns and ocean views.

Pack your best outfits and the right currency for the vacation of a lifetime in one of these luxury locations. You deserve a reward for surviving the latest pandemic! Make it a trip you won’t soon forget.