Ready to get away from it all and go somewhere off the beaten path? Here are five of the most luxurious unique vacations every travel enthusiast needs to try.

Are you ready for a vacation? Are you beyond ready and need a vacation to reboot and relax. Forget about those cookie-cutter vacations that have you traveling with the masses. They leave you more exhausted than when you left.

Instead, consider one of these unique vacations full of luxury, charm, and memory-making. Pack your bags and get ready for the luxury vacation of a lifetime.

The only question is how will you ever choose between them? Check out these unique vacations for your next getaway. Start planning now.

  1. European Castle

You too can live in a castle. Even if it’s only for a vacation, renting a castle from yesteryear if bound to make you feel a little like royalty.

Ashford Castle

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Choose a castle in any number of historic European locations. How about the Ashford Castle in Ireland or the Chateau de la Chambre in France? The Manor by the Moated in Germany or Melville Castle in Scotland would also leave you feeling thoroughly royal.

  1. South African Safari

The Royal Malewane Resort combines all the luxuries of a fine resort with the experience of a lifetime. Travel to South Africa and spend a few days in Cape Town where you can experience Table Mountain views and the Cape of Good Hope.

Royal Malewane Resort

Then travel to Thornybush Reserve. It’s located on the Western border of the Greater Kruger National Park. Here you can stay at Royal Malewane, named one of Conde Nast’s top 20 resorts in the world.

Their award-winning guides will take you out on safari to see the best wildlife Africa has to offer. Your photos won’t do the once in a lifetime experience justice.

  1. Take A Luxury Cruise

If you haven’t tried a Celebrity Cruise, you have not experienced luxury. This is not the kind of cruise that’s bigger and louder. These ships are about luxury and refinement.

Celebrity ships cruise in Alaska where you can check out the natural northern wonders and see glaciers from your stateroom deck. The ships cover the eastern, western and southern Caribbean.

Want a real luxury vacation? Try cruising the Mediterranean and Greek Isles.

Cruising offers premium service, gourmet food, and upscale accommodations. The best part though is the opportunity to go from place to place while still enjoying all the ship has to offer. For information and to book your cruise today, check out these Celebrity cruise deals.

  1. Amalfi Coast

Experience Italy in its finest form along the Amalfi Coast. Rent a villa tucked into the side of the cliff for panoramic views of water and village lined coast. The Amalfi Coast is located along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula.

Amalfi Coast

What better luxury vacation than wandering through Italy’s quaint villages. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and water sports. Take advantage of the many boats that offer cruises through the intricate waterways on the coast.

Then there’s Italian food. Nothing says vacation bliss like day after day of Italy’s best pasta, pizza, and gelato.

  1. Sugar Beach, St. Lucia

Enjoy the luxury and laid back lifestyle by visiting the Sugar Beach Resort in St. Lucia. This resort tucked in between the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pitons.

It is located on 100 acres of a coastal rain forest at the site of a former sugar plantation. This full-service resort features both hotel accommodations and villa rentals.

Sugar Beach, St. Lucia

While in St. Lucia you can take advantage of hiking, sailing, snorkeling or scuba diving. Or go for a more chill vibe and lounge by the pool with the Caribbean breezes. Sugar Beach offers multiple restaurants and many places to enjoy the Caribbean nightlife too.

Unique Luxury Vacations

Are you ready for your next vacation? Choosing one of these unique vacations will give you plenty of opportunity for relaxation, rest and memories to last a lifetime.

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