A new year means new opportunities to tick off these desriable destinations on your bucket list. So, where should you go? There are destinations to think about, weather patterns to consider and times of year to ponder. However, one thing is certain, 2019 will bring you to some of the most spectacular regions in the world to explore. Here is a list of the hottest and most dream-worthy locations to visit throughout the coming year. Happy Travels!
JANUARY: LAS VEGAS
Start the new year in Las Vegas with a suite at The Palazzo and enjoy the dining at TAO or LAVO, drinks at hip bar The Dorsey or the Electra Cocktail Club and spa treatments at Canyon Ranch Spa + Fitness. Venture out and see the future first and experience the latest technological adventures at the world-renowned CES Show from January 8th to the 11th, 2019.
FEBRUARY: BALLYFIN, IRELAND
Once a year is probably a good time to try something different. Why not experience five-star luxury at one of the 20 guest rooms at a painstakingly restored country hotel on over 600 acres of lush, Irish countryside? Activities abound in the privacy of a huge estate and should that not sate your appetite, Arnold Palmer’s K Club is nearby for golfers. The cuisine is driven by use of local, traditional ingredients where possible under Chef Sam’s guidance.
MARCH: DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
The Dubai World Cup is the richest horse-racing prize in the world and whilst the Carnival runs from January 3rd – March 9th, 2019 the finale is run on Saturday March 30th, 2019. Stay in luxury at Jumeirah Al Naseem which brings the outdoors indoors with its stunning design bringing together water, sand dunes and Bedouin traditions for a unique experience.
Be a Gazelle and celebrate the finale to the all-women Rallye Aicha Gazelles in its 29th year (which runs from March 15th – 30th, 2019). Stay at Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Limited Edition Hotel, the Kasbah Tamadot, a 28 room (including 10 Berber luxury tents) property situated in the stunning Atlas Mountains.
MAY: CANNES, FRANCE
The 2018 Cannes Film Festival brings the stars of Film from around the world to the South of France from May 14th – 25th, 2019. The Hotel to stay at is the Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc in Cap D’Antibes. The beauty of this property is without question and a perfect people-watching headquarters from which to watch the movie industry movers and shakers with a late night bar scene.
JUNE: LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Why not indulge your love for Downton Abbey and the British social season by attending the horseracing at Royal Ascot (June 18th-22nd, 2019). Your ideal place to stay to enjoy all the traditions and pomp is the Corinthia Hotel London. Steps away from Trafalgar Center and the attractions of London in a restired building the Corinthia is home to restaurants Northall and recent addition Kerridge’s Bar & Grill and an innovative ESPA Life at Corinthia. For a formal experience why not stay at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London in Knightsbridge and should its attractions distract you from attending Ascot fear not – every morning the Cavalry ride by the Breakfast windows in the morning…