Posts Tagged ‘South America’

No one can disagree that the backdrop for the 2016 Olympics in Rio is one of the most, if not, the most stunning in the history of this media-saturated sporting spectacular. The weather, on the whole, has lit up the golden beaches, emerald forested mountain outcrops and the shiny Rio skyscrapers.

Alternative Christmas Holidays

Whether you have a perfect family gathering in mind or an escape from seasonal obligations, the Christmas holiday period offers a wealth of opportunity from bucket list adventures to a relaxing dose of winter sunshine. How about New Year with the Maharajah of Jodhpur or waking up in a private Omani desert camp or a beautiful log cabin in the Rockies? Our destination specialists have a myriad suggestions for a Christmas and New Year  to remember, not a turkey in sight.

The Best Family Water Sports Holidays

Messing about on the water – in it, under it, on top of it, riding rapids, catching waves, cutting through it or gently bobbing along under peaceful azure blue skies… No matter what your age, there is something about the call of the sea when it comes to summer holidays. Here are just a few of the best places in the world for family water sports holidays, for water babes and those just wishing to dip a toe…

Inspiration for your Easter Holidays

When it comes to holiday planning, it pays to think ahead. Many popular destinations are booking up fast for April and the Easter holidays in particular, so our travel experts have compiled some recommendations to ensure you don’t miss out – whether you are seeking action and adventure, peace and solitude, or a traditional family holiday in the sun. Here are just a few suggestions to inspire your plans this Easter:

A New Year to Remember…

As the dawn of a New Year beckons, we take a look at some of the best places in the world to see in the 1st of January. For those preferring to escape the festivities altogether, head for splendid isolation away from the crowds. For party animals and culture vultures, then take your pick from some buzzing, cosmopolitan cities. The destination specialists at Red Savannah have selected their recommendations for a truly memorable New Year’s Eve.

Half Term Family Holidays

With children back at school it might be time to start thinking about your next adventure together as a family. The October half term can be a lovely time to travel – the summer heat gives way to gentler climes and shoulder season rates make travel all the more affordable.

Whether you are seeking some active adventure to let off steam or somewhere to relax after a hectic first term, see below for a few suggestions or call our experienced team of travel specialists on 01242 787800 for a tailor-made itinerary to suit your family’s holiday wishes.

Luxury Trekking Holidays in Peru – The Salkantay Trail

If someone were to ask you the way to Machu Picchu, you’d probably direct them via the world-famous Inca Trail. After all, is there any other way to get there? Indeed the Inca Trail has led visitors in their millions to this iconic site and its enduring popularity will unquestionably continue, yet another route – the Salkantay Trail –  is quietly emerging from the shadows and provides a tempting alternative to its celebrity sibling. And for those seeking luxury trekking holidays in Peru as an alternative to hardcore camping, then mountain lodges provide welcome rest for sore feet.

Brazil Holidays – Countdown to Rio 2016

As the Olympic lights go out over London, attention turns to the Rio Games in 2016. South America’s largest country, host too to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, finds itself squarely in the global spotlight as it prepares to host two of the world’s biggest sporting events. Demand for Brazil holidays will undoubtedly be at its peak during the summers of 2014 and 2016, yet there’s reason aplenty to visit this vast and varied country outside of its sporting fixtures.