Glamorous birthday destinations and trip ideas
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If you’re approaching a landmark birthday, or you know someone who is, you need somewhere unique to celebrate. We’ve hand-picked some of the most glamorous, exotic, and luxurious birthday destinations going to help inspire you.
To give you some indulgent options for the perfect luxury birthday vacation we’ve shone a stage light on a variety of birthday trip ideas and luxury resorts, including a private island with impossibly white sand beaches and turquoise waters, a retro-chic city sanctuary popular among creatives in the music, TV, and film industries, and a prestigious rural estate in one of the most famously glamorous luxury travel destinations in the world, complete with a world-class spa.
And if you’re still in any doubt over whether or not to book that landmark celebration getaway read this article on the remarkable health benefits of taking a vacation and it might just persuade you.
Whatever the perfect birthday trip looks like to you, whether it’s sipping cocktails on a light-bedecked rooftop bar with friends, or completely unwinding on a private beach just feet from your luxury beachfront suite, you should find something in this collection to inspire.
And if these birthday destinations and trip ideas spark your wanderlust beyond the birthday celebrations you can find more luxury travel inspiration in our Travel Journal.
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A magical estate with unique authentic style and glamour.
Atzaró Agroturismo Hotel, Ibiza
Atzaró Agroturismo Hotel and Spa is one of the most prestigious Agroturismos in Ibiza and one of Europe’s leading luxury destinations.
Among the orange groves
If you like the idea of feeling like a celebrity for your birthday, and you want the bright lights of Ibiza town nearby, but you’d rather spend your sun-kissed days lounging in glamorous luxury, surrounded by orange groves, with one of the best spas on the island at your fingertips, Atzaró Agroturismo Hotel is your kind of place.
A-listers Rihanna, Kate Hudson, Shakira, and Chiara Ferragni have reportedly all stayed at this prestigious Ibiza rural hotel, among others. The thirteen-hectare estate with sprawling beautifully manicured gardens, restaurants, spa, pools, courtyards, terraces, pavilions, vegetable garden, bedrooms laid out like a slow meandering village and abundant groves of the original orange farm make staying at luxury Ibiza hotel Atzaró, vacation heaven.
With the bustle and glitz of Ibiza town just a 20 minute taxi ride away, Atzaro is a unique landmark birthday destination offering slow-living, natural luxury, and serenity alongside easy access to Ibiza’s bars, restaurants and parties, the best of both worlds.
For more birthday trip ideas and European travel destinations take a look at our collection of Europe luxury resorts.
Laid back chic and fine dining comes wrapped in tropical beauty and pristine deserted beaches.
Kamalame Cay, Bahamas
Discover untouched tropical beauty, individually appointed oceanfront cottages, bungalows and villas with luxury amenities at Kamalame Cay in The Bahamas.
Private island bliss
Located just off the world’s third-largest Great Barrier Reef in the transparent waters of The Bahamas, this intimate, family-run, dog friendly, private island is home to individually appointed, bougainvillea-draped bungalows, cottages, beach houses, and villas accommodating singles, couples, and families.
Scattered across 97 acres of flowering jungle, coconut palm groves, and deserted white sand beach, each of the cay’s oceanfront residences is utterly secluded and offers an unplugged experience that turns the focus to the beauty of the natural environment. One where days are filled with ocean swims, world-class diving, snorkeling, and fishing, rounds of tennis, bicycling the island’s white sand roads, kayaking lush mangrove tributaries, and lounging by the freshwater pool.
An isolated island paradise outfitted with the only overwater spa in The Bahamas, an international wine and spirits list, the region’s finest cuisine, and an alfresco cinema, Kamalame Cay blends barefoot luxury and laid-back charm with untouched tropical splendor and the ultimate in privacy. And it’s the perfect place to gather together for birthday celebrations. From lively, torch-lit evenings of Bahamian BBQ with local “Rake & Scrape” bands and DJs, to elegant, white linen dinners, every event is tailored to create truly special times and lasting memories.
If you’re looking to switch off, reconnect and unwind in some serious luxury for your birthday this is the perfect destination.
For more tropical escapes take a look at our full collection of Caribbean luxury resorts.
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Hotel Covell, Los Angeles
A luxury boutique hotel in East Hollywood, Los Angeles. Hotel Covell combines high-end design with world class comfort.
Located in Los Feliz, above popular local Bar Covell, Hotel Covell offers luxurious LA accommodation in an eclectic, arty, cool neighbourhood, and has quickly become a favorite of those working in the music, film and television industry while in Los Angeles.
Boutique suites are highly designed for the complete experience of comfort, peace and style. Each suite feels like an apartment, with retro and vintage chic touches like clawfoot tubs, carefully curated furniture and statement piece Smeg refrigerators.
Hotel Covell also boasts a beautifully designed, luminous rooftop deck providing the perfect setting for an early morning cup of coffee, afternoon read, or a glass of wine on a classic Southern California night.
If the thought of a SoCal LA adventure for your birthday appeals, Hotel Covell is a glamorous base from which to explore the city and a great landmark birthday destination.
Take a look at our full collection of USA luxury resorts to discover more luxurious places to stay across America.
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Luxury travel meets high-end fashion. One of Italy’s most iconic luxury hotels, San Domenico Palace, a Four Seasons Hotel, has teamed up with legendary Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana to give the Taormina based resort on the east coast of Sicily a stylish new look for the 2023 season.
These are our picks of the stunning overwater bungalows and villas where the design and decor offer guests as much reason to gaze inside as out. Well, almost. It’s pretty much impossible to beat some of these settings.