It’s (almost) beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and we’re beyond excited for all the festivities that accompany. If you’re among the unlucky bunch celebrating the holiday without your family, or looking to escape your daily monotonous routine with your family, look no further. Ahead, we have scoured the internet to find the most glamorous getaways, for you to create the best memories with your loved ones this season.

HERITANCE AARAH MALDIVES

If you’re looking to escape the winter weather and start the new year sun bathing, we’ve found the perfect place for you tucked away in the Maldivian island of Raa Atoll. Heritance Aarah has curated exquisite packages to welcome guests for the whole month of December to indulge in the festive season and partake in festivities overlooking the picturesque Indian Ocean. The all-inclusive packages include: champagne on arrival, a stocked mini-bar along with spirits to accompany all celebrations, with the addition of candy and ice cream carts roaming around the island to suffice the needs of your little ones.

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Hotel Café Royal

Indulge in quintessential Christmas vibes at the Hotel Café Royal, located at the heart of London. The hotel has curated special Christmas packages for guests to experience the most exquisite staycation, all guests will be welcomed with a bottle of bubblies to mark the start of a memorable stay along with a stocking filled with gifts on Christmas day, accompanied by a three-course festive lunch.

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The Peninsula New York

Recreate the iconic Home Alone Christmas this year at The Peninsula New York, situated at New York City’s hub, the 5th Avenue. The hotel encourages guests to join along as they commence this year’s celebrations, hosting a tree lighting at their picturesque rooftop bar Salon De Ning on the 1st of December, accompanied by Victorian Carolers, complimentary bites and drinks from 6-7pm. Furthermore, The Peninsula has also organised a fun-filled family package that entails ‘in-room cane scavenger hunt, gingerbread cookie decorating kit, exclusive access to The Peninsula Sweet Shoppe, and more.’

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Monte-Carlo SBM

Imagine Christmas in a resort in Monte Carlo, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, it doesn’t get any better than this. The Monte-Carlo Saciété des Bains de Mer will be transforming their premises with a ‘festive fare that celebrates olden-day music boxes, a must-have childhood toy: the winding music box.’ Additionally, Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo will also host an all-day activation from the 1st of December to the 9th of January, specifically for Christmas, where guests will be able to relish on finger foods and bubbles all-day long. For some family-friendly activities the hotel has also curated a themed afternoon-tea from the 20th of December to the 23rd of December by pastry chef Nicolas Baygourry. So, get packing to experience the best Christmas.

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Waldorf Astoria Maldives

For those craving the summer breeze, clear blue waters and some time away from the freezing cold weather, look no further Waldorf Astoria Maldives has assembled the perfect Christmas package just for you. There will be an event each day, leading up to Christmas to provide attendees with the most memorable vacation, overlooking scenic views that will look great on your Instagram feed. Lastly, the resort and resident chefs have curated a Christmas eve gala dinner, a buffet filled with gourmet dishes, followed by a black and white truffle dinner in the afternoon to provide guests with the most tantalising culinary experience.

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Conservatorium Hotel

Experience Christmas at the eclectic city of Amsterdam, vacationing at the heart of the city residing at the Conservatorium Hotel. The hotel’s location makes it the ideal vacation for those who want to soak up the cities culture and heritage and partake in Christmas celebrations simultaneously. Guests will be able to enjoy festive meals, spend time in the luxurious spa and then visit renowned museums and the shopping centres, all in one day as they are located near the hotel, which makes it the ideal spot for a quick getaway.

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