Autumn is the season following summer, during which time trees lose their leaves. Also, the days are getting shorter and colder. And everything is turning brown and dismal, but people enjoy it for the chocolate and cider, maybe.
As the days grow shorter and the weather drops in the UK. It’s more appealing than ever to book a tropical vacation somewhere warmer than the country.
Some well-deserved fall or winter sun was found on any of these. The celebs’ go-to spot in Turks and Caicos to the only exclusive-use private island in East Africa.
Here we are going to lay the world’s best luxury resorts and villas for the autumn sun. Those are the best few categories and activities as below.
- Dynamic activities
- Reconnecting with family
- Comlete isolation
- Wellness and nature
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Best for: Dynamic activities
At Velaa Private Island, Maldives
Velaa Private Island, part of the Noonu Atoll in the Maldives. It is one of the world’s most exclusive and secluded destinations.
The resort is famous for its ultra-luxe, high-tech water devices like an underwater hoverboard with a top speed of 16 miles per hour and an aquatic jetpack that uses enormous water pressure to hurl riders 30 feet into the air. New padel tennis courts, the ultimate KRASH Predator jet-ski, and a 2021 limited-edition watercraft have all been added to Velaa Private Island. Adding to the company’s already impressive line-up of some of the world’s most cutting-edge water sports gear and accessories. The new additions to Velaa Private Island are expected to solidify the island’s reputation. Such as a luxury playground for discriminating, adventurous travelers.
The entire panoramic court, which has been open since June 2021. It is the best high-performance padel tennis court in the world. The court at Velaa Private Island has a magnificent interior and exterior design. Both players and onlookers are carefully suited. With no structural elements in the glass areas. Guests will be able to play friendly games on the new court. Or improve their serve with the help of Velaa’s tennis coach pros, who will be on hand to provide one-on-one instruction for both adults and children.
A beach pool villa starts at £2,200 per night for a minimum of five nights.
Best for: Reconnecting with family
At COMO Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos
The year-round luxury retreat promises plenty of suns and unspoiled beaches, as well as privacy and isolation in its vast ocean-facing villas. What was once a desolate isle is now a sparkling health paradise home to COMO Parrot Cay, which is located on one of the Caribbean’s finest private islands. The year-round luxury hideaway offers plenty of suns and pristine, unspoiled beaches, as well as solitude and isolation in its huge ocean-facing villas – the perfect place for families to reconnect and spend quality time together.
With the Play by COMO family experiences, young travelers are spoiled for choice. From a Catch and Release fishing program to tours of the island’s banana plantations, there’s something for everyone. They’ll find a variety of activities aimed at educating the future generation of environmentally concerned travelers about the local culture and ecology. While the kids are having fun, adults may relax at the COMO Shambhala Retreat on the island or toast their getaway with an unique cocktail at the elegant COMO Beach Club with views of the shimmering ocean.
On a bed and breakfast basis, rates start at £595 per night.
Best for: Complete isolation
At Thanda Island Private Marine Reserve
Winter is considered the best time to see whale sharks. Therefore, visitors will be happy to join in with the resident marine biologist. This allows guests to collect identification data on whale sharks, the iconic species that lives in Mafia’s archipelago. Guests can swim in the tranquil waters of Thanda Island, rubbing shoulders with a circus of tropical species. With GoPros in hand and eco-friendly diving gear.
This island retreat, which can accommodate up to 18 guests in the solar-powered five-bedroom beach villa and two authentic beach chalets, promises the ultimate winter getaway while also benefiting the environment and community through a variety of educational programs and community upliftment projects on Mafia island and mainland Tanzania.
A stay on Thanda Island costs £33,000 per night, with a five-night minimum.
Best for: Wellness and nature
At COMO Point Yamu, Thailand, Phuket
COMO Point Yamu in Phuket offers pure escapism on the islands. A remote and serene east coast, with cutting-edge spa facilities, dawn yoga classes, and sophisticated food. This exquisite hotel is the ideal destination for a sun-drenched winter. And escape with a side of culture, offering guests some of Phuket’s most exciting activities all year – such as trekking in Phuket’s virgin rainforest and hiking the slopes of Kata to reach the White Big Buddha Temple – as well as turquoise waters and pristine white-sand beaches.
When it comes to wellness, the signature COMO Shambhala offers are first. A wide range of Asian-inspired treatments. Also, including the COMO Shambhala massage, a rebalancing and calming body ritual that uses essential oils to rejuvenate the body, and a range of bespoke facials designed to give guests a new glow once they return home.
On a bed and breakfast basis, rates start at £175 per night.