Last Minute Travel
The top 6 types of last-minute getaways
It can pay to book a spontaneous last-minute trip. As long as your calendar allows it, you’ll find an alluring choice of excellent deals covering every possible type of holiday. Looking for a last-minute holiday with a group of friends? Or maybe you’re looking for a relaxing first-time getaway with a young one in tow? At Voyage Privé, we’ve handpicked the best hotel deals to help make your last-minute holiday special. Here, we look at the best types of last-minute holidays and the best places that offer them.
Treat your family to an action-packed last-minute getaway, loaded with fun activities. This particular hotel is the perfect retreat for families with children of all ages. It offers plentiful pools, winding slides and sun-soaked coastal sights. The Zimbali Playa Spa Hotel is situated right in the heart of Andalucía’s Costa de Almería, a region renowned for its heavenly beaches and beauty spots. Families benefit from entertainment programmes during the high season, as well as a host of family-oriented sports facilities. You can also explore the cultural wonderland of Andalucía with your family, visiting gilded cities like Seville or partaking in thrilling outdoor pursuits like hot air ballooning or skiing.
The city of lights and love is a classic romantic destination. Experience the best of Paris’ extravagance at L’Edmond. Take a trip to Versailles and the Temple of Love or indulge in a sunset cruise of the River Seine. Close to leafy Parc Monceau, this hotel is mere moments from sumptuous romantic feasts in pretty restaurants and bistros throughout the 8th arrondissement. The hotel itself is a dazzling private mansion with contemporary rooms and luxurious rain showers. Head up to the rooftop bar for an excellent wine selection and dreamy views across Paris to the Eiffel Tower.
It feels great to get away with your pets in tow. At this luxurious Edinburgh hotel, pets are treated like royalty with plush beds, mats, treats and water bowls. Edinburgh is a true delight for pet owners, with excellent green spaces like Holyrood Park, including Arthur’s Seat, to explore. What’s more, you’ll find many pet-friendly excursions through Scotland’s enchanting landscape, from the Trossachs to Cramond Beach. The Kimpton Charlotte Square is a fine base from which to explore the city and beyond, offering opulent old-school décor, a spa and a well-known Middle Eastern eatery. Be sure to request a pet room on booking to ensure a space for your furry friend.
Treat yourself and your little ones to a luxury last-minute escape. The P&V Village Club on Spain's glistening Costa Dorada is an idyllic family retreat. With child-friendly restaurants, baby kits for family rooms and a shallow paddle pool with fun splashing fountains, it's sure to delight the little ones. There are also plenty of fine attractions here for families to indulge in, including peaceful walks and local zoos. You're also just moments from thriving Mont-Roig del Camp, a popular tourist centre for families. For lazy days, the pretty sun-kissed grounds of P&V provide everything you could want for a relaxing last-minute getaway.
Escape to the sparkling coastal waters of the Sithonia Peninsula in Greece with friends. More low-key than other Greek beach and island resorts, this area is loved by friends and families alike looking for tranquil coves and private water sport activities. Lagomandra Beach Hotel is an excellent option located just moments from the former ancient settlement of Nikiti, a lively village with excellent eateries and shops. From captivating coastal walks to delectable on-site restaurants, this remote resort hugs the coast with spectacular ocean views. Opt for a junior suite with a sea view for more space when travelling with friends.
The Balearic Islands have always been a popular last-minute destination due to their sumptuous scenery, and this resort on bustling Mallorca is no different. Nestled on the coast close to Platja de Muro, the hotel features an excellent array of facilities and services. Impeccably designed with modernist exposed wood and comforting Scandi-inspired furnishings, it’s a holiday resort designed for the future. You can upgrade to a fully-inclusive stay here, with access to delicious buffets and a la carte options. As for scenery, think sumptuous hilltop towns, coasts braided in tranquil coves and welcoming azure waters.
The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on last-minute getaways
You can find excellent last-minute holidays here at Voyage Privé to satisfy all your travelling tastes and needs. From pet-friendly city breaks to family-friendly package holidays, there’s nothing like nabbing a spontaneous deal for a luxurious last-minute escape. Take the hassle out of planning with these hand-selected suggestions to secure an idyllic retreat with your family, loved ones or self.