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Best Long-haul Destinations to Jet Off to in August

“Want to escape from it all this August? Why not consider a long-haul getaway? There are lots of exotic, far away places you can jet off to”

If you choose to go at the end of August, you’ll also be able to find cheap long-haul flights, even to world famous destinations…

  • Best Long-haul Destinations to Jet Off to in August

    Want to escape from it all this August? Why not consider a long-haul getaway? There are lots of exotic, far away places you can jet off to. If you choose to go at the end of August, you’ll also be able to find cheap long-haul flights, even to world famous destinations. 

    If you need a little inspiration on the best long-haul destinations in August to consider, below we’ll reveal some of our favourites. 

    Bali

    The tropical climate and unique scenery make Bali one of the top long-haul destinations in the world. Its landscape is a mixture of pristine beaches, volcanoes and tropical rainforests. Take a look when the best time to visit Bali is. It boasts beautiful ancient temples, and if you travel to Ubud you’ll be in Bali’s cultural centre, packed full of galleries and museums. 

    Its beaches are renowned for surfing, snorkelling and swimming. You can enjoy top quality spas, bars and restaurants if you head to the Kuta and Seminyak beaches. Don’t spend all of your time on the beach, check out some of Bali’s most famous sights, such as the extraordinary views you’ll see from the top of Mount Batur. 

    We offer a variety of accommodation in Bali. The Intercontinental Bali Resort benefits from an oceanside location. With five swimming pools, five restaurants and a pampering spa onsite, you’ll have all you need for an enjoyable holiday. You’ll also be just a five-minute walk from markets, restaurants and shops. 

    Alternatively, stay at The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa. Situated close to the town, this resort is set on the beach and is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. You’re just a five-minute walk away from Seminyak town and the resort puts on a lot of activities you can partake in. 

    Check out our full range of Bali holidays today. 

    The Maldives

    When it comes to really getting away from it all, The Maldives is tough to beat. Its scenery is taken right out of a holiday brochure, and the island benefits from a truly peaceful ambience. From its white sandy beaches, to its exceptional scuba diving scene, the island is best known for its collection of luxury over-the-water villas. 

    While its beaches are certainly a major draw for tourists, there is a lot more to keep you entertained than you might think. Snorkelling, dolphin watching, surfing, romantic dinners on the beach and island hopping are just some of the great activities you can partake in during your stay.

    We have some of the most beautiful Maldives accommodation available to book. One of our most highly-rated options is the Robinson Club Maldives. This adults-only resort benefits from a beachfront setting, right next to a stunning coral reef. Choose from either over-the-water bungalows, or beachside bungalow accommodation. 

    Or, why not stay at the Veligandu Island Resort? Offering a great mixture of relaxation and water sports, the resort also benefits from a beachside setting. An over-water spa, beachfront infinity pool and a great range of activities included in the cost, make this one of the best resorts you can book. 

    Check out our full range of Maldives holidays today.

    Mauritius

    Situated close to Africa, Mauritius has become a popular long-haul destination. Beautiful rainforests, white sand beaches and a remarkable culture make the island an unforgettable place to visit. Since its discovery 600 years ago, there have been numerous cultures contributing to the island’s ambience. 

    Travel to the Flic en Flac area for a more laid-back beach getaway. It’s also great for scuba diving and swimming. The Sugar Beach Golf & Spa Resort is one of the best to head to in the region. Set right on the beach, it looks like an old sugar plantation and offers a range of activities for those seeking a more adventurous holiday. You’ll witness beautiful sunsets at this 5-star resort. 

    If you’re heading to Belle Mare, the Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort is a good choice. It boasts an infinity pool, a beach waiter service, three pools and five restaurants. You can also expect five-star accommodation, with king-size beds and iPod docks available as standard. 

    Whether you’re looking to travel to the north, east, south or west of the island, we have a holiday to suit you. Take a look at our full range of Mauritius holidays today.  

    These are just three of our best long-haul destinations for August. Why not take a look at our August deals to see whether you could save on one of our luxurious far-away holidays? 

Author: Suzanne Mulligan

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