Most of today’s luxury travelers are looking for more than just a simple five-star hotel and first-class flight reservation.

They want personalized service and unique experiences in new destinations. In no particular order, here are eight of the top trending destinations luxury travelers plan to visit in 2023.


With the country reopening to tourists in the fall of 2022, Japan is quickly becoming a top destination for luxury travelers. In addition

to seeing the bustling city of Tokyo, many travelers will opt to spend time in Kyoto as they look to explore the local culture and art. And this area is overflowing with historic temples, gardens and teahouses.


This romantic island nation is popular for travelers that are seeking a mix of adventure and seclusion. The lengthy travel time from the US to the middle of the Indian Ocean rewards you with picture-perfect over-water bungalows set atop unbelievable turquoise water. Visitors can relax in their resort spa after a day full of water fun like snorkeling or scuba diving. Be sure to also visit Baa Atoll for its UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.


This diverse cosmopolitan city in the United Arab Emirates is quickly growing in popularity. It is home to the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, and a man-made island shaped like a palm tree named Palm Jumeirah. Visitors can experience a mix of the bustling city life, unforgettable desert landscapes and exclusive beach clubs along the coast.


The views, the exclusive feel, pink sand beaches, and the crystal-clear water make the Seychelles a top choice for a luxurious getaway. And when you aren’t relaxing in a private villa, you can take advantage of some of the best scuba diving in the world along its coral reefs.


Rich culture and heritage are at the heart of all things Thailand. Bangkok is an eclectic city with skyscrapers, temples and palaces. Beyond the city, you can enjoy Phuket’s tropical beaches, spend time at the elephant sanctuary, and visit the remote jungle of Khao Sok. And don’t forget the local markets and fabulous food scene.

Costa Rica

Luxurious accommodations combined with unique excursions makes this a top destination. Costa Rica is known for its jungle and rainforest as well as its beautiful beaches. There is a luxurious adult-only resort in the rainforest that is the perfect retreat after a hike to the Arenal Volcano or after traversing the Mystic Hanging Bridges.


Travelers heading down under to Australia are seeking more than the classic sites of the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House. Some are looking to immerse themselves into Aboriginal culture and explore the Horizontal Falls only found in the Kimberley coast.


This is a true bucket list destination for the traveler that feels like they have “been there and done that” across the globe. An expedition cruise will create many once-in-a-lifetime moments like getting up close to king penguins or kayaking around an iceberg.

So many great places across the world to explore and experience. Any of these destinations on your must-see list for this year? 

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