Friends celebrating Christmas or New Year eve party with Bengal lights and rose champagne.
Friends celebrating Christmas or New Year eve party with Bengal lights and rose champagne.

The best places to spend New Year

As we approach the end of another year, it’s time to start looking at the best places to spend New Year. It’s a time for celebration and reflection as well as looking forward to a new year and the opportunities it will bring. Here are five of the best luxury new year holidays to start 2023 in style.
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If you can do it, Dubai can do it ten times better – this saying is so true when it comes to New Year’s Eve! As midnight strikes, the sky is lit up with a fantastic display of fireworks of all colours from the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. Lots of people gather at the Dubai Fountain to witness this striking show of sound and light which is sure to delight. Dubai is ideal for a New Year family holiday as the show is spectacular for all ages.  

Where to stay:

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
  • World class dining options
  • Luxury spa
  • Action packed Kids' Club
One&Only Royal Mirage Arabian Court, Dubai
  • Private sandy beach with Dubai skyline behind
  • Set within lush gardens
  • Outstanding dining options
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Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Dubai
  • Stay on the famous crescent of Dubai, Palm Jumeirah
  • Unwind in luxurious, contemporary rooms and villas with a touch of Asian flair
  • Find adventure in the warm waters of the Persian Gulf
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Tenerife is a great place to enjoy some New Year sunshine. Did you know that Tenerife is one of the best places for a winter sun holiday? As the clock strikes 12, the party starts with vibrant street gatherings to watch the firework show. The Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife also throws a luxurious celebration inspired by the Venice Carnival with a masked ball, a delicious menu and tasteful entertainment.  

Where to stay: 
Hotel Bahia del Duque, Tenerife
  • An inspiring five star hotel with stunning colonial architecture
  • Easy access to Playa El Duque beach and Costa Adeje's promenade
  • Award-winning spa treatments, various dining options, and child-friendly facilities
  • Save up to 25%
Iberostar Grand El Mirador, Tenerife
  • A 5-star, adults-only, deluxe hotel
  • Situated on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Impressive pool complex, Mediterranean restaurants and an indulgent spa
  • Free upgrade to half board on selected dates
  • Save up to 10%
Royal River Luxury Hotel, Tenerife
  • Located in Tenerife's most exclusive destination - sheltered between mountains and the ocean
  • Just 50 Villas with own private swimming pool or plunge pool
  • Sublime Serenity spa, a temple for wellness
  • Four original restaurants - with strong sustainability practices
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For the ultimate luxury experience and to celebrate the New Year in style, a trip to the Maldives should be in order. The azure waters and the pristine white sands glisten as fireworks light up the night sky. Enjoy a gourmet dinner as the sun goes down then celebrate with a cocktail in hand as the clock strikes midnight and the music comes alive.  

Where to stay: 
an island in the middle of a body of water
Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, Maldives
  • The Maldives' leading adults-only resort
  • Private resort on The Island at Komandoo
  • Deep focus on luxury and wellbeing
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LUX South Ari Atol, Maldives
  • Personalised spa treatments for each guest
  • Hidden away on the private island of Dhidhoofinolhu
  • Two Kids' Clubs cater to children and teens
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OZEN Reserve Bolifushi, Maldives
  • Expansive white beaches and turquoise waters combining luxury with barefoot charms
  • Memorable fine-dining experiences in unique settings included in the All Inclusive plan
  • Infinity Pool Ocean Villas With Slides are perfect for fun-loving guests


At Sovereign Luxury Travel we have over 50 years’ experience in crafting tailor made holidays with all your wishes in mind. Are you ready to celebrate this New Year? Then give us a call today, we have some fantastic luxury New Year holidays waiting for you and our Personal Travel Planners are on hand every step of the way!  

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