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Sometimes you need a trip where you can unwind and reconnect with yourself, your partner, your family or just the world around you. These are destinations where you will relax and rebalance.
Best known for its adventurous Petra itineraries, Jordan is also a place where you can build a trip allowing you to experience the buzz of Amman before unwinding in places like Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea.
Known as the Nature Island, Dominica (pronounced DomiNEEkah) is often confused with the Dominican Republic. We don’t expect that to happen for much longer. Though historically a lesser-visited island in the Caribbean, Dominica is now served by direct flights on American Airlines from Miami, and Kempinski opened a luxury resort in 2019.
Often eclipsed by the islands to the south, Northern Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula stretches into the Aegean Sea and offers blissful beaches that are an idyllic setting to relax and unwind.
The Indigenous Taino people named Jamaica 'the land of wood and water' – a lyrical description that evokes the peace of the country’s spirit across beautiful white sand beaches, scenic mountain peaks, waterfalls and rivers. With new hotels complementing its momentum to become a republic, Jamaica is a perfect spot to unwind.
Much-loved by European visitors for decades, laid-back Malta is attracting more visitors from around the world, beckoned by its prehistoric temples, fantastic scuba diving and buzzy Valletta, its beautiful capital.
Well known for its coral reefs, excellent diving, and beautiful beaches, Raja Ampat is a great alternative to better-known Indonesian islands. The best way to see these stunning (and remote) islands is by chartering a 'liveaboard' dive boat, and heading out to sea for several days.