Luxury Trips plan once-in-a-lifetime vacations

Plan an unforgettable journey

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  • | 10:45 a.m. July 3, 2012
The Taj Mahal in India
The Taj Mahal in India
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Everyone deserves a break from their daily routine and summer is the ideal season for your bucket-list getaway. Summertime in Central Florida presents the perfect opportunity to beat the heat, travel abroad and take the family along for an unforgettable journey.

Our local travel consultancy, Luxury Trips (located at 190 E. Morse Blvd. in Winter Park), specializes in customized itineraries to bucket-list destinations and offers 20 years of unparalleled experience within the travel industry. Local residents have accomplished their travel milestones by traveling to destinations in Africa, Asia and Latin America under the guidance and expertise of Luxury Trips’ consultants.

Discover earth’s hidden treasures this summer as Luxury Trips takes you off the beaten path to encounter the timeless drama of man, land and animals that most people only see on television. Accommodations in these remote areas are four and five star lodges and hotels; boasting awards and recognition by the travel industry’s top players. Family-friendly trips with adventures for kids and specialized menus are always an added option when booking with one of our Luxury Trips consultants.

Whether you’re looking for adventure, culture and history, food and wine, animals and nature, or just relaxing on white sand beaches, the “Summer Luxury List” will surely inspire you to embark on your journey of a lifetime.

Nature & Adventure

The Great Migration in Kenya & Tanzania

Get your cameras ready for a game viewing experience that brings the images you see on National Geographic to life right before your eyes.

The Galapagos Islands & Ecuadorian Amazon

This rich array of landscapes, cultures and wildlife is one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world, from white sands to lava, and rugged terrain to marine habitats.

Rwanda & Uganda

Home to almost half of the world’s mountain gorilla population, a personal introduction promises to be one of the pinnacle highlights of your venture through the wondrous landscapes of Uganda and Rwanda.

Southern Africa

Cape Town’s fine dining, beaches, mountains and winelands provide a tantalizing experience that melds modern luxury with traditional culture. Known as a game-watching paradise, Botswana’s Okavango Delta is home to some of the richest wildlife and most beautiful lodges on the continent of Africa.

Culture, Cuisine & History


Explore the lost city of the Incas and indulge in the infamous cuisine of Peru with its Asian influence and impeccable ceviche.

Bali & Indonesia

Evoke all of your senses in Indonesia’s villages, temples and beaches as you explore Buddhist shrines and escape on the alluring islands of the Pacific.


Uncover the hidden cultures that make up Turkey, and cruise the shores of Istanbul full of beautiful markets, palaces and fortresses.


One of the most diverse countries on the planet, India’s style, beauty and unmatched service are just the beginning of this cultural exploration of tigers, palaces and the Taj Mahal.

Relaxing Getaway


Tap into your inner celebrity in the southern sunny islands of France with a stop in Paris for some fine dining, shopping and sightseeing.

Brazil Leisurely explore the charming coast and colonial towns of northern Brazil and satisfy your craving for a relaxing beach getaway. Seychelles Islands

Take a dip into the silken shores of solitude of the Seychelles Islands. Pristine beaches, sunset cruises, water activities and spa treatments are at your beck and call while relaxing on one of the world’s most exclusive islands.

Costa Rica

Swim, surf, and get pampered in one of Central America’s most cherished gems. The natural hot springs of the Arenal Volcano paired with the sea salt of the Pacific are the ideal remedy for a luxury summer getaway.

To book a trip or for more information and travel inspiration visit

Vanessa Belmonte has traveled to Africa, South America, Europe and recently Bora Bora, and is the new marketing coordinator at Luxury Trips.


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