With offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, our consultants are well experienced in designing specialist luxury tours for the Chinese New Year period. Our team will ensure you get the most from your limited time off at end of the lunar year.

If you’re looking for a short, relaxing break, we recommend the tropical beaches of the Maldives, the Philippines and Thailand. Browse our portfolio of ultra-luxury resorts in these destinations.

For family adventure, we recommend Australia or Brazil, while mysterious Myanmar has become one of our hottest cultural tours. Luxury skiing in Niseko, Switzerland and Whistler has also proved to be popular recently.

Lightfoot’s Travel Designers will handle all your travel logistics, and all our tours are 100% tailor-made. Contact our team to find out more.

Properties for Chinese New Year

Wilderness Safaris

Founded in 1983, Wilderness Safaris is one of the most acclaimed operators in Africa. They boast a total of 50 luxury camps across eight African countries, all in prime wildlife viewing spot…

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Palacio de Dona Leonor

Antigua, Guatemala

This Spanish-style, 16th-century mansion has been beautifully restored and transformed into a luxury boutique hotel, combining colonial charm with modern comforts. Hotel Palacio de Dona Leon…

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Palace Hotel Tokyo

Japan, Tokyo

This luxury hotel lies alongside a moat overlooking the Imperial Palace, in the heart of the Marunouchi district in Tokyo, Japan’s vibrant capital. It boasts stunning views of the city. …

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Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel

Mexico, Yucatan

Located on Playa del Carmen, Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel, Riviera Maya offers a unique experience within four distinct ecosystems: dune, water canals, tropical forests and mangroves. The entire …

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Viceroy Riviera Maya

Mexico, Yucatan

Nestled in lush jungle on an unspoiled beach overlooking the dazzling Caribbean Sea, Viceroy Riviera Maya is the ultimate beachfront retreat. This luxury boutique hotel is situated just outs…

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Anse Chastanet

St Lucia

Set on a lush tropical estate offering spectacular views of St. Lucia’s twin Pitons and the sparkling Caribbean Sea, on the southwest coast of the island, Anse Chastanet is an idyllic beac…

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Condesa DF

Mexico, Mexico City

Tucked away on a leafy avenue in the stylish Condesa neighbourhood in Mexico City, this luxury boutique hotel is the epitome of style and sophistication. Benito Juarez International Airport …

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Explora Atacama

Atacama Desert, Chile

Nestled in the foothills of the Andes in the remote Atacama Desert in Chile, this luxury boutique lodge is the ultimate desert hideaway. Explora Atacama lies in 17 hectares of grounds at an …

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Explora Patagonia

Chilean Patagonia, Chile

Explora Patagonia lies on the shores of Lake Pehoe in Patagonia, Chile, offering awe-inspiring views of the Paine ridge and the towering granite peaks of Torres del Paine National Park. Desi…

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Tierra Atacama

Atacama Desert, Chile

Located in San Pedro in the Atacama Desert, in Chile, this luxury boutique hotel offers spectacular views of Licancabur Volcano. Built on the site of an old cattle coral, Tierra Atacama …

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Hotel Saratoga

Havana, Cuba

Hotel Saratoga is luxury boutique hotel is superbly located on the corner of Paseo del Prado and Dragones in Old Havana, in Cuba’s historic capital, 15 km from the international airport. …

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The Aubrey

Chile, Santiago

Superbly located next to the vast Park Metropolitan in Bellavista, Santiago’s arty neighbourhood, in Chile, this luxury boutique hotel is considered one of the best hotels in Santiago. …

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Petra Marriott Hotel

Jordan, Petra

This luxury hotel overlooks the magnificent Petra Valley landscape and is located minutes from the entrance to the Rose-Red City. The Petra Marriott Hotel is a modern, Arabian-style hotel of…

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Shiki Niseko

Niseko, Japan

Ideally located amidst Niseko’s resort hub, Hirafu, SHIKI is a stones throw from renowned restaurants & bars. Complete with a relaxation spa & gymnasium, ground floor retail outlet…

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Shangri-La Cebu

Cebu & Bohol, Philippines

The Shangri-La Cebu is a haven of luxury, delicious food and a well-renowned spa in the Philippines. Perfect for accomodating families, Shangri-La Cebu has a range of activities on offer …

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Le Kaila

France, Meribel

Situated within the centre of Meribel, Le Kaila is the much anticipated luxury hotel with its own private elevator taking you directly to the slopes, that offers a whole new experience wit…

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Hotel Le K2

Courchevel, France

Drawing on the excellence its sister property - Hotel Kilimandjaro - has achieved, Hotel le K2 opened in December 2011 and has been one of the top ski hotels in Courchevel since. The hote…

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Hotel Fasano

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

Located on Avenida Vieira Souto in the heart of Ipanema beach, Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro combines the glamour and sophistication of Rio’s most coveted address with the Fasano commitment …

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Pousada Picinguaba

Costa Verde, Brazil

Picinguaba overlooks a peaceful bay at the heart of the Natural Park of Serra do Mar, the tropical coastal forest running between Rio and São Paulo. It faces the sea and a 3 km-long prot…

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Fazenda da Lagoa

Brazil, Salvador

The Hotel Fazenda da Lagoa is a coconut farm in Southern Bahia. Situated between the sea and the Aliança River, it is nestled amongst the mangroves in a remote and quiet area. Protected fro…

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Cape Grace

Cape Town, South Africa

The Cape Grace is one of the famous classic hotels, set on its own private quay on Cape Town’s vibrant Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, with the yacht marina on the one side, the working ha…

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The Surin

Phuket & Khao Lak, Thailand

Located on Pansea Beach in northwest Phuket, the Surin, Thailand comprises of 103 cottages all connected by elevated walkways and hidden discretely amongst coconut trees and mango groves. …

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The Lodge

Verbier, Switzerland

The Lodge is an amazingly chic 9-bedroom chalet that sits atop the quiet forested area of the elite Verbier ski resort. Set against a stunning snow mountain backdrop and just minutes away fr…

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The Slate

Phuket & Khao Lak, Thailand

Set on picturesque Nai Yang Beach on Phuket’s North Western shore, The Slate is a resort deeply rooted to the island's history of tin mining and rubber harvesting, evident in its interiors…

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Gayana Eco Resort

Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

Green and chic, the Gayana Eco Resort strikes the perfect balance between forward thinking ecology and indulgent luxury. Nestled on the tranquil Gaya Island, off the coast of Kota Kinabal…

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Manda Bay

Kenya's Coast, Kenya

This small boutique beach retreat is located on the north western tip of Manda Island, one of the many unspoiled, idyllic islands of the Lamu archipelago. An exclusive resort, Manda Bay of…

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Arkaba Station

Australia, South Australia

Arkaba Station is located on the southern edge of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges National Park and the remarkable bastions of Wilpena Pound. Arkaba is a 60,000  beautifully restor…

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Shakti 360 Leti

India, Northern India

Offering a truly unique experience, this world-class camp is located deep within the Indian Himalayas with breathtaking views and ultra luxurious accommodation. Combining luxury and adven…

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Sal Salis

Australia, Western Australia

Eco luxury as you've never seen it before – Sal Salis brings the concept of 'Wild Bush Luxury' to the stunning and remote Western Australia coast. Located on the North West Cape, Sal Sa…

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India, Rajasthan

Boasting truly magnificent views over Meherangarh Fort and in the heart of the bustling walled city of Jodhpur, it would be hard to beat the chic address of Raas and location is paramount wh…

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Phuket & Khao Lak, Thailand

Trisara is a small luxurious resort based on the ultimate in indulgence and private pool villas. All accommodations embrace beautiful seaviews from the private pool decks. Located on the se…

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Four Seasons Langkawi

Langkawi, Malaysia

The Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia is set on Tanjung Rhu, one of the island's best beaches. This world-class property combines indigenous architecture with gracious service for a res…

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The Datai

Langkawi, Malaysia

This well-established luxury hotel is a firm favourite of those visiting Langkawi. Set in a secluded bay with crystal clear water and powder white sand, this hotel is the perfect beach retre…

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Palawan, Philippines

The postcard perfect Amanpulo seems to have it all - glistening white sand, balmy turquoise ocean, exclusivity, privacy and ultra-luxurious accommodation all on a peaceful and tropical hidea…

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The Vale Niseko

Niseko, Japan

The Vale Niseko offers exceptionally luxury apartments in a landmark property. From the outdoor thermal spa overlooking snow-capped mountains to the “ski chic" designer lobby, this award-w…

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A Selection of Chinese New Year Itineraries

Maldives with Kids


At One&Only Reethi Rah, one of our favourite properties in the Maldives, the island is buzzing with life and energy. With dozens of activities to choose from every day, staff are constan…

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Oman with Kids


Lightfoot Travel specialise in tailor-made itineraries for family holidays, honeymoons and corporate travel around the world. Below is a sample itinerary for a family holiday to Oman, and ca…

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Australia with Kids

Australia, Sydney

Lightfoot Travel specialise in tailor-made itineraries for family holidays, honeymoons and corporate travel around the world. Below is a sample itinerary for a family holiday to Australia, a…

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CNY Ski Holidays

Celebrated in most Asian countries this is the time of year when everyone is looking to get away. Availability is a total nightmare so get ahead and boo…

CNY Family Holidays

Chinese New Year is a major highlight in most people's calendars, especially for kids. With time off school be sure to make the most of this special tim…

CNY Beach Holidays

When the weather in so many places is cold and snowy, it makes sense to crave a beach holiday with the kids over Chinese New Year as that is often the k…

CNY Culture Holidays

Spend this Chinese New Year exploring new and faraway places - we are thinking South America, the Middle East or Burma for some intense and invigorating…

CNY Wildlife Holidays

Wildlife holidays are undoubtedly some of the most memorable and meaningful trips that families can take together, especially as they are something youn…