From fun-filled family adventures to secluded spots where couples can escape in style, now is the time to start planning your vacation for 2021.
Book now and you’ll find oodles of options at swoon-worthy destinations around the world – plus you’ll have something exciting to look forward to! Whether your vacation dreams involve sun, sea and sand, or something a little different, we’ve rounded up some places that will be better than ever in 2021.
Top vacation spots for 2021
- Palm Springs
- Los Angeles
- Cayman Islands
- Park City
- Lake Tahoe
- Cape Coral
- Cape San Blas
- Koh Samui
- St Tropez
Few places inspire excitement quite as much as Orlando. Dubbed the theme park capital of the world, Orlando never fails to amaze with its incredible line-up of attractions.
Little ones will love Disney World, where you can wander through magical lands and enjoy up-close encounters with beloved Disney characters. Big changes are expected in 2021 with new attractions like the epic Tron-themed rollercoaster set to open in time for Disney’s 50th anniversary in October, 2021.
Swap Cinderella’s Castle for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios where you can walk the streets of Diagon Alley, ride on Hagrid’s Magical Motorbike Adventure and see Hogwarts Castle come to life in an amazing nighttime lights show.
If theme park attractions aren’t your thing then check out Orlando’s other highlights. Away from its big ticket attractions, Orlando offers world-class golf courses, beautiful parks and an impressive shopping, dining and cultural scene.
For something a little different, there are tons of adventures to be had in Orlando’s great outdoors. You can take a dip in freshwater springs, go quad biking through scenic countryside or challenge yourself to an airboat ride in alligator-infested waters – if you dare!
Accommodation-wise, you’re likely to find better deals if you opt for self-catering accommodation instead of theme parks hotels. At places like Reunion Resort and Champions Gate and Windsor Hills you’ll find a wide range of accommodation plus lots of great on-site facilities, all just minutes from Disney World.
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Palm Springs, California
Nothing says vacation quite like relaxing poolside in a beautiful destination like Palm Springs. Take in the stunning vistas, visit for the famous Coachella Festival or hang out at one of the iconic mid-century modern vacation homes dotted throughout town.
Located in the Sonoran Desert around 100 miles from Los Angeles, Palm Springs has long been a playground for Hollywood celebrities. Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Elizabeth Taylor visited here often – you can even stay in Frank Sinatra Twin Palm Estate – it boasts cool retro architecture and an iconic piano-shaped pool.
Head out and revel in the highlife at chic restaurants, glamorous spas and pristine golf courses, or get a taste of adventure at incredible attractions like the the Living Desert Zoo or the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway which takes you along the rugged cliffs of Chino Canyon.
Some of Palm Springs’ signature events will return in 2021 including Modernism Week set to take place in February 2021 and highlighting the region’s midcentury modern architecture and vintage culture.
Also making a return is the world-famous Coachella Festival hailed for April 2021 at its now iconic home at the Empire Polo Club. You can join the waiting list for tickets here.
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Hailed as the ‘City of 88 Cities’, Los Angeles is a truly diverse vacation spot. One of the best places to visit in the USA, it offers a melting pot of incredible experiences. Here you will find the vibrant districts of Beverly Hills, Bel-Air and the Hollywood Hills, while along the coast are the must-see beaches of Malibu, Santa Monica and Venice.
Soak up the sun around your own private pool, or head out and discover famous attractions like Rodeo Drive, the Hollywood Walk of Fame or scenic Santa Monica Pier. Take a drive to Disneyland in nearby Anaheim, or tee off at one of the many first-rate golf courses in the region.
For nightlife, you can star-spot ‘til you drop at LA’s trendy bars and restaurants. Or if it’s shopping you seek, get your fix at the myriad shopping malls and plazas. When it all gets too much, return home to your beautiful Los Angeles vacation rental where you can kick back in total comfort and privacy.
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The Cayman Islands
The beautiful Cayman Islands have long graced the top spot of traveler’s bucket lists. Between stunning sun-drenched beaches and a rich cultural heritage, this Caribbean destination ticks every box for the wanderlust wow-factor.
Glitz and glamour rule in Grand Cayman, where swanky hotels and private villas ooze luxury. Here you will find powder-white beaches, first-rate restaurants and boutique malls selling a wealth of designer brands.
The smaller sister islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman are a different story altogether with their tranquil vibe and outstanding diving. Lying 90 miles northeast of Grand Cayman, these islands are a world away from the hustle and bustle of normal life.
2021 is set to be an exciting year in the Cayman Islands with world-famous festivals and events. The Taste of Cayman festival will kick off in April 2021 with a week of diverse cuisines, local cocktails and lively calypso music – it’s definitely worth visiting for!
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Park City, Utah
No list of places to visit in 2021 would be complete without mentioning Park City, Utah. With its world-class ski resorts, incredible dining and cultural calendar packed with exciting events, this place is a must-visit for your 2021 bucket list.
Just a short drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, the ski resorts of Deer Valley and Park City Mountain have combined to create the largest ski resort in the USA. The region is home to oodles of ski-in ski-out accommodation, with easy access to the ski lifts and resort villages.
Ski or snowboard your days away, or check out historic downtown with its shops, restaurants, bars and eclectic Old West vibe. As the winter transitions into spring and summer, the region takes on a new charm defined by endless warm-weather activities, be it zip-lining at Utah Olympic Park, biking through the mountains or fly-fishing on the famous Provo River.
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Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada Mountains
With its vast lake, soaring mountains and quaint towns, it’s no wonder that Lake Tahoe is a popular vacation spot. Straddling a vast freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains, it offers endless opportunity for adventure.
Visit in winter and check out the region’s exciting ski resorts. At places like Squaw Valley, Northstar and Heavenly Mountain, the ski chalets are located either on or right by the slopes.
Or visit Lake Tahoe in summer and hit the beaches – you’ll find an array of diverse options including beautiful hike-in spots, scenic picnic bays and large beaches which host live music.
Away from the natural attractions, Lake Tahoe has great village-to-village shopping, plus plenty of fantastic restaurants and bars. In summer, it also stakes a claim as America’s best mountain golf destination, with a handful of incredible courses to choose from.
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Cape Coral, Florida
Vacationers will fall hook, line and sinker for captivating Cape Coral. This waterfront paradise is located on Florida’s gorgeous Gulf Coast and is home to the fun-to-say Caloosahatchee River. But that’s not all. There are more than 400 miles of canals in Cape Coral, making it the city with the most navigable waterways in the world.
With so much water it’s not surprising that fishing and watersports are popular activities in Cape Coral. You’ll also encounter an array of local wildlife at the many nature preserves and parks. A superb spot that should be on every visitor’s bucket list is Four Mile Cove, a beautiful nature reserve with walking trails, kayak rentals and a vistor’s center.
Littles ones will love the splash pools and slides at Sun Splash Water Park. And golfers can enjoy long sunny days at the renowned Coral Oaks Golf Club. Plenty of retail therapy can be enjoyed at Cape Coral’s plazas and shopping malls. While for dining and nightlife, you’ll find a wide variety of waterfront restaurants and bars.
There are some fantastic places to stay in Cape Coral, including a good selection of vacation rentals located along the waterfront. These properties have scenic waterfront views and are within easy reach of the local shops and amenities. Many villas have their own swimming pools, and some even have their own private boat docks,with boat rentals available on request.
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Cape San Blas, Florida
Connected to the Florida peninsula by a sliver of land, Cape San Blas is home to St Joseph State Park, named as the best beach in the USA. Perfect for coastal getaways, this region boasts miles of pet friendly beaches, fantastic family restaurants and a long list of fun activities to try.
Fishing, kayaking and sailing are all popular here, and eco tours are offered daily. Scattered with shells, the pet friendly coastline welcomes visitors all year, for swimming, sunbathing, beach strolls and horseback riding. Hand-packed for their close proximity to the beach, many of the vacation rentals in Cape San Blas are both child and pet friendly.
You could easily spend your time enjoying the amenities at your private vacation rental, however if you want to venture out, you’re perfectly placed to enjoy everything the area has to offer. Make the most of the local shops, visit the iconic Cape San Blas lighthouse or take to the emerald-hued waters in a sunset cruise.
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Something of a trend-setter, Koh Samui continues to prove that size doesn’t matter. Putting much larger destinations to shame, this diverse island in the Gulf of Thailand offers everything, from laid-back beaches and traditional temples, to luxury resorts, boutique spas and top-end restaurants.
You’ll find so many things to do in Koh Samui in 2021. There’s Chinese New Year in January, the colorful Mardi gras in February and the lively Songkran festivities in March. The summer is packed with fantastic social and sporting events. While in winter, Koh Samui is an idyllic spot to spend Christmas and New Year.
Looking to book a romantic trip? Then why not book a stay for Valentine’s Day 2021? Picture it now…you can stroll hand in hand along golden sands and sail across the beautiful turquoise waters. Enjoy paradise and some seriously pampering just the two of you at any pick of beach resorts and spas.
For a trendy stay, pack in a bit of nightlife. The resort town of Chaweng has the best discos, bars and beach parties.
Got the kids in tow? Then get planning now for an epic summer 2021 vacation. You can pull out all the stops and make it your most memorable vacation yet. Forgo the busy hotels and opt for the luxury of your own private villa. Imagine sunbathing by the pool with a cocktail in hand while the kids enjoy hours of fun in the sun.
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Catching destinations in their sunshine prime is set to be a big travel trend in 2021. So what better place to head than Jamaica? Book your vacation now and you can start getting excited about relaxing on Jamaica’s beautiful beaches – plus you’re likely to make some super savings on flights and accommodation.
Exotic and exciting, Jamaica is a feast for the senses. From its rainforests and rivers, to its vibrant cities and rich reggae-infused culture, vacations here offer so much variety. One day you’ll be scaling famous mountains and waterfalls, the next you’ll be relaxing on the beach and barbecuing with the locals. In the evening you can wind down with a cocktail, or dance until dawn to some traditional reggae music.
With its average daily temperatures among the highest in the Caribbean, you’ll never have to worry about keeping warm in Jamaica. The sea stays warm all year round too, so you can can comfortably swim and enjoy watersports whatever the time of year. Winter is generally the driest and most popular time to visit, although you’re likely to get better deals if you buck the trend and go off peak.
Next year is set to be an exciting time on the island, with a busy line-up of fun-packed festivals and events. There’s the Bob Marley Birthday Bash in February when the streets around his former home will come alive with music, dancing and tributes. The Ocho Rios Jazz Festival is another don’t miss event, kicking off in June and attracting some of the best jazz musicians in the world.
Another big bonus for booking a 2021 vacation is that you’ll get the best choice of accommodation.You’ll find everything available, from budget-friendly apartments to sprawling villas with their own private pools, personal chefs and butlers.
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Saint Tropez, France
Whether you’re looking to live it up, laze on the beach or get your culture fix, Saint Tropez is the perfect spot for your 2021 vacation. A playground for the rich and famous, it offers plenty of luxury and it’s also packed with bags of old world charm.
Lined with sable-coloured houses and packed with quaint cafes, Vieux Port is the main tourist strip. Many visitors find it fascinating to wander around the port and check out the many super-yachts moored here. For something a little more cultured, head away from the yacht-filled marinas and explore the region’s museums, parks and historic sights.
No matter when you go you can visit the Place des Lices Provencal Market, a wonderful traditional market held twice weekly throughout the year. In the fall, Saint Tropez’s key late-summer regatta, Les Voiles de St Tropez brings in 300 yachts, both ancient and modern for a week of maritime excitement. Also in the fall are the famous Braderie (“Sales”), and the world-renowned Porsche Rally.
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Planning a 2021 vacation?
There’s no better feeling than dreaming about being on vacation. And it’s never too early to start planning, especially when the anticipation of a vacation can be nearly as exciting as the actual vacation itself!
Book your 2021 vacation now and you’ll have something amazing to start getting excited about. Plus you’ll benefit from the very best choice of villas and vacation homes. What’s more, you’re likely to get cheaper flights and accommodation if you book now – so what are you waiting for?
Book with confidence
When you book with Top Villas, all you need to do is pay your deposit upfront. You can then pay off your balance in comfortable instalments up until 60 days before your stay.
We also know that circumstances can change quickly, which is why we’ve introduced a kinder cancellation policy. For selected properties, you can now cancel up to 35 days before your stay begins, and receive a full refund (terms and conditions apply).
How to book
Book your stay with us and not only will you get beautiful accommodation at great prices, you’ll also benefit from amazing round-the-clock customer service and access to a wide range of travel extras including car hire and discounted park tickets.
Follow our simple online booking process and you can secure your dream vacation home instantly without any phone calls or fuss. It’s easy to check availability, get a quote and book instantly online. Or if you’d prefer to talk to one of our friendly villa experts, give us a call on 0800 4334567.
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