7 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Visit Egypt

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A land of ancient monuments, mysterious legends and a charisma that never fails to excite visitors, Egypt is one destination not to be missed off your bucketlist.

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What's Trending in Travel for 2017?

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As 2016 begins to wind down and we look further into the future to 2017, we've collated a list of the biggest travel trends for 2017.

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Unexpected Luxuries in the Heart of Nature

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“Luxury is a necessity that begins where necessity ends” – Coco Chanel

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Bespoke Luxury Along the Nile

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Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau is an oasis of calm and tranquillity – a bespoke dahabiya (traditional sailing boat) that is the first of its kind on the Nile. This intricate dahabiya features a beautiful upper deck, a luxurious, Arabian themed sun deck and an opulently styled dining area. The extended open spaces and sliding glass doors allow you to enjoy a delightful indoor/outdoor lounge experience on the Nile.

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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

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We think time is one of life’s most precious resources. So there are certain things we’ll never compromise on in our quest to bring you the perfect holiday in the perfect location.

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Find Your Sanctuary

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Sanctuary, to us, means refuge, a place to escape the storm of everyday life. It means to switch off, relax and enjoy what this beautiful world has to offer, whether that be watching the circle of life on the plains of Africa, or uncovering the mysteries of the Orient by river boat. This is what it means to us. But what does it mean to you?

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Top 6 Luxury River Cruise Suites

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Sanctuary Retreats is proud to announce that we have been awarded with the prestigious Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Award for Best River Cruise Line Cabins. This award recognises our fleet of luxury river cruise ships as having “some of the most beautiful and sprawling cabins in the industry”. To celebrate, we have put together a list of our very best luxury suites.

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Christmas with Sanctuary Retreats: Guest Reviews

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Choosing where to spend your Christmas break can be a daunting experience; ‘will the kids enjoy it?’, ‘will the food be up to scratch?’, and ‘will I feel homesick?’ are common thoughts which might race through your head. To help you decide whether to book with us, we have put together a selection of reviews from guests who have stayed with us over the Christmas period.

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5 Reasons to Spend Christmas with Sanctuary Retreats

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Christmas. For some it will evoke visions of home comforts, bubbly beverages and pine needles covering the living room floor. For others, Christmas is a time to travel. Whether that means travelling to warmer or colder climes, Christmas is the perfect opportunity to take a much needed vacation.

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Five Reasons to Cruise the Nile with sanctuary Retretats

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Cruising the Nile has long been seen as the most romantic way of visiting the sites of Ancient Egypt and what better way to do it than on one of Sanctuary Retreats’ own boats. The standard of service, quality of food and our private docks are all part of our boats' recipe for success.

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Easter Retreats

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With the festive season well behind us for another year and the days beginning to get a little longer in the northern hemisphere, it’s time to put a spring in your step as you plan for an Easter escape.

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World Heritage sites with Sanctuary Retreats

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The UNESCO World Heritage List highlights the planet’s most fascinating places and we're lucky enough to have some of them on our doorstep...

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