Wales Luxury Travel Vacation Guide

The magical land of Merlin, the magician of King Arthur's court, Wales is one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom. The others are, England, Northern Ireland, and Scotland,

City of Cardiff

Cardiff is the capital city of Wales and the delights you find here will surely surprise you. Famous for its friendly people and exciting attractions, you will find this city one that will imprint memories that will last forever. Both English and Welsh are spoken here, so you won't have any difficulty communicating or reading menus or brochures.

Attractions in Wales

The Cardiff area offers a wealth of activities for you to enjoy. Apart from the services offered by your 5 star accommodations, you can enjoy hiking, cycling, and fishing. Tee off at one of the golf courses in the area where you can test your skills against a challenging course. The Southerndown Golf Course at Ogmore-by-Sea, the Coed-y-Mwstwr at Bridgend and the Llanishen Golf Course at Llanishen are only a few of the courses not far from any luxury hotel in this area.

Visit Castle Coch, where you will imagine yourself in a fairy tale. The sight of the towers in the midst of a wooded area gives the whole area the look of the Middle Ages. This castle has it all, a drawbridge, dazzling ceilings and even scenes from Aesop's Fables on the walls.

The Washington Gallery is located in Penarth, a delightful seaside town only 10 minutes from Cardiff. Here you can see exhibitions, take lessons and relax in the tea room as you take in the breathtaking scenery. Watch the pots being made at the Ewenny Pottery, where the local red clay is used to form exquisite pieces of pottery. Llantwit Major is a surfing beach where you can take part in the sport or watch as the surfers navigate the waves. These are but a few of the attractions that await you when you visit this area of Wales.

The modern network of roadways makes is easy to travel through the country and in the villages there are smaller roadways lined with 10-foot high rows of hedges. Even though you can rent a car for your trip, there are formal tours of Wales, or as part of a larger tour of Britain or Europe, with Wales as one of the stops. Take the grand tour of Great Britain by train, a 7 day trip- that will take you to all the exciting places in the country, including Wales.

You will not find language a barrier in Wales as nearly everyone speaks English. Many of the locals also speak Welsh (Gaelic), but all the signs are posted in both languages.

Accomodations in Wales

Experience the true culture of Wales by staying in a comfortable hotel or a bed and breakfast in one of the villages. Wychwood House in Penally is a country house offering you spectacular views of the sea. Enjoy a candlelight dinner, scenic walks to the beach and discounts on the green fees at the nearby golf courses. You will most likely want to sleep in and have a late breakfast having spent the night enjoying the company of the friendly locals at the pub.

The pubs in Wales serve local dishes, rather than the stale crisps and pretzels of earlier days. There are also many restaurants offering casual and fine dining and restaurants carrying the coveted Michelin star can be found throughout the country, such as the Old Rectory Country House in Conway and the Walnut Tree Inn in Abergravenny.

  You won't have any difficulty finding a luxury hotel in the Cardiff and the Glanmorgan Heritage Coast area. Stay at the 5 star Vane Holiday Homes located in the Vale of Glanmorgan. Here you have a base of operations close to Cardiff, Swansea and the Heritage Coastline. With seven stone cottages, you can be sure of comfortable and elegant accommodations. Talk leisurely walks along the moors and through the meadows where you will find unspoilt landscapes for you to enjoy.

The St. David's Hotel and Spa is another 5 star hotel where you will be pampered as never before. Sit back on your balcony and gaze out over the bay as you take in the luxurious scenery. With air-conditioned rooms, satellite television and your private bar, you have everything you need for a restful stay.

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