Georgia & The Carolinas

Peaches, palmettos and warm Southern charm

A tapestry of culture, friendliness, and diverse experiences, this is the welcoming Southeastern USA. Georgia, the Peach State, beckons with a rich history, echoes of the Civil Rights Movement, the serene Blue Ridge Mountains, the vibrant urban beat of Atlanta, and the charm of Savannah's scenic waterfront. Meanwhile, in South Carolina - the birthplace of barbecue - dive into an American Civil War past, explore historically significant plantations, meander through the cobblestone streets of Charleston, and enjoy world-class golf and sweeping sandy beaches at Hilton Head.

Luxury Holidays in Georgia & The Carolinas

This region, steeped in history, brims with cultural experiences and attractions that attract visitors from around the world. Renowned for its live music, delectable cuisine, pristine beaches, and vibrant cities, it manages to maintain its authentic old-fashioned charm while delighting travellers with modern allure. Exploring the Southern States offers a captivating glimpse into the rich diversity of the USA and Georgia and the Carolinas are the perfect starting point for this journey. 

5 great reasons to holiday in Georgia & The Carolina’s

  • Southern hospitality is like nowhere else in the USA, with Savannah regularly referred to as one of the world’s friendliest cities. There’s a genuine warmth, grace and welcome from everyone you meet here.
  • You’ll find some spectacular Southern food here to try -  from barbecues and seafood to Lowcountry specialties like shrimp and grits, to fried chicken and peach cobbler. And there’s a growing wine industry too.
  • These states are packed with natural beauty. From the coastal plains, salt marshes and the Okefenokee swamp, to the Blue Ridge Mountains and dense forests of the Appalachian Trail and the windswept beaches, sand dunes and river estuaries of the Atlantic Coast.
  • Discover a rich history that’s left a lasting imprint on the cultural and social fabric of the United States. From early colonisation to the struggles of the Civil War and the significant contributions to the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Home to the US Open under the blue skies of Augusta, the world-class PGA course at Kiawah Island and over 700 beautiful courses across the states, this is a golf-lovers paradise. 

Weather in Georgia & The Carolina’s

This Southeastern corner of the USA enjoys a pretty moderate climate year round. With warm summers and mild winters. Hot and humid summer days can reach up to 35C with thundery showers common in the afternoons. Spring days are warm and bright and blooming with the colours of wildflowers, and brisker Autumn days bring with them a carpet of beautiful foliage. On the coast, winter temperatures only drop to a low of around 10C and although the area can be affected by Atlantic hurricanes from June to November - it’s a great place to visit year round. 

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Holidays we think you'll like

Top Pick Hotels

Candler Hotel Atlanta Curio Collection by Hilton

4* out of 5 stars

Embark on a journey through time and luxury at The Candler Hotel Atlanta, where the past meets the present in a celebration of grandeur and sophistication.

HarborView Inn, Charleston

4* out of 5 stars

Escape to the Harborview Inn, where the little details are thoughtfully curated to create a waterfront getaway filled with charm and history.

Perry Lane Hotel, A Luxury Collection

5* out of 5 stars

A luxury urban oasis in Savannah - the Perry Lane Hotel invites you to experience the sophistication and authentic charm of the city with refined accommodation and a central downtown location.

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

4* out of 5 stars

Immerse yourself in a tranquil and vibrant escape that’s ideal for couples and families, close to everything Hilton Head Island has to offer.

The Charleston Place

4* out of 5 stars

Timelessly elegant and an iconic landmark in Charleston. Enjoy breakfast in bed or relax with the family in spacious luxury rooms with Italian marble bathrooms and thoughtful service.

The Vendue

4* out of 5 stars

Experience Charleston's artistic vibes at The Vendue. Immerse yourself in the dynamic spirit of Charleston, where art, history, and hospitality create an unforgettable experience.

Where to go in Georgia & The Carolinas

Atlanta, Georgia's capital

Atlanta, Georgia's capital

A dynamic metropolis blending rich history and vibrant culture. An urban hub filled with hip-hop beats, modern museums and skyscrapers alongside parks, botanical gardens, upscale shopping and famous film and TV studios. Known for its significant role in the American Civil Rights Movement, and as the resting place of Martin Luther King -  it’s also the birthplace of Coca-Cola, home to the Georgia Aquarium - one of the world’s largest sea life centres - and is the city that hosted the 100th Olympic Games in 1996.

Historic Savannah

Historic Savannah

A coastal gem boasting a cultural tapestry of historic homes, plantations and Prohibition-era charm. Find yourself enchanted by Forsyth Park's iconic fountain, pretty Spanish moss-draped trees, boutique shops and studios and the artistic flair of this city on the river, filled with tales of mystery and magic. And Tybee Island, just 20 minutes away, offers a classic coastal retreat with its traditional pier, fishing and beachfront drinks.

Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island

A coastal haven with its inviting beaches, sweeping sand dunes, and lush grassy expanses along the Atlantic. A haven for golfers with numerous top-class courses, it’s popular with families too who enjoy the relaxed vibes of Coligny Beach park and the picture postcard red and white striped lighthouse at Harbour Town. Delve into Gullah history, enjoy the catch of the day, or simply relax at one of the area’s luxury resorts.

Charming Charleston

Charming Charleston

The city that invites you in with open arms and a generous dash of Southern charm. Wander through history in antebellum neighbourhoods, where picture-perfect pastel buildings line cobblestone streets and time seems to stand still. Dive into the history of the city where the American Civil War began. Savour deliciously fresh seafood and local produce. And explore by horse-drawn carriage for an unforgettable Southern experience.

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