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Take a luxury train trip with OrientExpress, or explore the world's most magical collection of luxury hotels, resorts and restaurants (Orient Express en français) and join us for a romantic getaway. Click on the links below to visit the world of Orient Express luxury hotels or as a past traveller with Orient-Express, login to the Orient-Express Travellers website.

Orient Express Trains

Peru Rail - PeruRail links the tourist highlights of the Andes. It operates from historic Cusco to the famous ruins at Machu Picchu; to Puno and Lake Titicaca; to Arequipa and the Colca Canyon where the condors fly. Along the way, on all these routes, is scenery of staggering beauty.

Myanmar Vacation - The Road To Mandalay
Few places on earth remain untouched in their natural beauty and charm from one century to the next. The ancient land of Burma, now known as Myanmar, is however, an exception to the rule, and on board the Road To Mandalay we bring you the best of this fascinating, unspoilt country.

England luxury train - The British Pullman
The British Pullman carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express offer a wide choice of day excursions and short breaks on a luxury train in England and Britain.

Luxury train trip asia - The Eastern & Oriental Express, an Asia luxury overnight train
Take a luxury train trip through Asia. A subtle balance of Eastern culture and cuisine and Western comforts means that you can enjoy the best of everything - travelling in style and experiencing the many and mystical wonders of Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia on our luxury overnight train.

The Royal Scotsman - Experience the majesty of the Scottish Highlands, ever-changing landscapes of sweeping glens, towering peaks and mirror-calm lochs of Scotland from aboard The Royal Scotsman on a selection of luxury railway holidays, trips and tours through Scotland.

Orient Express UK Day Trips - Aboard The British Pullman & Nothern Belle
Explore our stylish collection of day trips, weekend breaks and even a week long 'Grand Tour' across the UK.

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express - The world's most celebrated train, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express carries passengers across Europe in the style of a bygone era. The glamorous carriages, sumptuous cuisine and personal service, which is beyond comparison, make a journey on the VSOE the perfect place for a celebration or special holiday. Alternatively, click here to view the history of the orient-express

North America Hotels

Casa de Sierra Nevada - San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Hotel - San Miguel's 400 year old history, exquisite Spanish Colonial architecture, fountains and hidden courtyards combined with true Mexican traditions make it a rare treasure. Sitting at 6,400 feet above sea level in the Sierra Madre mountains, the town's recognition as a National Monument has ensured that there are no traffic lights, franchise restaurants or billboards, and the colonial architecture is protected and courtyards are left lush with Bougainvillea and Jasmine.

Maroma Mexico - Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya, México
Voted no. 1 beach in the world by The Travel Channel, 2002. Located on the Riviera Maya, Maroma is a luxury resort in the tradition of the Mexican hospitality where personal service, warm hospitality and privacy are unsurpassed. The property benefits from its location in the second largest barrier reef, providing a unique environment for water activities and a crystal clear water.

La Samanna, St. Martin - French West Indies - A beach side resort and haven on the tropical island of St. Martin. At La Samanna, luxury, elegance and superb cuisine are the best in the Caribbean. Your every whim will be fulfilled by staff dedicated to making your wedding, retreat or vacation the experience of a lifetime. La Samanna has become the standard by which luxury Caribbean resorts are measured.

New York Restaurant - '21' Club, West 52nd Street, NY - Once a glamorous speakeasy, today one of the most celebrated restaurants in the city. In addition to its two restaurants — the Bar Room and The Upstairs — this four-story townhouse features ten private dining / banquet rooms, including the legendary Prohibition-era wine cellar, a sophisticated hideaway, which is considered the most decadent dining room in the city. Try out our New York Theater Dining or click here for the best banquet rooms in New York.

Luxury waterfront inn in Maryland - The Inn at Perry Cabin, St Michaels is a luxury getaway hotel, resort spa and restaurant on the waterfront of Chesapeake Bay on Maryland's Eastern Shore. A colonial mansion that is perfect for romantic getaways, executive retreats, weddings and corporate meetings. This luxury hotel near Easton, Cambridge & Salisbury in Talbot County boasts The Linden Spa, which offers unique, luxurious, botanical treatments. Known as the finest hotel on the Eastern Shore, the Inn is elegant, comfortable and convenient, and offers a unique marriage of world-class luxuries with the warm informality of American hospitality at its best.

Charleston Place, Charleston, SC - A hotel that combines old fashioned hospitality with every modern comfort in the heart of this historic city. Upon arrival, you are instantly transported to a magical, timeless place, surrounded by narrow cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, charming antique stores, fine restaurants, sophisticated galleries and spectacular antebellum homes.

Luxury Travel South America

Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Old fashioned glamour blends with modern luxury on the beach front at Copacabana. Opened in 1923, this impressive stucco-fashioned edifice is Rio's most traditional and luxurious hotel. This landmark was designed by the French architect Joseph Gire who was inspired by two hotels, the Negresco in Nice and the Carlton in Cannes.

Palacio Nazarenas, Cusco (Cuzco), Peru - A new boutique hotel by Orient-Express in Cuzco, Peru

Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (Portuguese) - O Glamour se mistura com o mais moderno luxo em frente à Praia de Copacabana. Inaugurando em 1923, esta impressionante construção é o mais tradicional e luxuoso hotel do Rio. O projeto foi desenhado pelo arquiteto francês Joseph Gire quem se inspirou em 2 hotéis, o Negresco em Nice e o Carlton em Cannes.

Hotel das Cataratas, Iguassu Falls, Paraná, Brazil - Hotel das Cataratas by Orient-Express is the only hotel located within the Iguassu National Park, with the world famous Iguassu Falls just a two minute stroll away. As the only hotel within the national park, guests are able to enjoy exclusive access to the falls each morning before the park opens.

Miraflores Park Hotel, Lima, Peru - Located in an exclusive residential area and enjoying incredible views is the luxurious hotel. Specially conceived for business people the 81 suites are fully carpeted and well distributed, offering you the ideal space for work and rest.

Hotel Rio Sagrado, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru - In the Sacred Valley of the Incas, close to the Inca capital of Cusco and below the ancient sacred city of Machu Picchu lies the Hotel Rio Sagrado by Orient-Express. At just one hour from Cusco, Urubamba is the perfect place to acclimatise before a journey to Machu Picchu.

Hotel Monasterio, Cusco (Cuzco), Peru - Experience days and nights in the hallowed colonial San Antonio Abad seminary, built more than 300 years ago and which, today, is the Hotel Monasterio. While providing you with the comforts and quality of a modern five-star hotel, it is the only museum hotel where you can experience a unique encounter with Cuzco's Inca and Spanish traditions.

Machu Picchu Hotel: Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, Peru - Our hotel in Machu Picchu, at 8,200 feet above sea level, is the only hotel located within the very sanctuary of the Machu Picchu Inca citadel. While visiting, you will enjoy unforgettable sunrises, enchanting nights and the history of the ancient culture of this unique place, considered part of Peru's and the world's cultural heritage. Try our unique interactive Machu Picchu map to plan your walking and trekking whilst in the area.

South Africa Hotels

Khwai River Lodge - Khwai River Lodge, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Nestled on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains and beyond into the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, sits the luxurious Khwai River Lodge by Orient-Express. At Khwai River Lodge, you are close to Africa's heartbeat and at the centre of a world that has not altered since life began. You can sense this from the moment you arrive.

Savute Elephant Camp - Savute Elephant Camp, Chobe National Park, Botswana
In the heart of the Chobe National Park, sometimes referred to as the elephant capital of the world, is the Savute - an area that personifies the eternal contrast of Africa. Perched on the former banks of the now dry Savute Channel, the Savute Elephant Camp by Orient-Express offers a spectacular birds eye view of elephant in their natural habitat.

Cape Town Hotel - The Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa: Recently voted 'Best Hotel in Africa', this landmark hotel has welcomed guests for over 100 years. Cape Town is acclaimed as one of the world's most attractive cities. The Mount Nelson is the perfect base from which to explore the region's natural and cultural highlights, including Table Mountain, Cape Point and the winelands.

Eagle Island Camp - Eagle Island Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Hidden from the world, deep within Botswana's Okavango Delta, lies the safari paradise we call Eagle Island Camp by Orient-Express. Situated on the island of Xaxaba and surrounded by Illala Palms, the camp overlooks a lagoon fed by the tranquil waterways of the Okavango Delta..

The Westcliff Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa - A Mediterranean-style hillside retreat with magnificent views across the city of gold. All of The Westcliff's 115 spacious bedrooms are individually furnished and provided with fully-appointed, luxurious en-suite bathrooms. The rooms offer total privacy and most have sunny, private balconies with spectacular views.

Europe Hotels

Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Great Milton, Oxford, England - Raymond Blanc, celebrity chef's idyllic hotel and michelin star restaurant for over 18 years. Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons is a haven of culinary excellence, a world class cookery school as well as a luxurious country hotel near Oxford in England. It is also makes the perfect romantic venue for those looking for a unique wedding idea.

Villa Sant'Andrea, Sicily, Italy - Located by the sea in one of Sicily's most enchanting corners and surrounded by a park filled with subtropical vegetation, Villa Sant'Andrea Hotel, in Taormina Mare, Sicily dominates the private beach on the Bay of Mazzarò, considered one of the most beautiful in all of Italy.

Grand Hotel Timeo, Sicily, Italy - Set high in the rocky hills on the east coast of the island, with Mt. Etna as a backdrop, Grand Hotel Timeo, in Taormina, Sicily has been one of the favourite destinations of both Hollywood and Europe’s most prominent stars. It was the first hotel to be built in Taormina located in front of the Greek Theatre.

Villa San Michele, Florence, Italy - One of the world's most beautiful and renowned hotels overlooking Florence from the hills of Fiesole. A 15th century monastery now transformed into one of Europe's most charming and picturesque hotels. A villa of unsurpassed beauty in an oasis of peace, only a few minutes from the centre of Florence.

Reid's Palace, Funchal, Madeira - A world famous hotel with breathtaking views, wrapped in beautiful gardens, and offering the finest service. Set on the cliff tops overlooking the Bay of Funchal and the Atlantic, Reid's Palace Hotel has, for over 100 years, been a standard-bearer for excellence on Madeira and beyond.

Madrid hotel - Hotel Ritz Madrid, Madrid, Spain
One of the original rand luxury hotels in Europe offering impeccable service in the heart of Madrid city. Opposite the Prado and the Thyssen Museum, the Hotel Ritz is frequented by the crowned heads of Europe. The standard of its service and unrivalled prestige have earned the Hotel Ritz Madrid a place among the world's ten best hotels.

Grand Hotel, St Petersburg - In 1991, the Grand Hotel Europe reopened as one of the world's great luxury hotels, occupying St Petersburg's prime location in the heart of the main shopping and business districts. It combines all the charm and elegance of the 19th century with the comfort and convenience of today. Visit our magnificent St Petersburg Hotel Russia

Hotel La Residencia, Deià, Mallorca, Spain - Just a stone's throw from the clear Mediterranean, the village of Deia provides a truly stunning setting for one of the world's most renowned hotels. Two manor houses dating from the 16th and 17th centuries, lovingly restored, maintained, and furnished with local antiques and fabrics, provide a house of real style, charm and character.

Hotel Splendido & Splendido Mare, Portofino, Italy - Welcoming the stars to the elegant village of Portofino for over 100 years. Standing amid verdant woodlands overlooking a ravishing seascape, the Hotel Splendido is a unique blend of beauty and comfort.

Cipriani Hotel, Venice, Italy - On the tip of the Giudecca island, an oasis of calm just a short, spectacular boat ride from St Marks Square. The Hotel Cipriani, created to provide the very best of Venetian hospitality, incorporates the most luxurious accommodation, the most attentive service and the finest cuisine in an atmosphere of calm and seclusion.

Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Italy - Ravello is situated on the stunning Sorrento Peninsula and is widely regarded as one of Europe's most beautiful and enchanting coastlines. Picturesque hill-towns cling to the rugged limestone cliffs that plunge dramatically into the crystal waters of the Mediterranean Sea

Asia Hotels

Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort Hotel - Ubud, Indonesia - Ubud Hanging Gardens Hotel & Resort, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia is a haven of peace and tranquillity set in the heart of the tropical paradise of Bali. The resorts has 38 luxury pool villas, each with a heated private infinity plunge pool set high in the rice terraces overlooking the Ayung river.

Napasai Beach Resort - Koh Samui, Thailand - Napasai Beach Resort & Private Villas in Koh Samui, Thailand is a secluded luxury beach resort on Maenam Beach on the fashionable north coast of Koh Samui. Accommodation comprises a selection of beautiful Thai-style private cottages and bungalows some with private pools, and two and three bedroom private pool villas to rent and for sale.

La Residence d'Angkor - Siem Reap, Cambodia - La Résidence d'Angkor Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia is an intimate Khmer-style hotel set within a leafy walled garden. From this hotel in Siem Reap you are ideally placed to explore Siem Reap and to visit the temples of Angkor Wat, one of the man-made wonders of the world.

Jimbaran Puri Bali Resort Hotel - Bali, Indonesia - Jimbaran Puri Bali Resort Hotel in Bali Indonesia is a luxury resort hotel in Jimbaran, Bali with a simple, unpretentious and supremely romantic style. Individual luxury cottages and villas with private gardens promise the luxury of seclusion and uninterrupted sea views, beside the soft white sands of Jimbaran Bay.

The Governor's Residence - Yangon, Myanmar - The Governor's Residence Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar is an imposing teak mansion hotel dating from the 1920s within the elegant Embassy Quarter of Yangon, Myanmar (formerly Rangoon, Burma) close to the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda.

La Residence Phou Vao Hotel - Luang Prabang, Laos - La Résidence Phou Vao Hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos, is a luxury spa hotel in Luang Prabang with breathtaking views of the mountains and surrounding World Heritage town of Luang Prabang. Experience the unique and peaceful atmosphere of this luxury resort in Laos, and enjoy a warm welcome from some of the most hospitable people in the world.

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Romantic Getaways
Choose from our range of perfect  romantic weekend getaways,  romantic vacations and  romantic breaks.  Whether you are looking for a romantic gift,  a romantic restaurant or romantic dining, a short romantic weekend, a destination wedding, a romantic honeymoon or any other romantic idea (proposal ideaswedding ideas) you will find the most enchanting and captivating experiences in the world from Orient-Express.

Luxury European Barge Cruising
To experience France's tranquil canals and rivers, step aboard one of our five magnificent péniche-hôtel barges and cruise past châteaux, fields and forests in style. From the beauty of the Midi and Provence, to the majesty of Burgundy and Franche Comté, the perfect backdrops to a sublime vacation. Choose from our peniche-hotels: Alouette, Hirondelle, Napoleon, Amaryllis and Fleur de Lys.

Real Estate Opportunities from Orient-Express 

Porto Cupecoy, St Maarten 
Imagine living in a seaside village inspired by the classic sophistication of the Riviera but located at the French/Dutch border of chic Sint Maarten, between Simpson Bay and the Caribbean. Porto Cupecoy features a luxurious, private condominium community nestled around a seaside piazza with international boutiques, renowned restaurants and deep water, whiteglove marina with 54-boat slips. From the elegant, Mediterranean-style architecture to the sumptuously designed interiors and gracious living spaces, you will instantly understand this is a special place.

Irrawaddy river cruise
The Irrawaddy Flotilla Company, founded in 1865 in Burma (Myanmar), grew to become the 'greatest river fleet on earth' with over 600 vessels carrying some 9 million passengers a year along the  Irrawaddy River of Burma at its peak in the 1920's.  Today with the style and comfort for which the Orient-Express is famous, the Road To Mandalay provides the ultimate vantage point from which to absorb the surrounding serene beauty, taking in its golden-spired pagodas, ancient temples, sleepy riverside settlements and saffron-clad monks.

Gift Ideas

Take a look at our romantic giftsChristmas Gift IdeasWedding Anniversary Gift and Birthday Gift Ideas.  Treat friends or loved ones with gift certificates for meals, journeys on the Orient-Express and even holidays! 

Wedding Anniversary

A trip aboard any of our trains is the perfect way to celebrate your wedding anniversary and we have a wonderful range ideas for a wedding anniversary gift as well.


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