Where to Travel in 2024 Based on Your Star Sign

As the new year approaches, now is the perfect time to reflect on where to head in 2024

As the new year approaches, now is the perfect time to reflect on where to head in 2024. With so many incredible destinations to choose from, sometimes we need a little extra help, so we have explored the best holiday options based on each star sign to give us some astronomical assistance. With this guide, we hope that each aspiring traveller can find a destination totally suited to their needs.

Aquarius | Kenya

Aquarius: Introspective and thoughtful; a quick problem solver

Kenya: Kenya is the destination for an Aquarius, considered by some as the cradle of humankind. With 42 distinct ethnic groups, each contributing to the country’s rich culture, Aquarians are offered the unique opportunity to explore different perspectives, values and ways of life, from northern to southern Kenya. Diverse landscapes offer a never-ending adventure, from safaris to exploring mangroves on a traditional dhow boat; the unspoiled surrounds providing Aquarians the opportunity for much needed moments of solo thought, as they escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

For more information, please visit magicalkenya.com

Aries | Tasmania, Australia

Aires: Bold, ambitious and audacious

Tasmania, Australia: Perfect for a daring Aries, the far-away island of Tasmania is a nature and adventure haven. Widely known for having the cleanest air in the world, Tasmania boasts over 2,000km of walking tracks, while 20% of the island comprises 18 Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area national parks. From white-water rafting to mountain biking, hiking and fishing, a trip to Tasmania is guaranteed to get the adrenaline rushing. Voted within the top 10 hotels in Australasia by the 2023 Condé Nast Travellers’ Readers’ Choice Awards, The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart is the ultimate stay on the island. Bold Tasmanian wine and cuisine is served in the hotel’s intimate, cellar-like Wine Room, hosted by one of the hotel’s in-house sommeliers, perfect for a nightcap after a busy day of exploration.

For more information, please visit www.marriott.com 

Cancer | Québec, Canada

Cancer: Pensive, emotional, reflective

Québec, Canada: For the emotional souls of Cancer, a trip to Québec offers a profoundly reflective and meaningful experience. The best way to achieve ultimate self-reflection is by making the journey to Kuujjuaq in north eastern Québec to witness the ethereal dance of the Northern Lights. Under the star-studded sky, vibrant hues of green and violet paint a magical canvas, creating a spectacle that resonates deeply with the intuitive nature of a Cancerian. When the sun rises, travellers awake to the beauty of Québec’s untouched landscapes of pristine lakes, towering forests and rugged mountains that stretch as far as the eye can see. This unspoiled corner of the world inspires some soul searching and invokes an appreciation of Canada’s largest province, while creating unforgettable moments for all those that visit.

For more information please visit: www.bonjourquebec.com

Capricorn | Nikko, Japan

Capricorn: Responsible, practical, with a high regard for traditions

Nikko, Japan: Standing proud as an ancient site of Buddhist and Shinto mountain worship, Nikko is a small city in Japan’s Tochigi Prefecture, in the mountains north of Tokyo. A land of spectacular temples and shrines, majestic peaks, towering waterfalls and rejuvenating hot springs, Nikko is fit for Capricorns who are eager to explore this region’s cultural and religious heritage, while paying respects to local Japanese traditions. The Ritz-Carlton Nikko, one of the most exquisite five-star hotels in Japan, is set within the Nikko National Park on the scenic Lake Chuzenji and overlooks Mount Natai. The hotel retains Japan’s minimalism: featuring traditional engawas or porches, while the wellness experience is highlighted by an onsen, or hot spring, the only one of its kind for The Ritz-Carlton brand.

For more information, please visit www.marriott.com 

Gemini | Athens, Greece

Gemini: Curious, intellectual and playful

Athens, Greece: Curious Geminis are sure to be captivated by the enigmatic energy of Athens, a city where modernity meets ancient history. From the majestic Acropolis and the timeless Parthenon to the vibrant pulse of contemporary city life, Athens draws travellers in with its architectural marvels and rich cultural fabric. The dynamic city centre offers Geminis a playground for intellectual exploration and nestled in a central and burgeoning neighbourhood of Omonia, Moxy Athens City is the perfect place to stay. This ultra-modern hotel boasts bright and lively decorations, a bustling bar space, serene, relaxing lounges, and a terrace. Conveniently situated within a short walk of the metro station, with proximity to cultural gems like the bustling Plaka district and the iconic Acropolis, Geminis will find themselves in the heart of the action.

Prices start at £82 per room per night. For more information please visit www.marriott.com

Leo | Puerto Rico

Leo: Warm-hearted; the life of the party

Puerto Rico: Known for its welcoming people and vibrant party culture, Puerto Rico is the ideal destination for the social confidence and generous spirits of Leos to thrive. The Caribbean gem boasts unrivalled geographic diversity including El Yunque (the only rainforest in the U.S. national forest system), 270 miles of pristine coastline, natural thermal springs in Coamo and three of the world’s five bioluminescent bays, giving Leos a wide range of opportunities to show their adventurous side. For such vivacious, party-loving travellers, Carnaval Ponceño is a vibrant explosion of colour and music set on the Island’s idyllic south-coast and attended by over 100,000 people each year. The celebrations take place the week before Ash Wednesday and carnival-goers can expect a stunning showcase of dancing, impressive floats and striking costumes as well as a feast of traditional Puerto Rican fare including mofongo (fried plantains).

For more information, visit www.discoverpuertorico.com

Libra | Ubud, Bali

Libra: Peaceful, balanced and spiritual

Ubud, Bali: Libras will feel right at home when surrounded by the lush oasis of Bali’s rolling rainforest uplands. A serene alternative to Bali’s party zones, the area of Ubud is a paradise of healing and relaxation. Nestled alongside the Ayung River and amidst the jungle, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve makes for a breathtaking and restorative stay. A secluded temple for wellness and deep relaxation, the Mandapa Spa offers a vast range of Balinese-inspired treatments by hand-selected, truly remarkable local healers, such as a highly-skilled blind healer. The ultimate Libra sanctuary, Ubud, Bali offers a break from the fast-paced, digitally connected world we live in and a chance to re-align the chakras.

For more information, please visit www.marriott.com 

Pisces | Mauritius 

Pisces: Daydreamer; tender and gentle

Mauritius: Pisces, a water sign through and through, are always dreaming about their next getaway, and need look no further than Mauritius. The Indian Ocean island is spoiled for choice with aquatic offerings, from snorkelling excursions and visits to the unique undersea walk, and the natural phenomenon of the underwater waterfall. Pisces may share romantic moments with their loved ones across the island, from taking romantic sunset catamaran cruises, to enjoying candlelit dinners on Mauritius’ pristine white beaches. Mauritius enjoys some of its warmest temperatures during Pisces season (19 February to 20 March), and is perfect for those travellers looking to spend a great deal of time in the cooling, azure waters of the island.

For more information, please visit mauritiusnow.com

Sagittarius | New York City, USA 

Sagittarius: Great sense of fun and humour, but gets bored quickly

New York City, USA: Sagittarians are renowned for getting bored quickly; in New York City, this is not a problem. With five boroughs to explore and thousands of attractions, there is never a dull moment in the City. With a great sense of humour, Sagittarius travellers may venture to Broadway or one of the many comedy clubs to get a fix of laughter, with over 231 clubs in the City to choose from, outloud laughs will be guaranteed from slapstick to satire. The fun continues with offerings of live sport, but if this doesn’t tickle your fancy, explore the City’s vibrant nightlife, or have a taste of an active holiday surfing at Rockaway Beach. Sagittarius season (22 November to 22 December) is ideal to experience the city that embodies Christmas, where travellers may embrace their inner child as they skate around the Rockefeller Rink, peer into festive windows on Fifth Avenue, or re-enact Buddy from Elf’s journey on its 20th anniversary with a Elf location tour of the City.

For more information, please visit nyctourism.com

Scorpio | Bermuda

Scorpio: Determined, passionate, and loves a little alone time

Bermuda: Hiding away in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda is an ideal escape for a culturally rich yet secluded trip. Known as the shipwreck capital of the world, with more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, diving around this island offers hours of fascinating, solitary entertainment exploring the world beneath the waves. After all the underwater activity, satisfied Scorpios can sit back and admire the island’s crystal clear waters from one of its numerous pink sandy beaches with a Rum Swizzle in hand. Grotto Bay Beach Resort boasts a one-of-a-kind spa set inside a complex of caves, perfect for some much needed me-time.

For more information, please visit www.gotobermuda.com 

Taurus | SLO CAL, California, USA

Taurus: Relaxed, chilled vibes; in touch with nature

SLO CAL, USA: Calling all Tauruses! A trip to SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County in California) is a chance to explore a lesser known natural paradise and relax amid stunning coastal and inland landscapes. From experiencing the annual elephant seal migration upclose at Elephant Seal Vista Point, to marvelling at the majestic breach of humpback whales along the 80-mile pristine coastline, visitors are never too far from a natural wonder. Home to the 12 mile Paso Robles Wine Trail that winds through the spectacular Paso Robles wine country, vistas of rolling hills and vineyards are perfectly accompanied with locally produced wines. Weekly farmers’ markets offer locally grown produce and spirits, where those with a refined palate can savour the rich flavours of farm to table dining. San Luis Obispo offers a harmonious blend of nature’s wonders and a laid back vibe – a match made in heaven for the slo-paced Taurus traveller.

For more information please visit: www.SLOCAL.com

Virgo | Rwanda

Virgo: Thoughtful, generous and practical

Rwanda: The profoundly beautiful country of Rwanda offers the ideal destination for the caring Virgo, with conservation at the heart of its tourism. Virgos can venture into Volcanoes National Park to observe the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat and learn about the local community’s pioneering conservation efforts at the recently opened Ellen DeGeneres Campus. As well as the gorillas, Rwanda is home to the Big Five in Akagera National Park, where thoughtful Virgos can appreciate the success of the recent rhino and lion reintroductions, and the beauty of Lake Kivu, Rwanda’s largest lake with 2,700km of deep emerald green waters. Rwanda’s lush landscapes also provide the ideal setting for Virgos to recharge through nature, whilst engaging in enriching experiences and enjoying respite in the country’s many understated luxury lodges.