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WELCOME TO THE PLATINUM COLLECTION Perfection is a very personal thing and getting to know what it means for each of our clients is something we’re passionate about at ITC Luxury Travel. For over 40 years we’ve been an industry leader in striving to make each and every holiday we provide go beyond your expectations, however high. I’m thrilled then, to introduce The Platinum Collection, showcasing all that your luxury holidays can be. As you flick through these pages you’ll be able to browse a truly global selection of standout, ultraluxe properties from our extensive portfolio. These exceptional hotels and resorts are among the most exclusive on the planet, and I’m proud to say that as an established tour operator ITC has long-held relationships with each and every one. This means that as well as bringing you exceptional value, we can offer true insight. Our Travel Specialists will be able to recommend everything from the right destination to your perfect room type. What I hope really jumps out as you browse through these pages is our ongoing commitment to the highest levels of service. I believe that if you’re booking a 5-star holiday you deserve 5-star treatment from the moment you contact us until you arrive home and even beyond. Everyone who books with us enjoys access to our dedicated Concierge, a team which has the connections and knowledge to secure you the best tables in top restaurants, arrange your golfing tee times or even help plan a special event such as a proposal or anniversary celebration. In addition, you’ll also enjoy 24-hour support whilst in resort, should you need it. I do hope you’ll enjoy browsing this exceptional holiday collection and that it inspires your own travel plans in the near future. To whet your appetite for an even more diverse set of travel experiences, you’ll also see showcases of our sister travel companies in the ITC Luxury Travel Group scattered throughout this brochure. From cricket in the Caribbean to wildlife tours in Madagascar, I’m proud to say that there is no travel experience this exceptional group can’t provide. So the only question is, where will you go next?

Jennifer Atkinson CEO, ITC Luxury Travel Group

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The ITC Difference At ITC Luxury Travel we have over four decades of experience as an industry-leader and first-hand knowledge of the hotels and destinations we sell, but what really sets us apart is our passion for delivering the very highest level of service and a dedication to creating a holiday experience that is truly excellent from beginning to end; for every client, every time. From the moment you begin discussing your luxury holiday with your dedicated Travel Specialist, they will listen to your preferences and work hard to create the perfect bespoke break. Once booked, our Concierge team can add the finishing touches, and you’ll find a few examples of what these could be in the ‘ITC Difference’ sections on destination pages throughout this Platinum Collection.

Always our best price An established name in the travel industry, our strong relationships mean we can offer better value than you’ll ever find by making the booking yourself. Due to the frequency with which we secure special offers and negotiate seasonal rates, prices do fluctuate, so we haven’t included pricing in this brochure. For the most up to date information, you can search our website, speak to your travel agent, or call an experienced Travel Specialist on 01244 355 490.

Book with confidence Whenever you book a holiday with ITC Luxury Travel you’ll always have the assurance of booking with a fully bonded UK tour operator, meaning that you’re financially protected through ABTA and ATOL. What’s more, you’ll benefit from a 24-hour point of contact whilst you’re away should you need any assistance. With this peace of mind, you can simply switch-off, relax and enjoy.

The world awaits… The ITC Portfolio encompasses many more hotels and destinations than those featured in this Platinum Collection. For listings of our other properties please turn to the Directory on page 224. Looking for luxury Europe or outstanding family travel options? Our Definitive Guide to Europe and North Africa is a comprehensive brochure featuring the best holidays on the continent. And for travel with little ones, Kids in the Med and Kids Beyond the Med will provide plenty of ideas for an exceptional family holiday! Our sister companies in the ITC Luxury Travel Group offer an entire range of bespoke travel experiences. Throughout this brochure you’ll see features from Western & Oriental, Regent Holidays, Rainbow Tours, Villa Select and ITC Sports Travel, showcasing our impressive array of options, which will cover all of your travel needs.

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CONTENTS PLATINUM COLLECTION

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CARIBBEAN BARBADOS Sandy Lane Coral Reef Club Fairmont Royal Pavilion Colony Club by Elegant Hotels The Sandpiper Cobblers Cove The House by Elegant Hotels Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

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Rosewood Tucker’s Point Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa  

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ST LUCIA Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort 34 BodyHoliday 36 East Winds 38 Cap Maison 39 Jade Mountain 39

GRENADA Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa Spice Island Beach Resort

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ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES Petit St Vincent Private Island Pink Sands Club Cotton House

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ST KITTS & NEVIS Nisbet Plantation Beach Club Four Seasons Resort Nevis

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Rosewood Mayakoba NIZUC Resort & Spa One&Only Palmilla Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort

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Caribbean Villas

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ANGUILLA Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla 57 Malliouhana 58 Cap Juluca 59

ST BARTHS Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France Eden Rock Le Guanahani

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JAMAICA Jamaica Inn 65 Round Hill Hotel & Villas 66 Half Moon 67 GoldenEye 67

TURKS & CAICOS Amanyara 69 COMO Parrot Cay 70

BAHAMAS One&Only Ocean Club

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CAYMAN ISLANDS The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

MALDIVES One&Only Reethi Rah 88 Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa 90 Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Girvaavaru 91 PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi 92 Gili Lakanfushi 94 Baros Maldives 95 PER AQUUM Niyama 96 Lux* South Ari Atoll 96 Constance Halaveli 97 Soneva Fushi 98 Milaidhoo Island 99 Cheval Blanc Randheli 100

MAURITIUS One&Only Le Saint Géran Constance Le Prince Maurice Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa Royal Palm Hotel Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita The Oberoi The St. Regis Mauritius Resort Heritage The Villas

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North Island Four Seasons Resort Seychelles Maia Luxury Resort & Spa Constance Lémuria Resort Raffles Seychelles Fregate Island Private

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ARABIAN GULF DUBAI One&Only Royal Mirage Burj Al Arab Jumeirah One&Only The Palm Madinat Jumeirah Atlantis The Palm, Dubai The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

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ABU DHABI Emirates Palace The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Zaya Nurai Island Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri

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OMAN The Chedi Muscat Six Senses Zighy Bay Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

THAILAND Banyan Tree Samui 148 Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui 150 Amanpuri 151 Trisara, Phuket 152 Six Senses Yao Noi 154 Soneva Kiri 155 Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Krabi 156 Rayavadee, Krabi 157

MALAYSIA

INDIAN OCEAN

SEYCHELLES

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Peter Island Resort & Spa Necker Island Rosewood Little Dix Bay

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MEXICO

ANTIGUA Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort Carlisle Bay The Cove Suites at Blue Waters Blue Waters Curtain Bluff Hermitage Bay

FAR EAST

BERMUDA

Pangkor Laut Resort The Datai, Langkawi Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

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BALI Como Shambhala Estate 165 Amandari 166 Amankila 166 Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan 167 Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve 168 Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay 169 Nihiwatu 170

CAMBODIA AND VIETNAM Song Saa Private Island The Nam Hai Six Senses Ninh Van Bay

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AUSTRALASIA Sydney & Surrounds New Zealand North Island New Zealand South Island South Pacific

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USA The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel 194 The St. Regis New York 194 The Setai, Miami 195 The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Miami 195 Four Seasons Resort at Walt Disney World® Resort 196 The Breakers, Palm Beach 197 The Ritz-Carlton, Naples 197 California Pacific Coast Highway 198-199 The St. Regis San Francisco 199 Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur 199 Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara 199 Beverly Wilshire A Four Seasons Hotel 199

AFRICA SOUTH AFRICA Cape Town and Winelands Hermanus and The Garden Route South Africa Safari

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Worldwide Private Jet Experiences 215 Cruise 220 ITC Luxury Travel Directory 224 Booking Conditions and Essential Information 228

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CARIBBEAN Passion for the Caribbean runs through the veins of ITC Luxury Travel. For us, it’s personal as well as professional, as Barbados was the very first destination we sent clients to, back in 1974. This love affair has lasted for over 40 years and created a wealth of knowledge and experience for you to call upon in creating your own idyllic Caribbean holiday. Our strong relationships with Caribbean hotels, restaurants and airlines are matched by detailed personal knowledge; we send staff to see the islands for themselves several times a year, and many enjoy their personal holidays there too. We love the Caribbean because it offers such sheer variety; you’ll find some of the world’s finest hotels and villas here, along with beautiful, deserted beaches and some spectacular interior landscapes. Add into the mix vibrant cultures, spectacular cuisine and the genuine warmth of the locals on every island and you have the recipe for many memorable holidays to come. Whether you’re drawn to the glamorous ambience and platinum sands of the Barbados West Coast; the sleepy seclusion of tiny Nevis; the outstanding natural beauty of the British Virgin Islands; or a combination of Caribbean islands; our expert team will use their depth of knowledge and ITC insight to craft the perfect Caribbean experience, just for you.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLAND ANGUILLA ST BARTHS BARBUDA ST KITTS & NEVIS

ANTIGUA MONTSERRAT

GUADELOUPE

DOMINICA

MARTINIQUE

ST LUCIA BARBADOS

ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

GRENADA

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BARBADOS As those in the know will tell you, Barbados is not only the place to see, but undoubtedly the place to be seen. Deemed a destinationfavourite for the rich and famous, it offers a vibrant culture that pursues life at a pace of its own – relaxed and candidly easy going. It’s a place where the refined luxury of internationally acclaimed cuisine and exceptional hotels mingles effortlessly with lush vegetation and white sandy beaches. And where you can’t help but celebrate living.

Our Insight… Key events in the Bajan calendar include a celebration of opera, music and theatre in the shape of the Holders Season which takes place every March, the Oistins Fish Festival each April and the Crop Over Festival every July. Home to our Caribbean headquarters, this small but perfectly formed island is a longstanding favourite with ITC clients and staff; the latter of whom have a wealth of knowledge on Barbados.

The ITC Difference… Barbados is where it all began for ITC, we’ve been sending clients to this iconic island since 1974 and are confident our knowledge and connections here are second to none. What’s more, our overseas office, staffed by experienced ITC specialists, is on hand throughout your trip to greet you from the airport, book you the best tables at the finest restaurants and ensure your holiday runs without a hitch.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 8 hours 30 minutes (direct) British Airways flies daily direct from London Gatwick. Alternatively, Virgin Atlantic has frequent direct flights from both London Gatwick and Manchester.

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Sandy Lane is set along one of Barbados’s best beaches, right at the heart of the ‘Platinum Coast’.

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SANDY LANE BARBADOS Unparalleled levels of luxury and personal service. It’s this kind of attention to detail that has made the name Sandy Lane synonymous with utter pleasure and established it as the preferred resort of royalty, celebrities and discerning travellers alike. Relax in the exquisite surroundings of your elegant colonial-style room or suite, with state of the art features and a spacious private verandah on which to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail or candlelit meal for two. If you’re looking to be pampered, then the magnificent Romanesque spa, fronted by a waterfall and free-form pool, is for you. This delightful sanctuary features a wide selection of treatments ranging from a Sandy Lane hot stone massage to a pampering Bajan head massage. Golfers, on the other hand, will relish the chance to play the three championship-style courses, including the famous Green Monkey designed by Tom Fazio. While children and teenagers enjoy the resort’s dedicated facilities and a variety of supervised activities, parents can be confident that their youngsters are in the very best hands. Of course, no stay would be complete without experiencing the resort’s four magnificent restaurants. Fine dining at the signature à la carte ‘L’Acajou’ is something very special, as is a beachside lunch at the more relaxed ‘Bajan Blue.’

LOCATION St James, 35 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 112 rooms and suites averaging 900 square feet, each with a spacious private verandah. 1 villa with 5 bedrooms is also available for added privacy.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants (including L’Acajou à la carte). Swimming pool, beach ( with refreshment service) and non-motorised watersports. Boutiques, 9 floodlit tennis courts, 3 championship-style golf courses. Spa, aerobics studio, gym, Jane N’ Co hair salon, meditation room. The Treehouse Club for children and The Den for teenagers.

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Relax in the shade of luscious palms beside one of two elegant, mosaic tiled pools.

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CORAL REEF CLUB BARBADOS This award-winning plantation-style resort, was conceived, and has since been managed by, the O’Hara family for the past 50 years and is renowned for its impeccable service, fine cuisine and enviable setting. No surprise then, that it has become a stylish retreat for the rich and famous. The enchantment and romance of a bygone era is evident throughout this elegant retreat, where the friendly and long-serving staff create a genuine feeling that this is a real home from home for their most frequent visitors. Dotted among the mahogany, casuarina and frangipani trees you’ll find the pretty coral stone cottages that house the rooms and suites, with a choice of sea, pool or garden views. A short wander from the colonial-style clubhouse, past the pool and through the tropical, perfumed gardens, the pristine white sands of St James Beach await, ensuring that everything you need to make your stay perfect is within reach. Guests can lie back and be pampered in the unmistakably Caribbean-style spa, with a range of treatments using the award-winning Natura Bissé, some of which have been especially created for Coral Reef Club. However, nothing can compare with the natural beauty of a Caribbean sunset and because this resort is situated on the West Coast of the island, it’s a spectacle you can savour every evening of your holiday.

LOCATION St James, 45 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 88 suites, rooms and cottages. Plantation Suites feature plunge pools, wraparound balconies and gorgeous bathrooms with huge, deep bathtubs.

FACILITIES Restaurant and cocktail bar. 2 swimming pools, spa and gym and boutique. Complimentary non-motorised watersports and snorkelling. Tennis coaching with a professional tennis coach. Regular evening entertainment. Children’s playground with complimentary supervision for 2 to 8-year-olds between 2.30pm and 4.30pm on weekdays. (Please note: families are welcome, however, traditionally no children are accepted between 15 January and 28 February to maintain a relaxed and adult-friendly atmosphere during this period.)

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For the utmost in oceanfront luxury choose a Beachfront Junior Suite, which boasts its own dedicated butler service.

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FAIRMONT ROYAL PAVILION BARBADOS Elegantly sophisticated with an effortless traditional charm, Fairmont Royal Pavilion is a respected landmark hotel on the prestigious West Coast. The large number of repeat guests we’ve been sending their way over the years demonstrates that this is a favourite among our clients. It’s also revered for its exceptional beachfront location, almost a mile of golden beach famed for its resident family of turtles and notable for all guestrooms and suites being just a stone’s throw from the water’s edge. Guests can do as much or as little as they please, with plenty of activities available, including complimentary watersports and a resident tennis pro on hand for lessons. A real ‘must’ for gardening enthusiasts is to take the headgardener’s tour around the exotic and perfumed grounds. Everyone will enjoy the traditional complimentary English Afternoon Tea served daily on the delightful poolside Taboras Terrace. Indeed, dining here will delight the most discerning of gastronomes, with the chef’s experience ensuring that the Palm Terrace and Café Taboras are two of the island’s most sought-after restaurants. If you prefer, choose a romantic candlelit dinner for two on the beach next to the lapping waves or even an intimate dinner on your own private terrace, with a personal butler on hand to ensure perfection.

LOCATION St James, 45 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 48 Oceanfront Deluxe Rooms with private balcony. 24 Beachfront Junior Suites with spacious private terrace and dedicated butler and concierge.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Freshwater swimming pool with spa tub. In-room spa treatments. Tennis with resident professional. Fitness centre. Complimentary non-motorised watersports include kayaks, snorkel equipment, paddle boats, windsurf boards and hobie wave sailboats, plus a complimentary ‘swim with the turtles’ (in season). Waterskiing, scuba diving and fishing are available at an additional charge.

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COLONY CLUB BY ELEGANT HOTELS BARBADOS

LOCATION

Set in seven acres of landscaped gardens, the tastefully appointed guestrooms and suites at this elegant hotel are housed in original, colonial whitewashed buildings and have a distinctive feel of low-key luxury. All enjoy a private balcony or patio, and the light colours of the classic décor lend a feeling of freshness, with French doors drawing in the Caribbean sunshine.

St James, 45 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

Each guest of Colony Club by Elegant Hotels can find a personal retreat and a memorable moment to call their own, from savouring dining experiences and platinum beaches to relaxing by one of the four freshwater lagoon-style pools dotted throughout the grounds. If you can tear yourself away from the single and double sun loungers, there is an excellent watersports centre with some of the best facilities on the island, all included in your room price. The sumptuous Laguna Restaurant enjoys a striking, open-air setting with superb views over the hotel’s tropical grounds. Alternatively, you could enjoy your evening meal on the Sunset Bar & Deck with weekly theme nights such as Lobster & Jazz, Steak Night and Bajan Fish Grill. Menus may vary, but all are sure to delight.

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ACCOMMODATION 96 beautifully appointed rooms and suites with private balcony or patio.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars. 4 freshwater freeform swimming lagoons, 2 floodlit tennis courts, fitness centre, boutique, seasonal live entertainment, exchange dining with Elegant Hotels sister properties. Beauty salon and spa services. Elegant Hotels’ signature beach ambassador service, complimentary watersports including waterskiing and water taxi between select West Coast Elegant Hotels sister properties. Complimentary Wifi.

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THE SANDPIPER BARBADOS Intimate and full of character, the appeal of this charming, boutique hotel can be attributed to Karen and Wayne Capaldi and their excellent team, who run it with meticulous attention to detail, whilst maintaining the famously relaxed manner of the Caribbean. As this is combined with their staff’s enthusiasm for pampering their guests, it’s little wonder that so many appreciative visitors choose to return year after year. The accommodation here offers a wonderful choice of sophisticated rooms and suites scattered along the tiny paths that weave through lush tropical plants. Having recently undergone a major refurbishment, you’ll find a stylish, contemporary feel that maintains a sense of place throughout all room types, from fresh, light Garden View Rooms to superlative Tree Top Suites. Be sure to sample lunch at Harold’s Bar – a much-loved feature of The Sandpiper – at least once during your stay and at night, take a stroll along the paths, lit by gas torches, to the The Sandpiper’s Restaurant. Life here is luxurious and laid back, with guests either relaxing by the pool or walking through the gardens to the lovely white sandy beach, where complimentary non-motorised watersports await. A sister hotel to nearby Coral Reef Club, The Sandpiper shares its facilities, including the delightful and indulgent spa.

LOCATION St James, 45 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 50 rooms and suites. Most suites have their own kitchenettes, making them well suited to families, while the Tree Top Suites boast greater space with elegantly designed, beautiful bathrooms and wraparound terraces with private plunge pools.

FACILITIES 1 restaurant, 2 bars. Swimming pool, 2 tennis courts (plus complimentary tennis pro programme), fitness centre, weekly transport to Bridgetown, complimentary non-motorised watersports, room service and nightly entertainment (in season). Guests have use of the Coral Reef Club’s spa and the hotel offers complimentary transfers.

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COBBLERS COVE BARBADOS

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Originally a plantation house, this delightful hotel provides a quintessentially English atmosphere in a luxurious, tropical setting. The spacious suites all have air conditioned bedrooms, bathrooms and wetbars, with breeze-cooled living spaces that spill out onto either a terrace or balcony offering views of mature gardens or the sea.

St Peter, 45 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

From the moment you arrive and are greeted with a refreshing cocktail, you will find the mood to be warm and welcoming, with nothing being too much trouble for the friendly and attentive staff. One of only five Caribbean members of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group, this resort’s reputation for fine dining makes it a real haven for foodies. Enjoy a mouth-watering array of dishes made from the freshest local produce at the open-sided terrace restaurant, take afternoon tea in the English-style sitting room of the Plantation House, and enjoy great cocktails at the contemporary bar, the hotel’s social hub in the evenings. For the ultimate in freshly caught cuisine, you can join an early morning trip with Barker – the hotel’s personal fisherman. The chefs will then prepare your catch for you to enjoy the same evening.

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ACCOMMODATION 40 suites, including 20 Cobblers Garden Suites, 8 Ocean View Suites, 2 TwoBedroom Suites, 8 Ocean Front Suites, 2 Exclusive Suites (Camelot and Colleton).

FACILITIES Restaurant and Bar. Freshwater pool. Gym and wellbeing centre for spa and beauty treatments. Tennis, waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing and snorkelling. Children’s activities (school holidays only).

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THE HOUSE BY ELEGANT HOTELS BARBADOS A small, award-winning boutique property – unique on the island’s West Coast – The House is more of a concept than a hotel. Sophisticated and yet refreshingly simple, no one stands on ceremony and guests are encouraged to treat it like their own private home. Design is minimalist, with swathes of white and hardwoods throughout. Chilled music plays quietly whilst a team of ambassadors tend to guests’ every need. Daphne’s, located next door, combines the fine Italian menu of its famous London counterpart with a truly idyllic beachside setting. There’s a freshwater swimming pool and an incredibly welcome, complimentary jet lag massage during each stay. The House is understated – a sanctuary of privacy, with a low key atmosphere: an eclectic adult-only haven.

LOCATION St James, 35 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 34 Junior and One-bedroom Suites with sea or garden views, and all with custom-made furniture and French doors. Marble bathrooms feature bath tub, rain shower and state of the art body jets.

FACILITIES 1 bar, plus access to Daphne’s restaurant next door. Freshwater swimming pool, whirlpool, complimentary motorised watersports. Complimentary massage per person, champagne breakfast, afternoon tea and evening canapés daily, complimentary Wfii, beach ambassador service with complimentary bottled water, chilled fruit and cold towels.

TAMARIND BY ELEGANT HOTELS BARBADOS Occupying a prime location on the platinum West Coast, Tamarind has a subtle Mediterranean influence with its red-tiled roofs, while its spacious tropical gardens opening onto the magnificent beach are unmistakably Caribbean. All 104 rooms and suites are spacious and beautifully appointed, most offering panoramic views of the palm-fringed shores from their private balcony or terrace. Swim in one of the resort’s three swimming pools or head down to the golden shores where a variety of complimentary motorised watersports are available. The Flying Fish Kids’ Club provides daily supervised activities for children aged 3 to 12 years old, whilst there’s a well-equipped Club Tamarind Family Lounge to entertain all ages. Savour sumptuous cuisine at Tamarind’s restaurants. Enjoy complimentary full breakfast buffet in the open-air Sugar Cane Room or take in the spectacular ocean views at the 246 bar and restaurant which offers a la carte dining with chef’s specialities, theme evenings and live poolside music on select evenings.

LOCATION St James, 35 minutes transfer from Grantley Adams International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 104 rooms and suites. Most offer panoramic views of the palm-fringed shores from their private balcony or terrace.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars and Taste of Elegance Dine Around Programme. Fitness centre, watersports including waterskiing, boutiques and gift shop, daytime water taxi to other Elegant Hotels on the West Coast (subject to availability). Spa. Complimentary Wifi in rooms and throughout the hotel. Babysitting service and children’s menus. PLEASE VISIT OUR WE B S I T E F O R T H E L A T E S T P RI C E S AN D O F F E RS W W W . I TCL U XU R YT R AVE L . C O. U K

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ANTIGUA With its safe harbours, beautiful reefs, protected bays and 365 glorious palm-fringed beaches, the peaceful island of Antigua is renowned for its contented culture and as a prominent destination for the yachting fraternity, with its famous sailing week commencing at the end of April, beginning of May each year. The island’s resorts provide pure escapism, the gracious Antiguan people welcome visitors with open arms, and any request or requirement is reassuringly ‘no problem’.

Our Insight… Join an eco-adventure tour to Hell’s Gate (not as scary as it sounds!); a little island only accessible by boat where you can undertake a short and challenging climb, followed by a swim in the fabulous hot pool found at the bottom of the gate. A must is a visit to Shirley Heights to look down over the historic and pretty English Harbour and enjoy one of the most spectacular sights in the Caribbean.

The ITC Difference… As with Barbados, ITC Luxury Travel has a dedicated office on Antigua and our experienced staff are on hand 24 hours a day should you need them, providing a full in-resort concierge service and plenty of personal insight as to how to get the most out of your luxury Antigua holiday.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 8 hours 25 minutes (direct) British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly direct from London Gatwick.

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With 300 acres of private island perfection to explore, you’ll always find a quiet spot at Jumby Bay.

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JUMBY BAY, A ROSEWOOD RESORT ANTIGUA Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort, is a fabulous all-inclusive luxury retreat, set on its own enchanting 300-acre private island, two miles off the coast of Antigua. It’s a truly unique and wonderful place where couples can find privacy, as well as being fantastic for families as children can safely roam free or enjoy the Rose Buds® kids’ club. Seclusion and elegance can be enjoyed across a variety of luxury accommodation, from the classic Rondavel Rooms to Beachside Courtyard Suites and Pool Suites. All enjoy magnificent views and luxurious amenities. Those travelling en masse or looking for something truly spectacular should ask our Travel Specialists about the many unique, private villas and Estate Homes on the island. Dining options include the Verandah Restaurant, The Pool Grille, and the newest addition, the Beach Shack, which serves breakfast and smoothies in the morning and delicious local ‘street food’ for a grab-and-go lunch. For an inimitable fine dining experience, head to Jumby Bay’s restored Estate House.* Sense, A Rosewood Spa offers five treatment suites surrounding a dramatic sculpture garden, with each suite having a private terrace overlooking the sea. Or if you’d like to get active, hop on your estate bicycle and explore the outstanding natural beauty on your doorstep. With continual innovations and updates to the already impressive array of facilities, Jumby Bay Island has so many hidden delights you’ll need more than one holiday to discover them all.

LOCATION Jumby Bay Island, 5 minutes land and 8 minutes motor launch transfer from VC Bird International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 40 beautifully appointed rooms and suites (some with private infinity pools). 18 luxurious villas with two, three or four bedrooms and a collection of Estate Homes.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 3 bars and in-room dining. Large swimming pool. Worldclass Sense, A Rosewood Spa®. 2 private beaches, sunfish sailing, snorkelling, windsurfing and waterskiing. Rose Buds® kids’ club programme for 3 to12-year-olds. 3 tennis courts (2 floodlit), bicycles, croquet, putting green and regular launch to the mainland. *From 2017

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The main pool area is freeform and meandering, giving an even greater sense of space and seclusion.

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CARLISLE BAY ANTIGUA One of the best-loved resorts in the Caribbean, situated on a fabulous beach and complemented by its backdrop of tropical rainforest-covered hills, this is the picture postcard of chic luxury, one of ‘the’ places to be seen in the Caribbean. Accommodation ranges from refined Garden Suites and Ocean Suites to the larger three-bedroom Carlisle Suites and family-friendly Beach Suites. They love children of all ages here; in fact, they’re treated like royalty, with a mini-bathrobe and slippers on arrival, toy boxes on the beach and a dedicated Cool Kids Club. Yet if you’d like a distinctly grownup experience, the newly created Bay Suites boast butler service and a secluded location adjacent to The Jetty restaurant, where romantic meals can be enjoyed in an adult-only setting. Whether you’re sipping cocktails by the pool, sunbathing on the beach or indulging in a spa treatment at the award-winning, 17,000 square feet, zen-like Blue Spa, the resort oozes a laid-back sophistication and charm that’s intoxicating. Serious foodies must try East, famed for its pan-Asian flavours, or head down to Indigo on the Beach for fresh seafood and light and healthy fare. The poolside restaurant Ottimo! features a wood burning pizza oven, and don’t miss Sunday night’s beach barbecue, for fabulous food under a canopy of stars. Add to this the resort’s amazing staff, for whom nothing is too much trouble, and you’ll see why we believe it’s the ultimate in luxury beach chic.

LOCATION St Mary’s, 30 minutes transfer from VC Bird International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 82 luxurious, incredibly spacious suites, all with breathtaking sea views. Ideal for families, couples or groups.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 3 bars. Swimming pool. Spa and gym. Tennis courts, library and non-motorised watersports including snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking. There is also a dive centre. Complimentary guided nature walks. Air conditioned screening room, showing children’s movies during the day and a movie for the older generation in the evening. Cool Kids Club plus activities for pre-teens and teenagers during the school holidays.

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THE COVE SUITES AT BLUE WATERS ANTIGUA A fantastic choice for couples or families alike, the Cove Suites provide private, intimate and luxurious accommodation within the Blue Waters resort. Guests here enjoy stunning views overlooking the sea and sumptuous surroundings that include lush, landscaped tropical gardens, ensuring a real sense of being somewhere very special indeed. Collectively, The Cove Suites are housed within four villas, each villa with its own private infinityedge pool and direct access to all the facilities of Blue Waters. Accommodation is generously proportioned with the majority being one-bedroom suites, all more than 730 square feet in size. The suites are situated on the ground or first floor with oversized terraces or balconies, the terraces providing direct access to the infinity pools and sun decks outside each villa. With their oversized bathrooms, freestanding baths and separate living areas these suites make the perfect, romantic haven for those seeking to get away from it all.

LOCATION Soldier’s Bay, 20 minutes transfer from VC Bird International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 24 suites and 4 penthouses combine classic colonial-style elegance with modern amenities, all with expansive terraces or balconies. Three-bedroom Cove Penthouses have a dining room, lounge, kitchen and private terraces.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants and 3 bars. 7 swimming pools The Spa at Blue Waters. 4 exclusive to Cove Suite guests). Jacuzzi, tennis, fitness centre and live entertainment. Watersports including hobie cat sailing, sail boats, windsurfing, kayaks and snorkelling. Cove Suite guests have access to all the facilities at Blue Waters.

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BLUE WATERS ANTIGUA Bordering two beaches, this award-winning, all-inclusive resort nestles in a secluded cove in 17 acres of tropical gardens and is a true favourite with all ages. Rooms and suites are spacious and extremely well-appointed and there are a handful of self-contained cottages, including the newly refurbished Rock Cottage, that can be booked as one bedroom or multibedroom options, giving the ultimate in flexibility to suit families and groups of all sizes. A warm, sociable atmosphere prevails, with live local music and impromptu gatherings at The Pelican Bar all being part of the scene. Dine at the Palm Restaurant or, for something truly special, The Cove Restaurant’s stunning clifftop location provides some of the island’s most breathtaking vistas. Relax even further with an indulgent experience at The Spa at Blue Waters, where Elemis brings you a range of sumptuous treatments. Golfers will be delighted to know that the Cedar Valley Golf Course is just five minutes away, or if that just seems too much like hard work, you could always take a helicopter tour over this beautiful island. With this resort’s philosophy of ‘do everything, some things, or nothing at all’, whatever kind of holiday you’re looking for, you’ll find it here.

LOCATION Soldier’s Bay, 20 minutes transfer from VC Bird International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 75 guestrooms and suites plus spacious villas, including Rock Cottage, Pelican House and Turtle Cottage.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 3 bars. The Spa at Blue Waters. 3 swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis, fitness centre, live entertainment. Watersports including hobie cat sailing, sail boats, windsurfing, kayaks and snorkelling.

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CURTAIN BLUFF ANTIGUA

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Privately owned and managed, this exclusive all-inclusive hotel welcomes back loyal guests year after year, with its signature mix of intimacy, charm and character. It stands proudly on a rocky bluff flanked by two amazing beaches, one of which is ideal for surfing; the other is much calmer and perfect for swimming, with an attentive Beach Concierge team to attend to your every need. Some 72 rooms and suites – all of which will be extensively enhanced during the summer of 2017 – run along the bluff of the palm-shaded Atlantic ‘surf’ beach and all have ‘gaze-all-day’ views, with the signature suites offering a higher level of luxury.

St Mary’s, 35 minutes transfer from VC Bird International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 72 magnificent rooms and suites, all with stunning sea views, air conditioning and stylish bathrooms.

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Spa lovers can enjoy treatments in any of the five treatment rooms at the stunning oceanfront spa or in the privacy of your room or suite. Dining is exceptional too, with an elaborate breakfast and sumptuous evening meals served each evening at Tamarind Tree Restaurant, and each lunchtime you’ll find mouthwatering dishes on offer at Sea Grape on the beach, where once a week there’s a beach barbecue lunch accompanied by live steel band. All dining is best accompanied by a bottle from the 450 vintage strong wine cellar.

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2 restaurants, 2 bars. Swimming pool. Spa and gym, yoga, Pilates and aerobics classes. Watersports including windsurfing, waterskiing, paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkelling and scuba diving (certified divers only) are included. Squash, 4 floodlit tennis courts with 3 pros. Kids’ club (3 to 10 years old) plus lots of sports activities for older children.

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HERMITAGE BAY ANTIGUA Well established as the ultimate haven for anyone wanting to relax, rest and rejuvenate, along with excellent service, this really is a resort where making yourself at home takes priority. Set in 140 acres of lush tropical gardens, accommodation consists of individual suites dotted over the resort’s hillside and along the beach with fabulous sea views. All of these suites offer little pockets of privacy, with gorgeous day beds, freestanding bath tubs and open-air showers completing the fantasy. Hillside Pool Suites have their own private plunge pool and sunbathing deck. The restaurant and bar border the long, sweeping beach and, unusually for an all-inclusive resort, menus are all à la carte, with the entire lunch and dinner menus changed every day, offering guests a fabulous choice of international cuisine with a Caribbean twist. Evenings are a laid-back affair at this elegant, yet informal property, spent relaxing with a cocktail at the bar and unwinding to the sounds of a live Caribbean band. Days can be spent lazing in the sun, but for a change of scene, visit the Garden Spa. Cooled by Caribbean breezes with panoramic sea views, it offers a host of indulgent therapies. Personalised consultations are based around your chakras with specialised programmes aimed to revitalise and restore your wellbeing.

LOCATION St John’s, 35 minutes transfer from VC Bird International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 27 spacious detached single storey suites which combine the island’s colonial past with modern day luxury. All suites have a large verandah with day beds and sun loungers.

FACILITIES 1 restaurant and 1 bar. Spa. Complimentary watersports include double and single sea kayaks, windsurfing, paddle boards, snorkelling, sunfish and hobie cat sailing. Yoga, Pilates and complimentary use of the fitness suite with state of the art equipment. To preserve the peace and tranquillity there are only non-motorised watersports (year round). Children of 14 years and above are welcome at the resort.

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ST LUCIA The dual personality of St Lucia sees some of the most spectacular contrasts found anywhere in the Caribbean. The bustling capital of Castries, along with the lively resorts and hidden coves of the north are the perfect complement to the unspoilt splendour of the lush, tropical rainforests furnishing the island’s interior and the serene calm of the south with its imposing twin volcanic peaks, the Pitons. Culturally there is an interesting mix of English, French and Creole in the island’s traditions, cuisine and language.

Our Insight… The St Lucia Jazz and Arts festival has now become one of the most spoken about annual events that take place on the island. Every May locals and tourists unite together to witness the fabulous Jazz festival, which has seen artists such as UB40, Rihanna and Luther Vandross perform, to name but a few.

The ITC Difference… St Lucia is renowned for its chocolate, and the island is strewn with working plantations. Well-known specialists Hotel Chocolat even have their own hotel on the island. Let us book you a couple of nights as part of your stay, or arrange a ‘Tree to Bar’ experience during your holiday, the perfect surprise treat for a chocoholic!

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 8 hours 35 minutes (direct) British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly direct from London Gatwick.

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View the magnificent Pitons from the water on a private sailing trip; our Concierge can make all the arrangements.

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SUGAR BEACH, A VICEROY RESORT ST LUCIA Set within a former 18th century sugar plantation in one of St Lucia’s most stunning locations, the Val des Pitons, this luxury resort promises a truly magical experience. Contemporary design and modern facilities run throughout all accommodation styles which range from airy Villas to grand Residences and all feature a plunge pool and have the services of a butler to attend to your every whim. Set amidst lush tropical forest is the fabulous Rainforest Spa, offering an array of treatments, an Amerindian steam dome and a specialist skin-care clinic. In an environment that’s luxurious yet at one with nature, its seven tree house-style individual treatment rooms are cradled ingeniously within the rainforest, just a few steps from the rest of the resort but so peaceful that you’ll feel a million miles away. There is plenty to keep everyone entertained, including a great range of supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old. The sailing club is popular with older children as are arts and crafts, archery, table tennis and fish feeding at the beach. Dining caters for all taste buds: The Great Room, for elegant dining, Bayside Restaurant and Bar is ideal for a more casual experience just feet from the water’s edge and Cane Bar offers fresh sushi and sashimi from the Asian-inspired menu, while breakfast is enjoyed at The Terrace Restaurant.

LOCATION Soufrière, 45 minutes transfer from Hewanorra International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 93 rooms and villas, all featuring private plunge pools and butler service. Villas offer the ultimate seclusion and the Luxury Beachfront Bungalows offer the ultimate beach experience steps from the Caribbean Sea.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 4 bars. Swimming pool. Rainforest Spa, fitness centre, yoga and Pilates. Complimentary non-motorised watersports including windsurfing, hobie cats, snorkelling and sailing. PADI dive centre.

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Options for your complimentary daily spa treatment at BodyHoliday range from Elemis facials to deluxe massages. Bliss.

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BODYHOLIDAY ST LUCIA If you’re searching for a special place to recharge and rejuvenate, then this resort could have been created just for you. The promise to guests here is – ‘give us your body for a week and we’ll give you back your mind’. With a complimentary 50-minute spa treatment for every full day of your stay, you’re sure to feel refreshed and enlivened after a holiday at BodyHoliday. The Wellness Centre comprises 36 treatment rooms, an Ayurvedic Centre, specialist skin clinic, new fitness centre, large relaxation pool and a temple for outdoor massage. It’s here you’ll discover holistic heaven. With children under 16 years old only permitted during certain weeks of the year, this grown-up resort with its truly luxurious and personal service will leave you feeling alive and its extensive range of activities could keep you busy from dawn until dusk. On top of this they cater for every taste in food and drink in their four great restaurants and relaxing bars. For those who seek a more in-depth approach to their wellness holiday, the BodyScience programme now allows you to take BodyHoliday’s focus on holistic rejuvenation to a whole new level. Choosing from six, expertly developed programmes, you’ll receive unprecedented levels of individual treatment, including scientific tests to determine the ideal approach tailored completely to your body’s needs. It’s an experience that allows you to be as busy or as quiet as you want. It’s your holiday; choose whatever you want to do.

LOCATION Cariblue Beach, 90 minutes transfer from Hewanorra International Airport, or 30 minutes transfer from George FL Charles Airport. Helicopter transfers available upon request.

ACCOMMODATION 155 rooms and suites, many with a panoramic sea view. No single-room supplement charge in selected rooms.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants and 2 bars. 3 swimming pools, exercise pool. Spa. Watersports with instruction, tennis, golf academy with 4-hole course and scheduled group lessons, archery, volleyball, fencing, bicycle tours, fitness classes and evening entertainment. Yoga, Pilates, Tai-chi, meditation and scuba diving (one dive included per day for certified divers).

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EAST WINDS ST LUCIA

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Life at this easy-going all-inclusive boutique resort is like a low key house party that nobody wants to leave. Situated on the azure waters of Labrelotte Bay, this is one of the oldest and best loved small hotels in St Lucia. It’s idyllically set in 12 acres of lush tropical gardens, bordered by the golden beachfront of one of the island’s most pristine bays and provides an exclusive experience to those who value luxurious simplicity. Pretty gardens are dotted with cute cottages, including hexagonal Rondavels with king-size beds, walk-in showers and large patios.

Labrelotte Bay, 90 minutes transfer from Hewanorra International Airport, or 15 minutes transfer from George FL Charles Airport. Helicopter transfers can be arranged from Hewanorra International Airport to George FL Charles Airport.

The resort has a wide variety of elegant facilities to suit any taste, including the open-air Spa Pavilion where treatments are enjoyed whilst listening to the soothing sounds from the gardens in which it is located. Savour award-winning innovative Caribbean and international cuisine at the Flamboyant Room, a beautiful open-air beachside restaurant. Afterwards soak up the soulful melodies of a jazz duo at the Bamboo Lounge, or enjoy friendly conversation and a glass of Champagne included each night at the Sunset Bar. However you choose to spend your evenings, be sure not to miss Friday’s barbecue on the beach, with its special lobster grill and unobtrusive live music. This really is a resort where old fashioned glamour meets modern day luxury; and just like the cocktails, it’s mixed perfectly.

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ACCOMMODATION 30 rooms – 26 of which are in 13 semi-detached Superior and Deluxe Garden Cottages. 3 Oceanview Rooms and 1 Oceanview Suite with large private sun-deck.

FACILITIES 1 restaurant, 2 bars. Swimming pool with swim-up bar. Non-motorised watersports. Spa. Small boutique, yoga pavilion, jogging fitness track and garden tours. Children aged under 8 years old are not accepted at any time.

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CAP MAISON ST LUCIA Sensationally set atop a private seafront bluff, family-owned Cap Maison is a unique resort that cleverly combines luxury, elegance, charm and superb service. Boasting spacious suites with gorgeous bathrooms, many with roof terraces that overlook the sea and the sandy beach below, its Villa Suites are perfect for those searching for total privacy, as you can enjoy private dining with the resort chef, along with your own private pool or Jacuzzi. The exceptional facilities make it perfect for honeymooners, families and individuals alike, enhanced by panoramic sea views across to Martinique and Pigeon Island that can be enjoyed from guest room verandahs, or whilst dining at the Cliff at Cap restaurant, which has earned a welldeserved reputation as one of ‘the’ fine dining destinations on the island. The St Lucia Golf & Country Club is minutes away, whilst the bustling restaurants and bars of Rodney Bay can be reached via a short drive.

LOCATION Cap Estate, 90 minutes transfer from Hewanorra International Airport and 20 minutes transfer from George FL Charles Airport. Helicopter transfers can be arranged from Hewanorra International Airport to George FL Charles Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 49 rooms, suites and villa suites spread between 22 stylish and elegant buildings, with private balconies.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 3 bars. Walk-in wine cellar. Rock Maison deck for private dining with unique champagne zip line. 2 swimming pools. Spa Maison with 3 treatment rooms. Gym, complimentary non-motorised watersports. Motorised watersports available off-site. A Sea Ray motor launch can be privately chartered. Tennis Seasonal kids’ club operates 1 July to 15 Sep.

JADE MOUNTAIN ST LUCIA Set up high on Morne Chastanet to create an exclusive, private sanctuary within the Anse Chastanet Resort, Jade Mountain is a truly romantic retreat. Rising majestically above the 600 acre beachfront, it’s a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty. The bold design, featuring individual bridges leading to exceptional Infinity Pool Suites, makes this one of the Caribbean’s most mesmerising boutique resort experiences. In addition, all rooms have the fourth wall open to the views of St Lucia’s famous twin Pitons and the Caribbean Sea. The individually designed living spaces are other-worldly; expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and an extravagant private infinity pool glide into one another to form extraordinary platforms that seem to float out into nature itself. Time at the resort is enhanced by the sleek spa, Kai en Ciel, whose services can also be enjoyed in the privacy of your own Jade Mountain ‘sanctuary’ for total bliss. Guests also benefit from access to all the restaurants and facilities at sister property Anse Chastanet.

LOCATION Soufriére, 60 minutes transfer, or 6 minutes helicopter transfer to the private helipad, from Hewanorra International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 24 luxurious pool sanctuaries, Sun, Moon, Star and Galaxy Suites boast grand sweeping spaces and private infinity pools. 5 Sky Suites feature a two-level room layout, with a raised Jacuzzi tub.

FACILITIES 1 restaurant and bar. Spa and fitness centre. Onsite chocolate laboratory. Complimentary sunrise and sunset yoga, walks and hikes. 2 secluded sandy beaches, and a coral reef that’s ideal for snorkelling or scuba diving. PLEASE VISIT OUR WE B S I T E F O R T H E L A T E S T P RI C E S AN D O F F E RS W W W . I TCL U XU R YT R AVE L . C O. U K

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GRENADA Known affectionately as ‘The Spice Island’ due to its abundance of spice plantations, Grenada is arguably one of the most beautiful of all the Caribbean islands. It retains much of its traditional West Indian feel and visitors are guaranteed a warm welcome from the locals. The island and its harbour-town capital, St George’s, provides a relaxed contrast to neighbouring cosmopolitan Barbados; boasting pastel-coloured French villas and narrow, winding streets, meaning that it is is often voted the most attractive settlement in the region.

Our Insight… Take a trip inland and experience the stunning Seven Sisters Waterfall, located in the Grand Etang Rainforest. It’s renowned for having a cool, turquoise blue lagoon, which is perfect for swimming after a hike deep into the lush, tropical island interior.

The ITC Difference… Some travellers like to get out and explore by themselves whilst others value the presence of an experienced local guide. Whichever is your preference our Concierge team can organise car hire for one day or your whole trip; book a private driver to be at your disposal; or arrange guided tours of the island’s natural wonders and historical sites.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 10 hours 35 minutes (including a stop en route) British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick with a stop in Barbados and Virgin Atlantic flies direct with a stop in St Lucia.

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CALABASH LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL & SPA GRENADA Tucked away in the secluded Prickly Bay Beach, this elegant, all-suite resort exudes a unique and refreshingly understated charm. If you’re looking for a stylish and intimate resort where everything’s included and you can be spoilt all day long, with cool refreshing drinks on the beach, grilled lobster lunches barefoot in the sand, afternoon tea in the shady lounge and great cocktails before gourmet dinners, then this is everything you’ve been searching for. Stylishly appointed suites offer a variety of idyllic settings and all feature a terrace or balcony, where you can enjoy your breakfast in privacy each morning, or choose to eat on the beach with your feet in the sand. You could even opt for one of five expansive Estate Homes, which boast up to five bedrooms. Lazy days are spent on the beach, eating fresh fish and sipping rum punch at the Beach Bar or relaxing in The Spa at Calabash, which specialises in natural products and treatments. Evening meals can be enjoyed at Calabash’s signature restaurant, Rhodes; where the sumptuous menu is overseen by Gary Rhodes.

LOCATION L’Anse Aux Epines Beach, 10 minutes transfer from Maurice Bishop International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 30 beautifully decorated suites with magnificent views of the gardens and sea. 5 two to five-bedroom villas close to the hotel are also available.

FACILITIES Rhodes restaurant, beach restaurant, 3 bars. Swimming pool. Spa and fitness centre. Non-motorised watersports, dive and watersports centre. Floodlit tennis court, putting green and bocce ball green. Luxury retail boutique. Live music most evenings throughout the year.

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Laze by the pool or take a few steps down to the soft white sands of one of Grenada’s best beaches.

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SPICE ISLAND BEACH RESORT GRENADA To be a guest of Sir Royston Hopkin KCMG and his family is to live in elegant luxury on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Accommodation choices here range from the superb to the spectacular and all are overseen by Sir Royston, who always finds the time to greet his guests personally. There’s certainly no compromise on quality at this award-winning all-inclusive resort – providing you with a holiday experience like no other. Evenings are spent at Oliver’s à la carte restaurant, enjoying seven-course dining with fine wines, but the delicious weekly barbecue is a must too, with its fabulous food and the very best calypso, reggae and steel bands. Janissa’s Spa, a sanctuary of peace tucked away behind private walls and tropical gardens, offers a complete range of treatments along with a serene relaxation area. Make sure you try the signature massage, it really is the perfect way to de-stress. The amazing beach of gorgeous white sand and crystal-clear waters offer the perfect setting within which to enjoy all of the activities on offer. You may wish to spend the day relaxing, with nothing more to do than soaking up the sun and scenery. Alternatively, tours of the rainforest are always worth the time, especially with a stop at the Saturday market for some essential retail therapy. Children will love the Nutmeg Pod supervised programme with lots of fun activities. Parents love it too, as it affords them some quality ‘me’ time!

LOCATION Grand Anse Beach, 15 minutes transfer from Maurice Bishop International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 64 suites, including Private Pool Suites located in the gardens, and Seagrape, Cinnamon and Saffron Suites located directly on Grand Anse Beach.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 1 bar. Swimming pool. Janissa’s Spa. Complimentary non-motorised watersports, hobie cats, snorkelling, PADI diving centre and kayaking. Floodlit tennis, fitness centre, bicycles. Complimentary green fees at Grenada Golf & Country Club (9-hole). Children’s club.

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ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES Barely inhabited, St Vincent & The Grenadines consists of a sprinkling of 32 islands and cays that areloved by Caribbean connoisseurs for their natural splendour. This idyllic little region has a prestigious reputation and although each island holds its own unique character, style and distinct appeal, they also share certain common aspects: outstanding natural beauty, irresistible white beaches and warm, clear waters. If your’re seeking the ultimate in privacy and isolated retreats, look no further.

Our Insight… During the months of December to April the surrounding waters play host to some fabulous whale and dolphin watching, a must see if travelling at this time of year. Alternatively, take a boat trip to discover secluded coves which were once teeming with pirates of the Caribbean.

The ITC Difference… Private yacht charter is an ultra-exclusive way to see the wonders of marine life or to explore undulating shorelines here. Our Concierge team has experience arranging everything from one-day private sailing excursions to holiday extensions on a superyacht. Sailing out to the Tobago Cays and snorkelling in crystal clear waters is particularly recommended.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 12 hours via Barbados or St Lucia with onward connecting flights. Private charters are also available as your onward connection, and between Grenadine islands for multi-centre holidays. British Airways flies daily direct to Barbados and St Lucia from London Gatwick and Virgin Atlantic has frequent direct flights from both London Gatwick and Manchester to Barbados and from London Gatwick to St Lucia.

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PETIT ST VINCENT PRIVATE ISLAND ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES This little gem is a real find, a place where you can discover the secret of complete and utter relaxation on one of the most stunning and naturally beautiful private islands in the world. Some 22 cottages are scattered along the coastline, each offering a truly private spot. They also have a unique flag system, whereby guests looking for service raise the yellow flag and pop a little note into their bamboo letter box. This is all in keeping with their no phones, no televisions and no news policy, allowing you to completely switch off and leave the stresses of the outside world far behind. Indulge in the numerous activities available, including morning yoga classes, tennis and complimentary watersports. For indulgent pampering, visit the spa, or simply relax on the beach or in your hammock. Should you wish to enjoy the company of your fellow ‘escapees’ there are two great bars, one right on the beach, the other overlooking the sea, and two fabulous restaurants, one allowing you to put your feet in the sand in true Robinson Crusoe style. The executive chef is hugely talented and creative, offering delicious dishes day and night.

LOCATION St Vincent & The Grenadines, 20 minute boat ride from Union Island Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 22 luxurious cottages; 16 one-bedroom with separate living rooms and 6 spacious two-bedroom cottages. All with fabulous sea views.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, a barbecue, a large lobster pot with fresh complimentary lobster (November to April), 2 bars, a wine cellar with over 4,000 wines. Treetop spa with four treatment rooms with superb Balinese therapists, complimentary yoga. Tennis court, an outdoor fitness trail, hikes, fishing, a watersports school with non-motorised watersports including hobie cats, kayaks, windsurfing and snorkelling. Sailing yacht charters.

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PINK SANDS CLUB CANOUAN

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Located on the tiny island of Canouan, which is just two miles long by a mile wide, Pink Sands Club is part of a stunning estate that seamlessly blends into three hundred lush island acres. Luxurious accommodation ranges from romantic One Bedroom Beach Suites to impressive, three-storey Four Bedroom Lagoon Villas nestled in the hillside.

Carenage Bay, 10 minutes transfer from Canouan Airport.

There is plenty to do at this luxurious resort from diving and snorkelling to playing golf on the 18-hole Jim Fazio-designed course, along with indulging at the sumptuous spa. Children will love the diverse activities on offer at Pirates Kids Club, which has its own full-sized pool. Dining is a delight. There are four restaurants, ranging from family-friendly Lagoon CafĂŠ which serves Mediterraneaninspired cuisine, to fine dining at one of two sophisticated restaurants, named Romeo and Juliet.

ACCOMMODATION 26 suites and 6 hotel villas at Pink Sands Club.14 Canouan Estate Residences, and 3 Canouan Estate Villas at The Canouan Estate.

FACILITIES 10 restaurants & bars. Swimming pools. Spa. Complimentary watersports including windsurfing, waterskiing, kneeboarding. Pirates Kids Club. Fitness centre. Chapel. Golf course.

Just adjacent to Pink Sands Club you’ll find The Canouan Estate, a collection of sumptuous private villas and residences that can be booked as the perfect, private setting to your luxury holiday. Ranging in size from two to seven bedrooms, this is a great choice if you wish to travel en masse in style. The Canouan Estate also hosts three additional restaurants and bars, which are open to all guests.

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COTTON HOUSE MUSTIQUE The tiny Grenadine island of Mustique, just one mile by three, is the privileged location of this hotel, which is situated on a picturesque hillside surrounded by the Caribbean Sea to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Mustique is one of the most exclusive private islands in the world and Cotton House’s understated luxury complements the location perfectly. Originally an 18th century sugar mill, service, style and exclusivity abound at Cotton House. Situated at the heart of the resort is the Great Room with its epic verandah, where you can enjoy afternoon tea or sundowners. The informal Beach CafÊ is the perfect venue for lunch or dinner, offering a daily changing menu featuring the best ocean catch and freshest market produce. On selected evenings fine dining is available on the Great Room Verandah, a sophisticated experience. The Cotton House Spa offers a complete menu of treatments using Ila products as well as a large selection of aromatherapy oils, with the spa itself being located a few steps from the beach and affording panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and the gardens from all four treatment rooms.

LOCATION Mustique, 5 minutes transfer from Mustique Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 17 luxurious rooms, cottages and suites with private patio or verandah. The private Two-bedroom Residence has its own butler, sitting room, dining room and large private swimming pool.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Swimming pool. Spa. 2 tennis courts, non-motorised watersports, sailing, horse riding and a dive shop. Yacht charters. Fitness centre and library. 9 white sand beaches on the island with superb snorkelling. Boutique.

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ST KITTS & NEVIS Often hailed as the ‘Queen of the Caribbean’, Nevis offers visitors a magnificent blend of lush rainforest, exotic wildlife, long stretches of golden sand and discreet old-world charm. Many of the hotels are converted plantation houses, which fits perfectly with the island’s unique identity. Life on Nevis is quiet and leisurely, making it a perfect contrast to some of the larger, more refined destinations in the region and ideal for a two or threecentre itinerary. Of course, if you’d like to twin your visit with sister island, St Kitts, or simply take a day trip over by boat, your Travel Specialist will be more than happy to arrange this too.

Our Insight… The capital of Nevis, Charlestown, boasts lovingly-preserved Georgian-style architecture and history buffs will enjoy the array of small museums and churches in the town, including the Museum of Nevis History. A short distance outside the capital you will find the Botanical Gardens of Nevis, which retain their beauty and fragrance year round and are a real ‘must see’ while on the island.

The ITC Difference... If you’d like to experience a Caribbean island with a distinctly different character, we can arrange a day trip over to the French sophistication of St Barths in true first class style, on a luxury islandhopping flight on with Tradewind Aviation.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 8 hours 25 minutes to St Kitts (including a stop en route). British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick to St Kitts with a stop in Antigua. Onward journeys are made by road and water transfer to Nevis.

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NISBET PLANTATION BEACH CLUB NEVIS Very private and intensely romantic, this hotel has a rich and fascinating history. One-time residence of Fanny Nisbet, wife of Admiral Nelson, the beautifully restored Great House still feels very much like a family home, thanks mainly to the dedicated and long-serving staff who are the reason many guests return year after year. Rooms are furnished in a traditional manner, while the 36 rooms are located in charming cottages that are spread among 30 acres of lush, tropical foliage, providing a sense of space and freedom. Nisbet Plantation is a personal and intimate resort where you can simply relax. Following a leisurely breakfast at Coconuts Restaurant, take the short stroll down ‘The Avenue of Palms’ to the tranquil beach, where you can relax in the Caribbean sun and where the beach bar proves a popular place for casual get-togethers. Enjoy lunch at Seabreeze then take afternoon tea on the terrace at the back of the Plantation House. Most evenings meals are enjoyed in the Great House Restaurant where the menu changes nightly and is accompanied by an outstanding wine list. The weekly beach barbecues or ‘surf and turf’ nights are highlights not to be missed.

LOCATION Nevis, 5 minutes road transfer from Vance Amory International Airport or 55 minutes by road and water transfer from Robert L Bradshaw Airport (St Kitts).

ACCOMMODATION 36 rooms and suites housed in spacious cottages. Deluxe Garden Suites have a separate sitting room and an open patio facing the sea while the Premier Junior Suites and Lower Deluxe Junior Suites are closest to the sea.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 2 bars. Swimming pool. The Palms Spa, fitness centre. Tennis, snorkelling and croquet. Complimentary flip digital video cameras and hiker GPS. Regular entertainment. Watersports and golf available.

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Take a refreshing dip in the Japaneseinspired cold-plunge pool or soak in the volcanic stone Jacuzzi at the sublime spa.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT NEVIS NEVIS Experience this unspolit Caribbean wonder, where you can bask in perfect weather steps from golden-sand beaches. Four Seasons Resort Nevis offers elegant rooms, suites and luxury villa accommodation, all appointed with a sophisticated blend of style and comfort, amidst 350 acres of rich vegetation with only the majestic Nevis Peak to dominate the skyline beyond. From the moment you’re first greeted at the airport, the flawless service of this impressive hotel is woven into every detail of your stay. The array of facilities is second to none and includes a wide selection of watersports, the Peter Burwash International Tennis Centre, an 18hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course and a superb ‘Kids for All Seasons’ programme for little VIPs. For those who simply wish to relax, there are three beautiful infinity pools to choose from, with poolside bars and chilled towel service. Or indulge further with a visit to the tranquil spa where you can treat yourself to something truly special with a treatment of your choice in one of the private outdoor cottages or indoor treatment rooms. Enjoy dining in any of the resort’s five restaurants, where freshly caught fish and rotisserie specialities will simply melt in your mouth. Afterwards, visit any one of its three bars and enjoy sensational sundowners accompanied by stunning sunsets.

LOCATION Pinney’s Beach, 40 minutes road and water transfer from Robert L Bradshaw Airport (St Kitts) or 10 minutes transfer from Nevis Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 196 rooms, suites, two storey cottages and 40 residences. Some include private pools.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants, 3 bars. 3 swimming pools, 10 tennis courts with international pros. 18-hole golf course, complimentary non-motorised watersports school. 12 treatment rooms and spa facility. Health club, hair salon, 2 retail shops, regular entertainment. Complimentary ‘Kids for All Seasons’ for 3 to 9-yearolds operates daily 8.30am - 5.30pm.

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BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS The British Virgin Islands are amongst the world’s best-kept travel secrets. With only 15 of the 60 plus islands and cays of this idyllic archipelago inhabited, they offer unlimited possibilities for adventure or relaxation in breathtaking scenery and untouched beauty. Tortola is the largest of the islands and its lively capital, Road Town, with its friendly ambience and warm-hearted people, never fails to offer visitors a true taste of Caribbean hospitality.

Our Insight… These treasured islands hold many secrets. Enhance your stay by visiting the beautiful National Parks scattered across the islands, as well as plantation estates, churches and copper mines. Regular local ferries mean hopping between islands couldn’t be easier. The islands’ history of slavery and piracy also means the ocean floor is dotted with shipwrecks, making diving and snorkelling in the clear waters even more thrilling.

The ITC Difference... You haven’t truly experienced the British Virgin Islands until you’ve seen it from the water. Whether you’d like to join a group on a boat excursion, get some sailing lessons of your own, or charter a yacht and cruise at leisure for a day or several days, our Concierge team has all the contacts to make it happen.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 15 hours via Antigua with onward connecting flight. Private charters are also available as your onward connection. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly direct from London Gatwick to Antigua.

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PETER ISLAND RESORT & SPA BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS As the largest private island in the British Virgin Islands, this is a natural oasis for those wishing to truly get away from it all and distance themselves from everyday concerns. All accommodation here is spacious and chic, Ocean View Rooms having enjoyed an extensive renovation in recent years with simple, stylish furnishings and all-new luxurious bathrooms. Beach Front Junior Suites are a great choice for those who want direct access to the pristine sands, or there are three truly impressive villas for those wanting complete privacy and luxury. Dining is a delight and ranges from sumptuous meals in the more formal Tradewinds, to beachfront dining at Deadman’s Beach Bar & Grill with the latter hosting a hugely popular Caribbean steel drum band. Serenity is guaranteed at the indulgent 10,000 square feet spa where you can enjoy a wide range of therapies in any of its ten treatment rooms, or for something special, one of the two private outdoor bohios. Keen sailors will appreciate the marina, with its Welcome Centre and Captain’s Lounge, and as you would expect there are watersports galore. With a dive shop on site, diving or snorkelling in the clear waters, which teem with marine life, are a real highlight.

LOCATION Peter Island, 35 minutes boat transfer from Beef Island Airport (Tortola).

ACCOMMODATION 55 rooms, suites and villas set in a private island paradise, including the 6-bedroom Falcon’s Nest Villa with two-tier infinity pool and own fitness suite, three-bedroom Hawk’s Nest and four-bedroom Crow’s Nest Villas.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants and the famous Tradewinds Wine Room. Spa. Tennis, watersports, mountain biking, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and helicopter rides. Private dining can be arranged with a special meal for two on the beach with wine from Tradewinds’ renowned cellar.

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NECKER ISLAND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

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Necker Island is Sir Richard Branson’s private island paradise and is situated in the British Virgin Islands, a stunning and unspoilt area of the Caribbean. Necker will be your own private hideaway for up to 34 guests within The Great House and six Bali Houses. With the island all to yourselves, you can create your very own ‘All Inclusive’ Necker experience – wine and dine however and wherever you want to; choose the sports you’d like to learn; when you want to rise and how late you want to party.

Necker Island, 10 minutes boat transfer from Virgin Gorda, 30 minutes boat transfer from Beef Island Airport, Tortola.

The Great House, known as the heart of the island, houses the Master Suite plus 8 additional bedrooms which can be prepared for twin, single or double occupancy. The Bali Houses are six unique private Balinese Houses dotted around the island, each accommodating a couple or single guest. There is also the Temple House – a suite with infinity pool – and the private Love Temple, both of which sleep two adults and are centrally located on the island. If exclusive hire doesn’t appeal, watch out for ‘Celebration Weeks’ when accommodation is opened up for individual bookings. With a maximum of 17 couples on the 72-acre island at one time, guests can expect unrivalled levels of privacy and space, as well as the chance to socialise over a delicious meal served in a different stunning location each evening.

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ACCOMMODATION Sleeps up to 34 people. The Great House: 7 bedrooms with balconies, one master suite with outdoor bath and Jacuzzi. Six Bali Houses sleeping up to two people and Temple House and Love Temple both sleeping up to 2 people.

FACILITIES Pool, 2 freshwater pools, a swim-up bar and group Jacuzzi. Spa set within the cliff with amazing views. A full range of watersports are available. 2 floodlit tennis courts and tennis coach. Video and music library. Gym.

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ROSEWOOD LITTLE DIX BAY BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Situated just beyond a colourful barrier reef, lapped by gentle blue waters and with a staff to guest ratio of three to one, this resort rewards its discerning guests with an instantaneous retreat from their fast-paced lives. Days here can be spent indulging in the award-winning Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, which provides exceptional treatments, and you’re sure to spend plenty of time on the fabulous beach, enjoying watersports or simply lounging on the golden sands. Children are well catered for too and will love the Rose Buds® children’s programme, and if you can tear yourself away from the resort then the daily ‘beachdrop’ transfers are an experience not to be missed, where you’ll spend the day luxuriating in the idyllic setting of a secluded cove. The Pavilion open-air restaurant serves breakfast, dinner and a delightful afternoon tea, while for contemporary Caribbean cuisine in a more intimate setting head to the superb Sugar Mill restaurant or choose the Beach Grill for a light, alfresco lunch. Thanks to a multi-million-dollar restoration, all of the resort’s beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites, its three restaurants and its gardens will be undergoing a complete facelift, in the months ahead, plus several new signature suites are being added.

LOCATION Virgin Gorda, 20 minutes boat transfer from Beef Island Airport (Tortola). 5 minutes shuttle transfer from Virgin Gorda Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 95 rooms, cottages, suites, beach houses and villas offer a stylish blend of island charm, comfort and convenience. They are nestled amid the lush gardens and shaded footpaths of a half-mile crescent beach.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 1 bar. Sense® 2 swimming pools, spa with indoor and outdoor treatments, fitness centre. 7 tennis courts (complimentary demo racket and tennis balls). Complimentary watersports, snorkelling lessons, hobie cat, kayaks. Rose Buds® children’s programme for 3 to 12-year-olds. Weekly cocktail reception. Nightly movies. The resort will be closed until the end of 2017 for a full renovation. Call or visit our website for the latest information.

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ANGUILLA If you’re looking for luxurious escapism, Anguilla is the perfect destination. Exclusive luxury hotels and gourmet restaurants are easily accessible by well-kept roads due to the island’s flat terrain, as are the unbelievably spectacular beaches. It’s easy to see why the friendly Anguillans are proud of their status as Crown Colony of Britain, and their happy-go-lucky approach to life adds to the sheer enjoyment of this beautiful island.

Our Insight… For a slice of undiscovered paradise Crocus Bay is an unpopulated deserted cove, thanks mainly to its limited access. Reach these quiet shores in a little boat chartered by a friendly local for a truly special beachside experience. For a touch of romance, be sure to stay on the beach and watch the sun set far beyond the horizon. If you’re in Anguilla in March why not attend the local legendary Moonsplash music festival? This four-day event takes place at the Dune Preserve, a funky beachfront bar fashioned from driftwood, and includes shows by reggae artists.

The ITC Difference... Let our Concierge team fill you in on where the best dining hotspots are on the island and book your table for you. Anguilla is renowned for its restaurant scene and though you’ll find an informal atmosphere in most eateries, the quality of the food you’ll enjoy is up there with the best in the world.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 12 hours via Antigua Airport. With onward connecting flight. Private charters are also available as your onward connection. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly direct from London Gatwick to Antigua.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES ANGUILLA ANGUILLA Perfectly placed with two stunning white sand beaches, this property’s modern architecture cleverly blends in with the natural environment and contemporary interiors by designer Kelly Wearstler to create a unique and relaxed vibe, which is perfect for couples and families alike. While the resort has five dining options to tempt you, one evening should certainly be spent at Cobà, its signature restaurant, where you’ll enjoy fabulous food as well as glorious views of Barnes and Meads Bays. Or if you prefer, you can experience the ultimate in private dining in your own villa. Children are welcomed here and respect for the environment and each other lies at the core of the resort’s child and teen programmes. Children aged 4 to 11 years old will love Kids For All Seasons as every day is different with a wide range of indoor and outdoor facilities. For teenagers there is a low-key club room with media centre and magazine library. For quality relaxation the spa offers a broad range of fitness, social, body and energy programmes and the hotel’s glimmering sunset pool is the place to soak up those enchanting views that will stay with you long after you’ve returned to reality.

LOCATION Meads Bay and Barnes Bay, 10 minutes transfer from Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 166 rooms, ranging from expansive and elegant Gardenview Guestrooms to remarkable Beachfront Villas with private pools.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants, 2 bars. 3 swimming pools including an adults-only pool. Spa and fitness centre. Watersports. Kids’ club. Tennis with on site professional.

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MALLIOUHANA ANGUILLA

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At this luxurious, 25-acre resort, lush landscaped gardens wind down towards white sand beaches, offering a calm and relaxing backdrop for your luxury break. Accommodation at Malliouhana is bright, light and spacious, with large patios or terraces in which to take in the spectacular sea views.

Meads Bay, 15 minutes transfer from Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport, or a 25 minute sea shuttle from Princess Juliana International (St Maarteen).

Signature restaurant, The Restaurant at Malliouhana, provides a feast for the taste buds, using fresh local ingredients with Caribbean flair. The Sunset Bar meanwhile offers a prime position with one of the best vantage points on the island. If you’re an active traveller, you’ll be spoilt for choice with a variety of watersports available and a championship golf course nearby. Or if you seek to truly ‘get away from it all’, the resort’s Auberge Spa provides a haven of tranquillity. Signature treatments include the Warm Shell Massage, where large shells activated with minerals, sea ingredients and saltwater creating their own heat, are used to relieve muscle tension. Bliss!

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ACCOMMODATION 44 rooms and suites, including the Two Bedroom Oceanfront Suites with covered patios, sun decks and just steps away from Turtle Cove beach.

FACILITIES Restaurant and bar. 2 freshwater swimming pools and three beaches. Spa. Boutique. Fitness centre, 2 tennis courts, basketball court, bicycles and watersports. Children’s playground and babysitting service available.

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CAP JULUCA ANGUILLA Firstly a word about the beach – it’s simply stunning! The resort is set in 179 acres of tropical gardens, on the crescent-shaped Maundays Bay, where the sands of the beach stretch from one corner of the resort to the other. It’s almost a mile of the most gorgeous white sand beach and the clearest crystal waters. Designed with this natural centrepiece in mind, all the luxurious rooms (several of which feature a private pool) have a sea view and are located in beachfront villas. Just imagine waking each morning to the soft sound of gentle waves outside your villa, as you start your day with breakfast on your patio overlooking the sea. Dining options offer a choice of three restaurants, serving a range of cuisine, including casual fare at the beachfront bistro, Blue, a combination of European and Caribbean fine dining at Pimms, while Spice is a popular bar offering entertainment and light bites with a casual Caribbean flair.

LOCATION Maundays Bay, 20 minutes transfer from Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 69 whitewashed Moorish-style rooms, suites and villas line the picturesque sweep of Maundays Bay.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 2 cocktail lounges. Swimming pool. 3 beach cabanas for spa treatments, which can also be offered in the privacy of your own room. Yoga, Pilates, gym and special cardio centre, watersports, 2 tennis courts, basketball court and golf driving range. Golf is available 5 minutes from the resort. 2 libraries (extensive DVD and book selection), Wifi throughout the hotel.

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ST BARTHS Discerning travellers on a luxury St Barths holiday will soon notice that a certain air of sophistication embodies the whole island; from the luxurious mega-yachts floating in the harbour, to the chic boutiques dotted around the capital, Gustavia. This small but picturesque island’s first known settlers came from Brittany, so it’s little wonder that the place retains the air of an exclusive Mediterranean resort to this day. Proud of its heritage and steeped in fascinating history, visitors here will be charmed by the terracotta-topped homes and Riviera lifestyle. Outside the charming harbour town of Gustavia, verdant, undulating landscapes cover most of the island, making way only for long stretches of pristine, platinum sand, lapped by the inviting ocean beyond

Our Insight… Visit the Carl Gustaf Lounge at The Carl Gustaf Hotel on St Barths for a sunset cocktail and a relaxing, cool atmosphere. Located idyllically on the hillside directly above the island’s pretty capital Gustavia, this is certainly a romantic and memorable spot.

The ITC Difference... St Barths is a haven of French refinement in the Caribbean and nowhere is this more reflected than in the fine dining culture that pervades the island. Some of the most sought after tables are in hotel restaurants, such as Sand Bar at Eden Rock, where our Concierge can make reservations well in advance.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 11 hours 25 minutes via Antigua with onward connecting flight. Private charters are also available as your onward connection. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly direct from London Gatwick to Antigua.

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CHEVAL BLANC ST-BARTH ISLE DE FRANCE ST BARTHS Located in a romantic beachfront setting, this contemporary, plantation-style boutique hotel combines the informal charm of the West Indies with the sophisticated elegance of the south of France. Meanwhile, in the grounds, Garden Cottages are tucked away among shady palms. The exclusive selection of accommodation here ranges from romantic, whitewashed rooms and cottages to sumptuous suites and villas, whose understated luxury allows guests to relax in a truly private space and enjoy the personalised, world-class service on offer. Dining, as you can imagine, is a focal point with La Case de l’Isle restaurant overlooking the stunning Baie des Flamands and offering a wide variety of dishes. Guests can indulge in the experience of the new Spa partner Natura Bissé & Intraceuticals which provides the ultimate in relaxation and the latest in skincare technology. Enjoy a range of activities including a trip to the secluded Colombier Beach, which is only accessible on foot or by boat.

LOCATION Anse des Flamands beach, 5 minutes transfer from St Jean Airport and 5 minutes transfer from Gustavia harbour.

ACCOMMODATION 40 rooms, suites and villas which include a two-bedroom Beach Suite with Jacuzzi, romantic Hillside Villa & Bungalows and the two-bedroom Fisherman Cottage. Four luxury one-bedroom Beach Suites with infinity pool right on the beach are also available. The three-bedroom Flamands Villas offer exclusivity, privacy and luxury and are located directly on the beach with their own private infinity plunge pool.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 1 bar. Swimming pool. Natura Bissé & Intraceuticals Spa. Fitness centre. Watersports include snorkelling and deep sea fishing. Horse riding and sailing nearby.

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EDEN ROCK ST BARTHS

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This one-time Caribbean hideaway of Greta Garbo is one of the finest boutique hotels in the Caribbean, perched on top of a rocky promontory affording spectacular views. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the village of St Jean, making it perfect for those who wish to experience all of the exclusive delights St Barths has to offer, including vibrant shops, boutiques, quaint bars and restaurants.

St Jean, 5 minutes transfer from St Jean Airport.

The stunning beachfront rooms and suites overlook the sea while, on the rock itself, large loft suites enjoy 360º panoramic views and an opulent ‘themed’ suite gives guests a taste of their very own slice of heaven. For state of the art decadence, why not try Villa Nina or Villa Rockstar? Dining on the island is a real delight, endorsed by the fact that the locals dine out here regularly. At Eden Rock, for lunch or dinner try the relaxed Sand Bar with casual beach ambience and at night, head for the On The Rocks restaurant, followed by cocktails high over the reef. Both restaurants boast menus created by world famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

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ACCOMMODATION 32 stunning rooms comprising cabins, cottages and suites including the new Christopher Columbus Suite perfect for two, situated on top of the rocks with an air conditioned terrace providing endess sea views. Plus two ultraluxe villas with private gardens and pools.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Fully serviced beach with sunbeds and umbrellas. Massage and other beauty treatments available. Complimentary watersports including kayaks and snorkelling. Hobie cats, scuba diving and windsurfing also available plus Eden Rock’s boats for rent. Edenbeeing boutique and art gallery.

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LE GUANAHANI ST BARTHS A charming oasis of luxury overlooking the two beaches of Grand Cul de Sac and Marigot Bay, Le Guanahani sits on its own 16-acre private peninsula. This modern, minimalist retreat offers an effortless fusion of elegance, serenity and informal relaxation. The Creole-style cottages and suites all have private terraces with either a garden view or a sea view, as well as indulgent details such as Clarins products and for extra luxury, the Wellness Suite boasts private spa access. Guests here enjoy a delightfully slow pace of life, along with indulgent treatments at the spa and fine cuisine in the two atmospheric restaurants. The main dining venue is Indigo serving a full American breakfast buffet, an à la carte lunch daily and dinner on select nights, as well as Bartolomeo, a candlelit setting in the hotel’s gardens. For a dining experience with a difference, there’s the ‘Cook Your Catch Programme’, a deep-sea Atlantic fishing excursion in combination with a chef-prepared dinner. For families there are kids’ clubs, family suites and inter-connecting rooms. There is also a variety of complimentary watersports available, alongside the Diving School, which offers beginners’ lessons and an array of excursions, including a reef dive, night dive and wreck dive.

LOCATION Anse de Grand Cul de Sac, 10 minutes transfer from St Jean Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 67 rooms and suites, comprising 30 rooms and 37 suites, of which 14 have their own private swimming pool.

FACILITIES 2 beach restaurants, 1 gourmet dining restaurant and bar. 2 swimming pools. Spa by Clarins, hairdresser by Frederic Fekkai. Complimentary tennis courts, fitness centre, kids’ club, non-motorised watersports. Boat excursions, jet ski, and scuba diving available on site.

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JAMAICA Jamaica is the largest of the English-speaking Caribbean islands and one of contrasts, where upbeat reggae rhythms lull visitors to enjoy its laid back charm. Great beaches can be found at Negril on the western tip, while along the north shore, from Montego Bay to Ocho Rios, the countryside becomes more tropical and verdant. Head to the island’s interior and visitors will discover the striking Port Antonio region, well known for its Blue Mountain range and famed for its spectacular river rafting.

Our Insight‌ For a fun day out, whether as a couple, with the family or in a larger group, visit the magnificent YS Falls. This jungle led, tropical adventure comprises seven spectacular tiered waterfalls, a maze of zip wires across the rainforest canopy, and large spring pools for either basking in or rubber tubing!

The ITC Difference... Glide past queues and through security plus enjoy use of a dedicated lounge with our VIP airport service in Jamaica.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -5 hours Flying time: 9 hours 45 minutes (direct to Montego Bay) or 10 hours 15 minutes (direct to Kingston.) Virgin Atlantic flies direct from London Gatwick to Montego Bay and British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick to Kingston.

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JAMAICA INN JAMAICA Since first opening its doors in the 1950s, Jamaica Inn has consistently been regarded as one of the best-loved small luxury resorts in the Caribbean, with a key feature being its secluded golden sand beach, considered by many to be the best on the island. Six sheltered acres house 52 spacious, colonial-style suites and luxury cottages; each suite overlooks the sea with a large furnished private balcony or verandah, and the cottages boast sensational views, most with private infinity pools. The emphasis here is on relaxation and goes as far as there being no televisions (although Wifi is provided) ensuring respite from everyday life. Lunch is a leisurely hour or so spent at the beachside restaurant and, in the evening, dinner follows cocktails on the terrace and is enjoyed under the stars on the romantic terrace. With such fabulous food and a menu that changes daily, it’s well worth contemplating the all-inclusive option. For those who love to be pampered the Ocean Spa is a ‘must’; you can indulge in a wide selection of massage and beauty treatments. Or why not take a boat trip with Tony and Marvin, who know all the best spots and will also take you to the nearby Dunn’s River Falls before the crowds arrive.

LOCATION Ocho Rios, 90 minutes transfer from Sangster International Airport (Montego Bay) or Norman Manley International Airport (Kingston).

ACCOMMODATION 52 Suites including the famous White Suite and 7 luxurious cottages which boast outdoor showers and infinity pools.

FACILITIES Restaurant, 2 bars. Swimming pool. Ocean Spa. Complimentary snorkelling, kayaks and sunfish sailing. Croquet, library, regular live music, exercise room. Tennis and golf available nearby.

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ROUND HILL HOTEL & VILLAS JAMAICA

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Originally the private haven of legendary glitterati such as Noel Coward, Cole Porter, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy, this fabled gem still retains a charming private club atmosphere where all guests can feel right at home. It’s a stylish boutique resort which really does have something for everyone where luxuriant gardens surround a calm, secluded cove with a golden sand beach.

12 kilometres from Montego Bay, 20 minutes transfer from Sangster International Airport.

Oceanfront rooms have all been designed by Ralph Lauren and all villa suites and villas have a personal housekeeper who will prepare breakfast for you every morning. A world-class spa, which uses Elemis products, fills the 18th century Great House at the edge of the sea and there’s even an ‘All About Me’ teens spa menu for 12 to 16-year-olds. For children aged 3 to 12 years old The Pineapple Kids’ Club is open daily from 9am to 5pm, entertaining them with activities and story hour.

ACCOMMODATION 36 Oceanfront Rooms, plus 27 villas (most with their own private pools) booked as villa suites or complete villas.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 3 bars. Infinity swimming pool. Round Hill Spa. Watersports and PADI diving school. Floodlit tennis (with free kids’ clinic July-August). Pineapple Kids Club for ages 3 to12 years olds.

Two restaurants feature the award-winning cuisine of executive Chef Martin Maginley. Indulge in sundowners at sunset followed by a delicious meal served with a view of the sea in the stylish Grill at Round Hill or on The Seaside Terrace overlooking Round Hill Bay. All in all the resort is the last word in style and total relaxation.

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HALF MOON JAMAICA As the name suggests, this resort is built around a perfect crescent-shaped sandy beach and is one of the Caribbean’s longest-established and much loved resorts. With a boutique atmosphere despite its overall size, its low-rise, whitewashed Georgian-style villas and cottages are dotted through beautifully landscaped gardens. This is a place where you can do as much or as little as you please but do make the time to swim with dolphins at the resort’s Dolphin Lagoon. As well as all the facilities you’d expect, there are a few that you wouldn’t, like the equestrian centre and pony park. However, if that all sounds too energetic, you can always relax in the resort’s enormous 68,000 square feet Fern Tree Spa. Dining is a leisurely activity too, at all of the four restaurants, with The Seagrape Terrace making an ideal rustic breakfast and lunch setting, whilst the Sugar Mill restaurant is perfect for romantic dinners. There’s also a children’s village, with planned activities for 3 to 12-year-olds, meaning that you can take time for yourself, whilst your little ones have the time of their lives.

LOCATION Montego Bay, 15 minutes transfer from Sangster International Airport (Montego Bay).

ACCOMMODATION 197 rooms, suites and cottages as well as four, five, six and sevenbedroom private luxury villas, numbering 31 in total, each with private butler, cook and housekeeper, swimming pool and two golf carts.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants, beach barbecue, 6 bars, cafe. Swimming pool with swim-up bar. Spa. 2 tennis courts, non-motorised watersports, sailing, horse riding, bicycles and a dive shop. Yacht charters. Fitness centre, library and on-site shopping mall (shuttle bus available around the resort).

GOLDENEYE JAMAICA This lush, 52-acre estate is home to private beaches, secret coves and a seawater lagoon; perfect for fun on the water or a simple dose of seclusion and tranquillity. All accommodation is beautifully appointed and with a choice of beach access, ocean views or an over-water lagoon location, and new for 2016 were 26 contemporary, free-standing Beach Huts. The superlative Fleming Villa sits apart from the wider resort and boasts five bedrooms, its own secluded beach, pool, gardens and dedicated staff. It is here that Ian Fleming penned all 14 of his James Bond novels. At meal times choose classic, low key dining at the poolside Bizot Bar, or in the sensational treetop setting of The Gazebo for a real culinary treat. Elsewhere you could enjoy a treatment at the unique FieldSpa and children can get creative at the kids’ club, or learn watersports skills from trained lifeguards.

LOCATION Oracabessa Bay, 90 minutes road transfer or 25 minute helicopter ride from Sangster International Airport (Montego Bay). 10 minutes from Ian Fleming International Airport for private jets and private charters from Sangster International Airport (Montego Bay).

ACCOMMODATION 55 luxurious bedrooms over 9 Beach Villas, 2 Lagoon Villas, 6 Lagoon Cottages, 2 Oceanfront Villas, 1 Lagoon Hut and 26 Beach Huts. Additionally there is The Fleming Villa, which sleeps up to 10 guests in 5 bedrooms.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 3 bars. 3 swimming pools. Lagoon. Spa. Lagoon rafting. Stand-up paddle boarding, mountain biking, tennis. Yoga. Kayaking Snorkelling, fishing trips, jet skiing. Children’s entertainment. PLEASE VISIT OUR WE B S I T E F O R T H E L A T E S T P RI C E S AN D O F F E RS W W W . I TCL U XU R YT R AVE L . C O. U K

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TURKS & CAICOS With only eight of these 40 ruggedly beautiful islands inhabited, this unspoilt paradise offers a wealth of untouched natural beauty. The crystal clear waters serve as some of the best diving spots in the world and are home to the world’s largest coral reefs, with over 250 miles to explore. For fine dining and boutique shopping, head to Turtle Cove on the island of Providenciales, or Provo as the locals call it.

Our Insight‌ The waters here teem with life and from late January through to early April the island falls within the path of migrating North Atlantic Humpback Whales. But every month a truly theatrical performance takes place around the full moon as the Ocean Glow Worms light up the Providenciales waters during their mating process, a unique and magical experience that can be viewed on sunset cruises and boat tours.

The ITC Difference... Planning a proposal or romantic surprise? Let us charter a yacht out to one of the many deserted paradise islands in this archipelago. Our Concierge team can arrange a gourmet picnic, beach barbecue or whatever grand gesture you could wish for!

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -5 hours Flying time: 12 hours (including a stop en route) British Airways flies direct from London Heathrow with a stop in Antigua or via Miami to Providenciales. American Airlines also flies from London Heathrow to Providenciales via Miami.

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AMANYARA TURKS & CAICOS This stylish and exclusive hideaway, with its pristine reefs and secluded beaches, is home to some of the world’s most spectacular snorkelling and diving. Amanyara or ‘peaceful place’ exudes a quintessentially Caribbean beauty and its 38 timber and shingle pavilions are made largely from glass and wood, with each pavilion and suite nestled on the edge of tranquil ‘ponds’ facing private pools, or in the case of Ocean Pavilions, elevated 15-20 feet above the shoreline. Boasting an open-plan bedroom and living room and two sweeping terraces with sunken tables, cushions, sun mats and twin sunbeds, they are blissful retreats. Offering exclusive privacy within the resort are the 20 villas, from nature-ensconced Tranquillity Villas to Beach Villas with direct access to the powdery white sands. In the resort itself you can immerse yourself in yoga classes from the luxury of your pavilion, visit the island’s nature discovery centre, or for total relaxation the spa beckons. Offering the finest classic Asian and modern Mediterranean cuisine, with fresh succulent seafood as an emphasis, dining here is a delight with indoor or alfresco dining options available. After dinner, guests can relax and unwind on the resort’s expansive terrace with uninterrupted views of the ocean beyond.

LOCATION Providenciales, 25 minutes transfer from Providenciales International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 36 Pavilions, some with ocean views others with pools, 2 two-bedroom Pool Pavilion Suites and 20 Villas with three, four or five bedrooms and the 6 bedroomed Amanyara villa with personal Villa Host and Villa Chef.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Swimming pool, library, Nature Discovery Centre. ‘The Spa’ and wellness facility, yoga, Watsu pool, fitness centre. Snorkelling, scuba diving, hobie cats, boogie boards, stand-up paddle boards and kayaks. Tennis, boutique, beach club and a screening room.

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With those inviting waters right on your doorstep, let our Concierge arrange a day of sailing and snorkelling during your stay.

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COMO PARROT CAY TURKS & CAICOS Set on 1,000 acres of secluded bliss, on a stunning private island, here you can laze your days away in the crystal waters surrounding the island, or take a relaxing dip in the impressive drop-edge pool overlooking the sea. Accommodation is modern and stylish, with stunning rooms and suites offering views of the spectacular scenery. For something truly special, the bespoke, stand-alone villas provide the seclusion of a private residence coupled with the service of a luxury hotel. A four-poster bed and private plunge pool make the One Bedroom Beach Villa a perfect choice for honeymooners. There are also two-bedroomed Beach Houses and Villas and the superlative COMO Villa, which boasts three double bedrooms, spacious living and dining areas and a large, heated swimming pool. Choose to dine in-room, or sample the delicious array of Asian and Caribbean cuisine at the poolside Lotus Restaurant or Mediterranean fare courtesy of the Terrace restaurant. The ‘pièce de résistance’ of this resort has to be the award-winning COMO Shambhala Retreat, hailed as ‘the’ place to experience a vast range of Eastern-inspired therapies. There are nine treatment rooms, yoga and Pilates studios, sauna and steam rooms, an infinity pool and outdoor Jacuzzi. Surrounded by nature, the therapies, activities and rejuvenating exercise programmes will help you fully relax into the island’s way of life.

LOCATION Parrot Cay, 60 minutes transfer by car and private boat from Providenciales International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 70 rooms, suites, Beach Houses, Beach Villas and Private Residences. COMO Suites have stunning vistas and private balconies. Beach Houses and Beach Villas have private plunge or swimming pools. Private Residences enjoy the utmost seclusion.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Infinity-edge swimming pool. COMO Shambhala Retreat Spa, gym, complimentary daily yoga and Pilates classes. Complimentary non-motorised watersports. 2 floodlit tennis courts, library. Diving nearby. Babysitting available.

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BAHAMAS Stretching over 600 miles of crystal-clear water, most of the 700 beautifully unspoilt islands in the Bahamas chain of islands are uninhabited. This is truly an area of contrasts. The capital of New Providence Island, Nassau, is a bustling and sophisticated centre offering an abundance of duty-free shopping, fine dining and a vibrant nightlife. In complete contrast, the Out Islands are ideal for excursions and provide plenty in the way of rest and relaxation.

Our Insight… For one of the most extraordinary experiences in the Caribbean take a trip out to the Exuma Cays. Having made your way to the southernmost coastline, aptly named Pig Beach, you can swim in the shallows alongside the isle’s wild pigs and watch them play on the water’s edge.

The ITC Difference... Because we’re a global luxury tour operator, our Travel Specialists can recommend the perfect twin or multi-centre escapes for those who wish to experience more than one destination during their holiday. The Bahamas are so close to Florida that a stay on the islands makes the perfect addition to a chic city holiday in Miami.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -5 hours Flying time: 9 hours 30 minutes (direct) British Airways flies direct from London Heathrow to Nassau.

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ONE&ONLY OCEAN CLUB BAHAMAS Paradise found! World-class luxury abounds in this secluded haven of elegance, sophistication and exemplary personal service. The accommodation is everything you’d expect, sumptuous and inviting, with every suite, villa and garden cottage providing a personalised butler service with champagne and strawberries delivered every afternoon. The refurbished Hartford Wing is a particular highlight. This playground of world-class golf, tennis and spa indulgences has been entertaining the world’s elite for more than 50 years, but never ceases to improve. The excellent 18-hole, Tom Weiskopf-designed championship course is surrounded on three sides by the glittering Caribbean Sea, while the One&Only Spa offers a comprehensive selection of traditional Asian spa rituals, all enhanced with Bahamian touches. Or you could simply recline by the resort’s expansive infinity pool. In the evenings, indulge in the gourmet French and Asian cuisine of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at Dune restaurant or dine at Ocean Grill with its superb position perched just above the shoreline. Afterwards guests can round off the evening with a fine vintage wine or cigar in The Library or a romantic stroll through the remarkable Versailles gardens with their marble sculptures and 12th century Augustinian arches.

LOCATION Paradise Island, 40 minutes transfer from Nassau International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 105 rooms, suites and villas with spacious balconies and patios. Residential-style villas perched above the beach with private infinity pools, as well as garden cottages, offer more spacious living areas for families.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 2 bars. 3 swimming pools. Spa and fitness centre with personal training. Har-Tru tennis courts, Tom Weiskopf’s 18-hole golf course. Fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling and sailing. Luxury yacht charter available.

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CAYMAN ISLANDS Comprising Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, these beautiful islands located in the shimmering waters of the western Caribbean offer visitors a tranquil sanctuary, which encourages holidaymakers to return. An abundance of experiences to enjoy at dusk or dawn, from gourmet restaurants, secluded beaches and infinite possibilities for watersports, to exotic wildlife, sub-tropical forests and pristine wetlands, mean you’ll never be short of something to stimulate your senses.

Our Insight… Made up of three islands, which are actually the tops of a submerged mountain range called the Cayman Ridge, the islands’ limestone rock mean there are no rivers, and the consequent lack of ‘run-off’ ensure the surrounding sea is astonishingly clear. A sight not to miss is the sea’s bioluminescence, where light is created by plants and creatures. It occurs all over the world, but rarely in such spectacular concentration, and can be particularly enjoyed on an evening kayaking trip.

The ITC Difference... With such clear waters, this is the perfect place to experience scuba diving for the first time. Let our Concierge team book in a few beginners’ lessons for you. Or, if you’re a more experienced diver, we can pre-book all the equipment you’ll need for some truly spectacular dives.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -5 hours Flying time: 12 hours 5 minutes (including stop en route) British Airways flies direct from London Heathrow with a stop in Nassau.

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THE RITZ-CARLTON, GRAND CAYMAN GRAND CAYMAN From the moment guests arrive, the superb personalised service at this resort makes a stay here relaxing and memorable. By day, the captivating views of the sea and white sandy beach will leave their mark, while unforgettable evenings leave their imprint too; whether during a night’s snorkelling experience, delectable dining at Blue by Eric Ripert, or on a moonlit stroll on Seven Mile Beach. Spanning 144 acres, sea to sea, from Seven Mile Beach to the North Sound, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman offers its guests one-of-a-kind experiences at its five-star facilities, which include: an award-winning la prairie spa, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Grand Cayman (a nine-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman), and a tennis centre by world-renowned Nick Bolletieri. Guests can also participate in Jean-Michel Cousteau’s ‘Ambassadors of the Environment’ eco-adventure programme, which introduces guests of all ages to the natural wonders of the Cayman Islands, as well as enjoying nightly movies under the stars. The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman offers a collection of restaurants and lounges, each promising its own epicurean journey, with the Sunday Champagne Brunch at Seven a ‘must-do’ during your stay.

LOCATION Seven Mile Beach, 10 minutes transfer from Grand Cayman International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 375 guestrooms and suites. 22 Residential Suites with two and three bedrooms with butler service available. Guests can enhance their experience with the comfort of The Ritz-Carlton Club Level accommodations.

FACILITIES 5 restaurants including Blue by Eric Ripert. 2 swimming pools and a seafront Jacuzzi. Spa and fitness centre. Comprehensive watersports programme. 9-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman. The Courts by Nick Bollettieri Starfish Cay, an interactive water attraction and playground for families.

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BERMUDA A destination of unique charm, situated in the Northern Hemisphere, Bermuda’s seasons match those of Europe, making it the perfect summer holiday destination. Often described as ‘the prettiest island in the world’, this impressive statement is brought to life by its rocky coves and pink coral beaches, which are complemented by the uniquely Bermudan, brightly coloured, colonial buildings. It offers visitors everything, from spectacular underwater kingdoms and world-class golf courses to designer spas and wonderful cuisine, plus in 2017 plays host to sailing’s American Cup.

Our Insight… Enjoy whale spotting beyond the reefs of South Shore during March and April, while you sip the island’s most famous tipple, a dark’n’stormy (made with ginger beer and Black Seal Rum) as your feet are tenderly tickled by the famous pink sands. It’s also one of the best places in the world for wreck diving and its British connection provides it with a unique home from home feel, with plenty of historical sights, pastel houses and churches.

The ITC Difference... Golf is huge on the island, with some truly impressive courses, all of which our Concierge can pre-book tee times and equipment for. We’d recommend that fans of the fairways try out the courses at Tucker’s Point, Mid Ocean Club and Port Royal to name but a few.

Getting there... Time difference: GMT -4 hours Flying time: 7 hours 20 minutes (direct) British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick.

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ROSEWOOD TUCKER’S POINT BERMUDA This serene and sophisticated resort boasts 88 stylish rooms and is the perfect place to sink your toes into the soft pink sand of Bermuda and relax. It’s also bursting with an array of superb facilities including tennis at Tucker’s Point Club, a fitness centre and dive centre. On an island famous for its golfing facilities it’s only appropriate that this resort is situated within the bounds of a world-class golf course, the 18hole, par-70 Tucker’s Point Golf Course, with its Clubhouse located on a panoramic hilltop, featuring a fully stocked Golf Pro Shop and Sul Verde, a rustic and regionally inspired Italian dining experience. During the summer, children aged 5 to 12 years old can enjoy the Camp Seahorse Children’s programme where they can take tennis lessons, try a golf clinic, and even have cooking lessons. There are also daily swims at the Beach Club Fountain Pool. While they play, the adults may wish to sample the delights of SENSE®Spa, for some serious pampering.

LOCATION Hamilton Parish, 15 minutes transfer from Bermuda International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 88 rooms and suites, all finely decorated in classic British seaside style.

FACILITIES 3 restaurant and 3 bars. 4 swimming pools. Spa. Dive and watersports centre, 18-hole premier golf course, fitness beach club, tennis centre and kids’ club. Guests also have access to scooter and bicycle rentals. A tram operates continuously throughout the luxury resort.

CAMBRIDGE BEACHES RESORT & SPA BERMUDA This much-loved adult-only resort, is situated on a 30-acre peninsula encircled by panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean; a true sanctuary from the everyday. Stylish rooms are located within individual cottages, which can also be taken on an exclusive basis. The resort has four private beaches, beautifully manicured gardens and is only a short ferry ride to Bermuda’s capital, Hamilton. Get active with watersports and golf, or escape to the resort’s two-level European Spa and fitness centre and enjoy some pampering. The upper level resembles a Roman style solarium, whilst downstairs you’ll find seven treatment rooms and a vast menu of treatments. Dining options include Breezes, the informal beachside restaurant, the Tamarisk dining room or in the picturesque location of the terrace with a stunning view overlooking Mangrove Bay.

LOCATION Somerset, 50 minutes transfer from Bermuda International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 87 rooms, suites and cottages with pastel pink exteriors. Pool Suites, unique to the island, have their own plunge pool situated on premier positions on the peninsula. The Cambridge Suites and Windswept Cottage all boast panoramic views.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 3 bars. Multi-tiered infinity pool. 10,000 square foot spa and fitness centre. Meditation garden and yoga studio. Boat rentals (either motor or sail), croquet, kayaking, on-site pitch and putt golf, snorkelling, 3 tennis courts (tennis pro on request), indoor pools and hot tub, bicycle and moped rental on-site. Preferential tee-off times and green fees at 6 PGA golf courses on the island. PLEASE VISIT OUR WE B S I T E F O R T H E L A T E S T P RI C E S AN D O F F E RS W W W . I TCL U XU R YT R AVE L . C O. U K

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MEXICO This ancient land of the Maya and Aztec civilisations offers a wealth of unforgettable experiences to savour. Travellers here will discover the spectacular temples of Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Tulum and enjoy some of Mexico’s finest beaches fringed by stylish, contemporary resorts in Riviera Maya. Alternatively, choose to holiday on the country’s western side, in Los Cabos, which sits at the tip of the Baja California peninsula. Here you’ll find an atmosphere of refined luxury and natural beauty perfect for a twin-centre break with the US or a holiday all of its own.

Our Insight… The Yucatán Peninsula may boast beautiful beaches and coves, but it also sizzles with energy. Cancun has restaurants, bars and clubs as well as some magnificent beaches. Crunch away on a taco with the Caribbean Sea sparkling in the distance. Bask in the tropical sun and enjoy a mojito (or tequila) before heading out to bars and clubs at night.

The ITC Difference... Love Mexican food? Many hotels offer cookery classes with their top chefs so you can take a taste of your holiday home with you. Ask your Travel Specialist about the resorts with the best restaurants or ask our Concierge team to arrange classes once you’ve booked.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT -6 hours Flying time: 10 hours 20 minutes to Cancun (direct). 15 hours 5 minutes to Los Cabos International Airport via Dallas Fort Worth. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly direct from London Gatwick to Cancun. British Airways flies direct from London Heathrow to Dallas Fort Worth with onward connections to San Jose del Cabo. .

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ROSEWOOD MAYAKOBA RIVIERA MAYA Nestled on a mile-long white crescent beach, this is a real showstopper, with each of its 130 suites having its own private plunge pool and some featuring secluded rooftop sun decks. Dining options include cuisine at both the signature restaurant of Casa Del Lago, where you can enjoy alfresco Mediterranean dishes, and at Punta Bonita, which serves more traditional Mexican fare and has stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. Alternatively, you can enjoy private dining in your suite, with your personal butler catering to your every whim. If you’re looking for a real taste of Mexico, then head to Agave Azul Tequila Library & Sushi Bar, where the resident tequila experts are happy to share their insights on this traditional beverage. Indulge yourself at Sense, a Rosewood Spa®, with facilities including a heated pool, fully equipped gym, juice bar, saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzi, cold plunge pool and relaxation areas, as well as yoga and meditation classes.

LOCATION Riviera Maya, 45 minutes transfer from Cancun International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 130 beautifully crafted suites including the new 3-bedroom Casa Laguna Villa. All suites border sheltered lagoons of the Caribbean Sea and offer open space tranquillity, contemporary furnishings, rooftop sundecks and large outdoor terraces.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 2 bars. 3 pools including an infinity-edge swimming pool. Spa and yoga classes. Championship golf course. Non-motorised watersports including snorkelling on the world’s second largest reef. Eco tour with the resident biologist. Horse riding. Children’s club and services.

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NIZUC RESORT & SPA RIVIERA MAYA

LOCATION

With its beautiful stretch of sandy beach, serene infinity pool and ultra-luxe feel, it is hard to believe that this luxury resort lies just 10 minutes transfer from Cancun Airport. Yet here you are transported into an elegant paradise, where highend contemporary design mingles with references to mystical Mayan culture.

Riviera Maya, 10 minutes transfer from Cancun Airport.

Accommodation is spacious and stylishly appointed, with options ranging from plush, comfortable double rooms to lavish suites, some with their own pool. For the ultimate luxury Riviera Maya holiday the villas here are hard to beat; complete with private courtyard, garden and pool, you’ll feel like a true VIP.

ACCOMMODATION 274 rooms and suites, from generously proportioned rooms to lavish suites and villas.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges. 5 swimming pools. Spa, fitness centre. Kids’ club. Non-motorised watersports. Access to golf and fishing nearby.

When it comes to dining, this resort doesn’t disappoint either, with six restaurants offering diverse and delicious food. Sample traditional Mexican cuisine at Ramona; Peruvian fare at Ni or Asian fusion dishes at Indochine; whatever your choice your taste buds will thank you! Throughout the resort there is plenty to please every holidaymaker. Five swimming pools and two beaches – one adult-only – ensure a balance between ‘grown-up’ luxury and family-friendly space. The Winik’s Kids Club provides care and entertainment to 4 to 12-year-olds, while the NIZUC Spa by ESPA is 30,000 square feet of pure luxury and indulgence, dedicated to your wellbeing.

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ONE&ONLY PALMILLA LOS CABOS Located on its very own peninsula, overlooking Los Cabos, this resort boasts the area’s only swimmer-friendly beach, as well as incredible, expansive views of the Pacific Ocean or Sea of Cortez from the private terrace of every room and suite. Accommodation is elegant and stylish, with subtle, Mexican décor that lends a real sense of place. All rooms and suites also enjoy a personal butler service, and throughout the resort intuitive service comes as standard. Four excellent restaurants provide sublime gourmet menus. The innovative Suviche restaurant offers an impressive selection of fresh sushi and ceviches, while at SEARED, overseen by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, you can dine on mouth-watering fine steaks and delicious fresh seafood. Relax and unwind at the indulgent spa, or golfers will love the 27-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed championship course.

LOCATION Los Cabos, 20 minutes transfer from San Jose del Cabo Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 172 rooms and suites, and 1 Villa Cortez , all with private patio or balcony and 24-hour butler service.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants, 2 bars. 2 infinity-edge swimming pools, 1 children’s pool. One&Only Spa. Jack Nicklaus golf course. Deep-sea fishing, snorkelling, diving, seasonal whale-watching. Adventure tours into the Baja Desert. KidsOnly Club.

LAS VENTANAS AL PARAISO, A ROSEWOOD RESORT LOS CABOS This stunning all-suite, oceanfront property by Rosewood Resorts is spectacularly located on the Mexican Baja Peninsula and boasts fabulous views along with a whole host of first-class facilities. All accommodation is luxuriously spacious and appointed with a real sense of place. With direct beach access, private pool and a dedicated Villa Host, the Two-bedroom Beachfront Signature Villa is a real highlight. For those indulgent moments you’ll find a range of sumptuous treatments at the decadent The Spa at Las Ventanas, whilst those who like to stay active with love the tennis facilities, fitness room and ample watersports including kayaking, sailing, deep sea and sport fishing, snorkelling and scuba diving. If you want to venture further afield a range of excursions available include whale watching trips and sunset cruises. In fact, the hotel boasts its own vessel, Las Ventanas Yacht, so you can sail the seas in the lap of luxury.

LOCATION San Jose del Cabo, 20 minutes transfer from San Jose del Cabo Airport

ACCOMMODATION 83 suites and villas.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants. 7 swimming pools and Spa at Las Ventanas.

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CARIBBEAN VILLAS The Best of Both Worlds… Why not consider a luxury villa holiday for your next Caribbean break? Villas provide flexibility, freedom and space, without compromising on the first class service and amenities you can expect in a five-star resort. Most private villas come with a housekeeper as standard and you can add to this with a cook, laundress, butler and gardener depending on how much or little you wish to do. One of the heights of luxury is to own a holiday home, but even if you do have a bolt hole in sunnier climes there’s one potential drawback.... you can’t take it with you around the world! So if you prefer the privacy, exclusivity and very personal comforts of a home as opposed to a hotel, but still yearn for variety of destination, you’ll be a ready convert to villa living. Location and size play a big part in selecting the right villa for you, whether you require a secluded beachside spo for a larger family gathering, a small and romantic villa for a special celebration for two, or a sensational base for a family to explore cultural delights. Because each villa is so distinctive our specialist sales team can guide you with their expert knowledge to ensure that you find the perfect villa for you and the holiday you have in mind. You also might be pleasantly surprised at how cost-effective a luxury villa holiday can be.

A Few of Our Favourites We offer some of the most exclusive villas in the world and in the Caribbean we boast an exceptional and diverse portfolio which has developed during our years of experience and through the strong partnerships we have forged. Here are just two of our favourite destinations for villa holidays and some of the reasons why…

BARBADOS

MUSTIQUE

Exclusivity and privacy is paramount and the villas in our programme boast some of the most desirable and private locations on the island, from villas on the legendary West Coast to more secluded, windswept locations on the island. Barbados has a wealth of leisure and sporting activities, plus an abundance of supermarkets, along with diverse dining options, making a villa the perfect choice.

This beautiful, privately owned and tiny island is just one mile by three miles and is an inspired choice for those seeking a slower pace of life. Each villa in Mustique boasts a different architectural style, such as Caribbean Gingerbread, Tuscan and Balinese, and they are some of the most stunning villas in the Caribbean. An ideal destination for families, the beaches of Mustique are pristine and there are only ever a couple of vehicles, mainly golf carts and a few taxis, on the roads.

The ITC Difference…

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Should you wish, we can arrange high-end car hire for your maximum freedom and flexibility. Driving is on the left-hand side and although the signposts may be a little eccentric, the island is only 21 miles by 14 miles, so you can’t get too lost! Let ITC Luxury Travel pre-book your vehicle and have it delivered to your villa when convenient. So don’t forget to pack your driving licence!

The house party atmosphere that prevails on the island of Mustique, with its dramatic soft sand beaches and a laidback pace of life, make it the perfect location to enjoy a luxury experience in your very own ‘home from home’. There are several picturesque picnic sites on the island which are perfect for parties; your villa staff can make all of the arrangements so you can simply enjoy the food, the company and the view.

If you’re seeking a villa holiday to a different Caribbean destination, such as Anguilla, St Lucia or the British Virgin Islands, please call our Travel Specialists for more information.

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INDIAN OCEAN Imagine the clichés you’d most associate with the Indian Ocean’s islands: white sands, crystal blue waters, vibrant coral reefs, flavoursome cuisine, thatched over-water accommodation and swaying palms. Then make your first visit to the region with us and realise that all you imagined is indeed real; these islands are a blueprint for paradise itself. The Maldives weave their magic through a double chain of twentysix atolls south-west of India, the definition of isolated beauty. Hosting some of the world’s finest luxury properties makes this exclusive region even more intoxicating, creating a space of true relaxation to get as far away from the stresses and strains of modern life as possible. Mauritius offers a diverse experience for travellers to her shores, with all the coastal attractions you’d expect of a stunning island nation such as this, but with plenty to entice you further inland too, such as the Black River Gorges National Park with its fascinating flora and fauna. Dining on the island is an unforgettable experience – a unique mix of Chinese, French, Indian, Creole and African cultures creating a fantastic fusion of flavours. Over one hundred islands are scattered in random perfection throughout the warm tropical waters of the Indian Ocean to create the Seychelles, a place of incredible natural beauty. When you’re not enjoying the pristine beaches, you’ll be able to play on the greens of the picturesque golf courses or take a guided nature walk to meet the giant ancient tortoises. In fact, nature is at the heart of every element of the wonders of these islands, so make the most of the opportunities to interact with their finest species, from watching the turtles come ashore to lay their eggs on the beach to exploring the magical prehistoric forest of Vallée de Mai.

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MALDIVES A combination of perfect geography, climate, culture and environment has moulded together in the Indian Ocean to create the Maldives, an equatorial country made up of 1,190 coral islands formed around atolls. Exceptional is the only word to describe the marine habitat here, where an underwater world teems with life. On land you’ll find the people and the customs just as intoxicating. Place this backdrop behind world-class luxury resorts and you have paradise found.

Our Insight... For competent scuba divers, the 1981 Maldives Victory wreck just 10 minutes from Male airport, is a challenging and stupendous dive site. The fossil encrusted wreckage is now a marine-laden goldmine, stretching 110 metres; expect to see batfish, barracudas and even the odd sea turtle. Due to its depth and strong currents, this is not a dive recommended for novices.

The ITC Difference… Sending so many discerning travellers to the Maldives year-on-year means we are well placed to offer those extra touches that make a holiday experience from great to exceptional. Feeling romantic? Ask our Concierge service about a private sandbank dinner for two. Holidaying with the family? We’ll find the perfect accommodation and an island resort with something to please each and every member of your clan, however diverse your interests!

Getting There... Time difference: GMT +5 hours Flying time: 10 hours 25 minutes (direct to Malé) British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick. Emirates fly from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Newcastle via Dubai. Etihad Airways flies from London Heathrow and Manchester via Abu Dhabi. Qatar Airways flies from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Manchester via Doha.

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Resting in your over-water villa’s wraparound hammock, it’s quite possible to imagine the rest of the world does not exist…

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ONE&ONLY REETHI RAH MALDIVES With its six kilometres of idyllic coastline and 12 flawless, white sand beaches, it’s easy to see how One&Only Reethi Rah, meaning ‘beautiful island’, got its name. Part of the outstanding One&Only portfolio of resorts, it offers privacy, space and unsurpassed luxury. Well appointed and spacious villas, each with its own private deck, line the shore or extend out into the clear waters with steps directly into the crystal lagoon. Many have their own pools and are surrounded by lush, tropical gardens with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. As part of the flawless service, a personal Villa Host is on hand to attend to your every need, leaving you free to unwind and relax. The island also offers a choice of exquisite dining experiences, which are unparalleled in this region. The fine cuisine can either be enjoyed in the main restaurant, the privacy of your own villa, or for a true taste of desert-island dining, on a secluded sandbank. For younger visitors, the complimentary KidsOnly Club offers non-stop entertainment, leaving adults free to enjoy the seemingly endless selection of sporting activities, including kayaking, paragliding and a PADI-certified Dive Centre. Other varied activities include two floodlit tennis courts, a FIFA approved synthetic football field, the first climbing wall in the Maldives and indoor golf simulator. The Art Studio at ClubOne is a trendy beach club for all ages, which is a ‘must’ whilst experiencing true luxury at One&Only Reethi Rah. Alternatively, if what you really crave is inner peace, beauty and harmony, seek sanctuary at the tranquil One&Only Spa with its indoor/outdoor heat experiences, vitality and crystal steam rooms, saunas and ice fountains.

LOCATION North Malé Atoll, 75 minutes yacht transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 130 beach and water villas.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants offering Middle Eastern, Japanese and a fusion of Asian and Mediterranean cuisines. Swimming pools. One&Only Spa by ESPA. Kayaking. Paragliding. PADI-certified dive centre. Fitness centre. Yoga and meditation classes. KidsOnly Club.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT MALDIVES AT KUDA HURAA MALDIVES

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Set in colourful garden surroundings, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa has a traditional Maldivian village feel. Each of the sumptuous Beach Bungalows and Family Beach Bungalows offers a plunge pool and outstanding ocean views, while the new all-villa water accommodations (launching late 2016) boast bedroom-accessible pools, overwater hammocks, and living pavilions with steps into the ocean. Outside, a feast of gourmet dining experiences awaits, from award-winning home-style Indian cuisine to authentic Italian fare. Arrangements can be made for a candlelit dinner in a secluded gazebo overlooking the ocean or on a deserted island.

North Malé Atoll, 25 minutes speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport.

The resort also boasts The Island Spa sea sanctuary, which is located on its own private island, making it beautifully placed to restore mind, body and spirit using natural marinederived products. In addition, The Night Spa offers ‘The Secrets of the Sea’ ritual on a private, starlit beach. A wide range of activities is available including expert surf tuition for guests aged 6 and above, a Four Seasons-run dive school, shark snorkel safaris, fishing adventures and dolphin cruises, while the Marine Discovery Centre showcases baby sea turtle rearing and coral reefscaping projects.

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ACCOMMODATION 96 pavilions, bungalows and suites.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants and bars, plus an inbungalow dining option. Infinity family swimming pool. Serenity adults swimming pool. Island Spa with Night Spa. Snorkelling and PADI 5-Star IDC Centre. Tennis. Watersports centre. Surf school. Kuda Mas Kids’ Club.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT MALDIVES AT LANDAA GIRAAVARU MALDIVES Located in the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, flanked by a two-kilometre lagoon and stunning white beaches, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru combines luxury experiences and extraordinary natural immersion. Each of the spacious and sophisticated thatched bungalows has an outdoor deck with plunge pool and shower, as well as light and airy sleeping, living and dining areas to ensure visitors enjoy the very best of beach living. Eclectic dining experiences range from sushi and teppanyaki to Lebanese mezze and gourmet Italian, while watersports are some of the most comprehensive in the country with everything from kite-surfing and X-jetblades to wake-skating and seabobs! The Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat is a three acre sanctuary of wellness, offering Ayurvedic Immersions, Panchakarma, Chakra Blessings, AntiGravity® Yoga and Yoga Energy Trail. Four pools, a PADI IDC 5-star dive centre, innovative kids’ club and Marine Discovery Centre – complete with Turtle Rehabilitation Centre, Fish Lab and Manta Trust scientists – complete the extraordinary picture.

LOCATION Baa Atoll, 30 minutes seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 103 spacious, luxuriously appointed thatched beach and water villas located along the beach and on private jetties.

FACILITIES 8 restaurants and bars, plus in-villa dining. 4 swimming pools, including a children’s pool. Spa and Ayurvedic Retreat with Night Spa. Gym. Tennis. Watersports centre, snorkelling trail in vibrant coral gardens, PADI 5-Star IDC dive centre. Marine Discovery Centre. Kids’ club, young adults’ club. Bicycles for all guests.

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A real highlight of the Four Seasons Maldives experience is Four Seasons Explorer. This superb, state of the art, three-deck catamaran offers luxurious accommodation in 10 air conditioned State Rooms, and the opulent Explorer Suite. The boat also features a sun deck with outdoor bar and whirlpool. Gourmet dining takes place in the air conditioned restaurant or on the outdoor deck, accompanied by the gentle sound of the Indian Ocean beyond. Four Seasons Explorer offers a choice of routes and lengths of stay. Cruise between Four Seasons’ two resort islands on all-inclusive three, four or seven-night itineraries; join a dedicated Manta Trust or Tropicsurf expedition, or embark on a private customised charter. Whatever you choose, be sure to pre-book as part of your holiday arrangements for a unique insight into the undiscovered Maldives.

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Don’t miss the unique experience of an ‘underwater’ treatment at LIME Spa; our Concierge team can book it ahead of your stay.

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PER AQUUM HUVAFEN FUSHI MALDIVES Even by Maldivian standards the stylish naturally modern retreat PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi, stands apart. Resting on the North Malé Atoll within a private lagoon, accommodation is divided between a stunning beach setting and a number of over-water bungalows. Indulgence is an integral part of any stay here and each of the 44 residences is equipped with an oversized bed, plasma screen TV, Bose sound system, a private sundeck and private plunge pool, either over-water or with direct access to the platinum white sandy beach, as well as a personal Thakuru butler service. Each day, visitors can stimulate body and mind with a complete menu of treatments in the LIME Spa. Experience the world’s first and only underwater treatment rooms or the serene over-water yoga pavilion where glorious sunsets add to the ambience. Relaxed and refreshed, you can choose from a selection of fine bars and four gourmet restaurants. Raw, the innovative 100% raw cuisine restaurant provides a healthy option before and after treatments, while at Vinum a wellstocked underground cellar boasts rare vintages where experienced wine connoisseurs can indulge their palates. PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi also offers three fully crewed dhonis. These traditional 65ft Maldivian sailing boats, fitted with all the luxuries of the residences, are the perfect way to take to the water and unwind in one of the most beautiful locations on earth.

LOCATION North Malé Atoll, 35 minutes speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 40 luxury beach and water bungalows, 3 pavilions and one 3-bedroom beach residence, CUBE.

FACILITIES 5 restaurants: Celsius, Raw, Salt, Fogliani’s, Vinum an underground wine cellar/restaurant as well as private dining experiences courtesy of Destination Dining. Infinity pool. LIME Spa, yoga pavilion. Scuba diving, watersports.

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GILI LANKANFUSHI MALDIVES

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This small but beautiful island provides a very intimate setting and a super-luxurious environment.

North Malé Atoll, 20 minutes speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport.

The spacious thatched villas stand on stilts in the sparkling shallow waters of the Lankanfushi Lagoon and are linked by timber jetties to a tiny coral island. Crafted from renewable timber resources and natural materials, each residence boasts private rooftop and over-water sundecks with stunning views of the Indian Ocean; the ultimate in sublime luxury.

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For a complete castaway experience the Crusoe Residences are only accessible by personal boat, while also away from the resort is. The Private Reserve, the world’s largest over-water two-storey presidential suite, with a resident ‘Mr & Ms Friday’ on call 24-hours a day.

45 sumptuous over-water villas, including 7 Crusoe Residences and The Private Reserve.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, underground wine cellar, private dinners on One Palm Island. Meera Spa. Fully equipped PADI diving school plus a variety of water activities. Sunset champagne cruises on a traditional dhoni. Jungle cinema.

Back on the island, the award-winning Meera Spa offers everything your heart desires and even some unexpected treats, while gourmet dining and endless opportunities for watersports make for a memorable and relaxing escape.

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BAROS MALDIVES MALDIVES This small exclusive coral island in the Indian Ocean, ringed by a sun-kissed beach and a vibrant house reef is the perfect retreat for romantics in search of seclusion without compromising on style and exacting standards. Enjoy privacy and tranquillity on this lush tropical island where the unspoilt waters of a shallow lagoon teem with marine life. Here elegant villas, situated either over the lagoon or by the beach, ensure visitors can relax in an undisturbed environment of pure luxury. Attention to detail is important and on this island every guest is known by their name, not villa number. For the ultimate indulgence, head to the rejuvenating spa or enjoy fine dining in the restaurants and bars. For the more energetic, the island offers excellent scuba diving and snorkelling, complete with a resident marine biologist to provide useful insights and guidance. And for those all important romantic Maldivian moments there is the opportunity to enjoy sandbank sojourns and romantic sailing cruises by traditional Maldivian vessel.

LOCATION North Malé Atoll, 25 minutes speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 74 elegant villas offering privacy and luxury, with your choice of beach or water location. 1 Baros Residence.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 2 bars. The Spa at Baros Maldives. Resident marine biologist and guides for snorkelling trips. 5-star PADI dive centre. Marine, watersports and fitness centres. 2 private sandbanks for breakfast, picnic lunch and romantic dinner, ‘Nooma’ traditional sailing boat, 2 luxury yachts. Boutique. Piano deck on stilts 100m away from the island for romantic dining and spa treatments.

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PER AQUUM NIYAMA MALDIVES This exceptional resort is a haven for children and adults alike, with its innovative two-island concept making this ‘Nature’s Playground’ a place where guests can hop between worlds. There’s plenty of action and family fun on PLAY Island, while over on CHILL Island you’ll find many enclaves of adult sophistication and offshore, reachable by boat, is Subsix, the world’s first underwater music lounge and restaurant. Spread across both islands, 135 studios and pavilions are appointed with contemporary chic touches and boast plasma screen TVs and BOSE sound systems. Outdoor bathrooms, some with fibre optic-lit pools, and a choice of beach or overwater locations mean there’s a space for everyone here; and each is as luxurious as the last. You’ll find a huge selection of dining throughout the day and night at Epicure, lighter bites and delights at The Deli, modern campfire dining at Tribal and sophisticated alfresco over-water dining at Edge. For a taste of true indulgence, the resort’s LIME Spa offers guests an array of signature treatments using local ingredients such as Maldivian coral sand and house coconut oil.

LOCATION North Dhaalu Atoll, 40 minutes seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 135 over-water or beach suites and pavilions, all boasting stunning views. Some include private pools and have secluded beach access.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants, deli and 2 bars. LIME Spa. Watersports and PADI dive centre at FLOAT. Bicycles. Games consoles. 24-hour gym. Tennis court Marine biology lab. Dhoni excursions. Explorers Children’s Club – taking children from 12 months old upwards.

LUX* SOUTH ARI ATOLL MALDIVES Surrounded by a crystal clear lagoon, on an island verdant with tropical greenery and boasting space and variety not often found in the Maldives, this is the place for a real getaway. Designed with a desire to preserve the natural environment the resort is a successful marriage of contemporary style with traditional Maldivian themes. This island jewel is home to some of the finest diving imaginable and offers guests a range of deluxe accommodation along its white sandy beaches. All pavilions and villas are either located on the stunning beach, which stretches on for four kilometres, or perched over the sparkling lagoon. With seven restaurants, five bars and Café LUX*, guests are spoilt for choice and can enjoy a wealth of island inspired and international cuisine. Why not enjoy a tailor-made spa treatment at the LUX* Me Spa, or simply relax by one of the two pools whilst enjoying a homemade ice cream. If activity is more your thing, watersports are plentiful and you’re in a prime location for seeing whale sharks, rays and other marine life while snorkelling and diving. Above the waterline and below, LUX* South Ari Atoll will delight.

LOCATION South Ari Atoll, 25 minutes seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 193 pavilions and villas. All villas have a private and furnished terrace with direct access to the beach or lagoon.

FACILITIES 7 restaurants, 5 bars. Spa. Fitness centre. 5-star PADI diving centre and wide variety of watersports including jet ski. Kids’ club plus indoor and outdoor activities for teens.

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CONSTANCE HALAVELI MALDIVES

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Nestled on its own secluded island on the Maldives’ North Ari Atoll, castaway chic and relaxation are the order of the day here. Shaped like a traditional dhoni (Maldivian boat), the shimmering waters and platinum sands at Constance Halaveli are home to luxury beach and over-water villas, all with their own private plunge pool and of course, attentive service. What’s more, with the Cristal Ultimate Package you can enjoy the finest in ultraluxe living on an all-inclusive basis; a rarity for resorts such as this one.

North Ari Atoll, 20 minutes seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport.

Families are welcome here and treated to an array of facilities including Family Beach Villas and Double Storey Beach Villas that can sleep up to 2 adults and 3 children, set in their own private, gated gardens with sun terraces and plunge pools.

ACCOMMODATION 86 villas consisting of 57 water villas and 17 single and double storey beach villas and 12 family villas all with private plunge pools.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants. USpa by Constance. Fully equipped gym, tennis. Watersports including windsurfing, kayaks and waterskiing (on request). PADI 5-star dive centre. Constance Kids Club.

Fully qualified, friendly childcare staff plan a variety of full activities daily and to top it off Halaveli has an amazing beach for kids. This is a place to relax, to indulge the senses, nurture the body and soothe the mind. The three restaurants ensure plenty of choice for fine dining, while the USpa by Constance offers a full range of ancient techniques to encourage natural healing and beauty from within.

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MILAIDHOO ISLAND MALDIVES

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This boutique private island resort is new to the Maldives, and very much caters for those seeking privacy, quiet and romance, with a family policy welcoming children over 9 years old.

Baa Atoll, 35 minute seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport.

Located within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Milaidhoo Island offers a taste of the true Maldives, with a laidback luxury vibe and friendly, personal service which promotes and showcases the stunning natural environment in which it is set. Encircled by a coral reef and white sand beach, your stay here is all about water; whether it’s enjoying the 180 degree views of the Indian Ocean from your private villa or snorkelling with manta rays and whale sharks nearby.

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Sympathetically designed to reflect Maldivian traditions, the 50 villas and residences boast their own freshwater pool, a dedicated 24:7 Island Host, bottle of champagne, and to welcome you to the Maldives there’s the use of the private airport lounge on arrival into Malé for all guests of Milaidhoo Island.

50 villas and residences, each boasting its own private freshwater pool and sun deck. The two Beach Residences enjoy their own private beach.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants and 2 bars. Swimming pool. Spa. Gym, yoga and meditation. Watersports.

Dining here is a feast for the taste buds, yet in informal settings which allow you to relax and soak up the atmosphere. The Signature Restaurant is perched on stilts over the lagoon, serving locally inspired dishes and plenty of seafood, while the sand-floored The Grill presents beachside dining of cooked to order meats and fish. When you can bear to leave your private villa, there’s the over water spa, watersports and yoga to tempt you.

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SONEVA FUSHI MALDIVES Located on a stunning beach is this environmentally friendly private island retreat. Soneva Fushi’s 100 acres capture the essence of castaway chic, complete with every creature comfort you could wish for including the openair Cinema Paradiso. Families will adore The Den, open 12 hours a day this complimentary facility is an unmatched playground, with its own swimup ‘mocktail bar’, huge model pirate ship, swimming pools and waterslides, cinema, LEGO room, a learning area and even its own music room! The stylishly minimalist accommodation is set in lush jungle with outstanding views out across the surrounding lagoon. Choose from a private pool option at the Jungle Reserve with four bedrooms, or relax up in the canopy in one of the Maldives’ first luxury treehouses. For something very special, guests can even spend a night on a private sandbank. Unsurprisingly, the cuisine on this delightful island is as diverse as the accommodation, with a pleasing choice of gourmet restaurants, including the renowned, organic ‘Fresh in the Garden’ and an impressive wine cellar. Visitors can also indulge their senses at the award-winning Six Senses Spa, stargaze at the Ever Soneva So Celestial observatory, sail to one of the deserted islets to enjoy a sumptuous picnic, or simply explore the island’s perimeter at leisure.

LOCATION Baa Atoll, 35 minutes seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 57 two and three-bedroom villas and suites, each opening on to its own stretch of white sand beach. Retreats and Reserves including the 4-bedroom Jungle Reserve and a 9-bedroom villa.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants including Fresh in the Garden and bar. Award-winning Six Senses Spa. Ever Soneva So Celestial observatory. PADI-certified diving school, snorkelling excursions and resident marine biologist. Waterskiing, wakeboarding, speedboats and canoeing. Fitness centre. Tennis courts. Children’s club ‘The Den’ for children aged between 4 and12 years old.

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Situated in the Noonu Atoll, a 40-minute seaplane ride north of MalĂŠ, the unspoilt natural beauty of Cheval Blanc Randheli is truly awe-inspiring.

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CHEVAL BLANC RANDHELI MALDIVES If the ultimate luxury experience in paradise is what you yearn for, look no further than Cheval Blanc Randheli. From the moment you arrive at Malé International Airport you’ll be wowed by the Cheval Blanc experience, which includes its own private lounge at the airport and a customised Cheval Blanc seaplane to transfer you in style. Each villa has its own living room, powder room, spacious bedroom, double dressing room and bathroom with bathtub and rain shower. With its exotic surrounds of pristine white sandbanks and the clearest turquoise waters, snorkelling in the reef – home to sea turtles and myriad coloured fish – should certainly be on your must-do list here. And if little ones are part of the journey, they’ll be delighted by the kids’ and teens’ offerings at the two designated clubs. For utter relaxation the spa is a haven of pampering, with Guerlain signature treatments. Dining will raise your tastes to a whole new level, with the Maison’s very own ‘Culinary Art’ offering an outstanding array of cuisines in plush surrounds. As if this didn’t sound exclusive enough, a passionate team of ‘Alchemists’ will also tailor bespoke experiences to your own personal tastes, from sunset yoga to candlelit dinners.

LOCATION Noonu Atoll, 40 minutes seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 45 loft-style villas, consisting of 15 Island Villas, 15 Water Villas and 14 Garden Water Villas. Plus the exclusive four-bedroom Owner’s Villa.

FACILITIES 5 restaurants and 3 bars, wine and cigar cellars. Spa. Watersports, PADI-certified diving centre, fitness centre, tennis courts, golf simulator. Private lounge at Malé International Airport and customised Cheval Blanc seaplane. Kids’ club and teens’ club.

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MAURITIUS A melting pot of cultures and traditions, the island’s colourful past makes the Mauritius of today a vibrant place to visit. Service here is renowned as being some of the very best in the world and you’re guaranteed a very warm welcome by a nation proud to show off its tropical island. The landscape here blends from the central lush green interior, to the platinum white sands of the beaches, surrounded by turquoise waters enclosed by a coral barrier reef. With plenty to offer on land, as well as under, or by the sea, your luxury Mauritius holiday will provide an idyllic island escape.

Our Insight... The island’s fantastic natural landscapes and climate have ensured the creation of many incredible golf courses – its Gymkhana Golf Club, founded in 1844, is the oldest in the southern hemisphere. Experiencing the marine world by snorkelling or scuba diving is one thing, but in Mauritius you can walk on the seabed around the clear lagoon in Grand Baie. After a brief introduction, you will be given your lead boots and diving helmet with breathing tubes for a slow motion tour of the underwater reefs. The island also makes for a great dual destination with Africa; we suggest combining a week’s safari with a week on the island paradise.

The ITC Difference… Enjoy VIP treatment as soon as your plane touches down in Mauritius by booking the premium Yu Lounge service. As soon as you disembark you’ll be met airside and taken by private car to an exclusive terminal where you can move swiftly through immigration and enjoy something to eat or drink, have a shower or simply rest while staff collect your baggage for you. Upon departure, you’ll also be able to relax here whilst your check-in and hold baggage are taken care of.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT +4 hours Flying time: 11 hours 55 minutes (direct) British Airways fly direct from London Gatwick and Air Mauritius fly direct from London Heathrow. Emirates fly from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Newcastle via Dubai.

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ONE&ONLY LE SAINT GÉRAN MAURITIUS Set majestically on its own peninsula along the stunning coastline of southern Mauritius, the stunning One&Only Le Saint Géran offers a sublime luxury holiday setting and service that is second to none. Balancing an exquisite sense of luxury with a relaxed, easy atmosphere is a speciality at this Mauritian Grande Dame hotel. Guests can enjoy evening entertainment in an informal atmosphere, whilst experiencing all they would expect from an ultraluxe resort such as this. The exclusive feel is in no small part augmented by the setting; private beaches are a rarity in Mauritius but the peninsula gifts One&Only Le Saint Géran 1.5 kilometres of untouched white sand beach. A 24-hour butler service is available to all guests and the all-suite accommodation looks out over the ocean or lagoon, or opens straight out onto the magnificent beachfront. Dining here is an exceptional experience. Guests can enjoy La Terrasse by candlelight, sample revisited steakhouse classics at the sleek PRIME contemporary grill, or indulge at the renowned, waterside Indian restaurant. The resort also offers a sublime range of wellbeing experiences at the tranquil One&Only Spa, as well as tennis, watersports and a Gary Player designed, 9-hole golf course. Little ones can also take part in their very own programme of supervised daily activities, courtesy of the resort’s KidsOnly club.

LOCATION Pointe de Flacq, 60 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 162 suites and The Villa; all marvellously crafted to enhance your stay.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants and 4 bars with nightly entertainment. 2 swimming pools. Fitness centre with personal training. One&Only Spa, sauna and steam rooms, yoga classes, 9-hole Gary Player golf course, volleyball, bicycles, aqua gym classes, waterskiing, windsurfing, hobie cats, snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing cruise, deep sea fishing. Babysitting. Tennis academy. Kitesurfing academy. KidsOnly club activities for 3 to 11-year-olds. From February 2017 the resort will be closed for a full renovation. Call or visit our website for the latest information.

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Nestling on an isolated peninsula, this award-winning member of Luxury Hotels of the World enjoys a tranquil lagoonside location edged by secluded sandy beaches. Choose from a gracefully spacious suite or villa, situated on the beach, in a leafy garden or on stilts over the shimmering waters. In the evenings, guests can dine at Mauritius’s only floating restaurant, the stylish Le Barachois which is surrounded by mangroves, or have a drink at the separate floating bar.

Belle Mare, 60 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Days can be spent enjoying any number of activities, from fly fishing and watersports to bike rides, or take advantage of the complimentary green fees at the two Constance championship courses. Alternatively, just take time out and delight your senses at the hotel’s superb temple of tranquillity, the USpa by Constance, where you’ll experience truly indulgent pampering. Younger guests can also make the most of their time away with daily indoor and outdoor activities at the excellent Constance Kids Club.

3 restaurants, 3 bars. Wine cellar. 2 swimming pools. USpa by Constance. Complimentary green fees at The Legend and The Links 18-hole championship golf courses at Constance Belle Mare Plage. Watersports including windsurfing, hobie cats, snorkelling, waterskiing and kayaking. Bicycles. Fitness centre. Boutiques.

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SHANGRI-LA’S LE TOUESSROK RESORT & SPA MAURITIUS Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa is a contemporary and sophisticated resort which extends its charm to its two offshore private islands. Breathtaking views of the gleaming Indian Ocean greet guests from every room at this luxury resort. All elegant rooms and suites here enjoy direct beach access and afford exceptional ocean views. Appointed in style, you’ll find muted tones augmented by thoughtfully placed touches such as African woods and local artwork. There are also three luxurious, light-filled Beach Villas, each with its own private pool and, along with the suites, a 24-hour butler on hand to look after guests wherever they are in the resort. When it comes to fine cuisine, everyone will be spoilt for choice with four restaurants, two bars and a dazzling array of menus, featuring Japanese, Mauritian and Indian to name just three. At CHI, The Spa, you’ll find a haven of wellbeing and relaxation. Eight spacious rooms make space for some incredible treatments, which use organic and locally sourced products, including from the spa’s own garden. Elsewhere guests can indulge in watersports, cycling, tennis and the 18-hole championship golf course designed by Bernhard Langer, which sits on its own private island!

LOCATION Trou d’Eau Douce, 60 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 200 rooms, suites and villas offer an extensive choice of accommodation styles and sizes.

FACILITIES 5 restaurants and 2 bars. 2 swimming pools including an adults-only pool. Spa and health centre. Watersports, including waterskiing, windsurfing, paddle boarding and banana tube. 18-hole championship golf course. Kids’ club and teens’ club.

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ROYAL PALM HOTEL MAURITIUS

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With its outstanding service and a staff-to-guest ratio of three to one, it’s little wonder that discerning travellers return to the Royal Palm Hotel year after year. Fresh, contemporary accommodation offers comfort and luxury, whilst the pristine beach setting is simply divine. Guests can choose to arrive in ultimate style by helicopter and land at the hotel’s own helipad before being shown to their sea-facing suite set in lush, tropical gardens, or even the sumptuous Royal Suite with its private infinity pool and gazebo.

Grande Baie, 75 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Savour international cuisine and local specialities at La Goélette, an exceptional gastronomic restaurant boasting Indian Ocean views and immaculate service; or choose from classic Italian cuisine at La Brezza and Le Bar Plage for casual lunch dining, then spend the rest of the evening enjoying musical entertainment at The Bar.

ACCOMMODATION 69 luxurious and sophisticated suites.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 2 bars. 3 swimming pools. Tennis courts and air conditioned squash court. Spa by Clarins and fitness centre, yoga and Kinesis. Watersports. Babysitting available. Royal Palm Children’s Club.

Sportier visitors can take advantage of a wide range of onshore and offshore activities, while the Royal Palm Spa by Clarins awaits those who wish to relax. Younger guests are given a warm welcome at the Royal Palm Kids Club, the ‘Ti Royal’, with its special menus and host of activities.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT MAURITIUS AT ANAHITA MAURITIUS This secluded hideaway is located in the stunning sanctuary of Anahita in the shadow of the lush Bambou Mountains and on one of the calmest lagoons in the region. Here, the spacious villas and residences, each with its own plunge pool and outdoor shower, provide the perfect place for peace and rejuvenation. Four restaurants and a bar lounge provide a variety of delights, from the gourmet contemporary steakhouse at Beau Champ to Italian specialities at Acquapazza on the resort’s private island. Elsewhere in the resort, the Four Seasons Spa has 12 over-water treatment suites and golfers will love the only Ernie Els signature 18-hole championship course in Mauritius, which is complimentary to all guests. Younger guests are also well catered for, with children’s and teens’ clubs offering a great range of activities, from a kids’ kitchen to a DJ booth. All ages will be entranced by the fascinating underwater worlds of the coral reefs and mangroves, which are brought to life by the marine education and conservation programme, WiseOceans.

LOCATION Beau Champ, 45 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 136 spacious villas and residences designed to inspire a connection with the natural surroundings. All villas have their own plunge pool and those with 2 bedrooms or more have their own kitchen and living/dining room.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants, 4 bars. 4 swimming pools (one infinity, one children’s, one lap pool and the main pool), 3 secluded beaches. Spa, fitness centre. Complimentary golf on the 18-hole championship course designed by Ernie Els. Scuba diving, kayaking, waterskiing, windsurfing and sailing. Kids’ club and teens’ club.

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THE OBEROI MAURITIUS

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Surrounded by verdant gardens, azure waters and dramatic peaks, this romantic haven prides itself on its exceptional and impeccable service. What will strike you is the very peaceful nature of this place, the perfect spot for a romantic honeymoon.

Baie Aux Tortues, 60 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Some 71 elegantly rustic villas and thatched, luxury rooms of wood and stone are set among colourful sub-tropical gardens. Every room features a deluxe four-poster bed and extravagant sunken bath, while the luxury villas also boast a secluded garden, dining gazebo and in most cases, private pool. Relax in this private haven or enjoy the exclusivity of a Luxury Villa; either way your stay here will be a truly relaxing one.

ACCOMMODATION 71 elegantly rustic villas and thatched Luxury Pavilion rooms of wood, stone and thatch are scattered among colourful sub-tropical gardens.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants. 2 swimming pools. Complimentary watersports including windsurfing, and waterskiing. The Hub Kids Club. Fitness centre. Oberoi Spa.

Gourmet cuisine in the main restaurant is influenced by international flavours, with a choice of Mediterranean, Creole and Indian dishes, complemented by a world-class wine list. When guests aren’t unwinding, they can try their hand at watersports, explore the sights or simply enjoy a wellbeing treatment in the Oberoi Spa.

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THE ST. REGIS MAURITIUS RESORT MAURITIUS With the stunning panoramas of Mauritius’ iconic Le Morne Mountain and spectacular sunsets over the open sea, this resort combines a spectacular setting with luxurious accommodation and exceptional facilities. With its myriad ornate lobbies and intricately designed corridors, along with six restaurants boasting international cuisine, this is a perfect Mauritian retreat, ideal for romantics or families looking for an escape beyond expectation. On the soft white sands of Le Morne Beach and its turquoise lagoon, guests can enjoy some of the many watersports available. Alternatively, you can simply relax by the pool or indulge in a treatment or two at the Iridium Spa. Those who like to get more active on holiday could even take a lesson in kite surfing at this famed spot for the sport. Gastronomes will revel in the dining selection, a particular favourite being Simply India by Michelin-star chef Atul Kochhar.

LOCATION Le Morne Peninsula, 60 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 172 elegantly appointed rooms and suites including one private villa.

FACILITIES 5 restaurants and 2 bars, 24-hour in room dining. Swimming pool. Spa. Deep sea fishing, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkelling and Ion Club Prestige for Kite Surfing. Babysitting, kids’ club.

HERITAGE THE VILLAS MAURITIUS Set on the unspoilt southern coast of Mauritius and looking out onto blissful Indian Ocean vistas, Heritage The Villas is an exclusive resort that combines the best of villa-living with five-star hospitality. Each two, three or fourbedroom villa is within close reach of the world-class facilities of two deluxe resorts (Heritage Awali and Heritage Le Telfair), including golf, spa, kids’ clubs and restaurants. Guests can explore all of this on their complimentary villa buggy. All villas are appointed in a fresh and classic style and feature all the modern appliances you would expect from luxury accommodation. We can also arrange for a butler service to be on hand at all times. To the exterior, the low-rise architecture is typically Mauritian, with large verandahs and private swimming pools on hand for days of lounging in the sun, and evenings taking in the magnificent views.

LOCATION Domaine de Bel Ombre, 40 minutes transfer from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION A choice of 2, 3 or 4 bedroom villa all of which have private swimming pools, butlers and chefs.

FACILITIES Private infinity pool, butler and chef. Grocery delivery service, babysitter packages and BBQ area. Available at the nearby hotel resorts are: spa facilities, 12 restaurants and 7 bars, beach club, wellness experiences, fitness and sports centres, kids’ clubs and watersports.

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SEYCHELLES ‘A thousand miles from anywhere’ is how you’ll hear the Seychelles described, an archipelago of 115 islands set within the Indian Ocean. Perfect for romance, those who love the water or even golfers searching for fairways with outstanding views; the region has so much to offer. A sanctuary for luxury travellers, the resorts and hotels here are second to none, with diverse properties set within jungle hillsides filled with orchids and breathtaking coastlines lined by powder soft sand.

Our Insight... Take a helicopter tour or set sail to embark on a spot of island hopping to take in all kinds of striking geography the islands present. Not least among these natural wonders, of course, are the Seychelles’ beaches. Anse Source d’Argent is reputed to be the world’s most photographed beach and its soft white sand, huge granite boulders and the sheltered bay are well worth a day trip. Keen surfers should head to Intendance Beach on Mahé’s southern coast, where the huge waves make for a thrilling ride.

The ITC Difference… There’s so much more to the Seychelles than beaches. Let our Concierge team book you some unique experiences such as a tasting at Takamaka Rum Distillery on Mahé. For golfers, we can also pre-book tee-times at the Seychelles’ only 18-hole golf course – located on Praslin – as well as helicopter transfers to take you there, should you wish.

Getting There... Time difference: GMT +4 hours Flying time: 12 hours 25 minutes (including stop en route) Etihad Airways flies from London Heathrow and Manchester via Abu Dhabi. Emirates flies from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Newcastle via Dubai. Qatar Airways flies from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Manchester via Doha.

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Perched in a secluded corner of East Beach, Villa North Island is a multi-level private oasis oozing romance and dedicated to couples.

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NORTH ISLAND SEYCHELLES This unspoilt, tropical retreat consisting of just 11 handcrafted villas set in a sanctuary of powder-soft beaches can be summed up as the perfect combination of castaway luxury with a light ecological footprint. Conservation is at the heart of many of the island’s activities, with exceptional dive sites and fantastic snorkelling a speciality. There are four beaches on the island, including the romantic hideaway at Honeymoon Cove, a particularly exclusive spot in which to escape. Private and secluded villas have full butler service, a private kitchen where a chef will prepare your meals, and their own plunge pool and sala (day bed). The resort revolves around your specific desires, which is exmplified in the ‘no-menu’ concept which means that a chef will personally tailor your individual dinner preferences with a choice of where to dine – and with a vast wine cellar, you’ll always find the perfect accompaniment to any dish you request. North Island Spa is a place of extreme natural beauty, specialising in tailormade holistic treatments that rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. Ending your days at the West Beach Bar will complete your hours on paradise in style, where exotic cocktails are enjoyed as the sun sinks into the blue ocean.

LOCATION North Island, 20 minutes transfer by helicopter from Seychelles International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 11 spacious villas which all blend seamlessly into their surroundings and come complete with an island buggie.

FACILITIES Unique ‘no-menu’ dining, bar. Swimming pool. Spa, complimentary 30 minute massage on arrival. Watersports including PADI dive centre, snorkelling, kayaking, fishing and boating. Mountain bikes. Bird and turtle watching, guided eco-walks. Library. Wifi.

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Each and every luxury villa at this exclusive resort boasts a private infinity-edge pool and simply magnificent views.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT SEYCHELLES SEYCHELLES Comprising hillside villas which overlook one of the best secluded beaches in Mahé, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is a spectacular place to be. All villas offer a private sanctuary perched on stilts high on the jungle hillside or nestled amidst greenery close to the beach, with spectacular views of the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Days are spent lazing around your plunge pool or strolling down to the most perfect beach whilst being serenaded by tropical birdsong. Rejuvenate body and mind at the Four Seasons Spa. This island refuge boasts five separate pavilions, seven signature rituals and three complimentary yoga classes, so you can rest assured that you’ll leave feeling fabulous. Youngsters don’t miss out either – the Forever Young Spa encourages teenagers to adopt a healthy skincare routine with a range of gentle spa treatments, while the Kids’ Spa introduces children to the wonderful world of holistic healing. Elsewhere, the complimentary Kids For All Seasons programme will keep your little ones entertained with an array of fun, educational and memorable experiences. Evenings can be spent either dining in the privacy of your villa, or in one of the two fabulous restaurants offering Creole specialities and tastes from the Mediterranean and Asia. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks or digestif in ZEZ lounge, where you can watch the sun set over the ocean as the ice melts gently in your glass.

LOCATION Mahé, 30 minutes transfer from Seychelles International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 67 villas including 5 suites, located either on the hillside or closer to the beach.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Swimming pool. Spa, yoga and in-room massage available. Fitness centre, watersports including kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, dive centre and surf centre. Children’s club and babysitting service available.

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MAIA LUXURY RESORT & SPA SEYCHELLES

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Located on the beautifully tranquil Anse Louis beach, this all-inclusive member of the Leading Hotels of the World epitomises pure indulgence and relaxation. From the moment you arrive nothing is too much trouble with your personal butler on hand to anticipate your every wish. The private villas all boast their own infinity pools, a submerged outdoor double bath and a secluded gazebo with an oversized day bed. Guests may dine at the fabulous Tec Tec restaurant, which specialises in Mediterranean cuisine with an Asian Creole influence, or take advantage of the many romantic private dining options which are also available as part of your BEYOND all-inclusive stay.

Mahé, 30 minutes transfer from Seychelles International Airport.

Maia is a place to unwind and by day you can spend your time in the world-class Maia Spa enjoying a host of treatments, meanwhile wellbeing enthusiasts will revel in the reinvigorating experiences available that include Qi Gong and yoga. During your stay you should certainly take the opportunity to experience Mahé’s many local attractions, including botanical gardens, bird sanctuaries and lush forests. Take a helicopter tour or sail around the island on a catamaran for a true sense of this easy-going island in the Seychelles.

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ACCOMMODATION 30 spacious villas located within the awardwinning, lush tropical gardens, enjoying 180 degree, uninterrupted sea views.

FACILITIES Restaurant and bar. Spa and fitness centre. Non-motorised watersports including scuba diving and snorkelling. VIK (Very Important Kids) programme.

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CONSTANCE LÉMURIA SEYCHELLES Imagine a setting of lush vegetation untouched by the centuries, and luxurious accommodation with service so exceptional it exudes perfection, and you get some idea of what awaits you at this fabulous resort; a member of Leading Hotels of the World. Villas and suites are sleek and spacious, and Constance also offers a VIP Lounge with shower rooms – for those guests who are early for check-in or waiting for transfers. Days are spent relaxing on the perfect beaches of Petite or Grande Anse Kerlan or Anse Georgette, regularly voted one of the top beaches in the world. Evenings present a delicious choice of three exceptional restaurants, all serving tantalising local and international dishes. There’s also a special menu just for children and their own imaginative space and themed activities at the children’s club. Time should be set aside for visits to the internationally renowned USpa by Constance, offering a wide choice of treatments and therapies using products exclusively from the Shiseido range, or perhaps taking to the fairways, as the resort boasts the only 18-hole golf course in the Seychelles. The diving here is also world-class, with PADI diving instructors on hand to show beginners the ropes and lead experienced guests to prime marine locations.

LOCATION Anse Kerlan, 15 minute flight from Mahé International Airport and a 10 minute transfer from Praslin Island Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 105 suites and villas with their own private gardens, plunge pools and villa ‘Master’. The Presidential Villa has 3 swimming pools leading to a private beach.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 5 bars. 3 swimming pools. USpa by Constance. 18-hole championship golf course with complimentary green fees. Tennis courts with lessons available. Complimentary watersports including hobie cats, snorkelling, pedaloes and kayaking. Mountain biking. Constance Kids Club.

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RAFFLES SEYCHELLES SEYCHELLES

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Set right above the sublime powdery sands of one of the Seychelles’ best beaches, you’ll be wowed by the exceptional service here. All of the 86 villas boast private plunge pools and stunning ocean views and the resort’s positioning and design means every space feels like a private slice of paradise. And if space is your thing, then the Panoramic Pool Villas here are certainly for you, with plenty of room including walk-in closets and large private terraces and unmatched views across the horizon. Despite the space though, the resort is small and intimate, making the service very personal.

Anse Takamaka, 15 minute flight from Mahé International Airport and a 30 minute drive from Praslin Island Airport.

The Raffles Spa features 13 spa treatment pavilions, including two spa suites fitted with steam showers, Japanese soaking tubs, and observation decks to enjoy vistas in absolute privacy. Children will love the Sugar Palm Club, from tots to teens, including babysitting, sandcastle building and movie screenings, with a babysitting service available also. There’s plenty of space for all in the main pool too, which is one of the biggest in the Seychelles. Restaurants combine a global offering for the taste buds, with gourmet sushi, pan-Asian cuisine and Indian Ocean and Creole inspired specialities, all served alongside fine wines and exotic cocktails. The hotel can provide additional dining experiences such as picnics at the beach, in the garden or atop a granite boulder; a dinner on board a yacht; or a barbecue feast in-villa, in addition to the 24-hour in-room dining service. Creole cooking or cocktailmaking classes can also be arranged.

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ACCOMMODATION 86 villas and suites, designed in residential contemporary style, each with private plunge pool and expansive outdoor pavilion.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants and bars and the option of 24-hour in-villa dining and butler service. Sugar Palm Kids’ Club and babysitting services. Retail boutique. Gym and local excursions, outdoor activities and watersports.


FREGATE ISLAND PRIVATE SEYCHELLES Discover one of the most private islands on earth. With just 16 residences and the Banyan Hill Estate, the island remains exclusively the realm of its select few guests and, as no day visitors are allowed, privacy is reassuringly its watchword. Discover a place where ecologically friendly development and luxurious living go hand in hand. This is a destination that’s perfect for those who are looking for a holiday retreat with true ecocredentials. Enjoy a guided nature walk through the lush forests of Coco der Mer palm trees and giant Banyan trees where you may encounter an Aldabra giant tortoise or a Seychelles terrapin. You can also take to the ocean with diving lessons at the dive centre, or by joining an excursion to one of the celebrated local sites. Dining at any location on the island is made possible by the island’s own abundance of natural foods. Seven world-class, unspoilt beaches beckon you to spend the days lazing in the sun or playing in the crystal waters. Those looking to relax can melt away in the tranquillity of the beautiful Rock Spa, where you’ll be treated to the very finest holistic treatments, using botanical products prepared from local produce from the island’s own plantation and hydroponics.

LOCATION Fregate Island, 20 minutes helicopter or light aircraft flight from Seychelles International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 16 residences, with 1 and 2 bedrooms, each having private infinity pool, Jacuzzi, large terrace with day bed and private butler. The Banyan Hill Estate offers stunning views and comes complete with a chef and dedicated butlers.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Dining anywhere, anytime. Rock Spa and gym. Marina & Yacht Club offering watersports including PADI diving, kayaking, sailing dinghies, catamarans and motor yachts. Fishing. Tennis and badminton courts.

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ARABIAN GULF With so much to offer, regardless of how often you’ve been, there will always be something new for you to enjoy on a holiday to the Arabian Gulf. Year round sunshine is a massive draw to the region, making it ideal for those who want a mid-haul destination to simply ‘fly and flop’. Accommodation here comes in many shapes and sizes, from private residences for groups of friends or family to suites with floor-to-ceiling aquarium windows! Dubai creates a space of pure indulgence, from miles of golden sands to sleek city attractions. Your holiday here is unique in the sense that you can experience so many contrasting elements in such a short timeframe that the words ‘I’m bored’ will never be uttered. Laze by the water’s edge in the morning, enjoy duty free shops and indoor skiing in the afternoon, then make your way to the world’s only ‘7-star’ hotel for dinner and drinks 200 metres above sea level to round off your Dubai-day. The ‘Garden City of the Gulf’, Abu Dhabi boasts luxury in abundance, with designer stores ideal for shopping, horse racing and camel racing events and sailing excursions perfect for a day soaking up the sunshine. Or for those seeking natural beauty, take a closer look at Oman, a diverse and awe-inspiring destination with dramatic landscapes and visual wonders just waiting to be explored. The Arabian Gulf has become, with good reason, a ‘must travel to’ destination due to this diversity, the warmth of welcome it provides and the sheer excellence of its hotels and resorts.

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DUBAI As one of the fastest-growing cities on earth, Dubai is a constantly changing hub of exceptional experiences, a byword for luxury travel. A cosmopolitan city, it is a popular holiday spot in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for good reason, with everything from skiing to swimming with dolphins on offer. An ambitious place where anything is possible, you’ll be wowed by the ever-changing landscape every time you visit. There really is something here for everyone.

Our insight… Jumeirah Beach encompasses an impressive 11 mile stretch from Bur Dubai to the southerly Dubai Marina district. Known for being the world’s largest man-made marina and home to a few hundred towering constructions, this is a hub of entertainment, fabulous restaurants, exquisite shopping and vibrant nightlife. If it’s a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe that you’re after, this mammoth, waterfront development is the place to be.

The ITC Difference… Our expert team make multiple visits to Dubai each year, so we’re always abreast of the constantly changing hotel landscape in this glittering destination. The best way to see its grandeur is, of course, from the air. Let us arrange a SeaWings seaplane flight, a fantastic way to get a bird’s-eye view of the iconic Palm Island and more.

Getting there Time difference: GMT +4 hours Flying time: 6 hours 50 minutes (direct) British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Emirates fly direct from London Heathrow to Dubai. Emirates also flies direct from London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Newcastle to Dubai.

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Along with a kilometre stretch of sandy beach, you’ll find four expansive, temperature-controlled swimming pools at this exclusive resort.

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ONE&ONLY ROYAL MIRAGE DUBAI Discover something that will captivate everyone at this impressive One&Only resort, which consists of three equally distinctive properties. From the family-friendly environment of The Palace to the intimate seclusion of the Residence & Spa and the enlivened ambience of the Arabian Court, there’s something to suit your every need, with all three resorts coming together on a kilometre of private beach that overlooks the Arabian Gulf. The Palace is an incredibly family-friendly option, offering guests a range of facilities including swimming pools, a watersports centre, golf putting green and a children���s club – KidsOnly. There’s plenty to please the taste buds too, with four fabulous restaurants to choose from, including Moroccan influences at Tagine, Mediterranean at Olives, international cuisine at Celebrities and sumptuous seafood at Beach Bar & Grill. The stylish sandstone and marble Arabian Court is concealed in an oasis of fountain-filled gardens. The chic and sumptuous rooms and suites are all sea facing, while the Falcon Suites afford the ultimate in luxury. All-day dining is available at The Rotisserie, while the trendy Nina serves Indo-European cuisine and EauZone offers international flavours with an Asian twist. Afterwards, you can enjoy late night cocktails at the Rooftop Terrace. Enjoying a sense of intimacy, Residence & Spa lies at the heart of this complex and is the most exclusive area of the resort. All rooms and suites have private balconies overlooking the pool and beach, whilst the Beach Garden Villa Residence boasts a private access driveway, private garden and swimming pool. Enjoy a massage at the Health & Beauty Institute or unwind in the steam rooms, Jacuzzi or the Oriental Hammam.

LOCATION Jumeirah Beach, 30 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION The Palace: 231 rooms and suites. Arabian Court: 172 rooms and suites. Residence & Spa: 49 rooms, suites and one 2-bedroom villa.

FACILITIES 8 restaurants (1 exclusive to Residence & Spa guests), 5 lounges and bars (1 exclusive to Residence & Spa guests). One&Only Spa and Fitness Centre. Health & Beauty Institute. Extensive watersports and land-based activities including floodlit tennis courts. Kasbar nightclub with three bars. Fully supervised children’s club from KidsOnly.

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BURJ AL ARAB JUMEIRAH

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DUBAI Designed to resemble the billowing sail of a traditional Emirati dhow, the traditional Arab sailing ship, this is a truly iconic and instantly recognisable all-suite hotel. Consistently voted the world’s most luxurious, it soars 321 metres from its man-made island. Superlatives abound here, and from the moment you arrive you’ll be welcomed by the opulence of the world’s tallest atrium, with its gold-plated pillars rising heavenwards. With a staff to guest ratio of seven to one, you’ll be treated like royalty from start to finish. Dining comes with a choice of restaurants, including Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara where you can dine on exquisite seafood prepared by a two Michelin star winning celebrity as you gaze into a floor-toceiling aquarium. Alternatively, 200 metres above sea level, the Al Muntaha presents you with mouth-watering cuisines accompanied by stunning views.

Jumeirah Beach, 20 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 202 suites of exceptional luxury, 1 and 2-bedroom deluxe suites and a host of signature suites. Each guest floor has its own private reception desk with 24-hour butler service.

FACILITIES 9 restaurants and bars. 6 swimming pools and a private beach area. Talise Spa and Health Club. Unlimited access to the 12 acre Wild Wadi Waterpark. Sinbad’s Kids Club.

Suites are lavishly appointed with marble, gold and exquisite fabrics in abundance, all featuring floor-to-ceiling windows. The 18 Panoramic Suites offer particularly breathtaking views of the sea due to their enviable location at the corner of the hotel and the luxury reaches its pinnacle in the opulent 780 square metre Royal Suite, complete with its own lift and home theatre. The Talise Spa boasts two indoor infinity swimming pools and is the place to test resultoriented treatments or indulge your romantic senses with a moonlight swim.

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ONE&ONLY THE PALM DUBAI Located on a peninsula of the iconic Palm Island, this resort sits among lush manicured gardens, fountains and pools. With the exciting Dubai skyline only a short water taxi or limousine ride away, One&Only The Palm languishes in a sea of luxurious tranquillity. This chic resort has been conceived more as a home-like residence than a resort, as it offers a great sense of privacy with its low-rise mansions and beachfront villas surrounding the main Manor House and pool. Spend the days in one of six private, poolside cabanas, with lavish daybeds and relaxing music, or head off to the impressive One&Only Spa, offering rejuvenating treatments in nine private suites, surrounding a central tranquil courtyard and private spa pool. As you would expect, dining is an absolute delight too, with a choice of four exquisite venues. Enjoy the culinary wizardry of Michelin-starred chef Yannick AllĂŠno at STAY or try 101 Dining Lounge & Bar for alfresco feasting, with sweeping panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai skyline. Blending culinary influences of the Middle East, Asia and the West, ZEST provides another option, with both outdoor and indoor seating.

LOCATION Palm Jumeirah, 45 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 90 rooms and suites, and 4 beachfront villas are set within magnificently landscaped grounds.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 1 lounge. Swimming pool. One&Only Spa, beauty salon and wellness centre. Tennis court. 6 private fully air conditioned poolside cabanas. Speedboat shuttle to One&Only Royal Mirage.

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MADINAT JUMEIRAH RESORT DUBAI Resembling an ancient Arabian citadel, this extensive, award-winning resort is truly enchanting and houses four very different properties. All four are set amidst emerald gardens and meandering waterways with their traditional water taxis (abras). Guests can enjoy over 50 restaurants, bars, coffee shops and nightclubs, as well as a traditional souk and an opulent Talise Spa. The two kilometre private beach, which overlooks the famous Burj Al Arab, boasts sunbeds and parasols with buttons to call for service when you require a refreshing drink or snack, along with complimentary fresh fruit, cold towels and ice lollies to keep you cool. You’ll also benefit from a complimentary shuttle bus service to the nearest mall. Children will revel in the Sinbad’s Kids Club and of course Wild Wadi Waterpark – at which guests receive complimentary access. Such a range of facilities ensures this is a magical destination for both couples and families alike, with warm, sun-drenched beaches and friendly, welcoming service that’s second to none. Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam is a beautiful boutique-style hotel that combines unrestrained luxury with an innate sense of tradition. Enjoy wonderful views over the harbour with its ancient dhows and traditional water taxis. All rooms and suites boast private balconies with beautiful seascapes, while you can choose to dine alfresco at the three restaurants. Jumeirah Al Qasr, which means The Palace in Arabic, is the centrepiece of the resort. Designed to reflect a Sheikh’s summer residence, it is a truly regal Dubai property. Guests approach the resort via a decadent treelined avenue – we can guarantee the sight of the hotel alone will take your breath away. Stay in one of the 292 lavish rooms and suites, and be prepared to surrender to a life of luxury, splendour and, most importantly, choice. Harking back to the palaces of old Arabia, Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf provides a range of 29 standalone twostorey summerhouse cottages, with all guests being treated like royalty. This is the perfect Dubai destination for those seeking complete tranquillity. The houses are accessible via stunning waterways and winding pathways, and are beautifully appointed with a variety of luxury amenities. Opening late 2016, is a new luxury hotel, Madinat Jumeirah Al Naseem takes its name from the Arabic meaning gentle wind, or ‘sea breeze’, reflecting its highly desirable shoreline location on Jumeirah Beach. Whilst retaining the wider resort’s sense of place, Al Naseem showcases a more contemporary Arabic design, demonstrating the trends being set in the Dubai hospitality industry as a whole. It adds a further 10 restaurants to Madinat Jumeirah’s already impressive array of dining options.

LOCATION Jumeirah Beach, 25 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION Jumeirah Al Qasr: 294 rooms and suites overlooking landscaped gardens and waterways. Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf: 283 rooms and suites located in 29 summerhouses, plus 7 Malakiya Villas, either 2 or 3-bed. Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam: 292 rooms and suites with balconies overlooking the harbour and Arabian Gulf. Jumeirah Al Naseem: 387 rooms and 43 suites with a contemporary, open-plan style.

FACILITIES 54 restaurants and bars. Talise Spa and wellness services. Talise Fitness. Traditional souk. Unlimited access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark. Waterskiing, sailing, squash and tennis courts. Children’s club and playground.

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ATLANTIS THE PALM, DUBAI DUBAI

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Possibly the nearest you’ll ever get to actually living in a James Bond film, this resort really does stretch the boundaries of architectural brilliance, delivering a truly awesome experience that will make you marvel at every turn. An adventure with real hidden depths for all who visit, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai is the majestic focal point of The Palm, the world’s largest manmade island – and a truly inspiring place to stay.

The Palm, 30 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

Quite apart from the magnificent accommodation with its distinct aquatic theme and generous proportions, many of the rooms inter-connect, making it perfect for families. For something very special, the Underwater Suites category of Signature Suites have to be seen to be believed, as both the bedroom and bathroom enjoy views directly into the mesmerizing underwater world of the Ambassador Lagoon. There’s also the massive 42 fun-filled acres of water themed amusements and record breaking rides at Aquaventure Waterpark, with the option to meet and play with the resort’s most charming residents at Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point. The myth of Atlantis is brought to life at The Lost Chambers Aquarium where you’ll discover over 20 marine exhibits with over 65,000 marine animals. Dining is a delight in any of the 23 restaurants, bars and lounges, with delicious delicacies brought to you by world-renowned chefs. There is also an utterly inspiring ShuiQi Spa and fitness centre that allows you to escape into a world of beautiful tranquillity. This resort is truly unique in that it offers its guests an amazing adventure for the senses.

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ACCOMMODATION 1,539 spacious guest rooms, including 166 suites, designed with subtle oceanic and Arabic influences, overlooking spectacular views of the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf or Palm Island itself.

FACILITIES 23 restaurants, bars and lounges. 2 swimming pools. ShuiQi Spa and Fitness. Unlimited access to Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium. Preferential rates at Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point. 1.4 km of pristine beach, Atlantis Dive Centre. 3 floodlit tennis courts. N’Dulge Nightclub. Atlantis Kids’ Club and Club Rush for teens.


THE RITZ-CARLTON, DUBAI DUBAI Situated on the white sands of the prestigious Jumeirah Beach, all the rooms and restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai overlook the shimmering waters of the Gulf. Arabian elegance is evident in every corner of this outstanding hotel, from the richly hued silks and tapestries to the intricate classical tiles and ornate woodwork. Luxurious rooms all have private balconies or terraces and oversized marble bathrooms. In keeping with The Ritz-Carlton standards of personalised service staff know every guest by name and go to great lengths to ensure your comfort. Children aged 4-12 years old can enjoy the complimentary kids’ club activities ranging from shell collecting to cookery classes, with babysitters available for little ones. Grown-ups, meanwhile, may enjoy the hotel’s excellent spa, play golf at one of the nearby clubs, have a game of tennis, or take a dip in one of the six stunning swimming pools.

LOCATION Jumeirah Beach, 35 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 294 rooms and suites, all sea-facing with private balconies and terraces overlooking the resort garden and pool or Arabian Gulf.

FACILITIES 9 restaurants and bars. 6 swimming pools, including children’s pool with waterslide. Private beach. Spa and wellness centre, steam bath. Fitness centre, golf course (within 3km), 4 floodlit tennis courts. Watersports including snorkelling, windsurfing, waterskiing and sailing nearby. Children’s playground.

FOUR SEASONS RESORT DUBAI AT JUMEIRAH BEACH DUBAI This resort on Dubai’s most exclusive beachfront offers a sophisticated spot to soak up some rays on the edge of the Arabian Gulf. Although well placed for many local attractions, you may find it hard to leave, with plenty of onsite facilities including an exceptional spa, three swimming pools, a natural beach and superb restaurants. With ten inviting options to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice at meal times. All adult guests should experience the Mercury Lounge, a chic rooftop bar with fantastic views of the Dubai skyline and the open Gulf or sea. Of course when it’s time to relax you’ll find no better place than the resort’s spa, the place to beautify yourself ready for a night out or enjoy a relaxing treatment before returning home.

LOCATION Jumeirah Beach, 25 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 237 rooms and suites, all with a private balcony. The Four Seasons Skyline Suite boasts a large living area and a bathroom with soaking tub and separate rain shower, as well as a separate guest powder room.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants, 3 bars and lounges. Beach access and 3 swimming pools including an indoor lap-pool with daylight and climate control. Spa. Gym. Kids For All Seasons programme, babysitting service.

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ABU DHABI ‘The Garden City of the Gulf’ as it is affectionately known, Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is famed for its superb year round weather, excellent shopping spots and pristine beaches. An enticing mixture of experiences await here, from watching horse or camel racing to lazing on the Al Raha beach. Modern attractions include Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, while more traditional highlights boast the likes of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest in the world.

Our insight Coffee is offered in Abu Dhabi as a symbol of hospitality, a custom originating from Bedouin tradition. Here’s a tip: when ordering coffee outside your resort, you are most likely to receive Arabic coffee, called Kahav, which has a bitter flavour, no milk and is spiced with cardamom. It’s an acquired taste. For American coffee, you should specify which kind, and if all else fails ask for Nespresso.

The ITC Difference… Formula 1 fans will know that the season of this high-octane sport culminates in the Abu Dhabi race in November. We can work with our sister company ITC Sports Travel to create the perfect bespoke package that combines a luxury holiday with tickets to this spectacular event.

Getting there Time difference: GMT +4 hours Flying time: 7 hours 5 minutes (direct) Etihad Airways flies direct from London Heathrow and Manchester to Abu Dhabi. British Airways also flies direct from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi.

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EMIRATES PALACE ABU DHABI

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Managed by Kempinski, this majestic palace resort rises from the crystalline waters of the Arabian Sea like an enchanted citadel and is a place where regal splendour blends with contemporary Arabian style, with liberal use of the finest marble, intricate mosaics and crystal chandeliers. Cutting edge facilities abound with complimentary Wifi internet throughout the resort and huge LED screens.

The Corniche, 30 minutes transfer from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Guests will also enjoy complimentary butler service and daily fruit and water. The beds are hand carved, bathrooms sumptuous and the private balconies provide you with wonderful views out over the sea or lush gardens. A choice of 10 restaurants, including an Italian, bring together the flavours of the world and you can even dine in the privacy of your own room, where staff will await your every call.

10 restaurants, 2 bars, café and nightclub. 2 swimming pools. Spa. A wide range of outdoor and indoor leisure facilities.

ACCOMMODATION 394 elegantly appointed rooms and suites.

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The long list of facilities include two swimming pools, one with waterslides, a lazy river and waterfalls. There are watersports galore, badminton, tennis, beach volleyball and two fitness centres to choose from. For children, a range of sports and games can be enjoyed along with activities at Sarab Land, the children’s playground and kids’ club. For relaxation the Emirates Palace SPA, with its superb selection of therapies and treatments and the only Moroccan Hamman in Abu Dhabi is perfect.

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THE ST. REGIS SAADIYAT ISLAND RESORT ABU DHABI This beautiful Mediterranean-style property enjoys all things modern and luxurious, yet is refined and inviting with the St. Regis tradition of intuitive Butler Service all-pervading. Superb hospitality is complemented by one of the most advantageous locations in Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island, boasting sea views and a platinum white sand beach at its front door. All rooms and suites are luxuriously appointed in warm colours, with Arabic touches to the décor lending a real sense of place. All accommodation enjoys a private balcony and families will appreciate the extra space afforded by the St. Regis and Ocean Suites. As you would expect, the food here is delicious. The signature venue, 55 & 5th The Grill, was inspired by the address of the original St Regis New York. There are tapas and fresh seafood on the beach at Turquoiz, and Arabian snapper, the Arabian influenced Bloody Mary, and authentic southeast Asian delicacies at Sontaya. Children will love the Sandcastle Club with its indoor and outdoor activities, while they’re also likely to enjoy the four outdoor pools and beach where Hawksbill turtles and dolphins are resident. Nearby attractions the whole family will like include Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld, while those looking to pick up a purchase or two will be spoilt for choice by the array of malls and souks in the vicinity.

LOCATION Saadiyat Island, 25 minutes transfer from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 377 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, with large balconies and elegant bathrooms with separate rain shower and bathtub.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants. 5 swimming pools and private beach. Iridium Spa, The St Regis Athletic Club – a state of the art gym. Sandcastle Club for children 1 to 12 years old.18-hole championship golf course.

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ZAYA NURAI ISLAND ABU DHABI

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Discover a private island holiday just a 7-hour flight from the UK at the Zaya Nurai Island in the Arabian Gulf, a chic boutique beach resort as luxurious as it is stylish.

15 minute transfer to the Welcome Centre from Abu Dhabi International Airport, then 12 minute boat ride to the island.

With just 51 private villas to choose from, guests can expect a high level of personal service and privacy, yet they can hop on a boat and be in bustling Downtown Dubai in less than an hour. Not that you’ll want to leave the island once you’ve arrived, what with its varied selection of restaurants, first-class spa, white sand beaches and numerous on-island experiences…why would you need to? Those travelling with children will be pleased to uncover ‘Petit Z’: where games, activities and even food and drink are catered personally to your little ones’ likes and dislikes. While they’re enjoying themselves, grown-ups can chill at the heavenly Nurai Spa or if a more active pursuit is on the cards there is a wide range of watersports activities available. Dining offers plenty to tempt you, but an absolute ‘must’ during your stay is the brunch at Frangipani. Meanwhile accommodations are super-sophisticated with their floor-to-ceiling windows bringing in plenty of natural light and their trendy interiors creating a serene environment to simply kick back and relax.

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ACCOMMODATION 51 villas, all with a private pool and sea views. Couples and young families will love the Beach Houses with their separate living area with a king size sofa bed, outdoor terrace and infinity edge pool.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants and bars. Swimming pool. Spa. Fitness centre. Kids’ club and babysitting service.

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SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, QARYAT AL BERI ABU DHABI Located on a beautiful one kilometre stretch of sandy private beach, between the two bridges of Al Maqta and Mussafah, this sumptuous property is located within the Qaryat Al Beri complex, where guests can benefit from an impressive range of facilities, including an enticing Souk. All of the rooms and suites at Shangri-La are lavish, each having a balcony or a terrace that provide an ideal setting for viewing striking ocean sunsets and traditional Arabic domes and minarets. To unwind, head to CHI The Spa, which boasts a superb beachfront setting and a selection of treatments showcasing Arabic culture and wellbeing traditions, such as the Hammam, Detoxifying Arabic Coffee Scrub and Rose & Honey Body Wrap. Views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque from the beach are particularly impressive. Dining at Shangri-La is always a delight, whether it is authentic Chinese cuisine at Shang Palace, all-day dining at Sofra bld, glamorous French fine dining at Bord Eau or award-winning Vietnamese dishes at Hoi An – there is something for every palate. Then, for the perfect end to any day, enjoy a sunset cocktail at the decadent rooftop Pearls Bar under the Arabian sky.

LOCATION Qaryat Al Beri, 15 minutes transfer from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 213 luxurious rooms and suites, all with a balcony or a terrace. There are also 6 four-bedroom villas with private swimming pools.

FACILITIES 5 restaurants, 4 lounges and bars. Swimming pool, children’s pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. CHI The Spa. Health club. Babysitting service. Souk.

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OMAN Luxury holidays to Oman provide travellers with a glimpse into an undiscovered part of Arabia. Located on the Southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman possesses a diverse and natural beauty that makes it an awe-inspiring destination. Here you’ll find natural wonders that include dramatic mountain ranges, long golden shores and undulating groves of citrus trees. Muscat, the capital of Oman is at the centre of this strong traditional culture and the core of Oman’s extraordinary 5,000 year history. Consequently there is no shortage of attractions and cultural interests here including the famous Al Alam Palace by the sea and Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. The clear deep blue waters off the coast also boast some of the best diving spots in world. With year-round sun and an abundance of chic, glamorous hotels springing up along the Gulf coastline, there has never been a better time to experience this breathtaking place.

Our insight Oman is home to a fascinating mix of markets and lively stall sellers trading exotic fruits, dried fragrant spices and materials and clothing vivid in colour. The Muttrah Souk in Muscat is less aggressive than other bazaars and specialises in trading jewellery; precious gold and intricate silver trinkets litter the stalls so disentangle your favourites and haggle for a bargain!

The ITC Difference… Our Concierge team can arrange a whole host of experiences you may not expect on an Oman holiday. Off the coast of Muscat there are some amazing dolphin watching opportunities, and if you’re staying at Six Senses Zighy Bay we can arrange for you to paraglide from the mountains into the resort below!

Getting there Time difference: GMT +4 hours Flying time: 7 hours (direct) British Airways and Oman Air fly direct from London Heathrow to Muscat.

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THE CHEDI MUSCAT MUSCAT Inspired by the striking, understated elegance of traditional Omani architecture, this magnificent mansion hotel offers experiences worthy of a sultan with a pleasing contemporary twist. World-class surroundings are matched perfectly by rigorous attention to detail and impressive levels of personalised service, with an unrivalled choice of facilities. Choose from a range of sumptuous rooms and suites, many with views of the sea, which is just metres from the hotel itself. Club Rooms and Chedi Club Suites are a great choice, with benefits including access to an exclusive lounge, where afternoon tea and cocktails and canapés are served each day, plus a complimentary in-room minibar (including alcoholic beverages). When you’re not relaxing by one of the pools, perusing the designer boutique or being pampered in the indulgent spa, there’s the option to enjoy a variety of activities, including tennis, exercise classes, and the health club. Food lovers will not be disappointed by the selection of dining options on offer from the hotel’s six restaurants and informal eateries, not to mention two chic bars. Choose fine dining in the elegant ambience of The Restaurant or by the sea at The Beach Restaurant, or a more informal meal at one of the Pool Cabana eateries. Round-the-clock in-room dining is also available. If time allows, guests shouldn’t miss the opportunity to explore the vibrant historical city of Muscat or the superb shopping on offer in the Qurum Area District.

LOCATION North Ghubra, 15 minutes transfer from Muscat International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 158 stylish and tastefully appointed rooms and suites.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants inclusive of 3 pool cabanas, lobby lounge and The Club Lounge for guests staying in the Chedi Club Suite and Deluxe Club rooms. Private beach. 3 swimming pools, saunas, steam rooms and an awardwinning spa with 13 suites. Health club and tennis courts. Boutique.

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SIX SENSES ZIGHY BAY OMAN

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The setting of this resort is both beautiful and dramatic, flanked by mountains on one side and a 1.6 kilometre sandy beach on the other in a secluded location on the northern Musandam Peninsula. Dining presents a selection of enticing alternatives, from a hilltop restaurant serving international cuisine and boasting spectacular views over the crystal waters of the Gulf of Oman to the modern brasserie offering a multitude of options. If you enjoy alfresco dining, be sure to dine at Summer House and if you’re looking for a truly intimate experience, opt for a private barbecue or in-villa dining. With the wine cellar holding 400 wines, you’re sure to find the perfect complement to your meal.

Musandam, 120 minutes transfer from Dubai International Airport.

The award-winning Six Senses Spa is very much worth a visit, with nine treatment rooms, Arabian Hammams and an open-air Spa Pavilion. With a focus on holistic wellness and rejuvenation, it offers dedicated 3, 5 and 7 day wellness programmes and a full menu of treatments delivered by skilled international therapists, including the four-hand signature sensory spa journey.

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ACCOMMODATION 82 uniquely designed villas, furnished in traditional Omani-style. All boast the services of a Guest Experience Maker (GEM), outdoor shower and private infinity swimming pool, with some offering direct access to the beach.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 3 bars. Swimming pool. Six Senses Spa and fully equipped fitness centre and Jungle Gym. Tennis and Pétanque courts. Nonmotorised watersports. Marina and dive centre. Artisan gallery. Kids’ and teens’ club facilities and programmes. Organic garden. Library and Cinema Paradiso.

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SHANGRI-LA BARR AL JISSAH RESORT & SPA MUSCAT Accessed via a scenic mountain road, this award-winning resort is situated in an idyllic sandy cove between the Hajar Mountains and the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Oman and combines the three luxury hotels of Al Waha, Al Bandar and Al Husn. The three very different hotels offer endless choices for all, from the exclusive Al Husn (The Castle), a truly indulgent Arabic retreat with its dedicated host service and lavish suites, to Al Bandar, (The Town) located in the heart of the resort, with a more traditional Arab feel reminiscent of a township. For families with children under 12 years old we recommend a stay at Al Waha (The Oasis), where a host of family-friendly facilities are sure to delight. A stay at the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort offers guests a spectacular range of amenities, from fine dining experiences and entertainment options including tennis and scuba diving, to a variety of food outlets. There are two indoor bars, poolside restaurants and access to the lazy river and children’s facilities at Al Waha. Guests of Al Husn can relax by the tranquil infinity pool, on the private beach or alternatively can experience the delights of CHI, The Spa, work up an appetite at the fully equipped gym or take to the water at the PADI Dive Centre.

LOCATION Muscat, 45 minutes transfer from Muscat International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION Al Waha: 262 guestrooms. Al Bandar: 198 guestrooms. Al Husn: 180 guestrooms and suites.

FACILITIES 21 food and beverage options. Fitness centre, spa and wellness centre and outdoor pool. Tennis courts, table tennis, children’s playground and library. Watersports including kayaking, diving, snorkelling and fishing.

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FAR EAST From the bright lights of Bangkok to ancient rainforests of Langkawi, the sheer scale and diversity of the Far East has to be seen to be believed. You might choose to see these far-flung destinations on a bespoke, luxury tour that takes you on a journey through countries, cultures and cuisine and leaves you with a far better understanding of the region’s contrasts, or simply through an indulgent beach break, enjoying pristine sands and picturepostcard waters, giving you the tranquillity you yearn for. That’s where the experience of our ITC Luxury Travel Specialists will help you enormously, offering the insight and inspiration to ensure your bespoke itinerary includes all those special experiences and significant details which matter most to you and which shouldn’t be missed when visiting a particular region. The Far East possesses so many glorious settings for a luxury holiday, and with some of the most pristine beaches on earth there are countless destinations to enjoy a true ‘fly-and-flop’ escape. But if you’re travelling half way around the world, then it seems a shame to miss your chance to encounter the East’s urban gems. Most flights stop off in the likes of Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Kaula Lumpur, so why not let your Travel Specialist arrange a few nights in one or more of these vibrant cities? Be charmed by Bangkok’s ancient temples and original palaces and an authentically Thai shopping experience at Patpong night market is a ‘must’. Towering above the banks of the Chao Phraya River, The Peninsula, Bangkok, is a palatial hotel renowned for its impeccable service and exquisite dining. A thriving, modern, dynamic city, Singapore successfully blends traditional culture, exemplary cuisine and inspirational architecture. A stay at Raffles Singapore, famed as the place where the ‘Singapore Sling’ was invented, is one of the most memorable experiences travel can offer in today’s world. Hong Kong is a dynamic and unforgettable city experience, a whirlwind of different sights, sounds and tastes. Take the Peak Tram, a funicular railway, to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island for incredible viewing of the city. With a heritage of over 75 years, The Peninsula Hong Kong is something of a landmark. Perfect as your first or last stop on a luxury holiday to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is an eclectic and stylish city with much opportunity for exquisite fine dining and shopping, as well as seeing cultural and historic sites that will no doubt capture your imagination. A first-class experience awaits at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, a five star stay in the city.

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THAILAND Whether it’s the captivating and vibrant metropolis of Bangkok, lush rainforests, the mountainous Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces or the idyllic coastline and beaches, Thailand has something for everyone. Spread out over an undulating landmass and peppered with dozens of shimmering islands off its coast, you’ll need more than one trip to take it all in. The perfect destination for honeymooners and party-goers alike, Phuket, Thailand’s largest island, is renowned across the world for its beautiful beaches, warm hospitality and vibrant nightlife. Combining the luxury of a striking coastline with the excitement of a bustling Thai town, Krabi is another destination with much to offer those seeking a mixture of action and relaxation; wander the markets or laze on the beach, the choice is yours. Ever popular with lovers of Thai travel and known for its palm-fringed shores and quaint villages, Koh Samui an enticing island destination, while Koh Kood is widely regarded as one of the last truly unspoilt islands in Thailand, a place where going ‘off the beaten track’ doesn’t have to mean compromising on comfort or luxury.

Our Insight For either a daytime or evening treat, The Siam Supper Club in Phuket serves delicious cuisine with local flavours. This immaculate bar restaurant is brimming with style; wine bottles line the walls and soft jazz plays, leaving you feeling totally relaxed. It is regularly frequented by locals which speaks volumes for its popularity. Let our Concierge service book you a table.

The ITC difference… Why not augment your Thai travel experience with a trip aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express? With 2 or 3 night journeys between Singapore and Bangkok, let us arrange a few days for you to survey the glorious Thai interior from your private cabin on this truly iconic train.

Getting There Time difference: GMT +7 hours Flying time: 11 hours 35 minutes (direct to Bangkok) British Airways, Qantas and Thai Airways fly direct from London Heathrow to Bangkok with onward connections throughout Thailand. Singapore Airlines flies from London Heathrow and Manchester to Bangkok via Singapore with onward connections to Thailand. Emirates flies from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Newcastle to Bangkok via Dubai. Qatar Airways flies from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Manchester to Bangkok via Doha. Etihad Airways flies from London Heathrow and Manchester to Bangkok via Abu Dhabi.

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The lofty views from a Horizon Hillcrest Villa are best enjoyed with a private meal or drinks prepared by your dedicated villa host.

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BANYAN TREE SAMUI KOH SAMUI A small slice of heaven nestled into a private hillside and overlooking the sparkling waters of Lamai Bay, Banyan Tree Samui is an idyllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A place where time is measured only by when the sun is best positioned for lazing on the soft, white sand beach, or when the hour arrives for another superb dining experience. Spread out over the picturesque hillside that gently slopes down to the resort’s secluded beach, the resort’s stilted villas have been designed with respect for the surrounding natural beauty, and the entire resort is beautifully camouflaged within the landscape. These 88 villas all boast their own private infinity pool, along with amazing vistas across the bay or gardens. The décor is neutral with dark wood beams reminiscent of a traditional Thai village. Aside from the white-sand beach, the resort has a plethora of amenities including an excellent spa that offers a range of treatments by highlyqualified therapists. The Rainforest is Koh Samui’s first and only hydrotherapy spa experience and an experience not to be missed. For a more energetic stay, spend some time in the fully-equipped gym or yoga studio. The resort’s restaurants offer many delights. Authentic Thai cuisine can be enjoyed at the signature Banyan Tree restaurant, Saffron. The Edge offers an international breakfast buffet and for more casual dining head to Sands, right on the beach, for wood-oven specialties.

LOCATION Koh Samui, 30 minutes transfer from Koh Samui International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 88 villas with a range of views, sizes and styles.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 2 bars and private dining options. Banyan Tree Spa with 10 treatment rooms and The Rainforest hydrothermal experience. Banyan Tree Gallery. Gym, yoga room and swimming pool with kids’ pool. Library and games room. Kids’ club.

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This away-from-it-all hillside resort has a spectacular cliffside location with views of coconut palms, sandy beaches and the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Siam.

Koh Samui, 30 minutes transfer from Koh Samui International Airport.

The resort has been sympathetically designed and built in keeping with the natural environment. All luxurious and chic villas here open out onto an amphitheatre of sky, sea and islands beyond, a view which can be enjoyed from your own private plunge pool. Then there are the luxury Estates, vast villas boasting private infinity pools, between two and five bedrooms and designed with alfresco living and ultimate privacy in mind. A stroll through the tropical landscape down the terraced hillside takes you to the picturesque private beach where guests can relax on the sands, enjoy a swim in the infinity-edge pool, or partake in watersports. The Forest Spa offers centuries-old healing techniques in five tranquil salas. Dining options in this gourmet paradise include the stunning hillside KOH, Thai Kitchen & Bar and the more casual beachside Pla Pla, as well as a host of private dining experiences and in-villa dining.

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ACCOMMODATION 60 villas and 13 Residence Villas of up to 4 bedrooms. All include chic alfresco living spaces, a private infinity pool and breathtaking panoramic views.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants and bar. Infinity pool. Spa, health club and yoga pavilion. Beach sports, tennis. Wine tasting and tropical drink and cocktail classes. Kids club and babysitting available.

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AMANPURI PHUKET Amanpuri was the very first Aman resort and remains the exceptional hotel collection’s flagship property to this day. Meaning ‘Place of Peace’ in Sanskrit, this romantic and exclusive resort embraces the innate style and grace of the Thai culture. The Aman group’s strong emphasis on wellness only serves to augment the sense of tranquillity and rejuvenation that keeps discerning guests returning again and again. All accommodation is pleasingly spacious and appointed with a sophisticated lightness of touch. Pavilions are clad in warm woods and all boast one or two bedrooms and private outdoor areas, some with their own pools. For those travelling en masse, or who long for the utmost in personalised service, expansive Villas boast between two and nine bedrooms and afford every luxury, including a live-in housekeeper and Thai chef. The breathtaking sea views may tempt you to charter a private yacht or you can just let your mind drift away with one of the many personalised programmes offered by the Aman Spa. At Amanpuri, service, cuisine and facilities are beyond exceptional, with adults and children alike being royally entertained.

LOCATION Pansea beach, 25 minutes transfer from Phuket International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 40 Thai-style Pavilions and 30 private villa homes set within a mature coconut plantation and connected by elevated walkways.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants and poolside bar. Freshwater swimming pool. The Aman Spa. Watersports including windsurfing, snorkelling, kayaking, hobie cats and laser sailing. Gym. Tennis courts.

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Take a break from lounging in your private infinity pool to take a private helicopter ride of Phang Nga Bay; our Concierge can arrange everything.

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TRISARA PHUKET Meaning ‘third garden in heaven’ in Sanskrit, Trisara is aptly named. The resort is located on the quiet north-west coast of Phuket, but you can forget all you know about the bustle of the ‘party island’; here you’ll find a tranquil luxury hideaway where natural beauty and world-class service combine to create the ultimate Thai experience. Sympathetically combining modern architectural styling with a more traditional Thai approach, the sumptuous villas here feature spacious bedrooms, open-air showers and infinity-edge pools. For the extra level of space and luxury, there are also 18 Residences, boasting up to six bedrooms each. Whichever accommodation you choose, there will be ocean views to greet you when you wake each morning. Overlooking the silver sand beach, guests can enjoy exotic dishes from a variety of distinctive menus in the relaxed and elegant hotel restaurant, and on a Sunday the Jazz Brunch is not to be missed. Also on the beach there’s a wealth of activities to experience including sailing, snorkelling and the option to charter a yacht for those who wish to take to the clear, blue waters. In the six private spa treatment rooms overlooking the Andaman Sea at the heart of the resort, the island’s spa offers guests a range of beauty and therapeutic, holistic treatments including reiki, watsu and cranio-sacral therapy from a dedicated team of gifted consultants.

LOCATION Phuket, 15 minutes transfer from Phuket International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 39 individual pool villas, suites and rooms. Plus 16 residences with up to 6 bedrooms. All embrace ocean views and have both indoor and outdoor showers.

FACILITIES Restaurants, bar and private dining options available. Swimming pool. Trisara Spa, salon and gym. Sailing, scuba diving and snorkelling. Cruise and yacht charter available. Golf at the exclusive Blue Canyon Country Club (green fees apply).

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SIX SENSES YAO NOI PHUKET

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The unique, natural setting of Six Senses Yoa Noi epitomises the Six Senses philosophy of ‘redefining experiences from arrival to departure’. Set in Thailand’s Phang Nga Bay with its famous rock outcrops that rise out of the calm waters, this specially designed spa village offers uncompromised luxury matched by a commitment to the preservation of its spectacular environment.

Yao Noi, 70 minutes transfer by road and sea from Phuket International Airport.

Accommodation here is comprised of just 54 generously proportioned villas, each with its own infinity-edge pool, sundeck and personal villa team to enhance the feeling of an utterly private retreat. Dine in-villa or at one of two sumptuous restaurants. The Dining Room offers organic European cuisine, whilst The Living Room presents a host of world cuisines from pizza to tandoori, but with plenty of Thai flavours to enjoy too.

ACCOMMODATION 54 generously proportioned villas plus The Retreat. All villas have their own infinity-edge pool and personal villa team.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, in-villa dining options and 1 bar. Swimming pool. Private beach. Six Senses Spa Village. Gym and tennis court. Thai cooking classes and wine tasting.

The resort’s spa, styled after a traditional Asian longhouse and nestled in the lush forested hillside, offers a range of sensory journeys and pampering treatments using only natural products. A trip to the spa can simply be for one indulgent treatment, or you could choose to focus on longer term wellness solutions, with experts on hand to guide you through a personalised plan

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SONEVA KIRI KOH KOOD Soneva Kiri is set amidst the tropical rainforest of Koh Kood, one of the most pristine of Thailand’s islands. With a reputation for excellence and cutting-edge eco concepts, guests at this resort will be treated to incredible accommodation, service and facilities. On arrival at Bangkok airport, international travellers are greeted and escorted personally to the resort’s private plane for the one-hour flight to the resort. Once on the island, they can enjoy luxury accommodation with a sense of place and, with only 36 villas all boasting private pools, a pleasing level of privacy too. Outside, there is an abundance of activities, watersports and excursions. Sumptuous dining experiences await at the island’s three restaurants, including a delightful and unforgettable tree-top experience. After dinner, classic films can be enjoyed by starlight at the exclusive over-water, outdoor Cinema Paradiso. Guests can also enjoy personalised sensory spa journeys, wellness activities and stunning panoramic views at the exquisite Six Senses Spa, with its 11 uniquely-designed double treatment rooms and four private relaxation rooms.

LOCATION Koh Kood, 80 minutes transfer by air and sea from Bangkok International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 36 Villas including 8 private 4, 5 and 6-bedroom Hill, Cliff and Beach Reserves.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants and 2 bars, plus private dining options and a wine cellar. Six Senses Spa. Watersports including catamaran sailing, wakeboarding, snorkelling, waterskiing and scuba diving. Mountain biking. One private buggy per villa. Dedicated Mr and Mrs Friday butler service. The Den for kids and babysitting service available.

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PHULAY BAY, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE KRABI

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Discover classic Ritz-Carlton touches of faultless service and hi-tech facilities perfectly married with plenty of Thai character at this luxury retreat, set on the rugged shores of the Andaman Sea with unspoilt views of the limestone karst.

Krabi, 35 minutes transfer from Krabi International Airport or 60 minutes transfer by speedboat or 2 hours by car from Phuket International Airport.

This picturesque area is filled with numerous natural attractions including forests with caves and stunning waterfalls that can be explored on board the hotel’s private boat; or spend the day on a nearby secluded beach or enjoying the variety of resort activities on offer.

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Enjoy an afternoon snorkelling amongst the resplendent coral reefs, head to the resort’s spa or simply retreat to your lavishly appointed pavilion or villa, set in tropical gardens or with ocean views and enjoying a personalised butler service. In your own private sanctuary you’ll find contemporary ThaiArabian fusion décor, rainforest showers, outdoor baths and verandahs with lounge beds. Some five dining options here range from a casual, poolside lunch at Plai Fah to fine dining of fresh seafood with views out to the Andaman Sea at the signature restaurant, Lae Lay. For a special celebration or romantic occasion, ask your Travel Specialist about pre-booking the rooftop lounge at Lae Lay, which seats just four people.

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54 one bedroom pavilions and villas all uniquely spacious and well-appointed. Each villa includes outdoor baths and private plunge pools.

FACILITIES 5 restaurants and bars. 24-hour butler service. Infinity pool. Luxurious rainforest showers. Spa with VIP treatment area, fitness centre, yoga and Pilates studio. A variety of resort activities are available for both adults and children including traditional dance and cooking classes.

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RAYAVADEE KRABI The dramatic and unspoilt Phra Nang headland of Krabi is home to this breathtaking luxury resort, which fuses the elegant authenticity of a Southern Thai village with the sumptuous sophistication you would expect from a leading luxury hotel. Spacious two-storey pavilions and luxurious villas are scattered throughout the exotic tropical gardens. All offer a downstairs living space and a true sense of seclusion without compromising on luxury. The three beaches edging the resort are dominated by the magnificent rock outcrops, whilst turquoise waters and powder soft sands are set against dramatic limestone cliffs and lush rainforest filled with wild monkeys and birds. After a day exploring head to the Rayavadee Spa for some indulgence and revitalisation before dinner time. Dining is a delight in any of the four eateries here, but worth a special mention is The Grotto, which nestles within an ancient limestone cave that opens onto the beach. Enjoy freshly caught seafood while drinking in the unforgettable views of fishing boats bobbing in the bay as a sunset washes across the sky.

LOCATION Krabi, 25 minutes transfer from Krabi International Airport and a short speedboat ride from Krabi pier.

ACCOMMODATION 97 enchanting two-storey pavilions and 5 luxurious private villas spread over coconut groves and tropical gardens and bordered by three beaches.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants and 2 bars. The Rayavadee Spa. The Rayavadee Boutique. Two outdoor tennis courts, air conditioned squash court and a fitness room. Scuba diving, rock climbing, watersports and escorted hikes. Kids’ activities.

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MALAYSIA Malaysia’s idyllic beaches, exotic wildlife, ancient rainforests, delicious cuisine and mythical traditions make it a destination that’s both fascinating and diverse. For fine dining and brilliant shopping, visit the eclectic and stylish city of Kuala Lumpur. For a true sense of escapism enjoy relaxing on pristine white sands, traditional spa treatments or discover sleepy fishing villages. For a truly memorable experience, explore verdant jungles to see captivating orangutans in their natural environment. Located in the Andaman Sea off Malaysia’s north-western coast, Langkawi is an enthralling natural wonderland encompassing 550-million-year-old rock formations, mountainous rainforest and desert islands.

Our insight… Be sure to sample Malaysia’s exceptional cuisine; as the home of satay its distinctive multicultural society has led to the creation of unique gourmet delights. Try the national dish nasi lemak: rice steamed with coconut milk to give it a rich fragrance, and served with fried anchovies, peanuts, sliced cucumber, hard boiled eggs and a spicy chilli paste known as sambal.

The ITC Difference… To take in the true beauty of the region we also recommend a helicopter transfer or tour, something our Concierge service will be happy to arrange.

Getting there Time difference: GMT +8 hours Flying time: 12 hours 25 minutes (direct to Kuala Lumpur) Malaysia Airlines flies direct from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur and onwards throughout Malaysia. Singapore Airlines flies from London Heathrow and Manchester with onward connections throughout Malaysia via Singapore.

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PANGKOR LAUT RESORT PANGKOR LAUT Set on a privately owned island, only a fraction of Pangkor Laut’s 300 acres have been developed, enabling you to blissfully discover unspoilt secluded bays and pristine sandy beaches. Bathed in tranquillity, villas are either on stilts overlooking the sea, set amongst tropical gardens or on the hillside surrounded by the ancient rainforest. Exclusive and luxurious, The Estates at Pangkor Laut comprise eight individually crafted sanctuaries comprising of two to four bedrooms each, the services of a butler and personal chef, and a private pool with dramatic views of the island’s breathtaking landscape. Days can be spent accompanying the resort’s resident naturalist on his daily trek through the lush jungle, basking in the sun on the pristine beach at Emerald Bay or even embarking on a private cruise in a luxury yacht. Or for pure indulgence there’s the sublime award-winning Spa Village to explore, a four acre haven offering traditional spa therapies of the region. Evenings always start by sipping cocktails and deciding which of the three restaurants, with their various cuisines on offer, or varied private dining experiences to choose from. Dining here is a gastronomic adventure, a celebration of the region’s culinary arts, with chefs transforming the finest local ingredients into delightful delicacies.

LOCATION Pangkor Laut Island, 4 hours transfer from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Marina Island Pangkor, and 15 minutes speedboat transfer.

ACCOMMODATION 140 villas and suites and 8 Estates. Villas stand elegantly on stilts, while the Garden, Hill and Beach Villas place you within a few steps of nature’s abundance. The Estates are located either on the beach or set on the jungle covered hillside.

FACILITIES A selection of restaurants and bars. 2 swimming pools (one exclusively for Spa guests). Spa Village, gym and hair salon. Watersports include kayaking, wakeboarding, and catamaran cruises. Tennis and squash courts. Gift shop.

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THE DATAI LANGKAWI Nestled inside an ancient tropical rainforest with a secluded white sandy beach facing the calm Andaman Sea, this is quite possibly the nearest you can get to paradise. Accommodation is split between Canopy, Rainforest and Beach collections, each with much to recommend it. Guests staying in the stylish, stand-alone Rainforest Villas get the experience of being immersed in nature, while just a buggy ride away from the resort facilities, the decadent Beach Villas allow direct access to the powdery white sands. They offer a real back-to-nature spirit, while retaining all of the luxuries of the 21st century. Dining presents a rich abundance, with four fabulous restaurants to choose from, each with its own spectacular vista and specialised offering, including both Malaysian and European cuisine. Guests can also request special private dining experiences such as a candlelit dinner under the stars or champagne breakfast on the beach. The ITC Concierge team can prearrange this before you even leave. When you’re not swimming in the aquamarine waters or relaxing on the beach, we recommend a thrilling jungle trek with one of the knowledgeable guides. Golfers will love the 18-hole championship course, and non-golfers will love the award-winning spa just as much. Whatever you do to relax there is a ‘must try’ waiting to be discovered at this resort.

LOCATION Datai Bay, 40 minutes transfer from Langkawi International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 122 rooms, villas and suites with spacious bedrooms, living areas and private verandahs, all with amazing views of the natural landscape. The new 1 and 2-bedroom Beach Villas have direct beach access and a private pool.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants and 2 bars. 2 swimming pools. Spa and health club. Nonmotorised watersports and private beach. Tennis courts, mountain bikes. Babysitting service. Nature walks with resident naturalist.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT LANGKAWI LANGKAWI Four Seasons Resort Langkawi occupies a mile-long beach in Southeast Asia’s first UNESCO Geopark, with thoughtful design and an all-pervading serenity fostering a genuine connection with nature. The resort is pleasingly spacious, with a blend of Malaysian and Moorish architectural influences, and its 20 Beach Villas and 68 Pavilions weave through 48 acres of lush beachfront gardens. Guests are just minutes by boat from iconic natural wonders like the world-renowned mangroves of the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, while on-site activities include rock climbing, abseiling, archery, stand-up paddle boards and kite buggies. Fans of watersports should be sure to try Malaysia’s first foot-jet propelled X-Jetblades whilst staying here too! Visit the Geopark Discovery Centre to find out about the UNESCO surroundings or take to the skies for a helicopter tour of Langkawi’s spectacular karsts, islands and seascapes. Back on land, splash about at the multi-tiered family pool, or retreat to a private walled cabana at the 55-metre adult pool while the youngsters go on a Mangroves & Eagles cruise with kids’ club. The award-winning Geo Spa boasts treatments designed to balance the energies – essential after a day’s trekking, biking, deep-sea fishing or wildlife spotting. Evenings are best spent enjoying a beach barbecue or creative cocktails at Middle Eastern inspired Rhu Bar.

LOCATION Langkawi, 25 minutes transfer from Langkawi International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 91 guest villas and pavilions are hidden amongst lush, landscaped gardens or beachfront settings and blend Asian and Arabic influences seamlessly to create a uniquely Malaysian milieu.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants, 1 bar. Family pool, adult pool. Geo Spa. Gym, watersports centre. Kids’ club, eco adventures, babysitting service. Bicycles. Tennis.

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BALI If cloud-topped mountains, verdant forests, rice paddies cascading down lush hillsides and stunning beaches bathed by the warm waters of the shimmering Indian Ocean are for you, then prepare to fall under the captivating spell of magical Bali. This ‘Island of the Gods’ is appropriately named. Bali is a haven of natural beauty, rich in culture and traditions with friendly people who are proud of their heritage. Bali’s breathtaking beaches make an exceptional setting for ‘fly-and-flop’ relaxation, while its verdant and enchanting interiors also make it a superb destination for touring.

Our insight… Bali possesses a unique character along with many religions and traditions, which are typically expressed through their love of song and dance. If you get the chance to watch the celebrated Ketak, traditionally an all-male Balinese dance which is upbeat and full of rhythmic chanting and captivating movements, it is a very special experience, showcasing Bali’s intrinsic morality.

The ITC Difference… Bali’s white sands, natural beauty and luxury hotels make it a perennial favourite with honeymooning couples. Our Concierge team are experienced in creating personalised, romantic daytrips and memorable evenings for couples, whether on your first or thirtyfirst holiday together. Just ask.

Getting there Time Difference: GMT +8 hours Flying Time: 16 hours 10 minutes (with flight change) British Airways and Qantas fly from London Heathrow to Bangkok with onward connections to Bali. Singapore Airlines flies from London Heathrow and Manchester to Singapore with onward connections to Bali. Malaysia Airlines flies from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur with onward connections to Bali. .

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COMO SHAMBHALA ESTATE BALI Balinese serenity envelops this remote and beautiful retreat, where the sacred Ayung River babbles within the dense foliage. Guests are assigned a Personal Assistant to ensure a seamless stay and are treated to luxurious and private accommodation, which makes it easy to imagine you have this corner of paradise all to yourself! Primarily a luxury spa resort, all wellness programmes are tailormade, catering to specific client requirements, and include meal plans, expert consultations, massages (dependent upon number of nights) and participation in daily scheduled activities including Pilates, yoga, fitness, vitality pool sessions and outdoor pursuits. You can be as involved with activities and core philosophies as you like, so whether you decide to dip a toe or take a full plunge into holistic hedonism, the choice is very much yours. Whatever you choose to do, meal times will surely delight, with an array of dishes that are as delicious and satisfying as they are nutritious. The COMO Shambhala Cuisine is world-renowned and was developed over a 10-year period with a focus on raw and wholesome ingredients. Like every aspect of this resort, you can enjoy wellness without compromising on taste and luxury.

LOCATION Ubud, 75 minutes transfer from Denpasar International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 30 rooms, suites and villas include 5 unique residences comprising of 4 to 5-bedroom suites with infinity pools and five 1 and 2-bedroom Retreat Villas with pools.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants. Chemical-free spring-water pool, heated outdoor hydrotherapy pool and outdoor vitality pool. 9 treatment rooms (3 for couples). Yoga studio and yoga pavilion, Pilates studio, male/female sauna and steam room.

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AMANDARI BALI Meaning ‘peaceful spirits’, this Balinese village-style resort offers guests a tranquil experience overlooking paddy fields. Your luxurious, private, thatched-roof suite, reached through your own walled garden, will be your haven during your stay. Choose from a selection of configurations and locations; whether you want a romantic hideaway with views out over the verdant rice paddies or a two-bedroom villa complete with an expansive infinity pool, there is something to suit you here. A stay here allows you to feel immersed in nature whilst also in the lap of luxury, so why not explore with a day’s trekking beside the Ayung River before a treatment at The Village Spa? We also recommend the spectacular dawn walk through the jungle to watch the sunrise with a sumptuous breakfast in a wooden hut in the trees.

LOCATION Ubud, 45 minutes transfer from Denpasar International Airport

ACCOMMODATION 30 suites and 1 villa. All have Balinese-style thatched roofs and open through glass doors onto private courtyard gardens with some boasting their own private plunge pools.

FACILITIES Restaurant and bar. Swimming pool. Floodlit tennis court and health and fitness centre. Library. Jungle trekking and excursions.

AMANKILA BALI Built along the contours of two beautiful headlands, this elegant resort mirrors the flowing natural setting, with tropical groves sloping down to an idyllic beach. Some 34 stand-alone thatched suites are set on stilts and boast a private terrace with garden or ocean views, some also have their own pool. In fact, there are a host of expansive pools for all guests to enjoy at this exclusive resort. The Restaurant here is set beside a stunning three-tiered swimming pool with expansive ocean views. Here you can enjoy a sumptuous fusion of Balinese cuisine and contemporary culinary trends. Amankila is located in Manggis, where you’re sure to get a real sense of Balinese history. This region is often referred to as ‘old Bali’ and home to the royal palaces of Klungkung and Karangasem.

LOCATION Manggis, 90 minutes transfer from Denpasar International Airport

ACCOMMODATION 33 suites, including the Pool Suites with their private swimming pool, outdoor terrace and personal bar.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants and Beach Club for informal dining. Multi-level swimming pool. Non-motorised watersports, cruise excursions on the resort’s two boats, which are also available for private charter. Massage and beauty treatments are available in guest suites, massage pavilion or open-air. Shop, gallery and library.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT BALI AT SAYAN BALI Deep in the tranquil highlands of central Bali, extending down verdant rice terrace slopes to the sacred Ayung River’s edge, experience a different side of Bali, away from the beach and close to the cultural capital of Ubud. The spacious suites feature an elegant sitting room with dining area, a deep-soaking tub, and an outdoor terrace, whilst the One-Bedroom Villas, positioned along the crest of the verdant hillside, offer spectacular views of the river terraces, or jungle. With stained hardwood floors the impressive villas feature natural and rustic materials to complement the atmosphere and reflect authentic Bali. At mealtimes you can dine on the crest of a magnificent gorge at the open-sided Ayung Terrace, where the cuisine will delight as much as the world-class service. Elsewhere you’ll find deep relaxation and rejuvenation at The Sacred River Spa, which boasts the Dharma Shanti yoga bale (with Bali’s only certified AntiGravity and Full Moon Yoga); meditation classes; life talks with Buddhist scholars and sessions with Balinese healers.

LOCATION Ubud, 75 minutes transfer from Denpasar International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 60 suites and villas, including the Riverfront One-Bedroom Villa which welcomes guests with their own lily pond and meditation area, an outdoor living area with plunge pool and views of the Ayung River.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants and bar. Swimming pool. Spa and spa villas. Gym, yoga, steam/sauna rooms and whirlpool. Library and lounge. 2 boutiques.

MANDAPA, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE BALI The setting of this luxury hotel is something very special indeed, nestled alongside the Ayung River in the hills of Ubud with views of rainforest and rice paddies. Built within the spiritual heart of Bali, Mandapa is a place of calm, where you can quietly contemplate and soothe your soul. With just 60 villas and suites, guests can expect plenty of privacy and personal service, and with features including a stunning outdoor pool and a luxury spa, there’s lots to enjoy in-resort. But this is an area made for exploring, whether you venture to a hidden temple, climb an active volcano or simply sit back and watch the magic of traditional Balinese dance. Dining at the Mandapa is an experience in itself with four distinct restaurants, the pinnacle of which is Kubu, where we can arrange for you to dine in your own ‘private cocoon’ overlooking the river.

LOCATION Ubud, 60 minutes transfer from Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 60 villas and suites, including the One Bedroom River Front Pool Villa which boasts a large private swimming pool set in Balinese gardens with views of the Ayung River.

FACILITIES 4 restaurants and bars, plus dining experiences. Swimming pool. Spa. Yoga classes. Bicycle rental. Kids’ club.

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Stunning views out over Jimbaran Bay are augmented as night falls and the curving shoreline is lit by torchlights on the beach.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT BALI AT JIMBARAN BAY BALI Immersed in the mystique of this ‘Magical Island of the Gods’, Jimbaran Bay is an exclusive and elegant resort. Enjoying a prime location on the golden sands of Jimbaran Bay, this is perfect for taking in Bali’s glorious coastal beauty. The expansive Balinese villa-style accommodation, fully renovated in early 2016, is set in 35 acres of superbly landscaped tropical paradise, with stunning views of the palm-fringed bay to drink in from your luxurious vantage point in your own private plunge pool. The glorious spa here spans over 10,000 square feet with eight lavish treatment rooms, three of which feature double massage beds and open onto a secluded garden courtyard with a large soaking tub and cascading rinse shower. To further augment this wellness focus, guests can take part in Night Fire Yoga and AntiGravity Yoga classes at the oceanfront yoga bale ‘Nirvana Shanti. Surfers will also find that the hotel is just a short distance from some of the best waves in the world. Guests at the resort can enjoy delicious cuisine at the four open-air restaurants, with the ‘megibung’ food ritual a real highlight during a stay here; offering an authentic evening of Balinese dinner and dance performance in the oceanfront gardens. The property’s Balinese village concept lends a real sense of place, with cultural activities at Ganesha Cultural Centre including woodcarving, songket weaving, music and painting.

LOCATION Jimbaran Bay, 15 minutes transfer from Denpasar International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 156 villas and private residences with private plunge pools and airconditioned bedrooms. The two Royal Villas offer the luxury of a personal swimming pool, cool plunge pool, Jacuzzi and sauna.

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NIHIWATU BALI Set on the dramatic, remote coastline of the south-west island of Sumba, an area known as ‘the edge of wilderness’, this former surfer’s retreat is now an outstanding beach resort. Dining here is in a laidback environment, yet with refined, healthy dishes on the menu and exquisite views. The Ombak open-air restaurant is à la carte, with dining experiences during the week; the Nio Beach Club offers delicious fresh fish and wood-fired pizzas with your feet in the sand; and there is also a selection of dining adventures for an extra special gastronomic treat. With just 28 villas, accommodation has a boutique feel, where locally inspired interiors and pieces made by local craftsmen combine to give a truly authentic Indonesian space. There is a superb range from which to choose, from rustic, ‘outdoors-in’ sea-facing, thatched villas, to elegant beach villas with plenty of space for groups or families. As one of the world’s premier surfing destinations, lessons are available in-resort, and guests who already know how to ‘hang ten’ can reserve their time slot on the reef’s famous left-hand break. Those who prefer their activities land-based might enjoy the array of equestrian activities on offer, or why not combine the two with ‘horse surfing’?! But if all that sounds like far too much of an adrenalin rush while on holiday, there’s always the Nihi Oka Spa Safari…a full day of chilled out indulgence!

LOCATION Sumba, 50 minute flight from Bali to Tambolaka Airport, a 90 minute transfer from Nihiwatu.

ACCOMMODATION 28 villas, including the Mamole Tree House ideal for families with its connecting treehouses, infinity pool and large lounging deck. For a ‘wow’ honeymoon location take a closer look at the super-private Marangga villas with a cliffside bale perfect for sleeping under the stars.

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CAMBODIA & VIETNAM AT A GLANCE

Cambodia has plenty to offer the intrepid traveller. Roaming the busy streets of Phnom Penh by tuk tuk is an encounter every tourist should experience. Contrast your exploration of the temples and pagodas with the truly thought-provoking contemporary history of the 1970’s reign of Pol Pot’s brutal Khmer Rouge. Vietnam is just as intriguing and historically fascinating, with its past having left an awe-inspiring legacy of reminders throughout its beautiful landscape. The country is a must for those in search of a unique and diverse touring destination, or simply a picturesque beach holiday. Phnom Penh, Cambodia As the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh is the country’s largest city and home to the main international airport.

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Where to stay? the Raffles Hotel Le Royal Phnom Penh is the place to see and be seen in the city. This luxurious offering from the exclusive Raffles group has been one of the premier destinations in the city since 1929. As well as boasting plush accommodation and dining options, it’s a superb base for sightseeing tours of Wat Phnom, the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. Must do experiences: three sites every visitor to the Cambodian capital should experience are the Royal Palace, National Museum and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. The Silver Pagoda is located within the compound of the Royal Palace; its floor made up of 5,329 silver tiles. At the National Museum, where the artefacts date back to the 7th century, you’ll glean an extensive history of the country, while the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek will provide a much more recent insight into Cambodia’s troubled past.

Siem Reap, Cambodia Set in the north-western part of Cambodia, Siem Reap owes much of its popularity to its close proximity to the most popular tourist attraction in Cambodia, the Angkor Temples. Where to stay? Amansara is a luxury boutique resort located on the outskirts of the fascinating city of Angkor and only a short drive from Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The resort itself comprises just 24 spacious suites, each of which is provided with a remork and driver, meaning you can explore this centre of Cambodian culture at your leisure. Must do experiences: Angkor Wat should be on every intrepid traveller’s bucket list; and those who have been before say it is best enjoyed at sunrise. It is one of the most important architectural sites in south-east Asia and UNESCO protection ensures it will remain just as magnificent for years to come. Ta Prohm – the famed set location of Tomb Raider – is also nearby.

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Hoi An City, Vietnam This charming riverside town was once one of Asia’s busiest trading ports. Take a walking tour through the ancient city and explore the narrow streets that are devoid of traffic.

Where to stay? Boasting true Vietnamese hospitality and uninterrupted ocean views, the Nam Hai is a relaxing hideaway where you can escape the stresses and strains of modern day life. Luxurious Villas and Pool Villas boast large bedrooms and living spaces, luxurious bathrooms, rain showers, private landscaped gardens and sea views. Indulge in a variety of rejuvenating therapies at the Spa at Nam Hai, featuring eight tranquil Spa Villas.

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For a luxurious beach holiday head to Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, flanked perfectly between a mile of golden sand and lush mountains

Must do experiences: We recommend taking time to visit the Japanese Covered Bridge and the 18th century Tran Family Home. Be sure to grab a bowl of cao lau a famous local dish made with noodles unique to Hoi An.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Formerly named Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam, named after the Vietnamese communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh.

Where to stay? Situated at the heart of historic Ho Chi Minh City, and looking out from the top floors of the imposing Times Square Building, The Reverie Saigon may just be the hottest address in town, and certainly the most luxurious. Enjoy the views whilst eating breakfast in the vast, marble clad Café Cardinal, or simply from the comfort of your own plush room. Must do experiences: explore the Cu Chi Tunnels – used by Vietnamese soldiers as hiding spots during combat – and embark on a tour of the city where French influences abound. Head to the Ben Thanh market for local souvenirs and handmade crafts or visit tourist favourite, the Jade Emperor Pagoda. A tour of the French colonialist Notre Dame Cathedral should also be on your ‘must see’ list.

These pages are just a taste of what we can offer you on your bespoke luxury holiday. Please see our website www.itcluxurytravel.co.uk for suggested itineraries, resplendent resorts and, of course, first-hand tips and knowledge of the region. Our Travel Specialists are also available to inspire you; call 01244 355 490.

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For the ultimate luxury experience in Cambodia, enjoy a stay on the exclusive Song Saa Private Island. This barefoot paradise is Cambodia’s first luxury private island resort, yet it maintains a sympathetic commitment to its stunning natural surrounds.

4 hour 15 minute road and boat transfer from Phnom Penh Airport or a 50 minute flight from Siem Reap Airport, 60 minute flight from Ho Chi Minh Airport followed by a 20 minute car transfer to the port and 45 minute speedboat to the island.

The resort spans the islands of Koh Ouen and Koh Bong, connected only by a footbridge which passes over a marine reserve, home to turtles, seahorses and tropical fish. Accommodation is in the form of just 27 intimate OverWater, Jungle and Ocean-View villas with private pools. Dining is a mixture of Cambodian traditions and Western techniques, with locally produced and sustainable ingredients, while the spa is a ‘concept’ that runs through the whole resort: ‘the entire island is a sanctuary’. The island resort has an ‘Always Included’ policy for guests, who are free to enjoy snorkelling, sea kayaking, in-villa movie experiences, sunrise yoga and an island safari with a member of the conservation team among other activities. A genuine Robinson Crusoe experience – with the addition of extensive luxury – waits for you on Song Saa Private Island.

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ACCOMMODATION 27 villas, designed using traditional Cambodian methods and using recycled materials, but with luxuries including over-sized beds and baths, outdoor showers and a fully-stocked bar fridge.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants and bars. Large infinity pool with poolside dining. Spa sanctuary treatments available at locations around the island. Yoga and meditation centre, kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving and an ecological programme. Exclusive island boutique.

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THE NAM HAI VIETNAM Boasting true Vietnamese hospitality and uninterrupted ocean views, this luxurious resort is a relaxing hideaway where you can escape the stresses and strains of modern day life. Luxurious Villas and Pool Villas boast large bedrooms and living spaces, luxurious bathrooms, rain showers, private landscaped gardens and sea views. The hotel’s two restaurants serve up a delicious array of international and Asian cuisines. Expect Vietnamese classics, international delights and casual lunches by the beach. Illuminated by lanterns, the bar boasts pool and sea views to complement your signature cocktail. Indulge in a variety of rejuvenating therapies at the Spa at Nam Hai, featuring eight tranquil Spa Villas. The private facilities here feature two spaciously designed private spa villas encompassing a double or single massage bed, relaxation area, steam room and private changing room.

LOCATION Hoi An, Vietnam, 30 minute transfer from Da Nang International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 100 Villas; 60 one-bedroom villas and 40 one to five bedroom Pool Villas.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants, 1 bar. 3 swimming pools. Spa, gym. Kids’ club, babysitting. Tennis courts, yoga.

Please note at the end of 2016 The Nam Hai will become a Four Seasons Resort.

SIX SENSES NINH VAN BAY VIETNAM Accessible only by boat, within the dramatic Ninh Van Bay, this intimate and exclusive spa resort takes full advantage of the pristine setting. Impressive rock formations, vibrant coral reefs, a white sand beach, and towering mountains as a backdrop, all add to the sense of being luxuriously at one with nature. The luxury villas here are spaciously designed and generously equipped featuring two rooms and either a garden terrace or a large sundeck. Villas have a private pool and are located either on the beach, on the water, on the rocks or on the hilltop, all offering a variety of panoramic ocean views, with some larger options available for families and groups. Each villa type offers a different experience of the environment, but all boast a sense of seclusion and indulgence.

LOCATION Ninh Van Bay, 45 minutes car transfer from Cam Ranh Airport and a short 20 minute boat transfer.

ACCOMMODATION 59 villas all with private pools and 24-hour butler service. The 3-bedroom Hilltop Reserve offers the utmost in privacy, including a fully-fitted kitchen and poolside cinema screen with projector and sound system.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants and 2 bars. Swimming pool. Six Senses Spa, fitness centre, Tai Chi and yoga. Watersports centre, tennis, volleyball, badminton and mountain walks. Vietnamese cooking classes.

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ALTERNATIVE ASIA Our sister compnay Regent Holidays offers an eclectic collection of unique and inspiring places to visit in Asia. From our earliest forays into the Central Asian Republics in 1983 to our ground-breaking North Korea tours in 1985, we’ve been pioneers in off-the-beaten-track holidays for over 40 years. Whether you want to experience the weird and wonderful festivals of Papua New Guinea, travel through the ancient cities of the Silk Road, discover the Tibetan-influenced temples of ShangriLa or watch the sun rise over 2,000 temples in Burma, our team of Bristol-based experts travel frequently and extensively, and can offer expert advice on planning your alternative holiday.

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Offering an intoxicating blend of cultural encounters with traditional tribes, intrepid exploration in wildlife-rich jungles and world-class diving from pristine beaches, this astounding collection of islands is as diverse as they come. Head for the hills to meet indigenous highland communities with extravagant headdresses and vibrant body paint, search for birds of paradise in the jungles and stand in the shadow of the impressive stratovolcano Mount Tavurvur on the coast of New Britain.

Over thirty years after Regent’s first group entered North Korea, visitors to this perplexing country still find it as fascinating as ever. Regent’s resident North Korea expert, Carl Meadows, has visited the country more than 20 times. As the leading UK experts on North Korea we work closely with the authorities to develop tours which push the boundaries of tourism. Part of the fun of a visit to the world’s most secretive state is to expect the unexpected, so go with the flow and you will be rewarded with an intriguing tour.

Central Asia

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Though by and large unknown, the ‘Stans are captivating. Untouched landscapes range from yurt-dotted rolling steppe to snow-capped mountains, desert towns to ancient ruins. But with welcoming people and a fascinating history, there’s far more than just dramatic backdrops that draw travellers. Watch falconry and nomad wrestling on the banks of Issyk-Kul Lake at Kyrgyzstan’s World Nomad Games, visit Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome or take a private train through Uzbekistan or Turkmenistan.

Iran’s borders have opened, casting an alluring invitation in the direction of intrepid travellers. Souls searching for a rewarding, insightful journey are beginning to cast their eyes to the heady mix of ancient Persian history and fragrant spices that garnish the Middle East. Travel by private train across lands where some of the world’s greatest kingdoms once rose and fell. Rediscover the long lost archaeological ruins at Pasargadae and Persepolis, and the towering blue-domed mosques of yesteryear cities, Isfahan and Yazd.

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INDIA A vast and diverse nation, there is so much to draw the discerning traveller to India. Whether you come for the cuisine, the culture, the wildlife or the beaches, whether you wish to stay in one place or tour the region, Western & Oriental’s India Destination Experts have travelled the subcontinent extensively and boast first-hand knowledge that means they can craft the perfect experience just for you. This is India, à la carte…

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An area steeped in history and containing some of India’s most iconic sites, the three points of the ‘Golden Triangle’ are three captivating cities. Encounter the country’s capital, Delhi, a bustling metropolis that has to be seen to be believed. Visit Agra and the Taj Mahal, surely one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Then there’s Jaipur, where the striking sights of the Amber Fort and City Palace await. Our range of tours means we will find the perfect combination just for you.

Travelling by train in India is more than a journey, it’s an integral part of your holiday experience. From the winding Himalayan railways to the dramatic opulence of trains such as the Maharajas' Express, Golden Chariot, Palace on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey and the Royal Rajasthan, these journeys are as diverse as this incredible country. Ensuring a quintessentially Indian experience with a chance to see vast swathes of this captivating country, luxury rail travel is a fantastic choice for your tour of India.

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COASTAL KERALA

It seems fitting that such a sprawling and varied country is home to a rich and diverse variety of native wildlife. From Indian lions, sun bears and crocodiles, to bison, antelope, snakes and Asian elephants, the list stretches on. With over 100 national parks and an array of wildlife sanctuaries, there is a plethora of options to thrill any naturalist, the pinnacle of which is surely the chance to glimpse the Bengal tiger in its natural environment.

In the coastal state of Kerala you can discover a different side of India from the sensory onslaught of the northern cities. To take in the sights and sounds of this charming region at a gentle pace, a romantic cruise along Kerala’s backwaters on an exclusive house boat is a fantastic option. Then there are the many incredible beaches where you can relax on golden sands with the warm ocean lapping at your toes before grabbing your culture fix in one of the many fascinating towns.

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AUSTRALASIA The Australasian continent holds many treasures within its realm. Memorable, magical and super-luxurious, you’ll spend the plane journey home planning your next adventure to its pristine shores. Every day is a g’day in Australia! This vast island can offer the discerning traveller so much due to its sprawling landscapes and thousands of miles of coastline; from skiing to snorkelling, surfing to skydiving. But of course there are a wealth of relaxing ways to enjoy Oz too, including dining in the chic restaurants of Sydney and lazing on the paradise beaches of the Whitsunday Islands. With so much to see and do, and given the air miles, a tour of your own selected must-sees over a period of at least two weeks is what we’d recommend. Say New Zealand to those who have never visited her islands and they’ll immediately envisage verdant green countryside carved out by dramatic waterways and without even a hint of civilisation as far as the eye can see… and they’d be spot on. It’s not all about scenery though; traditional Maori heritage has blended with modern European and Polynesian influences to create a rich and fascinating culture, and with the fertile land responsible for some of the world’s most sought-after wines, a tipple or two is a necessary part of any visit. The peppering of Pacific Islands east of Australia dotted around the vast Pacific Ocean offer visitors warmth from every angle; from the sun’s rays to the hospitality of the locals, your welcome will be bright. The islands of Fiji, Tahiti and Bora Bora are luxury holiday experiences far beyond the norm, with five-star hotels and resorts to match the world-class scenery. Wherever your Australasian adventure takes you, we’ll create the bespoke itinerary and book the most luxurious accommodation to ensure your journey is an exceptional one.

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REEF AND RAINFOREST AT A GLANCE

Tropical North Queensland is home to two of Australia’s magnificent, iconic natural wonders; a place where stunning coral reefs and marine wildlife vie for attention with lush, tropical rainforests. Those captivated by life under the surface are drawn to the Great Barrier Reef’s seemingly infinite species of brilliantly coloured fish, intricate coral formations and varied marine life including whales, dolphins and turtles. The rainforest of most renown is The Daintree, the earth’s oldest living rainforest and immensely rich in plant, bird and animal life; but for a place so alive, it’s also incredibly tranquil. For those seeking seclusion and exclusivity the pristine islands of the Whitsundays are the place to stay for a few days of rest and relaxation, or activity, the choice is yours. That’s the beauty of these island resorts, each has its own speciality; so whether you want to swim, snorkel, dive, sail, play tennis or simply lie on pristine beaches, you’ll find your paradise here. Why not combine your trip with a stop in Dubai en route to Australia for a luxurious twin-destination holiday? The tropical northern half of Australia is best visited in its dry season of May to October. But temperatures don’t fall throughout the year, so whenever you visit it will be hot, however rainfall is at its most during the months of December to March.

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These pages are just a taste of what we can offer you on your bespoke luxury holiday. Please see our website www.itcluxurytravel.co.uk for suggested itineraries, resplendent resorts and, of course, first-hand tips and knowledge of the region. Our Travel Specialists are The also available to inspire you; call 01244 355 490. accommodation at

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Where to stay? Located in the Whitsunday Islands on the awesome Great Barrier Reef, One&Only Hayman Island is a private island resort that combines state of the art facilities, exceptional service and some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery. All accommodation is light-filled and appointed with contemporary style and can be found spread over three distinct areas. Interconnecting rooms and generous family suites located in the Hayman Wing make a comfortable and spacious base for those travelling en masse, while the resort’s Beach and Pool Wings remain an enclave of peaceful luxury for couples. Dining is a gastronome's delight, with plenty of options to suit your mood and taste, with four incredible eateries as well as a host of gourmet experiences on offer. Also in the Whitsundays is qualia, a luxury resort in a secluded location on Hamilton Island, offering guests a superb range of activities including Great Barrier Reef tours, snorkelling, diving and a top notch spa. Accommodation is in a choice of 60 individual pavilions with views over the turquoise waters or the tropical bushland. Lizard Island Resort in the north exudes sophisticated luxury, blending tasty cuisine with elegant accommodation and sensational diving opportunities to create an idyllic hideaway retreat of the highest quality. Dining is one of Lizard Island’s many pleasures with Osprey’s Restaurant embodying the resort’s understated elegance. In the Daintree Rainforest, Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa blends the soothing qualities of the rainforest with the stylish indulgence of a contemporary retreat. This elegant lodge has a friendly atmosphere and is stunningly located on the Mossman River, encompassed by the Daintree. Your accommodation is in either a treehouse, riverhouse or suite, far removed from the strains of everyday life and the ultimate luxury in the trees.

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What to do The Whitsundays are world-renowned for their crystal white beaches and turquoise waters; with Whitehaven Beach recognised in the Guinness Book of World Records as having the softest, whitest sand in the world. Due to this there’s plenty to keep you busy on or in the water, with watersports, fishing and sailing all high on the agenda for visitors to the region. May to September is a great time to see Humpback Whales around the islands too.

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A trip to Fraser Island will not disappoint with its resident dingoes and incredible wildlife; stopping for a swim in the picturesque blue waters of the island's freshwater Lake McKenzie is a must. Exploring the Daintree with a guide is what we’d recommend to gain a true sense of the abundance of nature in this incredible rainforest. At Silky Oaks Lodge a truly special way to experience the Daintree is with a Kuku Yalanji guide; these ‘rainforest people’ live in harmony with their environment and were the inspiration for the blockbuster 'Avatar'.

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Given the islands’ close affinity with the beautiful waters which surround them, you’ll find that dining can be an intriguing lesson in seafood, with sashimi being a particularly good way to get a taste for the Whitsundays. Ask your ITC Luxury Travel specialist to arrange for a private beach picnic during your stay – an über-luxurious experience on your very own piece of paradise – or if you’re staying at the One&Only Hayman Island, we can arrange the ‘degustation by helicopter’ where you’ll island hop for each sumptuous course!

Whatever you see on your first visit to North Queensland, you’ll be yearning to head back for more as soon as your plane leaves the airport!

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SYDNEY AND SURROUNDS AT A GLANCE

A cosmopolitan harbour city which offers so much, Sydney is undoubtedly one of the world’s finest destinations. The attractive waterfront is the focal point, with its twin icons of Opera House and Harbour Bridge commanding the skyline from all angles and providing a constant reminder that there’s simply nowhere else in the world that you could be. Byron at Byron Resort & Spa

The outdoor lifestyle is seductive in and around Sydney, with beaches galore, parks and gardens, and numerous opportunities to get out on the water and enjoy the harbour up close and personal. The Rocks area is steeped in the history of the first settlers but is now also home to boutique shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants perfect for a gentle meander. Yet there’s more to New South Wales than her shining capital and the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains National Park is a breath taking panorama of eucalyptus clad canyons, sandstone cliffs, waterfalls and forests; perfect for bush walking, birdwatching or simply taking in the views. For wine and food connoisseurs there’s the Hunter Valley, home to over 100 wineries and with dozens of restaurants showcasing the finest regional produce.

When to go? Byron at Byron Resort & Spa

There’s no bad time to visit Sydney, although you should be aware that the British summer months will be cooler and the British winter months hotter with slightly more rainfall. Whenever you choose to visit you’re unlikely to feel temperatures under 15°C, however if you choose to twin this city break with a trip into the Blue Mountains then temperatures can be much cooler than on the coast. These pages are just a taste of what we can offer you on your bespoke luxury holiday. Please see our website www.itcluxurytravel.co.uk for suggested itineraries, resplendent resorts and, of course, first-hand tips and knowledge of the region. Our Travel Specialists are also available to inspire you; call 01244 355 490.

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Where to stay?

Capella Lodge

Park Hyatt Sydney is located on the edge of Sydney Harbour, overlooking the Opera House and the historic The Rocks – a superb area where vintage old Sydney meets the excitement of the new. All 158 guest rooms have every conceivable luxury with numerous private balconies offering spectacular views, elegant living areas and beautifully designed bedrooms. The unique liquid glass windows, which flick from clear to opaque, mean when you want to relax in total privacy you can press the button and block the world out! Spend your days sightseeing and winding down at the spa. A luxurious, environmentally sensitive resort and spa, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is built around a fully restored homestead and set within a 7,000 acre wildlife conservancy in the picturesque Greater Blue Mountains region. The resort has 40 free-standing luxury suites, each boasting its own private terrace and swimming pool, which blend seamlessly with the vastness and dramatic beauty of the Australian bush. For pure escapism stay in one of Capella Lodge’s nine suites on World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island, enjoying mountain walks, white sand beaches and the riot of marine colour in the world’s southernmost coral reef. The boutique accommodation has stunning views Park Hyatt Sydney across the blue lagoon and rugged volcanic peaks, with the horizon pool one of the many other perfect spots from which to survey the scenery. Spend the afternoon in the Lodge’s spa following a morning’s exploration of the island’s flora and fauna. The award-winning Byron at Byron Resort & Spa is set within a subtropical rainforest – 45 acres of it in fact – offering a unique sense of luxury with views of the canopy. A short stroll along the boardwalks and you can be at nearby Tallow Beach, or take the free shuttle bus to Byron Bay – perfect for beach, shopping, markets and more. The resort comprises 92 one-bedroom suites, as well as a 25m infinity pool, poolside sauna and luxurious spa.

What to do

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Sydney is a superb beginning and/or end to your Australian tour. Twin your stay with the Whitsunday Islands for a very special luxury holiday

When heading to Sydney for the first time it’s always best to leave yourself more time than you think to explore the many wondrous sights you’ll want to visit when you get there. The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House are definite ‘musts’, while the botanic gardens and zoos should also be high on your list of things to see. Taking a boat trip around the harbour is a relaxing way to spend the afternoon, as well as creating a true sense of the vast scale of Sydney. Head to iconic Bondi Beach for an ice cream or a surf lesson, or into the main city for shopping and exceptional dining. A short journey from Sydney and you can be in the picturesque rolling green Blue Mountains, wine tasting in Hunter Valley or exploring the facilities at Sydney’s Olympic Stadium. The Blue Mountains are a wilderness made for discovery, with the Three Sisters rock formation at Katoomba a brilliant lookout for photos. Nature walks and horse riding are great ways to truly see the landscape, with rock climbing and abseiling for the brave.

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NEW ZEALAND NORTH ISLAND The bigger of the two islands, North Island is also home to the country’s largest city, Auckland.

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Known as the ‘City of the Sails’ due to its location between the waters of the Waitemata and Manukau Harbours, you’ll find that Aucklanders are passionate about getting out on the water and there are many ways to join them, from a short ferry ride over to the quaint artists’ haunt of Devonport to a day’s cruise on a fully crewed, luxurious motor launch.

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You can enjoy calm seas and white sandy beaches on the islands of the Hauraki Gulf including idyllic Waiheke Island, famed for its stunning natural beauty. The Bay of Islands boasts gorgeous coastal scenery too but is also home to some of the country’s most important history. Rotorua lays claim to Orinoco Valley • Wellington being at both the thermal and Maori heart of the country, a fascinating NEW ZEALAND combination of geysers, boiling mud pools and cultural experiences, while nearby Lake Taupo is ideal for those wishing to indulge in a spot of Arthur’s Pass • trout fishing. The Hawke’s Bay region’s boutique vineyards and Christchurch National Park abundant local produce combine to create a gastronome’s delight. • Glenorchy At the foot of North Island lies Wellington, where you’ll find an array of fascinating galleries and museums, with superb dining to boot.

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Where to stay? For a hip hotel in the centre of Auckland take a closer look at the SKYCITY Grand Hotel, where everything you’ll want during your stay – including trendy eateries and local attractions – is right on your doorstep. Take a break from your sightseeing schedule to enjoy a relaxing massage at the hotel’s East Day Spa. If the adventure activities of the central North Island tempt, then a stay at the Huka Lodge, Taupo will add a luxurious element to your visit to the region. This iconic luxury lodge provides a tranquil haven within 17 acres of perfectly manicured grounds in an unrivalled location alongside the Waikato River. Superb cuisine is a hallmark of the lodge and dining is enhanced by the extensive variety of venues, from wine cellar to library and from river terrace to orchard.

New Zealand gave birth to the concept of luxury lodges; they’re not simply a place to stay when you get to your destination, in many instances they are the destination

Huka Lodge, Taupo

Explore the beautiful Bay of Islands during your stay at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, one of New Zealand’s leading lodges, with panoramic views of glistening Pacific waters, showcasing abundant marine wildlife. This stylish lodge perches in 6,500 acres of elevated grounds above three secluded beaches, making it the perfect spot from which to enjoy the abundance of coastal attractions in this part of North Island. An intimate property set on the edge of Lake Tarawera, Solitaire Lodge is ideally located for exploring nearby Rotorua and this geo-thermal wonderland of steaming lakes and bubbling hot pools, which is also the heartland of Maori culture. In Hawke’s Bay you’ll discover Greenhill Lodge, a charming historic homestead in a delightful hilltop country setting and the ideal base from which to enjoy the region’s superb gourmet delights.

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NEW ZEALAND SOUTH ISLAND The less populated of the two islands, it’s easy to run out of superlatives when describing a place with such a wealth of breathtaking natural wonders. The spectacular Southern Alps run down the spine of the South Island; to their east the patchworked agricultural landscape of the Canterbury plains, the ‘English’ city of Christchurch and the renowned whale watching base of Kaikoura; at their heart, the alpine glories of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. The rugged West Coast is hemmed between the Tasman Sea and the imposing mountain chain with fabulous opportunities for once in a lifetime experiences, such as a helicopter flight onto the Franz Josef Glacier.

Given the flight time to New Zealand (approx 26 hours), combine your stay with a stopover in Singapore or Australia to see another beautiful part of the world

Queenstown’s reputation as the adventure capital of New Zealand is wellfounded, but it’s also a fantastic ski resort. Off the beaten track there’s nearby Wanaka, a picture postcard lakeside setting with a reputation for tranquillity. Neighbouring Fiordland’s enchanting glacier cut valleys, cascading waterfalls and ancient forests should be on your ‘to do’ list and the scenic flight back from Milford Sound to Queenstown, over lakes, mountains, waterfalls and forests will take your breath away. Finally, the sunshine rich town of Blenheim is the ideal base from which to explore the vineyards of Marlborough and sample a sauvignon blanc or two.

Lake Timara Lodge

Where to stay? Edenhouse is not a hotel or a lodge but a gracious, boutique country home accommodating up to eight guests, situated in 48 acres of private grounds with extensive gardens. It is located in the stunning Orinoco Valley, between Nelson and Motueka, within easy reach of the world renowned Abel Tasman National Park. The owners, Peter and Bobbie Martin, personally care for a maximum of six guests with an emphasis on understated luxury, comfort and relaxation; a very ‘Kiwi’ experience.

Blanket Bay, Glenorchy

An unspoilt, serene location in the foothills of the mighty Southern Alps, Grasmere Lodge in Arthur’s Pass guarantees a variety of beautiful, rural and alpine views at this converted 150-year-old homestead of great character. Natural splendour outside is complemented by manmade splendour within the 13 rooms and suites that are cleverly designed in flexible configurations, creating opportunities for exclusive use for families or groups of friends. Blanket Bay, Glenorchy is at once elegant but rustic, a perennial award winner designed in the grand style of the finest alpine lodges. At the quiet, northern end of Lake Wakatipu, guests in search of peace will find this their perfect retreat, spending contemplative hours drinking in endless mountain views. Superb cuisine is a given but what sets this lodge apart is easy access • Bay of Islands to so many high quality activities. Lake Timara Lodge is a a luxury lodge set within 600 acres of stunning wine country; is tranquil, romantic location and a place to truly get away from it Auckland • all. • Lake Tarawera • Taupo

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SOUTH PACIFIC AT A GLANCE

The peppering of Pacific Islands east of Australia dotted around the vast Pacific Ocean offers visitors warmth from every angle; from the sun’s rays to the hospitality of the locals, your welcome will be bright. The islands of Fiji, Tahiti and Bora Bora present luxury holiday experiences far beyond the norm. Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

Bora Bora is surely the closest you’ll get to paradise on earth with its turquoise lagoons, powder white soft sands, palm trees, over-water accommodation and the imposing, lush green backdrop of Mount Otemanu and Mount Pahia. The island of Fiji is as perfect for a family-friendly escape as a honeymoon or relaxing beach break. The luxurious accommodation will further enhance what is on its own an exceptional experience in one of the world’s most desirable locations. As the largest of the French Polynesian islands, Tahiti is home to the international airport (Papeete) offering an enchanting landscape of picture postcard beaches and impressive landscapes.

Climate The summer months in the region are generally from November until April – meaning this is the hottest, most humid and wettest time to visit. The winter – May to October – is the peak time for visitors as the temperatures remain warm yet there is much less chance of rain and conditions are less humid. The region generally falls into GMT +12 hours with flights taking around 24 hours Twin your stay in the South from the UK with stopovers.

Pacific with a stop off in LA – a mix of slick city sights and Michelin-star resaurants with lagoon snorkelling and private beach picnics

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The Brando

Why South Pacific? Steeped in history, Tahiti is the largest of the Society Islands and the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia. The interior of the island offers unforgettable opportunities for exploration; discover an array of waterfalls, archaeological sites and grottoes and then there are the most impressive features of Tahiti: its beaches. With a sea full of life, spend your days admiring the underwater wonders, and watching the surfers or head to Moorea for a shopping experience at their small boutiques and markets. Tucked away in the Leeward Islands of the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by turquoise lagoons and a barrier reef is the island of Bora Bora – a popular choice for those who wish to while away their days in none other than paradise. To say that this island will enchant you is an understatement; picture white sand beaches, an ocean so clear you will have the perfect view of the coral reef and tropical marine life below, world-class luxury accommodation and island restaurants that are as famous as the island itself. Heaven! Fiji is an intriguing place as it comprises a radiant flotilla of some 332 islands that are all cast amongst miles of crystal clear waters interlaced with intricate coral reefs and spot lit by spectacular sunsets, with only 1.5% of this water lover’s paradise is dry land. The marine life here is some of the best in the world and from corals to sponges, whales to manta rays, this water world is a submarine wonderland.

Where to stay? Arguably the hottest property in the South Pacific, The Brando is set on the private atoll of Tetiaroa, some 30 miles north of Tahiti. Bought by Marlon Brando in 1967 after he fell in love with the island while filming 'Mutiny on the Bounty', it is the realisation of his vision to create a pioneering, sustainable, all-inclusive luxury resort. Protecting the natural beauty of Tetiaroa is integral to The Brando, which means many of the activities on offer promote discovery of the island, these include snorkelling in the coral garden, Polynesian canoeing, pearl shopping and guided tours by expert naturalists.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

A selection of 35 private villas are available for your allinclusive stay, each with a private pool and fronted by the pristine white sand beaches. Pass your time at The Brando’s spa and wellness centre, exploring the lagoon by kayak or paddle board, or simply enjoying sumptuous, authentic Polynesian and French flavours at one of its two restaurants. Bliss.

With white sand under foot, a crystal-clear lagoon and sensational accommodation the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is paradise with a capital ‘P’! Surrounded by sand-fringed islets on an unspoilt lagoon and offering stunning views of Mount Otemanu and Mount Pahia, this is one special resort. The service and facilities are superb and the accommodation dotted around the lagoon and beaches is sumptuous and inviting. For a romantic meal Arii Mouna is ideal and at all of its four restaurants you’ll enjoy innovative menus using locally sourced produce to create exceptional South Pacific delicacies with stunning vistas. Lying within Fiji’s paradise bounds, is the Vomo Island Resort – a private island with just 28 villas and two private residences with a distinctively Fijian feel. Vomo Lailai (Little Vomo) is a deserted island just a short distance from Vomo - a tiny honeymoon island offering the ultimate Robinson Crusoe experience in luxury.

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USA The United States of America are truly vast, strewn with opportunities for luxury travel experiences, plenty of contrasting coastal cities and a jaw-dropping variety of climates and terrains. Whether you’re a history buff looking to immerse yourself in the complex past of the United States; a city-slicker who wants to hit the shops and take in a show; or a sun-worshipper who craves a chic beachside setting, there are plenty of options to please on an American luxury holiday. Ever the favourite for a city break stateside, New York is a ‘must-see’ destination for any discerning traveller, and one you can return to time and time again, discovering new corner cafes, art galleries and stylish bars along the way. Needless to say, there are also the major sights of this iconic city to see, the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty to name but a few. Of course, if it’s bright lights and a big buzz you crave, Las Vegas is a great choice, either as a stop on a multi-centre escape or a glamorous break unto itself. The Sunshine State of Florida possesses a climate true to its name, with inviting weather for much of the year. Families will find no end of delight for young and old alike, especially when a stay includes a trip to Walt Disney World Orlando. Miami is another popular destination, with miles upon miles of sandy beaches and prime opportunities for people-watching on the trendy promenades. Another ‘must-see’ state is California, which holds too many treasures to mention. From the vast national parks to the chic cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, you could spend a lifetime exploring this state alone. Wherever you choose to base yourself, we know you’ll have a ball in the country where people really mean it when they say 'have a nice day'.

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USA THE VIP WAY

At ITC Luxury Travel we want every part of your holiday to be truly special, and often arrange exclusive, VIP experiences for our clients to augment their trips. On these pages you’ll find just a handful of examples of what we can offer on a luxury holiday to the United States, but if you had something else in mind our Concierge team will be more than happy to make it happen; your wish is our command! Florida – Disney the exclusive way

New York – Behind the scenes of broadway

With your Disney host, enter the parks through the employees’ entrance of the park without any waiting. You will then have the opportunity to enjoy as many attractions as you would like without any queuing. This fast-track experience means you can see and do much more, possibly visiting two of Disney’s four parks – Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom – in one day. As an extra special treat for youngsters, it is also possible for a breakfast, lunch or dinner inside the park with several of Disney’s famous characters joining you.

What is a New York holiday without taking in a show on Broadway? Fans of the performing arts can go one better by selecting the musical or play of their choice, for which we will arrange not only front row seats, but a coffee and a chat with one of the stars and a backstage visit to meet the cast after the show.

Modern dance class with Madonna’s dancer

Have a unforgettable afternoon and get a workout on the way with this VIP experience. You’ll be taken to a private studio with Loic Mabanza, one of Madonna’s top dancers and choreographers who Cape Canaveral, with an astronaut also performs with other pop and hip hop idols. Loic will teach you the The perfect day for fans of science and space travel alike, we can choreography to a hit song and you will be ready to be in Madonna’s arrange for you to visit the home of NASA’s space programme. Here next concert! you will see some of its amazing space craft on display, experience Los Angeles – Meet your favourite celebrity for lunch weightlessness and learn about the science of space. Being on a VIP tour means you can enter before the crowds, and also have access to We can arrange a private meet and greet or even lunch with your areas not open to the public tours. It is also possible to arrange for a favourite young celebrity! Learn more about their life and enjoy some quality time together. Possible favourites include Zac Efron, Miranda retired US astronaut to be your guide! Cosgrove, Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner, Emma Roberts, Cody San Francisco – On a private cable car Simpson, Demie Lovato, and Channing Tatum. Other celebrities upon Think of San Francisco and a few iconic sights come to mind: the request and price based upon availability and date. Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and, of course, the famous cable cars. LA Lakers basketball experience With this VIP experience you can enjoy a tour of the city in your very With the best courtside seats for the LA Lakers, you and yours might own private cable car. be lucky enough to be featured on national TV, or sit next to the likes Private charter and gourmet picnic on Angel Island of Spike Lee, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rihanna and Jack Nicholson. We Get an incredible perspective on San Francisco’s cityscape from the can also provide VIP hospitality before, during and after the game. water. We can arrange for you to sail over to Angel Island and For true fans, VIP tours of the locker rooms with a coach can also be feast on a delicious fresh lobster lunch. You can then take a hike or arranged before the game. maybe just nap on the lawn in the sun, then finish it all off with a slow, relaxing sail homeward!

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THE CARLYLE, A ROSEWOOD HOTEL NEW YORK Superbly positioned on Madison Avenue in Manhattan’s chic Upper East Side, this luxury hotel is a true New York landmark – a showcase of great art and a sanctuary of luxury and refined taste. Since 1930 this timeless classic has been called ‘home’ by leaders in world affairs, business, society and the arts. Guests here can feel truly ensconced in the elegant, exclusive atmosphere of this hotel, with its 193 lavish rooms and suites, along with the sensational Sisley-Paris Spa. Those with a taste for the finest fare will not be disappointed by the dining options here. The Carlyle Restaurant serves sumptuous cuisine in a gracious setting, whilst afternoon tea in The Gallery is another delight to the senses. Surely, though, it is the location of this luxury New York hotel that is highest on the list of its recommendations. Walking distance to Central Park, guests can stroll into one of the most iconic outdoor spaces in the world. Then there’s the wealth of museums and galleries close by, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Frick.

LOCATION New York, 35 East 76th Street, 50 minutes transfer from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 190 rooms and suites, including the Central Park View Suite which enjoys unobstructed views over the park and Manhattan skyline.

FACILITIES 3 restaurants and bar. Sisley Spa, Yves Durif salon, fitness centre and Rose Buds children's programme including babysitting services.

THE ST. REGIS NEW YORK NEW YORK A 1904 Beaux Arts landmark in the heart of midtown Manhattan, The St. Regis New York is superbly located on Fifth Avenue. Noted as much for its exquisite levels of service as its classical architecture and style, all guests here enjoy the renowned St. Regis Butler service. Its 238 guest rooms and suites are styled in period fashion, retaining a turn-of-the-century feel with plush fabrics, beautiful furnishings and decadent marble bathrooms. No stay is complete until you have indulged in the hotel's Remède Spa, the perfect place to unwind after day spent drinking-in the sights and sounds of the Big Apple. Delicious, à la carte modern cuisine is served at the chic and comfortable Astor Court. For an aperitif, how about a Bloody Mary at the King Cole Bar, where it is said the cocktail was invented.

LOCATION New York, 2 East 55th Street, 60 minutes transfer from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 171 guestrooms and 67 suites.

FACILITIES Restuarant and bar plus the Cognac Room. St. Regis Athletic Club, Fodera beauty shop, concierge desk, childcare service and Family Traditions at St. Regis programme.

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THE SETAI MIAMI BEACH Situated on Miami's South Beach and Collins Avenue, this Forbes 5-Star rated hotel evokes the art deco history of South Beach whilst offering a contemporary twist. Interiors are simple, understated and elegant, with rich woods, black granite and sumptuous in-room baths. The Ocean Suites are super-luxurious, available with one, two and three bedrooms, all of which have incredible views of the ocean from their private balconies. For a truly special experience for families or groups travelling together, ask your Travel Specialist about the Penthouse Suite with its 360° degree views of the beach and city, as well as a private infinity pool. Dine at Jaya, a modern Asian restaurant with dishes from China, India, Korea, Japan and Thailand or at the Pool & Beach Bar with Mediterranean inspired dishes. Top your evening with drinks from The Bar in The Courtyard. The Spa by THÉMAÉ offers indulgent treatments and products curated by four types of teas: red (rooibos), white, green and black. The private beach is the jewel in The Setai’s crown; boasting the ‘Beach Kitchen’, the hotel’s solar-powered culinary station!

LOCATION Miami Beach, 25 minutes transfer from Miami International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 120 rooms and suites, including The Ocean Suites and Penthouse Suite.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants plus the Pool Beach Bar. 3 infinity swimming pools. Spa by THÉMAÉ. Fitness centre and complimentary beach yoga at weekends. Jet ski hire available at the beach.

THE ST. REGIS BAL HARBOUR RESORT MIAMI BEACH This exclusive Miami Beach enclave is conveniently located directly across from the coveted shopping district of Bal Harbour and minutes from South Beach. Some 227 Ocean View Rooms, Studios and Suites are elegantly appointed and present a range of options to accommodate couples and families alike. Whichever room type you choose, you’ll be wowed by the ocean views from your private balcony and, course, the famed St. Regis Butler service. The Remède Spa spans 14,000 square feet and boasts Finnish saunas, a Vichy rain shower and 11 sumptuous treatment rooms. Dining is equally pleasing, with the signature restaurant Atlantikós serving an innovative Greek-inspired menu, and there’s also a family-friendly burger bar and a sushi lounge. Arguably the most luxurious resort in all of Miami, those who like the finer things will certainly enjoy the facilities here.

LOCATION Miami Beach, 35 minutes transfer from Miami International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 227 Ocean View Rooms, Studios and Suites.

FACILITIES 2 restaurants and bar. 2 swimming pools. Remède Spa and St. Regis Athletic Club and St. Regis Children's Club and childcare services.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT AT WALT DISNEY WORLD® RESORT ORLANDO, FLORIDA

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This Four Seasons resort is a truly special setting for a luxury family holiday to remember forever. Within the Walt Disney World® Resort itself here you’ll find spacious rooms and suites, many of which boast views of the famed theme park’s nightly fireworks display. What’s morel, the hotel itself features its own on-site waterpark for younger guests, a spa and a pristine golf course, so a stay here creates a Disney holiday with oodles of added luxury.

Walt Disney World Resort, 30 minutes transfer from Orlando International Airport.

Explorer Island is a five-acre waterpark within the Four Seasons resort offering a family pool, beach volleyball, movie nights, climbing wall, waterslides and a complimentary daily kids’ programme. Away from the island an over-21s pool with private cabanas allows a relaxing space for parents and couples to relax, separate to the superb children’s facilities. Just minutes from the likes of Epcot ®, the Magic Kingdom® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, the resort is well placed to enjoy the delights of Florida’s finest attractions, with complimentary Four Seasons motor coaches or private luxury sedans ensuring ease of travel around the park. Come evening time, dining here offers diverse venues, including modern Italian fare at Ravello, Spanish steakhouse Capa and gourmet coffee shop Lickety-Split.

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ACCOMMODATION 443 rooms and suites, with configurations for couples, families, groups and individuals. Many of the rooms boast unobstructed views of the nightly fireworks at Magic Kingdom®.

FACILITIES 6 restaurants, 2 bars and 1 coffee bar. 2 swimming pools, Splash Zone, Lazy River and waterslide. Spa, fitness centre, golf and tennis. Explorer Island with kids’ club, kids’ camp and babysitting service.

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THE BREAKERS PALM BEACH, FLORIDA This elegant resort is set in 140 beautifully manicured acres of beachfront property, in the heart of iconic Palm Beach and built in the style of classical Italy with the stunning Florentine Fountain and The Circle, a magnificent dining room with intricate hand-painted ceilings complemented by splendid ocean views. Golfers, tennis players and children are all superbly catered for with two championship golf courses, 10 tennis courts and a new Family Entertainment Centre with activities for all ages. The golf and tennis Ocean Clubhouse provides a casual and restful atmosphere, an excellent pro-shop and the superb Flagler Steakhouse. Not forgetting the Breakers famous Sunday Brunch at The Circle, a tradition here for more than 25 years! Relax and be pampered at the beach club with its four heated oceanfront pools and the fabulous spa or summon up the energy to do some scuba diving, snorkelling, paddle boarding or boogie boarding!

LOCATION Palm Beach, 90 minutes transfer from Miami International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 540 rooms and suites plus the new Flager Club 'a little hotel within a hotel'; its 25 guest rooms offer an intimate and luxurious experience with exclusive access to the Club Lounge and Terrace.

FACILITIES 9 restaurants and 4 bars. 4 swimming pools. Spa and beach club. Watersports, bike rental, croquet, shuffleboard, 2 golf courses and 10 tennis courts. Children's activity programme for 3 to 12-year-olds. 9 retail outlets.

THE RITZ-CARLTON, NAPLES NAPLES, FLORIDA Perfect for a dual destination luxury holiday to Florida when teamed with Orlando or Miami, Naples presents beach living surrounded by a protected natural environment. The Ritz-Carlton is iconic in the city thanks to its superb location on three miles of white sand beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, a famed spot for watching the fantastic sunsets. This award-winning resort is particularly well suited to families thanks to a wealth of activities including a children’s pool and the unique ‘Nature’s Wonders’, an environmental children’s programme. The rooms and suites are sleek in design and most enjoy balconies with fantastic views; the restaurants vary from gourmet grills to laidback tapas; the spa is world-class with a holistic approach, and there’s plenty down at the beach or by the pools to make the most of those Floridian rays.

LOCATION Naples, 2 hours transfer from Miami International Airport.

ACCOMMODATION 450 rooms and suites, including 70 Ritz-Carlton Club® Level rooms and suites where guests are treated to five food presentations daily and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

FACILITIES 7 restaurants and bars. 2 swimming pools and beach. Spa. Fitness centre, tennis courts. Watersports. Kids’ club. Shop. Access to two Greg Normandesigned championship golf courses at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples.

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CALIFORNIA PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY

There is an array of ‘must see’ destinations in the western United States, nowhere more so than coastal California. Whether you’d like to spend time ensconced in one locale or take a luxury multi-centre escape along the famed Pacific Coast Highway, our Concierge service can arrange all those little details, from city tours to dinner reservations, so you can experience the Golden State in style. Let us lead you through some of the most desirable stops along the way… San Francisco

Santa Barbara

What to do? Best known for the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars running up and down the hilly city, the foggy sky and spooky Alcatraz Island, San Francisco has a recognisable and magical skyline. Enjoy the scenery walking along Baker Beach from where you can admire the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands. Explore the buzz of the city’s various districts: Nob Hill, home to the famous crooked Lombard Street; centrally-located Union Square with its abundance of shopping and theatres; bustling Fisherman’s Wharf for shops and attractions, as well as seafood spots; and up and coming SOMA, South of the Market, for an evening at one of the many emerging restaurants and nightclubs.

What to do? A chic coastal city, Santa Barbara enjoys a year-round mild and sunny climate which, along with the terracotta-topped roofs that speak of its European heritage, has earned the town the accolade of being ‘the American Riviera’. Perfect for a beach holiday with a difference, you'll find long stretches of sand and great surfing conditions. If you’re here in the spring, be sure to go whale watching, whilst Celebration of the Harvest in autumn, a weekend event celebrating the harvest of the grapes, is a fantastic thing to see. All year round, a trip out to the surrounding vineyards for a spot of wine tasting should not be missed.

Where to stay? Enjoying a prime position in the vibrant SOMA district, The St. Regis San Francisco is an enclave of luxury and sophistication right next door to the Museum of Modern Art, and pleasingly close to attractions such as Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf. Here you’ll enjoy warm and meticulous hospitality including the renowned St. Regis Butler Service. Add to this the effortless style of the interiors, sumptuous spa and delicious dining, and you have one of the most desirable bases for a San Francisco city break.

Big Sur

Where to stay? Set in a beautiful and inspiring location on the coast of California between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean you’ll find Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. All accommodation is created in a Spanish colonial style, with a pleasing choice of chic rooms and spacious suites, many of which enjoy sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Fine dining and a host of luxury facilities, including a spa and golf course, complete the picture.

Los Angeles What to do? One of North America’s most prominent cities, the home of Disneyland and Sunset Boulevard, there is so much to see and do in and around the city of Los Angeles that it’s hard to know where to begin. Los Angeles is split into 10 distinct districts, each with its own unique identity, including many you’ll recognise like Hollywood and The Valley. Pay a visit to the famous sign or to the Hollywood Walk of Fame where stars are immortalised with bronze star-plaques. Visit Universal Studios and Disneyland or head down to bustling Venice Beach, the ultimate Los Angeles hangout.

What to do? Big Sur emerges into view as you drive down the California coast between San Francisco and LA. In great contrast to these cosmopolitan cities, this stretch of unspoilt coastline possesses a mountainous majesty that thrills nature lovers, who come to roam the rugged landscape and gaze at the starry skies, free from light pollution. Since the 1950s, Big Sur became a place of retreat for artists and writers; a place to switch off and reflect. With the absence of building developments and the only light at night being from Where to stay? Where Wilshire Boulevard meets the famous Rodeo the moon and stars, this atmosphere of escapism and wonder still Drive, an address as exclusive as Beverly Hills itself, you will find the permeates the region today. Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. Michelin star restaurants, Where to stay? Highly acclaimed and well-known boutique hotel, the an exceptional spa, private pool cabanas and luxurious suites make Post Ranch Inn combines elegance with luxury to create a calming and this exclusive property one of the finest in Los Angeles. Family-friendly very special place. All 39 rooms boast individual designs and ocean or amenities, including children’s menus, make the iconic resort suited for mountain views, as well as being equipped with king beds and indoor those with younger guests too. spa tubs, wood-burning fireplaces and private decks. There’s also an award-winning spa, fantastic restaurant and complimentary activities including morning yoga, guided hikes and star gazing sessions.

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USA & RANCH Discover the jagged peaks and wide open spaces of America’s cattle country the way they were meant to be experienced on a ranch holiday. Watch an exhilarating rodeo, try roping on a working ranch or take your own steed out to explore these vast and spectacular landscapes. Whether you’d like to stay on a rustic, family-owned farm or at a luxury spa resort Western & Oriental, a sister company of ITC Luxury Travel, can create a bespoke great outdoors experience just for you.

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Experience life on a ranch at the charming White Stallion. Sitting upon 3,000 acres of wild plains at the foot of the rugged Tucson Mountains, enjoy daily rides varying from slow and scenic to brisk, fast cantering. White Stallion’s friendly staff ensure you feel at ease with your specially selected horse; whether your first time or hundredth, a desert ride is always unforgettable. Back at the ranch a swimming pool awaits, as well as western style meals including evening barbecues. Regular ranch activities that will leave you feeling like a real cowboy include cattle penning, fun cook outs, hayrides, a weekly ranch rodeo and exciting moonlight bonfires with cowboy entertainment.

Described as one of the best-kept secrets in the Rocky Mountains, this luxurious Relais & Châteaux ranch sits at an altitude of 4,600 feet amid four million acres of pristine wilderness. An ideal intimate and romantic hideaway for an adult-only clientele. At this year-round, all-inclusive resort, guests can experience breathtaking scenery, world class service, delectable cuisine and relax in fine log cabins with wood-burning fireplaces and hot tubs. Terrain and ride lengths for all levels of riders, team penning, cattle drives, fly fishing, nature safaris, sapphire panning and more. In the winter, guests enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, skijoring and snowmobiling.

Set on 10-square miles of rugged meadows and rolling foothills is the ultra-luxurious The Ranch at Rock Creek, where guests can choose between luxury tented accommodation and well-equipped lodges. Indulge in scenic trail rides and a seemingly limitless option of outdoor activities including fly fishing horseback riding and mountain biking. The resort caters for everyone, so adults will relish downtime in The Granite Spa and little ones will love joining in the fun at the Little Grizzlies Kids Club. Gourmet meals are served in the Granite Lodge while evening entertainment includes bowling at the Silver Dollar Saloon. A premium selection of alcoholic drinks during meal times is included.

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SOUTH AFRICA ‘A World in One Country’ is how you’ll hear South Africa described; a fitting tribute for a place brimming with exceptional wonders. Gourmet cuisine and excellent wines are prevalent throughout but undoubtedly one of the most specialist spots is the Winelands region, with its world-renowned vineyards and fine dining, country house hotels. Head less than two hours drive from Cape Town and you can be in the picturesque region of Hermanus for some of the best landbased whale-watching in the world, while a trip east to the Garden Route should certainly be on your ‘must see’ list too; an abundance of forests, lakes, rivers and mountains that plunge to meet the coast. Port Elizabeth, at the eastern end of the Garden Route, is the gateway to several malaria-free game reserves, perfect if you have young children in tow. Then there is Cape Town itself, a cosmopolitan city of slick restaurants and trendy bars with the imposing Table Mountain as its backdrop. Here you can pay tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela and others at Robben Island or peruse the jetties of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. These pages are just a taste of what we can offer you on your bespoke luxury holiday. Please see our website www.itcluxurytravel.co.uk for suggested itineraries, resplendent resorts and, of course, first-hand tips and knowledge of the region. Our Travel Specialists are also available to inspire you; call 01244 355 490.

The ITC Difference… You’ll feel like a VIP from the moment you land in South Africa, where you’ll be met at the aircraft with a signature meet and greet service. We have many years of experience creating luxury holidays to this enthralling nation and a wealth of on-the-ground knowledge to bring you all those insider insights that make a real difference to every moment of your stay.

Getting there Time difference: GMT +2 hours Flight duration: 11 hours 30 minutes to Cape Town (direct). 11 hours to Johannesburg (direct). British Airways fly direct from London Heathrow to Cape Town and Johannesburg. British Airways also offer an additional direct service from London Gatwick to Cape Town during the winnter season (January to March). Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways fly direct to Johannesburg from London Heathrow.

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Visitors to Cape Town have the magnificent Table Mountain on their doorstep, in addition to the many attractions of the Cape of Good Hope (romantically thought to be where two oceans meet) and Robben Island (the location of Mandela’s imprisonment). Your choice of self-drive or a private transfer to the heart of the Winelands region will offer plenty more to inspire. The wine here is certainly a highlight, making it a superb place to simply sit back and drink in the scenery with a full-bodied Shiraz or native Pinotage/Chenin Blanc.

Where to stay?

Cape Grace

You’ll be spoilt for choice when deciding which luxurious hotel to stay in, so make the most of the diversity and stay in a different property for the beginning and end of your stay. You’ll find Cape Grace hotel situated on a private quay, nestled between Cape Town’s bustling V&A Waterfront and the serenity of an international yacht marina. The South African-inspired spa is the perfect place to unwind. The nearby One&Only Cape Town elegantly sits at the foot of Table Mountain. Boasting the largest room sizes in all of Cape Town’s accommodation, most offer a private balcony with views across the water or to the mountain. At the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel you’ll discover a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, set in gardens on the lower slopes of Table Mountain with extensive grounds. Timeless elegance exudes at The Table Bay Hotel – which is also in the popular Waterfront area – where you can laze away in the pool following a morning at the V&A Shopping Centre. The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa has the Apostle Mountain range as its backdrop and Camps Bay to the front. Relaxing in a hammock in the hotel’s beautiful gardens is the ideal way to chill before your flight home. Nearby The Bay Hotel offers a great spot from which to enjoy the sights of the city as well as the natural beauty of the beach. The Vineyard Hotel – in landscaped parkland on the Liesbeek River in Newlands – has an award-winning Angsana Spa ideal for relaxing at the end of a long day’s exploring.

What to do? Cape Town is a ‘must see’ destination on any tour of South Africa. Highlights include a trip to the summit of Table Mountain, discovering the site where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for years at Robben Island, as well as perusing the highlights of the V&A Waterfront, which includes the Two Oceans Aquarium. A short hop from the city centre and you can be enjoying golden beaches made for surfing or discover the lush scenery of the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Boulders Beach in The Table Mountain National Park is one of the few places in the world where you can get close to a colony of penguins, while over in Clifton – Cape Town’s answer to St Tropez – you’ll find four beaches perfect for swimming. As one of the world’s most beautiful cities, there are plenty of superb experiences to be had.

One&Only Cape Town

Wining and dining Restaurants in and around the city of Cape Town are plentiful. The pick of the crop are Aubergine (French style), Baia (seafood specialities) and The Brasserie (Indian food). Harbour House (seafood on the water’s edge), The Bombay Brasserie (fantastic Indian cuisine) and Kitmas (outstanding Asian cuisine) should all be on every discerning foodie’s wish list too. Of course Cape Town’s luxurious hotels also offer an abundance of distinctive dining choices, from One&Only Cape Town’s ‘Nobu’ restaurant by world-class master chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa to The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa’s intimate Azure Restaurant with its endless views of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Mont Rochelle

Where to stay? Just on the outskirts of Cape Town, as you journey to the Winelands, you’ll find Bantry Bay, the exquisite coastal setting for Ellerman House. Here discerning guests are treated to the finer things in life, with discreet hospitality and efficient service being a cornerstone of the experience. Savour exquisite dishes created by acclaimed international chefs, served with an all embracing service on the finest china, silver and crystal. After dinner relax with a glass of fine wine from the collection of over 12,000 bottles of vintage wines. Mont Rochelle’s enchanting setting in a picture book valley deep in the heart of Cape wine country provides stunning vistas in every direction, which can be enjoyed from 26 stylish guestrooms, or along with the hotel’s fine cuisine and superb wines. La Residence is an opulent haven of luxurious accommodation and fine dining close to picturesque Franschhoek and surrounded by mountains. With just 11 elegantly appointed suites, you can enjoy all the Winelands have to offer from a truly luxurious base. If you’re visiting Stellenbosch, a stay at the Delaire Graff Estate comes highly recommended too, where you’ll find decadent lodges and a sumptuous spa, complete with a 22 metre infinity pool looking out over mountains and vineyards.

Whether activity or relaxation is your luxury travel choice, you’ll relish your time spent in South Africa’s Cape Town and Winelands

What to do? Just an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the Winelands is the ideal area to unwind and recharge your batteries before or after hitting the hustle and bustle of Cape Town. The region comprises three areas: Franschhoek, a quaint old village with a French flavour; picturesque Paarl; and the old university town of Stellenbosch. The tranquil vineyards and breathtaking landscapes are a pleasure to explore – stopping (of course) at the many restaurants for wine tasting and superb cuisine.

Wining and dining

Ellerman House

But the region is not solely a place to experience new world wines and gourmet fare. Golf is high on the agenda for many visitors to the Winelands area too, with the greens at the Winelands Golf Estate being particularly good. The Boland Park stadium is worth a look for cricket fans and hiking in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve should be on the tour itinerary for keen ramblers.

The number of wine farms that have become lodges or hotels of the highest quality over the past decade is astonishing – until you realise the gifts nature has blessed the region with. Picture postcard scenery, quaint villages, an abundance of superb local produce with which chefs of international standing create their masterpieces on a daily basis and all, of course, can be enjoyed with a glass of wine in hand. Allée Bleue, Raphael’s at Asara and Wijnhuis are great places for a meal out and if wine tasting is your thing you’ll be spoilt for choice by dozens of different vineyards to sample. The land is one of the most fertile in the country, making for excellent conditions for the grapes, and if you’re not keen on a tipple or two, there are some beautiful walks across the estates.

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A little over an hour from the Winelands and just a little further still from Cape Town, is the peaceful town of Hermanus. Once a sleepy fishing village, it is now one of the world’s foremost areas for land and sea-based locations to view the Southern Right Whales. Self-drive is the preferred option for many and a great choice is to head to the Garden Route and Hermanus from Cape Town. The Garden Route is a scenic stretch of the coast and is named after the lush vegetation which makes up its landscape. Where to stay?

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Spectacularly sited overlooking the world-renowned whale watching haven of Walker Bay and less than two hours from Cape Town, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is South Africa’s premier marine and flora destination. The 23 luxury suites set amongst indigenous gardens and ancient Milkwood trees are characterised by spaciousness, warmth and supreme comfort. The lodge also offers an array of guided activities included in your stay.

What to do?

Hermanus is a great place to witness the Marine Big Five – whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins

Birkenhead House enjoys a spectacular position perched high on the cliffs just outside Hermanus. Most of the 11 exclusive suites here boast ocean views, meaning you can watch the Southern Right Whales calving in season without even leaving your room. Set amongst the unique flora of the Cape and with direct access to two sandy beaches and spectacular mountain trails, Birkenhead House is also just a leisurely forty minutes stroll along a coastal path to the centre of Hermanus. Though with a gym, spa, two-tier pool and world-class cuisine you may find it hard to tear yourself away.

Hermanus is a nature lover’s paradise where you can relax and enjoy the scenery, take nature walks along Walkers Bay, horse ride, play a round of golf, whale watch or perhaps push yourself to undertake the once in a lifetime experience of a cage dive with great white sharks!.

If you’re in the region during October head to The Hermanus Whale Festival which is the perfect opportunity to spot these stunning creatures from land while also enjoying great food and music too. The town itself has its own Whale Crier, who announces the sighting of whales with a blow of his kelp horn! While you’re in Hermanus the Old Harbour Museum will offer an insightful history into the region’s links with the sea. Keen botanists should look into the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve’s 4x4 Flower Safari – discovering some 765 flower species over 2,500 hectares of wilderness, while families wanting to explore the landscape can also enjoy excursions on horseback, a great way to feel at one with nature.

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Whale watching at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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Where to stay? For accommodation with oodles of wow-factor Tsala Treetop Lodge is the place for you on your tour of South Africa. You’ll find it within the treetops of an age-old indigenous forest with your suite or villa in the forest canopy having floor-to-ceiling windows; perfect for spotting the incredible creatures that also call the Tsala trees their home. The Kurland Hotel is a mix of old charm and modern style, surrounded by both picturesque countryside and the beaches of Plettenberg Bay. The spacious suites are beautifully furnished, with extra care and attention to detail ensuring younger guests have everything they need too. A boutique hotel on a 700-hectare estate, it makes for a very special South African escape indeed. The Plettenberg is an exclusive boutique-style property with 37 individually decorated rooms and suites. This hotel is all about the location, right on the coast and mountains, which gives the perfect position from which to enjoy dolphin and whale watching, treetop canopy tours and surfing. The Plettenberg Bay – which the hotel overlooks – is said to have the world’s second most temperate climate after Hawaii.

What to do

The Garden Route is one of the best spots in South Africa to play golf with pristine greens and challenging courses

The Garden Route is one of the best places in South Africa to play golf and fans of the sport should certainly take the time to play the fairways at Pezula, as well as local hero Ernie Els’s home course at Fancourt. If beach living in a stylish fashion is your thing then look no further than Plettenberg Bay, this is the place locals would recommend.

South Africa’s Garden Route is ideally suited to hiring a car, or alternatively allow our Concierge service to arrange for you to have a driver for your trip. The roads and directions are straightforward and of course the absolute beauty of hiring your own car is the flexibility to stop as often as you like if something catches your eye – and plenty will do in this region, we assure you. There are many family-friendly activities in the Garden Route and a visit to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, which is renowned as one of the most beautiful in the country, should certainly be on your list of places to see, as well as a boat trip to the picturesque Knysna Heads.

Tsala Treetop Lodge The Plettenberg

Wining and dining The Zinzi Restaurant at Tsala is a vibrant dining experience in a unique forest setting that also boasts a diverse wine cellar. If you’re lucky enough to be staying at the Conrad Pezula Resort & Spa then a cocktail or two at Noah’s Cocktail Bar is a must. The Serendipity Restaurant situated on the bank of the Touw River Lagoon and adjacent to the Wilderness National Park is the ultimate luxury dining experience; local and organic wherever possible. If you get to Knysna Heads then the East Head Café is a relaxed, seafood affair with brilliant views.

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SOUTH AFRICA SAFARI AT A GLANCE

Top of the list for many discerning travellers is a luxurious safari experience; the perfect marriage of two extreme lifestyles – nature in the raw including the ‘Big Five’, and some of the most luxurious lodge-style accommodation, finest cuisine and most attentive personal service in the world. Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

What to do? Home to a number of malaria-free safaris, the Eastern Cape is an excellent spot for families to see the Big Five. Walking in the Drakensberg mountains will afford the opportunity to see spectacular scenery while the Wild Coast offers views of an entirely different, but equally as beautiful, nature. The Addo Elephant National Park is the place to see these magical creatures up close and at Jeffreys Bay surfers will be spoilt by the right-hand point break.

When to go? Days on safari are long, varied and full. The un-holiday-like pre-dawn early starts are well worth getting out of bed for, because you’ll see animals about their daily routines before the heat of the day calls them to the shade. During that same heat you can rejuvenate with a spa treatment, laze by the pool, relax in the privacy of your fabulous suite or, if you’re feeling energetic, perhaps take to the bush on a walking safari. Having eaten your fill of a fabulous breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea it’s time to head out on a late afternoon game drive for more awe-inspiring sights and sounds.

On an ITC safari holiday, we marry viewing the wildlife with luxurious lodgestyle accommodation, fine cuisine and attentive personal service

Stopping for sundowners is a traditional highlight of game drives but one that never ceases to delight, the sounds of the bush seemingly amplified as the last vestiges of the sun’s warmth and light are finally lost below the horizon. As you drive on in darkness lit by moon and starlight there are still animals to be seen, spotted by the sharp eyes of your ranger or tracker. Finally the glow of your lodge’s lights welcomes you to a fine bush dinner, over which the day’s sightings are discussed, before you retire for the night, in eager anticipation of that next wake-up call. Safaris can be enjoyed year round and favoured times vary slightly from country to country but the dry season, in South Africa, May to August, is often best because the bush is less dense and animals are more likely to utilise watering-holes, making memorable sightings much easier and more frequent. You could choose to incorporate a safari into a longer itinerary – or you could combine a few days in the bush with the white sand beaches of Mozambique or Mauritius.

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Singita Game Reserves, Sabi Sand and Kruger National Park Here you’ll find four superb lodges from one of the best names in luxury safaris. Ebony Lodge and Boulders Lodge overlook the Sand River, giving rise to wonderful wildlife sightings from your front door. In the secluded eastern reaches of the Kruger National Park lie Lebombo Lodge and Sweni Lodge. The former offers 15 suites with contemporary finishes, the latter a tranquil sanctuary elevated on stilts with just six secluded suites. Whichever you choose, Relais & Châteaux cuisine will be sure to delight.

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape Set on the banks of the Great Fish River, the Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is as easily accessible as any Big Five reserve in the country, malaria-free and with a fabulous range of accommodation in styles to suit everyone. There are twice-daily game drives and optional extra activities include a nocturnal wildlife adventure, guided bush walks and specialist safari. The Melton Manor accommodation option is a private house with pool, and guests here have a full complement of staff, private game viewer, guide and tracker.

Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve This is a traditional safari lodge in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, with fabulous views across the plains. Ten glass-fronted suites with private deck and plunge pool are built ingeniously into and around the boulders of its hillside location. You’ll enjoy the essence of safari in a warm and friendly atmosphere whilst appreciating fine cuisine, attentive service and modern comforts. Families with children will love Little Madikwe, a two-bedroom suite set away from the main lodge and including the exclusive use of a safari vehicle. Ulusaba Private Game Reserve

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve It doesn’t matter whether you’re celebrating a milestone birthday with family and friends or escaping city life with your partner, Ulusaba, Sir Richard Branson’s Private Game Reserve, is the perfect place for the safari experience of a lifetime. Providing one of the best panoramic views of any game reserve, Rock Lodge is located high atop a hill, some 800 feet above the sweeping plains, which you can enjoy from your suite’s private viewing deck.

Londolozi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve This outstanding reserve is at once luxurious, yet sympathetically, and ethically, in tune with its surrounds. Londolozi is the Zulu word for protect and means 'protector of all living things'; and that is certainly what the reserve tries to achieve in every element of its makeup with wildlife rehabilitation and community involvement being high on the agenda here. Londolozi was also one of the first game reserves in the world to be accorded Relais & Châteaux status, meaning you can expect the finest of all things on a stay here.

Royal Malewane, Kruger National Park Easy to reach from Johannesburg yet almost impossible to leave, Royal Malewane is bush chic defined, all in the game-rich territory adjacent to the Kruger National Park. Ensconced in one of its six Luxury Suites with fireplace, indoor-outdoor bathroom, viewing deck, gazebo and plunge pool, you will want for nothing. Venture out to morning and evening game drives and guided bush walks, during which Big Five sightings can be expected.

Molori Safari Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve Meaning 'to dream' in seTswana, this impressive luxury lodge sits in a privileged position and enjoys a host of indulgent features in just five impressive suites. Outdoor deck, private pools and Jacuzzis look out across the vast reserve and sense of place remains throughout. Suitable for families and couples alike, you’ll find a whole range of game and tracking activities, fishing, a safari spa and gym and even a Junior Rangers programme for youngsters. Londolozi Private Game Reserve

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AFRICA & MADAGASCAR Pioneers of responsible travel Rainbow Tours offer high quality tailor-made holidays and group travel throughout Africa and are proud to be the UK’s leading tour operator to Madagascar. Each of our tours is constructed to support the conservation of wildlife, protect natural landscapes and encourage further development in our host communities. Whether you want to witness the annual migrations across the Serengeti and Maasai Mara, admire the towering sand dunes of Sossusvlei in Namibia or visit Zambia’s best-known tourist attraction, Victoria Falls, our passionate travel experts can turn your needs into individual suggestions and tailor-made tours.

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Madagascar is a strong contender for offering the most distinctive wildlife holidays on the planet. The island separated from the African mainland some 165 million years ago and much of its fauna and flora has evolved in a unique way – an astonishing 80% is endemic. For many the number one attraction is lemurs, of which there are over 100 species and subspecies. Highlights include the world’s largest chameleons, an abundance of colourful geckos and more than 100 species of bird found nowhere else.

Botswana is one of Africa’s greatest safari destinations. National parks and game reserves protect over half the country and are roamed freely by big cats, endangered rhinos and the continent’s largest population of wild elephants. The hippo-hiding waterways of the Okavango Delta that weave and wriggle across the unspoiled wilderness are best explored by traditional wooden canoe. Botswana’s exclusivity keeps it pristine; a ‘low volume, high return’ philosophy limits visitor numbers and maintains the landscape’s natural beauty.

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Safari & Beach

The monumental migration of animals in their millions travelling across the vast plains of the Serengeti make Tanzania one of the greatest wildlife-watching destinations in the world.

Combine magnificent wildlife encounters with sun-drenched seclusion by taking some beach-based down time after meeting Africa’s most iconic characters on safari. The east coast of Africa and the islands of the Indian Ocean are fringed with fabulous tropical beaches, most surprisingly empty and undeveloped. White beaches of fine coralline sand border warm, turquoise seas teeming with fish and frequented by marine mammals, perfect for those seeking to dust off after an adventure in the bush.

A quarter of its land is protected and it has largely resisted mass tourism. Fewer visitors means less traffic on game drives. Home to Africa’s highest mountain, largest game reserve, and with a coastline bordered by the clear waters of the Indian Ocean it’s here you’ll find the true romance of Africa.

REQUEST YOUR AFRICA & MADAGASCAR BROCHURE NOW! Telephone a Travel Specialist 0207 666 1253 or visit www.rainbowtours.co.uk

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TRAVEL THE WORLD Embark on a truly once in a lifetime expedition and see the world in the most exclusive way possible on a private jet. ITC Luxury Travel is proud to partner with TCS World Travel to offer a selection of tailored travel experiences that will take you to some of the most coveted destinations on Earth, all from the comfort of a VIP-dedicated Boeing 757 private jet, in a single trip. Enjoy business class seats, delicious meals and premium drinks whilst on board and personalised service throughout; from fast-tracking through airports to the guidance of local experts at each stop along the way. Of course, whilst in each destination you’ll be accommodated in only the highest class of hotel, where you can unwind every evening after a day exploring the incredible location. Partnerships with such illustrious names as the National Geographic Society and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts only serve to further enhance what promises to be an extraordinary travel experience. Over the next few pages you’ll get a taste of the journeys on offer but, as always with ITC Luxury Travel, if there’s something you don’t see here we’ll do our best to make your world travel dreams a reality. Speak to one of our Travel Specialists for more details about these incredible private jet journeys.

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Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan Start // End // Orlando Marrakech, Morocco

Taj Mahal, India

Angkor Wat or Phnom Penh, Cambodia Apia, Samoa

Cusco and Machu Picchu, Peru

Serengeti Plain or Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania Great Barrier Reef or Daintree Rainforest Australia

Easter Island, Chile

ORLANDO | PERU | EASTER ISLAND | SOMOA | AUSTRALIA | CAMBODIA | INDIA | TANZANIA | JORDAN | MARRAKECH

Around the World Classic For the discerning traveller, there are many ‘must see’ destinations, more, perhaps, than one could hope to ever get to in one lifetime! With an incredible around the world itinerary, though, you can journey to several of these hallowed sites at once, all in the supreme comfort of intimate, luxurious private jet travel.

Itinerary: 24 DAYS // 80 GUESTS // 9 EXTRAORDINARY DESTINATIONS Machu Picchu. Angkor Wat. The Great Barrier Reef. The Lost City of Petra. Departing in September 2017, this Around the World Classic itinerary is every global traveller’s dream-come-true. Visit nine of the world’s most iconic destinations in one seamless, all-inclusive trip that is sure to be the journey of a lifetime.

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Why not combine your cruise through the skies with a cruise on the seas too? Private jet tours can be coupled with a luxury voyage aboard a mega-yacht to create a truly diverse experience of worldwide travel. With SeaDream Yacht Club you’ll experience the level of service that comes from a guest to staff ratio of nearly 1:1 and travel to the beautiful ports of Europe or around the islands of the Caribbean. Afterwards, you can take to the air in a seamless journey across the globe.

Itinerary: 20 Days // 52 Guests // 9 Extraordinary Destinations Enjoy the best of sea and sky on this incredible 20-day itinerary. Begin with luxury yachting on a SeaDream voyage around some of Europe’s most chic harbour cities, from Portofino to Cannes, then take to the skies for a whistle stop tour of some of the African continent’s most iconic experiences. You’ll see volcanoes in Rwanda and the Big Five in South Africa before heading back to London via Morocco.

BARCELONA, SPAIN | COSTA BRAVA, SPAIN | CARCASSONNE, FRANCE | PROVENCE, FRANCE | PORTOFINO, ITALY MONTE CARLO, MONACO | CANNES, FRANCE | VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK AND KIGALI, RWANDA | OKAVANGO DELTA OR KALAHARI DESERT, BOTSWANA | CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA | MARRAKECH, MOROCCO | LONDON

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WILD ENCOUNTERS PRIVATE JET EXPERIENCES

For those who wish to focus in on a specific area of interest, whether it be gastronomy or art, history or nature, there are a host of experiences on offer to suit. The Wild Encounters itinerary is a prime example of this; focussing in on ‘First Nation’ ways of life and natural habitats, any naturalist will be fascinated from beginning to end.

Itinerary: 20 Days // 80 Guests // 6 Extraordinary Destinations Step out of the ‘modern world’ and into this immersive experience of ancient architecture, traditional indigenous ways of life and extraordinary natural sights. An enthralling journey through Oceania, Asia and Africa, you’ll have the once in a lifetime chance to meet remote tribespeople in Papua New Guinea, amongst a host of spectacular experiences.

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LUXURY SMALL-SHIP CRUISING Forget what you think you know about cruising, at ITC Luxury Travel we offer a handpicked selection of only the best luxury small ship cruise holidays. With high staff to guest ratios, sleek small-ship cruise liners boast fine dining, luxurious accommodation and levels of service on par with the world’s top hotels. Offering exceptional value, most luxury cruise lines now operate on an all-inclusive basis, and on these elite and select fleets the cuisine is of an impressively high standard, with surprising levels of choice and wine lists of the finest quality. As you’d expect, the excursions on each voyage are carefully selected for the experience and insight they offer within each port of call, whilst specific voyages – featuring some of the world’s foremost experts in their fields – are also on offer for those with an interest in a particular geographical area, historical period or wildlife habitat. No wonder, then, that small ship luxury cruising draws many to set sail year after year, relaxing on-board whilst embarking on journeys that show the world from an entirely different perspective. Luxury river cruising is a fantastic way to see the heart of a region at a gentle pace. From encountering unseen Burma to wending your way past the sunflower and lavender fields of Provence, there are few places a river cruise can’t take you.

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Crystal Cruises Cunard Europa 2 (Hapag-Lloyd) Paul Gauguin Ponant Regent Seven Seas Cruises Seabourn SeaDream Yacht Club Silversea Star Clippers Windstar

Aqua Expeditions Belmond Afloat in France Belmond Road to Mandalay Crystal River Cruises Oberoi Zahra Zambezi Queen

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Silversea

Seabourn

This ultra-luxury fleet comprises five pleasingly intimate cruise ships and three stream-lined expedition ships, all of which feature spacious suites and exceptional service, with staff ratios of 1:1 and with Silver Muse set to join her sister ships in 2017, expect the bar to be raised even higher. Itineraries range from Mediterranean tours to unique explorations of the Antarctic and Galapagos Islands.

Guests enjoy sophisticated, all-suite luxury aboard this fleet of three. Each ship carries just 450 guests, ensuring high levels of service which will be enhanced even further on the slightly larger Seabourn Encore when her maiden season commences in 2016. With destinations spanning the globe, Seabourn offers Extended Explorations: regionally focussed, wide-reaching itineraries that last from 28 days to 116 days.

SeaDream Yacht Club

Crystal Cruises

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

SeaDream is committed to provide a luxury yachting experience, with smaller capacity vessels that are able to sail into smaller coves others can’t reach. Laidback luxury abounds on board these two mega yachts, each of which features an impressive retractable watersports marina.

Accommodating just under 1,000 guests each, the two ships in this stellar fleet offer all the hallmarks of small ship luxury cruising with additional space, such as all-inclusive and free-seating dining. Greater size means even more luxury facilities, boasting a cinema and on-board swimming pools.

Already boasting three award-winning, all-suite ships, the Seven Seas Explorer joined this illustrious fleet in 2016 and is billed as 'the most luxurious ship ever built'. Free, unlimited shore excursions with Regent Seven Seas ensure passengers make the most of all ports of call.

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VILLA SELECT A proud sister brand of ITC Luxury Travel, Villa Select has been known for its discerning selection of hand-picked villas for decades. Each property in our portfolio is carefully chosen for its individual character and style, with variety the key to ensuring we find you the perfect place to suit your personal needs, tastes and wants. What’s more, our Travel Specialists endeavour to visit every villa in our collection, ensuring that when you call us to find out more, you’ll be given first-hand knowledge and personal recommendations. Still unsure? Here are a few reasons we’d recommend a private villa setting for your next holiday…

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Choice

Flexibility

If you’re travelling with children we can suggest a spot with restaurants and amenities within walking distance, or if you’re holidaying à deux there are numerous quiet hideaways to peruse for a romantic break. From sleek properties right in the heart of town to traditional countryside retreats with plenty of outdoor space, whatever you’re looking for, we’ll have the spot in the Caribbean, Mediterranean or south-east Asia to suit.

Whether you want extra room for two, or bedrooms enough to sleep grandparents and all, there’s a property in our portfolio for you. Perhaps you’re venturing abroad with extended family to celebrate a special occasion? Then our Travel Specialists are on hand to recommend properties for up to 22 people, or even groups of villas located next to each other; perfect for large parties or events.

Privacy

Service

Certainly a priority for the majority of our clients is a feeling of privacy at their villa. Many of our properties are set apart and not overlooked, with staff around either at specified times or not at all should you prefer. Each of our private villas boasts its own pool and superb facilities, with everything on site to keep you entertained…and all to yourself to boot! Some of our villas are even fitted with private gyms, saunas and tennis courts.

We understand that when you’re on holiday you don’t want to think about a thing, so we’ll arrange as much, or as little, as you require. From transfers on arrival to travel insurance, give our Travel Specialists a call to take care of every last detail. Once in-resort, our Resort Manager is on hand 24-hours a day should you require any assistance, and we’ll happily arrange additional villa services – such as spa treatments or a private chef – should you wish.

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The International Travel Connections family has been creating luxury holidays since 1974 and in 1989 our passion for luxury travel and sports came together with the establishment of ITC Sports Travel, creating sporting packages to top fixtures worldwide, including cricket, rugby, Formula 1, golf and tennis. In 2009 ITC acquired the well-established company Horse Racing Abroad (HRA) offering horse racing enthusiasts’ holidays to some of the best races across the globe.

Why an ITC Sports Travel tour? Our tour itineraries are packed with value. Of course there are the ‘nuts and bolts’ of flights and accommodation but our itineraries also feature many added extras; you’ll be surprised at how much is included in your holiday as standard. • All of our sporting tours are designed by our resident Tour Director, who has travelled the world extensively with ITC Sports Travel during his many years with the company. • On an ITC Sports Travel tour we ensure that you get to the heart of every country you visit, with many non-sport excursions included in our itineraries. • You’ll enjoy signature ITC Sports Travel events, including our ‘State of Play’ forums where you can put your questions to legends of the cricket and rugby world. Along with welcome drinks, hosted lunches and farewell dinners with your fellow travellers. • As well as special guests at tour functions, on most ITC Sports Travel tours you’ll be welcomed by a former professional player, who will escort you on tour as your Celebrity Host. • All ITC Sports Travel tours also have a dedicated Tour Manager to take care of all the details so you don’t have to. We can also tailor-make packages to almost any sporting event worldwide! Our Sports Travel Specialists can arrange everything to make your trip more than just a sports holiday, including exclusive hosts, prestigious hospitality and premium event viewing with the opportunity to experience the destination in the ultimate style and luxury.

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Cricket Cricket was our first love at ITC Sports Travel, and we’re known in particular for our outstanding itineraries to watch England play the West Indies in the Caribbean. From a compact 7-night holiday for a single Test to a fabulous six week tour of South Africa, we have a holiday to suit every cricket lover.

Formula One The F1 calendar is something of a showcase for the world’s most sought-after holiday and tour destinations. Chic European cities such as Barcelona, Monaco and Milan rub shoulders with exotic Malaysia, China, Japan and Korea while opulence oozes in the Middle East at Bahrain and Abu Dhabi.

Golf Whether you enjoy playing a few holes in the sun or prefer watching, ITC Sports Travel can tailor-make golf sports holidays and golf tour packages to cater to your every requirement; including visits to the sport’s major championships as well as the opportunity to play on some of the world's finest fairways.

Tennis Here at ITC Sports Travel we offer a variety of packages to the world's best tournaments to meet our clients' demands. From the hospitality at the grass courts of Wimbledon to the glamour of the US Open and Australian Open, we create luxury tours that provide the best view of the action.

Rugby Connoisseurs of the fine game will enjoy premium match tickets when they travel with ITC, whether it’s the Six Nations, British and Irish Lions, Rugby World Cup or Rugby Sevens they wish to watch. Plus, we can arrange excursions to popular local attractions to ensure our clients make the most of their visit.

Horse Racing Through our sister brand Horse Racing Abroad we can tailor bespoke racing enthusiasts’ holidays to some of the best meets across the globe. Thanks to more than forty years’ experience, HRA is renowned in the industry for its deep-rooted associations with racing authorities and superb global contacts.

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B R I T I S H A I R WAY S TRAVEL IN STYLE One of the world’s longest-established airlines with origins dating back to 1919, British Airways has always been proud of delivering the highest standards of customer service both on the ground and in the air. British Airways is the UK’s largest international scheduled airline, flying at convenient times, to the best located airports. When flying long-haul you can choose from four cabin classes, and if you’re flying within Europe you can upgrade to Club Europe. You’re in good hands when you fly with British Airways. They will do everything they can to ensure you have a smooth and comfortable journey, so you can just sit back and relax.

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Enjoy the privacy of your own tastefully designed suite which offers exceptional levels of space and seclusion, enabling you to sleep, eat and relax in complete comfort. A visitor’s seat is also available, so you can enjoy an à la carte dinner for two or a little more space with your family.

Arrive refreshed, alert and ready for your day after a proper night’s sleep on a truly flat bed with Club World’s awardwinning seat design which converts into a six foot fully-flat bed. Elegantly presented, tempting dishes, accompanied by expertly chosen wines complete your dining experience.

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This European-only business class service offers access to club lounges where available, a complimentary food and drink service, more personal space and seating at the front of the aircraft, dedicated check-in desks, priority boarding and a larger baggage allowance than Euro Traveller.

Offers a more spacious, entirely separate economy cabin with wider seats, extra legroom, plus additional seat recline, meaning you can enjoy a relaxing journey and arrive at your destination rested. Dining is a delight, with fresh seasonal ingredients complemented by a drink from the bar.

Full service economy outside of Europe from British Airways offers great value, all-inclusive fare with a tasty food and drink service, a generous bag allowance and a personal entertainment system. Children are well-catered for too with kids’ activity packs and special meals for younger flyers.

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Availability for each category will depend on route and aircraft. Please ask your Travel Specialist for the latest regulations. There are routes and aircraft that do not have all four long-haul cabins. Please ask your Travel Specialist for the latest information.


DIRECTORY The ITC Portfolio encompasses many more hotels and destinations than those featured in the Platinum Collection. Below is a comprehensive list of our other featured properties, all of which you can read further details about on our website www.itcluxurytravel.co.uk. If you cannot see what you are looking for here, please don’t hesitate to call one of our experienced Travel Specialists on 01244 355 490. CARIBBEAN Anguilla CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa Zemi Beach House Antigua Cocobay Galley Bay Resort & Spa Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & spa South Point St James's Club & Villas Sugar Ridge The Inn at English Harbour The Verandah Resort & Spa Bahamas Royal Towers Atlantis Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island The Cove Atlantis The Reef Atlantis Barbados Bougainvillea Beach Resort Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels Glitter Bay Little Arches Hotel Little Good Harbour Mango Bay Ocean Two Port Ferdinand Marina & Luxury Residences Saint Peter's Bay Sandals Barbados Sea Breeze Sugar Bay The Atlantis The Club Barbados The Lone Star Treasure Beach Turtle Beach Resort by Elegant Hotels Waves Hotel and Spa by Elegant Hotels Bermuda Elbow Beach Fairmont Southampton Grotto Bay Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, A Fairmont Managed Hotel The Reefs Hotel & Club British Virgin Islands Bitter End Yacht Club Guana Island Oil Nut Bay Cayman Islands The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman The Western Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa Dominican Republic Amanera Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa Eden Roc at Cap Cana Boutique Suites & Beach Club Now Larimar Punta Cana Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana Grenada Blue Horizons Garden Resort Coyaba Beach Resort Laluna Mount Cinnamon Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa

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Jamaica Beaches Negril Geejam Jewel Dunns River Beach Resort & Spa Sandals Royal Plantation Secrets St James & Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay Strawberry Hill Trident Puerto Rico The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island St Barths & St Martin Belmond La Samanna, St Martin Hotel Le Toiny, St Barths Taiwana, St Barths St Kitts & Nevis Kittitian Hill, St Kitts Montpelier Plantation & Beach, Nevis Ottley's Plantation Inn, St Kitts Paradise Beach Nevis St Lucia Anse Chastanet Boucan Calabash Cove Capella Marigot Bay Coco Palm Ladera Rendezvous Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa & Beach Resort St James Club Morgan Bay The Landings Ti Kaye Resort & Spa Windjammer Landing St Vincent & The Grenadines Bequia Beach Hotel Canouan Estate Palm Island Resort Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yacht Club Young Island Trinidad & Tobago Blue Waters Inn, Tobago Coco Reef, Tobago Hyatt Regency Trinidad Magdalena Grand Beach Resort, Tobago The Villas at Stonehaven, Tobago Turks & Caicos Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Village & Spa Grace Bay Club The Palms Turks & Caicos Mexico Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Riviera Maya Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, Tulum Esencia, Tulum Esperanza, Los Cabos Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya Finest Playa Mujeres by Excellence Group, Playa Mujeres Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Riviera Maya Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun, Riviera Maya Viceroy Riviera Maya Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita, Riviera Maya

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INDIAN OCEAN Maldives Amilla Fushi Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort Anantara Kihavah COMO Maalifushi Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Constance Moofushi Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Jumeirah Vittaveli OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Six Senses Laamu Soneva Jani Mauritius Anahita The Resort Constance Belle Mare Plage Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa LUX* Belle Mare Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort Paradis Hotel & Golf Club The Residence Mauritius The Westin Turtle Bay Resort and Spa Trou Aux Biches Resort & Spa Seychelles Constance Ephélia Denis Private Island Sainte Anne Resort & Spa Six Senses Zil Pasyon

ARABIAN GULF Abu Dhabi Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Yas Viceroy Bahrain The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel Villas and Spa Doha The Ritz-Carlton Doha Dubai Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa Beit Al Bahar Villas Grosvenor House Jumeirah Beach Hotel Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa PER AQUUM Desert Palm Sofitel The Palm Resort & Spa Oman Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Muscat Alila Jabal Akhdar Mountain Resort Ras Al Khaimah Banyan Tree Al Wadi Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach


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Bali Alila Villas Uluwatu Amanusa, Nusa Dua Amanwana, Nusa Dua Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa Banyan Tree Ungasan Grand Mirage Resort and Thalasso Bali, Nusa Dua The St. Regis Bali Resort, Nusa Dua W Retreat & Spa Bali – Seminyak

Australia Bamurru Plains, North Territory Cape Lodge, Margaret River, Western Australia Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales El Questro Homestead, Western Australia Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, New South Wales Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, New South Wales Lilianfels Resort & Spa, Blue Mountains, New South Wales Lizard Island Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Longitude 131, Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, North Territory Moonshadow Villas, Darwin, North Territory One&Only Hayman Island, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Queensland Park Hyatt Sydney, New South Wales Peppers Beach Club, Port Douglas, Queensland Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Tasmania Pinctada, Broome, Western Australia qualia, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Saffire Freycinet, Tasmania Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, New South Wales Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa Daintree, Queensland Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Port Douglas, Queensland The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa Byron Bay, New South Wales The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania Tower Lodge, Hunter Valley, New South Wales Wilson Island Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

California Beverly Wilshire A Four Seasons Hotel, Los Angeles Casa Del Mar, Santa Monica Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore, Santa Barbara Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica The Resort At Pelican Hill, Newport Beach, Orange County The St. Regis San Fransisco

Bhutan Amankora Paro Amankora Punakha Amankora Thimphu COMO Uma Bhutan Burma (Myanmar) Belmond Governor’s Residence, Yangon Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel, Mandalay The Strand, Yangon Cambodia Amansara, Siem Reap Anantara Angkor Resort and Spa, Siem Reap Grand Hotel Raffles D'Angkor, Siem Reap Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh Hong Kong InterContinental Hong Kong Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong The Peninsula Hong Kong Java Amanjiwo Laos Amantaka Green Park Boutique Hotel Malaysia Borneo Nature Lodge, Malaysian Borneo Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Malaysian Borneo Gaya Island Resort, Malaysian Borneo Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur Sepilok Nature Lodge, Malaysian Borneo Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort, Malaysian Borneo Tanjong Jara Resort, East Coast The Andaman, Langkawi The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Singapore Four Seasons Hotel Singapore Raffles Hotel Singapore Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore The Fullerton, Singapore Thailand Banyan Tree Bangkok Banyan Tree Phuket Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary, Phuket Chiva-Som, Hua Hin DoublePool Villas By Banyan Tree, Phuket Elephant Hills, Khao Sok Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle Kamalaya, Koh Samui Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Mai Khao Lak Beach Resort The Peninsula Bangkok The Racha, Phuket The Sarojin, Khao Lak Six Senses Samui, Koh Samui

Florida Acqualina Sunny Isles Beach, Miami COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach Disney Grand Floridian Resort, Orlando The Faena Hotel Miami Beach The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, Miami W South Beach, Miami Las Vegas, Nevada Bellagio The Venetian Wynn and Encore New York Hotel Gansevoort Mandarin Oriental, New York The Peninsula New York

New Zealand North Island Acacia Cliffs Cape Kidnappers Hawkes Bay Eagles Nest Eichardt's Private Hotel Greenhill Lodge Huka Lodge Lake Taupo InterContinental Wellington Kauri Cliffs Bay of Islands Mollies Auckland Sky City Grand Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa Solitaire Lodge The Boatshed Treetops Lodge Rotorua Wharekauhau Country Estate Palliser Bay New Zealand South Island Blanket Bay Lodge, Lake Wakatipu Eden House, Orinoco Valley Eichardt's Private Hotel Grasmere Lodge Arthurs Pass Hapuka Lodge Lake Timara Lodge Matakauri Lodge Otahuna Lodge The George, Christchurch The Spire Hotel

Vietnam Banyan Tree Lang Co, North Central Coast Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa, Danang Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City Six Senses Con Dao, Southeast Coast) Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Hanoi City

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DIRECTORY AFRICA Botswana Abu Camp Belmond Eagle Island Lodge Chitaba Camp Duba Plains Camp Jao Camp Kings Pool Camp Kwetsani Camp Savuti Camp, Linyanti Vumbura Plains Zarafa Camp Kenya Elsas Kopje Kenya Governors Il Moran Camp Kenya Mahali Mzuri The Funzi Keys Tortilis Camp Kenya Mozambique Azura Benguerra Azura Quilalea Indigo Bay Island Resort & Spa Vamizi Island Namibia Damaraland Camp Little Kulala Little Ongava Ongava Lodge Serra Caferna Sossusvlei Lodge Rwanda Nyungwe Forest Lodge Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge South Africa Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town Birkenhead House, Hermanus Cape Grace, Cape Town Ellerman House, Cape Town Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg Fugitives Drift, Rorke's Drift, Kwazulu-Natal Grootbos Nature Reserve, Hermanus Kurland Hotel, Plettenberg Bay La Residence, Franschhoek Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek Majeka House, Stellenbosch Mont Rochelle, Franschhoek One&Only Cape Town Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa, Johannesburg The Bay Hotel, Cape Town The Cellars Hohenort, Cape Town The Marine, Hermanus The Oyster Box, Durban, Kwazulu-Natal The Plettenberg, Plettenberg Bay The Table Bay, Cape Town The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town Tsala Treetops, Plettenberg Bay Vineyard Hotel & Spa, Cape Town South Africa Safari Lodges Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Western Cape Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve Londolozi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve Royal Malewane, Kruger National Park Shamwari Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Singita, Kruger National Park Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve Molori Safari Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve

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Tanzania Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, Tanzania Ngorongoro Crater Lodge Singita Sasakwa Lodge Zambia Kalamu Lagoon Camp Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma Sausage Tree Camp Shumba Camp The Royal Livingstone Toka Leya Camp Zanzibar Baraza Resort and Spa Zanzibar Fundu Lagoon Mnemba Island Lodge The Residence

EUROPE AND NORTH AFRICA Croatia Hotel Bellevue, Dunrovnik Hotel Monte Mulini, Rovinj Villa Orsula Dubrovnik Cyprus Almyra, Paphos Anassa, Polis Annabelle, Paphos Aphrodite Hills Villas & Apartments, Paphos Columbia Beach Hotel, Pissouri Bay Columbia Beach Resort, Pissouri Bay Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites Hotel, Paphos Four Seasons Hotel Beach Resort, Limassol Olympic Lagoon Resort Paphos Egypt Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada France Cap Estel, , French Riviera Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel, French Riviera La Reserve de Ramatuelle, French Riviera Le Bristol Paris Le Mas Candille, French Riviera Mandarin Oriental Paris Royal Riviera, French Riviera Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort, Provence GREECE Athens Hotel Grande Bretagne The Margi Hotel Corfu Marbella Corfu Crete Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort Blue Palace a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection Domes Noruz Elounda Bay Palace Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites Elounda Mare Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort

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Halkidiki Danai Beach Resort & Villas Eagles Palace Eagles Villas Ikos Oceania Ikos Olivia Porto Sani Sani Asterias Sani Beach Sani Club Mykonos Grace Mykonos Mykonos Blu Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort Peloponnese Amanzoe The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort The Westin Resort Costa Navarino Rhodes Lindian Village Amathus Suites Sheraton Rhodes Santorini Grace Santorini Katikies Mystique Vedema Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort Skiathos Aegean Suites Skiathos Princess ITALY Amalfi Coast Belmond Hotel Caruso, Ravello Capri Palace Hotel, Capri Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento Grand Hotel Quisisana, Capri Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi Le Sirenuse, Positano Mezzatorre, Ischa Palazzo Avino, Ravello Florence and Tuscany Castel Monastero, Tuscany Belmond Villa San Michele Castello di Casole, Tuscany Hotel Savoy, Florence Il Salviatino, Florence Italian Lakes CastaDiva Resort & SPA, Lake Como Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como Villa D'Este, Lake Como Milan Four Seasons Hotel Milano Portofino Belmond Hotel Splendido Belmond Splendido Mare Puglia Borgo Egnazia Rome Hotel De Russie Leons Palace St. Regis Grand Hotel Rome


Canary Isalnds Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahía Real, Fuerteventura Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort Hotel Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort, Lanzarote Baobab Suites, Tenerife Gran Hotel Bahia Del Duque Resort, Tenerife Hotel Botanico, Tenerife RedLevel at Gran Melia Palacio de Isora, Tenerife Sheraton La Caleta Resort, Tenerife The Ritz-Carlton Abama, Tenerife Vincci Selección La Plantación del Sur, Tenerife

Sardinia Cervo Hotel, Costa Smeralda Resort Chia Laguna Forte Village Hotel Bouganville Forte Village Hotel Castello Forte Village Il Borgo Forte Village Le Dune Forte Village Le Palme Forte Village Pineta Forte Village Villa Del Parco Hotel Cala Di Volpe Hotel Pitrizza, a Luxury Collection Resort Hotel Romazzino, a Luxury Collection Resort

Costa Del Sol Finca Cortesin Kempinski Hotel Bahia, Marbella Marbella Club Hotel Golf Resort & Spa Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa Marbella Shanti Som Marbella

Sicily Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea San Domenico Palace Verdura Resort Venice Aman Bauer Il Palazzo Belmond Hotel Cipriani Danieli, a Luxury Collection Resort Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Verona Palazzo Victoria Portugal and Madeira Anantara Vilamoura, Algarve Belmond Reids Palace, Madeira Conrad Algarve Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Resort, Algarve Epic Sana, Algarve Hotel Quinta Do Lago, Algarve Martinhal Quinta Family Resort, Algarve Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel, Algarve Monte Santo Resort, Algarve Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve Six Senses Douro Valley The Lake Spa Resort, Algarve Vidamar, Algarve Vila Vita Parc, Algarve

Turkey Amanruya, Bodrum Peninsula Ciragan Palace Hotel Kempinski, Istanbul D-Hotel Maris, Marmaris Gloria Golf Resort, Belek Gloria Serenity Resort, Belek Hillside Beach Club, Fethiye Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay, Bodrum Peninsula Mandarin Oriental Bodrum, Bodrum Peninsula Mardan Palace, Antalya The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul

Morocco Amanjena, Marrakech Four Seasons Marrakech Kasbah Tamadot, Atlas Mountains La Mamounia, Marrakech Mazagan Beach Resort, Al Jadida Palais Namaskar, Marrakech Royal Palm Marrakech, Marrakech SPAIN Alicante Asia Gardens Hotel and Thai Spa La Manga Club SHA Wellness Clinic Barcelona Hotel Arts Barcelona W Barcelona Balearic Islands Hotel Aguas de Ibiza Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena, Ibiza Belmond La Residencia, Mallorca Castillo Hotel Son Vida, Mallorca Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Mallorca Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel, Mallorca The St Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort, Mallorca Park Hyatt Mallorca

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BOOKING CONDITIONS These Booking Conditions together with the essential information form the basis of your contract with ITC Luxury Travel Group Limited of Concorde House, Canal Street, Chester, UK. CH1 4EJ company registration number 01030986 trading as ITC Luxury Travel (“the Company”, “we”, “us” and “our”). They only apply to holiday arrangements which you book with us in the UK and which we agree to make, provide or perform (as applicable) as part of our contract with you. All references in these booking conditions to “holiday”, “booking”, “contract”, “package”, “tour” or “arrangements” mean such holiday arrangements unless otherwise stated. In these Booking Conditions, “you” and “your” means all persons named on the booking (including anyone who is added or substituted at a later date) or any of them as the context requires. Please note that the booking of villas, cruises and yachts are governed by separate Booking Conditions and will be supplied at the time of booking or on request. The Booking Conditions describe your obligations to the Company and the obligations of the Company to you. Please read them carefully. 1. YOUR RESERVATION To make your reservation, please call us and one of our expert Travel Specialists will provide you with first-hand information on your chosen destination. You must then confirm your booking, either: • By telephone - your Travel Specialist will re-iterate all aspects of your itinerary, ask you to provide details* from the passports of each person travelling and confirm that you have read and agreed to our Booking Conditions. You will then be asked for payment of the required deposit or full payment if booking after balance due date. You can pay by cheque, debit/credit/charge**card or by bank transfer (details on request). You will be required to complete our Booking Form and email, fax or post it to us, so that we can check that all of your details and requirements are accurate. Incorrect information supplied will be subject to amendment charges as stated in Clause 6 (1). A contract between us will come into existence when we despatch our confirmation invoice to you to confirm your booking. • By post, fax or e-mail - complete and sign the enclosed Booking Form and send it to us with the appropriate payment. We will send you a confirmation invoice and a contract will exist between us once this has been despatched to you. When you seek to make a booking after balance due date, full payment of your holiday will be required by the quickest method of clearance. The lead passenger name should be the person who has confirmed the booking/signed the Booking Form. We treat the lead passenger as having the authority to book the holiday on behalf of all passengers. • By using our online agreement system, please follow the instructions on the screen and complete the required fields. We would refer you to our Privacy Policy and Terms of use of the site. You will be asked to accept that you have read and agree to these Booking Conditions before submitting your itinerary to us. We will then confirm receipt by email. You will then be asked for payment of the required deposit or full payment if the booking is made after balance due date. Receipt of the applicable payment within the stipulated timescale will bring a contract between us into existence. We will then issue and send you a confirmation invoice. For all bookings where only a deposit is paid at the time of booking, the remaining balance must be received by us eight weeks prior to departure (10 weeks for December departures), unless otherwise stated. Non-payment or late payment of your outstanding balance may result in your booking being treated as cancelled by you, in which case, the cancellation charges set out in Clause 6 will be incurred. Contact us immediately if any information which appears on the confirmation invoice or any other document appears to be incorrect or incomplete as it may not be possible to make changes later. We regret we cannot accept any liability if we are not notified of any inaccuracies (for which we are responsible) in any document within ten days of our sending it out (five days for tickets). We will do our best to rectify any mistake notified to us outside these time limits but you must meet any costs involved in doing so. If you book through one of our authorised travel agents, please note that all monies paid to your travel agent for a holiday which does not include any flights are at all times held by the travel agent on behalf of the Company. For flight inclusive bookings, all monies paid to any authorised travel agent of ours for your holiday with us will be held on behalf of and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust subject to the travel agent’s obligation to pay such monies to us in accordance with our trading terms unless we fail. In the unlikely event of our financial failure, all monies then held by the travel agent or subsequently paid by you to the travel agent will be held by the agent on behalf of and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust without any obligation on the agent to pay such monies to us. *Information required prior to flight check-in for some destinations. **Full payment, deposits and balances made with a credit or charge card (Switch and debit cards excluded) will automatically incur an additional 2% charge of the payment. 2. PRICE POLICY We reserve the right to vary the price of unsold arrangements and to correct any errors of which we become aware at any time. Please check the up to date price when booking. You will be advised of the applicable price before your booking is confirmed. A) Price Guarantee - The price of your holiday will be guaranteed and not subject to any surcharge if you pay in full at the time of booking. When full payment is received by ITC Luxury Travel within seven days of the date shown on your confirmation invoice, we will guarantee that the price of your holiday will not change. B) Price Revision - When clause 2A) above does not apply then once the price of your chosen holiday has been confirmed at the time of booking, then subject to the correction of errors, we will only increase or decrease the price in the following circumstances. Price increases or decreases after booking will be passed on by way of a surcharge or refund. A surcharge or refund (as applicable) will be payable, subject to the conditions set out in this clause, in the event of any change in our transportation costs including the cost of fuel, dues, taxes or fees chargeable for services such as landing taxes, embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports and airports and exchange rates mean that the price of your travel arrangements may change after you have booked. Even in the above cases, only if the amount of any increase in our costs exceeds 2% of the total cost of your holiday (excluding any amendment charges) will we levy a surcharge. If any surcharge is greater than 10% of the cost of your holiday (excluding insurance premiums and any amendment charges), you will be entitled to cancel your booking and receive a full refund of all monies you have paid to us (except for any amendment charges) or alternatively purchase another holiday from us as referred to in clause 7 “Alterations and Cancellations by the Company”. Although insurance (where purchased through us) does not form part of your contract with us or of any “package”, we will consider an appropriate refund of any insurance premiums you have paid us if you can show you are unable to use/reuse or transfer your policy in the event of cancellation or purchase of an alternative holiday. Where applicable you have 14 days from the issue date printed on the surcharge invoice to tell us if you want to choose option b) or c) as set out in clause 7 below. If you do not tell us that you wish to choose either of these options within this period of time, we are entitled to assume that you do not wish to do so and will pay the surcharge. Any surcharge must be paid with the balance of the cost of the holiday

or within 14 days of the issue date printed on the surcharge invoice, whichever is the later. Please note that arrangements are not always purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on the price of your holiday due to contractual and other protection in place. A refund will only be payable if the decrease in our costs exceeds 2% of the total cost of your holiday as set out above. Where a refund is due, we will pay you the full amount of the decrease in our costs. We promise not to levy a surcharge within 30 days of departure. No refund will be payable during this period either. 3. INSURANCE We believe that it is essential to take out comprehensive travel insurance when you go on holiday and we strongly recommend that to do so is in your interests and those of your family. We also ask that you provide us with the details of your insurer, the policy number and the emergency contact details to assist you in the event of an accident or emergency abroad. It will be necessary for you to comply with the requirements of the policy in the event of a potential claim; e.g. reporting a theft to the local police. Please read your policy details carefully and take them with you on holiday. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover you purchase is suitable and adequate for your particular needs. We do not check alternative insurance policies.

7. ALTERATIONS & CANCELLATIONS BY THE COMPANY Occasionally, we have to make changes to and correct any errors in brochures, websites, and other material published by us, both before and after bookings have been confirmed and cancel confirmed bookings. We must reserve the right to do so. However, we will not cancel your holiday unless you fail to make full payment on time, we are forced to do so as a result of circumstances outside our control we are forced to do so as a result of circumstances outside our control or minimum numbers apply. Certain holidays are subject to minimum numbers - price boxes on the relevant pages will indicate where this is the case. We will advise you at least 61 days before departure where we are unable to operate the holiday because the required minimum number has not been reached. In this case, you will be offered the options shown below. Most changes we have to make are minor. Sometimes, we have to make a ‘significant change’. Significant changes include the following when made before departure: • A change of accommodation to that of a lower price or standard for the whole or a major part of the time you are away • A change of accommodation area for the whole or a major part of the time you are away • A change of departure time of any transport which forms part of your holiday arrangements by more than 12 hours

4. BROCHURE & WEBSITE ACCURACY

• A change of the overall length of the holiday by more than 12 hours

The descriptions in our brochures and on our websites may be prepared many months in advance but is believed correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of printing or publication.

• A change of the UK departure airport to one that is inconvenient for you. If we become aware of a significant change or we have to cancel the booking before departure, you or your travel agent will be notified as soon as is practically possible. You will then be offered the following options of: a) Accepting the changed arrangements as notified to you, or

The availability of services and amenities may be affected by local conditions, such as inclement weather or the season. Suppliers of accommodation, transport and recreational facilities can make changes with no advance notice to us. When we become aware of any significant changes, we will advise you or your travel agent at the time of booking or, if after booking, as soon as possible before departure. The provisions of clause 7 will apply when a significant change is notified after the booking. 5. PROVISION OF TRANSPORT & ACCOMMODATION The various carriers who provide transport as described in our brochure and on our website have their own terms and conditions. International and sometimes national travel is subject to international conventions and regulations (such as EU regulations). The carriers’ terms and conditions may limit and/or exclude the supplier’s liability to you, usually in accordance with applicable international conventions or regulations. For more information on these, see Clause 10(ii)f). Air travel is also subject to the operational decisions of air carriers and of airports, which may result in delays, aircraft being diverted or schedule changes over which the Company has no control. The Company can provide you with copies of all relevant conventions, regulations and conditions upon request. In accordance with EU Regulation 2111/2005 we are required to advise you of the actual carrier(s) (or, if the actual carrier(s) is not known, the likely carrier(s)) that will operate your flight(s) (including any connecting flight or transfer) at the time of booking. Where we are only able to inform you of the likely carrier(s) at the time of booking, we will inform you of the identity of the actual carrier(s) as soon as we become aware of this. Any change to the operating carrier(s) after your booking has been confirmed will be notified to you as soon as possible. Due to the flexible itineraries that we offer, we are not in a position to state these facts in our brochure and on our website. Any changes to the actual airline after you have received your tickets will be notified to you as soon as possible and in all cases at check-in or at the boarding gate. Due to the nature of the airline business, on rare occasions flight delays regrettably do happen. In such an event, while we will work with the airline to ensure any delay is a short and comfortable as possible, it remains the airlines responsibility to look after you. Depending on the length and cause of the delay, meals and accommodation and/ or compensation may be available. See Airline Delays and Passenger Rights in the general information above. Our brochure and website detail our sole responsibility. They are not published on behalf of and do not commit any independent organisations/carriers whose services are featured in it. 6. ALTERATIONS AND CANCELLATIONS BY YOU (i) Should you wish to make any changes to your confirmed booking, you must notify us in writing as soon as possible. Whilst we will endeavour to assist, we cannot guarantee we will be able to meet any such requests. Where we can, an amendment fee of £50 per booking, or £100 per booking if the amendment is made within 46 days of departure, will be payable together with any costs incurred by ourselves and any costs or charges incurred or imposed by any of our suppliers. A change of holiday dates will normally be treated as a cancellation of the original booking and rebooking in which case cancellation charges will apply. Changes may result in the recalculation of the holiday price where, for example, the basis on which the price of the original holiday was calculated has changed. If any member of your party is prevented from travelling, the person(s) concerned may transfer their place to someone else (introduced by you) providing we are notified not less than two weeks before departure. Where a transfer to a person of your choice can be made, all costs and charges incurred by us and/or incurred or imposed by any of our suppliers as a result together with an amendment fee of £100.00 must be paid before the transfer can be effected. Any overdue balance payment must also be received. For flight inclusive bookings, you must pay the charges levied by the airline concerned. As most airlines do not permit name changes after tickets have been issued for any reason, these charges are likely to be the full cost of the flight. (ii) Should you or any member of your party need to cancel your holiday, the lead person who made the booking and/or signed the Booking Form must immediately advise us in writing. Your notice of cancellation will only be effective when it is received by us in writing. As we incur costs from the time we accept your booking the following cancellation charges will be payable. Where the cancellation charge is shown as a percentage, this is calculated on the basis of the total invoice cost payable excluding amendment charges, which are not refundable. Please note that when part cancellations occur, the amount payable by the rest of the party may increase. PERIOD BEFORE DEPARTURE CANCELLATION FEE PER PERSON OVER 45 DAYS LOSS OF DEPOSIT*** 33 - 45 DAYS 40% OF HOLIDAY PRICE 15 - 32 DAYS 60% OF HOLIDAY PRICE 1 - 14 DAYS 100% OF HOLIDAY PRICE DEPARTURE DATE 100% OF HOLIDAY PRICE AND THEREAFTER *** Bookings on some airlines and hotels during the peak season will have varying cancellation charges and, therefore, the fees shown above will not apply. The charges will be calculated and advised to you at the time of cancellation.

b) Purchasing an alternative holiday from us, of a similar standard to that originally booked if available. We will offer you at least one alternative holiday of equivalent or higher standard for which you will not be asked to pay any more than the price of the original holiday. If this holiday is in fact cheaper than the original one, we will refund the price difference. If you do not wish to accept the holiday we specifically offer you, you may choose any of our other then available holidays. You must pay the applicable price of any such holiday. This will mean your paying more if it is more expensive or receiving a refund if it is cheaper, or c) Cancelling your holiday and receiving a full refund of all monies you have paid to us. In addition, if we have to cancel or make a significant change after the date you are obliged to pay the balance of your holiday cost, we will pay you reasonable compensation subject to evidence of provable loss/losses if appropriate, subject to the following exceptions: Compensation will not be payable and no liability, beyond offering the above mentioned choices where applicable, can be accepted where (1) we are forced to cancel or make a change as a result of unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which we could not have avoided even with all due care or (2) we have to cancel because the minimum number of bookings necessary for us to operate the holiday has not been reached (see above). No compensation will be payable and the above options will not be available if we cancel as a result of your failure to comply with any requirement of these booking conditions entitling us to cancel (such as paying on time) or where a change is a minor one. A minor change is any change which is not significant. For touring holidays, it may be necessary to make changes to the accommodation, routing or order of the itinerary. Unless the holiday is significantly altered as a result, any such change will not be treated as a significant change. Very rarely, we may be forced by “force majeure” (see Clause 8) to change or terminate your holiday after departure but before the scheduled end of your time away. This is extremely unlikely but if this situation does occur, we regret we will be unable to make any refunds (unless we obtain any refunds from our suppliers), pay you any compensation or meet any costs or expenses you incur as a result. EVENT CANCELLATION: Occasionally, advertised events are cancelled by the organisers and often at short notice. Such cancellation will not constitute a significant change to, or the cancellation of, your holiday arrangements even though we have pre-booked tickets for you. 8. FORCE MAJEURE Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Booking Conditions, we regret we cannot accept any liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by or you otherwise suffer any damage, loss or expense of any nature as a result of “force majeure”. In these Booking Conditions, “force majeure” means any event that we or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include but are not limited to (and whether actual or threatened) war, riot, civil disobedience or strife, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, adverse flooding, fire, unavoidable technical problems with transport and all similar events outside our control. Advice from the Foreign Office against all travel or all but essential travel to a particular country or area will generally be regarded as ‘force majeure’. FCO travel advice appears on their website. www.fco.gov.uk/knowbeforeyougo which you are recommended to consult before booking and in good time before departure. 9. SPECIAL REQUESTS Any special request must be advised in writing well in advance of departure if it was not already stated on your original booking form or at the time of booking. We will make every reasonable effort to make the arrangements. We do not however, have any legal liability to you in the event that we or a third party is unable to comply with your special requests. Confirmation that a special request has been noted or passed on to the supplier or the inclusion of the special request on your confirmation invoice or any other documentation is not confirmation that the request will be met. Unless and until specifically confirmed, all special requests are subject to availability. For your own protection, you should obtain confirmation in writing that a special request will be complied (where it is possible to give this) where it is important to you. You will not be entitled to cancel (without paying our normal cancellation charges) if we are unable to comply with your special request. We regret that we cannot accept any conditional booking (i.e.any booking that is specified to be conditional upon the fulfilment of a particular request).


10. LIABILITY

conventions and regulations are available from us on request.

i) You to the Company:

g) Please note, we cannot accept any liability for any damage, loss, expense or other sum(s) of any description

(a) It is your responsibility to arrive at places stated at the correct times and to reconfirm your return flight and departure times. The Company has no liability whatsoever to you for your failure to do so.(b) You must act and behave in a reasonable and responsible manner toward any other person you meet in the course of your travel arrangements. If in our reasonable opinion or in the reasonable opinion of any other person in authority, you behave in such a way as to cause or be likely to cause danger, upset or distress to any third party or damage to property, we are entitled, without prior notice, to terminate the holiday of the person(s) concerned. In this situation, the person(s) concerned will be required to leave the accommodation or other service. We will have no further responsibility toward such person(s) including any return travel arrangements. No refunds will be made and we will not pay any expenses or costs incurred as a result of the termination. c) You accept responsibility for any damage or loss caused by you. Full payment for any such damage or loss (reasonably estimated if not precisely known) must be made direct to the accommodation owner or manager or other supplier or to us as soon as possible. If the actual cost of the loss or damage exceeds the amount paid where estimated, you must pay the difference once known. If the actual cost is less than the amount paid, the difference will be refunded. You will also be responsible for meeting any claims subsequently made against us and all costs incurred by us (including our own and the other party’s full legal costs) as a result of your actions. You should ensure you have appropriate travel insurance to protect you if this situation arises. (ii) The Company to You: a) We promise to make sure that the holiday arrangements we have agreed to make, perform or provide as applicable as part of our contract with you are made, performed or provided with reasonable skill and care. This means that, subject to these booking conditions, we will accept responsibility if, for example, you suffer death or personal injury or your contracted holiday arrangements are not provided as promised or prove deficient as a result of the failure of ourselves, our employees, agents or suppliers to use reasonable skill and care in making, performing or providing, as applicable, your contracted holiday arrangements. Please note, it is your responsibility to show that reasonable skill and care has not been used if you wish to make a claim against us. In addition, we will only be responsible for what our employees, agents and suppliers do or do not do if they were at the time acting within the course of their employment (for employees) or carrying out work we had asked them to do (for agents and suppliers). b) We will not be responsible for any injury, illness, death, loss (including loss of enjoyment or possessions), damage, expense, cost or other sum or claim of any description whatsoever which results from any of the following: - the act(s) and/ or omission(s) of the person(s) affected or any member(s) of their party or the act(s) and/or omission(s) of a third party not connected with the provision of your holiday and which were unforeseeable or unavoidable or ‘force majeure’ as defined in clause 8 above c) Please note we cannot accept responsibility for any services which do not form part of our contract. This includes, for example, any additional services or facilities which your hotel or any other supplier agrees to provide for you where the services or facilities are not advertised by us and we have not agreed to arrange them as part of our contract and any excursion you purchase in resort. Please also see Clause 11. In addition, regardless of any wording used by us on our website, in any advertising material or elsewhere, we only promise to use reasonable skill and care as set out above and we do not have any greater or different liability to you. d) The promises we make to you about the services we have agreed to provide or arrange as part of our contract - and the laws and regulations of the country in which your claim or complaint occurred - will be used as the basis for deciding whether the services in question had been properly provided. If the particular services which gave rise to the claim or complaint complied with local laws and regulations applicable to those services at the time, the services will be treated as having been properly provided. This will be the case even if the services did not comply with the laws and regulations of the UK which would have applied had those services been provided in the UK. The exception to this is where the claim or complaint concerns the absence of a safety feature which might lead a reasonable holiday maker to refuse to take the holiday in question. Please note, however, our obligation is to exercise reasonable skill and care as referred to in clause 10(ii)a). We do not make any representation or commitment that all services will comply with applicable local laws and regulations and failure to comply does not automatically mean we have not exercised reasonable skill and care. e) As set out in these booking conditions, we limit the maximum amount we may have to pay you for any claims you may make against us. Where we are found liable for loss of and/or damage to any luggage or personal possessions (including money), the maximum amount we will have to pay you is £250 per person affected unless a lower limitation applies to your claim under Clause 10(ii) f) below. You must ensure you have appropriate travel insurance to protect your personal belongings. For all other claims which do not involve death or personal injury, if we are found liable to you on any basis the maximum amount we will have to pay you is twice the price (excluding insurance premiums and amendment charges) paid by or on behalf of the person(s) affected in total unless a lower limitation applies to your claim under Clause 10(ii)f) below. This maximum amount will only be payable where everything has gone wrong and you have not received any benefit at all from your holiday. f) Where any claim or part of a claim (including those involving death or personal injury) concerns or is based on any travel arrangements (including the process of getting on and/or off the transport concerned) provided by any air, sea or rail carrier to which any international convention or EU regulation applies, the maximum amount of compensation we will have to pay you will be limited. The most we will have to pay you for that claim or that part of a claim if we are found liable to you on any basis is the most the carrier concerned would have to pay under the international convention or regulation which applies to the travel arrangements in question (for example, the Warsaw Convention as amended or un-amended and the Montreal Convention for international travel by air and/or for airlines with an operating licence granted by an EU country, the EC Regulation on Air Carrier Liability No 889/2002 for national and international travel by air, the Athens Convention for international travel by sea (as amended by the 2002 Protocol with effect from 31st December 2012) and COTIF, the Convention on International Travel by Rail). Please note: where a carrier would not be obliged to make any payment to you under the applicable international convention or regulation in respect of a claim or part of a claim, we similarly are not obliged to make a payment to you for that claim or part of the claim. When making any payment, we are entitled to deduct any money which you have received or are entitled to receive from the carrier for the complaint or claim in question. Copies of the applicable international

(1) which on the basis of the information given to us by you concerning your booking prior to our accepting it, we could not have foreseen you would suffer or incur if we breached our contract with you or (2) which did not result from any breach of contract or other fault by ourselves or our employees or, where we are responsible for them, our suppliers. Additionally we cannot accept liability for any business losses. 11. EXCURSIONS AND ACTIVITIES We may provide you with information (before departure and/or when you are on holiday) about activities and excursions which are available in the area you are visiting. We have no involvement in any such activities or excursions which are neither run, supervised, controlled nor endorsed in any way by us. They are provided by local operators or other third parties who are entirely independent of us. They do not form any part of your contract with us even where we suggest particular operators/other third parties and/or assist you in booking such activities or excursions in any way. We cannot accept any liability on any basis in relation to such activities or excursions and the acceptance of liability contained in Clause 10(ii)a) will not apply to them. We do not however exclude liability for the negligence of ourselves or our employees resulting in your death or personal injury. We cannot guarantee accuracy at all times of information given in relation to such activities or excursions or about the area you are visiting generally or that any particular excursion or activity which does not form part of our contract will take place as these services are not under our control. 12. DATA PROTECTION In order to process your booking and to ensure that your travel arrangements run smoothly and meet your requirements, we *(and your travel agent) need to use the information you provide such as name, address, personal information including any special needs/dietary requirements, etc. We take appropriate technical and organisational measures which are intended to prevent unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data. We are required to pass the information on to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements such as airlines, hotels and transport companies. The information may be required by and provided to security or credit checking companies, public authorities such as customs, border control and immigration if required by them, or as required by law. Your personal data may be stored, used and otherwise processed within the UK and/or any other country/ies of the European Economic Area (EEA). EEA countries are all member states of the European Union together with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. We may also store, use or otherwise process personal data outside the EEA. Data protection laws may not be as strong outside the EEA as they are in the EEA. Personal data will not be transferred to a country outside the EEA unless (1) the country to which it is transferred is one which the European Commission considers to provide an adequate level of data protection or (2) the personal data is transferred to a United States company which has signed up to the Safe Harbour scheme or (3) the personal data is transferred to a company which is required by our contract with them only to deal with the data in accordance with our instructions and to maintain appropriate security to protect the personal data which we are satisfied they have or (4) We are obliged to provide the personal data to a government / public authority in order to provide your holiday. We will not, however, pass any information on to any person who is not responsible for part of your travel arrangements or as we are legally obliged to do. This applies to any sensitive information that you give to us such as details of any disabilities, or dietary/ religious requirements. If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, (whether in the EEA or not), we cannot confirm your booking. In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant persons. If you have booked using our online system, please ensure that you have read our Privacy Policy. *Please note that where information is also held by your travel agent, this is subject to their own data protection policy. Your data controller is ITC Luxury Travel Group Limited. You are generally entitled to ask us (by letter or e-mail) what details of yours are being held or processed, for what purpose and to whom they may be or have been disclosed. We will charge a fee to respond to such a request. We promise to respond to your request within 40 days of receiving your written request and fee. In certain limited circumstances we are entitled to refuse your request. If you believe that any of your personal data which we are processing is inaccurate or incorrect please contact us immediately by email communications@itc-uk.com. 13. COMPLAINTS AND ABTA ARBITRATION Whilst we aim to ensure that your holiday runs smoothly, there may be times when it does not. Please follow the complaints procedure below to minimise inconvenience to all parties: 1. Any complaint should be reported immediately and directly to the supplier and, as soon as possible, to our local representative (where applicable). If you fail to follow this simple procedure, your right to claim compensation may be affected, as we will have been deprived of the opportunity to investigate and rectify the problem. 2. In the unlikely event that neither our representative nor our supplier is able to resolve the matter to your complete satisfaction, please telephone, fax or e-mail the details of your complaint during your holiday to ITC Luxury Travel Group in Chester on Tel +44(0)1244 355 400, Fax +44(0)1244 355 419, E-mail Concierge@ itc-uk.com. Any costs incurred in doing so will be fully refunded. 3. Once in receipt of a complaint, we will react swiftly to resolve the matter. Our aim is to rectify any shortcomings immediately, so that you can fully enjoy the remainder of your holiday. If you still have cause for complaint on your return to the UK, you are required to seek satisfaction by writing to the Company within 28 days of the end of your holiday and providing full details of the holiday and the reason for dissatisfaction. We regret that we cannot accept liability in relation to any complaint or claim which is not notified entirely in accordance with this clause. Disputes arising out of, or in connection with your booking which cannot be amicably settled may be referred to arbitration if you so wish under a special scheme arranged by ABTA Ltd and administered independently. The scheme provides for a simple and inexpensive method of arbitration on documents alone with restricted liability on the customer in respect of costs. Full details will be provided on request or can be obtained from the ABTA website (www.abta. com). The scheme does not apply to claims for an amount greater than £5,000 per person. There is also a limit of £25,000 per booking. Neither does it apply to claims which are solely in respect of physical injury or illness or their consequences. The scheme can however deal with compensation claims which include an element of minor injury or illness subject to a limit of £1,500 on the amount the arbitrator can award per person in respect of this element. Your application for arbitration and other required documents must be received by ABTA within 18 months of your return from the holiday. Outside this time limit arbitration under the scheme

may still be available if we agree, although the ABTA Code does not require such agreement. For injury and illness claims, you can request the ABTA mediation procedure and we have the option to agree to this. Where we act as agent, please bear in mind that your contract is with the supplier of the arrangements concerned. Unless the supplier is also a member of ABTA, only disputes relating to our actions as agent can be dealt with by the arbitration scheme or mediation procedure and not complaints about the arrangements themselves or the acts / omissions of the plier. 14. FINANCIAL PROTECTION We hold an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL number 2786). When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday* from us, you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable). If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit, you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent or your credit card issuer where applicable. You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme. *The flights and flight- inclusive holidays we arrange are ATOL protected providing they are made available in the UK. For further information visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk. We are also a member of ABTA (ABTA number V2359). If your holiday does not include flights, ABTA will financially protect your holiday by ensuring you receive a refund or, if your arrangements include return travel to the UK (other than flights) you are returned to the UK in the event that your holiday cannot be provided as a result of our insolvency. Please go to www.abta.com for a copy of the guide to ABTA’s scheme of Financial Protection. 15. LAW AND JURISDICTION We both agree that English law (and no other) will apply to your contract and to any dispute, claim or other matter of any description which arises between us (“claim”) except as set out below. We both also agree that any claim must be dealt with by the ABTA arbitration scheme referred to above or Courts of England and Wales only unless, in the case of Court proceedings, you live in Scotland or Northern Ireland. In this case, proceedings must either be brought in the Courts of your home country or those of England and Wales. If proceedings are brought in Scotland or Northern Ireland, you may choose to have your contract and any claim governed by the law of Scotland/Northern Ireland as applicable (but if you do not so choose, English law will apply). VILLAS/CRUISES/SPORTS TOURS 1. Damage and security deposits Villa and apartment complexes require you to prepay a security deposit for the sole purpose of insuring the owner against any breakages, accidental damage or such caused by your negligence, losses, extra cleaning or outstanding accounts which you may have incurred during your stay. If damage exceeds the maximum applicable amount, you will be responsible for the full cost. The amount will be confirmed to you at time of booking and refunded post your holiday once the villa management agency has inspected the villa on the day of your departure. The inspection where possible will be conducted before you vacate the property so that reimbursement can be approved immediately or any remedial action mutually agreed. However, if this is not practical due to early/late departures the inspection will be conducted on the day of departure and reimbursement made no later than 3 weeks after departure. If you discover any problems or breakages on arrival please report them immediately to avoid any misunderstanding once your rental period has ended. 2. Suppliers’ Conditions Many of our third party suppliers have their own terms and booking conditions and you will be bound by these as they apply to your contract with us as far as the supplier is concerned. Our supplier’s conditions will also apply to your contract with us, and in the event of any conflict between the supplier’s conditions and our conditions, the supplier’s conditions will prevail, unless any term in the supplier’s conditions is deemed to be invalid or unenforceable, in which case our conditions will prevail. Some of our suppliers’ conditions may limit or exclude liability on the part of the relevant supplier and, by virtue of their application to your contract with us, may also limit or exclude our liability to you, and they are often subject to international conventions. Where relevant, copies of such conditions may be available for inspection at the office of the relevant supplier


ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

We fully recognise that the choices you can make concerning your chosen accommodation, the destinations you wish to visit and your airline carrier are vast. Our specialist team is able to provide helpful information including flight details, car hire and basic costs for all accommodation. Once you have decided on a preferred itinerary, simply contact one of our Travel Specialists for advice and a full holiday recommendation by telephoning the number shown in the brochure or on our website. As we have first hand intimate knowledge of the destinations we feature, we will of course be pleased to discuss and advise you on the most appropriate holiday that meets your requirements. As there are many holiday choices available to you please call for a personalised quote. Our Travel Specialists will confirm the price of your specific holiday requirements at the time of booking. As our brochure is prepared many months before the start of the holiday season, any prices and added value offers are subject to availability at the time of booking. Any prices shown are for guidance only and we therefore recommend strongly that you contact us to obtain the most up-to-date holiday price. WHAT YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES 1. Air travel as booked and detailed in our confirmation of your booking 2. Accommodation as booked and detailed in our confirmation of your booking. 3. Meals, as shown in the hotel description and on your confirmation. “Breakfast” usually means continental breakfast, unless stated otherwise. “Half board” is breakfast and evening meal, which is generally with a restricted choice of menu or restaurant. “Full board” is breakfast, lunch and dinner. “All-inclusive” is breakfast, lunch, and dinner with house wine, snacks, unlimited bar drinks (excluding champagne and some premium brands) served by the glass. 4. Return transfers from airport to hotel/resort unless stated at the time of booking. At destinations where transfers are provided by the hotel, you may be transferred along with other hotel guests arriving on the same flight. 5. Services of an ITC Luxury Travel representative in most of our featured destinations. 6. Mandatory hotel taxes and service charges. 7. United Kingdom departure tax and passenger service charge (for all international departures). Children under 2 years of age, who have not been allocated seats, are exempt from this tax. 8. Luggage allowance as determined by the carrier, the amount will be detailed in the travel documents. 9. British citizens’ visas for entry into Egypt. 10. Special offers that are available at the time of booking. WHAT YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE EXCLUDES 1. Some overseas airport departure taxes (generally £15 - £30 per person, per island/country, payable locally In the local currency or US$). Also cruising tax (as applicable) between US$2 and US$4 per person, per day is payable locally.

tickets with the travel documents but you will be issued with a letter of confirmation of the flight booking which should be handed in at the check-in desk. 5. Certain airlines operate an on-line check-in prior to departure. If you wish to utilise this method we cannot be responsible for any errors or changes in seating arrangements. Please check your invoice, tickets and all other documentation carefully as soon as you receive them. Contact us immediately if any information appears to be incorrect or missing as it may not be possible to make changes later. ADVANCE PASSENGER INFORMATION AND APIS UK and overseas governments require all passengers travelling by air to provide certain personal information known as Advance Passenger Information or API this means your passport/identity card details and in some instances, your contact and other information, are provided to the authorities before you travel. Some governments also require airlines to provide them with direct access to airline passenger bookings, which may contain other passenger data. It is important that the information provided is accurate so you pass through Immigration on arrival without delay. You must provide this information when requested to do so which may be in advance of travel. PASSPORT & VISAS Each passenger including children are required to hold their own full and valid passport for visits to all the destinations that we feature. Most non-eu countries require that passports are valid for at least six months after the departure from their country. Please visit www.fco.gov.uk/travel for the individual country‘s passport and visa requirements for British citizens with a British passport or contact us for further details. A full British passport presently takes approximately 2 to 6 weeks to obtain or renew. If you are 16 or over and haven‘t yet got a passport, you should apply for one at least 6 weeks before your holiday. The UK Passport Service has to confirm your identity before issuing your first passport and will ask you to attend an interview in order to do this. All information we provide in respect of visa or passport requirements is given in good faith and as known at the time it is provided. However, requirements may change and you must check the up to date position in good time before departure. For countries requiring visas, there should be at least one blank page in the passport to facilitate the visa stamp. Please note that some countries may require two blank pages for entry and departure visas. If you, or any member of your party, do not hold a British citizen’s passport and/or do not reside in the UK, you must check the entry requirements with the embassy of the country/ies you will be visiting. Single parents or other adults travelling alone with children should be aware that some countries require documentary evidence of parental responsibility before allowing lone parents to enter the country or, in some cases, before permitting the children to leave the country.

2. Travel Insurance, which you must have in force prior to your departure

Subject to compliance with the applicable conditions, we can issue an electronic travel authority for entry to Australia (ETA). Please advise us at the time of booking if you require assistance.

3. Charges made by the hotel in respect of infant’s requirements and baby sitting.

Travel to and via the USA

4. The services of ITC Luxury Travel’ representatives at the destinations where there are no local representatives.

Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) and Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA)

5. Items of a personal nature - drinks, laundry, room service, telephone calls, etc. and any tax payable on these.

In order to enter the USA, every person travelling (including children) must have a visa unless they qualify for the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Most British citizens residing in the UK will qualify for the VWP (which covers visits of up to 90 days) but please see the important note below. All visitors to the US (including children) who are eligible for the VWP must apply for authorisation to travel to the US in advance in accordance with the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA). You must complete an online application for authorization to travel on the ESTA website (details below) at least 72 hours before your flight to the US departs but you are recommended to apply earlier. Providing the application is accepted, you will be provided with approval via the website. Approval is usually provided very quickly but can take up to 72 hours if data needs to be checked. You should make a note of the ESTA approval number when you receive it. There is currently a US$14 per person fee payable when you apply for your authorisation to travel. The ESTA is valid for two years and can be applied for at any time. It is very important that you complete your ESTA application using the exact address as displayed on the documentation you receive. If you have booked a flight only or the address of your accommodation is confirmed on arrival, please use the address as stated on your holiday invoice/ tickets. It’s recommended that the ESTA is applied for as soon as you have booked your holiday.

6. Visa and passport charges. 7. Cost of inoculations or other medical requirements of the country of your destination or compulsory or non compulsory medication. 8. Gratuities where service charges are not mandatory. 9. Any applicable surcharges - see Price Policy (Clause 2 of our Booking Conditions). 10. 2% charge for payments made by credit or charge card. 11. Tourist Tax in some destinations. 12. Excess baggage charges on aircraft and ground transport. 13. Local charges. 14. Charges for equipment for leisure activities or for excursions. 15. Excess fuel surcharges. 16. Any items not expressly included in the cost of your holiday. TICKETS AND OTHER DOCUMENTATION Approximately 14 days prior to departure, providing we have received full payment, you will be sent your travel documentation. Remember that you must check-in at least 2 to 3 hours before take-off for most flights (depending on the airline). Please also ensure to check the correct airport terminal for departure. As the airline allocates seats on a first-come first served basis, we advise you to check-in as early as possible so that, if you are travelling in a party, you are less likely to be separated. Please check your flight times carefully on your ticket as these are subject to change and may well vary from those on your confirmation invoice. Should you fail to check-in on time and you miss your flight, we do not have any liability to you. Please note: 1. All tickets issued in conjunction with our holiday packages are non-changeable and non-refundable. For restrictions on pre-seating requests, please see ‘preseating on aircraft’. 2. Special meal requirements must be made at the time of booking 3. Full details of any disability or medical condition which may affect your holiday arrangements and any related special requirements must be disclosed to the Travel Specialist at the time of booking. These details must be confirmed in writing. We will endeavour to accommodate any special requirements, with the airline and service providers. 4. Tickets (a) if paper tickets are issued these will need to be taken to the airport of departure and handed in at the check-in desk. (b) if the airline operates an e ticket system you will not be issued with paper

Important note; Not all British visitors to the USA will qualify for the Visa Waiver Program. You will need to apply for a visa if you have ever been arrested (even if you were not convicted of an offence) or have a criminal record of any description. Other exemptions also apply. If you are in any doubt as to whether you may require a visa, please contact the US Embassy, Consular Information Unit, 24 Grosvenor Square, London W1A 1AE or visit the website www.usembassy.org.uk or contact them on 020 7499 9000 before making your booking with us. Visa requirements may change. Further information on entry requirements for the USA are available at http://travel.state.gov. You must also check entry requirements at the time of booking and in good time before departure as requirements may change. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS You must ensure you are aware of and comply with any health requirements, recommendations and precautions such as vaccinations for every country you are visiting. For the latest information please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or www.travelhealthpro.org.uk/country-information and search for the country which you are travelling to, for the latest health requirements. For travel to Europe, we strongly recommend that you obtain a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) for which you can apply for free of charge online at www.nhs.uk/ehic and read details of the cover provided by an EHIC. Please note that the EHIC is not a substitute for travel insurance and may not cover the total cost of health cover. It does not cover the cost of repatriation to the UK if required for medical reasons. You must have adequate insurance cover for all medical costs which will not be covered by the EHIC or you will be personally responsible for payment of these to the hospital/ medical practitioner. Payment may be required at the time of departure from the hospital or at the time of receiving treatment. If you have a pre-existing or current medical condition of any kind or if you are pregnant, then you must get clearance to travel from your own doctor. Please also check the

terms of your travel insurance policy. Pregnant ladies are not accepted by most airlines after 28 weeks of pregnancy. IMPORTANT: It is your responsibility to ensure that you hold the correct, valid documents for the country/ies you are visiting and have obtained and have proof of any compulsory vaccinations. You should also carry written confirmation of any medication Requirements you may have. Further, we cannot accept responsibility if you are refused passage on any airline or other transport or entry into any country due to the failure on your part to carry the correct documentation. If failure to do so results in fines, surcharges, claims, financial demands or other financial penalties, costs or expenses being imposed on or incurred by us, you will be responsible for indemnifying and reimbursing us accordingly. LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE Allowances vary according to the carrier, destination, route and the class of travel booked. You will be advised of the specific allowances and restrictions with your travel documentation. Should you require these at the time of booking, please ask your Travel Specialist. Please note: 1. Many airlines restrict the weight, size, dimensions and contents of hand luggage. For further details please check with the airline you are flying with. 2. The airline may impose a charge payable by you at the check-in or refuse to allow the luggage to be checked-in until the weight and dimensions are within the prescribed limits if your luggage is over the prescribed allowance. We will not be responsible for any such charges or be liable for the cost of any items which you are unable to check-in and are left at the airport. 3. There are restrictions on the contents of hand luggage to be taken on board an aircraft. You are advised to visit www.gov.uk/hand-luggage-restrictions to check the applicable requirements or restrictions before departure. AIRLINE DELAYS & PASSENGER RIGHTS If your flight is cancelled or delayed, your flight ticket is downgraded or boarding is denied by your airline, depending on the circumstances, the airline may be required to pay you compensation, refund the cost of your flight and/or provide you with accommodation and/or refreshments under EC Regulation No 261/2004 - the Denied Boarding Regulations 2004. Full details of these rights are posted at EU airports and are also available from airlines/ airline websites or visit www.caa.co.uk. Please note that any compensation or other payment due to you is the responsibility of the airline and will not automatically entitle you to a refund from us. All sums you receive or are entitled to receive from the airline concerned by virtue of these Regulations represent the full amount of your entitlement to compensation or any other payment arising from such cancellation, delay, downgrading or denied boarding. This includes any disappointment, distress, inconvenience or effect on any other arrangements The fact a delay may entitle you to cancel your flight does not automatically entitle you to cancel any other arrangements even where those arrangements have been made in conjunction with your flight. If, for any reason, we make any payment to you or a third party which the airline is responsible for in accordance with the Denied Boarding Regulations, you must, when requested, assign to us the rights you have or had to claim the payment in question from the airline. If your airline does not comply with these rules you may complain to the Civil Aviation Authority on 020 7453 6888 or by e-mail to passengercomplaints@caa.co.uk or see www.caa.co.uk - Referring Your Complaint to the CAA . Please check your travel insurance policy for compensation following airline delays. Where long flight delays result in lost holiday time, refunds are not given by suppliers for unused accommodation as rooms are held for delayed arrivals and are not re-let. Please also note that an airline carrier may, if circumstances so require, divert, postpone or delay any flight, or alter the airport of departure or arrival and may, without notice, substitute alternative carriers or aircraft. We are not always in a position at the time of booking to confirm the flight timings which will be used in connection with your flight. The flight timings shown in our brochure, on our website and/or detailed on your confirmation invoice are for guidance only and are subject to alteration and confirmation. Flight timings are outside our control. They are set by airlines and are subject to various factors including air traffic control restrictions, weather conditions, potential technical problems and the ability of passengers to check in on time. The latest known flight times will be those shown on your tickets or confirmation of the flight booking, which will be despatched to you approximately two weeks before departure. You must, accordingly, check your tickets very carefully immediately upon receipt to ensure that you have the correct flight times. It is possible that the flight times may be changed even after tickets have been despatched; we will contact you as soon as possible if this happens. BANNED AIR CARRIERS In accordance with EU Regulation No 2111/2005, we are required to bring to your attention the existence of a “Community list” which contains details of air carriers who are subject to an operating ban within the EU. The Community list is available for inspection at http://ec.europa.eu/transport/air-ban/list_en.htm We are also required to advise you of the actual carrier(s) (or, if the actual carrier(s) is not known, the likely carrier(s)) that will operate your flight(s) at the time of booking. Where we are only able to inform you of the likely carrier(s) at the time of booking, we will inform you of the identity of the actual carrier(s) as soon as we become aware of this. Any change to the operating carrier(s) after your booking has been confirmed will be notified to you as soon as possible. If the carrier with whom you have a confirmed reservation becomes subject to an operating ban as above as a result of which we/ the carrier are unable to offer you a suitable alternative the provisions of clause 7 of our Booking Conditions “Alterations and cancellations by the Company” will apply. NON PACKAGES Some of the holiday arrangements we sell are not “packages” in accordance with the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992. For these arrangements, the acceptance of liability set out in Clause 10(ii)a) of our Booking Conditions will not apply. Instead, we will use reasonable skill and care in the performance of any services which we or any of employees provide subject to and in accordance with the other terms of the Booking Conditions. For services which are provided by third parties such as hoteliers and transport companies, we will use our reasonable skill and care in selecting reputable suppliers.


SPECIAL REQUESTS

ACCOMMODATION CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT

ABTA - The Travel Association

Any special request must be advised in writing well in advance of departure if it was not already stated on your original booking form or at the time of booking. We will make every reasonable effort to make the arrangements.

The standard international practice is to let rooms from midday to midday but this can vary between 10:00am and 3:00pm. Therefore, if you check-in immediately after a night flight, this would normally count as one night’s accommodation. Similarly, if your return flight is at night, you will normally be required to vacate your room at 12:00 noon prior to leaving for the airport. Day rooms are subject to availability and cost and can be arranged locally with the accommodation management. In order to guarantee an early check-in or a late check-out, the pre-payment of an extra night’s accommodation will be necessary. Please check at the time of booking.

ITC Luxury Travel Group Limited is a member of ABTA membership number V2359. ABTA and ABTA members help holidaymakers to get the most from their travel and assist them when things do not go according to plan. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct. For further information about ABTA, the Code of Conduct and the arbitrations scheme available to you if you have a complaint, contact ABTA, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ. Tel: 020 3117 0500 or visit www.abta.com.

We do not however, have any legal liability to you in the event that we or a third party is unable to comply with your special requests. Confirmation that a special request has been noted or passed on to the supplier or the inclusion of the special request on your confirmation invoice or any other documentation is not confirmation that the request will be met. Unless and until specifically confirmed, all special requests are subject to availability. For your own protection, you should obtain confirmation in writing that a special request will be complied (where it is possible to give this) where it is important to you. You will not be entitled to cancel (without paying our normal cancellation charges) if we are unable to comply with your special request. We regret that we cannot accept any conditional booking (i.e. any booking that is specified to be conditional upon the fulfilment of a particular request).

Guests may be asked to present a credit card or a substantial cash deposit upon check-in to guarantee payment of extras/incidentals. The use of room safes is recommended and items of value should be deposited with the hotel. HOTEL ACCOMMODATION CATEGORIES

PRE-SEATING ON AIRCRAFT

Throughout our featured destinations, there are no official hotel ratings. Room and suite category descriptions which are referred to throughout the brochure are set by each individual hotel - the terminology is not our own.

Pre-seating can be arranged on most international carriers. However, the seating available will be limited and once this limit is reached, airlines will only allocate seats at check-in and this cannot be overridden. Pre-assigned seats cannot be guaranteed as airlines do not undertake to provide any particular seat in the aircraft. Therefore, you agree to accept any seat that may be allocated on the flight in the class for which the ticket has been issued.

Therefore, you will find that some accommodation categories and their respective prices will be determined purely by location (the proximity to the beach for example) and some by the décor of the accommodation itself. Others will be a combination of the two. When we use the term ‘Ocean View’, it means just that - that the sea can be seen from the room, patio or balcony, but please note that sometimes, the view may be partial or at an oblique angle.

Certain airlines now operate a voluntary online system to book your seats in advance, please see your travel documentation to see if this is available. Depending on your airline, you may be able to check-in online in advance.

BEACHES

Please note: 1. Bassinettes for babies must be booked at the time of booking and are on a first come first served basis. Due to airline availability bassinettes cannot be guaranteed. 2. If you have any special seating, dietary or other requirements as a result of any disability, reduced mobility or medical condition, please advise us at the time of booking or as soon as you are able if you are not in a position to do so when booking. We will pass such information to the airline concerned but cannot guarantee that they will be met.

Please note that all beaches at the accommodation/ resorts featured are open to the public unless specifically stated otherwise. Minimum clothing restrictions may operate on beaches in certain countries. We cannot guarantee beaches in every country will be manned with lifeguards or provide flags for information on currents and conditions unfavourable or favourable for safe swimming or Watersports. You must satisfy yourself that conditions are safe for swimming before doing so. BUILDING WORKS

Please note that on aircrafts used for flights between islands extra luggage restrictions will apply. We will try and ensure that special requirements relating to disability or mobility needs can be accommodated but this cannot be guaranteed.

We strive to ensure that your accommodation will not be in an area of construction and that your accommodation will not be undergoing substantial refurbishment which may cause you inconvenience. We have no control over building works our hoteliers are carrying out or building works which are being carried out in the immediate locality of your accommodation. If it comes to our attention that building works are being carried out which will or may have a material effect on your holiday we will notify you as soon as we become or are made aware of the nature of the works and whether the works will or will not cause you undue inconvenience.

SAFETY OVERSEAS

TAXES

Safety standards and rules are set by each country. These may not be equivalent to those of the UK and, in some cases, could be lower. This includes activities, public transport, taxis, theme parks and other recreational facilities.

We will advise at the time of booking and with the travel documentation when, and if, any local taxes are payable in respect of the arrangements you have booked with us.

Many hotels do not have lifeguards on duty at the swimming pool and some may have signs indicating that swimming is at your own risk. Please act responsibly, particularly with children, as the depth and design of hotel pools vary. We suggest that, in all cases, you familiarize yourself with each pool, particularly prior to diving or allowing any children travelling with you to swim.

FACILITIES IN HIGH/LOW SEASONS

INTER-ISLAND & OVERSEAS INTERNAL FLIGHTS

When properties provide cots for infants, you must check you are happy with the standard and safety prior to use. Caution should be exercised with regard to some room facilities (such as tea and coffee making machines, Jacuzzi baths, etc). Parents should ensure that the standards for childcare and the facilities of the children’s clubs meet their requirements. Further information is available on request. WEATHER & PUBLIC UTILITIES Public utilities and continuity of services, such as water and electricity should not be taken for granted at your destination. On tropical islands and in less developed countries, there may be interruptions to the supply. Occasionally in the tropics, severe storms and cyclones do occur. Generally, the “hurricane season” in the Caribbean, North and Central America is from June to November and in the southern hemisphere, cyclones can occur between December and April although this varies between regions and areas. It is advisable to check, prior to departure, for any unusual weather that may affect the enjoyment of your holiday. Further information is available at www.metoffice.gov.uk. CUSTOMERS WITH ANY DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION OR REDUCED MOBILITY If any member of your party has any medical condition, disability or reduced mobility which may affect your holiday or any special requirements as a result (including any which affect the booking process), please tell us before you confirm your booking so that we can assist you in considering the suitability of the arrangements and/or making the booking. In any event, you must give us full details in writing at the time of booking and whenever any change in your condition, disability or mobility occurs. You must also promptly advise us if any such condition, disability or reduced mobility which may affect your holiday develops after your booking has been confirmed. We are not a specialist disabled holiday company, but we will do our best to cater for any special requirements you may have. We will make every effort to recommend the most suitable holiday for you as we do have a specialist department who will be able to provide information to you. For further information, call us to discuss your holiday requirements. Within the EU, airlines will facilitate access to air transport for disabled persons and persons of reduced mobility and ensure they receive assistance when travelling by air in accordance with EC Regulation 1107/2006. This also applies to passengers departing from an airport situated outside the EU to an airport situated within the EU if the air carrier is an EU Community Air Carrier. Due to the nature of some of our hotels/destinations, many may lack the simplest facilities, such as ramps for wheelchairs and door access. This may apply to shops, restaurants public transport and recreational facilities.

In low seasons and periods of low occupancy, a few facilities at some hotels/ resorts may close. For example, a pool may be closed for maintenance or a restaurant for refurbishment. We will advise you of any changes to the availability of the facilities and of any work taking place known to us at the time of booking or as soon as we have been informed. NATIONAL AND SPECIAL RELIGIOUS PERIODS There may be restricted facilities e.g. restaurant / shop opening times, availability of public transport, recreational facilities etc, during national holidays and/or religious periods or festivals. Ramadan is observed in Dubai, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Malaysia, The Maldives, Indonesia, India, Egypt and Morocco. It is observed in the ninth month of the Muslim Calendar, the exact dates are determined by the lunar cycle. During this period, there are restrictions with regard to eating, drinking and smoking in public during daylight hours. CAR HIRE ITC Luxury Travel only deal with reputable car hire companies and, in the high season in particular, we strongly recommend that you pre-book your hire car to guarantee availability. Hirers must normally be 23 years of age or over (minimum of 25 years for prestige cars) and hold a FULL and VALID British driving licence, which must be carried at all times. Local licences (if applicable) are obtainable from the hirer or main police stations upon presentation of a British driving licence and must be paid for locally, together with petrol and optional extra insurance. When collecting your hired car, you will be asked to sign the hire car company’s standard hire agreement. This agreement is likely to contain provisions that limit or exclude the hire car company’s liability to you in certain situations. Please read the agreement carefully and ensure that you have adequate insurance cover. In some countries compulsory collision damage waiver is required. A credit card will be required as a deposit against fuel, insurance waiver, additional child/baby seats or other costs. For infants, front airbags may not be disconnected in certain vehicles, please check with the hirer. You are advised to take out additional insurance if voluntary such as collision damage waiver or equivalent for the country of your destination. AIRPORT TRANSFERS We will provide private vehicle transfers where possible. However, when a hotel provides transfers these may, on some occasions, be by coach or shared minibus, or by motor launch as appropriate. Please note that excess luggage will necessitate the need to supply an extra vehicle, which will incur an added charge. If you are travelling with luggage in excess of your airline allowance, please advise us so that we can make the necessary arrangements. Where helicopter transfers are available, your luggage may need to be transported by road and for return flights, your luggage may have to be collected from your accommodation early in the morning. Helicopter transfers are not generally available after dark. TRAVEL ADVICE The Foreign & Commonwealth Office produces up-to-date travel information to help British travellers make informed decisions about travelling abroad. For further information please visit www.gov.uk/knowbeforeyougo.

FINANCIAL SECURITY PROVISION All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays in this brochure are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay, you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to www.atol.org.uk/ ATOLcertificate. All monies you pay to the travel agent are held by him on behalf and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust at all times. This is subject to the agent’s obligation to pay it to us for so long as we do not fail. If we fail, any money held at that time by the agent, or subsequently accepted from you by him, is and continues to be held on behalf of and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust without any obligation to pay that money to us.


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