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It’s an exciting year for Travelbeam Luxury Hotels with the launch of a dedicated Indian Ocean and Middle East brochure and a head office move. We are now specialising in Dubai, Mauritius and the Maldives so please feel free to contact us with your travel plans for these new destinations. We are here to help so call us for first hand honest advice on the finest hotels and resorts in Europe, Dubai, Mauritius, The Maldives, Oman and North Africa.

First Hand Honest Advice We give you the expert advice and efficient personal service that you deserve. Established for more than 24 years, we deal with the hotel management on first name terms and know all our resorts inside-out.

ATOL Protected We are an ATOL protected tour operator. So when you book with us, you are completely financially protected. Our ATOL number is 9664.

Price Match Promise We combine direct preferential rates with the latest exclusive offers (shhh‌many for Travelbeam regulars only) to ensure you get the luxury hotel you want at the best possible price. We do not promise to be the very cheapest, but you will find you pay very little for our service and our connections at the hotel, which make the booking process smooth and holiday memorable.

Contact The ideal way to contact us is to call, this way you can speak indepth to an expert who has recently been to the hotel and can offer a perfect alternative if it is not quite right for you.

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Contents

Contents

72 | Four Seasons Resort Marrakech

28 | Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas

52 | Baobab Suites

73 | Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort

03 | Introduction

30 | Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

53 | Sheraton La Caleta

74 | Egypt

06 | Cyprus

32 | Amirandes

54 | Gran Hotel Bahía Del Duque Resort

75 | Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

07 | Londa

33 | Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection Hotels

56 | Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort

76 | Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh

08 | Columbia Beach Resort

34 | Portugal

58 | Hotel Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach Golf & Spa Resort

78 | Dubai & Oman

10 | Columbia Beachotel

35 | EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel

59 | Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa

79 | The Ritz-Carlton Dubai

11 | Annabelle

36 | Pine Cliffs Hotel & Residences, A Luxury Collection Resort

60 | The St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort

80 | One&Only Royal Mirage

12 | Anassa

38 | VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa

61 | Castillo Hotel Son Vida, A Luxury Collection Hotel

81 | One&Only The Palm

14 | Almyra

40 | Conrad Algarve

62 | Barceló Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa

82 | Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

16 | Greece

42 | The Lake Spa Resort

63 | Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa Marbella

83 | Madinat Jumeirah

17 | Sani Beach Club & Spa

43 | Vilalara Thalassa Resort

64 | Italy

84 | Atlantis The Palm

18 | Sani Beach Hotel

44 | Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel

65 | Hotel Castello - Forte Village Resort

85 | Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

19 | Sani Asterias Suites

45 | Martinhal Quinta Family Resort

66 | Pineta - Forte Village Resort

86 | Maldives

20 | Porto Sani Village & Spa

46 | Tivoli Marina Vilamoura

67 | Hotel Bouganville - Forte Village Resort

87 | Huvafen Fushi

22 | IKOS Olivia

47 | Penha Longa Resort

68 | Borgo Egnazia

88 | LUX* South Ari Atoll

24 | IKOS Oceania

48 | Spain

70 | Morocco

89 | One&Only Reethi Rah

25 | The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort

49 | The Tagor’ Villas The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

71 | Kasbah Tamadot

90 | Important Information

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Further afield in rural areas, such as the valleys of the Troodos Mountains, you will find quaint villages with atmospheric winding streets, traditional tavernas and ancient ruins.

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Larnaca

Londa has won Cyprus’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2015 at The World Travel Awards for the ninth consecutive year.

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Pissouri

Limassol

The island is also home to some of the finest hotels in the Mediterranean with their unique blend of modern facilities and traditional Cypriot charm and service.

Flight Time: Approximately 4 hours 30 minutes to Paphos Airport and Larnaca Airport (direct from London, Manchester, Birmingham and most other regional UK airports). Weather: The island’s Mediterranean climate of hot, dry summers are ideal for beach lovers and mild winters are perfect for exploration. Cyprus also enjoys warmer, sunny spring and autumn weather making it an appealing off-season destination. Currency: Euro Language: Greek, English is widely spoken Time Difference: GMT +2 hours

Food & Drink One restaurant / four bars. Child Care Children are welcome.

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The vibrant Caprice at Londa restaurant and bar is one of the most sought after venues in the area. With minimalist interiors, delicious Mediterranean cuisine and a range of innovative cocktails, it is the perfect place to end your day.

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Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Paphos Airport. 40 minutes by car from Larnaca Airport.

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With a beachfront setting, spend your days on a lounger by the sea or take in the gorgeous views from the terrace and pool area. The treatments at the first-class spa will leave you feeling rejuvenated and relaxed. Fitness facilities include the latest gym equipment, steam room, Jacuzzi, jet shower, sauna and plunge pool.

Accommodation 68 rooms & suites.

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It has sophisticated cities, which offer visitors a comprehensive range of restaurants, lively bars and interesting museums. Paphos, which is a designated World Heritage Site, has much to delight including the nearby Roman floor mosaics, the burial ground of the Tombs of the Kings and the scenic Rock of Aphrodite. Head to Limassol for a bustling social scene, a cosmopolitan resort, the streets are filled with restaurants and shops.

Modern, Italian-inspired rooms are the focus of your stay, uniquely decorated using beautiful white marble and slick black wood. They feature state of the art entertainment technology including WiFi and satellite TV.

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The legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, Cyprus enjoys year-round sunshine, pretty beaches, scenic countryside, and a wealth of historical and archaeological sites. Its people are friendly whilst the island’s atmosphere is laid-back and welcoming, making it the perfect destination for a combination of relaxation and culture.

A refined and contemporary boutique hotel that is perfect for couples, Londa offers a peaceful position away from the bustle of Limassol.

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Columbia Beach Resort Pissouri Bay, Cyprus This elegant and exclusive all-suite resort ambles gently upwards from the sparkling waters of the pretty bay of Pissouri, and is situated in a remarkably sheltered position between two headlands. Its 80m lagoon-style swimming pool, which is a central feature of the hotel, is excellent for swimming and fringed by towering palm trees. Suites have a real air of elegance and combine state-of-the-art facilities with classical modern decor perfectly. The bathrooms are beautiful with huge white tubs that you just sink into and a vast array of Molton Brown toiletries. A full range of water sports are on offer on the beach including a windsurfing school and tuition for scuba diving. There is a fabulous nautical-themed spa, named ‘Hebe Spa’ featuring an extensive range of treatments from Elemis, and a sauna and steam bath, a fully equipped gym, tennis/squash courts and a yoga studio. Restaurants are superb from the traditional taverna ‘Apollo’, which offers freshly caught fish, to ‘Bacchus’ the Italian gourmet restaurant with its poolside setting and fine dining. The local restaurants, bars and shops of Pissouri Bay are within easy walking distance. For those who wish to discover a little more of the area, the hotel operates a complimentary shuttle service (seasonal) to Paphos, Limassol and two of the four nearby golf courses.

Accommodation 94 suites. Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Paphos Airport. 60 minutes by car from Larnaca Airport. Food & Drink Two restaurants / four bars. Child Care Seasonal Kids’ Club (age 3 - 12 years), children’s pool & babysitting available.

Columbia Beach Resort has been named Mediterranean’s Leading Spa Resort by the World Travel Awards in 2015 and is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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Studio Suite

This four star modern and stylish hotel (not to be confused with its deluxe sister hotel Columbia Beach Resort) has been beautifully designed to a very high specification and represents good value for a sunshine break.

This elegant hotel is situated on the sea front within six acres of lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls and freeform pools. Close to Paphos, this sister hotel to Almyra and Anassa in Latchi is a short walk from shops, restaurants, Paphos Harbour and historical monuments.

The Family Sea View Suites offer an excellent accommodation type for families as they have a separate bedroom area for children (partitioned by sliding doors), two bathrooms and direct access to the pool. For those wishing to discover the local area there is a complimentary shuttle service to Limassol and Paphos, and two nearby golf courses (seasonal).

Food & Drink Two restaurants / three bars. Child Care Seasonal Kids’ Club (age 3 - 12 years) is available at Columbia Beach Resort. Babysitting available on request.

If you get bored of soaking up the sun in the lovely grounds, there’s the hotel’s half Olympic sized and freeform swimming pools as well as tennis and squash courts. Guests can enjoy all the facilities of the AlmyraSpa at the adjacent Almyra, with its range of treatment rooms and indoor and outdoor pools. Young guests can be entertained at the crèche and Kids’ Club (split into four age groups) based at Almyra, whilst the Escape Teen hang-out is located at Annabelle.

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For active guests there is a fully equipped gym, tennis court and water sports on the beach. To relax you can use the sauna and steam bath at the hotel or spend time at the neighbouring Columbia Beach Resort’s Hébe Spa where you can book a treatment.

Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Paphos Airport. 60 minutes by car from Larnaca Airport.

Rooms and suites are classic in style, each with its own private terrace or balcony and many with fabulous sea views. If you want something really special the stunning suites feature marble bathrooms and some have outdoor whirlpools or private plunge pools.

Annabelle is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Accommodation 218 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Paphos Airport. 80 minutes by car from Larnaca Airport. Food & Drink Four restaurants / two bars / two pool bars. Child Care Seasonal Globetrotters crèche (age 4 months - 3 years), Kids’ Club Adventurers (age 3 - 5 years), Voyagers (age 5 - 8 years) and Pioneers (age 8 - 13 years) at Almyra. “Baby Go Lightly” programme (baby concierge) & babysitting on request. Escape for Teenagers (13+ years) open in July and August.

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The property has a nautical theme and all the rooms and communal areas of the hotel use Cypriot wood making the interior resemble a luxury cruise ship. There is an entertainment program (seasonal) with live music and a folklore show on offer some evenings.

Accommodation 116 rooms & suites.

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Located in the quiet and pretty bay of Pissouri, it enjoys an excellent beach front position within walking distance of the shops, bars and restaurants of the local village. It is an excellent affordable choice for those wanting to enjoy peace and relaxation away from the bustle of the main resorts.

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Studio Suite

Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Paphos Airport. 120 minutes by car from Larnaca Airport.

Its world-famous Thalassa Spa specialises in the very latest health and beauty treatments and uses the best organic products, for the ultimate in holistic pampering.

Child Care Seasonal Globetrotters crèche (age 4 months - 3 years), Kids’ Club Adventurers (age 3 - 5 years), Voyagers (age 5 - 8 years) and Pioneers (age 8 - 13 years). “Baby Go Lightly” programme (baby concierge) & babysitting available on request. Escape for Teenagers in July and August (13+ years).

Water sports, RYA sailing courses and a PADI diving centre are available on the beach. The hotel has two tennis courts, an indoor squash court and offers bicycles for hire. Special features for families are a crèche and Kids’ Club (split into four age groups) and the innovative Baby Go Lightly programme, whereby everything a travelling baby might need can be pre-booked from sterilisers, Pampers nappies and child pushchairs to storybooks, car seats and warm milk and biscuits at bed time. Anassa is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and Winner of Best ‘Family Frolics’ Award in the 2015 Tatler Travel Awards.

Food & Drink Four restaurants / two bars (pool bar open day time only - seasonal).

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Rooms are spacious and lavishly furnished with terraces or balconies and sublime garden or sea views. This year Garden Studio Suites, Junior Suites and Villas have been strikingly refurbished to sport opulent silks combined and pretty maritime blues. You can request rooms in either the West Wing or the East Wing depending on whether you want to be close to the hotel’s restaurants and facilities or favour peace and quiet.

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Accommodation 166 rooms & suites including four Private Residences with private pools.

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Built into the hillside just outside the small village of Latchi, its manicured lawns lead down to a vast secluded beach and views from the hotel are nothing short of spectacular.

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The epitome of luxury, Anassa is a Romanesque style palatial hotel characterised by acres of cool marble, a tranquil ambience and fragrant scented gardens. This is the signature property of the revered Thanos Hotels group and sister hotel to Almyra and Annabelle in Paphos.

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Kyma Suite

Almyra Paphos, Cyprus Childcare meets designer chic at this trendy five star sea front hotel. Almyra, part of the Thanos Hotels group and a member of Design Hotels, is sister hotel to the nearby Annabelle and Anassa in Latchi. It has the feel of a contemporary seaside resort and families play a key part at Almyra (although it is also perfect for hip couples). The interior is cool and contemporary but the staff are warm and friendly and the overall effect is very soothing. Rooms, which are minimalist and simple in décor, are refreshingly bright and airy with floor to ceiling windows. The garden and pool areas give a real feeling of privacy and relaxed style. The beautiful al fresco signature restaurant Notios really comes into its own at night with sensual lighting and the sounds of the sea in the background. The AlmyraSpa has a range of treatment rooms, two spa suites with water therapy and an outside deck for yoga. In addition there is an indoor and an outdoor pool (both adult only), Eauzone Restaurant, a state of the art gym and a tennis court. The children’s facilities are simply superb. Special features include a crèche and Kids’ Club (split into four age groups) and the inspired “Baby Go Lightly” programme, whereby everything a travelling baby might need can be pre-booked from sterilisers to pushchairs. If you like to venture out in the evenings, the restaurants, bars and shops of modern Paphos are a short stroll away.

Accommodation 189 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Paphos Airport. 80 minutes by car from Larnaca Airport. Food & Drink Four restaurants / one bar / one pool bar. Child Care Globetrotters crèche (age 4 months - 3 years), Kids' Club - Adventurers (age 3 - 5 years), Voyagers (age 5 - 8 years) and Pioneers (age 8 - 13 years), children’s indoor playroom, shaded shallow swimming pool, children’s menu, “Baby Go Lightly” programme (baby concierge) & babysitting available on request. Escape for Teenagers in July and August (13+ years) at next door sister property Annabelle.

Almyra is the winner of the Best Family Hotel (Europe) in the Junior Design Awards 2015.

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Veranda Sea View Room


Greece

Greece

Thessaloniki

Nea Moudania Gerakini

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Another area famous for its beautiful scenery is Halkidiki in Northern Greece, close to the busy city of Thessaloniki. Halkidiki is known for its lovely landcapes which include fine sandy beaches framed by pine forests and one of Halkidiki’s top cultural attractions, Mount Athos. Kalamata

Children’s clubs are first-class. Operated by UK-trained staff, there’s exciting activities such as gymnastics, beach picnics and face painting at the Mini Club, while the crèche offers fantastic care and mini games for younger children.

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Weather: A perfect destination to visit between Easter and mid-June and from the end of August until mid-October with a pleasant climate and fewer crowds. If you like it hot, temperatures soar at the height of summer. Currency: Euro Language: Greek, English is widely spoken Time Difference: GMT +2 hours

The sandy beach and shallow clear waters are dreamy. There’s some clever additional services on offer such as Babewatch, which provides beach babysitting (complimentary for the first 30 minutes), and Beach Buddies, where attendants serve refreshments and snacks right up to your bed.

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Further South in mainland Greece is the Messinian area of Costa Navarino, which is largely untouched corner of Greece with rolling hills, rugged mountains and a wealth of protected bays and UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Flight Time: Approximately 4 hours to Heraklion, 3 hours 30 minutes to Thessaloniki and Kalamata Airports (direct from London, Manchester and some other regional UK airports).

There are several relaxed restaurants to choose from including an authentic taverna Ouzerie with its fresh fish grill station, main buffet restaurant Olympos and the Sani Marina, with all its glamourous shops, bars and eateries, is only a short walk along the beach or alternatively guests can use the complimentary shuttle bus. There’s also a cocktail bar at the nautical lounge and all the main outdoor pools at Sani Resort are heated throughout the season.

Halkidiki

Alternatively stay at the more centrally-located Gouves with its easy access to nearby attractions such as the Palace of Knossos and the Cretaquarium.

Light and airy family rooms with a modern, nautical twist are spacious, featuring floor to ceiling windows with fabulous views of Mount Olympus, the beautiful Aegean Sea or wonderful manicured gardens. This year this tranquil resort has seven new Beachfront Suites (two bedroom/two bathrooms) just a few steps from the ocean with stunning Cape Sani views and a private pool.

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Entertainment is a high priority with sailing and football academies, art classes in the day, and shows and musicals by night in the Garden Theatre located by Sani Beach Hotel. Activities abound for all ages from archery and football to water sports and tennis.

Accommodation 205 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Thessaloniki Airport. Food & Drink 14 restaurants within the Dine Around concept. 19 restaurants and 16 bars in total at Sani Resort. Child Care Melissa Crèche (age 4 months - 3.99 years), Melissa Mini Club (age 4 11 years) and Teenager’s Club in high season (age 12 - 17 years). It is essential to pre-book the Créche and the Mini-Club. The Kid’s Club based here is for the sole use of the Sani Beach Club guests. Babysitting available on request.

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Crete, the largest of the Greek Islands, is blessed with sublime natural beauty and is host to some of Greece’s most luxurious hotels and a wealth of ancient sites. The small fishing village of Elounda lies in the beautiful surroundings of Mirabello Bay and is the perfect place to relax.

Set on a secluded azure bay within the extensive Sani Resort, Sani Beach Club & Spa features fantastic family rooms and suites in bungalow style buildings nestled in the hills.

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Steeped in the history of ancient civilisation, Greece with its rich cultural and geographical variety, provides visitors with some of the wonders of the world, such as the Acropolis in Athens, and magical settings of sun-drenched beaches and crystal-clear seas.

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This well-maintained property offers an unparalleled choice of suites and rooms; making it the perfect haven for families with varying accommodation requirements. The light and airy rooms have a contemporary style and feature floor to ceiling windows with lovely ocean and garden views. Enjoy access to a gorgeous outdoor heated infinity pool near the Sani Hill beach, a large heated main pool and indoor spa pool (Splash Time is available for children 08:00 - 14:00). There's some clever additional services on offer such as Babewatch, which provides beach babysitting (complimentary for the first 30 minutes), and Beach Buddies, where attendants serve refreshments and snacks right up to your bed. There are several relaxed restaurants to choose from and the Sani Marina, with all its glamorous shops, bars and eateries, is only a short walk away. Children’s clubs are operated by UK-trained staff and there are activities such as gymnastics and beach picnics at the Mini Club, while the crèche offers fantastic care for younger children.

Accommodation 389 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Thessaloniki Airport. Food & Drink 14 restaurants within the Dine Around concept. 19 restaurants and 16 bars in total at Sani Resort. Child Care Melissa Crèche (age 4 months - 3.99 years), Melissa Mini Club (age 4 11 years) and Teenager’s Club in high season (age 12 - 17 years). It is essential to pre-book the Créche and the Mini-Club. The Kids’ Club is located by Sani Beach Hotel. Babysitting available on request.

Entertainment is a high priority with sailing and football academies, art classes in the day and musicals in the Garden Theatre by night. Activities abound for all ages from archery and football to water sports and tennis. Two Bedroom Family Suite

Ideal for a relaxing break, exclusivity and luxury are paramount at this beautiful hotel. This year all suites have been expanded and nine luxury Family Suites (three bedroom) were introduced some with private outdoor pools and all with a private garden. Each suite sports the latest technology and has its own private landscaped terrace or garden (Junior Suites have balconies). Rooms have fabulous views of the beautiful marina or Aegean Sea and are close to a pretty pool which is heated throughout the season. New for 2016 is an exclusive mini-spa offering a pampering experience just few steps from your suite and an indoor lounge area with marina views will also serve breakfast exclusively for adults (age 14+). The intimate Water Restaurant & Bar (overseen by Michelin starred executive chefs) has a la carte dining options in an elegant and relaxed setting. With an open air veranda overlooking the Sani Marina it is a romantic and peaceful place to end your day. Guests can enjoy all the facilities of the Sani Resort.

Accommodation 57 suites. Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Thessaloniki Airport. Food & Drink 14 restaurants within the Dine Around concept (only at limited times, please contact us for details). 19 restaurants and 16 bars in total at Sani Resort. Child Care Melissa Crèche (age 4 months - 3.99 years), Melissa Mini Club (age 4 11 years) and Teenager’s Club in high season (age 12 - 17 years). There is a Kids’ Club based a short walking distance away at Porto Sani Village. Babysitting available on request.

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Located on their own white sandy beach by the cosmopolitan Sani Marina are the Sani Asterias Suites. An intimate boutique hotel with an award winning restaurant, authentic ambience and unrivalled views.

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Set on a secluded azure bay within the vast Sani Resort, the Sani Beach Hotel is the largest and most affordable of the four hotels at Sani Resort. This year, as part of ongoing refurbishment and investment, this lively hotel has introduced spacious new one- and two-bedroom Deluxe Family Suites with ocean, bay or garden views.

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Porto Sani Village & Spa Halkidiki, Greece This all-suite spa resort, located around the picturesque Sani Marina is the perfect choice for a family holiday. A beautiful eco-haven, it resides in the heart of the Sani Resort. Accommodation is contemporary and very stylish, characterised by luxury drapes and silk brocades in natural hues with some spacious two and three bedroom Family Suites. Low rise buildings are set amidst pretty gardens encompass a large heated lagoon pool and adults’ only pool. Recently the fitness centre has been extended to include an outdoor yoga terrace and relaxation area with comfy lounge beds.

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The gorgeous beaches, which are a short walk away, offer endless stretches of beautiful white sands and crystal clear waters, shallow enough for children to play in. Guests can also enjoy the use of the exclusive beach at Sani Asterias Suites. There’s some clever additional services on offer such as Babewatch, which provides beach babysitting (complimentary for the first 30 minutes). The signature Spa Suite features a large indoor pool with Jacuzzis, a thermal suite and the spa pool can be used by children in the morning (Splash Time 08:00 - 14:00). For sports enthusiasts there are six tennis courts, a mountain biking centre and volleyball. There’s also soccer and sailing academies so children can take lessons from professional instructors. Food and service in the resort is superb with dining options such as the fine dining Byblos Caviar restaurant. If you like to walk out in the evening the nearby marina has numerous shops, bars and restaurants.

Accommodation 109 Suites. Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Thessaloniki Airport. Food & Drink 14 restaurants within the Dine Around concept. 19 restaurants and 16 bars in total at Sani Resort. Child Care Melissa Crèche (age 4 months - 3.99 years), Melissa Mini Club (age 4 11 years) and Teenager’s Club in high season (age 12 - 17 years). It is essential to pre-book the Créche and the Mini-Club. Babysitting available on request.


Greece This exclusive hotel offers families and couples a complete resort experience and features an imaginative luxury all-inclusive concept (Infinite Lifestyle™). There are sleek standard rooms and suites in the main building with fabulous ocean views whilst nestled amidst the pretty grounds you will find the super stylish bungalow suites (one or two bedroom) clustered in low-rise buildings, some with their own private gardens and pools. Service and dining are of a very high quality with menus signed by Michelin starred chefs. As part of the innovative Dine-Out program you can have the best of both worlds with the option to eat in a traditional restaurant in the local village of Gerakini. Of special note is the very flexible 24-hour in-room dining and continuous all day beach and pool service with a selection of cocktails, internationally branded spirits and fine wines to choose from. There is also plenty of exciting evening entertainment for night owls such as west-end style shows, beach parties and live music.

Accommodation 136 rooms & suites / 155 bungalow suites. Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Thessaloniki Airport. Food & Drink Five restaurants / five bars (Infinite Lifestyle™ all-inclusive concept). Two restaurants in Gerakini included in the Dine-Out program. Child Care Hero Crèche (age 4 months - 3.99 years, chargeable), complimentary Mini Club (age 4 - 11 years) and teens Club (age 12 - 17 years) in high season. Nature adventures and eco-learning is a focus for children. Babysitting available on request.

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If you want to be pampered you will love the blissful spa by Anne Semonin whilst thrill seekers can spend their day at the tennis club, mountain biking, in the state of the art fitness centre or enjoy the extensive water sports on the beautiful stretch of beach. If that is not enough there is also a seasonal football academy (age 6 upwards), swimming school, diving and daily group activities such as Greek dance lessons or cooking master classes to try your hand at.

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The signature IKOS Olivia is a gleaming white contemporary property nestling in manicured, spacious grounds surrounded by rugged landscape and verdant olive trees with views of the glistening azure Toroneos Gulf.

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IKOS Olivia Gerakini, Greece

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We highly recommend the Deluxe Collection rooms which enjoy special privileges such as a dedicated Manager, select check-in and check-out, private concierge and an exclusive beach and pool area with unique snacks and cocktails.

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Service and dining are of a very high quality with menus signed by Michelin starred chefs and as part of the innovative Dine-Out program you can eat in a taverna in nearby Nea Moudania. Last year the French and Asian á la carte restaurants have been relaunched with an al fresco balcony overlooking a new infinity pool with panoramic ocean views. This adults only pool offers a quiet and peaceful area to relax (children under 12 are excluded). Of special note is the very flexible 24-hour in-room dining and continuous all day beach and pool service with cocktails, a selection of internationally branded spirits and fine wines to choose from. There is also plenty of exciting evening entertainment for night owls such as west-end style shows, beach parties and live music. If you want to be pampered you will love the blissful spa by Anne Semonin whilst thrill seekers can spend their day at the tennis club, mountain biking, state of the art fitness centre or enjoy extensive water sports on the small pale sandy beach. If that is not enough there is also a seasonal football academy (age 6 upwards), swimming school, diving and daily group activities such as Greek dance lessons or cooking master classes to try your hand at. We highly recommend Deluxe Collection rooms which enjoy special privileges such as a dedicated Manager, select check-in and check-out, private concierge, an exclusive beach and pool area with unique snacks and cocktails.

Accommodation 298 rooms & suites Transfer Time 30 minutes by car from Thessaloniki Airport. Food & Drink Five restaurants / six bars (Infinite Lifestyle™ all-inclusive concept). One restaurant in Nea Moudania included in the Dine-Out program. Child Care Hero Crèche (age 4 months - 3.99 years, chargeable), complimentary Mini Club (age 4 - 11 years) and teens Club (age 12 - 17 years) in high season. Nature adventures and eco-learning is a focus for children. Babysitting available on request.

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The Romanos Resort is the signature property of Costa Navarino (sister hotel The Westin Resort Costa Navarino is next door) and every inch of it oozes sophisticated luxury combined with attentive service and faultless attention to detail. The hotel boasts contemporary styling, corridors of slick marble and atmospheric barbecue fire pits. New are The Romanos Ionian Exclusive; exclusive suites and villas which are a cut above the rest with contemporary stylish design and special added benefits and privileges. There’s plenty to keep you entertained here, from the adrenalin-pumping activities (biking, hiking, tennis and diving) to the 4,000m² Anazoe Spa with its ice-grotto rooms, mist showers and herbal saunas, as well as countless classy restaurants including a Lebanese and Pan-Asian Fusion. The cycle to Voidokilia beach (one of the world’s most beautiful according to the New York Times) is a memorable one. Two signature championship golf courses (18-hole) offer the ideal challenge for golfers. If you want to soak up the local authentic culture there are daily philosophy walks, olive and wine harvesting and village cooking lessons to add to your experience. In the evenings you will love the vibrant Agora (a traditional style village) in the centre of the resort which has restaurants, shops and bars as well as live evening concerts and a fantastic outdoor cinema for evening screenings under the stars. In addition there’s the friendly Cocoon crèche with state of the art sensory experiences while SandCastle is arguably one of the best designed clubs in Europe. Another highlight is the recreation area with its own aqua park. The Anazoe Spa won Best Luxury Resort Spa for 2014 by World Luxury Spa Awards and The Romanos Resort was named in Condé Nast Traveller UK’s Gold List in 2012.

Accommodation 321 rooms, suites & villas. Transfer Time 40 minutes by car from Kalamata Airport. Food & Drink Eight restaurants, diner, souvlakerie, ice cream parlour, pool bar, coffee shop and lounge. Child Care Chargeable Cocoon (age 4 months - 3 years) and Sandcastle (age 4 12 years). Children’s golf lessons, tennis lessons, biking and stand up paddle boarding are available. Babysitting on request.

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Situated on the Peloponnese peninsula, The Romanos Resort (member of Starwood Hotels & Resorts) is a sleek purpose-built hotel in a largely undiscovered corner of Greece set in acres of lavender fields dotted with olive trees and overlooking miles of unspoilt beach.

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The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, Messinia, Greece Situated on the Peloponnese peninsula, laid-back and action packed The Westin Resort Costa Navarino is located in a largely undiscovered corner of Greece in acres of lavender fields dotted with olive trees and overlooking miles of unspoilt beach. Modern rooms and countless facilities make it perfect for families, with a wide range of accommodation options built in local natural materials to blend in with its surroundings. There are many special activities for the family to share together at the recreation area which has it’s own water park with slides, adventure playground, bowling alley and American-style diner. In addition there are a range of sports on offer including two championship golf courses, an indoor sports arena, racquet academy and water sports centre. Also there’s the friendly Cocoon crèche with state of the art sensory experiences while SandCastle is arguably one of the best designed clubs in Europe. If you like to get out and about you can enjoy a family cookery class, spot wildlife at Gialova lagoon, learn about the local flora and fauna at the interactive Natura Hall Exhibition or watch sea turtles lay their eggs at The Dunes Beach.

Accommodation 445 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 40 minutes by car from Kalamata Airport. Food & Drink Eight restaurants, diner, souvlakerie, ice cream parlour, pool bars, coffee shops and lounge. Child Care Chargeable Cocoon (age 4 months - 3 years) and Sandcastle (age 4 12 years). Children’s golf lessons, tennis lessons, biking and stand up paddle boarding are available. Babysitting on request.

In the evenings you will love the vibrant Agora (a traditional style village) in the centre of the resort which has several varied restaurants as well as live evening concerts and a fantastic outdoor cinema for evening screenings under the stars. The more exclusive The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort, sister hotel to the The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, resides on other side of the Agora and shares many of the facilities in this village style area. Voted as the “Best Family Destination” in the Mediterranean amongst Europe’s Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Premium Room


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Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas Vathi, Crete, Greece This James Bond style über- contemporary resort rises out of the rocks all stunning glass walls and clean lines in a blindingly blue bay. Slick stylish rooms and villas cling to the side of the steep cliffs around the private cove and beach, providing a breathtaking view from wherever you look. All rooms feature the very latest technology and lavish, marble-lined bathrooms. Some rooms have balconies with their own sea water plunge pool. Villas are really special and include added benefits such as the specially reserved beach area complete with waiter service and breakfast in the exclusive Ocean Restaurant. The secluded sandy beach has an excellent water sports centre. There is plenty to keep you busy with numerous sports and activities including water skiing, canoeing, scuba diving and yoga, tailor-made island excursions, cookery lessons and wine-tasting sessions. To help you get around a funicular lift glides up and down the centre of the resort.

Accommodation 261 rooms & suites, 39 villas. Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Heraklion Airport. Food & Drink Three restaurants / three bars. Child Care Crèche (4 months - 4 years) at an extra charge, Children’s Club (age 4 11 years) and seasonal Teens’ Club (age 12 - 17 years). Babysitting available on request.

Restaurants include a fine dining option, a traditional Greek taverna and Pangea, the main buffet restaurant. In the evenings there’s a cool programme of DJ nights, live events and traditional Mediterranean and Cretan music under the stars. The 2500m² spa by global skin and body care specialist Anne Semonin is state of the art. It features an indoor pool with floor to ceiling windows, two exclusive spa suites, a Finnish sauna, a cutting edge gym and a fitness studio. Children will be taken care of in the comprehensive crèche and Kids’ Club. Deluxe Room with Individual Pool


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Blue Palace A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete, Greece Nestled on the coast of Elounda, this breathtaking resort has historic surroundings combined with modern decor and amenities. The award-winning Elounda Spa is perfect for pampering and those that seek relaxation, whilst the more energetic will treasure the sports facilities.

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Child Care Complimentary Kids’ Club (age 3 - 12 years), playground and two children’s pools. Babysitting available on request.

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Food & Drink Five restaurants / three bars.

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There is much to do for all the family; the resort hosts a range of activities, including water sports, diving, tennis and a fitness centre. There is also a golf course approximately 40 minutes away. Children are very well catered for here with a fantastic Kids’ Club and special touches such as children’s bathroom amenities, robes and a welcome package.

Transfer Time 60 minutes by car from Heraklion Airport.

If you like very personal service the ‘Ultimate Guest Service’ will definitely appeal with its team of people on hand to plan every detail of your stay for you. Superior Bungalow Sea view

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The five restaurants on offer will whet the appetite of all gourmet lovers, featuring some of the best cuisine on the island of Crete. Guests can enjoy ‘Flame’ the inspired steak restaurant, traditional Greek cuisine from Blue Door Taverna, Asian cusine at Asia Blue and the Italian Isola.

Accommodation 251 rooms, suites & villas.

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Privacy is truly yours in the contemporary marble furnished bungalows, suites and villas with complimentary WiFi (high speed is chargeable except in the Island Suites and Villas). Many of the terraces open up to your very own private pool with inspiring views over the clear blue Mediterranean waters.


Greece For beach lovers, the two coves of fine golden sand are sublime, complete with complimentary gazebos for villa guests and a range of water sports to sample. Food and service here are outstanding and staff consider what you might want or need even before you do. If you want to unwind the Ayurvedic-based spa focuses on ancient Indian techniques. There is a mini football pitch, three tennis courts (all floodlit), a golf academy and younger guests can enjoy organised activities at the designated children’s area ‘Grecoland’.

Transfer Time 15 minutes by car from Heraklion Airport. Food & Drink Seven restaurants / three bars. Child Care Kids’ Club, playground, ‘Tasty Corner’ and pool near to ‘Grecoland’ (age 3 - 12 years). Babysitting available on request. Kids menu available in all a la carte restaurants.

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There is a variety of dining options with six delectable restaurants to choose from including traditional Greek and fusion as well as theme nights such as family steak night or a progressive adults only menu showcasing innovative dishes. At night the resort’s live music bar comes alive with a mix of cool beats and jazz under the starry sky.

Accommodation 78 suites & 40 villas / residences. Transfer Time 75 minutes by car from Heraklion Airport. Food & Drink Six restaurants / four bars. Child Care Domesland consists of a Crèche (age 4 months - 4 years, chargeable), complimentary Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years) and a Teens Club. Babysitting available on request.

For those staying in the Family Suites there are some special highlights such as a complimentary child’s lunch, daily ice cream happy hour at the Kids’ Club and mini bathrobe and slippers. For couples or larger groups that like total privacy there are four über luxe villas (with fully equipped kitchens) set high above the resort and a number of residences (two, three and four bedroom). The new and very contemporary Luxury residences come with a sea view, their own private pool, an exclusive concierge reception and access to a central shared pool. Deluxe Sea View Room

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There are five pools (one of which is heated) to keep everyone happy and this is a theme throughout the resort where different types of guests can find a space that perfectly suits them with a family-only pool and a lovely beach lined by olive trees and trendy wooden decking. There is a mix of cultural and sporty activities on offer from tennis and biking excursions to drawing lessons and day trips to Spinalonga or Knossos. You could lose yourself for days in the zen-like spa with its dark metallic décor and treatments combining ancient Greek methods with the latest techniques.

Accommodation 212 rooms, suites, bungalows & villas.

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Water plays an important role throughout the resort with a majestic Olympic-sized saltwater swimming pool, private pools in many of the suites and beautiful sea views. There is a wide range of gorgeous accommodation options where style is the ultimate in designer chic combined with a hint of minimalism and serious luxury.

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This secluded hotel attracts a well-heeled crowd who like it intimate and private. Modern stylish suites and villas (all with Jacuzzi or private plunge pool) offer an abundance of living space set in carefully designed landscaped gardens with breathtaking views of Spinalonga Island.

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The luxury flagship of the Grecotel chain, Amirandes is situated directly on the beach with fragrant gardens complemented by a tranquil central lagoon, lit at night with hundreds of tiny lights to stunning effect.

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EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal

The hip pool areas feature swanky hanging chairs and double cabanas making for a very fashionable environment with a cool chilled out vibe and there is an adults only pool plus two pools for children. The oriental-style 1500m² Wellness Centre offers nine treatment rooms, including an outdoor pavilion for couples massages with private jacuzzi, a Vichy shower, spa indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The Fitness Centre (24hr) offers cuttingedge equipment and is host to group daily classes and there’s an indoor heated pool (24hr). The resort is well-known for its wellness retreats with boot camps, anti-ageing and Yoga programs designed to align body and mind.

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Child Care Bubbles Baby Room (6 months - 3 years), complimentary Little Stars Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years) and children’s playground.

In the evenings enjoy a range of dining options including international Abyad Restaurant as well as al fresco dining at the Open Deck restaurant (seasonal). For a special occasion, the award-winning gourmet restaurant Al Quimia is superb with its Portuguese cuisine. Of special note there is entertainment such as live music, themed parties, cocktail workshops, wine tastings and sunset chill-out parties by the pool with a DJ, which make evenings fun (seasonal).

Head further north to Lisbon, a vibrant and welcoming city with a vast amount of culture to experience. Tucked away from the main Atlantic coast line, it enjoys a temperate climate and is home to some beautiful hotels. Flight Time: Approximately 3 hours to Lisbon International Airport and 3 hours to Faro Airport (direct from London, Manchester, Birmingham and most other regional UK airports).

Food & Drink Three restaurants / four bars.

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The area is home to some of Europe’s most established luxury resorts which have excellent facilities and settings. A haven for sports enthusiasts, you can enjoy all manner of activities from golfing on the championship golf courses to sailing, surfing and waterskiing to a day at the world class tennis clubs.

Transfer Time 30 minutes by car from Faro Airport.

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Portugal’s beautiful coastlines are characterised by miles of superb sandy beaches, pretty fishing villages with winding narrow streets and some of Europe’s best golf courses. Further inland you will find idyllic white-washed Moorish towns that shimmer in the sunlight over olive and orange groves and brightly coloured, verdant hillsides.

Sporting state-of-the-art technology, rooms and suites set in low-rise buildings have an airy fresh feel and are located in pretty natural surroundings. For families the one and two bed Apartments are perfect for a flexible base from which to enjoy all the resort’s comprehensive facilities.

The crèche and Kids’ Club is excellent with a children’s play area and multi-sports centre (tennis and volleyball). Nearby there is a range of golf courses and water sports whilst Albufeira’s shops, restaurants and bars are in close proximity. EPIC SANA Algarve was awarded with “Luxury Coastal Hotel - Global Winner” in 2014’s World Luxury Hotels.

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Think of the Algarve in Southern Portugal and most people think of its endless beaches and fabulous climate, which is mild in winter and yet cooled by sea breezes in the heat of summer. However there is much more to the Algarve than just sun and sea. It has a unique charm which derives from the warmth of its people, its Moorish influence and the rich diversity of its majestic landscapes.

This new resort in the Algarve is slickly designed with trendy, chic modern furnishings and lovely decking areas amidst lush green gardens fringed by mature pine trees leading directly down to the stunning Falésia beach.

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Pine Cliffs Hotel & Residences A Luxury Collection Resort Praia da Falesia, Portugal Pine Cliffs resides in a breathtaking location on a majestic red cliff top surrounded by towering pine trees and overlooking miles of unspoilt beach. This extensive resort with fantastic facilities offers a magical atmosphere that is firmly family friendly but with enough sports to keep active couples more than interested. New for 2016 there are a whole host of exciting developments such as refurbished Premium rooms in the main hotel, a completely redesigned Italian restaurant and the simply stunning Ocean Suites (luxury apartments) which are situated near to the beach and the hotel’s lobby area. The very contemporary one, two and three bedroom Ocean Suites share their own pool and boast a fully equipped modern kitchen with the very latest Siemens appliances. Alternatively the Pine Cliffs Residence Suites offer classic luxury apartments surrounding a large free form pool and a children’s pool. Highly recommended are the Pine Cliffs Terraces apartments which are all clean lines, glass surrounds and super slick styling which mostly appeal to adults or families with slightly older children. All these self-catering options make for the perfect easy holiday with the flexibility to dine in your apartment or enjoy the benefit of this fully-fledged resort’s endless facilities on tap. There’s so much to keep you entertained including one of Portugal’s most original golf courses, a golf academy, Annabel Croft tennis academy, a newly remodelled gym and an indoor pool (there may be a charge). The magnificent sandy beach is accessed by a lift followed by a wooden walkway and there is a variety of water sports and a lovely Beach Club (seasonal). The children’s village is one of the best in Portugal with a playground, two giant wooden pirate ships and a swimming pool.

Accommodation 579 rooms, suites, residence suites, terraces and villas. Transfer Time 30 minutes by car from Faro Airport. Food & Drink Eight restaurants or cafes / four bars (some are seasonal). Child Care There is a seasonal supervised children’s village called Porto Pirata (age 6 months - 8 years), Juniors Club (age 8 - 12 years). Charges apply for child care.


Portugal There is much to do from the great spa facilities, an indoor pool, pitch & putt and tennis courts to exclusive private yacht excursions along the coastline and seasonal water sports. Children are superbly catered for and family-based leisure is a priority. Gourmets will love the tempting restaurants on offer from the relaxed Adega serving regional dishes and specialities, to the grilled options at Aladin Grill or two Michelin-starred Ocean. Wine enthusiasts can enjoy tasting sessions in the traditional wine cellar. Day trips to the resort’s private estate can be arranged where you can enjoy tours around the vineyard, go horse riding or hire pedaloes to explore the beautiful lake. VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

Food & Drink Eight restaurants / seven bars. Child Care Natalie’s Crèche (age 6 months - 3 years), complimentary Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years) and Teens’ Club (seasonal). There is also an adventure playground and babysitting available on request.

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Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Faro Airport.

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Accommodation 170 rooms, suites & villas.

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The architecture is Moorish in style to blend in naturally with the surroundings, and is complemented by a myriad of fountains and paved walkways. The Oasis Family Suites with garden views are perfect for families, whilst couples will love the Premium Suites which also offer the height of luxury and comfort. Alternatively the Rooftop Terrace Suites offer a terrace most with fabulous views of the ocean and gardens, daybeds and a rain shower.

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Conrad Algarve Quinta do Lago, Portugal The epitome of fresh contemporary design, this property modelled on an 18th-century Portuguese palace has striking modern interiors. It has all the space and facilities of a much larger property so it always feels exclusive even when busy. Located in Quinta do Lago, in the heart of the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve, it is only a few minutes’ walk from a complex with glamorous boutiques, bars and restaurants.

You can take advantage of the impressive spa with a “Technogym”, spacious treatment rooms using Aromatherapy Associates products, several pools (there’s even a dedicated indoor heated pool great in low season) and a golf concierge.

The purpose built Kids’ Club offers plenty of tailored activities in and around the resort and there’s a large adventure playground. The active can enjoy the tennis court. Some thoughtful special touches include an optional dining room for breakfast for larger families who want some space or privacy and each wing of the hotel can be closed off to give large groups of families or friends their own section of the hotel (this must be reserved in advance).

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Rooms in natural hues demonstrate contemporary luxury perfectly with a fine attention to detail and the very latest technology. Bathrooms are fitted with in-built LCD’s and separate rain showers. Balconies are very large and beautifully furnished.

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Dining choices include the South American poolside restaurant and bar, a Portuguese traditional restaurant and the gorgeous signature Gusto, overseen by the three Michelin star Chef Heinz Beck, which fuses contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with Scandinavian inspired design.

A private fully-serviced beach can be reached by a five minute complimentary mini luxury coach and many internationally famous golf courses, including Quinta do Lago Sul, Quinta do Lago North and Laranjal are nearby.

Accommodation 154 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Faro Airport. Food & Drink Three restaurants / four bars. Child Care Seasonal Kids’ Club - The Little C Palace (age 3 - 12 years, chargeable). Day-time child-minding for younger children is available on request 24 hours in advance, subject to availability.


Portugal Restaurants include the trendy Fusion with Mediterranean and Oriental cuisine, Gustatio - the beautiful breakfast room also featuring seasonal buffet dinners, and Marenostrum, a lakeside floating restaurant serving fresh fish and seafood with a really special setting for dinner. The Blue&Green themed spa, inspired by a ‘Five Continents, Five Senses’ theme, promises to relax and rejuvenate even the most jaded of visitors.

Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Faro Airport. Food & Drink Three restaurants (Gustatio is seasonal) / two bars (Blue Lagoon Pool Bar is seasonal). Child Care Koala Kids’ Club (age 3 - 12 years, chargeable), adventure playground with indoor and outdoor activities (seasonal). Babysitting available on request.

It is in a fantastic position within walking distance of the charming marina of Vilamoura which is known for its lovely restaurants, bars and shops. The sporty will enjoy the full range of water sports available including kayaking on the resort’s private lake, and the five world class golf courses to choose from (just five minutes’ drive from the hotel).

Newly refurbished, rooms are decorated in calming neutral colours, reflecting an air of nature that inspires this serene resort. Extensive gardens encompass four sea water swimming pools, one of which is heated all year round and the grounds extend down to the beach with direct access to the pretty Praia da Gaivotas beach. You will find the food here excellent with two restaurants offering innovative low-calorie gourmet dishes and combining the best flavours of Portuguese and International cuisine in a laid back and relaxed atmosphere. This vast spa, with an ocean theme, will not disappoint. The Thalassa Centre has countless pools, 42 treatment rooms and a range of marinebased therapies. The resort also has four tennis courts and organises tennis clinics throughout the year for all ages. Guests will receive free use of the fitness room, sauna and Turkish bath. Yoga and Tai Chi sessions are available. The resort has been named as “Portugal’s Leading Spa Hotel” in the Word Travel Awards for three consecutive years.

Accommodation 111 suites and 12 apartments. Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Faro Airport. Food & Drink Two restaurants (one seasonal) / one lounge bar / two pool bars & one beach bar (seasonal). Child Care Seasonal Kids’ Club (age 3 - 12 years).

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Beautifully designed, the resort features 30,000m2 of extensive gardens in a protected area with wooden paths and three outdoor pools, one of which has a natural sand bottom (the first in Europe) and another that is heated.

Accommodation 192 rooms, suites and 51 apartments.

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It has a range of accommodation types including 95 individual apartments. Rooms, which are very modern in design, feature private verandas enjoying panoramic views over the gardens, the lovely private lake or the sea.

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Situated on the beautiful Algarve coastline on a cliff overlooking the ocean, this divine signature Blue&Green spa hotel has spacious rooms and magnificent landscaped gardens.

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This contemporary Blue&Green hotel is a great all-rounder for families and couples who like to stay in a sleek, fully-serviced resort.

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Portugal Accommodation 37 rooms & 132 village / townhouses. Transfer Time 75 minutes by car from Faro Airport.

Below the pool lies the Beach Club Hangout where there are loungers on the small sandy plateau lying just above the margins of Martinhal beach. Equipment can be hired for windsurfing and other water sports.

Food & Drink Three restaurants / six bars. One Deli Shop. (All restaurants have a baby food menu).

Restaurants and bars have been carefully thought out such as the beachfront fish restaurant As Dunas, with its stylish interiors and area sporting a trampoline and sand pit for children to be kept entertained just outside. The surf-themed M Bar, specifically designed as a family hang out, features a stage for live entertainment, cozy sofas, an incredible 1970’s VW camper van booth and a dedicated kids’ bar with access to an outdoor protected play area. The gorgeous Finisterra Spa is located in its own gardens with six treatment rooms plus a sauna and steam room. It offers a haven of relaxation and well-being.

Child Care Explorers (age 14 - 16 years), Blast (age 9 - 13 years), Fox Club (age 5 8 years), Raposinhos Kids’ Club (age 2 - 4 years), Crèche (age 6 23 months), kids’ playground, Blue Room and four children’s swimming pools. Baby Must Have programme.

Each property is positioned in its own landscaped grounds overlooking a private garden and a small pool. These four-star dwellings are distinguished by interior décor that combines a traditional Portuguese look with contemporary function and form. There are a number of shared facilities such as the Pool Hangout with a relaxing pool area with loungers and towels, Martinhal’s trademark VW camper van booth and a poolside bar. Children will like the unsupervised outdoor play area with a trampoline, sand pit, table tennis, water feature and inflatable toys. The resort sports all Martinhal’s signature childcare services including a Kids’ Club, baby concierge so you can pre-order all the equipment you could need and a private baby-sitting service (subject to early booking and availability). Massages can be booked to enjoy in your villa room. Martinhall Quinta is centrally positioned with plenty of activities to be enjoyed in the surrounding area. The beach can be reached by complimentary shuttle or there is a complimentary bike hire on site with child-friendly seats and trailers.

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For the active there is Club 98, which is located along the Northern boundary of the resort and backs onto the open countryside. This sporty area offers a large pool, two high grade artificial grass courts, two glass sided paddle tennis courts and a multi-purpose sports field. Other activities on offer include water sports, biking, horse riding, tennis and paddle courts, and hiring a fishing boat for the day.

Accommodation 178 townhouses and villas. Transfer Time 25 minutes by car from Faro Airport. Food & Drink Mercado Deli Shop & Bake, M Bar and Gelataria (ice cream corner). Child Care Raposinhos Butterfly Club (age 6 months - 8 years) and Blue Room which is an indoor games room (age 8 and above). There’s also an outdoor playground and babysitting available on request.

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Fantastic for children, and the perfect family resort, it has a crèche, two kids’ clubs and teen’s area complete with PlayStations. There is a very chilled out Beach Club Pool, just above the beach, that offers a sheltered spot to sunbathe and relax on the wooden decks, taking in the spectacular views whilst enjoying the first class service with food and drinks throughout the day.

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Martinhal Quinta in Quinta do Lago (from the same people behind Martinhal in Sagres) is a gated village offering a good value collection of independently owned luxury villas comprising two and three-bedroom townhouses and three and four bedroom villas.

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Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel is located in Sagres on the unspoiled western part of the Algarve. Situated in a stunning position overlooking Martinhal Beach, it is beautifully set within a protected National Park. An elegant hotel complimented by various categories of villas/houses all with layouts, views and interiors to suit different tastes and needs.

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Portugal This beautiful 500 acre resort (managed by Ritz-Carlton) resides in lush Portuguese hills offering a haven of tranquility and a mecca for sports enthusiasts.

Portugal’s first ever Angsana Spa by Banyan Tree, nestles in the perfectly manicured gardens offering massages with real Thai masseurs. You can totally recharge with the a wide range of revitalising treatments based on the best Oriental traditions, or relax in the chill out bar overlooking the marina.

Transfer Time 25 minutes by car from Faro Airport.

In July and August the property opens the world-renowned Puro Beach famous for its funky Ibiza-esque décor including huge four poster day beds, late night live music from a resident DJ and exclusive themed parties. During the day sun loungers and VIP beds can be hired for a charge.

Child Care T Kids Playroom (only supervised during peak holiday times), children’s playground and indoor play area. Babysitting available on request.

Sports and leisure facilities include a health club, gymnasium, putting green, floodlit tennis court, and outdoor and indoor swimming pools. From the marina, you can go sailing, deep-sea fishing, or scuba diving. If you are into golf there are five championship courses close by easily accessible by complimentary shuttle. Deluxe Room

Food & Drink Three restaurants / four bars. Puro Beach is open in the summer.

Contemporary rooms are lushly decorated in natural hues with top-end classic furniture. Premium rooms and suites have recently been totally refurbished and are characterised by beautiful elegant styling. Views are spectacular from the high vantage point and every room sports the very latest technology. The stunning Penha Longa Spa spans 1,500m2 and comes complete with nine treatment rooms, a garden with a Jacuzzi, yoga platform and two meditation gazebos. In addition there’s a health club with a gym featuring state of the art equipment.

Transfer Time 25 minutes by car from Lisbon International Airport. Food & Drink Six restaurants / two bars. Child Care Kids’ Club (age 5 - 12 years). Supervised activities at the club are only available during high season and there is a fee to apply. Babysitting available on request.

Dining options are excellent with a choice of six restaurants including tapas restaurant Arola which has a trendy atmosphere with a live DJ, new restaurant LAB for a unique gastronomic experience with a laboratory inspired menu and modern Italian at Il Mercato.

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Accommodation 194 rooms & suites.

For children there is a special area dedicated to activities just for them, and a brilliant Kids’ Club program with indoor and outdoor games. Premium Room

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There are a few cosmopolitan restaurants to choose from including a mouth-watering steak house and an intimate lounge bar with a chilled out ambience set in the hotel’s grounds.

Nature prevails at this peaceful retreat in Sintra, a designated World Heritage site. However you need never be bored with an array of activities from two golf courses (the 18-hole Atlantis is a championship golf course, one of the highest rated in Europe) to numerous tennis courts, squash, jogging, bicycle tracks and horseback riding.

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The sleek Tivoli Marina Vilamoura boasts an enviable position surrounded by the pretty and popular Vilamoura marina, and a golden sandy beach. If you like to walk out in the evening the waterfront has an exciting selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Exceptionally well-designed, this stylish hotel is positioned to give each modern, comfortable room a delightful vantage point of the ocean or glitzy marina.

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Penha Longa Resort Sintra, Portugal

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Spain Blessed with year-round sunshine, the island of Tenerife is an excellent place to escape to during our winter months and although the beaches and warm waters are its main appeal, it also has many other attractions which include the emergence of a new breed of deluxe hotels.

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Food & Drink Ten restaurants / three bars (including the Cubanika bar). Tagor’ Benefits Adult-only concept with villa attendants, dedicated breakfast restaurant for adults, complimentary snacks available around the pool throughout the day for adults. Airport lounge access on return journey, complimentary golf buggy and WiFi.

Espresso coffee machine and tea making facilities (kettle and selection of teas) are available in the Tagor’ rooms and suites. Check-in on arrival is personalised by a representative from Tagor’ guest relations.

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Flight Time: Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes to Malaga, Murcia, Alicante and Palma and approximately 4 hours 30 minutes to Tenerife (Reina Sofia), Arrecife and Fuerteventura (Puerto del Rosario). Weather: Spain and its islands are pleasant and warm during spring and autumn and hot in summer. The Canary Islands are warm and temperate all year-round.

Special privileges can also be enjoyed including breakfast in the more intimate restaurant El Mirador with ocean views, food amenities served by the pool four times a day, a bar at the pool area offering complimentary fruit, water, soft drinks, wine and beer all day (Villa attendant on duty 08:00-20:00), exclusive airport lounge access on your return and a complimentary golf buggy to get around the resort during the length of the stay. You can enjoy a casual lunch at the Tagor’ pool at an extra charge.

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Another of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote has some stunning volcanic features and beautiful white beaches in areas such as Playa Blanca. Fuerteventura is the second largest island and the closest Canary island to the African coast. It features enormous sand dunes and impressive long sandy beaches making it the ideal destination for all types of water sports.

Nestled amidst lush tropical gardens and with access to a private pool for the Tagor’ row of rooms and suites, these unique accommodations offer an oasis of calm and seclusion and are perfect for couples. All rooms are set on the ground floor or first floor and are 50m2 with a private balcony or terrace, ultra-stylish decor and spacious, fully equipped marble bathrooms.

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You can spend a week relaxing in one of the Costa del Sol’s glamorous resorts - Puerto Banus or Marbella, renowned for their luxury yachts, golf courses, plush marinas and boutiques. Or the Balearics, a group of islands rightly known for their breathtaking scenery and attractive climate. The island of Mallorca is home to a number of top-class hotels and award-winning restaurants.

The height of luxury, these select rooms and suites occupy an exclusive row of the villa area accommodation (located away from the main hotel) which are just for adults. “The Tagor’ Villas” are designed to offer guests greater privacy both inside and in the swimming pool and terrace areas.

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An attractive holiday destination because of its wide appeal and beautiful landscapes, Spain is a land of vibrance with a people famous for their passion for life. From the tranquility of quaint rural villages and beautiful beaches to the sheer energy of cities like Madrid, you get an unbeatable and varied mix. Whether it’s a sunny island, a glamorous resort with superb facilities or a lively city, Spain has it all.

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The Tagor’ Villas The Ritz-Carlton, Abama Tenerife, Spain

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The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

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This gorgeous terracotta citadel on the unspoilt western coast of Tenerife is resplendent in acres of beautiful botanical gardens with stunning sweeping views over the ocean and the neighbouring island of La Gomera. In the main hotel or ‘Citadel’ you will find huge rooms with large balconies and beautiful marble bathrooms overlooking swimming pools, palm groves and the golf course. If you require more privacy, rooms and suites can be found in the separate and more exclusive ‘Villas’ area. Recently all the Deluxe Rooms and Junior Suites in the Citadel have been completely refurbished and a Ritz-Carlton Club level and lounge was created on the 10th floor of the citadel building. The hotel’s comprehensive facilities really set it apart. It has a whole host of delicious restaurants, a tennis club with a tennis academy and an amazing inspired 2,500m2 Spa with Cinq Monde treatments. An adult’s only swimming pool by El Mirador creates the perfect relaxing retreat within the resort with its contemporary Balinese-esque loungers and gorgeous ocean views.

Accommodation 461 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Tenerife South (Reina Sofia) Airport. Food & Drink Ten restaurants / three bars (including Cubanika bar with its live entertainment). Child Care Ritz Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years inclusive), seasonal Teens’ Club (age 13 - 18 years). Open until midnight with a charge after 6pm.

There are ten restaurants including the gourmet ‘M.B’ (it has two Michelin stars), the Japanese ‘Kabuki’ with one Michelin star, the relaxed Argentinean Pampa Grill and Verona with its delicious Italian dishes. The breathtaking golf course and golf academy are sure to impress even the most discerning golfer, whilst the secluded sandy beach, set against looming slate cliffs, is a dream with imported golden sand and a fantastic beach club. Children will love spending time in the Ritz Kids’ Club, which is one of the largest in Europe, with its eight diverse zones including a secure garden with a lawn for outdoor play.

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There is a wide choice of room types on offer and even the standard rooms are spacious, modern and designed to a high specification. We recommend the Club rooms which offer the possibility of booking access to a private lounge with breakfast, afternoon snacks, drinks and upgraded amenities.

Thanks to its hillside location, most of the accommodation enjoys stunning ocean views and each room is flooded with natural light from floor to ceiling windows. The suites boast at least one outside terrace, an open plan lounge-diner and state of the art kitchen with the latest appliances including washing machines. Special touches include the delivery of continental breakfast products to your room included as part of your stay (these are provided on a daily basis). There is also the option to enjoy buffet breakfast in the restaurant. What’s really excellent about the property is that you have the flexibility to chill out in your living space if you want to but there’s also every facility you could wish for from a hotel on tap. Style is the focus with a trendy pool bar and brasserie called BB; bite - a fabulous deli café with a gourmet section and the á la carte Sucas restaurant, for the ultimate in fine dining. There are two pools and baby splash pools (heated all year round), a SensCare beauty salon with treatments and products by Pevonia and there’s the “Activate” sports centre with its group exercise classes, personal training packages and children’s recreational area. In the club there is a restaurant named Fuel focusing on healthy and nutritious snacks and a Restobar.

Accommodation 125 suites. Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Tenerife South (Reina Sofia) Airport. Food & Drink Three restaurants / two bars & a deli. Child Care Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years) and indoor playground. Babysitting available on request.

The hotel has a range of mouth-watering and varied restaurants from light lunches at the pool side restaurant to exquisite Spanish specialties and a trendy intimate Japanese. If you like to be pampered you can enjoy treatments at Eutonos Spa, a peaceful and comprehensive spa which relaxes you as soon as you enter its doors, and there is also a really useable, cutting-edge gym with complimentary access to all guests. There’s also a tennis and paddle court on-site. The Guanchito Club is available for kids from 3 to 12 years old. This facility, covering 600m2, is made up of several play areas: a climbing wall, mini football pitch, shaded play area with organised activities, swings, mini-golf and a heated pool. M@GMA Teens Club for kids from 8 years offers a DJ booth & dance floor, three PlayStations and a Teens-Link with three computers where the kids can surf the net.

Accommodation 284 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 15 minutes by car from Tenerife South (Reina Sofia) Airport. Food & Drink Four restaurants / two bars. Child Care Guanchito Club (age 3 - 12 years) and M@GMA Teens Club (age 8 upwards). Babysitting available on request.

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The suites are divided into several categories, which range in size and capacity from one-bedroom studio to four bedrooms and some of the top suites include terrace Jacuzzis or private plunge pools.

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Perfect for a week’s winter escape or good value summer break, this contemporary hotel offers luxury and privacy within its gated grounds but is only minutes from the local restaurants, bars, beaches and shops in the exclusive area of Costa Adeje.

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This contemporary hotel in the upmarket area of Costa Adeje, features unique uber-cool suites with self-catering facilities and super-slick minimalist design.

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There is also a shuttle service to the white sandy beach nearby, which is a five minute walk away. If you like to explore further there are plenty of activities nearby such as water sports, golf and horse riding in the surrounding area.

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Gran Hotel Bahía Del Duque Resort Costa Adeje, Tenerife, Spain A traditional Canarian village style hotel, this unique property is set within extensive tropical gardens, with direct access to El Duque beach and the promenade of Costa Adeje.

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Transfer Time 15 minutes by car from Tenerife South (Reina Sofia) Airport.

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Rooms and suites in the hotel and the more exclusive Casas Ducales area of the resort are typically Spanish, offering homely and comfortable living spaces. Eleven of the Double Sea View rooms in the Casa Sofia building have been refurbished to reflect more contemporary styling (most of these rooms still feature a colonial style) with further plans to renovate sections of the hotel over the coming year. The luxury Las Villas, each with their own plunge pool and butler service, are ideal for those wanting the convenience of a resort hotel but with trendy, villa style living.

Accommodation 391 rooms, suites & villas.

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An attentive approach to service means guests are treated like friends. Entertainment is top of the agenda in the evenings, enjoy Spanish music and fabulous show cooking. As for the food there is certainly lots of choice from authentic tapas at La Tasca, to delicious Italian touches in La Trattoria and fresh seafood specialities at the Beach Club. Guests may also enjoy the gourmet Canarian cuisine from chef Braulio Simancas at Las Aguas restaurant or the fusion cuisine of Asia-Kan.

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There is a host of sporting activities available including water sports on the beach, tennis, pitch & putt (on site), paddle tennis and a choice of five of the best golf courses in the area.

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Those in search of some pampering will love the indulgent and beautiful Thalasotherapy Spa Bahía del Duque. This elegant spa offers unique treatments, exclusive rituals and physiotherapist consultancy with luxurious surroundings set in stunning gardens. Children will love the El Duqui Kid’s Club and Teenager Club whilst suites in the main hotel offer the perfect accommodation choice for families.

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Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain This resort is ideally located on the white sandy beach of Playa Dorada and very close to the old town and the modern Marina. It is the perfect setting for peace and relaxation with four outdoor pools and two Jacuzzis surrounded by lovely gardens and spectacular sea views. Rooms are elegant and simply furnished with a range of facilities, free WiFi and satellite TV. Family Suites, situated in the annex building, have plenty of space and are designed to create the perfect base for a family break with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. For couples the new Double Relax Rooms, adults only, offer exclusive benefits including gourmet breakfast and complimentary spa circuit access. There is an excellent choice of restaurants ranging from a lovely Italian and Spanish Tapas to the Japanese with its show cooking or the delicious gourmet Isla de Lobos with its Canarian cuisine. You will find service is superb and nothing is too much trouble for the staff. There is much to do in the evenings with a choice of live entertainment and professional stage shows on offer several times a week at cocktail and music lounge bar ‘4 Lunas’.

Accommodation 385 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 40 minutes by car from Arrecife Airport. Food & Drink Eight restaurants / four bars. Child Care Kikoland children’s play area (age 3 - 16 years) with soft play, pools and snack bar. Babysitting available on request.

To relax, you can retreat to the Thalassotherapy Centre, with its indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath and fabulous treatments. The sporty can work out in the fully equipped gym, play tennis or try their hand at a game of beach volleyball. Set by the sea, Kikoland is a fantastic play area for children with different pools and activities according to age. Children will adore this huge Kids’ Club which has three swimming pools, tennis courts and a football pitch with football school (high season).

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Spain Perfectly located on a wide sandy beach with lovely ocean views, it is also within easy walking distance of local boutiques, restaurants and an entertainment complex. Rooms are spacious and in a Canarian-style, all with luxury bathrooms and balconies with ocean views. Sports enthusiasts will love the tennis courts (local charge), beach volleyball, fitness centre and excellent water sports including some of the best windsurfing in the Canaries (water sports are offered by a third party supplier). If you are into golf you will appreciate the two lush golf courses nearby including the18-hole Fuerteventura Golf Club which you can reach by complimentary shuttle. This championship course boasts a golf school, 50-bay driving range and large putting green.

Accommodation 266 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 10 minutes by car from Puerto del Rosario Airport. Food & Drink Four restaurants / two bars. (Long trousers required for dinner in all restaurants). Child Care Yambaland Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years).

For those wishing to relax and unwind you can take advantage of the excellent outdoor facilities such as five outdoor pools, including two heated and one for children with a shallow end. The plush Hespérides Thalasso Spa features an extensive range of treatments (for men and women), massages and rituals and has an indoor pool area, sauna, steam room and whirlpool (local charge applies).

Also on offer is the huge Talise spa with ten treatment suites and an outdoor Hydropool with mountain views, a fitness centre, two distinct restaurants with al fresco dining, two swimming pools (one of them heated all year round), trendy chill-out area and Kids’ Club.

Accommodation 121 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 30 minutes by car from Palma Airport. Food & Drink Two restaurants / three bars. Child Care Kids’ Club (age 3 - 12 years).

An array of mountain sports such as climbing, cycling and abseiling can be easily arranged in the local area. Private yachts are available for excursions or for fishing, snorkelling and scuba diving trips. Restaurants, bars and shops to suit every taste can be found at the nearby port which features a picturesque promenade by the sea.

Four restaurants feature Asian fusion, the relaxed Italian La Veranda, International buffet or mouth-watering Spanish cuisine plus there is a piano bar. In the evening there is some occasional evening entertainment in the Lobby Bar. There’s also an excellent Kids’ Club with a comprehensive range of activities to suit different age groups. WiFi is available at the hotel at an extra charge.

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It consists of 11 separate buildings with architecture designed to complement the mountain and blend in with nature. The 121 rooms sport a winning mix of authentic Mallorcan art with the latest technologies and all enjoy a terrace or a balcony with panoramic views of the Tramuntana mountains, ocean or port. The surrounding scented botanical gardens feature rare Mediterranean flora and natural rock formations with a nod to the hotel’s eco credentials.

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A stylish, classically elegant hotel right on the beach, this hidden gem has every luxury feature you would expect from a member of the Starwood chain.

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This top hotel occupies an enviable cliff-top location in acres of tranquil olive and citrus groves on the unspoilt Northwest coast of Mallorca. The European debut of the prestigious Jumeirah Group, known for its high end Dubai properties, arguably offers some of the most luxurious accommodation on the island.

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Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa Port de Soller, Mallorca, Spain

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Minutes from the exclusive Puerto Portals yacht harbour and part of the exclusive St. Regis collection, this world-class hotel set against a backdrop of the dramatic Tramuntana Mountains with stunning views out to sea, is one of the most elegant hotels in Mallorca.

This charming castle-style hotel, which is part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, occupies an enviable location on a hillside overlooking the beautiful bay of Palma with breathtaking views of the city. The original building, which dates back to the 13th century, gives a feeling of grand history which continues inside with antique Spanish furnishings and art.

Sophisticated rooms boast plenty of space, fine modern Mallorcan art, marble bathrooms and complimentary WiFi. For the height of luxury, a butler service is available for Junior Suites and Grand Suites in the main building.

Rooms and suites enjoy traditional, elegant décor whilst sporting flat screen TVs and complimentary WiFi.

Golf enthusiasts will love the Arabella Golf with its three championship courses and one executive course (9 holes). In addition there is a golf academy and four tennis courts available. There is a complimentary shuttle service available to all three courses directly from the hotel.

Transfer Time 15 minutes by car from Palma Airport. Food & Drink Two restaurants / two bars (including a pool bar). Child Care Seasonal Kids’ Club (age 3 - 12 years).

The Castillo Beauty Spa is a tranquil wellness area which offers Jacuzzis, saunas and a range of treatments including acupuncture, Reiki and aromatherapy and products from Anne Semonin and Ligne St Bath.

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If you want to pamper yourself head to the Arabella Spa (4700m2), which offers a vast array of beauty and Thalasso treatments. It is the largest on the island and charts in the Condé Nast Traveller list of Europe’s best. If you love golf, the property has access to the three Arabella Championship Golf Courses which can be reached via a 15 minute complimentary shuttle.

Dining here is quite an experience with magnificent views of Palma at night from inside ‘Es Castell’, and an extensive wine cellar to accompany the delicious food at the Spanish gourmet restaurant ‘Es Vi’.

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Family luxury at its best, there are three lovely pools and an excellent all day Kids Club with its own children’s pool. Food is sumptuous here from the fine dining of ‘Es Fum’ (Michelin-starred) to the relaxed Mediterraneanstyle ‘Aqua’.

Accommodation 164 rooms & suites.

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Accommodation 128 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 20 minutes by car from Palma Airport.

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Food & Drink Two restaurants / two bars (including a pool bar). Child Care Kids’ Club with lunch and dinner in the children’s restaurant included (age 3 - 12 years).

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Set in the foothills of Sierra Cortina in a rugged landscape above the sea, this secret far-eastern themed retreat feels like you have been transported to another exotic world.

This hidden gem close to the bustling area of the Costa del Sol, has a great beachfront location set in acres of subtropical gardens with their own Roman Bridge (hence the hotel’s name) and offers complete peace and quiet. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind, minutes from glitzy Marbella and Puerto Banus with their fabulous restaurants, charming marina and amazing shops.

There are several heated pools (including a baby pool and an adults-only pool with two heated year round) set on three different levels with many quiet areas to choose from amongst stunning exotic vegetation littered with streams and waterfalls. The Thai spa is really special with access to the gardens directly onto terraces from your treatment room (some are outdoor cabins on stilts) with expertly trained Thai therapists on hand to revive you with a special focus on the body’s ten key energy channels. There is a gym with yoga and Thai Chi classes with professional instructors. Keen golfers will find two championship golf courses very close to the hotel. Dining is superb with Asian fusion cuisine in the delicious Koh Samui restaurant, contemporary cooking at In Black, or the newly opened Lombocci serving delicious Italian. For evening entertainment live blues or jazz music is available (seasonal) in some of the chilled bars. In the surrounding area there are some of the finest white sandy beaches in the Costa Blanca whilst you can enjoy mountain activities such as horse riding and jeep safaris. Additionally thrill seekers will love the nearby Terra Mitica and Terra Natura theme parks which are some of the best in Europe. There are also some quaint local villages and a lovely marina only five minutes away by car.

Transfer Time 40 minutes by car from Alicante Airport. Food & Drink Four á la carte restaurants / one buffet restaurant and three bars. Child Care Seasonal Pirates Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years) with children’s playground. The Kids’ Club is open until 23:00 and dinner for children can be supervised. Babysitting available on request.

Spacious, contemporary rooms are Andalusian in style and superb for families or couples alike. Dining is excellent with exclusive restaurants of all styles in the unique dining concept Plaza Village with a gourmet two Michelin star restaurant by Dani Garcìa, the new UNI with its extensive Sake menu and Peruvian / Japanese fusion menu, modern Italian, Thai Gallery restaurant, new gluten free restaurant Celicioso and a trendy outdoor lounge bar decorated in luxurious Moroccan style with occasional live music. There is a world-famous Tennis Club, host to several major tournaments, with ten tennis courts (including two hard and eight clay) and top notch facilities. New this year the Six Senses Spa spans two floors with stunning ocean views and products from QMS Medicosmetics and The Organic Pharmacy. This sublime spa also plays host to a series of yogic programmes and wellness retreats. Golfers can enjoy the many championship golf courses in the area, including the resort owned Marbella Club Golf Resort, designed by Dave Thomas. During the golfing season the hotel operates a complimentary shuttle to the Marbella Club course (subject to availability and at certain times) and offers one complimentary green fee per person per stay (prior reservation required).

Accommodation 266 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 35 minutes by car from Malaga Airport. Food & Drink Eight restaurants / three bars. Child Care Complimentary Kids’ Club (age 4 - 10 years) - open in July, August, half term and some dates at Easter. Babysitting available on request.

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Bali-esque rooms are modern in style and sport a spectrum of natural colours some even boast thatched roofs and the luxury bathrooms have huge tubs and rainforest showers set in charcoal slate.

Accommodation 311 rooms & suites.

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Designed to encourage your natural flow of energy, this calming resort set within several acres of verdant botanical gardens, has an emphasis on light and space and relaxes you as soon as you enter its doors.

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The equestrian centre is just 20 minutes away and you can take rides across the Benahavís mountains, enjoying magnificent views of the Mediterranean Sea and the African Coast. There are also beautiful beaches and fabulous all year round water sports.

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The deluxe summer camp feel continues in the Children’s Wonderland with three pools, a special pink Barbie™ activity centre, a restaurant just for them and Mario’s Village with miniature houses and its own cinema and diner. In Leisure Land there’s eight bowling alleys, go karts and a disco.

Flight Time: Approximately 3 hours to Brindisi Airport, 2 hours 45 minutes to Bari Airport (direct from London), and 2 hour 30 minutes to Cagliari Airport (direct from London, Manchester, Bristol and some other regional airports). Weather: Summers are hot, especially in Southern Italy and the islands, whilst spring and autumn are mild.

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At Castello you have exclusive use of two dedicated pools (one of which has been re-styled to include an ocean view), and on the unspoilt beach you will find a PADI diving centre and water sports. If you want to chill-out you will be in heaven at the AcquaForte SPA, an open-air haven with techniques based around six seawater pools at different temperatures and world-exclusive thalassotherapy therapies. There is also a Turkish bath, sauna and a health bar.

Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Cagliari (Elmas Airport).

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The unique island of Sardinia off Southern Italy has beautiful sandy white beaches, idyllic turquoise seas and green forested mountains. It offers a charming mix of endearing little villages, cultural sights and fantastic regional cuisine. What’s more you can enjoy glamorous restaurants and some of the most luxurious resorts in Europe. The region of Puglia forms the heel of the ‘boot’, with its rich culture and long history from the ancient Romans it really is a great place to visit. One tenth of Europe’s wine is produced here, so be sure to find a vineyard to taste some of the world’s finest wines.

Sprawling over acres of lush tropical gardens, Forte Village is a magical playground for both young and old. At the “Forte Village Sport Academy” you can enjoy countless sports with professional experts including the Tennis Academy with 12 tennis courts, Rugby by Austin Healey, Basketball Academy, Cricket Academy with Paul Nixon, Bike Academy, Swimming Academy, the Chelsea Soccer School, Dance Academy, Netball and Boxing Academy.

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Its enchanting cities of Florence, Rome and Naples offer landmarks of pure passion and art. The fashion capital of Milan provides a city shopping experience like no other, while the more medieval hill towns of Tuscany and unspoilt fishing villages provide a stunning view over the Italian countryside.

The five-star Hotel Castello, which has recently been totally refurbished, is located in peaceful pine groves right next to the sea. Exclusive premium rooms are located on the top two floors and enjoy a dedicated reception.

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A country described as the ‘Bel Paese’ (beautiful country) it is acclaimed for its passionate people; love of fine dining and its wealth of culture. Italy is a charming destination that has inspired many poets and painters for centuries.

This unique complex, which is undergoing a major revamp, is set in centuries-old grounds by a stunning powder white beach and features several elegant hotels with faultless service and delicious restaurants that keep guests returning year on year.

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Italy Sprawling over acres of lush tropical gardens, Forte Village is a magical playground for both young and old. At the “Forte Village Sport Academy” you can enjoy countless sports with professional experts including the Tennis Academy with 12 tennis courts, Rugby by Austin Healey, Basketball Academy, Cricket Academy with Paul Nixon, Bike Academy, Swimming Academy, the Chelsea Soccer School, Dance Academy, Netball and Boxing Academy. This hotel is centrally located very close to the spa and the unspoilt beach where you will find a PADI diving centre and water sports. If you want to chill-out you will be in heaven at the AcquaForte SPA, a open-air haven with techniques based around six seawater pools at different temperatures and world-exclusive thalassotherapy therapies. There is also a Turkish bath, sauna and a health bar.

Accommodation 102 rooms. Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Cagliari (Elmas Airport). Food & Drink 21 restaurants / 14 bars (seasonal) and a nightclub throughout the resort (Reservations required). Michelin-starred chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, new Alfons Schuhbecks Spice for Life, Emanuele Scarello at Trattoria Italiana and the new Forte Bay restaurant, bar and sport area. Child Care Nursery (age 0 - 2 years charge applies), complimentary Mini-Club (age 2 - 12 years), Children’s Wonderland and Mario’s Village and Leisure Land for teens.

The deluxe summer camp feel continues in the Children’s Wonderland with three pools, a special pink Barbie™ activity centre, a restaurant just for them and Mario’s Village with miniature houses and its own cinema and diner. In Leisure Land there’s eight bowling alleys, go karts and a disco.

The four star Hotel Bouganville has bungalows located within thick lush shady gardens and is ideal for couple and families alike. All the spacious and now very contemporary Deluxe Bungalows have been completely updated and come with private patio and garden area.

Accommodation 143 bungalows.

If you stay at Hotel Bouganville you can use the three pools at the Oasis and the two seawater pools with fablulous water slides at the Baia delle Palme or on the beach you will find a PADI diving centre and water sports. If you want to chill-out you will be in heaven at the AcquaForte SPA, a open air haven with techniques based around six seawater pools at different temperatures and world-exclusive thalassotherapy therapies. There is also a Turkish bath, sauna and a health bar.

Food & Drink 21 restaurants / 14 bars (seasonal) and a nightclub throughout the resort (Reservations required). Michelin-starred chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, new Alfons Schuhbecks Spice for Life, Emanuele Scarello at Trattoria Italiana and the new Forte Bay restaurant, bar and sport area.

The deluxe summer camp feel continues in the Children’s Wonderland with three pools, a special pink Barbie™ activity centre, a restaurant just for them and Mario’s Village with miniature houses and its own cinema and diner. In Leisure Land there’s eight bowling alleys, go karts and a disco.

Transfer Time 50 minutes by car from Cagliari (Elmas Airport).

Child Care Nursery (age 0 - 2 years charge applies), complimentary Mini-Club (age 2 - 12 years), Children’s Wonderland and Mario’s Village and Leisure Land for teens.

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This palatial hotel with cool tranquil gardens consists of recently renovated family-friendly dwellings around three courtyards, each with ground level and rooms on the first floor and it offers the ideal place to retreat to if you want total peace and quiet.

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This unique complex, which is undergoing a major revamp, is set in centuries-old grounds by a stunning powder white beach and features several elegant hotels with faultless service and delicious restaurants that keep guests returning year on year.

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Located in a very quiet and relaxing area but still close to the action if you want it, the five-star Pineta is wrapped in the tranquility of a lovely Mediterranean park rich with thousands of different varieties of plant.

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Borgo Egnazia Puglia, Italy This intimate, unique property, offers a completely new slant on hospitality and really is in a league of its own. Built in the style of a Puglian village, with a contemporary twist, the hotel nestles amidst olive trees, jasmines and flowers and is crafted from natural stone giving it a dreamy and tranquil atmosphere. As well as the main building La Corte, with its cream contemporary rooms and suites, this beautiful complex offers townhouses located in the Borgo village area, many with Arabian gardens and roof top terraces offering views of the Adriatic Sea, that are perfect for families and private villas (three bedroom) with their own pool and garden.

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The Vair Spa is an innovative and modern Psycho-emotional Wellness Spa nestled in Apulia’s enchanting natural surroundings. It offers treatments based on popular local traditions and ancient natural remedies, as well as an array of high-end facilities. For a great day out, you can hire a bike to cycle along the stone alleyways on-site or further afield, or visit one of the many little towns in the area including the UNESCO World Heritage site Alberobello.

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There is a particular focus on children, who are well cared for in Trullalleri Kids’ Club, with a lovely dedicated pool and adventure playground, and Marinai and Tarantari Teens Club. There are two further pools in La Corte and a gorgeous little sandy beach, La Fonte, nearby.

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The hotel also boasts tennis courts, an on-site cooking school, and is located adjacent to the 18-hole championship San Domenico Golf course. Restaurants are superb from the cozy and rustic La Frasca to the Due Camini gourmet restaurant with its well-stocked cellar. We really love the warm, attentive and very polished service which is typically Italian.

Accommodation 184 rooms, suites & villas. Transfer Time 60 minutes by car from Bari Airport. Food & Drink Five restaurants / three bars. (Seasonal). Child Care Crèche (age 7 months - 2 years), Trullalleri Kids’ Club, Marinai and Tarantari Teens Club (age 3 - 16 years), playground, and babysitting available on request.


Morocco Casablanca 100 km El Jadida

If you like shopping, spend a day in the souks where you can buy all manner of trinkets, furniture and jewellery - but be prepared to haggle! We recommend that you also spend a few days in the Atlas Mountains, which are extremely beautiful and are home to some exclusive retreats. Those looking for a beach location should head north of Marrakech to El Jadida, where you will find an amazing beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Close by are the historic towns of El Jadida, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the 15th century city of Azemour.

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Each of the rooms and suites in the Kasbah has been individually decorated to reflect the beautiful architecture of the building and feature antiques from all over the world. The luxury Berber Tented Suites are perched on the hillside boasting breathtaking views over the Atlas Mountains and valley. Located amongst the pretty herb and vegetable garden, each spacious suite sports the latest technology and five have a private jacuzzi on the terrace.

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If you want to relax there’s a fabulous spa with a heated indoor and outdoor pool, a traditional Moroccan Hammam, sauna and a jacuzzi. For the more active, there are tennis courts and a gym with panoramic views to the valley and the Atlas Mountains.

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Activities for children (running at certain times of the year) include treasure hunts, Moroccan cooking classes, pool parties and donkey and carriage rides.

Flight Time: Approximately 4 hours to Marrakech Airport and 3 hours to Casablanca Airport (direct from London, Manchester and some other regional UK airports). Weather: Morocco has a hot dry climate and is a year-round destination. The best times to visit are from October to May. Although the centre of Marrakech is extremely hot in the summer months, the Atlas Mountains enjoy a cooling breeze. Currency: Moroccan Dirham Language: Arabic, Berber & French Time Difference: GMT

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Accommodation 27 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Marrakech Airport. Food & Drink One main restaurant / one bar / seasonal pool bar restaurant. You can arrange to have dinner on the rooftop terrace under the stars. Child Care Children are welcome at certain times of the year.

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The property is characterised by quaint private areas, rose petal filled fountains and a chilled-out ambience that seeps into your skin within minutes of arriving. Local Berber staff are employed from the surrounding villages, giving you a sense of staying in a traditional Moroccan home rather than a hotel.

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Lively Marrakech is utterly captivating and rises from the middle of the desert like an oasis. Visiting the walls of the old city, it feels like you are stepping back in time to ancient Arabia. The combination of heat, colour, noise and swirling scents, such as orange blossom and spices, make a trip to this city an intoxicating experience not to be missed.

Less than an hour’s drive from heady Marrakech, this eclectic walled haven owned by Sir Richard Branson, is set in its own lush gardens framed against the stunning backdrop of the snow capped Atlas Mountains.

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A vibrant and more “off the wall” choice of destination, Morocco has recently rocketed in popularity because of its close proximity to the UK by direct flight, combined with its air of mysticism and the emergence of new fabulously stylish hotels. With the straits of Gibraltar as a border, it is characterised by some breathtaking landscapes from the snow-capped Atlas Mountains to the searing sands of the Sahara Desert.

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Morocco There is plenty of family friendly outdoor space, a separate family pool, two children’s clubs and a cultural centre. You can enjoy a siesta in one of the lovely cabañas by the adults only pool which provides total peace and quiet, whilst the large spa has 17 treatment rooms influenced by Middle Eastern traditions and modern Western treatments. Four restaurants and lounges gives the resort a versatile culinary scene including Moroccan Solano, a relaxed Italian, delicious grilled meats around the pool and for late night drinks head to the sleek rooftop bar set to become the city’s hippest hangout.

Accommodation 141 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 10 minutes by car from Marrakech Airport. Food & Drink Four restaurants / two bars. Child Care Kids For All Seasons program (age 4 - 12 years) and Young Adult Centre (age 13 - 17 years).

There are two clay tennis courts, a gym with latest technology, yoga and a variety of fitness classes are available plus a vast array of golf courses only a short drive away.

The Grand Riad with its ochre walls and green tiled roofs looms over a manicured hillside and surrounds an immense swimming pool, bordered by palm trees and gardens peppered with soothing fountains. Rooms and suites are spacious and sleek with pool, golf course or ocean views. The resort has numerous delicious restaurants including the Moroccan eaterie Morjana, perfect for special occasions. If you want to stay up late look no further than the ultra-trendy nightclub, or the nearby casino. The Mazagan Spa is the ultimate in tranquillity with its ancient Moroccan inspired treatments and luxury products. For the more energetic, the Fitness Centre boasts state of the art Technogym equipment and a team of personal trainers. There is an 18 hole golf course designed by Gary Player and plenty of sightseeing on offer nearby including the UNESCO World Heritage site of El Jadida and the 15th century city of Azemmour.

Accommodation 468 rooms & 32 suites. Transfer Time 60 minutes transfer by car from Casablanca Airport. Food & Drink 13 restaurants and bars (seasonal). Child Care Babyclub (age 3 months - 4 years). Kidz Club (age 4 - 12 years) and Rush Club (age 13 - 17 years). Babysitting: Room service available from 18:00.

The comprehensive childcare is available from babies to teenagers with a private children’s swimming pool and extensive array of activities including water slides, horse riding and karting.

The hotel is located adjacent to the 12th century Menara Gardens, just a five minute drive from the exotic energy of the ancient Medina, where you can experience an intoxicating blend of culture, colours, scents and sounds of the magical city of Marrakech.

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Service is faultless (as you would expect from the prestigious Four Seasons brand) and is further enriched by the relaxed warmth of Moroccan hospitality. This calming resort with fresh Moroccan influences features a contemporary design, an impressive spa and simply stunning landscaped pools and gardens.

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This unique resort, blends Moroccan tradition with opulent Arabian design to jaw-dropping effect. Set in fragant lush gardens one hour’s drive from Casablanca, this funky refuge has every facility you could wish for; five star dining, world class golf, miles of unspoilt beach and stunning ocean views.

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This full service property offers a fantastic year-round destination for couples or families who wish to enjoy the excitement of this ancient, vibrant and mystical city from the comfort of a resort-style oasis.

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Egypt Surrounded by the Red Sea, the Sinai Peninsula offers one of the best places in the world to dive and snorkel amongst corals and exotic waters teeming with aquatic life.

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The luxury resort of Sharm El Sheikh enjoys glorious sandy beaches, turquoise waters and serves as an ideal base from which to explore the Sinai desert by camel, horse or jeep.

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The coral gardens and white sandy beach shelter a colourful fish population that provides a great opportunity for snorkeling and scuba diving. Water skiing, parasailing and wind surfing are easily arranged. The resort boasts a truly luxurious spa with fitness centre and outdoor heated lap pool as well as outdoor treatment rooms. The hotel features two further pools and a children’s pool. ‘Kids for all Seasons’ is a brilliant programme (free of charge) offering sports, games, movie time and crafts. The resort offers a range of complimentary items for younger guests including colouring books, toiletries and high chairs.

If you want to see the sights why not enjoy an excursion to St. Catherine’s Monastery on Mount Sinai, hop on a plane to Cairo for the day to see the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza, or fly to ancient Luxor to see the magnificent Valley of the Kings.

Flight Time: Approximately 5 hours 30 minutes to Sharm El Sheikh Airport (direct from London, Manchester and some other regional UK airports). Weather: Very hot, dry summers are followed by mild, dry winters. November to March is the best season for touring. The Red Sea Coast is pleasant all year-round with fewer climate extremes.

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Accommodation 200 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 10 minutes by car from Sharm El Sheikh Airport. Food & Drink Six restaurants & bars / three lounges. Child Care ‘Kids for all Seasons’ programme (age 4 - 12 years), children’s pool, children’s menu (including baby food) and babysitting available on request.

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Elegant residences incorporate luxurious one and two storey villa style rooms with views of beautiful manicured gardens or the glittering Red Sea. The spacious rooms are packed with every conceivable luxury from crisp white bed linen and extra soft pillows to marble floors and large bathrooms, for the ultimate in comfort and style.

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Today visitors can enjoy a year-round dry and sunny climate and a whole host of cultural and sightseeing opportunities, which can be combined with shopping in one of the many bazaars in bustling Cairo or relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Red Sea coast.

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Basking in the heritage of thousands of years of ancient civilisation and history, Egypt is a mystical and timeless place ideal for those who enjoy culture and sun-worshipping. Probably the world’s oldest civilisation, visited by the Ancient Greeks and Romans, Egypt is also one of the original holiday destinations.

Arguably the best hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, this polished property is infused with Arabian influences from its tinkling fountains and stone courtyards to its tented Bedouin-style bar and fantastic palm fringed gardens. It offers truly excellent food and service with gracious staff that could not be more attentive.

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Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Set in 35 hectares of tropical gardens, this sophisticated hotel has a series of cascading pools leading down to a sandy-shingled beach with three secluded coves, a jetty and excellent water sports centre. The resort offers a wide range of aqua-based activities from snorkelling and diving amongst the colourful fish and aquatic life at the house reef, to the 2,500m2 water complex. Linked by bridges, gardens and rock formations, there are three cascading swimming pools and an additional secluded pool whilst a ‘lazy river’ meanders through caves and grottos. Mouth watering Thai dishes are on offer at ‘Sala Thai’, winner of the Thai Select Award by the Royal Thai Government, and the ‘Souk at The Hyatt’ offers you the chance to experience an array of show kitchens featuring new for this year Indian, Italian, Asian and International dishes. The fabulous Regency Club rooms and suites come with access to a private lounge offering continental breakfast, all day tea and coffee, evening cocktails and canapés. Regency Club guests also benefit from a private beach, swimming pool and whirl pool. New this year complimentary Wi-Fi is now available in all rooms, reception and lobby areas. Club Olympus includes a gym, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, plunge pool and five individual spa treatment rooms. If you are feeling sporty there are four tennis courts and two squash courts. The fantastic Oasis Kids’ Club is a supervised recreation and learning centre. Facilities include a shaded children’s paddling pool, fully equipped games room and mini theatre.

Accommodation 432 rooms & suites. Transfer Time 10 minutes by car from Sharm El Sheikh Airport. Food & Drink Five restaurants / three bars (live entertainment). Child Care Oasis Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years), children’s pool with slide and babysitting available on request.


Dubai If you are looking for more culture Oman is probably a good option with its quiet mountain villages where time has stood still, magnificent UNESCO forts, tempestuous blow holes and beautiful beaches. For adventure there are desert camel treks, luxury camping under the stars and 4-wheel drive wadi safaris through mighty canyons.

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You can also use Dubai and Oman as a stopover for long haul trips further afield such as the Maldives.

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Currency: UAE Dirham in Dubai and Omani Rial in Oman

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Child Care Ritz-Kids’ Club (age 4 - 12 years) and babysitting available on request. Outdoor facilities include a playground, water slide and a baby pool.

Escape to the spa where mystical eastern therapies and treatments blend seamlessly with European wellness and beauty rituals. Tennis, golf at one of the nearby clubs and six gorgeous swimming pools are also on offer.

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The Ritz-Kids’ team arranges various services and provides a special children’s welcome gift on arrival. Ritz-Kids Club activities, range from shell collecting to cookery classes and the hotel offers two sun shaded children’s pools (one with water slide) and play area.

Flight Time: Approximately 6 hours 50 minutes to Dubai International Airport (Direct from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester and many other regional airports) and 7 hours 15 minutes to Muscat International Airport (Direct from London Heathrow). Weather: Oman and Dubai are blessed with year-round sunshine, blue skies and very little rain. The best time to visit is between October and April with pleasant high average temperatures during daytime. There can be irregular short rainfall (minimal) mostly between December and March. Summers are scorching.

Diners may choose from Splendido, the contemporary Italian restaurant, all day dining restaurant Caravan, La Baie Lounge serving a variety of coastal bites, Blue Jade for Asian cuisine, Lobby Lounge for afternoon tea, Gulf Pavilion with its poolside service or for a special evening try Amaseena, a restaurant of Bedouin tents set along the private beach. If you want more choice the nearby Dubai Marina offers an exclusive promenade of different fine dining restaurants, coffee shops and retail outlets.

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The adventurous can jump into 4x4s for exhilarating off-road journeys or sand boarding deep into the heart of the tranquil desert or head to one of the amazing water parks for the day.

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The style epitomises Arabian elegance from its richly hued silks and brocades to the classical tiles and woodwork. Rooms all have private balconies or terraces and oversized marble bathrooms and worth a special mention are the Club Floor rooms, which have sunny sea views, and access to a private lounge serving complimentary refreshments from early until late.

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Dubai is a land of extremes where you can experience everything from rugged mountains and awe-inspiring sand dunes to sandy beaches and ultra-modern shopping malls.

Refined and elegant, this intimate hotel on Jumeirah Beach offers a private playground in the heart of the Dubai Marina. The hotel’s smaller size means particular attention is paid to service levels and the friendly and gracious staff really go out of their way to make your stay memorable.

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If you like beach resorts with access to a multitude of activities and experiences then Dubai is surely the destination for you. Hotels are of the highest calibre and with a property to suit every taste you can be sure to find exactly what you are looking for.

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If you like to be in the thick of it, try the Palace with all the amenities on your doorstep whilst rooms at the Arabian Court are larger and more dramatic. For a truly indulgent stay Residence & Spa offers an air of privacy and peace with a private reception, dining room and library specifically for Residence & Spa guests. There is plenty to do here whatever your preference. If you wish to relax, enjoy chilling out by the idyllic pool, the 1km powder white private beach or in the state of the art One&Only Spa and Moroccan Oriental Hamman with its soaring marble domes and endless treatment rooms. The more adventurous can try the water sports, floodlit tennis courts, golf putting green or explore the local area with an exciting desert 4x4 desert excursion. Children will love the superb KidsOnly Club with its range of activities from camel riding and henna painting. A separate shallow end of the swimming pool is covered and reserved for children.

Accommodation 231 rooms & suites at The Palace, 172 rooms & suites at Arabian Court and 49 rooms and suites including the Garden Beach Villa at Residence & Spa. Transfer Time 30 minutes by car from Dubai International Airport. Food & Drink Eight restaurants (one exclusive to Residence & Spa guests), five bars (one exclusive to Residence & Spa guests). Child Care KidsOnly Club (age 4 - 11 years). Babysitting available on request.

There’s an array of dining venues including the excellent Indian Nina (Arabian Court) with its modern luxury twist or the opulent Celebrities (The Palace) for special occasions. You can dine at any of the restaurants in resort with the exception of some exclusive facilities at the Residence & Spa. Arabian Court Deluxe Room

Rooms and suites are located on three levels of the Manor House and the Low-Rise Mansions. There are also four Private Beachfront Villas with each villa including grand outdoor shaded seating and dining areas, plus spacious, lush gardens with a private swimming pool. Personalised roundthe-clock service is provided in this area by a team of dedicated hosts. The resort boasts three elegant and stylish restaurants, including STAY by Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno, ZEST and 1O1 Dining Lounge and Bar. Dubai’s latest hip and chic dining lounge venue, is located by the resort’s private marina and offers either Tapas or Mediterranean-style dishes complemented by an open bar featuring a resident DJ on most evenings. For true relaxation and wellness, One&Only Private Spa, comprises nine beautifully appointed individual Spa Suites including one exclusive couple suite, invites guests to unwind with a holistic collection of tailored ESPA Spa experiences within a tranquil retreat set amidst ponds, fountains and open courtyards. Just ten minutes from the world famous Emirates Golf Club and The Montgomerie, Dubai, and 30 minutes away from the other courses, the resort is the perfect place from which to enjoy a golfing break. For the true adventurer, take off into the heart of the desert for a full-day 4x4 desert safari, Bedouin tent dining, a ride on a camel or the chance to surf the sand dunes. Families travelling with children of all ages will be drawn to the KidsOnly programme, with specially designed activities for children such as camel riding, henna painting, belly dancing and sand sculpturing.

Accommodation 34 rooms & suites in the Manor House and 56 rooms & suites in the six Low-Rise Mansions and 4 Private Beachfront Villas. Transfer Time 40 minutes by car from Dubai International Airport. Food & Drink Three restaurants / one bar. Child Care KidsOnly Club (age 4 - 11 years). Babysitting available on request.

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This slick resort comprises of three distinctive properties all with their own unique style and flair. The Palace, Arabian Court and Residence & Spa offer grand Arabian-styled design and sumptuous rooms set in stunning lush palm-fringed gardens by the sea. The exclusive sister hotel One&Only The Palm occupies prime position on the adjacent Palm Island Crescent.

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Dubai There are many restaurants to choose from all with a certain twist ensuring variety from Lalezar with its modern take on Turkish cuisine to the Rib Room, a steakhouse restaurant and bar that showcases the best of traditional meat and grill dining with a superb selection of wines and cocktails. For entertainment you must sample MusicHall, a unique live music experience over dinner and the private 24-seat cinema with daily screenings aimed at both children and adults. If you opt for half board you can also dine at the surrounding Jumeirah restaurants as part of your meal plan.

Accommodation 405 rooms & suites. 38 Royal Residences. Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Dubai International Airport. Food & Drink Eight restaurants / two bars. Child Care Sinbad’s Kids Club and Splash Park (age 4 - 16 years). Babysitting available on request.

Another special highlight is the spectacular Talise spa (8,000m²) which has influences from the Ottoman Empire and a staggering 42 treatment rooms, high-tech gym, three authentic Turkish hammans over two levels and a VIP area. There are many activities to enjoy during your day from a tennis centre, pristine private beach with water sports and a shopping arcade with premium boutiques. Families will enjoy complimentary entrance to the fabulous Wild Wadi water park once per stay, located only a short journey away whilst children will delight in the Kids’ Club with over 50 activities and facilities which include a mini water park, climbing wall and soft play.

Traditional Arabian architecture combines with modern luxury to offer superb accommodation across a choice of rooms and suites at the resort. Mina A’Salam enjoys a waterside location with stunning views from each of its private balconies. Al Qasr translates into ‘The Palace’ and is built to resemble a Sheikh’s summer residence. The summerhouses of Dar Al Masyaf are hidden gems with private arrivals, 24 hour butler service, private pools and courtyards. Within Madinat Jumeirah there is a huge choice of facilities available including an excellent Kid’s Club and complimentary access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark next door, an award-winning Talise spa, a traditional souk with 75 boutique shops, entertainment complex and over 40 world-class restaurants and bars. The sporty can enjoy the health club which features a fully equipped gym, 25m indoor lap pool and squash courts or head to the beach to try water sports including windsurfing, sailing and scuba diving (extra cost). The comprehensive PBI Tennis Centre offers five floodlit hard courts and a variety of tennis programmes for adults and children. Guests can take advantage of all Madinat Jumeirah facilities and leisure activities apart from some of the private facilities at Dar Al Masyaf.

Accommodation 292 rooms & suites at the Mina A’Salam, 292 rooms & suites at Al Qasr and 29 Summerhouses, featuring 283 rooms & suites, at Dar Al Masyaf. Transfer Time 30 minutes by car from Dubai International Airport. Food & Drink 44 restaurants and bars. Child Care Complimentary Sinbad’s Kids Club (age 4 - 12 years) and babysitting available on request.

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Decadent rooms and opulent suites, reminiscent of ancient Ottoman palaces, are very spacious (starting at 40m²) and feature state of the art technology, rich brocades and lavish furnishings. The top notch residences boast additional benefits such as 24 hour butler, separate guest entrance and private beach access.

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Comprising of three stunning hotels; Mina A’Salam, Al Qasr and the very exclusive Dar Al Masyaf summerhouses, this dramatic resort features meandering waterways with traditional boats to transport guests, Arabian towers, lush gardens and a superb 2km stretch of unspoiled beach.

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This grand but compact property resides majestically on the beachfront of the western crescent of the Jumeirah Palm, with stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s skyline.

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Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Oman

This ocean-themed resort based on a mile of pristine beach on the prestigious Palm Island is the height of drama and grandeur. As its name suggests, there is a distinct aquatic theme with spectacular water views from every room, the giant Aquaventure Waterpark - with world record breaking rides - an open-aired marine habitat, The Lost Chambers Aquarium with 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays, Sea Lion Point and a Dolphin Bay.

This vast resort with countless facilities resides in acres of verdant grounds set in a beautifully unspoilt mountainous landscape bordering sandy beaches.

Child Care Atlantis Kids Club (age 3 -12 years), Rush Club for teens (age 13 -18 years), and state of the art Arcade. Babysitting available on request.

The excellent spa village focuses on traditional Chinese philosophies and includes a vitality hydro pool, a herbal steam room, tundra and tropical showers. In addition there are tennis courts, the Al Mazaar Souk, an outdoor amphitheatre and water sports. The Dive Centre offers PADI dive instruction, scuba-diving, snorkelling, dolphin and whale-watching trips. Gourmets will love the vast choice of dining options with over 22 different restaurants including speciality seafood, a relaxed South American and a trendy surf Café. Children can enjoy all manner of activities in the comprehensive Kids’ Club which has an air conditioned indoor and outdoor play area and plenty to do from treasure hunts to Arabian arts and crafts. Older children will love the ‘Adventure Zone’ which is located adjacent to the ‘Omani Heritage Village’ (a cultural centre where little ones can get close to authentic Arabian horses and camels).

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Food & Drink 23 restaurants, bars & lounges.

Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Muscat International Airport.

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There is also an utterly tranquil ShuiQi Spa that allows you to escape into a world of beautiful relaxation in one of its 27 treatment rooms. The resort is truly family-friendly with the Atlantis Kids Club and Club Rush for teens.

Transfer Time 45 minutes by car from Dubai International Airport.

Al Husn is the brand’s signature hotel and children are welcome with some restrictions. Rooms and suites here are arguably some of the largest and most luxurious in Oman and are situated around a central courtyard with palms and fountains. There’s value added perks such as private access to a 100-metre beach and infinity pool, complimentary mini-bar, daily afternoon tea and a pre-dinner cocktails with canapés service. Al Bandar is a deluxe hotel at the heart of the complex centred around a large swimming pool with a peaceful yet family-friendly atmosphere. Al Waha, is the largest and most affordable of the three hotels and its several swimming pools form an oasis incorporating many date palm trees. The 500m lazy river is a fun way to get around and allows you to easily visit different parts of the resort.

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All elements of this hotel are on a super-size scale making it perfect for children and adults who have a sense of fun and adventure. The vast entertainment centre features many boutique shops and numerous awardwinning dining options from the likes of Nobu and Michel Rostang.

Accommodation 1,539 rooms & suites.

Accommodation 180 rooms & suites at Al Husn, 262 rooms & suites at Al Waha and 198 rooms & suites at Al Bandar.

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The accommodation is similarly impressive located in two high towers linked by The Royal Bridge Suite. The two Underwater Suites have to be seen to be believed with underwater views of the Ambassador Lagoon, where you can look out at the marine life and fish from the comfort of your own bed.

The extensive complex comprises three different hotels inspired in design by old Muscat and named Al Husn (The Castle), Al Bandar, (The Town) and Al Waha (The Oasis). It offers the ultimate in amenities combined with the very highest level of Shangri-La service.

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Maldives The dining options here are truly special from Salt, which offers an overwater experience specialising in fresh seafood, to the more relaxed Celsius where you can dine under the stars on a terrace with spectacular ocean views. Raw serves exquisite healthy food conjured up from the freshest local ingredients whilst for a special occasion let the hotel really take care of you with a magical dinner under the stars or on the edge of the ocean reef.

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Acclaimed for its rare underwater beauty and Technicolor coral reefs, the area is home to some of the best snorkeling and diving sites you will find anywhere. Many guests enjoy embarking on a journey around the islands by hopping on a cocktail cruise or a Maldivian Dhoni providing a traditional mode of travel to reach luxury villas or to dine on a secluded island.

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For spa lovers the treatments and relaxation rooms have views of the ocean so you feel like you are in a giant aquarium providing a truly tranquil setting for even the most jaded of visitors. If you are looking for an adventure, why not explore the islands further out with a night aboard a luxury yacht or sail aboard a Dhoni (hand-crafted Maldivian sailboat).

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Culinary tastes are enriched on the islands serving a delightful blend of east meets west cuisine (including mouthwatering seafood) that can be enjoyed on a variety of stunning settings ranging from the privacy of your accommodation to gourmet dining under the stars and private picnics on the beach.

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Flight Time: Approximately 10 hours direct to Malé International Airport (transfers by seaplane or speedboat). Weather: A highly appealing destination that offers an all year round climate with consistent temperatures of 30˚C. The south east monsoon tends to bring more rain and wind during the summer months. Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa or US Dollar Language: Dhivehi, English is widely spoken Time Difference: GMT + 5 hours (Male)

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Accommodation 44 ‘naturally modern’ bungalows and pavilions. Transfer Time 25 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport. Food & Drink Four restaurants / two bars and one underground wine cellar. Child Care Babysitting available on request.

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The accommodation is uber modern with a nod to nature and offers the ultimate in privacy and relaxation. The contemporary bungalows sport private plunge pools, cutting-edge technology such as plasma TV screens, a BOSE sound system and your very own ‘Thakaru’ butler service which is a revelation.

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An idyllic and serene location, it slows you down to make you feel like time is standing still and you can indulge in a once-in-a-lifetime romantic escape or a memorable family holiday. These picture perfect islands provide a feeling of seclusion and total privacy accompanied by outstanding service levels with attentive, gracious staff that will cater to your every wish.

Set within its own private lagoon Huvafen Fushi, part of the prominent Per AQUUM portfolio of properties, is an extremely swish piece of paradise which offers the height of luxury for discerning guests. With dreamlike surroundings, state of the art facilities, and the world’s first underwater Spa, this stylish resort is sure to excite and astound its visitors.

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A stay in the magical Maldives is a holiday you will never forget and certainly never want to end. Referred to as the ‘Teardrops’ of the Indian Ocean, The Maldives is reached only by speedboat or seaplane and forms a collection of ancient coral atolls that boast some of the world’s most stunning marine beauty spots.

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One&Only Reethi Rah North Malé Atoll, Maldives

Located on one of the largest islands in the Maldives, LUX* South Ari Atoll is the perfect destination for families or couples (it’s excellent value for money), providing a serene haven with its stunning natural surroundings, lush tropical vegetation and 4km of pristine beach.

Surrounded by crystal-clear waters, this gorgeous all villa resort is the ultimate in designer-chic.

The Kids’ Club (PLAY) features a whole host of exciting and educational activities with a focus on the surrounding natural habitat, as well as a range of high-energy sports. The Teens’ Club (STUDIO 17) offers loads of activities including local dance and language classes, beach sports activities and exciting adventure trips around the island.

Food & Drink Seven restaurants, one café / six bars and a nightclub.

The food here is divine from the eclectic Reethi Restaurant serving innovative fusion dishes to the modern Japanese Tapasake or Middle Eastern Fanditha.

Child Care Kids Club (age 3 - 11 years) and Teens Club (age 12 - 17 years). Babysitting available on request.

The facilities on offer are outstanding with two tennis courts, snorkeling, an indoor golf simulator, climbing wall, diving, parasailing and dolphin watching or for the ultimate adventure set off on a deep sea fishing excursion. The One&Only Spa will serve to pamper and soothe using the latest range of ESPA personalised treatments, endorsing healing traditions from around the world.

Food & Drink Four restaurants / one bar. Child Care KidsOnly Club (age 4 - 11 years), and OneTribe (age 12 - 17 years). Babysitting available on request.

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With seven restaurants serving authentic island delicacies, the resort serves up culinary triumphs taking influences from Indian, Italian and Japanese dishes.

Transfer Time 25 minutes by seaplane from Malé International Airport.

Transfer Time 75 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport.

For the children the excellent KidsOnly programme is tailored to specific ages and is located in an exclusive area of the hotel complete with its own clubhouse, pools and dining facilities under the expert care of the One&Only Reethi Rah team. Activities such as treasure hunts, beach volleyball and football will have them eager to go back the next day.

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It’s the special touches that really delight guests here, from impromptu family games tournaments, to al fresco cinema screenings under the night sky or stargazing with your very own expert. Facilities around the resort are excellent which include two pools on the sunset side of the island, LUX* Me Spa with 11 garden villas and 4 over-water treatment villas, a world class PADI diving centre, tennis courts and a state of the art gym. The boathouse is the place to be for water sport fanatics where you can dive off a dhoni and enjoy the colourful aquatic life on offer including parrot fish, stingrays and whale sharks.

Accommodation 193 rooms, suites & villas.

Accommodation 128 private villas, 96 Beach Villas & 32 Water Villas.

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With natural Maldivian style décor, choices of accommodation are exceptional, either located directly on the white sands or perched over the sparkling lagoon. Interconnecting and family options are available, as well as alternatives for those looking for the utmost privacy and seclusion.

Accommodation and service are all geared towards providing world-class standards, with private villas discretely fringed along the shore. Depending on whether you opt for water living or prefer to have your feet firmly on dry land you can choose from the Beach Villas surrounded by lush greenery or the Water Villas suspended above the enchanting turquoise lagoon. Contemporary villas are detached and very private as each one is very well spaced out from its neighbour.

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Travelbeam (David A.C. Barker t/a) is a member of ABTA with membership numbers G246X & Y0215. ABTA & ABTA members help holiday makers 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 arbitration scheme available to you if you have a complaint, contact ABTA, 68-71 Newman Street London W1T 3AH, Tel: 020 7637 2444 or www.abta.com.

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Brochure This brochure has been carefully compiled and all reasonable steps have been taken to provide reliable and accurate information. However during the validity of this brochure certain accommodation details and facilities may change or be withdrawn by the accommodation owners or management. Such changes are beyond our control. Every reasonable effort will be made by us to advise you if any facility is not available, but we are unfortunately unable to guarantee that all facilities will be available to you during your stay. Our descriptions represent our honest view and personal opinion of the accommodations and resorts we recommend. However, we make no warranties of any kind, in relation to this brochure including, but not limited to; accuracy, implication of satisfactory quality or suitability for a particular purpose. All content is provided on an “as may be available” basis.

Passports, Visas & Vaccinations Your specific passport and visa requirements, and other immigration requirements are your responsibility. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel because you have not complied with any passport, visa or immigration requirements. Generally, a full ten year passport is required for travel to all destinations for British Citizens (valid for six months from your return date to the UK). Generally all children now require their own passport. If in doubt we recommend that you check with UK Passport Agency www.passport.gov.uk.

Health & Safety Safety standards are set by each country and therefore may not be equivalent to those of the UK and, in some cases, could be lower. We recommend that particular care and caution should be taken with regard to fire safety, balconies, lifts, stairways and swimming pools where local compliance may not be to the British Standard. Many hotels do not have lifeguards on duty and some may have signs indicating that swimming is at your own risk. Please always act responsibly, particularly with children, as the depth and design of swimming pools vary. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with the accommodation safety regulations as soon as you check in. The Department of Health leaflet ‘Advice on Health for Travellers’ is available from the department of health. Your General Practitioner can also provide up-to-date health advice and we recommend that you consult your doctor well in advance before travelling.

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Special Requests Please inform us of any special requests, when you make your booking and we will make every reasonable effort to ensure that your requests are accommodated. Although, as we depend on our suppliers we cannot offer any guarantee that your requirement will be met. We cannot accept any booking that is conditional upon a special request being met.

Room Categories Room category terminology, detailed in this brochure, have not been created by Travelbeam, but are set by each individual hotel or hotel management company. It is therefore inevitable that one hotel’s ‘Deluxe Room’ will differ to another and likewise the term ‘Ocean View’ is often used but this can mean that a room has a partial or side sea-view or full sea-view, depending upon the particular hotel.

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Child Care Many of the hotels we feature in this brochure offer crèche facilities, children’s clubs and baby-sitting services. The standard of these facilities varies from hotel to hotel and we cannot offer any guarantees that recognised qualifications are held or that staff used are English speaking. Crèches and children’s clubs featured in this brochure are under the control of the hotel’s management and we do not accept any responsibility for the health, safety or welfare of any child whilst using these facilities. Please note that not all of these facilities and clubs are free or supervised and their operation may be subject to demand or minimum / maximum numbers.

Dress Code Most luxury hotels expect guests to dress appropriately, in general casual attire during the day and smart casual in the evenings is acceptable. In some of the finer hotel restaurants a jacket and tie is required and during Gala events at special times of the year a dinner jacket may also be required.

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Publication date: 01 January 2016 Edition: Luxury Hotels 2016 One&Only Reethi Rah

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