Category: Spain

The top 5 activities on a luxurious stag party in Barcelona

The top 5 activities on a luxurious stag party in Barcelona

Your best mate’s stag party should be a time of extravagance and luxury. Treat him to one last weekend of freedom by planning a getaway to one of Europe’s most majestic cities. Where other than Barcelona can you find so many glamorous clubs and gorgeous women? Your gang will be tempted from all directions with […]

Las Vegas takes gold as top holiday destination for Team GB athletes

Las Vegas takes gold as top holiday destination for Team GB athletes

Official London 2012 airline partner British Airways has asked a number of Team GB and Paralympics GB athletes about their holiday plans post September 2012. Far from having a relaxing break, the results showed that many of the athletes will be seeking sun and fun, following weeks and months of gruelling schedules. Nearly a third […]

5 of Europe's best waterparks

5 of Europe’s best waterparks

If, like me, you have young boys, you’ll know that a family day out at a top waterpark is hard to beat.  Whilst many of the world’s best waterparks are in the United States, there are still a number of gems to be found on the other side of the Atlantic.  Here we share with […]

The Andalucian harvest: sherry, sweet wine and a very good time

The Andalucian harvest: sherry, sweet wine and a very good time

So you’ve done the tour of French vineyards and you’re looking for something new, or perhaps you’ve been to and done the Tuscan wineries and you want a different take on the grape scene.  Andalucia makes for a surprisingly sophisticated harvest experience; and let’s face it, la fiesta is in the Spanish blood so it’s […]

The life of luxury in Marbella

The life of luxury in Marbella

When someone says “Costa del Sol” the mind flashes to crowded beaches, of hundreds and hundreds of tourists flocking from sun-starved countries just to clamour for a few square-inches of beach. Since the massive tourism boom in the area, many a coastal town in Andalusia has swelled in size and great concrete colossi have grown, […]

Top 5 party getaways for those seeking serious Summer fun

Top 5 party getaways for those seeking serious Summer fun

While traversing the continent this summer, I find that intercontinental travel in Europe (and especially in the Eurozone) is relatively cheap and easy even at the level of luxury at which you’re accustomed. Between Eurail passes and relatively inexpensive airfare, you can cover the whole of Europe during the course of an extended vacation. When […]

Top tips for luxury east of Malaga: the Andalusian anti-glitz alternative

Top tips for luxury east of Malaga: the Andalusian anti-glitz alternative

With the best climate in Europe and hundreds of miles of Mediterranean coastline, it’s little wonder that the Costa del Sol became such a popular destination for European sun-seekers. Some will lament the nature-spoiling megalopolis of tourist towns that grew together along the coast, though Marbella and Puerto Banus continue to attract the economic elite. […]

Luxury Ibiza - from party to pamper

Luxury Ibiza – from party to pamper

Ibiza is one of the most popular summer party spots on the planet, and also one of the most luxurious. If you want to enjoy a tailor-made holiday on the island this year, why not get an expert concierge service on board to plan things for you? These kinds of services go hand-in-hand with luxury […]

Fine dining in Gran Canaria

Fine dining in Gran Canaria

When going on holiday on Gran Canaria you’re going to expect the best of the best. The super red status of the resort all year around means that you have the most glorious weather and the premier beaches which were imported especially – yes you read that right, sand from the Sahara and Coral from […]

Spain's next top 3 hotels

Spain’s next top 3 hotels

The world has long been aware of the bountiful delights on offer across Spain, be it those glorious beaches, the world renowned Spanish cuisine or the overwhelmingly diverse choice of holiday activities. One part of the Spanish holiday experience that is often undersold, however, is the choice of accommodation, with all-inclusive resorts remaining a firm favourite amongst budget-conscious […]

Top 10 European holidays for 2012

Top 10 European holidays for 2012

Blue Palace Resort & Spa, Crete Elounda’s Blue Palace is part of the Luxury Collection of resorts and boasts a world class Thalasso Spa and over 140 room types with private pools all with sea views. The location is a star too, with a delightful private beach, crystal clear waters and soaring coastal vistas over […]

Suite of the week: Modernista Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona

Suite of the week: Modernista Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona

Suite name: Modernista Paseo de Gracia Agency: ChicRoom Barcelona Size of accommodation: 150 sq m Cost per night: from €760 What makes it special? Views over the modernist avenue Paseo de Gracia, original modernist elements from 1906 and its private spa. This 150m2 apartment has two rooms with one bathroom with chromo therapy system and […]

 Top 10 new luxury hotels for 2012

Top 10 new luxury hotels for 2012

Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives Having opened in December 2011 Jumeirah Vittaveli is already gathering outstanding reviews and it’s little wonder with the Beach Villa lead-in room types spanning an interior of a whopping 184 sq m. It’s space, comfort and luxury all the way as each villa comes with its own private L-shaped swimming pool with […]

Win a luxury holiday on Lanzarote!

Win a luxury holiday on Lanzarote!

A Luxury Travel Blog has teamed up adults-only-holidays.com, the first professional website dedicated to the sale of children free hotels, to offer you a the opportunity to win a 7 night stay at the B&B for 2 adults at the five star Hotel Villa Vik on the island of Lanzarote. This beautiful hotel is nestled […]

The top 25 luxury hotels in the world

The top 25 luxury hotels in the world

Tripadvisor has once again published its Travellers’ Choice awards – this time for 2012.   The top 25 hotels in the worldwide luxury category are as follows: 1. Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo – Chiyoda, Japan 2. Hotel Imperial Vienna – Vienna, Austria 3. Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena – Soto del Barco, Spain 4. La Casa […]

Spanish nightlife

Spanish nightlife

Spain is known for its fantastic nightlife: staying out late, eating tapas, going to clubs and bars, socializing with friends until the early hours of the morning. Stores and businesses may close at a normal hour, but the rest of the city comes alive with an energetic vibe late at night. It doesn’t matter whether […]

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