Category: Hotels

A luxury spa weekend in York

A luxury spa weekend in York

York is a beautiful city and I always enjoy a trip there. It is abundant in stunning architecture, picturesque cobbled streets with interesting and unique shops, great cafes, bars and restaurants, wonderful cultural venues and, of course, the spectacular York Minster. Accommodation in York York is a busy, exciting place and always has attractions and
The 6 best luxury hotels in England

The 6 best luxury hotels in England

Looking to blow half your salary on a few nights in one of the most luxurious hotels in England? We all need a vacation every once in a while, and if you’ve got the money to spend big, you just might be the next client for one of these extraordinary accommodations. If you want a
Top 10 city break hotels

Top 10 city break hotels

The Dorchester, London A visit to The Dorchester on Park Lane will pay homage to a truly classic British hotel whose reputation has been built over 80 illustrious years. The 3 Michelin starred Alain Ducasse Restaurant is a highlight, as is the magnificent and thoroughly English afternoon tea which can be taken daily in The
How about a luxury mud weekend?

How about a luxury mud weekend?

It is widely acknowledged that the properties of mud are beneficial and Luton Hoo hotel is taking this at its worth by introducing a new package combining the great outdoors with indulgent pampering. The Luxury Mud Weekend encourages participants to get their hands dirty and enjoy all that mud has to offer. Over 1,000 acres
Luxury 5 star Lamantin Beach Hotel re-opens in Senegal

Luxury 5 star Lamantin Beach Hotel re-opens in Senegal

With its beautiful private sandy beach, spa, marina, outstanding gourmet cuisine, wonderful staff and delightful rooms set in pretty gardens, the 5 star Lamantin Beach Hotel is considered one of the most luxurious in the resort of Saly 50 miles south of Dakar. Following a devastating fire, the hotel re-opened at the end of last
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
Exploring Porto, Portugal

Exploring Porto, Portugal

If you’re planning a trip to Western Europe, Portugal is a must.  Many tourists opt to head south to Lisbon, but Porto is another option for those looking to explore a hidden gem.  Despite being one of the biggest cities in Portugal, Porto has a quaint and magical quality about it that can only be
Love in London

Love in London

If you’re looking to get away for a last minute romantic city break, look no further than the DoubleTree Westminster which is perfectly situated close to many of the capital’s famous landmarks.  Formerly belonging to Mint Hotels, the property is now part of the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel collection and comes with its own award-winning
Top 10 luxury hotels on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Top 10 luxury hotels on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

As the host of the recently announced 2018 Commonwealth Games, the world’s attention will turn towards Australia’s Gold Coast. It was the 42 kilometres of uninterrupted beach that first drew travellers to the region. However today, while the beach remains as a family favourite, it’s the theme parks, a 24-hour casino and a thriving nightlife
Top 3 luxury, boutique and eco-chic hotels in The Gambia

Top 3 luxury, boutique and eco-chic hotels in The Gambia

The Gambia in West Africa has been a popular destination for many years for seekers of winter sunshine. It is the smallest country on mainland Africa and is surrounded on three sides by its big brother, Senegal, with a small strip of coastline along which a thriving tourist industry has developed. Justifiably known as ‘the
 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
Gourmet Bliss at Heritage Le Telfair, Mauritius

Gourmet Bliss at Heritage Le Telfair, Mauritius

Heritage Le Telfair in Domaine de Bel Ombre, south Mauritius has just launched an all new Gourmet Bliss offer for guests staying on a half board basis at the luxury golf and spa resort between February and September 2012. To the delight of foodies and gastro-holiday lovers, the offer can be used for dinner at
5 ways to après ski in Park City, Utah

5 ways to après ski in Park City, Utah

Arguably as enjoyable as time on the slopes, après ski is an essential part of a luxury mountain getaway. Park City, Utah features après options of every nature, from sophisticated lounges to lively social hot spots. Here are five unique ways to unwind after a day on the slopes in Park City: High West Distillery The ski-in
Top 5 up and coming destinations

Top 5 up and coming destinations

Croatia We’re seeing a real rise in bookings for Croatia, and this must be due in no small part to the emerging presence of impressive design hotels like the dramatic Monte Mulini in Rovinj and the stunning Hotel Bellevue in Dubrovnik. I visited Pula many years ago when it was part of Yugoslavia, and you
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
Aruba's oldest hotel gets a $30 million makeover

Aruba's oldest hotel gets a $30 million makeover

Aruba’s oldest hotel, the award-winning Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa, has now completed an extensive, US$30 million renovation of its three towers. Built in the 1950s, Radisson Aruba was the very first high-rise hotel to open on the island. The renovation took nearly two years and included refurbishing all 355 guest rooms and suites