Category: Hotels

Short stay: Bay Tree Hotel, Broadstairs, Kent, UK

Short stay: Bay Tree Hotel, Broadstairs, Kent, UK

High on Broadstairs’ Eastern Esplanade, looking down on Stone Bay’s white cliffs and golden beach, The Bay Tree Hotel has stunning views. The name comes from a bay tree flourishing in the back garden that is probably Kent’s oldest and largest specimen. After a lengthy £1 million renovation this 10 room boutique red brick hotel,
5 intimate properties from the Cheval Blanc collection

5 intimate properties from the Cheval Blanc collection

Celebrating a delicate alchemy between tradition and innovation, local architecture and timeless elegance, the Cheval Blanc Maisons blend bold design and contemporary inspirations with local craftsmanship. Since the opening of its first Maison in 2006 to the most recent last September, Cheval Blanc has developed a collection of five unique properties with an unparalleled sense
New luxury adults-only hotel in Jamaica

New luxury adults-only hotel in Jamaica

H10 Hotels has opened its second luxury hotel in Jamaica. The Ocean Eden Bay is a newly-built five-star resort in Jamaica for adults only luxury holidays. Located on the seafront at Coral Spring, with access to a spectacular white sand beach and turquoise water, it is adjacent to the Ocean Coral Spring resort that the
6 things to look out for in Okinawa in 2022

6 things to look out for in Okinawa in 2022

Japan’s southernmost prefecture, Okinawa, comprises 160 subtropical islands boasting a year-round warm climate comparable to Hawaii, Miami and Cancun. Just 3 hours by air from Tokyo and blessed with incredible natural beauty, from lush forests to crystal blue waters with abundant coral and golden sands, Okinawa is perfect for beach lovers and sport enthusiasts alike
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5 reasons to visit Tohoku once Japan re-opens for tourism

Tohoku, the historically-isolated northern Japanese region, will be among the best places for international travelers to visit, especially for spiritual and natural adventures, once Japan reopens for tourism. Written about by legendary haiku poet Matsuo Basho in his masterpiece travelogue “Oku no Hosomichi” in 1702, Tohoku has been known in Japan since ancient times for
5 fab reasons to visit Anguilla in 2022

5 fab reasons to visit Anguilla in 2022

Nestled in the northern Caribbean is the alluring island of Anguilla, a picture-perfect paradise with a relaxed pace and the warmest of welcomes. The under-the-radar Caribbean gem has been named one of the top 10 countries to visit next year, by global travel authority, Lonely Planet, but there are many other reasons for sunseekers to
Why De Hoop Nature Reserve, near Cape Town, should be on your radar

Why De Hoop Nature Reserve, near Cape Town, should be on your radar

De Hoop Nature Reserve, just three hour’s drive from Cape Town, on the southernmost tip of Africa, is somewhere that should be on every nature lover’s radar. This is a protected haven of sand dunes, long white beaches, beautiful mountains and 70km of spectacular, pristine coastline, where whales breach and play. Inland, away from the
Top 5 festive hotels where Scotland starts

Top 5 festive hotels where Scotland starts

For some people Christmas and the festive season is the most wonderful time of the year to spend with family and friends from near and far. Whilst grandparents can enjoy the often rare opportunities in these modern and increasingly digital times to interact with their grandchildren in person and play with them some real board
The 5 best luxury hotels in Singapore

The 5 best luxury hotels in Singapore

It’s fascinating to see how a nation like Singapore came to be in the heart of Southeast Asia. Thanks to the goals and aspirations of its people. New experiences emerge daily, and foodies, explorers, and socializers all come together in this world of infinite possibilities. Last year, Singapore drew more than 17 million foreign visitors.
6 of the best and most luxurious places to stay in Cape Town

6 of the best and most luxurious places to stay in Cape Town

Cape Town, what’s not to Love about this beautiful city? The magic combination of picturesque ocean views and a spectacular mountain backdrop. With its incredible natural beauty and endless places to explore, you could be a tourist in this city 365 days a year. Cape Town has garnered numerous awards and accolades over the years
Jungle Bubble Lodge for families at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

Jungle Bubble Lodge for families at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

In 2019, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Northern Thailand introduced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for travellers to spend the night observing majestic elephants in their natural habitat while staying in unique transparent Jungle Bubbles. Now the luxury resort is giving families and small groups of friends the inimitable opportunity to revel in this
Santa-inspired suites from IHG Hotels & Resorts and Coca-Cola

Santa-inspired suites from IHG Hotels & Resorts and Coca-Cola

IHG Hotels & Resorts has teamed up with the real magic of Coca-Cola to give the ultimate gift this holiday season: travel and togetherness. Starting on Monday, travelers and locals alike will have a chance to stay in a one-of-a-kind, Santa-inspired suite that brings all the magic of the holiday season at InterContinental New York
The 5 best family resorts in the Maldives

The 5 best family resorts in the Maldives

While most of us may think of the Maldives as an archipelago created by a higher force with the sole purpose to entertain newlyweds, HNWI’s and wealthy retired couples, it is actually one of the best family destinations out there. Great weather year-round, incredible marine life, a plethora of luxurious resorts making sure everyones wishes
Luxury volunteer vacation Costa Rica

Making the holidays meaningful

Thanksgiving has been and gone, and the holiday season is almost upon us again. For many of us, 2021 was better than 2020, but still not a stellar year, and with Omicron, the next few weeks may be tough – my heart goes out to those in Southern Africa, and to all who have lost
Hyatt Place Kathmandu - Hyatt's second hotel in Nepal

Hyatt Place Kathmandu - Hyatt's second hotel in Nepal

Hyatt Place Kathmandu, the second Hyatt-branded hotel in Nepal, has opened, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. It is located in the lively city of Kathmandu, set in a valley surrounded by the beautifully scenic Himalayan mountains. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal,
New to Hungary: Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel

New to Hungary: Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced the addition of Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel to its portfolio, a debut in Hungary and a continuation of the brand’s European expansion. Situated in the heart of Budapest, one of the most unique and fascinating capital cities of Europe, the opulent property is an architectural ode