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  • Family Holidays
  • Luxury Travel Collection
  • Huvafen Fushi
  • Pangkor Laut, Malaysia
  • Trou Aux Biches, Mauritius
  • San Clemente Palace, Venice
  • Las Vegas, USA
  • Kirini Suites and Spa at Oia, Santorini, Greece

Huvafen Fushi

Huvafen Fushi in North Male Atoll of The Maldives is a breathtaking 30 minutes luxury speedboat ride away from Male International Airport. Your 'Thakuru' or personal Maldivian butler will ensure you have a hassle free and sublime holiday and you will no doubt have a magnificently sensual escape into paradise. Set within its very own lagoon, Huvafen Fushi is a naturalists wonderland, where the stunning environment above and below the waterline is an attraction in itself.

The resort offers first class luxury accomodation of beach bungalows; deluxe beach bungalows, lagoon bungalows and ocean bungalows all with fresh water plunge pools also; the beach pavillion and ocean pavillion have their own private pools. Huvafen Fushi offers the Worlds first under-water spa treatment rooms.

Pangkor Laut, Malaysia

Pangkor Laut is a privately owned island and a perfect hideaway for those who want to experienceOne island, one resort - located three miles off the west coast of Malaysia, the lush natural beauty of Pangkor Laut is breathtaking. It is a spectacular and heady mixture of the mystery of the Orient combined with ancient rainforest, all wrapped up in one exclusive and unpretentious private island hideaway. All of this also includes the exquisite white sand crescent of Emerald Bay, regularly ranked as one of the world's top beaches. The Villas are positioned either over water, near the beach or high in the jungle. Spacious and elegantly furnished, choose between Garden, Hill and Beach Villas, or try the exclusive and stylish signature Sea and Spa Villas which stand on stilts over the water.

The choice of fine restaurants offers a superb range of dining experiences including various Asian cuisines, Western-style cooking and seafood. Personalised private dining options are available either on the beach, in private pavilions in the landscaped gardens, or on the terrace of your villa. Adventure lovers can explore the jungle on a guided trek, embark on a sunset cruise, sail away for the day on a sailboat or a large luxury yacht, kayak around the island or learn to cook Asian-style.

The world renowned Spa Village is located in its own private cove on the island. It stretches over four acres between jungle and beach with treatment pavilions, bath houses, Spa huts and pool. Pamper yourselves with sublime treatments from all over Asia.

Trou Aux Biches, Mauritius

If you are after a luxury honeymoon in Mauritius, the all new Trou Aux Biches Resort & Spa should most definitely be on your wish list.

It is due to re-open in November 2010 after a £60 million refurbishment. Set on what is undoubtedly one of the best beaches in Mauritius, the new-look Trou Aux Biches will rival the very best of Mauritius, and that's saying something.

The luxurious all suite accommodation includes 66 beachfront suites each with its own plunge pool, offering honeymooners the ultimate in beachfront accommodation. There will be a choice of six restaurants, two of which are reserved for guests over 12 years. A whole host of land and water sports are complimentary including water skiing and there will be a beautiful Spa by Clarins with six relaxing garden pools.

We are in no doubt that the new Trou Aux Biches will reclaim its spot as Beachcomber's most popular Mauritius honeymoon resorts. There will even be a unique 'chapel' in the branches of a banyan tree for those wanting to get married at the resort - and a guarantee of just one wedding a day. A week costs from around £3,340 to £4,190 per couple on a half-board basis, including flights and transfers.

San Clemente Palace, Venice

Large, generously lighted spaces and delightful nooks, haute cuisine, wellness, pampering, exclusive shopping and much relaxation at its best on the lush island that gave its name to Venice's San Clemente Palace Hotel & Resort. Opened in 2002 and formerly an abandoned island with a rich and varied history, the San Clemente Palace is located in the Venetian lagoon with wonderful views of the city, Giudecca and the Lido. The main building dates from the 17th Century when it was a thriving monastry but the beautiful church with itsfrescoed walls can be charted as far back as 1131.

The imposing main building surrounds four large courtyards and has vast corridors decorated with silk wall coverings, marble and Murano glass chandeliers, four restaurants including Ca' dei Frati with panoramic views and 205 spacious bedrooms furnished in a contemporary style. There is also an elegant bar and a beauty centre with sauna, massage and a fitness room. The beautiful tree filled park has a large summer swimming pool, two tennis courts, a three hole golf course and plenty of space to relax and unwind. The island is 15 minutes from St Mark's Square from where the hotels operates a complimentary shuttle service.

Las Vegas, USA

If you're looking for a honeymoon spot that offers great value, great fun, and great variety, consider Las Vegas - even if you don't gamble. Las Vegas is well-known as a place for wild, spur-of-the-moment weddings. But it's also rated among the top honeymoon spots, with good reason: Thanks to the money spent by gamblers, Las Vegas room rates and food prices are kept relatively low in relation to the city's high quality of accommodations and dining.

If you're not big on glitz and crowds, with a rental car you can drive to places of quiet repose. Twenty miles west of town, Red Rocks is a 13-mile drive through scenic vistas of incredible beauty. Not so long ago, wild burros would graze alongside the highway. You can park at the Red Rocks Visitors Center and learn about the desert environment, then enjoy a picnic lunch at designated spots and do some hiking. Depending on the time of year you go, Las Vegas weather can be very hot. To escape the broiling temperatures, head to the Mount Charleston ski resort area. it's a beautiful drive up to the timber line.

Kirini Suites and Spa at Oia, part of Katikies Hotels. Santorini, Greece

The island of Santorini is the most romantic place for spending your honeymoon. From the picturesque sokakia (small streets) to the strikingly beautiful sunset and the black volcanic rock of the Caldera that has inspired many artists such as the Greek poet Seferis or the composer Vangelis, the romantic island of Santorini is ideal for an unforgettable honeymoon. The luxurious honeymoon suite is truly a wonder. The impeccably chic design combined with the Mediterranean colors and the exquisite furniture create an atmosphere of sheer romance, while the picturesque view of the Caldera offers you the most romantic setting of any honeymoon suites in Santorini.

The bedroom is especially designed for newlyweds providing the new couple with everything they may need, as well as a built-in Jet shower in the bathroom. The honeymoon suite has a private veranda with open air Jacuzzi and breathtaking view. The honeymoon suite is the ideal place to spend the most exceptional days of your life and it promises you a Santorini honeymoon you will always remember.

  • Atlantis, Dubai
  • Le Meridien Limassol Spa and Resort, Cyprus
  • Gran Hotel Bahia Del Duque, Tenerife
  • Gloria Golf Resort, Belek, Turkey
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando, Florida
  • Cotton Bay Village, St Lucia

Atlantis, Dubai

Atlantis is the majestic focal point of Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island that has captured the world's imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity.

From the moment of arrival, you're immersed in a dazzling world of imagination, pleasure and luxury. The resort offers relaxation and thrills for couples and families alike, including a landmark hotel, unique marine habitats, an exhilarating water park, pristine white beaches, world-class cuisine, indulgent spa and cosmopolitan boutiques.

To stay or visit is to live out your dreams amidst warm Arabian seas.

Le Meridien Limassol Spa and Resort, Cyprus

Le Meridien Limassol Spa and Resort is surrounded by lush green, landscaped gardens, enhanced by the vivid blue of the sea.

Boasting a beachfront location this hotel is truly unique and deserving of its world-class status. Follow the winding pathways through stone archways to discover soothing waterfalls and mosaic pools.

Situated along the coast from the town, the hotel benefits from a quiet, peaceful location, offering a complimentary shuttle bus for guests wishing to explore all that Limassol has to offer. With an extensive range of well thought out rooms combined with the superb Penguin Village Kids Club and fully supervised creche, Le Meridien Limassol is an excellent choice for families.

Using both Thalgo and Elemis products, La Spa has been voted 'World's Leading Spa Resort' for three consecutive years at the World Travel Awards. Its indoor/outdoor concept remains unique and the healthy cuisine will compliment any treatment for a totally calming experience.

Gran Hotel Bahia Del Duque, Tenerife

Inspired by a traditional Canarian village, the outstanding Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque features hacienda-style architecture in soft patel colours. This hotel is surrounded by luscious gardens compliented by crystal pools, which lead down to cashmere samds and deep blue waters of the beach of El Duque.

An array of fine restaurants and excellent facilities reflect the level of service and quality which is evident throughout. A choice of rooms provide the ultmate in modern amenities where guests will experience real comfort and luxury. The villas are a wonderful addition to the del Duque and achieve an intimate ambiance while allowing the benefits of the main hotel.

Gloria Golf Resort, Belek, Turkey

Beautifully appointed amid pine forests and at the foot of the Taurus Mountains, the Gloria Golf Resort lies right on the beachfront. Commanding breathtaking views across the sea, the resort boasts an excellent choice of accommodation designed to surpass the needs of couples and families alike.

Two superb 18-hole golf courses lie at the heart of the resort, sure to challenge any golfer, and a range of restaurants offer the finest cuisine from around the world. Perfect for a family holiday, children's clubs and excellent facilities ensure that there is something to make everyone's holiday special.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando, Florida

Explore the riches of Africa at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Many rooms overlook the beautiful savannas, from which you can spot grazing zebra, giraffes and gazelles. The hotel offers a wide range of activities, go on a safari, see animals play at dusk, with the benefit of night vision, and watch handlers feed pelicans and flamingos.

Younger members of the family can even try being junior researchers for a day! Thanks to Simba's Cubhouse, parents can enjoy a night to themselves, safe in the knowledge their little ones are having the time of their lives, with an evening of supervised activities, Disney films and stories around the campfire.

A very special place indeed, the rhythm of tribal drums, the exquisite cuisine, the rich settings and the lure of authentic African treasures, combine to celebrate the beauty and wonders of this vast continent.

Cotton Bay Village, St Lucia

The ultimate in unspoilt caribbean luxury, the Cotton Bay Village is a luxurious hideaway blending a private villa witha top class resort. Nestled in a village style setting on St Lucia's picturesque East coast, the property is set in an expanse of 600 acres of verdant tropical foliage that hems two of the island's best beaches and pristine coral reefs.

Visitors may feel as though they are miles away from anywhere - but the beauty is that you are just minutes away from Rodney Bay with its many shops, bars and restaurants. There is a wonderful sense of community, not to mention a fantastic range of amenities, including a world class spa, fitness centre and well established "The Humming Bird Club" children's centre, making Cotton Bay Village an ideal resort for families.

In total there are 3 children's clubs catering for 0-3 year olds, 3-10 years olds and for teenagers aged 11-16. The younger children can enjoy a wide range of activities such as arts and crafts, nature walks, board games, beach games, shell painting, drawing and singing. "Club 16" for the older children has facilities including table tennis, computers, TV and movies, a pool table and a non-alcoholic cocktail bar and barbecue.

  • Le Saint Geran, Mauritius
  • Sandy Lane, Barbados
  • Las Ventanas al Paraisco, Los Cabos, Mexico
  • Villa San Michele, Near Florence
  • Finca Cortesin, Costa Del Sol
  • Four Seasons Resort, Langkawi

Le Saint Geran, Mauritius

One&Only Le Saint Geran is legendary in Mauritius.  This eminent haven of elegance nestles on the Belle Mare peninsula and is fringed by over a mile of white sandy beaches. This is a place where nothing is understated and as you enter through the stately gates into this exclusive world, you'll see why.  Accommodation is all-suite with private butler service - from the expansive Junior Suites and Ocean Suites (ideal for two adults and two children) with satellite television, DVD/CD player and the finest bed and bath linens the world has to offer, to the fully staffed Villa which is a magnificent retreat for up to six guests.

At One&Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritian influences reign supreme. Originally opened in 1975 and remodeled in 1999, the resort's relaxed and discreet luxury is complemented by service that is attentive, yet unobtrusive. Here, terraced and balconied rooms all face out privately to the Indian Ocean. Under the calm sway of thousands of coconut palms, immaculate gardens run down to the edge of the coral-sand beach, which seamlessly wraps the peninsula for over a mile. The sheltered lagoon provides calm waters for an array of water sports accessible within steps and idyllic for adults and children alike. Deft skills dispense sublime calm and confidence at the spa, a discreet sanctuary with its own private lap pool. The lush Gary Player 9-hole golf course situated in the resort's grounds has its own Golf Academy and clubhouse.

Sandy Lane, Barbados

Continually ranked amongst the best resorts in the Caribbean year after year, here is supreme chic and serene comfort in a glorious setting. A classical Palladian-style interior exudes elegance whilst attentive staff ensures exemplary service. Accommodation is spread between four different wings giving either ocean or garden views.

Choose from oversized rooms with terraces, residential style suites with every modern amenity or for ultimate luxury The Villa at Sandy Lane boasts five ensuite bedrooms, a private courtyard, pool, jacuzzi and dedicated staff.

Equally impressive are the recreational facilities. The spacious spa is another world entirely, offering an irresistible array of treatments in its fourteen treatment suites, each with a landscaped garden or hydrotherapy pool. A swimming pool, tennis amenities, children's facilities and three acclaimed golf courses all vie with the crescent-shaped beach for your attention.

Las Ventanas al Paraisco, Los Cabos, Mexico

As its name implies, Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort, is a window to Paradise.

This is one of the most acclaimed resorts ever, Las Ventanas has redefined luxury and pampering, reaching out with special touches that are the hallmark of refined hospitality. The desert beach resort in Los Cabos captivates its guests with expansive suites, a world-class spa, inspired cuisine and an intoxicating ambiance. Hollywood's hideaway on the Baja peninsula is an utterly sensual resort set on an entrancing white sand beach by the Sea of Cortez.

An enchanting blend of Mediterranean and Mexican architecture captures the desert ambience, the pristine whitewashed buildings housing expansive suites with adobe fireplaces and private telescopes - the ideal accoutrement for whale watching by day or sta-gazing by night.  The Spa Suites are worthy of particular note, having their own spa treatment room, steam room, jacuzzi and a vichy shower.

To top this idealic paradise off, both restaurants benefit from a panoramic view of the pool and the sea and serve a selection of Baja, Mediterranean and Mexican classics.

Villa San Michele, Near Florence

Villa San Michele must be one of the most romantic places in the world. This former monastery, nestled on a hilltop surrounded by trees and terraced gardens, it is just fifteen minutes away from the city of Florence below yet a world away from its teeming bustle.

Dating from the 15th century its facade is attributed to Michelangelo. To step inside is to experience the ethereal beauty and solitude of a renaissance building that is as much a part of Italy's culture as the country's greatest cathedrals and galleries. Here, each visitor is a privileged guest, invited to stroll in the Italian gardens, filled with lemon trees and roses, and savour the superb Tuscan cuisine on the alfresco loggia as if in a private home.

Elegant rooms and suites are individually styled, many retaining original fearures, with Junior Suites enjoying a secluded location overlooking the lovely gardens.  There is also an open-air heated swimming pool which can be enjoyed.

Finca Cortesin, Costa Del Sol

Melding seamlessly into the Andalusian landscape in the foothills of the Casares mountains between Marbella and Sotogrande, ideally located 40 minutes from Malaga airport and 25 minutes from Gibraltar airport, this boutique hotel reflects the traditional style of Spanish fincas with its red clay tiles and white-washed walls.  It boasts lavishly appointed rooms with impressive marble bathrooms and private terrace or garden; Pool Suites offer a plunge pool with magnificent views.

Tapas can be enjoyed alfresco by the pool or indulge in a delicious fusion of Arabic and Asian influences at the Restaurant Schilo where the dishes are prepared in an open kitchen.

Outside are two mosaic-tiled swimming pools, or for golf aficionados the challenges of the championship 18-hole coursedesigned by Cabell Robinson and the lure of the Jack Nicklaus Academy will prove hard to resist.

Four Seasons Resort, Langkawi

An archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, Langkawi is a tropical paradise of lush foliage and dramatic cliffs. Set on Tanjung Rhu, one of the island's best beaches, Four Seasons combines indigenous architecture with gracious service in a resort experience unmatched in Malaysia.  Lagoon Pool Villas and the Presidentail Suites are located on the private eleven-acre, Ile aux Chats island, while the Mangrove Pool Villas, Garden Pool Villas and Private Residences are nestled on the mainland.

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi redefines the spa experience - providing total escapism that paradoxically encourages healing to arise from deep within the self. Four Seasons nurturing and personal care ensure a renewing experience that honours ancient Eastern traditions, while celebrating modern Western sophistication. Couples can enjoy a private outdoor shower or an indoor bath in a celadon soaking tub. The pavilions are secluded, providing guests with utmost peace and tranquillity. In a separate pavilion, guests may practice yoga and meditation.

In addition, each of the Resort's one-bedroom Beach Villas, as well as the Royal Villa, features a private spa room complete with two spa treatment beds, where guests can enjoy our four signature massages - urut melayu, Asian fusion, synchronised massage and foot reflex - in total privacy.

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