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We all love a bit of luxury, but there is so much more to making a hotel really memorable. I recently asked 5 well-respected travel bloggers what were their favourite luxury, boutique or eco chic hotels. They replied with a very interesting mix, from the ultimate in luxury to something a little more unusual.
The Soneva Fushi Resort is an idyllic, desert island hideaway with perfect white sand beaches lapped by crystal clear, aquamarine waters. Located in the Baa Atoll, the Maldives’ only UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Soneva Fushi a truly stunning resort, with a wonderful range of luxurious beachside villas, some with private pools, as you can see for yourself in this 360 virtual tour of Soneva Fushi by Ron Arnoldussen, FOTOGRAFIE 360.
Travelling the world can really take its toll on a frequent jetsetter, with endless queues and layovers in airports. Fortunately, there are places where comfort and luxury are at the heart of the world’s busiest airport terminals. Here are three of our favourite luxurious airportsfrom around the world.
In an unspoilt corner of Turkey (while the rain still falls and the gails still blow here in the UK) the first wild spring flowers are transforming the fields into brightly coloured carpets, white almond blossoms look glorious against the clear blue skies and temperatures are already approaching 20 degrees.
Holidaying in a ‘green’ way used to mean camping in a field surrounded by cow manure. How times have changed! The emergence of eco-chic holiday homes means that now you can play your part, respecting the planet, whilst relaxing in comfortable or even luxurious surroundings. Here’s five of our favourites…
It may be cold, wet and windy here in the UK but there’s plenty of winter sun to be found elsewhere and it’s not as far away as you think. The Gambia, known as the smiling coast of Africa, is less than a 6 hour flight away.
We’ve picked out 3 of our favourite hotels, in this colourful West African country, and teamed them with our favourite beachwear from Beach Cafe…
A mini guide, for the readers of Boutique Travel Blog, introducing some wonderful wines from the USA, written by Anna Von Bertele, wine specialist at Roberson Wine, of London.
In the sacred forest of Makasutu, you will find a hidden oasis – the perfect place to escape the world, relax and unwind. With just 9 lodges, at many times, it will feel as if you have this magical setting all to yourself.
Sardinia, is a very romantic island, with dramatic mountain scenery, glorious beaches, a fascinating culture steeped in folklore, delicious cuisine and warm and welcoming people, as I found out for myself on a recent assignment. Just before my visit I became engaged and, even though we are not planning on getting married for a while, on seeing so many wonderful hotels, my mind did, on the odd occasion, turn to thoughts of honeymoons. In fact, I saw quite a few lovely hotels that would be ideal for a romantic escape.
Having opened just last year, this small boutique hotel is sure to prove popular. With just 5 double bedrooms plus 1 suite and with no children allowed, it is a serene oasis in the colourful country of The Gambia. The Austrian owners left their careers in publishing to build their dream home with a small, family run hotel attached, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and they invite you to share their dream with them.