Discover off-the-grid Ibizan luxury at boutique rural property Can Lluc Agroturismo Hotel

With the Ibiza season about to kick off, it’s a good time to consider your options for a calming recuperation to all that partying! A luxurious antidote to the Playa d’en Bossa action and a great place to chill out after one of the legendary Ibiza openings is Can Lluc Agroturismo Hotel – think restful Continue Reading

10 OF THE BEST LATE EASTER BREAKS

Whether you have two days or two weeks to spare, here are the best last-minuteEaster breaks to book now. Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw’s historic Old Town Square is packed with elegant architecture (iStock) Overlooked for Warsaw and Krakow, university town Wroclaw is the fourth-largest city in Poland and a former European City of Culture. Plus, it’s the perfect size for exploring on foot. Art Continue Reading

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Opens On Vietnam’s Southern Coastline

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort, a 152-room and 61-villa five-star property poised on a beach within easy reach of Ho Chi Minh City, will celebrate its grand opening in April. Heralding a new era for Meliá Hotels International, the resort is the first property to open in southern Vietnam under the Meliá Hotels and Resorts Continue Reading

Construction completes on Hyatt’s Great Scotland Yard Hotel

Hyatt will add the first London property under its Unbound Collection later this year, with the opening of the Great Scotland Yard Hotel. Plans for a hotel on the site of the former Metropolitan Police HQ were originally announced way back in 2012, with the then Morgan Hotels Group (now part of SBE Entertainment Group) planning Continue Reading

‘MOST INSTAGRAMMABLE HOTEL’ IN THE WORLD IS IN THE MALDIVES

The world’s “Most Instagrammable Hotel” is in the Maldives, according to Luxury Travel Advisor magazine.  Despite recent violence and a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago, the title went to the Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas. It offers 80 private pool villas — some on stilts over the water, others on a “pristine stretch of private beach”. Continue Reading

Mauritius: Hotels and spas

With the 50th anniversary of independence in 2018, many of Mauritius’ luxury hotels have undergone extensive refurbishments and include luxury spa facilities. We review a number of the options here. The breadth of treatments and therapies available reflect the mosaic of cultures that have influenced the island over the years. LUX* Grand Gaube A pioneering vision Continue Reading

Taiwan: Far Eastern Plaza

Hotel Overview Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei opened in December 1994 and was comprehensively renovated in 2015, in keeping with the hotel’s elegant surroundings. Situated on the tree-lined Dunhua South Road, the hotel soars 43 storeys above Taipei’s business district and is five minutes from the Taipei World Trade Convention and Exhibition Center, 15 Continue Reading