Forte Village, Sardinia
Widely regarded as one of Europe’s best family resorts, Forte Village is a collection of hotels and private villas in one stunning location on Sardinia’s sunny southern coast. An air of relaxed, casual friendliness permeates the resort, allowing you to kick back and enjoy your holiday. Each of the accommodation options has its own personality, with elegant bungalows, suites and villas and up to 21 restaurants in high season and activities for all ages and interests.
The resort is perfect for families: set in 47 hectares of lavish gardens, there’s plenty of space to roam and transport is only by golf buggy or bike, allowing children to play freely without the worry of traffic. There are a variety of swimming pools, as well as tennis, go-karting, cycling, golf nearby and a heavenly spa on offer. The sandy beach edges the warm clear waters where the rock-free seabed and coastal winds are a dream for budding sailors and water sports enthusiasts.
Spice Island Beach Resort
Set on Grand Anse Beach, a 2 mile expanse of flawless fine sand and gentle lapping waves, Spice Island is a tasteful low-rise hamlet of sumptuous suites with dramatic ocean scenery and beautiful gardens.
All guest suites showcase bathrooms designed by Philippe Starck and state-of-the-art entertainment systems. Most benefit from direct beachfront access while a select few have private plunge pools or swimming pools with enclosed terrace and are set around the gardens. With attentive proprietor Sir Royston Hopkin at the helm of this magnificent ‘Small Luxury Hotel of the World’, meticulous personalised service is of utmost importance at Spice Island. Its name paying homage to the rich and exotic heritage of Grenada, the resort draws on local influences throughout its architecture and furnishings in an expression of tradition with a generous stroke of elegance.
Sri Lanka - Temples, Traders & Tea Country
1 night in Negombo - A great place to get over a long flight!
2 nights in Sigiriya - Visit the Rock Fortress, Dambulla Cave Temple and take an optional trip over to Minneriya National Park to see the Elephants!
2 nights in Kandy - Sri Lanka's Capital City. Visit the 'Temple of the Tooth relic' and spend some time exploring the city.
2 nights in Koslanda, Tea Country - Take a cooking class or wander through acres of tea plantations with spectacular views!
2 nights Yala National Park - Head out on Jeep safaris to catch a glimpse of Leopards, among other fantastic wildlife!
2 nights in Galle - Visit the famous Fort in Galle, wander around the Old Town or enjoy some downtime on the beach on the south coast of Sri Lanka.
Grand Villa Argentina, Dubrovnik
Sit back on the sun terrace and take in the panoramic views of the Adriatic and the Old Town, or head for Dubrovnik’s cobbled lanes, just a 10-minute walk away. With its own secluded beach and luxury spa, the Grand Villa Argentina is a prestigious coastal hotel benefiting from the nearby cultural treasure trove of Dubrovnik’s attractions.