Lifestyle Choices: Beach | Family | Hide & Chic | Romance | Spa
Soneva Fushi Maldives is a luxurious deliberately understated resort, wonderfully natural and simple elegance. The original “ no news – no shoes “ hide and chic resort in the Maldives, frequently copied but never bettered. It s located n the Baa Atoll, 30 minutes by seaplane ( daylight hours only ) from Male. One of the largest islands, 1400 m long by 400 m wide, wonderfully tropical with lush vegetation and soft sand beaches.
The Skiathos Princess is lush & green, with several super golden sand beaches. It is the largest of the Sporades Island and one of the few that is inhabited. It still retains a very natural, deliberately simple style that makes it a rather pleasing contrast to the ultra sophistication of the islands further south. The Skiathos Princess is probably the most established and popular of the few resort hotels, beautifully located on a long sand beach with a pine forest backdrop. Family owned and managed, with great attention to detail and personalised service. The airport is 20 minutes, Skiathos Town 10 minutes drive.
Ikos Oliva is a new deluxe all inclusive hotel, due to open in May 2015. Located at the northern tip of the first finger of the Halkidiki Peninsula, 35 minutes from Thessalonki Airport. Built on an extensive 22 acre olive tree plantation leading down to an extensive sandy beach. A traditional village is just a short walk away.
Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona is one of the most famous and acclaimed resorts in Southern Spain, particularly known for its high service levels and sub-tropical gardens. The design style is traditional Andalusian, with terracotta walls, usually decorated with unique works of art from around the region. Malaga airport is 50 minutes drive, the international resort of Marbella 20 minutes, and the attractive village of Estepona a 5 minute walk.
The Andaman Langkawi is a superior first class hotel, with a superb totally tropical location on the north coast of Langkawi. You have dense prehistoric rain- forest on three sides, leading down to a mile of soft sand beach front. The airport is 35 minutes drive away. The hotel is part of the Starwood Luxury Collection.
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi is a family friendly first class hotel, designed in a traditional Malay Village style, with Kampong (Village) houses. Located on the popular Cenang Beach, with over a mile of soft sand and generally gentle waves. The airport is just 10 minutes drive away.
Columbia Beach Hotel is an attractive first class hotel with good all round appeal for all the family. Located on a quiet bay, half way between Limassol and Paphos. The nearest airport is Paphos which is 35 minutes away, Larnaca Airport is 50 minutes. The hotel design is traditionally Cypriot, with attractive use of stone and wood.
The Lone Pine Hotel Penang is a contemporary styled boutique focused hotel, located on the popular Batu Feringgi beach. In fact it was one of the very first resort properties to be built in Penang, but it has now been totally transformed into a quality hotel with the focus on personalised attention. The airport is 55 minutes drive away, Georgetown 35 minutes.