A new destination for us. Initially just a toe-in the-water approach with just one hotel featured, the deluxe rated Radisson Blue & Spa located just north of Dubrovnik. We shall be adding a few additional hotels within the Dubrovnik region within the next month.
Croatia is known for its crystal clear Adriatic waters, numerous cove bays and off shore islands – there are apparently almost a thousand stretching from the northern border with Slovenia down to Montenegro in the south. Inland you have pine covered mountains and traditional villages.
Cyprus is a pleasant island that -despite increased tourism- still has many quieter villages and resorts, perfectly emphasised by the three hotels we have selected. All are part of the Thanos family, known throughout the region for their innovation and traditional hospitality. All three offer very different resort experiences. Flight time from UK is approx 4 hours.
France is ultra sophisticated yet at the same time authentically French. A short 2 hour flight from London to Nice makes it a popular retreat, especially for long weekends. As an alternative to air travel, also consider Eurostar to Paris and then high speed rail link south.
Greece is truly a fantastic country, with superb resorts, a combination of contemporary styles and classic designs. History of course, with Athens well worth two or three days, if your time permits. Delightful beaches and traditional villages. And without doubt some of the most hospitable and friendly people.
Most of the resort hotels close at the end of October and start reducing facilities from mid October onwards, as occupancy decreases. Equally in May, hotel facilities are opened gradually, depending on occupancy, usually fully operational by mid June.
The Puglia region has a proud traditional style, with the emphasis more on agriculture than the heavy industries found elsewhere – well over half of the olive oil produced in Italy comes from this area, plus you will find some of the very best wines. It has a rugged charm that will appeal to the lovers of the real Italy wanting to escape the British influence of Tuscany. Flying time from UK to Bari or Brindisi Airport will be just under 3 hours.
All of our resorts are located in the Algarve, a 130 mile long stretch of beach running along the southern coastline from the Atlantic through to the border with Spain. Known for its whitewashed Moorish influenced villages, ochre coloured cliffs, golden sand, turquoise waters and some of the finest golf courses in Europe. Flying time from London is just over 2 hours.
Spain attracts the most British tourists, as well as a huge number who have decided to make Spain their permanent residence. It is a country with fantastic contrasts and maybe a few contradictions, which make it even more interesting. Openly hedonistic in some areas, proudly conservative in others. Wonderful culture and lifestyle.
From the UK to mainland Spain and Mallorca is just over 2 hours, and to the Canary Islands about 4 hours.
A unique, almost lunar landscape, with jet black volcanic soil, jagged rocks and cliffs, white washed houses and a few golden sand beaches.
Highly individual and attractive, but in a Barbra Streisand way. It is these contrasts that make the island highly individual and interesting. It’s well worth exploring with mountain pass roads, delightful villages and a charming capital, Arrecife.
One of the most attractive and exotic destinations, with a wonderful mix of culture, entertainment and value. We concentrate on the resort areas of Bodrum, Gocek and Maris – all located on the south west coast, and can also include Istanbul on request.
The flying time from the UK is approximately 4 hours.
Mediterranean and North Africa – The turquoise waters of Greece and Turkey, the authentic charm of Southern Italy. Visit the South of France for gastronomy delights, or Spain and its islands for colourful vibrancy and contrasts. The superb beaches of the Algarve. Then in Morocco experience a melting pot of exotic cultures.
All are just a short 2 to 4 hours flight from the UK.
the proud capital of the North. A city rich in culture and contrasts, emphasised by Greek Orthodox churches, Ottoman Mosques and Jewish Synagogues. Bustling traditional markets and a vibrant water front. The largest student population in Greece, so the city has a lively café vibe, plus the food is regarded as some of the very best in the region, again reflecting the various influences that make up the diverse population. Visit the large Aristotleous Square and just spend a hour or two “people watching “ or walk down Mitropoleos Street which has the main shops.
The Almyra is smart and contemporary; romantic and trendy, yet at the same time it has family friendly sections. Bright, white and stylish… Adjacent to the Annabelle hotel.
The airport is 20 minutes drive, the lively resort town of Paphos just a few minutes walk along the sea front promenade.