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South Africa has been in the spotlight recently for the 2010 World Cup - but it also deserves celebrating for its fantastic spa retreats. Here are my tried-and-tested personal top three ... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Manchester
Manchester more than lives up to the 'hedonistic party town' hype, but the city also has much to offer in the daytime. Read this guide to learn more about Manchester's lesser-known sober side...... read more »
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5
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If you're looking for the perfect honeymoon destination, it's hard to top the Seychelles, where the beaches are drop-dead gorgeous and the seas really are as turqoise as the brochures promise... read more »
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5
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Europe is bejewelled with famous, historic hotels, but which ones really deserve their reputation for winning style, undiminished elegance and exceptional service? Here are six still worth the journey... read more »
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5
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Forget Majorca's package-holiday image - the island's capital, Palma, makes a decidedly chic choice for a short break, with a lovely old town, great bars and restaurants, and even a crowd-free beach... read more »
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5
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From brave little trains tunnelling through the mountains of Norway to luxurious vintage carriages trundling east to Istanbul, Europe is criss-crossed with romantic railway rides... read more »
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5
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Destination: Jamaica
On the north coast of Jamaica, in Oracabessa, there are lots of villas fringed by lush gardens with a private beach. This one, called Goldeneye, is special. It's where Ian Fleming wrote the 007 books... read more »
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4.5
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The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia (Cephalonia) is the crown jewel among the surrounding gems of Corfu, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kythira, Zakynthos and Paxos... read more »
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4.5
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Bloomfield Lodge, hidden away in the rainforest of Far North Queensland, is the perfect destination to relax and unwind. Remote yet luxurious, it’s also a base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef... read more »
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4.333335
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Destination: Barbados
In Barbados,the people are so friendly, the crime rate so low, the places to stay so incredible and the food so sensational, why waste a week going anywhere else? It couldn't compare... read more »
#11/54
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4
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On a Kenyan safari, barefoot luxury and expansive views go hand-in-hand with the thrill of the chase... read more »
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4
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Destination: Havana
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Havana's historic centre is the atmospheric place to stay in the Cuban capital – just don't count on a room with a view... read more »
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4
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Destination: Manihi
Trip type: Beach, Honeymoon, Romance
Manihi in French Polynesia is a unique combination of the idylls of pure escapism: a largely undeveloped tropical paradise, but gilded with a touch of unassuming luxury that makes it hard to resist... read more »
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4
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Destination: Maldives
At the luxurious Huvafen Fushi in the Maldives, water is everywhere. From stilted villas, plunge pools and an underwater spa to stingray feeding times and snorkelling in the lagoon, it's hard to avoid... read more »
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4
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Destination: Abu Dhabi
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Spa
Got a hankering for an offbeat luxury getaway in the Middle East? Then head for Abu Dhabi's Sir Bani Yas Island, where a curious combination of attractions awaits lovers of wildlife and pampering... read more »
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4
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Destination: St-Tropez
Trip type: Beach, Short Break, Spa
The perennially chic resort of St Tropez, in the south of France, is not so much about a sea view, more about how and where to see and be seen... read more »
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4
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Destination: Baden
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break, Spa
A town for all seasons - a break in Baden is a unique alternative to neighbouring Zurich... read more »
#18/54
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4
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Destination: Las Vegas
Don't chuck your hard-earned cash away. Avoid over-priced meals, find free drinks, and save your money for your buy-ins... read more »
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4
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Scotland has no shortage of luxurious hotels - but here, after careful consideration, are the ultimate retreats that are guaranteed to impress... read more »
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4
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Destination: Paris
Seeking a romantic getaway? Look no further than Paris, city of lights, love and seriously swanky hotels... read more »
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