Can’t afford Tuscany this year? Who cares - instead, head to Puglia with the in-the-know jetset
by Max Opray
Follow in the wet footsteps of renaissance royalty and enjoy the thermal springs of Spa, Belgium's best kept secret. If health spas aren't your thing, try out your luck at the world's oldest casino
The number of spas has boomed in recent years, and the good news is you don’t have to travel far to experience the best - just head for these favourites here at home
Budapest is the spa capital of Europe. Its Turkish baths, palatial Art Nouveau spas and five-star hotel complexes offer swimming, beauty treatments and even games of chess!
Crete, once a magnet for backpackers, now has a selection of luxury resorts offering world-class spa and wellness facilities
With its many ancient monasteries, riverside restaurants and mountain views, the World Heritage city of Luang Prabang is gaining a reputation as a centre for languid luxury
The luxury hotels of Mauritius are a magnet for celebs and honeymooners alike. But which one to go for? Here's half a dozen of the best...
For families who hanker after a tropical archipelago but just can’t stomach the long-haul flight, the Isles of Scilly are ready and waiting
Singapore has a reputation for being strait-laced and worthy of little more than a stopover. But its futuristic skyscrapers, colonial history and street foods make it unmissable in its own right