Follow the sun...
We’ve curated some of our favourite year round destinations that mean warmth and relaxation aren’t out of the question even when you are in the depths of winter. The Middle East, Indian Ocean and Canary Islands offer some wonderful properties and here are a few of our chosen ones. Look closely as some are even offering added value on a stay longer promotion where you receive 20% or more off when you stay 3 nights or longer at participating hotels and resorts. (*subject to availability and booking period validity)
The Ritz Carlton Dubai
A five-star beachfront hotel in Dubai’s elegant Marina district
Discover a beachfront getaway minutes from The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence where five-star luxury is accompanied by an inimitable sense of place. Where white sand beaches, luxury shopping and the picturesque Dubai Marina find balance with a warm, Mediterranean-style hotel outfitted with lush gardens and world-class amenities. Create the escape of your dreams while enjoying the following:
- 294 luxury accommodations, including 193 guest rooms, 60 Club Level rooms and 41 suites, each with a balcony or terrace overlooking the sea
- An exclusive Club Lounge where you can enjoy personalised service and daily culinary presentations
- A waterfront location with access to a private beach, all just steps away from shopping, dining and entertainment
- The Ritz-Carlton Spa featuring 12 treatment rooms, hot and cold plunge pools and the signature Arabian Felix treatment utilizing rosewater, Dead Sea salt and camel's milk
- Nine restaurants and lounges, including acclaimed Asian cuisine at Blue Jade and Bedouin-style outdoor dining at Amaseena
W Dubai – The Palm
Hit escape at Dubai’s most iconic destination
From 349 guest rooms and suites with jaw-dropping views and dreamy amenities to the glow and glamour of AWAY® Spa, this Jumeirah resort hotel escape in Dubai redefines city adventures. Here, you can be in the centre of the action without being the centre of attention. Enjoy exclusive insider access to sizzling W Happenings on the WET® deck and SoBe rooftop, or elevate epicurean encounters at celebrity chef destination restaurants Torno Subito and Akira Back. Soak in the golden Dubai sunshine on the crystalline white sands of the beach – we think it’s the best on the Palm, a private playground for exhilarating water sports or wonderful for just basking in year-round summertime fun.
(**rates may be available on stay longer promotion)
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
An exclusive luxury desert get-away 45 minutes from Dubai
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, Dubai is a private, guest-only oasis nestled among the lush palm groves, emerald canopies and iconic sand dunes of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The hotel offers secluded tranquility and iconic vistas of the sweeping plains and Hajar Mountain massif. Take an unforgettable horse ride, camel trek or nature walk. Join a signature desert safari or practice the distinguished arts of archery and falconry. This 5-star hotel boasts private swimming pools with majestic dune and mountain views and their 42 suites combine discreet refinement with authentic regional antiques, local artifacts and thoughtful nuances.
The St Regis Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi’s Finest Urban Resort
The St. Regis Abu Dhabi effortlessly combines authentic Arabian hospitality with over a hundred years of bespoke St. Regis tradition. The hotel offers direct access to the private Nation Riviera Beach Club, inclusive of a health and fitness centre, kids club and a wonderful renovated swimming pool in addition to its’ sandy beach. Adjacent to Nation Galleria Mall with more than 60 retail shops, a cinema and a variety of entertainment options, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is also in close proximity to the trendy and sophisticated district of Al Bateen, Qasr Al Watan, Emirates Palace and many of the Embassies, Oil and Gas Companies or business institutions of the city. Being a luxury hotel, yet crafting boutique experiences, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is the social epicenter for royalty and luminaries in the art of residential living at West Corniche.
(**rates may be available on stay longer promotion)
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
A Visionary Destination
Overlooking a pristine beach, the cerulean Arabian Gulf and the celebrated Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, this 5-star destination resort presents a serene escape and captivating wildlife just minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and the Saadiyat Cultural District. Boasting the island's preeminent address, they invite resort guests to rejuvenate at Iridium Spa, energize in their luxury indoor lap pool or three outdoor pools, or bask on the private Abu Dhabi beach before dining seaside at one of six destination restaurants and bars. Mediterranean-inspired architecture unites with contemporary interiors and tactile natural materials in the refined hotel rooms and suites, which each boast a private balcony and signature St. Regis Butler service-available any time, day or night. Visit this 5-star hotel in Abu Dhabi for the ultimate luxury getaway.
JW Marriott Mauritius Resort
Revitalise in paradise, with mindful and impeccable service
Recline along the white sandy beach of the legendary Le Morne Peninsula of Mauritius, JW Marriott Mauritius Resort provides idyllic views over the lagoon with a befitting backdrop of Le Morne Brabant Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This resort getaway offers truly immersive experiences and endless recreation activities while discovering a cornerstone away, the iconic 'One Eye' surf spot for kite surfing adventures. Revitalize your mind, body and spirit at the luxurious Pure Spa. Be nourished with a culinary journey in one of five fine-dining restaurants. Experience meaningful moments together for a movie in the private cinema or library. Settle into the warm suites, featuring colonial-inspired decor and premium amenities. Choose one of the beach access suites, steps away from the turquoise lagoon, or the intimate Manor House Spa suites in the heart of the resort for a memorable stay. Timeless luxury in a place where you can be mindful and present - your bucket list spot in paradise.
The Ritz Carlton Abama
A timeless island retreat of natural beauty and endless possibilities
This Canary Island retreat is designed to harness Tenerife's unique climate, offering a holistic experience for guests of all ages. Mastering rest and play, by land and sea, the resort is the ultimate host for rest and relaxation, indulgence, wellness and active travel, consistently delivering with the warmth of service associated with its brand DNA and The Ritz-Carlton standards. Enjoy the following:
459 luxurious Rooms & Suites
A bastion of culinary excellence
Luxury Spa with indigenous therapies
The largest Ritz Kids in Europe
Indoor and outdoor meetings & events space
Central location for land and sea adventures