Posts Tagged ‘resort’

Join marine experts in Indonesia

Join marine experts in Indonesia

Misool Eco Resort, the exclusive dive centre in Indonesia, has invited marine experts Dr. Gerry Allen and Dr. Mark Erdmann to speak to guests about the marine biodiversity of Raja Ampat at the resort in February. (more…)

Get a closer look at ‘Ocean Giants’

Get a closer look at ‘Ocean Giants’

Anybody watching Ocean Giants (BBC1; Sundays 9pm) at the moment will be captivated by the lives of whales and dolphins, and will no doubt be wondering where they can see them for themselves. (more…)

Ski resort opens in Slovakias High Tatras Mountains

Ski resort opens in Slovakias High Tatras Mountains

Slovakia’s ski seasons starts this weekend with the opening of the Strbske Pleso resort in the High Tatras Mountains near the border to Poland.

Despite being a member of the Euro-zone, Slovakia is one of the most affordable destinations this season and the resort’s high altitude (1,840 metres) means snow is almost guaranteed from December to April. (more…)

Caribbean resort offers free-diving lessons with world champion

Caribbean resort offers free-diving lessons with world champion

Luxury Caribbean resort Amanyara are giving guests the opportunity to dive with one of the world’s best female athletes this February.

The resort, which is situated on the tranquil island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos, has invited free-diver and world record holder Tanya Streeter to host complimentary sessions with guests. (more…)

St Regis Bora Bora Resort reopens after post-hurricane revamp

St Regis Bora Bora Resort reopens after post-hurricane revamp

The St Regis Bora Bora Resort in French Polynesia reopened yesterday after it was forced to close due to hurricane damage.

The legendary paradise retreat – which featured in our Gold List 2010 – suffered extensive damage to its 101 luxury beach- and over-water villas when Cyclone Oli ripped through French Polynesia in February this year. (more…)

Spectacular Nicaragua

Spectacular Nicaragua

Visitors to Nicaragua usually head straight for the buzzy, colonial city of Granada and its archipelago of colourful little islands. Those who make it further south to Rivas on the Pacific coast are probably bound for dramatic Isla de Ometepe, a little island in Lake Nicaragua with astounding coned volcanoes. (more…)

Mandarin Oriental plans a new Bodrum hideaway

Mandarin Oriental plans a new Bodrum hideaway

Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula will be the destination of a major new Mandarin Oriental ‘hideaway’ luxury resort to open in 2014.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, will be located on a 60 hectare waterfront site on the northern side of the peninsula, at ‘Cennet Koyu’, offering panoramic views over the Aegean Sea. (more…)

Thailand welcomes its first Westin resort

Thailand welcomes its first Westin resort

The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa – the first Westin property in Thailand – opened this week on the east coast of Phuket.

“As the first Westin resort in Thailand we are proud to offer services and facilities that enhance guest wellness and provide a sanctuary so they can renew their mind, body and soul,” says Greg Findlay, General Manager. (more…)

Location, location, location

Location, location, location

The best of Vietnam is, in many ways, showcased in Hoi An, with its laid-back riverside cafes, colonial architecture, ornate temples, outlying patchwork of rice paddies and sandy beach. (more…)

Caribbean boutique resort launches children’s adventure

Caribbean boutique resort launches children’s adventure

Caribbean boutique resort Montpelier Plantation has introduced a brand new family program to their cast-away experience.

The resort, nestled away on the tropical island of Nevis, has designed the Little Guest scheme to encourage children to explore their surroundings while giving parents a well-earned rest. (more…)

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