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A relaxing all-inclusive stay at a five-star lagoon-laced resort by the beach in Kos, with all travel, a thalassotherapy experience and welcome perks included
As well as direct beach access, the relaxing Grecotel Kos Imperial Thalasso comes complete with lagoon pools, waterfalls, a lazy river and a wonderfully tranquil spa, which boasts a thalassotherapy pool, open-air whirlpool, sauna, steam rooms and more. Beauty treatments are also here, and there’s a fitness center here too.
Head to The Lagoon for views over the water and delicious Mediterranean cuisine, whilst The Pavilions is on hand for a refined, a la carte experience. Pirates of the Aegean is set right by the beach, so you don’t have to leave the sands for a snack, and there’s a beach bar here too.
Enjoy the resort’s plethora of activities, which include a range of watersports, scuba diving, tennis, trekking, aerobics and more. There’s also a mountain biking centre nearby, so you can easily explore the area on two wheels.
A restful break near Lake Bled, with renowned food and a well-stocked wine cellar – includes half board, use of the sauna and pool, boat rental and all travel
Idyllic Lake Bled views are a defining feature of Hotel Triglav Bled, a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice pick among the top 10 small hotels in Slovenia. Breathe in fresh air and a scene worthy of a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, featuring Lake Bled’s romantic island overlooked by lush green mountains.
The hotel’s interiors are adorned in antiques re-telling stories of times gone by, and they’ll even let you tinkle the ivories of their (almost) centenarian piano. Throughout the hotel’s rooms, bright, neutral hues are complemented by carefully chosen artwork and antique furniture – yet, modern conveniences are in no short supply.
Hotel Triglav Bled’s expert massage therapists are professionally trained and have a minimum of five years’ experience. Elsewhere, a Finnish sauna, relaxation room and reading room provide peaceful spaces to unwind in.
Restaurant 1906 – awarded five stars by the Slovenian national press – prides itself on delivering innovative dishes with a touch of nostalgia. High-quality seasonal and mostly local farm ingredients go into food inspired by the natural surroundings. Although it’s unlikely you’ll get through all 150 labels, the hotel’s professional sommelier can guide you on your journey through a diverse landscape of local wines.
Escape to a five-star, all-inclusive seafront adults-only hotel on Playa Paraíso, near Playa del Carmen – includes all travel, butler service and a suite stay
With jungle on one side of you and the twinkling waters of the Caribbean Sea on the other, this effortlessly luxe five-star resort on the Riviera Maya couldn’t get dreamier even if it tried. Whatever your preference, the waters are sure to be calling your name – bask in the warmth of the ocean, laze in one of three pools or relax in the Turkish and Roman baths.
Restaurants on offer include Italian, Japanese, Surf & Turf, raw food bars and more and you’ll have your pick of drinking spots too; from the mixology bar to the theatre bar and the cigar bar to the beach bar, there’s more than enough options on offer to keep you well and truly satiated all holiday long.
Entertainment is the name of the game here; try your hand at diving at the PADI dive centre on site, sail across the sea in a catamaran, or join in with a game of water polo. If you prefer to stay dry, why not opt for a cooking class, wine tasting, dance lesson or tai chi session, or tee off on the nearby fairways set amongst Mayan ruins.