The global pandemic has been exhausting for those ready to travel and seek out adventure. With restrictions in place, border closings, and in some instances complete lockdowns, traveling has been quite difficult or outright impossible. However, the tide is turning as some countries are allowing UK travellers to enter and enjoy beautiful resorts and hotels, with strict protocols still in place. Let’s discover what’s available to book right now in these following countries:
Canoves oia suites- santorini greece
As part of the Cyclades islands, Santorini is home to
one of the most luxury hotels in the world. At the
Canaves Oia Suites, guests enjoy breath-taking
views of the Caldera and Aegean Sea with bright
blue skies and pristine waters to match. The rooms
are spacious enough to enjoy luxury at its finest and
the service staff are friendly and professional. Guests
can enjoy several experiences like spas and wellness
centres, sailing and private yachting, private dining,
yoga sessions, wine tasting, and a luxury boutique. One unique signature experience offered is the Panorama Balcony, where guests can enjoy a private and intimate dinner setting while being enveloped by the amazing blue skies above. The balcony can also be the perfect place to host weddings and private events when needed.
mandarin oriental ritz- madrid, spain
Elegance class and design are the pinnacle of any luxury hotel and the Mandarin Oriental Ritz certainly lives up to this expectation. Deeply connected to the Spanish culture, the hotel’s 100 rooms and 53 suites charm their guests with a vibrant overlay of natural lighting and simple yet modern furniture including all the amenities one needs to truly feel like a Spaniard. Guests can indulge themselves in great Spanish food thanks to the leadership of Chef Quique Dacosta and his management over the hotel’s restaurants and bars. The Ritz Garden offers exquisite outdoor dining with The Ritz Bar and Champagne Bar
offering the most exclusive cocktails and
champagnes within the city. When it's time to relax, “the hotel’s new fitness and wellness facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, a vitality pool, experience showers, a steam room and a contemporary fitness centre. A dedicated treatment room has been designed as a hidden sanctuary, providing a range of exclusive local and signature beauty and massage treatments” (Hotel Ritz).
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc - Antibes, France
Located in the stunning French Riviera, this luxury resort has been entertaining guests since 1870. Oceanside views, sunny blue skies, pools, yachting activities, spas, fine dining and so much more, there’s an endless amount of fun awaiting for guests here. Inside awaits 118 rooms situated in three distinct locations: the original Villa Soleil, the Eden-Roc Pavilion with the sea right below, and the Les Deux Fontaines residence for a more private and intimate atmosphere. Guests are given electric buggies and bikes to travel faster around the property, making it more fun than just to walk. The heated seawater swimming pool is cut into the cliff with direct access to the sea. For the more adventurous there is a trapeze suspended over the water. The hotel is conveniently located for both Cannes and Nice airports, enabling you to get from private jet to poolside in less than half an hour.
Four Seasons Resort - Seychelles
This resort’s tagline is : “A romantic hideaway set in a tropical paradise.” The stunning landscape and breath-taking views perfectly encapsulate this sentiment. The Four Seasons brand has been recognized by Forbes Travel Guide with multiple Five Star Ratings over the years. With one of their resorts located in the Seychelles, the quality and service can only get better. Their complimentary services include kayaking and
snorkelling, pool and beach services, standard wi-fi, valet parking, buggy services, overnight shoeshine, international newspapers, and housekeeping twice a day with
turndown service included. For couples there are private beach dining accommodations, wedding packages, spa treatments, babymoons, bath butlers, and even creole cooking classes.
Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort - Cabo, Mexico
This resort has become the world’s first travel destination to achieve Sharecare health security verification with Forbes Travel Guide. Sharecare Health Security Verification “helps hospitality organizations comply with protocols required to minimize the risk and impact of acute public health events like COVID-19.” With this verification, this resort can offer guests a wide range
of complimentary services to include in-room tequila welcoming, 24-hour room service, live entertainment each night, access to spas and fitness centres, tennis court, a personal butler service, and much more. There are plenty of suites, residences, and villas, with the Ty Warner Mansion being the biggest with 28,000 sq ft of ultra high end luxury space. This beachfront mansion is strikingly beautiful with a direct view over the Sea of Cortez. Dining out is also a treat with a mix of Mexican, Asian, and Indian dishes available to enjoy.
At LUXTAG we want to connect you to the best hotels and resorts around the world. Your safety during this time is our no. 1 priority. We offer a 24 hour concierge service before during and after travel and arrange tests and quarantine so that you don't have to. As such please make sure to always visit www.gov.uk for the latest advice about traveling abroad, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings. Contact LUXTAG and one of our lifestyle managers will be happy to give you a personalised quote at the best rate possible.