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Argos in Cappadocia, Turkey
For a bucket list escape to one of the world’s most magical destinations, known for its honeycombed hills and mystical atmosphere, Argos in Cappadocia hotel in Turkey offers guests the chance to admire the multi-dimensional, natural beauty from 1,000 feet up.
Take a sunrise, hot-air balloon journey over Anatolian valleys, scattered with archetypal pigeon houses, beautiful vineyards and the peak of Mount Erciyes. Those looking for something less daring can explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site on a unique Jeep Safari experience, where groups are taken off-road to the hidden valleys and hills of Cappadocia.
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Chenot Palace Weggis, Switzerland
After a very testing year or so, those looking for a complete detox and rejuvenation of mind, body and soul can head to Chenot Palace Weggis on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland. Home to an indoor spa and pool, a fitness centre and spacious lake-view rooms and suites, guests can choose from three signature, six-day retreat programmes; including Advanced Detox, Recover & Energise, or Prevention & Ageing Well.
All programmes are complemented by a bespoke, low-calorie and plant-based nutrition plan. Holistic diagnostics help tailor detox programmes to the individual and are then used to curate tailor-made lifestyle recommendations for guests to follow at home.
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COMO Castello Del Nero, Italy
Hidden amongst the rolling hills of Tuscany, COMO Castello Del Nero takes the form of a lovingly restored, twelfth-century castle set within a historic, 740-acre estate. Guests can hike or cycle forests and olive groves, walk by glistening lakes and towering vistas of vineyards – this entire 740-acres is free to roam.
Oenophiles can try their hand at winemaking with the new Harvest Package – during harvest guests are invited to try their hand – or feet – at the traditional ‘pigéage’ method of making wine with a private, four-hour tour.
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CAYO Exclusive Resort and Spa, Crete
CAYO Exclusive Resort and Spa offers unrivalled access to Crete’s tapestry of beaches, historic treasures and hilltop villages. Travellers can arrange privately guided tours of Elounda, a cosmopolitan bay built on the grounds of the ancient city of Olous, and the iridescent isle of Spinalonga – a UNESCO World Heritage List nominee, and setting of Victoria Hislop’s hit novel, The Island.
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D-Resort Šibenik, Croatia
Travellers will be seeking privacy and seclusion more than ever, particularly those over 50. If you’re looking to avoid tourist traps, D-Resort Šibenik is the perfect spot, set in one of the Dalmatian Coast’s lesser-known locations. Šibenik is Croatia’s oldest city with 950 years of rich history and natural beauty, boasting crystal-clear waters and cascading waterfalls.
Go here and explore Europe’s hidden gems with a new series of private yacht and sailing excursions. With an award-winning marina located just steps from the resort, guests can embark on guided tours or rent their own motor yacht, for a true taste of luxury living.
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Emerald Maldives Resort and Spa, Maldives
After a turbulent year for travel, families are banking on the back end of this year for bigger and brighter things. Grandparents and grandchildren, who haven’t been able to spend much time together, are invited to experience an island adventure like no other at the five-star and deluxe all-inclusive Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa.
This year, families can enjoy special pizza and gelato making cooking classes, yoga sessions from the comfort of your own villa, complimentary non-motorised water sports, boat excursions and guided snorkelling tours.