Want to catch some winter sun? This is a round-up of the latest products on the market.
The JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa opens next month, featuring 61 super- sized villas, each with its own private pool. The resort has five restaurants and three bars, a kids’ club and a yoga pavilion. Nightly B&B rates start from £672.
The five-star Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet in Istanbul has opened Ajwa Home, The Clock House, designed to replicate a Turkish home. The three-bedroom property offers access to the luxury facilities of the nearby hotel.
Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort in Lanzarote has created a new Mineral Therapies treatment in its spa, treating magnesium and calcium deficiencies. The five-day programme includes massages, baths and mineral wraps.
New South Wales’ Taronga Zoo has opened an eco-retreat, comprising 62 rooms and suites overlooking the bushland. The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga also offers wildlife encounters and guided tours. Rates start at £436pn for two sharing.
Olympic Holidays has created its first All Year Sun brochure, including Gambia and the Canaries. Seven nights’ B&B at the Blue Sea Interpalace in Tenerife starts from £295pp based on two sharing, departing 10 December.
The St Regis Maldives has announced a line-up of award-winning chefs as part of its Michelin-starred series, featuring chefs including Jonathan Zandbergen. The collaboration will continue until the end of January 2020.
New multi-island resort Crossroads Maldives comprises a Marine Discovery Centre, Watersports & Dive Centre, kids’ club, spa and beach club. Dining outlets include Nihonbashi and Ministry of Crab, two of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Brittany Ferries has five new winter sun locations for 2019/20 in the Costa del Sol. These include Aparthotel Ona Campanario, Calahonda, which offers a four-week stay from £632pp, with return sailings.
The Reef at Atlantis Paradise Island has been refurbished, suited to families seeking the convenience of a home but the amenities of a luxury residence. Seven nights for a family of four starts from £1,177pp including flights.