Posts Tagged with ‘getaway’

Masaai Style: Discovering Kenya’s Wildlife

July 17th, 2017

Sitting very quietly in the landrover, the lionesses primed their cubs on how to hunt; the target was a couple of young warthogs that were lazily grazing nearby. Almost with military precision, the cubs rose, crouched and then darted off in search of their prey. Unfortunately for them, due to their over-exuberance and lack of

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Best at Travel Tried & Tested Hotels in Thailand: Zeavola Resort Phi Phi Island

June 19th, 2017

A few steps from the powder-white sands of northern Phi Phi Don and it’s as though you’ve teleported to a jungle somewhere in South America. Leafy green trees provide shelter from the sweltering sun and friendly staff are quick to supply cool, crisp hand towels and a tasty berry-red welcome drink. Kick off your shoes

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15 Things I Learnt from my Trip to Thailand

May 17th, 2017

The almost palpable aroma of spicy street food, a blur of colourful tuk tuks and the all en-compassing hubbub of vendors and tourists doing the song-and-dance of a typical Thai barter… Thailand is a feast for the senses. There is simply no destination quite like it. This buzzing country promises an adventure around every corner – whether

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Leave Winter Behind with our Middle East Spring Sale!

March 15th, 2017

To celebrate the start of SPRING, we’ve rounded up our best offers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Oman with our fantastic Middle East Spring Sale! Make the most of our exclusive upgrades and savings when you book directly through Best at Travel. Experience five star luxury on Jumeirah Beach at the best prices with our

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Expert Insight: Which Barbados Beach Resort is Best for You?

October 24th, 2016

With a brilliant turquoise ocean, gleaming white sandy beaches and palm-fringed beaches, it’s no surprise that Barbados comes in as one of our most popular Caribbean islands. But with its popularity comes a wide range of hotels and resorts and it becomes almost impossible to choose which resort is best for your needs. Luckily, our

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Luxury in Saint Lucia: 4 Resorts with a Difference

September 12th, 2016

Tucked away within fragrant mango trees and rustling coconut palms, the isle of Saint Lucia is one of the most scenic destinations in the Caribbean. With a beautiful translucent ocean and the towering Piton Mountains as a backdrop, the Saint Lucia scenery is about as far as it gets from the concrete jungle of London. 

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8 Things to do in Cape Town this summer

December 7th, 2015

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Cape Town is likely Table Mountain, followed by postcard-worthy images of the Atlantic Ocean with Robben Island waiting patiently out in the bay for the next ferry-load of tourists. But there is so much more to this cosmopolitan city than simply its natural beauty and classic

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Sunshine and Safaris: A Dubai Guide

November 26th, 2015

Dubai. A city that is much more than the towering sky scrapers, aquamarine waters, extravagant hotels, and beautiful bronzed people you see in postcards. With expats making up over 88% of the United Arab Emirates population and over 200 different nationalities living within its desert borders, Dubai is as international as it gets. Here are

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17 Unusual Hotels to Add to your Bucket List

September 1st, 2015

Want to fall asleep underwater, curl up in the fuselage of a vintage aeroplane, and enjoy the peace and quiet of the largest uninterrupted desert in the world? If your answer is yes, add these hotels to your bucket list:   MIDDLE EAST   1. Holiday in the desert, Abu Dhabi Nestled amongst towering orange dunes

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