Maldives is a small and romantic island resort Maafushivaru Maldives was recently completely restyled. Chic, architecturally stunning and with its own little island, Lonubo, the resort allows you to have private picnics and candlelit dinners just for two.
When you are at Finnish Lapland, you’ll want to get active with snowmobiling, sleep in a glass-roofed cabin while watching the Northern Lights overhead and experience a reindeer safari.
Montego Bay’s icon Half Moon, where guests have included the Queen, opened its new haute living resort Eclipse this year as one of the most luxurious additions to the Caribbean in a generation.
Contemporary chalet-style hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt was recently renovated and provides the finest views over the mountains, a sleek spa and fine dining.
The Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas opened in October. If you like your beach holiday with heavenly views from your plunge pool, this is the place to check in.
Make it a UK break to remember by staying in the very hotel King Charles and Elizabeth Taylor did – The Lygon Arms in Broadway. This Cotswold gem is steeped in romance and history, allowing you to tick an icon off your bucket list as you emerge from isolation.
After all that time apart, you’ll want to gather your nearest and dearest and check into a luxury villa. Try Isole Carriage House at the Reunion Resort. It sleeps 10 guests and comes with a rooftop balcony, swimming pool, games room and hot tub.
Labotessa is a new boutique hotel on the scene. Originally built in the 1700s, it has just seven suites, each with private elevator access, a balcony and sweeping views of the city, Lion’s Head and Table Mountain
Santorini is an island that never goes out of style. Its sparkling white boutique hotels overlooking the deep blue Aegean Sea are views we’ll take any day
New South Wales
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, in the Blue Mountains, is a 7,000-acre carbon-neutral wildlife reserve located three hours from Sydney. The hotel has a top-notch spa, private villas with in-room swimming pools and acres of pristine wilderness to explore.