Hotel holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

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Kasbah du Toubkal in the Atlas Mountains
Peace and quiet only 40 miles from Marrakech, from €65 - €220 per person per night
Umbria hotel, 15th century country hotel, Italy
Modern comforts days gone by ambience, from €70 - €105 per double room per night
Tobago beach accommodation
Three lodges & four apartments in beautiful Tobago, from £85 - £225 per accommodation per night
Cayman Island boutique hotel
Caribbean Club on famous Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman, from US $750 - US $3300 per villa per night (sleeps 6)
Costa Rica eco lodge in a private reserve
Rainforest eco lodge on 280 acre private reserve, from US $160 - US $225 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Gambia holiday accommodation
9 large African huts all with en-suite facilities, from £12.50 - £30 per person per night incl breakfast
Beach holiday in Cirali, Turkey
A boutique beach front hotel with rustic charm., from £495 - £550 (7 days)
Cirali beach accommodation, Turkey
Luxurious beach bungalows on Cirali's stunning beach front, from £650 - £700 per person per week
Andalucia accommodation in Spain
Simply luxurious personal hotel in pueblo blanco near Ronda., from €116 per double room per night
Caithness hotel in Thurso, Scotland
Small hotel in Thurso on the coast of Caithness, from £40 - £88 per room per night
Copenhagen hotel and spa, Denmark
King Arthur inspired hotel with modern facilities., from DKK900 - DKK1500 per accommodation per night
Haridwar city centre hotel, India
A Home Away from Home..., from Rupee3500 - Rupee5500 per accommodation per night
Carpentras boutique hotel in Provence
Authentic Provenηal experience for natural food+wine lovers., from €145 - €185 per accommodation per night
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay, California
It's all right here - at the Portola Hotel & Spa!, from US $159 - US $459 per accommodation per night
Rajasthan budget accommodation, Fort Deshnoke
A heritage lodge in the woods of reserved land of rat temple, from €7 - €10 per accommodation per night
Beach resort in Grenada
Newest beach property in Grenada, book today, from £829 - £869 per person per week
Entebbe hotel in Uganda
Care in an atmosphere of utmost cleanliness and security., from US $45 - US $90 per accommodation per night
Grenada boutique hotel in St George
A luxury getaway with dazzling ocean views, from US $288 - US $707 per villa per night (sleeps 4)
Beach club and watersports holiday in Turkey
Hotel and Sailing Club, exclusive site, quality, relax., from €40 - €80 per person per night
Luxury beach retreat in Kenya
Private Kilifi beach front resort oozes luxury & tranquility, from £996 (14 days) per room per week (sleeps 2)
Wellington city centre hotel, New Zealand
Located in the heart of Wellington City, from NZ $119 per room per night
Osa Peninsula rainforest wildlife lodge in Costa Rica
Amazing ecolodge in the heart of the Osa, from US $160 - US $225 per person per night
Sardinia country style hotel, Italy
An ancient country style hotel 10 kms from the west coast, from €129 - €259 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Zanzibar lodge accommodation
A Fishing Lodge on the exotic waters of the Indian Ocean, from US $120 - US $132 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Boutique hotel & yoga retreat in Granada, Nicaragua
Luxury boutique hotel accommodation and daily yoga classes, from US $80 - US $150 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Kerikeri luxury health resort, New Zealand
Luxurious private villas in subtropical gardens, from NZ $280 per person per night
Maldives luxury holiday
Enjoy super low rate for the Opening of the new resort, from US $6222 - US $9200 (7 days) per couple per week
Family owned countryside hotel in Wiltshire, England
Family owned & comfortable hotel near to Marlborough, from £74 per room per night
Atlas mountains boutique hotel in Morocco
Gorgeous stone-built Atlas Mountains hotel near Marrakech, from £98 - £171 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Beach hotel in Greece, Ionian Coast
Family run hotel on the unspoilt Ionian coastline, from €25 - €50 per person per night incl breakfast

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Ecuador ecolodge, Napo Wildlife Center
Most memorable was walking through the Amazon with one of the Sani guides (whose father happened to have established the Sani Lodge), in the rain, through the mud, finding the most incredible birds, reptiles, insects and plants. (more)Julia Saurazas
The tapir emerged from the forest and remained at the clay lick drinking water for an extended period of time. Simply remarkable. (more)Robert Roberto
We loved the Eco-lodge that we stayed at, the Napo Wildlife Center. It was beautiful, well appointed and our guides were absolutely top notch. We learned an incredible amount and got to experience a wonderful place with wonderful people. (more)Elizabeth Essner
From £846 including domestic flights only
Cirali beach holiday, Turkey
One of the main reasons we picked Cirali as our holiday destinations was to see the sea turtles, or as the locals know them, the Caretta...We were honoured to watch the turtle's arduous journey down to the sea, just as the sun was beginning to rise. It was exactly like the natural history documentaries, only without the commentary from David Attenborough! (more)Amy Pickard
Most memorable was sitting in the shade having a fantastic breakfast looking straight out onto the beach in glorious sunshine and swimming with turtles on a day out in a local fisherman's boat (more)Anna Bradley
Brilliant for a honeymoon. Perfect place to relax, enjoy each others company and great food. The sea is great for swimming as it gets deep quickly.... you don't have to wade out for miles! (more)Laura Smith
From £570 - £630
Beach holiday in Cirali, Turkey
Exceptional, unforgettable...The people at the hotel, the peace and solitude of the place, nature (more)Olga Coulton-Shaw
Probably one of the best holidays we have ever had. If you're looking for somewhere to relax, good food, wonderful people, as little or as much to do and see as you like then book now! (more)Kathryn Spalding
Very good for food and weather. Hotel had very friendly staff. taking boat trips around the coast. Snorkelling in the sea...Just lounging around on the beach reading was hugely enjoyable! (more)Rob Dimery
From £495 - £550
Luxury anti ageing health retreat in Spain
Brilliant! It’s exactly what a lot of women need during stressful times and it’s a fantastic environment to make friends and support other people. There were lots of memorable aspects but the two things that stand out were the varied mixture of activities in the programme, and the cohesion of the group and tutors alike. (more)Jita Shah
The food was absolutely delicious and we were never hungry which was quite a surprise for a detox holiday. The exercise program was just perfect and you could do as much or as you felt able to. The treatments in the SPA were excellent. All around it was a fantastic holiday. (more)Sari Winckworth
From £998 excluding flights
Costa Rica eco lodge in a private reserve
We loved every aspect of this accommdation... We dream of returning soon. My daughter and I rank this accommodation as our best holiday ever. (more)Judith Doyle
This was a totally relaxing, getaway holiday...John and Maureen are wonderful hosts and if you are looking for this kind of restful holiday this place is perfect. Excellent - it surprised my husband how much he enjoyed it. (more)Mary Head
Fantastic - the hosts were utterly friendly, welcoming and entertaining. They seem to have thought of everything, and nothing was too much trouble. (more)Claire Bowring
From US $160 - US $225 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Umbria hotel, 15th century country hotel, Italy
The most memorable parts were the beautiful suite at the top of the fascinating building and the delicious food. The food and service was sooo lovely we ate there every night. (more)Sue Prince
A fabulous introduction to Umbria. Really want to re visit the area in the future. (more)Julie Ritchie
I had an excellent time. Manuele and Simone were extremely attentive and helpful and took a genuine interest in making sure that I had the best possible experience while staying at the accommodation. (more)Jacqueline Vann
From €70 - €105 per double room per night
Osa Peninsula rainforest wildlife lodge in Costa Rica
Wonderful! Gorgeous surroundings, beautiful and comfortable accommodations, and an amazing, helpful staff made this a honeymoon to cherish and remember! (more)melissa mansfield
The amount of wildlife is amazing. We saw howler monkeys, spider monkeys, a baby sloth, poison dart frogs and a roadguarder snake, while the various sofas and spots to laze about on the terrace were great for bird-watching, with scarlet macaws and toucans easy to spot. (more)Christopher Ewers
From US $160 - US $225 per person per night
Tobago beach accommodation
This is an amazing place to hang out and bond with those you love. Beautiful, relaxing and a place you will hope to return to. (more)JUDITH DOYLE
The view from the accommodation was just amazing. The food was delicious and just the general relaxed vibe of the area and it's people!...10/10 without a doubt! Best holiday we've had! (more)Helen Youngman
Most memorable were the views from our house as well as the village where we stayed...Fantastic is the word. (more)Vlad Waley
From £85 - £225 per accommodation per night
Southern Leyte holiday accommodation, Philippines
I found the hotel on your website and booked it in May with my new wife, on honeymoon. I need to point out just what a wonderful time we had there. If you are looking for a bit of quiet, secluded Filipino life then this is the place. The locals were all very friendly, the beach was beautiful and undeveloped. The hotel staff treated us really well and even loaned us their Kayak for rowing around and fishing etc. The nearby restaurant is amazing and we really enjoyed eating our way through the menu... (more)Jeremy Head
From £30 - £33 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Yucatan ecolodge accommodation, Mexico
Most memorable was the wildlife. We saw flamingos and crocodiles in the nearby lagoon. Everywhere you turned in the resort there were iguanas and other reptiles as well as loads of insects. (more)Nicola Goddard
The richness of the wildlife surprised us every day. One morning we saw dolphins swimming along the shore. Another dawn we came upon a sea turtle laying her eggs. (more)Mary Marshall
From US $276 - US $383 per room per night
Central Andros Island beach resort, Bahamas
This lodge felt like being 15 years old again and going to an ocean science camp. Very warm interaction among couples, families and dive staff every night over unlimited cocktails and conch fritters, fresh fish, local Bahamian dishes, fresh salads, and many desserts. Lobster, Turkey, and Beef Filets were served for our Thanksgiving Feast as well as 23 dessert choices! Only 20 beach front cabins are available and this is perfect. The REEF is pristine and abundant coral life abounds. It's a wonderful... (more)Jan Means
From US $260 - US $285 per person per night
Cirali beach accommodation, Turkey
Really excellent...The best thigs were the warm sea. the quiet. the beautiful mountains above the beach. Great food, reading books in the shade. (more)Sarah Gray
The beach, accommodations, food and friendly people were outstanding. (more)Joanne Albright
The absolute peace & tranquillity of the destination was the most memorable part of the holiday..Superb. (more)Doris Monsell
From £650 - £700 per person per week
Catalan countryside accommodation, Spain
Memorable parts? I thought my hosts were amazingly helpful. The house was lovely . There was lots to do in the local area and I loved the walking. Fiona and Gareth were on hand for advice and the emphasis on Sports was very interesting. Tips? I had my bag stolen in Girona. I think it was unusual in the city but I would take care not to carry everything around with you .take copies of passports and have emergency numbers at home. I found the local people including the police really... (more)judith cockrell
From €37.50 - €90 per person per night incl breakfast
Boutique hotel in Dahab, Egypt
The most memorable part of the holiday was scuba diving in the Gulf of Aqaba. The diving sites and aquatic life were amazing... The people, food and view from the hotel was lovely. I would definitely return to this hotel again. (more)Tracy Watson
On a windy evening, the restaurant staff kindly brought our dinner over to the Bedouin tent, where we were able to enjoy it near the fire and follow it with tiny cups of mint tea and a shared sheesha. Exquisite! (more)Linda Petra
The hotel was a wonderful find!! It is beautiful, and all the staff without exception were very friendly, and helpful - I don't think "NO" is a word they ever use to their guests!!!! (more)Carmen Luck
From US $60 per double room per night
Southern Leyte beach resort, Philippines
Memorable parts? Our stay in the resort was wonderful. Nice accommodation like an oasis in a very remote part of Southern Leyte in Sogod Bay. Wonderful views, very helpful staff, friendly and responsible management. Really top! Tips? Nothing special. Travelling to the resort is best by taking a plane from Manila to Tacloban; from there on an around 3 hour ride to the resort is not so interesting but necessary. Local benefits? Yes, local people were actively involved as staff... (more)Jean-Marie Noreillie
From PHP63000 per couple per week
Lapland adventure holiday, Northern Lights & Icehotel
Every day brought a new and exciting experience but top of the list was the husky safari. It was exhilarating. The dogs are so powerful and go so fast. Driving the sled was just such an amazing experience. (more)Mary Andronowski
The whole trip was a combination of uplifting, exciting, experiences which left us feeling invigorated even after our return home. I particularly enjoyed the dog sledding. (more)Carolyn Dann
The whole trip was memorable. Being out in the wilderness, away from cities in a small town. Nothing about the trip was commercialised and it was a refreshing change from other destinations/trips. (more)Michelle Wynd
From £2399 - £2599 including UK flights
Garden Route luxury accommodation in South Africa
The lodge is a fantastic place to stay in a stunning setting. The standard of accommodation is very high, with simple but good quality furnishings, and the set-up for families in two-storey rooms works very well. (more)Liz Roberts
Since it was my birthday my parents had contacted the hotel and arranged for a bottle of bubbly to be in the room when I came back from a days walking - drinking that whilst sitting on the balcony was lovely. (more)Anon
From R1056 per person per night
Lesvos holiday accommodation, Greece
Memorable parts? Just being able to completely relax and read and enjoy ourselves. The sea is beautiful and clear. The whole atmosphere of the place is very chilled. Batteries definitely fully recharged. Tips? Vatera, Lesvos is a place to go if you want a completely chilled 'do nothing' kind of holiday (which we did). It was perfect for our needs because it enabled us to wind down, read a lot, swim a lot, and not a lot else. If you like a holiday with things to do or lots of exploring... (more)Emily Hunka
From €35 - €99 per accommodation per night
Hotel in The Gambia
it was a fantastic experience...The hotel was very good (only 8 rooms) and the food was excellent. (more)Julie Griffiths
Definitely a place of calm and serenity, a real find of a hotel, away from the usual tourist spots...Thoroughly pleasant and relaxing stay - a little oasis. (more)Jackie Hoare
The Gambian people were probably the most memorable part of a trip which included many exciting moments including spotting amazing birds, holding snakes, watching the fiddler crabs in the mangrove swamps and seeing wild baboons. (more)Ellie Phillips
From £57 - £87 per person per night incl breakfast
Beach club and watersports holiday in Turkey
The view from the hotel is wonderful and the windsurfing was great fun, just next door. (more)Francesca Jarvis-Rouse
Beautiful setting, with lights, gourds and candles lit up around the bay at night...We all absolutely loved the holiday; it was a little bit of paradise. (more)Karen Buckley
The holiday was very enjoyable and provided us with exactly what we were looking for. A small well run hotel in a beachside location with water sports onsite and within walking distance of numerous local restaurants. (more)Paul Le Marquand
From €40 - €80 per person per night
Zanzibar beach bungalows and hotel
After leaving this accommodation it was fine, while at the accommodation, we were disappointed. (more)Ylva Lindberg
Excellent, totally relaxing holiday, we thoroughly enjoyed the basic-ness of it: living with the daylight, early nights and early mornings (so different from our normal city life). (more)Sonja Lavrencic
Lovely relaxing holiday, fantastic local staff running the bungalows & bar created a lovely atmosphere. Highlight probably swimming with dolphins & amazing turquoise ocean as warm as a bath! (more)Natasha Fitton
From US $109 - US $159 per room per night
Provence boutique hotel in Arles, France
Our room was a good size, air con (we were there in August) and clean. The pool was just right too. Location is excellent - far better than being in one of the towns. Meals are eaten outside in the evenings and several (including us) suggested they modified the lighting. (more)Trevor Waller
The scenery in Provence is stunning. It was really pleasurable just driving around. My favourite place was probably Pic Saint Loup where we went to visit a couple of vineyards, including Morties which was just stunning and the wine was remarkable!...Very enjoyable stay. It worked well for us. (more)Ania Nowicki
Most memorable? Without a doubt horseriding in the Camargue, from the Paul Ricard Centre at Mejanes, was the highlight of the holiday. We even managed to persuade my 87 year old Father-in-Law to give it a try for the first time in his life! (more)Anthony Leggett
From €80 per room per night
Faralya boutique hotel, near Oludeniz
Memorable parts? A small boat trip on the turquoise coast and watching the sun set every night from our balcony. Small compact and bijou with some much fruit and veg locally produced and good (if repetitive) food. Also very much enjoyed exploring some of the many ancient ruined cities. Tips? There are more bees than you can imagine so those with a sting allergy be aware, there must be 40,000 hives in this area of Turkey which is the major honey producing area! We had no problems... (more)Charlie MacDermot-Roe
From €195 - €285 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Kasbah du Toubkal in the Atlas Mountains
Absolutely brilliant...The hospitality and friendliness of the staff at Kasbah du Toukbal. The stunning views from the dining room. The amazing lunches high on the mountains and relaxing on a mattress after lunch before continuing the trek. Great guide and a schedule tailored completely to our needs. We were looked after so well. (more)James Osborn
Excellent -- would thoroughly recommend it! (more)Faizullah Parkar
Very interesting and mostly enjoyable, it felt good not to be mere spectator tourists, but to feel we were contributing to their environment albeit for a short time. (more)Alison Fowles
From €65 - €220 per person per night
Gambia holiday accommodation
A most relaxing, refreshing break and a perfect destination for some winter sunshine! (more)Deborah Lake-Daltrey
The most memorable part was walking up the path and entering the lodge...the lovely flowers surrounding the gate, the relaxing seated area, the birds singing - it reduced me to tears of happiness. (more)Debbie Bradley
The most memorable part...The fabulous fresh water pool at the Lodge that attracted many amazing birds plus the wonderful dawn chorus of birds every morning. (more)Jennifer Ann Rousseau
From £12.50 - £30 per person per night incl breakfast
Dakhla Oasis desert accommodation in Egypt
Memorable parts? The lodge was set in a lovely location high above the oasis at Dakhla. The views were wonderful from the decks and verandas. Our highlight of the trip was taking a half day camel trip into the sand hills behind the lodge. The camel guides and camels were great. We had a campfire lunch complete with roasted corn that we had gathered from a date farm the day before. The next day our guide took us to a 1000 year old mud brick village in the heart of Dakhla--complete with old... (more)Nancy Reinisch
From €60 - €90 per person per night
Kenya beach resort on Manda Island
It was just incredible- I honestly, honestly mean that and I can be very hard to please! I will never forget it and have come home feeling more rested and content than I have ever been before. It was the best start to married life for us we could have possibly had. (more)Aoibheann Kelly
It was all memorable. We pretty much had the whole island to ourselves, total tranquility and relaxation. Rachael and the staff made the whole holiday unforgettable...10 out of 10. We have come back feeling completely relaxed. (more)Katherine Ford
The most memorable part was our trip to mandatoto - a full day out on a dhow... a great day full of humour, with fantastic snorkelling and brilliant food (they caught a barracuda, marinated it and cooked it over charcoal on the boat) (more)Anna Bradley
From £90 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Andalucia accommodation in Spain
We enjoyed every part of our holiday. The food was exceptional and the hotel could not be faulted in any way. We had two fantastic days out with Peter Jones a local bird expert who showed us all the wonderful birds and wildlife in the area. (more)Marina Harvey
Well we only spent a few days in Cartajima, but there were quite a few highlights. On our last day we went to the Alhambra in Granada, and there are no words to describe how fabulous this is. (more)Annette Kelly
Overall, this was a revelation for us all, that there is such a beautiful unspoilt place; that the people who have moved in there, to provide the holidays, have such regard and respect for the place and its people - that they share their love of the place so enthusiastically. (more)Aine Allen
From €116 per double room per night
Italian Riviera B&B
We went to this accommodation as a slightly alternative honeymoon and had a lovely week. Pier was a great host and made our stay very enjoyable. The rooms were beautifully and uniquely decorated and very clean. The continental breakfasts were amazing with fresh passionfruit from the trees. (more)Steph Chu
You enjoy every single minute of your stay and Pier is one of the most important parts of this experience, his charm, charisma and love for what he does influences truly the atmosphere and your mood there. (more)Carolina Arguedas-Villa
A very pleasurable relaxing holiday with a wonderful host. Pier was charming and had fabulous English and extensive local knowledge - a joy to share conversation with. (more)Claude Rothstein
From €90 - €107 per room per night
Siolim hotel in Goa, India
This accommodation is a visually beautiful Portuguese villa, traditionally furnished in Portuguese style with enormous, high-ceilinged rooms in lush, well-kept gardens. It is perfect for anybody who is happy to make their own enjoyment. (more)Tony Lee
All employed staff come from the village and demonstrate competence, attention and kindness. The cuisine is particularly excellent and served in generous portions, fresh from the market or their garden. (more)Fabienne Beloeil-Smith
Lovely hotel, beautifully restored, friendly staff, quiet location away from the tourist hotspots. Perfect place to lay about and do nothing...We enjoyed our week and were glad to relax after our tour. (more)Kathleen Cannings
From Rupee2500 - Rupee14000 per room per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
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Very enjoyable
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A bit disappointing really
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