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Enjoy plenty of space and views of the Indian Ocean in the One-Bedroom Villa Ocean View at Mulia Villas - Luxury Escapes
Take a Dip: Bali Villas & Suites with Private Pools
April 22, 2024

Plunge pools under swaying trees, infinity pools overlooking the Indian Ocean and lap pools with plenty of space to unwind – you’ll find them all, and more, at these Balinese villas and suites. From those fit for celebrities in Nusa Dua to jungle-enveloped decadence in Ubud, there’s no shortage of private pool villas and suites […]

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InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is one of the best family-friendly luxury resorts - Luxury Escapes
15 of the Best Luxury Resorts for Families
April 19, 2024

Family-friendly and luxury aren’t mutually exclusive – some of the best resorts in the world cater for big and little kids alike, with plenty to entertain and engage tots, teens and travelling parents. Little visitors are looked after with activity-filled kids’ clubs, splash zones and skate parks, while adults can take a load off thanks […]

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Phuket, Thailand.
Where, What & When: An Insider Guide to Phuket
April 16, 2024

Centuries ago, people flocked to Phuket to secure their wealth in tin. Now, Thailand’s largestisland attracts travellers to its mountainous jungles, stunning seafronts, and vivid Sino-Portuguese buildings in search of thrilling adventure and good times. Considered the jewel of the Andaman Sea, visitors can dive the mineral-infused waters of Phang Nga Bay and Phi Phi […]

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A child interacting with the Beings by Universal Everything exhibit at Melbourne's AMCI, one of the best kid-friendly things to do in Melbourne - Luxury Escapes
9 of the Best Things to Do with Kids in Melbourne 
April 11, 2024

From controlled chaos in a Docklands science lab to interactive art displays across the city's exquisite galleries and museums – these are the nine best kid-friendly experiences in Melbourne. Melburnians are truly spoilt when it comes to kid-friendly activities. From timeless classics, like visiting enchanting marine creatures at SEALIFE Melbourne Aquarium, to cutting-edge attractions – […]

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Unmissable Things to See, Eat and Do at Vivid Sydney 2024 
April 8, 2024

Vivid Sydney is set to illuminate 2024, transforming Sydney with boundary-pushing art, music, food and talks. Here’s what you need to know about this year’s event.  Get ready to immerse yourself in a dazzling spectacle of light and colour at the upcoming Vivid Sydney 2024, happening from 24 May to 15 June. As the city transforms […]

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Azamara cruise ship, one of the best cruise lines - Luxury Escapes
Which Cruise Line is the Best for You?
April 5, 2024

From lavish adults-only luxury to Disney-themed voyages, the perfect cruise line for your next high seas adventure awaits.  Interested in cruising but don't know where to start? From family-friendly fleets boasting nightly firework shows and water parks, to luxury liners featuring Michelin chef-curated menus and free-flow champagne, it's true that there's a cruise line for […]

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The Langham, Gold Coast and Residences - Luxury Escapes
6 Ways The Langham Gold Coast Isn't Your Typical Queensland Escape 
April 5, 2024

Forget what you know about standard Queensland stays; this five-star escape is anything but. The Langham is a hotel brand that needs (almost) no introduction; it is synonymous with elegance and a favourite with discerning travellers wanting to elevate their stay, no matter the destination. The Langham, Gold Coast and Jewel Residences is one of […]

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5 Things We Love About Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
April 4, 2024

Rockstar luxury, signature experiences, and endless entertainment options for the whole family – here are five things that will leave you amped up for a stay at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives. Nestled within the enchanting Maldives, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives sits centre stage as an all-inclusive beachfront sanctuary where entertainment, luxury, and the essence of […]

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Riverside Luxury Cruises, one of the different types of cruises available - Luxury Escapes
How to Pick the Right Cruise for You
April 4, 2024

Forget what you know about cruising – 2024 is the year to discover something new about travelling by ship. From intimate expeditions along scenic rivers, to larger adventures across multiple countries with the whole family, there truly is a cruise for every type of traveller. Cruising takes the stress out of an escape – with […]

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Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa on the Karon beachfront, one of the best Thailand resorts with water slides - Luxury Escapes
Dive Into Fun: Thailand’s Best Resorts with Waterparks
March 27, 2024

Lazy rivers, a pirate ship and sky-high, twisting chutes – here are Thailand’s best resorts with waterparks and slides that are worth splashing out for.  Sugar-white sands, crystal clear waters and lush jungles make Thailand one of the dreamiest places for a luxurious island getaway with the family. But after days seeking adventure afield, there’s […]

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Aerial shot of Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa - Luxury Escapes
7 Things to Love About Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa 
March 27, 2024

Dining fit for all, four dazzling pools and a daily roster of immersive activities – this Nusa Dua resort is made for your next Bali escape. With an award-winning fine diner onsite, a deeply restorative spa and 200 metres of pristine beachfront to sink your toes into – it’s no wonder why Nusa Dua Beach […]

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A first-time traveller looks over Ang Thong Island National Park, just one of Thailand's beautiful nature reserves- Luxury Escapes
The Best Places to Visit in Thailand: A First-Timer's Guide 
March 20, 2024

From brilliant beaches to Big Buddhas and everything beyond, if you’ve been dreaming of visiting Thailand for the first time, here is everything you need to know.  Warm golden sands, spectacular skylines and sizzling street food: whatever you’re into, Thailand’s more than got you covered. The Land of Smiles has once-in-a-lifetime experiences in store for […]

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A view of the pool and ocean from Turtle Bay Resort, one of the best five-star resorts in Hawaii - Luxury Escapes
Say Aloha to 8 of the Best 5-Star Resorts in Hawaii 
March 7, 2024

From ‘ohana’ friendly trips in Maui to transformative wellness journeys in Lanai, here are Hawaii’s best five-star resorts. There’s no shortage of exceptional resorts dotted across the Hawaiian Islands, each offering their own version of beachfront massages, fine dining and dazzling infinity pools. But that warm aloha feeling comes from more than a long list […]

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Natai Beach Resort, Thailand, one of Khao Lak's best five-star resorts - Luxury Escapes
Khao Lak’s Best Five-Star Resorts
March 1, 2024

Coastal Khao Lak is a luxury resort haven, loved for its secluded beaches and laidback vibes, all within a stone's throw from bustling Phuket. These are the best it has to offer. If you’re seeking a holiday that has it all, with ultimate flop-and-drop vibes, look no further than Khao Lak. This secluded destination, about […]

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Great Barrier Reef Drive, one of the best road trips in Queensland
The Best Queensland Road Trips
February 8, 2024

From endless fields of sun-kissed sugarcane to the golden coastline of the Great Barrier Reef, some of Australia’s best road trips are found in Queensland. Windows rolled down, wind in your hair, hints of sea salt in the air: there’s nowhere more suited to the road trip than Queensland. Whether it’s food-filled sojourns from Bundaberg, […]

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Mauritius, one of the destinations featured in this month-by-month guide to holidays for sun-seekers - Luxury Escapes
Your Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Holiday Destinations for Sun-Seekers
February 6, 2024

From January in Thailand to November in Mauritius, soak up the sun no matter the season. For beach-lovers and summer souls, waiting for warm weather can feel eternal. Thankfully, the earth keeps turning, which means there’s always a corner ready to offer travellers a warm welcome. Start your year in tropical climes, mark the midpoint […]

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Play by COMO offers a cooking class for your kids, as part of one of Phuket's best kids clubs.
One Big Happy Family: Phuket’s Best Kids Clubs  
February 1, 2024

From epic beachfront waterslides in Karon to sustainability workshops on the tip of Cape Yamu, these resorts go the extra mile when it comes to kids’ clubs. Pulling off a seamless family holiday is no easy feat, particularly as adults may crave serenity while children might prefer exuberant adventures. Striking the balance is tough, but […]

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An aerial view of Aquaventure Waterpark, Dubai, one of the best family friendly destinations - Luxury Escapes
Is Dubai Family Friendly? Where To Stay & What to Do with Kids 
February 1, 2024

Say hello to Dubai and bring the whole family along for the ride. Dubai, the dazzling city in the heart of the United Arab Emirates, is often associated with opulence, futuristic architecture and its thriving business hub. But is it a family-friendly destination? The answer is a resounding yes. Dubai has successfully transformed itself into […]

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Aerial shot of Espiritu Santo, an island in Vanuatu.
The Ultimate Guide to Vanuatu
January 30, 2024

Far from just another island idyll, Vanuatu offers a raw brand of beauty that gives it a distinct off-the-beaten track spirit compared to its South Pacific counterparts. Vanuatu is one of the South Pacific’s unsung heroes. With its close proximity to Australia (it’s reachable in as little as three hours from Brisbane), volcanic beauty, refreshingly […]

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Grantley Hall, Yorkshire, one of the UK's prettiest staycations and best UK summer breaks
England’s Prettiest Staycations: Top UK Holidays for a Summer Break
January 29, 2024

Take that perfect summer break without travelling far with our pick of the best UK holidays. A short break at the UK’s prettiest countryside properties can be that breath of fresh air you’ve been craving. Whether it’s a sojourn into Shakespeare territory, a luxe lakeside retreat or an 18th-century mansion hideaway, take a break from […]

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