On the look out for a little luxury and as many mod cons as possible, Sharron Livingston visits the Sail Lofts, 5* self-catering accommodation in St Ives, Cornwall.
If you’ve ever imagined what it’d be like to be a guest at a country estate, or to live out a Downton Abbey-esque fantasy, this is your chance to try it.
The Hyatt Regency is the only 5 star hotel in Tashkent and is housed in a dazzling white structure is in the heart of Uzbekistan’s capital.
Bosinver offers cottage style self-catering accommodation within a working farm.
Rushton Hall and Spa offers an experience that is beyond posh and even though it has links with the Gunpowder Plot, it won't cost you a bomb to stay here.
A weekend spent at La Butte Aux Bois in Lanaken near Maastricht may well be the perfect pick-me-up.
The family-owned Le Grande Bellevue may be the oldest palace hotel in Gstaad, but the newly-designed interior has been injected with a vibrant, modern-day flair.
Set in sub-tropical gardens, with a sublime view over the Atlantic Ocean, Belmond Reid’s Palace Hotel is for those with a sense of style and a desire for utter luxury and relaxation.
This traditional family-run property is expansive yet it feels like a stay in someone's luxury home.
The Schlosshotel Fiss in the Austrian Tyrol may well be an example of alpine luxury at its finest both during the ski season and the summer months.