The five star Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon was built in the late 1950’s when the Portuguese dictatorship decided to show the world that it too could offer first class hospitality. It’s designed to impress with huge crystal chandeliers, marble floors and gilded furniture.
There's never been a better time to stay at the Tivoli Avenida Liberdade as this Grande Dame hotel is still bright and sparkling after an extravagant €15 million refurbishment.
If you go to Lisbon, be sure to weave one of chef Olivier da Costa's four restaurants into your holiday experience. We tried three out of the four and frankly, you can be assured of a gastronomically delightful experience.
Rooms Hotel is Tbilisi's first design hotel. City breakers looking for hipster chic with luxury thrown in would love this hotel. The hotel is housed in a former publishing house that existed during Soviet rule and the entrance leads directly into a library, a setting that talks to that heritage.
The Alpina Gstaad is a five star superior hotel for leisure travellers wanting to indulge in Swiss chic and sample excellent cuisine, whilst enjoying the ski slopes and mountains during the day. Gstaad is frequented by the international jet set and a stay here may well make you feel like one of them.
Great Rail Journeys has chartered three modern luxury five-star state of the art vessels to cruise along The Rhine, The Danube and the Waterways of Belgium and Holland.
This five-star all-inclusive resort lies close to the seaside village of Rio Bueno, and offers visitors a glamorous-yet-relaxing refuge from the throngs of tourists and touts.
Much loved for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs tourism, the Maldives is also famous for its luxury hotels. Here's our pick of the best.
Beau Vallon is the only beach on the Mahe island on the Seychelles that has it all. A peaceful ocean laps onto a sandy beach offering two impressive snorkeling sites, an active and buzzing night life and a range of 5 star hotels, including the Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa.
Taumeasina Island Resort offers breath-taking views of the Pacific Ocean and a scenic backdrop featuring the mountains of Upolu. Romance is certainly in the air.