COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

This luxury resort is to the far southwest of Malé and the only one on the pristine Thaa Atoll. It has a classic, elegant feel and is a perfect spot to enjoy some of the very best the Maldives has to offer. 

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COMO Cocoa Island, Maldives

COMO Cocoa Island is a gorgeous, secluded private island a short speedboat ride from the international airport. It’s a super spot to enjoy some proper barefoot, understated luxury.  

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Conrad Rangali, Maldives

On the tip of South Ari Atoll, Conrad Rangali is one of the original Maldives resorts and boats a number of firsts – first overwater villas, first underwater restaurant and first underwater villa. Spread over two islands this luxury resort enjoys a fabulous setting with superb beaches, a great house reef and stunning views.

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LUX* South Ari Atoll, Maldives

One of the larger resorts in Maldives, LUX* South Ari Atoll comprises 193 beach villas and overwater suites strung along two miles of white sandy beach. It’s a vibrant resort with plenty of atmosphere and a good choice for families and honeymooners alike.  

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Makunudu, Maldives

Little changed for 20 years, Makunudu offers a nod to old-style Maldives hospitality. While you won’t find swimming pools, over water villas and plunge pools you will enjoy warm hospitality in a pristine Robinson Crusoe-like setting. The number of repeat visitors speaks volumes for this little gem. 

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JA Manafaru, Maldives

This well-established resort is the furthest north of all Maldives hotels and sits on a lush island surrounded by shimmering white sand beaches. The staff are unfailingly charming and the whole place feels like a luxurious, tropical home-from-home; somewhere to kick off your shoes and forget about day-to-day life. 

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Old Mondoro

Old Mondoro is an intimate bush camp of only five chalets in Zambia’s wild Lower Zambezi National Park. Set on the banks of the Zambezi River in a rich wildlife area, this is a superb spot to become fully immersed in the daily goings on of the animal kingdom.


Mahu Whenua, New Zealand

This gorgeous luxury lodge sits in magnificent countryside in the heart of central Otago.  Among the many activities to enjoy in this part of the world are hiking, golf, fishing and sampling multi-award winning wines.  The charming town of Wanaka is just 20 minutes away, with Queenstown a scenic hour and a half drive from Mahu Whenua.

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Beyond The Reef, luxury catamaran cruising

Beyond the Reef Seychelles offers a variety of luxury boats from which to cruise the beautiful Seychelles islands. Itineraries can be anything from a sunset cruise to a 10-day charter exploring the far flung Amirantes archipelago.