I came across this fantastic article in the Telegraph Travel section. What a perfect idea to unwind just before the Christmas rush, panic, stressy …..”festive season” begins.
UK Luxury Hotel Special Offers
A spacious converted barn near Totnes in Devon, Thorn Farm Barn holiday home is offering available weeks in November and December for £595 – usually they’re charged at £1,075. The five-bedroom property can accommodate ten comfortably.
A one-night autumn champagne and spa retreat at Eastwell Manor is now available from £223 per room, with the rate including a night’s B&B, a three-course dinner with a glass of champagne, use of the spa and golf course, as well as one complimentary spa treatment per couple. The offer is valid until November 30.
Holbeck Ghyll in the Lake District is offering a 30 per cent saving on a night’s B&B this month – it now costs £80 per person. The boutique hotel has its own Michelin-starred restaurant and guests at the property receive compimentary damson gin and a personal butler service.
Europe Luxury Hotel Special Offers
Barcelona’s central Hotel 1898 is currently offering a 20 per cent discount on standard accommodation rates, free access to the hotel spa and 5 per cent discount on all spa treatments. The deal is valid from now until February 23, 2013.
Guests who this month book the Chalet Bergerie in Val d’Isère on a sole-occupancy basis for the week commencing January 6, 2013, will receive two hours of massages per day. More impessively, the price of the property will be reduced by £10,000. Sleeping up to 10 people, the chalet will be available for £12,500 rather than £22,500; that price includes seven nights’ catered accommodation, in-resort chauffer service and comprehensive winter spots insurance.
The 10-room Villa Armena Hotel in Tuscany is offering 50 per cent off all rooms in November and December. That means B&B now costs from £132.50-£270 per room, rather than the usual £265-£540.
Save 39 per cent on a seven-night stay at the Capital Coast Resort & Spa on the edge of Paphos. Includes return flight. Valid for stays until April 22, 2013. Book by November 11. Ref TH2000.
Africa Luxury Hotel Special Offers
In the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwest Uganda, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp lies in the terrain inhabited by apprximately half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. The property is currently offering guests the chance to stay for three nights for the price of two, which amounts to a saving of up to $910 per couple. The offer is valid for travel from now until December 15, and from April to June 20, 2013.
Located in the foothills of the Western Cape in South Africa, the Kurland Hotel is set within a 700-hectare estate and within reach of seculded beaches. For bookings between now and December 3, guests will receive a 40 per cent discount on the prevailing room rate and Kurland will make a 10 per cent contribution to the social community initiative ‘Mind the Gap’.
Asian Luxury Hotel Special Offers
A seven-night stay at the Four Seasons Koh Samui in Thailand is available for the price of five; the offer is valid from December 1-22 and can be booked by calling 01488 689777
Stays at the Niraamaya Retreat in Kerala, India, are currently available at up to 54 per cent off the normal rate. The five-star resort is composed of luxury Keralite cottages, has its own private beach and spa and sea-facing infinity pool. Private yoga and cooking classes are also available.