This year’s dream holiday plans may be a bit of a write-off, unless you got your lavish vacation in before the travel restrictions were in place, you lucky thing, but it doesn’t mean that future trips can’t be secured now.
If you had something booked, it’s highly likely that you’ll be faced with a holiday or flight voucher to be used at a later date, you may have wanted to receive cash, but this also opens up an opportunity to plan something to look forward to later.
With that in mind we’ve shortlisted some pretty amazing places for you to consider for your dream holiday of 2021 and, what’s more, these hotels all come with amazing views, so you’ll be sure of an upgrade to your current vista.
The fashion forward, sleek and chic, adults only Amàre Hotel Ibiza epitomises distinctive design, stylish sophistication and fun. Located on the beach front of the beautiful Bou Cove, the hotel’s rooftop has incredible views across the ocean; by day, soak up the sunshine with a drink in hand and, as night falls, the rooftop becomes one of the best spots on the island to catch the famous Ibizan sunset.
The Slate Phuket, Thailand
Take a moment to pause at Rebar, The Slate Phuket’s authentic Japanese restaurant, Rivet’s sister lounge bar. After indulging in fresh sashimi and sizzling Wagyu at Rivet, Rebar offers signature cocktails overlooking the tropical Thailand sky. A design-led hotel set near to the pure shores of Nai Yang Beach, The Slate, designed by Bill Bensley, is a sublime sanctuary of art and illusion, as industrial elements and whimsical design combine for a highly unique guest experience.
D-Maris Bay, Turkey
Perched above a picturesque cove offering breath-taking views of the Datça Peninsula, where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean, D-Maris Bay offers the best sunset views in southwest Turkey from their infinity pool overlooking Green Hill panoramic point. Home to a variety of both indoor and outdoor pools surrounded by lush forests, towering mountain ranges and turquoise waters, D-Maris Bay also offers the secluded luxury of five private white-sand beaches. Enjoy windsurfing, kayaking or catamaran sailing, before returning to refuel at one of the five scenic restaurants back at the resort, including the contemporary Japanese restaurant, Zuma.
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, Maldives
As the sole resort on the Shaviyani Atoll, guests of Fairmont Maldives can enjoy uninterrupted views over the Indian Ocean with a stay in one of the Grand Water Sunset villas. Experience a true sense of tranquillity with the sound of lapping waves on loop and a private terrace complete with plunge pool and direct access to the deep blue. Set within the largest resort lagoon in the Maldives, guests can rub shoulders with the 250 species of tropical fish, manta rays and turtles that patrol the coral house reef.
Grand Park Hotel, Rovinj, Istria in Croatia
Soak up panoramic views of the quaint town of Rovinj from Grand Park Hotel’s Grand Sea View room. With a glass of Istria’s finest red in hand, lounge on the wraparound deck and watch as the sun sets behind the spiral steeple of Rovinj’s hilltop church. Famed for its truffles, wine and olive oil, Istria makes for the perfect weekend getaway for travellers seeking delicious cuisine with a side of culture.
V Villas Hua Hin, Thailand
Reminiscent of hillside rice paddies, bounded by verdant walls, each of the 28 villas at V Villas Hua Hin is set within its own piece of paradise – totally tranquillity awaits. Hidden from view, each villa houses a private pool, expansive living area with roll-top tub and rain showers, wine cellar and secret entrance, exclusively for the 24-hour private butler; guests literally never have to leave their villa, until they explore the natural beauty of historic Hua Hin.
A beautiful rural restaurant and beach club perched on a cliff edge overlooking the Sol den Serra bay, Amante Ibiza boasts an idyllic backdrop surrounded by lush greenery, with panoramic views of Ibiza’s untouched north eastern coast. Guests can enjoy meditation and yoga classes by day as well as fine dining with fresh, plant-based ingredients sourced from Amante’s very own vegetable garden, and outdoor cinema nights overlooking the moonlit Mediterranean Sea by night. A beautiful and atmospheric open-air film screening, Amante Ibiza’s floodlit rocks, fine wine and fresh popcorn provide the perfect spot for a laid-back luxury moment.
Argos in Cappadocia, Turkey
Famed for its picturesque sunrise hot air balloon journeys, an alternative way to experience panoramic views of Turkey’s magical Cappadocia, is at heritage hotel argos in Cappadocia’s SEKI Restaurant. Offering undistributed views of the honeycombed hills and magical fairy chimneys on the hilltop village of Uçhisar, SEKI Restaurant is dressed in rustic chic style décor, furnished with age-old artefacts. Enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine made from seasonal produce sourced from the hotel garden, before retreating to a cosy cave room, emerging from a 2000-year-old network of ancient ruins, caves and underground tunnels.
Chenot Palace Weggis, Switzerland
Bask in the tranquil views of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland from the comfort of your super king size bed in Chenot Palace Weggis’ Deluxe suite. Located at the foot of the Swiss Alps, the renowned Chenot brand’s new flagship property is set to open in June 2020 and will comprise a 5,000 sq. metre state-of-the-art medical, diagnostics, spa and fitness centre along with 97 luxury lakeview rooms and bespoke programmes for each guest. The palace will also be home to a series of sleep rooms with special acoustics and lighting to optimise sleeping hours, as well as ceramic fibre bed linen which converts body heat into energy, making this heavenly setting the perfect place to rest and rejuvenate.
Nobu Hotel Barcelona, Spain
Home to some of the most spacious rooms and suites in the city, Nobu Hotel Barcelona offers jaw-dropping views across the vibrant city and blue Mediterranean below. The hotel’s Sake suites ooze space, style and sophistication, located between the 15th and 22nd floor guests can opt from gazing out the window from the bedroom, the bathtub, or expansive living room.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
A home away from home, the villas at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain are set on the seafront of this exotic island paradise, each come with their own private pool, direct villa to beach access, three lush bedrooms and a 24-hour butler on hand at the push of a button – should you need. Set a stone’s throw from the historic heart of Manama, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain is a luxurious base from which to explore this vibrant corner of the world.