Renowned as one of Europe's premier holiday destinations, Spain sparkles with a diversity and a cultural richness that reflects a dramatic history of conquest and empire.Gleaming like precious gems scattered across the Mediterranean Sea, the Balearic islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera offer sublime relaxation and hedonistic pleasures in equal measure, while further west the Canaries tempt travellers with warm Saharan breezes and ethereal volcanic landscapes.
MARBELLA CLUB GOLF RESORT & SPA, MARBELLA, SPAIN
The legendary Marbella Club, set on golden Mediterranean shores, is an elegant luxury hotel, enhanced with a wealth of world-class facilities, a relaxed ambience and an enviable beachfront location. The Andalusian style villas with fresh and stylish interiors offer the utmost privacy, some including private heated pools and outdoor dining areas – perfect for family holidays with children aged 2-14 kept entertained by a huge range of activities available at the Kids Club. The Club appeals for its many wellness experiences, watersports and tennis, as well as its own 18 hole golf course nearby, and a fabulous Equestrian Centre offering lessons for all levels. In the evenings, enjoy an aperitif on the lively terrace of the Summer Bar, adorned with hanging flowers and twinkling lights. You’ll be treated to refined world class menus at the Grill, one of the most exclusive fine-dining restaurants in Marbella. Don’t miss the live jazz evenings at the Club’s ultra-glamorous Art Deco Champagne Room, which oozes style and has hosted celebrities for decades.
EXPLORE FURTHER: Typical Andalusian towns are wonderful to explore on day trips; we would recommend visiting historic
Granada, Ronda, and the white villages of Vejer de la Frontera, steeped in culture.
7 nights from £1,339 per person based on 2 adults sharing a Deluxe Double Room including breakfast. OFFER: Save 10%.
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THE RITZ-CARLTON ABAMA, TENERIFE, SPAIN
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more idyllic spot overlooking the Atlantic Ocean’s brilliant blue waters than The Ritz-Carlton, Abama. The luxuriously chic design, relaxed ambience and superb service make this the most special place to stay in Tenerife. Only a 4 hour flight away, Tenerife is perfect for all seasons, and makes for an ideal winter sun escape as well as summer. Why not try the adult-only Tagor’ Villas for that
extra sense of tranquillity? You’ll have access to an adult-only pool and exclusive benefits. If you’re looking for an active getaway, take your pick from the hotel’s own golf course, tennis academy and seven swimming pools. Or, if you’re after a more laid back European break, indulge in a remedying treatment at the fantastic spa, or enjoy the beach, accessible by funicular, where there’s an amazing little Beach Club restaurant looking out to La Gomera Island – the most stunning sunset spot. The resort’s real pièce de résistance is its two Michelin star
restaurants - what more could you wish for!
EXPLORE FURTHER: From a private catamaran, go whale and dolphin watching below the amazing cliff of Los Gigantes – Tenerife is the best place in Europe to view these incredible creatures.
7 nights from £999 per person based on 2 adults sharing a Deluxe Room including breakfast.
OFFER: Stay 7 pay 6 + save 15% between now - 16 Oct 2017.
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VIRGIN LIMITED EDITION - SON BUNYOLA, MALLORCA, SPAIN
Sir Richard Branson’s illustrious 680 acre private estate, Son Bunyola, is spectacularly located near the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the
Tramuntana Mountain range, where three beautiful stone villas with private pools are hidden away amidst breathtaking vines and citrus trees.
Sa Punta de S’Aguila (5 bedrooms) and Sa Terra Rotja (4 bedrooms) are built in traditional Mallorcan style, with exposed beam ceilings
and terracotta tiled floors, and the estate’s third villa opens to great excitement this spring - Son Balagueret (3 bedrooms) is a beautiful
and spacious addition to one of Europe’s most exclusive escapes, looking out to panoramic sea and mountain views. Whether you
take one villa individually, or all three to enjoy the whole estate exclusively, this is the ultimate setting for a family or group of friends to experience the utmost luxury and privacy on holiday. You’ll be beautifully looked after with all meals and drinks included and a private concierge service, arranging pretty much anything from sailing to wine tasting, golf, deep sea fishing and visits to historical towns nearby. You’ll also be treated to sumptuous meals from your private chef, entirely suited to your personal preferences. From the moment you arrive, you are simply obliged to switch off and embrace the wonders of Son Bunyola and the magic of the Balearic Islands.
7 nights from £1,689 per person based on 6 adults sharing a 3 bedroom villa on All-Inclusive.
OFFER: Stay 7 pay 6 between Apr - Oct 2017.
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