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Holiday Type / October Half Term

Often quieter than the school summer holidays, October half term is an ideal time of year to escape the British weather and get away with the family for a week of relaxation and quality time spent together on a luxury family holiday. Savour the last of the warm European weather or make the most of the year round sun in Florida and Arabia. Alternatively, if you are tempted to travel further afield, head to the islands of Indian Ocean or the Caribbean - some of the most laid-back destinations going and perfect for a fun-filled family holiday.

 

Niyama Private Islands

One destination spread languidly across two islands, Niyama gives the luxury Maldives holiday an exciting twist. Recent stellar upgrades have given the resort more of everything that makes a getaway so special, from new culinary attractions to a poolside ice cream bar, photo studio and children’s club. Relax as never before in ultra-chic accommodation encompassing sleek suites, water studios and beach pavilions, the Crescent comprising five villas with private Thakuru butlers. No fewer than eight restaurants now tempt the taste buds; new BLU fe...

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One&Only Royal Mirage - The Palace

A regal beachfront domain overlooking the iconic Palm Island, The Palace is one of three magnificent properties that make up Dubai’s One&Only Royal Mirage.  Enjoy exploring the landscaped gardens, resplendent with exotic flora and criss-crossed by meandering water features, or stroll along the sugar white sands of the private beach, all accompanied by the backdrop of Dubai’s unrivalled skyline. Why One&Only Royal Mirage – The Palace? A golfer’s paradise, The Palace is situated close to seven nearby golf courses and its own putting green Ac...

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Finca Cortesin

Melding seamlessly into the Andalucían landscape in the foothills of the Casares mountains between Marbella and Sotogrande, this boutique hotel reflects the traditional style of Spanish ‘fincas’ with its red clay tiles and white-washed walls. All-suite in design, it boasts lavishly appointed accommodation with impressive marble bathrooms and private terrace or garden. At one Michelin-star Kabuki Raw, Chef Luis Olarra fuses Japanese cuisine with Mediterranean ingredients, whilst El Jardin serves relaxed Mediterranean fare or try Don Giovanni for...

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Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Miles of sandy beach, mangroves and the Mayan jungle await guests at this all-suite, all-inclusive resort. Idyllically poised on pristine white sands, the hotel welcomes families and couples to the beautiful Riviera Maya. Each luxurious suite offers a private terrace, interior jacuzzi and comprehensive entertainment technology. The adult-only Grand Class and family-friendly Ambassador Suites comprise breathtaking ocean views whilst Zen Grand Suites are spacious hideaways in a lush jungle setting. A foodie’s paradise, there are eight eateries to...

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Ikos Olivia

Set in 9 hectares of evergreen landscape dotted with olive trees, and framed by a 450-metre beach with twinkling waters, Ikos Olivia is a family-friendly Halkidiki resort where everyone can relax and enjoy all-day service in tranquil surroundings.  Why Ikos Olivia? Fabulously located on Halkidiki's Gulf of Toroneos, surrounded by olive groves and the turquoise Aegan sea Use of a glorious 450m private sandy beach (where complimentary snacks, fruit and drinks can be ordered to your sunbed) Range of à la carte and buffet dining options ...

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One&Only Royal Mirage - Arabian Court

Designed in the spirit of the Orient, Arabian Court sits at the heart of the One&Only Royal Mirage resort, its dramatic architecture housing an enchanting landscape of courtyards and fountains. Why One&Only Royal Mirage - Arabian Court? Set in 65 acres of luscious gardens, and alongside a kilometre-long private beach, Arabian Court is one of three enchanting properties that make up the Royal Mirage Local golf courses, a floodlit tennis court and nearby surfable sand dunes mean that exhilarating activities are never far away Great for fami...

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Atlantis, The Palm

Towering archways, arabesque domes and ornate spires create the dream-like vision that is Atlantis. The resort’s rooms and suites, which are housed within the soaring Royal Towers, offer views over the Gulf or The Palm, whilst for exclusivity, the Royal Bridge Suite has its own private elevator and butler service. Guests who desire further VIP treatment can select the Imperial Club, which comes complete with private check-in at the Royal Majilis lounge, exclusive private Imperial Beach Club access, and all-day access to the Imperial Club Lounge...

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Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

Dusky pink low-rise buildings and a pristine natural beach await 15 minutes drive from downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa. Glamorous even by Dubai’s elevated standards, this resplendent resort brings fresh sophistication to Jumeirah Beach. Ultra-spacious guest rooms and suites blend authentic Arabic themes with contemporary styling, all having a large balcony with dining table and opulent marble floored bathrooms featuring a silver-leaf ceiling and Murano glass pendant. Entered through a shared vestibule, most rooms are ideally set up for fami...

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Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

A scenic seaplane flight brings you to the remote Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, where Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is a hideaway offering unspoilt privacy in a pristine environment; the island’s 44 acre interior is flanked by white sand beaches and a two kilometre lagoon. Contemporary thatched accommodations are located here or on the beach: features include spacious gardens, private pools, outdoor living rooms and sea-viewing lofts. There are also dedicated Family Bungalows and Villas. Water Villas offer spellbinding views of t...

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Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita

A ravishing private escape exuding quintessential Four Seasons style and service, this resort is part of the prestigious Anahita Sanctuary development opposite beautiful Ile aux Cerfs. Spacious villas feature private plunge pools and luxurious bathrooms complete with alfresco shower opportunities. Larger families and multi-generational holidaymakers will appreciate the extremely spacious two to five bedroom Residence Villas, all of which feature private swimming pools and gardens. For those seeking extra privacy, the villas nestled in the mangr...

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Amilla Fushi

The flight in by seaplane provides glorious views of the Baa Atoll in a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, recognised for its unique harmony between man and nature. At Amilla Fushi – which literally translates as ‘My Island Home’ - guests will experience a luxurious ‘homecoming’ feeling the moment they set foot on the island’s pristine white sands. Here, it’s all about maximising on space and privacy with 67 contemporary accommodations sympathetically constructed in idyllic locations. Choose from water villas overlooking the turquoise blue lagoon ...

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Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

Set on a colourful garden island just a short speedboat ride from Malé, Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa is an international resort that reflects all the charm and intimacy of a traditional Maldivian village. Dolphin rich waters and countless nearby surf spots fringe the sugar white sands of this petite private island, meaning that lazy days and exhilarating experiences are never far away. Why Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa? A standalone island spa sits a minute’s sail away from the resort, featuring glass bottom floors and a Night Spa ...

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Jumeirah Mina A' Salam

A beautifully authentic expression of Arabian architecture, Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam, meaning ‘harbour of peace’, is a grand boutique hotel of exquisite style. Surrounded by tranquil waters the property is the gateway to the rest of the Madinat Jumeirah resort and entry point to the network of enchanting waterways and walkways. All suites and guest rooms have been fully refurbished in contemporary Arabian style, each richly adorned in Arabian fabrics and artefacts. Several bars and lounges are interwoven with first class restaurants including Zhe...

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Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf

The traditional courtyard summer houses of old Arabia inspired the stunning two-storey summer houses that grace this enchanting resort where all rooms and suites have been fully refurbished in contemporary Arabian style and come complete with twenty four hour butler service. Accessible by scenic waterways and leafy pathways, each living space is light, spacious and beautifully appointed with every conceivable modern comfort inside and out. Reached by traditional abra boat, Pai Thai, the resort’s romantic Thai restaurant, is a sublime alfresco s...

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Carlisle Bay

Carlisle Bay, Antigua is a privately owned enclave that has raised the bar for contemporary excellence in the Caribbean, set upon a backdrop of rolling hills and lush tropical rainforest. Firstly, there’s the ravishing beach setting, where each end is dedicated either to couples or families. Then, there’s the true sense of arrival, as guests are welcomed into a magnificent open plan lobby. And not least, there are the spacious suites, with cool, calm interiors, a sitting area or bedroom that faces the sea and a private terrace or balcony, most ...

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Six Senses Laamu

Located on privately owned Olhuveli Island in the Laamu Atoll, this impressive resort deftly blends out-and-out luxury with impeccable eco-friendly credentials. A large stretch of beachfront has been left untouched enabling guests to feel close to nature. With the emphasis on natural materials, Beach Villas have a garden and direct beach access, whilst the Water Villas are replete with a sunken bath and roof terrace. Both have a refreshing outdoor rain shower and raised dining deck for romantic meals under the stars. Chill to the relaxed sounds...

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Nonsuch Bay

Ideal for families, couples and groups alike, this idyllic Antiguan hideaway faces placid waters dotted with sailing craft and is surrounded by a rolling tropical coastline. Hillside infinity pools and terraces lead down through colourful gardens to a palm-fringed sandy beach and the turquoise waters behind a barrier reef. Nonsuch Bay, Antigua takes full advantage of ideal conditions for a plethora of water based activities, from snorkelling in clear waters around a deserted islet and gentle guided sailing tours to stand up paddle boarding, kit...

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Denis Private Island

This privately owned sanctuary offers its visitors a stay that is unapologetically back-to-nature; the island is rumoured to have buried treasure hidden somewhere within its 375 acres of lush tropical forests. The pace is unhurried enabling guests to do as much or as little as they wish; a digital detox is encouraged with a lack of TVs and phone signal. Owners Kathy and Micky Mason are committed to supporting conservation resulting in indigenous wildlife that serves to emphasise the beauty around you. Some of the finest cuisine in the Seychelle...

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Madinat Jumeirah - Jumeirah Al Qasr

Set in an elevated position by two kilometres of private beachfront, Jumeirah Al Qasr captures the magnificence of a Sheikh’s summer residence. Majestic in every sense it is approached via a tree-lined avenue adorned with sculpted Arabian horses, the unrestrained opulence continuing through to the spacious rooms and suites which have been recently refurbished, and all offering views over the lush gardens or glinting Arabian Gulf. World-class restaurants and bars with alfresco terraces provide a thousand and one delights, the Arboretum being a p...

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Six Senses Zighy Bay

A secluded fishing village on the Sultanate’s northern Musandam Peninsula is the location for these stunning Pool Villas and Pool Villa Suites fronting an expansive sandy beach. The design is an authentic Omani village, bathrooms extend to an outdoor shower area, and all suites and villas have a private pool and butler service. Guests can choose one of three unforgettable arrival experiences: a scenic ten minute speedboat trip; a drive down from the mountains, or choose to travel as a companion passenger with the resort’s professional paraglide...

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One&Only Cape Town

An oasis of cosmopolitan style on the V&A Waterfront, One&Only Cape Town is the ideal property for a luxury South Africa holiday. Central to the Mother City’s buzzing entertainment with breath-taking views of Signal Hill and Table Mountain; this is the perfect Cape Town base. Design throughout is clean and contemporary – the spacious suites are furnished in the warm, muted tones of the African savannah interspersed with splashes of bright colour and feature private balconies or terraces. This urban resort offers an exquisite selection of luxury...

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Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Beit Al Bahar Villas

With twenty six storeys and a design inspired by the shape of a breaking wave, the iconic Jumeirah Beach Hotel is a striking Dubai landmark. Located less than thirty minutes from the city centre, guests can take advantage of renowned Dubai attractions such as the Mall of Emirates, Dubai Marina and Emirates Golf Club. With its own private beach, this family friendly hotel offers an array of amenities for guests to enjoy. Choose from twenty one restaurants, bars and cafés – ranging from the casual to the elegant and the local to the international...

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The St. Regis Mauritius Resort

Fanned by sea breezes and fronted by an idyllic white sand beach, the Indian Ocean’s first St.Regis hotel welcomes guests with exceptional amenities and impeccable butler service (the eButler can take care of your every whim at any time). Mauritius’ iconic Le Morne Brabant Mountain provides the backdrop to an escape of pampered refinement, ensconced in exquisitely styled guest rooms lavishly appointed with private terrace, opulent bathroom, ocean views and elegantly draped signature beds. Culinary attractions range from classic French with Maur...

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The Emirates Palace

Majestic and magnificent, the Kempinski managed Emirates Palace stands on a 1.3 kilometre private beach in impressive landscaped gardens. Gold finials and mosaic glass tiles top a veritable sea of domes and cupolas – the whole development reflecting the infinite shades of the Arabian sands. Quite possibly the most expensive hotel ever built, it welcomes the discerning guest with accommodation of unparalleled opulence. Each room and suite conveys a masterful blend of regal splendour and cutting edge gadgetry, featuring advanced multimedia system...

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COMO Maalifushi

The epitome of castaway barefoot chic, COMO Maalifushi is the first luxury resort in the Maldives to open in the pristine Thaa Atoll. Sister property of COMO Cocoa Island, its understated style captures the essence of Indian Ocean living with accommodation created by leading Japanese designer Koichiro Ikebuchi. Choose from the beach suites nestled in the shade of the lush Como Maalifushi gardens, the decadent beach villas complete with private pools and direct access to the beach, or enchanting overwater villas leading off wooden walkways that ...

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andBeyond Phinda Mountain Lodge

Spacious, swish and full of light, the lodge is perched above a private watering hole where a plethora of animals congregate each day. As no structure in the lodge overlooks any other, views are uninterrupted from each suite or viewing deck, and the inclusion of a private plunge pool with each family suite helps make for a perfect stay. Like the other lodges in the &Beyond Phinda collection, this is a magnificent base for Big 5 safaris and also for spotting cheetah – reintroduced to the area after an absence of over fifty years. Join pulse-rais...

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Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa

Suffused with an air of romance, this idyllic destination is the first luxury resort south of the equator in the Maldives – a pristine retreat encompassing nearly two kilometres of sugar white beach. It’s a location known for its incredible corals and dive sites – Manta Point and Turtle Point being aptly named for viewing these species in large numbers. Enchanting accommodation comes in seven distinct styles, including the Pool Villas which feature a pool terrace nestled in lush, tropical foliage; family friendly Beach Villas set in a garden wi...

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Bahía del Duque

A resplendent gem on Tenerife’s Costa Adeje, this member of The Leading Hotels of the World is a luxury resort on several levels, comprising three distinct areas of accommodation. In addition to the colourful rooms and suites arranged in a horseshoe around the pools, there are the Casas Ducales. Designed by Pascua Ortega, they form a hotel within a hotel featuring Canarian-style houses with special services including those of a resident butler. The luxuriant Las Villas form the third section, complete with their own private reception and readin...

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Jumeirah Vittaveli

The South Male atoll is the bewitching location for this haven of tranquillity, only a twenty minute boat ride from Malé. Here in a palm-fringed paradisiacal setting eighty nine beach and overwater villas and suites, all with private pools and direct access to the beach or lagoon, offer light and airy living. For ultimate seclusion, five Ocean Suites are set over water and accessed exclusively via speedboat, while families will love the new two bedroom Beach Villas with their air of spacious chic. At Swarna dine on authentic Thalis, designed fo...

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La Clé Des Montagnes

With the Winelands on your doorstep, guests are perfectly placed for a stay of relaxed leisure in a stylish, spacious villa. Each of the four butler-serviced villas, which range from two to four bedrooms, has an outdoor terrace, private swimming pool, comfortable lounge with cosy fireplace and well-equipped kitchen. Styles vary from Victorian farmhouse at La Grange and traditional French décor at Le Manoir to La Galerie’s bold and vibrant blend of antique and contemporary and a modern fusion of east-meets-north Africa at Le Colonial. Breakfast ...

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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort

Exuding a distinct Spanish revival style, this exhilarating 5 star resort immerses families and couples in signature Four Seasons luxury whilst being on the very doorstop of a fantasia of iconic Disney attractions. Set inside Walt Disney Resort itself, Four Seasons Orlando is only minutes away from Magic Kingdom® Park and the legendary Epcot; families can even opt for balconied accommodations overlooking the nightly fireworks at Magic Kingdom® Park. Dining options encompass exquisite grilled dishes with Spanish flair at Capa Steakhouse, modern ...

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Half Moon

A destination in itself, Half Moon is set on 400 acres of manicured grounds with two miles of beach front.  The accommodation at Half Moon has been designed with comfort and privacy in mind. With an abundance of space for comfort and relaxation, they have either patios or balconies, allowing guests to enjoy the peaceful views of gardens, pools and the sea from which a sweet and gentle breeze blows constantly across the resort. Rooms & suites are near to the sea, and within walking distance (or a short bike ride) to all the resort’s facilities....

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Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

Perched on the white sands of Trou d’Eau Douce bay, on the beautiful east coast of Mauritius and overlooking the tranquil, crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean, is Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa. Freshly re-designed ocean view rooms and suites – many with direct access to the beach and all with large bay windows - now have the stylishly understated Shangri-La look and feel following an extensive six month long renovation and re-brand in 2015. For those seeking seclusion, nearby are three exclusive Beach Villas, each the epitome of co...

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The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas

A private estate edged by miles of soft, duned beach, the celebrated The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas languishes in tropical splendour. Dark woods and rich fabrics set the tone for the air-conditioned rooms and suites, with ocean or garden views from the spacious patios and balconies. Three villas enjoy an enviable beachfront location and the services of a dedicated butler who is quietly on-hand to attend to your every wish 24 hours a day. Balinese-style treatment villas, each with a pavilion and open-air garden, lend an oriental ...

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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar

Al Bandar – meaning “the town”– is the focal point of the resort featuring a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and bars. Centrally located within the resort complex its romantic architecture has been inspired by Old Muscat, with buildings of varying height adorned by an array of ornate balconies. The pools and waterways which abound throughout the property make relaxing viewing from the generously sized sea-facing guestrooms decorated in modern Arabian fashion, all with a balcony or patio. There’s complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms along with in...

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Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa

Situated on a headland commanding panoramic views, a pinnacle of the vacation experience is the adult-oriented and ultra-opulent Al Husn. Deluxe rooms, which are amongst the largest in Oman, feature lavish décor inspired by royal Arabian palaces and come complete with balconies or terraces from which to admire the views of the courtyard and pool; deluxe sea view rooms open up entrancing panoramas of the Gulf of Oman from their furnished balconies. Culinary experiences, accessible only to Al Husn guests, include a beach grill serving fresh seafo...

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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Waha

Family-popular Al Waha is the largest of the three hotels that make up Shangri-La’s Omani portfolio. Meaning “The Oasis”, this idyllic escape is dotted with several swimming pools and surrounded by date palm trees. The family accommodation comprises two interconnecting rooms that look over the lush gardens and glittering pools towards the Gulf of Oman, kitted out with a PlayStation and a section of games on request. An array of eateries provides delicious dining options. Between Al Waha and Al Bandar lies the enchanting beachfront Bait al Bahr ...

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Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort & Residences

A VIP airport greeting sets the tone for a stay of all-taken-care-of relaxation in these high spec beachfront residences close to historic Speightstown’s stalls and restaurants to the north and laid-back-but-lively Mullins Beach Bar to the south. Perfectly located for exploring, we recommend travelling by complimentary water taxi to the renowned 13/59 restaurant at Port Ferdinand. Back at Saint Peter’s Bay, accommodations have a contemporary Caribbean aesthetic and are supremely spacious; a feeling that seems to permeate the resort. Join a pair...

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Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Flanked by towering limestone cliffs on one of the finest mile-long white sand beaches in the Langkawi UNESCO Geopark lies a resort both infinitely stylish and instantly captivating. The ambience is that of a typical Malay village, with Pavilions, Villas and Family Beach Villas woven through acres of beautifully landscaped gardens – the luxurious Beach Villas featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and a private garden with pool and reflecting pond, whilst generously sized Melaleuca Pavilions feature contemporary Malay designs. Delightful specialiti...

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Constance Halaveli

Shaped like a traditional Maldivian dhoni Constance Halaveli, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, brings signature five star deluxe service to a delightful island set within the North Ari Atoll. This sister property to Constance Moofushi encompasses beautiful Water Villas with plunge pool and sundeck, Beach Villas with their own plunge pool and garden, family friendly Double Storey Beach Villas with their own private garden and al fresco dining area, Family Beach Villas with gated garden and plunge pool plus one sumptuously equipped three ...

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The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

Tenerife not only enjoys more hours of sunshine than any other part of Spain, it’s home to Carrier favourite The Ritz-Carlton, Abama. Sparkling with five stars, it gets our vote for all-round appeal. Picture a spectacular Moorish-style private estate atop a hillside flanking the island’s highest mountain, with exuberant gardens stretching down to the sea and looking out to La Gomera. All is as you would expect from Ritz-Carlton, with attentive service and luxuriously appointed accommodation - all rooms and suites having marble bathrooms, floor-...

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One&Only Le Saint Géran

Located on the idyllic north-eastern coast of Mauritius, One&Only Le Saint Géran creates a sense of exclusivity on its own private peninsula with both a beachfront and a calm lagoon unlike any other resort on the island. Le Saint Géran emerges fresh from a nine month, multi-million-dollar refurbishment, with each of the brand new guest rooms offering lagoon, ocean or beach views. All suites also benefit from butler service, whilst Villa One boasts its own private pool. New dining concepts include Tapasake, a modern Pan-Asian experience, whilst ...

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