Our favourite Luxury Escapes for 2020

There’s no beating around the bush when it comes to travel - The world is huge and finding the right destination (and spending your hard earned cash on the experience) can be a real chore. If you’re looking to indulge yourself without worrying whether the holiday will live up to the hype, then look no further than our top luxury picks for 2020…



Our favourite Hidden Retreat – Soneva Kiri, Ko Kut District

The location - Unparalleled luxury meets eco-friendly design. Nestled within lush tropical rainforest on an unspoiled island, this resort has some of the best beaches in a country filled with amazing tropical sands.

The accommodation – The Sunset Ocean View Pool Villa Suite is a haven nestled amidst the island’s raw beauty. The master bedroom holds magnificent panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand - Swim up to get a closer look in the infinity pool covering your slice of paradise over the cliff’s edge. Soak under the stars in the outdoor bathroom, unwind on brightly hued daybeds, or use the electric buggy readily available to explore the unspoiled island below your perch. Need anything else? You’ll also have a 24/7 butler on hand!

Explore Koh Kood - Get to know Koh Kood by speedboat, pull into one of the many private bays along the way for snorkelling, visit the Ao Salad fishing village with traditional stilted overwater houses, and don’t miss Klong Chao waterfall to indulge your senses in the cooling freshwater lagoon.

Thai Cooking Class - Master the art of traditional Thai cooking. Join master chefs as they source freshly caught fish in Ao Salad and learn to prepare your first authentic Thai dish, as they expertly guide you through the process from ingredient selection to the finishing touches.

7 Nights B&B, Flights and Transfers - RRP £8250, book with Hidden Retreats from just £3052pp!


Our favourite Hidden Retreat - Zornitza Family Estate, Melnik

The Location – The Melnik region is a rich combination of natural beauty, history, cultural heritage, and of course winemaking! Uncover the history in the local museums or explore the wine routes and cellars in the neighbouring hills, or climb the mountains for breathtaking views. You can even take a day trip across the border to Greece to make the most of your journey!

The accommodation – Exclusively Boutique accommodation in six elegant villas - Picturesque stone buildings with timber beams, red bricks and artistic designs with interiors that extend directly into beautiful nature surroundings.

Wine and Dine – The best of Bulgarian and French gastronomy, and a selection of 300 wines from local and global sources. Many dishes are prepared with the unique taste of summer truffles, from salads all the way through to desserts.

Eco Farm – The hotel’s freshly prepped food is prepared with ingredients grown right on site, in addition to jams, honey, cheeses and pickled veg, perfect for bringing a little piece of your break back home!

The Spa - experience and indulge your body and soul in precious moments at the ZOMA spa, bringing an effective holistic approach to personalised care and treatments for your wellness and beauty.

7 Nights in August, Room Only, RRP £2037 – Book with Inspire from just £875pp, and receive: free transfers, a bottle of wine on arrival, free upgrade to B&B, a wine-tasting session, two four course dinners and a massage per person!


Our favourite Hidden Retreat – Soneva Fushi, Ko Kit District

The location - The original desert island hideaway in the Maldives. Spacious luxury villas are hidden among dense foliage on a private island.

The accommodation – The Crusoe villa with pool is the perfect blend of intimate privacy and indulgently spacious habitation. The playfully indulgent luxury suite has direct beach access, huddled around a lush tropical jungle. As the name implies, you can slip between your own private swimming pool and snorkelling along the reef in the waves beyond, or gaze at the stars from the open-air bathroom. You’ll find picture perfect sights inside and out –There’s always room to breathe with high-ceilings throughout, and you can effortlessly bring the outdoors in with the enormous floor to ceiling doors. For the greatest views, Gaze over the horizon from your secluded balcony adjoining the master bedroom, or explore first-hand with the included personal bicycles!

Glassblowing – Learn to make your own unique masterpiece guided by a team of experts, an ideal dream destination souvenir. The glass studio is environmentally conscious, and the pieces are made using recycled materials by blowing, casting, and slumping to create extraordinary items that are of a much higher value than its original form.

Entice your senses – From soothing scrubs to Tibetan hot stones, the Six Senses Spa incorporates sensory treatments from near and far, providing resident practitioners with world-class expertise. For an authentic local treatment, try the “Island Kaashi”, a coconut based exfoliation and concentrated massage.

7 Nights B&B, Flights and Transfers - RRP £8550, book with Hidden Retreats from just £3225pp!


Indulge yourself more - speak to one of our travel experts on 0161 440 6735 to start your journey.


T&Cs apply - Prices based on flights departing 19/03/20, 08/08/20 and 20/03/20 respectively, and are subject to availability. Other dates available, please speak to an Inspire agent for details.


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