Italy evokes images of rolling green hills with ancient hilltop villages and pinstripe vineyards, beautiful stretches of coastline, stylish islands, dramatic lakes, and everything from historic cities to floating ones. It promises to combine history, culture, art and cuisine all in one unforgettable trip.
Families will enjoy the Hotel Village cottages which are set around a central swimming pool and piazza, or the prestige rooms at the Spazio Oasi (meaning Oasis Space) with its own swimming pool located close to the mini club. The five star Hotel Laguna is ideal for adults, offering luxurious sea view rooms and easier access to the beauty centre.
The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo dates back to 1873 and successfully recreates the atmosphere and splendour of a bygone era. Taormina’s first hotel is surrounded by luxurious parkland filled with olive and cypress trees, magnolias and bougainvillea. Most richly furnished rooms overlook the sea and Mount Etna, whilst the suites evoke the grandeur of the Sicilian Baroque period.
Lefay Resort & Spa sits peacefully on a hillside above Lake Garda, close to the chocolate-box town of Gargnano. Relaxation is the watchword here, whether it's reclining beside the lake-view infinity pool or enjoying a massage in the garden gazebo.
Undoubtedly the most exclusive hotel on Lake Maggiore, the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromées represents beauty and luxury, all combined with first-class facilities and enchanting views of the Borromean Islands and the Alps.
Surrounded by terraces and gardens, the Hotel Santa Caterina stands on one of the best stretches of the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. The charm of the exquisitely tasteful interior blends perfectly with this superb five star hotel, making it the ideal setting to unwind in superior surroundings and a stunning location.
Lavishly decorated using only the finest fabrics and furnishings, the magnificent Hotel Westin Europa Regina is just perfect for that romantic Venetian break.
A stunning 11th century hotel, Castel Monastero is set just four miles from the quintessential Italian town of Castelnuovo Berardenga. The Castel is a combination of beautiful hotel gardens and traditional Tuscan houses scattered around the piazza, all surrounded by the scenic countryside.
Croatia is a country that's big on natural beauty. Its interior is a patchwork of vineyards, forests, olive groves and lakes, while along the coastline you'll find white-pebble beaches, beautifully clear waters and a generous sprinkling of pine-clad islands. The main cities, Split and Dubrovnik, tick all the boxes when it comes to al fresco dining and age-old sites.
At the Hotel Monte Mulini exceptional service is perfectly combined with a relaxing atmosphere and contemporary design, ensuring your stay here will be truly special.
Located 11 kilometres from the historic city of Dubrovnik, the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik boasts a range of contemporary rooms and suites, a luxury award-winning spa and 16 restaurants and bars to choose from. Built in a style to replicate the layout of a traditional Mediterranean village, the resort is set amidst mature gardens, overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea and the Elephiti Islands.