Travel

Sloaney Travel features some of the world’s most desirable holiday destinations and also explores luxurious locations throughout Great Britain. We recently launched The Sloaney Travel Guide

 TheSloaney

Hotel Aurelio offers Bentley Winter Tour in Lech

Hotel Aurelio offers Bentley Winter Tour in Lech

This season, to celebrate its 10th anniversary five star superior Hotel Aurelio is offering guests an even more luxurious way to experience the Austrian resort of Lech, with the prestigious Bentley Winter Tour. Guests at Hotel Aurelio will be able to experience four of Bentley’s latest models, including two SUVs from their Bentayga range and […]

 TheSloaney

Five of the best winter wellness retreats for Christmas and New Year

Five of the best winter wellness retreats for Christmas and New Year

If merely the thought of darker days and cold temperatures is spinning you into a winter slump, fear not, you can plan an escape to warmer parts of the world. There are some amazing winter wellness retreats around the globe. From adventurous fitness in Oman and mountain trekking in India to holistic healing experiences in […]

 TheSloaney

Verona: The Secret Cultural Capital of Italy

Verona: The Secret Cultural Capital of Italy

Looking for somewhere to go on vacation? If you like great culture, fine food and fabulous weather then Verona in Italy could be the place for you as this is deemed the secret cultural capital of the country by many. This beautiful city has a tremendous amount to offer whether you are travelling with that […]

 TheSloaney

Naples: Why It Should be on Your 2019 Getaway List

Naples: Why It Should be on Your 2019 Getaway List

Planning a getaway in 2019? There are many fantastic destinations all around the world to consider, but one which should certainly be on your list is Naples. This fabulous city found in sunny southern Italy is a beautiful part of the world with rich culture, a lovely climate and intriguing history with Pompeiian ruins and […]

 TheSloaney

Greek island adventures at Santa Marina Beach Hotel

Greek island adventures at Santa Marina Beach Hotel

By KATIE ANN WISEMAN Crete is the largest of all the Greek islands, located in the southern side of the Aegean Sea. It is easy to understand why it is one of the most popular destinations in the country, thanks to its distinctive beaches and ancient culture, which includes delightful towns, medieval castles and monasteries. […]

 TheSloaney

Escape to Crete for sunshine, snorkelling and a sublime spa experience at Cavo Spada

Escape to Crete for sunshine, snorkelling and a sublime spa experience at Cavo Spada

By KATIE ANN LAMB I had never been to Greece before and after a recent visit, I can say that I have definitely been missing out! It is an incredible place and I can’t wait to return. I recently stayed at the 5*star luxury resort and spa, Cavo Spada, which is located in the beautiful and […]

 TheSloaney

Solent Forts: A luxury hotel experience in the middle of the sea

Solent Forts: A luxury hotel experience in the middle of the sea

By CAT TOOGOOD Finding a unique venue for a special celebration can be challenging, especially if you don’t want to travel too far. I happened to stumble across the gem that is Solent Forts when organising a recent hen weekend and lucky for me it offered everything I needed in one spectacular place! Located just […]

 TheSloaney

Paradise for children! Enjoy family fun in the sun at the Martinhal Sagres, Portugal

Paradise for children! Enjoy family fun in the sun at the Martinhal Sagres, Portugal

The Martinhal Sagres is certainly in the running for the best family resort destination in Europe. This beachside complex is ideal for those looking to spend some time abroad with children of all ages. In addition to offering plenty of activities to help keep little ones occupied, all of the restaurants and bars welcome babies, […]

 TheSloaney

Princesa Yaiza: A perfect luxury destination for your first family sun holiday

Princesa Yaiza: A perfect luxury destination for your first family sun holiday

By Laura Toogood Finding sunshine and a climate where it’s warm enough to lie out on the beach and dine alfresco with just a pashmina for cover can be challenging at the start of summer for those of us based in the UK. Especially if you don’t want to fly half way around the world. […]

 TheSloaney

Explore the luxury sporting paradise of Aphrodite Hills in sunny Cyprus

Explore the luxury sporting paradise of Aphrodite Hills in sunny Cyprus

By Katie Ann Lamb It is well known that Cyprus receives more than 300 days of sunshine each year therefore making it an appealing destination almost all year around. Whether you’re looking to escape the English Winter or if the Med isn’t hot enough for you this Summer, we strongly recommend a trip to Aphrodite […]

 TheSloaney

A city break to Copenhagen: Explore the cultural capital from the Andersen Hotel

A city break to Copenhagen: Explore the cultural capital from the Andersen Hotel

BY KATIE ANN LAMB I love exploring different cities and Copenhagen has been on my travel list for some time. Originally a Viking fishing village, the capital of Denmark is just two hours from London. Following much investment, it has become the cultural, economic and governmental centre of the country. With this in mind, I […]

 TheSloaney

Embrace Cape Town’s culinary scene at The Cape Milner

Embrace Cape Town’s culinary scene at The Cape Milner

If you’re thinking of escaping to the sunshine, Cape Town has plenty to offer, including a vibrant culinary scene, writes Katie Ann Lamb… I have always been a fan of South African cuisine and Cape Town has become a real destination spot for foodies in recent years. If you are seeking a sunny holiday, which […]

 TheSloaney

Family fun in luxurious surroundings at The K Club in Ireland

Family fun in luxurious surroundings at The K Club in Ireland

Since having a baby, I have been on a mission to discover luxury holiday destinations that are family-friendly. It can be difficult for new parents to have the confidence to go away with a little one and also enjoy an indulgent getaway at the same time. The K Club in Ireland proved to be an […]

 TheSloaney

Adare Manor: A magnificent resort in Ireland

Adare Manor: A magnificent resort in Ireland

Laura Toogood visits Adare Manor in County Limerick following its impressive refurbishment… Adare Manor is among the world’s most luxurious properties and while County Limerick may not be the most obvious choice for an indulgent getaway, this part of Ireland has plenty to offer. Fascinating history, stunning scenery and charming people puts the small town […]

 TheSloaney

A memorable African experience at the Inzolo Exclusive Game Lodge

A memorable African experience at the Inzolo Exclusive Game Lodge

Katie Ann Lamb ventures to the African Bush and mixes raw nature with outstanding luxury… If you are seeking the ultimate luxury escape in the Eastern Cape, look no further than the newly opened Inzolo Lodge. This destination has it all. Inzolo is translated as ‘peace’ or ‘tranquillity’ in the Xhosa language, which is the […]

 TheSloaney

The Mighty Mekong

The Mighty Mekong

James Ellis continues his travels along the world’s greatest rivers by cruising from Vietnam to Cambodia… Vietnam and Cambodia are great places to visit. They are safe, the people are very friendly, the food is superb and I did not see a mosquito throughout my trip. This  included a cruise on the Mekong and visits […]

 TheSloaney

A luxury British staycation at Bovey Castle Hotel

A luxury British staycation at Bovey Castle Hotel

I set off to Bovey Castle with two main goals. Firstly, I wanted to enjoy a traditional British staycation with beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, relaxing spa sessions, cosy drinks by the fire and long delicious dinners (I wasn’t asking for much!).  Secondly, I wanted to achieve all of this with a baby in tow. A […]

 TheSloaney

Explore the best of Bath from The Francis Hotel

Explore the best of Bath from The Francis Hotel

Bath is one of the UK’s most beautiful cities and it recently featured in our selection of the top Christmas Markets to attend during the festive season. The World Heritage City has a fabulous atmosphere, especially during the winter months. Visitors can admire stunning Georgian architecture, with Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths among the […]

 TheSloaney

Locanda al Colle: A unique and charming Tuscan property

Locanda al Colle: A unique and charming Tuscan property

Katie Ann Wiseman discovers the authentic Italian guest house, Locanda al Colle… Situated just half an hour north of Pisa Airport in the hills of Camiore, Tuscany, amongst ancient trees and olive groves, is Locanda al Colle. Located on a hilltop, this beautiful contemporary guesthouse offers views that stretch all the way to the Tuscan coastline. […]

 TheSloaney

Medina magic: Palais Amani presents a touch of luxury in cultural Fes

Medina magic: Palais Amani presents a touch of luxury in cultural Fes

By Katie Ann Wiseman Palais Amani is an opulent fifteen-bedroom riad that is located within the walls of Fes, the ancient medina in Morocco. Formally a grand family home, it was renovated by its current English and French-Moroccan owners in 2006 in to the charming boutique property that it is today. Situated down a tiny […]

 TheSloaney

Kenyan hospitality paired with Kempinski luxury at Villa Rosa, Nairobi

Kenyan hospitality paired with Kempinski luxury at Villa Rosa, Nairobi

By Adam Swierczewski and Gosia Brzezinska — Jambo Dear Readers! As you may have guessed by the greeting, this time our team went all the way to Kenya to present you with the best of luxury and style. With some of the most iconic national parks, Kenya is no stranger to British travellers seeking a […]

 TheSloaney

Enjoy a peaceful break in glamorous Saint Tropez at Hotel Le Mandala

Enjoy a peaceful break in glamorous Saint Tropez at Hotel Le Mandala

By KATIE ANN WISEMAN Brigitte Bardot cavorted on the beaches of Saint Tropez in the ’50s and it is renowned as a playground for the rich and the famous. Located at the heart of the French Riviera, 100km West of Nice, St Tropez is one of the most famous resorts in Europe. Accessible by yacht, helicopter […]

 TheSloaney

Chateau de Riell: A relaxing break in French Catalonia

Chateau de Riell: A relaxing break in French Catalonia

By CATRIONA GRAY I have always been a big lover of everything French, from the fabulous food and wine to the charming French villages I love to stumble upon, and of course the beautiful weather. Add in the fact it is so easy to get to from the UK, especially London, and it is the […]

 TheSloaney

Coquillade Village provides the ‘Cycling in Provence Experience’

Coquillade Village provides the ‘Cycling in Provence Experience’

If you want to combine a sophisticated holiday with some health and fitness activity, look no further than the new cycling experience at Coquillade Village. Guests visiting Coquillade Village in Provence can now enjoy the beautiful countryside of Gargas and surrounding Luberon thanks to the ‘Cycling in Provence Experience’, which makes the most of the […]

 TheSloaney

Incredible Crete: Marine wonders at Daios Cove

Incredible Crete: Marine wonders at Daios Cove

By LAURA TOOGOOD Visiting Daios Cove is a little bit like stepping in to a Bond film. Guests are presented with stunning vistas of Crete’s coastline when arriving at the entrance to this luxury resort, which spans the full height of an intimate cove. Funiculars transport you up and down the steep hillside, providing striking […]

 TheSloaney

The Arch London: A perfect place to stay during the summer events season

The Arch London: A perfect place to stay during the summer events season

Sloaney Season has begun and several of the most respected social events of summer lie ahead. Following the delights of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we have the Investec Derby and Chestertons Polo in the Park coming up next on the calendar of prestigious events. Royal Ascot is also just around the corner, as well as […]

 TheSloaney

Myanmar (Burma): An unexpected delight

Myanmar (Burma): An unexpected delight

By JAMES ELLIS Although Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and even Laos are now fairly commonplace holiday destinations, Myanmar is not often on the radar as an Asian holiday location for the British, unlike the French, Thai and Chinese. The reason for this may be historical or political but, after a recent visit, I believe that now […]

 TheSloaney

The Kempinski Bahia: A peaceful paradise on the Costa del Sol

The Kempinski Bahia: A peaceful paradise on the Costa del Sol

BY LAURA TOOGOOD The Costa de Sol has always been a popular destination for British holiday makers. This long stretch of coastline on the edge of Southern Spain offers many days of sunshine during the year. It is a densely-populated area and boasts numerous apartment buildings and hotels. Many of these are situated near to […]

 TheSloaney

Azura Benguerra Island: A magical honeymoon destination in Mozambique

Azura Benguerra Island: A magical honeymoon destination in Mozambique

By KATIE ANN LAMB Honeymoons are often associated with intimacy and seclusion and what better place to celebrate, than by visiting one of the most romantic, remote, destinations in the world – Benguerra Island, Mozambique. From start to finish, this retreat provides guests with the ultimate luxury experience for any special holiday. Archipelago Charters will […]

 TheSloaney

A golfing getaway in the Spanish sunshine at the Montecastillo Golf Resort

A golfing getaway in the Spanish sunshine at the Montecastillo Golf Resort

If you are looking to enjoy long sunny days, excellent golf and Spanish culture, a visit to the Barcelo Montecastillo Golf Resort will be just up your street. The five star sports destination is located about 10 minutes from Jerez and an hour south of Seville. The Barcelo Montecastillo Golf Resort embraces all things sporty […]

 TheSloaney

Dublin Special: A luxury city break at the Intercontinental Dublin

Dublin Special: A luxury city break at the Intercontinental Dublin

There is nothing nicer than a change of scenery at this stage of the year and it is the perfect time to embark on a city break. Dublin is only a short hop across the Irish Sea from most UK airports and it provides the perfect respite from normal daily life. With a number of delicious […]

 TheSloaney

Sloaney Suites: Inspiration for a spring break

Sloaney Suites: Inspiration for a spring break

Jet off and enjoy a change of scene by exploring some of our favourite luxury properties...

If you are getting sick and tired of the cold, wet wintery weather, we have some great ideas for an Easter break over at Sloaney Suites. Sloaney Suites presents a beautiful collection of some of our favourite properties. Every hotel that features has an incredible suite too, which is ideal for a special trip. This […]

 TheSloaney

AirPortr is a game changer and makes travel so easy for jetsetters

AirPortr is a game changer and makes travel so easy for jetsetters

By KATIE ANN LAMB A game changer has arrived in the world of travel, thanks to the London based travel technology start-up AirPortr. I am pleased to say that lugging your luggage around is now a thing of the past. Thank goodness! Whether you’ve just landed from a dreamy destination and plan to meet friends […]

 TheSloaney

Enjoy a luxurious stay in a fabulous location at The Stafford London

Enjoy a luxurious stay in a fabulous location at The Stafford London

By LAURA TOOGOOD As the festive season approaches, there are few cities in the world that can beat London when it comes to Christmas attractions. Shopping at Harrods, ice skating at Somerset House, sparkling lights running the length of Bond Street and the spectacular Christmas market in Winter Wonderland are among the highlights.  There is […]

 TheSloaney

Jet off and enjoy some winter sunshine at Wyndham Dubai Marina

Jet off and enjoy some winter sunshine at Wyndham Dubai Marina

By KATIE ANN LAMB As the weather becomes wetter and colder in England, it is time to start dreaming about white sandy beaches and sunshine. If you are planning a winter escape, few destinations can beat Dubai, which offers beautiful weather, beaches and fantastic shopping. Located in the heart of the Dubai Marina near alluring […]

 TheSloaney

Explore the sunny Spanish capital from the luxurious InterContinental Madrid

Explore the sunny Spanish capital from the luxurious InterContinental Madrid

By LAURA TOOGOOD Madrid is an excellent destination for a city break. The architecture is stunning and it is packed with delicious tapas bars and restaurants. The Spanish capital is extremely vibrant and it also boasts excellent shopping. I flew in for a weekend away and found it a very convenient place to visit for […]

 TheSloaney

A luxurious country escape at Danesfield House Hotel and Spa

A luxurious country escape at Danesfield House Hotel and Spa

By LAURA TOOGOOD — Nestled on a hillside overlooking the pretty village of Marlow is the stunning Danesfield House Hotel and Spa. This hotel is ideal for those seeking to enjoy a luxurious and peaceful getaway. Although it is located only 30 minutes away from central London, the property allows you to switch off entirely […]

 TheSloaney

Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia is the perfect romantic island getaway

Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia is the perfect romantic island getaway

By Cat Toogood (nee Gray) When I imagine a honeymoon, I envision a tropical paradise with golden sand, turquoise waters, palm trees and luxury at every turn. Lucky for me, that’s exactly what I got at Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia. Pangkor Laut is a privately owned island located three miles off the west coast […]

 TheSloaney

Enjoy an endless summer at Forte Village in sunny Sardinia

Enjoy an endless summer at Forte Village in sunny Sardinia

Laura Toogood catches the last of the summer rays at the luxurious Forte Village… and it’s not too late for you to do the same! — By LAURA TOOGOOD Regular readers of The Sloaney travel pages will know that I adore Italy and I have been lucky enough to visit many times. From pretty, picturesque […]

 TheSloaney

Hampton Manor: A luxury hotel with fine dining in the Midlands

Hampton Manor: A luxury hotel with fine dining in the Midlands

Hampton Manor is a beautiful country house hotel that is located a short distance from one of Britain’s busiest cities, namely Birmingham. This family-run hotel is a wonderful place to visit if you are travelling through this part of the world and are seeking to stop off in a luxury destination for an overnight stay. […]

1 2 3 4