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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Top 9 World’s Best Resorts

Crystal Cove offers three separate pools decked out to look like lagoons, with water splish-splashing down all around you as you indulge in a refreshing margarita to cool you down, seeing how you’re in the Caribbean and all. Just don’t leave the bar area with your drink, or you’ll find it becomes very watered down very quickly…click here

Wednesday, June 29, 2016


The island of Ischia bubbles and steams with thermal activity, and the spa treatment centre at the magnificent Mezzatorre Resort harnesses this to the full. But the 57-room hotel, perched in a pinewood above its own private cove, also offers exclusive access to a splendid bit of Mediterranean. Located on a terrace along the gentle path down to the sea is a heated saltwater pool. The Mezzatorre’s little bay is rocky, perfect for setting off with a snorkel to explore the local marine life. But the town of Forio d’Ischia, immediately outside the hotel, is edged by long strips of white sand beach.