It’s easy to forget that the world has so much to offer when the immediate world around one is draped in a winter gray or hidden in the normality of the everyday life. Fly on Thursday from New York or Los Angeles and arrive in Phuket where you could be sipping on a Mango Lassi and applying sun cream on your nose poolside by early afternoon. Specialist tour operator Globotours offers a six day four night escape to the award wining Banyan Tree Hotel and Resort. Intimate and romantic, the Banyan Tree Hotel makes the most of its magnificent location where you can indulge in a range of treatments at the renowned Banyan Tree Spa, savor the best of local and international cuisine as prepared by master chefs, or venture out to explore Phuket. Engage in water sports, visit the surrounding islands or tee off against a backdrop of mountains and lagoon overlooking the ocean.
Price: From $1997 per person, based on two sharing a Deluxe Villa on a bed-and-breakfast basis; the price includes return flights from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or New York with airport transfers, taxes and fuel surcharge are included
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The Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Chinzan-so is a first-rate hotel set in the luscious 100-year-old Chinzan-So Garden from where the hotel gets its name, making it an extremely inviting getaway after a busy day in Tokyo. Its also known to have one of Tokyo’s best spa, including a gorgeous glass-enclosed indoor pool surrounded by greenery with a glass ceiling that’s kept open in summer and a Japanese hot-spring bath where the water is supplied from the Izu Peninsula. Because the Four Seasons Hotel is built around and within the park, most rooms have peaceful garden views from their bay windows. Don’t miss full day spent solely in the hotel, enjoying the spa, taking a wonderful stroll through the garden which contains several charming traditional Japanese restaurants, a striking pagoda and stone monuments throughout.
Price: From $1899 per person, based on two sharing a suite on a bed-and-breakfast basis; the price includes return flights from Los Angeles, with airport transfers, air taxes and fuel surcharge are included.
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- Complimentary access to the hotel’s “Yu the Spa” (with Japanese “Onsen” bath offering the health healing mineral water of Izu Peninsula), indoor pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, steam and sauna rooms
- Complimentary use of the gym with 24-hour access
- Complimentary in-room high speed Internet access
- Complimentary overnight shoeshine
- Complimentary daily newspaper
- 10% discount for spa treatment at hotel’s “Yu the Spa”
- 20% discount for dinner at the Il teatro Italian Restaurant and Miyuki Japanese Restaurant
The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore is located on seven acres of beautifully landscaped grounds that give a sense of peace and is centrally located in the trendy Marina Bay. Inside, the lobby and public areas showcase more than 4,000 extraordinary and captivating works of art by international artists. Guest rooms are quiet and larger than most available in Singapore and each has stunning views of either the Kallang or Marina bays. Decor and furnishings are impressive and comfortable from big wood beds dressed in crisp white linens to lounges and walk-in closets if one so desired. But best of all might be the large octagonal windows placed next to the bathtub in every room possibly the most luxurious way to unwind after a long day of sightseeing. Experience the modern luxury of Singapore that includes award-wining cuisine, world famous shopping and iconic destinations while staying at a five-star hotel at an exceptional price.
Price: From $1993 per person, based on two sharing a suite on a bed-and-breakfast basis; the price includes round trip flights from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or New York, with airport transfers, air taxes and fuel surcharge are included.
Book it: (800) 988-4833 : http://www.globotours.net/Tour.aspx?Code=48