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Sri Lanka tour & beach vacation
Tropical island paradise and wildlife safari, from £1995 (15 days) inc UK flights
Luxury yurt pod accommodation in Lanzarote, with eco car
Luxury Eco Yurt Royale sleeps up to 6, from €1540 - €1925 per accommodation per week
Lombok & Bali vacation
True island vacation perfection, from US $829 - US $1035 (8 days) ex flights
Cyprus self catering accommodation in Kalavassos
Traditional Stone built village house. Agotourism in Cyprus, from €48 - €120 per apartment per night
Polis, Cyprus villa & hotel accommodation
Enjoy the long sandy beach and beautiful Mediterranean gardens, from €70 - €115 per double room per night
Lanzarote villa accommodation, Canary Islands
Converted farm building in beach setting with car, from €1540 - €2065 per villa per week (sleeps 6)
Thailand vacation, culture and beach
Temples and elephants, jungle and beaches - with a twist!, from £1050 (15 days) ex flights
Komodo Dragon ecolodge in Flores
Small eco hotel for those wishing to visit Komodo National Park, from US $90 per double room per night
Tenerife villa vacation, sleeping 4 people
Vacation on an organic farm with stunning views, from €50 - €100 per villa per night (sleeps 4)
Kenya beach resort on Manda Island
The perfect place to come and relax for days or weeks, from £90 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Diani Beach luxury hotel, Kenya
Hideaway with pool set in gardens on white sands, from US $145 - US $195 per person per night
Gambia vacation accommodation
9 large African huts all with en-suite facilities, from £15 - £30 per person per night incl breakfast
Mount Kenya vacation accommodation
Vacation house facing Mount Kenya, from £10 per person per night
Luxury beach holiday in Brazil
Coastal rainforest and Brazil’s finest beaches, from £2350 (12 days) ex flights
Bahia luxury beach holiday, Brazil
Relax and explore Brazil at your own pace, from £1789 (10 days) ex flights
East Bali luxury villa accommodation, Indonesia
Vacation in paradise on Bali's beautiful East Coast, from US $207 - US $380 per villa per night (sleeps 4-6)
Grenada boutique hotel in St George
A luxury getaway with dazzling ocean views, from US $288 - US $707 per villa per night (sleeps 4)
Fiji beach accommodation on Malolo Lailai Island
A private 3 bedroom beach retreat in Fiji, from AU $450 per accommodation per night
Vanua Levu beach accommodation, Fiji
Unique tropical eco escape on your own private beach, from £1000 per week (sleeps 2-3)
Cyprus traditional villa accommodation
Traditional villa with pool, from €60 - €100 per villa per night (sleeps 2)
Caribbean beach resort in St Kitts & Nevis
Romantic caribbean resort and hotel, from US $365 - US $625 per double room per night
Lanzarote self catering cottage in the Canary Islands
Luxury Eco Garden Cottage in Lanzarote, from €560 - €735 per week (sleeps 4)
Limassol self catering accommodation in Cyprus
Apartments near sandy beach, from €48 - €100 per apartment per night
Central Andros Island beach resort, Bahamas
All inclusive beachfront resort, Andros Island, Bahamas, from US $260 - US $285 per person per night

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Sri Lanka tour & beach vacation
There were many memorable moments - we loved the incredible bird life especially seeing them close-up in the bird sanctuary. (more)Gabi Tubbs
Leopards in Yala were the most memorable part of the vacation (more)Ann Griffiths
We had a great time, we mixed cultural interest with wildlife experience and finished up with a beach flop...The jeep safari to see the elephants in the wild was the most exciting part of the vacation. (more)Elayne Farmer
From £1995 including UK flights
Lanzarote villa accommodation, Canary Islands
Memorable parts? Going on a day trip to a remote island organised by owner Tila and swimming on an empty beach. Tips? Definitely rent a car and try arrive in day light as roads signs easily missed in dark Local benefits? Yes - completely. Overall rating? Excellent, cheap and cheerful, direct flights, lots to do...brilliant family vacation would have been equally good for a couple or friends. (more)Zara Stassin
From €1540 - €2065 per villa per week (sleeps 6)
Luxury yurt accommodation in Lanzarote, Canary Islands
It is a wonderful place for a family vacation with small children and a great place to recharge your batteries. (more)Alison Brookes Day
Fabulously relaxing, beautiful island, relaxed yet very responsive hosts. A great experience...Great for kids with donkey rides, missions to collect eggs every day, and to hang out with other kids on the communal trampoline, pirate boat and playground. (more)Michelle Levene
Most memorable were the rural location with an opportunity to see the landscape and vegetation. The space, both our private area around our yurt and outside where the kids were free to play on the trampoline and meet the chickens and donkey. The smallness of the resort and the uncrowded beach. The morning bike ride into the village for bread. (more)Roos Eisma
From €1120 - €1330 per week (sleeps 4)
Lanzarote self catering cottage in the Canary Islands
We expected the finca to be lovely but it far exceeded our expectations. The Garden Cottage was perfect for a couple who wanted privacy but still all the facilities of the shared areas...Excellent! (more)Helen Wilson
Fantastic! Whilst we were there most of the other guests were couples with young children but as a childless couple we were catered for just as perfectly. The finca is a beautiful place, the owners are friendly and helpful, can't praise it enough! (more)Lisa Carver
Great experience, wonderful hosts and beautiful surroundings... (more)Sarah Slade
From €560 - €735 per week (sleeps 4)
Cyprus traditional villa accommodation
Memorable parts? Tochni was one of the most beautiful villages in the area. It suited us because it was very quiet. Renovating old buildings provides an immediate atmosphere to the vacation and is much better than staying in a new apartment. Tips? It is centrally located, but you still have to be prepared to travel if you want to make the most of the vacation. Local benefits? Yes it did benefit local people, and in the respect of renovating old buildings it did minimize the... (more)John Williams
From €60 - €100 per villa per night (sleeps 2)
Polis, Cyprus villa & hotel accommodation
This has been the 3rd visit to this hotel. Definitely will return. A*. (more)Mike Biggs
Watching the sunset from the terrace of my room. Excellent view, great location., good local food. (more)Georgina Alexander
Excellent. A really relaxing break - I hope to make a return trip. Very encouraging to see a smaller-scale family hotel; well-organised, clean, comfortable, friendly and beautiful, with a positive impact on its local environment. (more)Judy Powell
From €70 - €115 per double room per night
Lombok & Bali vacation
Memorable parts? WOW! So many different experiences and so many wonderful people. Climbing Mt Batur at 4am to see the sun rise was a major highlight and swimming in the cool clear waterfall in Lombok. Tips? You need to be relatively fit, however, there is not pressure to participate in any of the activities. Accommodation and transport are very basic but add to the whole experience. Take ear plugs! Local benefits? The bus transport gave of a few fumes...but generally we when... (more)Tracey Lawrence
From US $829 - US $1035 excluding flights
Lanzarote villa vacation, Fishermans Cottage, Canary Islands
Memorable parts? Arriving at Fisherman’s Cottage and seeing the wonderful location. Tips? It's not a vacation destination for clubbers. If you want a few days relaxation by the sea come to fisherman’s cottage. Local benefits? We shopped in the local supermarket and ate out locally. The cottage was totally solar powered with 'green' loos. So yes to both. Overall rating? 10 out of 10. It was so much better than I expected. Jill and Maria were both lovely and friendly.... (more)Laura Whelan
From €665 - €875 per week (sleeps 4)
Tenerife villa vacation, sleeping 4 people
The house and environment was fabulous! Wonderful nature! A way from everything! Very nice people and nice for our children. (more)mathilde geens
The beautiful view from our balcony, out to the sea one way and up to the mountains in the other direction...A fantastic, relaxing, family vacation a world away from the stereotypical family Tenerife vacation that you might find on the south of the island! (more)Kristina Roe
The beautiful setting and 'local' feel of the place. The owners of the finca were extremely pleasant and created a very relaxed homely feel to the vacation. The accommodation - 'The Stonehouse' was unique and quaint. (more)Jenny Marshall
From €50 - €100 per villa per night (sleeps 4)
Cyprus self catering accommodation in Kalavassos
Traveling across the green line to visit Ancient Salamis. Kalavassos is a good base to see the island. (more)Shabna Harridge
Great weather; great scenery. (more)Sally Keohane
Enjoyable, interesting, you get to know the culture, the habits, the history of the place. (more)Zahal Levy
From €48 - €120 per apartment per night
Gambia vacation accommodation
A most relaxing, refreshing break and a perfect destination for some winter sunshine! (more)Deborah Lake-Daltrey
The most memorable part was walking up the path and entering the lodge...the lovely flowers surrounding the gate, the relaxing seated area, the birds singing - it reduced me to tears of happiness. (more)Debbie Bradley
The most memorable part...The fabulous fresh water pool at the Lodge that attracted many amazing birds plus the wonderful dawn chorus of birds every morning. (more)Jennifer Ann Rousseau
From £15 - £30 per person per night incl breakfast
Kenya beach resort on Manda Island
It was just incredible- I honestly, honestly mean that and I can be very hard to please! I will never forget it and have come home feeling more rested and content than I have ever been before. It was the best start to married life for us we could have possibly had. (more)Aoibheann Kelly
It was all memorable. We pretty much had the whole island to ourselves, total tranquility and relaxation. Rachael and the staff made the whole vacation unforgettable...10 out of 10. We have come back feeling completely relaxed. (more)Katherine Ford
The most memorable part was our trip to mandatoto - a full day out on a dhow... a great day full of humour, with fantastic snorkelling and brilliant food (they caught a barracuda, marinated it and cooked it over charcoal on the boat) (more)Anna Bradley
From £90 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Little Cayman Island diving vacation
Memorable parts? Every day of my vacation there was a great moment. Diving was superb, the food excellent and people extremely service orientated and pleasant to talk with. They are very professional and also appreciated your service when booking my vacation. This makes it easier for me as well and I am grateful for it. Tips? Travel with British airways instead of American airlines. It is certainly shorter (distance and time), you don't have the hassle to go through the USA and American... (more)Benjamin Briere
From US $1747 - US $2323 per person per week
Cyprus hotel accommodation in Lysos
Memorable parts? This is a wonderful hotel. It is a small hotel but run very efficiently and we most enjoyed our time there. There were always free loungers by the pool and although there were a number of guests we often had the pool to ourselves. It was the best pool I have used for a few years. The most memorable part of our stay were the evening meals which were buffet style but of excellent quality providing an opportunity to taste different dishes. Tips? Book half board if... (more)Linda Scott
From €71 - €150 per double room per night
Zanzibar beach bungalows and hotel
After leaving this accommodation it was fine, while at the accommodation, we were disappointed. (more)Ylva Lindberg
Excellent, totally relaxing vacation, we thoroughly enjoyed the basic-ness of it: living with the daylight, early nights and early mornings (so different from our normal city life). (more)Sonja Lavrencic
Lovely relaxing vacation, fantastic local staff running the bungalows & bar created a lovely atmosphere. Highlight probably swimming with dolphins & amazing turquoise ocean as warm as a bath! (more)Natasha Fitton
From US $109 - US $159 per room per night
Limassol self catering accommodation in Cyprus
Memorable parts? The tranquil position of our accommodation at Kontoyiannas House in Kalavasos. Set within a pleasant & friendly village in the valley and only minutes drive from one of the loveliest beaches we discovered in Cyprus. Tips? To make the most of the self-catering accommodation including the bbq since the variety of menus in the island's taverns & restaurants is generally very limited. Kontoyiannas House would also be great to rent for a group of families - using all... (more)Nicole Mouton
From €48 - €100 per apartment per night
Siolim hotel in Goa, India
This accommodation is a visually beautiful Portuguese villa, traditionally furnished in Portuguese style with enormous, high-ceilinged rooms in lush, well-kept gardens. It is perfect for anybody who is happy to make their own enjoyment. (more)Tony Lee
All employed staff come from the village and demonstrate competence, attention and kindness. The cuisine is particularly excellent and served in generous portions, fresh from the market or their garden. (more)Fabienne Beloeil-Smith
Lovely hotel, beautifully restored, friendly staff, quiet location away from the tourist hotspots. Perfect place to lay about and do nothing...We enjoyed our week and were glad to relax after our tour. (more)Kathleen Cannings
From Rupee2500 - Rupee14000 per room per night
Central Andros Island beach resort, Bahamas
This lodge felt like being 15 years old again and going to an ocean science camp. Very warm interaction among couples, families and dive staff every night over unlimited cocktails and conch fritters, fresh fish, local Bahamian dishes, fresh salads, and many desserts. Lobster, Turkey, and Beef Filets were served for our Thanksgiving Feast as well as 23 dessert choices! Only 20 beach front cabins are available and this is perfect. The REEF is pristine and abundant coral life abounds. It's a wonderful... (more)Jan Means
From US $260 - US $285 per person per night
Thailand beach resort
Memorable parts? Walking on a completely empty long golden beach. Watching the monsoon rains from our windows. Kayaking in the mangrove swamp and watching the monkeys. Tips? If you book in October you may get only rain and not see the sun (we quite enjoyed the rain but some people might not.) Local benefits? Yes, the resort is very sensitive to ecological issues and they are constantly working to find the best ways to dispose of rubbish, generate power etc. They seem to have... (more)Tessa Watt
From €75 - €150 per person per night
Kochi homestay accommodation, Kerala, India
My hosts were very friendly and helpful. The room was spacious, comfortable, impeccably clean and mosquito free...The guesthouse is very comfortable and clean, all the major sights are within easy reach and the owners try very hard to provide a pleasant stay. I had a very nice time. (more)Susanne Fuchsberger
Neema created a delicious banquet for just the 2 of us and the only disappointment is that we couldn't stay for any longer to enjoy more meals, or do a cooking course with her. (more)Jaime Chamberlain
The family is welcoming and took great care of us. Neema is a great cook and gave us plenty advice on where to go. (more)Helen Esplin
From Rupee3500 per couple per night
Thailand vacation resort in Chanthaburi
We have had a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful time and have enjoyed exploring the local area and swimming in the pool. This was the perfect place for us to stay and we have been made really welcome, almost like a homestay but with our own bungalow and separate meals. (more)Anna Hughes Corden
I left having had a superb chill in a place of beauty and tranquility in which I constantly felt was special and giving (more)Martin Ruddock
From Baht1360 per villa per night (sleeps 2)

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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