1- Wine Tasting with Monks in the French Riviera:
Close to Tiara Miramar & Tiara Yaktsa in the French Riviera, lies the secluded Lérins islands which can only be reached by boat. Once there, head to the monastery for a day of wine tasting with the wine-making monks, who have been producing wine here since the 5th Century. Totally vintage.
2- Oxygen Therapies at Conrad Algarve
Rumour on the catwalk is that everyone loves going here, from every WAG worth her weight in Louis Vuitton to the most sophisticated foodies too. Why? Fast hangover recovery at the utterly delectable Conrad Spa (the only one in the world to boot) with Intraceuticals oxygen infusion and inhalation therapies, meaning you can drink as much vinho as you like knowing you can be sparkly in the morning with the help of a little oxygen. Wild.
3- Daios Cove, Crete, Opens ‘The Mansion’ –
This month, Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas is opening the super luxurious Mansion – this exclusive three-bedroom villa which comes complete with indoor and outdoor heated pools, staff quarters, full equipped gym and in-house spa with Starpool steam bath, sauna and treatment rooms and views ripe for sunset Bolly.
4- Chateau Chic at Crillon le Brave in Provence
Crillon le Brave is a gorgeous village hotel right in the heart of charming Provence. Options include rosé by the pool, rosé on the terrace, rosé at the nearby vineyards.Or even rosé in your Camelback as you are pedalling up nearly Mont Ventoux (not recommended).
5- Floating Therapy in ancient thermal caves at Grotta Giusti, Tuscany
Zen darling, zen! This nineteenth-century villa of the poet Giuseppe Giusti, surrounded by picturesque parks, guards what he regarded as the “eighth wonder of the world” – a millennial thermal cave (older than Patsy) with a thermal underground hot spring lake in where guests can have soothing floating therapy. Totally new-age, darling.
6- Bathe Like the Queen You Are
The Romans taught us a thing or two, bathing in thermal baths waters for restorative effects for both body and soul being one of them… The Gainsborough Bath Spa is now the ONLY spa hotel in the UK offering its guests the chance to submerse themselves in these ancient thermal waters, in a tremendous spa setting that includes three different temperature pools (a la the Romans), lavender ice and shots of hot chocolate.
7- Rub Elbows with the Bond girls
Five-star Mayfair hotel DUKES LONDON has been long renowned for its connection to the ultimate man of mystery, James Bond, but now they’re offering something for the ladies too. Pop in for a Martini and a fashion consultation with the experts at Lock & Co. Hatters to get your headgear ready for your close up.
8- Rome Cavalieri – sign me up darling!
When in Rome, do as the Italians do and sip Aperol spritz poolside! At Rome Cavalieri you’re in for a treat as there are not one but four swimming pools, perfect for soaking up those Roman rays. For the full fabulous experience, enjoy an age-busting treatment at the Grand Spa, book an Imperial room with panoramic views over Rome and sip cocktails on the hotel’s rooftop terrace! The hotel is a private art collection in its own right and has a designer boutique so there’s no need to ever leave…ooooo lovely!
9 – Wine Hour at Andaz Amsterdam
At the cooler than cool Andaz Amsterdam, every evening day between 5pm and 7pm, guests can mix and mingle over local cheeses and complimentary wine… Cheers to that daaaaling!
10- Swiss Chalets? So 2015
Kameha Grand Zurich, Zurich…For the ultimate in pure glamour and Ab Fab inspiration, experience Kameha Grand Zurich’s Princess, Burlesque and Diva Suites designed by Marcel Wanders, described as the “Lady Gaga of Design” by the New York Times. Ideal for creating atmospheres of irresistibility and indulgence, the suites muse over luminaries such as Marie Antoinette, Dita von Teese and Brigitte Bardot. Very VIP darling, the Diva Suite offers nothing short of a sparkling and utterly lustrous interior.