Maldives hotel Coco Bodu Hithi develops pool float menu | Beach Holidays | Travel

As mercury levels soar and summer gets well and truly underway, leading Maldives luxury resort, Coco Bodu Hithi has teamed up with Sunnylife to create the ultimate summertime experience with the world’s first pool floats menu. The pool floats menu includes a mix of stylish and playful summer inflatables from the Australian summer lifestyle brand, from fruity favourites such as cherry and pineapple rings to big birds ranging from toucans to peacocks and even unicorns and lie on lobsters. Guests will be able to choose from this eclectic selection of…

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True Blue Bay Boutique Resort review: Grenada hotel that is a true island gem | Beach Holidays | Travel

For those wanting something different from the all-inclusive resorts for which the Caribbean is well-known, True Blue is the perfect choice. A family run hotel with a strong emphasis on sustainability, True Blue is the kind of gem you want to keep secret – but places like this don’t stay secret for long. Amenities include two pools, a yoga studio, an onsite shop and a dive centre. Don’t miss the Blue Haven spa, which offers an All About Chocolate package, EC$350. The package includes three chocolate based treatments, and you…

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Bed bugs: How to spot them in your hotel and where they hide | Travel News | Travel

Bed bugs are one of the worst things to come across when on holiday. The creatures can hide in fabric and materials without being spotted, meaning they are easily transported around. With a high volume of people staying in the same room, they often thrive in hotels. Holidaymakers can perform a number of checks to ensure they aren’t staying in a place full of the critters. The first place to check is the mattress. Arrow Environmental Services Matthew Miller explained to News Channel 8 how to check the mattress adequately.…

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QE2: Iconic ship transformed into luxury floating hotel in Dubai  | Cruise | Travel

The QE2 is re-opening its doors as a luxury floating hotel, restaurant and exhibition space later this week.  The iconic cruise ship, now permanently docked at Dubai’s Mina Rashid, was formerly owned by Cunard but now belongs to PCFC hotels, part of Dubai government’s Ports, Customers and Free Zones Corporation.  Having undergone a multimillion pound makeover, the new ship has been restored to its sumptuous and former glory, with a twist of modern touches bringing it into the 21st century.  Guests can still expect period furniture and famous memorabilia, along…

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Mykonos holidays: What to expect at winner of ‘World’s Best Boutique Hotel’ | Beach Holidays | Travel

A delicious aroma will engulf your senses as you enter Kensho Boutique Hotel & Suites, and you know immediately this is going to be special.  A spritz of Kensho’s own fragrance around the lobby is just one of the personal touches added by the hotel owner to impress guests, but while it’s natural to be sceptical whether the rest of the stay will live up to expectations, you needn’t worry.  Located a short drive from Mykonos Town, the five-star boutique hotel, which only opened in 2016, boasts 35 luxurious rooms,…

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Hotel secrets reveal bedroom hack using ironing board | Travel News | Travel

Hotels are either loved or hated by holidaymakers. With buffet breakfasts and room service, they are a treat for any holiday, yet can also be a stressful experience. Making sure to pack everything that is needed is just one of the parts of going abroad. One travel expert has revealed how to make use of one item in the hotel bedroom in the case of an emergency. Travel Channel star Samantha Brown explained to Bloomberg how the hotel room can be utilised in all sorts of ways. She stated: “I…

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