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To truly enjoy a destination, you need the best local tips from the most savvy luxury lovers. Luckily for us, we offer one-of-a-kind hotels that are proudly independent to ensure we have first-hand local knowledge to create unforgettable experiences. Here is a selection of curated articles that use our local knowledge as a guide to help your holiday become a tailored, luxury-packed adventure.

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Top 5 places for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve

Top 5 places for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve

From blow-out feasts to free-for-all fireworks, here’s how five different places celebrate   Filled with historic traditions, symbolic rituals and superstitions, welcoming in the New...

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5 of the coolest December hotspots

5 of the coolest December hotspots

From the Northern Lights to the Middle East   Switch the out-of-office on early with these December getaways. Whether it’s an alternative Christmas market, winter-friendly...

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Phuket in full swing

Phuket in full swing

Four extraordinary festivals on Thailand’s exotic island   From fireworks to water fights, Phuket knows how to celebrate. Our pick of four festivals takes you...

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Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2019

Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2019

48 SLH Hotels recognised with Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards   Condé Nast Traveller recently announced the results of its 22nd annual Readers’ Choice...

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6 spa staycations in the UK

6 spa staycations in the UK

From country pads to cool-as-cucumber contemporary escapes   Great pampering is all in the planning. After all, if you’re going to set aside a little...

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4 dog-friendly Cotswolds breaks

4 dog-friendly Cotswolds breaks

For pups in pyjamas   When you stay somewhere special, you want to share the experience with everyone you love – and that includes those...

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Southern Spain: sultry cities and chic coastal resorts

Southern Spain: sultry cities and chic coastal resorts

A twelve-day itinerary from Seville to Sotogrande Strung around Southern Spain like sparkling jewels, Seville and the Costa del Sol offer a feast of different...

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Q & A with Abi Tottenham-Smith, SLH’s Head of Social Media

Q & A with Abi Tottenham-Smith, SLH’s Head of Social Media

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I am originally from Surrey, just south of London but I have been living in London for...

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Iceland: from urban cool to volcanic hotspots

Iceland: from urban cool to volcanic hotspots

A 10-day itinerary from Reykjavik to Sudurland Thundering waterfalls. Volcanic craters. Boiling hot geysers shooting into pure, crisp air. Iceland could be described as not...

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Swap urban jungle for coastal rainforest in Mexico

Swap urban jungle for coastal rainforest in Mexico

A two-week itinerary through magical Mexico With fiery cuisine and flamboyant festivals, fresh-faced beach retreats and ancient ruins, Mexico is many things to many people...

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Cycling in the Channel Islands

Cycling in the Channel Islands

A ten-day itinerary of bike touring and boutique hotel luxury Jersey and Guernsey serve-up spectacular cliff-top views, mile upon mile of unspoiled beaches and invitingly...

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On the UNESCO trail in Southeast Asia

On the UNESCO trail in Southeast Asia

A 2-week temple-hopping itinerary in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam With jungle-tangled ruins and historic cities dotted with temples, it’s no surprise Mainland Southeast Asia tops...

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Awe-inspiring Azerbaijan

Awe-inspiring Azerbaijan

Get closer to nature’s power Known as ‘The City of Winds’ and ‘The Land of Fire’, Baku and Azerbaijan are destinations that celebrate and harness Earth’s power. This is...

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Satisfy your sweet tooth

Satisfy your sweet tooth

An indulgent round-the-world chocolate tour As any chocoholic will tell you, not all chocolate is born equal. Diverse and rich in variety, it’s akin to...

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Eat, drink, sleep Brisbane

Eat, drink, sleep Brisbane

Why this Queensland City is the king of cool Brisbane‘s got it all. City slicker high-rises and old town timber houses. Gourmet restaurants and street...

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Haute couture and high tea

Haute couture and high tea

The afternoon tea experiences in Vogue in London Couture cakes inspired by trailblazing fashion designers. Playful chocolate pâtisserie that would give Willy Wonka a run...

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Getting to the heart of Mallorca

Getting to the heart of Mallorca

Inspiring inland adventures Think of Mallorca and you’re probably picturing rose gold beaches. After all, this Balearic beauty has drawn those in search of sun...

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Because there’s no planet B

Because there’s no planet B

Five boutique hotels that are big on eco awareness Most of us know that the planet’s oceans are under threat, ecologically-speaking. And a delicate balance...

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Surf’s up in San Diego

Surf’s up in San Diego

Taking to the water from Coronado Island Romantic getaways, adventure-fuelled breaks and cultural tours – Coronado Island has it all. With mica-sand beaches that literally shimmer in...

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Places to find yourself

Places to find yourself

Five retreats for meditation, yoga and all-round wellbeing Whether it’s a special occasion or some hard-earned me-time, we all need to hit the refresh button...

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