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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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Spotlight on southern Cyprus

Spotlight on southern Cyprus

Why Limassol is your best base for exploring Limassol (also called Lemesos) has an ancient past and metropolitan present. And the coastline surrounding it is...

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Top travel tips for 2017 with SLH CEO Filip Boyen

Top travel tips for 2017 with SLH CEO Filip Boyen

Welcome to 2017! My team work hard to bring you the best independent hotels that reflect the latest travel trends, so we decided to compile...

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Take a walk on the wild side in London

Take a walk on the wild side in London

From wild swimming to picnics in the park Despite facing famously unpredictable weather, the London locals always make the most of their Great British summer....

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Seeking out green spaces in Hong Kong

Seeking out green spaces in Hong Kong

Where to take a break from the city buzz As you join the flow of people in Causeway Bay or Kowloon, you’d probably think that...

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Cycle, dive or climb Krabi

Cycle, dive or climb Krabi

Imagine Krabi. What drifts into your mind? Movie-worthy beaches and traditional longtail boats sailing around limestone karsts? A steamy waterfall surrounded by rainforest? From sea...

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Panama City and beyond

Panama City and beyond

From culture trip to day trip Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, Panama is a fusion of different flavours. And almost nowhere is this clearer...

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Little Jersey’s big tastes

Little Jersey’s big tastes

Celebrating Jersey’s vibrant sea-, street- and Michelin-starred food At just five miles wide and barely nine long, we’ll forgive you for wondering exactly how much...

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Paris and the silver screen

Paris and the silver screen

A journey through the city’s unforgettable movie moments When it comes to movie magic, Paris has a filmmaking reputation that truly tops the bill. From the arthouse...

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Japan: through the seasons

Japan: through the seasons

An around-the-year guide to the Land of the Rising Sun Japan is topping more must-visit lists than ever before, pulling in over 28 million people...

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Treat mind, body and spirit

Treat mind, body and spirit

Why Lefay Resort & Spa is one of the best hotels in Lake Garda Morning mist drifts between the mountain slopes, burning up to reveal...

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5 things to do on rainy days in Paris

5 things to do on rainy days in Paris

Come rain or shine, it’s easy to fall head over heels for Paris. Its magnetic charm, magnificent architecture and must-see sights sparkle in any season....

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In the Know with an SLH Mystery Inspector

In the Know with an SLH Mystery Inspector

Quality Advice SLH has a dedicated team of Mystery Inspectors, who travel to all of our hotels to live the SLH experience. With each trip,...

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The Indian Ocean’s most romantic islands

The Indian Ocean’s most romantic islands

Honeymoons with a difference, from Sri Lanka to the Maldives For some people, a honeymoon is time to totally unwind together after the hectic wedding...

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The three sides of Koh Samui

The three sides of Koh Samui

Tranquil temples, turquoise beaches and hidden waterfalls As the second largest island in Thailand, Koh Samui has more to offer than a Bangkok night market....

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Uncovering 12 hotels with hidden histories

Uncovering 12 hotels with hidden histories

Perhaps it’s following in the footsteps of the famous. Or maybe it’s just our love of a good, old yarn. Whatever fires your imagination, there’s...

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Reflections of London

Reflections of London

Gazing at the city from both sides of the river Ever since the Romans founded London almost 2,000 years ago, two distinct areas have developed...

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Dream On: SLH’s Top Honeymoon Destinations

Dream On: SLH’s Top Honeymoon Destinations

From sundowners on safari to a vineyard tour for two, SLH has every magical moment on your luxury honeymoon wish list covered. Float up in...

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Going underground in London

Going underground in London

Spend 24hrs finding out what lies beneath the capital Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Tower Bridge are just some of London’s iconic sights. But they...

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Off-beat and unforgettable nightlife in New York

Off-beat and unforgettable nightlife in New York

where to stay in the city that never sleeps Studio 54, Broadway, 21 Club – the after-dark hotspots of New York City past and present...

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Why Ibiza should be on your luxury list for 2017

Why Ibiza should be on your luxury list for 2017

Why it’s time to look again at Ibiza Long tarred with the 18-30s brush, Ibiza is now all grown up. Foodie-magnet restaurants, luxury yachts and...

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