Image: Tortuga Bay Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

We all confess to secretly planning a vacation “once this is all over.” Whether it is a domestic trip or another country, the daydream may have crossed our minds once or twice during this crisis.   

Likewise, the hospitality industry misses the business of welcoming their guests and doing what they do best – offering 5-star service to their clients. So, for the coming winter season, as more destinations are opening to tourism, hotels are working hard in giving great offers and value-added deals to get customers enjoy their holidays in a safe place.

Please rest assured that I have checked that each hotel has Covid-safety measures in place for the hotels below. And these hotels have flexible cancellation or full refund policies to allow guests to change travel plans in case of complications due to the pandemic. Here they are in no particular order:

Winter Deal # 1 Lucknam Park Wiltshire, UK

There’s no better time to explore the Cotswold countryside and reconnect with open space outdoors for our British followers who are still anxious to fly to their holiday destination.

This winter season, they offer a 7-for-5 Deal or enjoy seven nights for the price of five. This special promo is available for their Country Rooms and above (but not applicable to their Cottages). The offer includes accommodation and daily breakfast. 

The above offer is subject to availability and not applicable in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Not valid during Easter, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve peak periods. 

www.lucknampark.co.uk  

Winter Deal # 2 Glenapp Castle Ayrshire, Scotland 

Glenapp Castle in Ayrshire is a Scottish Baronial country house hotel set in an estate of forests, with views over the Irish Sea to the Isle of Arran. 

The hotel’s Winter Offer (from £117 per person per night) has the following inclusions:

  • Luxury accommodation in one of our magnificent bedroom suites
  • Glenapp’s famous table served Scottish breakfast
  • A whisky nightcap in front of the fire before bed
  • Complimentary upgrade on the day of arrival, subject to availability

Available from 01st November 2020 to 31st  March 2021 (except on Christmas and New Year dates).

www.glenappcastle.com 

Winter Deal # 3 Nihi Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

“Socially-Distant and Wildly-Connected” is this rugged-luxury resort’s battlecry. The eco-friendly Nihi Sumba, located on the edge of the Indonesian Archipelago, is home to 28 uniquely designed villas, each equipped with a private pool.

The resort offers a Stay Now, Stay Later Package from USD600.00/villa/night that includes the following:

  • A one-time airport transfer using Nihi’s signature open-air Safari vehicle, per person
  • A one-time 60-minute massage, per person
  • A one-time swimming with horses, per person 
  • A one-time Chocolate-Making class, per person
  • Three daily meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and all non-alcoholic drinks
  • Complimentary mini-bar

The offer is valid from 01st September 2020 until 20th December 2021. Not valid during Peak dates (for detailed information, please visit their website). 

www.nihi.com 

Winter Deal # 4 Cape Fahn, Koh Samui, Thailand

Cape Fahn sits on a private island off the coast of Koh Samui and houses 22 villas with private pools. 

Their “Come Back with Peace of Mind Package” includes the following:

  • Return airport transfers
  • Free mini-bar and afternoon snacks
  • Free seasonal local fruits
  • Free non-motorized water sports

Prices start at only USD850.00
Buy 1 Get 1 for all Pool Villas

Stay from 01st July to 27th December 2020

www.capefahnhotel.com 

Winter Deal # 5 Capella Singapore, Sentosa Island, Singapore

Located in Singapore’s Sentosa Island, this resort shot to fame when it became the landmark setting of the historic meeting between North Korea and the United States’ Heads of States. 

To relax and reboot, guests may avail of their Sentosa Staycation. The package includes:

  • 20% off our Best Available Rates
  • Daily breakfast for two persons at The Knolls (all-day dining)
  • Complimentary overnight parking per room for the duration of stay
  • Complimentary Guest Benefits (please visit their website for more details)
  • Complimentary Resort Activities (please visit their website for more information)

 Available from now until 17th December 2020 only. 

www.capellahotels.com/en/capella-singapore 

Winter Deal # 6 Tortuga Bay, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

The only AAA 5 Diamond resort found in the Dominican Republic’s Caribbean coast, the Tortuga Bay Punta Cana Resort and Spa, has suites and villas tastefully designed by the world-famous Oscar de la Renta.

They have an ongoing 50th Anniversary Special that includes:

  • A welcome amenity: 50th Anniversary Special Edition
  • Daily breakfast
  • USD50.00 F&B credit per person, per stay
  • 50% discount in signature treatments at their Sixth Senses Spa

Terms and conditions apply. For more details, please visit their website. 

www.tortugabayhotel.com 

Whether you plan to buy credits now and use later or looking for your next destination, I hope the above stellar deals would entice you to see and feel the world physically again. It would be a good start to put the world’s tourism industry back in business.  

Should you need help booking your winter holiday, Hobal Luxury Collection will be happy to assist connect you with the best Luxury Travel Agents within Europe.

Willy Hobal / www.willyhobal.com