Guests arriving by boat at Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como

Seven spots to bask in the sun

Pining for sun-kissed cities, powder-soft beaches or gently-swaying palms? When things get a little too much, indulge in some escapism to soothe both body and soul.
When the daily grind gets a little too much, our thoughts naturally wander to sun-dappled cities, white-sand beaches and rustling palm trees. From holistic retreats and culinary voyages to action-packed adventures, we’ve rounded up seven sunny trips where real life feels a world away.
All experiences available at time of publication. Please contact the relevant hotel team for more information.