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How to spend one more night in five fantastic cities

If you had one more night in a city, where would you go? How would you spend it? From a day of pure escapism in New York, to a day at the races in Sanya, we shine the spotlight on five cities and explore what you could get up to with an extra 24 hours

Enjoy sports in Sanya

Enjoy sports in Sanya

Sanya is the easiest of places to make the most of an extra night: a city with beautiful sandy shores, tropical rainforests and ancient Chinese architecture and temples. But how about doing something really different on your day off? The all-electric motorsport series, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, visits Sanya for the first time in 2019. Famous names are battling out for the spoils this season and you could be there watching the action live on 23 March.

Get invigorated in Marrakech

Get invigorated in Marrakech

One Marrakech tradition always worth making time for is a traditional hammam – a sure-fire way to invigorate your body and senses. Historically, locals would visit the nearby baths for this ritual cleansing, which would turn into a social event. Throughout Morocco you’ll find hammams next to bakeries; in the past it was common for the two to share heat to save energy. You can hammam the luxurious way by booking a Caracal at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech. This holistic treatment package incorporates an indulgent hammam (steam, lather and scrub), hair washing, an oxygen facial and a scalp and body massage. Have a mint tea to round it off and leave Marrakech refreshed and invigorated.

Immerse yourself in art in Miami

Immerse yourself in art in Miami

While Miami plays host to the famous Art Basel once a year, there are plenty of alternative ways to get your art fix at other times in the Magic City. Wynwood Art District is home to more than 70 art galleries and museums, but perhaps one of the most relaxing ways to take in the district’s arty side is to meander the quirky streets admiring the colourful installations adorning the walls of buildings – the area has the highest concentration of street art in the USA. Book onto a dedicated tour to help you pinpoint the best works.

Take a breath on The High Line

Take a breath on The High Line

New York is always a good idea; no matter what time of the year you go there’s always something appropriate to do with an extra 24 hours. In one of the busiest cities in the world though, sometimes you need a break from the constant riotous assault to the senses. So how do you find an oasis in the city? Follow the mantra of the best things in life being free and head to The High Line for a walk through the stunning park that was built on a disused elevated railroad on Manhattan’s West Side. The minute you enter the park you’ll feel a million miles from the hustle and bustle of the city below. Maintain the mindful vibes with a dip in the pool at Mandarin Oriental, New York, which has spectacular views over the Hudson River.

Flash the cash in Dubai

Flash the cash in Dubai

Buzzing Dubai is known for its luxury shopping and opulent buildings and now there’s even more reasons to head to the glittering UAE hotspot with an extra suitcase. The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping centre, grew even bigger last year with a Fashion Avenue extension. New high-end brands now have stores in the mall including Dolce & Gabanna, Valentino, Gucci, Hermes, Rolex, Cartier and Harry Winston. Acclaimed chef Guy Fieri has also opened a branch of his signature all American comfort cuisine restaurant, Guy Fieri’s Kitchen, inside the mall.

Enjoy one more night on us

Book a stay for a minimum of three, four or five nights (depending on the hotel), and receive an additional complimentary night. Use your extra day to indulge in gourmet dining, relaxing at the Spa or soaking up the sights