As the summer buzz begins here in London, here is the latest news, launches, offers and events beyond the capital from some of Dovetail’s luxury travel clients.
Luxury travel outfitter, Natural World Safaris has just launched a brand new destination – St Helena - which allows guests to escape modern life, combining adventure travel with encountering some of the planet's most endangered wildlife. Dive with whale sharks in one of the most remote places in the world on a pioneering safari to the South Atlantic island of St Helena and discover the unique volcanic landscapes and history of the island.
Discover the remote island of St Helena with Natural World Safaris on an eight-day safari from £1,980 per person based on two people travelling. This includes seven nights in heritage rooms at Mantis St Helena,breakfast and dinner daily, transfers, guided tours, and three full day marine safaris with a specialist guide.
To book: www.naturalworldsafaris.com or +44 (0)1273 691 642
Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa, Lausanne announces the official opening of its 1,500m² Spa du Royal which brings a modern twist to the five star luxury heritage hotel. The new beauty &wellness area boasts state of the art spa facilities with indoor and outdoor pools, vitality pools, sauna, a Hamman, steam rooms, eight treatment rooms and a relaxation room. Female guests have the option of unwinding in the private setting of a ladies only spa and guests of may also enjoy the hair studio, spa boutique and fitness suite with a private personal trainer available upon request.
Le Spa du Royal is the primary wellness place in Lausanne,collaborating with Aromatherapy Associates, Biologique Recherche and Swiss brand La Vallée.
Stay at the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa from CHF 300 per night in a deluxe room, including access to Le Spa du Royal (approximately £237**).
Weekday visitors to the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa can enjoy the Spa Discovery Offer from CHF 390 per night which includes a complimentary massage. To book please call +41 21 614 88 88 and for more information visit: www.royalsavoy.ch/en/offers/details/id/7347/spa-discovery-offer
The Chatwal in New York City has launched the Dip into Wellbeing wellness programme with the highly regarded“Rock-Star-of-Meditation,” Donna D’Cruz. The package includes one night’s accommodation, a special welcome amenity, one-on-one meditation session with D'Cruz, the stress-melter ritual treatment at the Chatwal's Red Door Spa by Elizabeth Arden (155 min), use of the steam and sauna as well as complimentary use of the Mercedes Benz chauffeured house car.
The Dip into Wellbeing package may be booked any time from £700 ($900) per night, based on two guests. For reservations please contact Mr.Adrian Antuna at firstname.lastname@example.org; or book online at www.thechatwal.comor by calling +1 866-716-8136.
SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Grand Voyage for Late Summer 2017 for an amazing 19-day Mediterranean Voyage. SeaDream Yacht Club invites guests to enjoy a 19-day journey beginning in the romantic port of Venice, Italy and concluding in Athens, Greece. Explore beyond popular ports and visit harbours less travelled.
These SeaDream Yacht Club summer voyages begin at £6,700 per person based on double occupancy. The inclusive fare includes ocean view accommodations, gourmet meals, gratuities, wine with lunch and dinner and so much more. For additional information, call 0800 783 1373 or visit www.SeaDream.com.
The newly-launched Royal Residence at Jumeirah Vittaveli is offering guests the ultimate experience to sleep under the stars overlooking the waters of the Maldivian coastline. Cozy up under a duvet from the ‘bow’ of the Residence’s dedicated Teppanyaki style restaurant, and sip hot cocoa delivered by the private butler. The Royal Residence offers five bedrooms spanning more than 3,500 square meters of private beachfront, allowing complete seclusion.
The Royal Residence can accommodate 14 people with prices from $35,000 (approx. £27,475) per night during high season. To book please call +960 664 2020 or email: JVMRoyalResidence@jumeirah.com.
The Lodge at Feline Fields, Botswana has announced a complimentary helicopter transfer to the Lodge from locations across the country for guests staying four nights or more. Offering breath-taking aerial views across the Okavango and Kalahari landscapes, the flight simplifies the journey to allow guests t o be transported in stress-freestyle to the Lodge. The complimentary helicopter transfer is available based on two people travelling from: Maun, Abu Camp, Eagle Island Lodge, Mombo Camp,Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge and others on request.
A stay at The Lodge at Feline Fields starts from $890 per person, per night. This includes return road transfers, all meals and drinks(excluding champagne and French wines), all game drives, laundry service, VAT and a €30 donation to the Feline Fields Trust. An additional child sharing starts from $225 per person per night.
Mawimbi Villa in Tanzania is offering 25% off a stay this June. Celebrate the summer with a VIP get-away to the luxury Mawimbi Villa(www.mawimbivilla.com/). Set on the hidden gem that is Ushongo Beach, it’s the ideal place to relax with family and friends. Dine on dishes created by a private chef, toast the end of the day with a sundowner drink, lounge by the private pool to the sound of the waves,visit a deserted island for a picnic lunch or kayak along the shore-line.
Stay at Mawimbi in June for $1,500 (approx. £1,150) per night for up to eight people sharing on an all-inclusive basis. For stays of four nights or longer, enjoy a complementary snorkelling trip off of Maziwe Island Marine Reserve, surrounded by coral reefs. (original price is $2000, saving approx. £384)
*Prices in GBP subject to currency exchange rate at the time of booking
All summer long, The Chatwal in New York City is offering a complimentary third night on a two night stay. Experience a timeless getaway and explore all that New York City has to offer this summer season. Inspired by baby grand hotels of a bygone era, The Chatwal offers unrivalled accommodations and a fresh perspective on the refined hotel experience.
The complimentary third night package may be booked all summer long, with rates beginning at £388 ($494). Third night will be credited upon checkout; offer subject to availability. For reservations please book online at www.thechatwal.com or by calling +1 866-716-8136 using rate code LBPKG1.
This year, the tenth annual Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition from David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation returns to the Mall Galleries on Pall Mall from Wednesday 28th June to Sunday 2nd July. https://davidshepherd.org/news/wildlife-artist-2017
Each piece will be on sale during the exhibition, with 50 going to the artist, and 50 straight to support wildlife projects on the ground. Exciting, immersive visual project – The Bigger Picture – will convey the reality of anti-poaching efforts on the ground in Zambia, captured through the mediums of art, photography and video. To date, over the past 10 years the event has raised more than £350,000 for wildlife conservation efforts.
Entry by donation