Luxury travel and lifestyle agency, Storrington PR has announced a round-up of the Greatest of all Trips (GOAT) perfect for getaways in 2022 ahead of the brand-new GOAT travel trend.
The Greatest of all Trips for a Getaway in 2022
ÀNI Private Resorts – Dominican Republic, Sri Lanka, Anguilla, Thailand
ÀNI Private Resorts, the world’s first collection of five-star private resorts, has four stunning properties: ÀNI Anguilla, ÀNI Sri Lanka, ÀNI Thailand, and ÀNI Dominican Republic all of which can be hired in their entirety.
Each of the remarkable properties has been designed to perfectly emulate the architecture, heritage, and location of the country in which they are situated. ÀNI Private Resorts offers a truly dedicated and personalised service that is to be expected at the top world-renowned hotel establishments with the privacy of an exclusive villa.
Their five-star amenities are all available on an all-inclusive basis including, spa therapists, spa treatments, all alcoholic beverages, executive chefs, general managers, personal trainers, and teams of butlers and concierges.
Beyond the Reef – Seychelles
The multi-award-winning luxury boat charter company, Beyond the Reef, Seychelles is renowned for its luxurious charter fleet, fully crewed by professionals so guests can take in the natural beauty whilst sailing through the glistening Indian Ocean to explore the Inner and Outer Islands of Seychelles.
With vessels ranging from 33ft to 74ft, Beyond the Reef offers guests the opportunity to explore, with a variety of full-day, half-day, and cruise excursions using bespoke overnight itineraries specially made to be in line with the guests’ requests. The exceptionally dedicated crew, guide guests on once-in-a-lifetime experiences, perfect for guests to immerse themselves in the natural environment and discover more about the Seychelles Islands and seek new sensations in slow travel – definitely one for the bucket list!
Cora Cora Maldives – Maldives
Cora Cora Maldives is leading the way in establishing the Maldives as a cultural destination as well as being a top “instagrammable” retreat. Located in the pristine Raa Atoll, Cora Cora Maldives is only accessible by a 45-minute seaplane making it the ultimate long-haul destination with stunning natural beauty to make the soul soar. Freedom and wellbeing are the true essences of Cora Cora Maldives which is evident throughout the island from the premium all-inclusive Gourmet Meal PlanÒ at each of their four restaurants and two bars to the Moksha Spa and Wellbeing Center which has seven beautifully designed treatment rooms creating a tropical sanctuary environment with experienced therapists from Bali, Thailand, and Indonesia to deliver a combination of Eastern and Western practices.
Not only does this magnificent resort celebrate the Maldives’ rich culture, but it also revels in introducing guests to the incredible marine life that inhabits the surrounding Indian Ocean. Their five-star PADI dive centre has 10 dive sites ranging from 20 to 50 minutes by boat so divers of any ability can experience an aquatic adventure! Cora Cora Maldives is the perfect island retreat for families and groups of friends to embrace freedom, learn about a unique culture, and get a dose of glorious sunshine in 2022.
Desert and Delta Safaris – Botswana
Founded in 1982 as one of the original safari operators in Botswana, Desert and Delta Safaris has nine incredible camps in prime locations in northern Botswana’s famous game reserves and national parks. Their luxurious camps and lodges are in some of the most sought-after destinations in the world and allow guests to see the magnificent Botswanan wildlife and wilderness. Chobe Game Lodge situated in the Chobe National Park is the ideal place to see the largest population of elephants in Africa and year-round viewing of the game including buffalo and a variety of predators such as lions, leopards, and wild dogs. Leroo La Tau, situated high atop the banks of the Boteti River Valley, overlooking the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, is home to the second-largest migration of zebra in Africa from May to October each year.
As part of their CARES philosophy, Desert & Delta Safaris is committed to protecting the environment and empowering the local community through tourism. Chobe Game Lodge has the Chobe’s Angels, the first all-female guide team in Africa led by Florence Kagiso, a recipient of ‘The Innovator’ Award, at the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2021. In 2019, Chobe Game Lodge became the first lodge in Africa to operate a full fleet of electric boats using solar power to charge. For guests hoping to experience an active retreat and completely unique side to earth’s wildlife but with the knowledge and comfort of travelling with a purpose, Desert and Delta Safaris offers the perfect combination of luxury, adventure, and conservation.
Maslina Resort – Hvar Island, Croatia
Located on Hvar, Croatia’s sunniest island with over 2800 hours of sunshine a year, Maslina Resort, Croatia’s very first mindful luxury property and a member of Relais & Chateaux is the ultimate active travel destination – a true wellness sanctuary.
Mindfulness is at the core of Maslina Resort with the haven of therapeutic healing in the remarkable resort being the Pharomatiq Spa which uses the organic produce of the island, such as the rustic olive groves and heavenly scented lavender fields to promote the unique restorative powers of nature. The mindfulness ethos continues in their chic restaurants which celebrate the ‘zero-kilometre’ approach to fine dining with the dishes containing fresh ingredients from the luscious spa garden and the immediate area, including fruit, vegetables, and olive oil.
For those seeking to immerse themselves in Croatia’s fascinating culture, Maslina Resort offers guided cycling rides through the island’s historic town and rugged countryside to feel the gentle breeze brush away cobwebs and explore the multiple UNESCO sites on Hvar Island. With 50 rooms and suites, and three brand-new villas that are designed to perfectly complement the boutique hotel and blend in seamlessly with the picturesque landscape, Maslina Resort is perfect for guests seeking sensations dedicated to wellness and having pure unfiltered enjoyment beneath the warm Croatian sun.
Regent Porto Montenegro – Montenegro
The Regent Porto Montenegro is a luxurious Mediterranean retreat situated in the heart of Porto Montenegro village considered a haven of coastal calm – perfect for sunseekers and groups of friends. Located just a few nautical miles from Boka Bay, Regent Porto Montenegro marks the point where the mountains meet the sea in a glorious celebration of the natural beauty of the Adriatic. Each of the 175 rooms, suites, and penthouses has soft, calming interiors with elegant wood furnishings, all with a nautical theme. Inspired by the panoramic vistas of Boka Bay, the luxurious hotel is designed to feel reminiscent of a luxury ship with its’ accommodation and facilities being spread out across three wings.
With the atmosphere of indulgent sailing resonating throughout the property, a true highlight are the five bars and restaurants located within the hotel. For a delectable dining experience where guests can taste the very best of the Adriatic Sea and the local produce of Boka Bay, the Murano Restaurant’s expertly curated menu perfectly encapsulates the tastes of the Mediterranean waters. To satisfy a sweet craving, the Gourmet Corner offers a wide array of traditional Montenegro pastries and a gourmet delicatessen with the option of a menu full of fresh pizzas, pasta, and flame-grilled meats.
The Tongsai Bay – Koh Samui, Thailand
The Tongsai Bay, situated on the picturesque island of Koh Samui, is a family-owned and operated resort and was the very first five-star property to be built on Koh Samui in 1987. This revered resort has conservation and environmental protection at the core of its’ philosophy since being surrounded by 28 acres of luscious tropical gardens has made it a haven for multiple species of animals including, magnificent monitor lizards, the Slow Loris, and over 60 different species of birds –the perfect destination for wildlife lovers and guests who wish to explore more of Earth’s incredible environment.
Each of their 83 rooms, suites, cottages, and villas are set against stunning surroundings with an outdoor bath and the villas have four-poster gazebos with stunning hillside vistas. Guests will never have a dull moment with a plethora of family-fun activities including, Thai cultural classes, Thai language classes for beginners, learning about the Thai way of life, Movie Night on the Beach Under the Stars, exploring the organic garden, windsurfing, snorkeling, and canoeing, to name but a few. With fresh fruit platters being replenished daily in the rooms and a family pool, The Tongsai Bay is the ultimate destination for guests who wish to reconnect with loves ones in a luxurious setting, explore a stunning natural environment, and revel in the magnificent Thai culture.
Villa Nai 3.3 – Dugi Otok, Croatia
Born in nature and made in nature, the luxurious Villa Nai 3.3 located on the remote island of Dugi Otok, Croatia, is a member of Leading Hotels of the WorldÒ and is situated amongst the stunning Kornati National Park. With just eight suites, each expertly designed by renowned Croatian architect, Nikola Bašić to emulate the remarkable Croatian lifestyle, Villa Nai 3.3 is a haven of tranquillity, seclusion and exclusivity should the guest wish to hire the hotel in its entirety.
Situated amongst 500-year-old olive groves, Villa Nai 3.3 produces multi-award-winning liquid gold olive oil called Nai 3.3 which is used in every dish served at Villa Nai 3.3 and in all their spa treatments. Known to have an abundance of Vitamin E and antioxidants, the olive oil used in the spa products nourishes the body and mind and draws upon Croatia’s natural healing environment to organically rejuvenate the skin. This dedication to nourishment is evident in the menus at both of Villa Nai 3.3’s restaurants – 3.3 Restaurant and Grotta 11000. Guests are taken on a culinary journey as each meal is made using the best produce from the island’s farms, orchards, surroundings waters, and of course, Nai 3.3! Each dish is meticulously paired with delicious wines from Croatia and beyond to enhance the flavours of the local cuisine to take guests on a culinary journey and tantalise tastebuds.