Winter sun…

Temples, Beaches & City Tour

… in Cambodia and Thailand

Brand new for Winter, Ampersand Travel has created the ultimate tour of Cambodia and Thailand. The journey begins in Siem Reap, at the incredible Raffles Grand Hotel D’Angkor – a super, tastefully appointed hotel with art-deco, country–style furnishings and Cambodian objects d’art, reflecting the period when the hotel was originally built. Private villa dinner in the Cambodian countryside and sightseeing of the temples without the crowds is included in the four night stay.

Continue onwards to Koh Samui and arrive at the Four Seasons, where this luxurious resort has some of the most comfortable and beautiful rooms of any hotel in Thailand. Situated on a steep hillside with dramatic views of the Gulf of Thailand and the beautiful Ko Pha Nga Island, the 62 spacious villas are scattered through tropical jungle and offer secluded, elegant living areas.

The final night will be spent in the heart of Bangkok, staying at The Oriental where the rooms are stylish, well equipped and perfectly complimented by numerous excellent restaurants and bars, two swimming pools, a sumptuous spa, cookery school and world class service.

Looks great! How do I book?

Ampersand Travel offer nine nights from £3,585 per person based on two people sharing, on a B&B basis at all accommodation. Return private transfers and all flights are included. / 020 7819 9770


Sublime Aman Experience

… in Sri Lanka

Positioned on Sri Lanka’s colourful south coast, Amangalla is the most stylish colonial hotel in Asia. The property oozes sophisticated luxury and old-world charm with its antique furniture, polished teak floors and high ceilings. The suites are simply perfect, with soothing muted colours, colonial furniture and freestanding bathtubs. Set in a mature coconut grove fronting a crescent-shaped beach, Amanwella is one of Sri Lanka’s leading understated beachfront resorts, located just two hours drive east of Galle.

Home to 30 contemporary suites, each boasts a pool or ocean view and comes complete with private plunge pool and terrace. Linked by pathways along a landscaped rise, each suite showcases chic oriental design and the resort facilities include a 47m infinity pool and beach club making the perfect spot for a private lunch or dinner surrounded by coconut palms.

The seaside town of Tangalle is situated nearby and the superb location of the resort further allows guests to take a leisurely stroll to discover local village life and the country’s beautiful yet diverse flora and fauna.

Looks great! How do I book?

Ampersand Travel’s nine day Sublime Sri Lanka Aman Experience itinerary is available from £2,930 per person based on a seven nights half board accommodation, flights, transfers, complimentary fort tour and spa treatments at Amangalla and Amanwella. / 020 7819 9770


Barefoot Luxury & Deep Sea Fishing

… in Tanzania

Lying on the unspoilt island of Pemba, Fundu Lagoon is an idyllic paradise offering the ultimate in barefoot luxury to guests. Part of the Zanzibar archipelago off the Tanzanian coast, Fundu Lagoon is only accessible by boat and with its relaxed atmosphere; it is the epitome of shabby chic. The island is home to just 18 makuti thatched tented rooms and suites, all spacious and discreetly private with fantastic ocean views.

One of the growing attractions of Fundu Lagoon is its deep sea fishing credentials with Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Giant Trevally and Yellow Fin Tuna being regular catches. Due to the rising popularity of the unforgettable day trips at sea that the lodge offers, 2014 saw the arrival of Combava, Fundu Lagoon’s new deep sea game-fishing boat, which caters for fishing groups of up to six people. Fishing trips can be arranged for early in the morning, lasting six, eight, 12 or 14 hours.

Whilst enjoying the peace of the turquoise seas, guests may be lucky enough to meet the resident pod of dolphins and will be sure to spot the local fishermen in their small Ngarawa fishing canoes. Further to this the resort’s fully equipped PADI dive centre offers a fleet of boats as well as snorkel equipment, water skiing, wake boarding, wind surfing and fishing.

Looks great! How do I book?

Scott Dunn offers seven nights from £3,199 per person based on two people sharing a Hillside room on a full board basis, including flights, taxis, domestic flights and transfers. The quoted price also includes a seven nights for the price of five. Combava can be chartered for half-day, eight hours or full-day and also for Marlin fishing trips north of Pemba. / 020 8682 5020


Stunning Views & Vineyards

… in Cape Town

After flying over night to Cape Town you will be met and transferred to Sea Five, Cape Town’s new definitive boutique hotel. Overlooking Camps Bay, the hotel has fantastic views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain

From Cape Town guests will be transferred to Babylonstoren, the perfect boutique farm located within the vineyards and orchards in the picturesque Drakenstein Valley.

From Babylonstoren wander through the farms extensive fruit orchards and vineyards or accompany the duck herd as they wander through the farm, harvesting snails. Alternatively, borrow a bike and cycle through the beautiful vineyards and around the dams.

Looks great! How do I book?

Scott Dunn offers 11 nights from £2,764 per person, based on two people sharing, including flights, accommodation and private transfers. / 020 8682 5070


 Unspoilt Beauty

… in Southern Vietnam

Nestled on a curve of white sand on the island of Con Son, looking out over the glistening South China Sea is Six Senses Con Dao, the newest addition to the Six Senses family. This beautiful area has been a designated nature and marine reserve for decades and its unspoilt beauty is home to many endangered and indigenous species.

Each villa is carefully designed using timber frames and natural materials with fantastic views out to sea. The contemporary design has left the bathrooms and living areas open-air to enjoy the balmy sea breeze, whilst the bedrooms are all air-conditioned for comfort.

The property has a wide range of activities on offer. Take an early morning visit to a traditional Vietnamese market before trying your hand at a cooking class, visit a nearby turtle hatchery and take advantage of the range of watersports on offer, from sunset cruises to fantastic scuba diving.

Looks great! How do I book?

Scott Dunn offer seven nights from £1,865 per person based on two people sharing an ocean view deluxe villa on a B&B basis, including shared road transfers and flights from the UK. / 020 8682 5060