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The New Look Waterfront celebrates with a gin-tactic event

The Waterfront in Wandsworth is celebrating its stylish new look, post an extensive refurbishment, with a truly gin-tastic event on Saturday, 20th July, from noon onwards.  With live music and no admission charges this is one event you won’t want to miss. Head down to this beautiful Thames-side pub, just by Wandsworth Bridge, complete with expansive outdoor terrace for its fabulous Gin Festival packed with gin tastings, gourmet gin treats and live music – the perfect way to spend a sunny Saturday. A whole host of gin experts will be on hand from household names such as Tanqueray, Hendrick’s and Bombay Sapphire through to London brands including Half Hitch, Hayman’s and Sipsmith. Join them, from noon until 5pm, for tastings with specially selected Fever-Tree tonic pairings with highlights including the chance to try Sipsmith’s new Strawberries & Cream Gin liqueur made with summer fruits, strawberry & cream Campino boiled sweets; Bombay Sapphire’s edible paint, currently only available in a handful of venues and gin popsicles; and corn hole games with Hayman ‘s.  Plus, the fun doesn’t stop there …

The 5* OMMA Santorini boutique hotel opens its doors this July 25th

Named after the Ancient Greek word OMMA meaning vision, the brand new OMMA Santorini boutique hotel in Imerovigli focuses on providing guests the element of discovery through all senses. Taste the freshest culinary creations, experience the panoramic views of the famous Santorini Caldera and Aegean, inhale the fresh aromas of the spa and listen to the relaxing waves of the ocean. OMMA Santorini is a 360 experience for all your senses. An Elegant and Refined Stay A tranquil and blissful escape, OMMA Santorini’s 30 rooms – including villas, are all individually designed and feature views of the eminent Caldera from the front and Aegean Sea from the back. Suites open out to a spacious terrace with a dining area, ideal for private celebrations and intimate dinners. 10 meticulously designed room categories accommodate all types of travellers. Families can enjoy spacious Maisonette Suites with plunge pools whilst couples can treat themselves to ultimate privacy and luxury with an OMMA Villa and private swimming pool. The Artistry of Dining OMMA Restaurant focuses on Mediterranean Greek cuisine created by renowned Executive Chef …

The UK’s best walking breaks for all abilities…

Empty your mind with Bespoke Hotels With summer crowds beginning to leave for popular holiday destinations abroad, now is the perfect time to spend a weekend exploring the peace and glories of the British countryside. For a calm getaway swapping heaving crowds for tranquil scenery, Bespoke Hotels offers a selection of the UK’s best affordable boutique hotels from which to plan to walk – whether you are seeking seaside hikes or hilltop climbs. Each providing staggering natural scenery and plenty of outdoor adventure – with cosy beds and seriously good local food ready and waiting on your return. The Noel Arms, Chipping Camped One of the oldest Cotswold inns, Charles II is said to have stayed here during the English Civil War. Exuding a sense of tradition throughout its 28 rooms, the inn is at the honey-stoned heart of Chipping Campden, overlooking what is often referred to as England’s most picturesque High Street. The Noel Arms marks the start of the Cotswold Way footpath, with its more than 100 miles of scenic walking through open landscapes and …

Conrad London St. James Invites Guests to Enjoy a Picnic in the Park this Summer

As the sun starts to shine over London and summer makes its arrival, Conrad London St. James invites guests to enjoy a picnic in St. James’s Park with the ultimate selection of homemade treats. Prepared by Executive Chef Michael Riordan, pick up your specially curated hamper before finding your ideal spot in the park, making the picture perfect summer memory.   The picnic hamper includes a contemporary British menu, using fresh, tasty, regional ingredients. Guests will be spoilt for choice with a selection of finger sandwiches, smoked mackerel pate with lemon & dill mayonnaise, Scotch egg with pork sausage, onion & caramelised apple, ham hock terrine with beetroot piccalilli and so much more. Satisfy your sweet tooth with peach and rosemary Backwell tartlets and of course, no afternoon picnic would be complete without a glass or two. Covering France to New Zealand, choose from a selection of red, white or rose wines or a summery glass of something sparkling.  Conrad London St. James’s convenient central location means you won’t have to travel far with your picnic basket …

Discover Germany’s National Parks with the latest packages from Maritim Hotels

From the Black Forest to the Teutoburg Forest, for those looking for something different this summer, Maritim’s latest outdoor packages and destinations offer guests a chance to explore nature at its finest. Black Forest Week The first class deluxe Maritim TitiseeHotel Titisee-Neustad, located on the shore of the crystal-clear waters of Lake Titisee in the Black Forest, has the ideal package for a week’s break. The package includes seven overnight stays, including Maritim’s signature breakfast buffets, seven four course menu or themed buffet evening meals. A travel card is also included in the package, providing free entry to over 100 local attractions, spas, theme parks, museums and markets. In between dips in the lake’s crystal-clear waters, guests can enjoy regional cake, coffees and teas at the Atelier Café, which features panoramic views of the Black Forest and Lake Titisee. In the hotel’s beer garden, visitors can experience a taste of Baden-Wüttembeg culture, with a refreshing glass of local beer and snacks, while the hotel’s Four Valleys restaurant serves locally sourced produce. The hotel’s 129 elegantly furnished rooms and three suites …

Rudding Park becomes one of the UK’s first spas to offer CBD treatments

Rudding Park in Harrogate is one of the first spas in the UK to introduce a range of treatments using Cannabidiol products. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring constituent found in the cannabis plant.  The hotel and spa has collaborated with MariPharm, a supplier of high quality CBD products, to create a range of experiences which could assist with pain relief, promote anti-ageing, reduce anxiety and depression and support overall positive mental health. Rudding Park Spa guests have the option to add a CBD Experience to a number of existing spa treatments at £15 per person. For every CBD Experience booking, £2 will be donated to the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre in Harrogate.  The CBD Experience begins with the hands being wrapped in a hot towel infused with CBD oil. Guests are then given the option of a spray of CBD oil under the tongue and will experience a gentle foot cleanse using CBD oil. The therapists will then apply CBD oil to any ‘problem areas’ to soothe and aid healing. The experience is completed with a …

Mirihi Island, Maldives, Launches Waterfront Vegan Cooking Classes for Guests

Catering to the ever-growing number of Vegans worldwide, Mirihi Island Resort, Maldives, is pleased to unveil a new Vegan cooking class offering, allowing guests to uncover the art of Maldivian vegan cuisine under the basking sun or twinkling stars of the night sky. Set on the tropical island’s waterfront, foodies can book an individual or group interactive cooking class which will be led by the resort’s world-class chefs. Aprons and utensils at the ready, budding chefs will try their hand at cooking and preparing a vast array of delicious vegan courses with a Maldivian twist. Mouth-watering delicacies will include bread fruit with coconut, Tharukaaree Riha vegetable curry and coconut and mango sweet roti.    After whipping up the scrumptious dishes, guests will have the opportunity to sample their own creations in a romantic and gastronomic feast for two.  The cooking classes and expert guidance of the hotel’s chefs will see guests return home with easy-to-make, treasured recipes which they can enjoy for years to come. The cultural culinary offering can be booked for lunch or …