If you are thinking about booking a romantic escape for you and your loved one in 2019, the Middle East and Africa are perfect destinations. Whether you are looking to enjoy an active safari holiday or a relaxing beach getaway, our list of the best romantic escapes in the Middle East and Africa will inspire you to book your next trip.
Safari at Masai Mara, Kenya
The Masai Mara National reserve is one of Kenya’s most famous wilderness areas. Located on the edge of the reserve lies the luxurious Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara.
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara combines luxury 5-star accommodation with unspoilt, beautiful wilderness.
A simply unforgettable experience, the reserve is home to ...
Vacations don’t always have to involve busy itineraries and adrenaline-fuelled activities; sometimes a quiet, relaxing break is just what is required to escape the stresses of everyday life.
Spa hotels provide the ultimate peaceful indulgence and allow guests to forget about the pressures of home. Our hotels are located in some of the most serene destinations on earth, and with treatment packages taking the luxury to the next level, visitors can experience the perfect getaway. Here we run through a selection of our best spa hotels from across the world.
Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden
Located in the picturesque Bavarian Alps at an altitude of 1000m, Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden exudes ...
Although it is better known for its beautiful beaches, the Seychelles is a great destination for lovers of food. Whether you are feeling adventurous and want to try traditional Seychellois cuisine, or enjoy your favourite foods with local flavour, there is an abundance of delicious food available to suit any taste.
Throughout its history the Seychelles has seen settlers come to its shores from many parts of the world. Over the years these French, English, African, Chinese and Indian influences have come together to create a truly unique cuisine.
A taste of the sea
Seafood lovers will find everything they could hope for on these islands; everything is freshly sourced from the ...
Looking for a summer getaway? You're definitely not alone. Here at Kempinski we believe everyone deserves to relax, sit back and feel the sand in their toes and the cool sea breeze in their hair. With five-star hotels based in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world, we're here to make your next trip abroad as incredible as possible.
Here are some of the must-visit destinations we think travellers should head to this year.
Filled with glorious golden beaches, serene blue waters and luxurious bars and restaurants, relaxation is easy in Estepona and the surrounding areas. This beautiful part of Spain attracts thousands of visitors every year, and for good ...
With the arrival of the new year comes a time of reflection on the past year’s events and also a shift towards looking to the future. 2018 is here and so is the time to make new memories and challenge yourself to visit new places to make this new year your best one yet! View our picks of once-in-a-lifetime destinations to help make your 2018 travel dreams come true.
Safari in the Masai Mara
A visit to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve which spans over 1,500 sq km should be on your list of potential destinations to make 2018 memorable. Known for its biodiversity and being home to some of the world’s most amazing animals including lions, giraffes, rhinoceroses, cheetahs and elephants ...
Sometimes, it is nice to spend time looking after both your body and soul, and there is nothing quite as relaxing as being pampered in a luxurious spa. If you are planning on taking a trip this year, whether it’s alone, with a partner or with family, don’t forget to incorporate some downtime into your travels.
If you are looking for some inspiration, below you will find some of the most picturesque destinations across the globe, each home to world-class spas, unforgettable sights and areas filled with natural beauty.
Soma Bay, Egypt
Surrounded by tranquil waters, Soma Bay is perfect if you are looking for an escape. Home to some of Egypt's most stunning beaches, this coastal resort by ...
The arrival of a new year is an event that has been celebrated all around the world for centuries. It is a chance to reflect on the year that has passed, and whether you were able to enjoy it or you feel glad to see it depart, it is also the occasion to get the next year off to the best start possible.
While it is a largely global tradition to mark the new year with a party, there are some amazing cultural traditions when it comes to celebrating December 31st. From smashing plates in Denmark to dressing up as bears in Romania, join us as we take a look at some New Year’s Eve traditions from around the world!
Enjoy the fireworks in Dubai
Explosive – certainly one of the only words that ...
It is no secret that the Christmas period is filled with overindulgence. From the selection of rich foods to the frequent consumption of alcohol, combined with a lot of socialising with loved ones there is no denying that it is the season to enjoy the festivities in all manner of ways!
As much fun as Christmas can be, it can also be nice to have something to look forward to once all the celebrations end. Something to help cleanse both body and mind of all the overindulgences - and there is no better way to do just that than with a post-Christmas detox trip.
Here, we explore what we think are the best locations in the world to help you feel more ‘you’ once the festivities are over.
There are lots of travellers who adore the snowy landscapes and extreme sports that the winter brings, however there are plenty of others that want to escape the freezing temperatures with a trip to a destination full of long days, high temperatures and everything else great about summer.
Enjoying an increase in tourism following the improvement in relations with the US, the Caribbean island of Cuba has much to offer winter travellers. Alongside the lively culture, beautiful Hispanic architecture and delicious cuisine of the capital Havana, there is much to be found in the way of beaches, scuba diving hotspots and tours through the nation's leafy interior. Stay in the heart of ...
Think of the ideal vision of a paradise island: shining sands, clear skies, gently waving palm trees and inviting turquoise waters. You are imagining the Seychelles – a country made up of 115 islands, many of which are completely untouched by human settlement. Whether you are attracted by the peace and quiet or the amazing biodiversity, the Seychelles guarantees a stunning experience.
Visiting the Seychelles
The island group is located in the Indian Ocean, to the northeast of Madagascar. Most visitors get there by flying to Mahé, the largest inhabited island and home to Seychelles International Airport, and from there travel between the islands via ferry or plane.
The islands of the ...