The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence - SU­SAN KURO­SAWA

FIJI’s adults-only Tadrai Is­land Re­sort (tadrai.com or sales@wrd.com.au), an ul­tra­ex­clu­sive prop­erty of just five pool vil­las on the north side of Mana Is­land in the Ma­manu­cas, has a cracker of a deal that must be booked by Septem­ber 11 for stays to De­cem­ber 16; re­serve seven nights and re­ceive one free Air Pa­cific re­turn flight to Nadi from Sydney, Mel­bourne or Bris­bane (stay 10 nights for two free tick­ets)

Promis­ing the ‘‘high­est out­door din­ing in the coun­try’’, Sushisamba (sushisamba.com) opened this week on floors 38 and 39 of Heron Tower (110 Bish­ops­gate, Lon­don EC2); the cui­sine is pro­moted as a ‘‘unique blend of Ja­panese, Brazil­ian and Peru­vian’’ and two al­fresco ter­races of­fer views that em­brace the fa­mous Gherkin build­ing, Tower Bridge, Ca­nary Wharf and the Olympics Sta­dium

Syd­neysider Gra­ham Link has self-pub­lished Linky’s Beach Days (linkys­beach­days.com), a jaunty lit­tle guide ($24.95) to 104 of the best beaches in the city and sur­rounds; there’s in­sider info and de­tails of ameni­ties at a range of har­bour and surf beaches plus lesser-known lakeside park­lands such as Grand Fla­neur Beach at Chip­ping Nor­ton Lake, which sounds like just the spot for an ex­cel­lent stroll Sin­ga­pore is revving up for its fourth an­nual For­mula One SingTel Grand Prix from Septem­ber 21 to 23 (sin­ga­poregp.sg) and this year’s event fea­tures Katy Perry and Noel Gal­lagher among the en­ter­tain­ment head­lin­ers; Cre­ative Hol­i­days (cre­ative­hol­i­days.com) has three-night pack­ages from $829 for four-star ac­com­mo­da­tion, re­turn air­port trans­fers and three-day Bay Grand­stand ticket with ac­cess to zones 3 and 4 (flights not in­cluded).

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