The Weekend Australian - Travel - - TRAVEL & INDULGENCE -

Open­ing later this year, Four Sea­sons Pri­vate Is­land Mal­dives at Voavah, Baa Atoll is a 2ha gem (and the world’s only ex­clu­sive-use bolt hole in a UNESCO World Bio­sphere Re­serve) of­fer­ing a beach house, seven gue­strooms, a dive cen­tre, day spa and yacht • Un­til Septem­ber 30, Matakauri Lodge on New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu near Queen­stown is of­fer­ing four nights for the price of three, from $NZ2295 ($2185) a per­son, in­clud­ing pre-din­ner drinks, canapes, din­ner and break­fast • Mantra Her­vey Bay greets whale sea­son with rooms from $130 a night in­clud­ing a bot­tle of wine; the mari­nafront prop­erty is near the cruise de­par­ture points and is of­fer­ing a 10 per cent dis­count on whale watch­ing tours • Lon­don’s Savoy has opened a new sixth floor, riverview twobed­room suite for art lovers in­clud­ing ex­hi­bi­tions by fa­mous artists; this sum­mer Ralph Heimans is fea­tured and there’s the chance to visit West­min­ster Abbey with him for a view­ing of his por­trait of the Queen; from $12,700 a night • Thai­land’s pi­o­neer­ing well­ness re­sort Chiva-Som has launched a se­ries of pro­grams tar­get­ing spe­cific health is­sues in­clud­ing sus­tain­able weight loss, ten­sion re­lease, and mi­graines and headaches.

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