AN­TO­NIA THOMAS

The Bri­tish ac­tress star­ring in The Good Doc­tor re­veals her go-to ho­tels

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ADRONIS BOU­TIQUE HO­TEL

San­torini

The suites are carved out of the cliff­side – very cav­ern-like and cool in­side – and the white ex­te­rior is cov­ered in tum­bling pink bougainvil­lea. Each suite has its own hot tub or pool, which is the per­fect thing to tum­ble into first thing in the morn­ing, or last thing at night. Upon ar­rival, you’re greeted with a bub­bly mixed drink and the ser­vice is flaw­less. Dou­bles from AED 1,140; 0030-228607 2182, adro­nis­bou­tique­ho­tel.com

“ON AN IDYL­LIC BAY IN ITALY, IT’S RIDICU­LOUSLY RO­MAN­TIC”

CLAYOQUOT WILDER­NESS RE­SORT

Bri­tish Columbia

Emer­ald-green for­est, turquoise lakes and snow­capped moun­tains are all within reach here.

The re­sort’s lux­ury tents are filled with taste­ful an­tique fur­ni­ture, mak­ing it the ideal glamp­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. From the mo­ment you ar­rive ev­ery­thing is or­gan­ised, like horse rid­ing and kayak­ing, bear or whale watch­ing and he­li­copter rides. Top it off with a re­vi­tal­is­ing spa mas­sage and de­li­cious food. Three-night stays from AED 14,600 per per­son; 001-250-266 0397, wil­dretreat.com

NO­MADE TU­LUM

Mex­ico

This is the place for bo­hemian beach lux­ury. Rooms open to the sand, or you could be sur­rounded by green­ery in a jun­gle suite nes­tled amid huge ferns and flow­ers. The rus­tic ca­banas are stylishly put to­gether – all stone and wood with fur­nish­ings that have an al­most Moroc­can feel to them. I also love the enor­mous bean bags and ham­mocks on the white­sand beach, not to men­tion the de­li­cious agave­based drinks on tap. Dou­bles from AED 1,170; 0052-984-873 3087, no­made­tu­lum.com

HO­TEL CALA DI VOLPI, A LUX­URY COL­LEC­TION HO­TEL

Costa Smer­alda

On an idyl­lic bay in Italy, this ho­tel is ridicu­lously ro­man­tic. Ex­ud­ing style and so­phis­ti­ca­tion, the rooms have white­washed stone walls with beau­ti­fully painted tiles and are fur­nished with an­tique iron beds, as well as a lovely bal­cony over­look­ing the wa­ter. Lunch by the pool is a must – the Sar­dinian fare is to die for. This is the per­fect spot for cou­ples. Dou­bles from AED 1,386; 0039-07-8997 6111; 0039-07-8997 6111, mar­riott.com

SOHO FARM­HOUSE

Oxfordshire

A chic es­cape in the coun­try­side, guests have their own wooden cabin, which in­cludes a fully stocked kitchen, a huge iron bath­tub and a rain­for­est shower filled with Cow­shed prod­ucts. They’ve thought of ab­so­lutely ev­ery­thing, down to pro­vid­ing bi­cy­cles to ex­plore the prop­erty and Welling­ton boots in case you fancy a walk in the rain. Ev­ery morn­ing, a milk float comes by your cabin to serve the per­fect English fry-up. It’s the ul­ti­mate coun­try get­away. Dou­bles from AED 1,900; 0044-16-0869 1000, so­ho­farm­house.com

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