Grace Santorini’s deluxe new villa
Say hello to the Grace Santorini Villa, with two suites opening onto a vast swimming pool terrace, plus an open-plan kitchen, private gym, wine and cigar bar. There is lots of state-of-the-art tech and a concierge happy to arrange almost anything, from helicopter island tours to private cruises. santorinigrace.com

Luxe self-catering in St Ives
St Ives, Cornwall’s famously artistic enclave, is a summer holiday paradise. Now there is a new tempting place to stay: the self-catering three-bedroom St Ives House in Trewidden, newly renovated by a local builder, and feauturing wonderful harbour views, luxurious furnishings and a cosy atmosphere. stiveshousestives.com

Palacio Azarenas opens in Cuzco, Peru
After a four-year restoration project, Orient Express has launched this all-suite hotel, a former 16th century convent in Cuzco with rooms crafted by local artisans, a spa with an indigenous product rangeand iPads in every room loaded with insider city guides. Chica Suites from £507 per night. www.palacionazarenas.com

Tone up at Carlisle Bay, Antigua
A Caribbean holiday doesn’t just have to be about cocktails and gorging. Enter Escape Weeks, seven-night stays at Carlisle Bay offering a range of fitness classes, private clinics and spa treatments. There are no single supplements, making it a great solo trip. From £2,725 per person through ITC classics, incl BA flights. itcclassics.co.uk