Venice for Valentine’s
Still looking for a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day? Kirker Holidays is offering four nights for the price of three at the four-star superior Liassidi Palace in Venice, a luxury boutique hotel a short walk from St Mark’s Square. Price from £528pp includes flights (London airports, with regional departures on request), hotel transfers with water taxis, B&B, guaranteed entrance to the Doge’s Palace and Kirker’s guide notes to restaurants and sightseeing. Tel: 020 7593 2283; www.kirkerholidays.com.
Luxury ski trip in Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe ski resort Squaw Valley is celebrating a half century since it held the Winter Olympics,. The 4,000-acre venue has great skiing and snowboarding overlooking the lake. Seven nights from 10 February at the ski in/out three-star Squaw Valley Lodge, including flights and 4X4 car hire from £1,050pp. Snowtubing, a spa and a Museum of the Olympics should keep non-skiers entertained. Call Ski Safari on 01273 224 060; www.skisafari.com.
Four Seasons Mauritius adds villas
The Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita has added a portfolio of 2-6 bedroom villas. There are five different classes of villas, offering private pools, butlers and chefs. Guests also get full use of the resort’s other facilities, including the Ernie Els-designed golf course, spa and the private beach. Rates start from €1,500 to €12,000 per day on a bed and breakfast basis. See www.fourseasons.com/mauritius, or call: 00800 6488 6488