Family Christmas in Gleneagles

Don’t miss this offer at Scotland’s most romantic hotel. Highlights include skating lessons taken by former Olympic coaches, fireworks on Christmas Eve and sumptuous food. A children’s activity programme, surprise visits from the elves on Christmas Eve and of course Santa Claus himself on Christmas Day. Prices from £3,085 for three nights. www.gleneagles.com


New York’s hottest chef opens new oyster bar

April Bloomfield, chef of New York’s first gastropub the Spotted Pig, is known as a lesson in how to come from somewhere else and make New York love you. Well, the flame-headed chef from Birmingham has just opened the John Dory Oyster Bar at the Ace Hotel and, true to form it’s taken New York by storm. 20 West 29th Street, www.thejohndory.com.


Celebrating at Miami’s Setai

Palm Beach’s super glam Setai has launched three tasty packages in celebration of its fifth anniversary: Ladies’ Escape, Gentleman’s Retreat, and Celebrate at The Setai. The first is a chic shopping affair for pre-nuptial celebrations; the second is the equivalent for the boys, and the third is just pure luxury and romance. From $585 per night. www.setai.com/celebration