Cannes, Morocco, Ibiza, Capri, Zanzibar, Santorini. We offer you six amazing suggestions for your summer escapes. Read to pack your things and …go?
DISCOVER THE ANCIENT MYSTERIES
Morocco is one of the most diverse countries in Africa, with high mountains, sweeping desert, rugged coastline, and the winding alleyways of ancient medina cities and souqs. Fez is an ancient Moroccan city, with one of the most extended Medieval towns in the world and is a protected site of UNESCO. Find out what to pack here
THE CYAN DREAM
In 1990s Ibiza, Café del Mar on San Antonio’s sunset strip was “the place to be”. These days, the hit spot is the restaurant Lío, in Ibiza town’s marina. Ibiza hasn’t lost its hippie soul but now is just as well known for holistic weekends as hedonistic ones. Pack and go!
WILD VOLCANIC BEAUTY
The volcano, the multi-coloured cliffs soaring over 300m from the sea, the caldera, make Santorini a dream destination for millions of people from all over the world. Everybody knows the famous sunset at Oia, the villages built in the rim of the caldera, the 5 star boutique hotels, the private dining and Jacuzzi during the sunset. You may discover more… Find out what to pack here
Grotta Azzurra is a stunning sea cave illuminated by an other-worldly blue light. Giardini di Augusto, was founded by Emperor Augustus and rise in a series of flowered terraces to a lookout point offering breathtaking views over to the Isole Faraglioni, a group of three limestone stacks that rise out of the sea. Africana has been going since the ’50s, when Jackie Kennedy was just one of the famous VIP guests. It has an extraordinary cave setting, complete with natural blowholes and a glass dance floor so you can see fish swimming under your feet. Find out what to pack here
BE A CELEBRITY IN THE CROISETTE
Except of the film festival? You should go to the oldest quarter of Cannes, Le Suquet, known for its wonderful views towards the bay. This Old Town on a hill is the “birthplace” of Cannes and faces the Old Port which dates back to 1838. Also, take a walk to the palm-lined promenade of La Croisette. The stunning boulevard is lined with luxury hotels and designer boutiques, but you can also soak up the lovely views of the bay, the Esterel mountains, and the art deco architecture of the buildings. Then visit the Allées Flower Market. Enjoy! Find out what to pack here
THE LAND OF ANCIENT TALES
Step off the boat or plane onto the Zanzibar Archipelago, and you’ll be transported through the centuries – to ancient Persia and tales of Shirazi merchants, to the court of Swahili princes and Omani sultans, to India, with its heavily laden scents. Stone Town: If Zanzibar Town is the archipelago’s heart, Stone Town is its soul. It’s magical jumble of cobbled alleyways make it easy to spend days wandering around. Also visit Beit el-Sahel, which is occupying several blocks along the waterfront and the imposing Palace Museum, a reconstruction of the Sultan Seyyid Said’s 19th-century palace home. Pack and go!