Felicite Island

    Globe trotting

    30 November 2015

    1. Félicité Island, Seychelles Reachable only by boat or helicopter, this heavenly private island enjoys mostly perfect cloudless weather, owing to its location outside the cyclone belt.


    2. Soho Farmhouse, Oxfordshire After a long drawn-out drum-roll, the sumptuous new Soho Farmhouse has finally opened. Will it deliver on its promise of winter ice-skating?


    3. Robinson Crusoe Island, South America Scuba-dive for your lobster lunch and wash it down with a glass of Chilean wine on the island where -Alexander Selkirk, said to have been the inspiration for Defoe’s castaway, was marooned for five years.


    4. Mandapa, Ritz Carlton Reserve, Bali In the jungle of Ubud, Mandapa resembles a Balinese village. Its less traditional features include personal butlers, state-of-the-art spa and four restaurants.