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Last week Forbes Magazine featured Haslemere Travel in an article on the global luxury travel market.  Being classed, as one of “The 12 most influential luxury travel designers in the world” is an absolute thrill for the entire team and something we have worked extremely hard to achieve.  Haslemere Travel is the only UK based agency in the list!  Please do follow the link to read the article in full.

But how does this affect our valued and loyal clients?

We have always prided ourselves on our network of hotel connections.  We travel continuously; not only to guarantee that our knowledge is up to date, but also to ensure we know all the top hoteliers and property owners around the world.  Being recognised as one of the most influential luxury travel designers in the world means our bookings will always be fast-tracked to the top of the VIP list, providing that when upgrades are available, they are given to Haslemere Travel guests.  When complimentary amenities are available, these are yours too and for no other reason than you book through us and we know the right people, who value our business and our VIP clients.

From weekends away, to multi-generation groups and year-long itineraries, we plan holidays of all sizes and budgets.  Your next holiday adventure is only a phone call away – 01428 658777.

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Following on from the hugely successful Haslemere Easter Bunny Trail, the 50 business that took part are now embarking on Phase 2 of the initiative.

From Easter weekend until the end of April 2017, every purchase made in any one of the 50 participating shops in Haslemere will be entered into the ‘Spend & Win’ competition.  All you have to do is fill in your name and telephone number at the participating outlet, for your opportunity to win (this data is not retained).

Every one of the 50 participating shops has donated a prize for the lucky winner.  Within the ‘hamper’ of goodies the winner will find items including champagne, a giant rugby ball, 2 train tickets to London, a lunch, travel products for your holiday, dog food, beer glasses, and a besom broom….to name but a few.

Its very simple to enter.  Just keeping shopping in your local participating Haslemere shops and businesses.  The more you shop the greater the chance of winning!

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Haslemere Travel along with 49 other local businesses are joining together to promote the Haslemere Bunny Trail.

From Brook to Beacon Hill the bunnies will live in the shops and busniesses until Easter when they will find new homes with the winners of the trail.

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Collect your trail form from the Haslemere Educational Museum or one of the participating businesses, then set to discover what the bunnies are eating, wearing, sitting on or with.

The fifty bunnies will then be awarded to those with the best answers, and three of the bunnies will have a real pearl on their necklace!

There is also a large fluffy bunny looking for a good home, so do join in the fun, but please take great care of your surroundings as you go!

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Haslemere Travel is delighted to announce that Gemma Antrobus, owner of leading, independent Surrey travel agent, has been awarded a prestigious international travel award at a glittering gala dinner in Deauville, France (February 27th).

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In a vote by luxury hotels from around the world, Gemma and the agency have been awarded the title of “Most Creative Designer 2017” of travel experiences.

Presented at the annual luxury travel industry organisation Traveller Made awards in Deauville, beating agencies from as far afield as France, Brazil, India and Switzerland.

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The selection criteria demanded the winner should be renowned for their “imaginative, knowledgeable, curious, inventive, ingenious and inspirational” ideas for travel experiences for their clients.

“Haslemere Travel has won many national awards in the past and has prided itself on being one of the top leisure travel designers the UK.  It has always been our ambition to receive an international accolade and to be credited as ‘Most Creative’ is beyond our expectation.  The entire team at Haslemere Travel spend countless hours ensuring that every detail of our clients travel itineraries is perfected to their individual needs and we are traveling continuously to ensure we have up to date knowledge of the newest and hottest properties and destinations,” said Gemma Antrobus, owner, Haslemere Travel.

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The agency also received the top designation for luxury travel, one of only five in the UK to be awarded “1st Grand Designer” and the ONLY agency outside London to be chosen for this honour.

The accolade of “1st Grand Designer” is the highest accolade achievable in this leading luxury travel organization – with only 101 agencies worldwide recognized as such among a membership of 1,000 fully vetted and selected luxury travel agencies worldwide, from countries as diverse as the USA, Russia, Japan, Jordan, South Korea and mainland Europe.

Monitoring of Haslemere Travel’s performance was carried out over a 12-month period. The agency is now entitled to use an official seal (above), which is recognized globally as a sign of excellence.

“Above all, the 1st Grand Designer accolade is excellent news for all our loyal clients, as it now ensures that they will be at the top of the list for any VIP benefits at partner luxury hotels worldwide – such as premium upgrades, complimentary amenities, early check-ins, late check outs and resort credits, ensuring we can truly provide the best travel experience possible.”

At the age of only 37, Gemma bought Haslemere Travel in 2015, having previously been Managing Director since 2008. Based in the historic town of Haslemere, Surrey, the agency consists of a hugely successful retail shop and a division of home based Elite Consultants, launched in 2012, based across the UK. It has consistently won major industry awards for its customer service.

Traveller Made is a global network community of luxury travel designers, dedicated to providing unique and exclusive bespoke journeys to travellers looking for different and original experiences and requiring skilled and knowledgeable advisors who are fully committed to servicing their needs.

To discuss your next travel adventure with the team at Haslemere Travel please call: +44 1428 658777

 

Haslemere Travel is delighted to announce the 5th annual Surrey Young Superstars Awards!  It is with great pleasure that we will be partnered, for the 3rd year running, with Surrey Youth Focus, the county voice for the youth sector.

The awards have been designed to spotlight the many achievements of young people in Surrey and nominations for several award categories are now being sought from young people aged 5 to 19 in the county.

The 5th annual Surrey Young Superstars awards, supported by Nat West, Guildford Harbour Hotel and Surrey Life, will reward and showcase young people’s efforts and achievements in Surrey.

The award categories are:

  • Caring Superstar
  • Fundraising Superstars (5-12 years)
  • Fundraising Superstar (13-19 years)
  • Volunteering Superstar
  • Courageous Superstar
  • Community Superstar

The individual winner of the top award, Superstar of the Year, will be chosen by the judges.

The special awards event for prizewinners will take place on Sunday, May 7th 2015 at Guildford’s luxury Harbour Hotel.

“These awards will seek yet again to be a wonderful showcase for young people in Surrey, to demonstrate their hard work and ambition and to honour their bravery and community spirit,” said Gemma Antrobus, managing director of Haslemere Travel.

The deadline for entries is 9am on Monday, April 24th 2017.

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Entry Form:

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Entry Criteria & Rules

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Press enquiries should be addressed to Aly Cook, PR consultant for Haslemere Travel on 07798 647 327 or via email on: alyb.cook@gmail.com

 

Haslemere Travel is delighted to announce that it will be hosting the first “Haslemere Travel Literary Evening” on Thursday, May 18th, as part of this year’s biannual Haslemere Festival.

The exclusive event will have a Russian theme, with three exciting women speakers set to entertain guests. Anna Pasternak (great-niece of Boris Pasternak, the Nobel prize-winning author of Dr Zhivago) will be talking about her new book “Lara: The Untold Love Story that inspired Dr Zhivago” – the tale of the true, heartbreaking love affair between Boris and Olga Ivinskaya.

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Carnival Films are currently developing Lara with Liz Trubridge, producer of TV phenomenon Downton Abbey, for a major, six part TV series. Excitingly, as part of this stimulating evening, Liz Trubridge has also agreed to talk about how she is bringing the book to the TV screen.

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The chair of the evening will be Val Hudson, former editorial director of Harper Collins and Hodder Headline, who is a published author herself and the author of the Bowatching series of teen novels; A Simples Life, the best-selling ‘autobiography’ of the cravat-wearing, Russian meerkat Aleksandr, as well as the extraordinary story of ‘Arthur: the dog that crossed a jungle to find a home’.

The event will begin at 7.30pm (ending c 9.30pm) at the Haslemere Educational Museum and will include refreshments during the interval, as well as the opportunity to purchase paperbacks and have them signed by the two authors.

On the night, Haslemere Travel will also be launching some exciting, exclusive special offers for tours to Russia, in partnership with luxury tour operator Kirker Holidays.

And finally, there will be a fund-raising raffle at the event in aid of the Museum, with a wonderful first prize of a luxury spa day for two with a scrumptious cream tea at Guildford Harbour Hotel.

 

Please note: This is a ticket-only event. To purchase tickets (March 1st onwards) which cost £15 (wine included) call 01428 642161 or email: boxoffice@haslemerehall.com

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National treasure Joanna Lumley OBE FRGS is the leading Appeal Patron for Grange Park Opera’s ‘Theatre in the Woods’ in Surrey, the first new opera house to be built in the UK for decades.

Happily, it is not far from our shop in Haslemere, so we grabbed the chance to catch up with Joanna to ask about her travels, love of music …and black trousers

 

As an author, actress, TV presenter and former model, has overseas travel always played an important part in your life?

Yes because I was born in a suitcase leaving India at the age of one and living in Hong Kong and Malaysia until I was eight. Long sea voyages punctuated my childhood and left me with a longing to keep moving.

What do you never forget to pack on your travels?

Black trousers, a torch and books.

Which passport stamp are you most proud of?

Pretty keen on my Mongolian one.

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Do you have a favourite destination you return to as often as possible?

I loved Ethiopia, where I made part of a documentary, with a passion, and plan to return as soon as I can

Where would you like to go next…?

India again: filming but also savouring the fabulous variety of that stupendous country.

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My husband; but I mostly travel now with a tiny film crew. We have become best friends and I love working with them.

Music plays a big part in your life too…why is it so important to you?

I was born listening to the greats… Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, Chopin… on a wind-up gramophone in the Far East. I would suffocate with no music in my life.

What persuaded you to take on the role of Patron for Grange Park Opera (GPO)’s appeal for its exciting, new Theatre in the Woods?

It was the easiest decision I have ever made. I love what GPO does, and how it behaves: all are welcome and their standards are sky-high. The Theatre in the Woods is stunningly attractive and will be a new wonder of the glorious Surrey countryside.

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What are your ambitions for this extraordinary new opera house, currently being built in 350 acres of Surrey countryside surrounding 15th century mansion West Horsley Place?

It will be utterly magical: the combination of the majesty of that ancient house and its grand spreading gardens, and the music and dance that will take place in the Theatre in the Woods will be unbeatable.

GPO initiatives such as £35 tickets for the under-35s seek to encourage the young to sample opera – do you recall your first performance? Grace Bumbry singing Aida in about 1964… awesome.

When the curtain rises on 8th June 2017, sum up in three words what you will be feeling…?

Thrilled, proud and happy.

If you could cast your perfect opera, who would perform and what would it be?

Maria Callas and Jussi Bjorling in Tosca. Hearing Callas singing Vissi d’arte is a masterclass in both singing and acting; she was truly as good as it gets. She knew exactly how to portray passion, despair, love and hatred, and Puccini’s music is sublime. Jussi Bjorling had a voice I would swim oceans to hear. A giant.

And if you had to describe yourself as a character in an opera, who would it be and why?

I would rather like to be the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro: although she has a rather wretched time with a scoundrel of a husband, she has an aria so lovely that whenever I hear the music beginning I start to sob hopelessly.

 

 

Would you like to win a holiday  to the Caribbean?
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It could be you wandering along this beach dipping your toes in the Caribbean sea.

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is book your holidays with Haslemere Travel in 2017 and you may be the lucky one. The more holidays you book, the more opportunities you have.

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Haslemere Travel is offering one lucky couple

7 nights, All Inclusive at East Winds, St Lucia

This gorgeous boutique property is an exclusive-inclusive hotel … the inclusions in this prize are exceptional and are as follows:

  • Full made to order and buffet breakfasts
  • Island inspired lunch buffets and oceanfront lunch barbecues
  • Silver service four course dinner menu with once weekly land and sea barbecue dinner
  • All day lite-fare menu
  • Wines carefully paired nightly from the resort’s wine cellar for all dinner services (2 reds, 2 whites, 1 rose different nightly)
  • All restaurant and bar beverages by the glass: wine, beer, spirits, cocktails and soft drinks (all international brands)
  • Champagne served each evening, and year round
  • Fully stocked and personalized mini fridge, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Breakfast and lunch hampers available for guests participating in daily island excursions
  • Vegetarian choices always available
  • Sparkling wine and chocolates (or equivalent) in the room upon arrival.
  • Daily access to the resort’s “Exclusive Experiences” activity and day trip schedule
  • Complimentary market and shopping tour every Saturday
  • Weekly cocktail party with canapés
  • Yoga and Pilates classes 4 times a week
  • Free water sports: hobie cats, pedalos, standup paddleboards, kayaks, aqua view boards and snorkelling equipment.
  • Activities: open air fitness area, shuffleboard, DVD library
  • Nightly live entertainment including after dinner entertainment on Wednesday and Saturday evenings

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More about East Winds

Over the past 2 years East Winds on the beautiful island of Saint Lucia has been upgraded throughout.  The Oceanfront rooms have undergone the most recent refurbishment, following the upgrade of all the Deluxe rooms earlier in the summer.  Not only do the Oceanfront rooms and the fabulous suite offer an inviting  position overlooking the beach and sea, but guests can  now also enjoy  the upgraded interiors with Molton Brown amenities and exclusive  handcrafted artwork by local Saint Lucian artist Michelle Elliott.

The food is delicious.  A different  mouth- watering 4 course gourmet menus is served 6 night a week, accompanied by a choice of quality wines. The ambience is relaxed and the staff are so friendly that you feel welcome from the moment you arrive.

This all-inclusive hotel offers all meals, branded drinks and wine, non motorised watersports and a huge list of ‘exclusive experiences’.  Guests can enjoy morning yoga and Pilates, Cocktail Making, Island Cooking Classes, Guided Walks, Rum Tasting, Sunset Cruise, Boat trip to the Pitons and more.

Under private ownership the hotel is committed to maintaining the wonderful qualities now expected at this superb boutique hotel and guests can be assured of a perfect holiday retreat.

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Terms & Conditions

  • All package holidays booked in 2017 will be entered into the competition.
  • Flights or accommodation only bookings, ancillary services and insurance bookings do not apply.
  • Prize will be drawn in January 2018 for travel between April and December 2018 – subject to availability and black out dates may apply.
  • Flights and transfers not included in the prize.  These may be booked via Haslemere Travel.
  • Prize is non transferable.
  • Winners consent to appearing in marketing and promotional material relating to the prize, to be used for promotion both by Haslemere Travel and East Winds Hotel.
  • Booking can be made no more than 60 days prior to requested arrival date
  • No cash alternative for this prize.
  • Additional travellers and nights may be added on, only via Haslemere Travel.

For further details or a brochure on East Winds, please do pop into the Haslemere Travel office or call 01428 658777.

Costa Rica has long been regarded as the “Switzerland of the Americas”, with its peaceful history, lack of armed forces and scenic pasturelands; but it also boasts magnificent wildlife, a rugged Pacific coastline, as well as Caribbean beaches, 800 species of bird, four types of primate, two species of sloth, numerous snakes and insects. A nature lover’s paradise, where the countrywide emphasis on protection has allowed species to flourish.

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I visited in June and flew directly with BA to San Jose, staying overnight at the peaceful Hotel Grano de Oro, converted from a tropical Victorian mansion. An early start the next day (with breakfast boxes provided) was followed by a drive along the Pan American highway towards the Caribbean coast to Torteguero and the riverside Pachira Lodges (short flights are also an option). The last leg of our journey was by boat, a great way to start spotting wildlife – we saw caiman, geckos and red dart frogs.

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On arrival, we were immediately introduced to more of the celebrated Costa Rican wildlife, as monkeys can spring out at you at any moment! Boat trips along the river gave me the opportunity to spot more animals (such as armadillo, howler and spider monkeys, white-faced capuchins, lizards, turtles and a variety of birds) – I recommend either the 6am or 4pm trips for the best chance to see them active. July and August is the best time to go if you want to see the turtles laying their eggs.

An alternative hotel I also recommend was the Evergreen, which has 66 rooms and bungalows, a good pool area and plenty of activities on offer, as well as a canopy tour, kayaks and river guides.

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After a short flight with amazing views of Torteguero, the river and national park, we arrived back at San Jose and a nearby coffee plantation, before reaching Poas Volcano. One highlight of our stay at Relais & Chateaux property El Silencio in Bajos del Toro (approx. 1.5 hours from San Jose) was a walk to the waterfall; it is set in a 550-acre cloud forest reserve close to Poas Volcano Park.

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Next on our fascinating trip was Arenal, a very active destination for adrenaline junkies, activities range from hiking up Arenal or zip wiring to Zorbing. I chose to visit the hanging bridges of Mistico. Our first attempt was thwarted by an amazing thunder and lightning show; the guide was very informative about both flora and fauna. The Arena Springs Hotel is great for families, with 3 restaurants, some interconnecting rooms and pools heated from the hot springs. I partuclarly liked the Kiora Hotel, with rooms which have hot tubs and full views of the volcano.

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Following a drive down the Pacific coast – via a stop at Monteverde to see the wonderful sloths – we arrived in the town of Manuel Antonio, with a chance to relax by the sea. But wildlife is still never far away, with an early morning visit to the national park offering us the chance to see more sloths and especially capuchins, who seemed to know when we were due to eat our lunches on the beach and raided our backpacks!

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Arenas del Mar is a boutique hotel within walking distance of the national park and a good choice for those seeking relaxation. Si Coma No hotel has its own conservation programme of rescued alligators and is very popular with couples, as they boast amazing honeymoon suites with stunning views of the ocean. My hotel for two nights, The Parador Resort, is built high over the coastline in 12 acres of tropical rainforest with a resident sloth, another good option for families with 4 pools and a swim up bar for adults, tennis courts, spa and babysitting. Once again you have to be prepared for wildlife to carry on with their busy lives around you…

To discuss your adventure in Costa Rica or other parts of Central America, please call Susie & Terry on 01428 658777

Check out our latest Costa Rica OFFERS

 

The Grand Hotel Tremezzo in lake Como, Italy is undoubtably one of the worlds finest hotels.  With accolades including a place on the Conde Nast ‘Gold List’ for 2017, Hotel of The Year 2016 from Preferred Hotels & Resort, 2016 Premio Excellent award and 2016 Best Hotel with a view Haute Grandeur, these just scratch the surface of the great many achievements this stunning property holds.

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Enea Gandola was a gentleman from Bellagio who had travelled widely in Europe with his wife Maria Orsolini. After their return to Italy they wanted to create something of class and sophistication on one of the world’s most beautiful lakes, a grand hotel that could satisfy the demands of this new type of tourist. The Gandolas chose this extraordinary location, bordering on the gardens of Villa Carlotta, which alone commands the best view on Lake Como. The Grand Hotel Tremezzo opened on 10 July 1910. Changing hands only once more beofre being taken over by the De Santis family in the 1980’s, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo has remained the palace that it was always designed to be.

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Vanentina, the granddaughter of the De Santis family is now CEO of the families empire and exudes glamour and femininity into the hotel in only the way the Italians can.  Naturally this gem of a hotel is perfect for couples of any age.  Its romantic location on the shore of Lake Como makes it perfect for weddings, anniversary celebrations and weekends away, but how does such a property look after its family guests.  Ray, Gemma and Aurelia stayed at the property during the Easter holidays to find out…….

A quick flight over to Milan and an hours drive along the scenic shores of Lake Como is all it takes to arrive in pure Italian luxury.  The Grand Hotel Tremezzo certainly lives up to its name…its exceptionally ‘grand’.  In the lobby area alone you will find 8ft hight displays of roses, plush furnishings and staff to greet you, dressed head to toe in Italian couture.

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Shown to our suite, the beautiful ‘Suite Aurelia’ named after Valentina’s Great Aunt (and our daughter) with stunning views of the floating pool and the lake itself, we knew we were in for a very special few days, but would we have to tread on eggshells with our ‘mini travelista’.   Absolutely not!Screen Shot 2016-12-29 at 13.01.09

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We knew as soon as we saw the extensive sweet display in reception and the teddy’s in the room that despite the appearance, families were very much welcome.  At every opportunity the staff throughout the hotel made us feel like the palace was our home and were on hand to suggest plenty of family friendly activities in the local area.

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We ventured over the Bellagio on the other side of the lake, taking a short 10 minute ride on the local ‘ferry’ which departs a few hundred yards from the hotel.  The cobbled streets, unique boutiques and eateries provided plenty to do for an afternoon exploring.

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Another option is to take the hotel car 4km north of the property to Menaggio where the square provide the perfect backdrop against the lakes shore, for people watching and gelato eating – an absolute ‘must’ when in Italy.

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Adjacent to the Grand Hotel Tremezzo is Villa Carlotta, the most famous villa on Lake Como. Its botanic gardens are filled with orange trees knitted into pergolas and some of Europe’s finest rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.  Its also a great space for children to play hide and seek and run off any energy.   The villa, strung with paintings, sculptures (some by Antonio Canova) and tapestries, takes its name from the Prussian princess who was given the place in 1847 as a wedding present from her mother. Upstairs, rooms with period furniture provide an insight into the life of the princess.

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Another great villa to visit on the lake is Villa Balbianello, where scenes from 2006’s James Bond remake, Casino Royale, and Star Wars Episode II were shot.  It is one of the most dramatic locations on Lake Como (if not the world). Built by Cardinal Angelo Durini in 1787, Villa Balbianello is set amid florid gardens on a promontory.

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The hotel owns its own Venetian motor launch, Ruy, that can be taken out at your leisure or just spend an afternoon at the hotel enjoying the award winning spa, whilst the children look for ‘Bobo the bear’ in the gardens.  There really is so much to do.

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The dining experience at The Grand Hotel Tremezzo is exquisite, with 5 restaurants and bars to choose from.  Our favourite, La Terezza, was wonderfully romantic, but not too stuffy to serve hand made pizza to our daughter, following a tour of the kitchen.  Its simple touches like these that provide those unique experiences children don’t forget.

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We really didn’t want to leave, but as they say ‘you have to leave to come back again’….and we will definitely be back!

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To discuss The Grand Hotel Tremezzo please call Gemma on 01428 658777

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The Northern Lights (or Aurora Borealis) is a spectacular natural phenomena which occurs in the northern hemisphere. Caused as a result of solar particles reacting with the upper atmosphere, they are vivid lights aroung the pole and a must-see for those with a spirit of adventure.

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The magical Lofoten islands, an archipelago of beautiful islets stretching out from the Norwegian mainland offer guests the enchanting option of staying in a converted fisherman’s cottage overlooking the water, known as “Rorbu”, from where you will depart to seek the Northern Lights. A cruise from Hurtigruten in Norway, deep within the Arctic Circle is an ideal option for those who want to see more of the country’s coastline – as well as the diverse wildlife, such as sea eagles, pilot whales and orca.

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Iceland offers a huge variety of dramatic scenery and is ideal for a short, winter break in pursuit of the Lights. You can also experience the world-famous geysers and spectacular waterfalls on a tour of the so-called “Golden Circle” by a 4×4 “super jeep”, staying at the 4-star Hotel Borg in the capital, Reykjavik. If Jacuzzis are your passion, then do visit Hotel Ranga, which offers guests the chance to view the Lights while immersed in its open-air jacuzzi.

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Sweden also offers unique holidays to see the Lights in the heart of Swedish Lapland, staying at the incredible Ice Hotel (with sleeping bags and warm clothing provided). This is where you can also try snowmobiling, dog-sledding or a more relaxed, leisurely reindeer-sled ride, either during the day or night (for a more romantic option).

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For further details on the Northern Lights and Scandinavia, please call our expert Susie, on 01428 658777

Our current Northern Lights OFFER

 

Haslemere Travel is a very proud member of AITO Specialist Travel Agents.

AITO Specialist Travel Agents

While the large chains continually claim to be the number one travel agent in the UK they use only the one criteria – volume. When it comes to value for money, quality of product, original thinking, innovative ideas and customer satisfaction, they are well down the list.

Mass market tour operators cannot hope to provide the same expertise and local knowledge as a small specialist, which is why the smaller companies always top the list in the major Travel Awards. The quality of product and unique experience ensure a high level of repeat business for specialist operators.

If you already have a special interest or are keen to learn something new, then a holiday is the ideal time to give it your full attention, from gentle and relaxing to action packed, AITO Specialist Travel Agents members can find just the right holiday for you, at the right price.

AITO Specialist Travel Agents was formed to promote choice and quality and is the preferred retail arm of the Association of Independent Tour Operators. Members are totally independent of all the major UK travel groups and offer a range of specialist products not generally available through the large High Street travel agency chains.

Traveller Made® is a network community of travel designers dedicated to providing unique and exclusive bespoke journeys to travellers looking for different and original experiences, requiring skilled and knowledgeable advisors who are committed to fully servicing their clients.

Travel designers selected by Traveller Made® believe that luxury service is all about trying to understand their client’s unique expectations and being committed to meeting their needs.

Haslemere Travel has been hand selected by Traveller Made® as being amongst the best luxury travel designers in the world and invited to join the network

The Traveller Made® network regroups over 240 boutique travel designers in over 50 countries aggregating together more than 1,7 Billion € revenue.

What does Traveller Made mean for a Haslemere Travel client?

  • Direct access to the General Managers and top influencers in over 500 of the worlds most exclusive hotels.
  • All hotels within the network offer Haslemere Travel exclusive amenities in resort, including room upgrades, early check in / late check out, complimentary spa treatments, resort credit and a whole host of other privileges.
  • Always at the top of the VIP list.
  • Access to money can’t buy experiences.

Traveller Made® supports us in our relationships with suppliers to secure best services for our VIP clients.”

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