5 beaches worth flying for

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Wandering barefoot along a beach at sunset is one of life’s simple pleasures and there is no better time to savour some sun than during the dark depths of winter. But these beaches take it to the next level. Hire a private jet and head to some of the world’s most magical destinations and enjoy unparalleled luxury in the winter sun.

One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

Adorned with endless white sand coves and turquoise bays, Reethi Rah is a tropical paradise. While away your days under cloudless azure skies, cooled by the soft breeze of the Indian Ocean.

Reethi Rah is designed in an octopus shape with an extraordinary 6km of coastline that's just waiting to be explored. Enjoy solitary lounging, mesmerising diving, or charter a yacht and take to the seas.

The resort is utterly luxurious with exceptional dining that overlooks sweeping curves of the ocean. Every villa has direct access to the lagoon and an unprecedented degree of privacy.

Quintessentially Travel benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availabilityBuffet breakfast for up to two guests, served in restaurant
  • Complimentary exclusively designed Reethi Rah kaftans (one per guest up to two) coupled with a One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah signature organic candle
  • 12 noon early check-in/4pm late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • With a minimum stay of 7 nights, guests also receive a complimentary "Secrets of the Thila" excursion for two OR 1 complimentary dinner for two in Reethi Restaurant (excluding beverages)
Nearest private jet airport: Male
Flight time from London: 10 hours 30 mins
Recommended jet: Global 6000 

 

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Desroches Island

On Desroches Island, there's nothing to detract from the tranquillity. Four Seasons is the only resort on this captivating coral island. Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, its beaches belong to no one and everyone at the same time.

Play in the calm waters of the ocean and explore over nine miles of white sandy beaches.

And it's a dream come true for divers, with 14 world-class dive sites surrounding the island.

Hire a private jet, and arrive already relaxed to your luxurious villa or bungalow. Switch off from the world, watch the waves from a hammock and enjoy your own private paradise.

Quintessentially Travel benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability (valid up to Hilltop category)
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests
  • $100 USD equivalent food and beverage credit to be utilised during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
Nearest private jet airport: Seychelles International Airport
Flight time from London: 10 hours 30 minutes
Recommended jet: Falcon 7X 

 

Soneva Fushi, Maldives

This is the original desert island hideaway in the Maldives. Crystal clear waters, eco-chic villas and unforgettable experiences await.

At Soneva Fushi you'll be part of the SLOW LIFE philosophy: Sustainable-Local-Organic-Wellness Learning-Inspiring-Fun-Experiences. You can enjoy the Sonu picnic (lunch on a desert island prepared by your own chef), a sunset dolphin cruise, glass blowing, a private sandbank overnight experience. Or dive into the turquoise ocean and snorkel with manta rays, try new water sports, surfing or free diving.

Quintessentially Travel benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • Champagne and Maldivian tapas
  • Original handcrafted arrival and departure mementos
  • A complimentary lunch for up to two people, once during stay, excluding alcohol, taxes and gratuities
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • With a minimum 5-night stay guests also receive
    • Shoreline beach dinner
    • Private sunset sailing by Dhoni at Baa Atoll
    • Flavourful cuisine (organic vegetables) cooking class for two
Nearest private jet airport: Male
Flight time from London: 10 hours 30 mins
Recommended jet: Global 6000

 

Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort

Set on a low bluff overlooking the gold-tinged sand of the world-famous beach at Psarou, this is an exceptional resort. Mykonos Blu Grecotel is perfectly poised between the island's two worlds – secluded, yet close enough to town for you to join the party when the urge strikes.

White-washed throughout, and chic as can be, the resort has been designed to reflect the cubist lines of the Cyclades. It has fabulous views of the glittering Aegean and is one of the most sought after hotels area. Hire a private jet to get closer to the action, and slip into the infinity pool with its stunning views. Its ideal if you're looking for a Spring or early Summer break.


Quintessentially Travel benefits

  • Complimentary room upgrade to the next available room type subject to hotel's availability
  • Complimentary round transfers from/to the airport or port
  • Welcome amenity with wine, fruits and sweets in the room on the arrival day
  • Complimentary daily American buffet breakfast
  • A 3-course lunch or dinner for 2 once during stay (excluding beverages)
  • Early check in/late check out subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Villas Accommodation – extra amenities on top of standard accommodation
    • Complimentary day activity organised from the Hotel - live like a local! Become 'Greek' for a day out and about town, discovering for the freshest produce at the fishers' markets, trying original artisanal delicacies, exploring crafts shops and taking a break for a traditional coffee (or ouzo) and a lively, fun discussion at the traditional coffee shop called Kafeneio. Maybe you'll decide to become a local for good!
Nearest private jet airport: Mykonos
Flight time from London: 3 hours 45 mins
Recommended jet: Legacy 500 

 

Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Life on Jumby Bay Island is unhurried and undisturbed. It's time to kick off your shoes and wander barefoot along the four-and-a half miles of pristine shoreline.

This secluded, all-inclusive Caribbean hideaway is accessible only by boat from Antigua. It presides over some of the most spectacular — and fiercely protected — beaches in the Caribbean. For 25 years the island has supported a conservation programme for the endangered Hawksbill Turtles that nest there.

The private homes and villas offer you the ultimate in chic, understated luxury. The perfect place to enjoy the simple pleasures of a stunning and discreet island.


Quintessentially Travel benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast for up to two in room guests in restaurant (In Room Dining is available with a surcharge)
  • $100 USD equivalent Spa Services credit to be utilised during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full, excluding products)
  • Welcome Culinary Amenity
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Nearest private jet airport: V C Bird Intil - Antigua
Flight time from London: 8 hours 30 mins
Recommended jet: Gulfstream G-550

 

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