Caroline Gladstone discovers a cruise to make anyone feel like royalty - if only for three days.
Warwick Stanley finds intoxication of a different kind in the Maldives.
Avoiding the honeymooners, Casilda Grigg finds an underwater passion of her own.
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From Shanghai to New York and back to NSW, luxury hotels are set to open en masse.
Genevieve Swart raises her glass to the globe's best heat-beating, thirst-slaking places to meet for drinks.
Underwater and overwater, Fiona McGill samples new expressions of simplified luxury in the Maldives.
Andrew Bock goes five-star surfing in the Maldives where a personal surf caddy will paddle you to the waves.
Divers and honeymooners swarm to the Maldives archipelago. There are literally thousands of postcard-perfect islands, with white sand, palm trees and crystal clear waters.This is a place to chill out and enjoy the views while sipping a pina colada from your bungalow that's doubtlessly perched over the waters of a private island. If you can summon the energy, snorkel or dive with its abundant marine life.