Visit the beautiful Thai island of Samui for Christmas with a 30 per cent saving and children under 12 staying and eating for free. Six Senses Samui has 66 villas, many with pools, and is set on a headland with glorious panoramas out to the Gulf of Thailand, 45 minutes south of Bangkok.
Book by November 30 for stays December 24 to January 5, from $1528 per night. Phone (+66) 7724 5678. See sixsenses.com.