Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort, UAE Hop on a boat from mainland Dubai to Anantara World Islands resort where you can indulge in ultimate privacy. Bask in the sun on the private beach whilst gazing at the iconic Dubai skyline. Pick from a range of luxurious rooms, suites and villas featuring private pools and sea views. Give your tastebuds a treat with dishes at the on-site restaurants showcasing local and Mediterranean cuisine, as well as private ‘dine by design’ concepts on the beach. The relaxing ambience continues in the soothing spa, featuring a variety of treatments. Daily boats are available to transport you from the island to the city and back. www.anantara.com/en/world-islands-dubai
What to take on your great getaway
With a distinctive design, the Antler Clifton (£159, antler.co.uk) is everything you want from a carry on – strong but light. Its hard polycarbonate shell is built to last and will protect your belongings from damage. Inside, it’s spacious, allowing you to easily cram a week’s worth of essentials. Clever 360-degree wheels means it glides like a dream.
Stow your travel essentials away in this soft leather Passport Folio (£49, www.notanotherbill.com). Available in seven shades and you can also personalise it with your new initials.
Their Nibs nightwear are a treat to slip into. Pick from soft satin or comfy cotton sets with gorgeous hand painted prints. Peacock Feather Shorties (£36, www.theirnibs.com)