Travel Counsellors "I am lucky enough to be
going on my dream trip in July," says Edward Pearson, Travel Counsellors
PLC's top-producing agent, based on the
Altour/Classic Cruise & Travel Lisa Prosak of
Altour and Classic Cruise and Travel was fortunate enough to have just taken
her dream trip. "I recently was in the
"Once I arrived, I was a changed person from the moment I jumped off of a sea plane onto a floating landing, where a motorboat picked me up to take me to the Six Senses Soneva Fushi, a resort and spa in the North Baa Atoll region of the Maldives—where they collected my shoes, never to be seen again until I left. I was in heaven," she says.
"The island is all one property, where the villas are on the beach with a private pool. It's very private and each villa has its own personality, including outdoor bathrooms and showers. Everyone has their own private bicycle and butler, who will picks you up in a little golf cart to take you to the spa, to the yoga class, to dining, or to your own private tour of their underground winery," she says.
"The food is fresh and brought in every day; they have their own gardens for fresh fruit and vegetables. You cross over a shaky bridge to get to the dining room where the tables all have lounging sofas rather than tables. You can live in your bathing suit every day. You swim in front of your villa every day and take sunset cruises, or have a private picnic on a small private island."
Universal Travel Systems "I would take off to
"I would check into one of the fine hotels there, with
beautiful views of the isle of
He would then head up the coast to
Billep notes that the hotels in Positano aren't cheap; they average about $900 to a $1,000 a night, and the country farms cost $350 a night, breakfast and dinner included.
As for getting around, "You can drive if you like, and
make like a race car driver," says Billep. "Or opt for a private car
and driver, which will run you about $500 to $600 a day."