Room with a view from The Shard: Such a sight, enjoyed amid the five-star luxury of Shangri-La Hotel, will make a celebration totally unforgettable: and Members enjoy exclusive rates

Stay in Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard and this will be your view of London. Our capital city, seen at leisure from 1,000 feet, has breathtaking beauty. Such a sight, enjoyed amid five-star luxury, will make any celebration totally unforgettable. And as you are a Member of CountryClubuk, your exclusive Club rates and treats will […]

Nobu Miami Beach Hotel: Exclusive Blue Ribbon deal for CountryClubuk Members

Nobu has opened a five-star hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. It’s already one of the Leading Hotels of The World, it’s as elegant and glamorous as one would expect, a landmark Art Deco hotel which offers world-class cuisine and service. For those who love Nobu’s fine food and style, it’s a dream destination—and our Members […]

Ca’ Sagredo, a Venetian palace overlooking the Grand Canal: part of Venetian history: blissful nights and days in a palace of fine art, beauty and delight

A Palazzo in Venice: luxury down to a fine art Venice is Europe’s most romantic city; Ca’ Sagredo is a Venetian palace overlooking the Grand Canal, its walls lined with ancient frescoes. Together, the experience is out of this world . . . Drifting like a mirage within its watery realm, Venice is certainly the […]

The Ritz London, best 5-star hotel in Piccadilly: Club rates save you up to £600 for two with free bottle of Champagne and free upgrade

Asked to name a great hotel—not only in London but the world—and most people think of The Ritz. For style, gracious living, impeccable service and social cachet, it has no equal. It is one of our Members’ favourite hotels—the perfect location for a celebration of any kind. Now, as this grande dame of an hotel reflects […]

The Savoy London, ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World’ | Rooms from £299 for two with complimentary upgrade—and free Champagne in Kaspar’s restaurant

Francis Fulford reviews The Savoy, London, where our Members receive the very best deals on accommodation and dining. The Savoy would surely figure in anybody’s list of ‘Great Hotels of the World’, not only because of the attention to detail for which it has always been famous (it makes its own beds, for instance), or […]

The Gore, Kensington: country-house style and the glamour of Judy Garland | Rooms from £179

Step into the five-star Gore Hotel, a two-minute walk from the Royal Albert Hall, and you will think you are in the private country home of an aristocratic family, eccentricities and all. This is no ‘corporate’ hotel—far from it. It breathes warmth and character from every wood panel, every doorknob and every slightly risqué picture […]

Cliveden House & Spa: the world’s most sensational country-house hotel: exclusive rates for Members with complimentary room upgrades and bottles of Champagne

There are many grand hotels of historic importance in the world, but Cliveden House, Grade One Listed and standing in its own rolling parkland estate overlooking the River Thames in Buckinghamshire, must rank among the most sensational of them all. Most people have heard how the society hostess Nancy Astor entertained Royalty and the political […]

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa: exclusive rates for Members with complimentary room upgrades and bottles of Champagne in ‘the finest hotel in England’

We at CountryClubuk exist to enable Members to take advantage of many things, including those which such well-run mini-kingdoms as Chewton Glen have to offer, and we are thrilled with our arrangement with what is rightly considered England’s loveliest country-house hotel. Chewton Glen sits serenely on the South Coast of England, surrounded by immaculate gardens […]

The Saint James, Château Club in the Heart of Paris

The Saint James Club in Paris extends to our Members the benefits of private membership at its historically important château in the heart of Paris. For business meetings in Paris, the venue and ambience could hardly be more impressive. For pleasure, this superb chateau behind an almost regal gated entrance, surrounding its guests in French […]

Coworth Park, Windsor Great Park, ‘to live out one’s dreams’: Exclusive rates and complimentary upgrades for CountryClubuk Members

­­Everybody has heard of the Dorchester Hotel (writes Francis Fulford). Most also know that it is to the world of hotels what Manchester United is to football or the Brigade of Guards to the military. What fewer people knew, until Prince Harry stayed there the night before his wedding, is that it has an outstation […]

Charingworth Manor, delightful Tudor-Jacobean hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds where CountryClubuk Members enjoy exclusive rates for dinner, bed and breakfast

Charingworth Manor is a delightful Cotswolds manor house hotel: a honey-coloured stone Tudor-Jacobean mansion with slate roofs, open fireplaces, 14th-century oak beams and rooms with views across its own gardens and 50-acre estate. It is a lovely place where you can enjoy peace and fresh air while exploring one of England’s loveliest regions. This lovely […]

Milaidhoo Island, Maldives: Blissful days and nights in an award-winning five-star tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean: Overwater or beach villas: save up to 70%

You know you are in a tropical paradise the moment your plane begins the descent to the Maldives’ capital island of Malé: the islands lie below you like emerald gems set in white gold. The runway is surrounded on all sides by the ocean and it is by seaplane that you fly on to Milaidhoo, […]

Castell Son Claret, Majorca: Members’ favourite luxury castle in the foothills of the Majorcan mountains: heavenly hotel in its own country estate: exclusive Club rates

Castell Son Claret, Majorca

To stay in a castle is always special, and to find a genuine castle in the Spanish island of Mallorca, set peacefully in the beautiful foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana, is a delight. Here you can indulge yourself with all the pleasures of staying within these thick stone walls and sauntering around your 325-acre […]

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, the finest in St Petersburg, Russia: Perfect for nights at the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet or Opera: Club rates from £160 for two

A ballet or opera performance at the 19th-century Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg is one of life’s great experiences. Dress to the nines, drink Champagne, and blend in with others elated to relive a bygone era of passion, music and style. Continue in the same spirit by staying, not at a mere hotel but in […]

Villa Spalletti Trivelli, Rome, the fabulous palazzo home of a Roman Count and Countess: live as the Romans would like to live: exclusive Club savings of 15% to 35%

There can be no finer place in Rome to stay than the Villa Spalletti Trivelli. It is the elegant family palazzo of a Roman Count and Countess. Neighbours include the Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano, whose 17th-century Palace is just across the leafy park. The Trevi Fountain is a stroll away. At the Villa Spalletti Trivelli, […]

Luxurious, award-winning tropical paradise with sporting action, beauty and spa: Fabulous five-star Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives: Club rates up to 60% off

Of all the exotic islands under the sun, the Maldives are the paradise isles of our dreams. More than a thousand perfect ‘Robinson Crusoe’ atolls are scattered across 35,000 square miles of warm, crystal-clear blue waters in the Indian Ocean, and guests are invited to live as close to the water and the natural world […]

Enchanting nights in Venice, in the fabulous beachside hotel the Venetians themselves adore: Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort: Members save up to 62% off rack rates

Ah, Venice. Enchanting city-on-water. Its sounds are of footsteps on the well-worn streets, and the cries of boatmen from the canals. The glories of the past at every turn. Who among us does not want to be there, soaking up the beauty, the atmosphere, the sheer Venetian pleasure of this romantic city? How about staying […]

Legendary hotel in Monaco: The fabulously glamorous, luxurious 5-star Monte-Carlo Beach: Exclusive CountryClubuk Members’ rates from £166 per night, with free access to the Casino de Monte Carlo

Our favourite Monte Carlo beach hotel has to be the five-star Monte-Carlo Beach, with the best waterfront location of any hotel in Monaco. This ultra-luxurious La Belle Epoque hotel has been on Monaco’s society scene since it opened in the 1920s, and for good reason. As its director, Danièle Garcelon, now says, ‘Our location is […]

Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius: Multi-award-winner and the only 5-star villa beach resort on the stunning west coast: Members save up to 70%

If you haven’t yet booked your escape from the upcoming British winter, this might be the time to make a move to the sun—and the place. The multi-award-winning Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is the only five-star luxury all-villa resort on the west coast of Mauritius, a local area famous for its amazing sunset and […]

Villa Mangiacane, designed by Michelangelo for the Machiavellis: Glorious Renaissance splendour in Tuscany, near Florence: Exclusive Club rates

This romantic, glorious villa provides a grand Tuscan country sojourn with easy access to one of the world’s great cultural capitals 15 minutes’ drive gets you to Florence, and even better, 15 minutes’ drive takes you back to Villa Mangiacane at the end of the day. Villa Mangiacane is an amazing 15th-century building, bearing in […]

To Hostal de La Gavina, for the five-star grace and flavour of a Catalonian mansion: Blissful days beside the beach and sea, in the footsteps of Ava Gardner, Frank Sinatra, Jose Carreras and King Juan Carlos: Elegance, luxury, and exclusive Club rates

Hostal de La Gavina, S'Agaro

Our gracious new hotel on the Mediterranean coast is a privately owned Catalan mansion standing on a rocky promontory on one of the finest beaches in Spain. This, the beautiful Hostal de La Gavina (it means The Seagull), is Catalunya’s only five-star Grand Luxe resort hotel, and it is welcoming our Members with warm Catalan […]

Five-star XV Beacon, No1 hotel in Boston, USA, with the air of a smart private residence: Members receive exclusive Club rates and VIP status

US President John F Kennedy thought of Boston as his hometown. This is the city that propelled him to greatness and it was here, in historic Beacon Hill, the well-heeled address of prominent Bostonian families, that the six-year-old made his first political speech—standing on a table at his grandfather’s birthday party. Boston is a keen […]

Laluna Resort & Spa, Grenada: Alluring, unspoilt, award-winning beach resort full of Italian luxury, style and cucina in the Caribbean

Laluna Resort & Spa Grenada

Grenada is one of the most beautiful places in the world and Laluna is a perfect place to stay. A colourful gem of an island, the most southerly of the Windward Isles, Grenada is known as the Spice Island of the Caribbean, famous for the delicious nutmeg which scents the air. A relatively unknown holiday […]

Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites, Santorini, Greek Islands

Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites

For an island of unbridled romance, it is extraordinary to think that Santorini is responsible for the largest single volcanic eruption known to man. An eruption so enormous it created what is now The Caldera, the horseshoe-shaped lagoon around the island, ended the Minoan civilisation on Crete and quite possibly created the legend of Atlantis. […]

Hotel Indigo Rome – St George, contemporary hotel in the heart of Rome, offering 360-degree views from its rooftop terrace: One of the Telegraph’s ‘Top Ten Hotels in Rome’: Club Members’ rates from £259 for two

For a stylish break amid the artistic, historical, religious and architectural riches of Rome, look to the five-star Hotel Indigo Rome – St George, a centro storico boutique in the Telegraph ‘Top Ten Hotels in Rome’, with elegant rooms, exceptional dining and a roof terrace close to the Vatican, Piazza Navona and Trastevere. And as […]

Villa & Palazzo Aminta, Stresa, Lake Maggiore

Villa & Palazzo Aminta

The Villa & Palazzo Aminta is the elegant former family palazzo of the Admiral of the Italian Navy, Francesco Capece, and is now one of the Leading Hotels of the World as well as our hand-picked five-star hotel in Stresa, the small, sleepy Italian town on lovely Lake Maggiore. Villa & Palazzo Aminta stands in […]

Magna Pars Suites, Milan: Contemporary Italian art, design, fashion, culture—and perfume | Rooms from £169 for two sharing

Art, fashion, design and culture are the cornerstones of life in Milan—and if you seek a different take on this great Italian city, one which gets you to the heart of it all, the coolest place to stay is a perfumer’s fragrant luxury five-star hotel, a Small Luxury Hotel of the World nestled amid the […]

Alentejo Marmoris Hotel & Spa, Vila Viçosa

Alentejo Marmoris Hotel & Spa

Known as the ‘bread basket’ of Europe, the Alentejo region is the agricultural heartland of Portugal, her undulating plains and fertile soil fed by the mighty Tejo River, from where the region received its name: Alentejo—beyond the Tejo—as important to Portugal as the Po is to Italy. While the Po helps create the world-class Parmigiano […]

Château Saint-Martin & Spa, Cote d’Azur, France

Château Saint-Martin & Spa

Set in the Maritime Alps among the coastal hills of the Cote d’Azur, the mediaeval walled town of Vance has long been a magnet for artists such as Chagall and Matisse, drawn here by the natural beauty of the surroundings, its position between the mountains and the Mediterranean, and the pure mineral spring water that […]

The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa

The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa

We think it’s time to have a holiday on top of the world, literally. Perhaps skiing, or walking, a little light golfing or Nature watching, drinking in the fresh clear mountain air and gazing on views that are seldom seen on the usual holiday island. So we travelled to the High Himalaya in Kashmir, literally […]