With "dazzlingly white and all so often untrod" beaches (Lonely Planet), eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites and dozens of nature reserves roamed by elephants, Sri Lanka ticks a lot of boxes on the holiday wish list -- go there for £949 per person with this cracking deal from Kuoni.
The package saves over £275 on the usual price and includes:
Flights depart from Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow on select dates in September and October.
The hotel -- a 2013 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Winner -- is set on the beach in the lively town of Negombo, on the west coast of Sri Lanka. Facilities include two swimming pools, a rooftop spa with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and a fitness centre. The airport is a 30-minute drive away.
There are three bars and two restaurants on-site including Cafe C for all-inclusive dining and the relaxed Sail bar, where sunset cocktails are the speciality. For extra charge, there's Lellama, a beachfront restaurant that specialises in seafood.
Sri Lanka was listed in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2013 - Top 10 countries.
Upgrade to a 10-night stay from £149 more per person or a 14-night stay from £347 more.