Calling all hotel lovers

Gear up for getaways

In uncertain times here’s something we can say with certainty: there will always be new places to explore and we’ll find the most exciting luxury and boutique hotels to stay in while you’re there. In 2021, this might mean a change-of-scene trip close to home, carousing with a close-knit group in a safely secluded villa, or even that long-awaited long-haul adventure. So, keep that suitcase to hand and unshelve those plans, because we’ve lined up all that’s new and noteworthy below.

Holiday destinations: where to begin?

Holiday destinations: where to begin?

Dates with destiny

Know when you want to go? See our key travel dates below

More reasons to go

Visited by our team and curated with care, here's how to fill your calendar this year

Further reading

Stories from our on-the-road Smith editors to inspire your travels this year