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From budget escapes to luxurious retreats, British Airways Holidays offers a wide range of all-inclusive options to suit every traveller

Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa, Maldives

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this new all-inclusive, five-star resort is a dream destination of 120 luxurious villas on the Raa Atoll, in the northern part of the Maldives archipelago. As soon as you set foot on the island, everything is taken care of: meals, drinks, a daily restocked minibar, snorkelling equipment and daily boat excursions, along with all non-motorised water sports. The Emerald Spa offers everything from locally inspired therapies to a steam bath, Indonesian-style pool and beauty salon, while a dive and water sports centre caters for more adventurous guests. Children aged 4-12 can enjoy exploring the 1500sqm Dolphin Kids Club chock full of pools and climbing frames. Book a family beach villa with pool to keep water babies happy and enjoy a garden, king-sized bed, flat screen TVs and indoor and ‘under the stars’ showers as part of the package. BA now flies year round direct from London Heathrow to Malé.

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Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki

Set in 22 acres of picturesque Grecian countryside, this all-inclusive, five-star retreat kicks off with a Blue Flag beach, four swimming pools and a range of local bars and tavernas. And it only gets better from there. Guests staying for at least 72 hours can enjoy a complimentary Mini hire to explore Halkidiki and Thessaloniki, as well as free passes to the region’s major museums: the Museum of Byzantine Culture, the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the Gerovassiliou Wine Museum. Youngsters will love the Kids Club and Teenager Club, which offer arts and crafts as well as land and water-based sports, all supervised by Ofsted-approved staff. Rooms are generously sized and sumptuously decorated, with almost all room types complete with balconies and stunning ocean views. Elsewhere, five on-site restaurants are sure to satisfy every palate (choose from Greek, Asian and Italian cuisine), while a generous room service menu offers an easy family-friendly option.

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