What’s New in Travel 2024

This post is to round up all things travel for 2024. New hotels, destinations and travel trends for the year ahead. We are always amazed by the wide-ranging breadth of trips we organise for you. Gone are the days of following the crowd as more of you set your own trends. We very much hope we can help you live out your travel dreams in 2024. 


Forget Mykonos and Santorini. This year, it’s all about Folegandros. This tiny island of just 32 square kilometres is easily accessible from Athens or Santorini by ferry. We visited last year and fell in love with the place; the island’s Chora has all the charm of a movie set, the coastline is incredible as are the restaurants (we had the most sensational lunch at Gwynnie’s Goop recommendation). Gundari will be the island’s first ultra-luxe boutique offering, an all-suite hotel featuring private infinity pools, an organic farm and wine bar. Open seasonally May through October, wine tastings, boat trips and a day trip to Sifnos (for a meal at the acclaimed Cantina) are a must.

🏨 Rooms from £380 B&B


Recently opened in November 2023, the brand-new One & Only Aesthesis is perched on the Athenian Riviera and surrounded by lavender fields, located a 30-minute drive from downtown Athens. Set to redefine the landscape of luxury hospitality in Greece, it’s all about getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city with stand-alone villas, private plunge pools and an utterly serene private beach. There are SO many excellent restaurants in Athens to work your way through and you can always combine it with another Greek island for an extended stay. Or just fly and very much flop here for the duration!

🏨 Rooms from £545 B&B 


Thirty years in the making, Soneva Secret is a bespoke all-villa resort due to open this week. The Soneva brand (Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani, Soneva Kiri) promises a barefoot paradise set in the Malvides’ most remote atoll, Haa Dhaalu guaranteeing the ultimate in privacy and seclusion. The 14 overwater and island villas have sliding roofs in their master suites so you sleep under the stars and have every whim catered to by a dedicated team of three, which includes your own chef. But it doesn’t stop there; villas feature private freshwater pools, a fully equipped gym, spa treatment room and pantry with fridge. Only accessible by boat, this is going to be one of the most luxurious Maldivian properties in no time…

🏨 Rooms from £2,511 Full Board (accommodation sleeps 4)


Opened September 2023, this independent, boutique property has been eight years in the making and is destined for great things. Set in the north-west of the medina, it is home to 13 individually designed rooms and one private riad, a rooftop bar and restaurant, a 10-metre pool perfect for a refreshing dip and two plunge pools as well as a spa and hammam. A global art collection is housed amidst the contemporary-yet-quintessentially Moroccan decor including an installation of 24 framed prints from Sebastian Selgado’s ‘Amazonia’ NFT release at Sotheby’s. The GM hails from Selman and Rosewood Hong Kong previously so you can expect impeccable service and a truly authentic Moroccan experience.

🏨 Rooms from £305 B&B 


Hidden away amongst spectacular vines and olive trees, the centuries-old borgo Relais Roncolo 1888 has been lovingly restored over the last 8 years by the Prestia family to become the first Wine & Balsamic Relais in Emilia. The draw of this hidden gem is its incredible location. Situated right where Italy’s Food and Motor Valley meet; Parma (for its Parma ham) and Reggio Emilia (the birthplace of Parmigiano Reggiano) bear all the Italian delicacies you could ever wish for alongside the homes of the flashiest of car brands (Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and Bugatti) with a few to hire onsite. Hire bikes, go for a swim, hike the Apennine mountains, play tennis and visit nearby Bologna for gastronomic perks. Rooms include a complimentary wine tasting.

🏨 Rooms from £333 B&B


You can’t go to Sri Lanka without visiting Yala National Park; a place where thick jungle, rocky lagoons and sandy beaches combine to entice an extraordinary variety of animals for your viewing pleasure. Expect to see the elusive leopard, crocodiles and gentle sloth bears with onsite naturalists and safari rangers at Kotiyagala, a property set across seven acres with 12 elevated villas where guests can swim in their own freshwater infinity pools, indulge in a treatment at the Ayurvedic spa and sleep amidst the wild elephants. There are also guided visits to several ancient Buddhist sites in the area. Due to open April 2024. 

🏨 Rooms from £1,500 All Inclusive (all meals, beverages and safari drive)


Grenada is set to be the next big thing when it comes to the Caribbean. The world-famous Six Senses has picked the seductive “Spice Island” for their first resort in the Caribbean opening La Sagesse later this year in May. Boasting a pride-of-place setting between the ocean and a protected cove on the southern part of the island, suites and villas are dotted over 38 acres to maximise privacy and ensure uninterrupted sea views. Expect anti-aging spa treatments galore, sheltered beachy coves and fantastic local excursions at this completely sustainable resort. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both fly to Grenada from London Gatwick (with a touchdown). 

🏨 Rooms from £800 B&B

Contact us at info(at)mensosconcierge.co.uk to book your 2024 getaway now! 

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