Whether you’re looking for a city break, beach holiday or you’re in the mood for a big trip, here’s some October inspiration, from breathtaking Dubai and mesmerising India, to the laid-back Maldives and on-trend Berlin.
The constellation of atolls that make up the Maldives, shimmer with euphoric warmth year-round. On its own private island, the LUX* South Ari Atoll offers utopian paradise for those winter sun getaways. Enjoy one of 193 Thai-styled private villas, scattered along tropical waters. Keep active this autumn, try beach yoga or swim with turtles, then take to the abundance of water sports, with something new added each year.
Oppressive heat has dissipated over the Indian Ocean come October, leaving the subcontinent with a pleasantly cool north and languorously warm south
For dinner with a view, book into the Ithaa undersea restaurant at The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Savour tantalising cuisine as manta rays swoop above you, or sip on mid-morning cocktails and watch exotic fish dance around the coral. Enjoy a mesmerising experience in the world’s first underwater restaurant.
Set on the utopian island of Noonu Atoll, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi offers deluxe beach villas, as well as picture-perfect water villas. Relish you’re a private pool, open-air bathrooms and captivating ocean views, across to the horizon.