How to Transform Your Home Into a Five-Star Getaway

COVID-related quarantine restrictions may be causing havoc with your holiday plans, but you don’t need to travel abroad to relax in beautiful and luxurious surroundings. This year, why not think outside the box and turn your own home into a luxury five-star ‘getaway’?


Nothing gives you that ‘holiday feeling’ like sliding into crisp, clean sheets at the end of a long day exploring. If your bed linen is a bit on the tired side, consider treating yourself to some new sheets and enjoy hotel-style bedtime every night of your ‘staycation.’



A holiday isn’t a holiday without a visit to the local spa, so why not bring the relaxation to your own home by making sure you have everything you need for an evening (or several) of blissed-out self-care?

Invest in a cosy, comfy bathrobe; light your favourite candle; stick on some relaxing music and then lock the door to enjoy a long uninterrupted soak in the tub with a facemask. Extra points if you slather yourself in luxuriously scented body cream afterwards.


Ok, so you might not be getting to eat only pizza and gelato in Italy as you’d planned, but there’s no need to fall into the food-blues. Part of the fun of holiday-eating is trying new ingredients and flavours in the form of local specialities. Freshen up your home-cooking scene by inviting the friends you’d most like to holiday with and getting together for a barbeque. BBQ’s encourage you to get outside, try new things, and enjoy the company of good friends – just like any good holiday should. have more brilliant and budget-friendly ideas for upgrading your home so that it feels like the holiday you’ve been dreaming of. Find out more over at

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