Bali bliss Opening tomorrow, the St Regis Bali will provide a touch of timeless elegance in one of Asia's favourite island getaways. With 121 luxurious suites and villas, a bevy of restaurants and bars and a breathtaking beach-front location, the resort is situated in Nusa Dua, close to the island's top golfing spot, the Bali Golf and Country Club. Key attractions include the Cloud Nine Chapel for weddings and St Regis' famed butler service. Go to www.stregis.com for bookings. Best of British If you're in Britain next month, Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey, the largest single-estate vineyard in the country, will be staging the Vine & Dine grape-picking experience, costing GBP45.50 (HK$631 a head). Held since 2006, the days out (every weekday throughout October) have proved popular with locals and visitors alike and include lessons in grape picking, harvesting and wine making - as well as the obligatory tasting, complemented with a rustic vineyard lunch. Also available this year is the Cheese & Wine making experience (November 20; GBP85), which includes a morning at the local Norbury Blue Dairy. Go to www.denbiesvineyard.co.uk . Sailor's delight The 130-foot Southern Cloud luxury yacht is back from a two-year refit to whisk passengers around the Whitsundays, on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The yacht boasts beautiful cabins, a dedicated chef, LCD televisions, internet access and a range of activities, including diving and snorkelling. Guests have complete control over the itinerary, including visits to the 74 islands of the Whitsundays and Whitehaven beach. Packages start from A$9,900 (HK$66,500) per day for the boat. Visit www.southerncloud . com.au for more information. Talking books Lonely Planet has released a range of audio phrasebooks for the iPhone and iPod. Available at Apple's online App Store, the phrasebooks come in 10 languages, including Putonghua, Cantonese, Spanish and Vietnamese. Each application includes 600 spoken (and phonetically written) phrases, and a function that allows phrases to be heard through speakers. Lonely Planet's Audio Phrasebooks are available for US$9.99 from www.apple.com/itunes/store . Deal of the week Cathay Pacific's Sun and Beach Bintan Package takes travellers to the Indonesian island, 40km from Singapore. The choice of hotels includes the Mayang Sari Beach Resort (garden-view chalet - HK$3,750 per person, dual occupancy), Angsana Resort and Spa (deluxe - HK$4,400) and the Banyan Tree Bintan (right; from HK$6,850) and includes round-trip economy flights to the Lion City, transfers between the airport and the pier, ferry tickets, hotel transfers, daily breakfast and travel insurance. Taxes and fuel surcharges apply, in addition to an air-ticket surcharge ranging from HK$150 to HK$1,400 depending on travel dates. Travel must be completed before May 2, 2009. Go to www.cxholidays.com .