Romantic holidays are a great way to celebrate special occasions with your significant other. Or, they can simply be a treat for you both as a couple for your main 2013 holiday. Romantic hotels often have spas, hot tubs, luxurious swimming pools, private terraces and other luxurious extras. Finding the perfect place for a luxury holiday can be difficult. Here we have created a list of a few of the best options for inspiration.
The Coral Reef Club in St James, Barbados is a beautiful family-owned hotel set in 12 acres of grounds. This luxury hotel offers a spa, tennis courts, watersports, a swimming pool and access to a stunning beach. The Head Gardener also offers romantic guided walks through the grounds to add that something special to your holiday. More luxurious suites and cottages have their own plunge pools – a seriously romantic added luxury.
For an option closer to home, try the St Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort located in the island’s Costa D En Blanes area. This hotel offers views of both the bright blue Mediterranean Sea and the stunning peaks of Mallorca’s mountains. Here you can visit the island’s first Thalasso Spa and Wellness Centre and make use of the hotel’s luxury butler service. The unusual three-tier swimming pool also offers a unique experience.
Columbia Beach Resort at Pissouri Bay in Cyprus offers a more traditional choice. This hotel offers accommodation in suites with spectacular sea views and plenty of greenery. The architecture is in a traditional Cypriot style using natural materials and cool stoneware. With a spa, watersports and a beautiful beach, this hotel provides the perfect romantic getaway destination. Some rooms offer a private pool and fireplace.
Paradise resorts such as Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt provide the perfect combination of luxury accommodation and stunning natural surroundings. The Four Seasons Resort overlooks the beautiful Red Sea and is located between a large coastal nature reserve and the famous Ras Mohammed National Marine Park. The deluxe village atmosphere provides a beautiful private setting for a truly romantic holiday. Relaxing on the private beach, you can soak up the exclusive atmosphere of the hotel. The Four Seasons offers special rooms with uninterrupted panoramic views of the Red Sea.
For a truly memorable romantic holiday try the world’s most recognisable hotel, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. Famed as one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, the Burj Al Arab is built in an iconic sail shape and boasts only duplex suites. Guests arrive in chauffeur driven Rolls-Royce Phantoms and are greeted by their personal butler. For an added experience, visit the underwater seafood restaurant as part of the hotel.
Whichever hotel you choose – ensure it is a romantic retreat by treating yourselves to spa treatments, relaxing dining options and a beautiful location.