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7 Luxury Hotels For Couples

Clive Wedderburn November 20, 2015

Reinvigorate your relationship with a dream holiday to some of the most perfect hotels for you and that special person in your life. For great holiday ideas and Valentine’s Day breaks, these luxury hotels are the perfect getaway for your wedding or honeymoon, or just to rediscover romance. Whether you are looking for chic and contemporary or uber-opulent, here’s five picks to inspire your next escape. 

1) Casa de La Flora, Thailand

Best for: Mod-cons for today’s designer couples

Why we love: With grand design beach villas styled like dream homes, the Casa de La Flora is an ultra-stylish and romantic hideaway. Equipped with Apple-Macs, pillow menus and chemical-free swimming pools, plus complimentary mini-bars that are restocked daily, these well appointed suites are the pinnacle of modernity.

2) The Table Bay, Cape Town

Best for: Location, location, location

Why we love: Situated at the heart of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront - close to shops, restaurants and bars, yet cradled by stunning views of the city and Table Mountain, this prestigious hotel presents Cape Town in all its glory. A member of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ organisation, The Table Bay has dramatic ocean views plus superb fine dining at the Atlantic restaurant to complete the set. When the charms of the Mother City are within such easy reach, you and your partner will easily fall under the magic of its spell. 

3) Finest Playa Mujeres by Excellence Group, Cancun, Mexico

Best for: A romantic getaway or wedding destination 

Why we love: Finest Playa Mujeres resort in Cancun leaves no stone unturned in pursuit of happiness, featuring an astounding number of restaurants, bars and activities. While the remainder of the resort welcomes groups of all ages, the Excellence Club offers an adult-only experience with a private bar, pool area and VIP check-in.

4) One and Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Best for: An Arabian oasis oozing charm

Why we love: Enter the One and Only Royal Mirage in Dubai and you encounter an Arabian Night’s storybook, with you and your partner as the central love story. Evocative Middle Eastern architecture abound, featuring a world-class restaurant that opens out onto the palm laden beach where a short stroll to the shore will reveal the breathtaking Dubai skyline. Finest

5) The Laguna A Luxury Collection Resort, Bali

Best for: Pampering, relaxation and heavenly wellbeing

Why we love: The Laguna - A Luxury Collection Resort and Spa in Nusa Dua is situated on one of the most beautiful beach locations in Bali. Set within 17 acres of tropical gardens and with 5,000 square metres of swimmable pools accessible from your suite, the Laguna is your perfect, private sanctuary of wellbeing for you and your significant other.

6) The Leela Goa, India

Best for: Elegance and privacy

Why we love: Sprawled between a breathtaking beach and a meandering river in Goa, this tropical hideaway fuses Portuguese colonial style with South Indian palace design, combining elegance and sophistication. Amid the dense greenery and tropical waterways The Leela Goa soaks up the landscape to create an exotic holiday experience.

7) Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort and Spa, Borneo

Best for: Nature lovers!

Why we love:  The earthy tones of the recently unveiled extension of the Ocean Wing at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort and Spa in Borneo will leave you cooing like a tropical songbird. There are many species of exotic birds that inhabit this family beach resort, boasting its own private nature reserve and Orang-utan rehabilitation project.


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