Top 10 Most Romantic Hotels Around the Globe
- Lance Caron
- Botswana Chile Costa Rica India Indonesia Luxury Travel Maldives Peru South Africa
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It’s challenging to plan a luxurious trip without finding yourself using the reoccurring term, Romantic. Romance is often the essence of luxury travel, allowing the adventuresome duet to appreciate the ambiance of their destinations. With this, we have developed a list of the 10 Most Romantic Hotels around the globe, in honor of this love-driven holiday. Spend this Valentine’s Day showering each other with love, and determining where your honeymoon, vacation, or random getaway should be!
10) Sanctuary Baines Camp, Botswana
Located on a private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve, the Sanctuary Baines camp is set in a grove of trees surrounded by papyrus beds. Very exclusive, this Botswana luxury stay has only five suites, all with four-poster beds that can be wheeled out onto a private deck for a night under the stars, and views of the river where the hippos bathe. With a private star bath on the deck and a personal mini-bar, you can find true relaxation. Take a safari walk with the elephants, or a motorized boat excursion, and melt into the romance of the season.
9) Pacuare River Lodge, Costa Rica
Lose yourself on a romantic adventure to the Pacuare River Lodge in Costa Rica. As getting there is just as exciting as the lodge itself, this beautiful destination often includes a multi-day rafting tour of the Pacuare River. Cruise right into the lodge, and stay at the Linda Vista Honeymoon Suite. Sitting on a forested ridge, overlooking the Pacuare River, the elegant bungalow has a soothing décor, with polished hardwood floors that compliment the beautiful natural surroundings and enhance the resort’s sustainability. With a private dipping pool and two private terraces, let the hammock sway you into peaceful serenity. After swooning at a romantic dinner by the riverbank, fall in love again at the Pacuare River Lodge.
8) Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India
It’s hard to beat romance in the form of a floating hotel. The Taj Lake Palace was originally an island palace named Jag Niwas, after his highness Maharana Jagat Singh II. Floating on the tranquil waters of Udaipur’s Lake Pichola, the hotel has 84 rooms and suites. With elaborate and soothing decors, the rooms have a separate living area off of the bedroom, with ornately carved furniture, and rich cultural accents. So distinct, the Taj Lake Palace gained a new reputation when the James Bond Film, Octopussy was filmed on the premises. The Taj Lake Palace has a luxurious rooftop pool, surrounded by sun loungers. Enjoy delicacies from Asian, Indian, contemporary Western, and Italian cuisines, all served in the four high-end restaurants within the hotel. The Jiva Spa offers signature treatments, Indian therapies, Indian aromatherapy, scrubs, wraps, and beauty services. With romantic cruises, heritage walks, and astrological activities, the Taj Lake Palace is the romantic getaway you’ve been looking for.
7) Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Maldives
Escape at the Taj Exotica Resort and Spa. This private and romantic island resort is located in one of the largest lagoons of the majestic Maldives. Surrounded by clear blue waters, and full of lush tropical plants, this resort has various beach villas, and ocean suites with private freshwater plunge pools, and endless amenities. Indulge in the intricate Cellar Dinners, with menus designed to accommodate some of the world’s best-received wine varietals and wineries. Explore unique facets of the Maldives with Escapes and Experiences, whether that be a submarine dive or a breathtaking private sunset cruise. With a Jiva Grande Spa, and a full fitness center, let yourself be overtaken with the romances of the Taj Exotica Resort.
6) Palacio Nazarenas, Cusco, Peru
Get wrapped up in the Peruvian culture, and indulge in the romance of the Palacio Nazarenas. With 55 suites, this getaway is set in a tranquil plaza behind Cuzco’s main square. Enter this former palace, and take in the breathtaking Incan stone décor that leads you to the ancient fountain within the secluded courtyard. After being absorbed with the serene ambiance, find yourself indulging in the fabulous Hypnoze spa and the city’s first outdoor pool. Melt into the Master Suites, with a private terrace, personal bar, and historical essence within the ancient section of the hotel. With the luxury expected of the Orient Express, rekindle that flame at the Palacio Nazarenas.
5) Jimbaran Puri, Bali, Indonesia
With crisp ocean air, and the shimmering sandy beach, get lost in the romance of the Jimbaran Puri, in Bali. Stay at a Deluxe Pool Villa and enjoy cool marble floors, with a soothing décor. With beautifully manicured gardens and trickling lotus ponds, relax on your private terrace with a sunken pool. Soak in the black-stone tub filled with fragrant salts, and then embrace your high-tech entertainment unit in each room! The infinity-pool in the heart of the resort is an emerald oasis, with service from the Puri Bar. Once you’ve rejuvenated at the beach spa, take advantage of the personal shopping service! Let the serenity of the Jimbaran Puri create the romantic beach getaway you and your loved one have been waiting for.
4) Singular Patagonia, Puerto Bories, Chile
Enjoy the majesties of authentic Patagonia with a romantic stay at The Singular Hotel. This luxurious destination is a renovation of one of the region’s “National Historic Landmarks,” the Bories Cold Storage-plant of 1915. With 54 rooms and three suites, enjoy a fantastic view of the Patagonian fjords, with traditional luxury furniture and décor. Explore the wonders of Patagonia with a boat ride to Punta Jamon, or by trekking to the base of Paine Towers. After an exhilarating adventure, let yourself escape at the Singular Wellness Spa, where you’ll find yourself melting into a massage or an immersion bath with seaweed extracts. Absorb the romance from the history and culture of The Singular Patagonia Hotel.
3) Posada de Mike Rapu, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
On Rapa Nui, or the more well-known Easter Island, is the stunning destination of Posada de Mike Rapu Hotel. The first South American hotel to obtain LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), this eco-friendly resort has 30 rooms, all with breathtaking views of the ocean. To complement the island, each room uses pinewood and earth-colored concrete for the floor. For increased relaxation, each also has a small living area and a hydromassage bath. A solar-heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi are accompanied by a bar with continuing views of the Pacific, and a massage spa with intricate treatments is the perfect thing to pinch that little remaining stress you’re escaping. Let the wonders of Easter Island woe your loved one for you!
2) Singita Lebombo Lodge, South Africa
Throw yourself into the natural romances of the safari at the Singita Lebombo Lodge. Named after the Lebombo Euphorbia tree, this luxury destination has sweeping wooden decks, which let you gaze down at the wonders of the African reserve. With 15 suites, enjoy both indoor and outside showers, and sleep under the stars on your private terrace. Experience the safari with two daily game drives with professional guides, or a guided safari walk on request. Recuperate after the exhilaration from the African wild at the refreshing swimming pool or relaxing health spa. Finish a day with delicacies and culture at the wine cellar or the traditional boma. Take that overdue honeymoon, and head to the Singita Lebombo Lodge.
1) The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India
Known to be one of the most luxurious and romantic hotels in Asia, The Oberoi Amarvilas will send sparks flying once you walk through the door. With one of the best views of the Taj Mahal in Agra, absorb the elegance of the Oberoi in a Deluxe Suite with Balcony, with your bedroom, living room area, and private terrace overlooking the groomed gardens and national landmark. Enjoy the delicacies of international cuisine with authentic Indian flavors. Take advantage of a complimentary golf-cart escort to the Taj Mahal, and take in the never-ending culture of such a colorful nation. With a full-service spa and a cobalt blue swimming pool that resembles that of a fairy tale, don’t hesitate to plan that romantic getaway to the Oberoi Amarvilas.
With the holiday, it’s time to pull the trigger and book that romantic getaway. Happy Valentine’s Day!
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