Top 10 most romantic stays


By Amy Rosoman for British Airways

Title photography by One&Only Reethi Rah. © 2017 One&Only Resorts

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May 2018

Awaken your senses with a romantic trip away. Explore destinations across the world to fall in love with and stay in a hotel that will make your heart flutter. Serene spas to melt your stresses away, infinity pools that will take your breath away and eye-flickering sunsets – take a perfect couples retreat.

Cherishing memories in Crete

The beautiful Mediterranean setting of Domes of Elounda will capture your soul. The inspirational architecture, sensual dining experiences and soothing spa create the perfect mix for passion to blossom. With its sapphire seas and mountainous backdrop, you can relax in your private hot tub or pool with your loved one and gaze at the views. Splurge on bottles of bubbles and dine al fresco for romantic nights under the stars.

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Make memories with the one you love, as you dine beachside and watch sparks fly from fire pits.

Making magic in Muscat

Experience the exotic charm of The Chedi for the ultimate romantic luxury. The pink glows of the white washed buildings at sunrise and sunset will leave you in awe. Absorb the dreamy atmosphere of the water gardens, then take a break at the spa. Enjoy the sublime infinity pool with views of turquoise oceans and cabanas made for two. Make memories with the one you love, as you dine beachside and watch sparks fly from fire pits.

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  • Suite at The Chedi Muscat. GHM © 2018.

    Can you feel the love?

    Savour serene suites on you romantic trip away and relax in the arms of your loved one.£1306 pp

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  • Service at The House by Elegant Hotels. ©2018 Elegant Hotels Group.

    Pristine pampering

    Make the most of the dreamy service in a tropical destination, so you can enjoy drinks side by side.£236 pppn

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  • Sunset at the Domes of Elounda. © DOMES OF ELOUNDA 2017.

    Watch the sky ignite

    Unwind with your better half and gaze across the mesmerising skyline to see a sunset that will make your heart flitter.£661 pp

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Gallivanting in the Grenadines

Unwind with a stay at the intimate sanctuary of Palm Island Resort & Spa on Union Island. An oasis for all couples, the choice to explore will awaken your senses. Go snorkelling in crystal clear waters with your other half or sit back and soak up the sun on white sands. Indulge in spa treatments together or sail the days away side by side. Choose to wine and dine with a romantic picnic lunch, or watch the sky glow at sunset with private beach dining.

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Algarve affection

The whimsical suites of the Conrad Algarve will make your heart skip a beat. The gorgeous hotel offers magnificent surroundings, the perfect setting for a romantic trip away. Delight in the views from the infinity pool, as you both sip on sumptuous cocktails and bask in sunny days together. Relax in the glorious Conrad spa and revel in the VIP couples suites for a day. Dine in a spectacular choice of stylish restaurants and savour your romantic evenings close to one another.

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Charm in Cancun

Discover a lust for pastel pink skies, white powder sands and pristine palm trees at Le Blanc Spa Resort. Soak up the beach landscape, with azure ocean waves and cobalt blue sky and create picture perfect moments. Take a dip in the infinity pool or relax in a hammock and enjoy blissful moments with your favourite person. With gorgeous rooms, beautiful spa treatments, outstanding staff and food to fall in love with, enjoy time with your loved one in a romantic hot spot.

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  • Snorkeling at the Anse Chastanet. © Anse Chastanet.

    Adventure together

    Go on a glistening snorkel trip together, for an unforgettable experience that will get your hearts racing.£847 pp

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Be mesmerised in the Maldives

Feel like the only two people on earth with a stay at One&Only Reethi Rah. This secluded haven will melt your heart and send sparks flying. Snorkel in serene lagoons, enjoy the over water couples treatment room and create memories to last a lifetime. Tantalise your taste buds with culinary delights and enjoy breakfast with a view from the comfort of your villa. Sit back and watch the unforgettable horizon views, and let romance ignite.

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Sentiments from St Lucia

Take your romantic stay to barefoot paradise and discover roar passion at the Anse Chastanet. With stunning surroundings to make you shiver, lose yourself to the beauty of nature’s goods. Wake up with your loved one in your arms, to golden sunrises in open air rooms. Experience diving, jungle trekking and excursions hand in hand on a memory making break away. Listen to the soft waves brush the shores as you dine by the beach, then sit on the sands together and star gaze the night away.

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Bond in Barbados

Lounge by the tranquil west coast beachfront of The House by Elegant Hotels. The gorgeous scenery and sensational sunsets will sweep you off your feet. From the fantastic 24-hour ambassador service and Champagne breakfast every morning, indulge in a real luxury retreat with your loved one. Lounge by the pool, take a couples massage under a cabana or stroll side by side through the tropical gardens. Live for the moment and create memories together with the selection of wonderful water sports.

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Swoon in South Africa

Behold breathtaking views at the One&Only Cape Town. Soak up waterway views from delectable rooms, or feel overwhelmed by outstanding sights of Table Mountain from gorgeous suites. Rejuvenate your senses by the elegant pool or for the more adventurous couple, go for a nearby excursion and come face-to-face with great white sharks. Savour the flavour of Michelin starred eateries and huge collection of South African wines. The choice is yours, to make your romantic moments.

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Sweetheart stays in Singapore

The art of Orient oozes throughout the Mandarin Oriental, whilst rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows for spectacular views of ocean and city skyline. Enjoy romantic meals on the Dolce Vita terrace, see the dazzling lookout from the rooftop pool and make memories with a stay in this urban sanctuary. Wander the beautiful city with your loved one to experience the incredibly romantic, Gardens by the Bay. Return to one of the fabulous lounges to see the city sparkle at night and enjoy cocktails together for magical getaway moments.

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