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Romantic getaways

Moments to last a lifetime

Seeing new places with the one you love is the most romantic way to make memories. Your time together is precious and time travelling on romantic getaways opens your eyes to the world and your loved one, for the best moments together.

Spend unforgettable days with your love, in one of our romantic hotels – choose from our selection of luxury holidays and Mr & Mrs Smith boutique hotels, with idyllic settings you’ll fall for. Awaken your senses on our adults only holidays, for sunset beach dining, secluded walks under the stars and intimate couple spa breaks, feel the love blossom. Lavish the love of your life with once in a lifetime excursions. Meander through vineyards and enjoy wine tasting in Dubrovnik, or cruise crystal waters in the Caribbean with your best friend by your side. Create perfect reminiscing moments as you live the life you love, together.

Romantic holidays

Romantic holidays for every traveller

Our romantic hotels have been chosen with you in mind – our careful selection of luxury and Mr & Mrs Smith hotels provide the ideal setting for adult-centered breaks.

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Whisk your loved one away

Celebrate in your dream destination and let romance flourish

Wander through crowds and get lost in the mazes of street alleyways in big cityscapes or feel like castaways on remote beaches with a coconut in hand. Choose from our range of beautiful luxury holidays, with quirky boutique hotels to beachside villas, simply unwind in your perfect paradise. Journey to Europe for a stay in one of the most romantic cities in the world. Hire a tandem bike and cycle around the sights, or picnic with strawberries and Champagne in city parks, there is plenty to make the most romantic memories.

Lose yourself to the romantic side of breaks away together

With romantic getaways to get your heart racing, enjoy a couple’s retreat in a dreamy destination for a lifetime of magical memories. Choose the serenity of a Caribbean island, as you stroll along white sandy beaches side by side. Or explore city’s made for lovers in the charming ambience of Europe and relish each other’s company. Whether your romantic trip is to get away from it all, celebrate a special occasion or surprise your better half, indulge yourselves with a choice of adults only stays. Gaze at views to take your breath away and capture picture-perfect moments to last you a lifetime.

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Top 10 romantic places to stay

  1. 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 alfresco for romantic nights under the stars.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 hotspot.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.

Where to go for a romantic holiday


Both captivating and bewitching, you’ll fall in love all over again on a romantic city break in Europe. Let serendipity work its magic among its historical wonders and under its twinkling illuminations.


From the doors of your romantic hotel the wonders of the UK line up to surprise and delight. Spoil your loved one in the glamorous department stores and arrange a candlelit meal to remember.


Privacy is the hallmark of a romantic holiday in Africa. Enjoy the blissful, serene and understated atmosphere, where you can create your own private holiday hideaway.

Middle East

Reside in regal splendour on a romantic holiday in the Middle East. You’ll be treated to the most ostentatious resorts, where 24-hour service is at your beck and call and world-class shopping vies for your attention.

Indian Ocean

For a truly romantic experience in the Indian ocean choose to stay in a spacious suite or villa facing out to sea. Meticulous attention to detail is reflected throughout the islands providing the perfect retreat.

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