By ULTIMATE WEDDING MAGAZINE
With so many beautiful destinations only a short flight away, Europe is one of the best places for a honeymoon. We’ve rounded up some top honeymoon hotels, which we think are perfect!
Pictured above: Regent Porto
Miraggio Resort, Greece
Radiating romance across the Kassandra peninsula, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort is Halkidiki’s answer for those seeking the ultimate romantic getaway, providing a flawless backdrop for couples affirming their love. Whether you’re planning a holistic honeymoon experience or wining and dining within the surroundings of the resort’s luxury marina, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort helps to create treasured memories that will last a lifetime.
The world’s first beachfront thermal resort, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort, offers an unparalleled backdrop for romance. Holistic honeymoons are a big trend and the tailored couple’s treatments in the Mythria Spa allow couples to experience a lavish ‘Ritual of Hydro-Bliss’ couple’s treatment, or a tension relieving treatment in their VIP suite, which includes the self-heating mud mask following either a one-hour full body massage or facial which helps prolong the benefits of the mud and water treatments. Another is the beautifying Thalasso treatment, a complete detox that unlocks the process of water retention, ensuring you feel your very best inside and out.
Pure Salt, Mallorca
Overlooking the stunning Philippe Starck-designed marina and its superyachts, the adults-only hotel, Pure Salt Port Adriano, offers more than just a stylish sleep.
The only five-star hotel in Calviá and just a few steps away from the sandy Playa El Toro beach, each of the 93 classic and contemporary suites have a Mediterranean view with some including ‘swim-up’ access from the outdoor pool and balcony jacuzzis. Ideally located at the centre of Majorca’s most popular cycling and hiking trails, Pure Salt can arrange bike hire for the more adventurous honeymooners and just moments away from Port Adriano, couples can also try paddle-boarding, jet skiing, scuba diving and sailing.
End an active day in the sumptuous O Spa boasting a Turkish bath, sensation showers, saunas, and two swimming pools before dining at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Restaurante Adriana, where locally sourced ingredients are used to create regional dishes with international influences.
Surrounded by lush Mediterranean gardens, calm water channels and two outdoor swimming pools, Pure Salt is the ultimate secret sanctuary and the perfect resort for an unforgettable honeymoon.
Regent Porto, Montenegro
Set against one of the most dramatic backdrops in Europe, Regent Porto Montenegro sits at the heart of the glamorous Porto Montenegro super yacht marina. This elegant hotel is the perfect base to explore this small but spectacularly beautiful country.
On the shores of the Adriatic, overlooking Boka Bay, its elegant Venetian-style architecture blends seamlessly into its maritime setting. The area was formerly an Austro-Hungarian naval base and has been transformed into one of the world’s best superyacht cruising grounds. The sophisticated interiors are the work of the designer Tino Zervudachi of the famous design company Milinaric, Henry & Zervudachi. Every guest room – and the swimming pool – have awe-inspiring views of the beautiful Boka Bay or soaring mountain ranges. Regent’s famous bespoke service is felt in every corner, from the gourmet restaurants and bars to the elegant private event rooms and the deeply spoiling spa. This hotel fulfils the promise of a classic romantic luxury seaside escape.
The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort, Greece
The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort, stretches along the romantic Mediterranean coastline of Navarino Dunes at Costa Navarino. Offering the perfect location for unrivalled relaxation on a European mini-moon, The Romanos Resort occupies a prime position alongside the pristine sands of The Dunes Beach, which extends for miles.
You and your partner can enjoy the numerous facilities of Costa Navarino to unwind into a post-wedding state of bliss, including an award-winning spa, two signature-designed golf courses, a plethora of outdoor activities, as well as authentic cultural offerings. On offer are 321 spacious rooms, suites and villas offering garden, golf and sea views, and iconic sunset views of the Ionian Sea. For added honeymoon wow factor, nearly all rooms on the ground floor feature private infinity pools, you can enjoy a cocktail and the iconic Peloponnese sunset in complete tranquillity, or kick off married life with a romantic moonlight dip.
When you wish to venture from the comfort of your room, you can practice your golf skills on Costa Navarino’s The Dunes Course and The Bay Course, or choose from a wide range of outdoor activities including hiking or cycling under the warming Mediterranean skies. Alternatively, indulge in signature treatments at the award-winning Anazoe Spa.