From that first romantic weekend away, to the perfect honeymoon of a lifetime, to the renewal of vows after a long and happy marriage together; Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) offers the ideal setting for every romantic occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quiet manor house in the English countryside to pop the question or a luxurious beachside resort to cater for a memorable vow renewal, SLH has something to suit every couple and every romantic celebration with over 520 hotels worldwide. Here is just a selection of SLH’s hotel hot-list to celebrate every relationship moment:
First Weekend Away
Hotel de Tuilerieen, Belgium – www.slh.com/tuilerieen
There’s nothing quite like that new-love feeling when you want the whole world to know that you have found “The One”. What better way to express your feelings than with a romantic weekend getaway together? The Hotel de Tuilerieën in the picture-perfect city of Bruges in Belgium exudes old-school romance with period décor, four-poster beds and daily champagne breakfasts. Walk hand in hand down cobbled alleyways, enjoy candlelit dinners at the hotel’s legendary Le Menu Belge restaurant or a relaxing couples’ massage to end the day.
Nightly rates at Hotel de Tuilerieën from Rs. 13204 per room based on double occupancy.
Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort, Greece – www.slh.com/mykonos
Make the ultimate declaration of love against a crystal blue backdrop of sea and sky at the chic and stylish beachfront Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort. Enjoy proposal perfect settings on the white sand beach at sunset, in the privacy of a candlelit suite or on the nearby temple island of Delos to guarantee that the answer is always “yes”!
Nightly rates at Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort from Rs. 11584 per room based on double occupancy.
The Wedding Day
The Fortress Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka – www.slh.com/fortress
Buck the white wedding trend with a truly unique celebration at the entrancing Fortress Resort & Spa. Enclosed within landscaped gardens, this ultra-stylish 53-room resort offers the perfect party paradise with drummers, dancers and elephants as wedding regulars! Newlyweds and guests alike will delight in the 24-hour butler service, private plunge pools and renowned Sri Lankan cuisine to make it a wedding day that everyone will remember for a lifetime.
Nightly rates at The Fortress Resort & Spa from £161 per room based on double occupancy.
Velassaru, Maldives – www.slh.com/velassaru
When deciding where to go for the most important and most romantic holiday of your life, it doesn’t get much better than the unsurpassable beauty and luxury at the Velassaru hotel in the Maldives. After the stress and strain leading up to the big day, newlyweds can spend their days lazing within the sanctuary of their water villa with nothing but ocean as far as the eye can see.
Nightly rates at Velassaru from Rs. 14338 per room based on double occupancy.
One Year Anniversary
Hotel Punta Tragara, Italy – www.slh.com/puntatragara
Once you’ve made it past the first year as a married couple, celebrate this landmark anniversary and rekindle that honeymoon romance with a stay at the irresistible Hotel Punta Tragara perched on the cliffs of Capri, overlooking the rocks of Faraglioni and the deep blue Mediterranean Sea. Full of charming Italian character and charisma, couples will delight in the stylish décor, decadent cuisine and intimate ambience of one of Italy’s finest hotels.
Nightly rates at Hotel Punta Tragara from Rs. 24221 per room based on double occupancy.
Renewal of Vows
Sivory Punta Cana Boutique Hotel, Dominican Republic – www.slh.com/sivory
If you didn’t quite make it to the likes of Sri Lanka for your wedding day then there’s always the chance to make amends with a tropical paradise getaway to renew those all important, life-long vows. Sivory Punta Cana Boutique Hotel is what dreams are made of with exquisite gourmet food, suites with private plunge pools and an incredible holistic spa – the perfect setting to say “I do” - again.
Nightly rate at Sivory Punta Cana Boutique Hotel from Rs. 18874 per room based on double occupancy.
Mending a Broken Heart
The Betsy, Florida – www.slh.com/betsyhotel
If things don’t go quite as planned and there’s a bump in the road, don’t despair, pick yourself up and head to the iconic Betsy hotel on Miami Beach’s Ocean Drive. If you’re newly single there’s no better place to heal those break-up wounds; enjoy a day of selfish pampering followed by dinner at the hotel’s famous BLT steakhouse restaurant and then a night out in Miami’s fantastic Art Deco District.
Nightly rates at The Betsy from Rs. 20413 per room based on double occupancy.
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