4.) Mystique, Santorini
Mystique has22 suites and villas built on Oia’s most famous cliffs with dazzling views of clear blue waters towards the Volcano. Due to the precarious (but sexy) cliff-top position, no children under 14 are allowed. Guests enjoy a kid-free infinity-edge pool, the “Aura” Pool Bar, the “Charisma” Restaurant and the “Secret” Wine Cave.
Guest facilities at this romantic Greek retreat are far from the standard island service. Options include valet and butler service, 24-hours room service. a daily fresh fruit amenity, complimentary transfers to/from airport and massage sessions with aromatherapy.
Room rates begin at 510 euros a night and include daily breakfast.
5.) UK Drinks and Spas: Corinthia London
Midway between the City and the West End, you’ll find the Corinthia London in easy walking distance of cultural icons such as the London Eye and the National Gallery. The hotel is a renovated historic Victorian building offering 294 rooms and suites, destination bars and restaurants and the city’s largest spa and wellness center.
The hotel is offering a kid-free “Relax & Rejuvenate” mini-break that includes: luxury accommodation, a chilled bottle of Laurent Perrier upon arrival, English Breakfast and a choice of ESPA Life massage or shiatsu.
Don’t forget to have an artisan cocktail in the sultry Bassoon Piano Bar. If you’re a big, big-ticket spender, book the Royal Penthouse Suite for $18,000 BP, with superb views of London.
Room rates start at 450 British Pounds a night.
6.) Intimate Resort Escape: The House, Barbados
The House is an adults-only resort on the West coast of Barbados. With only 34 suites, the resort is an intimate escape. Guests are pampered with a complimentary jet lag massage in a beach cabana before enjoying the included afternoon tea and evening canapés.
In the mornings feast on a champagne breakfast (which is included) and then explore the beauty of Barbados; or do nothing at all. The exotic location combined with a 24-hour ambassador (and no rug rats running amok!) ensure that all that guests have to focus on is each other.
Daily rates start at $595 a night and include daily breakfast.
For more romantic travel spots, check out:
- The Six Best Places to Propose in 2013
- Peter’s travel tip, Are Valentine’s Deals Worth It?
- New Ideas for Destination Weddings
- Honeymooning The Second Time Around
By Elizabeth Thorp for PeterGreenberg.com. Elizabeth is the founder of Poshbrood.com, a travel guide to busy parents and their brood.
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