Whether it’s a cottage made for two or a couples’ hotel, a romantic getaway is all about enjoying each other’s company. We’ve got some great ideas for doing just that.
Locanda della Valle Nuova
Le Marche, Italy
Organic Italian hideaway
Far away from the tour buses, surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt hilltop Italian villages lies this eco friendly, organic agriturismo. The comforts of home are combined with stunning scenery, warm hospitality and some of the best dining anywhere.
Palagio di Panzano
Panzano in Chianti, Florence
Tuscan wine lovers’ paradise
Imagine somewhere you’d consider “quintessentially Tuscan”. Stone walls and floors and timbered ceilings. Gardens full of lavender, views of rolling Italian hills and vineyards and an Italian town square on your doorstep. Imagine no more and welcome to Palagio di Panzano.
Nardosalento Boutique Apartments
Nardò, Puglia, Italy
ELEGANT, MINIMALIST BEAUTY
These five properties in the heart of Nardò’s Baroque old town are the definition of refined elegance, with the choice of three stunning apartments (sleeping from two to four) or one of two houses (sleeping up to seven) with their own beautiful ….
Domaine de la Millasserie B&B
The Dordogne, SW France
Four very private en-suite units with king-size beds, their own front doors and private terraces provide a unique base for exploring and enjoying the best of French landscape, history and gastronomy. It’s a peaceful and tranquil haven with bonus of a swimming pool. ….
Okel Tor Mine Cottages
Tamar Valley, Cornwall, England
If it’s peace, tranquility and dramatic scenery you’re after, then choosing from these two converted mine buildings would be a good start. The Smithy and The Count House are the ideal getaway-from-it-all romantic cottages in Cornwall for two. With period features and ….
Bijou foodies’ escape
In the historic heart of beautiful Padstow, this renovated Cornish fisherman’s cottage offers a stylish retreat for two with some of the UK’s finest coastline and cuisine on its doorstep.
The Hen House
Carbost, Isle of Skye
View-filled modern coastal space
A unique, modern, eco-friendly holiday house for two (or a cosy four) nestled in a coastal peninsular on Skye with the most stunning views imaginable. With every turn there’s a view across rugged, unspoilt croft land and the tidal coast and cliffs of Loch ….
White Water Farm
Stanford, South Africa
Picturesque South African Mountain Farm
If you are seeking a stunning, retreat in South Africa’s wine region, then look no further. This idyllic farm oozes charm, and its valley location allows for an unbeatable mountain panorama. Super restaurant, numerous activities or simply somewhere to relax, White Water ….
Hop Pickers’ House
Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, England
PICKING THE BEST
Steeped in rustic charm with more than a hint of luxury, this charming and romantic cottage for two begs to be discovered. Set in the heart of the Teme Valley, Hop Pickers’ House offers a perfect hideaway amongst meadows and gardens.
Carpe Diem Exclusive Boutique Resort
SERENE SANTORINI GEM
Escape to the serene, cool, Carpe Diem Exclusive Boutique Resort and you’ll discover a luxurious, small oasis perched high up on the sublime island of Santorini. This is stunning Santorini at its finest; 10 spacious, exclusive, couples-only suites, each with a private ….