9. CASA ANGELINA LIFESTYLE HOTEL
Everyone has heard of the Amalfi Coast, a paradise utopia that is just south of Naples, on the west bank of Italy. The most famous hotels in the world dot the coastline, built amphitheatrically on mountaintops overlooking the ocean, of which most are in the traditional style of the 19th century. However, Casa Angelina definitely stands out, proving that there is always room for modern design even within a classic setting. The interiors may be minimal and monochromic, but offer a familiar and homey feeling even to the most traditional. Of course the view is so spectacular that it rewards even the most discerning guests. Thus, if you select Casa Angelina Lifestyle Hotel for your honeymoon, you’ll love it!
City: Amalfi Coast
2. COMO SHAMBHALA ESTATE
An earthly paradise awaits just outside of Ubud in Bali, that goes by the name Como Shambala Estate; it takes every visitor’s breath away both for its innovative style as well as the ideal atmosphere it emits. The hotel is located in the heart of a tropical rainforest and has become one with nature and its healing properties, as well as a healthy lifestyle. So if you are one of those couples seeking alternative treatments, yoga, massage with traditional oils, but also gourmet dishes under candlelight then this place is for made for you. This is a hotel that provides uninterrupted rest (each room is independent and located in nature) and relaxation in both body and spirit. A place for «eat, pray, love»!
3. TORRE DI MORAVOLA
Although Italy boasts of small, picturesque and impressive hotels, the Torre di Moravola stands out. Torre Di Moravola is a small boutique hotel of 7 rooms, built on the peak of a mountain that exudes calmness as the sea unfolds before it. Even though on the exterior it may look like a thousand years old and counting (in the past it used to be a watchtower), the interior is as modern as it could possibly be. Perhaps this has to do with the owners: Christopher Chong is an architect, a former associate of Norman Foster and his wife, Seonaid Mackenzie, is a designer. And what they have done to the hotel is more than a simple renovation. But what impresses the most (and you would probably spend the entire day there…) is the pool located on the terrace of the hotel, which offers panoramic views of the surroundings of the tower.
4. TAJ LAKE PALACE
The hotel Taj Lake Palace extends on an island of around sixteen acres, having the majestic Aravalli Mountains on one side of the lake and the Palace of the City on the other. The hotel is characterized by traditional elegance, built in 1749 by the successors of the Mewar dynasty (who were considered to be descendants of the God of Sun), as well as from starring in multiple 007 movies.
Each room is beautifully decorated and offers stunning views of the lake while suites are individually designed to the highest standards. Here, you can relax at the spa, enjoy a drink in the bar and a delicious meal in one of the hotel’s restaurants, while at the same time be surrounded by a fairytale palace.
5. TCHERASSI HOTEL & SPA
From the catwalks of Paris and Milan, the fashion designer known for her eclectic taste, Silvia Tcherassi, has expanded venturing into hospitality, creating an haute couture hotel! The Tcherassi Hotel + Spa is located in Colombia and constitutes a natural result of the designer’s talent. Within the heart of Cartegena, a historic town which was a former Spanish colony, the hotel is housed is a 250 year-old building with unique architecture. The hotel has 7 suites, a full service spa, 4 pools and an in-house restaurant that serves Italian cuisine.
You will definitely not find another like this one in Cartagena.
6. PORTRAIT SUITES
If you are lovers of elegance, unpretentious style and brand clothing then this hotel is everything you have ever dreamt of! The famous house of Salvatore Ferragamo was among the first to follow the trend of fashion hotels, and collaborated with the renowned hotel chain Lungarno Hotels to create «Portrait Suites». The boutique hotel, housed above the shops of the Italian fashion house in Piazza di Spagna, is located in the most prestigious shopping area of Rome. The hotel is decorated with antiques, tapestries and original paintings of famous artists. It is merely 300 metres from the Spanish Steps and the famous Trevi Fountain, the view of which you can also enjoy from the communal roof terrace of the hotel. And when you work up an appetite, you will find a variety of restaurants, bars and trattorias within the cobblestoned alleys.
7. DE WITTE LELIE
There are hotels that win you over from the time you enter them, exactly like the atmospheric and quiet Small Luxury & Boutique Hotel De Witte Lelie. This hotel is an elegant, stylish and modern hotel, ideally situated in Antwerp City Centre, one of the most popular areas of Antwerp. From here, you can have instant access to everything the city has to offer. With the city’s main attractions within walking distance, you will just love its location. The city has now become the hub of Belgian fashion. It has 11 rooms, all tastefully decorated to meet all your needs.
8. ASTARTE SUITES
“Views of endless blue skies and sea greet visitors to Santorini, the island of Astarte». This is what is written on the site of the boutique hotel, the all-suite refuge in Santorini that bears the name Astarte Suites. Astarte Suites promises to seduce you into a new sensory experience, luxury and relaxation. Astarte Suites is a small hotel with only nine suites, literally resembling a dream that is finally becoming reality. The stunning views of the deep blue waters of the Aegean and the volcano will impress you from every corner of this stunningly built hotel.
The magic however lies in details: the Swarovski ornaments over the jacuzzis that are available in each suite, as well as the relaxing shades of the white stone. Don’t forget that the island is always featured in the top lists of the most romantic getaways across the world! Why haven’t you booked a room yet?
9. RAMBAGH PALACE
Traditional elegance and great atmosphere are the two dominant features of Rambagh Palace. This is what you would feel if you select the “Diamond of Jaipur” as it is called, to experience a ‘Royal’ honeymoon. This palace was the home of the royal family of Jaipur until 1957, when it was converted into a luxury hotel by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II. Besides the 79 elegantly decorated rooms you will discover an authentic palace with meticulously manicured gardens, impressive dining rooms, lounges and lobby, and a stunning swimming pool and a unique spa. And the longer you stay there the more you will not want to leave the world of aristocracy.
10. JK PLACE
Boutique hotel, J.K. Place is found in one of the most famous squares in Florence, the Santa Maria Novella. This is a quiet and small hotel that is housed in a traditional building of this romantic Italian city. The interior, although furnished with antiques, is decorated in a modern, elegant style, with dominant colours of black and white, and a glass-covered garden, while the terrace on the top floor offers panoramic city views. This is the ideal setting to enjoy your evening cocktails under the Mediterranean moon or a hearty breakfast in the morning! As for the rooms, although not large, are just perfect for newlyweds. And because you didn’t fly all the way to Florence to stay shut in the hotel all day long, it is noteworthy to add that the hotel is very near (you can go on foot) to the finest restaurants. They say that the way to someone’s heart is through the stomach!