Europe. The entire continent trots out romance and enchantment. ‘Love is in the air’ holds true for every nook and corner of Europe. And an icing on the cake is its vast list of the most amazing hotels. In fact, some properties are so magical that they end up being a complete holiday destination in themselves.
Offbeat interiors, great facilities, delicious, exquisite rooms and beautiful locations, you’d be amazed at how much has the hospitality industry evolved. Whether for the new love birds or couples who are looking for a perfect luxury holiday to rekindle their long-forgotten romance, these hotels exhibit an enticing aura to celebrate love and togetherness.
So here are the 15 most romantic hotels in Europe for you two. The rent may cost you a fortune, but all’s fair in love and war.
Perivolas, Santorini, Greece
Santorini is a top-class destination for the mushy couples. Perivolas is just a charming addition to the already enchanting Greece. Warm hospitality, exotic food and gorgeous interiors, Perivolas gives you the most amazing view of the Aegean sunset.
The friendly owner offers tours to explore the island on his private boat.
The Greek architecture accompanied with outdoor lounge areas gives it a very whimsical aura. There’s indoor jacuzzi, steam and spa facilities too. And the best part, they facilitate sport facilities like sea kayak, diving, wind surfing and water skiing options too. So you can add a tinge of adventure to the love.
Marques de Riscal, Rioja, Spain
With ‘Odd’ as its middle name, this not very old spire has been in the news for its quirky yet luxury exterior. The uncanny couples will love its tilted walls, zigzag windows and lofty ceiling. There are 43 rooms and suites, with two contrasting dining areas. The lounge area is fit for a seductive evening after you are done with your meals.
Rioja is amazing with the wine tasters. The hotel too, houses an offbeat wine cellar offering some amazing crisp wines from across the globe.
Gamirasu Cave Hotel, Cappadocia, Turkey
If you are a two celibate souls who love to spend time in seclusion, away from the city’s bustle, This quirky cave hotel is just for you. The property house 35 rooms and 7 historic Cappadocia houses. The rooms are so smartly built that you remain cool in summers and warm in winters.
Aside from the obvious facilities, there is a hot tub and sauna, a private terrace and a fireplace in every room. Every room is exclusive in interiors, size and features. Take a dip in their swimming pool while enjoying a view of the Byzantine ruins.
It’s absolutely impossible to not feel love with all these perks and such a magical atmosphere.
Santa Caterina, Amalfi, Italy
With a spectacular view of the Amalfi coast ahead, this 19th century hotel has everything a romantic duo can hope for. With Italian hospitality at its best, the hotel showcases excellent gym facilities with all the contemporary equipments.
Interiors are Mediterranean style- light colored beach villas decorated with Majolica. Their in-house Spa provides many energizing face and body treatments for a luxury indulgence. You can enjoy the pool or bask at the beach right away.
All in all, you two will have a gala time here, with rocky mountains in the neighborhood and the ocean at your feet.
Aman Canal Grande, Venice, Italy
The mesmerizing and classical city of Venice is the first choice for every couple. Aman Canal Grande is even more amazing. Located in Palazzo Papadopoli, this historic property showcases ancient frescoes depicting a once fresh royalty.
Guests arrive by boat, with the reception right in front of the dock. There are 24 guest rooms with dressing rooms and a bathroom, each unique in architecture and layout. The interiors are a blend of contemporary and aesthetic vibe.
There is an exotic Spa on the third level and a small Gymnasium on the fourth. For the avid readers, there is a stunning library lined with embossed gold leather from the 16th century.
You can relax with your mate in one of the verdant private gardens lined with lush trees and covered by a starry night (on a clear sky). So Venice, waters, greenery and stars- what more could you ask for!
Chateau de Montvillargenne, Paris, France
Set in the city of lights, this exotic property dates back to the 19th century. It is nestled in a 15 acres park in the surreal Chantilly Forest, right next to the Caslte of Chantilly.
Getting a room here demands a smart pre-booking, since it’s always occupied, despite the fact that there are 120 rooms here. This hotel is most popular for its uniquely designed rooms, sophisticated menu and ravishing food, and a selection of cocktails fit for the king.
Its fantastic wellness center includes a Gym, an indoor pool, sauna and individual massage booths. The vast park in its precinct give you the perfect space to plan a picnic with your beau. There’s also a Tennis court for the sports buffs.
Four Seasons Istanbul at the Bosphorus, Turkey
Right next to the river, this 19th century Ottoman Palace features an extravagant aura with its traditional touch. There is an indoor pool and a heated outdoor pool to enjoy with your love. You can even relax in the sauna and a Turkish Hamam afterwards.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como, Italy
Located in the heart of the lake, this decadent 5 star property is as old as a 100 years. Offering fantastic views of the Bellagio and the Grigne mountains, it is also an Art Nouveau Palace with exotic views everywhere you look.
The hotel houses three glittering pools and a quintessential spa salon. You can have a lovely walk with your mate in the park or play tennis for some sports fun.
La Torre Del Canonigo, Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza has its much earned distinction of being the party capital of Spain, but there’s much more to it than roaring music and drunk nights. Located in the high town of Dalt Vila (which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site), La Torre Del Canonigo boasts a terrific view of the Mediterranean.
Indulge in a rejuvenating private outdoor hot tub while lost in each other’s eyes. The glamorous interiors give you a sexy feel with the alabaster walls and a panoramic view of the entire bay. Indulge in an overdose of luxury in this peaceful retreat, away from the island’s neon lights.
Schlosshotel Igls, Innsbruck, Austria
This 100 year old building is a haven for all the cozy and cuddly couples is probably the smallest 5 star property in Europe. Set in the heart of Tyrolean mountains, 5 kms from Innsbruck, it offers villas with personal terraces. There’s spa and sauna with an indoor pool, besides massage services and a personal concierge. You can even catch a game with your partner in their private Golf course.
An icing on the cake, the hotel’s private casino. All in all, it’s a perfectly self-indulgent property having all the facilities and additional perks at your service.
Ashford Castle, Ireland
If you are really into some serious royal sojourn, Ashford is waiting for you. There are turrets and ramparts, Waterford chandeliers and rococo gilt mirrors, armor and oak paneling in this 13th century property. The castle turned hotel houses 83 rooms, an exotic spa and 140 hectares of wooded parkland.
Long story short, you don’t need to step out of it. Just lie with your love under the sky, out in the park. You can even rent the Lakeside cottage for an absolutely private and secluded experience.
Witchery by the Castle Hotel, Edinburgh, Scotland
There’s a castle and there’s whiskey, what more could you ask for. Steal a kiss in the bushes of its legendary Princess Street Gardens. A cozy dip in the Victorian roll-top baths would be absolutely romantic.
Truly a splendid experience, the hotel presents you four poster beds and a lovely breakfast. The setting is superb for you two, and the food’s amazing.
Four Seasons, Prague, Czech Republic
Located in the Old Town in Prague, this centrally located 5 star property offers spectacular views of the Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge. There is sauna, gym and a massage parlor. There is a bar, a cheese cave and a classy wine cellar, along with some fine Italian cuisine to make your romantic getaway a big hit.
Get amazing views of this fairytale city; you wouldn’t want to go back home.
Cyclades Hotels and Studios, Paros, Greece
Right across the Livadia Beach is this traditionally Greek hotel with all the balconies and veranda. It’s no fancy 5 star luxury, but gorgeous enough to give you the most romantic experience on this isle. The interiors are simple, divided into individual rooms and studio apartments.
All in all, a bang for your buck.
Located behind the Buckingham Palace, this luxury 5 star retreat is nothing if not romantic. Exotic rooms, a generous supple of free snacks and a wood paneled executive lounge, this stylish black and white themed hotel is made to relieve you of the city’s bustle, while being right in the middle of the city.