Escape to Amazing Moments


January 7, 2023

Words by: mona rose butler

From chic urban centers to breathtaking remote retreats, there are no limits to the amazing moments you could live. These magnificent locations are perfect for any nature of getaway, whether you’re escaping your day-to-day life for a while, or planning an incredible honeymoon to launch your wedded life in style.

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon – Iceland

Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Iceland, the Blue Lagoon is a must-visit for anyone exploring the country’s awe-inspiring views. You can do no wrong, no matter which suite you book at The Retreat, as each boasts uninterrupted views of the landscape. A stay in the suites also includes access to the Lagoon, a gourmet breakfast, Icelandic coffee in the hotel’s lobby lounge, morning yoga, and Blue Lagoon skin care products. The hotel is sleek, modern, and minimalist without feeling out of touch with the natural beauty which surrounds it. 

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc – France

Looking for a vacation by the sea, with a touch of classic french glamour? Look no further than the azure blue seas of the French Riviera. With 9 different dining options, a spa, tennis courts, a children’s club, as well as rooms, suites, and villas, you won’t find yourself pressed to find experiences to suit your vacation needs at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. The luxurious retreat offers a quiet seaside experience, where you can soak in the sun, swim in the Mediterranean, and relax surrounded by 22 acres of parkland. The lovers of the arts may appreciate these historic details: the hotel once hosted Cannes Film Festival events and was mentioned in Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘Tender in the Night’.

Adare Manor – Ireland

Find yourself in the heart of a historical romance novel at the gorgeous Adare Manor. Originally built in the 1720s, this astonishingly restored property is brimming with dramatic gothic architecture and earthy authenticity. Choose from rooms, suites, staterooms, cottages, and even a fully-appointed 2-bedroom manor house. Partake in unique experiences like falconry, clay pigeon shooting, an Irish Gundog experience, horseback riding, historic tours and more, across 840 acres of jaw-dropping Irish landscape. After a day of vigorous activities, relax however you prefer, whether it be with soothing spa services or whiskey and wine tastings.

Hotel Villa Honegg – Switzerland

Be wowed by epic mountain views and soothed by boutique spa services, and a heated pool which remains at 34° all year round. Hotel Villa Honegg truly is a vacation for the soul. While every impeccably furnished room comes with a view of Lake Lucerne or the mountains, those looking to take their family vacation to the next level may consider booking a private floor or even the entire villa. Enjoy meals in the crisp mountain air on the terrace, dine in luxury in the hotel’s restaurant, or stop for tea or a snack at the Lounge. All meals are made with regional, seasonal ingredients.


Marbella Club Hotel – Spain

Looking for your time in the sun? Look no further than the Marbella Club, which is illuminated by the sun’s rays for over 320 days of the year! Tucked away from cold climates by the Sierra Blanca mountains, temperatures are mild and the surrounding greenery is vibrant and thriving. Be soothed by the sounds of the sea, and be nourished by authentic Mediterranean cuisine and freshly caught fish served daily. Stylish rooms, suites, villas, and bungalows, 9 dining experiences to choose from, a kids club, spa, and experiences like golf and wellness retreats mean that everyone will have a good time, no matter who joins you on vacation.

Hotel D’Angleterre – Denmark

In the charming city of Copenhagen, you will find this historic landmark. Hotel D’Angleterre has been dazzling guests with its elegant spirit since it was established in 1755. Modern, refined, and equipped with intuitive and bespoke services, the hotel is the perfect spot from which to explore the center of the city. The 92 spacious rooms and suites are well appointed, with a touch of old-world luxury, without lacking the modern amenities one expects from a luxury hotel nowadays. After a day out on the town, drop your shopping off in your room, and head to the spa to soak away the day in the only swimming pool in the city center.

The Yeatman Hotel – Portugal

Overlooking the breathtaking skyline of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage city, nestled among Port wine lodges, and set across 7 acres of land, The Yeatman Hotel is a wine-lover’s dream vacation. All the rooms and suites have views of Porto, so when staying here there is no bad choice of rooms. The Yeatman boasts partnerships with many of Portugal’s most prestigious wine producers and has one of the most comprehensive collections of Portuguese wine within their cellar. For those looking to take a deep dive into the country’s unique wines, it is imperative to take advantage of the visits that can be arranged to various vineyards and estates.

Santa Caterina Hotel – Amalfi, Italy

Welcome to your home base to explore the sensual landscapes of Southern Italy. Nestled in the outskirts of Amalfi, with a view of the sea, you will be perfectly positioned to visit destinations such as Positano, Ravello, Sorrento, Capri, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Naples, and more. Every inch of the hotel is bright, spacious, and abounds with Mediterranean charm. Enjoy a vacation by the sea, on a beach reserved only for hotel guests. Everything you need to make the most of your day on the sand is included, such as deck chairs, sunbeds, umbrellas and beach towels, cabins, showers, and, of course, cocktails.

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