Top 25 Romantic Hotels in the world 2016
If you are looking to enjoy a relaxing getaway with a special someone, you can look at this list of Top 25 Romantic Hotels in the world 2016 for the perfect recommendation for your next romantic adventure!
1. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, Palm – Eagle Beach, Aruba
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is an intimate, boutique-style, romantic hotel for Adults only. It is located on the white powder sands of Eagle Beach, Aruba, and close to all major attractions, world-class shopping, a golf course and casinos.
Someone said, “The resort is beautiful, the service outstanding, and the wide, white sand beach is stunning. The staff made us feel special and pampered all week.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
2. The Old Rectory Hotel, Martinhoe, United Kingdom
The Old Rectory Hotel is a true haven to unwind and to escape from day-to-day life. There are no crowds and no traffic to disturb the peace; just birdsong and jaw dropping scenery. The ideal places to relax and soothe the mind. It’s not wonder that travelers voted it one of the most romantic hotels.
Someone said, “From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we felt utterly looked after. Afternoon tea delicious, room and view delightful, dinner superb and breakfast just right.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
3. Spicers Vineyards Estate, Pokolbin, Australia
Spicers Vineyards Estate is set amongst rolling vineyards and native bushland. Just two hours’ drive from Sydney, it is a place where great food and wine provide the perfect recipe for relaxation. Spa Anise adds to the feeling of rejuvenation and revitalisation. At Spicers Vineyards Estate, appreciating life comes as naturally as appreciating the latest vintage.
Someone said, “Relaxation and romance. Arrived to a gorgeous suite with candles, soft music, fire, complimentary mini bar…my partner and I loved this stay.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
4. Anastasis Apartments, Imerovigli, Greece
Anastasis Apartments … where natural beauty, privacy, peace and its distinctive design calms the mind and soul.
Someone said, “Not much more to say other than the service is second to none, the hotel is beautiful and the views are the best on the island. The most magical holiday we’ve ever had.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
5. Komandoo Maldives Island Resort, Komandoo, Maldives
Voted one of the world’s top romantic hotels, Komandoo Maldives Resort is an idyllic private island retreat, a haven of charm and elegance, with attractive sugar white sand banks on both ends. This adults-only resort is a perfect location for a romantic getaway.
Someone said, “I would not hesitate to go back and will be dreaming of my time there for years to come. Thank you for a perfect honeymoon.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
6. Lindos Blu, Lindos, Greece
Nestled in a tranquil hillside with stunning views to the Mediterranean Sea. This adults-only hotel is ideal for couples who seek romance and tranquility. Enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Vlicha Bay in your own private patio or take short trips to places like the Acropolis of Lindos, the Old Town of Rhodes and Prassonissi.
Someone said, “The service is on a completely different level, with genuine warmth care and attention to every detail. Total relaxation, a short taxi to Lindos, Acropolis, and Temple of Athena.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
7. Coco Plum Island Resort, Coco Plum Cay, Belize Cayes
Coco Plum Island Resort Belize is an all inclusive beach resort for adults seeking a romantic private island getaway. Enjoy the natural beauty and romantic setting of their private Caribbean island as you swim, dive, kayak, snorkel, bird watch on Man-O-War Caye, or just relax in a hammock on your veranda.
Someone said, “There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t dream of going back. We spent one week at Coco Plum and enjoyed every meal, every scenic view, and every second of our own paradise.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
8. Baros Maldives, Baros Island, Maldives
Baros Maldives is a small coral island in the Indian Ocean ringed by a sandy beach and a living house-reef, just 25 minutes by speedboat from Maldives International Airport. It is one of the most romantic resorts in the Maldive Islands and the perfect romantic getaway.
Someone said, “We spent the whole week just marveling at the natural beauty. It was possible to believe that nowhere else existed or even mattered! A real escape.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
9. The Place Luxury Boutique Villas, Koh Tao, Surat Thani Province
The Place offers total privacy and complete relaxation in its nine luxury boutique villas, all with private infinity pools. Nestled in the hills above Sairee, you can enjoy the tranquility and the refreshing breeze in this romantic getaway, voted one of the most romantic hotels in TripAdvisor for 2016.
Someone said, “Not a hotel—far better. Like hiring a villa with very helpful owners on hand. Privacy, peace, wonderful views. I imagine there is nowhere else like this in Koh Tao.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
10. Tokoriki Island Resort, Tokoriki Island, Fiji
Also listed as one of the top romantic hotels in the world is Tokoriki Island Resort, which can be easily accessed by helicopter, seaplane, catamaran or speed boat. Enjoy a truly romantic beach vacation at this adults-only resort sipping cocktails by your personal pool and watching tropical sunsets or stargazing from your hammock. Dine on South Pacific and Asian influenced menus under the palm trees, on a romantic oceanfront deck.
Someone said, “The atmosphere is peaceful and tranquil. When you are lying in your hammock, there is no sound bar the wind in the palms.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
11. Ponta dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort, Governador Celso Ramos, Brazil
Ponta dos Ganchos is an adventure into the exquisite and a romantic hideaway at one of Brazil’s most exclusive adults-only beach resorts. The privately-owned peninsula is surrounded by the stunning waters of the Emerald Coast, guaranteeing total privacy. Comfort and relaxation are assured in every one of the 25 sophisticated and charming bungalows.
Someone said, “This is THE place to go if you want a taste of nature, a beautiful small beach, superb oysters, great service, an amazing mattress, stunning views, and peace.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
12. Nayara Springs, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Another one of the top romantic hotels in the world is the adults-only Nayara Springs. Located in the Arenal Volcano National Park, it is a host to one of the world’s highest concentration of tropical plants and wildlife. Nayara Springs is surrounded by Costa Rica’s pristine rainforest, and bounded by a creek and underground mineral thermal springs. A place of breathtaking natural beauty, it appeals to a wide range of travellers because of the many things to do in the hotel.
Someone said, “We took this trip for our 10th anniversary. We wanted privacy, pampering and complete R&R. Nayara Springs didn’t disappoint.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
13. The Dairy Private Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand
The Dairy Private Hotel is where you can come to relax, unwind and share your wonderful travelling experiences. It is a perfect place to explore Queenstown being just about 2 minute walk from the vibrant town centre. At the Dairy Private Hotel, you can enjoy the peaceful and private environment where majority of rooms offer wonderful views of Queenstown’s stunning mountains and lake.
Someone said, “Loved my stay in this beautiful little hotel in the back streets of Queenstown. Make sure you do afternoon tea around the beautiful log fire – it’s lovely.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
14. Maison La Minervetta, Sorrento, Italy
Maison La Minervetta perched on the ridge overlooking the sea and giving you breathtaking views of the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. The private beach is just 202 m away and it is just minutes away from the centre of Sorrento. There is a private staircase that take you down to the fishing village of Marina Grande.
Someone said, “Beautiful beyond imagination. Room design is simply amazing. Every room has spectacular views.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
15. Henderson Park Inn, Destin, Florida
Henderson Park Inn is the perfect place for your next romantic beach vacation. It overlooks more than a mile of the most pristine, undeveloped white sandy beaches in Destin. The rooms are equipped with private baths and terraces overlooking the beach and some include fireplaces and whirlpool tubs for a Destin resort vacation that’s not only romantic, but relaxing as well.
Someone said, “Fabulous, romantic, friendly hotel. As soon as you arrive, they take care of you. They will be prying the room keys from your hand when it’s time to leave.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
16. Layana Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta, Krabi
Layana Resort & Spa is an adults-only resort where magical sunset over the Andaman Sea mark the end of a luxurious day and the beginning of a dream-filled evening. Discover the true essence of a romantic escapism; exploring a secluded island destination, or the bliss of simply doing nothing. Experience the art of relaxation around the infinity salt water pool, or be pummeled by waterjets in the large poolside Jacuzzi.
Someone said, “Layana Resort offers a taste of paradise. The comfy room had a very earthy, rainforesty feel about it, with a balcony that overlooked a lush green garden. The perfect spot!” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
17. Edgar House, Chester, United Kingdom
Edgar House is a lovingly refurbished house to create Chester’s award winning premier adults-only small luxury hotel. It is peacefully situated atop the ancient City Walls, overlooking the River Dee, yet offering all the convenience and benefits you can expect from a centrally-located hotel in Chester. The city’s historic attractions, shops and restaurants are only moments away.
Someone said, “What a wonderful place. Everything was faultless. From the moment we arrived (to a genuinely warm welcome) to our reluctant departure, we felt valued and spoiled.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
18. Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, Franschhoek, South Africa
Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouses offers luxury accommodation in a quiet and peaceful area of the village Franschhoek, in one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world, right in the heart of the Cape Winelands. It is the perfect place to enjoy peace, privacy and tranquility with personal attention from the owner managers.
Someone said, “In our room was a vase of sunflowers, added because of the memory of our last stay, where my husband proposed and told the owners that I love sunflowers.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
19. La Minerva, Capri, Italy
La Minerva is an intimate small hotel in a quiet and panoramic location in the center of Capri. It is just steps away from the fashionable shopping districts, Via Camerelle and Via Tragara. Stunning views await to be enjoyed from the balconies of each and every bedroom, from the swimming pool, and from the roof top terrace.
Someone said, “Every night we’d come back to a romantically lit room with jazz playing, a lovely flower on the bed and the daily newsletter, which contained the weather forecast, recipes and tips of the day.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
20. Barut Sensimar Andiz, Side, Turkey
Barut Sensimar Andiz is an adults-only hotel, a couple of minutes’ walk from a private patch of beach, as well as bars and restaurants.
Someone said, “Two weeks of wonderful pampering and relaxation thanks to the superb service from all the staff.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
21. Ceylon Tea Trails, Hatton, Sri Lanka
Ceylon Tea Trails is the world’s first tea resort, perched at an altitude of 1250 metres in Sri Lanka’s panoramic Ceylon tea region. It is Sri Lanka’s first Relais & Chateaux resort. This iconic collection of five restored colonial era tea planters’ bungalows offers period furnishings, gracious butler service and gourmet cuisine. Bungalows vary from 4 to 6 rooms and suites; 26 rooms in all.
Someone said, “Beautiful private bungalows, with few residents in each. Unbelievable views and a dedicated and helpful team to make your stay incredible.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
22. La Fortuna at Atitlan, Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala
On the shores of Lake Atitlan, one of the most beautiful volcanic lakes in the world, La Fortuna is the next romantic vacation you’ve been waiting for. Come and experience the natural and cultural wonder of Lago Atitlán at La Fortuna in Guatemala’s most beautiful tourist destination.
Someone said, “I would highly recommend this hotel to couples, families, friends, and anyone who wants a luxurious piece of nature at Lake Atitlan. It is a wonderful experience.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
23. The Pillars Retreat, Taupo, New Zealand
The Pillars Retreat is the luxurious home-away-from-home. The tranquil rural setting is also conveniently located to give you the perfect base from which to tour the central North Island.
Someone said, “The grounds were beautiful, the bedroom was huge and very up to date, breakfast was delicious and the owners were great hosts.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
24. 2Inn1 Kensington, Cape Town Central, South Africa
At the heart of 2inn1 Kensington are its tranquil garden, sun bathed pool area and sheltered terraces affording panoramic views of the surroundings.
Someone said, “From the time you check in until the time you check out, the entire crew goes above and beyond the call of duty to make sure your stay is perfect in every way.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
25. Riad Noir d’Ivoire, Marrakech, Morocco
Soak up the sun on the roof terrace or relax on a lounger by the 10-metre ground floor swimming pool. At the end of the day, sip a sundowner as you watch night fall over the Atlas Mountains and world famous Koutoubia Mosque. Riad Noir d’Ivoire is not only voted as one of the Top 25 Romantic Hotels in the world 2016 by TripAdvisor, it is also named as one of the ‘Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in the World’ by Brides magazine.
Someone said, “A small jewel of beauty, calm, luxury and romance hidden behind a relatively unassuming door in bustling Marrakech. Worth a trip just to stay there.” … read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor
With this list of most romantic hotels from the TripAdvisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards, you can plan your next romantic getaway with ease.
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