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Top 10 Couples Getaways

4th August 2022

Whether you are looking for a holiday with friends; à deux on a honeymoon, minimoon or babymoon; or you’re a parent looking for some precious time out, we have you covered…

Our collection of hand-picked properties promise to leave you feeling refreshed, relaxed and restored. These intimate havens boast dreamy spas, romantic suites with private gardens or pools, tasting menus to linger hours over, curated wine lists, serenely quiet infinity pools, and panoramic views.  Most importantly your holiday time should be spent doing what you love – whether that is sipping cocktails by the pool or unwinding with a massage to something more active like hiking a coastline, learning to dive, boot-camping or setting sail.

Being mothers we are all about escaping as a couple when we can, so tell us what you love and let us point you to the perfect place.  It is always the right time treat yourself to some time away so pop on that do not disturb sign and have a peak at our ‘Best for’ couples properties below…

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Best for romance

Gili Lankanfushi – The Maldives

An obvious hotspot for romance, there are so many reasons why the Maldives is a honeymoon hero. From the turquoise waters, to the epic snorkelling scenes, the Maldives is breathtakingly beautiful and oh so romantic. Gili Lankanfushi is a pristine private island retreat offering guests 5 star luxury in absolute paradise. Whether you wish to take part in sunrise yoga, surfing lessons, shark watching or simply relax in your private villa pool and sample the stunning food in the three restaurants, Gili Lankanfushi has it all.

Best for adventure

Deplar Farm – Iceland

With every activity you could wish for available here, in both the summer and the winter, there is no where else on earth quite like it for adventure. You will even have your own Experience Manager to tailor make your unique activity program and due to its remote nature, you will feel a world away from reality.

Best for seclusion

Pleta de Mar  – Mallorca

Escape it all and enjoy spending time soaking up natures beauty in this adult-only haven for relaxation. Pleta de Mar sits in acres of woodland and gardens, with direct access to the beach, making it a tranquil paradise where guests can unwind and sample the fantastic locally sourced food and wine. Whilst relaxation is central to the experience at Pleta de Mar, a range of activities are also available including golf, horse riding and boat charters.

Best for sea views

Canaves Oia Suites – Santorini, Greece

Santorini is renowned for its extraordinary views of the Aegean Sea, mesmerising sunrises/sunsets and a wide range of romantic activities, thus making it another honeymoon hotspot. Stay at Canaves Oia Suites where every suite features incredible views and its own private plunge pool to enjoy them from. With warm hospitality, divine food and spectacular views, Canaves Oia Suites is a romantic paradise.

Best for city exploration

Hotel Bairro Alto – Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon has repeatedly won awards for being one of Europe’s coolest city breaks and we are not surprised thanks to its pretty cobbled streets, buzzing nightlife, an abundance and fantastic restaurants on tap! There is no better place to stay than at Hotel Bairro Alto – Lisbon’s oldest boutique hotel, in the heart of this bohemian and inspiring city.

Best for Caribbean chill

Hermitage Bay – Antigua

This adult only luxurious boutique beach retreat is an exceptional place to escape the world. Stay in one of the hillside hideaways with private pools and sublime sea views. All your food and drink is included when you stay here so you won’t need to worry about the cost of your cocktail, just which one you’re going to try next.

Best for fresh air

FORESTIS – Dolomites, Italy

Surrounded by nature in the midst of the forest with panoramic views of the Dolomites.  A stay here will have you feeling relaxed and regenerated. Breathe in the purest of mountain air, unwind in the spa and feast on local, fresh and seasonal cuisine. Go skiing, hiking, mountain biking or join a yoga class to reap the benefit of your mountainous surroundings.

Best for foodies

Borgo Egnazia- Puglia, Italy

Italy is renowned for delicious food and a stay at Borgo Egnazia does not disappoint when it comes to tantalising your tastebuds. In peak season there are 7 restaurants to choose from, all which utilise fresh, local and seasonal produce. Dine casually at the classic Italian Pizzeria or for a more formal experience try their Michelin starred Due Camini. Philippa particularly loved the White Truffle Spaghetti at the La Frasca restaurant.

Best for country life

São Lourenço do Barrocal – Portugal

An effortlessly tasteful and understated retreat located on a 200 acre estate. Surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and centuries old holm oaks, it is a place to come to forget everyday life. The food, wine, service and experiences on offer are exceptional.

Best for slowing down

Areias de Sexio – Portugal

This luxury eco lodge is an adult only getaway at its best. The rooms are exquisite in design with log fires and beautiful bathrooms as well as a lot of unique features. It is just an hour from Lisbon but surrounded by wilderness and with a strong sustainability philosophy a stay here is ideal for slowing things down and reconnecting with nature.

 

To plan your couples getaway, speak to our friendly travel experts Gemma or Jo on +44 (0)1306 264 005 or by emailing hello@fishandpips.co.uk.

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