Stories relating to "Romantic hotels"
If autumn's getting you down and you find the thought of the approaching winter daunting, a short break may be just what the doctor ordered. The stunning Aosta Valley in the Italian Alps offers a range of options to help you relax and forget about the rat race.
In the Turks and Caicos Islands lies this beautiful private isle, with a mile-long beach of fine golden sand lapped by turquoise waters. This place, where time seems to stand still, is a haven of tranquillity that draws the rich and famous to relax and indulge themselves with the range of eastern therapies available at the luxurious Asian-style spa.
On a beach in a country far away, whose name, Tubkaak, means 'home for visitors', time seems to stand still. Between the sparkling sea and the verdant mountainside, a clever handling of eco-conscious techniques and traditional Thai architecture has produced the small, paradisiacal universe of this beautiful boutique hotel.
Since it opened as a hotel in 1924, Huka Lodge has been a paradise for fishermen and other sportsmen, a haven where peace and tranquillity reign.
This refurbished sixteenth-century mansion just 20 km from Spain's northern coast is the perfect place to relax 'en famille'.
On the south coast of Corsica, the simple lines of this avant-garde hotel are a contrast to the rugged landscape of the island.
From the Canadian Rockies to the heart of South Africa, we've chosen five of the finest trains in the world for a luxury trainspotting adventure where elegant evening dress is more appropriate than anoraks and clipboards.
From Bali to Barcelona; from Switzerland to Singapore; these are the most impressive pools on the planet. Perched on the edge of cliffs or on the terraces of the tallest hotels, with stunning views and perfect pool service, they offer an oasis of pure indulgence.