Easter is almost here and you might not have had a second to come up with a plan, and there are not one but two May Bank Holiday weekends around the corner. Here are some of Europe's most luxury hotels perfect for a last-minute getaway – or any weekend for that matter. With a double room starting from £138 a night, they're just what you need for a night or two of absolute luxury and a spot of pampering – plus breathtaking views and charming settings to boot.
Villa Dubrovnik offers breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea
Nestled among pine, orange, and lemon trees and surrounded by gardens of bougainvillea and oleander blissful tranquility, the 5-star Villa Dubrovnik overlooks the crystal blue-turquoise waters of the Adriatic, the Old City and the Island of Lokrum. One of the highlights has to be the boat ride to the Old City, which is free for guests.
Doubles from about £176
The Four Seasons in Budapest came top of Trip Advisor's 2015 Travellers' Choice
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace
Crowned Europe's top hotel according to Trip Advisor's 2015 Travellers' Choice, the Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace in Budapest is centrally located at the end of the renowned Chain Bridge, with panoramic vistas of the Danube and the hills of Buda. The unique art nouveau combines historical elegance with ultra-modern comforts.
Doubles from about £224
Don Ferrante, Monopoli is a charming townhouse in Puglia
Don Ferrante, Monopoli
For a taste of St Tropez circa the 1950s at a fraction of the price, Don Ferrante is the spot. This 10-bedroom townhouse tucked down a side street was originally a fortress, carved into the ancient defensive walls that surround the town. The little gem comes with sparkling blue Adriatic sea views, a rooftop restaurant and some of the best beaches in Italy just minutes away.
Doubles from about £154
Harvey's Point in Donegal, Ireland, is situated on the shores of Lough Eske
Donegal Town, Ireland
Recently voted Number 1 Hotel in Ireland in the Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Awards, as well as having the privilege of ranking 6th Hotel in Europe and 22nd in the world, this decadent 4-star Donegal Resort Hotel is located on the shores of Lough Eske set in the most breathtaking mystical landscape just 10 minutes from Donegal Town – making it a winner for those after some time out.
Doubles from about £138
A magnificent renovated fortress located in the secluded area of the bay of Palma de Mallorca, this stunning hotel fuses charm and magic with modern comfort and luxuries. What once were shooting pads, with a commanding view of the bay of Palma, are now spectacular suites each with a private patio and terraces. For those after a romantic break, in-house tents with spectacular views of the bay of Palma are available for private dinners.
Doubles from about £230