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Most Romantic Hotels 2014

Romance makes the world go round (especially romantic luxury hotels and resorts). Romantic travel often conjures up images of beaches, luxury spas, rose petal strewn suites,and candlelight dining al fresco. Some of the most romantic luxury resorts offer those things in the form of privacy, private pools, secluded villas, luxury suites, and lots of love. But what about lovebirds who want a different kind of romantic getaway? Our World's Best Romantic Hotels also offer wellness retreats, activities such as cooking classes, sailing, museum tours, theater events, and outdoor adventures such as zip lining, white water rafting, and other extreme sports. So whatever your idea of romance, our list of the World's Best Romantic Hotels will have a romantic property that fulfills your every desire. The world's best luxury hotels and resorts of the world range from beachfront luxury hotels to top city getaways to cozy luxury ski chalets to luxurious lodges. The most romantic luxury resorts are only a booking away.
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Ashford Castle | County Mayo, Ireland

Originally built as a crenellated castle in the 13th century and rebuilt as a hunting and fishing lodge in the 1800s, today Ashford Castle is one of the finest and most luxurious castle hotels in Ireland. It is the former estate of the Guinness family. Ashford Castle dates back to 1228 and is set on the shores of Lough Corrib, Ireland's...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All guests making reservations for the "Breakfast Inclusive" rates with Five Star Alliance will receive the full Irish breakfast for two daily, plus an additional 85 Euro food and beverage credit and complimentary green fees daily. Also, based on availability at the time of check-in/departure: a room upgrade, early check-in, and late check-out.
Bauer Palazzo | Venice, Italy

The Bauer Palazzo offers a taste urban Venetian lifestyle. Located in the full heart of the city, near Piazza San Marco one cannot miss its unmistakable 1940s façade. Beautifully adorned by 40s and 50s style furnishings, this hotel offers spacious and luxurious suites and guest rooms. When not in their rooms, guests may choose to...


Belmond El Encanto | Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Belmond El Encanto, a Forbes Five-Star luxury hotel, has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. As part of Belmond, this is the company’s first excursion to the American West Coast. Ninety-two quintessential, California-styled...


Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla | San Diego, CA, United States

Ideally situated in the seaside village of La Jolla, California, the Grande Colonial Hotel is a historic beauty that honors its traditions yet offers contemporary amenities and services. Amidst the pristine beaches and regal bluffs of Southern California’s most beautiful coastal village, the Grande Colonial hotel has been welcoming...


Hastings House | Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada

Peaceful and beautiful any time of the year, Salt Spring Island is one of Canada’s premier vacation destinations. The heart of the seaside resort is a magnificent 11-th century Sussex-style Manor House overlooking peaceful Ganges Harbour on Salt Spring Island, BC. The Manor House is where guests gather for cocktails and conversation,...


Hotel Il Salviatino | Florence, Toscana, Italy

Hotel Il Salviatino is a stunning and perfectly hand restored 15th century villa that lies proudly on the hillside of Fiesole, with inspirational views of Florence and the rolling Tuscan landscape. A magical place, where the hotel's obsession for the perfect service and experience blends with the grandeur of the setting. A truly...


Hotel Monte Mulini | Rovinj, Croatia

Maistra welcomes you to the Hotel Monte Mulini, a 5 Star Boutique Hotel in Rovinj, Croatia. This luxury hotel succeeds in combining natural materials and comfort with elegant design, offering the modern traveller a sanctuary accommodation for relief and relaxation in Istria. The luxury Maistra Hotel Monte Mulini has 99 rooms and...


La Casa Que Canta | Playa La Ropa, Mexico

With an exceptional location in the heart of Zihuatanejo’s Bay, and above the beautiful beach of La Ropa, this sanctuary was designed to preserve Mexican traditions in an intimate setting. Built with adobe bricks, palapas and tropical woods combined with modern facilities, La Casa Que Canta's 25 spacious suites offer full panoramic...


Le Sirenuse | Positano, Italy

Le Sirenuse is a wonderful place from which to enjoy the simple pleasures of Positano and the spectacular Amalfi Coast. lmost all rooms, suites and junior suites look out over the bay of Positano. Most have a private terrace or balcony and all have white-washed walls, vaulted ceilings and hand-made tiles on the floors. La...


Five Star Alliance Perk:
All guests making reservations with Five Star Alliance receive 85 Euro in spa credit and a complimentary bottle of Italian Spumante upon arrival. Also, based on availability at time of check-in/departure: room upgrade, early check-in, and late check-out.
Nisbet Plantation Beach Club | Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis

On the island that time forgot is a hotel you will always remember. Nestled in 30 lush tropical acres on Nevis, sister island to St. Kitts, is Nisbet Plantation – the Caribbean's only historic plantation inn located directly on the beach. Nisbet Plantation blends old-world charm with modern-day conveniences for an unforgettable...


Palais Namaskar | Marrakech, Morocco

Commanding more than 12 acres of pristine seclusion, tranquil lakes and inspiring panoramas, Palais Namaskar hotel in Marrakech explores new dimensions in hospitality - indulging guests with unrivaled spaciousness, personal freedom and majestic grandeur to create an undeniably unique experience. 5 Star accommodation at Palais...


Ponta dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort | Governador Celso Ramos, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Ponta dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort is located on a privately-owned peninsula, surrounded by the exuberant Emerald Coast. Known as one of the most exclusive beach resorts in Brazil, the property enjoys direct flights from São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro or Buenos Aires. Here the waters of the Emerald coast meet the lush rainforest vegetation...


Post Ranch Inn | Big Sur, CA, United States

Nestled on the cliffs of Big Sur, California, the Post Ranch Inn provides the ultimate romantic getaway for those seeking a luxurious escape for a honeymoon, anniversary, or a relaxing vacation. The luxury resort's organic architecture embraces the dramatic beauty of Big Sur's coastline. From here you can explore all that nature...


Qualia Resort | Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia

qualia (pronounced kwah-lee-ah), the word means a collection of deeper sensory experiences. qualia the resort is a private world of sensory perfection on Hamilton Island, and the Oatley family’s world-class, boutique luxury resort. Each resort precinct has a personality all of its own, offering our guests the very best in service...


Raffles Hotel Singapore | Singapore, Singapore

Note: The hotel will be undergoing renovations in phases starting in January 2017 to modernize the property. The hotel will be closing in late 2017 and re-opening in the 2nd quarter of 2018 for the final phase of upgrades. Raffles Hotel is one of Singapore's most graceful landmarks. More legend than hotel, this luxury Singapore...


The Egerton House Hotel | London, United Kingdom

An elegant five-star boutique town house hotel in exclusive Knightsbridge, tucked away in a quiet tree-lined street, The Egerton is just a short walk from Knightsbridge, Sloane Street and the King's Road, with the great Victoria and Albert Museum nearby. With just 30 beautifully appointed rooms and suites complete with lavish...


The Siam Hotel | Bangkok, Thailand

Along the River of Kings, nestled amongst Bangkok's historical palaces, temples and museums, a lucky few will happen upon our boutique gem, The Siam. Set on 3 acres of premium river frontage, this privately owned and operated 39-room luxury retreat will transport you to a bygone serenity suffused with priceless antiquities, Oriental...


The Wickaninnish Inn | Tofino, BC, Canada

Located on Vancouver Island's magnificently rugged west coast, the Wickaninnish Inn is minutes from the picturesque township of Tofino. The Inn is situated on a rocky promontory at the westernmost point of Chesterman Beach, at the gateway to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and the renowned beauty of Clayoquot Sound. Surrounded...