Credit: D-Maris BayDaydreaming of sunnier climes? Check out these two idyllic locations: D-Maris Bay, arguably the most romantic spot on Turkey's Turquoise Coast, and Lindos Grand Resort & Spa, a new adults-only resort that will open in Rhodes this May. Read on to find out more about the resorts and their romantic honeymoon offering...
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Honeymoon on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast - D-Maris Bay
Undoubtably the most romantic spot on Turkey's turquoise coast, the ultra-luxurious D-Maris Bay
is perched above a picturesque cove offering breath-taking views of the Datça Peninsula, where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean. Secluded, sleek and minimalist in design, the penthouse-style Presidential Suite is the perfect option for couples looking to unwind in their own private slice of paradise. The
Presidential Suite: Split across the top two floors of the hotel, the suite offers panoramic views of towering mountain ranges, pine forests and turquoise waters from the 120-sqm terrace, complete with a sprawling Italian sunbed as well as a jacuzzi for ultimate indulgence. The bedroom boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, a calming neutral interior and an expansive walk-in closet and bathroom decorated in olive brown marble, equipped with a bathtub and separate rain shower. As well as this, there is a living area, dining room and kitchen with a well-stocked bar and guests can enjoy 24-hour room service, ensuring they never have to leave the comfort of this heavenly suite. Guests of the Presidential Suite will have priority access to reservations at D-Maris Bay's five scenic, atmospheric à la carte restaurants, the award-winning, contemporary Japanese restaurant Zuma for fresh sushi and miso marinated cod, or steak cooked at Nusr-Et owned by Nusret Gökçe, also known as the famous 'Salt bae'. D-Maris Bay is also home to five private, white-sanded beaches as well as number of indoor and outdoor pools, including an infinity pool overlooking Green Hill panoramic point for the best sunset views in Southwestern Turkey.
The Presidential Suite costs from 3,600 (approx. £3,200) per night. Book early and enjoy 15% discount. Visit dmarisbay.com
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Honeymoon on the Romantic Island of Rhodes - Lindos Grand Resort & SpaMoments from Lindos Old Town, the new five-star and adults-only Lindos Grand Resort & Spa will open this summer in the peaceful and idyllic Vlycha Bay in Rhodes. Boasting an array of fine dining options, unobstructed views of the shimmering Aegean Sea with jaw-dropping infinity pools cascading from the cliff edge and luxury penthouse suites for ultimate privacy, this elegant new resort is the perfect romantic escape.
Credit: Lindos Grand Resort & SpaAs part of this luxury new opening, Lindos Grand Resort will open the beachfront Evridiki Spa by Apivita, where couples are invited to indulge with private spa treatments, a selection of unique facials and tailored massages including sea-salt exfoliation and a honey-body masks, all designed to promote inner wellbeing and rejuvenation. The spa will also be offering unique vegan-friendly treatments including rosemary and guarana body masks, as well as a raw cocoa, coconut and coffee full body treatment.
With spectacular views and elegant furnishings, the majority of the 189 rooms feature their own sun-soaked balcony and private pools, offering panoramic views of the crystal-clear waters below, mountainous terrain and ancient ruins. Contemporary and sleek in design, all accommodation offers an e-concierge at the click of a button so that couples can relax knowing that their every wish will be taken care of; from the rose petal turn down service to the 'floating breakfast' experience.
What's more, newlyweds can take advantage of the beauty of the resort's natural surroundings with beach-front yoga, horseback riding, hiking in the Greek mountains, island-hopping boat tours and an intimate wine-tasting experience in central Rhodes – the first wine producing region in Greece. Situated on the eastern coast of Rhodes close to the traditional village of Lindos, home to the ancient Acropolis with ruins dating back to 333BC away from the main tourist hub, Lindos Grand Resort & Spa is an adults-only paradise.
Romantic Getaway offer at Lindos Grand Resort & Spa:
- Complimentary Room Upgrade (subject to availability)
- Romantic decoration in Room
- Complimentary Breakfast for two served in the room on the first morning after arrival
- One Candlelight four-course dinner in an a la carte Restaurant (reservation in advance required)
- Romantic Couples Massage (25 minutes) in ThalassoSpa, once per stay
- Late Check Out on the day of the departure until 15:00 (subject to availability)
Room rates at Lindos Grand Resort & Spa start from £150 per night. Visit lindosgrand.com