Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding - November/December 2022 (Issue 66)

HONEYMOON News CRETE, GREECE Situated on Crete’s tranquil coast, CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa is launching a new mini-moon package for newlyweds seeking a laid-back romantic retreat to begin married life. The three-night stay includes dining on a gourmet Cretan cuisine by candlelight, an indulgent couples’ spa treatment inspired by ancient Greek wellness practices and a traditional Melokarido ritual with walnuts and honey, all while staying in a spacious room with a private pool overlooking the shimmering Mirabello Bay. Couples at CAYO can enjoy the resort at their own pace, away from the crowds of Crete thanks to the hotel’s design, which prioritises privacy and seclusion. Each room and suite feature its own serene pool, set on a spacious outdoor terrace with views over the glistening Mediterranean. Rooms are accessed by private entrances, and couples can enjoy a romantic in-room breakfast courtesy of the resort’s 24-hour room service. Visit for more information. TAMPA, FLORIDA The Tampa EDITION, a new hotel in Florida, is the city’s first five-star experience, revealing a high level of sophistication, originality and design alongside the personal, intimate, and individual experience that the EDITION brand is known for. Spread over 26 stories, there are 172 rooms and 38 private residences, a rooftop terrace with a pool, an expansive spa and wellness facility, a fitness center, and seven bars and restaurants, including a signature offering from Michelin-starred chef, John Fraser. From the outside, The Tampa EDITION is a striking addition to the Water Street Tampa neighbourhood, its combination of industrial elements, Art Deco-inspired curves and lush greenery seamlessly blends into the neighbourhood’s organic, wellness-focused ethos. Defined by a vertical tower which houses the residences, with wraparound balconies that update the traditional idea of a Florida room, and an outdoor garden in the sky, the building is anchored by the lower nine floors, which comprise of the hotel’s guest rooms and public spaces. Check out for more information. MÉRIBEL, FRANCE Exclusive to the Fish&Pips collection, Chalet Le Cygne is a new four-bedroom apartment perfectly located to access the centre of Meribel and Courchevel. The contemporary alpine apartment sleeps eight guests comfortably with plenty of spacious communal areas and boasts a sauna, private hammam, underfloor heating throughout and breathtaking panoramic mountain views. Head over to for more information. Nikolas Koenig ATHENS, GREECE The newly-opened Gatsby Athens Hotel brings a new lease of life and avant-garde design to a previously derelict building in the historical centre of Athens. Adding a renewed energy to the Greek capital, this contemporary boutique hotel balances sophisticated design and personalised, attentive service with exciting food, beverage and entertainment offerings. First opening in Autumn 2021, Gatsby Athens Hotel has become Athens’ premium gathering place. The all-day restaurant is the main social hub of the hotel, and the rooftop garden offers a casual-cool vibe, welcoming couples to dine with stunning panoramic views and a glimpse of the Acropolis. All rooms provide state-of-the-art technology, smart TVs or tablets, Alexa devices, king-sized beds, walk-in showers, in-room bathtubs, luxury linen, bathrobes and impressive artwork. Upgraded rooms come with a Juliet balcony or terrace with a private seating area, an outdoor cinema and hot tub. Discover more at 90 Travel editor Melissa Cullen reveals new openings and honeymoon essentials