Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding - January/February 2023 (Issue 67)

THAILAND Thailand’s luxury boutique resort, Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa, has recently acquired its official medical licence as the hotel expands its ever-growing menu of enriching health and wellness offerings. With innovative, holistic wellness at its core, Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa has welcomed a resident doctor, a nurse, and a ‘master healer’ to support guests through tailor-made health and wellness programmes. Situated on the unspoilt sands of the Andaman Sea and the pristine Natai Beach, just 25 minutes north of Phuket International Airport, the resort offers an intimate experience, operating on a suite-only basis. Guests can opt for one of the 62 cosy yet contemporary suites, or a four-bedroom beachfront villa, all whilst enjoying complete privacy on the spectacular Phang-Nga coastline. Couples will love the infinity pool, private beach, extensive spa facilities, award-winning restaurant and Ayurah Wellness Centre which offers immersive retreats and activities, including yoga and pilates. For more information, visit VIRGIN GORDA Moskito Island, off the coast of Virgin Gorda in the Caribbean, has launched a new nine-bedroom grand estate called The Village. Delivering a luxury living experience, The Village joins three ultra-lavish estates that already call Moskito Island home. Crafted into the cliffside, The Village features nine bedrooms, comfortably accommodating up to 18 guests, a hidden DJ booth that rises from the outdoor deck overlooking a two-story infinity pool, a glass-bottom hot tub extended over a cliff, a slide that wraps around the edge of the estate and an advanced lighting and sound system. Each of the guest rooms acts as its own secluded retreat with en-suite bathrooms, private living spaces and spacious terraces or patios. The crown jewel is the two-story master suite with a 360-degree wrap-around terrace that not only creates a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience but boasts spectacular views. Additional amenities of The Village include a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art gym, a sound-proof home cinema, a pizza oven and an organic kitchen garden from which freshly-harvested produce is used daily by the dedicated chefs. Visit for more information. MINNESOTA Salt Hotels, a collection of artfully-designed boutique hotels with properties in Los Angeles, Miami, Nantucket, the Hudson Valley and beyond, has revealed its latest property, The West Hotel in Minneapolis. Located steps from the Mississippi riverfront, the 123-room property encompasses a modern structure thoughtfully integrating four historic buildings. Boasting an expansive lobby housed in a former brass foundry, communal workspaces, a fireside lounge, a library, a rooftop bar with an outdoor terrace offering sweeping views of the city and six flexible event spaces that are perfect for meetings, social events and special occasions. Head over to for more information. MALDIVES Nova Maldives is the latest addition to the Pulse Hotels & Resorts Group’s portfolio. Boasting 76 stunning villas and an extensive range of thrilling water sport activities, couples will have the chance to explore the secrets of the underwater world and the beauty of the marine life surrounding Nova’s private island. Perched overwater, the Eskape Spa at Nova offers a range of holistic spa treatments using organic products that stimulate the mind, body, and soul. The three treatment rooms take guests on a journey through a world of wellness experiences that have been curated to reconnect and awaken the senses. The beach and water villas have private terraces and pools, Jacuzzis and endless Indian Ocean views. Abundant with custom-made furniture, neutral whites, warm materials and natural light, the pared-back and minimalist interiors deliver a relaxing ambience for guests. Each room also offers state-of-the-art tech, including Apple TVs with streaming services and high-speed Wi-Fi. To find out more, visit 100