Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - January/February 2023 (Issue 96)

SPAIN Ikos Resorts has announced the seventh addition to its award-winning all-inclusive portfolio with the opening of Ikos Porto Petro on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The five-star resort offers a luxury all-inclusive experience and has 319 elegantly-designed rooms and suites with terraces, private pools, and incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea. Guests will be spoilt for choice with five indoor and outdoor heated pools, including separate areas for children, as well as secluded coves to explore and a stunning natural backdrop. Visit for more info. IRELAND Crawfordsburn Country Park is situated on a beautiful stretch of Northern Ireland coastline and is part of the Columban Way heritage trail. After a tiring day hiking, The Old Inn, nestled in Crawfordsburn village, is the perfect place to rest and relax. Stay overnight and enjoy a delicious meal in the restaurant, a tantalising cocktail in the bar and a warm dip in the new Treetop Spa’s hot tub. The Old Inn is a sister property of Galgorm, which dates back to 1614. It’s labelled as one of the region’s most historic hotels, with 32 bedrooms that ooze Jacobean character and charm. Recently refurbished, its suites offer a new level of style and comfort, and some even have an outdoor hot tub on the balcony and a copper bath next to the bed. Head over to for more information. POLAND Settle into the heart of the vibrant Old Town in Poland and visit the Wyndham Wroclaw Old Town, an upscale hotel offering a modern retreat for travellers. Boasting 205 stylish guest rooms, an expansive atrium and a top-floor wellness area, with a state-of-the-art fitness room, sauna and steam bath. Situated on the Oder River, the hotel is located near key attractions such as Market Square and St. Elizabeth’s Church and is known for its Eastern European charm and rich cultural scene. Find out more at SWEDEN As part of a guided tour, couples can now venture down into a disused mine to experience a sauna in the heart of Dalarna, Sweden. The Adventure Mine in Borlänge has long been renowned for its guided tours, where visitors can go deep underground to the vast rock chambers and see the turquoise Aurora Lakes, whose waters resemble the colours of the spectacular Northern Lights. Couples can bathe in the mine’s crystal clear water and experience The Lady of the Mine Sauna Ritual which was designed as a tribute to the being who, according to legend, is keeping watch over the mine. For more information, visit HONEYMOONS 95