Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - May/June 2023 (Issue 98)

HONEYMOON News STIRLINGSHIRE, SCOTLAND The Treehouses at Leckie opened in March 2023 with four sustainable luxury hideaways for couples to choose from. Set amongst ancient woodland overlooking the magnificent Gargunnock Hills in Stirlingshire, Scotland, each is unique in character with luxurious amenities. Charming details include super king-size beds, underfloor heating, cosy woodburning stoves, double sofa beds, farm shop welcome hampers, sumptuous outdoor copper baths, decking areas with electric barbecues and outstanding views offering a year-round authentic Scottish wilderness experience. Only 45 minutes from Glasgow, the beautiful estate of Leckie boasts rolling parkland, ancient woodlands and dramatic craggs complete with crashing waterfalls. Find out more at NICE, FRANCE The luxurious restaurant, SEEN by Olivier has just opened in Nice, France, inside the new Anantara Plaza Nice Hotel. The concept, created by restaurateur Olivier da Costa, is an immersion in a vibrant atmosphere, with eclectic cuisine, cocktails and music. SEEN by Olivier has an Art Deco-inspired décor and a 360-degree view of the city and the Mediterranean Sea from the interior room and the terrace. The menu features flavours from all over the world, from Asian cuisine to contemporary Mediterranean specialities, with something to suit everyone. Check out for more information. NAMIBIA, AFRICA Okahirongo Elephant Lodge in Namibia has undergone an extensive refurbishment. The lodge is surrounded by the vast wilderness of Kaokoland, with various activities for exploration, adventure, and discovery. There are seven individual suites and a two-bedroom family suite available – perfect for a family-moon. After a day’s safari, unwind on the shaded patio and luxurious daybed on the private veranda. Giraffes can be seen wandering down the valley if you look towards the desert, where the shifting sand dunes can reach a height of 300 metres, making them some of the tallest in the world. You can also take a game drive with expert Himba guides to find elephants, lions, giraffes, and plentiful gemsbok, springbok, steenbok, kudu and exotic bird species. Head over to for more information. TOKYO, JAPAN The new Bulgari Hotel in Tokyo has opened its doors. It’s the eighth gem in the Bulgari Hotels & Resort Collection, bringing Bulgari’s contemporary style to the capital of Japan. Occupying the 40th to the 45th floor of the ultra-skyscraper in the North District, the hotel overlooks the Imperial Palace and offers stunning views of the city, including Mount Fuji on the horizon. Named after the 17th century Dutch adventurer Jan Joosten van Lodensteyn, known in Japanese as Yayōsu, the Yaesu district has recently flourished becoming one of the most attractive areas of the city. The hotel’s 98 exquisitely-furnished rooms and suites offer a modern, Italian design with touches of Japanese tradition, coupled with cutting-edge technology. There’s also an on-site restaurant run by a Michelin-star chef, a bar, a state-of-the-art gym and a spa. Discover more at 92 Travel editor Melissa Cullen reveals new openings and honeymoon essentials