Your London Wedding - September/October 2022 (Issue 85)

HONEYMOON News ITALY Hotel de Len opened at the end of 2021 after a total renovation of the former Hotel Impero, located in the centre of Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. The sustainble project was designed by the Gris+Dainese studio in Venice and offers a contemporary experience. Open year-round, the property has 22 rooms, a spa on the top floor overlooking the mountains and valley, as well as a restaurant and a bar. During the warmer seasons, Cortina d’Ampezzo offers more than 850 climbing routes for hiking and trekking, as well as restaurants and mountain refuges. Cortina is also famous for its via ferratas, equipped with metal cables, walkways, suspension bridges and stairs. Additionally, there are 16 routes for mountain bike enthusiasts, numerous options for E-bikes and 700km of cycle paths for road bikes that take you through breathtaking landscapes. To find out more, visit KARPATHOS, GREECE Located in the tranquil area of Pigadia, Karpathos Villas are only a few minutes drive from the island’s capital town and port. Part of a fourvilla complex, each villa can be rented out separately with up to four guests each or as a whole to accommodate large groups of family and friends with a shared swimming pool and outdoor living areas. Each villa is a three-storey home thoughtfully designed to offer a comfortable stay featuring open-plan spaces and large floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of the Pigadia Bay. The main floor features a cosy living room overlooking the surrounding gardens and sea, and the mezzanine level includes an en suite king-size bedroom and a separate bathtub. A fully-equipped kitchen and dining area as well as an en suite double bedroom can be found on the lower level. Karpathos is a remote paradis with picturesque landscapes perfect for rock climbing, hiking, biking, scuba diving and windsurfing. Find out more at RHODES, GREECE Located on the Medieval Greek island of Rhodes and surrounded by endless views of the Aegean Coast stands The Ixian Grand & All Suites. This season, the property invites couples to enjoy all-inclusive spa and wellness experiences in collaboration with the award-winning wellness brand, Aegeo Spa. Those looking for ultimate relaxation can book a Cretan couple’s massage in a private and secluded room with warm essential oils. The retreat also offers revitalising treatments such as an 80-minute full body massage, mini facials, bronzing therapies and body masks. The Ixian Grand & All Suites is home to six stylish restaurants and bars and 348 beautiful rooms decorated in calming neutral shades, exuding sophistication and elegance. Each space has been designed with ultimate rest and relaxation in mind. Deluxe Rooms are available with spa tubs and views of the sea and gardens, while the Grand Suites are accompanied by private or shared pools with sweeping views of the Aegean Sea. To book, visit 94 Travel editor Melissa Cullen reveals new openings and honeymoon essentials