Your North West Wedding - February/March 2024 (Issue 84)

HONEYMOONNews: GEORGIA Lopota Lake Resort & Spa, a 148-acre family-owned resort nestled in the heart of the Kakheti region of eastern Georgia, has unveiled its latest lakeside business complex of rooms and suites. Comprising of 45 rooms and six suites, the new and energy-efficient two-story building boasts a seamless design concept intended to merge beautifully with its natural surroundings. Maximising the balance with nature, one side of the building spills out onto the lake, and the other is adjacent to Lopota’s vegetable garden and one of eight swimming pools. Championing sustainability, Lopota Lake Resort & Spa boasts solar-panelled roofing to maximise renewable energy and support the resort’s sustainability goals. Discover more at LAKE GARDA, ITALY Borgo Tre is a new eco-wellness hotel situated on a spacious mountain meadow in Lüsen, Lake Garda. Scheduled to open in Easter 2024, this elegantly renovated 18th-century farmhouse is a peaceful hideaway with six suites, each with its own private garden or terrace. The farmhouse retreat is immersed in nature and offers a heated outdoor pool made from local granite, complete with a relaxation area, a yoga terrace, outdoor cabanas, a cold tub and a Finnish sauna furnished with natural wood and stone. The property has been fully restored by local craftsmen and artisans. The timeless design and natural materials such as wood, glass, and stone create a peaceful ambience and the ultimate place for a secluded, luxurious stay surrounded by nature. Discover more at MALDIVES Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa is situated on a private 20-hectare island and is surrounded by picturesque beaches. Combining tropical scenery with modern design, there are 120 villas to choose from, 60 of which are located on the island, and the other 60 are directly on the sea. Made using eco-friendly materials such as bamboo, natural stones and leaves, the resort has a luxurious spa offering Balinese and Thai treatments in the privacy of 10 air-conditioned bungalows. There’s also an Indonesianstyle pool and a relaxation area with a Jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish baths available. The resort is currently offering a discount on honeymoon stays, which includes a couples massage, a bottle of champagne and a romantic dinner on the beach. Check out for more information. SICILY, ITALY Reale is a new eco-friendly villa in Sicily. This is one of the only properties in the Villatravellers collection with an electric car charging point, ensuring guests can get from A to B in a more eco-friendly way. With panoramic views of the Aeolian Islands from a private infinity pool, this luxuriously modern four-bedroom villa is a spacious haven with a romantic terrace and floor-to-ceiling French windows. To find out more, visit ECO-FRIENDLY RETREATS 82 Travel editor Melissa Cullen reveals new openings and honeymoon essentials