Your Yorkshire Wedding - March/April 2022 (Issue 53)

HONEYMOON News RHODES 2022 marks the 500th anniversary of the Siege of Rhodes, and premium seafront resort Amada Colossos is brilliantly placed for those looking to explore this history-rich island and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre the Medieval City of Rhodes. The resort boasts an impressive 140m swimming pool running parallel to its private Blue Flag beach, with dedicated adults-only zones it’s perfect for honeymooners! Its swim-up suites offer luxury for all the family, while the standalone villas provide privacy as well as private pools and sea views. The resort’s catering offering is phenomenal, particularly the traditional Greek mezze at the taverna, and couples can make the most of these with its flexible packages booking either B&B, half-board or all inclusive to suit their individual needs. The resort is ahead of the game on sustainable initiatives, including minimising irrigation needs by using native Mediterranean plants, reverse osmosis and nanofiltration technology which saves 50g of CO2 emissions (equivalent to 6km of driving) by consuming the three-litre daily water quota; the resort proudly flies the Blue Flag, awarded for the exceptional water quality and cleanliness of Kallithea beach. 2022 rates start from Є187 for a Double B&B room. Check out COTSWOLDS Beautiful country retreat The Feathered Nest Inn has launched a new cottage to add to its bespoke room collection, giving guests more options for a luxury break in the Cotswolds. The cottage sits within the grounds of the 15th- -century inn, located in the pretty village of Nether Westcote – it has stunning views of the Cotswolds countryside. Known as the ‘Little House’ the cosy cottage combines period charm and modern elegance and includes key original features: flagstone flooring, exposed fire mantle and wooden beams. The sitting room and modern kitchenette feature a comfy sofa and dining area. On the middle floor is a modern bathroom followed by a luxurious double bedroom on the top floor featuring a super-king size bed. The Feathered Nest Inn offers outstanding 3AA Rosette cuisine and diners can choose between a gourmet tasting menu and an à la carte menu. Owner, Adam Taylor says, “The new cottage represents the new style of The Feathered Nest, relaxed luxury in the heart of the Cotswolds. We wanted to retain as much of the period charm as possible but also ensure we combined this with a modern understanded style.” The Cottage is available for stays Thursday to Monday, it is family and dog-friendly. Rates start from £465 per night. Check out SCOTLAND If you’re looking for a honeymoon spa destination then check out The Spa at Turnberry; it’s been named as ESPA’s Worldwide Spa of the Month for December 2021, beating 300 spas spanning 55 countries. Set amongst 800 acres of beautiful Scottish countryside along the Ayrshire coastline it offers an oasis of pure relaxation. ESPA launched its newest treatment range exclusively to The Spa at Turnberry, using its products to provide guests with a holistic experience designed to relax and rejuvenate the mind and body. There’s also the innovative ishga range of products, which use locally sourced Scottish seaweed to harness natural anti-ageing properties. All treatments have been designed by the dedicated team of therapists and comprise massages, body scrubs, facials, reflexology and even a specialised massage for golfers. Guests can enjoy also enjoy the resort’s picturesque 65ft heated infinity pool, whirlpool, a sensory shower, relaxation rooms, sauna, steam room, ice fountain and pool-side bio-sauna. Check out: 78 A round up of new openings for post-vow getaways