The Lone Star - Barbados
A discreet and luxurious beachfront hotel and restaurant in Barbados, the Lone Star is the place to be if you’re looking to spot celebrities, indulge in fantastic food and experience Caribbean living at its finest. The boutique establishment has an enchanting beach house and five individually designed suites – all named after cars and furnished with graceful Caribbean décor. The restaurant, one of the island’s most popular, serves international cuisine with a local twist in a charming, retro-infused décor that reminds of the garage that it used to be back in the 50’s.
The St. Regis Mauritius Resort
Set against a magical backdrop of the UNESCO-listed Le Morne Brabant Mountain, The St. Regis Mauritius Resort is one of the latest beachfront properties that opened in Mauritius. Soft white sands and turquoise waters lapping at its feet, this resort is a seductive mix of classic colonial design, distinguished service and top-of-the-line amenities. Oozing refined luxury and laid-back bliss, the hotel’s designer rooms and suites are appointed with the latest comforts and technology features, and decorated with timeless bespoke furnishings in calming neutral shades. The fabulous dining scene ranges from casual beach grills and authentic Asian cuisines to exquisite 3 Michelin star fare. Other top notch amenities include a state-of-the-art Iridium Spa, a world class Watersports Centre and a plethora of water sports facilities to name the least.
Top 10 Candlelight Dinners On The Beach
Everyone has his or her own idea of romance, but who doesn’t love a candlelight dinner on the beach? Well, whether you want to fall in love again, find some creative inspiration for your next date, or maybe you’re just curious to see what dreams are made of, the following list will definitely provoke some thoughts.
El Secreto - Belize
Idyllically located on Belize’s majestic Ambergris Caye, El Secreto is a stunning collection of 13 thatched roof villas nestled by the stunning shores of the western Caribbean Sea. With an emphasis on barefoot luxury, the resort combines tropical island flair with the comforts of modern living, providing guests with an unforgettable experience. Designed to encourage relaxation and gracious outdoor living, all accommodations are tastefully furnished in Belizean exotic woods and appointed with elegant marble bathrooms, state-of-the art technology, patios and alfresco Jacuzzis. The hotel’s spa comes with an extensive range of treatments and rituals, and the on-site restaurant offers Belizean and international dishes in a romantic waterfront setting.
Little Palm Island - Little Torch Key, FL, USA
Just off the string of islands that form Florida Keys, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a delightfully secluded retreat with its own private marina, a Balinese-style spa, 30 custom-designed, thatched-roof bungalows, and spectacular oceanfront dining venues. The resort sits on its own 5-acre paradise island, and its stylish bungalow suites - fenced by Jamaican coconut palms - come appointed with British colonial décor, romantic canopied beds, languorous Jacuzzis and decks overlooking the turquoise ocean.
Kaya Mawa - Likoma Island, Malawi
One of the most charming places to stay in Malawi, Kaya Mawa offers all the plush comforts of a five-star resort: a secluded location on the tiny Likoma Island, dreamy food, pristine sandy beaches, water activities galore, and luxury accommodation in 11 individually crafted units. Voted by Conde Nast one of the “Most Romantic Places in the World”, the cottage features two rustic-inspired family beach chalets, two pool houses decked out in stone and a couple of private villas, all of them festooned with chic, locally-sourced handmade furnishings.
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