Fine furniture, lovely grounds and gourmet food are among the highlights at one of Tuscany's best hotels. Beautiful rooms, Michelin-starred restaurant, and a romantic terrace make this a fantastic spot for foodies and romantics.
Isola Del Giglio, Tuscany
Simple but idyllic island refuge. A 50s villa set in beautiful gardens, only accessible by boat. A genuine hideaway that offers courses in painting, yoga, pottery and cooking. A cosy ambiance with communal dining.
Understated luxury in a 15th-century monastery, one of Italy's best hotels. Elegant, in superb grounds with views of Florence, fine dining and a panoramic pool.
Unique frescoed palazzo in stunning gardens with a pool. Four Seasons luxury, off centre but pampering with a spa and fine dining. A haven.
Stunning and romantic views across the Grand Canal, with grand rooms and a large, secluded garden.
16th-century palazzo, decorated with rich fabrics. Choose one of the themed rooms for the best experience, and fine lagoon views.
Savelletri di Fasano, Puglia
One of Puglia’s best hotels offering a serious spa and golf course. Rooms and fabulous suites decorated with romance - white washed walls and rich drapes, some have private gardens, jacuzzis and balconies. Fantastic selection of restaurants and stunning salt water pool. A heavenly spot.
5 star family-run hotel with a delightful down-to-earth atmosphere. Renovated 16th century farmhouse with sprawling Moorish outbuildings and flower-filled courtyards, terraces, big pool and tennis courts. Charming rooms in florals, tiled floors and fireplaces. Excellent spa and beach club too.
Conca dei Marini, The Amalfi Coast
A monastery renovated with romance and elegance. Its celestial views from its perch on a cliff top are to die for. The hotel captures the essence of la dolce vita with its location, understated but immaculate style, and its incredible spa facilities. A romantic destination.
Amalfi, The Amalfi Coast
A luxurious retreat in a stunning location. Beautiful rooms in whites and creams with splashes of colour and private balconies. Fabulous restaurants, private beach (reached by a glass lift through the cliff face), and luscious gardens with citrus groves. A romantic spot.
Gargnano, Lake Garda
Sybaritic lakeside luxury hotel in an historic house. Like staying in a private home, full of aristocratic heritage, with restored interiors and antiques, beautiful fabrics and paintings. Gourmet dining, a perfect honeymoon escape for those that can afford it. But no pool or spa.
Very romantic and grand late 19thC Liberty-style villa with historic interiors and gourmet food. Timeless, traditional rooms with antiques, lakeside views, and lovely gardens and terrace. Michelin starred dining. Intimate and refined.
Tuoro sul Trasimeno, Umbria
Former hunting lodge of the Medicis, now a relaxed family-run hotel. The perfect country escape and base from which to explore it's magnificent Tuscan surroundings. Retreat to the romantic rooms, relax by the pool, stroll around the beautiful gardens, and feast on delicious Tuscan food and wine.
Spectacular views over gardens & valleys of olive and fruit trees, stylish rooms, and traditional Umbrian cuisine epitomise La Dolce Vita at this sophisticated country hotel. A great choice for a romantic country escape in an unrivalled setting.