March 23, 2016
Palm-trimmed Grenada has plenty of sun-drenched romantic hotels for couples looking to book a very special break. Some offer Champagne, cupids and flowers, others blissful seclusion for an intimate getaway. Then there are the hidden hotels that are so packed with simple charm they make your heart sing. He’s our pick of the best hotels in Grenada for romantic retreats.
Hundreds of happy couples have said “I Do” on the sands of this beachfront hotel. As Grenada’s self-proclaimed “Perfect Wedding & Honeymoon Resort” The Flamboyant Hotel is a master at creating truly memorable and captivating romantic experiences in a stunning palm-scattered Caribbean setting. From catamaran cruises to specially arranged underwater proposals dubbed ‘Take The Plunge’, this in one of the Spice Isle’s slickest romantic venues where (almost) anything can be arranged. Nestled in a picturesque spot amongst lush tropical gardens, the resort also offers magnificent views of the world famous Grand Anse Beach.
Blue Horizons Garden Resort
Tucked away on a sloping hillside only 300 yards away from world renowned Grand Anse Beach, on 6.25 acres of lush tropical gardens, the family-run Blue Horizons Resort is surrounded by 27 species of beautifully-coloured tropical birds. Stroll through rustling palms filled with birdsong or walk barefoot along the beach, before soaking up some sun, and some delicious cocktails. A renowned, subtly-lit Creole restaurant serving flavoursome West Indian cuisine looks out over the Caribbean Sea, or for those seeking a more intimate setting, simply ask the Chef to prepare a picnic basket for-two and dine out on the Caribbean sands.
LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa is an exotic, unspoiled hideaway designed especially for couples and affords privacy, relaxation and pampering, as well a host of great activities and entertainment. For romantic holidays that demand something extra special, book one of the decadent Millionaire, Rondoval or Skypool Suites – the ultimate in comfort. Then enjoy the relaxation that sun-kissed days bring, lazing by one of five beautiful swimming pools. Or book a sumptuous massage in the couples suite in the Red Lane® Spa for gentle soothing using sensuous aromatic oils.
Petit Anse Hotel
Couples have long enjoyed Petite Anse‘s stunning beach and taking sunset walks across the sands. Views out to the Grenadines from this cosy, 11-room award-winning boutique hotel encompass sweet-smelling, vibrant tropical blooms. A favourite amongst lovers and honeymooning couples because of special touches like chilled Champagne and fresh flowers, the Petit Anse Hotel has two beautiful honeymoon suites. Starry-eyed romantics can also charter a boat to Sandy Island for a freshly caught BBQ fish lunch by gently rippling waves, or chill out together on their own deck or terrace within a coconut’s throw of the beach.
There are so many romantic touches available at the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa that couples are totally spoiled. Wake up in a luxurious room to enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast especially for you on a private balcony or on the beach. Then treat each other to a Couples Romance Journey spa package to enjoy a side-by-side candlelight therapy in the peaceful bliss and comfort of a treatment suite. Ready for dinner? Enjoy lobster, scallops and Champagne at Rhodes Restaurant at The Calabash – one of the island’s finest places to dine.
Grenadian by Rex Resorts
Perfectly located on two broad white sand beaches, the Grenadian by Rex Resorts affords stunning views across the hills, lakes and across Tamarind Bay to the island capital of St George’s. With dozens of eateries to suit every mood, the Grenadian by Rex Resorts can also arrange romantic tables for two for special occasions overlooking the lapping waves of gorgeous Tamarind Cove. Looking for an extra splurge? Then book the Deluxe Suite, where an expansive sundeck terrace offers stunning sea views.
This authentic Grenadian boutique B&B by the sea has oodles of charm with its four simple rooms and bright Grenadian textiles, appealingly named Hummingbird, Mango Mango, Golden Amber and Azure. For friendly, personal service that puts its guests at the heart of everything, the Rumboat Retreat ticks all the boxes. Packed with loads of Grenada character, this family-owned B&B is located in the culturally rich fishing village of Gouyave on the island’s pretty west coast. Couples will experience true Grenadian hospitality, enjoy plenty of relaxation and will also have the chance to sample plenty of rum.
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