The mini-moon offers maximum experience for minimal time away; the perfect way to celebrate your nuptials if you’re short on time. Whether you want just a couple of days on the beach to relax, a full-on action-packed adventure or a […]
The mini-moon offers maximum experience for minimal time away; the perfect way to celebrate your nuptials if you’re short on time. Whether you want just a couple of days on the beach to relax, a full-on action-packed adventure or a cultural city break, we’re on hand to cater to your every whim, so you get the maximum experience from your mini-moon, with the possibility for a fuller fledged version at some time in the future.
A few popular Mini Moon options are:
Flight time from UK approx. 5 hours 45 mins
Perched high on the cliffs of this beautiful volcanic island, in peaceful Imerovigli, there are plenty of luxurious spa hotels to choose from for an exclusive and romantic getaway. The sparkling blue sea, hundreds of feet below the whitewashed villages is just as beautiful at night as it is during the day. Relax and take in the stunning sunsets from the caldera rim at night whilst enjoying the fantastic local cuisines. Fill your afternoons relaxing by the pool or with boat trips to the surrounding islands and sights, such as the lava islets or the ancient Thira ruins.
You could spend five nights with 5* Splendour Resort in a junior suite with private pool with breakfast included from only £1019pp.
The hotel is situated on the hillside of the village of Santorini, a short 10-minute walk from its centre. All rooms are furnished in a way which strives to blend modern amenities with the simplicity of local traditions. The hotel also offers a two-level outdoor swimming pool, private beach area, a bar and a restaurant. There is free WiFi available throughout this air-conditioned establishment.
*Based on direct flights from London Gatwick (regional connecting flight available), September departure, two adults sharing.*
Flight time from UK approx. 3 hours.
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean sea, and it’s packed with Greek temples, Roman theatres, beautiful churches and baroque palazzos. Mini-moonerss in search of adventure can climb Mount Etna or explore the area on mountain bikes, but the miles of unspoilt coastline are equally tempting – Sicily has a much longer summer than most parts of Italy, and the sea remains warm into November.
With their 5 our of 5 TripAdvisor rating stay a comfortable five nights with 5* Grand Hotel Mazzaro Sea Palace in a superior double sea view room with breakfast included from only £1115pp.
The exclusive luxury hotel lies somewhat outside of the centre of Taormina directly on the paradisiacal bay of Mazzarò. The hotel owns its own stretch of (shingle) beach. The funicular that runs guests into the town in only 15 minutes is situated just 60m from the hotel. Various shopping facilities, bars and restaurants can be found within 100 m of the hotel. This 5-storey first-class hotel comprises a total of 88 rooms. An elegant lobby awaits guests with 24-hour reception service, safes, a currency exchange counter and a lift. A piano bar, several salons, a conference room, a TV room, a public Internet terminal and a first-class à la carte restaurant with a terrace with panoramic views and Sicilian specialties also feature within the hotel. Outside, a freshwater swimming pool and a poolside snack bar and a sun terrace with parasols and sun loungers are all on offer. Additionally, the hotel offers a gym and a massage service.
*Based on direct flights from Dublin, September departure, two adults sharing.*
Flight time from UK approx. 2 hours 40 mins.
For lovers of art and history, good food and fine wines this stretch of coastline in Southern Italy is the choice of many celebrities. In between relaxing on the beautiful beaches, there is plenty to see including the Island of Capri and the towering Vesuvius. Perfect for couples who want to visit somewhere unspoilt by modern tourism and experience the true local cultures.
Stay five nights with 5* NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento Di Amalfi in a double superior room with views on a bed & breakfast meal basis from only £1819pp.
Guests will be fascinated by the structure that seems to be suspended between the blue sky and the deep blue sea with a majestic infinity pool overlooking the sea. Originally a 13th-century monastery, the hotel is situated in the middle of the Amalfi Coast, along which, to the north, can be reached Positano and to the south, Vietri sul Mare. The hotel is just 10 minutes’ walking to the city centre and local attractions. Nearly all 53 rooms face the sea and are decorated in neutral tones and elegant furnishings. The spa offers a sauna and Turkish bath, as well as a gym with modern facilities. Located next to the reception, the elegant Bar Dei Cappuccini offers a sophisticated drinks menu, snacks and cocktails and it has an outdoor terrace with sea views.
*Based on direct flight from Dublin, two adults sharing, September departure.*
Flight time from UK approx. 3 hours 40 mins.
Bursting with local charm and vibrancy, Marrakech offers a culture packed destination – ideal for a long weekend offering something unique for mini-mooners. With inexpensive travel available from the UK, desirable weather all year round, and little time difference – Marrakech is a hidden gem for mini-moons.
Stay five nights with 5* Sirayane Boutique Hotel & Spa in a junior suite with private pool with breakfast & evening meals included from only £1025pp.
Featuring an ideal position just 10 minutes from Mohammed VI Avenue, this hotel in Marrakech offers the perfect base from which to explore all this stunning region has to offer. This luxurious establishment is just a few steps from the Medina and is surrounded by Atlas Mountains and ample golf courses ideal for those learning the game or experienced golf enthusiasts. This magnificent complex offers a choice of stylish and boutique-style accommodation units featuring either a private terrace or a garden for guests’ convenience. The state-of-the-art spa area includes an oriental hammam where to forget daily stress and enjoy an unparalleled experience of relaxation, while sports lovers can watch their favourite matches in the onsite shisha sport bar.
*Based on September departure, two adults sharing, direct flights from London Gatwick. Regional connecting flight available.*
Flight time approx. 1 hour 15 mins.
Despite some thinking of it as a cliché, if you have never been to Paris, there isn’t a more romantic place to choose for your mini moon. For a very short flight you can be immersed in the Parisian lifestyle and experiencing the city of romance in no time. Home to some of the world’s most beautiful architecture, such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and the Notre Dame Cathedral there is plenty to see and do. Visit the chic side street cafes during the day and the glittering city bars at night. Placing a padlock on the famous Archbishop’s Bridge is a must for newlyweds.
Stay five nights with 5* Renaissance Paris Arc De Triomphe in a junior suite with breakfast included from only £1425pp.
Awarded by the prestigious 5 star classification, the Renaissance arc de Triomphe is located a few steps away from the arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysees avenue. The upscale hotel rooms are the most spacious and are tastefully decorated, with the latest in-room technology. Indulge in delightful dining at the Makassar Lounge Restaurant, serving contemporary French & Indonesian cuisine. Create stunning memories at the new Renaissance Paris arc de Triomphe where hints of exotic mix with the elegance of Paris.
*Based on September departure, two adults sharing, direct flights from Belfast International.*
Flight time approx. 2 hours 15 mins.
Venice’s shimmering splendour almost seems to have been designed for minimooners. Glide down the Grand Canal together in a gondola, stop into churches filled with some of the world’s most spectacular artworks, marvel at the majesty of the Doge’s Palace, or simply while away the hours sipping Aperol spritz in sunlit squares. It doesn’t really matter what you do in Venice – half the charm of this city comes from strolling the streets and soaking up the unique atmosphere of a place unlike any other.
Spend five nights with 4* CA MARIA ADELE in a Junior Suite with breakfast included. From Only £1827pp.
This hotel revels in the peace and serenity of its surroundings, set overlooking the Grand Canal, in Venice. The hotel is located just 500 metres away from the city centre and St. Mark’s Square. The hotel is located just a short walking distance away from restaurants, shops and dining options. Guests will find themselves just a short walking distance from the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute, the Peggy Guggenheim Museum and the Ponte dell’Accademia Bridge. The hotel features a beautiful combination of exotic style, a romantic ambience and professional service. This wonderful hotel features beautifully-designed guest rooms. This magnificent Venetian-palace hotel features a range of first-class facilities and services, catering for the needs of discerning travellers.
*Based on September departure, two adults sharing, direct flights from Dublin.*
Flight time approx. 2 hours, 20 mins.
Italy’s capital city is a charmer, more so for lovelorn couples. Right from its cobbled streets and landmarks to museums, theaters, and romantic restaurants, Rome is a delight for newlywed couples who come here to enjoy the first few days of their married life. Surprise your better half with a sumptuous Italian delight at any of Rome’s loveliest restaurants. If you are visiting the Pantheon on your honeymoon in Rome, take an evening stroll around the illuminated church and don’t miss the beautiful Fountain of the Pantheon, which is chiselled out of marble.
Stay five nights with 5* PARCO DEI PRINCIPI GRAND HOTEL & SPA in a Junior Suite with Terrace Vatican View and breakfast included. From Only £1625pp.
As a home-away-from-home in Rome where one can relax, in the exclusive ‘Urban Resort’ of the Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa, overlooking Villa Borghese and located in one of the most refined areas of Rome. Unique in its kind for the range of services it offers: 178 rooms and suites, 1 Royal Suite, La Pomme Bar, the Restaurant Pauline Borghese and 2000 square metre Prince Spa. Relax your mind from everyday thoughts and dip into an atmosphere of pure well-being by enjoying a journey of a thousand sensations at Prince Spa, which will help you regain and keep the mental and physical balance. All rooms conform to the highest standards of excellence and have broadband Internet, LCD satellite TVs and Italian marble bathrooms. The hotel also offers a free shuttle bus service to reach Veneto street, located only 3 minutes by car and 5 minutes on foot.
*Direct flights from Dublin, September departure, based on 2 adults sharing.*
Wherever romantic location takes your fancy we can send you there in style!
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