7 Boutique Coastal Getaways & Beach Hotels
Need a break from the cold and wintery weather? There’s no better way to escape the winter blues than by staying on a remote tropical island.
Throw in a few cultural experiences and thrilling activities into the mix and you have the perfect recipe for an unforgettable coastal / island getaway.
Here are 7 of our favourite boutique beachside hotels and luxury coastal escapes:
Nestled high above the neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca you’ll find the luxurious Le Chateaux Joá. Here guests stay in a secure, private estate which was once owned by famous Brazillian football player – Pele. The view from your room out onto the sapphire sea below is unmatched – where you can see the locals at play on Pepe Beach and the Olympic Stadium. If you do choose to wander down to the sand, just remember to be back in time for your own private dinner prepared by world class chefs.
You know you’re in for a good stay when the staff sing you a special welcome song and give you a complimentary massage upon arrival. You can expect this and more during your stay at Navutu Stars, the only boutique resort found on the secluded island of Yaqeta. This quiet and exclusive resort is made up of nine beachfront bungalows spread across three distinct white sandy beaches. Those looking to relax can kick back on the beachfront hammocks, or enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner under the stars on your own private terrace.
Como Cocoa Island lies hidden on the private shores of Kaafu Island in the Maldives. This unique boutique resort has everything including spa treatments, an infinity pool and two private diving reefs. The elegant, air conditioned villas also give you beautiful views of the sparkling blue ocean. The on-site Ufaa Restaurant also provides all day dining, and boasts a South Indian menu utilising only the freshest seafood and organic vegetables.
Set on the beach of Palmar, 1.7 km from Belle Mare – Salt of Parmar is everything you want in a boutique hotel and more. In each room you’re greeted with luxury modern designs combined with a taste of local culture. The on-site restaurants and bars also take pride in serving local dishes and delicacies. In terms of activities, be sure to have a go at Aqua Balance, (a popular exercise activity) and go on a bicycle excursion to nearby villages.
Surrounded by lush green landscapes and white sandy beaches, the 5 star Pearl Farm Beach Resort certainly lives up to its impressive rating. This boutique resort features two outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant and a bar which gives you a 360 degree view of the resort. While lapping up the sunshine, you might choose to relax on the private white sand beach, or take a dip in the infinity pool which gives you stunning views of the blue sea. If that isn’t relaxing enough, pamper yourself with massage and spa sessions, or have some fun with activities like beach volleyball and canoeing.
Found on the private island of Felicité, Six Senses Zil Pasyon certainly provides guests with an experience to please all of the senses. This boutique hotel boasts a spa pool, fitness area and guest units come with beautiful and practical dining areas. Outside of your room you can swim in the outdoor pool, or enjoy a cocktail at the on-site restaurant and bar. There are also an array of different activities on offer in the area including snorkelling, windsurfing and diving.
Another boutique resort found on a private island, Vomo Island Resort offers snorkeling, diving, a 9-hole golf course and more. You’re also well taken care of from the moment you arrive, with guests receiving a bottle of wine and a fruit basket on arrival. For a bit of relaxation, Vomo spa offers a range of facial, hand and foot treatments – as well as body and couples treatments. You can also keep fit with a fully equipped fitness center, as well as a tennis and kids club.
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