People often forget the Azores when booking a holiday but in recent years the archipelago is finally getting the recognition it deserves. The incredible islands have an unbelievable amount to offer and are one of Europe’s most breathtaking natural havens. The Furnas Boutique Hotel is a luxury hotel which offers visitors a stunning experience to connect with nature and to truly relax.
Located on the São Miguel Island, in the valley of the Furnas, which is the area with the most concentrated thermal waters in Europe, the Furnas Boutique Hotel is truly a remarkable luxury experience bathed in the peace and tranquillity of nature.
The interior design is reflective of the relaxation you will experience during your stay. The beautiful combination of modern and traditional influences creates a stunning balance and helps visitors to find their zen whilst connecting to nature. The use of an earthy and down-to-earth palette of greys and browns as well as the stone elements truly integrates the Furnas Boutique Hotel into its surroundings.
The Hotel offers a wide range of experiences for each type of traveller. From the adventure and sports enthusiasts to nature lovers, there is something to do for everyone.
The Furnas Boutique Hotel also has its stunning À Terra restaurant. The natural fruits of nature and the rustic lifestyle inspire the incredible food here. With a menu boasting plates that will bring you the most delicious aromas, textures and tastes.
The Thermal Spa at this luxury boutique hotel must not be overlooked. This is the perfect place to unwind and appreciate the true tranquillity of the island. The Furnas Boutique Hotel boasts both an outdoor and indoor thermal experience pools.
Of course they also have a sauna and Turkish bath as well as a luxuriously wide range of spa treatments from exfoliations, massages, hidromassages and even reflexology. This spa leaves nothing to be desired and you will leave completely relaxed.
When booking your next holiday to Europe do not forget to take a look at what the Azores has to offer and in particular the Furnas Boutique Hotel, the perfect place to take everything in and unwind.
Our selection of romantic Morocco hotels captures the essence of this fascinating country. Morocco is at once a world away but strangely familiar. Casablanca, Marrakesh, Tangier slip off the tongue as places we’ve all heard of, yet the country still retains an aura of the exotic even to this day – that colorful one thousand and one nights feel and atmosphere.
The fact of the matter remains that Morocco is an intrinsically beautiful land, one that abounds in a heritage and culture. As soon as you set foot on its shores you will be transported to another time and place totally different from what you will leave at home, but at your disposal there lie fascinating cities and landscapes that vary from snow-laden slopes to the highest mountain ranges in Africa and pristine deserts.
The Hotel sits in the magnificent 14 hectares of the Beldi Country Club. Here you will find a charming blend of Moroccan tradition and French chic. A green oasis of charm, ancient olive trees, stylish swimming pools and restaurants with views across the rose gardens to the Atlas Mountains. The 28 suites, exquisitely and individually furnished in the Beldi style, have been built to resemble a Moroccan village, with its narrow alleyway’s, shady court yards and riads. The hotel has a swimming pool reserved for residents only (also a heated swimming pool during the winter), surrounded by olive trees and gardens. There is a garden restaurant and an indoor winter restaurant with a fireplace. There are a tennis court and a delightful small ‘home cinema’ with surround sound. This is a great place for romance!
Situated in the spectacular Atlas Mountains in Morocco, the award-winning Kasbah Tamadot was bought by Sir Richard Branson during one of his famous ballooning expeditions. Each of the 27 rooms and suites has been individually decorated to reflect the beautiful architecture of the building and features antiques from all over the world. Try to tear yourself away from your room to explore the Atlas Mountains on one of their mules and to visit nearby village Asni for the weekly Saturday market.
The Heure Bleue Palais in Essaouira is like a book with a thousand stories and impossible to describe. Visit and discover for yourself the fabulous Heure Bleue Palais – experience exceptional hospitality and special moments in the unique environment of this Relais & Châteaux hotel, the world’s most famous hotel association. It is an ultimate one-time romantic getaway. Many rooms have open moucharabieh woodwork onto the courtyard, ask for a room on the top floor. The rooftop pool overlooks the smashing sea it is perfect!
Inspired by the Arab-Moorish tradition that infuses so much of Morocco’s heritage, the architecture and décor of the deluxe hotel La Mamounia is that of the opulence of times gone by blended seamlessly with the comfort and style of modern luxury. Such a unique combination of style and tradition has attracted some of the world’s best-known historical figures and celebrities – from Winston Churchill to Princess Caroline of Monaco – all of whom have enjoyed many wonderful times here. And today, more than ever, the La Mamounia name holds a special place in the hearts of all who have visited it. Renowned as a place of glamour and haute couture, the leisure luxury hotel La Mamounia embodies the sensory splendours of exotic Marrakech with great discretion and grace, enduring as a beacon of Moroccan luxury and refinement.
Madada Mogador, dominated by the ocean, is an intimate address hidden behind the ramparts, close to the port, souks and beaches. The magic of the place is created by a subtle alliance between orientalism and zen. A different art de vivre where silence and intimacy invites you to relax. In a refined, contemporary style, Madada Mogador has been conceived in the spirit of a loft. On the 1st floor, 4 bedrooms – 2 with private balcony – articulate around the central patio, illuminated by recess lighting. On the beautiful terrace, 3 supplementary bedrooms with a magnificent ocean view.
With 28 individually styled rooms and suites, tree-filled courtyards, a 7000ft2 roof terrace and a family of resident tortoises, El Fenn is the perfect retreat from which to enjoy Africa’s most exotic city. Combining grandeur and historic architecture with hideaway nooks, terraces and gardens, the hotel is just five minutes walk from the world-famous Djemaa el Fna square and bustling maze of streets that make up the souk. Riad El Fenn is a place to kick back and enjoy the tranquility of an abundance of hidden spaces before stepping outside to soak up the atmosphere of a city that’s seduced everyone.
The scent of jasmine wafts through the air at the beautiful oasis within the historic city walls. Nest in your very own riad, complete with intricate plasterwork, carvings, and sumptuous silk embroideries. Relax on personal, colonnaded patios, swim in plunge pools, and marvel at the exotic Andalucian and Moorish elements within the compound.
Villa Maroc had set the tone to the concept of Riad, and Morocco has followed. Located in the heart of the Medina of Essaouira on the premises of a former residence of Mogador notables, Villa Maroc has kept intact the architectural heritage and the friendly hospitality of the premise. The accommodation quality is more than a good match for a big and luxury hotel. The best views and the sea freshness make their way to your room in Villa Maroc.