Located in the heart of Comporta’s idyllic village, Quinta da Comporta lies in a stunning 17-hectare estate, surrounded by undulating umbrella pines and cork trees, wild sand dunes, stunning rice fields, and over 60km of pristine, white-sand beaches.
Featuring whitewashed walls and cool-tones, the resort has 61 deluxe rooms, four pool villas and three bedrooms, all with a luxurious beach-hut feel and furnished with rustic-style furniture.
Couples will love chilling out at the Oryza Spa, which offers innovative treatments and exclusive products. Then, head to the restaurant, which serves fresh organic produce that is locally sourced and harvested in the hotel’s Bio Garden.
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Exchange your vows along a pristine beach, with the ocean as your witness, at a luxurious tropical resort in Seminyak, Bali. Known as the Island of the Gods, Bali has always been a dream wedding destination for many brides.
Alila Seminyak, located along the island’s southwest coast, offers an experience that will fulfil every bridal dream. Less than 30 minutes by car from Ngurah Rai International Airport, the resort has uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.
Couples can select from a choice of wedding packages including Just Us for an intimately romantic celebration, or Penthouse, which offers exclusive use of the Alila Penthouse for a ceremony surrounded by up to 20 close family and friends.
The Island Wedding package unfolds in the temple garden, witnessed by the ocean and up to 30 guests, while Tie The Knot In Style is ideal for a more glamorous celebration for up to 80 guests.
And for those time-outs and bonding periods, the choices are countless, from relaxing by the pool or on the beach, to indulging in massage therapy or exploring the local culture and the attractions of Seminyak town.
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Get away from the crowds with a sojourn at the Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains.
Couples will enjoy the majestic views and tranquil settings, especially with the “unplugged” atmosphere: Guests are encouraged to switch off their mobile phones in communal areas, and all bedrooms are free from televisions and computers. This means you can spend your time focusing on your significant other!
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Why settle for one amazing holiday experience when you can have more?
The Mahali Mzuri in Kenya offers Winelands And Wildlife packages where couples can combine a safari holiday with a stay at Mont Rochelle hotel and vineyard in South Africa.
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Set above sparkling azure waters, the resort offers 10 Beach Bungalows, 27 Beach Retreats, and 39 Ocean Retreats with Pool. For the ultimate indulgence, the Island Residence comes complete with a private infinity pool overlooking its very own stretch of the Indian Ocean.
Spend your days lounging by the sea, snorkelling or diving at the resort’s spectacular reef. The Faarufushi house reef boasts magnificent coral overhangs and swim throughs, allowing guests to discover the abundant marine life that lies beneath the waves.
Or simply relax at the hotel’s Nika Spa, which blends into the lush vegetation of the island. It has six treatment rooms, and a garden compound with a hydro pool surrounded by outdoor lounges and relaxation pavilions.
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Nestled in a picturesque part of Costa Rica, this luxury beachfront hotel has 15 beach-edge suites and bungalows with hammocks and garden, pool or ocean views, which means you can enjoy the soothing sound of the sea from dusk till dawn.
Beautifully positioned right on the beach, Nantipa’s restaurant serves creative Costa Rican cuisine with spectacular sunset views.
With the wildlife-rich jungle behind and the ocean in front, there is plenty to do in the area, from surf lessons and beach horseback riding, to visiting the mighty Montezuma Waterfall or taking a boat to see the talcum-powder sands of Tortuga Island.
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If you’re into old-world romance, 137 Pillars House offers an intimate, historic venue where you can say “I do”.
The elegant 137 Pillars House, an award-winning luxury boutique hotel, is filled with nostalgic charm. Located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, it has 30 spacious suites set amid beautiful tropical gardens built around a restored colonial teak homestead dating back to the 1800s.
Expect modern-day luxuries and comforts, including a personal butler service, gourmet dining, swimming pool, gym, and a selection of spa treatments, therapies and rituals.
A dedicated team will assist you with your wedding plans. Couples can choose from bespoke wedding themes filled with elegant touches – you can even book the entire hotel.
Exchange your vows in a traditional Thai ceremony complete with local dancers, a water blessing, floral garlands and a blessing by monks from the local temple. Or tie the knot the Western way and walk down a flower-strewn aisle to exchange rings under a beautiful floral canopy.
As for your guests, activities like treks, sightseeing excursions, golf, yoga and culinary journeys with cooking classes can be arranged by the hotel staff.
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With picture-perfect views and charming villages to explore, it’s no surprise that Switzerland is so popular with newlyweds.
The Lodge in Verbier offers a tailor-made Suite Occasions package that includes romantic experiences such as a private dinner for two, couple spa treatments and a “lovers’ picnic” in the Alps.
This story was originally published in Her World Brides Luxe Edition April 2019 – September 2019.