We’re big fans of sitting in a hotel room or its balcony and enjoying a stunning view with a martini or glass of champagne in one hand, camera in the other! Hero and Leander have run down a selection of the world’s finest romantic clifftop hotels with views for those special moments that you’ll never forget.
Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi, Italy.
Ah the Amalfi Coast, one of the most beautiful locations in the world let along Italy. Long known for its stunning scenery and cliffside architecture, this stretch of coast has been the home of the jetset for decades and Hotel Santa Caterina is the very epitome of Italian elegance.
Read Hero & Leander’s ‘Get A Room’ review on Hotel Santa Caterina here.
Hacienda Na Xamena, Ibiza.
This stunning hotel in Ibiza offers stunning views of the natural bay and has been a feature on the island since 1971. There are 77 rooms and suites in which to stay it utmost luxury. With a world class spa in the hotel and taking advantage of those stunning scenic views, you’ll be relaxed in no time and definitely wont want to leave.
Mystique, Santorini, Greece.
39 suites and villas carved in to Caldera cliffs overlooking the turquoise Aegean sea on the magical island of Santorini. The hotel’s two pools overlook the beautiful vista. The sun decks are the perfect spot to relax with a cocktail from the Aura bar or a selection from the 150 year old secret wine cave. At Mystique you’ll be hidden away in its nestled location, whilst overlooking that far stretching horizon.
The Caves, Negril, Jamaica.
Crystal blue sea and skies are what it’s all about here in Jamaica. This may not be the highest of cliffs in our list, but that doesn’t matter – look how stunning this place is. On top of sea caves, the hotel is truly special and stands alone in competition for its type. You’ll also be just minutes away from Negril’s 7 mile white sand beach. Every room in the hotel is unique so you’ll want to keep coming back to try them all out! With 12 cave cottages looking out across that deep blue, what’s stopping you from hot footing over here!
Bulgari Resort, Bali.
Located in one of the world’s most exclusive and luxurious locations the resort boasts beautiful views across the sapphire Indian Ocean and Bali beach. At 150m above the sea, when visitng you’ll no doubt spend most of your day glancing across the stunning scenery. Take a day trip in a helicopter across the island’s volcano, followed by some relaxing holistic therapies for a truly romantic stay for you both.
Caesar Augustus, Anacapri, Capri.
Back to the Italian coast, just up the road from Amalfi is this fabulous hotel on the island of Capri. Originaly built as a home, it was also used as a retreat for artists and intellectuals. Today, walk through its doors a welcome guests and relax in the incredible surroundings and the history that are encapsulated within its walls and one on the 49 rooms or 6 suites. 5 star luxury, located 300metres above the sea with an infinity pool overlooking the vista. What’s not to covet?
Reids Hotel, Funchal, Madeira.
5 star luxury off the north coast of Africa, Reids Hotel is in a institution name of the luxury hospitality world. Tropical gardens and sea cliff pools, with ocean vista dining make this a resort for the truly special occasion.
Banyan Tree, Seychelles.
The Seychelles is as we all know, a special place on earth. It’s natural habitats and stunning blue skies create a location like none other and many once in a lifetime trip is created here. Some of the rarest flora and fauna create a painted backdrop of colours and smells that you thought only existed in your imagination. The Banyan Tree resort has captured all of this, and with hillside views, this magical resort will create romance opportunities that all your friends will be jealous of.
Jumeirah Port Sóller Hotel & Spa, Majorca, Spain.
The stunning hotel is encapsulated by the Tramantuna mountains and deep blue ocean and only a short distance away from the Soller Botanical Garden that’s a must see when you stay here. You have a choice when you stay here, between sea and mountain views so choose wisely. To be fair though you won’t be disappointed with either.
Strawberry Hill, Jamaica.
To finish off our list, we’re ending back in Jamaica at the mountain village of Strawberry Hill, set high in the island’s Blue Mountains. With each guest cottage nestling in the landscapes contours you’ll be sure to have complete privacy and you can enjoy your partners company with a rum long in to the evening as the sun glistens down on the Caribbean sea.
Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California.
Over 360m above the Pacific Ocean, nestled in Bg Sur’s cliffs is Post Ranch Inn. 39 rooms sit amongst the peaceful surroundings where they say romance and connection thrive. The beautiful Californian climate will give you an experience that will be full of relaxation, rejuvenation and romanticism. If that isn’t tempting enough, the award winning Sierra Mar restaurant will do wonders for your taste buds!