ROBINSON Club – The Maldives
The Maldives is one of the world’s most luxurious destinations for its coral reef-lined crystal blue waters, snow white sands and heavenly sunset scenes. ROBINSON Club Maldives Huvadhu can offer couples the most exquisite paradise for a proposal.
For that extra special ‘wow’ factor, you can even whisk yourselves away to the private and uninhabited ‘ROBINSON Island’. Couples can get escorted by boat to the totally secluded island for the most romantic proposal – with champagne, a BBQ and live cooking with a bonfire or any other possible addition – with maximum discretion, of course!
Set in a picturesque lagoon, the club specialise in the most indulgent experiences from diving in the cerulean ocean to water-skiing and kitesurfing. For a more ‘zen’ experience, the club also offer a wonderfully intimate Body & Mind selection of courses from yoga and guided meditation to a gorgeous ‘Tropical Rejuvenation’ spa package.
Castello del Nero – Tuscany, Italy
Picture row upon row of olive groves, the romantic scent of lavender roaming through the Tuscan air, with a 12th Century castle as a backdrop among the rolling green hills, and you have the glorious Castello del Nero. With a view that overlooks the golden Chianti Valley, the 300-hectre estate combines all the essentials for the most classic romantic proposal – and a great one for wine-loving couples of course.
With free shuttle services to Florence and Siena, why not plan the ultimate Ponte Vecchio proposal or get down on one knee among the olive groves overlooking the beautiful Tuscan walled town of San Gimignano.
With an elegant and sophisticated interior by Belgian designer Alain Mertens (interior designer to Sting and Madonna), the hotel itself takes inspiration from the traditional concept of the Italian villa and oozes Italian romance and charm. With cooking classes, art and architectural tours, wine tasting and whole 740 acre estate to wander through, Castello del Nero is the perfect choice for the ultimate fairy-tale castle proposal.
Cristallo Hotel & Spa – The Dolomites, Italy
Located in the heart of the stunning UNESCO World Natural heritage Dolomites in the Northwest region of Italy lies the grand Cristallo Resort & Spa. The Dolomites is a known for its outstanding beauty, and the Cristallo Resort & Spa sits in an incredible location with views over the mountain range and valleys beyond.
For the perfect alpine proposal, it doesn’t get dreamier than proposing with a picnic at the glorious Vigna 1350 Cortina, thought to be the highest altitude vineyard in Europe. The famous ‘Enrosadira’, a natural light phenomenon whereby the evening sunlight reacts with the elements in the Dolomites rock, changing from pink to violet as the light recedes. The picture-perfect scene could certainly be the perfect way to follow-up a celebratory toast with chilled glass of locally produced wine.
The St Regis – Mauritius
If proposing in the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’ among crystalline seas and pristine white sands is more your thing, then check out the St Regis Mauritius Resort.
Located a few steps from the shoreline, The St. Regis Villa provides the ultimate private tropical paradise. For lovers of luxury who are looking for the most unforgettable and exclusive proposal spot, The St. Regis Villa is the ultimate, most indulgent home away from home. With the accommodation overlooking the ocean, the villa has 143 metres of beachfront with direct access to it, a dedicated service team of a manger, butler, housekeeping and a private kitchen chef. The villa also has an infinity pool, and three plunge pools, alongside an unlimited selection of dining options and a private bar a huge variety of premium cocktails and wines to choose from in order to mark the occasion.
Capella, Marigot Bay and Marina – St Lucia
Described as ‘The most beautiful bay in the Caribbean’, Marigot Bay is the ultimate yachters ‘safe-haven’ (a natural hurricane hole on the west coast of the island). Marigot Bay Resort & Marina by Capella is a magnificent combination of luxury and nature, with the stunning natural beauty of the landmark Piton Mountains and the turquoise ocean beyond, the resort is the picture perfect background for a momentous and romantic proposal.
For those who love the ocean, there is no better way to pop the all-important question than to rent your own luxury charter and whisk yourselves out to sea. Or for a sky high proposal, why not donne the walking boots and venture up the island’s Mt Gimie, to reach the islands most remarkable vantage point that overlooks the bay.