Hidden Doorways 2023 Romantic Escapes
February 3, 2023 by Perrie Hartz
Whether you and your partner are hoping to check that far flung location off your bucket list or simply just get away together for a luxurious and blissful holiday, a romantic escape is calling you this year. Hidden Doorways has assembled some of the most romantic properties worldwide for all types of couples to enjoy. From horseback riding through the softly falling snow in Wyoming’s mountains to sitting by the fireplace at an English countryside estate, to exploring the lush landscapes of Guatemala or Cambodia’s Angkorian temples, tantalizing trips and splendid memories await you both.
Villa Bokéh | Antigua, Guatemala
Discover a secret oasis situated just outside of Antigua, a charming UNESCO World-Heritage colonial Guatemalan city. Villa Bokéh is a soulful and secluded seven-room hacienda tucked away on a lush six-acre garden. This boutique property is the perfect place to spend a romantic week with your special someone. It’s an alluring blend of sophisticated architecture, Guatemalan colonial design, and modern details complete with lush gardens and awe-inspiring volcano vistas.
Just for two: The beautiful, individually designed rooms all come with secluded private terraces perfect for spending a night sipping wine with your loved one, gazing out over the stunning Guatemalan terrain under twinkling stars.
Little Palm Island | Florida Keys, United States
If you’re looking to get away from it all and reconnect with your partner, Little Palm Island awaits. America’s only private island resort, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is an adults-only tropical paradise that is the perfect combination of privacy and luxury. Located just off the Florida Keys coastline, the island feels like a world unto its own, filled with lush, tropical foliage and exotic wildlife. Peace and relaxation are of the utmost importance here—phones and televisions are kept out of all guest rooms and public areas, making it feel like a romantic haven just for the two of you, where nothing else exists.
Just for two: The thatched-roof private bungalows offer the utmost privacy and secluded luxury, all with vaulted ceilings, private outdoor showers (and even some with outdoor copper tubs), and of course, gorgeous ocean views.
Brush Creek Ranch | Saratoga, Wyoming
Wyoming’s award-winning Brush Creek Ranch knows how to celebrate love. Cozy up close with your special someone in the peaceful privacy of Wyoming’s expansive mountain landscapes and enjoy memorable moments of wine tasting, a baking or cooking class, a couple’s massage, and romantic dinners at Cheyenne Club and Pioneer Kitchen with live music.
Just for two: Couples looking for adventure will love horseback riding through soft falling snow or enjoying some time on the slopes on Green Mountain’s private ski trails.
Heckfield Place | Hampshire, England
Couples visiting Heckfield Place can live out their English countryside fantasies in this lovingly restored, luxurious 45-room Georgian family estate set on acres of lush gardens, woodlands and meadows in peaceful North Hampshire, England. Cozy up by the fireplace with a bottle of wine from the extensive cellar, watch a romantic film in the private screening room, or enjoy relaxing massages at The Little Bothy Spa.
Just for two: Enjoy a romantic private picnic in the estate’s gorgeous gardens, by the peaceful lake, or in the secluded woodlands.
Gili Lankanfushi | North Malé Atoll, Maldives
Set in the Indian Ocean, Gili Lankanfushi is a sleek and exclusive hideaway surrounded by gin-clear waters and powdery white sand. Ideal for true water lovers, the overwater villas each have their own sun terrace, water hammocks, outdoor showers and a private butler, so your every wish will be taken care of. For a truly decadent experience, book the Private Reserve, only accessible by boat, with its own gym, cinema, bar and water slide.
Just for two: Couples will love sailing on a traditional Dhoni at sunset, with a glass of Champagne in hand, of course.
Kokomo Private Island | Fiji
Located within Fiji’s awe-inspiring Great Astrolabe Reef, this luxurious all-inclusive property boasts lush rainforests, crystalline waters, and spectacular white sand beaches, setting the scene for a truly unforgettable romantic escape or honeymoon. Along with pristine surroundings and luxurious accommodations, Kokomo Private Island Fiji also offers a myriad of exclusive amenities and experiences that couples will love, and the island is perfectly secluded but also easily accessible by seaplane or helicopter, and is just a short flight from Nadi International Airport.
Just for two: Kokomo Private Island Fiji offers incredible excursions for couples like private sunset sails, romantic candle-lit picnics on the beach, couples massages, incredible scuba diving opportunities, and much more.
Asia Concierge | Cambodia
Asia Concierge is a full-service luxury DMC and your guide to explore Asia and South East Asia in a new perspective.
Just for two: When embarking on a memorable journey together to Cambodia, take a helicopter flight to a long lost Angkorian temple in the jungle. Land after sunrise and walk through the remains of this once vast kingdom at Preah Khan Kompong Svay. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in the ruins with full service before continuing your flight to Shinta Mani Wild in the Cardamom Mountains where entry to the luxury tented camp is by zip line. Spend days exploring the natural environment or pamper yourself in luxury at the spa of your own opulent wilderness retreat.
Lesante Cape | Zakynthos, Greece
Perched along the eastern coast of Zakynthos, the southernmost of the Ionian Islands in Greece, Lesante Cape, sister property to Lesante Blu, is perfectly located amidst acres of verdant fruit trees and is offered natural privacy by the surrounding olive groves.
Just for two: Rent a boat and cruise the Ionian coast to reach the gorgeous Shipwreck Beach. With luxury villas that cater to privacy and an abundance of exclusive amenities and activities, Lesante Cape is the perfect spot for a romantic Grecian getaway or honeymoon.
Turtle Bay Resort | Oahu, Hawaii
Spanning nearly 1,300 acres of lush historic land, Turtle Bay Resort is a Hawaiian paradise situated in the North Shore of O’ahu with five miles of untouched coastline and 12 miles of breathtaking trails. A destination that both engages the spirit and brings out the adventurous explorer in everyone, the North Shore is a remarkable coast where you will find both hidden peaceful bays and some of the largest waves in the world, conveniently located less than an hour from Honolulu International Airport.
Just for two: With a luxuriously relaxing spa, farm-to-table dining, an abundance of land and sea adventures, and stunning oceanfront accommodations, Turtle Bay embodies the essence of the perfect Hawaiian escape and connects guests to islands’ rich culture and local traditions.
Silversands | Grenada
For those seeking some island time without the long-haul flight, there’s the sleek Silversands Grenada on Grenada’s famous Grande Anse Beach. Home to gorgeous contemporary suites and villas, a stunning infinity pool (the longest in the Caribbean) and a sprawling spa, it’s a carefree place to relax. And if relaxing isn’t your thing, head down to the pool on Friday night for the iconic poolside rosé party. After a delicious dinner of fresh-caught seafood at Grenadian Grill, walk along Grand Anse Beach to a local beach bar for some live music and a rum cocktail.
Just for two: Indulge in relaxing spa treatments inspired by natural ingredients foraged from Grenada’s own Spice Island.
Andronis | Santorini, Greece
The award-winning Andronis brings to life the beauty and mystique of Santorini. Where romance meets luxury, Andronis is a Greek oasis where the views of the Aegean Sea and caldera are remarkable, especially at sunset. The perfect place for romance, there is something special awaiting every couple at their atmospheric and intimate boutique hotels in Santorini: Alta Mare by Andronis,Andronis Arcadia,Andronis Boutique,Andronis Honeymoon, Andronis Luxury Suites and their wellness sanctuary, Andronis Concept.
Just for two: Venture out for a memorable half-day sail to see and explore undiscovered coves and breathtaking view of Santorini’s caldera on board of Andronis’ new yacht, the Andronis Feretti.
The Maybourne Beverly Hills | Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles’ The Maybourne Beverly Hills has one of the city’s most exclusive addresses in the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’, just steps from the famed Rodeo Drive. Enjoy some fantastic shopping with your special someone before heading back to the hotel for a truly luxurious, picture-perfect stay. From delicious cuisine at the gorgeous alfresco Terrace restaurant to sunny afternoons lounging at the rooftop pool to massages at the spectacular spa, there are countless things for you and your partner to see and do together at The Maybourne.
Just for two: Book a balcony room to enjoy some private time on your own secluded private terrace that offers views over the lush Beverly Canon gardens. Order from the splendid in-room dining menu and sip wine as you gaze out at the rolling Hollywood hills under a star-filled sky.