OCCUPYING A RUGGEDLY HANDSOME STRETCH OF RHODES’ MAJESTIC coastline, Lindos Blu attracts a well-heeled unpretentious European crowd. Strictly adults-only with two gourmet Mediterranean restaurants and a pair of glittering infinity pools, it’s one of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s most desirable addresses.
Incorporating rustic local stone with swathes of floor-to-ceiling windows, the overall design is modern but blends seamlessly with the surrounding natural landscape. he hotel is a short distance from the serene coastal village of Lindos with its Byzantine churches and winding cobbled lanes, ideal for a cool evening stroll – or for something more energetic, you can don your hiking boots and climb to the summit of the Lindos Acropolis.
INSIDER TIP: Room service runs 24-hours a day here, so you needn’t rush down to breakfast. BOOK IT: 7 nights including breakfast from Â£1,038 per person.
WELL SUITED TO BOTH HEDONISTS AND PURISTS, THIS SMART EUROPEAN SPA resort is the ultimate place to recover from the excesses of a blow-out wedding. Champagne still sloshing around your system? he hotel’s dedicated detox team will put that right. Mind still scrambled from all the wed-min? Sign up for some yoga and meditation classes. he rest of the time, you can lounge about in the most exquisite surroundings – think lakeside views, lashings of lavender and glorious Italianate architecture. With cutting-edge spa facilities and top-notch everything else, your stay can be as virtuous or as indulgent as you want it to be. INSIDER TIP: he local tipple is a â˜Hugo’, made from Prosecco, mint, elderflower cordial and a splash of soda. Super-refreshing!
BOOK IT: 5 nights including breakfast from Â£715 per person.