Love is in the air when it comes to island life, and what better way to discover your own romantic getaway than checking into a European island retreat.
Europe boasts an array of islands around its coastlines and LateRooms.com has selected the best hotels that showcase their beauty. These six hotels dotted throughout European seas will give even the infamous Love Island a run for its money.
South Stack Coastal Retreats, Anglesey
Set on the somewhat undiscovered Isle of Anglesey, this coastal house stands proudly on a cliff edge surrounded by natural beauty. South Stack Coastal Retreat offers numerous cottages all of which have private grounds with spectacular sea views and boast nothing but tranquility and beauty. Just five minutes from South Stack lies the island lighthouse where you can bird watch for Puffins and enjoy the sunset overlooking the Wicklow mountains of Dublin across the sea.
From £36 per night
Gold Suites, Imerovigli, Santorini
Situated in Imerovigli, Gold Suites is set in a peaceful cove with beautiful sunsets and breathtaking views of the sea and caldera. The luxurious suites have the perfect balance of traditional and modern architecture with a splash of indulgence. The exclusive room pool and balconies with views across the bay will make you feel like you’re on your own private island and the romantic setting is guaranteed to ensure there’s love in the air.
From £328 per night
Raasay House, Raasay Island
Raasay House is the perfect place to explore the beautiful islands of Raasay and Skye. Relax in the decadent comfort of the luxurious sea view rooms or unwind on the balcony looking over the Cuillin mountains of Skye. If you’re more the outdoorsy type then take advantage of the island activities and equipment available at Raasay House, from rock climbing to abseiling, and unleash your adventurous side.
From £90 per night
This boutique hotel lies on the shores of one of the most famous islands in the world. Set on a private beach in the magnificent Bay of Ornos, Kivotos is just 5 minutes away from Mykonos town. Taking exclusivity to the extreme, this hotel boasts private balconies, sun lounge booths and romantic dinners for two literally on the sea shore. Kivotos leaves you spoilt for choice when it comes to splashing around, with a private beach and two pools, one with seawater and underwater music, this stunning, luxury resort will transport you to a paradise you couldn’t even dream of.
From £325 per night
Excelsior Parco, Capri
This authentic boutique hotel is full of charm and luxuriously rustic detail. The stunning building has stayed true to its Italian roots, providing both romance and beauty in its exquisite rooms and breathtaking terrace views. Upgrade your experience with a deluxe sea view room with a private terrace and private Jacuzzi and you’re sure to fall in love with this simply breathtaking island hotel.
From £184 per night
Bohemia Suites & Spa, Gran Canaria
Bohemia Suites & Spa, an adult’s only oasis, is surrounded by the volcanic beauty of Gran Canaria. The luxurious and secluded resort is perfect for a getaway full of indulgence and tranquillity. After a day lazing in the sun from your private balcony sunbed (or making the most of the sensory spa), pay a visit to Bohemia’s rooftop restaurant and soak in the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the rolling dunes of Maspalomas.Lime-infused cocktails are sipped next to huge panoramic windows that open widely, while diverse Mediterranean and Asian flavors are fused flawlessly on the plates of local diners. In the sultry Siam Thai Spa, Mandala-inspired treatment marquees and rooms provide a tranquil setting for original Thai massages by Thai therapists. Meanwhile, fragrant aromatherapy baths of jasmine, mint and lemon let guests revel in complete secluded luxury. Outside, waves and warm breezes provide the perfect conditions for kite surfing and other water sports.
Bohemia’s 67 rooms and suites are fully integrated living spaces, where balconies and bedrooms merge seamlessly into one. Rich mahogany floors, native olive-wood furnishings and shades of yellow, purple and terracotta harmonize with the natural environment, rooting guests firmly in the heart of this sun-scorched volcanic island. Bohemia Suites & Spa is an adults-only retreat combining sensory spa experiences with a native design concept that allows its guests the freedom to connect with the jagged volcanic landscape of the Canary Islands A cocktail with dinner is the perfect end a stress free day. This exclusive hotel guarantees a sensual experience that you’ll never forget.
From £154 per night