“And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.”
— Pico Iyer
Aspiring romantics look no further! Outside of the norm, 360 has curated a decadent selection of exotic nooks that will spark desire by the nature of their setting and attention to detail. Taking time out to let loose, communicate, and nourish your relationship within the seclusion of a luxurious refuge is no doubt a grand display of adoration. During these unconventional adventures, take your affinity a step further, or reignite a long burning flame. Love is in the air, and what better way to spoil your perfect partner than by treating them with a planned escape for just the two of you.
The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
Inspired by his belief that ‘Tetiaroa is beautiful beyond [his] capacity to describe,’ Marlon Brando was inspired him to retain this piece of paradise and share it with the world. This ultimate private island is protected by intact coral reefs, offering total seclusion and opportunities for romance. The self-sustaining resort echoes the importance of its ecological vision and impresses anyone who lands on its shores. The Bird House couples’ spa suite is cocooned in a canopy and not to be missed.
Easily accessible by speedboat from Male airport, Baros is a world apart when it comes to the essence of romance. If you’re considering a memorable renewal of vows, lazing on your private dhoni or a candlelit dinner floating on the lagoon Piano Deck, the resort will deliver this and more. Their house reef always seems to attract curious turtles, and bountiful dive sites are just an hour away. At the Residence, your butler attends to all your needs at this intimate oasis.
Cap Juluca, A Belmond Hotel, Anguilla
Unlock the treasures of Anguilla at this timeless property, letting the heat rise as you surrender to the soulful Caribbean spirit in tropical warmth. Cruising into a kaleidoscopic sunset with champagne in hand, or strolling barefoot on Maundays Bay reputed as the best beach in the world, the healing energy is palpable alongside Belmond’s inimitable style. Stay in Moorish villas rising from the sands with soaking tubs, high-walled terraces, and the sound of the surf just minutes away.
Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California
Perched on the hillside of the Big Sur coastline, this architectural splendour overlooks the endless Pacific with an incredibly dreamy range of suites and private houses. Imagine waking up in the glass-walled bedroom of the Cliff House or whiling your days away on Castro’s private patio which highlights the epic views. Reconnect over farm-to-table dining at Sierra Mar after a day spent forest bathing and soaking in the heated infinity spa pool.
Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris
Stepping out onto tree-lined Avenue Montaigne, this sought-after neighbourhood is where legendary style and theatre icons have returned since 1913. The city itself oozes timeless glamour, which is mirrored in the hotel’s sumptuous fabrics and opulent interiors. Stepping out onto your wrought-iron balcony with the sight of La Tour Eiffel, your hearts will flutter in tandem during this unforgettable stay.
Canaves Oia Epitome, Santorini
Against a setting of earthy, volcanic stone interiors, whitewashed minimalism and sublime sea and sunset views from your chic cave turned villa, Epitome is the ideal hideaway for sophisticated couples who thrive on privacy. Floating high above the horizon, dining here is a gastronomic experience in itself at Omnia’s scenic floating ‘garden’ table.
Let love reign supreme as you both experience these pampered moments to last a lifetime. Falling deeply in unison, trust that your 360 Private Travel designer will highlight your stay with sweet surprises, so that everything unravels perfectly from the moment you arrive.