When thinking of the ideal place to pledge your lives together – why not look towards ahidden paradise of the Mediterranean known as Gocek, which is home to a most extraordinary hotel. Boasting an archipelago of beautiful islands and a luxurious, yacht dotted marina, D Resort Gocek is a stunning destination with a backdrop of dramatic forest-clad mountain ranges unique coves, picturesque islands, fascinating historical sites, superb beaches and traditional market towns - this is the perfect destination to celebrate your wedding.
The mother-daughter bond can be strengthened through exercise; a bond so powerful it affects a woman’s health, self-esteem and all her other relationships. With this in mind, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading experts in tailor-made wellness holidays worldwide, shine the spotlight on their top 5 mother-daughter fitness breaks, which make for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. From high intensity training in Herefordshire to Nordic walking in Tenerife, strengthen your body and your bond on these female-friendly fitness breaks.
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“Get me to the church on time…” may well be a well-known wedding song, but one of the principle features of most weddings is the transport to get, predominantly the bride and her party, to the wedding venue on time. If you are planning a wedding, no doubt, booking the wedding transport will be pretty high on your ‘to do’ list. Venus Bridal, specialists in diverse and beautiful bridalwear, take a look at the different modes of wedding transportation, designed to turn heads on your big day.
1. Horse and carriage
Weddings are all about garnering memories that can be remembered and cherished forever. Getting married in a venue that’s a little less ‘run of the mill’ than traditional church and registry office venues can certainly help craft a magical and memorable wedding. If you’re looking to tie the knot in a quirky location, the following nine most unusual places to get married might give you the inspiration you’re looking for.
1. Themed castle weddings
The Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa in Turkey enjoys an enviable location nestled between the spectacular Verdant mountains and Mediterranean Sea. Boasting breathtaking views of these dramatic landscapes and its own private beach, the Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa is a stunning place to stay and enjoy a romantic honeymoon.
Idling away the day on a glorious white sand beach has its place in every honeymoon, but for days when a little adventure is on the cards, there is a new way of locating it. Envago, www.envagoapp.com the first marketplace for adventure travel where you can buy (and sell) adventures around the globe, has these 5 top adventures for honeymooners with a desire to see and experience the wonders of the natural world.
1. Cruising the Erg Chebbi Dunes in Morocco
An opulent resort set in 20 acres of palms, banana trees, roses, bougainvillea and bird-song, the Es Saadi Gardens & Resort is an oasis of Moroccan splendour in the heart of Marrakech’s Golden Triangle. Couples looking for an exotic and truly magical spot in which to begin their lives together need look no further. Es Saadi’s striking setting looking out onto the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, near the bustling souks and Jemaa El Fnaa square, is the ideal location for a truly unique and glamourous destination wedding.
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Brides and grooms looking to escape the typical British weather on their big day could bag a bargain by choosing a wedding venue abroad, new research has revealed. With the rising cost of weddings in the UK and no guarantee of sunshine on the big day, it is no surprise that more brides are choosing to tie the knot overseas.
The research, carried out by The Money Shop, looked into a range of wedding packages, flights and the cost of a honeymoon at locations across the world, including Australia, Canada, Mexico and Fiji.
Pledging your eternal troth on a yacht cruising off the cerulean blue waters of the Indian Ocean or promising to love and cherish whilst barefoot on a private island beach as gentle waves lap against pristine white sands…. Hurawalhi Island Resort wants to create the wedding of your dreams. Opening on December 1, 2016, this stunning private island destination is delighted to announce the launch of their wedding packages for those looking to celebrate love in a truly magical and once in a lifetime location.
According to research carried out by wedding website Hitched, the average UK wedding costs £25,090. With 36% of couples paying out of their own pocket and a further 48% sharing the cost with their parents, it’s likely you’ll want to cut back your spending in certain areas.
Luckily, if you know what you’re doing, you can save a lot of money on your transportation for the days. So, if you would like to lower the cost of getting to the wedding venue and reception on your big day, here are our tips for making your money go as far as possible.
Ask a friend or family member
If you’re looking for luxury and glamour it doesn’t get much better than this. In an area already renowned for its beauty – Velaa Private Island in the Maldives takes the over the top, once in a lifetime getaway to an entirely new level. Ideal for honeymoons - amidst its unquestionable beauty it is also quintessentially private. Accessible only by boat, The Romantic Pool Residence is an ultra-private one-bedroom villa suspended above the lagoon with uninterrupted views of the ocean.
For the couple who is looking for luxe surroundings in which to spend their honeymoon - look no further than Kata Rocks. Recently named one of the most instagram-worthy destinations in the world - Kata Rocks in Phuket is quickly climbing the list of the world's top places to to go on honeymoon for the social media savvy. Here, bride and grooms will discover the best beaches, stunning views of the most beautiful blue seas and a level of luxury to be savoured and hash tagged.
A honeymoon is about the beginning of the rest of your lives together - and what better way to celebrate that than on the golden sands of the Mediterranean surrounded by sunshine and blue skies at this year's most extraordinary new hotel. Opening in just 11 days, next Friday will mark the most highly anticipated opening of the year when Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort throws open its doors.
Sure to become a magnet for luxury honeymooners, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort is Greece’s largest Thermae Resort with an unwavering commitment to wellness - honouring the ancient Greek conviction of the healing powers of water.
Introducing Escape Travel Money Prepaid MasterCard® currency card – a safe and convenient way to carry money abroad.
The Escape Travel Card allows you to load up on holiday money before you head abroad, can be topped up on the move, and can be used just like a debit or credit card – but without the hefty charges.
The Escape Travel Card is free to buy if loading more than £100, free to make purchases abroad and offers free ATM withdrawals over £100*. Offering competitive foreign exchange rates, Escape can be used anywhere in the world, wherever MasterCard is accepted and is a simple, secure and cost-effective way to manage your spending money while abroad.