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Luxury is just a short flight away...

Spring has sprung, and the desire to travel is blooming with it! With longer days and vibrant colours all around, the arrival of spring has us dreaming of our next holiday moments.
But who says luxury needs a long flights? If you're eager for your next getaway, why not avoid the long-haul hassle and discover the beauty of a short-haul luxury spring holiday? And with Elegant Resorts, you know whatever escape you embark on is elevated with ease thanks to our dedicated concierge service and expert team.
Europe and the Mediterranean boast both hidden gems and sought-after hotspots for your next luxury holiday. Offering the ideal blend of relaxation and cultural immersion, as well as their own individual charm, these are some of our top luxury hotels and resorts for spring.

Family Fun in the Aegean

Two Bedroom Residence - Grand Residence with Private Pool
Two Bedroom Residence - Grand Residence with Private Pool
More spacious than ever before after a recent refurbishment, Sani Asterias is the ideal destination for spending spring with the family. Newly redesigned residences are made to feel homely yet modern as they overlook the Aegean Sea. From private pools for the kids to splash about in, to outdoor dining areas that are ideal for family meals, they are perfect for creating memories together.

Calling All Culinary Connoisseurs

Marbella Club restaurant
Marbella Club restaurant
The renowned Marbella Club Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, a "Leading Hotels of the World' was once the private residence of Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe. Now its array of culinary delights that are served under the Mediterranean sun make it a foodie paradise. Enjoy a laid-back lunch in the convivial courtyard or a true taste of Marbella at MC Beach. Choose the timelessness of The Grill's renowned silver service or the perfect pairing of seafood and playful cocktails at The Beach Club.

Effortlessly Enriching

Scenic River Cruise Through Budapest
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours Through Budapest
Take the ease and enjoyment of a short-haul holiday one step further. With a curated selection of handpicked experiences from their Journey Designers, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours makes the unforgettable effortlessly accessible. As you cruise through Europe's charming river towns and cities, every moment is crafted for maximum enjoyment; and immersive shore excursions invite you into the heart of each destination's culture, history and character.

Savour the Valley

Breakfast View at Six Senses Douro Valley
Breakfast View
Less flight time means more chance to enjoy your destination, and when you're heading to Porto's Douro Valley, there's plenty to enjoy! Six Senses Douro Valley is a beautifully renovated 19th-century manor house overlooking Portugal's famous valleys and vineyards. It's a haven for luxury lovers, treating guests to an array of wine-related activities. Drink in the views alongside local bottles from the Wine Terrace, tour the vineyards or try a vinotherapy treatment at the spa which uses grapeseed pearls and port.

Escape to Grecian Shores

Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino Beachfront and Cabanas
Beachfront and Cabanas
Avoid the summer crowds by heading to the beach this spring. Gracing the shores of the Greek Peloponnese, Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino is an ultra-luxe, super-secluded beach escape that is perfect for living out your spring dreams. Serving a dazzling view of Navarino Bay and direct beach access, you can choose to soak up the sun or dive into experiences on the water that range from yacht cruising to scuba diving.

Include the Kids in Crete

Waterslides at Kid's Ark - Children's Club
Waterslides at Kid's Ark - Children's Club
Spring is home to the Easter holidays so it's no surprise that families are looking to get away this time of year. And short-haul destinations like the Mediterranean are a firm favourite with families due to their ease.

For a luxury holiday with the little ones, it's hard to beat Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort. From splashing around in the kids' pool or playing in the sand of the Blue Flag beach to the kids' clubs that promise fun for all ages, their days will be filled with fun. There's even a spa menu created especially for the younger guests!

Poolside Perfection in the Algarve

Swim Up Accommodation at Anantara Vilamoura
Swim Up Accommodation
If you're dreaming of a luxurious yet laid-back pool holiday, Anantara Vilamoura is home to the Algarve's first swim-up rooms. The recent reenvisioning has seen this five-star hotel grasp its new mantra: Two Escapes, One Destination. And whilst the adults-only experience is entirely chic and ideal for your social channels, the family areas are all about fun for all ages.

Whether you want to cool off or splash around, the pool is literally on your doorstep with the new Pool Access Rooms. And with these new rooms being in the family area, your direct access is through safe and secure child lock gates.

Adults-Only, All-Suite Serenity

Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites Hotel
Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites Hotel
Setting the scene for your perfectly serene Cyprus escape, Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites Hotel's lush gardens lead down to a golden stretch of sand. Perfect for a bit of downtime after a busy Easter holiday with the kids or grandkids, this is a world of personalised service, sumptuous suites and deluxe facilities, making it a peaceful paradise of ease and luxury. All with the intimacy that comes from a boutique hotel.

Bloom into Your Best Self

Outdoor Pool at Six Senses Kaplankaya
Outdoor Pool at Six Senses Kaplankaya
Spring is a season bursting with life; a season of renewal as the flowers bloom and indulgence as lent comes to an end. Why not embrace all of this with a luxury wellness retreat and treat yourself to a new you?

Combining cutting-edge science with the ultimate in relaxation, as well as the blissful setting of Turkey's calm beachfront, the spa and wellness offerings of Six Senses Kaplankaya will leave you feeling lifted. As one of the handpicked properties of our Wellness Collection, this is a retreat to help you escape the stresses of the every day and rejuvenate your body.

Discover The Myconian Mindset

Myconian Ambassador Hotel Relais & Chateaux Swimming Pool
Swimming pool
Mykonos is Greece's island of vibrant experiences, world-renowned views and a buzzing ambience. This European hotspot is a must-visit holiday destination, regarded as one of Greece's most glamorous getaways.

For jetsetters with a hunger to get out and discover, Myconian Ambassador Hotel Relais & Châteaux is sure to satisfy. See Mykonos' underwater wonders with a Scuba experience exploring shipwrecks and reefs, fly high over the Aegean on a helicopter ride, serve up some delicious dishes as you cook alongside the resort's renowned chef, charter a yacht for the day to discover beaches and archaeological remains; the adventures are endless!

An Italian Idyll to Fall For

Capri Palace Jumeirah
Capri Palace Jumeirah
It's hard not to feel a little bit more in love during spring, when the sun makes a showing and all the flowers come in to bloom. Bathed in Italian sunshine and beckoning with legendary luxury, Capri has an undeniably romantic air to it. And Capri Palace Jumeirah is the ideal base for your romantic retreat, with its elegant interiors and impeccable service.

Offering a more understated experience of the island, Capri Palace Jumeirah is set amongst natural splendour and inspiring art pieces. As well as the company of each other, you will find many more romantic moments to enjoy, in Capri Medical Spa, at the exclusive Il Riccio Beach Club or soaking up the incredible sunset views.
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Laura  Curtis

Laura Curtis

Senior Copywriter

Whether it's a short-haul weekend away or an exciting international adventure, I'm always eager for my next trip. I've been lucky to travel in abundance, and each time I come home, I bring back unforgettable stories that I love to share.