A romantic weekend away can be the perfect break from the stresses of everyday life, allowing you to fully enjoy time with your partner.
Whether you’re travelling from afar or live within the country, Scotland makes a wonderful destination for romance – and its capital city, Edinburgh, has plenty to see and do, as well as some fantastic places to stay.
Enjoy an apartment
The Chester Residence offers a choice of 23 serviced apartments, spread over five floors of four townhouses. A variety of room types are available, and you’re sure to experience some luxury whether you stay in a Mews apartment or one of the Penthouses.
Special arrangements can be made for weddings, honeymoons and anniversaries, so the Chester Residence certainly has couples in mind. Even if you aren’t marrying that special someone you met on www.eharmony.co.uk just yet, it’s definitely worth asking if you can still enjoy some of the co-habitation perks!
Chic and comfortable
The Tigerlily Boutique Hotel is located on George Street, Edinburgh’s fashionable shopping and dining district, making it an attractive place to stay for visitors on short trips.
The hotel is decorated with modern furniture, fresh flowers and quirky textiles, and each of the 33 rooms is individually designed.
Tigerlily, of course, offers all the expected: wi-fi, power showers, in-room entertainment and a bar and restaurant. It also gives visitors a choice of love packages for the perfect romantic getaway.
Elegance in Edinburgh
The Nira Caledonia, a period residence once home to renowned 19th century essayist Christopher North, is another of the city’s finest hotels. They cater for romantic trips by offering romance packages including Jacuzzi Suites, red roses and champagne on arrival, and suggest you take advantage of the hotel’s tranquil location.
Rocco Forte Balmoral Hotel exudes true luxury. This five-star property is situated in the heart of Edinburgh and has become a landmark in itself, as well as being just a stone’s throw away from many of the city sights.
Search for Edinburgh singles online to find someone to enjoy a romantic meal in the hotel’s Michelin-starred number one fine dining restaurant, followed by a drink at the Balmoral Bar, before you retreat to your stylish room or suite, and enjoy a spot of pampering in the hotel spa the following day.
Tracey Chandler is a freelance, travel writer and regular contributor to a variety of online female-interest publications. At present she is busy discovering all that Latin America has to offer.