Romantic Hideaways



Simpson Travel's top 15

With a range of holidays within the Simpson portfolio that are perfect for couples, creating a shortlist of the most romantic is quite a challenge. So, based on guest feedback and personal experience, our top 15 romantic hideaways are detailed below.

These villas are perfect for a honeymoon. After all the hard work of the build-up and the excitement of the big day, you will need somewhere secluded, intimate and very special to relax and enjoy the start of married life. See also our Honeymoon Gift List and honeymoons in Corsica, Greece and Turkey.

Our starting prices are shown below. To find those applying to your specific travel dates, visit the individual property pages or contact our travel experts on 020 8392 5858.


  • The Shepherd's House, Akyaka, Turkey
    Surrounded by an olive grove and wild forests of pine, this painstakingly restored shepherd's home overlooks the magnificent panorama of Gokova Bay and beyond. Once the childhood haunt of Çağlar, the owner, The Shepherd’s...
    • Magnificent views
    • Rural retreat in forest setting
    • Close to Akyaka
    • Complimentary wifi
    • 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4)
    • Close to Çinar Beach
    • Private swimming...
    £510pp
    based on 4 people
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  • Zeytin Evi, Bozburun Peninsula, Turkey
    It’s tempting to say that this little hideaway is all about the views, and they are indeed breath-taking. You can’t help but feel deeply privileged looking out over the endless blue of the bay, the rugged hills of the peninsula and the Greek...
    • Beautiful sea and mountain views
    • Romantic and cosy
    • Very private location
    • 2 air-conditioned bedrooms (sleeps 4)
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Sunset views
    • Area of outstanding...
    £623pp
    based on 4 people
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  • Sa Teulada, Pollença & Puerto Pollença, Mallorca
    This romantic hideaway is tucked away in the countryside with a unique free-form swimming pool and a covered terrace area, perfect for long lazy lunches, within the extensive grounds. The little town of Santa Margalida grew up around the site of...
    • Picturesque romantic hideaway
    • Delightful extensive grounds
    • Private swimming pool
    • Complimentary wifi
    • 1 air-conditioned bedroom (sleeps 2)
    • Restaurants/shops 5min drive
    • Beach...
    £672pp
    based on 2 people
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  • Arpaki Cottage, Skopelos, Greece
    This delightful country cottage, reached by a private track, is shaded by a beautiful Mediterranean oak. The upper balcony is almost a room in itself, a peaceful place to read or relax under the oak’s branches. Arpaki is an appealing...
    • Charming and peaceful cottage
    • Shaded terraces with sea and countryside views
    • Private swimming pool
    • Complimentary wifi
    • 1 air-conditioned bedroom (sleeps 3)
    • Beach 15min...
    £948pp
    based on 3 people
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  • The Scented Garden, Paxos, Greece
    Contemporary properties are few and far between on Paxos and villas for two in equally short supply – part of what makes this intimate retreat so enchantingly unique. Together with its sister villa, The Secret Garden, The Scented Garden is...
    • Couples/adults only
    • Stylish contemporary house
    • Light and spacious
    • Sea views across olive groves towards mainland
    • One bedroom (sleeps 2)
    • Delightful walled...
    £1,051pp
    based on 2 people
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  • Mon Cabanon, Porto Vecchio & Bonifacio, Corsica
    This unusual chalet-cottage has huge charm and is perfect for a couple who want to get away from it all. The cottage has a little terrace with wonderful views towards Porto Vecchio and the sea over unspoiled Corsican countryside of maquis, oak woods...
    • Beautiful romantic cottage
    • Small private swimming pool
    • Pretty garden
    • Wonderful views
    • Open plan (sleeps 2)
    • Air-conditioned
    • Beach/restaurants 20min...
    £1,059pp
    based on 2 people
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  • White Orchid Hotel, Sivota, Greece
    ‘Blissful’… ‘Wonderful’… ‘Totally relaxing’… The intimate White Orchid is an Adult Only Hotel that invites superlatives. On the edge of Sivota, this little gem boasts one of the most stunning views in our entire Greece...
    • Couples/adults only
    • Exclusive to Simpson Travel
    • A unique hotel
    • Intimate and stylish
    • 8 contemporary double suites
    • Stunning sea views
    • Large infinity swimming...
    £1,136pp
    based on 2 people
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  • Purple Apricot Hotel, Paxos, Greece
    Paxos is exquisite, a superlative spot to simply rest, relax and recharge batteries depleted by day to day life. Yet despite its obvious natural attractions and enviable selection of private villas, this island has precious few hotels. As...
    • Couples/adults only
    • Exclusive to Simpson Travel
    • Exquisite small hotel
    • Refreshingly unconventional
    • 7 spacious double suites
    • A touch of the exotic
    • Large...
    £1,192pp
    based on 2 people
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  • Bergerie Olivu, Calvi & The Balagne, Corsica
    This romantic retreat is one of six stone bergeries set in 17 acres of grounds with a shared swimming pool, which is around two minutes away on foot. The properties are set well apart from one another for privacy, and enjoy beautiful views over...
    • Romantic studio cottage
    • Delightful sea views over Calvi
    • Cosy and private
    • Open plan interior
    • 1 bedroom (sleeps 2)
    • Air-conditioned
    • Shared pool
    • Breakfast delivery...
    £1,263pp
    based on 2 people
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