Booking.com presents 5 relaxing babymoon stays fit for a royal
As the world swoons over royal baby news, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, has put together five beautiful babymoon stays that are fit for a royal, but on a commoner’s budget. Whether looking for an adult-only beachside resort, romantic home away from home stay or a luxurious spa escape, there is a pre-baby holiday – near or far - for all expectant parents to enjoy.
Indulge in a little pampering with a range of mom-to-be spa treatments, curb the food cravings with a vast selection of a la carte dining and 24-hour butler services walk bare feet, hand-in-hand across powder soft sands or benefit from a peaceful adult’s only hotel, whatever kind of babymoon travelers looking for, Booking.com has the ideal babymoon escape.
A Nordic spa escape - Ystad, Sweden
Situated directly on the Baltic Sea is the impressive Ystad Saltsjöbad, an elegant hotel and home to an on-site spa and wellness centre. Guests can take advantage of the free access to the spa, which includes swimming pools and bookable treatments including aerobics, yoga, Qigong and Tai Chi classes. After a day of relaxing at the spa, indulge in food craving with a visit to the hotel’s restaurant serving international specialties, or opt for the alfresco bar and grill in summer months.
A private royal stay – St John’s, Antigua
Situated on 17-acres of tropical gardens, Blue Waters Resort and Spa in St. John’s, Antigua is one-minute walk from the beach. It features three freshwater pools, two beaches, three restaurants and four bars. Walk the same halls and beaches Prince Harry did when he stayed here in 2016 and enjoy the private balcony or patio that each room comes with. Ideal for a babymoon escape, the resort has a full service spa and a beauty salon to pamper the parents-to-be with facials, wraps and massages.
A peaceful adults-only retreat - Cas Catala, Spain
The stylish, adults-only Barceló Illetas Albatros is the perfect getaway for travelers looking to spend some quality time together. Just a short walk away from the beach with stunning views over Palma Bay and access to a natural cove, Barceló Illetas Albatros has the picture-perfect backdrop for making precious memories. The hotel is also home to a spa, outdoor pool, heated swimming pool and a range of massage treatments with sea views, perfect for soothing
Home away from home – Queenstown, New Zealand
For those looking for a home away from home, the Matakauri Lodge situated on Lake Wakatipu is the perfect escape for expecting parents. Offering luxury suites and villas, each offers the ultimate private romance with a private terrace featuring unspoiled mountain and lake views. Facilities at the lodge include a luxury day spa, outdoor heated infinity swimming pool with spa pool. For the most royal experience, stay in the four-bedroom Owner’s Cottage where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reportedly stayed with Prince George in 2014.
Relax like a royal – St Tropez, France
Stay at the Muse Saint Tropez for a hotel with elegant decadence. Guests can start their day with a delicious French breakfast, which includes decadent pastries and freshly squeezed orange juice. Take a stroll around the luscious gardens and unwind with a cocktail by the swimming pool. For the royal treatment make sure to visit the spa and indulge with one of their treatments.