Romantic parent escapes in Europe

Imagine taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the parenting life, and enjoying a few days of relaxation and romance with your other half. Yes, it’s possible, and you deserve it! Surprise your Valentine with a romantic weekend away in Europe. To get you started, TRVLBEE Debby has selected her favorite Valentine’s Day hotels and hideaways, but don’t get her wrong, these romantic parent escapes in Europe are also great for a (city) trip with the kids.

1. Fazenda Nova | Algarve | Portugal

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Fazenda Nova is something that we like to call a place with a ‘soul.’ This lovely boutique country stay is set in the stunning Portuguese Algarve and houses ten beautifully decorated homes, an organic restaurant, and a salt water pool with gazebos amidst bamboo and olive trees. With typical white villages and the Algarve’s renowned beaches just around the corner, this place makes for a perfect romantic parent escape in Europe.

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The organic restaurant menu is one of Fazenda Nova’s many wonderful features. It changes daily, based on which delicious (fresh) products the chef finds at the local markets, and what is growing in Fazenda Nova’s own herb garden. Make sure to try some home-produced olive oil. After dinner, indulge in one of many delightful Portuguese wines (from the honesty bar), and admire the starry skies from the comfort of your private garden or patio.


2. Maison Bréguet | Paris | France

There is no better place to immerse yourself in romance than in the city of love. This small, yet stylish (modern) design hotel is located in the 11th arrondissement, a less touristy area of Paris that is rich with bistros, a market with local heritage food, and lovely boutique shops. We guarantee that you will find the romantic French authenticity you desire. If you do wish to partake in the hustle and bustle of Paris’ tourist hotspots, a walk along the Seine River will take you to Pont Neuf, the Notre Dame, and the Louvre Museum in no time. Another ideal romantic parent escape in Europe, if you ask us. 

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Take a dip in the small indoor pool, enjoy the delicious a la carte breakfast, and indulge in a high-tea or that perfect late-night glass of champagne in the picturesque courtyard. This hotel offers you everything you need to make you feel at home, at rest, and in love in Paris. 

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Romantic parent escape Maison Breguet is also home to renowned chef David Lanher’s new restaurant. Already successful in many other Parisian restaurants, this defender of bistro food favors the simplicity and elegance of fresh market produce and short-circuit sourcing.

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Just the little things! Replica products for in bath and a Nespresso machine are the great perks you get to enjoy in any room. Don’t forget to experience Paris by bike! Bicycles are available for rent through the concierge.


3. Das Stue | Berlin | Germany

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Das Stue is a stylish yet tranquil homebase for you and your loved one; a place where you indulge in delicious food, enjoy some shopping, and discover the many astonishing cultural highlights Berlin has to offer. If you’re looking for a perfect hotel for a romantic parent escape Europe, this is the place to be.

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This former Royal Danish embassy turned luxury hotel, is ideal for a romantic weekend: gorgeously designed rooms, tasty breakfasts, a Michelin star restaurant, a 14-meter indoor pool, a Susanne Kaufmann Spa and the zoo – literally – next to your bed. But don’t worry, the animals won’t wake you up early, so a late sleep-in is guaranteed!


4. Masseria Salinola | Puglia | Italy

This destination is, simply said, a wonderful place to relax, enjoy the beach, sleep, eat, and visit some idyllic Italian villages. The old white farm ‘Salinola’, which dates back to the 18th-century, houses 10 romantic rooms and apartments equipped with every amenity essential for a perfect stay. They are each embellished with both modern and antique furniture, creating a perfect blend of contemporary design and traditional Italian authenticity. Daniel and his team made us feel extremely welcome during our romantic parent escape in Europe.

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What your day looks like? Travel along the remarkable coastline, while soaking in the views of a rural landscape rich with luscious olive trees. Masseria Salinola is located between the Trulli valley and Sallento. Back at your home away from home, you can take a dip in the pool, enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace, or relax in one of the many lounge areas on the estate. The atmosphere is simply enchanting; at night, you are surrounded by candles, while beautiful music is played in the background. Think sun, pool, and a light breeze, cozy interiors and corners, fireplaces, herbal teas, books, and delicious local dinners – in other words, everything to make you feel at home.

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The delectable homemade breakfast and dinner served to you every day are quite memorable. All the fruit and vegetables on your plate come from the on-site organic farm. Masseria Salinola even produce their own olive oil. It’s a family-run operation, and every detail radiates careful and loving attention. A great place for a weekend with just the two of you.


5. São Lourenço Do Barrocal | Antelejo | Portugal

This picturesque farm houses 40 cozy rooms and cottages amid a breathtaking scenery of vineyards, olive groves, and holm oaks. A perfect place to escape from civilization and indulge in tranquil luxury. Spend your days taking a dip in the pool while marvelling at a Portuguese landscape, pampering yourself with a couples treatment at the opulent Susanne Kaufmann spa, discovering the idyllic surrounding villages by bike. 

Although there are countless things that are perfect about this stunning destination, we’ll name some of our favorites. You’ll love the simplistic, yet romantic design of your room and, more importantly, the remarkably tranquil vibe it emits. Tired of laying by the pool? São Lorenço assures that there are plenty of other activities for you to enjoy. Visit the traditional villages of Évora and Estremoz or go horse-riding past the Roman Dam. Spend the afternoon indulging in a romantic picnic, or opt for a vineyard tour and wine-tasting at the on-site winery.

End your day with a mouth-watering dinner in the breezy dining room, which offers a concise, yet versatile menu of dishes that are prepared with local, seasonal high-quality products, and the estate’s own wines, oils, olives, and vegetables.

This idyllic stay is located on the luscious island of Marbella. With its cozy, yet luxurious estate-style setup, it will truly become your home away from home as soon as you arrive. Despite being great for a family vacay, this is also a lovely destination for a romantic getaway. It offers all the amenities and services you need for some fun- or relaxation-filled couple time.

Enjoy the snug, but luminous interiors, soak in the sun or marvel at the breathtaking mountain views from the estate-garden, or opt for an outdoor fitness- or yoga session. Spend the afternoon in the old town of Marbella, or play a couples game of golf on one of 4 courses located just 5 minutes from Casa La Concha. If you ask us, plenty to do with the two of you.

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