Adding some soothing hydrotherapy to your getaway is a sure way to put you in the ultimate mood for relaxation. So if you like to soak in style, we’ve found the world’s most scenic hot tubs, with views ranging from the picture-perfect Aegean Sea in Greece to Australia’s bushland.*
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Australia
Enjoy the ultimate relaxation in Tasmania
For nature-lovers who prefer to admire the outdoors from the comfort of their room, head to the Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge. From your private in-room Jacuzzi, you will have the ultimate view of Tasmania’s bushland – try to spot an echidna scurrying along the forest floor, native birds perched in the treetops or take in the view of Lake St Clair which runs alongside the lodge. There are also more than 20 walking trails close by if you’d like to mix the day up with a leisurely walk. But then again, you can always follow a long Jacuzzi session with a nap on the sun loungers.
Infinito Hotel and Spa, Japan
Infinito Hotel and Spa has amazing views and sources their water from the hot springs Muro no Yo
Onsens (hot springs) are tightly entwined with Japanese culture. And if you want to experience this some of the finer hots prings in Japan, head to the Infinito Hotel and Spa, located in the south coast resort town of Shirahama. Each bath throughout the hotel is filled with pure spring water from the historical hot springs Muro no Yo. For ideal views, head to the outdoor infinity bath that overlooks the Pacific Ocean which spans as far as the eye can see. Sit back, relax and breath in the fresh, salty air while listening to the crashing waves. And in the evening, enjoy the complimentary light show provided by the ships’ flashing lights on the horizon.
Azamare Guest House, South Africa
Watch the sunset from the comfort of your private Jacuzzi
Located in Camps Bay, Azamare Guest House offers a private retreat just moments away from Cape Town’s rugged coastline. For the adventurous, spend the day horse riding on the pristine Noordhoek Beach or take a helicopter ride over Cape Peninsula. And in the evening, watch the blue sky gently turn into a vibrant orange and yellow from the comfort of your private Jacuzzi. The sunset is made that much more spectacular by the panorama of the Atlantic Ocean – and some of South Africa’s finest wines close at hand.
The Sarojin, Thailand
Soak in style at this luxury boutique in Thailand
Billed as a luxury boutique beach hideaway in Thailand, The Sarojin resort is a favourite amongst honeymooners and wedding parties (families with children over 10 years old are also welcome). Book the Jacuzzi Pool Suite, which overlooks a tropical garden, and spend your time relaxing in your luxurious space complete with a sun terrace, outdoor shower and a four poster king-size bed. Although your private suite will be hard to leave, do save some time to bask in the sun on the hotel’s secluded white, sandy beach by the Andaman Sea. To start the day in utter relaxation, wake up to an à la carte breakfast – with some sparkling wine if you’re feeling celebratory.
Astarte Suites, Greece
Take in the views of blue Aegean Sea
Positioned on top of the volcanic cliffs of Caldera in Santorini, Astarte Suites is all about views, privacy and romance. When you arrive in your room, you’ll be welcomed by the stunning views of the invitingly blue Aegean Sea and your own private Jacuzzi – perfect for a late-night soak after a culinary experience at the hotel’s restaurant. This on-site eatery is something food connoisseurs shouldn’t miss; start with the French oysters, followed by a main of lamb fricassee with sea lettuce and monk’s beard. And if you’ve still got room, treat yourself to their choco macaron with red fruits and Sichuan pepper.
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