Whether it is your first baby or your fourth every mama needs a luxurious babymoon holiday before their little sleep stealer arrives! Everybody knows that babies engulf all your time and personal space so it is important to make the most of some ‘you’ time, be surrounded by adults and nothing child friendly as once that babe arrives your life forever will be ruled by kids clubs and family pools! Below are four perfect hotels to suit each season and guarantee to leave you relaxed, refreshed and ready to meet your new baby.
SUMMER – Qualia, Australia
From the moment you step off the plane onto Hamilton Island, the staff from Qualia are there to greet you at the airport, whisking you away into an air-conditioned vehicle and collecting your baggage on your behalf from the luggage carousel. When you arrive at the hotel you are blown away with the magnificent view of the water. There are no children allowed to stay at Qualia which makes it perfect for a babymoon! The service is impeccable, the rooms have everything you could want, even your own golf buggy (so no need to walk too much if you don’t want to!), and if you want your own private pool. Start your mornings with a complimentary yoga class, then enjoy the extravagant breakfast and follow it with naps, reading, treatments at the spa and pool time. You also must have the hotel arrange a complimentary beach drop off where they drop you at a private beach, which is incredibly romantic and relaxing all rolled into one! This exclusive and incredibly private Australian resort is great for a pregnant mama, as your every wish can be catered for while you make the most of relaxing before the little one arrives!
AUTUMN – Huka Lodge, New Zealand
New Zealand has some of the most gorgeous scenery in the world and at Huka Lodge they combine this with one of the best resorts in the world. The luxury lodge is a wonderful babymoon destination as you can be as adventurous as your nerve and safety will permit. Food is also a major part of your stay with 20 private dining spaces all incredibly lovely and romantic. With the guest list reading like a who’s who royalty and celebrity, from H.M Queen Elizabeth II to Bill Gates, Diana Ross to Rupert Murdoch, Huka Lodge will surely roll out the five star treatment that any mama to be deserves!
WINTER – Fogo Island Inn Hotel, Canada
This breathtaking hotel on a small island off the coast of Newfoundland is incredibly remote but equally an amazingly friendly place. Modern architecture infused with the traditional, you can spend the days watching from your bed as icebergs float past the floor-to-ceiling windows in your room. Fogo Island Inn is staffed by locals and supports the local community in an incredible capacity. Days can be spent savouring the beautiful homemade, local cuisine or exploring the island that has such a vibrant artistic community. Fogo Island Inn Hotel is perfect for a very unique babymoon experience you will never forget.
SPRING – Aman Venice, Italy
When is Italy ever a bad idea and in particular picturesque Venice with its canals and awe inspiring architecture and the Aman Venice is the place to stay to soak it all in. Occupying a 16th century palazzo on the Grand Canal, this opulent hotel comprises of qualities that would make any museum envious and is finished with modern furnishings. Days can be spent shopping and eating your way around Venice, taking in the vast cultural offerings, unwinding in the spa then finished enveloping yourself with the canal views. From the five star service to the impeccable food the Aman Venice will not disappoint. Anywhere that is suitable for the Clooneys to spend their first night as a married couple is more than capable of providing a mother-to-be with the ultimate babymoon experience.