Valentine’s Day is the ideal occasion for the modern man or woman to express their love. But when the big day comes along, it can be hard to think of an original destination for a Valentine’s break. HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialists, reveals their list of the top 5 places to go worldwide for the big day.
Riad Verus, in Fes, Morocco, is located in the Batha neighbourhood of the Old City. It’s a very safe area and close to main monuments such as Bab Beujeloud, the Talaa Kbira and Sghira. All the rooms overlook a large courtyard complete with a fountain in the middle. The large rooftop terrace ‘Happy Times’ has great views over the Zalagh Mount, Rif Mountains and the Medina – the perfect place for sunset drinks. Standard en-suite from GBP26.45pppn.
Dreamtime Travellers Rest is located in Cairns, Australia, behind Cairns Central Shopping Centre and opposite the train station. It boasts lush tropical gardens and hammocks by the sparkling pool where guests can experience the tropical lifestyle. Deluxe doubles from GBP20.21pppn in this Cairns hotel.
In Dubrovnik, Croatia, Hostel Nina is located in the attractive part of Monster Old Town, just a few minutes’ walk to the Old Bridge. It provides clean and comfortable accommodation to travellers, and city tours and excursions in Herzegovina are organised by the hotel. Private doubles are available from GBP9.10pppn.
Krishna Palace in Jaipur, India, is an 80-year-old hotel, repainted in the original style using natural colours from plants. With plenty of open spaces, courtyards, large green gardens and tasty food served in a traditional-style rooftop restaurant, guests are sure to enjoy their stay. Superior double en-suites from GBP9pppn.
In Arequipa, Peru, La Casa de los Pinguinos is a three-storey building in a safe area within walking distance to the Plaza de Armas. All nine rooms have cable TV, wireless internet and private bathrooms. Although the hostel is situated in the city centre, guests can relax in a spacious garden with hammocks, table tennis table and seating area. Private double en-suites from GBP13pppn.
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