Finding that Perfect Cozy Getaway in EuropeJanuary 8, 2014
When the winter comes, you have two choices: leave for a warmer climate or enjoy the colder temperatures. If you’re worn out on beaches and crave a little snow, skiing and a cozy place to stay, there are many choices throughout the European area. Here are some of the best choices for a nighttime fire and a cup of cocoa.
Hotel Tennerhof in Austria
This used to be a farm, but has been transformed into a five-star alpine retreat. It overlooks the Streif ski slope in Austria and provides beautiful rooms for your stay. Heirloom furniture, complimentary shoe shines, pastries and so much more provide a cozy environment. You can enjoy a candlelit dinner at the award-winning restaurant or some time in the Finnish sauna.
StorFjord Hotel in Norway
Overlooking the Sunmore Alps, this is a family-owned property with six acres of private land. Beautiful buildings provide a great place for your stay. The property has 23 guest rooms with four-poser beds, hand-hewn furniture, private balconies and goose-down duvets. The dining hall provides a beautiful atmosphere and they serve some of the freshest seafood in the area. You can also enjoy wild game and local produce, along with the Art Noveau architecture.
Lime Wood in England
Found about an hour and a half outside London, this is a hunting lodge turned into a 32 suite hotel. Each room provides roll top tubs, four-poster beds and a view of the New Forest Park. This property also provides the Herb House Spa, which is one of the best in the country with a mud house, meditation area, two pools and a steam room.
Borgo Stanto Pietro in Italy
This Tuscan choice provides eight amazing rooms with hand-carved beds, claw-foot tubs and fireplaces. Homemade pasta and brick oven bread are on the menu and you can enjoy the amazing spa found on property.
These are just a few of the best choices for a cozy get-a-way in Europe.