Okay, so you’re headed to Europe, or at least thinking about it for the Summer. Argo Travel News came across a few deals that bear closer scrutiny for the traveler who’s plans are not completely filled out. From boutique hotels to full fledged luxury resorts, bad economic times can spell big time savings, as you’ll see in our Monday stay favorites below.
This month’s deals from Mr & Mrs Smith just came to our mailbox, so we thought we’d share some Smith member love with the readers. At the top of the list today, Brody House in Budapest, Hungary. For those thinking of heading to Eastern Europe soon, Smith’s latest deals afford as much has half off.
For travelers headed to Budapest between this month and October, taking a look at what Silversmith and Goldsmith memberships offer Brody House is a real bargain. That chic B & B offers breakfast for free on top of everything from in-room spa treatments, to even customized literariness prepared by hotel staff, Brody House even at full price is a bargain in the center of District VIII Budapest. €180 for three nights in May for two.
Then Augustus Group, another luxury distribution conduit, shows some holiday love from beautiful Croatia. Aurora is a super fine vacation paradise just twenty minutes from lovely Mali Lošinj. For under €900 the sun and fun loving vacation seeking couple can enjoy a full week’s enjoyment of Fragrances of Lošinj, an excursion into scents, wellness, and the aquamarine sea. With their latest offering guests get:
- Guided sightseeing of Mali Lošinj and visit to the Garden of Fine Scents
- Lošinj tea, a tea mixture of various types of island herbs
- 1 x aromasoul ritual scrub body peeling
- Spa towel, slippers and robe in room
- Use of swimming pool with heated sea water, sauna and relax zone
- Late check-out until 2 p.m. (subject to availability)
For €1200 you can upgrade that to a suite. For more info on the luxurious Losinj Hotels & Villas, visit their Facebook pages.
Anyone who has traveled to Europe knows there’s no place like Paris in the Springtime. Elegancia Hotels, presenters of some of the city’s fined boutique luxury stays, offer Hidden Hotel. The current booking deal there allows couples to stay in the heart of the city, within a Sensation Room, at a current savings of 29% off the going rate. Two persons for €309 per night holed up amid the Coco-Mat bedding, natural materials from about the world, and at one of master hotelier Philippe Vaurs’ design masterpieces.
To round out these Spring deals, who hasn’t dreamed of spending a few flowery days on fabulous Lake Bled. And if you are lucky enough to be headed to Slovenia, there is really only one place to think about staying. The venerable Grand Hotel Toplice is not only fantastically picturesque and elegant, but offers legendary accomodation at specials as low as €80 per night. To go along, the hotel offers upgrades and etc:
- Half board in a double room
- Free admittance to the hotel thermal pool and saunas
- Unlimited access to thermal pools at the Živa Wellness Centre at Hotel Golf
- Free upgrade to a lake view room (subject to availability)
- 15% discount for stays between Sunday and Thursday
- € 20 gift voucher for services at Wellness Studio Luisa (if staying at least 2 nights)
Do the math. A week in a Slovenian paradise for less than €600. Just looking at the list or restaurants, bars, entertainment, wellness, and other features at or near this fabulous hotel, seems worth more than €500 just to enjoy the pictures. We’ll pick this as our deal of the week any day of the week. To go ahead and speak to someone, please call +386 4 206 60 00.
Honorable mention for this Monday goes to Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s Thalassa Boutique Hotel & Spa in Cyprus. Their Gourmet Getaway includes 3 nights plus the gourmet treatment for €944. guests get to meet with their head chef for planning a private 7-course fine dining menu. Then you’ll dine alfresco by the seaside served by your own personal wait staff. For more detail, visit the link or the main hotel website here.