If you’re like me, then you’re always ready for a #vacay. Whether you are a romantic, an explorer, or you prefer to stay all day in your robe just disconnecting from the world, this list of hotels will help you find a place to stay that will make this getaway a memorable one.
For Romantics Who Seek Total Luxury and Deluxe Service
Beau-Rivage Palace, Lausanne, Switzerland
Mon amour, welcome to the romantic French-speaking region of Switzerland, in the pretty city of Lausanne. It’s a perfect destination for a romantic getaway. The Beau-Rivage Palace, a grand hotel, overlooks Lake Lausanne. It’s a luxurious palace, built in 1861, with the most impeccable service. As soon as you face the majestic entrance of the Beau-Rivage, you not only fall in love with it, but you also feel like you are in the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel. It is one of those dreamlike castle hotels, that offers the best of Switzerland. The decor is impressive, and the suites have balconies overlooking the lake, with seats in the form of heart shapes.
The hotel’s restaurants are always full of locals that come for lunch or dinner, a testament to the quality of the food, drinks, and service. During the evenings, you should head to the bar and try their famous craft cocktails, such as martinis (made in front of you), Charlie Chaplin-inspired drinks, and much more. The menu is extensive.
Take advantage of visiting The Olympic Museum, which is a few blocks away from the hotel. There are also many local shops and artisans in front of the lake during the weekend. Lausanne has Switzerland’s first underground railway system (metro), which makes getting around quite convenient. Although there are many great bars and restaurants within walking distance, a must try for lunch is L’Accademia, which offers sophisticated Italian food, with good portions—simply delicious.