Written by Susan Dilworth, Editor at Large Europe for WORLD BRIDE MAGAZINE
We are introducing the Euregio from all three sides; first Belgium, The Netherlands and then our focus finally turns toward Germany. Situated in the landscape of a forested hillside in the part of the Belgium called Ardennes; Hotel Spa Balmoral is situated in a purely natural setting. It is another perfect “Honeymoon Secret” revered by World Bride Magazine to book your magical and romantic European Honeymoon.
The town of Spa, the‚“jewel of the Ardennes“ is a fairy tale setting in a forested region famous for its rolling hills and hundreds of small rivers. Hotel Spa-Balmoral allows you to leave the daily hectic life behind for a while and de-stress. Breathe the fresh air, enjoy the amazing view from the hotel and explore the surrounding nature and scenery. Offering a natural escape, the hotel lies in the valley of the world-renowned thermal bath town of Spa. The historic aspects of Spa are just as attractive as the imfamous Spa-Franco Champs F1 Racetrack, the “Weisbaden” Casino in Spa, built in 1763 and therefore the oldest in the world and the Royal Golf Club des Fagnes, which is also well known far beyond the borders of Belgium. It’s amazing how fast cars, fast money and fast flying balls rest peacefully and in close communion with nature. Are you looking for a „Honeymoon Treat“in Europe? This just might be your “wedding getaway” and an unforgettable experience.
Planning daytrips to cities like Liège and Mons, will give you an opportunity to see a culture that even enticed Emperor Charlemagne also know as Charles the Great. Liege, is your shopping paradise in a city that combines modern with rustic Architecture. However, Mons is the melting pot of chocolate pleasure. Indulge with your honey, by visiting the finest Chocolatiers that will enthusiastically show you their skills and their newest creations. It is an irresistible delight and a delicious highlight for you and your sweetheart. But beside chocolates, waffles and Pommes Frites, Belgium has Castles; to be precise, over 3000 of them. There are more castles per square mile in Belgium than anywhere else in the world. Beautiful castles to experience breathtaking scenery with many “ahh” moments, get lost in formal gardens, picnic in peaceful abbeys or just stand and witness the aura historic battlefields.
Returning back to Spa, enjoy the many thermal springs, including Pierre-Le-Grand, the Prince de Condé and Groesbeek. Indulge yourself with this escape to nature and relaxation. Turning into your hotel every evening will give your “Honey Day” the final touch.
With family warmth and individual attention, Nick Kleingeld and his family welcomes you and provides you the best service with a personal touch, meeting your desires and wishes with culinary delights and impeccable service allowing you to completely enjoy your stay – after all it is YOUR Love vacation! Hotel Spa-Balmoral knows very well that every guest has particular needs and desires. So this 4-star family run hotel gives every one of its 126 rooms special attention and dedication. WBM recommends one of the seven rooms that have direct access to the garden or the suite with the roof terrace and a breath taking view of the valley.
Director Nick Kleingeld told me “Our competent staff is always at your disposal for practical information to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Our rooms are of the highest comfort, light and inspired. The catering at Hotel Spa-Balmoral consists of good and healthy food. We offer local products that satisfy everyone’s appetite and provide the essential nutrients. Enjoy our breakfast or vitalizing lunch breaks; you will be ready for a new day.”
This is just the first of many features of unsurpassable luxury and indulgence of Honey Mooning in Europe. Did we mention that you have 5 Airports, Amsterdam, Brussels, Düsseldorf and Cologne but also Maastricht/Aachen the “Eurogio” Airport placing you 30 minute away for any of the above Honeymoon highlights of the region and making transfer to your hotel easy and comfortable.