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Cabo Verde for Couples: Romance in the Atlantic - Our Guide

Posted on 04 June 2018 by starttravel.co.uk

Located several hundred miles off the West African coast, Cabo Verde is a beautiful volcanic island chain that attracts thousands of tourists each year. From glorious hikes on the green and vertiginous Santo Antão, to the vibrant music scene in Mindelo, to sun-worshipping on the sandy white beaches on Sal - there's something for everyone on this unique archipelago.

And for couples in particular, Cabo Verde offers a plethora of activities to enjoy together, while delivering the mainstays of a romantic tropical island escape: gas-blue seas, stunning sunsets and fantastic seafood restaurants - not to mention a wide range of comfy accommodation options.

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Travel Guide: Morocco for Couples

Posted on 29 January 2018 by starttravel.co.uk

From labyrinthine medinas to breath-taking mountains, from people watching over a mint tea to haggling over a beautiful rug in a souk - Morocco offers romance and adventure in bucket loads. No wonder then, that so many couples come here.

This North African nation's romantic allure extends to accommodation options, too. Choose from chic riads and old palaces transformed into boutique hotels. You can even sleep in a tent under the stars, a la 1001 nights. And if you're on a budget, you'll find plenty of comfortable options going for a song.

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Experiencing Jasper Conran's New “L'Hotel Marrakesh”

Posted on 24 April 2017 by John Severalls

Does Jasper Conran's new hotel, nestled deep in Marrakech's bustling heart, offer a new take on the traditional Moroccan riad? John Severalls and his wife went there to see.

There are some very fine hotels in Marrakesh, many of which are located minutes from the city's bustling Jemaa El Fna square. The riads of Morocco's capital have the ability to transport you back to a different age, while allowing you to thoroughly relax in what is one of the most chaotic – yet intriguing – settlements in the world.

So good are Marrakesh's riads that I wondered what Jasper Conran would bring to the mix.

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