If you’ve just had a very big wedding celebration that involved a busy planning schedule and a whole lot guests, Switzerland’s Geneva is a great place to “get away from it all,” so to speak. With quiet streets that aren’t filled with crowds, calming fresh air, and more relaxing activities to choose from, Geneva is the perfect honeymoon idea for couples who don’t want to do too much or too little. Le Richemond, a prestigious 5-star hotel set on the shores of Lake Geneva, offers the same feeling. Cozy, quiet, but with the perfect amount of liveliness, here’s 7 reasons why you’ll want to consider Le Richemond for your Geneva honeymoon:
1. The location is perfect
Settled on the banks of Lake Geneva, Le Richemond is perfectly situated in Geneva’s busier district, which means it’s convenient if you’re looking to get around and also close to places like the train station. Cross the street and within a few steps, you’ll also have easy access the ferry that gets you to other prime spots around Lake Geneva. So if you want a honeymoon packed with some adventure but not too much, this hotel’s location give just the perfect amount of privacy.
2. Enjoy an award winning restaurant…downstairs
Le Jardin is a fresh French cuisine restaurant that features the best local ingredients found in Geneva. In addition to delicious mains, the restaurant also features dessert created by the restaurant’s pastry chef who was just recently awarded ‘Pastry Chef of the Year’ by Gault & Millau Guide 2019. The restaurant not only has amazing food but it’s peaceful and classic environment is somewhere you and your husband or wife will want to sit and chat for hours during your honeymoon.
3. The views from your windows are breathtaking
Not only is the location perfect at Le Richemond, the views are too! Open the windows, take a breath of fresh air, and enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped mountains of Mont Blanc, the calming greenery at Brunswick Gardens, or the peaceful waters of Lake Geneva. The setting is so relaxing, you might want to just stay in and fully enjoy the hotel during some days of your honeymoon.
4. The rooms are made for the ultimate relaxation
Whether it’s the rare wood interiors, the mosaic detailing, or the one of a kind cosmopolitan atmosphere, the rooms at Le Richemond offer the ultimate sense of relaxation. Large marble bathrooms leave you craving for your daily bubble bath and the outdoor patio is so inviting, you just want to sit there forever, staring at the beautiful city of Geneva.
5. Did we mention a state-of-the-art Sisley Spa?
Yes, the spa - a must-have for any honeymoon! Le Spa by Sisley is definitely something you’ll want to try while you’re staying at Le Richemond. Many of the sessions are based on aromacology, the science of relaxing body and mind through the use of fragrance. You can also relax in the sauna and steam rooms, or even squeeze in a quick workout at the gym.
6. For what it is, Le Richemond may be a bargain in terms of price
Compared to nearby hotels which may be packed with tourists and less relaxing, Le Richemond is a bargain in terms of pricing. Averaging $462 USD per night, this Forbes Five-Star hotel lives up to (and perhaps beyond) its past awards. When comparing Le Richemond with other hotels, with the same views, the same location, and maybe more privacy, it’s almost a no-brainer which hotel you should pick for your honeymoon.
7. Don’t know what to do next? The concierge literally knows everything!
If you like the calmness of Geneva for your honeymoon but are afraid you’ll get bored easily, this isn’t something you have to worry about at Le Richemond. The concierge service are pure experts when it comes to what to do, what to see, or what to eat next. We’ve all heard that the Swiss are known for their hospitality and state-of-the-art service - this is something you’ll get to experience with a quick visit to Le Richemond’s concierge service in the lobby.