Honeymooning in California - Hotel Los Gatos
Located on the edge of downtown Los Gatos, the Hotel Los Gatos is a beautiful gem a short walk away from the charming town’s boutique shops and California-fresh eateries. You feel like you could be staying in a French or Italian villa, but you didn’t have to cross the globe to experience the hotel’s Mediterranean hospitality! Perfect for any bride and groom looking for Mediterranean architecture in sunny California. Lucky couple Sam & Reid from Orange Photographie visited Hotel Los Gatos recently to see what it would be like to be married and stay there...
From Sam & Reid: "As soon as we arrived at Hotel Los Gatos, it felt like we were entering a private oasis where time seemed to pass a little slower and life tasted a little sweeter. European-style architecture, lush gardens, and the friendly staff immediately put us at ease and melted any worries away. The hotel’s design harkens back to another era, when traveling was done in style and going somewhere was an event. A fantastic backdrop to any fine art wedding."
We stayed in a suite that overlooked the pool and a beautifully landscaped courtyard. The suite itself was large and opulent, with an Old-Hollywood feel. Floor-to-ceiling silk drapes, a plush seating area, and a balcony were the cherries on top. One fun convenience was a tablet on the room’s desk that made it easy to order anything from room service to movie tickets for the town’s historic downtown theater, just with a touch of the screen. We definitely took advantage of it and got tickets for a late-night movie.
The first night of our stay involved a dip in the pool before cocktails in the courtyard and dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, Dio Deka. The Michelin Star-rated restaurant has a Greek-inspired menu that focuses on creating seasonal fare. We have one word to describe it: Scrumptious!
One of our favorite things about our stay was getting massages at the hotel’s private spa, Verde Touch Experience. We each had an hour-long massage and ended up the most relaxed we’d been in years! It would be a perfect treat for a bride and her bridesmaids before kicking off a wedding celebration!
"As relaxed as we were after our massages, we wanted to explore the area more, so we headed up the road to Testarossa Winery. After an incredible lunch by the winery’s private chef, we toured the grounds, visited the tasting room, and saw where the wine was made. It was such a treat!
Our entire stay at Hotel Los Gatos felt relaxing and indulgent, and we believe there couldn’t be a more perfect combination for a getaway for you and your wedding guests for a exceptional wedding weekend!"
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