Yes, the Algarve is back on our honeymoon radar. Portugal's most photogenic stretch of coastline is shaking off its package-holiday image with a smattering of gleaming new hotels, like the snazzy Conrad Algarve in fashionable Quinta do Lago.
Modelled on an 18th-century Portuguese palace, this is the 21st-century version, all shiny white and glass exteriors, glamorous marble floors and walls, and muted, modern rooms full of high-tech touches.
A TV pops out at the end of the bath, there's a Conrad Concierge app for anything from room service to spa bookings and even underwater music in the pool.
Although not on the seafront, there is a choice of three pools (grab a spot by the palm-lined infinity one) and a complimentary 10-minute shuttle to the beach, where reserved loungers await.
Considering its modest 154 rooms, the hotel offers an impressive selection of dining options - from the poolside South American eatery Dado to smarter Louro for modern Portuguese.
The showstopper, however, is Gusto, headed by chef Heinz Beck, who's weighed down with four Michelin stars.
WOW FACTOR: Indulge in the eight-course tasting menu at Gusto and be treated to a modern, Mediterranean, culinary extravaganza. Hell, why not order the matching wines too?
FLIGHT TIME: 2 hours.
GO: Classic Collection Holidays www.classic-collection.co.uk offers seven nights from £984 per person, B&B. Includes flights and transfers.