Best places to visit in August
August is traditionally the month for vacations, when couples and families alike head for the beach or mountains to savor one of the hottest months of the year. Many cities stage festivals, concerts and other cultural events, and outdoor bars, restaurants and terraces are buzzing with activity as the wine flows and temperatures rise.
Get on board with the holiday vibe with a fun-filled vacation this August with Radisson Blu. Choose from a wide selection of hotels and resorts in the best August destinations, from sophisticated urban centers packed with attractions, shopping and nightlife, to breathtaking nature reserves, mountain resorts and beaches where you can unwind and enjoy the summer weather. Book a couples' weekend break, a family getaway or a group vacation with friends – from spa retreats to bachelor parties, we have inspiration for every type of short break or longer holiday this summer.
Beach holidays in August
August's hot weather makes it the perfect month for a beach vacation, whether you want to stick close to home on a short break, or head further afield to a more exotic destination. Radisson Blu's selection of sophisticated beach resorts and coastal hotels let you choose from a variety of enticing destinations, making it easy to get away and soak up that August sun.Head to the picturesque Noordwijk Aan Zee for laid-back fun on the shores of the North Sea, or try watersports on the Black Sea during a weekend break in Sochi. Batumi, Georgia, offers a vibrant blend of beaches, history, culture and nightlife, whereas Dubai is full of beachfront glamor for those who want to sun themselves in luxury. Wherever you want to go, Radisson Blu puts you near the best beaches to visit in August.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi
This architecturally unique Batumi hotel welcomes guests to the stunning Georgian coast. Enjoy Black Sea views from the 168 rooms and suites, and be sure to visit the Anne Semonin spa for a wide selection of massages and other beauty treatments. The fully equipped event facilities are near city transport and are ideal for both personal and business events.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
With an ideal location close to the city's most popular business and cultural destinations, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek is perfect for business and leisure travelers alike. A total of 276 opulent rooms and suites and 16 on-site restaurants comprise this iconic accommodation, which dates back to 1975. Embark on a dinner cruise aboard our floating restaurant, or employ one of our 12 conference rooms for a one-of-a-kind meeting or event.
Radisson Blu Palace Hotel, Noordwijk aan Zee
Near the beach and the country’s spectacular tulip fields, this Noordwijk aan Zee hotel is the ideal accommodation choice in this unique Dutch town. Stay connected with Free high-speed, wireless Internet in the comfortable rooms and suites, and enjoy the convenience of an on-site Fitness Club and Wellness Center. The flexible meeting facilities are ideal for a variety of different functions.
Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi
The Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi provides the perfect opportunity to experience a destination long appreciated in Russia and made famous by the recent Winter Games. Only seven kilometers from the international airport, this upscale haven offers stylish rooms, multiple restaurants and bars, the region’s largest spa, and breathtaking beach and pool facilities. Plan unforgettable meetings and events or a relaxing vacation at this stunning resort.
City breaks in August
August is a great time to discover a new city or revisit an old favorite, as many urban destinations host festivals, outdoor concerts and theater, exhibitions and other events. The hot days and mild nights are perfect for dining outdoors and people-watching, and most cities are abuzz with music and activity – an ideal atmosphere for a city break.
Radisson Blu offers hotels in a wide selection of fabulous weekend break destinations, including the best European cities to visit in August. Experience the monumental history of Athens and the stylish nightlife of Madrid, or head to Paris to bask in the sun on the banks of the Seine, or to St. Petersburg for a heady dose of classical culture. Whether you're keen on museums, shopping or architecture, our selection of August city break destinations will leave you inspired.
Radisson Royal Hotel, St. Petersburg
This restored 18th-century hotel on the Nevsky Prospect combines historical elegance with a convenient location and modern amenities. The 164 rooms and suites, decorated in rich shades of blue and yellow, include satellite televisions and heated bathroom floors. Dine at Barbazan Restaurant and then enjoy a cocktail at the Cannelle Bar. The hotel also provides a fitness center and spacious conference facilities with advanced equipment and Free high-speed, wireless Internet.
Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Athens
Comprising 152 well-appointed rooms and suites, this Athens hotel is a sophisticated home base close to the city's most popular sites. The neighboring park adds a natural element to the urban setting, creating a passionate sense of place. Supremely convenient, our on-site restaurants serve local and international fare, while an in-house fitness center provides opportunities for rest and relaxation. Guests planning business or personal events can employ one of our versatile meeting rooms.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Madrid Prado
Located in El Barrio de las Letras in the midst of the Golden Triangle, this hotel is near an abundance of museums including the renowned Museo del Prado. The hotel’s neoclassical exterior is complemented by a modern interior created by 2 of Spain’s top designers, and the 60 stylish rooms and suites all include Free high-speed, wireless Internet. With an on-site restaurant, bar, indoor pool, gym and spa, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Madrid Prado offers the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring the city's art and culture.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Paris Boulogne
This 4-star hotel provides the ultimate convenience to Paris sporting venues and a metro stop so you can access the entire city. After a day of exploring one of the world’s most famous locales, you’ll love returning to the plush rooms complete with 24-hour room service. Dine outside near the private vineyard, and maintain your workout regimen in the on-site fitness center. Ample meeting facilities are perfect for both personal and business events.
Group and family holidays in August
Make the most of the last days of summer before the children head back to school with an exciting family vacation this August. Radisson Blu has plenty of inspiration for a fun-filled family break, with resorts and hotels in plenty of locations packed with attractions, history and outdoor adventure, with activities to cater to every age and taste.
Explore the rugged Norwegian landscape around Ålesund, or discover castles, museums and fabulous dining on a short break in Cardiff. Go on a canal tour or rent a bike in Amsterdam, or base yourself in Reykjavik to experience the magnificent geysers and hot springs of Iceland. These destinations are also perfect for bachelor or bachelorette parties, or other group trips or weekend breaks with friends, so simply pick your location and get set for a true August adventure.
Radisson Blu 1919 Hotel, Reykjavik
This historic hotel stands in the center of Reykjavik, only a short distance from many of the city’s most popular attractions. The 88 rooms and suites, designed in elegant neutral colors, feature amenities like video-on-demand and Free high-speed, wireless Internet. The on-site restaurant serves fresh international dishes made with local produce. Guests can also take advantage of a well-equipped fitness center and business center and 3 modern meeting rooms.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam
Tucked in the bustling downtown, this Amsterdam hotel welcomes guests with a blend of modern conveniences and Old World hospitality. Well-appointed guest rooms offer top-quality amenities, including Free high-speed wireless Internet. Enjoy an elegant dinner at the streetside brasserie De Palmboom, or settle in for a drink at the quaint former vicar's house, now Pastorie Bar. An on-site fitness center makes it easy to keep up with your workouts, and a well-equipped business center lets you take care of office tasks.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff
Rising 21 storeys above the skyline, this hotel in Cardiff is a premier destination for stunning views and a convenient city-centre location. A total of 215 thoughtfully equipped rooms and suites offer Free high-speed, wireless Internet access. The esteemed Filini Restaurant & Bar is also on site, along with six meeting rooms and a business centre.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Ålesund
Breathtaking views greet guests at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ålesund. Sleep well in comfortable rooms, offering crisp linens and upscale amenities, including Free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Enjoy tasty meals and snacks at the on-site restaurant and bar. Maintain your workout routine at the hotel's fitness center. Planning a meeting or conference? Flexible meeting room options at our Ålesund hotel include the Brain Food concept.
Wellness holidays and spa breaks in August
If the summer heat is leaving you a bit frazzled, chill out with a pampering spa break or wellness vacation this August with Radisson Blu. Whether you're looking for indulgent spa treatments or a refreshing dip in the pool, many of our hotels and resorts provide wellness and fitness facilities to help you make the most of your time away.
Savor the fresh breezes and majestic countryside views on a weekend retreat in Sligo, or unwind on the shores of the Aegean Sea in beautiful Cesme. Enjoy laid-back Scandi style with a spa break in Helsingborg, or head to Wiesbaden for an indulgent taste of traditional spa culture. Whatever kind of break you choose, Radisson Blu has the perfect destination to invigorate your body and spirits.
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Offering both premier comfort and a beautiful, natural setting, this Sligo hotel is the optimum choice for a stay in Northwest Ireland. In addition to offering convenience to the treasures of the surrounding area, the hotel pampers guests with an on-site spa and delectable dining options. The flexible meeting facilities offer a stylish setting and plenty of equipment to host smooth-running events.
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Cesme
Whether you want to unwind at the spa or lounge on the beach, this Cesme hotel's offerings ensure a relaxing holiday. Nestled on the shore of the Aegean Sea, the resort consists of 312 rooms and suites that all feature Free high-speed wireless Internet. On-site dining, outdoor pools and a premier spa create an idyllic escape. If you're planning a wedding or a corporate event, you can use our state-of-the-art meeting facilities for an event to remember.
Radisson Blu Metropol Hotel, Helsingborg
The Radisson Blu Metropol Hotel, Helsingborg is a top hotel in Sweden with its convenient location in Söder and in the city center. Feel at home in one of 205 guest rooms and suites with Free High-speed, wireless Internet access and individual climate control. Dine at Nelly's Restaurant & Bar or relax at Nelly's Lounge Bar after a busy day. Our secure on-site parking and flexible meeting space allow for easy planning and implementation of conferences and events.
Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel, Wiesbaden
The classic style of the Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel, Wiesbaden evokes its long history, while features like high-speed, wireless Internet, marble bathrooms and the latest spa treatments provide guests with all the convenience and relaxation of the present. Stay in one of 142 elegant rooms, sample international cuisine at the on-site restaurant, and hold special events or conferences in the versatile meeting rooms while experiencing the bathhouse culture of Wiesbaden.
Romantic breaks in August
Sunny days and balmy nights lend themselves perfectly to romance, making August an ideal month for a couples' break. From culture-packed city breaks, to indulgent coastal retreats, Radisson Blu offers plenty of options to satisfy every taste.
Discover stylish cafés, tranquil parks and eclectic attractions in lively Bucharest, or stroll hand in hand against the spectacular backdrop of Moscow's beautiful architecture. Get a taste of Mediterranean glamor on a weekend break in Cannes, or soak up the dynamic atmosphere and eclectic cultural offerings in Edinburgh during its August festival season. No matter what you enjoy doing as a couple, Radisson Blu has lots of inspiration for the perfect romantic vacation.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Bucharest
This centrally-located Bucharest hotel lies near the former Royal Palace, the National Museum of Art and historic Revolution Square. 718 modern rooms designed by Uri Blumenthal and Buki Zuker offer Free high-speed, wireless Internet and individual climate control. Sample steak, seafood, Italian specialties and Mediterranean dishes at the hotel’s on-site restaurants, and have a drink in the cozy lounge or by the pool. A spa and fitness center, outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, and casino provide abundant opportunities for fun and relaxation. 12 meeting rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment accommodate conferences and special events.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
Discover the history and beauty of Edinburgh from this hotel located on the renowned Royal mile. In the heart of the capital's historic district, the hotel affords guests easy access to Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. Elegant, well-appointed rooms offer individual climate control as well as Free high-speed, wireless Internet. An on-site restaurant serves fresh Scottish fare, while the hotel's fitness centre features a swimming pool and sauna.
Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso, Cannes
Facing the picturesque Old Harbour, this Cannes hotel offers striking views along with a central location. The majority of our 134 rooms and suites overlook the sea and the Cannes harbor. The panoramic restaurant Le 360 serves delectable fare against the backdrop of the Mediterranean. Guests can rejuvenate with thalassotherapy and the healing effects of sea water at our 2,700-square meter spa.
Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow
With a scenic location near local transport, this Moscow hotel is the ideal place to call home during your stay in one of Russia’s most iconic cities. The rooms and suites offer the perfect blend of style and comfort, and the delectable dining options include an array of restaurants to suit all tastes. Other tempting features such as a wellness center and modern meeting facilities beckon guests to stay at the Radisson Blu.
August nature holidays
August's fantastic weather makes it a brilliant time for an outdoor vacation. It’s still the height of summer in many places, so nature is at its most lush and beautiful. Get outside and indulge in some active pursuits, or simply unwind and enjoy the spectacular scenery in your chosen destination on a nature break with Radisson Blu.
Choose from stylish hotels and resorts in destinations such as Bodø – with easy access to the stunning Lofoten Islands – or Bukovel, where you can marvel at the beauty of the Carpathian Mountains. Go mountain biking in Trysil, Norway, or spend a weekend in Lisbon relaxing in peaceful parks and gardens, or paying a visit to the oceanarium and zoo. Wherever you choose to go, Radisson Blu makes it easy to get close to nature this August.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Bodø
This sleek Bodø hotel welcomes guests to the gorgeous Norwegian coastline. The comfortable rooms and delicious on-site dining options ensure that travelers feel cozy and at home. Head to the rooftop bar and look out over the city and sea while you sip a creative beverage. On-site activities include exercise in the fitness center, relaxation in the sauna and games of billiards, shuffleboard and bowling. Fully equipped meeting rooms house both personal and business events.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lisbon
Only five minutes from the Lisbon airport and in the center of the trendy Campo Grande business district, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lisbon offers 221 comfortable rooms and suites for premium stays. Dine at the on-site restaurant or have drinks with colleagues at the hotel bar. Lisbon guests can also utilise the fitness center, car park facilities and the 12 fully equipped meeting rooms.
Radisson Blu Resort, Bukovel
Year-round activities abound at this hotel in Bukovel amid the breathtaking scenery of the Carpathian Mountains. Ski, snowboard or skate in the Ukraine's most popular ski resort. In the summertime, enjoy hiking, cycling, horseback riding and rafting. All 252 rooms and suites include Free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Savor delicious cuisine at the hotel's on-site restaurants and bars. Enjoy a massage or beauty treatment at the spa and wellness center. With 1,400 square meters of conference facilities, the hotel is ideal for business retreats.
Radisson Blu Mountain Resort & Residences, Trysil
Situated above sea level, the Radisson Blu Mountain Resort & Residences, Trysil offers the ideal location for alpine and cross-country skiing. After you hit the slopes, retreat to one of 369 comfortable rooms and suites, offering scenic mountain views and convenient amenities like free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Maintain your fitness routine at the gym, then head to one of 2 on-site restaurants that are sure to hit the spot. For business travelers, 8 flexible meeting facilities are available.
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