The HotelSurrounded by well-groomed gardens, and perched on the banks of the River Ugie, The Waterside Hotel offers guests a myriad of activities on the northeast coast of Scotland. Making use of the hotel’s location, nature lovers may visit the city’s Botanic Gardens, or take relaxing strolls in the Westfield Park, the largest formal park in the Bridge of Don area.Guests are accommodated in spacious traditionally decorated bedrooms kitted out with TVs and hot drink-making facilities.The Ogilvies Restaurant offers hearty breakfasts prepared using locally sourced ingredients, while the Muse Bar serves up a wide variety of refreshments and light snacks.The leisure club provides a soothing place to take a dip in the 15-metre indoor heated pool or attend a Spindles class, while the lounge offers a suitable place for savouring a glass of wine next to a painted log fireplace.Groupon’s Guide To AberdeenKnown as “The silver city” or “The flower of Scotland”, Aberdeen is the third most populous city in the country, with a population estimated for over 200,000. Sitting on the coast of the North Sea, between the rivers Dee and Don, the city is a ten-time Britain In Bloom winner, an annual award given by The Royal Horticulture Society.Once in the city, travellers will have plenty of visiting opportunities, from the historic Royal Deeside, the holiday home of the Royal family since the Victorian era, to St. Machar’s Cathedral, which is believed to occupy the site of a chapel built hundreds of years before Christ. Outdoorsy types will get lots of strolling opportunities in Cruickshank Botanic Gardens, an 11-acre garden complex, boasting over 2,500 labelled plants. Though a peaceful and quiet place during the day, Aberdeen features plenty of nightclubs and bars, where holidaymakers may try out local ales and fine wines.