Honeymoon – the highlight of newlywed’s. Couples are looking forward to this special occasion where they can share a night or a week of intimate moments. Honeymoon only happens once (for most of us) which is the reason why it is usually planned to make the most out of it. So, here are 25 of the best hotspots to spend your honeymoon.
Celebrate a momentous event with the King of the Jungle and his pack. Kenya shelters African wildlife and is surrounded by vast plains and great safaris. For a unique and pulsating honeymoon experience, Kenya is your destination.
Place to stay: House of Waine – Friendly staff and incredible hotel amenities should complete your Kenya experience.
Wonderful natural sceneries and great weather, plus Hollywood!
Place to stay: Loews Hollywood Hotel – Be close to all the tourist attractions.
Appreciate scenic beaches and embark on adrenaline-kicking rides at Universal Studios. You can also sit back, relax and enjoy the tropical atmosphere at Key. But for an all-night party escapade, South Beach is where it’s at.
Place to stay: Angler’s Miami South Beach Resort – Serenity at its finest.
22. Ko Samui, Thailand
Kayaking, snorkelling and diving – just part of the grander adventure you can experience at Thailand’s most popular honeymoon destination. Ko Samui is a large island in the Gulf of Siam that offers astounding beaches you can explore.
Place to stay: Sunset Beach Resort and Spa in Taling Ngam Beach – For a night of romance and guilty pleasures.
21. Cook Islands
Lying between New Zealand and Hawaii in the South Pacific is a virgin paradise. The calmness and pristine reserves of Cook Islands will satiate your senses.
Place to stay: Sea Change Villas – Private villas with amenities that will suit your every craving.
20. New Zealand
Known for its well-preserved natural landscapes and is a paradise for a myriad of romantic getaways.
Place to stay: Millbrook Resort – Overlooks a golf course surrounded by stunning hills.
From snorkelling in clear blue waters to simply walking hand-in-hand with your loved one – Aruba is your relaxing destination.
Place to stay: Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Aruba – A place for adults only, perfect for capturing those intimate moments.
18. Byron Bay, Australia
There are many places to discover in Australia. You can visit Barossa Valley for their beautiful wineries and fine food or go to Melbourne for incredible restaurants, top notch shopping, and lots of entertainment in a vibrant city. For a relaxing and soothing experience, Byron Bay is your place-to-be. Newlyweds can bathe in their pristine beaches or pack for an outdoor travel to their wild rain forests located nearby.
Place to stay: La Vista Byron Bay Resort – Features separate villas with views of their stunning ocean and surrounding hills.
17. US Virgin Islands
This chain of over 50 islands hosts boundless pristine bays, coves, and beaches that offer honeymooners a natural and peaceful honeymoon experience. Go and shop for local arts such as silk-screened fabrics, perfumes, candles and more.
Place to stay: The Buccaneer Resort – A luxurious gateway right next to Mermaid beach.
16. Costa Rica
Costa Rica is the mother of exclusive boutiques, hotels, world-class resorts, hot springs, beaches, and striking natural beauty. Honeymooners can hike through dense and beautiful tropical rainforests, which shelters some of the most exotic creatures in the world. For a daring adventure, take a trip down the white waters of Rio Toro, or take a canopy ride high above the trees in Manuel Antonio National Park.
Place to stay: Manuel Antonio National Park in the stunning Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort.
15. Turks & Caicos
Turks and Caicos is a destination for couples who want to spend more time underwater, with world-class scuba diving facilities and services. It’s famous for having one of the longest coral reefs preserve in the world, aside from the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
Place to stay: Seven Stars Resort – For remarkable views of the ocean.
14. Tunisia, Africa
Bask amidst golden dunes and embrace the starry night sky like you’ve never seen it before.
Place to stay: Yadis Ksar Ghilane – A desert encampment lined with palms and luxury tents.
Prepare your diary for a long memoir in Bali. Aside from the ever-popular white sand beaches and you can explore exotic lands outlined by volcanic mountains, lush green and untainted forests, and astonishing resorts.
Place to stay: Oberoi Bali – For an experience of traditional Balinese décor and culture.
12. Santorini, Greece
This European island is located in the Aegean Sea. It was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera. Experience the romantic sunset and breathtaking view of the ocean along the amazing caldera villages.
Place to stay: Belvedere Santorini – Located in a central location in Firostefani, it’s overlooking Santorini’s iconic sunken caldera from a cliff-top perch.
Known worldwide as one of the most romantic cities. It is the city that almost every girl would have dreamt of.
Place to stay: Castille Paris – Set amongst the fashion boutiques of Rue Cambon in the center of Paris, near Musee du Louvre, the Grand Palais and the Jardin des Tuileries.
Romantic sunsets, white sand beaches, and its relaxing aura – the definition of modern day paradise.
Place to stay: Cambridge Beaches – A cottage colony resort that hosted Bill and Hillary Clinton’s honeymoon.
If Jamaica is your honeymoon getaway, don’t miss out on the Jamaica Bobsled ride and be sure to check out their mouth-watering food in Scotchie’s and Rick’s Café. Jamaica offers a handful of incredible experience for a memorable honeymoon.
Place to stay: The Caves – Restricted to guests aged 17 and over, has a stunning cliffside setting, private Jacuzzis, and even romantic candle-lit dinners inside a cave.
8. Cancun, Mexico
Cancun is probably one of the most famous locations in Mexico. Its warm weather will make your beach escapades more quenching – with a variety of great festivities and mysterious Aztec temples on your side trips.
Place to stay: Live Aqua Cancun – Unique view of the beaches and famous Mexican cuisine to satisfy your hunger.
7. Cinque Terre, Italy
According to UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription: 1997, the Cinque Terre is a string of centuries-old seaside villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline. In each of the 5 towns, colorful houses and ancient vineyards cling to steep terraces, fishing boats bob in harbors and trattorias turn out seafood specialties along with the Liguria region’s famous sauce, pesto. Cinque Terre is a paradise on Earth.
Place to stay: Cinqueterre Residence – Overlooks the coastal town of Roimaggiore.
6. Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean. It is known for its beaches and reef-diving sites, as well as its rainforested interior with waterfalls such as at Toraille. It’s also home to quiet volcanic beaches and fishing villages as well as luxurious resorts. The capital, Castries, is a regular cruise ship stop.
Place to stay: East Winds Inn – A comfortable environment with friendly staff.
5. St. Barts
Often abbreviated to Saint-Barth in French, or St. Barts or St. Barths in English, Saint-Barthélemy, is Caribbean’s most elite and most expensive island. It is a perfect spot for sunbathing and for watching the sunset from one of the hilltop cafes.
Place to stay: Le Guanahani – Located within the breathtaking Grand Cul-de-Sac.
Fiji, an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific, can be described as Earth’s modern Eden, where every inch of the islands will fill you with bliss, serenity, and romance.
Place to stay: Royal Davui Island Resort – Villas with private beach, which offer spectacular view of the sunrise or sunset.
As you can expect from a Caribbean island, there are white sand beaches, clear blue waters, abundant plant life, and a warm embrace of sunlight.
Place to stay: Hotel Riu St. Martin – A 5-star hotel in Saint Martin, is located 0.3 miles (0.4 kilometers) from Anse Marcel Beach.
Tahiti is a paradise created for couples and honeymooners, so to say. With over 118 beautiful islands and famous destinations such as Moorea and Bora Bora, Tahiti has everything to complete your exquisite and unique honeymoon.
Place to stay: Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort – Located in Maharepa, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk, 0.6 mi (1 km) from Temae Beach, and 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course.
Ranked as one of the best honeymoon spots in the world, Hawaii guarantees an exceptional honeymoon experience. You can go island hopping to Maui, Kauai, Hawaii, Molokai, and Lanai, which present rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage, and beaches with gold, red, black, and even green sands.
Place to stay: Four Seasons Maui at Wailea – Often visited by celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston and Kate Bosworth.