For most newlyweds, the honeymoon is the trip of a lifetime.
It’s a time to enjoy and celebrate marital bliss before starting your new life together. Sure you might take other grand trips in the future, but the honeymoon is one you’ll never forget.
With the stress of planning a wedding behind you and your future life together just beginning the honeymoon comes at an important time in a couples lives. You have the opportunity to set the tone for your future adventures, and provide stories that’ll last a lifetime.
No two honeymoons have to be the same though!
Whether you’re food fanatics, beach bums, or adventure seekers, there are incredible places in the world ready to indulge your individual idea of romance and relaxation. Wanting to experience the luxury of an over water bungalow? Check out our blog post on 10 Over Water Bungalows NOT in the Maldives!
Without further ado, here are our top 15 honeymoon hotels around the world!
First up, we have Aruba Ocean Villas!
Aruba Ocean Villas is a small boutique resort in Aruba that caters exclusively to adults and couples 18+, perfect for a romantic honeymoon.
The wrap-around deck includes daybeds, a covered hot tub, a beach style lounge, and staircase to the ocean. It offers an exquisite view of the ocean from the privacy of your hammock.
With 8 unique villas, this resort cultivates an atmosphere that is quiet, tranquil, natural, and beautiful.
We think this location is the perfect romantic getaway; one you’ll be returning to for years to come.
We think this serene Mexican retreat is the perfect romantic honeymoon getaway!
Featuring eleven rooms with exquisite details and delicate design, the rooms at Akalki Bacalar offer stunning views of the water.
These over water villas offer direct access to the lagoon, with gorgeous sun decks where you and your love can waste the day away.
They also offer kayak tours and expeditions, as well as sailings to various places through the Laguna for the more adventurous travelers.
A luxury boutique resort nestled on the hillside, Hermitage Bay Antigua is a perfect honeymoon location.
Styled with dark woods and soft linens, the tranquil hillside pool suites offer a secluded space to relax and unwind. Additionally, each suite features an outdoor shower, private plunge pool, and minibar which is restocked daily.
Relax on a spacious private deck complete with sun loungers, double day bed, and plantation chairs, perfect for sun soaking and star gazing.
Each morning on the Spa Deck, complimentary Pilates sessions as well as yoga and meditation classes are a perfect way to center yourself and feel at peace with your partner.
La Bastide looks out over the historic village of Gordes, which is found in one of the most beautiful regions of France – the Luberon.
This honeymoon location is perfect for those couples looking to explore history and be immersed in local culture.
An atmosphere of artistic talent and creativity is found in every building – in particular the medieval castle, the Saint-Firmin church, and in the local village galleries.
This hotel offers several stunning suites, but we recommend checking out their private villa!
Shaded by olive groves and laurel trees, it also has a magnificent view of the valley, which can be enjoyed from the private swimming pool or the house.
Furthermore, a dedicated butler will ensure your every need is met for a worry free honeymoon.
Experience the ultimate St. Martin luxury resort.
Constantly ranked among the region’s top ten hotels, La Samanna is a garden paradise. Whether you enjoy a massage, lie in a hammock, or take in the views of the waves rolling in on the shore.
While you take a day cruise around the island, or enjoy a private dinner by the shore, this resort seamlessly integrates honeymoon romance into every detail.
Without a doubt, The Four Seasons Maldives is an absolutely stunning location for a honeymoon.
As a natural UNESCO Biosphere Reserve wilderness, you will not be disappointed with the gorgeous blue waters and natural beauty of the island.
This resort features countless unforgettable activities as well as decedent food that will make your honeymoon a trip of a lifetime.
Feeling adventurous? Swim with the country’s largest known population of manta rays.
Want to channel relaxation? Check out the Condé Nast award winning Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy at The Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat.
Venice! Do we need to say more?? This iconic Italian city has been attracting lovers since the Renaissance and is still one of the most elegant hotels in the city. This is the perfect location If you love history, art, music, and food!
The Gritti is known for its overall excellence. From impassioned service, to delectable culinary experiences, the Gritti is the picture of a honeymoon haven.
After a meticulous restoration, explore the hotel’s original wooden ceilings, original entrance flooring, dressing-table mirrors and 18th century wall lamps, hand-made in Murano, and more.
Ladera Resort in St. Lucia is situated on a gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage site.
Located on a volcano ridge line 1,000 feet above the Caribbean Sea, this resort offers stunning views of the Pitons.
With just 37 rooms and suites, this intimate getaway is committed to creating a relaxed and serene environment that’s conducive to an incredible honeymoon.
Complimentary activities such as a garden tour, yoga, sunrise meditation, and strolling through the Ladera Nature Trail are available to guests everyday. They also offer activities such as horseback riding, sailing and snorkeling, rain forest tours, and more at an additional cost.
Suites with open air design are a highlight of this resort, with gorgeous views that can be enjoyed from the privacy of your own private plunge pool.
On an 18,000-acre nature reserve, Amanyara’s lush tropical pavilions overlook half a mile of white sand and the turquoise waters of North West Point Marine National Park.
For ultimate honeymoon romance, enjoy a starlit dinner in a secluded cove, a private beach barbecue beside a personal bonfire, or a cliff top picnic overlooking the ocean.
Set around elegant black infinity pools, Villas offer unparalleled privacy, space, and personal service.
There is no better city for honeymooners than Paris! This European city has a vibe like no where else in the world.
The Shangri-La offers unbeatable views of the Eiffel Tower and River Seine that go perfectly with your romantic Paris honeymoon.
As the former home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte, luxury is at the forefront of its design.
With decadent food only steps away with a bar and two restaurants (one with a Michelin Star) in the hotel, you can have a romantic night in without sacrificing quality.
From the pristine sands of their famed platinum beach to the inviting, cool interiors of the rooms and restaurants, every part of this luxury Anguilla hotel is designed to enchant.
Whether soaking up the sun, diving into the azure waves, or simply making the most of your downtime with family and friends, Belmond Cap Juluca has all the ingredients to make your dream honeymoon getaway a reality.
Each room at Belmond Cap Juluca is an enticing haven to unwind in. Spread out on your plush king bed after a day spent on the beach, or relax with a cocktail on your private terrace. For true indulgence, pick a Private Pool Suite or a Villa for unparalleled privacy.
This intimate exclusive resort has 66 rooms and 42 suites, 4 restaurants, and a chic cocktail lounge.
Reserve a villa with private pools and personal gardens, personalized butler service, and infinity pool with sea views.
With Mediterranean-inspired, signature Thai and other casual dining options, this hotel takes care of your every want and need.
For couples looking for that local connection, they offer interactive guest activities tied to local Thai culture.
This resort features views that will entice all types of travelers. From beaches to poolside, jungles to waterfalls, and mountains that stretch the horizon, there is certainly no lack of natural beauty here.
This award winning Eco-lodge in Zambia leans into the tranquillity of its hidden location on the banks of the Zambezi River.
Combine romance and luxury with a hint of adventure as you relax downstream of Victoria Falls.
Immerse yourself in nature and experience unique dining and river activities.
Condé Nast has named Tongabezi one of the top 20 Hotels in the World!
Serene surroundings, legendary service, and top Balinese hospitality, the Hanging Gardens of Bali are a once in a lifetime experience you will never forget.
Cherish an intimate dinner for two in the comfort of your own villa, with the beautiful setting of the tropical jungle under the stars.
Bring back those first-date butterflies of excitement and enjoy some quality time while indulging in culinary excellence.
Want to try your hand at true Balinese cuisine? Check out their Balinese cooking lesson and lunch for an authentic Bali experience.
Finally, we have Nihi Sumba Island! This resort is THE ULTIMATE Honeymoon escape!
With 28 uniquely designed villas featuring private pools, you can’t go wrong.
They offer various unique open air restaurants, as well as feet in the sand dining.
Whether you desire surf lessons at coconut cove alongside world class instructors or hikes into local villages, this resort is committed to creating bespoke experiences that cater to your passions and interests.