10 Must-Visit Romantic Honeymoon Resorts
Finally, both of you said, "I do."
Looking for an unforgettable honeymoon? Check out our top 10 picks for the most romantic places to celebrate your newlywed status.
1. Aguila de Osa Inn, Costa Rica - For Nature Lovers
The best honeymoon destinations are those that allow you and your new spouse to be away from it all. Like Aguila de Osa Inn, tucked away in the middle of a virgin tropical rainforest.
This intimate eco-hotel, situated in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, is built on a high bluff and provides breathtaking views of the Drake Bay and the Aguitas river. Dining at the inn’s Rio Selva Restaurant is an unforgettable experience. Fresh produce from the sea and the hotel’s organic garden are combined to create dishes with natural flavors, a signature of Costa Rica cuisine. Couples can luxuriate in elegantly styled suites with cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors, and Italian tiled bathrooms. Nature lovers can visit the Corcovado National Park for some bird watching, hiking, and horseback riding. At the same time, Cano Island Marine Reserve is marvelous for sea creature watching, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, and scuba diving.
2. Jade Mountain, Saint Lucia - Privacy and Exclusivity
From couples spas to private dinners on the beach and exclusive sunset cruises, there is a lot that honeymooners can do at Jade Mountain. An idyllic couples’ getaway, this resort hotel is located within the Anse Mamin plantation and Emerald Estate in Saint Lucia. Well-appointed, spacious bedrooms present a magnificent view of the Caribbean Sea, with the World Heritage Site of Piti and Gros Piton mountains as the backdrop. Rooms come with a living area, a private infinity pool, and 24/7 maid service. Their year-round Romance Packages for honeymooners include accommodation, meals and drinks, airport transfers, spa treatments, watersports facilities, and resort activities.
3. Xenonas Fos ke Choros, Greece - Home of the Goddess of Love
Xenonas Fos ke Choros, which translates to light and space, offers an authentic Greek island lifestyle and a romantic travel experience. It is situated in Kythera, which is said to be the birthplace of Aphrodite. Xenonas is a boutique hotel with four luxurious rooms, each featuring a fully equipped kitchen and a private terrace that offers a panoramic view of the Ionian Sea.
Located between Aroniadika and Pitsinades villages with centuries-old Greek architecture, Xenonas is within walking distance of local restaurants, cafes, shops, and supermarkets. An abundance of beaches and natural springs are also accessible by foot.
4. Taj Lake Palace, India - Fairy Tale Opulence
Expect to be treated like royalty at Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur. This palace hotel is made of white marble and mosaic on the outside, while the opulent interiors are gold and velvet. Built during the 18th century by Maharana Jagat Singh II, it provides luxury honeymoons steeped in rich Indian culture. With butler services, traditional artistic performances, yoga, and meditation sessions, there are a lot of activities couples can look forward to at the Lake Palace hotel. Intimate spa services include aromatherapy massages, body scrubs, and warm wraps while heritage walks within the palace, sunset cruises along Lake Pichola, and bird watching complete the regal experience.
5. Banwa Private Island, Palawan - Romantic Isolation
The Philippines, with its 7,107 islands, is a popular destination for tourists seeking sun, sand, and sea. One of the most luxurious resorts in Palawan is Banwa Private Island, perfect for couples looking for a unique and unforgettable vacation. At Banwa Private Island, guests can enjoy the luxury of six spacious villas, each complete with a private pool and breathtaking ocean views. These villas are tastefully furnished and provide all the necessary amenities for a comfortable and indulgent stay. The resort boasts a range of dining options, bars, and lounges, as well as a spa, fitness center, and tennis courts. Along with lavish accommodations, Banwa Private Island also offers an array of activities and excursions to keep guests entertained. Banwa Private Island is the perfect place to escape from the daily grind and unwind in a truly serene environment.
6. Gora Kadan, Japan - Imperial Charm
For a different taste of royalty, Gora Kadan in Japan’s Hakone National Park is one of the country’s most romantic honeymoon destinations. The Kaninnomiya Imperial Family's former summer villa has been transformed into a luxurious ryokan that seamlessly blends modern design with traditional Japanese customs. Guests can indulge in hot spring waters sourced directly from a volcanic spring, which fill both deep wooden bathtubs and open-air stone baths. The rooms feature tatami-style flooring, low futon beds, private steam and sauna facilities, and wrap-around balconies. The meals are an authentic Kaiseki cuisine experience, celebrated for its use of seasonal ingredients.
7. The Silo, South Africa - Amorous Art
This 5-star premium hotel in Cape Town is strategically placed above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA). The glass windows of the hotel’s six floors sparkle like diamonds by day and shine like a lighthouse on the Table Bay harbor at night. The Silo is synonymous with glamorous luxury travel, perfect for art lovers who just tied the knot.
Each of the hotel’s 28 rooms is designed to merge an eclectic and unique repertoire of contemporary African art pieces with industrial architecture and comes with a balcony. Also offered is a one-bedroom penthouse.
8. Huka Lodge, New Zealand - Intimate Retreat
Huka Lodge, once a humble fishing village, has transformed into a lavish honeymoon destination. Nestled on the banks of the Waikato River, near the majestic Huka Falls on North Island, New Zealand, it boasts 25 luxurious suites, two private cottages, and expansive gardens. The dining experience is unparalleled, featuring locally-sourced ingredients and top-notch vintage wines. The tranquil river beckons guests to unwind, while the tennis and croquet courts provide a welcome break from serene afternoons.
9. GoldenEye, Jamaica - The Spy Loves It
For cinephiles, bibliophiles, and James Bond enthusiasts alike, GoldenEye offers the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon. This unique property was once the residence of Ian Fleming, the renowned author of all 14 Bond novels, written on site. Choose from a variety of accommodations including private villas, lagoon cottages, and beach huts. Spend your mornings swimming, afternoons napping on your veranda, and evenings indulging in I-tal cuisine. Newlyweds will find everything they need for an authentic and unforgettable experience at GoldenEye.
10. Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Sensual Escape
The perfect luxury travel destination for December brides and grooms, Soneva Kiri celebrates Christmas with a festive holiday program that features Santa visits, sumptuous meals, and an Around the World New Year’s Journey to welcome the new year. This resort hotel in Koh Kood provides each guest with a private villa equipped with a pool, treehouse, waterslide, spa, and a Barefoot Butler. Moonstruck lovers can stargaze at the onsite observatory or enjoy a tree pod dining experience under the canopy of the rainforest.
Your honeymoon should be a reflection of your unique love story. Our team understands that every couple is distinct, with different passions and desires. That's why we strive to craft bespoke experiences that cater to those individual needs. We want to help you create memories that will last a lifetime, in a way that feels truly authentic to you. So let us take care of the details while you focus on each other. Contact us today and let's start planning the honeymoon of your dreams!