Best Honeymoon Resorts 2014
The vows have been said, the bouquet tossed, and the cake cut. Your special day has passed and wedded bliss has begun. You and your spouse are ready to embark on the world’s best honeymoon. Now is the time to relax, and enjoy your dream, romantic getaway! We've got the best luxury hotels and resorts for the top honeymoon vacation. Depending on your idea of a romantic interlude, you and your spouse may want to be pampered by hitting the spa, explore local attractions and tour, or simply relax on the beach in a private cabana. The luxury honeymoon hotels on this list will meet your every need by offering special luxury honeymoon packages, private honeymoon suites, and romantic amenities and activities. Which will you choose to start your happily ever after?
Resembling a Bedouin encampment this secluded, internationally-awarded hideaway resort offers personal and seductive experiences in absolute comfort. No children under 10 are allowed. The Suites at Al Maha blend gently into the desert and offer unsurpassed luxury. Timeless Spa offers holistic treatments drawn from the wisdom of Middle Eastern & South East Asian traditions. Romantic dune and deck dining in the desert is available.
Amanjena's 18 Pavilions, six Pavilions Bassin, eight Pavilions Piscine, six two-story Maisons and the two-bedroom Al-Hamra Maison, all radiate from the ancient bassin at the heart of the property. The spa features two Turkish-style hammams and a glassed-in whirlpool. Amanjena has two clay tennis courts, and mountain bikes are available. The 27-hole Amelkis Championship Golf Course lies immediately alongside Amanjena, with a second course nearby.
A dozen rooms are tucked behind the coconut palms that line the beach and the remainder are on a flower decked hillside. The sensuous seclusion of the rooms means guests can lounge on the balcony. Partake yoga, snorkeling, scuba diving, tennis, sunset sailing, sea kayaking, jungle biking, hiking and bird-watching. Lie on the beach or get pampered in the resort's spa, Kai Belte or enjoy a candlelit dinners with musical backdrops.
Looking onto a stunning three kilometre beach and set against a dramatic mountain backdrop,Banyan Tree Lang Co is an enchanting new resort destination in Central Vietnam. Celebrated for its tropical forests, pristine coastlines and proximity to the UNESCO World HeritageSites of Hue, Hoi An and My Son, Banyan Tree Lang Co is the ideal romantic getaway for those seeking a true Sanctuary for the Senses.
Set along a beautiful beach, Madinat Jumeirah includes two boutique hotels, traditional summer houses, and the world class Talise Spa. The accommodations are accessible by scenic waterways and paths that wind through lush landscaped gardens. The beach is easily accessible, as are the resort's restaurants, Souk Madinat, the Talise Spa and activities including tennis, squash, aerobics and the state-of-the-art gymnasium.
The over-water bungalows are perched on stilts above the turquoise lagoon, while on-shore villas stretch along a semi-private beach. Enjoy views of the turquoise waters and majestic Mount Otemanu. Kahaia spa suite allows couples to enjoy holistic treatments together. Take a cruise on the Resorts catamaran, play tennis, sink your toes into white-sand beaches, stop for a dip in a crystal-clear lagoon or sip champagne while gazing on a starry expanse.
You bring the love, they'll make it memorable. Take full advantage of the privacy and seclusion afforded to all guests in the private villa suites at Hotel Le Toiny. You'll have the honeymoon of your dreams, whether that means doing nothing or doing everything. Sunbathe on the private beach, swim in a private pool, or experience a range of activities from sunset cruises, SCUBA diving, nightclubs, deep-sea fishing, hikes, surfing, and more.
Make your honeymoon an out of the ordinary statement. Excite and relax the senses in the wonder of the underwater LIME Spa with a couples fluidity massage. Feel special with an intimate evening in a private dining world with a honeymoon destination dinner. Dine under the stars, by the ocean or in a special location wherever you like. Set sail on a sunset cruise for two on board the resort's Dream Dhoni Maldivian sailboat, for the ultimate romantic adventure.
The intimate and sensuous atmosphere here presents couples with everything they need – from dreamy nights in luxurious feather beds to R&R massages to roses and chocolate to a southwest-inspired breakfast. The round-the-clock concierge staff are available to assist with plans. The Inn’s secluded stone courtyards create the perfect beginning or conclusion to your daily Santa Fe adventures. The Tibetan inspired spa will transport and refresh you.
Step into the ultimate romantic Fiji honeymoon in a place that practically invented romance. From the gentle serenity of a private picnic on your own deserted island to a sunset-lit dinner, you will feel as though everything has been tailor made for your own amorous island getaway. Turquoise waters, endless skies, balmy evening breezes and starry nights: the resort offers romantic holidays that are truly made for lovers.
The adults only, all-inclusive Le Blanc Spa Resort is the quintessential Cancun honeymoon destination. The luxurious beachfront resort offers lovebirds a mini honeymoon cake, sparkling wine, two keepsake bathrobes, beach tote, breakfast in bed, turndown service, and access to the honeymoon desk. Couples Spa Suite Ceremonies offer a private sanctuary for two, an exclusive Spa Suite with a double Jacuzzi, steam, sauna and private lounge.
Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran has the white sandy beach, stunning sunset scenery, and the romantic atmosphere sought by honeymooners. The signature Aqua Studio Sky offers a personal plunge pool and rooftop. Experience the resort's 1,300 square metres of swimmable saltwater lagoon pool, relax with Serenity spas rejuvenating treatments, and discover a new engaging experience within the 3 story dining and entertainment destination.
Crushed seashell paths wind through this paradise, connecting spacious 30 oceanfront suites. Bungalow Suite, Premium Bungalow Suite and Island Grand Suite guest quarters are thatched roof bungalows, with custom-made beds, outdoor showers and luxe amenities. Guests enjoy meals in a candle-lit dining room, or at tables on the beach. There are no telephones, televisions, or guests under 16. The only distractions are the outdoors and each other.
Hundreds of years ago, a natural well was discovered in the California desert. Distinctive outdoor and indoor treatments are available to enliven your senses and bring relaxation and rejuvenation to both the body and spirit, for the ultimate spa experience. THE WELL® Spa at Miramonte Resort in Palm Springs has become a place to reflect, reconnect and set an intention for health and happiness in the present moment and toward the future.
This exclusive retreat with 22 suites and villas is built on Oia's most famous cliffs, providing dazzling views of crystalline waters. All suites and villas open onto panoramic sea-facing terraces/balconies with relaxing daybeds, an open-air dining area, and absolutely stunning views of the sea and the caldera. A massage in the privacy of your suite rounds off the experience on a sanctuary that provides the best in seclusion, location, and accommodations.
The beauty of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef provides the perfect getaway for two. This resort has all the romance, tranquility, and adventure of an award-winning tropical paradise and is one of the world's most desirable private island destinations. Explore the resort and reef adventures, including many romantic experiences. When it comes to a honeymoon hideaway, choose from a lovely array of rooms, suites, penthouses, villas, or the beach house.
On a soft sandy beach along the idyllic Baja coast, where mighty waters of the Pacific greet playful waves in the Sea of Cortez, an ancient mountainous desert cradles a verdant oasis of sublime luxury and sheer elegance. A Mexico honeymoon here at the end of the Baja Peninsula is sheer bliss. All newlyweds vacationing at One&Only Palmilla enjoy an assortment of chocolate truffles upon arrival along with a romantic turndown amenity.
This romantic hotel is located on a privately-owned peninsula, surrounded by the Emerald Coast. Here the waters meet the lush rainforest greenery in a dazzling display of color and light. The 25 charming bungalows are in perfect harmony with the breathtaking scenery. Enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness centre, cinema, restaurant, bar, lounge, games room, ocean-front tennis court, heated swimming pool, massage gazebos, SPA, and nature trails.
Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. The setting of these beautiful indigenous village-style accommodations and private marina is spectacular, with the dramatic mountains on one side and the sandy beach of Zighy Bay on the other. Tantalize your senses: feel the sand beneath your toes; listen as your sunset dhow cruise glides through waves; taste culinary delights of the region.
The St. Regis Rome is located in the heart of Rome, within walking distance the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and Via Veneto. The Colosseum, Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, and Via Condotti are nearby. Find sanctuary and pampering in the elegant kamiSpa, sip a Negroni in Le Grand Bar, or dine on perfectly prepared traditional dishes at Vivendo. Each of the 138 guest rooms and 23 suites feature a unique identity and are exquisitely appointed.
The Point is an all-inclusive resort property on the edge of a mountain lake. Guests enjoy eleven distinctive guestrooms, 75-acres of seclusion, world-class cuisine, and year-round activities. Choose from cross-country skiing, skating, curling and ice fishing in the winter. Summer days offer boating, fishing, tennis, waterskiing, croquet, badminton, swimming, and hiking. Nearby are golf, horseback riding, hunting, antiquing and fishing.
Set on the banks of one of the most romantic lakes in the world and just north of Milan, Villa d'Este has been widely praised for its beautiful gardens, exquisite cuisine, gala celebrations, impeccable decor, and extraordinary hospitality. Surrounded by a 25 acre park, the luxury property has 152 rooms, each one different both in size and decor. Let the Villa d'Este and Lake Como win your heart with their romantic atmosphere and unforgettable setting.
Wailea Beach Villas is Maui's most exclusive beachfront villa resort. Situated among world-class spas, championship golf courses, and celebrity chef restaurants, this is a private sanctuary behind secured gates. Enjoy gorgeous gardens along quiet paths leading to Wailea Beach. The 98 exquisitely designed villas afford couples a luxurious private vacation. There's a private oceanfront infinity pool with waterfalls and beach attendants.
Ideally situated on the sea front of ancient Stone Town, the Zanzibar Serena Inn is a haven of tranquility amidst bustling Zanzibar. Spend your honeymoon at the Zanzibar Serena Inn and your memories will last a lifetime. Together you can explore the spice gardens, the sultan's palaces, Stone Town, and an array of bazaars and shops. Later, you can spend an idyllic day on an Indian Ocean Island, or laze on Zanzibar's fabulous beaches.