Honeymoons are meant to be the holiday of your lifetime, and if there was ever a time in your life to indulge, it’s now! And these luxury honeymoon destinations will definitely not disappoint.
The Most Luxury Honeymoon Destinations Around the World
Following your wedding day, your first holiday together as newlyweds should be another opportunity to lavish in marital bliss. If you’re looking to really spoil yourselves, then take a look at some of these stunning locations around the world, from villas promising ultimate privacy and jaw-dropping views, to hotels going above and beyond all in the name of opulence.
An Underwater Bedroom at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, only accessible by seaplane, arriving at the island feels like entering a different world. From afar, The Muraka overwater villa at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resembles a mammoth Palm Springs bungalow, but its defining attribute in fact lies 17ft beneath the sea’s surface. Just above the ocean floor and encased within an acrylic dome, its master suite inverts the aquarium experience: here guests reside while rainbows of shimmering fish float mesmerisingly outside. It is a bedroom like no other, but even so, The Muraka has so much more to offer: upstairs awaits an infinity pool and with a large pavilion, while its guests enjoy access to exclusive experiences. Giving guests the ultimate privacy, set out across the ocean with no one around, The Muraka offers total seclusion. A stay at The Muraka includes a private 24-hour butler and private chef, on-call fitness trainer, private spa treatments, private jet boat and private seaplane jetty.
From $9,999 per night.
007 Superyacht Charter Through Asia
The Ocean Emerald is a contemporary floating masterpiece imagined by renowned architect, Norman Foster, in 2009. That same year master Italian shipyard, Rodriquez Yachts, painstakingly built the 41-meter superyacht that cruises the waters of Asia today. Foster wanted the world to be graced with a floating vessel that combined the latest yachting technology with superior living.Ocean Emerald can sleep up to 12 guests, but why not have the ship to yourself and live your James Bond and Bond girl fantasies? A nine-strong crew, from captains to chefs, are able to make your honeymoon the experience of a lifetime as you depart from the Gulf of Thailand.
Newlyweds will be able to tailor their route to their own desires, taking in the stunning coastlines of culturally rich countries Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, and Vietnam. You are welcome to disembark the vessel at any of the ports en route and discover the wonders that await on dry land.
However, if you don’t wish to leave your marine bubble, hospitality abroad Ocean Emerald is highly personalised. Expert chefs can create unique menus to suit you and your partner’s tastes. If the breath-taking views, luxurious interiors, home cinema, and jacuzzi weren’t enough, you can take to the water with snorkelling equipment, kayaks, and jet skis.
A Refined and Regal Stay at Hotel Château de Grand-Lucé
Among France’s finest examples of neoclassical architecture, sits Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé, the recently opened destination-changing hotel nestled in the Loire Valley and just a short 55-minute train ride from central Paris. Former country home of the Baron Jacques Pineau de Viennay and built-in 1760, the Château has been returned to its former splendour after a private restoration, offering a stunning tribute to its noble provenance and rich history. The 45,000 square foot chateau features 17 beautifully appointed suites and offers a full buyout option where guests can luxuriate in the French countryside and enjoy the Château’s outdoor pool, signature restaurant, Le Lucé, and 80 verdant acres of the Château’s private garden – complete with a lake, meadows, historic white oak forest.
Property buyout ranges from €28,000 to €16,000, depending on the season.
Breaking Waves with Horses in Jamaica
The Half Moon resort in Jamaica is truly a jewel of the Caribbean. Its history spans back 60 years and it has undeniably earnt is status as one of the world’s most admired resorts. Dignitaries regularly frequent the white-washed beach villas, you’ll feel like you’re royalty in this honeymooner’s paradise. The exquisite dining, opulent spa, and luxury facilities undoubtedly make Half Moon a second to none honeymoon resort. It also has its own horseriding facility, managed by international equestrienne, Trina DeLisser.
The 28 much-loved horses are available for couples to indulge in polo or hacking. When the sun sets, there is no better experience than riding your horse in the warm Caribbean waters. Guests can take in the vermillion skies, leaving a trail of horseshoe prints in the white sands behind them before entering the surf on horseback and relaxing in the tranquil waters.
Unrivalled Sunset Views in Santorini
The newest resort from the Andronis Exclusive collection of five-star hotels and resorts in Greece, Andronis Arcadia opened in June 2019 as the first ultra-luxe lifestyle resort of its kind in Santorini with the largest villa on the entire island, The Eden Villa, spanning well over 6,000 square feet and nestled in a secluded, peaceful area. This three-story villa is equipped with six bedrooms, two private pools, its own fitness centre and spa room, as well as a fully equipped modern kitchen. A favourite private getaway for notable guests, the Eden Villa offers direct sunset views and unlimited privacy, perfect for a luxury honeymoon, high-profile family stay or an exclusive group to be able to vacation together while still maintaining safe social distancing. Guests of the Eden Villa do not need to see or interact with anyone else at the resort, as they have everything they need right within their accommodations.
Prices starting from £4,935.
Dine with Botticelli and Michelangelo in Florence
Italy has stolen the top spot from France as one of the most popular countries to propose in, but it can also make an incredible honeymoon destination. A stay in Florence at the incredible Hotel Savoy (part of the Rocco Forte Collection) is a perfect place to indulge in some of the finest hospitality that Italy has to offer. If you want to taste the finest Italian cuisine surrounded by the works of the great Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli, there is no better place.
The Uffizi Gallery, adjacent to the Piazza Della Signoria, is where you can dine with the masters. Guests of the Hotel Savoy have exceptional access to the celebrated museum, with dinner served under the watch of some of the most famous paintings in the world.
Couples also have the opportunity to walk the Vasari Corridor which connects the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti. Secret tunnels that are also closed off to the public, such as clandestine passageway between the Uffizi and the Palazzo Pitti can also be explored.
The Hotel Savoy itself sits on the Piazza de la Republica, in the heart of Florence. The concierge at the hotel is championed as one of the most attentive in the world, making the getaway limitless for honeymooners. With the landmark Duomo, River Arno, and Ponte Vecchio on your doorstep, Florence is the perfect couples escape for those wanting to be enveloped in a cornucopia of culture.
A Private Villa in a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Set within more than 100 acres of pristine rainforest in the embrace of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Val des Pitons, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and the Pitons, along with all of the 18th-century Colonial charm that St. Lucia is known for. Sitting on the site of an old sugar plantation, the resort offers a selection of private villas – with the newest and most luxurious being The Beachfront Collection. The white sand of Sugar Beach is the perfect setting for two of the most refined beachfront homes in the world, offering four ocean view master bedrooms.
With stunning 180-degree views of the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea, the villa is equipped with a private butler and maid service, and private stairs and entrance to Glenconner Beach. The private villa’s feature an infinity pool, outdoor dining and kitchen area, walled garden, games room, custom Italian kitchen and more.
Prices starting at $5,985, depending on the season.
Find the Aquatic City in Dubai
The overwhelming Atlantis complex sits at the tip of the man-made Palm Island in Dubai. Granted, Dubai is not where you honeymoon if you want peace and tranquillity, but it is an exciting cosmopolitan location. The Atlantis complex plaza is huge, comprising of 1539 rooms, 23 restaurants, a spa, an aquarium, a water park, and a plethora of other activities and excursions.
Atlantis is unlike any other destination for honeymooners. The hotel has two luxury suites; nautically named Poseidon and Neptune. Both the lavish apartments have all the facilities a couple could dream of, and personal butler service.
The master bedrooms of each apartment are submerged in the Ambassador Lagoon – the 11 million litre capacity aquarium which is home to 65,000 marine animals, including sharks! Honeymooners can gaze from their bed or bath as if living under the sea and take in the exotic fish and mammals that call the vast aquarium home.
Ultimate R&R in Antigua
Book the most luxurious of Curtain Bluff’s accommodations for a quick dive into summer with your private plunge pool, direct access and enough space for total seclusion during your trip – choose between Grace Bay Suite, Morris Bay Suites, or the Terrace Suite – better known as part of the Hulford Collection. Each of these three generously scaled suites occupies the third floor of a Caribbean-style villa, right on the resort’s “surf” beach. Both Grace & Morris Bay suites are luxuriously furnished with blue-marble bathrooms, colonial furniture, richly coloured fabrics and lush palms. The bedroom and adjoining living room lead out onto a sweeping verandah with sun-chairs and a private plunge pool, the perfect place for private sunbathing or cocktails under the stars. On the bluff side, The Terrace Suite is the most popular choice thanks to its private location at the very top of the bluff and breathtaking views over the beach, Morris Bay and the Caribbean Sea. White walls, bright sea-blue fabrics, one-of-a-kind furnishings and glowing woods give the room a sense of calm, timeless sophistication. Its large 567-square-foot terrace with infinity-edge plunge pool and romantic daybed is the ideal spot for private relaxation and dining.
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