Planning a wedding can be stressful, but planning a honeymoon should be fun. Instead of worrying about your family members’ seating preferences and dietary demands, you can focus on making memories with the person you love most.
Honeymoon dreams often focus first on the location, but we say the hotel is part of ensuring that your experience is the comfortable, relaxing and post-wedding paradise you need. Here are a few of our favorite romantic destinations:
Le Meurice in Paris
There is no city more romantic than Paris, so what better way to spend your honeymoon than ensconced in the lovely atmosphere of Le Meurice?
The elegant hotel combines the best of historic opulence with modern sophistication. From Michelin dining to couples massages, every detail at Le Meruice is intended to amp up the romance. You and your betrothed will be swooning for the entirety of your stay.
W’s Retreat and Spa in Vieques Island
Experience Puerto Rican paradise at Vieques Island’s W Retreat & Spa. The resort is perfect for active couples, who enjoy hitting up daily yoga classes and the SWING tennis courts. For a more chill experience, cuddle up with a board game in the neo-bohemian Living Room or relax together on the beach. Pets are welcome, so don’t hesitate to invite your furry family member on your honeymoon!
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas in Brazil
Forget honeymoon tradition; opt for a unique adventure at the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas. Overlooking Brazil’s gorgeous Iguassu Falls, this exotic honeymoon destination encourages you to make the most of tropical luxury. No matter when you book your vacation, you’ll be able to soak up the sun at the resort’s stunning pool, which is open all year long.Sanctuary Resort at Camelback Mountain in Arizona
Scottsdale’s Sanctuary Resort offers a unique mixture of laid-back charm and sophistication. With the wedding stress in the past, you’ll be eager to pamper yourself at the Sanctuary Resort’s exclusive spa or relax in its outdoor Watsu® pool.
With so much gorgeous scenery and so many luxurious amenities, it’s easy to see why Travel + Leisure Magazine ranked Sanctuary Resort at Camelback Mountain the top Arizona resort of 2015. Be sure to take advantage of the Romance in Paradise package, which adds to the already charming feel of the resort with rose petals, champagne, and chocolate-covered strawberries.Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica
If your dream honeymoon involves relaxing in the sand while gazing at the ocean waves, you’ll adore Shutter on the Beach. Located in sunny Santa Monica, the resort offers the ultimate beachside experience.
Enjoy glamorous beachy style in a room designed by Michael Smith, who is best known for his 2010 makeover of the Oval Office. If you manage to sneak away from your luxurious accommodations, get your heart racing with sand volleyball and calm it down again during a beach side yoga session.Montage Laguna Beach
There’s no honeymoon destination quite like Orange County, which mixes the relaxed beach vibe of California with an appealing sense of sophistication. Recreation opportunities are plentiful at Montage Laguna Beach; whether you prefer whale watching, fishing, golfing, or riding roller coasters, you will cement your bond as a married couple while enjoying West Coast sunshine.Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Keys
Reserve your own bungalow at the Little Palm Island Resort. A Florida Keys paradise, this resort offers the ultimate escape from everyday life. Music lovers adore Little Palm Island’s exclusive Sandbar sessions, which features such popular artists as John Hiatt and the Indigo Girls.Hilton Bora Bora
Enjoy a romantic getaway in French Polynesia at the Hilton Bora Bora. Relax on a balcony overlooking the ocean or rest your feet in the sand while eating a delicious meal at the Tamure Grill. Experience the thrill of adventure together while jet skiing, scuba diving, or sailing.
From Paris to Scottsdale, an exciting array of honeymoon adventures await. Whether you prefer relaxing on the beach or exploring the local scene, you and your sweetheart will make amazing memories when you stay at one of the aforementioned resorts or hotels.
Don’t spend the time you need to plan a wedding, thinking about all the honeymoon details too! Find a travel agent near you to book your romantic getaway.