Wonderful honeymoon recommendations from around the World.
What do you need? To have fun? To rest? Adventure?
Do you want to see historical places?
Or only sea and sand?
Here are the our suggestions.
1) Baros, Maldives
On a small private island in the middle of the Indian Ocean sits Baros Maldives, a heavenly Eden overlooking a glistening blue lagoon. Elegant, secluded villas with palm thatched roofs are either over water or facing the beach while a PADI diving centre, a spa with a tranquil water garden, several restaurants overlooking the sea and gentle sea breezes all ensure an unforgettable holiday.
Gloriously peaceful, the sandstone and timber beach villas at Baros Maldives are sheltered by large banana leaves and palms while the water villas have a private wooden deck for sunbathing and steps for dipping into the lagoon. Sleek teak flooring, a comfy sofa and designer lighting make these villas extra special.
2) St George’s Caye Resort, Belize
St. George’s Caye is a safe and secluded Belize island paradise where you can do as much or as little as you desire.
Design your own paradise at Belize.
Honeymooners and other couples enjoy plenty of privacy and pampering for the ultimate romantic getaway. New and expert SCUBA divers experience awe-inspiring, un-crowded coral reef diving at nearby sites. Adventure travelers find plenty of adrenaline-fueled activities in the ocean and the jungle. nwind and recharge with 5-star service and a laid-back island experience.
If you want a private island experience, rustic beach elegance, a relaxing and laid-back vacation, welcome to island time.
3) Fundu Lagoon, Zanzibar
Fundu Lagoon is a small privately owned boutique hotel in Pemba offering natural barefoot luxury in a unique Tanzanian setting and reached by plane or boat from Zanzibar. There are eighteen tented safari style bungalows, some on the beach and some on the hill side, but all with breath taking views of the Indian Ocean.
Fundu has some of the best diving in the world and was recently voted Best Marine Safari Property in Africa.
Here you can be Crusoe and Cousteau on the same day.
The atmosphere is tranquil and our attentive hotel staff will take care of your every need.
One of the last beach resorts on earth where you can get away from other people.
4) Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa, Cook Islands
An Island All Your Own. Your Adults-Only Overwater Paradise.Journey to Aitutaki and discover why screen luminaries such as Marlon Brando, Cary Grant and John Wayne were all drawn here by such incomparable beauty.
This exclusive all-bungalow resort is also the private island resort in the Cook Islands and is the one to offer that invention of incurable romantics – the Overwater Bungalow. And it is the only resort on Aitutaki with a truly Polynesian flavour, so you can truly savour what the South Pacific is famous for. Royal Honeymoon Pool Villa Te Arau is a stunning, totally secluded retreat fit for a king and his queen.
5) Belmond Savute Elephant Camp, Botswana
Situated at the very heart of a wildlife reserve, Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge is authentic and truly wild—the perfect place to feel the pulse of Botswana.
Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge hosts a cluster of twelve rooms raised on wooden platforms. Each has an outdoor lounge and is shaded by a traditional thatch roof. The large, private decks are furnished with easy chairs and a hammock. These are ideal for viewing wildlife, or for enjoying a private dinner in complete privacy.
Experience Africa at its most authentic with a complete, custom safari tour from Belmond.
6) andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Tanzania
Perched on the edge of the Crater itself, this award-winning lodge is fit for a king and queen.
Guests can be forgiven for losing track of which era, or even continent, they are experiencing at &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Nowhere else on earth can you wake up among all the trappings of an elegant baroque chateau – brocade sofas, gilt mirrors, beaded chandeliers and panelled walls – and be instantly transported into one of the most famous African landscapes with just one glance out the window of the lodge. In this place of dramatic contrasts, where Versailles meets Maasai, anything is possible and the natural luxury of the breathtakingly beautiful setting ensures the dramatic interior of your suite blends perfectly with its stilted thatch architecture.
7) Huka Lodge, New Zealand
Located just 30 minutes by boat from shore, on the tip of Viti Levu, Fiji, Dolphin Island nestles like a precious jewel, surrounded by crystal-clear waters. Following arrival at Nadi International Airport, you can travel for 2.5 hours by private car (included within tariff), or choose to transfer by float plane or helicopter to Dolphin Island. The island’s own private boat will then transfer to your own private island retreat where on arrival, you will be immediately enveloped by the beauty and luxurious accommodation that awaits.
Working with carefully chosen operators we have selected a range of experiences that we hope will enhance your stay and add to your enjoyment of Huka Lodge and its beautiful surroundings.
Golf, fishing, huka experiences, hiking, horse riding, bespoke tours, kayaking, jet boating, White water rafting, gliding, bungy jumping, ski diving, biking, formula challenge and the lodge experiences are waiting to you.
8) Pacuare Lodge, Costa Rica
Make your next vacation a Costa Rica adventure.
The Pacuare Lodge is nestled in a rainforest overlooking the Pacuare River, which National Geographic has listed as one of the worlds top ten scenic rivers. Getting to this exquisite eco-lodge is half the adventure, since you arrive and depart as part of a multi-day rafting tour on the Pacuare River.
The luxuriant rainforest that surrounds the Pacuare Lodge is a private reserve that forms part of the largest network of protected areas in Central America, covering more than 1.2 million acres of tropical wilderness.
White Water Rafting, The Pacuare Canopy Adventure, Canyoning – Tesorito Creek Experience, Ancient Trail & Hidden Waterfall Hike, Pacuare River Duckies and more experiences with your Costa Rica adventure.
9) Taprobane Island, Sri Lanka
Taprobane Island was originally built in the 1920’s by the romantically named but self styled Count de Mauny-Talvande. The island with its neo palladian mansion has played host to kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers, aristocracy, writers and eccentrics, giving it a very colorful history, which guests can now share.
The sprawling octagonal house, with its cool white terrazzo floors and high wooden ceilings has 5 spacious en-suite bedrooms each with sea views. Light and airy living areas and shaded terraces & verandahs provide many a secluded spot to sunbathe, paint or read.
10) Song Saa, Cambodia
Song Saa Private Island offers 24 spacious luxury villas, each featuring a private pool and spectacular island and ocean views. Each villa was constructed from recycled and reclaimed timber and decorated with repurposed items and local materials in keeping with our philosophy of sustainability.
Take in luminous views of the sea from your private terrace or even from the comforts of your four-poster bed – you’ve got 230 square metres of oceanfront living all to yourself. Bathe in the sunshine, order room service, press play on your favourite island tunes or just sit, breathe and take it all in…
Snorkelling around Song Saa Islands, sea kayaking, sunrise yoga, island safari, rainforest encounter and buddhist ceremonies are for you.
11) Belmond Cipriani, Venice
Venice: a glorious, theatrical experience that touches all the senses. And if Venice is a theatre, Belmond Hotel Cipriani is the Royal Box.
Four minutes by private launch from San Marco, on the tip of Giudecca Island, this luxury hotel commands unrivalled views of the lagoon and Doge’s Palace. Steeped in Venetian style, it is known for interiors decorated in exquisite local artefacts, classic cuisine with an innovative twist and the most fabulous swimming pool in the city.
24-hour boat service whisks you to and from Piazzetta San Marco (St Mark’s Square).
There are endless things to do in Venice.
It’s little wonder George Clooney stayed here when he married Amal Alamuddin.
12) Shangri-la Paris, Paris
In the legendary city of light.
As you arrive at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, its elegant façade brings to mind its legacy as the former home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte. Attentive staff and a pleasantly discreet check-in ensure that you receive the royal treatment right from the start.
In your room, commanding views of the Eiffel Tower and the River Seine hold you transfixed. The old-world elegance of the room, lovingly adorned with the fine work of craftsmen, is mirrored in the city that lies just below.
Here in the heart of Paris, the exclusive fashion designers on Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V are just around the corner, waiting for your attention.
13) Faena Hotel, Buenos Aires
Dream big. Celebrate life. Be limitless. We’ll take care of the rest. Captivate guests with Faena’s one-of-a-kind event spaces in the heart of Puerto Madero.
As soon as you walk into the long hallway with a red rug and black horsehair bench, you know you’ve entered Faena’s fantastical world. From the Library Lounge, with its tufted leather sofas and crystal candelabras to the white-and-red Bistro Sur, with unicorn heads adorning the walls, the hotel’s restaurants and bars take theatrical design to new heights.
The City that Never Sleeps.
Buenos Aires offers an infinite array of possibilities: from tango to football, from theater to great food and wine.
14) Upper House, Hong Kong
Andre Fu’s design for The Upper House redefines the concept of modern luxury by creating “a haven of calm and quiet taste”. The name The Upper House is derived from the design philosophy of an upward journey through Pacific Place above the bustling city to a serene house of intriguing spaces, natural materials, and subtle yet playful lighting.
15) The Sarojin, Thailand
An Exceptional Boutique Beach Resort in Every Way.
In the spirit of the legendary Lady Sarojin, we carry forward her embodiment of extraordinary hospitality with the same careful attention to detail and lavish personal service. It is indeed, these little things that make the difference; arousing wonder and inspiration in The Sarojin experience.
Whether it’s a romantic candlelit dinner next to a jungle waterfall or on a private sand isle, a gourmet picnic breakfast on a secluded white sand beach, or a private dinner in a pool island pavilion or in your own sala, we’ll make it happen for you. Outside or inside, on the beach, in the jungle, in the gardens – you choose the place, the time, the menu – we’ll do the rest and set your table.
16) Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah, Bali
The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah in Ubud, Bali | The Luxury Hotel in Ubud.
Hidden among the lush undulating hills of Bali’s culture-rich highlands, this most private of Ubud hotels sits among thriving rice fields as far as the eye can see. Just outside the artists’ village of Ubud, the former estate of Hendra Hadiprana, one of Indonesia’s most respected art collectors has been transformed into an intimate luxury retreat with twenty individual villas, each one uniquely featuring original Balinese artworks from his collection.
The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah restaurant offers unobstructed panoramic views of Tanah Gajah’s rice fields and the tropical jungle beyond from every table. A backdrop that is almost enough to distract from the gastronomic pleasures ahead. When you visit the restaurant, settle onto a padded cane chair in the airy dining room under the traditional Balinese thatched roof for breakfast, lunch and dinner, when countless candles flicker amidst the paddies.
17) Shakti Hotel, Himalayas
Shakti could have been created by someone who not only loves mountains but is passionate about them. Jamshyd Sethna, the founder of Shakti Himalaya, fell in love of mountains as a schoolboy in Darjeeling. As a young tea planter in Upper Assam, he lived in the mountains and got to know them well. Today Jamshyd is known as one of India’s leading travel professionals. His extensive travel experiences, his passion for mountains in general and Himalayas in particular and his love for food and art have all contributed to what Shakti is today.
You rarely get the chance to be as close to the nature as Shakti is. You are up close with the snow covered peaks. The delicious dinner can surprise you as you wouldn’t expect such elaborate and delicious fare up in the mountains. You sleep well at Shakti, better than you can ever remember sleeping.
18) Oberoi Amarvilas, India
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra enjoys an unrivalled position amongst luxury hotels in Agra, being located just 600 metres from the iconic Taj Mahal. Each of our rooms affords uninterrupted views of this ancient monument to love, while elements of the layout and design pay homage to its Mughal splendour.
Hotel is approached along a sweeping driveway, verdant with native trees and lit by flaming torches. Just inside, a Mughal style quadrant is ornamented with cascading fountains and framed by an arched passageway and gold leaf frescoes.
By day, guests can travel in our private golf buggies to the Taj Mahal. At night, they can savour a candlelit dinner beside its soft silhouette. We offer a range of specially curated Oberoi Experiences designed specifically for our luxury resort in Agra and this majestic Mughal city.
19) Aman Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
Attached to the coast by a narrow isthmus, this charming seaside hideaway pairs cobbled lanes, shaded courtyards and 600-year-old red-tiled roofs with three pink-sand beaches and the august Villa Milocer on the mainland. An atmospheric peninsula jutting out into the Adriatic Sea, Aman Sveti Stefan is a place of beauty and escape, set amid the natural splendour and historical riches of Montenegro
Spa Experiences at Aman Sveti Stefan.
A temple to wellbeing on the mainland’s 32-hectare estate, the spa draws from Montenegro’s more than 650 recognised medical species of herbs and a centuries-old tradition of wild harvesting. Treatments in the nearly 1,600-square-metre spa – which also includes a gym and studios for Pilates and yoga – follow a holistic, personalised approach, incorporating movement, relaxation, therapies and nutrition.
20) Ponta Dos Ganchos, Brazil
An excellent experience of exclusivity with luxury!
During the bright summer days, the island serves as an exquisite extension to the beach. At night, the lush and unspoilt “Yes!” Island is the perfect stage for special occasions and celebrations. The intimate setting boasts the Emerald Coast as backdrop and the stars for lighting. This is the stage for romantic candlelit dinners, honeymoon celebrations, weddings, vow renewals, and marriage proposals. An idyllic oasis just for two. The perfect place to truly surprise the one you love.
A perfect combination of massages, aromas and exclusive treatments designed to satisfy the most demanding guests. Our Wellbeing Centre, surrounded by an idyllic garden, provides the perfect setting for you to shed your tensions and switch off from the daily grind, as the sounds of nature infiltrate the space, enriching the experience of connectedness with body and mind.