As a romance travel expert, many couples ask about over-the-top honeymoons. They want a unique, romantic getaway that is memorable and will leave their friends awestruck. Planning a picturesque and unusual getaway is easy when the right vacation ideas are in front of you. You and your fiancee can't go wrong when adding these ideas to your travel plans. Whether it's a relaxing beach getaway or escapades in a sophisticated city, I can create the most romantic travel experiences!
Nestled away from Cape Range National Park near the picturesque Ningaloo Reef, Sal Salis honeymooners can enjoy romantic glamping. Dine on delicious local cuisine and snorkeling, and go for incredible wilderness adventures. Each tent features handmade king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, hammocks, and unbelievable views.
Honeymoon On A Private Heart-Shaped Island
Tavarua Island in Fiji is bound to get your heart pumping (see what I did there?) Surprise your spouse by booking a stay at one of the most romantic islands – naturally shaped like a heart. These are undoubtedly the best and most romantic honeymoon spots. It feels as if the Gods themselves carved the island.
Bathe Underneath Botswana's African Sky
For an extraordinary romantic experience, head to Botswana to bathe outdoors on a private deck. Each luxurious suite includes sparling wooden decks, lavish bathtubs, and sky beds. Couples can soak underneath Africa's stars while sitting on the edge of the Moremi Game Preserve at the Sanctuary Baine's Camp.
Escape to Porto's Romantic Vineyards
Treating your sweetie to a romantic escape is simple when heading to the Yeatman Hotel in Porto, a gorgeous Portuguese city. Newlyweds can indulge themselves in Michelin-starred restaurants before heading to the spa. There are themed rooms, private terraces, revolving beds, incredible views, and spectacular baths.
Feel the Magic of 1001 Arabian Nights
When you stay at a Morrocan Riad, there's nothing more sensual. If you want to up the romance factor, choose the Royal Mansour in Marrakech; nothing says romance like staying in a hotel owned by royalty. These traditionally-designed B&Bs have the perfect elements for a magical retreat. You'll find a dramatic copper bathtub, open doors into a pool, jewel-toned fabrics, and timeless handcrafted furnishings.
Get Treated Like Royalty
The epitome of a luxury honeymoon is a castle stay. A stay in a European castle with your better half will spoil you with its sheer extravagance, unmatched comfort, panoramic vistas, and gourmet food. Imagine telling everyone that your honeymoon suite was on the grounds of Versailles Palace! That dream can become a reality at Airelles Chateau de Versailles.
Romantic Beach Dinners in Zanzibar
Heading to the northern coast of Zanzibar and staying at the andBeyond Mnemba Island means you can feast on the area's succulent seafood at a private beach table for two. Sunset dinners are unforgettable as you feel the sand beneath your bare feet, the sea breeze, and the waves gently against the shore.
Sleep Underneath a Canopy of Stars in Italy
Check out the Cabriolet Suite at L’Albereta – a superb 9th-century country villa near Lake Iseo for flawless service, irresistible charm, and poetic experiences. You'll find a retractable roof opening up to a canopy of stars, providing you and your significant other with the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening.
Discover Ancient Civilizations
Standing before archaeological spectacles and marveling at the preservation of ancient history are perfect for ager history buffs. Many couples focus on Cleopatra's Egypt or the trade-heavy pathways of the Silk Road. From hiring experts with a deep knowledge of local history to cultural landmarks that paint a more profound tale, you will delight in everything old being new again.
Play Tarzan & Jane in Treehouse
Head to South Africa to enjoy a romantic getaway in the wild. There, you'll find the Lion Sands Game Reserve with its luxurious and remote treehouse – also referred to as bush bedrooms – elevated on platforms. Sleep underneath the stars privately while surrounding yourselves with incredible wildlife you won't see anywhere else.
Spend the Night in an Underwater Room for Two
Submerged in the Indian Ocean, the underwater room at Manta Resort makes for a genuinely mind-blowing experience. The three-story structure includes a rooftop deck, a dining/living area at sea level, and the unbelievable glass-walled underwater bedroom, where you can sleep with the fishes (in a good way).
Sometimes, finding the best romantic getaway means long, relaxing days of pampering and spoiling each other. You don't have to settle for a cookie-cutter honeymoon. I can help you create an experience the two of you will never forget.