The World's Most Romantic & Luxurious Honeymoon Resorts (Part 2)
Your honeymoon is a once-in-a-lifetime getaway, and it will be the most anticipated and indulgent trip you'll ever take. The start of your married life is an excellent excuse to splurge on that bucket list trip you've always dreamed of taking. Honeymoon expectations are always high, so indulging in a swoon-worthy resort is a must. Do you fantasize about far-flung locales and pristine beaches? Maybe you can't live without unrivaled luxury, unending pampering? From opulent overwater bungalows to secluded suites with private pools and Italian palazzo, you need to discover these romantic honeymoon hideaway resorts.
Iglu-Dorf Zermatt in Switzerland
Does the Matterhorn call your name? You can find romance, wellness, and luxury in an igloo at the foot of Switzerland's most famous mountain – here and nowhere else! An exceptional honeymoon at Iglu-Dorf Zermatt includes cuddling in a lovely igloo. Don't forget to take a snowshoe trek under the starry sky.
Jessie recommends the Romantic Igloo.
Conrad Bora Bora Nui in French Polynesia
For most people, Bora Bora is the epitome of luxury and romance. And Conrad is one of the most exclusive and beautiful resorts on the island. Spend your time immersing yourself in Polynesian culture. (You need to learn to Tahitian Dance). Then spend your nights watching the sunset over Mount Otemanu from the balcony of your overwater bungalow.
Jessie recommends the King Overwater Bungalow with Pool.
Memories Aicha Luxury Camp in Wadi Rum, Jordan
Memories consist of 55 luxury tents snuggled in the heart of the Wadi Rum. Rugged mountains and the stunning Arabian desert border the camp, allowing you to wake up in the wild outdoors. Enjoy the library onsite terrace, restaurant, and barbecue area. Expert chefs prepare a range of delicious meals using fresh local ingredients. The panoramic tents will allow you to gaze at the brilliant celestial beauty above your head.
Jessie recommends the Panoramic Luxury Suite.
Nayara Resorts in Costa Rica
Nayara encompasses two sister resorts (Nayara Gardens and Nayara Springs), excellent for honeymoon couples. But since you have to pick one, I would go with Nayara Springs. It provides an elevated level of seclusion, luxury, and romance. Your villa will open to a volcano-fed plunge pool, allowing you to avoid the crowds of tourists at the hot springs in favor of a private adults-only hideaway. Spend the mornings enjoying adventurous activities, then retreat to the resort for gourmet dining and decadent spa treatments each night.
Jessie recommends the springs villa.
Le Couvent des Minimes Hotel in Provence, France
You'll discover Le Couvent nestled in the heart of Provence. Immerse yourselves in history and the resorts stunning natural surroundings. Le Couvent backs onto the charming village of Mane, and it is the essence of Provencal fashion and traditions. You are sure to fall in love with its tranquility, bucolic walks. The hotel staff will ensure you feel like cherished family members from the moment you arrive.
Jessie recommends the superior suite.
Mystique in Santorini, Greece
Carved into the mountainous Caldera cliffs, Mystique overlooks the turquoise expanse of sea that surrounds Santorini. Gentle curves and arches enhance the softened color palette; the hotel is an isolated hideaway that allows open horizons in a stunning and legendary location. The unique environment affords the resort a peaceful and discreet position; Mystique remains a favorite for honeymooners and romantic escapes because of the carefree spirit and upscale feel. All 41 suites boast panoramic sea views and cobbled pathways connecting them to the active volcano-shaped Santorini.
Jessie recommends the Air of Secrecy Villa with a Private Pool.
Casa San Agustin in Cartagena, Columbia
The luxurious boutique Casa San Agustin lies within Cartagena's old walled city. It has 31 lovely rooms spread across three exquisitely reconstructed, whitewashed 17th-century colonial-era houses; the rooms blend the colonial past with modern Colombian energy. The renowned restaurant offers classic Colombian flavors, presented with global elegance in an atmospheric indoor-outdoor setting.
Jessie recommends the premium suite.
Velaa Private Island in the Maldives
Velaa is my favorite resort in the world! This 45 room resort is beyond luxury, and it is an exclusive, boutique hideaway. Intimate and pristine and perfect, there is nothing that can be improved. Velaa is so unique. It has falling snow in the Maldives! Well, it falls in their snow room. Even their spa is overwater. Climb into one of their cloud pods for blissful relaxation.
Jessie recommends the Sunset Deluxe Water Pool Villa.
COMO Shambhala Estate in Bali
COMO Shambhala Estate is a holistic wellness resort located in a spiritual enclave suspended over a rain forest gorge. Onsite dieticians, doctors, and fitness instructors help you create a wellness plan. Therefore you will grow closer as a couple and make life lifestyle changes. With only 30 villas, Como Shambhala is the perfect place to get away from everything.
Jessie recommends the One Bedroom Pool Villa Retreat.
Amanzoe in Argolida, Greece
Zeus might well trade his heavenly digs for a room at Amanzoe. This hilltop resort, located on the bright Peloponnese peninsula and enclosed by olive groves. It is home to 38 contemporary pavilions spread over different levels for supreme privacy and mesmerizing views. Each freestanding villa offers a swimming pool and terrace with a shady arbor.
Jessie recommends the Deluxe Pool Pavillion.
Villa Bordoni in Tuscany, Italy
There's something so alluring about drawing up to the 16th-century country house encircled by olive groves and vineyards. It's even better when the country house lies near some of the best wineries in the heart of Chianti. It's inconceivable not to get swept up in the romance of Villa Bordoni, which is the ideal spot for couples dreaming of a refined Tuscan getaway with a genuine ambiance and loads of charm. The Montefioralle suite—known as the "honeymoon room"—features a clawfoot tub and walk-in shower big enough for two people. Run a warm bath, pop a bottle of wine, and soak in the landscapes.
Jessie recommends the Lemonaia Garden Double.
Helena Bay Lodge in New Zealand
Helena Bay puts a luxe spin on the laid-back North Island adventure. Gather in the main communal house to dine on estate-to-plate meals with a selection from a 2,000-plus-bottle wine cellar. With over two miles of natural coastline and four secluded beaches, honeymooners in the five suites will find plenty of open space for intimacy. Large terraces make the ideal perch for bird- and whale-watching. Skim the library, unwind with a massage or roast connoisseur s'mores over the fire pit. Snorkeling, fishing, hiking, and kayaking are just a few ways to spend your time.
Jessie recommends the Kiwi Suite.
Blancaneaux Lodge in Belize
Francis Ford Coppola's isolated mountain hideaway, Blancaneaux Lodge, is both dramatic and inspiring. Many luxuriant suites, including the tranquil riverfront cabanas, feature decks that overlook Privassion Creek's waterfalls. Adventure seekers will adore riding horseback to secret falls, hiking, traversing caves, and discovering Mayan cities. If you want to relax, head to the spectacular spa treatments or lay by the swimming pool.
Jessie recommends the Luxury Cabana.
Lion Sands in Kruger National Park in South Africa
Spend your honeymoon in a 30-foot tall two-level platform suite built around a 500-year-old Leadwood tree surrounded by lions and hyenas! The treehouses are Lion Sands come complete with everything you will need for a night in the jungle: a bed and dining on level 2 and a bathroom on level 1. Unless you use the two-way radio to call the staff when you need them, it's just the two of you!
Jessie recommends the Narina Lodge Suite.
Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawaii
Some of your most challenging decisions at Fairmont Orchid will center around whether you do first--play with the sea turtles or relax at oceanfront cabanas? You can make time for it all! Stargazing with a local astronomer on the pool deck, paddle the warm ocean waters in an outrigger canoe, hike into a petroglyph field or soak up the rays on a sugar-sand beach. In the evening, dance the night away as the sunsets over the horizon.
Jessie recommends the Oceanfront Suite.
Awasi Atacama in Chile
Awasi is an oasis in the dramatic and fascinating Atacama Desert – a magnificent base for exploring the desert's mysterious environs. Relax in twelve suites; each features a private patio with an outdoor shower and solarium, rustic furniture, and ample open space. Honeymooners will receive a four-wheel-drive vehicle and a personal guide to accompany you on outings to volcanoes, geysers, and dry salt lakes.
Jessie recommends the Superior Round Suite.
These are the most romantic and luxurious honeymoon resorts in the world. For most couples, their honeymoon is the perfect way to kick off life together and relax after the wedding. And your honeymoon offers the ideal excuse to indulge yourselves with the bucket list trip you have been putting off.