Where to stay on your honeymoon is one of the most important decisions that
you will ever make. The options are unlimited but we hope that this website
can help narrow down your choices.
We've selected 10 destinations with our recommended hotels in each
destination. This is a much more useful guide than most honeymoon websites
which list a bunch of countries which is not very helpful. We drill down
into the best locations in each of these phenomenal countries.
Uvita, Costa Rica
WHY GO: It's the stuff adventure honeymoon fantasies are made of:
tropical jungle, picturesque mountains, sloths, toucans, and
howler monkeys. Did we mention the wild beaches? It's also much more
affordable and easy to fly to than most of our recommended destinations.
Uvita avoids the tourist traps that Costa Rica has to offer while being in
the best part of the nature.
WHAT TO DO:
Ziplining, white water rafting, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, paddle
boarding, snorkeling, whale watching, water rappelling down waterfalls, the
list goes on.
WHERE TO STAY:
specializes in offering boutique hotels. We recommend Oxygen Jungle Villas
Jungle Villas - An intimate boutique hotel experience with only 12
all-glass villas. Use coupon code BESTBOUTIQUE when checking out
to receive 10% off your hotel stay. This is exclusively for guests
arriving from BestHoneymoonDestinations.com and this code must be used
on their website.
WHY GO: Hawaii is easy to get to, safe,
friendly, but out of this world beautiful. Maui is the most stunning of the
WHAT TO DO: Kayaking, snorkeling, diving,
surfing, relaxing on the beach, and a glorious honeymoon.
WHERE TO STAY: The just-opened (read: stylish and modern) JW Marriott Venice (from $437, Marriott.com) is located on a private island with stunning vistas of Piazza San Marco. Pretend you're Hollywood royalty (like Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney) as you take the complimentary 15-minute ferry ride to Venice.
Montage Kapalua Bay -
This is by far the best resort on the island. If you want the honeymoon of a
lifetime while staying in the United States, here is your winner. The
epitome of luxury with stunning ocean views.
WHY GO: For Europe and history buffs. A
beautiful city in Portugal that is not on the radar for most tourists. Enjoy
history, stunning scenery, amazing greenery, and a charming people. Best of
all this is shockingly affordable compared to Italy or France.
WHAT TO DO:
Visit ancient castles, go on hikes, drive to neighboring Cascais, see
museums in nearby Lisbon.
WHERE TO STAY: Why not stay in an ancient
palace that is full of history? We recommend:
Tivoli Palacio de Seteais -
This is a luxurious hotel with a friendly staff. You are within walking
distance of some of the best historical sights in Sintra. The views from
here are also absolutely stunning.
WHY GO: Food lovers rejoice this is our most
recommended destination for you. Ubud specializes in organic food. The
restaurants are affordable, they serve up fresh squeezed juice, as well as
endless healthy and tasty eating options. This is central in Bali which
offers endless day trips to view temples.
WHAT TO DO: Eat your heart out hands down
the best destination for foodies. Take cooking classes, visit an endless
number of temples. The nature is also stunning choose the beach or visit
WHERE TO STAY: Bali is home to boutique
hotels with stunning balinese pools and statues.
#2.El Nido Resorts
Lagen Island - This could just as easily be number
1 on our list. This offer a secluded island where luxury is yours to
WHY GO: Few places are as romantic as
Venice. Enjoy one of the oldest and most charming cities in the world while
dining on world-class Italian food.
WHAT TO DO: A gondola or multiple gondola
rides are must-dos. Simply stroll around this city and enjoy the many
picture opportunities while holding the hand of your loved one. Take a ferry
to some neighboring islands.
WHERE TO STAY:
The just-opened (read: stylish and modern) JW Marriott Venice (from $437, Marriott.com) is located on a private island with stunning vistas of Piazza San Marco. Pretend you're Hollywood royalty (like Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney) as you take the complimentary 15-minute ferry ride to Venice.
The Gritti Palace -
Enjoy an old palace that offers the perfect location for exploring the best
that Venice has to offer.
#2.Corte Di Gabriela - A more romantic setting is difficult to find. This
is a hidden jewel in the heart of the city.
WHY GO: The largest city in Turkey connects
Asia and Europe. It offers an endless variety of impressive architecture,
and historical sites.
WHAT TO DO: Historical sites could be
enjoyed the entire time, or go shopping in the exotic marketplaces. Stroll
around and enjoy the culture shock.
WHERE TO STAY: Stay in the historical
district as location is important. You want to feel safe and be within
walking distance of the featured historical sites. These hotels offer
location as well as world class service.
Hotel Miniature Istanbul - Offers a wonderful location in the historical
district with everything within walking distance. Boutique hotel experience
with Turkish delights.
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet - We normally prefer smaller
hotels but this Four Seasons is in the perfect location and offers the best
service that you can find anywhere in Turkey.
WHY GO: The place to go to
enjoy the perfect beach vacation in Africa. A perfect addition to a safari
or Kilimanjaro on mainland Tanzania.
WHAT TO DO: Visit prison
island and give giant tortoises that are 100s of years old a shoulder
message. You will fall in love with these majestic creatures.
WHERE TO STAY: Too many
options to list but prices can go up significantly during high season. Visit our
Best Zanzibar Honeymoon Resorts page for our top 10 recommendations.
WHY GO: If you like a true
sense of adventure and to go off the beaten track Petra is timeless.
One of the safest countries in the Middle East.
WHAT TO DO:
Ancient castles and monuments. Venture where the Indiana
Jones movies were filmed. An authentic desert experience