Now that the wedding is over, dive into these honeymoon hotspots and find the perfect location for some rest and relaxation! Whether you want an exotic or just a romantic getaway, these top places won’t disappoint.
1. Kruger National Park, South Africa
Nestled deep in the jungle is Kruger National Park. It's the home of Sabi Sands, a hidden gem that boasts luxury accommodations amongst the African safari. For your honeymoon, test out The Leopard Hills Safari Lodge and indulge in the atmosphere. Made up of glass front suites, the rooms have a private sundeck and rock plunge pool.
What to do: After a relaxing day on your private deck, enjoy the multitude of safari tours Sabi Sands has to offer. "The Big Five Safari Tour" will have you gazing at lions, leopards, buffalo, rhinos and elephants.
2. Ravello - Amalfi Coast, Italy
Whisk yourselves away to a beautiful coastal oasis at The Palazzo Sasso in Ravello, Italy. This 12th century hotel is found on a hilltop overlooking the breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast. With 32 rooms and 11 suites, The Palazzo Sasso is a perfect pick for any honeymoon getaway.
Why it’s perfect: Book the Infitio Suite and have your own private jacuzzi and terrace overlooking the coast. Can it get any more romantic?
3. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Looking for a little honeymoon luxury? Why not divulge in all that Bora Bora has to offer. The Bora Pearl Beach Resort and Spa is an oasis like no other. Whether you want private accommodations over top the beautiful ocean or a relaxing retreat by the beach this hotel has it all.
Favourite thing: The 50 over-water bungalows are a honeymoon oasis and will have you swooning at the view. Overlooking Mount Otemanu and the water below, this site is a perfect location for relaxation and romance.
4. Napa Valley, California
The White House Inn in Napa Valley is a bed and breakfast that boasts both a quaint and elegant charm, yet a very modern feel. The hotel is located in downtown Napa so when you’re not touring the vineyards, explore the restaurants, art galleries and downtown streets.
Things to do: If you and your hubby are wine connoisseurs then this place is a must see! With a multitude of vineyards to choose from fill your days with tastings and walking tours of the beautiful landscape. If walking isn’t your thing, the area offers balloon rides and biking tours of vineyards.
5. Menorca (Minorca), The Balearic Islands, Spain
Menorca is one of the three islands that make up the Balearic Islands with its neighbours Mallorca and Ibiza. Leave the partying behind at the Insotel Punta Prima Prestige Resort where the setting prides itself on being a go to location for people who love remote places. This is the perfect hotel to kick back and relax while enjoying the beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea from your sea-view suite.
Tours: If you’re looking to explore Menorca’s 120 beaches, hire a car to take you along the Southern Coast. If traveling by car isn’t island-like enough, opt for a beach tour on horseback.
6. Cannes, French Riviera
The French Riviera, also known as The Côte d'Azur, is the romance capital of the world. For a modern yet traditional French holiday, stay at the 1835 White Palm Hotel located in Cannes full of both classic and contemporary charm.
The hotel: The White Palm Hotel is only minutes from the Croisette, a world famous street running down the shoreline of Cannes, that has world class shopping perfect for an afternoon excursion.
7. Santorini, Greece
The beautiful island of Santorini, Greece boasts crisp white villas and beautiful sea views. Located in Santorini’s village of Imerovigli, the luxurious Aqua Suites are situated on the highest rim of the island and offer amazing views of the volcano and surroundings.
Tip: Book the Honeymoon Suite that is equipped with a jacuzzi on the terrace overlooking the Caldera and Aegean sea. There isn’t a more perfect way to end a beautiful trip then a night under the stars!
8. Peter island, British Virgin Islands
Peter Island Resort and Spa is a private island that is home to luxury villas and private beach front suites. If you’re looking to get away from all the hustle and bustle of a regular resort, you’ve come to the right place. Along with the fabulous secluded feel, the resort offers a gorgeous spa and beach picnics for couples to enjoy during the day.
Island sanctuary: Sneak away to the honeymoon beach for two for more tranquility. Get dropped off on the remote island with a picnic lunch and relax until your heart’s content.
9. Lake Louise, Alberta
The Fairmont Lake Louise is the perfect honeymoon for winter weddings if you don’t want to venture too far. Enjoy the lake view suite with views of the Canadian Rockies and glimmering lake. Whether you’re a couple that skis or enjoys the beauty of the snow-capped mountains, winter is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors at Lake Louise.
Things to do: The Ice Field is one of the largest ice caps in the Canadian Rockies. Take the "Ice Explorer Tour" and discover the beautiful glaciers, mountain peaks and wilderness that Lake Louise has to offer.
10. Alaska, USA
Jump aboard the Princess Cruise Lines for an Alaskan cruise that will show nothing but the best views of both wildlife and landscape. The ship ventures through Glacier Bay which is a stunning area full of glaciers and frozen tides. Many travellers have been known to spot humpback whales and other wildlife here.
Food for thought: If you’re foodies at heart, the cruise showcases Alaskan specialties such as seafood and other signature dishes native to the area.
Written By: Paula Cilia