Every newlywed couple have their own versions of the perfect honeymoon. For some the ideal getaway maybe enjoying the comforts of luxury cruise liner for others it could be touring the romantic streets of Paris and some may just prefer a simple relaxing sunbathe on a golden sandy beach.
Whatever your preference I am sure there is something here for everybody in our list of the top best romantic honeymoon destinations in the world.
10. Las Vegas, USA
The ever-changing city of Las Vegas is better known for quick marriages than it is for wonderful honeymoons, but that’s changing rapidly along the Strip. In the last decade, casinos have shifted their emphasis from gambling to attractions in order to bring in travelers of all kinds. And, with the hotels competing for both the best acts and most luxurious suites, you won’t be disappointed. The Palazzo, Wynn Hotel, The Bellagio and the Harmon Hotel and Spa at City Center are among the newest and best options for your stay.
Just a short flight from Miami, the Bahamas are always a popular honeymoon destination. Calypso music floats along these historic islands, giving newlyweds a choice of either diving into the pulsing nightlife or retreating to one of the many beach resorts. Many couples prefer to stay in a cottage near the ocean and enjoy the gentle lullaby of the waves, but larger accommodations like St. Francis Resort, Powell Pointe Resort, Shannas Cove Resort and Lofty Fig Villas are frequented by newlyweds, too.
8. Caribbean Cruise
There is nothing more romantic than sailing away together into a golden sunset on a luxury cruise line. Visit several beautiful locales in the space of a few days, discover secluded island beaches, dine on a balcony overlooking the ocean or enjoy a spa for two. Whatever your preference, you will have a vacation to remember.
7. Venice, Italy
The canals of Venice have drawn romantics for centuries, for a honeymoon or simply to kindle the fires of love. In addition to the famous boat rides while being serenaded by a gondolier, there are numerous sites befitting this home to the arts during the Renaissance. When scheduling your stay, have a look at the Hotel Al Ponte Mocenigo, Al Ponte Antico, Hotel Bucintoro and Hotel Antiche Figure for top-notch accommodations.
6. Acapulco, Mexico
Once the honeymoon destination for John and Jackie Kennedy, Acapulco is still a popular place for newlyweds celebrating their new life together. Temperatures hover in the 80s throughout the year, and the warm water is ideal for swimming and snorkeling. As if that’s not enough to tempt you, the prices in Acapulco are affordable and can allow for an unforgettable honeymoon even on a tight budget. The Camino Real offers well-designed rooms overlooking the private Pichilingue Beach, as well as fine dining and a variety of activities. The hotel’s convenient location allows guests to appreciate the night life of Acapulco by night and the natural beauty of the beaches by day.
5. Paris, France
The City of Light has a well-earned reputation for romance. Whether you’re looking for refined relaxation or authentic French experiences, you’ll find it in Paris. Be sure to take in the sights, then settle down for lavish meals and sumptuous desserts. Hotels can be large chains or small boutiques, so do plenty of research before reserving your room; Jays Paris, Hotel Luxembourg Parc, Hotel Le Six and Hotel Gramont Opera are all great choices.
From the moment your plane touches down, Hawaii will immediately bathe you in lush beauty. The tropical climate and volcanic mountains rise alongside beautiful beaches, giving honeymooners plenty to look at when not staring into each other’s eyes. Consider the Four Seasons Hualalai Ka’upulehu, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Kona Village Resort when making your decision.
There are only a handful of places that can boast postcard-quality scenes around every turn and Tahiti is one of them. Honeymooners have sought out this gorgeous island in the South Pacific for decades. The crystal clear waters and gleaming beaches provide a feast for the eyes, whether stretched out on the sands or scuba diving in the bright underwater seascape. The Polynesian natives are known for warm hospitality and relaxing massages, meaning you’ll want to return again and again. The Hotel Tahiti Nui joins resorts by Manava, InterContinental and Radisson among the best-known places to stay, but there are always thatched-roof hideaways available.
2. Rome, Italy
What better place to celebrate a love for the ages than The Eternal City? From ancient streets to beautiful gardens to superb restaurants, Rome provides everything a couple needs for the most romantic honeymoon possible. An evening stroll along the cobblestone streets in Trastevere or an afternoon lounging on the Spanish Steps is a great way to get your marriage started right. Book a room at the Villa Spalleti Trivelli, Portrait Suits, iQ Hotel Roma or Palm Gallery and then begin planning your days in the city that gives romance its name.
1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Nestled on an island in the lagoon of Bora Bora, this resort invites newlyweds to revel in post-wedding privacy in a bungalow perched above the lagoon on high stilts. The Canoe Breakfast brings the morning nosh to new levels as breakfast and fresh flowers are loaded into a canoe and delivered to your room. While the resort offers many evening entertainment options and group activities, honeymooners can escape the crowds with a private barbecue for two on a secluded island. Guests snorkel and relax while their personal chef prepares an island feast served on fine china and linens in the great outdoors.