Your wedding is suppose to be must be the most beautiful day of your life but what comes next is, for some people, even better: your honeymoon. So many amazing spots to celebrate love and enjoy each other, we made you a selection of our favorite places.
COCOA ISLAND BY COMO, MALDIVES
Maybe it's a honeymoon cliché but nowhere in the world can make you feel as relaxed as the Maldives. Have a blast at this eco-friendly desert island, with villas on stilts, a breathtaking lagoon location, excellent diving on the house reef or go for some of the amazing treatments at the SPA.
COPA LA GALA, AMALFI COAST, ITALY
Pick up matching helmets and then hop on the back of a Vespa to explore the Amalfi Coast the Italian way. Bed down at Capo la Gala in Vico Equense, between Sorrento and Pompeii high on the cliff tops of the Bay of Naples . For bedrooms with gulf-facing terraces, Michelin-starred sea-gazing from the SPA.
ESENCIA, RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO
Built to the precise spec of a wealthy duchess, this boutique resort on Mexico's Riviera Maya is more concerned these days with the demands of its clientele. Be spoilt in the organic SPA, sunbathe on miles of tropical beach and order tequila cocktail after tequila cocktail - but don't forget to go and see the acient Mayan ruins too.
LA BASTIDE DE MOUSTIERS, PROVENCE, FRANCE
Alain Ducasse's home from home is a real French paradise on earth. Lavender fields, golden mountain villages and olive groves to arrive at an impossibly romantic hillside hideaway. The rooms are charming, the gardens verdant & peaceful and the food is amazing not to forget the views when you are eating it.
BELMON LA RESIDENCE PHOU VAO, LAOS, ASIA
Tucked between the mountains on the palm-lined banks of the Mekong, languid Luang Prabang is every bit the land of the lotus eaters. Wake up to ethereal Luang Prabang views on a misty morning. The restaurant is Lao culinary immersion of rare refinement, Realise reincarnation is reality at the fab SPA.
JADE MOUNTAIN, SAINT LUCIA
Each vast suite at Jade Mountain has one wall entirely open to the famed Piton peaks and a private infinity pool from which to admire them. This hilltop hotel is set on different levels, with zigzagging stone walkways, pools and waterfalls. At the top you will find a roof terrace, which they claim is the highest point.
LION SANDS, IVORY LODGE, KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA
It doesn't get much better than Africa for an epic voyage of a honeymoon and Lion Sands in South Africa's Kruger National Park ticks every box: private pool, a telescope on your deck and a treehouse in the bush for secluded suppers.
POST RANCH INN, BIG SUR, CALIFORNIA
Hide out in total seclusion at Post Ranch Inn in California, where red wood cabins and cottages are lined along the rocky cliff. The land's-end locations means you'll seldom spot another human; instead, starry nights and rolling waves on the background.
POSEIDONION GRAND HOTEL, SPETSES, GREECE
Retreat with Athens' A-list to the glamorous island of Spetses, off the coast of Peloponnese and two and a half hours by car or boat from Athens. The historic Poseidonion Grand Hotel offers honeymooners a wonderful SPA, three restaurants and Med-facing rooms - the best of which (the Cupola Suite) with glass ceiling, mezzanine and private terrace.
SAL SALIS, NINGALOO REEF, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Celebrate your honeymoon at the great Australian outdoors at the remote Sal Salis, a bush camp consisting of nine Indian Ocean-facing luxury tents on the dunes of the Cape Range National Park. The reef offers excellent snorkeling, but it's the romance of dining under the stars and sleeping under canvas that will make your trip truly memorable.
THE PURIST VILLAS & SPA, BALI, INDONESIA
Bali has been a honeymoon hotspot for years and with a good reason, exemplified by the Purist, where beautiful designed villas offer a perfect blend of indoor and outdoor living, bamboo stalks soar above and leafy serenity pervades. The setting, along Ubud's holy rivers and shrouded in lush palms, is ideal for a post-nuptial recharge.
THE SUNSET BEACH HOTEL, MAHE, SEYCHELLES
On a secluded beach of Anse Marie you will find this superb luxurious villa, located on the North West coast of Mahe. The villas are sea-facing, a luxurious bathroom and a large lounge area. The beautiful garden with swimming pool slopes down to the beach and don't forget to use the well equipped barbecue area. All just two steps away from the beach.
Source Harper's Bazaar