Your honeymoon is a beautiful experience that deserves to be nothing short of an upscale experience full of comfort, intimacy, romance, and lights. Use the chance of this ‘happily ever after’ to splurge on the most luxurious self-indulgence in some of the most exotic places in the world. From adventure to serenity, emerald beaches to starry nights, mountainous landscape to infinite sea, everything that makes honeymoon utopian is on this list of 10 Best Luxury Honeymoon Hotels.
The Oberoi Amarvilas – Agra, India
The Oberoi Amarvilas
The City of Taj is a home to one of the world’s regal hotels– The Oberoi Amarvilas. Located 600m away from Taj Mahal, the hotel offers its arresting panoramic view from all its 102 rooms. Inspired by the Mughal legacies in the city, Amarvilas is molded into a stately building that is spread across nine acres. It is studded with terraced gardens, reflecting pools, pavilions, intricate marble inlays, colonnades, and high ceilings accented with opulent chandeliers. Once a host to Princess Diana, then to Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Oberoi Amarvilas is a fine testimony of royalty. For an unparalleled experience, book the Kohinoor Suite of this hotel.
Belmond Hotel Caruso – Ravello, Italy
The Belmond Hotel Caruso
Ever dreamt of celebrating marriage in a palace? The Belmond Hotel Caruso makes every honeymoon fairy tale come to life. Formerly an 11th-century palace, this luxurious resort is perched on a 1000-ft high cliff edge over the Amalfi Coast and is tucked between the endless blue sky and clear sea. Its grand, marbled foyers walk guests into grand rooms ornate with antiques, exquisite wood furnishings, and original Neapolitan paintings. A candle-light dinner at the vine-trailed balcony floating over the Tyrrhenian waters will set sail a romantic honeymoon. The breathtaking view of the vast sea, turquoise sky and peachy towns are sure to inspire several unforgettable moments.
Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia
Song Saa Private Island
Song Saa Private Island is a honeymoon heaven that lies comfortably and cuddled up in the Koh Rong Archipelago of Cambodia. Couples looking to begin their new journey with a lot of pampering, relaxation, intimacy, and romantic tranquility will find their haven here. Song Saa serves delectable unique cuisine and offers a romantic view of the horizon, thus defining the beauty of far, far away. With nine, secluded overwater villas, eighteen garden and beach villas, this 5-star luxury resort makes honeymoon truly magical. What’s more? The hotel has a pre-curated honeymoon package that is tailor-made for each couple. It includes petal bed and flower bath.
Grace Hotel – Santorini, Greece
Grace Hotel Santorini
With its phenomenal sea view, Greece makes one of the most stunning spots to celebrate love. What makes it even better is the line of exotic luxury hotels for newlyweds that it hosts. One such beautiful accommodation offered by the Hellas is Grace Hotel Santorini. Its modern minimal design replaces historical gilds and frescos with pure white swatches and infinite view of the sea. Most rooms in the hotel come with a plunge pool, while the 400 m2 villa boasts a private heated pool and a pampering spa. Sporting elegance in its pristine finish and creating a calming setting for its guests, Grace truly lives up to its name.
Jade Mountain – Saint Lucia
Jade Mountain is like a romantic dream come true in the far-flung solitude of St Lucia. Star-lit night sky, warm lighting, tapered mountains, and commanding view of the Atlantic Ocean create extraordinary ambiance for newlyweds to spend honeymoon of a lifetime. Jade Mountain has unique three-walled rooms, called Sanctuaries, that offer a gaping view St Lucia’s twin peaks. With their Total Romance Package, a couple could spend honeymoon living the dream of every hopeless romantic. In addition to arranging comfortable stays, the hotel also organizes romantic private dinners serenaded by guitarist inside the Sanctuary and private tent dinner on beach Anse Mamin.
The Brando – French Polynesia
Nothing tops arriving at one of the most luxury hotels for honeymoons in a private plane and spending the happy beginnings in the lap of pristine nature with exotic birds, sea turtles, and manta rays. Unique and luxurious, the Brando resort is a bewitching private island tucked in Tetiaroa atoll that makes each stay enriching. Its structure and cuisine are both inspired by the Polynesian lifestyle. The resort is designed to reflect the authentic culture of Polynesia. Indulge in Polynesian spa treatments, enjoy water sports, go on guided excursions to make honeymoon romantic, calming, adventurous, and fun.
Aman Venice Hotel – Venice, Italy
Aman Venice Hotel
If luxurious sounds mundane and boring, then the magnificence of the Aman Venice Hotel is the only way to satiate the zest for an extravagant honeymoon. In this extraordinary 16th century Grand Canal palace, couples will find a balanced concoction of contemporary décor and 18th-century medieval frescos such as the one by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo in the palatial Alcova suite. The rest of its 23 suites display museum-quality antiques themselves, including a 16th-century fireplace, glossy wooden furnishings, Rubelli silk wall coverings, chinoiserie and painted ceilings. Many of these Suites offers the panoramic view of the Grand Canal. Guests can coast into this exceptional hotel in boats to witness the original frescos and Trompe-l’oeil staircase.
Ivory Lodge Lion Sands – South Africa
Ivory Lodge Lion Sand
Awarded with the lauded accolade of “5 Star Premium”, the Ivory Lodge Lion Sands is without a doubt one of the most lavish space to celebrate honeymoon. This opulent cottage is located at a secluded space at the waters meet of Sabie and Sand rivers. Beautiful riverscape and golden lighting inside and around the lodge inspires a romantic atmosphere, perfect for celebrating love. Designed with a patio extending into a private pool, the Ivory Lodge invites serenity. The staff is appointed to take care of everything from stocking preferred beverages to keeping closet ready.
North Island – Seychelles
North Island Seychelles
North Island is the mesmerizing hideaway that lured even the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for their honeymoon. If it’s good enough for Prince Williams and Kate Middleton, it certainly is lavish enough for all. Other than the royal couple, other celebrities such as American-Mexican actress, Salma Hayek is also known to have honeymooned in the exclusive, pristine and private quarters of a grand villa in the North Island. The Clooneys, after celebrating their nuptials in Aman Venice, flew to the North Island for their honeymoon. With only 11 villas on the entire island, privacy and intimacy are a given. Clifftop infinity pool, dazzling restaurants, and picturesque views add to the wow factors of this place, making North Island one of the best picks for most romantic resorts.
Soneva Jani, Maldives
Soneva Jani is the finest luxury honeymoon resort we’ve known. Located over the blue water of the Indian Ocean, Soneva Jani is a phenomenal lagoon that nests twenty-four private villas overlooking the expansive lagoon. Each one opens to their own stretch of the lagoon and is designed with a private lap pool, deck, and patio for relaxation. A slide adds more fun to the days. This is the perfect place to disconnect from the rest of the world and truly spend some time with just each other. Constructed with retractable roof, kitchenettes, and spacious rooms, the villas have everything one could need through their stay. The island also has beachside villas that spread across 1956 m2 with not a single line in sight. These elaborate accommodations include sauna, steam room, duo decks, gym, library, and access to a private beach.