Romantic travel

9 best romantic hotels around the world for newlyweds: adventure, pampering or solace for your perfect honeymoon


Every couple is different when it comes to their ideal honeymoon. Here’s a list of places that include exciting activities or pampering and relaxation.

One of the biggest regrets I have is that I never had a honeymoon. Can you believe that? For someone who loves to travel as much as I do, it’s pretty sad. I’ve been researching where I’d go, so thought I’d put this guide together for any couples planning a honeymoon.  For some couples, a honeymoon is a pure luxury while a few love to connect to nature enjoying solace.

So if you are planning to get married soon, take a look at some of the most comfortable yet exciting hotels around the world for your honeymoon.


Does it get more romantic than this sunset dinner on the beach in the Maldives?

1. Four Seasons Resort Maldives is a top pick for pampering for your honeymoon

My first choice for a honeymoon would be the Maldives! Every picture is so postcard perfect! If you prefer luxury for your after wedding trip with your soulmate, Maldives is one of the exciting locations. The resort at Landaa Giraavaru in Voavah Island seems like the best pick for a honeymoon. The hotel is breathtaking with its surrounding beauty. You can opt to have a separate bungalow for your private stay which includes private water access and ultimate privacy. You can enjoy candlelight dinners on the private sandbank, relaxing couple massage, sunset cruises with champagne around the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

2. One&Only Cape Town, Cape Town is a South African luxurious spot for a honeymoon!


If you are planning to visit Cape Town for your honeymoon, this is the perfect hotel!

You can’t imagine any better combination than luxury and serenity. One&Only Cape Town is one of the best resorts to spend your early days of marital bliss This place is mesmerizing and, all its 91 rooms give you a great view of the mountains. You can also enjoy the tasty food from a restaurant by Nobu and a luxurious spa on a private island. You can enjoy plenty of activities to suit your mood.

3. Grace Santorini, Greece – a peaceful spot for your romantic honeymoon


Relaxation and solitude await at the Santorini honeymoon suite in Greece!

Greece is another spot that’s been on my bucket list of places to visit for a while. And this is the hotel I would love to visit for a romantic vacation. If grace is the word you have in your mind, Grace Santorini is a perfect place. It blends of romance and peace. The breathtaking view and architecture of the hotel painted in perfect white shade. Every couple dreams to be in a place where they can explore a magical place together. Their honeymoon suite comes with a hot tub, and plunge pool. If you are fond of churches or history, you can visit a 15-century church form Grace Santorini.

4. Adler Mountain Lodge, Italy adventure honeymoon


No matter what season you honeymoon, this Italian hotel is perfect!

For the couples who are fond of adventure and mountains, Adler Mountain Lodge is an inspiring place to be after your big day of celebration. You can stay at their suite rooms where you can get the luxury of spa treatment. The best part about this amazing hotel is that a couple can visit this place any time of the year. There is an opportunity of skiing, snow-shoe hikes, tobogganing in winter, picnics in flower-filled meadows and late-night stargazing in summer.

5. Ponta Dos Ganchos, Brazil – amenities galore for your best honeymoon

Ponta Dos Ganchos is the dream destination for every couple. It is a wonderful resort near Florianopolis filled with romance. Here, time seems to stand still. Ultimately, it is your choice how you spend your time, relaxing or enjoying their enormous amount of amenities. But be sure to take time to reflect and listen to ocean music.

6. Sugar Beach, Viceroy Resort, St Lucia – a Caribbean luxury resort perfect for those who don’t want to travel far for their honeymoon!

If the beach is your ideal spot to spend your honeymoon, Viceroy Resort is the one you must visit. The high-end services and room are hypnotic. You can relish each other’s company on your special trip. This resort is a renowned name in the hospitality industry but, St Lucia’s location is best among all for the newlyweds. You can pamper yourself as much you can with being disturbed.

7. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur – be treated like a Kind and Queen on your honeymoon


Be treated like a King and Queen at this luxury hotel in India on your honeymoon

When talking about luxury and royal treatment, Taj Lake Palace is one of the most loved places by newlyweds. Udaipur, India is known for its royalty and palaces. The location is very popular as it was Octopussy’s hideout in the 1983 James Bond film. This one of a kind palace, welcomes happen in full royal treatment and services. Who doesn’t want to feel like king and queen on their honeymoon?

8. The Resort at Pedregal, Mexico – breathtaking views you’ll never get tired of seeing on your honeymoon


OMG – how perfect does this spa look to spend with your bae on your honeymoon!?!

If ever Mexico crosses your mind, the Resort at Pedregal is your spot for sure. Your wedding and its arrangement might have made you tired and stressed, so nothing is better than resort at Pedregal as it is filled with romance, excitement, beauty, and luxury. You can call it “absolutamente incredible”! The resort is located in the Baja Peninsula of Mexico and, each of its 118 rooms has a terrace with a view of the Pacific Ocean. You can even opt for casitas which are open to the ocean. There are also private plunge pools and fire pits. Plus, the Cliffside restaurant view is breathtaking and is perfect to spend an evening with your soul mate.

9. Gritti Palace in Venice – a decor and foodie lover’s paradise


Venice is high on romance and a lovely spot for your honeymoon!

Last but, not the least. When talking about romance, Venice can’t be missed. It is the divine destination for couples. Gritti Palace is a stunning and luxurious hotel to pamper you with every amenity a newlywed could dream of. You can enjoy a remarkable view of the Santa Maria Della Salute church and Palazzo Venier Dei Leoni. The rooms are designed and decorated with Venetian antiques, original artwork and richness much like a palace. Everything is meant to provide you excess luxury. Also, the food is mind-blowing and one of the most popular restaurants in Venice.

While your wedding may be about pleasing other family and close friends, your honeymoon is all about you and your comforts and desires. For many couples, a big trip like this is a once in a life time event, so make it count! Make sure whatever hotel you choose is in your budget and has full-fledged amenities to pamper you with the best treatment during your beginning of wedded bliss. Some of the best deals are available on Couponobox for you. Before finalizing your honeymoon destination make sure to do lots of research so you have the best time with your soul mate.


About the author

Malika Bowling

Malika is the author of several books including Culinary Atlanta: Guide to the Best Restaurants, Markets, Breweries and More! and the founder of Roamilicious. She is also a Digital Marketing and Social Media Consultant. Follow us @Roamilicious on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for the content not shared on the blog. And don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter (subscribe box below) and never miss a contest, giveaway or the latest must visit restaurant!