From private islands in the Bahamas to chalets in Japan, here’s all the inspiration you need for that perfect trip.
Why 2023 Will Be a Great Year for Honeymoons
During the pandemic we suddenly found ourselves trapped at home and often we were separated from our loved ones. We learned how to remain connected with others while taking a step back from the daily grind and learned to diversify in ways that we never thought possible. Most importantly, we learned how incredibly important our relationships are and not to take the people we love for granted.
It does not matter when you tie the knot, there is always a prime place to escape for your honeymoon. If you get married in December but have your heart set on a safari the best season is May, better going to the Caribbean instead or a weekend in Paris if you don’t mind the cold weather, or how about a honeymoon in the mountains in the French Alps for example.
Here, the top places to spend your first trip as a married couple for all months of the year.
You’ll get the best game-viewing from April to October at Singita Lebombo Lodge, on the southeastern edge of Kruger National Park. From $2,090 per person.
Mykonos and Santorini is a classic summer combo. And the staff at villa Ambrosia treats honeymooners like royalty.
Sonoma’s laid-back viticultural vibe draws fewer honeymooners than flashy neighbor, Napa Valley, especially during harvest (choose late October through November for fewer crowds). Our favorite property is St Helena Estate, it is a large property, you can rent it with your friends but still have your private cottage where to have your time.
Amalfi Coast – Italy
Both high season (July/August) and shoulder season (June/September) are prime time on the Amalfi Coast. Palazzo Santa Croce in Positano is always a winner.
November to April, the dry season, is ideal for this island nation, with fewer rainstorms to drive you into your overwater villa Joali
Some romantic destinations are cliché for a reason. And here’s the truth: You simply cannot go wrong with a Parisian honeymoon. Between the food, the wine, and the sheer beauty of the city, it’s a perfect couple’s destination. Enjoy wine on the idyllic terrace at the Penthouse Belle Etoile
From the traditional Buddhist temples to the iconic green rice paddies, volcanic mountain ranges, and idyllic beaches, Bali exudes so much romance and mystique, it’s no wonder the island has remained such a popular honeymoon destination for decades. Particularly romantic for couples is the Amankila featuring swimming pools with the most impressive sunset views .
If visiting ancient mosques and shopping in the old city souks sounds like your idea of fun, a honeymoon in Morocco is right up your alley. Opt for a glamorous stay at La Brillante, which was meticulously renovated. The property has gorgeous restaurants and private chef services, all of the suites at La Brillante have been meticulously crafted to reflect the Moroccan aesthetic. Complete with a swimming pool, on-site hammam, and rooftop terrace with stunning views over the surrounding city and the Atlas Mountains, this riad offers a boutique experience to remember.
Roughly 40 minutes from Dubai in Palm Jumeirah, our luxury villas are beautiful and perfect to enjoy an adventure in Dubai. With dune-side dining, sunset camel treks, and falconry displays, there is so much to share perfect for couples looking to indulge in some middle-of-nowhere romance.
Situated atop the cliffs above Dubrovnik (“The Pearl of the Adriatic”), Villa Annalisa is minutes from the fortified old city. Honeymooners should consider this property.
Luxury Villa Annalisa is located in the most elite residential area of Dubrovnik, Croatia, – Ploče, from where you enjoy unforgettable views of the Old Town, the island Lokrum and the beach Banje.
Contact Haute Retreats to plan a trip our team of expert travel designers can recommend the best villas, luxury resorts, restaurants and activities for your interests.