Where to find the best honeymoon hotels


Honeymoons are all about relaxing and getting to know your loved one as you start on a new journey together.

Take time out to unwind with your newly-wed at a beach-side resort. Image credit: Ponta dos Ganchos

The Honeymoon period is the best time to unwind after all of the planning and stress of a wedding. Finding the best honeymoon hotels to create a welcome retreat doesn’t have to be difficult. Expand your horizons and take a look at these worldwide locations that make for the ideal honeymoon hotels.

Find a romantic hideaway at Ponta dos Ganchos in Brazil

One of the best honeymoon hotels on offer is a romantic hideaway that’s less glamor and more peaceful. Ponto dos Ganchos is a resort in Santa Catarina, Brazil, which sits right on the Emerald Coast and offers 25 ocean-facing bungalows for guests. Here, you are surrounded by rainforest, which sets the perfect backdrop for spending an afternoon in one of the hotel’s deep-soaking hot tubs or receiving a massage in the private saunas. This adult-only resort also has several infinity plunge pools for a cooling swim.

Take in sweeping ocean views from your pool at Ponta dos Ganchos. Image credit: Ponta dos Ganchos
Ponta dos Ganchos boasts sweeping ocean views from its resort. Image credit: Ponta dos Ganchos

Visit the city of love at Shangri-La Hotel in Paris, France

Paris is the city of lovers and Shangri-La Hotel is perhaps the most ideal of options, especially because it’s in the heart of the city. The hotel’s lush gardens welcome you to sit and enjoy them, with the Eiffel Tower just off in the distance. The hotel is the perfect location for foodies, as numerous Michelin-starred restaurants can be found within walking distance. Enjoy a delicious meal and end the day watching the sun set over the Paris skyline right from your balcony. Can it get any more romantic?

Seek out a romantic escape in Thailand at Soneva Kiri

One of the key reasons to visit Soneva Kiri is its position in Koh Kood, a remote island location in Thailand. It’s home to numerous thatched villas, each with its own outdoor private infinity pool and sundeck. As one of the best honeymoon island hotels around, it puts you in the middle of a lush tropical area, right on the ocean. With pristine beaches surrounding the island, this location is authentically Thai and is perfect for those who want to escape to the jungle.

Watch the sun sink on the horizon from your private pool. Image credit: Soneva Kiri
Watch the sun sink on the horizon from your private pool. Image credit: Soneva Kiri

Visit remote Utah for luxury at Amangiri

If you’re looking for luxury honeymoon resorts in the U.S., look no further than Amangiri, in Utah. The resort is nestled into the Grand Circle, an area that includes Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, and Zion National Park. The resort spans 600 acres and has a desert-like feel to it. The resort itself features stone floors, natural timbers, and a large, outdoor lounge with a fireplace. Each room offers a private outdoor pool or a roof terrace to enjoy.

Amangiri jaala Suite Desert Lounge. Image credit: www.aman.com
Amangiri Jaala Suite Desert Lounge. Image credit: www.aman.com

Connect on the Amalfi Coast at Belmond Hotel Caruso

The Amalfi Coast is a picturesque area along the Sorrentine Peninsula in Italy. Nestled on its coastline is Belmond Hotel Caruso, which has what we consider to be an ideal honeymoon hotel room. Spend your mornings in a large, made-for-two Italian marble bathtub before walking through the hotel’s rose gardens or taking a dip in a beautiful infinity pool, which looks as though it’s set in the clouds. Dine in a palace-like space with Gothic arches and cathedral ceilings or enjoy a private candlelight dinner overlooking the rose gardens from your terrace.

Feel on top of the world at Belmond Hotel, Caruso. Image credit: Belmond Hotel Caruso.
Feel on top of the world at Belmond Hotel, Caruso. Image credit: Belmond Hotel Caruso

Explore the riches at Gritti Palace in Venice, Italy

For those who wish to choose the very best of luxury honeymoon hotels, Gritti Palace is a great choice. It is a true palace, located in Venice, Italy. The historic building has undergone careful handcrafted restoration to capture the luxury of the palace. It’s located on the Grand Canal, which has one of the most impressive views of Venice’s water-lined streets. It’s also home to the exclusive Club del Doge Restaurant. Here, you can test your cooking skills at the Epicurean school with a culinary class for just the two of you. Be sure to book a reliable Blacklane airport transfer service from Venice Airport to your accommodation.

Go down under at Longitude 131° in Australia

A truly luxury resort, Longitude 131°in Australia is located just outside the Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park in Australia’s Northern Territory. The location is so tranquil and private, Prince William and Kate once stayed at the resort. The rugged, outback region with rolling red sand dunes in a desert-like climate creates a once-in-a-lifetime holiday destination for a newly-wed couple. The luxury of the resort comes in the form of tented pavilions, which provide a sanctuary from the environment. Each suite offers a lounge, private balcony, and in-suite bar, along with outdoor decks for those who wish to sleep under the stars.

Wake up to views of Uluru. Image credit: Longitude 131°
Wake up to breathtaking views. Image credit: Longitude 131°

Relax at Azura Quilalea Private Island in Mozambique

Located on an uninhabited island in the waters of the Quirimbas Archipelago marine sanctuary off the coast of Africa in Mozambique, Azura Quilalea Private Island is truly a beautiful destination. If you are looking for that hidden gem for honeymoon island hotels, then this it. Here you can sleep in a luxury villa and fall asleep listening to the sounds of the ocean. If you want to get out and explore the island, book in for a helicopter tour of the area, relax on the beach, or explore the Indigenous vegetation.

Enjoy nature in New Zealand at the Helena Bay Lodge

Exclusiveness if what makes some honeymoon hotels the best and that’s just what you will find at Helena Bay Lodge in New Zealand. The lodge, tucked into a cove, offers panoramic views out to the ocean at Helena Bay. This exclusive location only allows 10 guests at any given time on the property, so be sure to book in early. Log-burning fireplaces in your suite guard you from the cold, and on warmer nights, you can step out onto the terrace to watch the sun sink on the horizon. The lodge also offers Russian-style bathhouses, called banya, within its full-service spa area.

Each of these charming and romantic destinations make for the ideal honeymoon hotel. Surrounded by beauty and with lavish features, this could be the type of experience you need for your trip. Explore what these honeymoon hotels can offer to you.