A beach vacation, a safari, a ski trip and much more, Honeymoons come in all shapes and are based more on the couple’s joint personality than on tradition. This list is just a snapshot of 10 of the world’s hottest honeymoon destinations, from sunny beaches to snowcapped mountains and even fairy-tale theme parks.
Camino Real Acapulco
Once the honeymoon destination for John and Jackie Kennedy, Acapulco is still a popular place for newlyweds celebrating their new life together. Temperatures hover in the 80s throughout the year, and the warm water is ideal for swimming and snorkelling. The hotel’s convenient location allows guests to appreciate the clubs of Acapulco by night and the natural beauty of the beaches by day.
What’s cool: Two adults-only pools for a quiet escape.
- Carretera Escénica Kilómetro 14
- Acapulco, 39880 Mexico
The Bellagio Hotel
So maybe you didn’t escape to Las Vegas to elope, but who says you can’t celebrate your nuptials in this hot destination? Vegas is an ideal place for newlyweds looking for an action-packed and exciting honeymoon that still allows for the option of being pampered, all for a reasonable price.
What’s cool: Stunning gardens make an ideal setting for a romantic stroll.
- 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd
- Las Vegas, NV 89109 US
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Prefer to spend this precious time with your honey making snow angels rather than slathering on sunscreen? Situated on the edge of the glacier-fed Lake Louise, the Fairmont Chateau offers an abundance of winter sports, creating a heavenly honeymoon haven for snow bunnies. The wide variety of winter activities includes downhill and cross-country skiing, as well as snowshoeing, ice skating and even dogsledding.
What’s cool: Warm up with your sweetie by the fire after a romantic sleigh ride.
- 111 Lake Louise Dr
- Lake Louise, T0L 1E0 Canada
Walt Disney World
There’s no better place for a fairy-tale honeymoon for the bride and her Prince Charming than at Walt Disney World Resorts. Newlyweds can choose from packages such as the honeymoon escape, the deluxe escape and the romantic escape, which combines time at a Disney resort with a cruise to the Bahamas.
What’s cool: Plan a private fireworks cruise.
- Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836 US
Even savvy world travellers can find fresh and enchanting destinations to celebrate a new life together — it just may require some more time onboard. One such spot is tucked away on the island of Bali in Indonesia. Amankila translates to “peaceful hill,” and this popular resort meets the expectations of its name. Overlooking the Lombok Strait in East Bali, the Amankila offers stunning views of the sea and a lovely 3-tiered pool.
What’s cool: Book the deluxe pool suite with your own private pool.
- Manggis, 80871 Indonesia
The St. Regis Florence
If it’s romance you’re looking for, a trip to Florence, Italy, guarantees starry eyes, hearty meals, amazing art and much more. Like a room with a view? Housed in a former 18th-century palace overlooking the Arno River, the St. Regis Florence is oozing with Florentine culture. Rooms are still fit for royalty, decorated with frescoes and marble. The hotel is ideally situated near the picture-worthy Duomo cathedral, the splendid Uffizi Gallery and the shops at Ponte Vecchio.
What’s cool: The stained-glass ceiling in the hotel bar sets an Old World romantic mood.
- 1 Piazza Ognissanti
- Florence, 50123 Italy
So happy honeymooning couples!!
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