Forget the White Wedding, we’ve got the Honeymoon Hotels’ best villa and suite! Let’s escape to the perfect destination for our very own ‘Happily Ever After’. Today’s Traveller brings you some of the best honeymoon hotels around the world.
After a wedding, a honeymoon is the next big thing that newlywed couples look forward to. Newlyweds seeking the romantic getaway of a lifetime need look no further than luxury honeymoon hotels. Whether it’s living out wild fantasies or simply savoring every precious moment, these extravagant destinations provide just what couples desire for their once-in-a-lifetime holiday!
Indeed, these luxurious honeymoon hotels present the perfect settings for a couple, places where one wishes every moment lasted unto eternity.
Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali
Award-winning AYANA Resort and Spa Bali is a world–class destination resort, located on 90ha of cliff-top land, perched above Jimbaran Bay, just 10km from Bali airport. AYANA’s majestic sunsets and ocean-front views are complemented by a white-sand beach and shared facilities as Bali’s only integrated resort with RIMBA Jimbaran BALI.
A honeymoon spent at AYANA provides an array of experiences, each more incredible than the next. Take a dip in all 12 swimming pools, surprise your better half with a romantic beach picnic, create something special at the Batik Painting class, or just lounge around in pyjamas, while the villa’s discreet butler delivers a gourmet breakfast in true AYANA style.
Thoughtfully designed to promote a holistic experience, Spa at AYANA offers four indelible signature spa treatments. Some of the favourites here include the Hot Shell Massage to balance the body’s energy centres; the AYANA Fusion healing journey to rejuvenate with steamed ginger herbal pouches; the exquisite Seven Chakra Dhara to renew your spirit with aromatherapy, gemstone therapy and chakra sound healing; and Lava Stone Reflexology to energise and relax with a therapeutic foot massage, followed by a deeply relaxing hand, arm, neck and shoulder massage.
Beyond Resort Khaolak, Thailand
Everlasting memories for lovers are made here at this award-winning adults-only villa resort with its gorgeous setting on the white sands of Pakweep Beach. The 177 elegant villas feature a contemporary design with soft Asian accents, private pools and al fresco Jacuzzi options available. Nestled away in a jungle-like landscape, the villas offer an air of privacy and seclusion. Excursions to nearby islands or the extensive national parklands of Khaolak can be arranged.
Lounge all day by the landscaped pool, or indulge in one of many soul-enhancing treatments at Kanda Spa. Drinks and snacks are served poolside, there is a swim-up bar, beachside BBQs feature fresh local seafood, and fine Thai and international dining can be enjoyed in the restaurants or in the privacy of the luxury villa. On the white powder sand of Pakweep Beach, surrounded by unspoilt nature and verdant tropical greenery, the sky’s the limit and the future is so bright you have to wear shades – especially on a bright sunny day by the pool at Beyond Resort Khaolak.
Beyond Resort Khaolak has recently been certified as Travelife Gold for Sustainability in Tourism by Travelife, the international sustainability certification scheme, for its successful environmental conservation and energy savings programmes.
Komandoo Maldives Island Resort
The Komandoo Beach Villas are spacious wooden retreats discreetly placed along the shore. Each villa has a wooden veranda where one can enjoy the sound of the ocean and a spectacular view of paradise. These elegant Maldives Resort villas provide the perfect place for a peaceful stay at Komandoo. Maldives is one of the world’s top scuba diving destinations, and the waters around Komandoo offer an incredible amount of fish life, dive sites and variety.
One of the most romantic experiences Komandoo has to offer is the candlelight dinner on the beach. Enjoy a fine dining experience in a temple of exquisite cuisine as reflections of the moon and stars shimmer on the calm waters of the lagoon. One has the option of customising the menu and selecting one’s favourite champagnes and wines from the exceptional wine list.
The candlelight atmosphere is the perfect indulgence or romantic surprise for your loved one. Surprise your partner with a romantic bath prepared in your villa while you enjoy dinner in one of the hotel’s many restaurants. Let the team at the hotel decorate the Jacuzzi and patio with candles and flowers. Then, from the comfort of your romantic bath, enjoy some fine sparkling wine and a selection of tropical fruits.
Sinalei Reef Resort and Spa, Samoa
Spread across 33 elegantly groomed acres of lush vegetation, Sinalei Reef Resort and Spa creates an atmosphere of modern-rustic luxury, combined with raw untouched beauty. But, they are more than what meets the eye. The resort is steeped in tradition and love, where the people of the villages and surrounding environment combine to create a truly unique experience for all. It is no wonder that Samoan kings and warriors of old would spend their time resting here in preparation for battle.
With your choice of garden, ocean or beachfront locations, Sinalei presents you with a romantic getaway, allowing you to be still and enjoy the beauty of the moment.
The Samoa Honeymoon Luxury Resort creates a sense of synergy with the sea, the rain forests and the local culture. This authentic hideaway offers an atmosphere of pure bliss, creating the perfect location for you to celebrate your love.
At Sinalei, visitors get front-row access to the best of the local breaks through their preferred surf excursion partner (Manoa Tours Samoa), whose operation is set up within walking distance of the resort. With their knowledge of local conditions, currents, wind and waves, one can be sure of being in the best hands possible. The proximity of breaks to Sinalei Reef Resort often means that the visitors here are the first to enter the water and the last to leave it.
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