The perfect honeymoon destination is one that allows the newly-weds to celebrate their marriage and begin their life together in a relaxing environment, giving them a once in a lifetime experience. OROGOLD’s list of favorite honeymoon destinations feature spectacular and unique locations, which are romantic and unforgettable at the same time.
The Maldives are known for being one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world, due to its white sandy beaches and sparkling lagoons. There are many luxurious resorts and hotels to choose from, but if you are looking for something extra special, take a look at the Niyama, a fashionable new hotel with some unique extras. The Niyama is home to the Subsix nightclub, where you can dance the night away six feet below sea level with your new spouse, watching reef sharks through the floor to ceiling windows. Don’t worry about being exhausted the next day, as the 24 hour spa will take care of you in one of their tree-house treatment rooms. For those nights when you want to do something more relaxing, you can enjoy a movie at the hotel’s beach cinema.
For couples that love wildlife and nature, Kenya will give you an exciting honeymoon among vast African plains and wild animals. Losaiba is a hotel, set amid a 60,000 acre private reserve, that allows you to truly enjoy the energy and wilderness of Africa whilst still being pampered, making it an ideal honeymoon spot. For a romantic night, the staff will roll a handcrafted bed onto an open-air platform, enabling you to gaze at the milky way while you snuggle up to your spouse. You can also get up close and personal with Africa’s animals by taking guided safari tour, also offered in the evenings, perfect for seeing the more nocturnal animals. For some romantic relaxation, you and your spouse can spend an evening enjoying a champagne bath.
For an exotic yet romantic honeymoon, the Taj Lake Palace in India is a hotel not to be missed. Created 250 years ago, the marble building is built in the middle of Lake Pichola, making it seem as though it is floating. A short boat ride takes you to the hotel, and the first close-up sight is bound to leave you breathless with its many turrets, domes and opulent architecture. The hotel offers couples the opportunity to dine on some world-class Indian dishes at their courtyard restaurant, as well as the option to enjoy a candlelit meal on a floating pontoon, just for the two of you. The city of Udaipur is nearby, perfect for daily excursions, and you can return back to the Jiva Spa for a couples massage, relieving you of the chaos of the city. If this description seems familiar, it is because the hotel featured in the James Bond movie, Octopussy, making it even more special for the James Bond fans out there.
With so many amazing destinations, each offering something unique for your honeymoon, it can be hard to pick just one location to visit. If time permits, consider extending your honeymoon, giving you time to visit more than one location and making your decision slightly easier!