Luxury honeymoon destinations: The elite selection

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a pier across a beach towards huts in bali

Luxury honeymoon destinations: The elite selection

If there’s one thing you won’t regret, it’s splurging on your honeymoon. And after countless hours of wedding prep, you deserve a total, mind-body-and-soul ‘reset’ by heading to one of the best luxury honeymoon destinations the world can offer.

We’re talking deluxe, private villas with round-the-clock personal service in the Maldives. Super chic 18th-century estates in the heart of the Tuscan countryside. And multi-sensory experiences on idyllic island resorts in French Polynesia.

Get a taste of the good life with our elite selection of the finest luxury honeymoon resorts across the globe.

The world’s 10 best luxury honeymoon destinations

Supremely beautiful beaches, unmatched customer service and world-class adventures. You’ll struggle to find a more exclusive list of premium honeymoon offerings than these.

Sea Monkey, Seychelles

At Prezola, we review a LOT of honeymoon destinations. But occasionally we come across a spot that simply blows us away.

The Sea Monkey villa, nestled within a uniquely beautiful spot in Seychelles, is a stand-out option for honeymooners’ seeking unrivalled excellence.

For a celeb-style experience provided by Mr and Mrs Smith, this fancy beach-side home offers lovebirds a deluxe honeymoon totally secluded from the rest of the world.

The villa itself looks like something straight out of Selling Sunsets - Season Four. Boasting panoramic ocean views, luxury interiors and all the services of a five-star hotel.

Did you know?

You can add Mr and Mrs Smith vouchers to your honeymoon registry, meaning guests can contribute towards your A-list escape.

Just remember to share your enviable holiday snaps with them afterwards!

Fund your extravagant adventure.

a terrace deck facing the beach with a lit fire

Six Senses, The Maldives

Why do so many of the world’s best honeymoon destinations reside in the Maldives?

Because there’s nowhere that delivers over-the-top honeymoon luxury in that laidback, ‘paradise-island-vibe’ better.

And the Six Senses Resort in Lauumu Atoll is no exception. This sumptuous oasis encircled by crystal clear waters and endless white sand beaches will be the remote island honeymoon you’ve always dreamed of.

Sustainability is a priority in this modern-day utopia nested within the Indian Ocean.

Each sumptuously designed over-water villa is crafted from the finest, natural materials to blend effortlessly with the stunning beauty of the surrounding environment.

A creative dining experience awaits in their organic, Japanese fusion restaurant serving mouth-wateringly delicious, responsibly-sourced feasts. Savour the taste of premium vintage vino in their spun-glass wine cellar. And explore the most magnificently preserved coral reefs in Laamu Atoll with a unique, guided snorkelling adventure.

This swanky yet sustainable dreamland offers all the frills and fancies you’d want from a deluxe honeymoon resort. Yet it’s also perfect for the more conscious traveller too.

Fund gourmet dining experiences with guest contributions.

huts on the sea in the maldives

Nihi Sumba, Indonesia

You’ll go weak at the knees for the sigh-worthy NIHI Sumba Resort in Indonesia.

Take your pick of one of 27 all-inclusive signature villas, each uniquely designed and different from the rest. What they all have in common, however, is breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and miles upon miles of lush, tropical rainforest.

For a truly unforgettable, one-of-a-kind experience, swim with one of their 22 Sumba horses. Or head out on the hotel’s ‘Spa Safari’ where a morning hike concludes with bottomless spa treatments in their hidden, holistic spa.

Feeling extra fancy? Splash the cash and book their secret, standalone villa for a steamy week of flirtatious frivolity.

Start saving for your Indonesian escape.

a lodge with a pool and sunbeds

Cayo Espanto, San Pedro

Calling all castaways!

Travel three miles out to sea from the city of San Pedro and you’ll find yourself immersed in this tranquil island hideaway.

The Cayo Espanto, provided by Mr and Mrs Smith, is the crème de la crème of luxury honeymoon destinations. Offering a colourful, Caribbean escape with unmatched customer service.

With just 7 premium wooden villas to choose from, you really will feel like you’re the only two people left in the world. Oh, except for your own personal butler that is! On-hand to satisfy your every need.

Whether that’s making arrangements for a candlelit dinner on the beach or organising one of the many incredible water sports activities the resort has to offer. Ask and you shall receive!

It's a holiday you’ll be talking about for years to come. And we think it well worth the splurgiest-of-splurges…

Add Mr and Mrs Smith vouchers to your wedding registry or honeymoon fund.

a wooden lodge placed in the sea in san pedro

ION Adventure Hotel, Iceland

For adventure-thirsty couples who prefer their expeditions with a side order of luxury, head to the magnificent ION Adventure Hotel in Iceland.

Just a stone’s throw from the vibrant city of Reykjavik, this fashionable and inescapably stylish hotel is set in a prime location within the ‘Golden Circle’ route.

This makes it a perfect (and rather extraordinary) crash pad for a day hiking across ancient glaciers or an afternoon speeding in a snowmobile across the Þingvellir National Park.

After the day’s adventures, explorers can head up to their Northern Lights Bar for a glimpse at the amazing aurora borealis. Or relieve those aches and pains with a soak in their outdoor hot pool and sauna.

A bucket-list honeymoon destination for those looking for wild romance and world-class design.

lodges at night in ion

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia

If you’re after no-expense-spared honeymoon luxury, then consider a splurge on this premium paradise by Four Seasons.

You’ll feel like you’ve dived into a real-life desert island fantasy at this ultra-deluxe, secluded resort in the heart of French Polynesia.

Wake up to supreme views of Mount Otemanu from your chic and sophisticated overwater bungalow suite. Immerse yourself in the resort’s seasonal wellness experiences and find your inner zen. Or discover the many underwater wonders hidden beneath the turquoise lagoon on a snorkel safari.

For fairytale romance, honeymooners can kayak out to a private motu for a personalised dinner and champagne experience at sunset.

This must be the place!

Add a romantic dining experience to your fund.

an island in french polynesia

Amanzoe, Greece

For the wow factor, jet off to this sigh-worthy honeymoon destination in Porto Heli Greece.

Sure to enchant and entice, The Amanzoe is one of those ‘see-it-to-believe-it’ type resorts. The modern-day design combines with UNESCO-protected ruins to create an architectural masterpiece.

Whether you choose to stay at one of their deluxe Beach Cabanas or an extravagant Amanzoe Villa for your honeymoon accommodation, endless views of olive groves and the Aegean Sea are sure to envelop you both.

If you’re looking to really treat yourselves, take an excursion to the hotel’s serene Beach Club. Indulge in oceanside dining, reset from post-wedding madness at the standalone spa and chase those thrills with a little windsurfing.

The Amanzoe is the real deal.

an outside hotel pool in greece

Borgo Pignano, Italy

Spend a week in one of the finest luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe and live like the other half at the charmingly rustic, Borgo Pignano.

This ritzy Italian estate, nestled within the Tuscan countryside, offers lucky honeymooners the chance to travel back in time to experience 18th-century opulence.

Just a short drive from the culture-rich towns of Volterra and San Gimignano, head out of the hotel grounds for a romantic vineyard day trip or spend your days at the onsite art gallery, gym or deluxe spa.

Pillow talk won’t be a problem in this dashingly handsome, high-end Italian resort.

an infinity pool facing trees in italy

Madikwe Safari Lodge, South Africa

Experience the ultimate luxury honeymoon at Madikwe Safari Lodge in South Africa. Nestled in the breathtaking Madikwe Game Reserve, this exclusive lodge offers opulent accommodations and thrilling wildlife encounters.

Lavish private suites with panoramic savannah views and private plunge pools, exhilarating game drives, rejuvenating spa treatments, and gourmet cuisine will help you create lifelong memories in the untamed beauty of South Africa.

a man sitting on the edge of a hut in the middle of a forest in south africa

The Springs Resort & Spa at Arenal, Costa Rica

Indulge in the ultimate luxury retreat at The Springs Resort & Spa at Arenal. Nestled amidst Costa Rica's stunning landscapes, this secluded paradise offers honeymooners and discerning travellers an unforgettable experience.

Wake up to breathtaking views of Mount Arenal from your chic overwater bungalow suite, immerse yourself in seasonal wellness experiences, and explore the wonders of the turquoise lagoon on a snorkel safari. For a touch of romance, kayak to a private motu and enjoy a personalised dinner and champagne at sunset.

a lit up villa

Opulence awaits…

The honeymoon is often hailed as ‘THE dream vacation’. The ultimate escape to top any holiday that has come before, and probably, any holiday that is to follow.

So, if ever there was a time to splash your hard-earned cash on the getaway of your dreams, it’s now. Start your honeymoon fund at Prezola to make this dream come true.

Say yes to all the frills, fancies and over-the-top-extravagance your heart desires by choosing one of the world’s best luxury honeymoon destinations.

It will be your greatest adventure yet.