21 Best Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Let's face it: One of the best parts about planning a wedding is that you get to take an awesome vacation after your “I dos." And these days, more resorts are catering to newlyweds by offering exclusive honeymoon packages with lots of romantic extras. Or go all out with an all-inclusive resort. Our suggestions of the best honeymoon packages below are far from the average buffet and watered-down cocktail.
South Pacific Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
The South Pacific contains some of the best honeymoon destinations, including Fiji and Tahiti. It's made up of clusters of intimate resorts, small peaceful village, and miles of quiet pristine beaches where honeymooners can post up in some seriously dreamy digs. Many properties boast overwater suites: traditional pandanus-leaf thatched-roof bungalows or villas that sit above the turquoise waters. In these accommodations, tropical fish swim below glass panels under the coffee table, at the foot of the bed or even in the bathroom, so the blues of the lagoon reflect and fill the room, bringing the ocean inside. The best time to travel to the South Pacific is during the high season months of June to September, with shoulder months May and October still having pleasant weather without the crowd.
Fiji Honeymoon Packages
Likuliku Lagoon Resort: This property boasts overwater bungalows (or as they say in Fiji, bures) that are so romantic there's no way you'll want to do anything but dive off your private deck into the crystal waters, lounge in your luxury pad and repeat. But if you decide to join civilization on your honeymoon, a Pacific Rim restaurant overlooking the ocean and an exquisite spa help to pass those romantic, lazy days. It's pricey, but you'll see why the minute you arrive via helicopter or private speedboat. Here, rates start at $931 per room, per night, and include all meals, a welcome refreshment and lei on arrival, a sarong, bottled water, use of nonmotorized water sports, Wi-Fi and an invitation to the weekly cocktail party (Fridays only).
Yasawa Island Resort & Spa: This one-island resort boasts just 18 luxury bure suites where couples on their honeymoon can lounge under thatched roofs, perfectly positioned for complete privacy. Bonus: The honeymoon bure is hidden at the end of a deserted white beach and features a horizon pool overlooking the ocean. Channel your inner '80s movie star with a trip to the nearby Blue Lagoon Caves. Here, guests can swim within the hidden chambers as Brooke Shields did in the wildly popular movie. Rates for a beachfront bure suite start at $776 per night, per room and include all meals, snacks and nonalcoholic beverages, all activities (except spa treatments, fishing and diving), Wi-Fi and a three-hour excursion to the Blue Lagoon.
Tahiti Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa: Located alongside the turquoise lagoon, with ocean-cloaked views of Moorea, the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa is where most couples begin their dip into a South Pacific honeymoon—it's just over a mile from the airport. All rooms and bungalows come outfitted with a terrace or private balcony and South Pacific furnishings. Honeymoon couples are especially pampered here, with complimentary packages including a welcome gift upon arrival, champagne with a three-day stay, breakfast in bed with a five-day stay and a complimentary dinner when staying a week. A romantic dinner can also be served on the terrace of your overwater bungalow, complete with an aperitif in a coconut vessel.
The Brando: Set on the atoll of Tetiaroa, a cluster of islands purchased by Marlon Brando, this property is just 30 miles north of Tahiti, but super exclusive. The Brando is accessible only by private plane and welcomes honeymooners to its 35 villas, each with a sprawling bedroom, sitting room, media room, outdoor bathtub, terrace and private plunge pool. There's also a floating garden and eco-friendly spa, both powered by coconut oil and solar energy. The all-inclusive resort package includes all meals (even room service), daily minibar replenishment, nightly turndown, Wi-Fi water and fitness activities (such as boat excursions and bikes) and a 50-minute spa treatment for one person per room, per day. Rates start at $2,266 per night.
New Zealand Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
New Zealand's compact size lets honeymoon couples experience dramatic alpine landscapes, quiet beaches, sparkling lakes and vineyards—all in a single trip. Because the country is in the Southern hemisphere, seasons are the opposite of the United States, so their summers are December through February. It's also the most crowded and priced higher during that time. A “shoulder season" from March to May and October to November has temperate weather with the benefit of less crowds and lower pricing.
Riverrun: Set amid 500 acres of riverside—with mountain views for days—Riverrun is a peaceful luxury lodge near Lake Wanaka. In fact, this scenic alpine property played host to Prince Harry, who was perfectly content to laze around—perhaps in the stylish rooms, complete with palatial bathrooms, all-white furnishings and touches of timber. The three-night honeymoon package includes dinner at the lodge on any one night of your stay, a complimentary bottle of Central Otago pinot noir (or local champagne), evening appetizers, breakfast daily and a stunning helicopter excursion across Lake Wanaka and into the Southern Alps, with multiple landing opportunities to explore. This New Zealand honeymoon package starts at $824 per person for three nights.
The Resurgence Lodge: Nestled into 50 acres of native bush and snug between two national parks, the Resurgence Lodge is an adults-only, luxury eco-lodge set in New Zealand's stunning wilderness. Here, honeymoon couples stay in stand-alone “bush lodges" that come equipped with plush bedding, a separate living space and private deck. Ideal for the active couple, the lodge boasts three miles of hiking trails, along with a pool, spa, gym and readily available bikes. And it's an easy distance from Abel Tasman, Golden Bay, Kahurangi National Park and the art, wine and cycling trails around the Nelson region. The romance and honeymoon package includes two nights bush lodge accommodations, full daily breakfast, a chilled bottle of bubbly on arrival, a romantic candlelit dinner, two one-hour massages, and tastings and lunch at the winery café. The price is $1,095 per person for two days and two nights.
European Honeymoon Packages
For those who enjoy a dose of culture, fine dining and relaxing beaches, Europe is chock-full of choices for the honeymooner. Paris, dubbed the City of Love, is pretty much the perfect backdrop for a romantic honeymoon: snuggling in a cozy bistro by day and walking under the sparkling lights of the Eiffel Tower by night. And there's a reason songs have been written about France's charming capital—including visiting Paris in the springtime, as that season has the perfect weather. On the opposite spectrum, countries like Greece offer blue waters with iconic whitewashed backgrounds. The cuisine, seafood in particular, is super-fresh—and especially good with a dose of ouzo.
Greece Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Grace Mykonos: An exclusive boutique hotel in Mykonos, the Grace Mykonos offers prime sea views, high above the protected beaches of Agios Stefanos—and it's just a five-minute jaunt from balcony to waves. Rooms execute Greek-chic style with airy white-on-white décor, walk-in showers and beautiful water vistas from the balcony. The Mykonos honeymoon suite is located on the highest level of the hotel with its own private terrace and plunge pool. The Grace Mykonos Romance Experience package includes in-room champagne, strawberries and flowers upon arrival, a Grace Restaurant four-course dinner with a bottle of wine, a luxury boat trip and in-room gift. Rates are applicable to the honeymoon suite category with a minimum of five nights starting at $4,260 for five nights for two people, per room.
Paris Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Hôtel Plaza Athénée: Since 1913, the Hôtel Plaza Athénée has been the poster child for all-things luxury and the epitome of Parisian chic. You may remember the cameo in Sex and the City? This is the place. Here, rooms come dressed in rich silks, damask, rare woods and velvet—many with unparalleled views of the Eiffel Tower. Naturally, at a hotel so fine and in a city so well known for food, it's fitting that chef Alain Ducasse would oversee all of the hotel's food and beverage operations. The Romantic Offer package comes with a bottle of champagne and chocolates upon arrival, American breakfast for two, and access to the sauna and hammam in the Dior Spa.
USA Honeymoon Packages
Honeymooning stateside can be totally romantic. Be it a cozy bed-and-breakfast in the mountains or the bright lights of Las Vegas. There are loads of options and vast lands to explore in the United States. Florida, a beach-lover's favorite, offers oceanside cottages that feel as if you've been transported to the South Pacific. And of course, there's Hawaii: a cluster of islands that's practically synonymous with jet-setting honeymoons—complete with fragrant floral leis, tropical mai tais and hula dancing.
Florida Honeymoon Packages and All Inclusive Resorts
Little Palm Island: This honeymoon resort may be located in Little Torch Key, Florida, but it feels more like the South Pacific. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, this oasis is plopped on a 5.5-acre private reserve and allows no more than 60 guests at one time. Here, thatched-roof private bungalows come equipped with a private veranda, outdoor shower and beds draped in gauzy butterfly netting—but they're void of phones and television. The all-inclusive islander package includes a welcome bottle of champagne, full meal plan for two, nonalcoholic minibar beverages, water sports, valet parking, motor yacht transfers and a $100 spa credit per person, per day .
Hawaii Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Travaasa: It's nearly impossible to find an all-inclusive Hawaii honeymoon package, but Travaasa Hana fits the bill—and it's totally stunning. Couples stay in one of just 70 Sea Ranch cottages, complete with expansive private lanais, and many with their own private hot tubs and ocean views. With a lack of radios, clocks and TVs, it's all about privacy and seclusion. All-inclusive rates include accommodations, three meals per day, unlimited snacks and access to activities like yoga, stand-up paddling, and snorkeling, and a daily $175 credit that can be used toward the spa or excursions. Rates start at $950 for double inclusive.
Las Vegas Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Las Vegas, with its bright lights and 24-hour excitement, is the perfect destination for honeymoon couples who prefer late-night action over lounging on a beach. From celebrity-chef-focused dining to year-round perfect pool weather—and of course the casino action—there's stuff to do for any couple, any hour of the day. Bonus: Las Vegas often runs discounts on incredibly plush hotels, so finding a stateside budget honeymoon—that feels super-high-end—isn't out of the question.
Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino: Picture the bright lights of Vegas with a dash of Parisian romance—that's the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Honeymooners can hit the casino and take in a Vegas-style show before a postdinner walk along the French-inspired neighborhoods—complete with a replica of the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Its three-night Las Vegas honeymoon package includes a stay in the Calais suite, floral arrangement, gift baskets, champagne breakfast in bed, wine and cheese welcome, chocolate-covered strawberries, $150 Mandara Spa and Salon gift card, two-hour limo service, two Eiffel Tower tour tickets, Paris postcards, $100 room service credit, $100 Eiffel Tower or Mon Ami Gabi Restaurant gift certificate, a bottle of champagne, one pair of Paris champagne flutes and one-hour on-property photography tour. Price of honeymoon package $3,200.
The Venetian: This is your Italian honeymoon with a serious dose of fun. Inspired by the romantic winding canals of Venice, Italy, you'll cuddle during epic gondola rides at sundown and hit the casinos after dark. The waterside shops, cafés and bridges make for ultra-romantic photo ops too. The Venetian is an all-suite property, so rooms are palatial and elegant with Roman tubs and Egyptian cotton sheets. The romantic getaway package includes an in-suite American breakfast, pre-fixe dinner for two with wine pairings at db Brasserie and one private gondola ride for two. Prices for suites start at $249 a night for a two-night minimum stay.
Central America and Caribbean Honeymoon Packages
Central America has just about everything for the outdoor-loving honeymooner. From trails covering lush jungles to beachside retreats, there are chic, eco-luxe options everywhere. The best time to honeymoon is from December to May—those are the months with the least amount of rain. The Caribbean, with its soft beaches and blue waters, is what most people dream about for the quintessential honeymoon location. If a beach chair and umbrella drink is your jam, this is the spot. November through May offers the best weather in Central America and the Caribbean—a perfect escape from cold winter months.
Belize Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Belcampo Belize: A destination for food lovers, bird-watchers, fly-fishers and adventure seekers, Belcampo Belize is a 16-room luxury eco-lodge, restaurant, spa and 3,000-acre sustainable farm that provides hands-on learning in the production of coffee, chocolate, jam, rum and spices. You and your new spouse can lounge in your dreamy suite—complete with beds draped in mosquito netting and a private screened porch with lounge chairs and outdoor soaking tubs. Guests of the new Ridge Suites get access to a saltwater infinity pool, spacious decks and a wet bar with private butler service. This Belize all-inclusive package includes eight nights in one of the property's Ridge Suites, all meals, roundtrip air travel between Belize International and Punta Gorda, airport transfers to and from the lodge, complimentary welcome cocktails, romantic turndown service, a guided tour to Nim Li Punit Mayan Ruins and Rio Blanco Waterfall, sunset cruise with aperitifs, bean-to-bar chocolate making workshop, Toledo culinary tour, guided river kayak excursion, garden mixology course and two signature spa treatments, starting at $4,320 per person based on double occupancy.
St. Lucia Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Jade Mountain: There are honeymooners galore at Jade Mountain, but you likely won't see them. Here, most guests don't leave the rooms—or rather their palatial three-walled, open-concept suite that surrounds an enormous plunge pool opening up to the sitting area, all of which overlooks the dramatic Piton peaks and sparkling Caribbean Sea. Luckily, room service is terrific and efficient. This St. Lucia total romance package includes accommodations in a Sky Suite for three nights, all tax and service charges, transportation to and from the airport, all meals including afternoon tea, all drinks including house wine, use of tennis court and equipment, water sports, a scuba diving course for beginners or two dives for certified divers, bottle of champagne, one-hour Swedish massage, half-day jungle biking in Anse Mamin Valley, two Jade Mountain T-shirts, half-day sailing on skippered resort yacht, a guided boat snorkel trip and tours, and an anniversary certificate of $500 to be used on a return visit. Prices start at $5,946 per couple for three nights.
Rendezvous Resort: This all-inclusive Caribbean stunner, surrounded by seven acres of tropical gardens on a two-mile stretch of beach, bills itself as “a boutique hotel for couples." Owned by the Barnard family since 1966, flawless service designed for couples seeking a romantic getaway is the draw. Here, couples on their honeymoon can be found dining by candlelight on the beach, floating along the property's lazy river, playing a game of tennis or sneaking away into one of the many nooks and private hideaways on-site. Accommodations like the handsome beachfront cottages open up to the shockingly blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, making it tough to leave the room. The all-inclusive St. Lucia resort package includes three daily meals, use of all facilities, all beverages (including premium-brand alcohol and wine by the bottle at dinner), land and water sports, unlimited tennis with the on-site tennis pro, Wi-Fi, nightly entertainment and a cocktail reception every Wednesday evening. Rates start at $419 per person, per night.
Costa Rica Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
La Paloma Lodge: This property is exactly what you dream about when envisioning a Costa Rican honeymoon—with some luxury thrown in for good measure. The lodge sits atop a cliff, perched above the Pacific Ocean in Drake Bay, where your artisan-chic room,nestled into a lush tropical jungle, is complete with air-conditioners and stunning interiors, along with a large balcony, hammock and plenty of monkey sightings. La Paloma sums it up as “barefoot luxury with lots of activities in nature"—perfect for a honeymoon in Central America. This Costa Rica honeymoon packages include a three-, four- or five-night stay, all meals, round-trip airport transfers, one-full-day tour to Corcovod and Cano Island, along with park fees. The lodge offers complimentary room service for cocktails and appetizers to couples on their honeymoon and a private candlelit dinner for two on the porch with a complimentary glass of wine. (Good to know: 13 percent government tax is added.)
Mexico Honeymoon Packages and All Inclusive Resorts
The warm weather and stunning beaches of Mexico offer respite from the cold regions of the USA, making it the perfect honeymoon destination. The best time to travel to Mexico is from December to April, when the weather is virtually perfect with temperatures ranging between 70 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit—ideal for climbing the historic ruins of Tulum or swimming in the clear blue-green waters. Pro tip: Many resorts are extremely busy during spring break, especially with college students and kids, so keep an eye out for mellow and romantic adults-only honeymoon resorts like the one we've recommended below.
Viceroy Rivera Maya: The Viceroy Riviera Maya is a relaxing, all-villa hideaway situated in a stunning location that marries lush jungle with the pretty white-sand beaches of the Caribbean. Honeymooners are welcomed with a Mayan blessing and fresh-cut soap from the property's soap concierge, who slices personalized bars in scents like cinnamon and oatmeal. It's a magnet for honeymooners, with offerings like the Aphrodisiac Shower Experience (think: candles, oils and cocktails arranged around your shower) and private plunge pools (every villa comes with one). This all-inclusive honeymoon package includes overnight accommodations in a private villa with a heated pool, moon shower and patio with a hammock as well as a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner at any restaurant, and domestic beers, wine by the glass and cocktails—plus room service and minibar. Rates start at $593 per couple per night plus 34 percent services and taxes.
Southeast Asia and Indonesia Honeymoon Packages
Southeast Asia and Indonesia provide the perfect combination of beauty, beaches and unique culture all in one romantic getaway. Visit from April to October—the weather is perfect, with only the occasional rain shower—and heat and humidity are low. It's here that you'll find overwater bungalows galore, perched above pristine waters, where honeymooners laze the day away on their daybed, and take dips in the ocean via their private deck. Rooms often consist of traditional woods and thatched roofs, yet are filled with only the chicest furnishings and amenities (hello, outdoor bathtubs and private plunge pools).
Bali Honeymoon Packages
Belmond Jimbaran Puri: Surrounded by the lush vegetation and talcum-soft beaches of Bali's Jimbaran Beach, this Belmond property boasts traditional elegance—Bali style. Think: rooms with rich teak woods, high-beamed thatched roofing, gauzy white bedding and luxe marble floors. Pool cottage suites are perfect for couples on their honeymoon, and come equipped with a private horizon-edge pool. Here, days can be spent relaxing on plush loungers under the sweet smell of Bali's frangipani flowers. This Bali honeymoon package includes a one-way airport transfer, daily breakfast buffet, a choice of a couple's Balinese massage or one-hour private yoga session, VIP amenities and a Balinese beachfront dinner for two. Rates start at $336 per night, per couple.
Thailand Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Paresa Resort: Situated amid a lush tropical forest in Phuket, Thailand, the Paresa Resort is perched high on the cliff of Kamala with views of the Andaman Sea below. Paresa bills itself as a luxury “hideaway resort," which pretty much equals the perfect honeymoon location. Reserve the massive Ocean Pool Suite, outfitted with Thai styling and luxurious amenities like an indoor and outdoor rain shower, huge soaking tub and private infinity-edge pool on the expansive deck. Couples can get cozy deep within the Thai jungle during a private candlelit dinner with a personal chef and violinist. This Thailand honeymoon package includes two nights accommodation in a Spa Pool Suite, a daily sparkling wine breakfast for two at Diavolo restaurant, roundtrip airport transfers in a luxury car with fresh fruit and refreshing towels, and complimentary daily 45-minute in-suite spa massages with private steam room. The honeymoon package starts at $2,063 for two people.
Maldives Honeymoon Packages and All-Inclusive Resorts
Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi: Imagine your own beach bungalow—here, each boasts a plunge pool—where the only distraction might be your private butler knocking with a cool beverage in tow. At Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi, it feels as if it's just you, your new spouse and the fish (you'll see them via the glass floor in the Ocean Bungalow rooms). Honeymooners love the underwater spa and completely bespoke services like dining set up just about anywhere, whether under the stars or on a sailboat. This Maldives honeymoon indulgence package includes a bottle of champagne, destination dinner of choice, underwater couple's fluidity massage at LIME Spa, private sunset cruise for two and daily breakfast in Celsius. Prices start at $1,482 per room, per night.
Anantara Veli Maldives Resort: This all-bungalow, adults-only property in the Maldives is all about beach-chic romance. Couples arrive via speedboat to check into their modern bungalow—filled with contemporary furnishings and finished with a hardwood floor and coconut thatch roof—perfectly perched above the Indian Ocean. Each bungalow features oversize sun terraces with daybeds and direct access to the ocean. Many accommodations offer a private plunge pool too. This Maldives Honeymoon and Romance package includes boat transfers to the property, arrival champagne and chocolates, daily breakfast in bed for two, a 10 percent discount on spa treatments, a private Dine by Design dinner and late checkout. Prices start at $1,283 per night for two guests.
All prices were converted to US dollars and are subject to change due to exchange rate.
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