12 Breathtaking Secluded Honeymoon Destinations Around the World

From Thailand to Taos, here's where to unplug with your new spouse.
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Jamie Spain - The Knot Contributor.
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Jamie Spain
Jamie Spain - The Knot Contributor.
Jamie Spain
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Updated Dec 27, 2021
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There's nothing like spending true one-on-one time with your significant other, especially after the excitement of getting married. Secluded honeymoon destinations are perfect if you're hoping to leave the rest of the world behind, even if it's just for a few days.

Whether it's an overwater bungalow on a private beach, a remote cabin deep in the forest or an icy escape where you can marvel at the Northern Lights, there's a perfectly secluded spot for every type of couple. Here are the 12 best honeymoon destinations for couples interested in staying somewhere remote.

1. Conrad Bali

The luxurious Conrad Bali is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy a lush private suite on the beach. Step right from your room into a sparkling lagoon—no contact with other people required. Begin your day with a tasty floating breakfast, grab a spa treatment to help you relax, then enjoy your time in a Balinese cooking class. If you feel like rejoining the public during your secluded stay, take a bike ride into the local villages, or learn a little something about Indonesia when you take dancing or language lessons.

2. The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

If you're looking to keep your vacation local, spend time at the remote Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain in Tucson, Arizona. Surrounded by a warm desert landscape, this five-star resort features swimming, golfing, a spa and countless local hiking trails. This is the perfect honeymoon destination for adventurous couples seeking a little outdoor relaxation. Grab a room with a view of the Tortolita Mountains. For maximum solitude, stay in your own personal casita in the small casita village, which features panoramic views of the Wild Burro Canyon.

3. Fogo Island Inn

Take seclusion to a new level when you head to the Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland, Canada. Just a short boat ride from Farewell, you'll truly experience a private getaway when you book your stay here. Each of the inn's 29 rooms features floor-to-ceiling windows so you can get the perfect view of the Atlantic Ocean. This is a great spot for those who are looking for a unique honeymoon idea, as you can spend your days making pottery, learning how to build boats, checking out the local wildlife, snowmobiling and more. Fogo Island Inn is also the perfect place to catch a particularly awe-inspiring view of the stars.

4. W Aspen

Spend time in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains at the W Aspen in Colorado, where you'll experience the best that nature has to offer. The resort is renowned for its countless outdoor activities, like skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Overlook the mountain range from the year-round rooftop deck pool and bar, and stay in one of the 88 cozy rooms, including the Alpine Glamour Suite, which has its own hot tub, DJ booth and fire pit. Located 11,000 feet above sea level, you'll be at the top of the world in this luxury hotel, which offers activities like paragliding and whitewater rafting.

5. Kokomo Private Island Fiji

It doesn't get more secluded than a private island. Head to Kokomo in Fiji to truly experience a trip like no other. Hop in a seaplane or helicopter to make your way over to the private island, and don't forget to look out your window for breathtaking views of the water and sandy beaches. Once you arrive, start your romantic honeymoon off right by swimming through the secluded beach's coral reefs. You can spend your days at this tropical resort doing a variety of water sports, such as fishing, swimming, snorkeling, paddleboarding and more.

6. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Stay in an overwater bungalow at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort. Boasting a private lagoon, a calming spa and an infinity pool, this island resort is perfect to lay back, relax and enjoy your partner's company. The white-sand beaches and blue waters are the perfect recipe for a romantic getaway, and staying in a private bungalow on the water means you can go directly from your bed to the water in seconds. If you're looking to splurge, check out the John Jacob Astor Estate, a three-bedroom overwater villa with two plunge pools, a private cinema and spa suites.

7. El Monte Sagrado

This quiet mountain retreat in Taos, New Mexico, will get you in touch with your natural side, as its campus is surrounded by waterfalls and lush trees. Prioritize your wellness at the resort's award-winning spa, and stay in one of the casita suites to ensure total privacy. Snag the Romance Package, which includes everything to make your getaway truly one-of-a-kind, like artisanal chocolates, sparkling wine, late checkout and more. Start your morning by relaxing in the saltwater pool or taking a complimentary weekend yoga class. From there, grab a delicious meal at De La Tierra Restaurant or hit the Anaconda Bar for a drink.

8. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat

A trip to Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg Mountains of South Africa will be like no other. For the ultimate escape, stay in one of the private villas, some of which include a private chef, a pool and a wrap-around terrace. Fill your days with exciting outdoor adventures like canoeing and fly-fishing, or try your hand at archery. Be sure to check out some of the ancient rock art sites, and hop on a reserve tour with an experienced guide who can show you the plants and wildlife that call Bushmans Kloof home. Keep an eye out for the Cape mountain zebra, an animal Bushman Kloof Reserve helped save from extinction through their conservation efforts.

9. Le Méridien Ile des Pins

This luxury beachfront hotel is perfect for newlyweds looking to catch some fun in the sun with their feet in the sand. Located on the beautiful coast of Ile des Pins in New Caledonia, Le Méridien Ile des Pins is a great place to sample delicious French cuisine while you enjoy island life. Stay in one of the bungalows, many of which feature private terraces and beach access. The Deep Nature Spa offers a variety of services that will be sure to help you and your sweetie relax. Once you leave the spa, spend time scuba diving, snorkeling or hiking the nature preserve to truly get a feel for the island.

10. Treehotel

See the world from a different point of view at the Treehotel in Sweden. If you remember spending the majority of your childhood in homemade treehouses, this spot may be a dream come true for you. The luxury versions of your childhood playhouses are nothing short of remarkable, and should be on everyone's bucket list. Featuring a variety of unique and creative private treehouses for you to pick from, this hotel will be like no other you've ever visited. Truly seclude yourself amongst the trees, and enjoy a perfect view of the Northern Lights from September through March. If that's not enough, try your hand at some of the offered experiences, like dogsledding, ice fishing and a moose safari.

11. The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

Featuring a championship golf course, you'll be sure to get your fill on the green at this luxury resort in Georgia. Located close enough to Atlanta that you won't feel totally adrift—but far enough that you're sure to get the tranquil, secluded-honeymoon vibe you're looking for—this resort is made up of guest rooms, solo cottages and a three-story lake house with a private pool and game room.

12. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

Who said camping can't be fancy? Go glamping in Chang Rai, Thailand, when you spend your honeymoon at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle. Enjoy the bamboo jungles, mountain trails and luxury tents when you visit this all-inclusive property. Relax in the spa, or spend the day exploring the culture of Chang Rai and visiting the local temples. Unplug from the rest of the world when you participate in some of the resort's off-the-grid experiences, and make sure to find time to interact with the rescued elephants.

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