The island with the most stunning sunsets, the island with the breath taking views, and the island of surprises: Santorini. It is the ‘’island of love’’, and even if you are not in love, you begin to feel that way. You could be gazing from the hotel’s terrace towards the caldera, the Aegean Sea or walking through the cobbled alleys discovering the whitewashed houses built on carved rocks.
Where to stay: A luxurious 5 star hotel which is ideal for honeymooners is the Katikies. The Hotel is located in Oia. Perched on steep, volcanic rocks, Katikies proudly gazes the Aegean. The restaurant is located in absolute privacy and promises a unique romantic candlelit culinary journey. The geometrical shaped pools will give you the feeling they are in complete alignment with the blue sky and sea.
2. AMALFI COAST
A part of southern Italy made up of colour, light and sea, it is particularly popular for its picturesque beauty, cute shops, but also for its authentic architecture. It is worth visiting the cathedral Duomo di Sant’Andrea, the armoury and the Museo della Carta, which is the paper museum.
Where to stay: at the Hotel Palazzo Sasso, a heavenly hotel with wonderful local cuisine, offering great views.
Phuket is possibly the most beautiful island in the Indian Ocean, with endless beaches, impressive green-covered landscapes and vegetation, and idyllic scenery! Perfect for newlyweds who want to feel that paradise is in fact on earth! If you travel to Phuket, you should definitely visit the coast of Pang Ga with its lush green-covered cliffs that uniquely decorate the sea, the coral Phi-Phi islands made up of beautiful beaches and unique crystal clear waters, as well as Promthep Cape with its captivating views.
Where to stay: At the hotel Six Senses Yao Noi that guarantees complete sensual pleasure. This is a hotel where luxury blends perfectly with tranquillity and nature. Do not forget to treat yourself to a Thai massage on your private beach under the stars. And definitely try the hotel’s cuisine and enjoy a romantic dinner al fresco amongst the palm trees, while at the same time admiring with the help of a glass floor the stream that flows under your feet.
4. ST. BARTS
This small island of St. Barts nestled in the South Caribbean (actually called Saint Barthelemy) is one of the most charming destinations in the world. So, if you enjoy water sports such as scuba diving, fishing, sailing and surfing, this is the island for you. If you are a known shopaholic, then the island’s capital, Gustavia, is the place to head for where you will find numerous shops and fine boutiques that provide French wines, chocolates, perfumes, designer clothes, jewellery, cosmetics and fine china.
Where to stay: The Hotel Le Toiny is preferred by many tourists due to its amazing and stunning views, consisting of villas with private pools. Do not miss the exquisite breakfast that is brought every morning right to your room.
5. NEW YORK
You’ll definitely fall in love with the Big Apple within the first five minutes you are there simply because there is no other place in the world like it. And there are so many things to do here: from shopping in wonderful shops to dining at award-winning restaurants. Without a doubt, every tourist must visit the top tourist attractions like the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Buildings, the Statue of Liberty, the Rockefeller Centre, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge, a show on Broadway and much more.
Where to stay: You will definitely get exhausted from walking around all day, so it’s better to choose a hotel at the luxurious Fitzpatrick’s Grand Central in Manhattan, which is within walking distance of the theatre district.
Capri, the “Rock of Dreams” as it is usually called by the locals, is located in the south of the Gulf of Naples and is surrounded by 17-kilometre long beaches. Capri is an impressive area that is reminiscent of another era: Roman mansions, statues, baths, churches and buildings with hanging stairs built on the rocky sides of the island that lead into the sea against a Mediterranean, lush green-covered and colourful backdrop.
Where to stay: at the five star Villa Marina Capri hotel which, since the early 20th century, accommodates guests in one of the 21 modern rooms and suites available. The hotel is made up of marble floors, stylish furniture and sophisticated dim lighting which altogether sets the ideal setting for honeymooners. The hotel is also located in close proximity to the cable car, which connects the port of Capri to Piazzeta.
7. MAHE ISLAND
The largest and main island of the Seychelles, Mahe is the home of the capital Victoria. However, the island retains its idyllic beauty, with 900-metre high mountains and stunning beaches. Many plants, such as the so-called “jellyfish tree” and some rare orchids thrive solely on the coast of Mahe. You should not miss visiting the Natural History Museum of the Seychelles, the botanical gardens and handicraft centre Codevar located in Victoria.
Where to stay: The Bayan Tree hotel is nestled on the southwest coast of the island. The resort is home to 60 luxurious villas that are characterized by their traditional style, exuding a sophistication of luxury. For those who choose the resort, the hotel offers the “Moonlight Diner” package in conjunction with the “Discover the Blue” package. A definite must is the “Champagne on the Rocks” package. What does this package include? After you climb a hill, you will be met by champagne and a fabulous sunset. Why not?
Floating in the midst of the Indian Ocean, surrounded by the most crystalline blue waters in the world, and numbering over a thousand islands, you will be greeted by the Maldives. Marco Polo described them as the “Flower of the Indies,” and he wasn’t wrong. Corals, blue sea, bright sun and absolute tranquillity that offer every visitor relaxation, make up a heavenly setting for honeymooners. The heavenly landscapes will surely thrill photography lovers.
Where to stay: at Kuredu Island Resort, which provides all the amenities one can ask for.
9. MO’OREA ISLAND
Mo’orea is the most beautiful island of French Polynesia; located in the Pacific Ocean, beautiful landscapes, beaches, and tranquillity is the norm. The island is exactly what a couple needs to get rid of all the wedding stress and enter a parallel universe of total relaxation.
Where to stay: at the four-star resort Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa you will enjoy an unforgettable landscape. In fact, the hotel offers a Polynesian massage to all newlyweds as well as uniquely decorated rooms. As you may have gathered, especially if you watch Hollywood movies, your room will be decorated with colourful flowers. The “wedding” dinner at Le Matiehi restaurant is a must, especially if you are a French cuisine lover! Oh, and the restaurant is strictly for couples in love!
10. CÔTE D’AZUR
On the southernmost tip of France, where the sun warms the waters of the Mediterranean, lies the French Riviera or otherwise known as the Côte d’Azur. Boasting with cosmopolitan air, casual elegance and aesthetics, Côte d’Azur is one of the most popular resorts in the Mediterranean, overflowing with elegance, finesse and refined beauty.
Where to stay: you should definitely stay at the luxury Cap Estel, a hotel that resembles a dream surrounded by the infinite blue sea. The hotel offers spa services, great food and beautiful scenery that will remain engraved in your memory for years to come.