What is it that newlyweds are looking for on their honeymoon? Some might argue that true love has no material needs, and that wonderful facilities and incredible environments are not a necessity when two people are wrapped up in their love for each other. But others argue that the honeymoon is perhaps more important than the actual wedding part of a couple’s joint life – it is their first trip together since getting married, a time where the foundations of the marriage are being laid. A horrible honeymoon experience can be difficult to recover from, as bad memories are not easily reversed. To avoid such a scenario, here are some dreamy, island destinations that promise a honeymoon full of privacy, providing you with amazing visuals to remember for a lifetime, and stories to tell your grandchildren.
1: Private pools and fabulous views
Think of a massive cliff, with dazzling white washed houses perched on its very top. Imagine breathtaking views of a dormant volcano, amidst the deep deep blue of the Aegean sea. Now picture the world’s most brilliant sunset, your private pool and consider finding the key to honeymoon happiness at Santorini Secret. The mecca of honeymoons, Santorini, can be a popular destination with a myriad of options to choose from. Santorini Secret is the epitome of Santorini at its best: located in the most sought after location, Oia, it effortlessly combines simplicity with luxury, 5 star facilities and services, and special Santorini romance packages for honeymooners to enjoy even more, at better rates.
2: Understated luxury on the beach
Conceived exclusively for couples on the Cycladic island of Naxos with an understated, boho-chic approach to luxury, the Naxian on the Beach collection of suites guarantee an island experience like no other: a private beachfront within 10 meters, breakfasts in bed, and romantic dinners by the beach bar. This exclusive location on Plaka beach of Naxos island, can easily be considered a couple’s retreat, offering a much desired level of privacy matched with stunning natural aesthetics. Everything comes together, cultivating an amorous sense for guests who will truly indulge in the boho-chic ambiance that the whole complex exudes. Choose your sea view suite and let love reign!
3: Romance and elegance in the city
Ideal for 18+ adults and offering the perfect blend between island and city vibes, Mayor Mon Repos Palace Art Hotel is a seafront hotel whose aim is to make sure nothing disturbs your much needed private time, while offering some amazing experiences and some stunning top floor suites with incredible sea panoramas. If you have never visited Corfu island in the Ionian, then you should definitely consider it even for a honeymoon, as the richness of the culture of the town will definitely charm you, while you discover all the riveting landmarks sauntering around, hand in hand.
4: Wellness and honeymoon combined
If you are looking for a place that expertly combines wellness with stunning, state-of-the-art facilities that will make you fall in love with …life, then let’s go to a mainland, coastal place to the north of Greece, and to the first of three peninsulas in Halkidiki: Kassandra. It is the home to the newly launched Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort, on a gorgeous seafront spa resort offering the enamoured couple a whole new level of romance. Honeymooners can choose one of the Miraggio honeymoon packages which include dinner on the beach, a sunset boat trip, massages for two plus various therapies and treatments to boost your joint wellness, as well as in-room breakfasts so that you don’t have to leave the luxurious privacy of your suite until you really want to.
5. Smooth sailing towards eternal love
This one goes out to the adventurers among you, those who are intrigued by multiple destinations & a myriad of exploration opportunities, numerous and ever changing vistas to call your daily horizon. An alternative, yet totally fulfilling honeymoon option is to …sail towards eternal love! Not quite conventional sailing that requires some level of activity, yet again not quite the massive cruise journey you may be thinking of. Found somewhere in the middle, a boutique cruise that can be tailored to meet your honeymoon requirements, Variety cruises offer honeymoon cruises to meet any taste, any budget and of course any season! A great opportunity to have a summer honeymoon, even during winter! Enjoy a candlelit dinner on board for just the two of you, and select your desired destination from a total of 11 sensational cruises that cover 7 – 10 days.