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Our Most Extraordinary Honeymoon Stays – Worldwide!

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Published 14/02/2022 Our Most Extraordinary Honeymoon Stays – Worldwide!


"Where did you go on your honeymoon?"

Wouldn't it be great to answer that question with something so unbelievably "wow" that the asker lights up with wide-eyed curiosity (or turns bright green with envy, whichever you prefer!)

Well, here's our hand-picked selection of sumptuously romantic retreats, scattered all over the world, to help inspire your answer.

Because after all, a honeymoon is no ordinary holiday.

Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: La Esperanza | Andalucia, Spain

A Secret Garden

A Secret Garden

Discover tranquil luxury and relaxation in this quirky hideaway pod for two, magically tucked away in the gardens of Kent. Whether grand or small, a garden is always the perfect place to relax and indulge in your imagination...where lasting memories are made, surrounded by fresh air and lush greenery, just as Frances Hodgson Burnett imagined as she penned her famous children's…

Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel

Leave the rest of the world far behind in a heavenly hideaway for two, architect-designed for luxury and sumptuously secluded on the Cornish coast. Fallen Angel, overlooking the sparkling sea and privately secluded in the heart of Mousehole, Cornwall, is the perfect place to spend a romantic break... completely undisturbed in the lap of designer luxury.  The story of…

Attrap'Rêves

Attrap'Rêves

Attrap'Rêves is an incredible, unusual and romantic retreat in the French countryside, which will certainly have you and your loved one bubbling over with excitement... Found in the idyllic Provençal setting of Allauch, Attrap'Rêves is an unforgettable hideaway providing total immersion in this gorgeous, peaceful setting. With five individually designed, totally ingenious transparent…

Tainaron Blue

Tainaron Blue

Experience elaborate architectural design in a piece of history at Tainaron blue - a fabulous guesthouse in a converted Tower of Mani set by azure shores on the southernmost tip of mainland Greece. The stone Towers of Mani were originally built as points of defence, thanks to their enviable vantage point overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and the southern slope of Taygetos Mountain. Today,…

The Black Castle

The Black Castle

Travel back through time with an ‘over-knight' stay for two in a majestically authentic 16th century Gaelic castle.   It may be a long way to Tipperary, but travelling back to the 16th century is a far shorter journey than you may think!   Secluded within the breathtaking natural landscape of the shimmering Lough Derg, amongst the invigorating backdrop of North Tipperary, you…

Koza Cave Hotel

Koza Cave Hotel

Set inside a historic cave house among the magical ‘fairy chimneys' of Cappadocia, Koza Cave Hotel offers a wonderfully indulgent, eco-inspired hideaway - a true Turkish delight! Koza Cave Hotel blends exotic touches of Turkey with eco-friendly Dutch influences to bring you a truly unique experience in the stunning region of Cappadocia. With 10 magnificent rooms, panoramic views of the town…

Chateau Ramsak

Chateau Ramsak

Idyllic Slovenian vineyard glamping in the refreshing midst of natural and unspoilt luxury, with plenty of good wine! Nestled within over thirty-five acres of rolling green hillsides and exquisite vineyards, in the heart of the scenic wine region of Styria, is a true paradise for lovers of nature, luxury...and wine itself! Styria, just moments away from the bustling city of Maribor, is…

Vedetta Lodges

Vedetta Lodges

Five-star, dog-friendly glamping in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, complete with a warm Italian welcome! Perfect for those who appreciate a touch of trademark Italian style and five-star comfort, but who also want to get back to nature while they're away, a stay at Vedetta Lodges is a beautifully refreshing and indulgent glamping experience. Nestled in the unspoilt Maremman…

Bergaliv

Bergaliv

Experience the purity and simplicity of nature, surrounded by some of Sweden's most enchanting scenery, at Bergaliv Landscape Hotel - a peaceful mountainside sanctuary awaiting your arrival. Bergaliv's outstanding location on the Åsberger mountain blends the experience of holidaying in a magnificent forest while soaking up expansive views of the beautiful Ljusnan River below - bringing you…

Pohue PurePod

Pohue PurePod

Luxuriate in a uniquely secluded and immersive PurePod experience in the midst of the captivating New Zealand landscape. If you're not careful, you'll soon find that the PurePod way of life has become completely addictive. Once you've experienced total off-grid relaxation in the middle of New Zealand's breathtaking natural vista, from the comfort and blissful seclusion of your very own glass…

Amsterdam The Crane by YAYS

Amsterdam The Crane by YAYS

Experience a taste of the high life in an iconic, refurbished crane offering luxurious living, an outstanding location and unbeatable views across Amsterdam East, North and the IJ-River. Amsterdam The Crane by YAYS can be found on KNSM Island in the eastern point of this most famous Dutch city - a district still undiscovered by most tourists, but a newly emerging creative hub in high demand…

TreeHouse Villas

TreeHouse Villas

One of Thailand's best kept secrets, TreeHouse Villas is a true island paradise. Escape to nature on an unspoiled island and savour every second of this astounding accommodation. Located on the northern tip of Koh Yao Noi (‘Little Long Island'), TreeHouse Villas invites you to enjoy lush surroundings, a beachside location and stunning sea views - all the while living a life of luxury in its…

The Cob Barn

The Cob Barn

Escape to the Tasmanian wilderness, in a handcrafted couples' earth barn packed with creature comforts. Blissfully isolated off the southern coast of Australia, Tasmania is famous for its vast, windswept ruggedness. Full of protected parks, majestic mountain ranges and wildlife-steeped nature reserves, there are plenty of natural wonders for you to feast your eyes upon. Blending…

Glamping Canonici di San Marco

Glamping Canonici di San Marco

A pioneering taste of nature and luxury await, in a glamping paradise set just 20 minutes from Venice. Once featured in The Guardian as one of the best glamping spots in Europe, Glamping Canonici di San Marco is a pioneering concept in Italy, and one that is much loved by visitors from all over the world. It isn't hard to understand why. Italian hospitality, nature and culture combine…

Kagga Kamma

Kagga Kamma

Escape the din of city life, in a culture-rich South African nature reserve and spa surrounded by vast, unspoilt wilderness. Kagga Kamma is an award-winning nature reserve, magnificently located within acres of pure wilderness in South Africa's Cederberg Mountains. Just three hours from Cape Town, you'll feel as though you've been spirited to a whole other world - one filled with…

The Old Railway Station

The Old Railway Station

Travel back in time to the beautifully restored station house and Pullman carriages at Petworth, first class all the way! Surrounded by the soothing natural beauty of the South Downs National Park in West Sussex, the former Petworth Railway Station is an exquisite sight to behold. Originally built in 1892, the striking building has been immaculately and lovingly restored to provide sumptuous…

Harlingen Lighthouse

Harlingen Lighthouse

Rest your heads in an iconic Dutch monument, filled with fun, quirky features and boasting spectacular panoramic views. Originally constructed in the 1920s, Harlingen Lighthouse formed part of an iconic network of lighthouses that line the Dutch coast.  These days, the striking building has been comfortably restored as a scenic retreat for two guests. This is an ideal setting for a…

The Silo House

The Silo House

A former grain bin, cleverly converted into a soothing and imaginative retreat that's privately secluded on a friendly llama farm in Texas.Sit out on your rocking chairs, fire up the barbecue, and watch the world go by from the secluded comfort of The Silo House, which you'll find perfectly positioned on a ten-acre Texan llama farm.You'll hardly believe that your artistic and quirky retreat was…

Neidpath Castle

Neidpath Castle

A luxuriously romantic royal suite in a medieval castle on the unspoilt Scottish Borders, with the River Tweed rushing gently below. Bursting with historic tales, Neidpath Castle dates back many centuries, and its rugged stone walls remain as soothingly unchanged as the majestic, rolling views of the Scottish Borders beyond.   The beautifully preserved castle can boast an array of…

Demeter Cave House

Demeter Cave House

A dreamily luxurious cave house with a romantic roof terrace and hot tub, blissfully secluded in a beautiful, unspoilt Santorini village. One of the most beautiful and visually iconic Greek islands, Santorini is a picture-perfect dream for travellers all over the world. Yet a mere five-minute drive from Santorini's famous, bustling caldera lies the charming village of Pyrgos. Relatively…

The Laundry Retreat

The Laundry Retreat

Luxury log-cabin-style hideaways, surrounded by breath-taking gardens on a historic Grade II-listed property in North Wales. In a true labour of love, friendly owners Tom and Jenny have spent years designing and developing the beautiful gardens on the grounds of their 18th century home, which was once the laundry and dairy to Llanrhaeadr Hall. And if you're in need of some well-deserved rest and…

ÖÖD Hötels Rõuge

ÖÖD Hötels Rõuge

An idyllic, laid-back mirrored lakeside retreat in Southern Estonia, with gleaming glass walls that are perfect for watching the natural world come to life.Beautifully secluded on a forest hillside, by Southern Estonia's clear, deep Rõuge Suurjärv lake, ÖÖD Hötels Rõuge feels like a fairytale world created especially for you and your loved one to enjoy.The contemporary retreat is equipped…

Far Boathouse

Far Boathouse

Hide away from the rest of the world, in a ‘secret' Lake District retreat that's rich in luxury, magically nestled on the scenic edge of Ullswater.Nestled at the end of a private track on the edge of shimmering Ullswater (the second largest lake in the Lake District) Far Boathouse is so beautifully secluded, that you won't even see it until you've made your joyful descent to the lake.Once you…

Mokus Valley

Mokus Valley

Unique, eco-friendly retreats nestled deep into the Southern Hungarian mountains, in a green valley that’s teeming with nature and activity. Comprising three unusually upcycled retreats in a fairytale Mecsek mountain valley, Mókus Valley is an idyllic, adults-only setting that’s perfect for unwinding peacefully in nature. Friendly owners Paul and Mandy live on site, and alongside their own…

Trelan Farm Wonder Wagon

Trelan Farm Wonder Wagon

A creatively upcycled boutique retreat with a scenery-showcasing outdoor bath, surrounded by idyllic North Wales countryside that's perfect for bracing walks. Trelan Farm is a working beef and sheep farm nestled at the foothills of Moel Famau, part of a designated North Wales Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that's popular with keen walkers and hikers. It's amongst the farm's 150 scenic acres…

Retro Camping Bus

Retro Camping Bus

A beautifully restored vintage bus with a private pool, parked on a welcoming family farm, and surrounded by fruit and olive trees in the heart of rural Portugal. From the moment you step aboard Retro Camping Bus, you'll forget all about life's hustle and bustle back home. Blissfully secluded on a family farm in the central Portuguese village of Arrabal, surrounded by colourful plants and…

Coup 2 Foudres

Coup 2 Foudres

Two stylish and romantic ‘wine barrel' rooms, nestled in the heart of Bordeaux vineyards with soothing views, a delicious breakfast, and wine tasting all included!Surrounded by idyllic Bordeaux vineyard views, the wooden ‘wine barrel' rooms you'll discover at Coup 2 Foudres are ideal for couples who want to reconnect with nature - and each-other - over some of France's best vintages!Both rooms…

La Esperanza

La Esperanza

A grand, authentic hacienda with luxury suites, a swimming pool, and a designer courtyard inspired by the Alhambra, nestled amongst private flower gardens just 35 minutes from Granada. Available as a boutique hotel, or a fully serviced villa for up to 14 guests, La Esperanza is a breathtakingly beautiful, Spanish Mission-style retreat that promises to spirit you blissfully away from hectic life…

Nissos Sofiaia

Nissos Sofiaia

Spirit yourselves away to a private, protected Greek island that's teeming with diverse nature, a plunge pool fed by the Ionian Sea, and a restored fishing boat to rest your heads. If you thought taking a romantic break on a private Greek island was the sole province of jet-setting millionaires, it's time to think again. Characterful and mesmerising, Nissos Sofiaia is an unspoilt 43-acre island…

Wildwood Spa

Wildwood Spa

A Zen-inspired TV-featured nature escape with a cedar sauna and heated infinity pool, nestled amongst 12 blissful acres of woodland in a North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. An immersive ‘back to nature' escape, no attention to detail has been spared at Wildwood Spa, which has been featured on Channel 4's series on Extraordinary Escapes in the UK. First, the modern Zen-like retreat…

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