Honeymoons are essentially the holiday of a lifetime, and if there was ever a time in your life to indulge, it’s now! You’ve already been swept off your feet, but there’s no reason why your honeymoon destination shouldn’t do the same. Honeymoon in style at one of these top luxury locations from around the world…

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The Most Luxury Honeymoons Around the World

Your first holiday together as newlyweds should undoubtedly be a trip of a lifetime. If you’re looking to really spoil yourselves, then take a look at some of these stunning locations from around the world that you could be jetting off to after you’ve said your vows.

007 Superyacht Charter Through Asia

Ocean Emerald Yacht - 5 Unbelievable Luxury Honeymoons From Around the WorldThe Ocean Emerald is a contemporary floating masterpiece imagined by renowned architect, Norman Foster, in 2009. That same year master Italian shipyard, Rodriquez Yachts, painstakingly built the 41-meter superyacht that cruises the waters of Asia today. Foster wanted the world to be graced with a floating vessel that combined the latest yachting technology with superior living.

Ocean Emerald can sleep up to 12 guests, but why not have the ship to yourself and live your James Bond and Bond girl fantasies? A nine-strong crew, from captains to chefs, are able to make your honeymoon the experience of a lifetime as you depart from the Gulf of Thailand.

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Newlyweds will be able to tailor their route to their own desires, taking in the stunning coastlines of culturally rich countries Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, and Vietnam. You are welcome to disembark the vessel at any of the ports en route and discover the wonders that await on dry land.

However, if you don’t wish to leave your marine bubble, hospitality abroad Ocean Emerald is highly personalised. Expert chefs can create unique menus to suit you and your partner’s tastes. If the breath-taking views, luxurious interiors, home cinema, and jacuzzi weren’t enough, you can take to the water with snorkelling equipment, kayaks, and jet skis.

Ocean Emerald is an enchanting opportunity for those preparing honeymoon plans. It presents a chance to create a bespoke plan for just you and your loved one.

Breaking Waves with Horses in Jamaica

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The Half Moon resort in Jamaica is truly a jewel of the Caribbean. Its history spans back 60 years and it has undeniably earnt is status as one of the world’s most admired resorts. Dignitaries regularly frequent the white-washed beach villas, you’ll feel like you’re royalty in this honeymooner’s paradise.

The exquisite dining, opulent spa, and luxury facilities undoubtedly make Half Moon a second to none honeymoon resort. It also has its own horseriding facility, managed by international equestrienne, Trina DeLisser.

The 28 much-loved horses are available for couples to indulge in polo or hacking. When the sun sets, there is no better experience than riding your horse in the warm Caribbean waters. Guests can take in the vermillion skies, leaving a trail of horseshoe prints in the white sands behind them before entering the surf on horseback and relaxing in the tranquil waters.

Those considering a honeymoon in Jamaica may also like to be made aware that the Half Moon resort also offers intimate and grand weddings. There are entire bespoke packages that can be created for the perfect wedding and honeymoon experience.

Your Own Private Maldivian Island

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The Maldives are home to numerous luxury resorts, but few come close to W Retreat & Spa on Fesdhoo Island. The island lies in the mesmerising waters of the Indian Ocean and is only accessible via seaplane. The resort combines contemporary living with unbelievable views and is home to 78 private suites which jut out into the ocean via wooden walkways on stilts.

Each apartment has a private pool or jacuzzi but the ocean is only a few steps away. Honeymooner’s visiting the W Retreat could really indulge and stay in the Extreme Wow Ocean Haven, which is championed as the most luxurious pad. The two-bedroomed ocean villa curves its way around a private lagoon and everything can be viewed through the floor-to-ceiling windows and doors.

There are three fantastic restaurants and six bars on site, offering a wide range of culinary experiences. The private dining option is ideal for newlyweds. Couples can simply choose their favourite spot on the island and the dedicated team will take care of the rest. Dining on the soft white sands as the Indian Ocean gently laps the shore; that is our idea of a blissful honeymoon.

Dine with Botticelli and Michelangelo in Florence

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Italy has stolen the top spot from France as one of the most popular countries to propose in, but it can also make an incredible honeymoon destination. A stay in Florence at the incredible Hotel Savoy (part of the Rocco Forte Collection) is a perfect place to indulge in some of the finest hospitality that Italy has to offer. If you want to taste the finest Italian cuisine surrounded by the works of the great Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli, there is no better place.

The Uffizi Gallery, adjacent to the Piazza Della Signoria, is where you can dine with the masters. Guests of the Hotel Savoy have exceptional access to the celebrated museum, with dinner served under the watch of some of the most famous paintings in the world.

Couples also have the opportunity to walk the Vasari Corridor which connects the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti. Secret tunnels that are also closed off to the public, such as clandestine passageway between the Uffizi and the Palazzo Pitti can also be explored.

The Hotel Savoy itself sits on the Piazza de la Republica, in the heart of Florence. The concierge at the hotel is championed as one of the most attentive in the world, making the getaway limitless for honeymooners. With the landmark Duomo, River Arno, and Ponte Vecchio on your doorstep, Florence is the perfect couples escape for those wanting to be enveloped in a cornucopia of culture.

Find the Aquatic City in Dubai

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The overwhelming Atlantis complex sits at the tip of the man-made Palm Island in Dubai. Granted, Dubai is not where you honeymoon if you want peace and tranquillity, but it is an exciting cosmopolitan location. The Atlantis complex plaza is huge, comprising of 1539 rooms, 23 restaurants, a spa, an aquarium, a water park, and a plethora of other activities and excursions.

Atlantis is unlike any other destination for honeymooners. The hotel has two luxury suites; nautically named Poseidon and Neptune. Both the lavish apartments have all the facilities a couple could dream of, and personal butler service.

The master bedrooms of each apartment are submerged in the Ambassador Lagoon – the 11 million litre capacity aquarium which is home to 65,000 marine animals, including sharks! Honeymooners can gaze from their bed or bath as if living under the sea and take in the exotic fish and mammals that call the vast aquarium home.


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