Hotels worldwide now cater to honeymooners looking for luxurious getaways. Have your expectations met, and even exceeded, at one of these deluxe holiday spots.
Honeymoon Hotels: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel & Spa
Banff, Alberta, nestled in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains, is home to the majestic 768-suite Banff Springs Hotel. "The Castle in the Rockies" prides itself in its unique blend of luxurious comfort and personalized service. Honeymooners will love the exceptional nearby skiing, the breathtaking mountain views, the world-class gold courses and the world-class cuisine options. The Willow Stream Spa offers regional spa treatments, private steam rooms, whirlpools and sauna. A therapeutic mineral pools boasts three waterfall pools overlooking the mountains. This luxurious hotel also offers gorgeous wedding options, so consider saying "I do" where you plan to honeymoon.
Honeymoon Hotels: Hôtel du Petit Moulin
Hôtel du Petit Moulin in Paris, France, is an eccentric design marvel. Designed by Christian Lacroix, this former 17th-century bakery is now infused with modern design. For design-savvy honeymooners, this four-star hotel is the hippest place to be. Situated in the heart of historic Paris, the hotel is near the Picasso Museum and the Place des Vosges. Explore the city on foot during the day, before retreating to the boutique hotel's bar for a nightcap. Book in advance and you'll get a bed-and-breakfast rate during the week.
Honeymoon Hotels: Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli
Seek romance in Italy and stay at Lake Garda's Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli. This former manor house was built in 1892 and is stunning both inside and out; admire the architecture and then walk through the olive groves. Each of the 21 guestrooms is distinctively decorated, some with large outdoor terraces. Old-world glamour meets modern convenience: high-tech amenities, including in-room programmed music panels and LCD televisions, are seamlessly woven into the historical restoration. A full complimentary breakfast will get your day off to a great start. Explore the Villa's library; enjoy live music in its dramatic salon; explore the immaculately landscaped surrounding lantern-lit park. Take a personal boat tour of Lake Garda on the Villa's boat, "La Contessa" and visit the surrounding Verona, San Michele and Il Vittoriale. You won't want to leave.
Honeymoon Hotels: Arabella Western Cape Hotel & Spa
Couples looking for a romantic African getaway will love honeymooning at Cape Town, South Africa's Arabella Western Cape Hotel & Spa. This luxurious hotel sits just outside of Cape Town and is surrounded by the Cape Winelands and unspoiled beaches. Spend a day at a championship Arabella golf course, indulge at an award-winning spa, and take advantage of the nearby whale watching and shark diving. No trip to South Africa is complete without booking a safari, and the hotel will accommodate your transportation and adventure-seeking needs.
Honeymoon Hotels: The Setai
Honeymooners looking to stay closer to home can find a sexy retreat in Miami. The Setai is a modern escape in this party city by the water, proud of its combination of both indulgence and tranquility. Exquisite dining experiences, specializing in both Asian and Mediterranean fare, will satisfy the most discerning palettes, while the world-class spa offers innovative treatments. Take a dip in one of three pools, or relax at the beach on one of their private daybeds. Take advantage of the nearby nightlife, or sip cocktails at the hotel's mother-of-pearl-encrusted bar.