Some couples consider the honeymoon as their opportunity to indulge in luxury they may never experience otherwise. If you're looking to splurge on the romantic getaway of a lifetime, consider honeymooning at the following celebrity-endorsed hotspots.
Luxury Honeymoons: Los Cabos, Mexico
Los Cabos is a luxurious getaway that's easily accessible to American honeymooners. Soak up the sun on a sprawling beach, indulge in gourmet cuisine, and enjoy the charm of the Mexican culture. Embrace your inner celebrity by staying at the One&Only Palmilla. Stargaze from your beachfront suite thanks to your in-room telescope. Curl up on your outdoor daybed as you and your beloved dine on the terrace. Take advantage of the discreet services of a personal butler, sip cocktails by the pool, whale-watch, and golf the days away. The pillow selection menus and aromatherapy turndown menus ensure that your relaxation experience is incomparable.
Luxury Honeymoons: Turks & Caicos
Turks & Caicos is the perfect luxury honeymoon for couples seeking secluded private beaches. Stay at Parrot Cay, the private island with 1000 unspoiled acres where you'll find a mile-long powdered beach, an award-winning holistic spa, and beach houses boasting private pools. While many couples come strictly to relax, countless activities are at your fingertips. Adventurous couples will want to dive, bonefish, windsurf and sail around the island, or explore the area by bike or kayak. Take yoga classes or go on a private cruise. Your luxurious experience is completely customizable.
Luxury Honeymoons: Hawaii
Hawaii is one of the world's top honeymoon destinations. With its distinct islands, all paradises in their own rights, most couples can find a spot that best suits them. If you're looking for luxury, stay at Hotel Hana-Maui on the eastern coast of Maui. Your accommodations blend comfort with Hawaiian history and culture. Valuing tranquility, the rooms are free of televisions and radios; relax with daily yoga, tennis matches and bicycle rides. Get pampered at the Honua Spa; its five massage suites and two body-treatment rooms welcome guests and offer the ultimate in luxurious relaxation. The lava-rock whirlpool reflects the stunning Hawaiian terrain.
Luxury Honeymoons: Costa Rica
Costa Rica offers the combination of both luxury and eco-friendliness in its honeymoons. Swim, zip-line or ride horseback as you explore this island paradise. A-listers stay at Hotel Punta Islita where guitarists serenade at romantic dinners and tandem massages relax newlyweds. Take advantage of the eco-adventures or unwind in a hammock on your private al fresco terrace.
Luxury Honeymoons: Bora Bora
Privacy and luxury collide in Bora Bora. Stay at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, a gorgeous resort found nestled in a lava-rock and white-sand and cove. From here, explore the azure lagoon or picnic on the resort's private island. You'll stay in a Polynesian-style villa; observe marine life from the glass-paneled floor in your overwater suite that houses a king canopy bed and Italian marble bathroom.
Luxury Honeymoons: Maldives
Escape to the Maldives and have your honeymoon in paradise. Enjoy some underwater exploration or stay on land and watch the whales and dolphins. Stay at the W Retreat & Spa and relax at their over-water Away spa. Practice yoga or paint on the Pavillion. For the ultimate in luxury, book the Ocean Haven, the interior/exterior suite with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Sip cocktails on the wraparound sundeck or cool off in the infinity pool. This is laid-back opulence.