In the midst of planning your honeymoon? There are some beautiful venues and resorts opening around the world this year. From Scandi-chic ski honeymoons to luxurious villas surrounded by the lush jungle. This is surely going to be harder to choose than your venue!
I’ve searched far and wide for unique honeymoon hotels/resorts that are either brand new for 2019 or completely refurbished and reopening this year. This is just a small selection of what’s opening this year. Enjoy!
Amavi Hotel, Cyprus
This boutique adults-only hotel is bound to tick all the boxes! Set on a blue flag-awarded beach in Paphos, Cyprus, Amavi Hotel is all about relaxation on the beachfront. With messages for two, chic cocktail bars and al fresco dining, this is the perfect place to celebrate after your big day.
Being Cyprus’ first and only adults-only hotel, Amavi Hotel sets itself apart from the other hotels on the island. For some rest and relaxation, head to the pool for a swim overlooking the Mediterranean, or pamper yourself with a spa treatment, sauna or steam bath. We adore the deluxe rooms which feature all the amenities you need and stunning sea views.
Kuoni offers seven nights half board at Amavi Hotel in a Deluxe Room Sea View Room including flights on British Airways from London Gatwick and transfers to the resort. The price for selected departures in May 2019 based on two adults sharing is from £1,349pp, with a saving of up to £353 per couple. Quote the reference: KE6986 – for more information visit, kuoni.co.uk
Haritha Villas, Sri Lanka
Contemporary, tick! Stunning views, tick! Beautiful location, tick! We are very much looking forward to the launch of Haritha Villas and Spa, a brand new honeymoon destination opening Febrarury/March 2019 in Sri Lanka. Featuring seven intimate villas and two colonial-style mansions. Decorated with modern and stylish interiors with rooftops covered by greenery. To add to the luxury, each villa features a saltwater plunge pool, veranda, garden and a private butler.
You can spend your time relaxing in the spa, exercising in the gym, taking part in yoga in the pavilion or dining in the restaurant. Relaxing on your own veranda is a treat in itself just looking at the views, surrounded by lush jungle vegetaration. Lay back on your sun lounger with the sounds of wildlife and prayers from the nearby Buddhist monastery.
Available from £462 on a B&B basis. For further information, visit harithavillas.com
Isla Bella, USA
Nestled on the beachfront, Isla Bella Beach Resort is set to be the only luxury resort in the Florida Keys to offer Atlantic Ocean views from every one of its 199 rooms and suites. If you love an ocean view, this is for you! There’s also one mile of waterfront, perfect for beach walks at sunset.
After spending time lounging in the beautiful Florida sunshine, cool off in one of the 5 oceanfront pools whilst still taking in the ocean view. There are multiple dining options such as wood-fired pizza, seafood, a family-style burger grill, food to grab and go and of course a beach bar. If you fancy some relaxation, the spa is with 5 treatment rooms is the best place to be.
Due to open in March 2019. For further information, visit islabellabeachresort.com
Itz’ana Resort & Residences, Belize
Situated on the 16 miles long Caribbean peninsular of Placencia, you’ll find the beautiful Itz’ana Resort & Residences. A luxury resort boasting 18 suites and 103 waterfront residences which are absolutely perfect for honeymoons. Whether you want to spend your time relaxing beside the pool, being pampered in the pool or even exploring a private island, you will make memories that last a lifetime.
Delight your taste buds with beautiful food from the Limilia Restaurant, focusing on seasonal seafood and locally sourced ingredients. Finish off the evening with a cocktail in hand at Biblio Bar before heading back to your luxurious suite. With so many adventures to experience, you’re bound to have a hard time choosing which ones to do!
Due to open in Summer 2019 with the starting rate for a standard room at $325 per night. For further information, visit itzanabelize.com
St Alban Hotel and Spa, France
If you love ski chalet chic, you’ll adore St Alban Hotel & Spa in La Clusaz. This brand new 4-star hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing honeymoon away, whether that be in the winter months surrounded by snow or in the warmer summer months. For some well-deserved rest and relaxation, head to the spa with amenities designed for your well-being such as an indoor swimming pool, sauna, herbal tea room with a wall of salt, a Kneipp course, ice cave, sensory shower and treatment rooms.
There is so much to do in this thriving alpine village. In the summer there’s plenty of walking trails, e-bikes and quaint shops. Come winter, all the alpine sports are available such as skiing and sledging. After a busy day, head back to the comfort of your room. The rooms are all designed for luxurious comfort with stylish interiors straight out of an interior design magazine, we love it! You’ll also find an Art-deco inspired bar and a dining room to enjoy breakfast whilst overlooking the mountains.
Prices from 135€ per night. For further information, visit hotel-st-alban.com
Nobu Hotel Los Cabos, Mexico
Modern ocean-view guestrooms, minimalist styling and beautiful furnishings, Nobu Hotel Los Cabos opening this summer is set to be popular with honeymooners. With 200 stylish guestrooms featuring custom-made furniture, wood-soaking tubs, shoji-inspired closet doors and Japanese lanterns will reflect this Japenese-Mexican fusion style throughout. Just look at that pool, so dreamy!
Nobu Hotels have foundations deeply rooted in creating memories around the enjoyment of exquisite food with world-famous Japenese cuisine married with the seasonal ingredients and exceptional skills of Chef Nobu. You and your loved one can enjoy romantic dinners in beautiful surroundings and enjoying some of Nobu’s signature dishes, from rock shrimp tempura and miso black cod to yellowtail sashimi with sliced jalapeno peppers.
Opening summer 2019. For further information, visit nobuhotels.com/loscabos
Daydream Island, Australia
Dreaming of white sand and crystal turquoise waters? Daydream Island in Australia is sure to impress when it reopens in April after a £57.5million redevelopment. This remote island offers tranquillity and is perfect for couples wishing to escape the hustle and bustle. There are 277 rooms and suites, three gourmet restaurants and bars and an open-air cinema. If you want to take a break from relaxing on the beach, there’s plenty of exciting island activities.
All rooms and suites have been heavily refurbished to the finest of standards and look beautifully modern. Rooms overlook either the pool, gardens or the ocean. As the island sits between Queensland mainland and the Great Barrier Reef, it is the perfect opportunity to experience the reef up close. A free-form coral lagoon wraps 200 metres around the resort and includes feeding stations and an underwater observatory.
Five-night package from £2,045 per couple. For further information, visit daydreamisland.com