Let’s take a moment and be real, all of us would go on an amazing honeymoon to the Caribbean if price was no issue at all, and since a honeymoon is supposed to be a dream, from which I’ve been told, so we thought we would take you through some of the true dream vacation honeymoon spots that we have fallen in love with in the Caribbean.
So we thought we would show you 6 absolutely stunning locations that will quite literally have you running to the alter, I know I’m now weighing my options.
In the meantime, here is what we came up with…..we are sorry, and you, are welcome!
Beach Chic Home Away from Home / The House – Barbados
Situated on the island’s sparkling west coast, The House is a honeymooner’s dream featuring 34 chic suites and stunning ocean views. Through the gorgeous oversized wooden-door entrance awaits effortless luxury, 24/7 service ambassadors and champagne breakfasts – basically the ultimate beach bungalow for those looking to get away and cozy up. Newlyweds feel like they’ve got the entire place to themselves, so there’s no shame in sneaking a kiss in the hot tub or during a complimentary jet-lag revival massage. Couples can also take their honeymoon up a notch with a candlelight dinner on the beach courtesy of Daphne’s, one of Barbados’ most acclaimed Italian restaurants that has hosted its fair share of celebrity guests. For those that can tear themselves away from the freeform pool and picturesque views, they can embark on a beachside horseback ride, take a polo lesson at Apes Hills, or toast to a life of happiness during a luxury sunset catamaran sail.
Island-Hopping Honeymoon Bliss / Frenchman’s Reef Marriott – St. Thomas
With its panoramic water views of St. Thomas’ sailboat-lined Charlotte Amalie Harbor, it’s easy to see why newlyweds get swept up in romance at the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort. Couples seeking a romantic, yet adventurous Caribbean honeymoon have their pick of activities, from nighttime kayaking excursions with the island’s stingrays and sea turtles to candlelit dinners overlooking the St. Thomas hills. Just 15 minutes from the airport and within miles of St. John, St. Croix and the British Virgin Islands, the resort is a jumping off point for a romantic island-hopping adventure to explore the U.S.V.Is Caribbean neighbors. Back on property, R&R reign supreme with dips in the infinity pool, couples’ massages and beachfront lounges, ideal for enjoying a novel or local bites. Paired with lush grounds and rooms with unparalleled views, Frenchman’s Reef Marriott strikes the perfect balance of Caribbean flair and romantic charm.
Secluded Luxury / Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort – Curacao
Honeymooners will discover Curacao’s Dutch-Caribbean charm at this island-within-an-island escape. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of downtown on a private, 27-acre plantation, the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is enveloped by the romantic natural beauty of the Spanish Water Bay, the Caribbean Sea, and the limestone formations of Table Mountain, creating uninterrupted water views in three directions. Newlyweds can seek total serenity as they indulge in a signature couple’s massage at the resort’s Caribbean-inspired Atabei Spa, or ace a perfect golf retreat at the Pete Dye-designed Old Quarry Golf Course. Outdoor adventurers can strengthen their bond as they explore the island with endless resort recreation like meditation hikes, bike and watersport rentals, diving and snorkelling, hiking, paddle boarding and more.
Where Luxury Meets Adventure / Resorts World Bimini – Bahamas
This one truly is a world of its own. Situated on the charming Bahamian Out Island of North Bimini, only 50 miles (and a 20-minute flight) from Miami, Resorts World Bimini beckons newlyweds with the clearest water in The Bahamas and an exclusive, newly-opened Hilton hotel that’s adding some luxury to this colorful locale in a major way. As seen on Season 21 of hit ABC series, The Bachelor, discover Bimini bliss with a honeymoon at Resorts World Bimini with “The Reality Date” package. Take on your bucket list with a once-in-a-lifetime catamaran ride enjoyed by The Bachelor and his lucky lady to the S.S. Sapona, a nearly 100-year old shipwreck that offers the best snorkelling in Bimini. Cap off your stay by exploring the island by golf cart and bike, and fall in love with this charming, seven-mile island…and each other. Rates begin at $482 per night. For more information / to book the packages, visit http://loveandluxury.rwbimini.com/.
Under-the-Radar Idyllic Retreat / French Leave Resort – Eleuthera, Bahamas
On the hidden gem island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, honeymooners will immediately be captivated by pink sand beaches, translucent waters, and views of one of the world’s most picturesque and romantic harbors, Cupid’s Cay. Although Eleuthera is the birthplace of the Bahamas, the island remains a calm haven and offers an off-the-grid, tranquil environment. The recently launched French Leave Resort is a boutique property with 12 gorgeous oceanfront villas which offer the feeling of a private, home-away-from-home escape. With each beautifully-designed villa, couples receive their own golf cart, access to amenities like mega yacht slips and watersports, and an in-room iPad that is essentially a digital butler as a packed to-go lunch in guests’ golf carts ready to take on a romantic adventure can be arranged at the touch of a button. Honeymooners will especially enjoy Eleuthera’s mouthwatering conch and seafood specialties, fresh pineapple-infused dishes and drinks (as Eleuthera is the pineapple capital of the world), and nearby authentic experiences including pineapple farms, plant reserves, historic sites like the Haynes Library, and and a weekly fish fry.
Honeymoon Full of Relaxation & Action / Aruba Marriott Resort – Aruba
Utopian beach scenes come alive at the tropical oasis of Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino on Palm Beach, in the midst of it all the action. Aruba is coined the ‘One Happy Island’ for a reason and whether honeymooners want to relax on the beach under palapas, explore the natural beauty of Aruba, dive into watersports (like snuba, windsurfing, SUP yoga), or adventure through the island’s culinary scene, there’s something to suit every mood and keep couples happy. With 10 restaurants & bars, 2 pools (including a swim-up bar), a casino, and fun programming such as a private authentic cooking class, lovebirds will find plenty of action and relaxation for a well-balanced honeymoon. A favorite romantic experience is found at the resort’s pop-up restaurant, Atardi, which offers toes-in-the-sand luxury and front row seats to stunning sunsets (and can be upgraded to a private gazebo dinner setting). For the ultimate getaway, Aruba Marriott’s adults-only hotel-within-a-hotel Tradewinds Club offers a private floor and lounge, adults-only pool and swim-up bar, complimentary f&b offerings throughout the day, coveted beach seating reservations, and exclusive amenities such as a pillow menu.
You mind is racing, you’re now thinking, who can I marry, or, can I go on a second honeymoon, don’t feel bad, I was thinking on it too, but alas, I’ll just dream, but you, you can go, and when you do, tell me all about it.