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Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

March 7, 2024 | Posted in Honeymoon, Weddings

Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations


Selecting a Honeymoon destination can be just as challenging as planning the wedding. After months of mastering the art of the seating chart and curating the perfect signature cocktail, your honeymoon will be an opportunity for uninterrupted relaxation and romance. Whether you’re looking to embark on a European adventure, explore a tropical island or go skiing in a winter wonderland – we’ve got you covered! We narrowed down the selections to help you nail that final decision. Past honeymooners rated these destinations the most romantic. Find out why –


St Lucia

Currently rated the overall #1 choice for Honeymooners, St Lucia boasts adult-only, all-inclusive resorts. Each honeymoon suite is equipped with a private infinity pool. From the beautiful beaches to the majestic Piton mountains, this Caribbean gem isn’t short on breathtaking views. Known for horseback riding, water sports, relaxing spa treatments and exotic cuisine – this island comes with everything you’d need for a romantic getaway for two.

The Knot Recommendations: Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Jade Mountain Resort, Cap Maison.

Tulum, Mexico

A 90-minute car ride from the Cancún airport, the city of Tulum is filled with luxury developments, stunning beaches, and exciting nightlife. The white sand and turquoise blue waters create the perfect habitat for pure relaxation. And don’t worry – you won’t put too much of a dent in your post-wedding budget.

The Knot Recommendations: Mi Amor Hotel, Hotel Esencia, Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya Resort


Located on the pristine white sands of Cable Beach in Nassau, Baha Mar is a luxury destination to experience pure newlywed bliss! With an array of world-class restaurants, bars and nightlife, you’ll find the perfect balance of romance and fun. With soothing spas on-site featuring packages designed just for couples and the beautiful Caribbean beaches at your doorsteps, consider this true paradise!

The Knot Recommendations: Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, SLS Baha Mar, Rosewood Baha Mar.

Santorini, Greece

For couples looking to head to Europe, Santorini should be a must on your itinerary. Ranked among the best honeymoon destinations for decades, this small volcanic island is known for its whitewashed villas, boutique hotels and gorgeous sunsets. During your stay, scooter to the red and black sand beaches, visit wineries, go hiking and treat yourselves to a delicious Greek breakfast.

The Knot Recommendations: Andronis Luxury Suites, Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton

Maui, Hawaii

For couples looking to stay within the US, Maui is considered the most romantic of the Hawaiian Islands. Maui is also known for their stunning sunrises and sunsets, beautiful beaches and clear blue ocean. Adventurous couples can embark on sunset helicopter rides or canoe with turtles and whales. Maui’s food culture is worth mentioning as well from fresh poke bowls to dinners on the beach. You’ll be living and eating your best life!

The Knot Recommendations: The Westin Maui, The Four Seasons Maui, Montage Kapalua Bay, The Ritz-Carlton Maui

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If tropical beach vacations aren’t your thing – the American West is calling you! For outdoorsy couples who want a mix of romance and adventure in the wilderness, Jackson Hole is the place for you. Conveniently located amongst popular ski resorts and Yellow Stone National Park, honeymooners can take their pick between winter sports, stargazing and exploring the natural beauty of the region. This area is known for their rustic sunsets and starry skies creating the perfect romantic evening.

The Knot Recommendations: The Alpine House, The Cloudveil, Amangani



Recognized for its lush and diverse landscape, Jamaica is the perfect destination for the adventurous couple who want a slew of activities while in paradise. Enjoy delicious cuisine and luxurious all-inclusive resorts without breaking the bank. Ranked one of the most affordable options in the Caribbean, experience a five-star honeymoon while maintaining a firm budget.

The Knot Recommendations: Sandals Negril, Half Moon – Montego Bay

Amalfi Coast, Italy

With its scenic towns and landscape right out of a movie, the Amalfi Coast is beaming with romance. Newlyweds can revel in the sun on the best beaches and set sail on a romantic boat ride. Not to mention the authentic Italian eateries where you can indulge in rich pizza, pasta and wine. Make sure you have a camera with you because these views are picture-perfect!

The Knot Recommendations: Le Sirenuse (Positano), Villa Cimbrone (Ravello)

Bora Bora

It doesn’t get more romantic than waking up in an overwater bungalow as newlyweds! Bora Bora is known for their crystal-clear waters, breathtaking mountain views and helicopter tours around Mount Otemanu. Their luxury hotels featuring their signature overwater bungalow sets an extremely romantic atmosphere for your honeymoon.

The Knot Recommendations: Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora


An adventurous option for the couple looking to stray away from a tropical location. Largely uninhabited, Iceland changes scenery every couple minutes. Your itinerary should include waterfalls, hot springs, soaring geysers and volcanic landscapes. Don’t go home without seeing the famous Northern Lights – an undeniably romantic experience!

The Knot Recommendations: The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

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