After all the wedding craziness, couples look forward to the honeymoon, right? It's the time when newlyweds can finally relax and enjoy some quality time together. And let's be honest, every couple wants their honeymoon to be just as amazing and as memorable as their wedding. So, how do you make it happen? Easy - by booking a stay in one of the world's most unusual hotels! Below, we've put together a list of the absolute best options out there.
Amangiri is a luxury resort tucked away in the canyons of the American Southwest. With clean-lined stone suites and an isolated four-bedroom Mesa Home, the hotel invites guests into the heart of Utah's desert landscape. The resort offers fantastic outdoor lounges, sun roofs, and private pools, allowing visitors to relax and soak in the stunning surroundings. Despite Amangiri’s remote location, there's so much to do! You can go canyoneering, hike, or take an excursion by air, bike, boat, or on horseback. Oh, and did I mention that it's a hotspot for celebrities? Hailey and Justin Bieber, Kylie Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski, Ariana Grande, and Kim Kardashian have all chosen this surreal and lavish place for their vacations.
Anantara Golden Triangle, Thailand
Anantara Golden Triangle is a dreamy hideaway perched on a ridge in northern Thailand. The resort is surrounded by a massive 160-acre bamboo forest and beautifully landscaped gardens, making it the ideal spot for an epic honeymoon. But what really sets Anantara apart is their Jungle Bubble experience. Picture this: you get to spend the night in a transparent bubble right in the heart of the jungle! Inside your bubble, you'll find a spacious bed, a seating area, and a luxurious en-suite bathroom with modern amenities. You can lie back and gaze at the starry sky, marvel at exotic flora, and even hang out with elephants - all from the comfort of your unique observatory.
You've probably come across Azulik on your Instagram feed countless times! This eco-retreat is famous for its surreal architecture and breathtaking landscapes. Perched right on the cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Azulik combines luxury with a deep connection to nature. The resort features over 40 villas inspired by elements of vibrant South American culture. Each villa is designed to provide a tranquil ambiance. With no electric lights or TVs in the suites, you'll have all the time in the world to unwind and appreciate the simple pleasures of life.
Giraffe Manor, Kenya
Giraffe Manor is a unique and luxurious boutique hotel that perfectly blends unforgettable wildlife encounters with top-notch hospitality. And here's the best part—guess what? There's a herd of Rothschild's giraffes living there. These long-necked beauties absolutely love poking their heads through the windows, hoping for a tasty treat. The hotel can be booked for the night or as part of a complete tailor-made Kenya safari. If you're not busy hanging out with giraffes, there are plenty of other fun things to do. Treat yourself to a spa day, challenge your partner to a game of chess, or take a trip around Nairobi.
Memories Aicha Luxury Camp, Jordan
Did you know that you can actually spend a night in a Mars colony? And no, you don't need to be an astronaut to make it happen. Just book your stay at Memories Aicha Luxury Camp, a unique resort nestled in breathtaking Wadi Rum. Bordered by rugged mountains and a stunning Arabian desert, the camp will make you feel like you've landed on Mars for real. Memories Aicha features a total of 55 tents, each beautifully furnished and inspired by the vibrant colors of the desert sands. During your stay, embark on a jeep tour to explore Wadi Rum, enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner or relax beneath the sky, filled with countless shimmering stars.
Taj Lake Palace, India
Taj Lake Palace is a magnificent hotel floating in the middle of Lake Pichola. Originally a summer retreat for the Mewar Royal family, it has been transformed into a heritage hotel. With breathtaking views of the Aravali hills and the City Palace, the hotel offers an enchanting setting for honeymooners. You can get there only by boat, but when you arrive, the staff will give you a truly regal welcome with a shower of rose petals and a platter of refreshments. Each room at Taj Lake is elegantly furnished with intricately carved wooden furniture and luxurious silk fabrics, creating a lavish and sophisticated atmosphere. And that's not all! The hotel goes above and beyond with awesome stuff to do. They've got guided heritage walks, cultural shows, and even astrology sessions to keep you entertained. Fun fact: Taj Lake Palace was featured in a James Bond movie!
The Muraka, Maldives
If you're planning a trip to the Maldives, you absolutely have to check out The Muraka at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort. It's a lavish two-level residence with a master bedroom submerged over 16 feet below sea level. Imagine waking up and seeing all the sea creatures right outside your window! The unique bedroom has a 180-degree curved acrylic dome, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a dedicated tunnel viewing theater, so you won't miss a thing. You can get to your own personal aquarium either by taking the spiral staircase or using the elevator. Seriously, you'll never forget those views!