Once your big day’s done and dusted, you and your partner deserve some time to relax and unwind. Whether you’re jetting off on an overseas trip or exploring hidden gems a little closer to home, these are some of the best honeymoon resorts to help kick start life as a married couple in style.
Lovers of luxe, look no further. The world’s first fashion-inspired hotel, Palazzo Versace embodies the opulence and glamour that designer Gianni Versace made his signature. This five-star luxury hotel features fine dining, decadent European-inspired architecture, waterfront views and Australia’s first water salon cabana experience. If you and your beau feel like living your best bougie life, this is the place to splash out.
Laid-back yet no less luxurious, Raes is the ultimate Byron Bay honeymoon destination. Fresh seafood, sunken baths and charming gardens channel the perfect fusion of Australian coastal and Mediterranean aesthetics, perfect if you’re looking for that European summer escape without the hassle of long haul flights and flipped timezones. The penthouse suite with a sunken bath and three balconies is the perfect setting to celebrate and relax when you’re done exploring the beautiful natural surroundings.
Nestled on the northernmost end of Hamilton Island, qualia is the epitome of Australian coastal luxury and beloved by honeymooners from around the world. From wine masterclasses and snorkelling in the crystalline waters of the Whitsundays to couples spa experiences, this oasis of tranquillity is perfect for couples looking to relax and indulge the senses.
Thoughtful touches like wine, fresh fruit, flowers and gifts await couples who book Astra Suites’ honeymoon destination package. Private balconies with beautiful views make time spent in your room all the more romantic, while an onsite spa, restaurant and cliffside infinity pool will make your stay an indulgent one. Feel like exploring? Nothing beats meandering through Santorini’s sun-kissed streets.
For couples who love the drama, Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort offers a stunning honeymoon experience nestled on the side of a cascading clifftop. The multi-layered oceanfront swimming pool, spas and nearby surf academy will have you living in swimwear, while clifftop dining, wellness programs and the iconic Uluwatu Temple guarantee a honeymoon to remember.
The stunning South Pacific is the perfect backdrop to an elevated beachside honeymoon. This luxury couples’ resort is surrounded by coral reef, with islets to explore when you’re not relaxing in your overwater bungalow suite or beachfront villa. Take a dip in the infinity pool, rejuvenate in the lagoon sanctuary or indulge in a little ‘me’ (or ‘we’) time at the spa.