BRIDES Magazine Top Honeymoon Destinations survey
Virtuoso and BRIDES Magazine partnered to determine the world’s top honeymoon destinations

Curious about the world’s top honeymoon destinations? Look no further than the results of a new survey of Virtuoso travel experts done for BRIDES Magazine. Only Virtuoso advisors voted in the survey, which asked about the globe’s most romantic honeymoon spots.

The list of top honeymoon destinations provides something for everyone near and far, from relaxing tropical beaches to historic city escapes. It’s the perfect guide for couples trying to narrow down a location.

The World’s 20 Most Romantic Destinations

  1. French Polynesia
  2. Italy
  3. Hawaii
  4. Maldives
  5. South Africa
  6. Fiji
  7. St. Lucia
  8. St. Barts
  9. Bali
  10. British Virgin Islands
  11. Jamaica
  12. France
  13. Greece
  14. Anguilla
  15. Seychelles
  16. Turks & Caicos
  17. Mexico
  18. Antigua
  19. England
  20. Australia

To see a slideshow of this year’s top honeymoon destinations from BRIDES, click here.

Virtuoso advisors also selected their favorite resorts in different regions as part of the BRIDES survey.

BRIDES top honeymoon destinations - French Polynesia
French Polynesia came out on top in the BRIDES honeymoon survey of Virtuoso travel advisors

Here are their favorites:

Top Resorts in the Caribbean

  1. Amanyara, Turks & Caicos
  2. Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
  3. Grace Bay Club, Turks & Caicos
  4. Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, St. Lucia
  5. Cap Juluca, Anguilla

Top Resorts in Mexico

  1. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita
  2. One & Only Palmilla, Los Cabos
  3. Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya
  4. Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort, Los Cabos
  5. Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Riviera Maya

Top Resorts in Central & South America

  1. Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo
  2. Blancaneaux Lodge, Belize
  3. Hotel Punta Islita, Costa Rica
  4. Cayo Espanto, Belize
  5. Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa, Nicaragua

    BRIDES top honeymoon destinations: Post Ranch Inn
    Post Ranch Inn was the favorite pick of Virtuoso travel advisors among mainland U.S. resorts

 Top Mainland U.S. Resorts

  1. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California
  2. Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, California
  3. Amangiri, Canyon Point, Utah
  4. Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Little Torch Key, Florida
  5. Calistoga Ranch, an Auberge Resort, Napa Valley, California

Top Hotels & Resorts in Europe

  1. Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy
  2. Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris
  3. Hotel Cipriani, Venice
  4. Villa d’Este, Lake Como, Italy
  5. Palazzo Avino, Ravello, Italy

Top Hotels & Resorts in Africa & The Middle East

  1. Singita Kruger National Park, South Africa
  2. One & Only Cape Town, South Africa
  3. Amanjena, Marrakech, Morocco
  4. Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  5. Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Top Resorts in Hawaii

BRIDES top honeymoon destinations slideshow
To view a slideshow of the world’s 20 top honeymoon destinations, click on the photo
  1. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island
  2. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
  3. Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
  4. Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay
  5. St. Regis Princeville, Kauai

Top Resorts in Fiji & French Polynesia

  1. Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  2. St. Regis Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  3. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
  4. Laucala Island, Fiji
  5. Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia

Top Resorts in Asia & Australia

  1. Amandari, Bali, Indonesia
  2. Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand
  3. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai, Thailand
  4. Amankila, Bali, Indonesia
  5. Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia

To read the complete feature on top honeymoon destinations in BRIDES, click here.

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