Truth. The Caribbean is the most popular location for romantic honeymoons and for good reason. From picture-perfect landscapes and luxurious resorts to thrilling excursions, there’s something new to see on every island. If visions of swaying palms, blue water, powder white sand, endless activities and romance come to mind when you dream about your honeymoon, then consider escaping to one of these five islands. We promise that your romantic vacation will be everything you dreamed of and more. Happy honeymoon planning!
Why visit: Located below the Hurricane Belt, Aruba is home to year-round warm sunshine with more sunny days than any other Caribbean island.
Best known for the constant refreshing trade winds.
Where to stay: Nestled on Aruba’s famous two-mile stretch of Palm Beach is the adults-only Tradewinds Club at the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino. Romance meets luxury at this beachfront resort, where you’ll enjoy panoramic ocean views and exclusive amenities, such as luxurious bed linens, H2Oasis adults-only pool, and private beach area.
Why visit: Also situated below the hurricane belt, you’ll find stunning landscapes, quaint beaches, piercing blue skies, rich history and a true divers paradise in the Netherland Antilles’ hidden gem.
Best known for its pastel-painted waterfront of Willemstad.
Where to stay: The oceanfront, Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is situated on 27 acres of open mountain terrain and boasts world-class accommodations. For those newlyweds and couples who are seeking an intimate, upscale experience, the Sea Traditions Spa Suites are the perfect option. Here you’ll find tranquility at the private enclave swimming pool, nightly turndown service, and on-call butler service among many more exclusive amenities.
3. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Why visit: From picture-perfect beaches with azure blue water to mountains, jungles, and waterfalls, the Dominican Republic truly has it all.
Best known for its sugary white beaches and all-inclusive resorts.
Where to stay: Rock-star life meets the caribbean at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana. This all-inclusive resort includes world-class dining, nightlife, casino, 13 pools, 9 restaurants, a Nicklaus-designed golf course, and spa.
Why visit: Jamaica, the third largest island in the Caribbean is a natural paradise surrounded by blue waters and tropical foliage. Here you’ll find “One Love” and experience a casual island vibe.
Best known for its picturesque waterfalls.
Where to stay: Celebrate romance at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa– Jamaica’s premium, adults-only, all-inclusive resort. Discover luxurious accommodations embraced by rich tropical tones and thoughtful amenities with spectacular views of the mountains surrounding Ochos Rios or the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. In addition to beautiful beaches, delicious dining experiences, and exciting activities, you’ll enjoy the unique “Jewel Only” exclusives offering pool concierge, gem of the day, and candlelit dining under the stars.
5. SAINT LUCIA
Why visit: Not only will lush, natural landscapes impress from the moment you arrive, but the constant prevailing winds sweep across island making this locale one of the world’s best destinations for wind sports.
Best known for the majestic Piton Mountains, located on the island’s southwest coast. The Gros Piton and Petit Piton are St. Lucia’s most recognizable landmarks and can be seen from various locations on the island.
Where to stay: Situated on 85-acres, the all-inclusive Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa offers two worlds in one along Saint Lucia’s exotic south coast. Seek romance and relaxation in Harmony– Coconut Bay’s adults-only oasis, where you’ll enjoy a palm-fringed pool and bar, relaxing hammocks, chaises, and an oceanfront Kai Mer Spa, among much more.