Romantic Trips Around the World

Choose a destination for your wedding or honeymoon that is as unique as your own love story. From sleeping under the stars on safari in Kenya to cosy igloos under the Northern Lights in Lapland there’s a perfect place to suit everyone. Here are some ideas to help find your ideal match.

Istria, Croatia

The Istrian peninsula is undoubtedly one of the Med’s best kept secret. There’s 200 miles of pristine shoreline fringed with turquoise waters and charming terracotta roofed towns steeped in history. Pula boasts a Roman amphitheatre and Rovinj‘s Venetian streets are packed with artisans, independent cafés, gelato shops of restaurants. A true gem of a destination for culture vultures and foodies alike.

Meneghetti Wine Hotel & Winery has the perfect combination of top notch locally sourced food, delicious wines, a chic beach bar and luxury large villas with private pools. The service here is also second to none. The luxury boutique hotel hosts the most perfect weddings and honeymoons surrounded by picturesque vineyards. You can rent out the entire estate for the wedding ceremony, which includes accommodation for your guests on site, and there are no concerns about running out of wine as the estate bottles up to 150,000 bottles a year on site!


Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya is a boutique hotel surrounded by forest, famous for its resident herd of friendly Rothschild giraffes. Imagine enjoying your breakfast with a giraffe poking its head through the window, or having a wedding ceremony on the manor’s grounds with these gentle giants as your unexpected guests. After the wedding, head out on a luxury safari to witness the Big Five. It couldn’t be more romantic than to sleep under the stars on safari at Loisaba Starbeds in Kenya. The handcrafted beds here are on wheels, made from the chassis of safari trucks. The bed is wheeled onto your room’s outdoor balcony, where you can gaze across the savanna.

Guided and hosted by a team of traditional Samburu and Laikipia Maasai warriors, this cultural experience will most definitely be a memorable one. Sleep soundly under the beautiful starry night sky, and wake up to watch the sun rise from your bed- perhaps accompanied by the roar of lions?


There’s no shortage of incredible places to stay, and, if you’re lucky, nature will put on its greatest show- the Northern Lights. Glass-topped igloos and chalets offer the ultimate cosy winter romance, where you can view the night sky from the privacy of your bed. Apukka Resort boasts a sauna carriage- on skis- delivering the Finnish experience right to your doorstep. Fancy a winter-themed wedding? At the famous Ice Hotel in Sweden, you can say your vows surrounded by ethereal ice sculptures. This property is a unique place to stay, a work of art sculpted anew every winter from the frozen waters of the Torner River. Couple can marry in the Ice Church, with its crystal-clear ice altar and pews covered in reindeer skins. For the honeymoon, cosy up in an intricately carved ice suite, snuggled into thermal sleeping bags on a bed on ice.

Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia in Turkey offers a fairy-tale setting with its unique landscape of towering rock formations, ancient cave dwellings, and hot air balloons filling the sky. Couples can exchange vows in a historical cave church or a magnificent luxury cave hotel, offering an intimate and ancient ambiance. A honeymoon here can be spent exploring the region’s underground cities, hiking through the scenic valleys, and taking a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the other-worldly landscape. Enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine in candle-lit cave restaurants, and end the day in a cosy cave suite enjoying local wines and the tranquillity of this supernatural destination.

Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

For something truly magical, the Waitomo Caves in New Zealand offer an underground paradise. These limestone caves are famous for this bioluminescent glowworms, creating a surreal, starry-sky effect on the cave ceilings. This is a wedding location like no other. Couples can head underground for a photoshoot in the grottos, renowned for their acoustics and grandeur, or float together on an underground river illuminated by the glowworms. For adventurous couples New Zealand has so much to offer generally, and the post-ceremony activities here include black-water rafting, abseiling, or exploring the intricate cave systems.