The nice thing about getting married is it’s the gift that keeps on giving. Not only do you get a fantastic day surrounded by all your friends and family, but you also get to say “I Do” to the love of your life and party the night away. And just when you think things can’t get any better and you couldn’t be more loved up, you and your brand new spouse get to jet off on your honeymoon.
Here at Oliver’s Travels, we’ve got a fantastic selection of romantic honeymoon villas that offer every kind of luxury. You could be sitting back and sunning yourself on a pristine Caribbean beach, snuggling up in the cosy comfort of a classic British cottage or living the high life in your own private enclave of a French chateau. We thought we might help make that choice a little easier by selecting some of our favourite honeymoon villas from our portfolio. Which one strikes your fancy? Let us know in the comments below.
1. Rapunzels Folie, Dordogne
Most romantic for: Rapunzels Folie is an independent 15th-century holiday home in the grounds of a private chateau. Its lakeside location and gorgeous décor make for a truly sumptuous stay. And if you and your new spouse like fine dining, you couldn’t be better placed to sample all the wonderful delicacies of the Dordogne. A welcome hamper of local delicacies, wine, seasonal fruits, fresh flowers and logs for the fireplace is included in the price.
Prices from: £1,966 per week | $2,417 per week
2. La Casetta, Umbria
Most romantic for: As it’s found in the picturesque hilltop town of Spello, La Casetta is great if you and your honeybunch want to explore the town as opposed to the country. Lounge in the garden or strike out and explore some of Italy’s most beautiful towns and culturally important cities – Florence and Assisi are both close by.
Prices from: £1,174 per week | $1,444 per week
3. Villa Ro, Santorini
Most romantic for: Santorini is known the world-over for being one – if not the – most romantic island in Greece. Boasting stunning views of the volcanic caldera, you and your other half can take a morning dip in the infinity pool or sip cocktails while watching one of Santorini’s world-famous sunsets. A private hideaway tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the local tavernas, bars and restaurants. Breakfast is included in the price.
Prices from: £6,025 per week | $7,409
4. Fairytale Cottage, Suffolk
Most romantic for: A honeymoon plucked straight from a fairytale – this picture-perfect cottage is nestled within woodlands and without electricity, meaning everything in the evening is done by candlelight… what could be more romantic? A real detox from the outside world where the two of you can escape reality. What’s more, this cosy cottage is part of an estate which includes a variety of romantic (and complementary) on-site options such as rowing boats – ideal for picnics -helicopter flights, wine-tasting, and Pashley bicycle rentals.
Prices from: £1,220 per week | $1,438 per week
5. Bambu Luxury Tent, Estepona
Most romantic for: A honeymoon villa with a twist… as the name suggests, you’ll be staying in a tent – but not like the usual tents you know. Oozing in style, your tent is the true definition of decadent. Plus, before setting foot on site, you have the choice of picking a scent that will perforate the room on arrival. Car hire is a must, due to the rural location of the retreat, but the owners will sort you out with taxis so you can enjoy the wining and dining of the region. There’s plenty included in the price too – maid service, breakfast, bottle of champers on arrival, complimentary mini bar (restocked daily) and complimentary Nespresso coffee.
Prices from: £3,081 per week | $3,789 per week
6. Tour Des Vignes, Aquitaine
Most romantic for: Its location; an 18th-century windmill set in the heart of a vineyard with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Bursting with original character, this romantic nook is perfect for cosy nights in or balmy summer evenings dining alfresco. Spend time together in the luxurious hot tub before snuggling up by the camp fire under the stars. A welcome pack is included as part of the price, which includes ingredients for a gorgeous welcome meal.
Prices from: £1,143 per week | $1,143 per week
7. Villa Zaaei, Phuket
Most romantic for: This stylish honeymoon villa within a popular five-star Phuket resort will cater to your every need – ocean views from your infinity pool, 24/7 in-villa dining and a gorgeous private garden space. The resort also offers spa treatments for couples, wine-tasting, and a unique ‘dining on the rocks’ experience where you and your other half can have a candelit seaside dinner arranged for you. Maid service, on-site concierge service and breakfast is included in the price.
Prices from: £4,470 per week | $5,496 per week
8. Villa Kotis, Split
Most romantic for: Views of the sparkling Adriatic from your garden, which has various cosy nooks along each path – from terraces to foliage-filled corners. Tranquil lazing is the aim of the game here, with benches, loungers and hammocks from which you can enjoy a romantic dinner or admire the sea and mountain scenery. Plus, you’re only a stone’s throw away from Nugal beach.
Prices from: £1,089 per week | $1,339 per week
9. Trullo Massimiliano, Puglia
Most romantic for: A traditional, ancient Trullo house akin to a chocolate-box cottage, this is a truly unique place to stay on your honeymoon. Located just outside of the charming town of Locorotondo, it’s perfectly placed for a romantic wander. The rustic interiors of the house, combined with the private pool (complete with whirlpool!), alfresco dining terrace and luxurious poolside canopies ensure this will be a holiday you’ll never forget.
Prices from: £1,199 per week | $1,475 per week
10. Majestic Villa, Tenerife
Most romantic for: This private villa is within one of the most sought-after resorts in Tenerife; boasting a peaceful and secluded feel with its own heated pool, hydro massage shower and volcanic landscape views. The resort offers an Indian spa with a Turkish bath, special treatment menu and a unique fusion restaurant. Breakfast is included in the price.
Prices from: £4,350 per week | $5,349 per week
11. Daffodil Cottage, Cotswolds
Most romantic for: This 393-year-old thatched cottage is the perfect spot for a romantic escape. The cosy decor sets the scene to snuggle up in your own little hideaway. What’s more, is there’s a selection of fantastic gourmet country pubs that are ideal for date nights! Maid service is included in the price.
Prices from: £748 per week | $919 per week
12. Smugglers Nest, St Lucia
Most romantic for: Being a total tropical oasis, ideal for couples looking for a hideaway. Set amongst its own enclosed garden on the hillside above Smugglers Cove (a great place for snorkelling) with startling views of the ocean, this quirky honeymoon villa has a private swimming pool, bright and rustic interiors and a gazebo that looks out over the sea. Plus, maid service is included in the price.
Prices from: £2,918 per week | $3,588 per week
Hopefully, that’s got you in the mood to sweep your future spouse off their feet! Check out some more great honeymoon villa options, or give our concierge team a call for some advice on planning your most romantic holiday yet. Want a bit more travel inspiration? Have a read of our blog on our top 10 honeymoon destinations!