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, you 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. The best day of your life followed by the best holiday of your life? What could be better?
Here at Oliver’s Travels we’ve got a fantastic selection of romantic honeymoon villas that offer every kind of luxury holiday. 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 – the choice is yours! Still, we thought we might help make that choice a little easier by selecting ten of our favourite honeymoon villas from our portfolio. Which one strikes your fancy?
Location: Dordogne, France
Prices from: £1,642 per week
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.
Location: Cotswolds, UK
Prices from: £1,470 per week
Most romantic for: This 300-year-old thatched cottage is a perfect spot for a romantic escape. Beautiful, cosy decor and a selection of fantastic gourmet country pubs nearby make for a great little spot to curl up and enjoy each other’s company. It also has one of the most fabulous bathrooms on Oliver’s Travels books, with a divine walk-in shower and copper freestanding tub.
Location: Dorgdone, France
Prices from: £845 per week
Most romantic for: This stone cottage is a cosy, elegant getaway that’s ideal for couples who enjoy good food and wine with a chance of getting active with a variety of excellent restaurants and lively cafe’s as well as top of the range sport facilities.
Location: Tuscany, Italy
Prices from: £976 per week
Most romantic for: The views! This charmingly compact converted church overlooks huge swathes of the Tuscan countryside (the pictures don’t really do it justice), so crack open a bottle of the excellent local Chianti and watch the sunsets with your favourite person in the world. The two walkable villages are great for romantic meals, too.
Location: Marche, Italy
Prices from: £899 per week
Most romantic for: Marche is a hugely underrated part of Italy, and a break at Villa Tranquillo might have you feeling like you’ve got the whole region to yourself. Better yet, there’s a spa section with a hot tub in the villa, and as you’re enjoying the seclusion you might as well enjoy a bit of skinny dipping too…
6. La Casetta
Location: Umbria, Italy
Prices from: £899-£1,284 per week
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.
7. Las Violetas
Location: Mallorca, Spain
Prices from: £492 per week
Most romantic for: This cute and contemporary villa is set in secluded grounds surrounded by the picturesque mountains in the north of the island of Majorca. If you want to venture out of your private paradise, it’s just a 10-minute stroll arm-in-arm to the pretty town of Pollensa with it’s cobbled streets and great restaurants. The beach is also just a 10-minute drive away.
Location: Tenerife, Spain
Prices from: £1,931 per week
Most romantic for: This unique and stylish villa is part of one of the most luxurious spa resorts in Tenerife, so if your private hydro massage shower and Balinese day bed aren’t relaxing enough, you can book yourselves in for a couples massage treatment before enjoying a sunset stroll on the beach, which is also on your doorstep.
Location: Grenada, The Caribbean
Prices from: £2,602 per week
Most romantic for: The cottages at La Luna are intimate and secluded, just a few steps from the beach. Enjoy the morning view of the emerald-green ocean from your four-poster Balinese bed, or enjoy the sunset from your private terrace. Luxurious bars, restaurants and a divine spa are all available on-site for a honeymoon of total bliss.
10. Bluff Cottage
Location: Barbados, The Caribbean
Prices from: £2,739 per week
Most romantic for: Steps away from the famous Sandy Lane Beach, this private and chic cottage is a wonderful Carribean hideaway. The verandah off the bedroom is set in a private tropical garden, a perfect spot for breakfast or late-night relaxing with a glass of the famous local rum.
Hopefully, that’s got you in the mood to sweep your future spouse off their feet! Check out some more great options for your honeymoon, or give our concierge team a call for some advice on planning your most romantic holiday ever.
Photo Credits: Feature Image-Just Married by Alexandre Delbos via Flickr