Need some eye candy to spark your honeymoon fantasy? With friends and family contributing to your registry and helping to fulfill the itinerary of your dreams, maybe you'll be free to break the bank on one of these fairytale hotel suites. From sea to city, with infinity pools and private guides, any of these five suites are sure to set the tone for your happily ever moment.
Ko Yao Noi, Thailand - Six Senses Yao Noi
Room: Ocean Panorama Pool Villa (from $1300/night)
Replenish your soul in this plush resort, perched along the cliffs overlooking Phang Nga Bay. A 30-minute speedboat ride from Phuket will introduce you to your honeymoon home, which is something of an Asian jungle paradise. Natural materials like bamboo, mango-wood and palm-leaf keep the accommodation feeling fresh and natural, and a plunge in your private infinity pool will instantly float you to cloud 9. The inside-outside layout is welcome, with afternoon cicadas and evening frogs soundtracking the whole experience - equally magical from bed or your egg-shaped bath tub.
Marrakech, Morocco - Royal Mansour
Room: Superior Riad (from $1100/night)
This Marrakech accommodation is more a royal palace than it is a hotel - it was built by a king with no budget, and the extravagance is felt down every corridor. You'll be whisked off an unassuming side street before entering the grand doors of the Royal Mansour, when a full-on assault of your senses will begin. Fragrant gardens filled with rose and honeysuckle tickle your scent, gentle fountains spill the sound of serenity, the finest velvet and silk furnishings adorn the lobby - altogether a true feast for your eyes. Inside any of the 53 guest houses (Moroccan riads), the opulence persists, with private courtyards, multi-level layouts, and rooftop plunge pools for all. If this isn't enough, a personalized, private butler will happily cater to any above and beyond needs.
Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa - Royal Malewane
Room: Luxury Suite (from $2100/night)
These suites are the most costly on our list, but provide arguably the most fulfilling experience. A flowing colonial-inspired layout between bedroom, bathroom and private deck (with plunge pool) allow for ample viewing of wildlife right outside. Located inside Kruger National Park with a private watering hole, you'll get used to elephant and giraffe sightings from the comfort of your crisp linens. Daytime safari excursions are included in your room rate, but with fine dining, free flowing wine, and gourmet meals also bundled in, you wouldn't do wrong lounging around your quarters all day.
Bora Bora - Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
Room: One Bedroom Overwater Bungalow with Mountain View (from $1900/night)
The quintessential honeymoon resort, Four Seasons Bora Bora is probably your coworker's computer wallpaper, and possibly you and your new spouse's top contender for resort destinations. These overwater bungalows deliver the Bora Bora experience of your dreams, with spacious living quarters, high thatched ceilings, and luxurious bathrooms which lead to a private deck with separate shower and soaking tub fit for two. Impromptu swims and snorkel excursions in that tranquil turquoise lagoon are a slip away, and canoe-delivered breakfast and dinner packages can keep you satisfied without having to leave the comforts of your suite.
Venice, Italy - Hotel Al Ponte Antico
Room: Junior Suite with Patio (from $900/night)
Situated in a palace from the 1500s, this humble Venice hotel perfectly preserves a classic Venetian way of life through style, substance, and family-operated service. Included water taxis will bring you along the Grand Canal, where you'll dock at the hotel's private wharf before being transported into a trip of exclusive tailored luxury. The included homemade breakfast, on-site restaurant, and proximity to Venice's historic center are all plusses, but the real star is your junior suite's private patio. The floating city is a lover's paradise, and you'll be free to romance each other endlessly from this exclusive spot.
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