Without a doubt, planning the ultimate Unique honeymoon Experience can be an overwhelming Task
But it doesn’t have to be – that’s why we’re offering our help, guiding you toward a handful of exceptional destinations that offer amazing settings and extraordinary options. It really just depends on what kind of honeymoon you’re looking for. If you’re looking for a unique honeymoon experience (or second honeymoon) that’s tailored specifically to your interests and the way you love to enjoy your life, consider one of these non-traditional honeymoon experiences.
Attention: Astrology Loving and Scuba Diving Honeymooners
Cap Juluca, Anguilla, British West Indies
At Cap Juluca, a curved row of whitewashed villas line the beach, each housing four guest suites replete with glass-walled shower stalls that lead outdoors into private, walled gardens where you and your new spouse can sunbathe in your birthday suits. But there’s more to this seaside Caribbean hideaway than frozen mango drinks and moonlight strolls beside the sea – for one week each month, the Casablanca-esque resort is host to “Total Wellness: Mind, Body & Spirit,” a program that blends yoga, astrology, and spa treatments with shamanic healing sessions and transpersonal work.
Designed to help facilitate personal growth, resolve lingering issues, and enrich relationships, the program is lead by yoga teacher and life coach Diana Bourel. Recreational options include challenging your loved one to a languid game of croquet on the resort lawn, sailing, scuba diving, or strolling the white sand beaches hand-in-hand beside the turquoise sea.
Breakfasts of tropical fruits, berries, freshly baked bread, juices, and coffee or tea are delivered each morning to your villa’s wide veranda overlooking the ocean. Afternoon tea is served at the main building every day at 4 p.m. Have a casual lunch at the beachside and book dinner at one of the two onsite restaurants: Pimms, with gourmet seafood and island fare, or exotic Kemia, where you’ll swear you’re being served your tapas inside a sparkling, cushioned genie bottle. The spa features a range of traditional and holistic therapies designed for two. The Jamu Massage includes elements of Chinese and Balinese techniques, accompanied by your choice of healing spiced or floral essential oils. Should your desire be for a more extensive therapy, the Juluca Ritual for Two combines the sensual textures of sea salts, herbs, flowers, and mint clay to exfoliate, followed by a massage with tropical oils, hot tea, and a candlelight sea salt and flower bath for two. The ritual is bestowed in the privacy of your personal villa.
The Ideal Adventure-Loving Unique Honeymoon Experience
Topnotch Resort & Spa, Stowe, Vermont
It’s easy to think of Stowe’s Topnotch Resort & Spa as a great destination for skiing, snow sports, and romantic sleigh rides, but this gorgeous hotel deep in Vermont’s Green Mountains excels as a year-round address for a host of adventure options. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, fly fishing, canoeing, golf, skiing, snow-shoeing and dog sledding. The Equestrian Center offers private rides and lessons, and local outfitters can arrange glider excursions or trips down the 2,300-foot Alpine Slide in Stowe. The resort’s Nordic Barn Recreational Center has rental equipment available for most activities.During winter months, you can refine your double axel at the ice skating rink, or go skiing and then enjoy a cuddle by the bonfire or a mug of hot cider in the chalet. Take a day off to wander around the charming town of Stowe, where you can stroll along the walking paths over rustic bridges, or take an organized tour that reveals the secrets of how apple cider is made and maple sugar is gathered. The resort’s spa offers regionally themed treatments including the Vermont Woodspice Herbal Wrap and Maple Sugar Body Scrub. You can experience an indulgent Couples Swedish or Aroma Mountain Massage beside a crackling fireplace, complete with chilled champagne. Rooms at Topnotch are fashioned in the style of a European manor house and include junior and garden suites. A member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Topnotch offers exceptional dining at Maxwell’s, where menu choices include Misty Knoll Coq Au Vin, Vermont Apple Wine Braisage, and Orzo Risotto and Wilted Spinach. At the more casual Buttertub Bistro & Lounge, specialties include Macaroni and Vermont Cheese with Bacon and Parsley. Topnotch is a scant two miles from Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest mountain, and located on a 120-acre wooded estate less than an hour from Burlington.
Glamping in Full Glory
If you’re way into the concept of glamping, consider this unique honeymoon alternative that will have your creative juices flowing as you enjoy the glow of the moon, the hush of the trees, lulling you to sleep at night, and the sounds that only the forest can offer. Now you can go heavy on the glam and visit Greenough MT’s Paws Up Resort, which is just about as fancy and glitzy as glamping gets. Offering a camp butler, roomy, decadent bathrooms with heated floors and a tent dedicated to spa treatments, this pricey and truly pampering camp will probably never allow you to do the traditional pitch your own tent version ever again.
And then there’s this gem of a place in British Columbia. Free Spirit Spheres offers true magic in this one-of-a-kind honeymoon possibility. As adorable and almost impossible to believe they’re real by their appearance, these free spirits marry the experience of a tree house with the lulling, rocking action of a ship at sea. Beautiful, functional, and thoughtful design allows for each of the three spheres to offer any honeymooners close, comfortable quarters to enjoy one another. Located on Vancouver Island, there is so much to do and explore. Don’t miss the Horne Lake Caves nor the chance to zipline through the Vancouver forests and river canyons.
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