As a top honeymoon destination, India has it all. From bustling cities to mystic jungles and glorious coastline, there really is something for everyone. Choosing where to stay or visit is always difficult when planning a honeymoon, so we’ve decided to narrow down your search. Here are the top honeymoon retreats in India, for every style of trip.
India’s beautiful beaches offer solitude, tranquility and romance, so make the perfect backdrop to your first holiday as newlyweds. You’ll find the most spectacular beach retreats in Goa, a Western Indian state caressed by the Arabian Sea. For tourists, Goa is a glistening blend of Portuguese and Indian culture, art and architecture, complete with the tropical spice plantations, quaint fishing villages and the most fantastic sunsets along the coast.
For an exclusive 5 star hotel with stunning views of Goa’s coast, look no further than the luxury W Hotel. W Goa is part of W Hotels Worldwide, with an international reputation for modern architecture and impeccable service. It’s the perfect place for stylish romance and elegance on your honeymoon.
Alternatively, the Grand Hyatt in Goa is also a great option for your romantic honeymoon, with a large pool, swaying palm trees, and pretty architecture. Situated in Bambolim Bay in North Goa, this hotel has incomparable spa and dining facilities.
For lush green surroundings that take your breath away, check out the lavish Alila Diwa resort by Gonsua Beach. Its paddy fields provide enchanting views that reach out to the white sands of the coast, which you will be able to see while unwinding in the serene waters of the 35m infinity pool.
If you’re an active couple that want to explore the majestic Himalayas, then there are some wonderful places to stay. Idyllic beaches may be romantic, but there is something so alluring about India’s sacred mountains.
You should also experience the wonders of Ananda Spa, an award-winning luxury destination spa resort, located at the Himalayan foothills in Northern India. Consisting of a 100 acre Maharaja’s Palace Estate, the resort is surrounded by enchanting forests. Ananda provides organic, healthy cuisine and a spiritual experience, so that you can truly relax and detox.
For really adventurous couples, how about some glamping? Chamba Camp Thiksey provides the most special experience for couples on their honeymoon, by providing a luxury camping retreat in which you can sleep under the stars and be closer to nature. A once in a lifetime experience!
For grand mansions converted into boutique hotels or retreats, you will be spoiled for choice in India. Raas Jodphur is a tranquil hub away from the bustle of the town, with architectural and cultural significance. Here you can be amazed by intricately adorned 18th century structures right from the comfort of your own hotel!
Secondly, there is Chunda Palace. Conceived as a traditional Rajasthani palace, it showcases the rich heritage of the Mewar region. The hotel celebrates it’s ancestry of art, and creates an ambience of regal splendour. Every inch is covered by intricate embroidery and paintings, which fascinates every guest.
Where to stay in Agra:
There’s no denying that the Taj Mahal is on most couples’ bucket-list for their honeymoons, it’s a way to tick off the cultural aspect of your voyage while also seeing one of the most spectacular landmarks in the world. There are many luxury hotels in this area for you to chose from.
The Oberoi Amarvilas is a sight to behold in itself. It is located just 600 metres from the iconic Taj Mahal, and so each of their rooms provide views of this ancient monument to love. The hotel represents Mughal splendour, and you can enjoy private golf buggy travel and candlelit dinners under the Taj Mahal shadow.
The Trident Hotel in Agra is also a top honeymoon destination, for couples looking to unwind after a busy day of sight-seeing. With a beautiful pool and spa, world cuisine served in its restaurants, and luxury rooms, what more could you want?
So, whether you’re looking for a beautiful beach resort in Goa, a magical mountain range rest, a grand and historical haveli or a luxury hotel nearby the breathtaking Taj Mahal, we’ve got you covered. You won’t regret picking any of these retreats for your romantic honeymoon in India.