The beach represents the ideal fantasy luxury escape. Never ending white sand beaches, swaying palm trees and wide open spaces are what dreams are made of. As a holiday destination for a luxury honeymoon the beach holiday has all the elements to fulfil the imaginations of the newly married. Swimming in the azure seas, soaking up the sun with your loved one and sipping cocktails as the sun subsides and the sunset appears in burst of orange and red – these are the scenes of romance.
The options for our portfolio for your perfect beach holiday are wide and varied and take in the shores of the Caribbean, the white sand paradise of the Indian Ocean as well as the exotic beaches of Asia. Below we provide a flavour of the honeymoon opportunities available with us and for further information either request a quote or a call or contact one of our Travel Specialists on 01244 355 600.
Caribbean Beach Honeymoons
With its clear blue acquiescent waters and platinum white sand beaches The Caribbean has to be `The’ archetypal beach destination and as well as being a region of the world we know intimately is the ideal location for a luxury honeymoon.
The Caribbean is where it all started for ITC and so our portfolio is extensive and incorporates the finest selection of resorts and islands the Caribbean has to offer. With decades of experience creating perfect Caribbean holidays our knowledge is unrivalled.
In particular, we love the laid-back elegance of the Caribbean; it’s where everyone, including royalty and celebrities can come together to relax, unwind and enjoy the chilled out vibe that is omnipresent on every island you visit and as such provides the ideal location to relax after the excitement of marriage and enjoy the best ITC can provide.
When to travel...
The months of December through to April are the driest periods in the Caribbean and so represent the best time to travel. Summer and Autumn are still good times to travel as the temperatures are only a few degrees warmer, though there is an increased likelihood of short showers.
Caribbean Hotel Suggestions...
Sandy Lane, Barbados
Sumptuous, sophisticated, special… Sandy Lane is a stylish escape for couples seeking the ultimate holiday experience.
Lavish buffet breakfasts followed by a lazy sashay along the crescent-shaped beach are almost a ritual at Sandy Lane. Next it’s time to stretch out on a deep-cushioned lounger, with ice-cool towel, fresh fruit kebabs and a flag to fly in the sand whenever you need anything. And if it gets too hot, the dazzling turquoise sea awaits. Then, of course, there’s the lavish spa where you may enjoy a Romantic Bliss - a special Swedish massage for two performed by candlelight, followed by an exotic whirlpool bath. Factor in state-of-the-art suites, impeccable service and dancing under the stars and everyone’s on their honeymoon here.
Jamaica Inn, Jamaica
Elegance abounds at the refined Jamaica Inn of just 47 tasteful suites, situated on a simply stunning stretch of white sand beach in Ocho Rios, a beach that is everything you’d conjure as the Caribbean beach of your dreams. The KiYara Ocean Spa will pamper you, the tasteful accommodation will charm you, and the watersports will appeal to the active and less active alike, for who could resist venturing into or onto these sparkling Caribbean waters?
Galley Bay Resort and Spa, Antigua
An all-inclusive hideaway set on a sweeping curve of sugary sand in a quiet corner of Antigua Galley Bay is one of the Caribbean’s most romantic resorts, where Champagne Breakfasts on your terrace, private sunset cruises and relaxing evenings in your room - candles, petals and aromatic bath oils provided - may all be arranged. More than three-quarters of the rooms and suites line the beach.
Jade Mountain, St Lucia
Set up high on Morne Chastanet, the sophisticated Jade Mountain is an exclusive, private resort within the Anse Chastanet Resort, a stylish enclave of flawless design, world-class facilities, outstanding natural beauty and exemplary service which is perfectly tailored for a romantic honeymoon.
Cap Maison, St Lucia
Cap Maison boasts spectacular panoramic ocean views across to Martinique and Pigeon Island, providing a wonderful romantic setting. The views can be enjoyed from your private verandah or whilst sampling the excellent cuisine served in “The Cliff at Cap”, one of the best restaurants in St Lucia.
Designed with Spanish Caribbean architecture in mind, Cap Maison offers a serene setting in resort, combined with the advantage of being situated just a short distance from the bars and restaurants at Rodney Bay for when you want to sample the colour and flavours of the local scene.
Petit St Vincent, St Vincent & The Grenadines
Petit St Vincent is a luxurious and intimate private island dotted with just 22 one and two bedroom cottages, making it an ideal couples' hideaway. From the exquisite Caribbean views to the sumptuous cuisine; everything is extra special.
Honeymooners here can enjoy a private dinner on the beach, a day cruise to Tobago Cays sea turtle marine reserve and complimentary butler room service. Bliss.
Indian Ocean Beach Honeymoons
From the unmistakable shores of the Seychelles, with beach scenes unlike any other to Mauritius, where you will find an island paradise complete with pristine white sand beaches and lush interiors and on to the unforgettable sights of the Maldives’ island atolls that teem with a kaleidoscope of wildlife - the Indian Ocean is an unforgettable destination and an ideal place for a luxury honeymoon experience like no other.
When to travel…
The peak season for Mauritius is from October to April though the temperatures are good throughout the year. During the summer season the north of the island is the best location because of the trade winds
The Seychelles is a year round destination for beach lovers as the climate is always warm and doesn’t fluctuate. The temperatures rarely drop below 24°C or rise beyond 32°C.
The driest months in the Maldives are December through to April and so they are the best times to go, though the mild tropical temperatures make it a year round destination.
Indian Ocean Hotel Suggestions...
Gili Lakanfushi, Maldives
Chill-out in barefoot luxury on a tiny coral island, with sumptuous over-water accommodation, magical array of dining options and a unique spa at Gili Lakanfushi. Stay in one of the Crusoe Residences - only accessible by personal rowing boat – and spend long, lazy days together relaxing on your floating sun deck, cooling off in the lagoon. You may still be there come nightfall, savouring a romantic dinner beneath a vast, moonlit sky. Now that’s room service!
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
Soneva Fushi is an intimate, designer tropical escape that promises the ultimate island experience starting with an exciting seaplane arrival. A lengthy repeat guest list is best made known and Soneva Fushi has one to be proud of. It is the original Crusoe hideaway, and every villa is just steps from a white sand beach to call your own. A professional dive school and Six Senses Spa are just two forms of recreation. And, don’t forget the ‘no shoes’ policy.
The Residence Mauritius
Recharge those batteries and unwind together at The Residence, with its delightfully Colonial atmosphere and outstanding beachfront setting - enhanced by every modern luxury, of course. While away the days in one another’s company, perhaps taking advantage of the many complimentary sports, taking a Serenity Walk together, or indulging in a soothing treatment for two at the Sanctuary Spa.
Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius
This ultra-chic resort is home to white sand beaches, lavish amenities and flawless service. When it comes to romance, Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa scores top marks every time. Firstly there’s the stunning natural setting - acres of idyllic beachfront resort plus several offshore islands. What more could you want?
North Island, Seychelles
Enjoy a rare slice of paradise at this award-winning, eco-sensitive private island sanctuary. A complimentary massage on arrival sets the tone of things to come at North Island, where the focus remains firmly on the guest and the environment. The handcrafted villas are the essence of barefoot luxury and offer ample room to spread out.
Constance Lemuria resort of Praslin, Seychelles
Imagine an untouched piece of paradise in the heart of the Seychelles, offering the highest of standards and an atmosphere that’s tranquil yet elegant. Let your imagination become reality at Constance Lémuria Resort. And what a setting it has. Three powder white beaches, the greenest of landscapes and an ocean whose colour changes from bright turquoise to deep sapphire-blue.
Asia Beach Honeymoons
Asia provides locations ideal for a luxury honeymoon beach escape. The beaches of Malaysia are known for their idyllic quality and the culture and cuisine of the region make it a fascinating and intoxicating destination. Thailand’s beaches and coastline are also a popular beach destination as the famous Koh Samui is legendary for its platinum white sands that stretch for miles and miles.
Asia Hotel Suggestions...
Escape to Trisara, a luxury villa resort on Phuket’s quieter north-western coastline, renowned for its scenic splendour. When it comes to settings, this one deserves a WOW - a backdrop of lush, tropical rainforest overlooking a bay of silvery sands. Tucked amid the greenery, a collection of striking villas blend contemporary chic and traditional Thai styles, their private infinity pools merging effortlessly with the Andaman Sea, and most grades also boast a team of dedicated staff.
The Detai, Malaysia
Be at one with nature, amid a centuries-old virgin rainforest fringed by a private white sand beach - this heavenly hideaway is certainly one of a kind. The Detai's remote and rare setting simply oozes romance. Exotic aromas fill the air and footpaths meander through the jungle to your home, a sleek free-standing villa with wrap-around verandah – the perfect spot to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the wonderful vistas.