Do you remember when booking your honeymoon hotel suite meant you would probably get the best view, a larger bed, and a private hot tub? Over the course of time, our expectations surrounding the luxury that should encompass a honeymooning couple have definitely changed. Now they’re showered with extravagant amenities ranging from private pools to terraces larger than the rooms themselves – and that’s just the beginning. Check out some of these outrageously over-the-top honeymoon suites for yourself.
10. The Terrace Suite – The InterContinental Hong Kong
At The InterContinental Hong Kong, honeymooning couples are offered the Terrace Suite on the top floor of the 17-story hotel. The suite includes a private Jacuzzi on the terrace and, if you plan in advance, the hotel will arrange for you to spend an entire evening camped out on the terrace – an experience complete with mosquito netting to cover your duvet, rose petals, and more. Couples will also receive a bottle of Dom Perignon and a dinner for two on their private terrace. The cost: approximately $14,139 for two nights.
9. Private Retreat – Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay
If you’re looking to spice up your honeymoon you’ll want to book the Private Retreat at the Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay. This Arabian Peninsula resort is set amongst the Hajar Mountains features a private spa room, a library, a pool, and a private beach. Your butler will ensure you have all of the drinks and food you need throughout your stay. The cost: $6,500 per night.
8. Otemanu Over-Water Bungalow – Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
You’ve probably seen pictures of the incredible Otemanu Over-Water Bungalow at the Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora. The honeymoon suite is set at the end, furthers out over the water, for ultimate levels of privacy. The suite features a private pool and some of the most beautiful views of Bora Bora and Mount Otemanu you’ll ever see. The cost: $1,780 per night.
7. The Infinity Suite – Langham Hotel, London
The Langham Hotel in London knows how to treat their guests. In the Infinity Suite, where the likes of Sharon Stone and Madonna have stayed, you’ll enjoy two gigantic bedrooms, walk in dressing rooms, and an enormous “Infinity” bathtub – so large you could actually swim in it. The room is full of windows offering amazing views of the city below. The cost: $6,370 per night.
6. Royal Suite – Hotel Plaza Athenee, Paris
Head on over to the Hotel Plaza Athenee in Paris for a luxurious escape in their Royal Suite. You really will feel as though you’re in a private palace complete with two marble bathrooms, a Jacuzzi, and curtains embroidered with gold thread in three different styles. Your stay includes private use of the Maserati Quattroporte owned by the hotel. The cost: a jaw-dropping $26,000 per night.
5. The Coral Suite – Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico
The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita in Mexico is one of the most exclusive resorts in the area. The Coral Suite boasts over 9,000 square feet of in-room waterways, wraparound swimming pools, outdoor showers, and personal fitness centers. If you find it necessary to leave your room you will also get exclusive access to one of the cabanas down near the Tamai Pool. The cost: $18,000 per night.
4. The Grand Water Villa – One & Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
The Grand Water Villa, the honeymoon at the One & Only Reethi Rah in Maldives, is 2,500 feet of pure ecstasy. The suite features a private dining room, a gigantic tub, a private pool, and private access to the lagoon. Tired from all of that swimming? Relax on the outdoor daybed on the terrace. The cost: $4,070 per night.
3. The Sanctuary Villa- Parrot Cay, Turks and Ciacos
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The Sanctuary Villa at Parrot Cay in Turks and Ciacos is a 2-story villa located a good 5 minutes away from the main building. You’ll have access to a personal chef, two butlers, an infinity pool, and a private beach. There’s a price to pay for this type of luxury. The cost: $20,000 per night.
2. The Dahau Suite – Palacio Dahau-Park Hyatt Buenos Aires
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The Dahau Suite in the Palacio Dahau-Park Hyatt Buenos Aires exists in what was actually once a palace. Set in the astounding Recoleta district of Buenos Aires, the suite has its own private entrance and is decorated with antique furniture. Your private butler will ensure your every need is attended to. The cost: approximately $8,500 per night.
1. The Crystal Penthouse Suite – Crystal Security Cruise Ship
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What could possibly be better than a private island villa? The Crystal Penthouse Suite on the Crystal Security cruise ship is a great place to start. The 1,345 square foot suite features a private workout room, a private Jacuzzi, and private in-room dining whenever you please. A 12 day cruise, depending on the location, can cost anywhere between $27,675 to $36,620 per person.
So, in reality, you may need to win the lottery or invent the next great gadget before you can afford one of these suites. It’s nice to dream, though – isn’t it? However, some hotels offer their unique versions of honeymoon suites, such as the love hotels in Mexico (known as hoteles de paso), where couples can rent a hotel room for hours.