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Luxury Tailor-Made Honeymoons

Vita Brevis Travel are the perfect choice to help you plan and organise your ideal honeymoon.


We are full of great ideas and recommendations - and promise that you can't get a better price anywhere else!  Our travel experts have been lucky enough to visit numerous hotels, resorts and hideaways that are ideal for honeymoons - both near and far - and will gladly recommend the best option to suit you, your dates, your budget and your required ingredients.  

We offer a totally free service that looks after all your honeymoon requirements. Think of us as your own private travel concierge. With ATOL protection. With 24/7 support whilst you're away.

We feature a few ideas below, but suggest that the easiest and most enjoyable way of getting your honeymoon organised and booked is to give us a call on 0203 019 3722 and chat through all the ingredients you're looking for. We'll do the rest.  

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This is one of our top recommendations for Thailand and is best from November to April. Overlooking Phang Nga Bay's famously beautiful limestone islands, Six Senses Yao Noi is in a remote and truly spectacular setting, offering luxury thatched pool villas, a sublime spa and a wonderful stretch of sandy beach. This stunning island hideaway is a fabulous choice for honeymooners, particularly as all villas come with their own private pool, spacious sundecks and relaxation areas, gorgeous bedrooms - and total privacy. You might like to combine a stay here with a night or two in Bangkok en route. Find out more about Six Senses Yao Noi

Thailand has a fabulous selection of gorgeous honeymoon destinations and, if Six Senses Yao Noi is not perfect for you, we will gladly advise alternative Thai options. Maybe take a look at our recommendations for the Best Places to Stay in Thailand

The Maldives is at the top of lots of lists of great honeymoon destinations - and for good reason! The choice is extraordinary. One of our top picks is the sublime Como Maalifushi. Stunning accommodation comes in the form of Garden Rooms, Beach Suites and Overwater Villas that exude style and romance. There's lots on offer at Maalifushi. From starting the day with a complimentary yoga class or non-motorised water sports, to an afternoon of sailing, fishing, snorkelling or pampering in the spa, there is plenty to enjoy at this fabulous Maldivian hideaway. For more Indian Ocean inspiration, please see Best Boutique Island Hideaways in the Indian Ocean

If you like the idea of combining a luxurious beachfront Art Deco spa hotel with the party vibe of Miami, The Metropolitan Miami Beach may be the perfect option for your honeymoon. With crisp, contemporary styling, a fabulous swimming pool dotted with sun-loungers (plus a rooftop hydrotherapy pool and yoga deck), a lovely spa, and a private sandy path down to one of the world's sexiest beaches... 

So, you have the peaceful and luxurious sanctuary at the hotel, but - whenever you feel like it - there's the fantastic bars, clubs and restaurants of South Beach just a few hedonistic minutes away. Have a look around The Metropolitan Miami Beach

Charming, sophisticated, peaceful and remote - with luxurious accommodation, delicious cuisine, spectacular sea views and a delightful little spa.  Located on the island's north east coast, adult-only Can Simoneta is a gorgeous boutique hideaway set in a privileged position on a cliff overlooking the sea, to which it has direct access. If you want to get out and explore, Mallorca has a great deal to offer including wonderful beaches, golf, cycling, majestic mountains and numerous lovely bars and restaurants that the hotel's concierge will gladly book and organise for you. Take a look at Hotel Can Simoneta 

For more ideas, see our selection of the Best Boutique Beach Hotels in Europe

Close to spiritual Ubud in the Balinese jungle, overlooking the sacred waters of the Ayung River, Como Shambhala is a world-leading destination spa that will balance your mind, rejuvenate your body and thoroughly revitalise your overall wellbeing. It's also a very popular honeymoon destination, particularly for those who want to return from their honeymoon looking and feeling even better than they did at their wedding! Como Shambhala is one of the original luxury, holistic wellness retreats and still a market leader with its beautiful peaceful environment and supremely luxurious, blissfully idyllic accommodation. Learn more about Como Shambhala

​A romantic and laid-back getaway for adults only in a secluded cove-side setting on the island’s north coast, perfect for honeymooners. It's great value, even though it's a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, and was voted the Indian Ocean's Leading Boutique Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2017 (for the fourth year running). With 2 fresh water pools, 3 restaurants, and lots of beach and poolside places to relax and soak up the sunshine. There's even complimentary water sports (including water skiing) and daily yoga. And, of course, a lovely little spa. The gorgeous tropical island of Mauritius has the added advantage of being in pretty much the same time zone as Europe - so not jet lag! Discover Paradise Cove

​If you prefer the peaceful and romantic seclusion of your very own luxury private villa, we have a lovely selection of gorgeous one and two bedroom hideaways that may be ideal for you. Please see recommendations for Romantic 1 & 2 Bedroom Mediterranean Villas

Monastero Santa Rosa is perched high up on Europe's most romantic coastline, and its wonderful spa can keep you in heavenly bliss for days on end.  There are just 20 crisp, elegant rooms and suites.  We recommend booking one with its own private terrace - all the better for enjoying the far reaching panoramic views. The Amalfi Coast is best enjoyed outside peak summer season and makes a fabulous late Spring or early Autumn honeymoon destination when the temperature is sublime and most of the tourists have gone home - enabling you to get out and enjoy Ravello and Positano if you feel so inclined. See Monastero Santa Rosa For more romantic places to stay, see our top picks for the Best Boutique Hotels & Resorts in Italy

Fly direct to Cape Town on an overnight flight, arriving after breakfast in pretty much the same time zone - so no jet lag! Enjoy a night or two in this vibrant, cosmopolitan city (Best Boutique Hotels in Cape Town)before catching a short flight up the east coast on your way to Great Fish River Lodge on the vast malaria-free Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - a world-class Big Five safari experience set in over 50,000 acres of pristine wilderness. Enjoy twice daily game drives in the hands of expert guides. The Lodge sits above the river from which it takes its name and comprises just 9 sublimely luxurious and romantic thatched suites, with private plunge pools and far reaching views. There's so much to enjoy and experience in South Africa! Why not ask us to put an itinerary together for you? In the meantime, see Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

Set on a tiny island at the end of an isthmus in the Adriatic Sea, the fabulously stylish and romantic Aman Sveti Stefan hotel encompasses an entire converted 15th century fishing village and a former royal retreat, on a beautiful beach: Villa Milocer. Come and enjoy super-luxurious accommodation, 2 outdoor swimming pools, 3 beaches (one totally private), spa and indoor pool, yoga, pilates, fine dining, and guided excursions to the old towns of Budva and Cetinje and the beautifully-preserved baroque city of Perast, discovering the peaceful Skadar Lake and exploring the Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage Site. The coastal region of Montenegro enjoys a Mediterranean climate and is lovely from Spring through to Autumn. See Aman Sveti Stefan

For more ideas, see our selection of the Best Boutique Beach Hotels in Europe


Petit St Vincent is a private island in the islands of St Vincent & The Grenadines with just 22 luxury one and two bedroom cottages sprinkled around the island for maximum privacy and sharing 2 miles of gorgeous sandy beaches. With so much space it's perfectly possible never to see some of your fellow guests! Unplugged from the outside world (there's no TV or wifi in the cottages), Petit St Vincent yields a sense of true escapism for couples. As the ocean breeze blows amid the lush greenery, venture up to Hillside Spa for a rejuvenating couple's treatment overlooking the sparkling Caribbean or enjoy a truly romantic picnic for just the two of you anywhere on the island. Explore Petit St Vincent 

For more ideas, please see Best Boutique Hideaways in the Caribbean

One of Venice's most celebrated hotels in one of the world's most romantic honeymoon destinations, the legendary Hotel Cipriani has luxury accommodation and panoramic views across the lagoon to Piazza San Marco. Thanks to its location on Giudecca island (but still just a quick boat ride to the heart of Venice) Hotel Cipriani has an unusual amount of space, including manicured gardens, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, the Casanova Spa, and three fabulous restaurants. Visit Hotel Cipriani Venice

We have a selection of fabulous hotels in Venice (from good 4* to outstanding 5*) and will gladly tailor-make your visit to La Serenissima to suit your requirements and, if would like, arrange a wider Italy itinerary for you. Maybe combine with a visit to Milan, the Italian Lakes, Rome, Sicily, the Amalfi Coast or Florence? See our top picks for the Best Boutique Hotels & Resorts in Italy

Boutique and beautiful, this Moroccan coastal hideaway is the perfect spot for couples seeking a romantic beach retreat with year-round sunshine. There are just 11 rooms and suites, all stylishly designed, and all with large private terraces and private salt-water jacuzzis. Luxuriate in the spa with a selection of rejuvenating treatments or head to the golden-sand shoreline for a delightful private beach picnic overlooking the Atlantic. Activities and experiences here also include surfing, horse riding, kayaking, yoga, boat safari for bird watching and cookery classes. Maybe combine a stay at La Sultana Oualidia with a night or two in Marrakech, the Atlas Mountains or Essaouira. Or check out our hand-picked selection of the Best Hotels, Resorts & Boutique Hideaways in Morocco

Tucked away on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Viceroy Riviera Maya is a luxurious adult-only resort set amongst tropical jungle overlooking miles of secluded white sand beaches and the sparkling Caribbean, providing honeymooners with charming, unpretentious beachside luxury. There are just 41 private villas (high-ceilings and thatched roof), each with a private terrace, plunge pool and outdoor shower. Surrounded by the ancient Maya tropical forest, the resort is the epitome of tranquility. Mexico is an excellent choice for warm, sunny weather during Europe's winter months. Check out Viceroy Riviera Maya. More ideas for Honeymoons on the Riviera Maya


One of the most romantic hotels in the world, Las Alamandas is a resort haven of luxury living by the beach, with personalised hospitality and high levels of comfort, set amid 1,500 exquisite acres of nature reserve and with four private beaches. A selection of ocean and garden view suites offer spacious living areas, with verandas, sofa and a hammock perfect for a blissful afternoon siesta. Las Alamandas is wildly romantic and the epitome of beach-chic sophistication, yet feels wonderfully natural.

We think that Villa Dubrovnik is the best honeymoon hideaway in Croatia for several reasons. It's luxurious and boutique, with impeccable service; you feel like movie stars arriving by vaporetto in Dubrovnik Old Town harbour on the hotel's complimentary boat transfers to and from the jewel of the Adriatic; the spa is heavenly and there are two excellent restaurants. Thanks to the hotel's peaceful waterside location and its complimentary ferry service, Villa Dubrovnik is a good option even during the busy summer season. Have a look at Villa Dubrovnik

Maybe combine with a stay in Montenegro at Aman Sveti Stefan or Regent Porto Montenegro

Six Senses Zil Pasyon is a luxury boutique beach resort in the Seychelles, located on the private island of Félicité. With several other inner islands nearby for activities and excursions, Zil Pasyon is delightfully secluded and offers guests the utmost in privacy and luxury. And, in classic Six Senses style, the spa is fabulous. This charming, sophisticated beach hideaway has 28 one-bedroom villas, all with magnificent ocean views, and all have private plunge pools and sundecks with outdoor dining areas. Have a look at Six Senses Zil Pasyon

For more Indian Ocean inspiration, please see Best Boutique Island Hideaways in the Indian Ocean

The first of its kind in Asia, this tranquil boutique beach resort in Vietnam treats all its guests to complimentary daily spa treatments, with at least two treatments guaranteed each day. If there's extra availability you can book yourself in and there's no charge. Set in a beautiful spot on a wide sandy beach, Fusion Maia Da Nang also boasts the largest spa facility in the country. This charming resort has 3 villa categories to choose from: Pool Villa (pictured), Spa Villa and Beach Villa. Each villa is luxurious, spacious, light and airy with its own pool and courtyard garden. They are all equipped with modern appliances such as iPods, coffee machine, wifi access and satellite televisions. Could this be the perfect honeymoon destination for you? Find out more: Fusion Maia Da Nang or take a look at our hand-picked collection of the Best Beach & Spa Resorts in Vietnam

We have a handful of gorgeous one and two bedroom villas dotted around the Mediterranean that might be the perfect honeymoon option for you. See Romantic 1 & 2 Bedroom Mediterranean Villas This particular one is a traditional cave house in Santorini with sensational views and comes with the benefit of a handy concierge service. White stone and minimalist, with contemporary living and dining area, a built in king-size bed and shower room with rain shower, and a spectacular private terrace with a plunge pool and magical caldera views. See Villa Caldera View Santorini


If you like the idea of Santorini but not a private villa, see Hotel Grace Santorini. If you like the idea of some or all of your honeymoon including a stay in a villa / private house, but not necessarily on Santorini, we would be delighted to find the ideal choice for you. Please just get in touch  

Miavana is a sublime and wildly romantic all-villa boutique hideaway on an untouched island surrounded by glorious powder-soft sandy beaches and pristine coral reefs. This is barefoot luxury at its finest. Apart from being an exquisite beach lodge that's perfect for kicking back and relaxing, it also offers all the adventures you'd expect on a safari, with wildlife, activities and adventures galore - something which truly sets it apart as a destination. We also like its strong conservation ethics and close links to the island's community. Have a look at Miavana, Madagascar Could easily be combined with a few nights on mainland Madagascar and / or a safari in Kenya's Maasai Mara or a visit to the mighty Victoria Falls or a few nights in Cape Town

For more Indian Ocean inspiration, please see Best Boutique Island Hideaways in the Indian Ocean

This intimate new Zanzibar all-villa boutique resort has glorious ocean views and is just for adults. It's another of our favourite honeymoon hideaways! With a small sprinkling of spacious, luxury villas dotted along the beach in one of Zanzibar's most sought-after settings, Zawadi does away-from-it-all luxury perfectly. It's exclusive but laid-back, where the décor is understatedly elegant and delicious dining and personalised service top the priority list. Situated so close to the equator, Zanzibar enjoys lovely year-round holiday weather. Could easily be combined with a few nights in Kenya's Maasai Mara or a visit to the mighty Victoria Falls or a few nights in Cape Town. Have a look at Zawadi Zanzibar

With its spectacular location, Angama Mara has unrivalled views over the Maasai Mara from its glass-fronted tented suites. This super-modern and luxurious camp that sits on two of three kopjes on the escarpment edge of the Rift Valley, retaining the third kopje for picnics and sundowners. This third kopje was the location for many key moments in Out of Africa and guests can enjoy a private picnic (pictured) in the very spot of one of the key scenes.

Angama Mara is just one of several luxury lodges we recommend in the Maasai Mara or the Serengeti (both ideal for witnessing the Great Migration) for the ultimate, romantic game-rich safari. Maybe combine with a few nights on the beach in Zanzibar on the way home? Perhaps staying at Baraza

Lord Howe Island is a tiny, utterly beautiful and wildly remote island in the Tasman Sea, two hours by air from Sydney. Its diverse collection of scarce flora, fauna and prolific marine life make this a nature lover’s paradise. The island is a UNESCO World Heritage site and 75% of the island is reserved as marine park and subtropical rainforest. Visitor numbers are strictly limited, and a stay on the island at Capella Lodge is a rare treat. There are just 9 contemporary rooms and suites at Capella Lodge, and this wonderful, boutique island sanctuary is a very special honeymoon option. Combine with a stay in Sydney and perhaps stop-over en route in Thailand or the USA. Learn more about Capella Lodge

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