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Nestled between verdant rainforest and white-sand beaches on a private island, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort overlooks the alluring waves of the Indian Ocean. Explore the tropical beauty and rich marine life of this peaceful, eco-conscious setting.

A large variety of water sports and excursions at the diving center can be arranged by their signature service, the butlers. In addition, an exquisite culinary fare awaits at their six restaurants and bars.

Boasting refined furnishings and island-inspired design, each of the 33 on-land and 44 over-water villas promises picturesque ocean or garden views from private terraces and pools.

From diving and snorkeling or speedboating and windsurfing to deep-sea fishing and glass-bottom kayak tours, the Vommuli Dive and Water Sports Center is the ideal gateway to indelible recreation on—or beneath—the azure waves of the Indian Ocean.

Set on an idyllic private island in the Republic of Maldives, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort spans nine hectares in the Dhaalu Atoll. Of the 1,192 islands that collectively make up the 26 atolls of the Maldives, only 200 are inhabited, making this resort a rare gem. An untouched tropical landscape, thickly forested and lined by sparkling sands, a lagoon teeming with sea life, and the azure Indian Ocean, this resort welcomes guests into an exclusive paradise unlike any other.

Encounter a distinctly unique, distinctly bespoke experience at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort. Designed to be ecologically friendly, they offer 77 inspired accommodations, including 44 overwater villas and 33 on the land. Enjoy an unrestricted view of either the Indian Ocean or their island’s lush tropical gardens from your private terrace.

Contact Avant-Garde Travel to learn more about this romantic honeymoon package.

Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A place where fire and ice co-exist. Where dark winters are offset by the summer’s midnight sun. A country where insular existence has spurred a rich and vibrant culture.

Contact Avant-Garde Travel for help planning an incredible honeymoon experience you’ll never forget.  Feel the thrills of the great outdoors on this comprehensive Iceland adventure tour. This self-drive journey allows you to explore the sights at your own pace and includes countryside boutique accommodation that let you fully recharge for each day’s adventures. This is an active holiday that features the best Iceland’s southern and north eastern region has to offer.

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Travel & Honeymoon Expert: Avant – Garde Travel

If you are thinking of the most amazing exotic honeymoon and the average Hawaii or Caribbean destinations won’t do, then Thailand might be the ticket for you!

boat, Thailand

Thailand, dock, water

A luxurious honeymoon in Thailand is a great way to relax and unwind after months of preparing for the wedding.

Thailand

Thailand sunset

Newlywed couples will enjoy the activities lined up for this 14-day tour which includes a stroll through Bangkok’s Chinatown, a Lanna style wedding ceremony, bathing of elephants, visiting monks at templesand much, much more.

Thailand

Thailand waterfall

Need help planning your upcoming Honeymoon? This is one of the most important parts of your wedding – don’t leave the planning to the last minute! Contact Avant – Garde Travel to make your honeymoon unforgettable!

Las Alamandas Resort

Mexican Resort

Managed as an exclusive private estate, where every guest is a VIP, Las Alamandas Resort is the brainchild of Isabel Goldsmith-Patiño. Just 42 guests at a time are welcomed to 16 suites distributed over seven private villas, all with soaring ceilings, shaded terraces, Mexican-tile bathtubs, stone mosaic walkways and jewel-tone furnishings. Guests are treated as family, with massages offered by a trained masseuse and candlelight dining in the Oasis Restaurant, where the fish and seafood are brought in daily by local fishermen.

Contact Avant-Garde Travel for special 4 night Honeymoon Escape special good through December 18, 2019.

Las Alamandas Resort

Las Alamandas Resort

 

 

Adults Only All-Inclusive Resorts – Adults only all-inclusive resorts are abundant in Mexico and throughout the Caribbean. Whether its resorts focused on Wellness & Spa or Golf enthusiast packages, couples have plenty of options for their individual style. Accommodation choices range from swim-up rooms to suites with your own private plunge pool. The best part about an all-inclusive resort? You know exactly how much your honeymoon costs before you arrive.

The all-new Sandals South Coast is the perfect combination of European civility in an all-beachfront resort. From all-new Over-the-Water Bungalows, an overwater bar, and a romantic Over-the-Water Chapel, Sandals South Coast brings guests closer than ever to the water. Set on a 2-mile stretch of Jamaica’s south coast’s most pristine white-sand beach and nestled within a 500-acre nature preserve, this spectacular seaside oasis features three distinctive European Villages. Relax by one of three pools, including Jamaica’s largest, or dine at the new Sushi on the Sand restaurant. At night, extravagant bonfire areas and fire pits add to the glow of this truly unique destination in the heart of paradise.

For more honeymoon hotspot advice contact the Travel Experts at  Avant-Garde Travel

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Africa – A destination full of culture, captivating sunsets, untamed wilderness and extravagant accommodations – Africa is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world offering the most romantic luxury safaris.  Imagine dining at breakfast with your loved one and having a beautiful giraffe as your special guest at Giraffe Manor. Africa provides a romantic backdrop for the adventurous honeymooners and an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience. Roar!

giraffe

romantic dinner

tea time

For more honeymoon hotspot advice contact the Travel Experts at  Avant-Garde Travel

The Ultimate Honeymoon Escape

Tuscan Villa

Out of the way and out of this world, Relais Borgo Santo Pietro is the Tuscan retreat of your dreams. Follow a cypress-lined drive to this romantic 20-room boutique hotel and estate, where luxury meets seclusion with sumptuously private garden and pool suites. Amble amongst the 13 acres of fragrant gardens, lounge by the infinity pool with spectacular views over the Valle Serena or enjoy a spa treatment made using freshly picked ingredients. Our Chefs’ farm-to-plate approach uses the estate’s own organic harvest and has earned Meo Modo restaurant a Michelin star; learn kitchen secrets at the on-site cooking school.

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Avant-Garde Travel is offering an exclusive, one-of-a-kind honeymoon package, giving you the opportunity to experience a luxurious honeymoon retreat at Borgo Santo Pietro, your home away from home in Tuscany. Their unique romance package combines seclusion with ultimate luxury. With handcrafted intimacy, they will create a personal and unforgettable honeymoon escape for you and your newlywed.

bathtub, chandelier

Contact Avant-Garde Travel now to take advantage of this special, it is only valid for travel now through October 30, 2019

Tuscan breakfast

 

Bora Bora, over the water bungalows

French Polynesia – The iconic Overwater Bungalow is a top request for Honeymooners. A tropical paradise awaits you after only an 8-hour flight from LAX. Imagine the romance, privacy and tranquility as you toast sunsets from your private plunge pool. Consider the luxurious Four Seasons Bora Bora where you can hop from your bedroom to your plunge pool and step strait into the lagoon from your own private deck.

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bora bora, tahiti, over the water hut

For more honeymoon hotspot advice contact the Travel Experts at  Avant-Garde Travel

Paris, Eiffel Tower, champagne glasses,

Paris – Its true what Audrey Hepburn said, “Paris is always a good idea”. Known as the “City of Love”, you cannot find a more iconic backdrop for your honeymoon adventure than Paris. Imagine sitting on your hotel balcony with your lover, sipping Rosé Champagne, with the Eiffel Tower sparking in the night behind you. Oh La La!

Paris

Honeymoon Expert: Avant – Garde Travel

sunset, kiss, ocean,

Over the past two years, Barbados has received many awards most recently awarded “Caribbean’s Best Destination” by Expedia and “Best Caribbean Beach” by Conde Nast Traveler’s List. Known for sexy-romance, Barbados offers couples a relaxed island honeymoon, destination wedding or vacation.  Here is a list of things we know you won’t want to miss on your next visit.

 

1.) Mount Gay Rum Tour
Enjoy one or more cocktails with expert shakers at the Mount Gay Rum Barbados distillery, and discover the colorful history of Mount Gay Rum.

 

2.) Island Safari Tour
Visit the highest cliff on the island where professional guides take tours through the gullies, forests, remote bays and road with coastal views exposing the hidden secrets of Barbados.

3.) The Crystal Room in Harrison’s Cave
With an abundance of stalactites, stalagmites, streams, lakes and waterfalls, leading speleologists consider the Crystal Room Cave to be among the finest showcases of its type in the world. The Caves are located near the geographical center of Barbados.

 

4.) Sunset cocktails anywhere on the Caribbean Sea-side of the Island
Barbados has many fantastic hotels with glamorous lounges, from which to view a spectacular Caribbean sunset. Try any drink with the favorite spirit of the island Rum.

 

5.) Catamaran Cruise on the Caribbean
Picture yourself relaxing on the deck on a luxurious catamaran while gliding over the sparkling crystal-clear Caribbean, past beautiful palm-fringed beaches. The Catamaran is anchored for lunch where visitors can enjoy a sumptuous meal prepared some of the Caribbean’s top chefs. After lunch, enjoy snorkeling in the light blue waters.

6.) Surfing the Soup Bowl at Bathsheba
The Soup Bowl in Bathsheba on the North East Atlantic coast as having some of the best surfing in the Caribbean. The Soup Bowl comes alive when the swells arrive from the North or North East, and break over a shallow reef, producing the perfect barrel or “tube” that surfers relish so much.

 

7.) Golf at any of the five top international courses  
For those who want to play golf while visiting the Island, Barbados has some of the region’s most luxurious and breathtaking courses and has received unprecedented attention from golf aficionados.

8.) The Spa at Sandy Lane
The Spa is housed within a splendid Romanesque building of 42,000 square feet fronted by a spectacular waterfall cascading into a large, freeform swimming pool. World-class facilities include nine VIP treatment suites with luxurious treatments offered.  

9.) Scuba Diving in Barbados
The fringes and reefs found off Barbados’ coast blossom with sponge, coral & plant life. The
barrier reefs, located approximately one mile off-shore, contain large coral heads that form the habitat for thousands of beautiful fish and larger marine creatures like Turtles and Seahorses. Man-made Shipwrecks have created fascinating habitats for marine life and can also be found off the shores of Barbados.

 

10.) Relax and taken in the Sun and Sand at Crane Beach
There is nothing better than getting a large fluffy beach towel from your suite, in the pristine Crane Hotel. Crane Beach has been named as one of the “10 best beaches in the World” by the television show, “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous”.

11.) Fall in love again at The Cliff Restaurant
The Cliff is neatly perched above the lapping waves of the Caribbean Sea and is lit by fiery lanterns that burn brightly high above the tables. The Cliff opened in 1996 and is consistently top ranked in the Barbados Zagat Guide. Its exquisite multi-tiered setting complements Chef Paul Owen’s menu, strongly influenced by the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.

 

12.) Romantic walks on the Beach
Barbados has many wonderful long beaches, just made for long romantic walks either during the day or in the cooler hours of the early evening, underneath millions of glistening stars set to a chorus of tree frogs.

For more ideas, visit www.visitbarbados.org.

Italy is such a romantic country and the Amalfi Coast is a perfect romantic honeymoon that offers something for everyone. Amalfi is in the Campania region of Italy and is a UNESCO World Heritage site covering 34 miles. Amalfi Coast

 

Arguably they number one thing to do is drive the coast from Sorrento to Salerno. However by “drive” I suggest hiring a driver or taking the bus if you are on a budget.  My husband wanted to drive it himself and white knuckled the whole time and was so busy driving he didn’t enjoy it at all.  The roads are EXTREMELY narrow, curvy and hug a cliff. At one point, he had to pull in his side mirror to barely get by the car on the other side!

Amalfi Coast drive

 

Personal recommendation: We stopped at Ristorante Torre Normanna in Maiori for a scenic lunch break. The food was fantastic and you can’t beat the view. And if you are considering a destination wedding – you could even have your reception there!

Amalfi Coast

Sweetheart table, Amalfi Coast

 

Another option for seeing the coast is a tour by boat. It’s a great way to get to see the coast from a different perspective.  If you are driving parking is a nightmare and the boats can drop you off to explore Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello without the hassle.

Amalfi Coast

Another boat trip you don’t want to miss is a tour out to Capri. Where you’ll get to see so many beautiful grottos where the azure colors are breathtaking. Once on Capri, be sure to stop and have an afternoon Spritz in one of the cafes.  Capri, Spritz, Aperol

While we are on the topic of cocktails, Sorrento is world famous for their lemons and you have to try the limoncello while here. We did a foodie walking tour that was fun and included a stop at one of the producers.  When you need an afternoon pick up you won’t have any trouble finding an espresso and be sure to try some gelato!

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Spring and early fall are the best time to visit. Summer is overcrowded and late fall into winter can be cold and rainy. Whenever you choose to go, you can be sure a honeymoon along the Amalfi Coast is truly “la dolce vita”!