Macau mesmerizes honeymooners as a romantic holiday destination near Hong Kong. Newly wed couples generally go for a honeymoon in Macau and Hong Kong together, making it a long and lavish affair.
Key highlights of a Macau trip for honeymooners are its popular casinos, 5-star resorts, Chinese gardens, and colorful streets for long walks. And Hong Kong is just a ferry ride away. Combine them in one package and have an unforgettable time at two of the most luxurious honeymoon destinations in Asia.
But of course, you need some planning to ensure that it is a lavish affair that offers you the best time of your life. Here are the key attractions of Macau that must be a part of your honeymoon itinerary.
The most romantic honeymoon places to visit in Macau
1. Macau Tower
Much more than a beautiful piece of architecture, Macau Tower is one of the best honeymoon places in Macau. From entertainment to shopping to adventure, the tower has something for each type of honeymoon couples. Whether you want to have a sumptuous dining experience or an adventurous day, this place will never fail to amaze you.
One of the best things to do in Macau during honeymoon for adventurous couples is to try out AJ Hackett’s rides, including Sky Jump and the Guinness World Record Bungy Jump at Macau Tower. Visit Macau Tower’s official website to book tickets and know more about the new events.
- Weekdays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
- Weekends – 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
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2. The Venetian
No honeymoon guide to Macau is complete without talking about The Venetian. Similar to its sister property in Las Vegas, The Venetian Macao Resort is themed on the romantic streets and canals of Venice. For an unforgettable honeymoon in Macau, you must visit the resort and enjoy the Gondola ride.
The gondoliers here actually sing old Italian songs while you rest your head on the shoulder of your loved one. If you want to relax by the poolside, you should get a luxury cabana for a completely stylish poolside experience. Interestingly, The Venetian is the biggest casino and the 6th biggest building in the world.
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3. Lou Lim Lok Park
Spread across an area of 4.4 acres, Lou Lim Lok Park is the only Suzhou style garden in Macau. And it certainly feels one of the most romantic honeymoon places in Macau as you sit and soak in the beauty of the peaceful scenes south of the Yangtze River.
Beauty resides in every corner of the garden. You can see water flowing playfully from the rockery top down to the pond, creating graceful waterfalls; and watch a school of fish playing hide and seek under the leaves of lotus.
Opening hours: 06:00 am to 09:00 pm
4. Senado Square
Senado Square is one of the largest squares in Macau and has been the city’s urban center for years for happening events and celebrations. It was also mentioned on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2005.
There are many other attractions near the square for you to explore. If you head to the east of the square, you can see the Macau Cathedral church. There’s St Domingo’s Church at the end of the paved road. On the church’s third floor, you can explore the museum of paintings, ornaments, and sculptures.
5. Guia Fort and Lighthouse
Guia fortress was built on the highest hill of Macau to protect Portuguese from invaders. Once inside the fort, notice the gleaming white Guia Lighthouse that’s lit every night. Next to it is the Guia Chapel, built by Clarist nuns to provide soldiers with religious services. They’re best seen when the morning or afternoon sun floods the chapel.
You can walk the winding road up to the fortress or take a 5-minute long cable-car ride from Flora Garden entrance. The best time to visit the fortress and lighthouse is morning or evening, when the rising or setting sun fills them with light.
- Guia Fortress – 09:00 am to 05:30 pm
- Guia Chapel – 10:00 am to 05:00 pm, Tuesday to Sunday
Note: The lighthouse opens to public on May 20th every year.
Beautiful places to visit on Coloane Island – an important island in Macau
Coloane Island is home to many historical tourist places. The island is part of Macau and perfect for couples who want to get away from the chaotic city for a while. If anybody wishes to see Macau beyond the casinos, they should head to Coloane.
1. A-Ma Statue and Cultural Village on Coloane Island
The Cultural Village – a wonderful replica of a Qing dynasty palace premises – is Coloane Island’s most visited attraction. Ensure a visit here is part of your Macau honeymoon. As soon as you reach the village, you can see a broad flight of stone stairs adorned with detailed handcrafted carvings. The stairs lead to a photogenic Chinese-style gate to enter the premises.
The courtyard of the village is bounded by the bell tower and the drum tower and statues, and at the back of these statutes sits the main statue of A-Ma. The entire place and each thing in it is carried out with scrupulous attention to detail.
How to reach: You can use the free shuttles that run every 30 minutes (8am-6pm) from A-Ma entrance gate up to the village premises. Another way to reach this place is by following the Coloane Trail from Seac Pai Van Park.
Opening hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
2. Seac Pai Van Park on Coloane Island
If you have not seen a real giant panda before, a visit to the Giant Panda Pavilion should be fun. Seac Pai Van Park has a Museum of Nature & Agriculture, a zoo, a botanical garden, and a lot more. You can see swans playing in lake water with other waterfowl, and also take a walk-through aviary. A walk in the park is generally pleasant during the autumn months, which is also the best time to visit Macau for honeymoon.
Opening hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Entry fee: INR 85
3. Chapel of St Francis Xavier of Macau
Chapel of St Francis Xavier is situated approx. 30 km from Macau on the Coloane Island. The church is built in Baroque style architecture and painted with mustard and white colors. They had kept a bone fragment of St Francis Xavier’s arm in the chapel, but it has recently been transferred to the St Joseph Seminary. It’s Portuguese architecture is also commendable.
Opening hours: Open to the public throughout the day
Entry fee: Free
Other attractions for honeymoon couples in Macau
1. The House of Dancing Water
The Dancing House is the world’s largest water extravaganza, and this breathtaking show can be the reason you would want to visit Macau over and over again. The theater is designed with world-class equipment and technology to perform record-breaking acts nobody has ever seen before in a theater setup.
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Where: Level 1 City of Dreams Hotel, Cotai Strip
- A Reserve (Sunday-Friday): Adult INR 85,00
- B Reserve: Adult INR 67,00
- C Reserve: Adult INR 50,00
- A Reserve (Saturday): Adult INR 92,00
- B Reserve: Adult INR 75,00
- C Reserve: Adult INR 58,00
2. House of Magic
This is not a house of magic; it’s a land of electrifying magic hosted by the most renowned illusionist, Franz Harary. Let the magic transport you to an entirely different world, and take you on a mind-bending journey. This is your chance to witness the unbelievable illusions with thrilling acts.
After this breathtaking 90-minutes journey, you can have delicious food at Shanghai Magic.
Tips: Carry your valid ID card with your while going for the show. You’ll be asked to produce a valid ID card during collection of tickets and entering the theaters.
- Monday to Friday: 4pm, 6pm, and 8:30pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, and 8:30pm
Where: Level 2 Studio City Hotel, Cotai Strip
Entry Charges: General Admission 62,00
3. Performance Lake
The mesmerizing small fountains and plumes of fire shimmer soar high into the sky with grace. The water and fire dance to the tune of popular Chinese melodies and other tunes right in front of your eyes. This show presents complexity of emotions, moods, and rhythms to attract tourists. After the sunset, you can walk around the performance lake to witness this magical performance.
As a guest of Wynn Palace, you can enjoy it right from the window of your room. Every performance lasts approx. 3 minutes and continues after 15 minutes of intervals.
- Sunday to Friday: 11:00 am – 9:45 pm
- Saturday and eve of public holiday: 11:00 am – 10:45 pm
Where: Wynn Macau
Entry Charges: Free
4. Tree of Prosperity and Dragon of Fortune
The Tree of Prosperity emerges from below and shines with its golden twigs, branches, and leaves. It is painted with rays of light that change into different colors to represent different seasons. The Dragon of Fortune rises to a height of 28 feet in a rolling mist from the cellar. You can see the animated head of the dragon with shining eyes and smoke flowing from its nostrils.
Time: Shows start from 10:30 am – 11:30 pm daily and alternate between the Tree of Prosperity and the Dragon of Fortune with 30 minutes intervals.
Where: Rotunda Atrium at Wynn Macau
5. Shows at Xanadu Theater
To make your honeymoon in Macau memorable, you must visit this theater. It’s basically a bar where you can unwind yourself and enjoy the performances from local as well as international performers. The dance performances by world-class dancers is sure to mesmerize both of you.
Time: 1:00 pm – 12:30 pm everyday
Where: Level 1, Sands Macau Casino Area, Macau Peninsula
Most luxurious hotels of Macau for honeymoon couples
1. Mandarin Oriental, Macau
This 5-star, waterside property is one of the most romantic places to stay in Macau. It’s an exclusive hotel offering the world-class services, wonderful restaurants, ultimate luxury, and romantic atmosphere to honeymooners.
Ideal room for couples: Panorama Suite that comes with sweeping views of Macau’s Lake and South China sea
What’s special: Spa Suite specially designed for couples
Tariff: INR 26,000 per night onwards
2. Banyan Tree, Macau
Overlooking the spectacular views of a city skyline, Banyan Tree – the luxury resort treats you with modern amenities and finest luxury. Soak in the utter romance and let your weary mind rest in your special suite.
Ideal room for couples: Signature Pool Suite comes with a personal pool in your suite
What’s special: Floral spa treatment
Tariff: INR 33,000 per night onwards
3. Altira Macau
This 5-star, award winning property let you experience the modern elegance and panoramic views in their suites and rooms. It’s going to be an ultimate experience for you and your loved one, as every detail has been considered to make you feel comfortable and relax.
Ideal room for honeymooners: Waterfront View Rooms
What’s special: Pool bar and spa
Tariff: INR 20,000 per night onwards
4. Wynn Palace
Wynn Palace is one of the jewels of Macau offering stylish stay and impeccable service tailored to your desires. The beds are custom designed and have been praised by everybody who has ever stayed there. The room comes with not only wonderful vistas, but also unmatchable luxuries. All the rooms of Wynn are thoughtfully designed to exceed your expectations.
Ideal room for honeymooners: Fountain Room
What’s special:: Fountain show, Tree & Dragon Show
Tariff: INR 18,000 per night onwards
5. The Venetian Resort
Unwind yourself and let your tired mind forget all the worries, and admire the city and its beauty while you sip a cup of coffee in your suite. Some of the suites are especially designed for couples to experience the luxury and give a feel of being in Venice. The rooms of The Venetian are larger than average hotel room in Macau equipped with everything you’ll ever need to enjoy your honeymoon.
What’s special: Gondola ride and world’s biggest casino
Tariff: INR 20,000 per night onwards
Couples who are not willing to spend a lot on their stay can find some great hotels in Macau that can save you money without compromising with comfort and hospitality.
Further Read: 20 Top-Rated Things To Do In Hong Kong
For a beautiful honeymoon in Macau, surrender yourself to its luxuries and beauty with your partner. Just make sure you plan well in advance and have everything in place before you leave for the romantic escapade.
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