They say there is no honeymoon better than an island honeymoon. Lush, tropical, serene, but most importantly, intimate – private island honeymoons are perfect for couples who are looking to go into a world of their own. Fortunately, places like these do exist in real life and are even better than the ones in your fantasy. So without wasting any time, let us check out these top 10 private islands for a honeymoon here.
10 Private Islands For Honeymoon
Here is the list of the most famous private islands for a honeymoon that you should visit with your beloved to have a blissful vacation.
1. Fiji: Matangi Private Island Resort
“Best Private Island” as per the Islands Magazine, Matangi Private Island Resort in Fiji is a special paradise exclusively made for honeymooners and romantic escapades. This 240-acre horseshoe-shaped island is engulfed by a tropical rain forest, white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and crystal clear waters. Needless to say, it offers top of the line luxury amenities, services, but most importantly, an intimate setting that every honeymoon couple would deeply cherish.
The Romantic Angle: Exotic, alluring, and luxurious – this island paradise offers an intimate setting for romance like none other. Complete with an overwater spa, this is one of the best private islands for a honeymoon offering what is known as “pampered luxury”.
- INR 64795 (with meals)
- INR 50,396 (without meals)
How to reach: Once in Fiji, take a flight from Nadi to the island of Taveuni in the northeast (two flights daily from Fiji Airways). From the Taveuni Island’s Matei Airport, the Matangi Island Resort provides car and boat transfers to the guests.
Things to do:
- Stand up paddleboarding
- Matangi bush hike & coastal walk
- Village tour – Qamea island
- Island tour
- Coconut show
- Hand-line fishing
2. Belize: Cayo Espanto
Cayo Espanto is one of the best private island honeymoon destinations in Central America that offers a tropical honeymoon experience like none other. With the Caribbean facing private villas, there is a surreal sense of romance that is omnipresent here. Situated two hours away from Miami and Florida, this place is almost undiscovered by the common people but to a select few, who know about it, it is heavenly.
The Romantic Angle: Top of the line luxury and services complemented by interesting activities like bird watching, flying fish tours, and private snorkelling – makes this an ideal choice for couples who want to spend quality time with each other.
- From INR 111005 – Winter/Spring (1/7 – 5/31)
- From INR 104375 – Summer/Fall (6/1 – 12/16)
- From INR 156716 – Holiday (12/17 – 1/6)
How to reach: Upon your arrival in Belize city, you will have to take a flight to San Pedro from where you will be transferred to the dock. Cayo Espanto is five minutes away via boat from here.
Things to do:
- Guided flying fishing tours
- Scuba diving charters
- Private snorkelling charters
- Birdwatching tours
- Explore Belize tours
- Deserted island beach picnic
3. Philippines, Pamalican Island: Amanpulo
White beaches, bluer than blue skies, and unspoiled tropical wilderness – this dreamy experience can only be possible at Amanpulo on the Pamalican Island. Just like its name which means peace islet, this is one of those private honeymoon islands that delivers a splendid romantic experience bathed in luxury.
The Romantic Angle: With a 6.5 km long beach and Coral reefs, one can experience breathtaking views that probably look straight out of a picture book.
- From INR 124236
How to reach: Pamalican Island has its own airstrip and to reach here, one has to take a plane from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. There are usually two daily flights to and fro from Manila. The flight is of 70 minutes and is not included in the rates (20 kg weight limit per passenger). Private Charter flights are also available for more flexibility.
Things to do:
- Coral reef viewing
- Motor boat cruise
- Pontoon boat cruise
- Hilot massage
4. Australia: Bedarra Private Island Resort
One of the best private islands for a honeymoon, Bedarra lies in the heart of the Family Islands National Park of Queensland in Australia. This is a place for honeymooners who do not wish to be discovered or in other words, want complete solitude. And just to let you know the extent of solitude offered – you and 14 other guests only. Complete with nine private villas amidst 45 hectares of rainforest – this place is neighbour to the Great Barrier Reef and guarantees utmost privacy and romance.
The Romantic Angle: Enjoy a candlelight dinner for two on a private beach overlooking the ocean and reef. Go on a romantic picnic on a nearby deserted island. Additionally indulge in kayaking, Scuba diving, snorkelling and much more. Romance and adventure have never been this fun.
Price: From INR 67,188
How to reach: About 10 km off the coast from Mission Beach in North Queensland (140 km south of Cairns) – one can reach this island resort is approx 2 hours from Cairns. Transfers from Mission Beach to the island run at regular intervals (10 mins away). Additionally, 45-minute heli transfers are also available for those who want to see the aerial scenic views.
Things to do:
- Sea kayaking
- Self-guided tours
5. Solomon Islands: Tavanipupu Island Resort
If you’re looking for an island honeymoon that truly lives up to the name Solomon islands have been given “last paradise on Earth”, Tavanipupu is among the best private island resorts for you. Home to coral reefs, crystal clear blue waters, and a view worthy of heaven, this island resort will not only captivate your senses but would also pamper you with all its fine services and experiences. Having a total area of 10 hectares and built on a former coconut plantation site, this island houses 10 luxurious bungalows with top of the class rattan furnishings, plush king-size beds, and private ocean view decks – this island resort has it all.
The Romantic Angle: There are coral reefs, magical ocean views, and the luxury to sip delicious cocktails with your partner while watching the sunset – can it be any more romantic than this?
Price excluding transfers:
- From INR 78924 per night (double sharing basis)
How to reach: Major international airlines have direct flights to the Solomon Islands including Virgin Australia and Fly Solomon Airlines. Once in the Solomon Islands, guests would need to arrange a flight or a boat ride to Tavanipupu in advance from Honiara (flight and boat ride). Additionally, from the island of Marau, there is a 15-minute boat ride to Tavanipupu that is operated by the resort.
Things to do:
- Bike riding
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6. The Bahamas: Kamalame Cay
Truly a tropical paradise of solitude and romance, the Kamalame Cay is a wonderful private island for honeymoon that is full of white sandy beaches scattered around bungalows, villas, and West Indies Cottages.
Home to some of the best Coral Reefs gardens and the famous Andros Great Barrier Reef, this 96-acre island deliberately hosts up to a maximum of 80 guests for an exclusive experience.
The Romantic Angle: This island resort has an Overwater Spa, Great House, Tiki Bar, and Freshwater Pool to keep you engaged. Additionally, there are no TV’s, internet, or phones except for the WiFi lounge at the reception for a private experience of course.
- From INR 30000
How to reach: Located 200 miles from the United States, the island lies in the heart of the Bahamas off the coast of Andros. To reach Andros, one can take a flight (it has two airports) and then from these two airports, one will be transferred to the dock. Upon arrival at the dock, a five-minute ferry ride will transfer to the island.
Things to do:
- Nature treks
- Overwater spa
- Off island excursions
- Boat excursions
- Yoga classes
7. Turks And Caicos: Como Parrot Cay
Spread across 1000 acres, the Como Parrot Cay is one of the few award-winning honeymoon island beach resorts in Turks and Caicos. It has a mile-long beach and couples can enjoy a peaceful romantic time away from all the bustles of the metropolitan. Not to forget, it is brimming with luxury and all experiences fine.
The Romantic Angle: Indulge in yoga, therapies, water activities and experiences that are perfected by COMO. Experience world-class cuisine and solitude like none other.
Price: From INR 37000
How to reach: The main airport of Turks and Caicos Islands is the Providenciales International Airport (PLS), where most people arrive. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the Marina (15-minute car ride). From here, you will be checked into the Leeward, Providenciales where you will be given refreshments before your boat transfer to the Como Parrot Cay Island Resort.
Things to do:
- Massage therapy
8. Maldives: Velassaru Resort
The Velassaru is a picture-perfect paradise for honeymooners who want complete privacy and a romantic experience that is dripping with luxury. Accommodation options include villas, bungalows, and the amazing water suite. Moreover, there are numerous places to visit in Maldives that you can find near this spectacular resort.
The Romantic Angle: With options like exploring the coral reefs, sunset cruise, infinity pool, and 24-hour guest service, honeymooners will be totally spoilt in luxury here. Breathtaking views, water sports, and a natural romantic ambience will offer you the time of your lives.
Price: From INR 32000
How to reach: The resort is situated in the South Malé Atoll and is just 25-minute away via a speedboat ride from the Malé International Airport. The island resorts guest services team will be at the airport to escort and transfer the guests to the resort.
Things to do:
- Water sports
- Marine centre
- Wine and dine
9. Ireland: Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort
Located 90 minutes from Dublin Airport and just 15 minutes from Waterford City, the Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort is the only Golf island resort in Ireland. Offering the best of 16th-century historical experience, Irish luxury, and hospitality – this is one nostalgic European experience no couple should ever miss. If you want to make the most of your Ireland honeymoon, consider spending some days here.
The Romantic Angle: Staying on a private island in a 16th-century luxury castle is an experience that is tailor-made for couples in love. Apart from all the modern luxuries, this castle also houses a Michelin Guide Restaurant called the Castle’s Munster Room and the Fitzgerald Bar that has some of the finest Irish whiskey collections.
Price: From INR 8200
How to reach: 90 minutes away from Dublin Airport, this luxury castle island resort is set on a 310 acre private island and is accessible via a short crossing on the resorts car ferry over the King’s Channel.
Things to do:
- Clay pigeon shooting
- Scenic walks
10. Nicaragua: Jicaro Eco Lodge
One of the top nature hotels in the world, the Jicaro Island Lodge is situated on a private island in Granada Isletas of Lake Nicaragua. Offering breathtaking views of Mombacho Volcano, this is one place where nature is in perfect sync with romance.
The Romantic Angle: The resort has nine luxury Casitas and couples can take nature tours and indulge in activities like Yoga. Peace, tranquillity, and love – that is what your honeymoon experience will be all about.
Price: From INR 30000
How to reach: It takes about an hour from Managua International Airport to reach the Colonial town of Granada. From here, there is a 10-minute ride to the Asese port where you will further be taken on a 15-minute boat ride to the Jicaro island ecolodge.
Things to do:
- Zipline canopy tour and mombacho volcano
- Horseback riding
- Sunrise or sunset kayaking or stand up paddleboard on Nicaragua Lake
- Tour of the plantations, tropical forest, and hot springs
- Bird watching tour
Mesmerized? We thought so. But don’t worry, for you too, can indulge in such a romantic extravaganza. Simply pick your dates, plan your romantic vacation to any one of these private islands for your honeymoon and get ready to have an exciting vacation.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Private Islands For Honeymoon
Which are the best islands for honeymoon?
There are numerous islands where you can spend a wonderful honeymoon like Bora Bora, the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and more. The Maldives is considered to be the best island for honeymoon.
Which are the best Caribbean islands for a honeymoon?
Turks and Caicos, Jamaica, Anguilla, St. Lucia, The British Virgin Islands, Saba, Puerto Rico, and Aruba are the top-rated islands in Caribbean tp spend a cherishable honeymoon.
What is the average cost of water activities in Maldives?
The cost depends on the activity you opt for and the duration. However, the average cost of a water sport in Maldives is around INR 5,000 that can go up to INR 14,000.
Which is better Maldives or Fiji?
The Maldives is all about luxurious resorts and adventurous activities. On the other hand, Fiji is for those who want to relax on beaches and have a budget-friendly vacay.
How far is the Maldives from Fiji?
Fiji is located 11,680 km away from the Maldives.
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