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Best Honeymoon Resorts in Hawaii for Tropical Dreamers


With ancient volcanoes towering above emerald foliage, sweeping beaches and blue oceans, Hawaii is undoubtedly a postcard-perfect honeymoon destination. Wherever you stay, you’ll encounter some of the friendliest locals in the world, who will gladly tell you all about their island’s fascinating history and mythology.

With so many exciting activities, natural wonders and leisure activities, Hawaii will keep you entertained and pampered no matter how long you intend to stay. If your idea of a perfect trip consists of relaxing on golden beaches, dancing the hula at luaus, poolside cocktails and reconnecting with nature, our top picks for best honeymoon resorts in Hawaii for tropical dreamers are essential reading.

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Endless choices at Turtle Bay Resort

Best Honeymoon Resorts in Hawaii for Tropical Dreamers

Located in Kahuku on O’ahu’s spectacular north shore, Turtle Bay Resort is an oasis surrounded by phenomenal natural beauty. The resort offers some truly exciting and unique experiences, such as surfing lessons, horseback riding, shark encounters, helicopter tours and even escape room-style treasure hunts. In fact, there’s not much you can’t do at this resort.

The resort’s honeymoon guests are welcomed with great fanfare, with thoughtful touches including sparkling wine, chocolate goodies and leis. Your private butler will ensure you have everything you need as you settle into your plush suite with beautiful furnishings and superb views. You and your other half will also enjoy a couple’s massage at the day spa and romantic picnics in spectacular surroundings. 

Eight dining venues offer a range of delectable choices, and the four picturesque pools are made for lounging with a cocktail or a good book. You can work off any indulgences in the fitness centre, by playing a round of golf on one of the two championship courses, or by taking a stroll through some of the beautiful sites nearby. Opportunities to immerse yourself in Hawaii’s culture abound, from live performances to hula and ukulele lessons.

Experience modern Hawaii at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort

Best Honeymoon Resorts in Hawaii for Tropical Dreamers

If you want a taste of modern Hawaii, the fabulous Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort is one of the best honeymoon resorts in Hawaii. Located on one of the state’s most popular surf beaches, the Outrigger offers easy access to Honolulu’s best cultural sites, shopping, entertainment and attractions, including a zoo and aquarium.

Each well-appointed room offers either ocean, mountain or city views. All are welcoming and comfortable, with a mix of traditional and contemporary décor that invokes a coastal vibe. The resort boasts a vast range of amenities, such as a first-class gym, an activities centre and onsite retail stores to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Snuggle up to your sweetheart in a private cabana by the pool, or let your worries melt away in one of the bubbly hot tubs. Let loose on the dancefloor with fantastic live music poolside at Kani Ka Pila Grille, then enjoy the venue’s mouthwatering Hawaiian cuisine. And don’t forget to treat yourselves to a pampering session at the exquisite onsite day spa!

Artistic touches at 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

Best Honeymoon Resorts in Hawaii for Tropical Dreamers

A contemporary sanctuary close to the city, 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach is visually stunning, with every inch of the property conceived by award-winning designers. It’s even home to a 75,700-litre Oceanarium full of colourful corals and mesmerising sea life. 

You’ll experience immediate serenity as you step inside your luxury suite. Sweeping views of the beach, city and Diamond Head await you. The resort boasts a sublime pool deck, where you and your spouse can sip cool drinks in a private cabana by the infinity pool. At night, the deck comes alive with live music and lanterns, creating a truly romantic scene. Dine together in a selection of top restaurants and eateries onsite, including two conceived by famed Iron Chef, Masaharu Morimoto.

Get a healthy start to wedded life by visiting the resort gym, and de-stress with a couple’s treatment in the day spa. There are endless activities nearby, including a zoo, cultural sites, shopping, beach games, cruises and so much more.

Unique experiences at Four Seasons Resort Lanai

Located on the tiny, unspoiled island of Lana’i, the breathtaking Four Seasons Resort Lanai meets every milestone for honeymoon perfection.

Choose from ocean- or garden-view suites adorned with handmade artworks and the finest fittings. From there, you can set out to explore this glorious island by 4x4, on horseback, on foot or on a cruise. Play tennis and golf or try your hand at shooting or archery. Slip on a snorkel and spot some sea life, tour in a horse-led carriage or have a romantic picnic lunch at Pu’upehe (Sweetheart Rock). The island boasts a huge number of cultural and natural experiences, with something for every kind of honeymooner.

Dine under the stars, savour Japanese cuisine by acclaimed chef, Nobu Matsuhisa, or indulge at one of the many restaurants and bars at the resort. For a special treat, settle in for a couple’s session at the day spa, where you’ll both be treated like royalty.

Dreamy days at Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua

A stay at the charming Ritz-Carlton Maui gives you access to 54 acres of pure paradise, including the beautiful D.T. Fleming Beach. Spot whales breaching the azure surface, bask on the golden sands, and find romance in nature at this magnificent hideaway.

The modern island décor and lush features in each suite are paired with inspiring views. But you won’t spend much time in your room looking out – not with two marine sanctuaries and one of the largest nature preserves in Hawaii on your doorstep!

Why not start with tennis, or tee off on the two championship golf courses? Relax poolside in a private cabana, or take to the ocean for some surfing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding or snorkelling. Adrenaline junkies can zipline through the treetops or take a chopper ride over the island. Delicious Hawaiian cuisine, cute cafés and sublime spa treatments round out your perfect honeymoon trip.

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