Looking for a tropical honeymoon but don’t have the funds to leave the country? Have you thought about Florida? It might not be Hawaii, but its its fair share of gorgeous beaches and big resorts. Here are some of our top picks for the best honeymoon hotels in Florida.
One of the best destination spots for the perfect honeymoon is the Grand Cypress Hotel in Orlando, Florida. A five star hotel within a short distance of all the major theme parks this hotel has everything you could possibly want or need. Without even looking at the surrounding area of Orlando there is more than enough to keep you busy for weeks on end. Take a sail on the hotel’s private lake, enjoy eighteen holes of championship caliber golf, or even slide down the custom water slide. This 1500 acre resort ground is the perfect get away spot. If you feel at all cramped by the hotel within a short drive are all of the different theme parks and other activities that Orlando has to offer. This resort is the perfect place in the perfect spot.
The Grand Floridian
The Grand Floridian is another Florida resort that offers a great escape for your honeymoon. Located right in Disney World this grand five star hotel is the flagship of all the Walt Disney World Resort offerings. Fine dining, luxurious accommodations and proximity to the park are the hallmarks of this hotel. There are two gorgeous pools to lounge by with shady white picket verandas for the ultimate in relaxation. There is also a full service spa right on sight so you can get any treatment you desire. Styled in Victorian sophistication this hotel has all the modern accompanies of a five star resort. There are six separate restaurants to choose from with fare ranging from American to fine Mediterranean. Watercraft rentals and a full health club are available if you are feeling a bit adventurous.
The Ginn Hammock
If you are not looking to do the Disney honeymoon and instead want something a little more secluded and private then the Palm Coast is a great destination. The Ginn Hammock has consistently been rated the highest of all the different hotels in the area. This four star hotel is located right on the water and offers exceptional views from many of its rooms. Beyond that it offers many of the finer things in life for you to enjoy. There is a full cigar bar that you can take your favorite cocktail to and lay back to enjoy the panoramic ocean view. Right above this is the Loggerhead Lounge which offers a broad selection of drinks for you to choose from. If you are not looking for drink or smoke but rather something delicious to enjoy there are three separate world class restaurants to choose from. Each takes advantage of the Ginn Hammock’s location and serves a selection of fresh fish. The Sushi Bar offers an excellent fusion of Far East and Japanese cuisine. Fresh raw fish rolled in seaweed with rice is their specialty. If you prefer your fish cooked, then the Seaside Grille is the perfect spot. This restaurant has many specials depending on what is good and fresh that day and boasts the freshest and best regional seafood. If you are looking for something a bit more casual and low key then the Ocean Bar and Grill will have what you need. Fish tacos, grilled chicken sandwiches, and fruit smoothies are their specialties. The whole atmosphere of the Ginn Hammock is designed to make you feel like you are in a tropical paradise. No other hotel in the area matches the quality that they offer.
Ponte Vedra Inn and Club
The Ponte Vedra Inn and Club is a hotel on a world class level. This resort has a long history of being one of the finest destinations in the state. Guests first began arriving at the Ponte Vedra in 1928 and it has been booked ever since. The 300 acre resort offers a perfect get away for that all inclusive honeymoon. In 2008 this hotel was selected by Expedia to be withing the top one percent of all hotels worldwide. A five diamond triple A award winner, this resort complex has very few rivals in the state of Florida or the world for that matter. The service you find here has been perfected over generations. Consistently ranked as one of if not the top hotel in all Florida this American landmark is here to stay. As resorts come and go, the Ponte Vedra remains as one of the premier romantic getaways in all of North America. If you are looking for the perfect stay this hotel could be it.
Little Palm Island Resort and Spa
Little Palm Island Resort and Spa is one of the most unique destinations in all of Florida. Located in the Florida Keys on a private island this resort is truly one of the most romantic get aways in the world. Nestled in off of Little Torch Key this island is only accessible by boat or seaplane. The entire resort is a world onto its own. Each room has its own view of the ocean. Some have private outdoor showers and jetted tubs so you can watch the ocean in complete relaxation. The absolute serenity of the island is pervasive and as you wander the shell lined paths you feel like you are in another time and another world. After the day return to your private bungalow for quiet and comfort with the one you love.