5 Instagram Photos that Prove St. Lucia is the Best Honeymoon Destination

Check out a selection of incredible Instagram images highlighting the fabulous island nation of St. Lucia, also one of our most popular Caribbean honeymoon destinations.

Featured photo picks include white-sand beaches at Sandals Halcyon Beach, the gorgeous scenery of Marigot Bay, and front row views of the famous Pitons from Ladera Resort.

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1. Sugar Beach

Cue the nature sounds. Today, we’re in paradise. #SugarBeachResidences

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2. Jade Mountain

3. Marigot Bay

4. Halcyon Beach

5. The Pitons

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With the Perfect Mix of Amenities, Arenas Del Mar Resort Beckons Honeymoon Couples

Have you been dreaming of a special honeymoon destination that perfectly blends luxury, relaxation, sustainability and adventure?

Look no further than Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort in Costa Rica.

Highlighted by an extraordinary coastal rainforest location, sensational on-site amenities (including a pair of restaurants, two swimming pools, and a top-notch spa) and unwavering commitment to the environment, the 38-room boutique hotel is one of our top overall recommendations for a honeymoon getaway.

Newlyweds will be in heaven thanks to cozy, eco-luxurious accommodations. In addition to premium views of the Pacific Ocean and stunning rainforest, all guest rooms and suites are equipped with a king-sized bed, complimentary mini-bar, free Wi-Fi, and spacious bathrooms with overhead showers.

The “Ocean Breeze Suites” particularly stand out with 330 square feet of terrace space overlooking Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, plus a bathroom with tiled shower, and a private outdoor hot tub. Your spacious deck also provides fabulous opportunities to view the local wildlife.

With the ocean, rainforest and national parks all in close proximity, active honeymooners can surely expect an unforgettable stay. Notable experiences include surfing, horseback riding on the beach, sailing, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, and zip lining through the canopy of the rainforest.

One of the most impressive aspects of the resort is its dedication to sustainability. The hotel is completely carbon-neutral thanks to the usage of solar panels, electric golf carts, energy-efficient lighting, and much more.

Meanwhile, eight acres of the resort has been transformed into a private nature reserve with nature trails. In fact, this area acts as an ecological corridor to help expand the area surrounding Manuel Antonio National Park (which happens to be one of Costa Rica’s most popular national parks and home to sloths, four types of monkeys, rare birds and many other creatures of the rainforest).

After several days exploring Manuel Antonio National Park, couples will find it extremely easy to relax and rejuvenate. The 11-acre property features two saltwater swimming pools, a sandy beach, and a first-rate spa facility.

Don’t miss a spa treatment at Las Brisas Wellness Center, which offers everything from traditional massages to energizing coffee scrubs. The “Honeymoon Bliss Package” is a must for newlyweds. The experience includes a 50-minute massage for two, couples yoga class, and romantic dinner served with wine.

Honeymooners in search of healthy, local food will certainly be in for a treat. Featuring a beautiful open air setting, El Mirador Restaurant and Bar will serve as your go-to option for breakfast and dinner. The impressive dinner menu focuses on locally caught seafood plus local Costa Rican dishes (don’t miss the Sopa Negra, a traditional culinary in Costa Rica). Couples can also arrange a private candlelit dinner on their terrace or directly on Playitas Beach.

El Mirador Bar is your go-to spot for specialty cocktails, wine, and craft beers. When it comes to mixed drinks, be sure to try the Guaro Mojito, which is made with a delicious Costa Rican liquor produced from sugar cane.

Looking for a casual meal with a view? Playitas Restaurant serves daily lunch where you can literally sink your feet into the sand.

Ready for a sustainable, luxurious and unforgettable honeymoon? Plan your ultimate getaway at Arenas Del Mar Resort in scenic Costa Rica.

 

Images courtesy of Arenas Del Mar

Amazing Mini-Moon Escapes: L’Auberge de Sedona, Arizona

Our latest mini-moon escape takes us to L’Auberge de Sedona, located in scenic Sedona, Arizona. The popular resort town is an easy day trip from major metropolitan areas such as Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.

Situated along the banks of Oak Creek in Sedona’s mesmerizing Red Rock region, this upscale creekside resort is a fabulous choice for a honeymoon or “mini-moon” getaway.

Top highlights include the fabulous (and newly refurbished) L’Apothecary Spa, the award-winning, Four Diamond Cress on Oak Creek, which serves French-inspired American cuisine, a salt and mineral-based outdoor pool, plus gorgeous grounds only minutes from Sedona’s downtown.

As far as accommodations, the resort boasts luxury cottages featuring elegant accommodations — even open-air outdoor cedar showers and private balconies (perfect for taking in the famous Sedona sunsets!).

Will you be taking a ‘mini-moon’ getaway after the wedding? Share your snapshots with us via Instagram using the hashtag #WanderOn!

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Redeeming Honeymoon Gifts: Your Registry Questions Answered

In the latest edition of Your Registry Questions Answered, we’re dishing out tips and advice when it comes to redeeming your honeymoon registry gifts.

Be sure to submit your questions for the next edition over on our Facebook page.

Q: Can I Only Redeem My Honeymoon Registry Gifts Once?

A: You can redeem your gifts as often as you’d like with Wanderable! For instance, many of our couples will redeem 2 or 3 times along the way as new gifts come in, while others will redeem just once at the very end of the registry process.

It’s completely up to you!

Whenever you’re ready to redeem gifts, simply log in to your Wanderable account and click on the “Redeem Funds” section.

Gifts made with a credit card will be available in your account to withdraw via mailed check or direct deposit as cash after 72 hours.

 

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Honeymoon Registry Ideas: Private Cabana Rental

Honeymoon Registry Ideas: Private Cabana Rental

Looking for some inspiration when it comes to crafting your honeymoon registry list? Consider adding a private cabana rental to your registry page.

We think this is a must-add item for couples, particularly those visiting a resort or hotel with a beach or pool.

With your own cabana, newlyweds can enjoy total privacy, cozy quarters, incredible service, jaw-dropping views, plus amazing amenities.

Check out some of the perks of a cabana rental at these amazing honeymoon resorts below.

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Bellagio Las Vegas

A true “A-list” kind of experience. Private cabanas feature HD televisions, a fully-stocked fridge, and an amenities basket. Cabana massages are also available upon request.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Couples will enjoy unlimited water and soft drink service for two, plus two signature milkshakes from The Burger Shack.

Four Seasons Bora Bora

Newlyweds can lounge the day away poolside in beautiful thatched roof cabanas. The shaded retreats offer cozy pillows, waterproof beds, and easy access to a wave-shaped infinity pool just steps away.

 

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Image courtesy of Four Seasons Resorts