The Top 5 Hotels for a Honeymoon in Iceland

With awe-inspiring natural wonders like the Northern Lights, out-of-this-world outdoor pursuits, and a lively capital, it’s easy to see why Iceland ranks as one of our most popular European honeymoon destinations.

If you’ll be heading to the “land of fire and ice” for your ultimate getaway, drop your bags at any of these incredible hotels. Highlights include a brand new resort at the Blue Lagoon, an adventure hotel in the countryside, and boutique properties in Reykjavik.

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The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

Nearly every person who travels to Iceland makes time for a soak in the world-famous Blue Lagoon, a naturally forming geothermal pool surrounded by 800-year-old lava fields. This blue-hued hot spring is not only an Instagram-must, but it also supposedly has healing properties (the average 100-degree waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur).

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Real Honeymoon Registries: Best of Europe

Beginning to design your honeymoon registry this month? Pick up some ideas and inspiration by browsing a few of our favorite registries created by real Wanderable couples.

From Iceland to France and everywhere in between, the following couples traveled to destinations in Europe. Click on their registry pages below to trace their journeys.

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Kristen & Clayton

We LOVE their mix of one-of-a-kind activities and experiences while visiting France. Highlights include a picnic lunch in Luxembourg Gardens, wine tasting in Nimes, and various museum visits (including the Chagall Museum and Jacquemart-André Museum).

Nicole & Karl

From a chauffeured day trip through renowned whiskey distilleries to a tour of the Isle of Skye (including famous Eilean Donan Castle), these newlyweds featured a little bit of everything on their Scotland-themed honeymoon registry.

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5 Activity Ideas for an Iceland Honeymoon

Traveling to the enchanting country of Iceland for your honeymoon? Add these once-in-a-lifetime activities and experiences to your list.

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Northern Lights by Boat

View the Northern Lights from the North Atlantic Ocean as you sail along the coastline outside of Reykjavik. Not only will couples have a jaw-dropping perspective of the aurora borealis, but also a prime vantage point of Iceland’s mountains and the beautiful capital lit up at night. Cozy overalls and warm beverages are provided as well.

Snorkeling

Believe it or not, you can snorkel in Iceland. This one-of-a-kind experience at Silfra will have you floating between two continental plates in crystal-clear water. You’ll have an amazing perspective of the mesmerizing colors and features of this underwater world.

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Honeymoon Inspiration: Shipwreck Beach (Greece)

Heading to Greece for your honeymoon? Don’t miss out on Navagio Beach, better known as Shipwreck Beach.

Situated on the island of Zakynthos, this incredible travel destination features a white-sand beach, steep limestone cliffs, and crystal clear water.

It’s easy to see why this Ionian Island site is a favorite with honeymooners.

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Hoping to visit? It’s not quite as easy as you’d think. The beach is only accessible via boat, which you can find in the small port of Porto Vromi.

Be sure to add this one-of-a kind excursion to your registry to ensure a most memorable honeymoon.

 

In case you missed it:

Our Favorite Restaurants for a Honeymoon: Selene Restaurant (Santorini, Greece)

Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations

The first step of honeymoon planning is choosing a perfect location, which is easier said than done if you’re already busy with Big Day prep work! If you don’t have time for research, get inspired by this quick list of the Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations: AKA the locations that our modern, well-traveled couples register for again and again!

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1. Hawaii

Hawaii is the undisputed MVP for newlyweds everywhere, and for good reason – each island has its own distinct personality, with the sunshine and friendly island culture keeping couples coming back again and again for more paradise.

What to do:
Snorkel amongst 250 different species of fish in the secluded Molokini coral reef.
Explore a lava tube in Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes.
Savor the local food at the Old Lahaina Luau, voted one of the best luaus in Hawaii.

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