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.

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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!).

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5 Exciting Mini-Moon Destinations for 2017

Mini-moons have emerged as a popular honeymoon alternative for newlyweds in recent years. Ideal for those with budget limitations, timing constraints, or little vacation time set aside, a mini-moon will still enable couples to embark on an unforgettable honeymoon for a few days or long weekend, even if it’s not Paris or Hawaii. Here are five destinations to put on your list in 2017.

Las Vegas Skyline 5 Exciting Mini Moon Destinations for 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada

Paris and Venice may be far away, but you can still get a little taste of them in Vegas. Think luxury, endless entertainment, world-class gambling (if that’s your thing) and great food. Keep in mind that the summer heat brings cheaper prices.

Book your room at Encore Resort, truly a fantastic property across the board. Starting at 745 square feet, rooms are spacious and well-appointed. Service is attentive without being obtrusive. All the while, between the acclaimed 18-hole golf course and heated pools surrounded by gorgeous gardens, the amenities are terrific.

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Honeymoon with a View: Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

In the latest edition of ‘Honeymoon with a View’, we’re putting the spotlight on Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, one of the world’s premier honeymoon destinations.

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The resort features incredible overwater bungalows, each one with extraordinary views of the towering Mount Otemanu just off in the distance.

Other bungalow highlights include private plunge pools and even glass panel floors, perfect for checking out the wide variety of colorful sea creatures swimming in the water just below.

www.fourseasons.com/borabora

 

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Image courtesy of Four Seasons

POLL: Which Island Would Be Your First Choice for a Hawaii Honeymoon?

hawaii na pali coast1 1 300x300 POLL: Which Island Would Be Your First Choice for a Hawaii Honeymoon?Complete with undulating mountains, soft sand beaches, and miles of tropical rainforest, it’s easy to see why Hawaii ranks as one of America’s most popular honeymoon destinations.

The Aloha State also features six main islands, each one completely different from the next. So our question for couples this month is this: Which island would be your top choice for a honeymoon trip to Hawaii?

Browse through the poll options below and vote for your choice!

After voting, share your pick with other newlyweds over on our Facebook page.

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What to Pack – Italy Edition Featuring Ashley from Her Sparkle

The ultimate Italian honeymoon packing list by fashion blogger, Ashley Fehr Hajjar

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Remember Ashley, our incredibly talented and well-traveled friend from Her Sparkle? Well, ICYMI, she shared with us the perfect Hawaiian honeymoon packing list and has returned with the ultimate Italian honeymoon packing list this time around! Check it.

Going on an Italian getaway for your honeymoon and need some ideas on what to pack?! See below for Her Sparkle’s latest packing list for Italy.

When traveling abroad it’s always a good idea to bring some stand out pieces {gorgeous options seen below – we picture ourselves sipping wine on the Amalfi Coast in one of these dresses!} as well as some simpler & more practical items {such as the scarf to throw on with jeans + white tank AND of course the beach bag & flats}

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