Orlando and Beyond: Top 10 Amazing Honeymoon Destinations

The question has been popped—the rings purchased. The checklist has been made. At the top of the list is finding the perfect wedding and honeymoon location. 

For Central Floridians, finding a wedding and honeymoon venue is like shooting fish in a barrel. While fabulous choices are a-plenty in the Orlando area, finding the perfect fit for your personal taste and budget can be daunting. Here’s a handy top 10 list of honeymoon destinations with something to fit every style and budget. 


Orlando Dream Locales

  1. The Alfond Inn

The Alfond Inn team knows that you have been dreaming of your special day for a long time, and they look forward to making that dream a reality. The Alfond Inn features unique Winter Park Wedding Venue spaces to accommodate a small, intimate gathering or a large, elaborate affair. Their professional events team will tailor your celebration to make it a truly personal and memorable experience. Contact their friendly sales team to create a package to make your wedding dreams come true. (407) 998-8090 thealfondinn.com

2. Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

For romance lovers, the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek is where magic happens. From sipping champagne as you gaze at the stars from your private balcony, pampering yourself in the spa, or setting off on local adventures, this luxurious setting is the perfect way to set the stage for the beginning of your forever. With enchanting views and lavish amenities, your honeymoon dreams will spring to life. Packages are available to customize your special day. (407) 390-2300 wyndhamgrandorlando.com

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

Nothing says luxury like the Four Seasons. And it wouldn’t be an Orlando list without one Walt Disney Resort property. At the Four Seasons, you can immerse yourself in the luxury and ease of All-Inclusive Honeymoons, designed for couples seeking a stress-free and indulgent wedding and post-wedding escape. The Four Seasons experts will take the weight off your shoulders with an eye for every detail, allowing you to focus solely on each other. Unwind in style as you step into the world where your honeymoon dreams come to life effortlessly. (407) 313-7777 fourseasons.com

3. Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection

Why fight theme park traffic when you can stay in a European-style luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Orlando? Located steps away from Dr. Phillip’s Center for the Performing Arts, The Kia Center, and amid the city’s buzzing nightlife scene, honeymooners can stay in the Jacuzzi Suite and enjoy a spacious living area, whirlpool bathtub, and king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress. Dine on delectable cuisine at The Boheme, or grab a nightcap with soothing jazz at Bosendorfer Lounge. At the same time, the luxury Poseidon Spa offers couples massages in addition to body scrubs and facials. Reach out to their team, where they promise to transform each moment into a masterpiece. (407) 313-9000 marriott.com

Just a Tankful Away

4. Holiday Inn Resort Daytona Beach Oceanfront

Do you have your heart set on a beachfront wedding? Look no further than Holiday Inn Resort Oceanfront, where you will find breathtaking scenery to take your vows or enjoy an outdoor reception. Of all the beaches in Florida, Daytona Beach is the ideal location for oceanfront ceremonies. Imagine waking up to a glorious sunrise as you sip mimosas on your private balcony. Let their team help you plan your dream wedding, where the ocean sand and memories meet. (833) 741-1421 ihg.com

5. Hilton West Palm Beach

Plan your fairytale wedding at Hilton West Palm Beach, a tropical oasis in the heart of West Palm Beach. Enjoy custom-designed menus and unique indoor and outdoor venues that offer one-of-a-kind backdrops for your special day. Everything is under one roof as you say your vows on a palm-lined lawn under the warm Florida sun. Take it to a ballroom with high ceilings and crystal chandeliers for the reception. Fabulous wedding packages, including a complimentary wedding suite, are available. (833) 900-2437 hilton.com

6. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

You can’t go wrong staying at The Ritz-Carlton. We recommend The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, where couples can embark on their journey together in a myriad of ways: a sunset beach wedding where the crashing waves rush beneath your feet; a traditional Indian wedding in North Florida amid palm trees and fragrant gardens; a night of dancing below the sparkle of crystal chandeliers or a seated dinner where guests can enjoy creative kosher cuisine. The wedding experience here is one-of-a-kind, accentuated by beautiful indoor and outdoor venues, talented chefs, creative event designers and dynamic floral artists who can interpret ideas into memorable experiences. (904) 277-1604 ritzcarlton.com

7. The Don CeSar, St. Petersburg

Since Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio honeymooned at the Don CeSar in 1954, the historic hotel has become a dream destination for newlyweds. For almost a century, the Pink Palace has served as the setting for legendary gatherings and unforgettable weddings, featuring unparalleled service and attention to detail. This full-service resort exudes old-world glamour and charm, located on the west coast of Florida on the white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Contact their experienced team of planners who can set the stage for the wedding of your dreams. (833) 550-1195 doncesar.com

Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

8. Beech Mountain, North Carolina

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Eastern America’s highest town, Beech Mountain is the ultimate intimate destination to hike hand-in-hand, ski side-by-side, or snuggle under the stars—all at fingertip reach. After a full day exploring the sweet mountain air, couples can take a leisurely hike or enjoy a beer tasting for two at Beech Mountain Brewing Company. Honeymooners can cozy up in front of a crackling fireplace or a steaming hot tub at one of the many area rentals. (828) 387-9283 beechmtn.com

9. Margaritaville at Sea 

Margaritaville at Sea is a unique travel experience and the only cruise line offering 3-day/2-night microvacation itineraries to The Bahamas and various offshore resort experiences. Couples can enjoy a collection of fine dining venues, show-stopping nightly entertainment, multiple bars and lounges, a relaxing spa, and plenty of ways to soak up the Caribbean sun—including several island excursions and resort experiences in Grand Bahama. While they don’t offer honeymoon packages, check out their Buy One, Get One special offer—Cruise for Two, Pay for One. (800) 814-7100 margaritavilleatsea.com


Honorable Mentions

If you need more options, there are many fabulous wedding locations in Central Florida. From saving money with style at the Hampton at Hilton to local boutique treasures like The Wave Hotel at Lake Nona, these venues will make your honeymoon dreams come true.

Hampton at Hilton


Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center


The Wave Hotel at Lake Nona


Dr. Phillips House


Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel


 Virgin Voyages



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