After all the stress of wedding organization and the hectic wedding day itself, you need to treat yourself to some down time. Spa facilities, cocktail bars, and beautiful scenery are an absolute must for any honeymooning couple, and luxury should be a number one priority. If you’re currently planning your ideal honeymoon, have a look through some of these ideas for pure decadence and relaxation.

The Maldives

The idyllic archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean -- The Maldives takes luxury of the honeymoon to the extreme.

The idyllic archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean takes luxury to the extreme. Beautiful turquoise lagoons, crystal clear waters, and spacious over water villas make it a one of a kind holiday destination, and perfect for relaxation. There are so many luxury resorts to choose from, but most have exquisitely white private stretches of beach, infinity pools, spa facilities, and everything your heart could desire. Spend your days relaxing on the sand, snorkeling with the beautiful fish, or exploring the local islands. You will certainly never be bored.

Tanzania

The stunning Thanda Island is situated just off the coast of Tanzania and is the ultimate spot for relaxation of honeymoon.

For those who fancy a bit more exclusivity, why not go for a private island? The stunning Thanda Island is situated just off the coast of Tanzania and is the ultimate spot for relaxation. Stunning white beaches make the perfect location for kicking back, and you can even spot sharks and sea turtles from the island. With jet skiing, snorkeling, a bird trail, and even a cigar humidor, there’s something to keep both of you entertained for the whole honeymoon.

Dubai

If a fast-paced and cosmopolitan city is more your thing, the glamourous bright lights of Dubai is the perfect honeymoon destination for you.

If a fast-paced and cosmopolitan city is more your thing, the glamourous bright lights of Dubai is the perfect destination for you. Luxury hotels are its raison d’etre, and they pull out all the stops. Expect hotels with fish tanks bigger than your local shopping mall, private pools, and every facility you could ever dream of. If you want the absolute best in luxury accommodation, the Burj Al Arab is a seven-star hotel!

Scotland

The Scottish highlands are oozing Gaelic history, tradition, and opulent wealth, which is perfect for a honeymoon vacation.

The Scottish highlands are oozing Gaelic history, tradition, and opulent wealth. A favorite destination for the British royal family for centuries, the landscape is peppered with beautiful hunting lodges and grand castles, many of which are now opulent hotels. The mountains and lochs make for dramatic and romantic scenery, and the cold weather makes snuggling up in front of a large fireplace even more attractive. Spend your days sailing on the lochs, exploring beautiful hidden villages, and drinking the nectar of the gods – whisky.

Mexico

Mexican culture lends itself well to great honeymoon destinations - it’s laid back, cheerful, and enjoys beautiful things.

Mexican culture lends itself well to great honeymoon destinations – it’s laid back, cheerful, and enjoys beautiful things. Their stretches of brilliant white beaches and warm water make Mexico a popular honeymoon destination, and the luxurious resorts are catching up with demand. The Paradisus Playa Del Carmen La Perla is an adult-only resort with swim-up rooms, personal butler services, and hors d’oeuvres served privately in the rooms before dinner.

Your honeymoon is a once in a lifetime holiday, and should be no holds barred luxury from the moment you step off the plane. Beautiful scenery, infinity pools, massages, and incredible food should be expected. Nothing says romance like pure decadence.