United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • TEST (do not reply)
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 20, 17 at 01:24 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Joshua Ferris +1(855)-481-5333 turbotax technical support number
  2. 2 Hawaii: Maui and Big Island questions
  3. 3 10 Day California Vacation Advice
  4. 4 4 days in San Diego
  5. 5 Everglades en route from Ft Myers to Miami doable?
  6. 6 Family winter holiday
  7. 7 Should we go to Orlando if not interested in Disney World?
  8. 8 Please help - Hawaii itinerary - big island and Honolulu
  9. 9 Miami: Coconut Grove or Little Havana?
  10. 10 Grand Canyon trip from Breckenridge
  11. 11 NY theater district restaurant
  12. 12 Trip to Cali
  13. 13 Need Help Picking a Neighborhood in Boston
  14. 14 Trip Report The Lincoln Highway, abridged: Nikki's road trip
  15. 15 Trip Report Not a Typical Trip Report
  16. 16 Christkindlmarket in Chicago
  17. 17 CAR TRIP FROM WI TO CA (in winter!!)
  18. 18 Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore (worth it?)
  19. 19 Quiet Restaurant in Minneapolis for a celebratory dinner with a deaf guest
  20. 20 Big Sur weather in early December
  21. 21 PAC coast highway Oregon
  22. 22 Lake Quinault Lodge
  23. 23 Our next summer trip
  24. 24 Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Zion..
  25. 25 Boston Must Do's with 4 year old
View next 25 » Back to the top

Romantic, private honeymoon getaway near the beach?

Jump to last reply

My fiancee and I are looking to have a romantic and secluded honeymoon near the ocean. We are from the Midwest, USA, and have not been travelers but are very excited about getting married and taking this special trip. :) We can only afford about $3000 for the week. My question is what you think is the most private setup we can get and where?

Ideals:

- We are looking to rent a villa/home rather than stay at a resort/condo - we'd like the option to see no one else unless we choose to do so (and are happy to get some groceries, cook a little together and maybe grill out on our patio)

- We'd like some once-in-a-lifetime luxuries such as our own private pool (and hopefully a jacuzzi, outdoor/garden shower, hammock, etc)

- We'd love fantastic beach/ocean views, but are quite willing to settle for merely beach accessibility in order to get completely private grounds for the vacation home.

- We'd like to mix in trips to secluded beaches, probably snorkel a little, and try out some local restaurants for breakfast or dinner. We want some place warm near the 80s in June, so more like Florida than California.

- We do not want mosquitoes/bugs to ruin our trip (I've read that open-air homes have ruined many a stay, so alas we may have to go with a resort/hotel instead of a villa/home perhaps) and so we'd need a clean, air conditioned home that we can comfortably retreat into (a home that locks, and even gated entry to the grounds, would help our peace of mind as well)

- We will mostly be out at the pool, hot tub, or beach, but we'd love to come inside to comfort for watching a movie, or playing some games... and just basically enjoying our time together away for a week (nightlife and crowds are completely undesired)

So far the best I can find turns up Saint George Island and Jupiter Island near Florida.

Any general recommendations on destinations or specific suggestions on homes would be much help and greatly appreciated. :) Thanks!

15 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement