Location: Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

European getaways and city excursions are romantic and exciting, but warm weather holidays surrounded by the sand and sea will always reign supreme when it comes to the classic honeymoon pick. Basking in the South Pacific sunshine, relaxing in an overwater Caribbean suite, and diving in the exotic waters of the Maldives all make for an unforgettable experience – not to mention, the perfect way to begin your life together as newlyweds. We’ve compiled a list of five beach honeymoon locations around the world that guarantee the perfect oceanfront vacation.

Location: Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Lanai, HI

Four Seasons Resort Lanai – Hawaii
As a favorite venue for destination weddings in Hawaii, Four Seasons Resort Lanai doubles as an idyllic place to recoup after months of wedding planning. This luxury resort is surrounded by some of the most unspoiled, pristine land the islands of Hawaii have to offer, so you can get away from the noise and bustle of city life. Enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean (don’t be surprised if you spot a humpback whale or two breeching while lounging back with a glass of champagne), Polynesian-inspired gourmet dining, and a world-class golf course.

Location: One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

One&Only Palmilla – Mexico
With a honeymoon at One&Only Palmilla, you’ll never need to leave the property. From wellness-centered getaways focusing on custom spa experiences, to private seclusion in a luxury suite, One&Only Palmilla specializes in tranquility and romance. Wine and dine together while taking in Mexico’s natural beauty in this tropical paradise.

Location: Conrad Bora Bora Nui, Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Conrad Bora Bora Nui – Bora Bora
A honeymoon is the perfect opportunity to travel down to the South Pacific for a bucket list holiday in French Polynesia. Stay at the recently opened Conrad Bora Bora Nui for the perfect combination of five-star luxury and picturesque views, and celebrate your new life together while relaxing in an incredible overwater bungalow. With soft sand beaches and a world-famous lagoon, this is the perfect place to get your fill of romantic walks and turquoise waters.

Location: Sandals Royal Caribbean, Jamaica, Caribbean

Sandals Royal Caribbean – Jamaica
If you prefer your overwater bungalows in a Caribbean setting, look no further than Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica. As the Caribbean’s first overwater luxury suites, your accommodations will include see-through glass floors, a private infinity pool, personalized butler service, a tranquility soaking tub, and an overwater hammock for two.

Location: Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

Six Senses Laamu – Maldives
As a favorite destination for the rich and famous, the Maldives is an exotic haven teeming with luxury resorts. We love Six Senses Laamu, however, for its seclusion and exclusivity, being the only resort in Laamu Atoll. Situated deep in the Indian Ocean, you’ll never be at a loss for activities, from scuba diving to spa treatments.