With tons of stunning, romantic honeymoon resorts scattered around the world, how do couples even begin to narrow down a destination? There's Hawaii, the fool-proof honeymoon standby, with its gorgeous beaches and no-passport-required ease of travel. There's also Europe, with classically beautiful Italy and France, as well as old-world England. Throw in Central and South America, Africa and the Middle East, Fiji and French Polynesia, and more, and the choices are downright overwhelming!
Thanks to the A-list travel agents of Virtuoso, we nailed down the top 20 honeymoon destinations around the world as part of of Brides' Best Honeymoon awards. There's something for everyone on this year's list, whether you're searching for an escape that's far-flung or nearby, ringed with beaches or teeming with wildlife, filled with history or lush with vineyards. We got insider details on what makes these spots, from the Maldives to Australia and Jamaica, just so desirable.
But the big news this year is the faraway isle that overthrew Italy, the number-one honeymoon destination for two years. Few places on the globe inspire more awe than this jaw-dropping locale — so where is it? See the whole slideshow to find out, and take a mini tour-de-romance with our guide to the most popular hotspots for newlyweds this year. You'll have trouble picking just one as your favorite!