One of the first questions most people ask when hearing about your wedding plans is “where are you going for the honeymoon?” We know the importance of choosing the perfect post-nuptials destination and with white sand, calming trade winds and ocean views as far as the eye can see, Aruba fits the bill. Look no further for a romantic destination with activities for all times of the day. Whether you’re looking for a laid-back honeymoon lounging in a luxury beach resort and chasing happy hours or want to spend your days windsurfing and trekking Arikok National Park, Aruba is the destination. Choose from adults-only, all-inclusive and luxury beach hotels with amenities like oceanfront dining, 24-hour casinos and soothing spas.
Best Honeymoon Resorts in Aruba
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
The Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino offers a wide array of amenities, but it’s the chic lobby, paired with recently-renovated, sophisticated accommodations that set the tone for this large, four-star resort. Guest rooms here are simple and clean, including balconies and flat-screen TVs. While it is a kid-friendly resort and Aruba tends to be a popular vacation destination for families, guests, from business travelers to honeymooners, enjoy tailored amenities like the large event spaces for conferences or adults-only Tradewinds Club that features a private pool and bar. Dine at upscale restaurants including Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Atardi and La Vista, then get lucky at the popular 24-hour Stellaris Casino. For health and fitness lovers, visit the full-service spa for a luxurious treatment or get in some cardio at the 24-hour fitness center.
Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa
Despite having few rooms, the large property embraces a mini market, gift shop, four restaurants, waterfalls, statues and car rental. Long-time guests and newcomers mingle freely in the relaxed, laid-back atmosphere. The resort’s 72 rooms, contained in two oceanfront buildings, are tastefully decorated in an upscale, contemporary and simple manner. All include free WiFi, an in-room safe, mini fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, beach cooler and a flat-screen TV. Every room has a private furnished balcony or patio. Accommodations are available in four categories: Deluxe Ocean View, Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Ocean Front and Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite. All rooms, patios and public buildings are non-smoking. Designated smoking areas are available outside.
Guests of Manchebo Bay can choose between four different restaurants: Ike’s Bistro serves Mediterranean fare in a breezy, open setting by the pool; meat, fish, local cuisine and international fare can be enjoyed at The Chophouse; sushi and sashimi are available at Omakase Sushi Bar; and Pega Pega Beach Bar & Grill’s casual right-on-the-beach atmosphere is the perfect place to sample smoothies, local beers and freshly-caught fish.