Looking for the hands-down best of the best LGBT honeymoon destinations around the world?
Get ready to pack your bags because we’ve got you covered!
Forget those long list filled with so-so places; we’ve narrowed down the choices to just five places that we’d visit in a heartbeat.
We’ll also give you hotel, restaurant, and attraction recommendations for each place.
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Best LGBT Honeymoon Destinations Around The World
According to Trip Savvy, 57% of same-sex couples take a honeymoon after their wedding.
If you’re one of those 57%, you’re probably wondering where the best places to go are, right?
Well, look no further! Here are some of the best honeymoon destinations around the world.
Located in the province of North Holland, Amsterdam is the capital and most populated city in the Netherlands, with a 2019 population of 1,140,339.
Hotel Recommendation–Breitner House
Overlooking Oosterpark, an English landscape garden, the hotel features 2 individually decorated suites.
The George Breitner Suite, named after the famous Dutch painter and photographer,provides a panoramic view of Oosterpark and the Tropenmuseum, an ethnographic museum and one of Amsterdam’s largest museum, with a collection of approximately 366,500 items.
The Isaac Israels Suite, named after the famous Dutch painter, features a private terrace surrounded by flowers, fruit trees and a small pond.
Restaurant Recommendation–Café de Jaren
Located in the heart of the city, Café de Jaren is an airy, bright, spacious café and one of Amsterdam’s largest cafes.
Featuring a casual menu of European and Dutch cuisine, the café has a patio and balcony that overlooks the Amstel River.
Attraction Recommendation–Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum is a Dutch art museum that showcases the works of Vincent Van Gogh, one of the world’s most notable post-impressionist painters.
The museum is home to the world’s largest collection of Van Gogh’s drawings (500+) and painting (200+).
Bora Bora is a small South Pacific island, part of the Leeward Islands, in French Polynesia. As of 2017, Bora Bora had a population of 10,605.
Hotel Recommendations–Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Located on the Motu Toopua Lagoon, the Conrad Bora Bora Nui is a luxury beach resort, situated on a private cove with black lava rock and white sand.
The resort features 114 suites and villas, as well as 3 restaurants and 3 hotel bars.
Restaurant Recommendation–Bloody Mary’s Restaurant
Bloody Mary’s Restaurant is an iconic bar, restaurant and yacht club all in one.
Often visited by famous actors/actresses and musicians, the restaurant is famous for their fresh seafood dishes, including their Ahi Red Tuna Sashimi.
Open since 1979, the restaurant features a dining area that is situated on the water, with the sand as its floor.
Attraction Recommendation–Take a Tour of Bora Bora
You can choose to take half-day or full-day tours. You can choose an air tour like the Sightseeing Flight Over Bora Bora and the Island of Tupai.
Another choice would be a jet ski tour such as the Half-Day Bora Bora Jet Ski Tour.
A third choice could be a lagoon tour like the Bora Bora Snorkeling Tour with Sharks and Stingrays. A final choice may be a land tour such as the Bora Bora 4WM Tour.
Cape Town is a port city that is located on South Africa’s southwest coast. Cape Town, South Africa’s legislative capital, has a 2019 population of 4,524.111.
Hotel Recommendation–Cape Heritage Hotel
Located in the heart of Cape Town’s Heritage Square, Cape Heritage Hotel is an intimate boutique hotel.
The hotel features 17 rooms/suites/apartments, decorated in African and European flair, each one with its own character.
Breakfast is served each morning, in the courtyard, under South Africa’s oldest known fruit-bearing grapevine.
Restaurant Recommendation–Café Manhattan
Located in the De Waterkant district, one that is popular among the LGBT community, Café Manhattan is a casual café, restaurant and bar all rolled into one.
With a wrap-around shady terrace outside, the interior décor is like industrial chic meets The Wild West.
Attraction Recommendation– Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
Located on Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa opened its doors in late 2017.
The public, not-for-profit museum is dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, preserving and researching 21st-century African art.
Paris is the capital and most populated city in France, with a 2019 population of 10,985.187. It is also a global center for art, cuisine, culture and fashion.
Hotel Recommendation–Hotel Duo
Hotel Duo is located in the Le Marais historic neighborhood of Paris. The neighborhood has been a center for LGBT culture since the early 1980s, with an abundance of LGBT bars and restaurants.
The hotel has 58 rooms and suites, as well as a contemporary lounge bar, a fitness center with sauna and a patio with vertical garden.
Restaurant Recommendation–Hugo & Co
Located in Paris’ iconic Latin Quarter neighborhood, Hugo & Co is a contemporary French bistro that opened in the spring of 2018.
The bistro is the brainchild of Chef Tomy Gousset, who also owns Tomy & Co in the Gros Caillou District.
Attraction Recommendation–Louvre Museum
Situated along the Right Bank of the Seine River, the Louvre Museum is the largest art museum in the world, with a total collection of approximately 460,000 pieces currently being stored at the museum. However, there are only about 38,000 antiquities, decorative arts, drawings and prints, paintings, sculptures and statues, on display at the museum.
Puerto Vallarta is a beach resort town on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. The town has a 2019 population of 203,342.
Hotel Recommendation–Krystal Puerto Vallarta Hotel
Located on a sandy beach along Banderas Bay, Krystal Puerto Vallarta Hotel is just 3 miles from the Malecon Boardwalk. The hotel features rooms with your choice of one with views of their Estandar Garden or one with views of the Pacific Ocean. Also at the hotel are 5 restaurants, a terrace lounge, a beach bar/grill, 3 outdoor pools, a fitness center and a spa.
Restaurant Recommendation–Joe Jack’s Fish Shack
Located in Mexico’s state of Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta, Joe Jack’s Fish Shack is known for their seafood favorites like ceviche and fresh fish tacos. However, their menu also features burgers, chicken and salad, as well as beer, cocktails, tequilas and wines. The restaurant offers cantina-style dining in their lower level and rooftop al fresco dining in their upper level.
Attraction Recommendation–Zona Romantica
Zona Romantica, known in English as The Romantic Zone, is the busiest neighborhood in Puerto Vallarta and is the center of the city’s LGBT community.
The area is also known as South Side, Old Town and Old Vallarta. The streets of Zona Romantica are lined with an array of art galleries, bakeries, bars, cafes, restaurants and shops.
There you go! A short and sweet list of the best LGBT honeymoon destinations around the world! I don’t know about you, but I like when lists get right to the point and just bottom-line it for me.
My top pick? Hard to say. They’re all so beautiful! I always wanted to visit Amsterdam, though, and not for the reasons people usually think! I just think it’s beautiful!