Virtuoso and Brides Reveal 2017’s Top Honeymoon Destinations

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Virtuoso partnered with Brides, who developed an extensive survey for the travel network to determine the top destinations for millennial newlyweds. The results determined the winners of the annual Honeymoon Awards, which will be unveiled in the June/July 2017 issue and on The awards recognize 200 winners in 19 different categories, including destinations, resorts, cruise lines, and all-inclusive brands.

A selection of the winners is listed here, with the full list available on Brides' website.

The World’s 10 Most Romantic Destinations

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  1. French Polynesia
  2. Italy
  3. Hawaii
  4. Maldives
  5. Greece
  6. Bali
  7. Mexico
  8. Thailand
  9. Fiji
  10. South Africa

Top Resorts in Hawaii

  1. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
  2. Four Seasons Resort Lanai
  3. St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kauai
  4. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii Island
  5. Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort

Top Resorts in the Caribbean

  1. Amanyara, Turks & Caicos
  2. Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
  3. One&Only Ocean Club, Bahamas
  4. Cheval Blanc St. Barth Isle de France, St. Barth’s
  5. Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, St. Lucia

Top Resorts in Mexico

  1. One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos  
  2. Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya  
  3. Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya    
  4. Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Riviera Maya  
  5. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita   

Top Resorts in the South Pacific

  1. Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  2. St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, French Polynesia
  3. The Brando, French Polynesia
  4. Laucala Island, Fiji
  5. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, French Polynesia

Top Resorts in Europe

  1. Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy            
  2. Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris   
  3. Villa d’Este, Lake Como, Italy   
  4. Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice, Italy 
  5. The Ritz Paris, France          

Top Cruise Lines

  1. Paul Gauguin Cruises
  2. Crystal Cruises
  3. Seabourn
  4. Silversea
  5. SeaDream Yacht Club

Brides, published by Condé Nast, is a bimonthly publication with over five million readers. It has been in publication for over 80 years and serves as an authority on engagements, weddings, and marriage.

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