With its majestic coastlines, scenic mountains, gorgeous desert landscapes, and world-class vineyards, Southern California is home to hundreds of beautiful honeymoon locations. Whether you and your new husband or bride dream of a classic romantic getaway in a five-star resort or a more adventurous “off-the-beaten-path” experience, these Los Angeles-area honeymoon locations have something for everyone.
Beach Lovers Rejoice in Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach has more beach hotels than any other Southern California city, making it the perfect honeymoon destination for a relaxing, sea-side escape with your new spouse. Beach access and ocean views are the main attractions at this water-front city, although Laguna Beach’s laid-back vibe has inspired a vibrant art community, top-notch restaurant scene, and exciting nightlife. Great for couples on a budget, Laguna has great lodging options for almost any price range.
Newlyweds Swoon on the “Island of Romance”
Known as one of SoCal’s most romantic destinations, Catalina Island provides a slow paced, ‘island time’ way of life many couples are looking for on their honeymoon. 22 miles Southwest of Los Angeles, the Mediterranean-style town is filled with activities to enjoy, both on land and sea; camping, hiking, walking tours, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, glass-bottom boat tours, scuba diving, and snorkeling are just a few of the many things couples can do on the Island of Romance. After a long day of activities, wind down with a couple’s massage at one of the Catalina’s many luxurious spas.
Take in the Sunshine & Canyon Views in Malibu
Sun, sand, beaches, and gorgeous views of the nearby Topanga Canyons are sure to sweep any couple off their feet in Malibu, one of Los Angeles’ most popular honeymoon locations. Spend a day at the Malibu Lagoon State Beach, or enjoy one of the many great restaurants around this quaint, seaside town. The Topanga Canyons, too, offer honeymooners the option to hike and enjoy hill-top sunset views. There are ocean front hotels, cottage-style rentals, and other options to suit any lodging preference.
Nature Lovers Find Peace at the Hacienda Hot Springs
Located in Desert Hot Springs, California, Hacienda Hot Springs is surrounded by deserts on one side and mountains on the other. Completely private and exquisitely landscaped, the adult-only hotel offers an on-site spa, in-room massages, and a pool filled with mineral water sourced from the nearby natural hot springs. Guests staying in one of the six hacienda-style buildings can expect delicious organic food, complimentary yoga classes, and unrivaled amenities.
Wine Fanatics Indulge in Temecula
A more intimate winery experience than Napa, Temecula offers a wine lovers a chance to indulge in their passion without fighting the crowds. Only an hour drive from both L.A. and San Diego, Temecula features over 20 wineries in addition to fine restaurants and sweeping views of the vineyards and mountains. Popular hotels/resorts include Point Vineyard Inn and the South Coast Winery Resort and Spa.
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