Unique Winter Honeymoon Ideas Any Couple Will Love

With cozy fires, snowy landscapes and cooler temperatures, winter honeymoons are often the most romantic! While traveling restrictions are still in place this year, here are a few unique winter honeymoon ideas to inspire you when it’s safe to travel again.

The best honeymoon spots in the winter

Icehotel, Sweden

Ice palace hotel
Photo courtesy of Asaf Kliger, Design by Tommy Alatalo, icehotel.com

This truly one of a kind hotel was built in 1989 out of ice and snow. Icehotel also doubles as an art exhibition, and is completely recreated each winter with only natural ice from Torne River. Spend your winter honeymoon cozied up in a warm hotel room or cabin, or experience a few nights in one of their ‘ice rooms’ crafted with special ice decor. There’s also a variety of activities to choose from outside the hotel including ice sculpting, dog sledding and romantic horseback tours.  

Switzerland

For couples looking to hit the slopes during their winter honeymoon, Switzerland is home to some of the best ski resorts on earth. There’s also no shortage of grand hotels such as Gstaad Palace so you can enjoy your honeymoon in style. You can even visit the world famous Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps! For days you want to take a break from skiing, you can explore their thermal spas, enjoy a soak in an outdoor hot tub or go for a romantic stroll through the villages.   

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

blue lagoon Iceland hot springs
Photo Courtesy of Blue Lagoon Iceland

Nearly 10% of Iceland is covered with glaciers, but that shouldn’t stop you from visiting this beautiful island nation for a winter honeymoon. Home to active volcanos, hidden caves and the Northern Lights, you and your partner can create an unforgettable itinerary. And don’t forget to visit the famous Blue Lagoon while you’re there! This all-natural geothermal spa is the perfect way to relax with your partner and enjoy an in-water massage, face mask bar, sauna and more.  

Finland

ice village destination wedding resort
Photo courtesy of Valtteri Hirvonen + Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

With everything from luxury hotels to snowy views of the Northern Lights, Finland is one of our favorite winter honeymoon ideas for an unforgettable getaway. We recommend booking a stay in one of the famous glass igloos at the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort. Gaze up at the stars and take in the breathtaking Northern Lights for a romantic night time view through your ceiling. During the day, you can also experience the local area with dog sledding, reindeer, snowmobiling or ice fishing! 

Winter is one of the most romantic times of year, so why not embrace the season with a Christmas-themed wedding? From a festive venue to decadent desserts, read through our full guide for planning a holiday ceremony.

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