• Sandy beaches with turquoise waters, opulent hotels in beautiful places – these things make soon-to-be newlyweds choose the best luxury honeymoon destinations. Stellar couples deserve stellar locations, and we’ve picked out five sublime locations that take mesmerising scenery and relaxation to a whole new level. Here are some of the best luxury destinations to get married or spend your honeymoon holiday in 2017.

    1. Negril, Jamaica

    Imagine an island paradise and a vision of somewhere like Negril in Jamaica leaps to mind. Lying in western Jamaica, Negril is renowned for its sandy shores with bleached white sands and bars within easy reach. Celebrate your future together with a refreshing cocktail.

    Make the most of the island with a stay at the Sensatori Resort Jamaica, located on the famous Seven Mile Beach. Bask in one of the four outdoor pools, including an adults-only pool where you can swim or just cool off in the sun while the families splash away to their heart’s content elsewhere. By night, indulge in gourmet cuisine at the resort’s fine dining restaurants.

    2. Riviera Maya, Mexico

    A poolside location in the Rivera Maya, Mexico, which is perfect for a honeymoon

    This charming part of Central America offers inviting locations like Cancun and the Maya Riviera for newly-wedded couples to enjoy. Mexico’s blend of beaches and historic attractions like Chichen Itza will set you up for a trip that relaxes and inspires.

    If you honeymoon in the Riviera Maya at the Sensatori Resort Mexico, gourmet dining is available 24 hours a day, leaving you with lots of time to take it easy in the spa. There, you can soak up the heat in the dry sauna or get the best out of the beauty salon. The premium suites feature a jacuzzi and come with a concierge and direct pool access. Bliss…

    3. Ermones, Corfu

    The town of Ermones, on Corfu’s north-west coast, gives you the ever- welcome option of a quiet retreat with the unspoken invitation to spend lazy days or explore as you wish. The choice is yours, whether you prefer seeing the sunset from a taverna, or diving out in Ermones Bay.

    Jet off to Corfu and a stay at the Grand Mediterraneo Resort & Spa by Atlantica for a honeymoon with understated style. This secluded clifftop location in Ermones delivers remarkable views. The hotel restaurant overlooks the local bay, too, serving up heavenly scenery with divine dishes.

    4. Cala Tarida, Ibiza

    Ibiza has always been able to deliver when it comes to providing somewhere warm and luxurious, and it’s not about to stop now. Cala Tarida takes up the task with a gloriously long stretch of beach that is sheltered by hills and creates comfortable conditions for sunbathing or going for a romantic stroll.

    The Sensatori Resort Ibiza, in Cala Tarida, presents honeymooners with that extra dose of sophistication in the form of a rooftop bar, plus a privileged position overlooking the sea. Here, the easy life lies at your disposal with swim-up rooms that are located right next to the pool.

    A beach in Ibiza that is an ideal honeymoon or wedding setting with the sun shining bright in the background

    5. Lyttos Beach, Crete

    With its long stretch of silky sand, Lyttos Beach, in the Heraklion region of Crete, is all about the relaxation. And the island has a strong tradition for romantic breaks with horse-riding trips, fresh local seafood and isolated beaches available. How could you possibly say no to such an enticing location?

    Stay at the Sensatori Resort Crete by Atlantica on Lyttos Beach, and sample a little travel history. This was the first Sensatori Resort, setting the standard for all the rest. Here, you can get away from it all – there’s a contemporary taverna, plus great entertainment with live music and comedy shows for adults. After all, food and laughter are the perfect side orders to accompany romance.

    Have you picked 2017 to tie the knot? Browse our honeymoon destinations and wedding packages abroad – you could get your marriage off to the perfect start.