Conditions for honeymoon destinations in September are about perfect throughout the Mediterranean, Europe and the United States.
Savvy couples know getting married this month and going on a wedding trip offers the best spots with the best weather, more affordable rates and no droves of tourists or vacationers.
Below you'll find honeymoon destinations in September in sunny, cool locales and places to stay with a casual vibe and some decidedly elegant yet not fussy. It's divided up between the United States and Europe for easy browsing.
Last but not least, a trip to the Andes "unique" doesn't begin to describe for a once-in-a-lifetime journey.
Come to New Jersey for spot on gorgeous weather. It's still warm with most of the holiday crowds gone. Get out of the city and travel to Long Branch by car or train to the Bungalow Hotel two blocks from the white sand beach. Twenty-four rooms with quirky flourishes and a fresh East Coast vibe provide quiet and privacy.
Soho House New York is 24 individually styled rooms with a contemporary take on elegance in the heart of cool town favored by an in-the-know crowd. The rooftop pool, a celebrity in its own right, offers a panoramic view of the city.
For a hip-social-scene in an urban retreat, there's The Ace Hotel and Bowery Hotel for honeymoon destinations in September.
Packages abound including Broadway shows. You will not want for fun things to do.
"My travel life I have always done on the cheap. For our honeymoon, I wanted at least a few days of the luxury life in a place neither one of us had ever been. Your ideas were really helpful in getting us to focus on our trip month. Putting us in touch with the honeymoon destination travel agent was great. She listened to us and was able to help us create a dream of a trip to suit our style and off-beat tastes." Michaela and Royce, Aspen, CO
Make your escape California. San Francisco is the hilliest city with a character unmatched among United States cities.
North Beach is the fabulous low-slung neighborhood community. It borders Chinatown and downtown including Union Square. The Hotel Boheme captures the vibe in each of the immaculate, eccentric 15 rooms.
Big Sur is a 90-mile stretch of rugged, raw beautiful coastline between Carmel to San Simeon flanked on one side by the Santa Lucia Mountains and on the other by the rocky Pacific Coast. Post Ranch Inn Hotel is one of the most utterly romantic and exquisite sites on a 1200 foot ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Exclusive, secluded, private (no guests under 18 allowed) on 100 acres of private land, each room has its own deck for sunbathing, enjoying the ocean view, whalewatching and sunset.
Louche, luxe, legendary lair Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles is the place stars go to get their rocks off in private, or in public for the publicity hound. It's utterly glamorous, cool and captivating even if you're not starstruck.
This is the month to go to the United Kingdom and London. The views from the Shoreditch Rooms rooftop bar, restaurant and pool are the envy of London. It's hip yet doesn't take itself too seriously.
Cool, edgy, trendy just like its Camden neighborhood, York & Albany is the sleek 9 room brainchild of chef Gordon Ramsay. The informal ambiance and first-rate service meld to create a relaxed stay for the newly married is an inspired choice for honeymoon destinations in September.
For its romantic boutique hotels, the sunset paradise of Santorini Greece, always tops my list as the best intimate retreat and seclusion. The gleaming white Grace Santorini carved out of the clifftop offers 20 rooms, pools and seclusion.
The chic Astarte Suites Hotel with its infinity pool and 9 suites each with a view of the azure Aegean, is a little-known retreat for the two of you to get to know each other better.
Greek honeymoon destinations in September would not be complete without Mykonos and its cosmopolitan party vibe along with the trendy casual chic Cavo Tagoo with its cascading cliffside caves.
Expect warm seas, warm weather, sunny skies, no crowds, lively bars and restaurants.
Rome, Italy, is an outdoor museum. For tranquility and privacy in the heart of the Eternal City, Margutta 54 Luxury Suites is on the street filmed in Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck.
Off the Via Veneto in a quiet area and across the street from the Park of the Villa Borghese is Hotel Victoria Roma. It boasts the largest open air roof garden in Rome bursting with rare and flowering plants. This is the place my beloved and I stay whenever we visit Rome. Around the corner is an Italian pastry shop. We always take their delicacies as gifts to relatives in the Eternal City.
If an island can be a hopelessly romantic chic lovers' paradise Capri is. Looking good is an art form regardless of age or income bracket on this see-and-be-seen island for honeymoon destinations in September.
With Michelin-starred cuisine, Capri Palace Hotel and Spa is alabaster chic oozing Italian elegance.
Another couples favorite is JK Place Capri Hotel the only one in Capri built right on the coast.
Titicaca, Peru, could be your once-in-a-lifetime wedding trip with a stay at the luxurious Titilaka high in the Andes. Eighteen rooms with rain showers and soaking tubs, focus the vast and serene waters of the world's largest navigable lake.
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