Fit for a Prince! Rumoured Royal Honeymoon destinations revealed by Caribtours
1st May 2018…/ As speculation increases around where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen to honeymoon, Caribtours reveals the top destinations for newlyweds this summer, inspired by the Royal couple and the rumoured locations they may have chosen. Arranging honeymoons for over 40 years, Caribtours are experts at organising those once in a lifetime trips. From a relaxing couples’ massage to snorkelling, champagne and movies on the beach, there’s plenty of beautiful locations for happy couples like Prince Harry and Meghan to enjoy.
South Africa: Western Cape and Safari – ten days, nine nights tour
As a Royal Patron of the conservation Tusk Trust, Prince Harry has whisked Meghan away to Africa for a safari holiday in the past. Combining the best of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsular with the winelands and the bush, the Western Cape and Safari tour provides unforgettable experiences for couples that are sure to last a lifetime. Start with a ride in the Aerial Cableway to the lofty heights of Table Mountain, taking in the awe-inspiring views of Cape Town city, Table Bay and Robben Island below. Couples can relax at the One & Only Cape Town, located on the waterfront, with contemporary interiors and impeccable service. Take a coastal drive along Chapman’s Peak to Stellenbosch and Paarl to try the region’s wines, with an overnight stay at Mount Rochelle, amongst beautiful hills and abundant vineyards. The second half of the itinerary provides the perfect opportunity to take a walk on the wild side while staying in the luxurious Ulusaba resort, owned by Richard Branson, a close friend of Prince Harry’s. Daily morning and evening drives in the private game reserve are available, with the chance of spotting an elusive leopard and where close encounters with the Big Five are common.
Caribtours (www.caribtours.co.uk / 0203 553 7543) offers a ten day, nine night Western Cape and Safari tour from £4,955 per person, including accommodation, daily breakfast, flights and transfers. Stays at Ulusaba reserve are on an all-inclusive basis including daily game drives with a guide and private transfers.
Italy: Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea, Sicily
Meghan has previously enjoyed holidays to Italy before so this romantic destination could be perfect for the upcoming Royal honeymoon. The Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea is a luxurious hotel, built in 1830 as an aristocratic family home and with its own exclusive beach It’s known as one of the most romantic hotels in Sicily and there’s plenty of ways to relax and unwind here, including at the wellness centre with a spa treatment, a complimentary boat trip around the bay and at the Oliviero restaurant, famous for its fresh seafood specialities. The suites are great for unwinding too, decorated in classic Italian style and many with a terrace or balcony overlooking the gardens or sea.
Caribtours (www.caribtours.co.uk / 0203 553 7543) offers seven nights at Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea from £1,299 per person, based on two adults sharing and including breakfast, return flights from the UK, private transfers to and from the hotel, and the use of a UK airport lounge.
Costa Rica: Nayara Springs
Costa Rica has the perfect blend of adventure and beautiful surroundings. Those with a passion for the environment like Meghan can enjoy staying in sustainable lodges as part of the country’s commitment to eco-tourism. Caribtours offers a Costa Rica Highlights package which includes a stay at adults only retreat Nayara Springs, where couples can enjoy their own private plunge pool at their villa, fed by natural mineral hot springs, or take advantage of the award- winning spa with complimentary daily yoga. This is the perfect package for couples like Harry and Meghan who enjoy the thrill of adventure and getting back to nature. It includes flying over the pristine rainforest treetops into Tortuguero National Park, a two-night stay at Tortuga Lodge & Gardens with guided bird and nature walks and exploring the national park’s canals and lounging poolside. Days are filled with thrilling adventures, from riding Sky Tram gondolas to Sky Walk suspension bridges and exploring the Arenal Volcano lava fields. The trip ends at Arenas del Mar following a long drive to the breath-taking Manuel Antonio National Park, with its sloths, monkeys, reptiles, beaches and more.
Caribtours (www.caribtours.co.uk / 0203 553 7543) offers a seven night, eight day Costa Rica tour from £3,085 per person, including flights, all accommodation, daily breakfast, full board at Tortuga Lodge, private transfers and sightseeing.
Seychelles: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island
Prince Harry and Meghan may choose to follow in the footsteps of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, who chose to honeymoon in the Seychelles in 2011. There’s now the opportunity to fly direct to Seychelles with British Airways’ new route, making it even easier to reach this incredible destination. Just opened in March, Desroches Island is the Four Seasons’ second Seychelles hotel. Fit for a prince and princess, this resort feels secluded and remote, perfect for a private honeymoon experience with tropical forests and perfect beaches. Couples who enjoy keeping active like Prince Harry and Meghan can hop on a bike and explore everything the island has to offer including diving, fishing, sailing and kayaking. The organic spa is ideal for relaxing during a honeymoon, with a selection of relaxing treatments and a tailored wellness programme that even includes anti-gravity yoga. Nature lovers should check out the island’s dedicated Tortoise Sanctuary to learn about the giant Aldabra tortoises!
Caribtours (www.caribtours.co.uk/02035537543) offers seven nights at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island from £4,245 per person, based on two adults sharing on an half-board basis, including return international and domestic flights from the UK, private transfers to and from the hotel, and the use of a UK airport lounge.
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Saint Lucia: Sugar Beach
Prince Harry stayed at the idyllic Sugar Beach during his Caribbean tour in 2016. The hotel’s incredible location provides privacy without missing out on glamourous style, lush natural surroundings and beautiful weather. Set above a breath- taking bay between the spectacular Pitons mountains, Sugar Beach is a great choice for a luxurious honeymoon. A Marine National Park is just off the shore, so Sugar Beach is a great option for couples looking to dive and snorkel, with a wide range of tropical fish to spot. Indulge in some relaxing treatments at the beautiful Rainforest Spa, housed in treehouse style gazebos among the tropical foliage, and enjoy a meal together at the resort’s choice of restaurants, offering a range of stylish fine dining options.
Caribtours (www.caribtours.co.uk / 0203 553 7543) offers seven nights at Sugar Beach from £1,999 per person, based on two adults sharing and including breakfast, return flights from the UK, private transfers to and from the hotel, and the use of a UK airport lounge.
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Caribtours is the UK’s leading Caribbean specialist holiday company. Established in 1979, their award-winning team has walked on every beach and slept blissfully in every hotel they feature, with unparalleled local knowledge on every destination, whether you’re looking for a chic cabin on the beach, a family resort guaranteed to impress all generations, or a luxurious retreat for the most discerning guest. In addition to the Caribbean, Caribtours also features the Indian Ocean, Arabia, Europe, South Africa, Mexico, Costa Rica and the USA, offering a high level of personal service and advice on every holiday. The latest Caribtours brochure includes some heavenly new tailor-made itineraries and hotels in South Africa and Costa Rica, such as the Costa Rican Family Adventure Tour, Western Cape & Safari Tour, Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa and Tsala Treetop Lodge.