Romantic Honeymoon in Venice
Venice is one of the world's most romantic cities and a great choice for a romantic honeymoon. With direct flights from the East Coast of the United States, you can get away even just for a long weekend. You will probably need to plan your romantic honeymoon at least 3 weeks before you go if you want to find the lowest rates on airfare. Venice offers a large selection of hotel rooms and finding accommodations is not difficult, except during certain parts of the year. If you plan to attend the Carnival in February or the Venice Film Festival in early September, then you should book your hotel early.
There are many romantic honeymoon hotels to choose from. Overlooking St. Mark's Square
, rooms and suites at Concordia Hotel
are decorated in a romantic Venetian style. The hotel serves an elegant breakfast buffet, including a choice of fruit and pastries. Browse more hotels in Venice.
After you've settled into your room, you can begin exploring Venice on foot or take a romantic gondola ride
to get a feel for the city. St. Mark's Square
is a good place to start. It's the central point of the city and one of the most famous landmarks in the world. From there, you can walk towards the Rialto bridge
and the Grand Canal.
Shopping in Venice
The most famous shopping area in Venice is the Mercerie, a set of narrow streets that links St. Mark's Square and the Rialto. Here you can purchase anything from designed clothing, glass products, handbags, footware, linens and books.
For the greatest selection of traditional glass pieces and lace, take a boat to the islands of Murano and Burano.
Shop are usually open in the morning from 9am to 12:30 pm, and from 4pm to 7:30pm. Some places may be closed on Wednesdays, so call before you go or ask your hotel concierge.
Hotel Santa Caterina
Hotel Santa Caterina offers 40 rooms and 12 Suites in the main building as well as 18 additional accommodations in the Villa Santa Caterina annex. Some rooms offer spacious bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs and a sea view.
Honeymooners should consider reserving one of the hotel's spacious honeymoon suites. Follia Amalfitana suite is situated among lemon and orange groves and features a magnificent view of the bay. Relax in the sunken Jacuzzi Pool overlooking the sea and Amalfi, and enjoy a morning sunrise from the suite's private veranda.
Although Amalfi Coast offers countless opportunities for excursions and sightseeing, Hotel Santa Caterina is a vacation destination in itself. Guests can access the hotel's sea water swimming pool, sunbathing decks, gym and open-air restaurant in an elevator that transports them to the sea level. You can enjoy romantic walks through citrus groves and gardens which surround the hotel.
The open-air restaurant overlooking the sea is open during the warmer months, from mid-May to mid-October. The main dining room at Hotel Santa Caterina serves a variety of a' la carte dishes, a five-course daily lunch and dinner menu, and a varied wine list. Guests have the opportunity to sample seasonal delicacies that are specific to the Campania region in Italy. In addition to formal dining, room services is available 24 hours a day.
Plan this Vacation
Doubles start at Euro 230 per night. The hotel is open year-round, however, May through September are the warmer months during which you can enjoy outdoor dining and swimming. The hotel is approximately 90 minutes by car from Naples where you can rent a car or arrange transportation through the hotel.