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Honeymoon Venue: Aman Tokyo, Japan

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When considering an overseas honeymoon (or even a destination wedding), the venue selection can be rather harrowing with an entire world to consider. As part of our #honeymoonhumpday series, we bring you a variety of venue profiles, honeymoon styles and tips every Wednesday to help you narrow your options down to somewhere truly amazing.

This week's honeymoon location is the incredible Aman Tokyo, Japan. The hotel has been perfectly situated near Tokyo Station and the booming Nihonbashi district to allow guests to experience the best of Tokyo. Aman is tribute to Tokyo as a contemporary city, where the enthusiasm of urban life is combined with serenity and luxury.

As the rooms and suites within Aman are set high above the capital, each room offers extraordinary views of many of Tokyo’s best attractions including, The Imperial Palace Gardens, the Tokyo Skytree and on clear days, Mt Fuji. The rooms have been designed as loft style urban sanctuaries with inspiration from traditional Japanese homes. Enjoy the likes of traditional washi paper sliding doors and accents of stone combined with modern technology and luxurious facilities.

With Aman’s towering views you can be sure that its dining options will provide a picturesque experience. The Restaurants head chef, with over 17 years of experience in Venice, expertly and uniquely combines Japanese and Italian produce. The menu provides an abundance of seafood and exceptional Italian style meats. The garden bar and lounge is the perfect place for smaller bites to eat, all day dining and signature cocktails. During the afternoon, opt for Aman’s signature afternoon tea, served on beautiful bamboo stands and accompanied with delicious Japanese herbal teas.

At Aman, good health is highly important. Head to Aman Spa for an array of treatments which have been designed around the Japanese principle of nature and balance. Enjoy these on your own or as newlyweds. It is here that you can also find Japanese style spa baths, steam rooms and expansive pool with panoramic views of Tokyo’s incredible skyline.

When in Tokyo there are many incredible sights to see and amazing things to do. Take a day trip to Mt Fuji by bullet train, or stroll around the gorgeous gardens of the Imperial Palace. Shibuya Crossing is a must for many - rumoured to be one of the busiest intersections in the world and known as the Times Square of Tokyo. Head to Takeshita to discover vibrant Tokyo, expect diverse streets of food, culture and shopping. We recommend visiting the beautiful Sensō-ji temple. Built in the 7th century, it is one of Japan’s oldest and most famous temples.

With an array of prestigious awards, you can be sure that Aman Tokyo will provide you with an experience like no other. Aman reflects the soul and personality of Japan and is the perfect location for an excitement filled, luxurious and romantic honeymoon.

Honeymoon Venue: Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, California

When considering an overseas honeymoon (or even a destination wedding), the venue selection can be rather harrowing with an entire world to consider. As part of our #honeymoonhumpday series, we bring you a variety of venue profiles, honeymoon styles and tips every Wednesday to help you narrow your options down to somewhere truly amazing

This week's honeymoon venue is a place like no other, the iconic Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley, California. Situated upon 33 acres of olive orchards on a sunny hillside, Auberge du Soleil is known for its Michelin dining, picturesque views and extraordinary service, earning itself a reputation as one of the worlds leading hotels.

When staying at Auberge du Soleil, choose from an array of accommodation options including deluxe suites and rooms and even private mansions. Within the rooms and suites enjoy the likes of private terraces, feature fireplaces, separate living areas and incredible panoramic views of Napa Valley. If you wish to opt for one of the resorts spectacular private mansions you will be provided with ultimate privacy, luxury and romance, which has been designed over 165 square metres of indoor and outdoor space. The private mansions feature terraces with sculptured outdoor baths and showers, an expansive master bedroom, dining area, private fitness studio and widespread views of Napa Valley and beyond.

As Auberge du Soleil was founded by restaurateur Claude Rouas more than 35 years ago as Napa Valley’s first fine-dining restaurant, you can be sure while staying here that you will be treated to some of the most delectable cuisine. Menus at the resort are inspired by the abundance of Napa Valley. Robert Curry, Auberge du Soleil’s executive chef, focuses on only the freshest, seasonal ingredients in order to provide the most incredible and delectable dining experiences within the resort. With 11 Michelin stars, The Restaurant is the perfect option for a fine dining experience. For a cocktail or glass of champagne while watching the sunset, opt for The Bistro and Bar. Auberge du Soleil also offers Napa Valley’s most comprehensive wine list. The resort has a 15,000 bottle wine cellar with domestic and international wines that have been carefully selected.

Auberge du Soleil is perfectly positioned for you to explore the entirety of Napa Valley. You will find the likes of boutique shopping, art galleries, exhilarating adventure sports, cultural venues and wineries. When in Napa Valley visiting wineries is a must and with over 450 wineries in the region, you will be spoilt for choice. When you are back at the resort, head to the Auberge Spa for some time to relax. Being the best spa in Napa Valley, enjoy its unique expansive menu of body and skin treatments.

Auberge du Soleil and the Napa Valley can offer something for every type of couple. Its natural beauty, serenity and romance make for the perfect venue for your honeymoon.