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Honeymoon Venue: Ponta dos Ganchos, Brazil

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 Ponta dos Ganchos, in the beautiful Brazil. Situated among a rainforest sanctuary, Ponta dos Ganchos is the ultimate private getaway. On its own peninsula, the hotel is surrounded by tropical trees and overlooks Brazils beautiful waters.

Ponta dos Ganchos offers an array of luxury bungalows to its guests. The bungalows have been styled in a modern and sophisticated manner which is reflected through the calming neutral tones and fine Egyptian cotton bedding. Enjoy the likes of picturesque views, your own private infinity pool, wine cellar, hammock and expansive sun drenched deck. Don’t’ worry if you forget your jandals - each guest will find a pair of Havaianas waiting for them in their bungalow.

When you are not relaxing by your private pool or visiting the nearby beach, Ponta dos Ganchos offers a variety of facilities for its guest to use at their leisure. Enjoy the use of the cinema, games room, gym, tennis court, library and spa. Ponta dos Ganchos spa offers a range of relaxing and therapeutic treatments. Massage tents are situated to the end of the peninsula to offer total privacy and spectacular sunset views.

Dining at Ponta Dos Ganchos' restaurant, Beach Restaurant, you will experience carefully selected exquisite local, national and international ingredients by the resorts head chef, Luis Salvajoli. Beach Restaurant is infamous for its seafood dishes, with the best being the oysters – which are considered by some to be the best in the world. The restaurant itself is spectacular. It has been carved from Amazonian woodwork and has open balconies with provide stunning views of the ocean. During the evenings the atmosphere is incredibly romantic with glowing candles all around. For a more casual option, opt for the bar where they can provide you with bespoke Brazilian spirits.

If you wish to escape from your luxurious and relaxing surroundings, there is no shortage of exciting things for you to do. You can get a boat to the oyster farm where you will be helped by a local fisherman to catch and eat fresh Brazilian bivalves. You can also take a bike ride to one of the local waterfalls and watch for whales which escape the Artic winter during June to November. To experience a taste of Germany head to the nearby Eisenbahn brewery and try a variety of traditional beers.

The stunning Ponta dos Ganchos will exceed all of your expectations and it’s the perfect venue for a luxurious honeymoon.