Thinking about Switzerland for your honeymoon?
From high alpine areas to city surroundings, there are so many places in Switzerland that are guaranteed to get that spark going – in other words, the perfect travel destination for newlyweds.
Here are 10 romantic spots you just can’t miss!
Located at the Oberstockenalp Mountain Inn, spend the evening looking for shooting stars, constellations and the Milky Way from one of three garden igloos, a waterproof dome with a double bed layered with a traditional eiderdown quilt to keep cozy while stargazing.
Terrasses de Lavaux
Hike through the vineyards (and stop for tastings) between Saint-Saphorin and Lutry in the Montreux Riviera, the largest contiguous vineyard in the country and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take the cog railway to the top of Rochers-de-Naye and stop for a fondue at the local pub while overlooking the mountains and Lake Geneva.
Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof
Offering the “Time Out for 2” package, couples can spoil themselves with two nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast buffet, candlelight dinner, daily entry to spa and a one-hour helicopter tour including, Zermatt, the Matterhorn and stop on a glacier for an aperitif.
La Pinte du Vieux Manoir
Spend time on a private lake in a secluded glass treehouse with sliding glass doors and a 360-degree panoramic view of the private park. Accommodation includes daily breakfast, three-course dinner, bicycles and walking sticks to explore.
Hotel Wilden Mann
Since 1860, this boutique hotel has welcomed guests for a getaway in this popular central Swiss town. Guests can reserve a junior suite including rooftop terrace where champagne will be served and a horse carriage ride through the old town of Lucerne.
Million Stars Hotel
With more than 50 locations throughout Switzerland, choose from a wide variety of options for an intimate night under the stars like a secluded roof terrace, a wine barrel, a former observatory or a historic alpine hut for a night to remember.
Colline de Daval
The Caloz family’s castle has five rooms (each named for a grape varietal) welcoming guests to indulge in tastings and learn about the local terroir of the Sierre region. Discover many palate-pleasing local products as well as housemade spirits, cider and fruit juice during cinq à sept.
Plan a day in this northeastern Swiss medieval village, choosing from several hiking trails. Couples can reserve and pick-up a fondue backpack, and find a perfect picnic spot to enjoy cheese, bread and wine with views of the Lake Constance area and nearby Austria and Germany.
Matthiol Boutique Hotel
Reward yourselves with wellness at this mountain accommodation in Zermatt at the edge of the forest. Reserve the Matterhorn Spa boutique suite, which includes balcony, private sauna, steam bath and freestanding bathtub that can fit two with a view of the iconic Matterhorn.
Surrounded by two nature reserves and Lake Thun, this wellness resort features an extensive gym, fitness classes, indoor saltwater pool and outdoor activities like SUP, kayaking and canoeing. Couples can reserve one of three spa suites, like the Swiss Chalet with whey bath, sauna, daybed and access to spa facilities.
–By Waheeda Harris
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