North America may not be the most obvious honeymoon destination, but these remote retreats are enough to change your mind. From the hinterland of Marfa to the beaches of Montauk, these hotels are your ticket to happily ever after.

Amangiri, Utah

Slotting in seamlessly with its honey-hued surrounds, Amangiri is perched on the shores of Utah’s Lake Powell. Despite being in a secluded location, you and your new spouse will have endless options of activities as the hotel’s heated swimming pool, sauna, plunge pool, art gallery and boutique shop are all at your disposal.

  • +1 435 675 3999
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  • 1 Kayenta Road
    Canyon Point

Post Ranch Inn, California

In California’s Big Sur, the Post Ranch Inn sits atop rocky ridges overlooking the tranquil Pacific. This adults-only retreat is the perfect place to escape from post-wedding madness. Cosy up in your recycled-redwood cabin by the crackling fire and spend nights stargazing to the gentle sound of waves lapping the shores.

  • +1 831 667 220
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  • 47900 Highway 1
    Big Sur

Twin Farms, Vermont

This rustic haven sits pretty in the Vermont countryside. Set amid 300 acres of pine trees, this is the ideal spot from which to spend days hiking through forest trails (keeping an eye out for grazing deer) or taking a dip in Cooper Pond before returning to the hotel to admire the world-class collection of artwork adorning the walls.

El Cosmico Marfa, Texas

Billed as a “hotel and campground for adventurers and wanderers”, guests can disconnect (without feeling like they’re slumming it) at El Cosmico. Accommodations range from trailers to yurts and teepees, while stargazing is a must for loved-up campers.

  • +1 877 822 1950
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  • 802 S. Highland Avenue

Gurney’s Resort Montauk, New York

As Montauk’s only year-round resort, Gurney’s means your dreams of honeymooning by the sea in January (you’ve a funny sense of humour don’t you) are plausible. Flip between beach and spa before dressing for dinner at Gotham favourite Scarpetta.

  • +1 631 668 2345
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  • 290 Old Montauk Highway
    New York

Shutters on the Beach Santa Monica, California

This is celebrity-favourite waterfront retreat serves up an off-white, panelled facade and muted, retro interiors. Culture couples will appreciate the Old Hollywood mingling with more contemporary artwork – think: Hockney, Lichtenstein and Gehry.

  • +1 866 527 6612
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  • 1 Pico Boulevard
    Santa Monica

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge New York

The 1 Hotel is a bohemian mecca. Wake up in a room stuffed with upcycled materials, plants and local artwork. Views across the East River will draw you out into the city for a ramble with your romantic other. After exploring Dumbo, sign up for a couples massage at Bamford Haybarn Spa (of Daylesford fame) before retoxing at the open-aired rooftop at Harriet’s Rooftop.

  • +1 347 696 2500
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  • 60 Furman Street
    New York

Amangani Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole personifies understated romance. Check in at The Grand Teton Suite with dramatic views and sunken bathtub for newlyweds. A resort for all seasons, this is the place to take in the nearby slopes of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park for skiing, hiking or hot air ballooning as the weather forecast dictates.

  • +1 307 734 7333
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  • 1535 North East Butte Road

Chateau Marmont Los Angeles

Lana Del Rey’s lyrics “we can go to the Chateau Marmont and dance in the hotel room” are not to be taken lightly. This louche, legendary 20s establishment is an institution dripping with all the glamour (and hedonism) its zipcode demands. Dig deep, dance hard and drink excessively. Who said married couples were boring?

  • +1 323 656 1010
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  • 8221 Sunset Boulevard

Coqui Coqui Valladolid Yucatán

Still smelling the roses? Actually, in this case, it’s probably the perfumery. Follow the frangipani scent to your room (bypassing the rustic outside plunge pool and weathered stone exterior en route). At this sleepy Yucatán locale, swim and sleep and… are the only things on the agenda.

  • +52 985 856 3065
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  • Calle 41/A N. 207a
    Colonia Sisal
    CP 97780

Amanyara Turks and Caicos

Get hot and (not) bothered in Amanyara. A peace-inducing haven, here experiences are tailor-made and no request is too niche. Divers will be particularly beguiled by this place, and the yogis among you too – with free morning practice offered daily.

  • +1 649 941 8133
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  • Turks and Caicos Islands British West Indies
    TKCA 1ZZ

Azulik Tulum

“A villa of one’s own” has a nice ring to it. Make tracks to your couple’s hideaway by way of elevated wooden path, stilted high above the trees. The resort (which is illuminated by candlelight) knows how to set the scene. This is magical ambiance times by 1,000.

  • +52 1 984 980 0640
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  • Carretera Tulum
    Punta Allen KM 5
    Zona Hotelera

Fogo Island Inn Canada

Plotted on the 420-million-year-old rocks at the edge of the North American continent, Fogo Island Inn allows honeymooners to properly escape. Once here, you’ll feel like you are the only two people in residence. Head to the rooftop hot tubs and spend the evening gazing up at a billion stars.

  • +1 709 658 3444
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  • 210 Main Street
    Joe Batt's Arm
    A0G 2X0

Caldera House Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If you’re a couple who loves to ski, this golden-era-inspired ski hotel is just the ticket. Ride the ‘Big Red’ cable car that neighbours Caldera House and explore the mountains. Dinner plans: Old Yellowstone Garage, one of Jackson’s best-loved restaurants.

  • +1 307 200 4220
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  • 3275 West Village Drive
    Teton Village

Dunton Hot Springs San Juan

Feeling like your at camp does not a romantic mood set. Still, these luxury wood cabins seem to fill the gap. After an afternoon of rollicking around natural springs, you may be in need of a little cool down. Dine at communal tables and roll with the free-seating system – so what if you’re separated for an hour. Distance makes the heart grow fonder.

  • +1 970 882 4800
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  • 52068 West Fork Road 38

Urban Cowboy Nashville

For the less conventional honeymooners, this boutique hotel blends Texan tradition with a rowdier urban style. Stop by the bar for a sip of Southern spirit and follow with a jam session in the parlour – you can even try your hand at playing one of the instruments on display (maybe compose a love song while you’re at it).

  • +1 347 840 0525
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  • 1603 Woodland Street

Auberge du Soleil California

Newlyweds? We’ll drink to that. Overlooking the sun-drenched vineyards of California’s Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil has an infectiously sunny disposition with its Michelin-starred restaurant, generously sized rooms, canopied cabanas and clinkable cocktails.

  • +1 800 348 5406
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  • 180 Rutherford Hill Road

Rancho Valencia California

Classic Californian in character, Rancho Valencia has a distinctly Spanish feel with its lantern-lit Veladora restaurant and The Pony Room hand-crafted cocktail bar. Inland from the Pacific, Rancho Valencia’s hacienda-style rooms are kitted out with indoor fireplaces and outdoor hot tubs.

  • +1 858 756 1123
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  • 5921 Valencia Circle
    Rancho Santa Fe

Under Canvas Zion

Lovers of experiences and luxury will get on side with Under Canvas’ tented accommodations. Pitched in Utah’s scenic red-rock landscapes, they’re the ideal launchpad from which to horse-ride through Zion National Park for a post-wedding adrenaline boost.

  • +1 435 359 2911
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  • 3955 Kolob Terrace Road

Sparrows Lodge Palm Springs

This rustic love nest is best suited to those who are low maintenance and fancy being exposed to a little farm living. Settle in by the campfire (glass of sangria in hand) after a communal supper in the garden.

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