A quarter of DWH readers plan to spend $5,000 or more on their honeymoon, which means renting a whole villa for just the two of you is within reach.
Hawaii The 4,800-square-foot, threebedroom, Sea Song at Kahili Bay sits on 12 acres of Kauai’s Pacific coast on a quiet beach, surrounded by mountain vistas and fl owing rivers.
Inside the teak-style estate, fi nd a library bungalow, a Japanese bathhouse and fragrant ginger and orchid-garden lanais. A Jacuzzi and outdoor shower are just icing on the (pineapple) cake. Book a private surf lesson with a Hawaiian pro at nearby Rock Quarry Beach. $1,000 per night.
California Seeking solitude?
Sonoma Luxury Ranch’s 75 acres of NorCal wine country, with easy access to nature and wine trails, fi ts the bill. Hike exclusive paths, dine in style on the vintage farmhouse table and antique zinc cocktail bar, and sip reserve wines at 1,400 feet on a tasting for two at Kunde Family Winery.
Take home a couple of bottles and uncork your treasures by a fi re pit made with stone quarried from Hearst Castle. $4,600 per week.