While many brides and grooms jet away to enjoy pristine beaches and sunny skies on their honeymoon, others opt for a gorgeous winter landscape to rest and relax after the wedding. As the photos above reveal, a winter wonderland honeymoon can be incredibly romantic.
New Zealand's South Island is beautiful any time of year, but visit in the winter months to really see spectacular views. The Southern Alps features fantastic glaciers, and newlyweds will enjoy snowshoeing, curling and the magnificent views of the mountains.
A couple looking for a private winter retreat might enjoy a stay at Whitepod Alpine Ski Resort in the Swiss mountain town of Villars. These luxury pods are only accessible by foot or skis, but the views across Mont Blanc are impressive. Stay warm by the wood-burning stove and enjoy local cheese and wine.
Banff Springs, Fairmont's flagship Canadian property, is often referred to as a "honeymoon castle." Couples can try their hand at skiing, curling, dog sledding and ice fishing, to name a few. And although the temperatures are chilly, the beautiful fir trees and snow-capped Canadian Rockies provide spectacular views for the nature-loving couple.
ICEHOTEL in Kiruna, Denmark is an ice castle that is rebuilt every winter using 10,000 tons of ice. It features 50 rooms and they are individually designed by a team of artists so no two rooms are identical. Newlyweds looking for an amazing view of the Northern Lights won't find a better vantage point.