How to honeymoon like a movie star in Beverly Hills
03 Apr 2019
For an A-list experience while on honeymoon, consider Beverly Hills and add a touch of glitz and glamour to your getaway
The blue skies, sunshine and abundance of exotic palm trees are enough for most to feel in paradise, but in Beverly Hills, the luxury of California is taken one step further. In the ‘golden triangle’ of Los Angeles one’s wildest dreams can become an instant reality, making it a perfect honeymoon destination.
With the highest concentration of five-star hotels in a US city (second only to New York), take a few days away from reality in Beverly Hills with a wide selection of romantic hospitality packages available. The Peninsula Beverly Hills will welcome you with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries before you settle in for an intimate candlelit dinner as newlyweds. The hotel will even prepare monogrammed pillows and robes for you to take home, ensuring you can take some of the luxury with you. If you are more outgoing, stay at The Beverly Hills Hotel and be surrounded by Hollywood’s iconic history while lunching with glamorous stars at the renowned Polo Lounge.
Above: The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Above: The Beverly Hills Hotel
Make sure to take the time to visit the rooftop spa at Montage Beverly Hills for one of its signature couple's massages. Not only can you fully unwind and rejuvenate but you can also take in the amazing city view of Los Angeles from the rooftop location.
Above: Montage Spa
For those who enjoy a holistic approach to pampering, Tomoko Japanese Spa on Beverly Drive combines Swedish and Japanese techniques to provide tailored treatments to ensure you are getting the relaxation you need after the wedding. Each treatment is accompanied with a traditional Japanese tea service, gourmet sushi and Japanese sweet delicacies for the first-class experience that is synonymous with Beverly Hills.
Above: Tomoka Spa
After a day of pampering head for dinner under the stars at one of the most romantic restaurants in Los Angeles, Il Cielo Beverly Hills. For a particularly memorable date night, choose one of the A La Carte Romance packages where the table is set with rose petals and candles and finished with the signature flourless chocolate cake.
Above: Il Cielo
Beverly Hills is known for its plentiful offering of restaurants across all cuisines so make sure you take advantage. For those wanting to start the day people watching Beverly Hills’ style mavens, 208 Rodeo offers just that. The outdoor seating along with a ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ cocktail allows guests to live the life of Audrey Hepburn as they begin a day of culinary delights, indulging in breakfast classics of French toast and smoked salmon Benedict. The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel - a favourite among the A-listers - is a must-visit and the McCarthy salad, served since the 1940s when polo player Neil McCarthy frequented the hotel, is a must eat. If you are in the mood for something decadent, head to The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills for the Duck Confit Orecchiette.
After a food-filled afternoon, the excitement of shopping on Rodeo Drive will provide some much-needed cardio before a stroll to Gratitude Beverly Hills for an evening cocktail. Those looking for a sustainable sundowner should order the Carbon Footprint prepared with Koval Organic Bourbon, organic lime juice and cane sugar. The Instagramable skyline of the city can be found at The Rooftop by Jean-Georges at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills where 360-views are served with a refreshing Vodka Thyme Lemonade.
California is the perfect spot for newlyweds with an adventurous honeymoon in mind. For an unforgettable experience, head to Beverly Hills Rent-a-Car to hire a car of choice and head out to the coastal roads. Whether it’s an elegant Rolls-Royce, sporty Ferrari or a show-stopping Lamborghini the drive will be extra memorable, especially when you are looking out at the Pacific Ocean at sunset from the Hollywood Hills.
Above: Beverly Hills Rent-a-Car
Beverly Hills is also known for its incredible Farmer’s Market, open every Sunday and offers the highest quality produce California has to offer. Whether you just fancy a refreshing juice or some freshly baked bread and pastry, it is definitely worth a visit. Alternatively, join the Beverly Hills walking tour which highlights all the art and architectural gems in the city.
For more information on activities and accommodation in Beverly Hills visit: www.lovebeverlyhills.com.