California dreaming

Jane Anderson, Honeymoon expert Jane's verdict
From the jaw-dropping Big Sur to the wide open spaces of Yosemite National Park, with theme parks, surfing, wine routes, glam cities and dramatic beaches in between, California is a place of incredible diversity. If you’re the kind of couple that wants to pack a million honeymoon experiences into a couple of weeks, The Golden State is for you.

Recommended company: Turquoise Holidays

Turquoise Holidays says

Vibrant California has got the honeymoon essentials covered: year-round sunshine, golden beaches, innovative cuisine and extraordinary landscapes. From Palm Spring Desert to the majestic redwood forests, or the rolling vineyards of Sonoma to the High Sierras and vibrant San Francisco, it’s a stunningly diverse mix, with something to suit every budget.

  • Self-drive routes
  • Twin-centre options
  • Year-round sunshine

We offer a range of luxury honeymoon options including fly-drive itineraries as well as two-centre options combining California with the South Pacific.

On all our holidays, you will find the choice of accommodation nothing short of stellar. Check out our choice of the best accommodation in California, from the Zetta in San Francisco to Belmond El Encanto in Santa Barbara and the iconic Beverley Wilshire in LA. Our expert team will tailor-make your perfect honeymoon.

Our most popular honeymoon is this 12-night Ultimate California road trip, staying in deluxe hotels. You’ll visit San Francisco and Los Angeles, Sonoma and Napa wine country, Yosemite National Park and the stunning Big Sur coastal drive on Highway 1.

Wine Country & Wilderness is the perfect choice for foodies and anyone with even a passing interest in the region’s superb wines. Focused mainly around San Francisco and the Napa Valley, you’ll also have time in the astonishing Yosemite National Park and Mammoth Lakes.

If you’ve only got a week to spare, make the most of your time on our dreamy So Cal road trip, with a gentle journey from San Diego to Los Angeles via Palm Springs.

California and Tahiti is a dream combo taking in the best of California with the stuff of honeymoon dreams – a week in Tahiti, staying at the incredible InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa.

Our expert team can tailor-make your trip with add-ons, special treats and more so that all you have to do is to enjoy your perfect honeymoon.

Check out our full range of California honeymoons.

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