Most newlyweds treat themselves to a honeymoon after their wedding. Now becoming popular are parents-to-be treating themselves to a “baby-moon”, a relaxing and/or romantic destination for couples who want to squeeze in one last trip before their child is born. We have hand-picked a list of the top 5 resorts that cater to couples celebrating a little one coming into their lives. These island resorts offer couples special amenities such as pre-natal massages and stress-free activities, all in a tropical, romantic setting.
1. InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, Tahiti
Didn’t make it to Tahiti on your honeymoon? Now’s the time to go (or, a perfect excuse to go back). Expectant couples can recharge and reconnect at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, with its stunning scenery and 5-star amenities. Start your day with a feast of fresh fruits and pastries on the deck of your overwater bungalow. Then, kick back and enjoy the beach or visit Deep Ocean Spa, the first thalassotherapy center built in the South Pacific. Treat yourself to a custom body massage or deluxe facial. In the evening you can enjoy a romantic sunset cruise.
2. Malolo Island Resort, Fiji
The Malolo Island Resort in Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands offers couples the perfect Fijian escape. The resort provides all-beachfront rooms, romantic beachside dinners, double-sized hammocks and a beautiful rainforest spa. The hotel has an adults-only restaurant and pool area. There is also a kids club and child-friendly activities, should the parents-to-be decide to revisit in a few years!
3. Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives
Enjoy some quality alone time on white sand beaches and stunning turquoise atolls at Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives. This family-friendly, deluxe property offers a host of couples activities such as a sandbank or mid-ocean dinner, private island picnic, and yacht cruise. The resort also has a wellness focus, with Ayervedic treatments, yoga, and a 90 minute pregnancy massage.
4. Kayana Seminyak Villas, Bali, Indonesia
Bali is beautiful, exotic and very affordable. Seminyak is a great choice for couples as it offers upscale, but still good value restaurants, spas and a range of mostly 4-5 star resorts and villas. We recommend The Kayana Seminyak Villas, a stylish beachfront resort with distinct Balinese touches.
5. Muri Beach Club Hotel, Cook Islands
The Muri Beach Club Hotel located in the Cook Islands promises total relaxation for expectant parents. It’s an adult-only resort located in the Muri Lagoon. There’s lot of water activities to keep a couple busy: snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, wind surfing, kite surfing, sailing and glass-bottomed boat rides. For new mothers, Muri Beach Club offers a 45 minute pregnancy massage concentrating on back and feet. For couples who want to explore, they can rent a car or jeep.