Santa Monica, CA

Best Honeymoon Location – Santa Monica, CA

Stephen L Dalton

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Santa Monica, CA, is one of the top honeymoon destinations in America. A coastal city known for its amorous views of the Pacific Ocean, particularly at sunrise or sunset has the Santa Monica Pier, gorgeous bike paths, breathtakingly beautiful beaches, and romantic hiking trails.

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The Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier is a fantastic destination for perfect Pacific views. There are several small shops and restaurants with delicious food. Take a walk on the pier and spend the rest of your day at the beach. Also, visit the ice cream shops! If you are in the mood for a ride in the amusement park, it is right there and would be an exciting addition to your honeymoon memories.

Palisades Park

Palisades is a large entertainment park overlooking Santa Monica Beach. It is a perfect destination for walking, biking, or spending the day enjoying the magnificent views of the ocean. If things look familiar here, it’s likely because this was the setting for Baywatch for many years on TV.

Find a romantic bench under the palm trees and enjoy the sunshine with the ocean's breeze along with tranquilizing pacific views or go for a run. From hiking to biking, it’s all available for you here in Santa Monica, CA.

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The Ambrose Hotel

It is located in a quiet neighborhood and styled with craftsman design and luxurious settings. Surrounded by palm trees, it is an eco-friendly location with the most comfortable rooms.

You can enjoy the more classic sights of Santa Monica, CA, around this place and relax on beautiful beaches. With a perfectly trained and professional staff, couples will experience a welcoming atmosphere. Spacious rooms with cozy beds and rainfall showers will make your stay enjoyable; you will surely want to return again and again.

Contact the Ambrose staff for reservations. Let them know this is your honeymoon for extra special care and discounts. The 1,621 who left a review say it is excellent, at 4.5 stars out of five, primarily for value and customer service. That’s understandable because the prices start at $263 per night.

Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows

Located within walking distance from Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica Pier. With its long bike path, this is a gorgeous place for a romantic two-wheel getaway. Rent a bike with a basket, take a picnic lunch, and a bottle of bubbly.

Bungalow rooms and patios with incredible views, pools, state-of-the-art bathroom designs, and comfortable, spacious, relaxing areas are awaiting you for a honeymoon stay of a lifetime.

The 2,997 travelers who left a review ranked it 4-stars out of 5, or very good. Contact the reservations desk to book your stay. The average room here is $524 per night.

Places to Eat in Santa Monica

Fritto Misto

The Fritto Misto is a famous Italian restaurant in Santa Monica. It is known for its great food, service, and atmosphere. You have several options: appetizers, specialty plates of pasta, vegetarian dishes, and desserts. Delicious food in a lively atmosphere.

True Food Kitchen

The True Food Kitchen is a contemporary American restaurant with a variety of options is a perfect place to eat. Creative menu choices include vegan and gluten-free options. “Where real food and serious flavor are served in abundance.”

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Romantic Trails in the Santa Monica Mountains

Imagine the Hollywood sign as the backdrop for your couple’s selfie. What an impression that will make on Facebook. However, there are so many picturesque moments; you'll find it hard to choose. You can drive or hike through these beautiful mountains. Let the romantic scenery guide your way to Malibu Beach or one of the numerous waterfalls like Escondido Falls.

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For a once in a lifetime photo opportunity with your significant other, take a hike out to the Santa Monica Lighthouse.

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Couple’s Night Out

Experience an unforgettable night at Edgemar Center for the Arts with the Golden Box or the Black Cat Cabaret where talented artists perform comedies and musicals.

Couple’s Massages and Spas

Spa Le Merigot within Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot Hotel is a perfect addition to your honeymoon experience. The expert staff pampers couples with professional massages, and the steam room will double the comfort of this oasis. Although they are currently closed, we anticipate they will open for the summer crowds.


Whether you are looking for a romantic stay at the hotel or you want a fun-filled honeymoon laden with hiking, biking, and carnival-type rides, Santa Monica, CA, has it all waiting for you.

Consider these other locations for your California Honeymoon:

San Francisco

South Lake Tahoe

Palm Springs, CA

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Stephen Dalton is a retired US Army First Sergeant with a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland. Top Writer in Virtual Reality, Sports, Short Story, Design, and Creativity. I especially like writing about design and home improvements.


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