And yes, the food's still delicious.
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It's hard enough for vegans and vegetarians to find something they're able to eat in a typical restaurant, so imagine how difficult it is to find a honeymoon resort with a plethora of different cruelty-free options. Depending on where you'd like to go, you may be met with a limited number of options, and very few of those will be creative or exciting. So where should a vegan couple begin their honeymoon search? Right here. Instead of browsing the internet for resort options that are relaxing, beautiful, and vegan-friendly, let us do the work for you. We found seven vegan-friendly retreats—some 100% vegan and others with a multitude of options for vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike—that are sure to please you and your significant other.
Dreaming of a classic island getaway? Head to Fiji's Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, where you'll find an additional menu of entirely vegan options. Want a destination with a little more adventure? Guatemala's Laguna Lodge only serves vegeterain and vegan fare, so you can fuel up before exploring the Mayan world. Planning a mini-moon? Check out the Stanford Inn, a stateside retreat in California that's pet-friendly and has an on-site award-winning vegan restaurant. No matter where you go, know that you're in for an incredible vacation and plenty of meal options that work for your lifestyle.
Laguna Lodge, Guatemala
Talk about luxury. The Laguna Lodge, an eco-resort and nature reserve that lies on the beautiful Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, couldn't feel more like paradise. After entering the Mayan world by boat, the views of volcanoes, hot river rock spa pool, lava bar, and lakeside pavilion are just the beginning. As for the food, you'll never have to worry about searching through the menu for something you can eat: They only serve vegetarian and vegan cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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The Stanford Inn, California
There's a good chance you'll forget you're still in the United States when you stay at The Stanford Inn. The resort on the Mendocino Coast is pet-friendly and has an award-winning vegan restaurant called The Ravens. With a schedule full of wellness classes, spa services, and a pool, hot tub, and sauna located in a heated solarium, you're sure to experience pure bliss.
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Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji
If you want to be pampered in a tropical paradise, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort's your spot. Located on a former coconut plantation, you'll get to relax on white sand beaches overlooking the Savusavu Bay. Not everything is vegan, but there's an entire menu full of delicious vegan options to enjoy on a secluded beach-side dining deck or on the pier. And when you're in between meals, go on a reef walk with their resident marine biologist, enjoy a picnic on a private island nearby, or give snorkeling a try.
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The Farm at San Benito, the Philippines
The Farm at San Benito takes wellness very seriously. The center for holistic healing and wellness helps guests recharge physically, mentally, and spiritually. Or, you know, just get rid of all that pent-up wedding stress. When you're not swimming in the tranquil pools, you can visit the spa, enjoy a game of golf, and eat in the vegan restaurant, where dishes feature produce harvested fresh from their organic garden.
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The Sanctuary, Thailand
This resort's name says it all. The Sanctuary is just that: A place you can escape to for full relaxation. With a healthy detox program, yoga, and spa treatments, you'll definitely find your zen during your stay. The restaurant does serve some seafood, but the majority of the meals you'll find are vegetarian and vegan.
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Finest Playa Mujeres, Mexico
Experience Cancun in luxury at Finest Playa Mujeres. The romantic getaway, which is tucked away between the Caribbean Sea and a wildlife preserve, lets you relax on a rooftop terrace with a private plunge pool, or in an oversized jacuzzi for two. And you can really get a feel for the ocean breeze by taking a sunset yacht cruise. As for the food, they make things easy: Every restaurant offers a selection of dishes for vegetarians and vegans, and breakfast and lunch buffets feature separate vegetarian zones.
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Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand
There's no bad room at this Kamalaya Koh Samui. Between suites with a sea view to villas that have private pools, this rainforest paradise is sure to please. And with personalized wellness programs, yoga classes, and a mostly vegetarian and vegan menu, you're bound to experience luxury at its finest throughout your stay.