The Ultimate Honeymoon Guide to Napa

The ultimate honeymoon guide to napa
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Congratulations on your upcoming honeymoon! Napa Valley is a fantastic choice for a romantic getaway. With its beautiful vineyards, luxurious resorts, and world-class cuisine, Napa Valley offers an unforgettable experience for newlyweds. Here’s an itinerary for your ultimate honeymoon in Napa in 2024.

North Bay Wine Tours specialize in unique itineraries for first time visitors, wine lovers, adventure seekers, casual or romantic getaways. To help you find the best tastings and activities for your honeymoon in Napa, we’re sharing The Ultimate Honeymoon Guide to Napa. Below you will find a guide to the best restaurants, wineries, hotels and activities perfect for a romantic Napa honeymoon.

Day 1: Arrival and Relaxation

  • Arrive in Napa Valley and check into your chosen resort or hotel.
  • Spend the day unwinding and enjoying the amenities of your accommodation.
  • Consider indulging in a couples’ spa treatment to start your honeymoon on a relaxing note.
  • In the evening, enjoy a romantic dinner at one of Napa Valley’s acclaimed restaurants.

Day 2: Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tours

The ultimate honeymoon guide to napa
The Ultimate Honeymoon Guide to Napa
  • Start the day with a delightful breakfast at your hotel.
  • Explore the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley. You can visit iconic wineries such as Beringer Vineyards, Domaine Carneros, or Sterling Vineyards, among many others.
  • Take a guided tour to learn about the winemaking process and enjoy wine tastings along the way.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the picturesque vineyards.
  • In the evening, consider booking a private wine tasting experience or a sunset vineyard tour for a romantic experience.

Day 3: Hot Air Balloon Ride and Culinary Delights

  • Rise early for a magical hot air balloon ride over the Napa Valley. Watch the sunrise and take in the breathtaking views of the vineyards from above.
  • After the ride, have a champagne breakfast to celebrate the experience.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the culinary delights of Napa Valley. Visit Oxbow Public Market to sample local gourmet treats, or consider booking a cooking class or food tour to immerse yourself in the region’s culinary scene.
  • In the evening, dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant for a truly memorable dining experience.

Day 4: Outdoor Adventures and Relaxation

  • Start the day with a leisurely breakfast.
  • Explore the natural beauty of Napa Valley with a hike in one of the nearby parks, such as Bothe-Napa Valley State Park or Skyline Wilderness Park.
  • If you enjoy cycling, rent bicycles and take a scenic ride through the vineyards and countryside.
  • In the afternoon, return to your accommodation for some relaxation. Enjoy the pool, spa, or simply unwind in a peaceful setting.
  • In the evening, have a romantic dinner at a winery that offers wine pairing with a multi-course meal.

Day 5: Art and Culture

  • Discover the artistic side of Napa Valley by visiting the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art or exploring the local galleries and studios.
  • Take a break from wine tasting and visit a craft brewery or distillery for a different beverage experience.
  • Enjoy a romantic sunset stroll along the Napa River.
  • In the evening, savor a candlelit dinner at a cozy bistro or wine bar.

Day 6: Farewell to Napa Valley

  • On your last day, consider taking a hot spring bath or booking a couples’ spa treatment for a final pampering session.
  • Enjoy a leisurely brunch before checking out from your accommodation.
  • If time permits, visit a few more wineries or shops to pick up some souvenirs.
  • Depart from Napa Valley with cherished memories of your ultimate honeymoon.

The Ultimate Honeymoon Guide to Napa


Luxury hotels for maximum comfort and relaxation on your Napa honeymoon:

  • Meadowood Napa Valley – A modern yet rustic hotel for ultimate romance
  • Carneros Resort and Spa – beautifully located resort for a relaxing Napa time
  • Solage Napa Valley – world class luxury to celebrate the newly weds
  • Four Seasons Resort – upscale property with well-appointed accommodations, offers a unique wine experience as the valley’s first and only resort set within a working winery.
  • Alila Napa Valley – adult only resort set at the edge of Beringer winery allows for ultimate Napa wine country experience.


The ultimate honeymoon guide to napa
Shadybrook Estate
  • Far Niente – romance is in the air at this gorgeous property
  • Shadybrook Estate – with views like this, you won’t want to leave. Not only does Shadybrook have delicious wine and a gorgeous view, they’re also have a wine tasting and horseback ride bundle, the perfect honeymoon activity.
  • Chandon – the ultimate bubbles experience without going to France
  • Domaine Carneros – an iconic Napa chateau to enjoy the views with a glass of sparkling in hand. Absolutely delicious sparkling wine, a gorgeous view, and they even have a caviar pairing if you enjoy the finer things in life.
  • Round Pond – delicious wine and garden to get lost in, Round Pond is certain to hit the spot.


The best Michelin rated restaurants in Napa Valley to enjoy on your honeymoon:

  • Kenzo Napa – Japanese fusion with modern presentation and traditions
  • La Toque – Michelin Star and Wine Spectator Award for extensive wine program
  • Farmstead at Long Meadow – local ingredients and modern farmhouse style dining
  • Bottega Napa Valley – the perfect combination of Italian traditions and California ingredients
  • Solbar – the ultimate honeymoon brunch Napa style

The ultimate honeymoon guide to napa
Napa Valley Wine Train

Fun and romantic activities to explore in Napa

Remember to check the availability and make reservations in advance for any activities or dining experiences you wish to include in your itinerary. To ensure the perfect honeymoon, hire our Concierge and Driver for the Ultimate Napa Honeymoon!

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