The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon

Sonoma and Napa wine countries have always been top honeymoon destinations. North Bay Wine Tours has put together The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon Guide to highlight some of the “must do” and “must see” attractions for enhancing your perfect honeymoon. From luxury hotels, to intimate wine tasting experiences and activities, we specialize in one of a kind itineraries for wine lovers, adventure seekers, avid travelers and first time visitors. Book your personal concierge to create The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon itinerary or book your wine country honeymoon!

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FarmHouse Inn, The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon


  • FarmHouse InnFarmhouse Inn is a luxury hotel located in Forestville, just minutes away from a few of the best wineries in Sonoma. Perfect for a romantic honeymoon, many of their luxurious rooms feature large soaking tubs, fireplaces and private outdoor spaces. This romantic hotel baths it’s guests in luxury and fun. We particularly enjoyed their s’mores kits by the fire
  • McArthur Place Resort and Spa McArthur Place Resort and Spa is located just a short walk away from the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll enjoy the premium amenities found only in a world class resort with walkability to some of Sonoma’s best wineries and restaurants.
  • Hotel Healdsburg Hotel Healdsburg is located in the heart of Healdsburg Plaza and surrounded by some of the best tasting rooms and restaurants Healdsburg has to offer. Take a romantic walk on the plaza or hire us for a private, and romantic tour of the world famous Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley.
  • The Lodge at Bodega BayThe Lodge at Bodega Bay is located on the coast and offers amazing views and ultimate relaxation. Facing the picturesque Bodega Bay, this honeymoon destination is perfect for those who love the water, hiking, relaxing at the spa, and even birding. There are multiple restaurants on site and some of the freshest seafood around.
  • The Gaige HouseThe Gaige House is nestled amongst the serene oak tree’s in Sonoma’s Glen Ellen. This luxury resort is the perfect stopping off point after your honeymoon wine tasting adventures. Don’t forget to try the amazing Glen Ellen Star that’s right down the street
  • The LodgeThe Lodge is another excellent resort that’s located walking distance to downtown Sonoma and several fantastic restaurants, wineries, and tasting rooms. The Lodge is newly remodeled luxury hotel perfect for an active honeymoon full of activities and sightseeing. It even has Wit and Wisdom, a Michael Mina restaurant on site!

Each of these hotels have a unique and fun vibe all of their own so definitely check them out while planning your wine country honeymoon. In classic wine country style, most have a wine hour each evening with a tasting provided by one of our fantastic local wineries!

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Farmhouse Inn

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Farmhouse Inn Restaurant, The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon


  • Farmhouse Inn Restaurant The Farmhouse Inn Restaurant is considered the cornerstone of the FarmHouse Inn Hotel. This fine dining restaurant has a culinarily excellent menu that is sure to surprised. Their multi-course tasting menu is sure to delight and can be paired with a non alcoholic or wine pairing.
  • SingleThreadSingleThread is Healdsburg’s 3 Michelin star restaurant which offers unparalelled service and a 10 course menu featuring produce from their local dry creek valley farm, with optional wine pairing. If you’re looking for an elevated experience, this can’t be beat.
  • Street Social Street Social is a tiny, tiny restaurant run by a husband and wife team that offers intimate dining in downtown Petaluma. Their focus on “provide damn good food, highlighting seasonal and local fare with influences from all over the country.” and boy do they accomplish that goal.
  • Glen Ellen Star – One of our local favorites, Glen Ellen Star has a colorful, local inspired menu and also does amazing pizza! The chefs counter is a must! Fun environment with superb food.
  • Valette – Located in downtown Healdsburg, Valette offers a unique dining experience with the goal of providing a canvas for local farmers, winemakers and artisans to showcase their crafts. The atmosphere is fantastic and the food is amazing. OMG the bread, I just can’t get over the bread.
  • Table Culture Provisions – Table Culture Provisions, known to locals as TCProvisions, is located in downtown Petaluma, TCProvisions offers a seasonal tasting menu featuring hyper-seasonal California fare that walks the line between comfort food and haute cuisine in an intimate, laid back setting. The perfect honeymoon dinner spot.

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The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon
  • Capo Creek RanchCapo Creek Ranch has the best wine and food pairing in Sonoma. The winery is located in the hills of Healdsburg and offers the most amazing, private food and wine experience. Owner, chef, chocolatier, and winemaker; Mary has created a one of a kind experience that is not to be missed!
  • Sangiacomo Family WinesSangiacomo Family Wines‘ is one of the largest family wineries in Sonoma and has built a beautiful tasting room with vineyards views, and an intimate tour and tasting perfect for a romantic Sonoma honeymoon. For a special experience, check out the Soar and Savor hot air balloon ride and tasting at the Sangiacomo tasting room.
  • Small Vines – Knowing that good things come in small packages, Small Vines has created an intimate and education tasting experience with their husband and wife owners/growers/winemakers, the perfect honeymoon stop. Growing grapes on vines they’ve intentionally kept dense and small, they’ve brought to the US a long known French secret for producing spectacularly flavorful wines.
  • Iron Horse Vineyards – A honeymoon is a time for celebration and nothing says celebration like a high-end sparkling wine tasting at Iron Horse Vineyards. This is a must stop for a couple who want’s to enjoy a delicious glass of world class sparkling wine while overlooking the gorgeous vineyards and valley below this scenic destination
  • MacRostie Winery and Vineyards MacRostie Winery and Vineyards is one of our favorite stops. From the stunning drive to the welcome wine to the fun and educations tasting paired with Sonoma Valley views, MacRostie is a must stop.
  • Gracianna WineryGracianna Winery is a small family owned and operated winery who’s focus is gratefulness. They offer laid back, intimate and friendly experiences on their small family estate.

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The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon


  • Sonoma Ballooning – Wine Country is a hot air ballooning destination and Sonoma Ballooning has you covered. If you haven’t been hot air ballooning yet, this is a must do! It’s so calm and peaceful floating on the wind. For the ultimate Sonoma honeymoon, check out the Soar and Savor hot air balloon ride and tasting at the Sangiacomo Family Winery. The perfect way to start your day in wine country!
  • Sonoma Valley Trail Rides – we love horseback riding! It’s probably our favorite way of exploring vineyards, with man’s other best friend. Sonoma Valley Trail Rides will take you through Bartholomew Estate Winery’s gorgeous vineyards in the most romantic way.
  • Sonoma Zipline Adventure – Looking for a fun way to bond with your new spouse? Why not jump tree to tree on a string, a definitely adrenaline pumper and great fun. Sonoma Zipline Adventures provides an unforgettable experience. Want to elevate this adventure, book a stay at the tree house!
  • Safari West – Go on an African safari, in Sonoma! Safari West is a local conservation center specializing in African animals where you can go on a safari or even spend the night. They even have a baby Rhino that just made an appearance and is here to hang out with the honeymooners.

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Now that you’ve read The Ultimate Sonoma Honeymoon guide, it’s time to plan your honeymoon! North Bay Wine Tour’s has you covered, get in touch with our Wine Country Expert to help plan your perfect trip.

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