Inside Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s Bahamian honeymoon


They left New Orleans and woke up in paradise! Newlyweds Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian took a trip to the Bahamas after their Nov 16 wedding for a nine-day stay at Kamalame Cay, courtesy of The tennis superstar and the Reddit co-founder were joined by their two-month-old daughter Alexis during their getaway. The newlyweds' four-bedroom oceanfront villa on the family-run private island is located off the coast of the world's third-largest fringing barrier reef — the Andros Great Barrier Reef.

Serena and Alexis' secluded villa, which costs $45,000 per week, sits on 96-acres of white sand. The private Bahamian island is only accessible by a private ferry, helicopter or sea plane.


A view of Serena and Alexis on a deck as the sun sets
Serena and Alexis honeymooned in the Bahamas


The couple stayed at the 3,600 sq. ft. Magnolia villa, which is tucked in a lush, flowering tropical garden. The villa features 20-foot ceilings, a beachfront terrace with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, an open-concept Great Room, as well as bedroom furnishings sourced from Bali and India and access to the only overwater spa in the Bahamas.

A week in paradise. Thanks @bookingcom for helping us find the perfect honeymoon villa. #BookingYeah

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Serena, 36, and Alexis, 34, were able to enjoy the perks of being away with private chefs, personal trainers and butlers available to them 24-hours a day. The property also featured a tennis court that Serena made use of during her stay. The mom-of-one took to her Instagram account on Tuesday, 28 November, to share a glimpse of her lavish honeymoon. Alongside a video Alexis shot of herself gazing out to sea, Serena penned: "A week in paradise. Thanks @bookingcom for helping us find the perfect honeymoon villa. #BookingYeah."

a bridge over clear blue water to the entrance of the villa
The couple's secluded villa costs $35,000 per week

Serena and Alexis' honeymoon follows their star-studded nuptials earlier this month. The pair said "I do" in a Beauty and the Beast-inspired wedding in front of a number of their closest family and friends, including, Eva Longoria, Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian. Serena walked down the aisle in a stunning ball gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen that featured a cape. "I felt like a princess and superwoman all at once," noted of her dress on social media.

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