Yes, there was a luxury hotel, in the Maldives no less, but as honeymoons go, it's far from the usual set-up.
Gwyneth Paltrow and her new husband Brad Falchuk spent the holidays in one of the most beautiful places on earth - and to join them, brought along her ex-husband Chris Martin, his new love Dakota Johnson, their kids, and Gwyneth's best friend and her family.
'It was a very modern honeymoon,' actress turned lifestyle guru Gwyneth laughed as she was interviewed on Live With Kelly and Ryan on Wednesday.
'Modern honeymoon': On Live With Kelly And Ryan on Wednesday, Gwyneth Paltrow revealed the many others who joined her and Brad Falchuk on their vacation to the Maldives
Gwyneth explained: 'We just took our honeymoon in the Maldives and we had a big family honeymoon over Christmas.
'So, my new husband and his children, my children, my ex-husband, our best family friends. It was a very modern honeymoon.'
She said the trip wasn't awkward, despite the company.
'Oh, just great conversation and lots of kids,' she said of the unconventional trip. 'It was great. We had such a good time.'
As fans may recall, Gwyneth and Glee producer Brad, who married in September, celebrated their union with a whirlwind tour of Europe's most romantic spots.
So for their tropical break, they were more than happy to bring along a crowd.
Not quite getting away from it all! Gwyneth Paltrow opens up about 'very modern honeymoon' with husband Brad Falchuk, ex Chris Martin, his new love Dakota and the kids
Still had fun: Gwyneth is pictured during the getaway
Romance: Both Brad and Gwyneth have two children from their previous marriages
While they have both now found love a second time round, Gwyneth and Coldplay rocker Chris have stayed in close contact since the end of their ten-year-marriage four years ago.
As well as spending Christmas in the Maldives, they were also together for Thanksgiving along with Apple, 14, and Moses, 12.
Opening up: 'It was a very modern honeymoon,' actress turned lifestyle guru Gwyneth laughed as she was interviewed on Live With Kelly and Ryan on Wednesday
Busy Gwyn: The Goop founder is making the media rounds this week to promote her newest cookbook, The Clean Plate
TV spot: The actress spoke to Kelly and Ryan about her holiday
Dare to wear purple like Gwyneth in Monique Lhuillier
Gwyneth Paltrow made an appearance on Live With Kelly and Ryan on Wednesday to promote her newest cookbook The Clean Plate. And for the occasion, the actress and Goop founder chose a purple printed, puff-sleeve midi dress.
Dishing on her honeymoon in the Maldives, which included ex Chris Martin and her kids from that marriage, Gwyneth once again claimed she's comfortable with unconventional. While modest and demure, we're nevertheless infatuated by Gwyneth's sartorial choice. Her dress hails from the Monique Lhuiller Fall 2019 collection. And the actress announced on Instagram that she had borrowed the dress. If you love this dress like we do, we'll all have to wait a few months until this season hits retail.
In the meantime, we'll have to do with one of the long-sleeve purple frocks below. If money were no object, we'd be especially taken with Alexandre Vauthier's ultra-sexy polka dot puff sleeve sheath dress at Bergdorf Goodman.
'We just wanted to minimize the pain for the kids,' explained the cookbook author.
'They just want to see their parents around the dinner table, basically, so we try to keep that.'
Goop founder Gwyneth is making the media rounds this week to promote her newest cookbook, The Clean Plate, and was also on Good Morning America on Wednesday morning, where she talked of her love for Brad.
When asked how they were finding marriage she said: 'I love it. Everything is great.'