World’s best honeymoon destinations
World’s best honeymoon destinations
For some, it’s Paris or Rome. For others it’s the exotic islands of Thailand. The possibilities for the perfect honeymoon are seemingly endless. Here are some of the most popular honeymoon spots around the globe—destinations that let you bring home a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories.
A private villa standing over crystal blue waters; days that end with orange sunsets over the ocean horizon; a glistening turquoise sea and white sands; The Maldives is the world’s best backdrop for the perfect honeymoon. The only thing that would make you want to leave your room is the breathtaking coral reef and underwater creatures that demand a scuba diving session for a proper introduction.
What place evokes romance more than Bali? Blending spectacular mountain scenery, virescent rice terraces, enchanting temples and a vibrant culture—Bali stands alone in its lushness and incomparable beauty.
Sun, sand and stellar margaritas make Mexico an ever-popular honeymoon destination. The possibilities are endless: the ancient ruins of Tulum, the pristine beaches of Cobo San Lucas, the fabulous resorts in Playa del Carmen—the country has just the right amount of sabor to spice up any trip.
For those who like the outdoors, there really is no better place to honeymoon than New Zealand. Enjoy long drives across winding roads, climb picturesque mountains, shop for Maori artefacts, or try bungee jumping and sky diving—you’d be hard pressed to find a more diverse destination.
Few destinations in the world offer such a heady experience as Thailand. From tropical islands like Phuket and Krabi to culturally rich cities like Bangkok and Chiang Rai, this Asian nation seamlessly combines adventure and relaxation far away from home. Take your honeymoon experience up a notch as you make your way through colourful markets, indulge in delectable cuisine, and walk along white sandy beaches.
Santorini, Athens, Mykonos and Thessaloniki—just a few reasons why Greece’s old-world charm attracts honeymooners from across the globe. Its stellar historical attractions, delicious cuisine, picture-perfect Mediterranean beaches and the gorgeous views from the cliffside hotels in Santorini speak wonders about this honeymooner paradise.
France’s allure is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a confluence of romance, culture and history. A French honeymoon can span the wineries of Provence, the beaches of Saint-Tropez, the history of Normandy and, of course, the utter romance of Paris. What could be better than wine, sightseeing and perhaps a little sunbathing?
The Bel Paese (the Beautiful Country) sweeps you off your feet with its romance and charm. That’s no surprise when you’ve got Rome, with its romantic ruins and palatial hotels, Venice with its heart-stopping canals and Tuscany dotted with endless vineyards. From art and food to flamboyant fashion, Italy has it all.
The pura vida lifestyle of this Central American country attracts thousands of honeymooners for a tropical rainforest getaway. Costa Rica is a combination of remote beaches, volcanoes, waterfalls, national parks and radiant sunsets. The waves are plenty, the beauty is staggering and the sluggish pace is highly addictive.
Filled with luxurious bungalows, moss-green peaks and vivid turquoise lagoons, sultry French Polynesia is a place to slow down and experience a warm, laid-back country. This South Pacific island cluster includes classic honeymoon getaways like Bora Bora and Tahiti.
The islands of the Caribbean have long been popular for honeymooners and it’s no surprise why—beautiful beaches, luxurious resorts and plenty of activities to welcome you. From Anguilla to Puerto Rico to the United States Virgin Islands, each has its own vibe making it the perfect destination for travellers with varied tastes.
It’s hard to go wrong with a honeymoon in Hawaii. The Islands boast of the some of the world’s most dramatic scenery including tropical rainforests, miles and miles of sandy beaches, gushing waterfalls and exotic flowers in abundance.