‘Honeymoon’ a holiday spent together as a newly married couple.
After a wedding, the excitement continues with the dream honeymoon destination. Some couples might have dreamt and been planning their honeymoon destination for as long as they have the wedding itself. It’s the perfect time after the wedding to de-stress, relax and enjoy the start of married life together in honeymoon bliss.
To give you some honeymoon inspiration, we have listed our top 10 honeymoon destinations.
Greece is the ultimate Mediterranean destination for your honeymoon – the islands make the perfect spot for a romantic getaway. They’re fringed by powder-white beaches and provide incredible sunset views over the ocean. Whether you’re taking a dip in the azure water, relaxing on a sun-lounger, devouring the incredibly fresh seafood or exploring ancient villages, Greece is undoubtedly an idyllic honeymoon destination.
Top locations in Greece; Mykonos, Santorini, Kefalonia and Corfu.
Italy just screams romance. It’s known for being one of the most romantic and seductive countries, so of course a must on our honeymoon list. From the rolling hills of the countryside, sun-soaked afternoons tasting wine in the heart of a vineyard, delicious and fresh Italian food and undeniably beautiful sunsets over the coast; Italy has it all.
Top locations in Italy; Amalfi Coast, Tuscany, Sardinia and Venice.
This dream destination makes picture-perfect honeymoons a reality. Head for secluded beaches with sand as white as a wedding dress – and you’ll find ‘something blue’ in the miles of turquoise ocean. Each island in the Maldives is a jewel in the Indian Ocean. Dip a toe in the water outdoors, or bathe inside at a spa resort. As one of the world’s long-standing ultimate honeymoon destinations, there’s no shortage of romantic adventures to be had on the Maldives. From couples diving and snorkelling activities to luxury boat trips and underwater couples’ massage, every day is a new one on this archipelago.
Top locations in Maldives; Kaafu Atoll, Haa Alif Atoll, Ari Atoll and Lhaviyani Atoll
Mauritius is the perfect honeymoon destination for couples that are seeking a tranquil escape. By day take a rum-tasting tour or a catamaran cruise and start the evening with a sunset beach ride on horseback followed by a romantic dinner on the beach.
Most Mauritius hotels offer ‘honeymoon special’ rates and packages for couples. The island’s exotic atmosphere draws from its rich culture and history. It’s also the place to enjoy winter sun, as the weather is hot and sunny all year round. The 18th-century botanical gardens and swaying palms make a beautiful backdrop to holiday photos.
Top locations in Mauritius; Balaclava.
The unspoilt feel of the Seychelles keeps the islands near the top of the list for honeymoon destinations. It’s a little taste of paradise, with more than 100 islands to discover. There are countless luxury couple activities for honeymooners on the Seychelles, including yacht trips, helicopter rides, candlelit beach suppers, couples’ massages and stargazing trips.
Top locations in Seychelles; Mahe and Praslin.
Mexico offers both a party and idyllic honeymoon destination. Crystal-clear water, ancient ruins, jungles and sugar-white beaches all add up to make this a great contender on our list. Plus, if you’re a fan of Mexican food, then you’re going to be in a foodie dream here, as well cocktail heaven with Mexican margarita’s.
Top locations in Mexico; Tulum, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen and Mexico City.
Bali, exotic paradise that offers a selection of idyllic islands, rich spiritual culture, and luxurious places to stay. There is plenty to do for a newly married couple from, Jungle-clad temples, yoga-fuelled retreats and volcanic landscapes make this little slice of heaven an absolute must on anyone’s travel radar.
Top locations in Bali; Ubud, Seminyak, Uluwatu and Canggu
There is no place as glamourous and luxurious as Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The newlywed couple will be spoilt for a choice of 5* star hotels and service. Dubai consists of blissful handmade beaches, high end beach clubs and restaurants, golden sand dunes and an abundance of culture.
Top locations in Dubai; The Palm Jumeriah, The Dubai Marina, JBR Beach Residence and Madinat Jumeirah.
A subtropical cluster of islands in the Atlantic, this honeymoon destination offers an underwater playground, full of colourful coral, and bundles of marine life. Pair this with sea kayaking, pink-sand beaches, and mesmerizing sunsets and you’re bound to feel the love on your honeymoon.
Top locations in The Bahamas; Harbour Island, The Abacos, Nassau Paradise Island and Grand Bahama
A firm favourite for romantic escapades, the Caribbean offers a wealth of options for your fairy-tale honeymoon. With luxurious places to lay your head to private beaches and exclusive resorts, world-class dining and welcoming locals, to dazzling ocean views and dramatic mountainous scenery… the Caribbean will always be impressive.
Top locations in the Caribbean; Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia & Dominican Republic.
We hope our list above, gives you inspiration for your honeymoon, however we’re sure wherever you do choose (even not listed above) that you will have the dreamiest time!
Enjoy your honeymoon!