Most newlyweds look forward to the honeymoon stage for it is your ‘time alone’ as a couple. It is also a real celebration, minus the crowd of well-wishers and the last minute concerns involved in a wedding party. For this reason, choosing the perfect destination for your honeymoon can give you the best time of your life, which is a great way to start your marriage.
Europe, the old country, offers fantastic honeymoon destinations that you may want to consider.
Honeymooners can bask in the alpine coolness of the country, calling for a romantic snuggle even in summer. The country has a German, French and Italian region, offering diverse activities not only in culture but also in food.
Honeymooners can go for quiet walks or sight-seeing starting with the former Olympic town of Innsbruck. If you love the movie “Sound of Music,” then visit Salzburg for a romantic stroll with its famous landmarks. Naturally, you may want to see the capital, Vienna, as well.
Be lovers in Paris, the city of romance. An “a la Francaise’ honeymoon has to include a visit to the quaint villages of Eze or St. Jean du Cap. You may also want to visit the posh St. Tropez to complete your Parisian experience. Naturally, you may want to see Venice and be serenaded by a gondolier as you pass through the Grand Canal.
The eternal city, Rome, will have its own allure being rich in tradition and culture. However, honeymooners can also have a romantic getaway in Italy’s islands. The island of Capri takes you to the Amalfi Coast and its turquoise waters bathed in beauty and tranquillity. Meanwhile, the island of Sardinia boasts of beautiful beaches and picturesque towns.
Have a Greek honeymoon and be awed by Santorini’s sapphire waters and amazing cuisine. A honeymoon in Greece will not be complete without a Greek island cruise sailing in the clear waters of Caldera where Atlantis is believed to lie. You may also visit Rhodes, Crete or Cyprus for an exotic Mediterranean experience.
The United States, the new world, offers a diverse honeymoon destination with its unique appeal.
Of all the states in the country, Hawaii offers the best as a honeymoon destination. The island of Hawaii offers the whole package with its pristine beaches, hidden coves, world class hotels, sumptuous cuisine, diverse water sports, natural beauty, and its perfect weather. You may choose the perfect setting for your honeymoon in any of the tourist-islands of Kauai, Maui or the more private Lanai.
- Napa Valley, the California wine country
Spend your honeymoon sipping wine and enjoying the quiet life in the California vineyards. Not only will you be treated to gourmet dining but will find relaxation in the grand estates and the natural beauty of the place.
- New York
If you love the theatre and the urban scene, New York offers the best in everything. You can watch the latest Broadway show, get pampered in the city’s world class hotels or go on a shopping spree in its famous shops. Naturally, you may want to have a romantic stroll in Central Park and visit the Empire State Building.
Enjoy the Florida sun for your honeymoon. You can choose a honeymoon destination from many options like a visit in the city of Miami, the Florida Keys, or in the classy Palm Beach and Boca Raton. You may simply enjoy being a young couple visiting Disneyland in Orlando or perhaps go for the fast tracks in Daytona. Meanwhile, Cape Kennedy offers beautiful beaches and spectacular sunsets.
- Niagara Falls
For the sheer splendor of nature, a honeymoon in Niagara Falls will be more than memorable. If the spectacular view is not enough, you can find quiet accommodations and enjoy the fine cuisine.
Asia will not be outdone particularly with its exotic island honeymoon destinations.
- Bali, Indonesia
An exotic getaway on the island of Bali will be good for a honeymoon destination as you head down to its beautiful beaches. If you wish a more private and quieter place, go to the romantic beach villas of Sanur, Legian or Seminyak.
The Thai islands are not only beautiful but accessible, making it the most tourist-friendly destinations for a honeymoon. Stay in the beautiful resorts in one of the small islands in the Phuket side. The Koh Lanta, Koh Samui or the more private Koh Phangan will be perfect for a romantic getaway.
- The Maldives
The island is small but it makes up for its size by the grandeur of its natural beauty. This is the perfect place for couples who love scuba diving or snorkeling.
For a unique honeymoon like a safari adventure, head down to Africa with its abundant wildlife and beautiful scenery.
- South Africa
Cape Town would be a great starting point. You may also visit the Winelands if you love wine and the ambiance of vineyards. Better yet, you can have a safari honeymoon adventure in the Kruger National Park for an unforgettable experience.
Another famous safari destination would be the Okavango Delta. It has a peaceful environment and yet boasts a luxurious setting. It is like having the best of nature with beautiful sunsets and abundant wildlife.
Of course, these wonderful destinations for a honeymoon can only make a trip memorable once you start making beautiful memories. Make your romantic getaway meaningful by enjoying your time alone, doing the things you do best and taking delight in the beautiful scenery seemingly created just for the two of you.