If you’re planning a honeymoon, the first thing we have to say is CONGRATULATIONS! That means you’re also planning a wedding, which is one of the most exciting (albeit most stressful) times in your life. Part of the reason a honeymoon is so great is that it’s a chance for a couple to really relax and let the craziness of the wedding and the planning stages drop away. It’s a chance to be completely alone, to celebrate each other and to enjoy a few moments of rest and relaxation.
For this reason, it’s got to be something special. Choosing the right place for a honeymoon comes down to cost, time restraints and of course personal taste, but we’ve put together a list of five great honeymoon destinations to get you started. From Fiji holidays to European adventures, we’ve got you covered. Happy planning!
What good would a honeymoon destination-list be without the obligatory city of Luuurve right at the top? Paris is unequivocally one of the most romantic cities in the entire world, and for a loved-up couple of newlyweds, it doesn’t get more special. Full of things to do and see, but equally as rewarding for the couple who wants to while the hours away on a picnic rug with a wheel of brie, Paris (especially in the spring or summer) is a dream honeymoon destination.
If luxury is what you’re looking for, Bora Bora certainly has it in spades. One of the most beautiful locations in the world, Bora Bora looks as though it was designed specifically for the pages of a travel guide, with its white sandy beaches, impossibly blue, clear water and coconut-fringed islands just begging to be explored. If you’re going to head to Bora Bora you may as well splurge and get a glass-bottomed hut over the lagoon—you honestly wont have to leave the bedroom!
For an equally beautiful (but not-quite as exclusive) holiday, Fiji is always a good option. Complete with all the idyllic beaches and islands that it is famous for, yet boasting a strong, proud and fascinating culture to be explored, Fiji is great for the couple who wants to do a little bit of learning as well as a lot of relaxing!
Fast becoming the travel destination of Southeast Asia, Vietnam is a fascinating location for a honeymoon. Steeped in history and drenched in natural beauty, Vietnam is a steamy, exotic destination that constantly surprises and delights. With French and Chinese influences the food is incredible, and its location in Southeast Asia and the remnants of a devastating war means that Vietnam hotels—in fact, everything in Vietnam—is very affordable.
Ah, Hawaii. It’s beautiful, it’s lush, it has a wonderful, friendly culture and it is almost always sunny. Hawaii has long been the favoured choice for honeymooners from all over the world because of its convenience (being a US state) and its beauty. Most of Hawaii looks like a postcard, and with a hospitality industry that is more than used to dealing with honeymooners, you can be sure you’ll be treated well.