Honeymoon. Isn’t it the perfect time to celebrate the union between two people madly in love, united by the sacred bond of marriage and about to begin a new life together? Time of your life to get rid of all your worries and enjoy the best things in life. Since honeymoons are meant to be unique, we have for you a guide of the thirty best honeymoon destinations. Places where you will enjoy being with your loved ones without any worries. Ready for your memorable honeymoon?
The Seychelles archipelago is the perfect background for a Hollywood shipwreck. The reality is much less tragic because this paradise lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean has everything for a romantic destination, with its rows of palm trees leaning over the turquoise waters surrounding the islands. Seychelles agree with lovers of wild lands since the archipelago still has a much-rugged landscape with thriving fauna and flora almost as opulent as those of the Galapagos Islands. In recent years, the Seychelles have also become the # 1 destination for wealthy young travelers. But don’t worry, there are still very cheap hotels, villas and other types of accommodation awaiting you.
A paradise located in the heart of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius, like the Seychelles archipelago, has wild breathtaking panoramas, where steep mountains alongside dense tropical jungles. The underwater fauna is not left out, to the delight of divers who can admire in the turquoise waters around the island many aquatic species. The more adventurous may enjoy exploring the neighboring islands, those of Réunion and Rodrigues lying only less than an hour flight from Mauritius. Mauritius also offers all the possible and unimaginable comfort if one wishes to holiday in waterfront resorts since many five-star hotels populate the beach today. Villa Caroline is one of those perfect honeymoon hotels in Mauritius where you can enjoy your honeymoon for relatively cheap.
Ranked amongst the “30 most beautiful islands in the world 2014” by Condé Nast Traveller, the Maldives remains one of the top destinations for young married couples and other tourists in search of escape. If you imagine your honeymoon under the sign of complete relaxation, in the heart of a luxurious villa on stilts, the Maldives are then made for you, since the five star hotels that populate the islands offer the best romantic service. Consider this: candlelight dinner for two on white sandy beaches, privatized for the occasion, precious wood suites installed in the middle of a turquoise blue lagoon and accessible only by boat … You could not ask for more!
Indonesia, its thousands of islands, mysterious mountains, idyllic bays … and Bali, which is full of gorgeous locations and installed five star hotels in the heart of a lush jungle, which does not seem to prevent the continuous opening of new resorts ever more beautiful and ever more chic. Despite the constant emergence of resorts, Bali has lost none of its heterogeneity, since the island is a perfect blend of sandy beaches just trodden by foreign tourists and deep green forests that are only disturbed by the species that inhabit it.
Abandon for a moment the white sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean to those equally idyllic Italian coast, from Amalfi to Positano via the famous Costa Smeralda. Italy does not resume only to the eternal city of Rome, Naples and Vesuvius streets; it is also the Tuscany and its beautiful landscapes, the Lake District and its sumptuous residences … and especially Venice, quintessential romantic destination (just avoid the period of August, the busiest of the year for tourists …) Don’t like anything but the islands? Capri, Ischia, Sardinia or Sicily easily satiate your cravings for fresh air and blue sea. La Dolce Vita as we imagined…
6. Fiji Islands
There is nothing more exotic that Polynesia and his group of islands in the heart of the Southern Seas. Fiji has everything of a dream destination par excellence: pristine beaches where the waves come crashing to an unreal blue, waterfalls falling into hidden natural pools in the heart of the jungle, turquoise lagoons where it is possible to swim alongside colorful fish … What do you want more? Five-star service (and more) can be offered by one of the many complex installed on the multitude of islands that make up Fiji.
Nothing better than Tanzania and its multitude of islands, especially Zanzibar, to have the feeling of being out of touch with the modern world. While the rest of the country stretches for kilometers and kilometers, Zanzibar and her sisters look like little drops of water in the middle of the ocean, islands of greenery and white sand on which are still installed some of the most popular hotel chains of the moment. Ideally, a honeymoon of two weeks – or more, would be perfect in order to discover both the vast plains of Tanzania, its disproportionate mountains and beautiful national parks before escaping in one of the surrounding islands…
There is something captivating about Greece and its islands… The beauty that emanates from the mythology that surrounds the country or blue and white accents dominating the landscape. Each pair of lovebirds can choose the island of their choice, depending, for example, his desire for privacy or not. Cyclades, the Ionian, Thasos, Zathynkos or Spetses … Suffice to say spoiled for choice. Special mention of course Santorini, destination par excellence of young newly married couples, whose village perched on cliffs plunging directly into the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea remains one of the most dazzling scenes ever seen.
9. The Caribbean
Many beaches around the world are often compared to the Caribbean but in reality, nothing equals them. The proof: the water is clearer than anywhere else, the sand is not white but of a delicate pink color and the sky is adorned in blue and pink as the sun sets in the sea. Idyllic right? This is obviously a secret since the Caribbean is one of the destinations chosen by newly wedded couples in the quest for exoticism and cocktails decorated with paper umbrellas. To escape the crowds, avoid hot spots mobbed by tourists and you turn instead to the far corners of the island, less crowded and, therefore, more conducive to romance. And if you really want to be alone in the world, rent one of the nearby private islands!
10. Udaipur, India
Known as the Venice of India, Udaipur is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. There are many hotels, finely carved in precious marble and ivory, seeming to float in the waters of Lake Pichola. Equipped with flowery inner courtyards, swimming pool, hidden terraces and decorated rooms in Hindu frescoes and colorful fabrics, the place is a paradise beyond time. Udaipur is the perfect place for a royal honeymoon in the land of maharajas.
It is in Belize, pearl nestled under the huge Mexican Yucatan, that Francis Ford Coppola found his paradise. Charmed by the calm of the area and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, in 1993 he bought a house lost in the rainforest, transformed over the years into a Turtle Inn, a complex of 18 private villas, waterfront and mind at rest. To be noted, the rooms have no phone, no internet or TV network.
Unspoilt by mass tourism, Madagascar is one of the few destinations combining exotic dreams, relaxation, adventure, idyllic sandy beaches, hiking and cultural exchanges. The Big Island offers a range of stunning and unique landscapes in the world, ideal for an unforgettable and original honeymoon.
13. Sri Lanka
Discover a very refined Buddhist culture, people always smiling and lush vegetation…
The ingredients of your stay: visit superb archaeological sites, discover beautiful landscapes of rice fields and plantations, markets accessible to all through the tea plantations, hiking, numerous meetings with the Sri Lankans, shows and local festivals, relaxation along its beautiful and sandy beaches…
The place that comes readily to newly married couples mind for their honeymoon paradise it is usually the Seychelles and Maldives… But why not Hawaii? This state of the United States exclusively composed of islands, is very diverse. A destination that is perfect for married looking for hiking, adventures. Hawaii has a very diverse vegetation. Each island has its particularity, its fauna, flora and all created from the mix of American, Japanese and Polynesian cultures.
With emerald lagoons and an amazing tropical climate, Thailand is one of the preferred honeymoon destinations. Koh Lanta, Koh Phangan, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Chang, and Krabi islands are particularly appreciated with a range of hotels.
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