The perfect end to months and months of wedding planning, and the most romantic way to start a new life together. A honeymoon needs to be all that you’ve dreamed of and more. A time of complete relaxation, pampering and secluded time together.
This is why we have put together a list of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. Different locations that work for different timelines. The same way you have to be careful about choosing the best wedding dates is the way you have to be sure of the best time for your honeymoon. Do you want a lot of sun or world-class beaches? Whatever it might be, you can plan it all down to little things like the wedding box for bride. Check out our list to find the location that ticks every one of your boxes.
- Santiago, Chile
If you are looking for a place to go in the month of November for your honeymoon, then consider Santiago, Chile. With its idyllic weather of sunny days and chill nights, Santiago is one of the best honeymoon spots in November.
Some of the things to do here include, renting a car and driving to the numerous renowned and breathtaking wine regions. You could also explore the city’s various landmarks like the Metropolitan Cathedral or the National History Museum or take the metro to the Plaza de Armas.
For honeymooners in June, a location that has much to offer is the country of Zambia in southern Africa. From the endless safaris to lush park areas rich in wildlife, to the magnificent Victoria Falls, also known as, the “Smoke That Thunders”. Couples who enjoy a good hike will love the challenging rugged terrains and all the opportunities for great pictures.
Just before the peak season, Zambia is one best places to honeymoon in June as there will be fewer crowds, better prices and more comfortable weather.
- Mayakoba, Mexico
Another one of the top places for honeymoons in November is Mayakoba in Mexico. This exclusive oasis of luxury is completely different from the vibrant Cancun. A great location for a couple seeking seclusion, Mayakoba boasts stunning views, endless options for exploration and rich cuisine.
You could also visit El Pueblito, in the city center, from any one of the few resorts in the area. This part of the town has the feel of an authentic Mexican village, as well as galleries, restaurants, and boutiques to explore.
One of the most romantic honeymoon places is without a doubt, the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius in East Africa. A beautiful and dreamy location of Creole, Indian and French cultures, white sandy beaches, volcanic mountains and rare birds.
Best visited between the months of May and December, some activities to enjoy here include swimming and snorkeling, hiking, and visiting locations such as the waterfalls and rainforests of the Black River Gorges National Park, the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens and the Champs de Mars horse track.
Known to some as the happiest place on earth, this Melanesian island nation in the South Pacific Ocean is home to some of the best beaches in the world for the honeymoon. This sunny location is best visited from mid-October to mid-November when the weather is pleasant and the tourist crowds have not yet descended.
From stunning views to the white sandy beaches, friendly locals and range of hotels and resorts, any honeymoon would be a dream come true at this location. Some activities to enjoy here include surfing, snorkeling, island tours on rented yachts, game fishing, diving, rafting or kayaking. Couples can also visit the nearby Navua River Village for a tour, and enjoy local Fijian dishes and also a traditional ceremony for a more memorable time.
- Islands of the Maldives
One of the most popular places for honeymoon around the world is the Maldives. Made up of numerous coral islands, it is a tropical nation located in the Indian Ocean. Best visited from May to November for the best weather and a fun time all around, this is one truly romantic destination for a relaxing honeymoon.
You can enjoy your own water villa, miles and miles of sandy beaches and an ocean of clear blue water, extensive reefs and lagoons. If you decide to take a break from water sports and the like, you can also visit Male, the capital, to explore its local market, shops, and restaurants.
- Lombok Islands, Indonesia
Much less populated than its popular neighbor, Bali, Lombok Islands in Indonesia, is one of the less discovered and yet beautiful honeymoon places. This makes it a perfect location for couples seeking seclusion and serenity. Best visited from June to October, the Lombok Islands offers guests stunning views, bays, and interesting terrains.
Fun activities here include swimming, snorkeling, and exploring locations such as Mount Rinjani and Tiu Kelep Waterfall.
While we might have just scratched the surface of the best honeymoon destinations in the world, each of these locations is worth checking out. Every couple deserves quality time together, especially on their honeymoon, in a well-deserved location. Anyone of these will be sure to help you create new memories as you begin your journey together.