Planning a wedding is hard, but planning a honeymoon is not much easier. You may have a bunch of honeymoon destinations in mind, but it’s important to pick a destination that connects just right with both of you. A honeymoon helps you relax and enjoy romantic some time away from ‘real life’. It’s exciting to go away just like that, with no obligations or agendas but it’s also pretty daunting. This is why to help you make the right choice, we’ve come up with a list of top 10 honeymoon destinations:
This Asian island is a popular choice for couples who love the water. Maldives offers crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and so much more, it really doesn’t get better than that. One of the best ways to enjoy your travels here is to go island hopping.
Places To Visit: Male, Maafushi, Meeru Island, Maafushi, Banana Reef, Kuredu.
Things to do: Submarine ride, Diving, Hiking, Boat ride, Swimming, City tour, Snorkeling, Scuba diving.
Best time to Visit: November to April.
Cape Town, South Africa
Located in the heart of the rainbow nation, Cape town is a dreamy location for honeymooners. A city with unparalleld beauty, home to several beaches, vibrant art and warm people. Cape Town will definitely steal a piece of your heart.
Places to visit: Table mountain, Camps bay, V&A waterfront, Cape peninsula, Robben island, Zeitz MOCAA, Bo-Kaap.
Things to do: Go hiking on the table mountain, aerial cableway, Penguin watching at Boulders beach, Stellenbosch vineyards.
Best time to visit: March to May, September to November.
This is the perfect location for couples who love to do things outside the box. Cappadocia has many beautiful cave hotels and offers a mixture of luxury and nature. The yummy cuisine is the perfect icing on the cake.
Places to Visit: Göreme, citadel of Kaymakli, fairy chimneys of Paşabağı, Avanos, Kayseri, Ürgüp.
Things to do: Hot air balloon rides, go hiking in the red and rose valleys, explore the underground cities in Kaymaklı and Derinkuyu.
Best time to visit: July and August.
The whitewashed buildings with incredible views of the Aegean sea make Santorini a top honeymoon destination. You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to planning your Santorini honeymoon because you can’t run out of places to explore. The picturesque city means you get to take perfect pictures for Instagram!
Places to visit: OIa, Firá, Caldera, Thira, Pyrgos.
Things to do: Hike around Skardos rock, go for a walk on the black beaches of Kamari, watch the sunset by the Byzantine Castle, go on boat trips.
Best time to visit: April to November.
Bali’s beauty comes in different forms, from its beaches and coral reefs to its temples, sunsets and beaches. This island is the true definition of peaceful. If you’re looking to spend sometime relaxing in nature during your honeymoon, this is the right choice.
Places to visit: Purah tanah lot, Ubud monkey forest, Nusa dua beach, Kuta beach.
Things to do: Go for a wellness retreat, watch the beautiful sunset, go on the bali swing, go to the waterpark in Waterbom.
Best time to visit: April to May, September to October.
A true beauty in North America, Tulum is a top choice for lovers. Home to dreamy beaches, historic sites and beautiful sceneries, you can never go wrong choosing Tulum. Enjoy Tacos, Ceviches and lots of yummy street food.
Places to visit: The gran cenote, Tulum national park, Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve, Tulum archeological site, Tulum beach, Punta laguna forest reserve.
Things to do: Take a dip in the cenotes, go snorkeling, enjoy a yoga session on the beach, visit the Mayan ruins, try out nice street foods.
Best time to visit: Between November and December.
Masai Mara, Kenya
Masai Mara is the perfect place for lovers who are avid fans of wildlife viewing. An African wildlife heaven, you get to enjoy nature and view Africa’s ‘big 5’ : Lions, Rhinos, Elephants, Leopards and Buffalos. Masai Mara offers you a fantastic scenery of lots of animals in their natural habitat.
Places to visit: Masai Mara national reserve, Mara river, Ol Kinyei conservancy, Musiara swamp, Olypunyata swamp, Eluai plain, Nashulai Maasai conservancy.
Things to do: Watch elephants at Eluai plain, go on a balloon safari ride, watch animals during the great migration season, watch a variety of animals at the swamps.
Best time to visit: The weather here is good all year round but if you’re looking to experience the wildlife migration, then July and October are the bets months for this.
Lake Como, Italy
Lake Como has always been a top destination for lovers who want to enjoy a luxury vacation. With its blue waters, lakes, incredible scenery and lovely hillside villages, you get to enjoy a honeymoon like the star that you truly are.
Places to visit: Duomo of Como, Villa del Balbianello, jungle raider park, botanical garden at hotel villa Cipressi, Font di fuentes.
Things to do: Go hiking on Sentiero del Viandante, wine tasting at Enoteca principessa, explore history at some of the historic sites, participate in fun activities at the jungle raider park.
Best time to visit: March – November, although July and August are the months where you get the best weather.
This dreamy Tanzanian island is the definition of paradise. Blessed with crystal clear waters, beautiful resorts and white sandy beaches, Zanzibar has a natural mood set for romance. You are guaranteed unforgettable memories when you spend your honeymoon here.
Places to visit: Stone town, prison island, Cheetah’s rock, Nungwi beach, Jozani Chwaka bay national park, Nakupenda beach nature reserve.
Things to do: Go snorkeling at Mnemba island reef, go on a dolphin tour, explore prison island and stone town.
Best time to visit: July – September
What’s a honeymoon list without the city of love? Right from the moment you get off the plane, you’re set to create the most amazing memories. Charming streets, endless lights, iconic buildings and picturesque gardens, Paris offers you a fairytale honeymoon. You have to meticulously plan a honeymoon here because, this city has a lot to see and experience.
Places to visit: The Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, Arc de triomphe, Eiffel tower, Notre dame cathedral, Jardin du Luxembourg, Marché Enfant Rouges.
Things to do: Go on a bus tour round the city, visit the Eiffel towers, enjoy French pastries, rent a vintage car to explore the city, go outside the city to visit vineyards.
Best time to visit: April to August.
Here you have it, our top 10 destinations where you can have the kind of honeymoon you truly deserve. To book your holidays, visit us at Wakanow or send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org.