Best Honeymoon Destination Ideas

Honeymoon is a once in a lifetime trip that can be as unique as the couple going on it. From cultural, adventurous to idyllic honeymoon destination experiences are shared in this article.

Beach Honeymoons

This represents the traditional honeymoon of relaxing and unwinding in stunning beaches with unending desert island sands and clear waters.

Some of the more popular beaches are found in the world are found in:-

French Polynesia Honeymoon

Moorea, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Tropical resort with amazing lagoon on Moorea, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Full of heady tropical luxuriance the French Polynesia is like paradise on earth where everything if full of life and colour. The stunning islands of South Pacific offer the ultimate in luxury honeymoons.

Mauritius Honeymoon

Mauritius Beach
View from the height of the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and the beach of Le Morne-Brabant and the family on the beach.

If you want your honeymoon to be about relaxation then Mauritius is the place for you as it boasts some of the world’s most perfect beaches. Part of the Mascarene Archipelago, a central plateau rises gently some 600 metres to mark the islands highest point, while the coastline is almost entirely fringed by coral reefs perfect for diving.

Fiji Honeymoon

Fiji Islands
Palm trees on the beach hanging over lagoon on Fiji Islands

The Fijian landscape is scattered with over 300 islands which only 100 are inhabited! This makes it possible for you to come across deserted beaches, waterfalls in the jungle and visit local villages that still preserve their traditional way of life.

Cook Islands Honeymoon

Aitutaki Lagoon - Cook Islands
Aitutaki Lagoon in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific.

In the deep blue of South Pacific, 15 islands sparkle brightly to make up the Cook Islands. Their volcanic peaks and perfect beaches are unspoiled paradise perfect for a relaxed beach honeymoon.

Seychelles Honeymoon

Seychelles Beach
Tropical secluded beach at Seychelles – nature background.

A honeymoon favorite destinations the Seychelles is characterized by pale blue skies, soft white sands, smooth boulders and azure waters with no other sound apart from the lapping ocean waters and wind whispering through coconut trees.

Maldives Honeymoon

Beach in the Maldives
Couple on a tropical beach in the Maldives

This is a tropical paradise with tiny islands scattered along the Indian Ocean. The swaying palm trees and azure waters make the Maldives an idyllic place to hold a lavish honeymoon.

Cultural Honeymoon Destinations

For those who want to experience a different culture, mingle and rub shoulders with the local communities then a cultural honeymoon destinations is perfect for you. Also you may choose to spend a day ambling round a museum or gallery.

Some of the most interesting cultural honeymoon destinations include:-

India Honeymoon

White marble Taj Mahal, India
White marble Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

This country has a rich diversity like no other place in the world. From colorful cities to sleepy hill stations; paradise islands to the mighty Himalayan peaks you can be assured of a wonderful cultural experience in India including its wide culinary choices.

Japan Honeymoon

Himeji Castle in spring season
Himeji, Japan at Himeji Castle in spring season.

The four main islands of Japan contain a wealth of variety and spectacle, from the provincial spa towns to the thronging city of Tokyo, neatly tended farming regions and rugged wilderness beyond thus offering a truly cultural experience like no other and a wonderfully different honeymoon destination likely to capture the heart of everyone who visits.

Morocco Honeymoon

Hiking in High Atlas mountains in Morocco
Hiking in High Atlas mountains in Morocco

Morocco is a world away despite its close proximity to Europe. For those looking for something a little more active and adventurous, Morocco’s Atlas Mountains are a wonderful spot of trekking, making Morocco the perfect honeymoon destination for those wishing to combine a little culture and adventure. Marrakesh is a traditional favorite, with the ancient city of Fez and the walled coastal town of Essaouira becoming increasingly popular places to visit.

Vietnam Honeymoon

Sunset over the islands of Halong Bay in Vietnam
Sunset over the islands of Halong Bay in Vietnam. Amazing landscape background

With remote areas such as the Ho Chi Minh trail and the central highlands now open to tourism and offering new experiences for the more intrepid traveler is easy to see why Vietnam continues to enthrall. The Vietnamese are charming, quietly resolute and amazingly open making them as rich and diverse as the land they live in. They totally transform the travel experience for most travelers.

Thailand Honeymoon

Ancient City, Bangkok, Thailand
Ancient Siam, Which have Thailand’s historically significant structures spread around the area.

The people of Thailand are known to be genuinely hospitable and welcoming earning the country the name “the land of smiles”! Much it to be discovered in Thailand from beaches to its rice lands and mountains.

Malaysia Honeymoon

Malacca Straits Mosque in Malacca, Malaysia
Malacca Straits Mosque in Malacca, Malaysia.

With superb beaches on the mainland and scattered tranquil islands found between clear coral filled waters and virgin jungle many people are drawn to Malaysia. Its diverse culture makes it a welcoming destination.

Historical Honeymoon Destinations

There are destinations in the world that have a rich historical background which one can immerse themselves in and get to explore the amazing historical sites.

Below we explore some of these historical destinations!

Egypt Honeymoon

Egypt Beach

Since classical times Egypt has been attracting travelers for its monumental and elegant pyramids to its crowded bazaars. Along the Red sea there are sandy beaches for relaxation with year round sun perfect for holidaying.

Indonesia Honeymoon

Rice fields, Bali, Indonesia
Rice fields, Bali, Indonesia

Indonesia is an archipelago of more than 17,000 islands strewn across the coral rich azure waters of Southeast Asia. From the Stone Age tribes hidden in Sulawesi’s remote forests, to the devout Hindus making their daily sacrifices at Bali’s countless temples and shrines, life here proceeds at a different pace among lush, verdant landscapes of great beauty. The attractions of Indonesia are endless, from the lesser-known areas of Lombok and Sumba to Java’s regional cities, bright with dance and music, and a honeymoon here would make for a truly unforgettable experience.

Mexico Honeymoon

Maya Ruins in Tulum Mexico
Maya Ruins in Tulum Mexico

With a rich cultural heritage, Mexico is a diverse country with a fascinating history. The country’s Mayan Riviera is famous for its white sand beaches and turquoise sea, and combining this with a visit to Mayan ruins as well as exploring the colonial history of Mexico’s cities will ensure you make to most of your honeymoon.

Sri Lanka Honeymoon

Untouched tropical beach in Sri Lanka
Untouched sunny tropical beach in seashore of Sri Lanka

This a tiny country with a diverse landscape of forests, tea plantations, rugged land, rolling hills and golden beaches! All this combined with time at the cultural triangle makes for unforgettable honeymoon.

Adventurous or Sporty Honeymoon

If the thrill of doing something new is what you are looking for then climbing mountains or water rafting or any other sporty adventure is the ideal choice for you.

Some adventurous destinations include

Australia Honeymoon

Tallows Beach in Byron Bay
A famous view from Lighthouse Rd over Tallows Beach and Cape Byron in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Australia’s variety is simply stunning from the burnt red desert to the lush rainforest, from the pulsating cosmopolitan cities to the small outback towns. Australia offers a wealth of travel option all year round from the wildlife to the city.

Brazil Honeymoon

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil

Brazil is an ethically, culturally and geographically diverse country from vibrant Rio’s samba beats to the jungles of the Amazon. Immense in size and experience, this Latin American giant is a heady delight of natural spectacle, vibrant cities, golden beaches and intoxicating rhythm and as such, makes for a truly memorable and wonderfully different honeymoon destination.

New Zealand Honeymoon

New Zealand coast
Beautiful Sunset at the Ocean Beach, New Zealand. Inspiring natural and travel background

With its remarkable mountains the most dramatic and awe-inspiring views at every turn New Zealand continues to remain one of the world’s most sought-after destinations. You can expect a holistic travel experience from the scenery, culture, food and people in New Zealand.

Wild/Safari Honeymoon

Safari Honeymoon are a popular choice to many especially in a wild safari to Africa.

Take a look at our safari honeymoon ideas below

Kenya Honeymoon

Elephant on the savanna at safari in kenya to see
Elephant on the savanna at safari in kenya to see

This is a beautiful country with vast plains of land dotted by wild animals and the home of the big cats Kenya is a popular destination for a safari honeymoon. Experience the wild and the rich culture of the country with its heartwarming people. Kenya is also home of one of the new wonders of the world “the great wildebeest migration” and home to many world winning wildlife documentaries. The country also has a beautiful landscape from the Great Rift Valley to the Mount Kenya you are spoilt for choice in sightseeing.

Tanzania Honeymoon

Giraffes in safari park in tanzania
Giraffes in safari park in Tanzania

It has a rich vibrant culture with wildlife parks and tropical idyllic islands of Zanzibar and Mafia with rich history.

Namibia Honeymoon

Namib Desert at Sossusvlei in Namibia
Dune walking in the Namib Desert at Sossusvlei in Namibia

This is one of Africa’s enticing destination with endless horizons of blues skies, sand dunes and a beautiful coastline with game reserves.

South Africa Honeymoon

Wild South African penguins
Wild South African penguins, colony of Black-footed Penguins walking on Boulders beach in Simons Town, beauty of wildlife

It has a wealth of attractions from beautiful country scenery to the delightful vineyards and river canyons through forests and mountains to the coast line it’s a beautiful place to visit.

Zambia Honeymoon

This country is filled with the chatter and noises of animals making it the wild heart of Africa.

Nature Honeymoon

For lovers of nature from bird watching to exploring flora and fauna this is the perfect honeymoon for you

Borneo Honeymoon

Orangutan of Borneo
Two beautiful specimen of Orangutan of Borneo, Pongo Pygmaeus

For nature lovers a lot can be seen from monkeys, rhinoceros hornbills, green and hawksbill turtles and orangutans all this can be experienced in Borneo!

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