After all the planning and stress that can sometimes come along with planning a wedding, there is no better way to relax then by taking a honeymoon vacation after everything is said and done. For many a good honeymoon destination is a relaxing and tranquil place, while others like to keep the party rolling along. In this article we’ll take a look at some of the most popular honeymoon destinations for those who have just gotten married, or for those who have who been putting their honeymoon off.
For many the first place that pops into the mind when planning a honeymoon is the islands of Hawaii. Hawaii has always been very popular due to its fantastic tropical weather, beautiful beaches and bath-tub like ocean waters. The various islands offer nice variety when it come to honeymoon destinations. For those who prefer to be super secluded you may want to visit the island of Kauai. Kauai offers secluded private beach villas on one of the smallest islands; along with beautiful beaches, and great hiking trails. Mix one part big city, with one part beach bum and you have Honolulu. For those wanting something a little in between these two dynamics you may want to check out Maui. Regardless of your preference it’s hard to go wrong with a honeymoon vacation to the Hawaiian Islands.
Situated in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico offers it all from its beautiful beaches, great sites, to vibrant nightlife. Head to El Morro fort to and soak in the 500 year old history, or spend the day at the beach snorkeling and swimming. Follow a fantastic day up by enjoying the a wide variety of great food including suckling pig, and then dance the night away in San Juan.
Most have dreamed of visiting Italy as some point in their lives, so why not for your honeymoon? Florence makes for an ideal honeymoon destination because of its intimacy, beauty, food, wine, architecture and more! The town is small and the perfect size for taking a stroll around because you can walk just about everywhere. The atmosphere in Florence is relaxing and the perfect place to clear your mind.
Where do we start; there is no other city in the world like Paris! Paris has it all, great food, architecture, shopping, museums, cafes and the pastries! Spend a day at the Louvre, or picnic at the base of the Eiffel Tower, either way it is hard to make a wrong turn in such a beautiful city. Even when you’re not seeking out the sites, the sites find you in this wonderful city.
For those who are getting married in the “City of Sin” you don’t have to travel far to honeymoon in Las Vegas! Regardless of whether you were married in Las Vegas or not, this city is a great honeymoon destination because it has endless activities you can enjoy to put your mind and thoughts in the moment. Enjoy a night out at a show like Cirque Du Soleil, or check out Elton John. Dine at some of the best restaurants in the world, check out Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill, or dance the night away in some of the top nightclubs in the world. Relax the next morning by having breakfast by the pool, and then follow it up with a swim while catching some rays poolside in your own private cabana. Other attractions include gambling, as well as roller coasters; there really is something here for everyone.
The white and blue mountainside landscape of Santorini is unmistakeable. Enormous volcanic explosions are not only responsible for the landscape of this city, but also play large role in the activities that it has to offer its honeymoon vacationers. Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the steep ocean cliffs, after bathing in the hot springs which surround the islands volcano of Kameni. The island also plays home to a small but flourishing wine industry; with this being said make sure to visit some of these boutique wineries on your honeymoon vacation to this wonderful island.
Known for its endless stretch of hotels along the beautiful Caribbean seashores and vibrant nightlife. This vacation mecca offers an endless amount of hotels which you can choose from depending on your budget. Opt for an all inclusive honeymoon vacation package, or piece the trip together yourself, either way the options are endless when it comes to Cancun. Spend a day on the white sand beaches and bathtub like warm waters. Take a trip to the world renowned diving island of Cozumel, and then dance the night away in a beach bar in Playa Del Carmen, or make your way back to one of the larger premiere discotecas in Cancun. If you need a break from the beach, there is plenty of shopping to be had at the various markets and shopping malls in this wonderful city.
Another great honeymoon destination where you can learn or practice your Spanish. Barcelona offers up wonderful food, a laid back way of life where siestas are commonplace, beautiful beaches, phenomenal scenery, and much more. Take a tour of the city on a double-decker bus, or just stroll the narrow cobblestone streets hand in hand with your new significant other. When you get tired plop down at a sidewalk cafe for some cafe and tapas. The city has a wonderful subway system as well and getting around is a breeze.
For those who love the outdoors then Alaska could be the perfect place for your honeymoon. Pick a single location and go, or take an Alaskan cruise and see it all. Alaska offers everything from panoramic scenery, fishing, hiking, hunting to many other great outdoor activities for those who love nature.
Another vacation destination that goes hand and hand when most think of honeymoon vacation destinations is the Bahamas. When heading to the Bahamas one can take their pick of one or several destinations to visit. The Bahamas are made up of over 14 different islands, with some of the most popular being Grand Bahama and Paradise Island. The Bahamas offer up beautiful beaches and fantastic weather, along with a plethora of daytime activities which include swimming, snorkeling, fishing, shopping, and much much more.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our exploration of some of the top honeymoon destinations around the world. We would love to hear about your trip to any of these places, or any places you would suggest we add to the list!