The wedding is over. Months of planning and preparation has cumulated in an event that has peaked in the crescendo that now introduces you as Mr. and Mrs. Next steps – the honeymoon! There is not much else that is as exciting as a honeymoon! Spending a set time alone with your new spouse to rejoice over one another and experience some of the worlds most breathtaking places, together as one.
Finding a destination can be daunting. Every advertisement promises adventure, picturesque settings, romance, and memories that will last a lifetime. If you are looking for a journey that will allow you to walk along white sand beaches, view vivid sunsets and adventure, look no further. The list below will help you get started in your honeymoon planning endeavors!
While not very original, don’t forget about the tropical paradise that is Hawaii. This destination is a go-to for thousands of Americans each year. It is the perfect tropical starting place for audacious newlyweds. Hawaii is comprised of many islands, each with its own magnetism. From snorkeling along the Napoli Coast in Kauai to exploring the variety of volcanoes on the big island, Hawaii can provide start to stop adventure, romance and excitement.
The Seychelles Islands
While not as widely known as Hawaii, the Seychelles Islands offer some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whether you choose to explore the exotic coral reefs, stop in and visit the Giant Aldabra tortoises, hike through the sumptuous tropical forests, or just lounge in the sun next to the shore, this destination will offer rest and relaxation at the fullest.
The French Polynesia
You cannot have a list of top honeymoon destinations without including Bora Bora! Additionally, the French Polynesia provides a handful of amazing island destinations that are sure to awaken your palette, introduce you to exotic shopping experiences and open your eyes to a world of prodigious dive sites. The island of Tahiti is one of the most widely known destinations and La’taha is an ideal private island distraction. When in doubt, spend the week island hopping and find the best of each location!
The Maldives boats gorgeous waters where visitors can spend the morning swimming with sharks, and spend the evenings flying over the beaches next to an explosion of pastels as the sun sets behind the waters. The Maldives has a variety of resorts to choose from that can be tailored to your budget. A quick morsel of information on this getaway is that you will most likely connect in Sri Lanka. You can add an additional adventure on top of your destination by supplementing an elephant safari or leopard expedition before heading to the beach. Now that’s adventure!
Bali is fantastic if you are on a budget, but still want to visit a tropical location. For under $100 a night, you can find hotels with gorgeous sea views and eat local fare for around $2 a serving! There is a plethora of Bali activities that are free and of course, there is the beach and stunning shoreline views.
Your honeymoon is a chance to experience one another in seclusion without the normal hustle and bustle of work and life. No matter your budget, you can find a tropical getaway that will bring you and your new spouse closer together. No matter where you chose to go, soak up the sun, enjoy the waves and watch the sunset on some of the most scenic locations in the world!