For the people who have a traditional wedding, about 99% of them take a honeymoon.
The honeymoon can be just what you need after the stress of planning a wedding, but now you have to decide where you want to go.
You’ve recently got engaged, you’re about to tie the knot, and already you’re planning the honeymoon. Start the research with this honeymoon destinations list.
The Maldives is a beautiful option that many newlyweds choose to go to.
The private little villas on the white sand beaches which are contrasted with the crystal blue water. You could stay in this private villa with your partner and watch the sunset over the water.
There are many activities you could do here, like going snorkeling, scuba diving, going to a spa, relaxing on the beach, or exploring the capital, Male’.
This may be one of the more expensive honeymoon trips you could plan, but if you can afford it, you should definitely go.
The landscape is absolutely beautiful and will make this trip something to remember.
2. Bora Bora
Bora Bora is another tropical paradise. This small island has a dormant volcano in the middle of it along with tropical jungles and beautiful water landscape.
Bora Bora has many relaxing and fancy resorts to stay at, lots of sun, and warm weather.
The main industry in Bora Bora is tourism, so depending on when you go, you may encounter more tourists.
Just like the Maldives, this honeymoon trip will be very expensive.
This state has many different options to offer: you could go snorkeling, go scuba diving, or even surfing. There are also different hikes you can go on, including through jungles.
Because there are many dormant volcanoes here, you can also find a hike that is up the side of a volcano.
If you want something other than a tropical getaway, there are other options for you too.
If you want more of a mountainous landscape than the ocean, planning a trip to Chile may interest you.
Patagonia is a large landscape at the southernmost tip of Chile and South America. Here, you will find mountains, forests, ice fields, steppe, and all kinds of different peaks. It’s a landscape like no other.
This will be a lot of hiking, but if you and your partner are up for that it could prove to be one of the most adventurous honeymoon destinations.
However, if you are thinking about planning this trip, you should consider what time of the year you are going. Tourism is the main industry here as well, and during the winter most hotels and Airbnb’s aren’t operational, so you may have to camp instead.
However, if you go during the summer months, you will have to fight more tourists to get your perfect picture, but you may not have to camp.
5. The Greek Islands
Greece has over 6,000 islands, but only about 230 of them are actually inhabited. A lot of travelers still tend to go to the most popular two: Mykonos and Santorini.
Depending on what season you go in, these islands may be backed with tourists and be very overpriced. However, if that is the season you want to go in, you may want to look at going to another island, like Crete.
There, you will still find the white-washed hotels and Airbnbs that overlook the water.
Sifnos is another island you could visit, and it’s only a few hours away from Athens if you take a ferry. This island is just as beautiful and is famous for its exquisite cuisine.
6. Paris, France
The City of Light is one of the most romantic places that you can go to.
You can visit the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, and also experience all of the other events, food, and culture that this city has to offer.
There are so many museums that you can visit, like the Rodin and the D’Orsay.
To plan the perfect romantic night, you can share an authentic bottle of French wine and have a picnic in the city.
7. Devon, England
If you want to see beautiful beaches but don’t want an entirely tropical honeymoon, Devon, England, may have what you’re looking for.
Devon has long stretches of sandy beaches available. In addition, there are even some small secluded coves that you could discover.
The coastlines are beautiful here, and there will always be something that you can find to do. Right after you see the coastlines, you could head to a pub for a few drinks to relax.
While you’re in Devon, you could explore England a little more and take some amazing photos for your Instagram.
In fact, England has many great spots and photogenic areas to take photographs in. To see some of them, you can view more here.
8. Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and can be the perfect place to get away after your wedding.
This city is famous for having a great art and music culture while having all kinds of different events as well.
There are cobbled streets combined with Georgian architecture giving your honeymoon a different, more classical vibe. You will definitely feel like you’re on vacation.
There are also many different kinds of places to shop, eat, and sightsee.
9. Almafi Coast, Italy
Italy is also a very popular destination among tourists.
The Almafi Coast is one of the most beautiful places to see and is definitely a bucket list destination.
This romantic setting features steep streets, bright blue water, colorful buildings and umbrellas, dark and sandy beaches, along with unique architecture.
10. Sydney, Australia
Sydney has so much culture ingrained in the city that you won’t be bored here. You will always be able to find something new to do.
There are lots of great places to try local food, activities to immerse you in the culture, and many romantic settings for your honeymoon photos.
There are lots of great hotels that you can stay in as well, which are right in or near downtown Sydney.
Plan One of These Honeymoon Destinations Today
Planning a trip for one of these honeymoon destinations can be fun and exciting.
However, travel can sometimes be stressful if you haven’t planned carefully.
Read this blog for tips on how to avoid stress on your honeymoon.