Of course, honeymoon is an important part of any couple’s life and finding an ideal honeymoon location is not that easy. It’s a task especially when two people have different choices. Here in this list I am sharing with you the best honeymoon destinations to choose from.
If you are looking for an island-ISH type of honeymoon than Anguilla is a place for you. It’s a British Overseas Territory in the Eastern Caribbean, comprises a small main island and several offshore islets. It is 16 miles long and three miles wide. It is one of the most exclusive spots in the Caribbean, known for its delicious Caribbean cuisine and ferry rides. A perfect honeymoon destination for couples. A place to simply enjoy swimming, snorkeling, sightseeing, and exploring the island’s archaeological and cultural sites.
Besides, being famous for its cricket skills, zoos, wildlife, and kangaroo the country is full of unbelievably friendly people, thereby making it a perfect honeymoon destination for the newly-weds. Known for its gorgeous landscapes, urban cities, rugged outback and the unforgettable Great Barrier Reef, along with upscale eateries majorly influenced by Europe, Asia, homegrown spicing and the local wines. A great place for adventure loving couples for honeymooning, as the continent offers plethora of options from snorkeling, scuba diving, and white-water rafting to trekking and checking out the Great Barrier Reef.
3. BALI, INDONESIA
Paradise on earth. Bali is home to pools, water temples, and lush rice paddies, as well as jungle-side eating and a hot springs in a (non-active) volcanic mountain. Along the coast you will get to see hip surfer towns with cafes, black sand beaches, and dolphins. To hop to a surrounding island you can always ferry. Bali is a perfect place for the couples who love adventure as well as for the ones who love the serenity.
One of the serene places on earth is Bhutan! Bhutan, a tiny, remote country tucked away in the Himalayas, surrounded by India on its south and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China on its North. The country is full of friendliest people on earth. Famous for its gushing rivers, mountains, Buddhist temples and colorful festivals. Bhutan is a country with small population and is unspoiled even to this day. Thimpu, the capital city is famous for its nightlife and Paro for its Taktsang monastery, also called Tiger’s Nest. Perfect honeymoon destination for the couples who love nature and the serenity. Also, if you like hiking Paro is the place.
5. CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Cape Town, a port city of South Africa. Famous for its towering mountains, ostrich-dotted grasslands stretch connecting villages, monkey-filled forests line, the deserted beaches of Natal, and wildlife preserves, the Stellenbosch wine route tucks, and pristine beaches makes the place an exotic destination for honeymooning.
6. CHIOS, GREECE
This lesser-known isle is the fifth largest island in Greece. Chios is a home to beautiful beaches, pretty villages and heavenly scenery. The beauty of Chios makes it a perfect destination for your honeymoon. Try out!!
7. COSTA RICA, CENTRAL AMERICA
With two spectacular coasts—one on the Pacific, the other on the Caribbean—Costa Rica makes perfect destination for couples to Honeymoon. Honeymooning amidst breathtaking mountaintop views will allow you make the best memories of your honeymoon.
8. DOOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN
Door County, located on a peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan is in the state of Wisconsin. Known for its long shoreline and many parks. Also named as “Cape Cod of the Midwest.” The area is full of lakes, farms and wineries. You will have so much to do in Door County, from biking to boating, hiking to zip-lining or exploring the local lighthouses, galleries and museums.
9. EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Edinburgh, a hilly capital of Scotland. You will be mesmerized to see the beautiful medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Looming over the city is magical Edinburgh Castle. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials. Edinburgh always experience some level of cold, a perfect place for a romantic honeymoon.
Fiji, the most beautiful country in the South Pacific. It is known for its extensive group of islands, palm-lined beaches, rugged landscapes, and coral reefs with clear lagoons. Country with more than 300 islands make up this enchanting tropical paradise. Fiji is famous for its hospitality and friendly natives, lush foliage and rich sea life. This is a place for the couples who look for castaway tranquility, exotic culture and unspoiled beaches for their honeymoon. Fiji is the perfect spot for the nature-loving couples to honeymoon here.
11. FLORIDA KEYS
Florida Keys are a chain of islands over a hundred miles long. You have a lot to explore in the keys. It doesn’t matter for how many days you are going to stay, it is going to be awesome no doubt. You can take snorkel cruises, tread around Mallory Square at sunset and enjoy artists and performers. Also, not to mention the nightlife, nightlife on the island is amazing. When in the keys just rent bicycles and have fun!
Georgia, located at the intersection of Europe and Asia, is a former Soviet republic. It is the home to Caucasus Mountain villages and pristine black sea beaches. It is known for Vardzia, a famous cave monastery of the 12th century, and Kakheti, the ancient wine-growing region. Also, the capital city Tbilisi, is famous for its diverse architecture and mazelike, cobblestone streets of its old town. The oceanfront setting on five miles of private beach makes a beautiful spot for honeymooning.
13. GOA, INDIA
Goa, a state in western India with its coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. One of the most historical place in India, it was a Portuguese colony prior to 1961. The place is peppered with 17th-century churches and famous for its tropical spice plantations. Goa is world famous tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches. Goa makes a perfect destination for a beachy honeymoon in India. Be in Goa and simply enjoy the local Goan Sea food along with the locally made drink Feni. Pro tip: Hire a bike and enjoy the city!!
14. HAKONE, JAPAN
If looking for a honeymoon amidst mountains then Hakone is the place for you. Hakone is the home of Mount Fuji, lush gardens, and hot springs. It is about two hours from Tokyo. Just enjoy climbing mountain at Hakone or make yourself comfortable at Yama No Chaya. Whatever, it is going to be a perfect honeymoon.
15. HAVANA – CUBA
Cuba has a lot to offer to the couples from its vibrant culture to rich history. Havana is known for its incredible architectural beauty. The place is known for its one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts. One of best locations in the world.
16. HAWAII, UNITED STATES
Hawaii, also called the Big Island! Its diverse terrain includes colored-sand beaches at Punalu’u (black) and Papakolea (green) and to lush rainforest. Hawaiian Hapuna Beach and Kahalu’u Beach Park in the west are a famous snorkeling sites. The Kona coast to the west has a lunar-like landscape, whereas the north and east coasts are wet and super-lush, thereby making the place a perfect honeymoon destination. You will have so much to do here from exploring the rain forest region to horseback riding, snorkeling or just lazily enjoying the beach.
Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is characterized by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. Massive glaciers are protected in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsjökull national parks. Iceland and its capital city of Reykjavik is gaining popularity as honeymoon destination. You can go adventurous here, as the place has so much to offer to make your honeymoon perfectly romantic.
18. IRELAND, NORTH ATLANTIC
An island in the North Atlantic, separated from Great Britain to its east by the Irish Sea, the North Channel, and St George’s Channel, with the beautiful capital city Dublin. Honeymooning amidst the most beautiful rolling hills, lush gardens, ocean side cliffs, seaside villages, grand castles and country manors along with the genuine hospitality of the Irish people will make your honeymoon memorable for the lifetime.
19. ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Istanbul is gaining popularity as one of the most sensual and romantic cities in the world. It is the combination of old and modern, east and west. And needless to say, the food choices it offers is beyond. No place is as beautiful as Istanbul.
20. KOUFONISIA, GREECE
This place is all about beaches! Koufonisia, located in the Cyclades, Greece. It is the place of exotic beaches, unspoiled Cycladic charm, and great delicacies. No less than a paradise on the planet Earth. Island is swamped with beautiful beaches such as Ammos, Finikas, Fanos, Gala, Italida, Nero, Pori one is called Pool, how true to its name. Believe you me, you won’t get any better place than this for your honeymoon. The best place for perfect honeymoon amidst never ending hues of blue, green and turquoise, fascinating beaches, golden sand and pebbles.
21. LAS VEGAS, UNITED STATES
Who doesn’t dream of Las Vegas! Besides, being famous as a Sin City, the city has too much to offer when it comes to your honeymoon in the city. The place is full of accommodation options from bold ballrooms to cool restaurants, chic poolside settings to resorts and hotels. A must visit place on earth.
22. MARRAKECH, MOROCCO
Marrakesh, a former imperial city in western Morocco. Marrakesh is a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces and gardens. It is the place where time doesn’t exist. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire, with mazelike alleys where thriving souks (marketplaces) sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry. City with overwhelming colors where you will not be able to stop yourself from shopping carpets, lamps, wall hangings, what not. If you are looking to make your honeymoon truly unforgettable, then Morocco should be in the list for sure. Shopaholic’s paradise!!
23. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Mexico City, is a home to good food, music, and cultural experiences. With an incredible architecture and museums abound, Mexico makes a perfect honeymoon destination. A perfect honeymoon destination for a foodie couple. If you’re looking for a mix of urban with sea, then Acapulco is about a five-hour drive from the city.
24. MIAMI, SOUTH FLORIDA
Miami, located in the South Florida, is one of the beautiful locations in the world. Amidst sunny weather and beautiful beaches, Miami makes a perfect option for your honeymoon. Miami is famous for its art-deco architecture along with its picturesque sands. The city is an international hub, so you will have enough to savor on.
25. NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Napa County, located in north of San Francisco, California. The valley is known for hundreds of hillside vineyards. Oxbow Public Market, in the city of Napa, features regional gourmet food. Napa valley is filled with stunning landscapes, rolling hills, lush valleys making the entire place romantic for the honeymooners.
26. NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
One of the top affordable U.S. honeymoon destinations. Perfect for music lovers, they can hit up tours galore and historic Ryman Auditorium. Nashville is home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show.
27. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
If you are looking to enjoy great food, great music, great people, and beautiful old world architecture in your honeymoon, then New Orleans is the place for you. Music lovers must hit Preservation Hall for the best music in the world, and foodies should not miss Jacques Imo’s for Creole Soul Food.
28. NEW YORK CITY
Most commonly known as the “city that never sleeps,” comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. The city has plenty of options to offer to the couples for their honeymoon. The city is famous for its classic tourist attractions, like Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and Times Square, along with its crazy-fun nightlife, Broadway shows, museums and galleries, four-star restaurants, and lot of shopping avenues.
29. NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand, a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Capital Wellington, on the North, is home to Te Papa Tongarewa, an expansive national museum. If you are looking to honeymoon on some remote landscapes that too closer to beaches than of course, New Zealand is the place. One of the best places for water lovers. The place is home to golden beaches, pristine forests, rugged landscape, wildlife and hot springs, stunning views, waterside canyons etc. Waiheke Island, famous for its vineyards and olive groves is a must visit in New Zealand.
If you are looking for an absolute fun in your honeymoon then Panama is the place to go for. The country is home to lush jungles and unique urban cities, and is framed by both the Pacific and the Atlantic. Moreover, you can just enjoy driving from one ocean to the other in just 45 minutes. You can take a day trip to Isla Grande in Colon and if you want you can even spend one night there.
31. PARIS, FRANCE
One of the most romantic cities on the planet, and has always been the first priority of honeymooners. As, it makes a perfect destination for honeymoon. Getting around the city is easy by bus and metro, if looking for inexpensive ways to honeymoon in some international location. And if money is not the constraint then you know how to explore the city lavishly. Paris offers myriads of options for you.
Peru, a country in South American continent. It is home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city high in the Andes Mountains. With its rich archaeological sites, Peru makes for a perfect destination for Honeymoon. Peru is for an amazing adventure! It has everything from breathtaking ruins of the Incan to Machu Picchu and enchanting Pisac. Those who do not fear height, Peru is the place!
33. PHUKET, THAILAND
Phuket, a rain forested, mountainous island in the Andaman Sea. The island is home to many high-end seaside resorts, spas, restaurants, pristine beaches and clear water. Phuket City, the capital, has old shop houses and busy markets to explore. If nightlife is what you are looking for then Patong, the main resort town, is the place, famous for its nightclubs, bars and discos.
34. QUEBEC, CANADA
Quebec is a home to cobblestone streets, historical and beautiful castle-esque architecture, and an abundance of art. Québec City retains its old colonial core, Place Royale, and historic harbor, Vieux Port. The city is now known for its nightlife. When in Quebec you will get to see all kinds of delights, which will make your honeymoon a unique and romantic one.
Romania, a southeastern European country known for the forested region of Transylvania, ringed by the Carpathian Mountains. Home to many fortified churches and castles, notably clifftop Bran Castle. Romania is for the most romantic honeymoons, as the country offers you with the opportunity to mix adventure with romance and enjoy howsoever you want to. Fly to Budapest, or Cluj, and see Transylvania, Brasov, and Sibui. If you love skiing, then simply head toward Poina Brosav. Perfect place for an unmatched and unforgettable honeymoon.
36. PUERTO RICO
Puerto Rico, a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory. The island is famous for its landscapes, waterfalls and the El Yunque tropical rainforest. In San Juan, the Isla Verde region is known for its hotel strip, beach bars and casinos. So, Puerto Rico has got everything to make your honeymoon an exquisite one.
37. ROME, ITALY
Rome, capital city of Italy, is a sprawling, cosmopolitan city. Famous for its nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture, culture and ancient ruins. With more artistic monuments, amazing Italian cuisine and wine the city offers you so much to honeymoon here.
38. TUSCANY, ITALY
Tuscany, located in central Italy. With Florence, its capital, is home to some of the world’s best Renaissance art and architecture, which includes Michelangelo’s “David” statue, the Duomo basilica, and Botticelli’s works in the Uffizi Gallery. The region is full of diverse natural landscape which encompasses the island of Elba’s beaches on the Tyrrhenian Sea, the rugged Apennine Mountains, and Chianti’s olive groves and vineyards. Tuscany has everything to make your honeymoon an unforgettable one.
39. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
San Francisco, located in northern California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula. The city is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. Known for its year-round fog, Hills rise and drop, huge parks, skyscrapers and ornate, bay-windowed Victorian homes, cable cars, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, and colorful Victorian houses. A perfect honeymoon destination for the couples looking for an urban setting.
40. SAN JUAN DEL SUR, NICARAGUA
A home to gorgeous beaches and pristine sand, makes a perfect honeymoon destination for couples looking for romantic plus adventurous honeymoon. You can treat yourself to a private tree house in Playa Maderas. Head to Granada for exploring the beautiful city, dance, and cheap beer.
41. SANTORINI, GREECE
Another popular Greek Island was once home to one of the largest volcanic eruptions. The island is characterized by red and black beaches, wine, and picturesque views, and much more! For one-of-its-kind experience Santorini is the worlds’ best island which offers an ideal environment for honeymooning here. You will be mesmerized to see the beauty.
42. SAVANNAH, GEORGIA
Perfect place for “affordable U.S. honeymoons.” Savannah is mesmerizing, overflowing with Spanish moss and soul food. Adjacent to the Atlantic, the city is exploding with art and craft beer. Savannah is the perfect getaway for couples looking for a light, romantic, and relatively inexpensive honeymoon.
43. SONOMA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Sonoma, a historic city in northern California located at the heart of the renowned Sonoma Valley winemaking region. The valley is famous for its art galleries, vineyards, 19th-century adobe buildings, and the colonial-era Sonoma Plaza. The overall beauty of the valley makes it a perfect honeymoon destinations.
Switzerland, a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Dream of many to honeymoon here, Switzerland is amazingly beautiful. An exquisite location not only for Bollywood movies but for real couples to honeymoon here. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Needless to say, famous for Swiss watches and chocolate. Couples can simply enjoy each other in Switzerland!
45. TAHITI, FRENCH POLYNESIA
The largest island in French Polynesia, is shaped like a figure-8, also, it is divided into Tahiti Nui – the larger, western section and Tahiti Iti – the eastern peninsula. The island is famous for its black-sand beaches, lagoons, waterfalls, picturesque landscape swamped with palms, vivid blooms, fragrant vanilla farms, and postcard-worthy rain forests and two extinct volcanoes, thereby making is a popular honeymoon destination.
46. THE AMALFI COAST
The Amalfi Coast, located in the Province of Salerno of southern Italy. Besides being a popular tourist destination, the place make a perfect honeymoon destination for the couples. Famous for its local mouth-watering cuisine and beautiful surroundings. Amalfi Coast, is one of the most scenic stretches of Italian coastline is the Amalfi Drive. And you will love walking through the ancient, narrow streets of Naples’s Old Spacca Quarter.
47. THE BAHAMAS
The Bahamas, a coral-based archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean with more than 700 islands. The Bahamas is known for its best Scuba diving and snorkeling sites, which includes the massive Andros Barrier Reef, Thunderball Grotto and the black-coral gardens off Bimini. Nassau and Paradise Island are the most visited and activity-packed destinations in the region. The Bahamas offers many options to honeymooners from taking strolls on the white-sand beaches to touring the historic homes of Nassau, sipping Goombay Smashes, vacationing, snorkeling and scuba diving around Andros Island.
48. TULUM, MEXICO
Tulum, a town on the Caribbean coastline of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. It is known for its beaches and well-preserved ruins of an ancient Mayan port city. It takes around 1.5 to 2 hour drive from Cancun to reach Tulum. The beach portion of Tulum is swamped with eco-hotels with waterside beds and fancy cocktail bars. Honeymooners have so much to do in Tulum from jaunting to Akumal to venturing Cenote Dos Ojos. Tulum offers endless options for foodies!
49. VENICE, ITALY
For a purely romantic honeymoon, Venice is the place. The capital city of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. The city has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. The central square, Piazza San Marco, contains St. Mark’s Basilica, which is tiled with Byzantine mosaics, and the Campanile bell tower offering views of the city’s red roofs. Don’t miss to take gondola ride when in Venice.
A village on the coast of Kenya, surrounded by both tropical forests and beaches. It is one of the best spots to spend a romantic week or two with your partner. The place offers myriads of lodging options, from hotels to full-scale resorts. You can snorkel or just hang at Turtle Bay, or spend time at the Gede Ruins, whatever you wish to do, it is possible here.
Thanks for reading. I hope, the list help you choose a perfect destination for your honeymoon!! And you will be able to make it a memorable one!!