Top Honeymoon Destinations

Now that the wedding has been planned, the next big challenge is to choose the perfect spot for your honeymoon. Given the sheer number of wonderful locations to choose from, the task is anything but easy. Below are five beautiful places that will make for an idyllic honeymoon and strengthen your bonds of love.

Aruba

Just a four-hour flight from New York transports you to another world. Aruba welcomes you with its pristine beaches and great year-round weather – the perfect ingredients for a fabulous honeymoon. The island covers an area of just 193 sq.kms., but has a lot to offer. Plus unlike other Caribbean islands, Aruba lies outside the hurricane path and receives minimal rainfall round the year.
There are a number of luxury resorts with lush gardens and fabulous sea views located right on the beach. So you can look forward to a pampering experience in a romantic setting.
The capital is Oranjestad where you will see influences of Dutch architecture in the pastel-coloured gabled houses. There are some cool stores for shopping and a museum in Oranjestad.
The famous Aruban beaches have powder-white sand and are great for snorkeling, surfing and windsurfing. The top beaches are Palm Beach – where most of the hotels and resorts are located, Boca Catalina, Eagle Beach, Baby Beach and also Hadicurari which is a windsurfer’s dream.
There are over 40 dive sites around the island. Other places of interest include the Arikok National Park, the saltpans on the southern shore, Bubali Bird Sanctuary for its migratory birds and Seroe Colorado’s iguana community.

The Maldives

Very few places can rival the Maldives for sheer setting. If you are looking for romantic sunsets, private beaches and absolute luxury, the Maldives should be your first choice. There are about 90 luxury resorts to choose from and almost each resort is located on its own island. So you can’t hope for greater privacy or for a more romantic experience. The views from the beach and over-water bungalows are simply breathtaking.
Indulgent spas and moonlight dinners on the beach just add a little more to the honeymoon experience. The service is also of a high standard, no matter which resort you stay at.
Read more about the Maldives and the best resorts at Maldives Holidays.

New York

So you are young and want your honeymoon to be an array of exciting experiences. Well, there’s no better place than New York. From sightseeing, shopping and dining, to Broadway’s glitzy plays and musicals, the Big Apple has it all. The nightlife is perhaps the best in the world. For romance, how about a horse-drawn carriage ride across Central Park or a stroll along the Hudson river?

Find out everything you can do and explore in this incredibly pulsating city at New York Holidays.

Hawaii

Hawaii regularly tops the list of places to honeymoon. And for very good reasons! You will find the best beaches, surf, weather, scenery and even hospitality in this tropical paradise. You can choose to stay at luxurious resorts in near isolation for a quiet and romantic honeymoon or be in the thick of things and close to the most popular beaches. There are an incredible number of water sports to choose from for those who like a bit of adventure. There are also scores of romantic walks and treks you can go on up in the mountains. Island hopping is another possibility and allows you to explore the different facets of Hawaii.
Read about the best beaches and things to do at Hawaii Beach Holiday for an exciting and romantic honeymoon.

Alaska

For a romantic experience, hire a yacht and cruise along Alaska’s unspoiled coastline. The onboard crew will cater to your every whim, conjuring up delicious meals and unusual cocktails. They will suggest on land activities and sightseeing expeditions and sail you to out of the way places from where you can observe bears and whales at close range. A private yacht also allows you to chart your own course and sail at your own pace.
With glaciers, wildlife, forests, waterfalls, snow-capped mountains… Alaska is truly breathtakingly beautiful.
Read more about what Alaska Yacht Charters and the best sail routes.

More Honeymoon Destinations

For more options for a great honeymoon, also check out:
Honeymoon Cruise Destinations
Romantic Spa Resorts
Private Beach Holiday
Romantic Destinations

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