With the ongoing planning and preparations required for a successful, smooth running wedding day, it can be easy to push aside all plans for the honeymoon. How can you determine how far in advance you need to make bookings or when you will finally come to a joint decision with your partner on the perfect location?
Well, not to worry, if you’re in the process of creating an extensive list of potential locations that catch your eye, we’ve devised a list of our top ten favourite beautiful honeymoon locations guaranteed to blow you away!
Top 7 Beautiful Honeymoon Locations
No two couples are the same meaning that different locations will spark the attention and be better suited to different people. Some couples love an adventure packed, active holiday including a whole host of new experiences and others prefer to relax and enjoy their surroundings without having to lift a finger. Not only should activities be taken into consideration, but also how far you are prepared to travel. If you are not too keen on spending hours on the plane, then you may want to consider staying local, there are, in fact, many gorgeous locations on our front door in the UK.
So, for a whole host of breathtaking honeymoon location across the globe, keep reading!
St Lucia, Carribbean
With undeniably stunning views on no matter where you look, St Lucia is the perfect hotspot for a couple planning to soak up the sun and enjoy what nature has to offer. An attraction many are unaware of on the Caribbean island is their huge cocoa plantation where the famous Hotel Chocolat source all of their ingredients. If you’re a chocolate lover, then the Boucan Hotel and Restaurant would be the perfect stay. Here you can relax enjoying the view in one of 14 different rooms and go on a three-hour tour of the plantation; you even get the chance to make your very own bar of chocolate!
Reykjavik is the home of Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon spa, the definition of complete pampering and relaxation. You can opt to do your own thing and leisure around spa all day, dipping in and out of the pool as you please wearing your mud mask, visiting the sauna and visit the waterfall. Or, on the other hand, you can book in for one of their many in water massages.
If you visit Reykjavik during the Winter, you may even be lucky enough to witness the once in a lifetime Northern Lights.
It is a known rule that the best way to truly experience Venice is to let your instincts take charge and wander around the city venturing towards whatever looks appealing. Venice is so small that it is almost impossible to get lost, you will always be able to find your way back to a recognisable area. You may even want to jump onto a gondola and allow the experts to guide you through the canals.
Marrakech is the ideal honeymoon location if you want to experience a completely different culture to what you are used to. From the sand dunes to the souks, you will never be short of unique activities. For those thrill seekers, you cannot miss out on hiring a quad bike for the afternoon and racing through the desert. Marrakech is packed full of stunning, colourful views unlike anywhere else in the world. Enjoy these mesmerising views through booking in for one of their well-loved sunset hot air balloon rides.
If due to family or work commitments, you are unable to travel far or would prefer to stay closer to home, Cornwall is a peaceful destination to spend your honeymoon. There are many different accommodation types ranging from self-catering lodges to luxury hotels.
Seaglass is a gorgeous beach hut looking over the sea, ideal for a relaxing on a summers evening after a glorious day with a glass of your favourite bubbly. The tranquil location allows you to take long walks across the coast and is perfect if you want to get away from the busy, city lifestyle for a short stay. There is even an outdoor hot tub and shower looking over the water.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
No matter who you ask, we can guarantee that the first thought associated with Bora Bora is always the complete luxury. With undescribable crystal clear turquoise waters and white sand beaches, Bora Bora is entirely faultless. With tiny hotel huts located in the ocean, you can spend your day’s snorkelling and scuba diving enjoying the mesmerising underwater life oozing with multicolour sealife.
Spend your days wandering across the famous Miami Beach and enjoy a whole new way of life Amercian style. Miami is all about fun, from open top bus tours and boat rides to drowning in shopping and sightseeing, you can never get bored. There are tonnes of sophisticated, unique and comfortable hotels around that the rich and famous have stayed in. When in Miami, always remember to keep an eye out for celebrities, you never know who you may spot!
We hope that we’ve given you some well-needed inspiration regarding unique honeymoon locations, guaranteed to make memories you and your partner can cherish for life. If you aren’t keen on the idea of jetting off and want to opt out of the idea of a honeymoon, then why not, instead, plan a fun event for you, your friends and family to enjoy. You could even call it a second wedding reception and hire an inflatable photo booth for keepsakes of all of the memories. Take a look at our previous article on unique venue locations guaranteed to go down a storm!
If you can’t contain your excitement for your honeymoon then there is always something for everyone, splash out and treat yourself to the location you’ve always been dreaming of, it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity!