Where to Honeymoon This Summer

The honeymoon is a great time to relax after the exhausting wedding plans: worrying about the perfect wedding dress, chasing after vendors, and looking for a venue.  This time together is much needed to relax and set the pace of your union as a married couple. Meanwhile, for many newlyweds, deciding where to go can be tricky because there are many options. 

Whether you want to try out daring foods, relax on tropical beaches or hike through the scenic trails, there is a perfect destination to suit the vibe you want for your honeymoon. Here are some of the hottest destinations for your honeymoon to consider this summer: 

1. Seychelles

Seychelles is one of our top picks for honeymooning this summer! The 115 coralline islands in Seychelles are a heaven for honeymooners, you can expect a one-of-a-kind experience. The three main islands in Seychelles: Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue, offer luxurious accommodations and resorts, specially for newlyweds. Dive in the water, look out for massive tortoises and visit the beautiful Vallee De Mai and marvel at how beautiful nature looks. 

2. Bora Bora

Bora Bora is an island in the French Polynesia; and it is a perfect destination for post-pandemic honeymooners who want to get away from everything. There are so many white sandy beaches, lagoons, and luxury spas you can add to your travel itinerary at this destination. Bora Bora is also known for its dramatic landscape, secluded beaches, and brightly colored hibiscus. Meanwhile, a trip here is not complete without scuba diving, experiencing the colorful nightlife, and going on a sunset cruise.

3. Maldives

The Maldives is a perfect place to go on a romantic vacation as newlyweds. You’ll be surrounded by turquoise water, white sand, swaying palm trees, and starry skies. There are many honeymoon resorts you can chose from with outstanding services to ensure you have a great time. Treat yourself to a romantic beach dinner, couple massages, underwater adventures, or just plain relaxation. 

4. Paris

When you think of Paris, you instantly think of love. Make travel plans to the city of lights to experience a never to forget honeymoon experience. If you appreciate incredible food, fantastic architecture, and luxurious culture, you will enjoy Paris a lot. Also, you can tailor your honeymoon to your style. Whether you want something classy, artsy, or boujee, there is a space for your honeymoon in the French capital. And don’t forget the fine wine, lush gardens, and extravagant cuisine! 

5. Amalfi Coast

Located in Italy, the Amalfi Coast and romantic getaway are kind of synonymous. This top honeymoon vacation spot provides the perfect backdrop for a honeymoon with its Moorish architecture, lush forests, dark sandy beaches, sparkling blue seas, and dramatic cliffs. If you love outdoor adventures, you can spend your honeymoon hiking on scenic trails or driving through the mountain roads. You can also enjoy a relaxing honeymoon by hanging out at one of the gorgeous beaches or walking around town. 

6. Santorini

A honeymoon in Santorini is about enjoying delicious Greek food, basking in the immutable sunsets, and taking in the breathtaking Aegean sea. While you are here,  expect to see many fun-loving people, centuries-old ancient ruins, and stunning civilizations. Other things to do here include going on romantic walks to enjoy the island’s beauty, trying out exotic menus, and enjoying the Santorinian nightlife. Oh, and don’t forget to explore the beautiful island by going on a romantic cruise with your loved one. 

7. Fiji

With crystal clear water, soft sand beaches, and breathtaking landscapes, Fiji is one of the most perfect places for a honeymoon in summer. Here, you can find one of the best coral reefs for snorkeling! You can also do some jewelry shopping, and explore the Beqa Lagoon – the crater of an extinct volcano. 

One of the most perfect locations for honeymooners in Fiji is Turtle Island, a 500-sq-mile island acquired by a media mogul. This island is now home to 14 villas, 12 private beaches, bountiful wildlife, tall trees, and finger-licking Fijian meals. 

8. Hawaii – The Big Island 

Whether you want a laid-back adventure or a jam-packed travel itinerary, Hawaii has got you covered. Have a great time without a care in the world by enjoying fabulous cuisine, swimming with manta rays, and taking long walks on the gorgeous beaches. You can also go on helicopter tours, relax at the stunning beaches, explore the geographical wonders at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and dance in the moonlight. 

9. Iceland

If you enjoy adventures a lot, Iceland is the perfect place for your honeymoon. Horseback riding, hot springs, volcanic features, aurora borealis sightings — the list of attractions and activities here is endless. You can also explore the caves and even possibly view the Northern lights while you are here. Iceland may be cold, but it’s a perfect spot to ignite your love.

10. Mauritius

Nature parks? Check. Beaches? Check. Watersports? Check. If your travel plans for your honeymoon are about having fun and adventure, you should consider Mauritius. A honeymoon here gives you a bit of everything –  bountiful reefs, modern hotels, world-class dining, and a coastal road trip. 

11. Croatia

Game of Thrones lovers? Get in here! GOT was shot in different parts of Croatia, and your honeymoon here may be a great time to tour those locations. Croatia is also filled with natural beauty everywhere you look. You can also spend your honeymoon hiking along scenic waterfalls, walking the elevated forts, or relaxing at the beaches. 

12.  Marrakech

Marrakech may not be known for romance, but it’s known for amazing gardens, colorful markets (souks), and unique architecture. You and your partner can explore the palaces and boutique hotels, walk the charming gardens and browse for souvenirs for home. You can also go on sightseeing adventures to see the grand Bahia palace, the Medina Quarter, and the souks. 

13. Cook Islands

Cook Islands may be tiny on the map but full of everything that makes a perfect honeymoon. Located in the South Pacific Island Ocean, it is surrounded by blue waters, sandy beaches, and lots of luxurious honeymoon resorts. You should make travel plans to spend at least one week here to enjoy the island in all its glory. Some must-do activities here include scuba diving, checking out the outer islands, and hiking through the tropical trails. 

The location you choose for your honeymoon can make all the difference in how it turns out. If you are planning a summer honeymoon, take your time to plan, so you don’t end up at a location with terrible weather. Also, the best way to choose a spot for a romantic getaway is by narrowing down your options by considering what you both like. Love adventures? Try Iceland. Want a romantic getaway overseeing the beach? The Maldives is perfect! 

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