A gorgeous honeymoon to top off that amazing wedding is the perfect way to start off your happily ever after. Below are our picks of the top 10 honeymoon destinations for you and your special someone.
1. Koh Samui, Thailand
A tropical island with gorgeous palm tree lined beaches, Koh Samui is a dream like destination with stunning resorts, luxury private villas, and gorgeous bungalows. This is the perfect place to relax on the beach after the hectic wedding festivities; or if you prefer a bit of adventure go snorkelling and see the vibrant marine life, go zip-lining in the rainforest, or hiking in the tropical jungle.
2. Cape Town, South Africa
One of the most multi-cultural cities in the world, Cape Town is known for its harbour and as the best place in the world to visit by The New York Times in 2014. The dry, warm summers at Cape Town last from December to March and is the perfect destination for the active couple to take advantage of the vast open space by going hiking or mountain-biking, paragliding off of Lion’s Head, and abseiling off of Table Top Mountain.
A tropical paradise, the Maldives is perfect for an intimate and romantic honeymoon. The secluded islands feature white sand beaches and a crystal clear warm sea with near perfect weather all year round. Be sure to see the well known sea of stars with your sweetie to top off your perfect honeymoon.
4. Positano, Italy
A beautiful village on the Amalfi Coast, Positano features cascading houses over the mountain in sun-bleached pink, peach and terracotta colours. With a deep history of fashion, this quaint village is perfect for a quiet and romantic honeymoon.
5. Kerala, India
Known for its famous back waters, Kerala features stunning boat houses and spice and tea covered mountains. This picturesque destination known as ‘God’s Own Country’ is perfect for relaxation and sight-seeing. Plus you get to indulge in flavour rich food and stunning views you’ll remember and dream of forever.
6. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Surrounded by a stunning turquoise lagoon, Bora Bora is a luxury honeymoon destination synonymous for its over water bungalows. This secluded paradise is the perfect place to unwind in a lush and romantic atmosphere and that much need R&R after the hectic wedding.
7. Santorini, Greece
Fall in love as soon as you set your eyes on the white washed houses and blue domed churches overlooking the gorgeous sea. Visit the never ending vineyards in the day, and watch the sunset reflect off the houses creating a spectacular red and orange glow in the evenings. Relax on the multicoloured sandy beaches or go boating for a completely romantic honeymoon.
Known for its turquoise tinted lake surrounded by gorgeous mountains, Lake Louise is the perfect destination for couples who prefer a cooler climate. With an average high of 20C in the summers, and -5C in the winters, this is the ideal place to go skiing or hiking during the day, and relaxing with your sweetheart in front of the fireplace during the evening.
With gorgeous mountains and beautiful beaches, the scenery in Bali is like something out of a dream. The natural beauty of this exotic island mesmerises the visitor through its lush nature, colourful ceremonies, and warm and welcoming people. Bali is the perfect place to relax while enjoying a rich and generous culture in beautiful surroundings.
With gorgeous weather and beaches, a great live music scene, and a vibrant night life, Aruba is perfect for a little bit of everything. This island country is all about sun and fun offering both land and water activities to keep you busy during the day, and casinos, night clubs and restaurants during the evenings.
Written by Neha Oberoi
Originally from Canada, Neha is a London based fashion and travel blogger. Business woman by day and blogger by night, Neha loves to analyze and has a flair for spotting upcoming fashion trends. You can see what inspires Neha and her latest outfits on her Blog; for daily fashion updates you can follow her on Instagram; or say hi on Facebook and Twitter.