Getting hitched soon and looking for the perfect spot for your honeymoon? For stunning scenery, perfect weather, and total luxury, an idyllic islands getaway is truly unrivalled. With secluded beaches, exquisite resorts, and magnificent natural beauty, you’ve got the perfect setting for the trip of a lifetime. Here are our top five picks for islands to visit on your honeymoon.
For 5-star luxury (think luxurious overwater bungalows and villas), super romantic amazing turquoise lagoon, diving (cool shipwrecks), and a great choice of international cuisine, look no further than the Maldives, located in the waters of the Indian Ocean. Get spoiled with massages, private beach dinners, and discounted rates if on your honeymoon. This is a good choice for couples wanting an all-inclusive honeymoon, plus, some resorts are adults only. If don’t want the whole honeymoon to be beach/water, we recommend a combo trip with a visit to Dubai.
Bora Bora is THE place to go for honeymoon and romance. The idyllic South Pacific destination has all the ingredients to fulfill every couple’s desire – luxury, privacy, natural beauty and, of course, romance. Tahiti (French Polynesia) is known for its spectacular overwater bungalows found in stunning settings. The islands here are crowned with jagged peaks soaring magically out of the ocean in an explosion of green velvet. Unwind in Tahitian paradise and soak up the brilliant sunshine and scenery. In Tahiti, honeymooners get special amenities like French champagne and unsurpassed service.
Welcome to the land of mystic spirituality, real-life dragons, a million islands, and misty, gorgeous mountainous stacks. Bali, Indonesia is perfect for value honeymoon trips and it has a ton of activities for active couples. There is a large choice of accommodation including private villas, large resorts, and boutique hotels. Since it’s a bit of a journey to get to Bali, we suggest taking at least 10 days to enjoy a honeymoon here.
The Seychelles are very private and extremely beautiful. Located off the east coast of Africa, Seychelles is made of 115 islands which make a great setting for island hopping by boat. Here you have a choice of several islands that will delight nature lovers. The beaches are all uncrowded and feature powder-soft sands nestled next to turquoise waters. Because of its location in the Indian Ocean, this destination pairs well with an African safari.
Fiji is great for romance – there are many adults’ only properties. Fiji offers fantastic diving and beautiful beaches. The Mamanuca Islands offer a big choice of romantic beautiful resorts ranging from 3- to 5-star accommodation (Likuliku Lagoon Resort is a top choice for 5-star, Lomani Island Resort is 4-star). The northern islands of Fiji, such as Savusavu, Taveuni or Yasawa, are excellent choices as well. The 5-star Namale Resort and Spa is highly recommended for its romantic all-inclusive packages. Other suggestions for secluded romance on your Fiji vacation are Yasawa Island Resort, Matangi Island Resort, and Royal Davui Island Resort (Beqa Lagoon).
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