Our top honeymoon destinations
Your honeymoon is perhaps the best chance you’ll ever have to take your ultimate dream holiday. Whether it is luxury seclusion or a vibrant city you are after, we’ve compiled a list of dream destinations with something for everyone.
Nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles is one of the world’s most romantic and secluded escapes. It’s year-round tropical climate and stunningly beautiful yet uncrowded beaches make it the perfect destination at any time of the year. With an incredible choice of accommodation, from boutique hotels to larger luxury resorts and private islands, each offering exceptional privacy and personal service along with azure waters and golden sands, these Islands have everything for a perfect honeymoon.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
The Amalfi Coast is one of Italy’s most enchanting destinations, with a dramatic coastline weaving alongside the Mediterranean south of the vibrant city of Naples. Pastel coloured villages, sandy beaches, lemon groves and ubiquitous ancient olive trees make this an intoxicatingly romantic spot for honeymooners. There is an endless choice of boutique resorts and spas, alfresco restaurants, stunningly pretty harbours and a full count of water sports activities. Ravello, Amalfi and Positano remain three of the coast’s top destinations for their picturesque layouts and a wide range of activities.
Renowned for its beautiful beaches, jungle treks, atmospheric temples, and exotic culture, Thailand promises the perfect honeymoon. The “land of a thousand smiles” offers stunning landscapes, extravagant resorts, exquisite culinary experiences, and a myriad of marvellous places to bring out the adventurer in you. From the vibrant street life of Bangkok to the fascinating history of Chiang Mai, and the palm-fringed beaches of Koh Samui, Thailand offers the perfect balance of relaxation and activity.
Japan is a truly unique honeymoon destination, offering historic locations reflecting an ancient local culture, incredible hospitality and superb accommodation. It is a country of contrasts, deep-rooted in tradition while embracing technical modernity like no other nation. Learn the art of the tea ceremony and kimono wearing, try samurai sword fighting or a hot spring bath, followed by time spent visiting one of the ultra-modern cities. All this while enjoying culinary experiences which will rival those to be found anywhere else in the world.
The entire Caribbean region is undeniably romantic, but St. Lucia stands out as the perfect honeymoon location. With its stunning landscape capped by the twin volcanic peaks of the Pitons, it is a setting of unrivalled natural beauty and tranquillity. St. Lucia has the best of everything which the Caribbean has to offer, whether you are a nature lover or an adventure traveller. Why not hike the Piton Mountains, zip-line through the tropical rain forests, drive into an active volcano, or scuba dive along the coral reef? For a gentler pace, you can simply stroll through the botanical gardens or relax in the warm sulphur spring baths.
A spiritual place, which has managed to retain its authenticity and culture, Bali is known as one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Breath-taking and exotic, the choice of hotels and resorts is endless. Choose to stay on the beach, in a jungle resort, a stylish boutique hotel, or up in the mountains overlooking one of four volcanoes. Indulge in endless activities from sports and culture to dance, yoga and meditation or simply relax on the spectacular beaches as you wait to witness a stunning sunset.
A mix of African, Indian, European and Oriental influences serve as a spectacular backdrop to white sandy beaches and soaring mountains which make Mauritius the perfect honeymoon destination. Bursting from the Indian Ocean, this magical island has much to offer honeymooners. Take a dip at beautiful Tamarind Falls or bathe in the sacred lake of Ganga Talao, nestled in the crater of an extinct volcano. Experience the fragrant spice stalls in Port Louis, or enjoy the rich tapestry of culinary influences under the stars.