With the COVID-19 pandemic raging, many weddings took place low key. As if that isn't enough, movement is restricted. Many newlyweds can't go on the dreamy honeymoon they planned and fantasized about while dating, but worry not!
The world is gradually learning to live despite the virus. Cross-country travels are gradually resuming and with you observing safety instructions, you'll be safe. It's best though, to wait until the Coronavirus pandemic considerably blows over before traveling. In the meantime, let's blow your mind with these tranquil, breathtaking honeymoon destinations.
What To Expect
Let's plan the perfect getaway for you after months of wedding planning. You'll get a combination of clear blue/turquoise waters, green vegetation, colorful sea life, and your very own cozy lodging.
Discover paradisiac islands made for your very own unique, romantic experience. Let's talk expensive and worth it, then, on-a-budget, and getting more than you imagined.
In search of complete relaxation, beautiful scenery, warm, clear waters, and luxurious resorts, Bora Bora is a great choice. It offers you immediate access to the sea and the tranquility that comes with sleeping above ocean waters in lavishly furnished overwater bungalows.
For an unforgettable honeymoon experience, try these while there:
Visit the Matira beach. It's perfect for rest and relaxation and is rarely overcrowded. You can also go to Vaitape, the spas, and Bora Bora's turtle center.
Make sure you visit the coral gardens. In this beautiful coral reef, you can swim or go snorkeling among the corals. There's also Mount Otemanu, a volcanic remnant, and the Bora Bora lagoonarium.
A visit to the island is expensive but worth every dime. If you can afford it, go have the time of your life.
It is remote, not-so-easy to reach but perfect for a just-me-and-you time. You get all-around beauty with its fine, white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and palm trees. Its beaches are relaxing and there's a variety of overwater bungalows to choose from.
Fiji is the choicest place if what you seek is ultimate seclusion. You'll be in paradise, miles and miles away from city noise.
While there, visit the garden of the sleeping giant with its vibrant orchids and Taveuni with its gorgeous coral reefs. Take a tour of the Mamanuca Islands and the Yasawas. With a lot to do, make sure you enjoy what you chose to experience. That way, a captivating seal will be imprinted on your hearts.
Santorini stands out with its white-washed villas, cliffside resorts, and colorful beach sand. Did I forget mouthwatering Greek cuisine?
There's the popular island of Thira, quieter islands like Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni. Santorini's beaches such as the Kamari beach, are known for their red and black sands.
Other places to visit include the Ancient Akrotiri, an archaeological site, and the museum of prehistoric Thera. For a glimpse at red cliffs, visit the Amoudi Bay and appreciate the scenery while taking a hike from Fira to Oia. Don't forget to go wine-touring, it's a top-attraction.
Tahiti is an awe-inspiring honeymoon destination in French Polynesia. The island has black-sand beaches, luxurious resorts, and lush jungles. It's not so quiet but the business of its capital Papette doesn't taint its natural beauty. It's quite expensive but worth the cost.
Places to visit while there are:
The La Plage de Maui with its attractive, pearly white sand and warm waters. There are also the dramatic Fautana waterfalls, papenoo beach, and the plage du Tahuruu with its pitch-black sands. You can also visit the Vaipahi gardens and the Moorea Dolphin Center.
Maui, Hawaii, with its beautiful landscape, relaxing beaches, and lush forests is one of our best honeymoon destinations for newlyweds. There, you'll find the largest dormant volcano, Haleakala. The scenic coastline east of Maui- The Road to Hana is a must-visit.
You can choose to go on a helicopter tour to catch an incredible view of the island. Visit the Kaanapali beach, Napili Beach, Waianapanapa state park, banyan tree park, and Maui ocean center. Do not leave without visiting the Iao Valley State park housing the Iao needle.
The Maldives is a popular honeymoon destination. Every island gives you a perfect, dreamy view of the beach. Each island is perfect for blissful nights as newlyweds and waking up to a paradisiac view each morning. You can either go for overwater bungalows or underwater hotels. It's your money speaking.
Visit its picture-perfect beaches. They are the main attraction with their white sand and striking blue waters. You can go scuba diving and snorkeling. There's Male and its fish market and the relaxing Maldive spas.
A trip to the Maldives is pricey. Travel costs are on the high side as well.
Everything honeymoon fantasies are made of is found in this little paradise. What's more? It's affordable.
You get your fair share of white-washed sands, aquamarine waters, limestone cliffs, rich cultural heritage, and sumptuous cuisine.
While in Phuket, make sure you visit the Promthep cape where you get a breathtaking view of the Andaman sea. If you love dogs, visit the inspiring and touching Soi Dog Foundation. You can also go check out the Big Buddha statue, go on boat tours, visit spas, and the Wat Chalong.
Always take note of beach flags indicating where to swim or not.
This is a jaw-dropping honeymoon destination. Its scenery leaves you spellbound no matter how experienced a traveler you are.
Its turquoise waters, colorful towns, coastal cliffs with lush green leaves are mesmerizing. Phuket is well known for its fine dining and opulent cliffside resorts.
Places you can visit include the Positano, the town that provides an amazing experience with its cascading cliffs, colorful architecture, and refreshing waters. Not to forget are its luxury yachts and beautiful streets lined with eye-catching stores.
Also, you can go coast hiking or visit the coastal beaches, the Ravello, and the picturesque Fiordo di Furore.
Mauritius has a charming scenery, turquoise blue waters, sparkling sun-kissed shores, and an ambiance that urges you to stay longer. While there, spend quality time on the beach, explore surrounding islands, and experience the underwater sea stroll. There are speed boat rides and you can even go parasailing.
Places to visit include the Casela nature park, Ile Aux Aigrettes coral island, and the seven-colored earth at Chamarel. You'll also find a variety of cuisine to take your palate on an adventurous taste ride.
The Seychelles island is a lavish honeymoon destination with breathtaking, picture-perfect views. Its luxurious, posh resorts, pristine sparkling beaches, and overeager lodgings give off the dreamy honeymoon vibe.
Things to do while in Seychelles include:
A visit to the Valle De Mai, Curieuse, Cousin Island, and the Morne national park. You can take a stroll on the Moyenne island or visit the Anse Lazio beach. There's also the Aride island nature reserve and the ruins of the Leprosarium. Get a bird's-eye view of the islands from a helicopter tour if you can afford it. It's incredible!
Whatever plans you've had in mind, do not discard them. Your dreams will become a reality in a bit. A little more patience and the world will be on its feet again and you, my dears, can have your delightful romantic honeymoon.
Remember to pack light, make reservations, get a tour guide, and compare prices. Better still, you can sign up for a honeymoon package on reputable travel sites. They are places you can also visit for your 6-month or one-year anniversary.