After laborious preparation for the wedding, every young family deserves a honeymoon at the other end of the world. We have selected for 10 most popular places for the first vacation in a new status.
1. Bali, Indonesia
A honeymoon in Bali is a mixture of exotics, magic, and passion. Untouched beaches, surfing, snorkeling, and massage coincide with unique culture, art and beautiful landscapes. During the rest, the newlyweds will be able not only to take ease for a while on the paradisiacal beaches but also to plunge into another world. Here you will find many ancient churches, coconut palms, volcanic mountain peaks with lakes, tropical jungles and perfect white sandy beaches. You can experience the atmosphere of Bali by staying at Four Seasons Bali in Sayan or Mandapa, or by choosing Ritz-Carlton Reserve or Uluwatu Surf Villas.
Is there an even more exotic island for a honeymoon than Fiji? White sand, palm trees, mountains, blue lagoons, and five-star resorts make Fiji a very popular destination for honeymooners. Couples that want to have a rest, can relax in private bungalows overlooking the ocean and tropical gardens. Adventure lovers can go sightseeing at white-sand beaches or drive a kayak in the surrounding ponds. A private island of Laucala is the earthy heaven that surprises with unusual local cuisine and combines tropical forests with volcanoes and uninhabited beaches. Kokomo Private Island Resort and Nanuku Auberge Resorts Collection deserve special attention.
3. Cyclades Islands, Greece
This group of islands in the Aegean sea includes Santorini and Mykonos. Santorini Island is famous for its Greek blue and white houses and the incomparable Nesaea restaurant. Mykonos is a place with the merriest parties in Greece, where you can mix romantic get-togethers with dancing on the beach. Fantastic archaeological ruins, stunning views of the islands and beautiful sunset — you will find all these on the islands of Paros and Folegandros.
When we hear the word «Maldives» we immediately think about the honeymoon. The Maldives is considered to be one of the most traditional honeymoon destinations. A rich undersea, white beaches, sky-blue water, a coral reef, and thatched bungalows — it is impossible to remain indifferent. Small but luxurious Kandolhu Hotel in the Maldives, which counts up to 30 villas, allows newlyweds to enjoy their honeymoon in a calm, secluded atmosphere. As for outdoor activities, you can relax in the spa, go diving or snorkeling next to your place of residence.
5. Dominican Republic
The island has won the hearts of millions by preserving pristine natural purity. Rivers, streams, waterfalls, boiling lakes and the Caribbean sea create a true paradise. Hiking trails are especially popular because the island has high and picturesque mountains in the east part of the Caribbean. The best places for beach holidays and water sports are located in the Portsmouth area in the northwest. Full relaxation, jungle walks, whale watching and staying at top-level hotels — this is what Dominica offers.
6. Marrakech, Morocco
If you and your soulmate don’t like a typical beach holiday, then choose exotic Morocco. There are wonderful pools, rose gardens and spa salons, as well as several restaurants which offer the tastiest dishes. In Marrakech, the medieval city of the Berber era, you can wander through the mazes, oversee storytellers and musicians, and enjoy exceptional architecture and design solutions. You can stay in the Beldi Country Club, located in the palm groves of Marrakech. For a more isolated stay, mountain walks, local cuisine, and a siesta, choose Kasbah Beldi.
7. Vancouver, Canada
Another unusual honeymoon destination is Vancouver. Its unique ethnic culture, high mountains, and cold water make this place ideal for outdoor activities. Here you will find a huge number of parks, recreation areas, and magnificent beaches. In Vancouver, you can stay both outside and in the city itself. When you choose the modern Fairmont Pacific Rim, the romantic Tofino or the wild Wickaninnish Inn — you won’t get around the natural beauty.
Newlyweds who are looking for an exotic vacation at an affordable price choose Vietnam for a honeymoon. Here you will find everything: perfect beaches, colorful culture, Buddhist pagodas, incredible rivers, French colonial attractions, and luxurious cities. The turquoise ocean, snow-white sand, and greenery create a perfect surroundings for a vacation just for two of you. Also, local exotic cuisine, spa treatments, and diving deserve special attention. Whether you choose a solitude in a bungalow on the beach, or rent a comfortable villa or settle near the amusement parks — Vietnam will surprise you.
9. Sri Lanka
Untouched beaches and forests with pristine nature, ancient temples lost in the jungles, and a mysterious culture — this is Sri Lanka that we know. Sri Lanka is about traditions and culture. Buddhist and Hindu temples, sandy beaches, green tea fields, and wildlife make the island an unusual place for a honeymoon on the shore of the Indian Ocean. You can visit temples, go surfing or safari. It is a place for those who are looking for unprecedented places, where there are still few tourists, and where folk traditions of hospitality are not lost. For people who are captivated by magnificent mountain landscapes and river flows, and for people who are interested in the exotic fauna and flora of the jungle — Sri Lanka is an ideal choice for a honeymoon.
10. Batumi, Georgia
Georgia is a country of snow-capped peaks mountains, that famous for its amazing cuisine, delicious wines and hospitality. It is a small but diverse country that varies from mountains and tropics to semi-deserts that resemble the African savannah.
The sunny city of Batumi is filled with a romantic atmosphere: the sea, the promenade, statues, and fountains. The city has an Argo cable car with stunning views of historical sites. The statues of love «Ali and Nino» are the most remembered ones. Massive figures are drawing closer, then separating. By walking along the promenade, you will find the Ferris wheel and many figures dedicated to love.
Honeymoon is a symbol of the beginning of family life. To enjoy your vacation, make sure that the trip takes place in a desirable place and at the highest level.