Since I began talking about travel more I’ve had quite a few requests to talk about honeymoon destinations. I have compiled a list of all the best places to head to on honeymoon. Even, if you’re not getting married soon, this list will hopefully give you so great holiday inspiration.
For the chance to combine Cape Town with the upmarket beach suburb of Clifton, before heading out to the vine-laced winelands and on to the marine-rich waters of Hermanus. The 190-mile Garden Route road trip is also not to be missed, before ending with games drives in Addo, Kruger or Sabi Sands national parks.
Cape View Clifton overlooking the Twelve Apostles
Honeymoons in Sri Lanka have soared and new hotels are springing up, especially along its beach-laced coast, tea-planted highlands and nature-blessed national parks.
The view from Dunkfeld bungalow at Ceylon Tea Trails
The world and his wife may be honeymooning in Santorini – but for good reason. Sugar-cube hotels and whitewashed churches stagger up the crescent-shaped west coast, craning to get a view of the caldera – a confetti of islands formed in the wake of a millennia-old volcanic eruption.
Petra restaurant at Canaves Oia Suites in Santorini
The world’s biggest island nation has 13,000 idyllic specks to choose from, including Bali for buzz, Sumba for surfing and Moyo for luxury camping beside the Flores Sea.
Sequoia Yacht has three itineraries around Indonesia’s Coral Triangle
You’ve heard it all before: the twisting roads, the cypress groves, the vine-stitched fields… Yet nothing quite prepares you for seeing the timeless beauty of Tuscany unfold before your eyes.
Santo Pietro Suite at Borgo Santo Pierto in Tuscany
From the driest desert in the world to the highest mountain in the Andes, Chile is a land of superlatives.
The couples-ready hot tub at &Beyond Vira Vira in Chile
This fun-loving nation is hard to beat for beaches, whether hanging out in Rio or basking on the bays of Bahia.
Views from the Hotel Santa Teresa in Rio
Barefoot beaches, tropical jungle and Mayan ruins meet at the cultural crossroads between North America and the Spanish-speaking south. Mexico is the perfect place for adventure honeymoons.
Chablé Resort & Spa in the Mexican jungle near Mérida
The Maldives, Mauritius, the Seychelles – say no more…
An over-water villa at Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives
To crunch across lava fields, see geysers spout from the ground and bathe in geothermal pools across this North Atlantic nation…
I hope this has given you a little bit of inspiration on your future travels. Let me know in the comments where your dream destination would be!
See you in my next post!