Honeymoon is one of the most memorable vacations for newlyweds. It gives you a legitimate reason to escape from the workplace pressure for a week or two, helps relieve stress, and sets the tone for your new life.
Are you planning a romantic honeymoon vacation right after wedding? Are you on the lookout for some cool places to make your trip even more romantic this 2016? If you said yes, then here are five awesome honeymoon destinations you could consider visiting.
The Philippines is one of the world’s best honeymoon destinations for two main reasons: (1) it boasts over 7000 islands, dozens of beaches, and miles of greeneries (2) everything from public transportation to accommodation to food is dirt cheap. This is will be an once-in-a-lifetime for newlyweds, especially for nature-lovers. Well, who doesn’t love nature?
Island hopping, sightseeing, shopping, and golfing are the most popular activities in the Philippines. The White Beach in Boracay, often called the queen of beaches, is one of the best of its kind and a must-visit place for young couples.
Where to stay: Drop by Out of the Blue Resort in Puerto Galera. It’s located right on the oceanfront, so you not only reach your room fast in the night but also get the best view of Sunrise and Sunset. The resort has been consistently given a five star rating for the quality of food and amenities, and that only adds to your pleasant experience.
When to go: The Philippines has a pleasant climate year-round, so you can plan your trip anytime. But, it’s always fun to visit the place during the warmer months, which is from November to April.
If you love stunning views of the nature and breathe what is considered the world’s cleanest air, then Tasmania could be your ultimate honeymoon destination. The nature is pure and clean, and the climate is pleasant during most part of the year, thanks to its close proximity to Antarctica.
If you love entertainment, drop by any of the Southern Tasmania beaches. The music, dance, and late night party experience are as good as what you get at the best party beaches in the world.
Where to stay: Tasmania offers a range of exciting accommodation options for newlyweds to have a romantic time. The options include holiday resorts, lodges, coastal retreats, caravan parks, cabin-style accommodation, tiny holiday houses, farm stay accommodation, and hotels.
Whether you wish to book a tiny holiday house and enjoy cooking and dining with your wife or taste some exotic local cuisines at any of the luxury hotels is purely your choice – Tasmania doesn’t stop you from having the best of your honeymoon trip.
When to go: Local experts suggest that the best time to visit the place is during December, January, and February.
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK, TANZANIA
Wouldn’t it be amazing to plan a romantic getaway to a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Why not try jungle safari and then take part in some thrilling activities before getting back to your room for some romance? It’s often said that honeymooning to the forest areas gives you a completely different experience than at the city hotels. Serengeti National Park is your best place to experience the fun.
Where to Stay: Serengeti comprises of lodges and camps that are ideal for couples and families. Pick the one that suits your need – whether you wish to pitch a tent on the hilly area or book a luxury villa, the choice is yours!
Start your day with some sightseeing, then drive through the plains, sample some unique food, have a drink, play games, take a dip in the pool, and get a body massage at one of the spas.
When to go: June through October are the best months to visit the place. If you love chilling climate, then book your tickets for November or December.
BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
British Columbia in Canada is one of the best romantic destinations around the world. More so, if you are flying out of Asia for the first time in your life. The place boasts beautiful landscape where you can start your sightseeing journey, top class restaurants where you get local, Asian, American, and Mediterranean cuisines, and amusement parks where you can enjoy some thrilling rides. Vancouver’s Granville Island and Whistler slopes are among the first few places you must visit in British Columbia.
Where to stay: Crystal Cove Beach Resort lies in close proximity to the Pacific Ocean in Tofino and features incredible surroundings that will truly leave you immersed in a world of joy. What’s more, the resort includes private beachfront cabins, hot tubs, and rainforest cabins that will tempt you to stay longer indoors.
When to go: Plan your trip between September and November.
Croatia finds a place in our list of top 5 honeymoon destinations because it has everything required to give you the best experience. From imposing mountains to ancient hills to seas, the place has it all. Enjoy sightseeing at Hvar and take a boat trip through the Blue Cave to the Pakleni islands and spend the evening tasting some Hvar wine and unique local cuisines to get a taste of the Croatian tradition.
Where to Stay: There are lots of places to stay in Croatia, but Fort George is highly recommended. This is a one-stop for couples that wish to enjoy the experience of fine dining and drinking at the hotel and sightseeing at an in-house art gallery.
When to go: You will have a delightful experience from July through September, when the climate is just perfect for some romance.
Cathy is the writer and social media strategist at togetherweek.com, a site that brings you the very best of information about party locations from around the world. She loves exploring new places, meeting new people and learning new things from them .