8 Best Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in the World

Honeymoons mark the beginning of a new married couple’s life together, and choosing a romantic destination allows them to enjoy this special time together. Whether you prefer the beach over a city destination, you will most likely find the perfect honeymoon spot among the top travel destinations around the world.

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Maldives

There’s nothing more romantic than being in a deserted group of islands with your new spouse. The journey itself is already exciting, with a trip by speedboat or seaplane into a white-sand beach. Once there, you can relax from the wedding madness in your own secluded beach villa. During the day, enjoy the water activities and at night, stroll along the beach while holding hands.

Paris

The city of love is, of course, one of the favorite honeymoon destinations. Visiting the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre is perfect for city-loving couples, and they can seal their love with a love lock. Go out for a full course dinner at any of the great restaurants and stroll back to your hotel hand-in-hand through cobblestone streets.

Bora Bora

Another tropical dream destination will spoil you with blue waters and sandy beaches, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You may even stay in a tiny island called a motu for a full island experience, even having your breakfast brought in by canoe. While you can take part in more active water activities, you can also relax with a couple’s massage by sunset.

New York City

The City That Never Sleeps is the place to be even for newlyweds. There are many things you can do together, from going to Broadway, visiting the Met and going shopping. You can also do a budget honeymoon even in one of the world’s most expensive cities by planning in advance and opting for cheaper activities like a romantic walk with your spouse in Central Park. There are also a lot of small but very good restaurants in the city, you just need to do your homework. There are some great tips on the best things to see and do during a honeymoon in New York City on the Brides website.

Napa Valley

The vineyards offer newlyweds a beautiful view and the chance to go wine-tasting and dining at farm-to-table restaurants. At the same time, the city offers the riverfront promenade, perfect for some shopping and dining. If you are looking for an alternative to the beach honeymoon spot, this is definitely on the top of your list.

Venice

After Paris, Venice is without a doubt one of the most romantic destinations. Though it is touristy, newlyweds can still enjoy being serenaded during their gondola ride as they cruise through the famous canals. Of course, nothing beats dining and cafes in Italy, so that both your heart and stomach are full at all times.

New Zealand

If you are looking for breathtaking landscapes in an exotic country, then go no further than New Zealand. Because of the many must-see spots on this once-in-a-lifetime trip, you should definitely opt for renting a car and exploring the country in it.

Greece

The Greek islands like Santorini are not just picturesque, but they are also romantic destinations for newlyweds. If you are into ancient monuments, there are more than enough for you to visit. And if you have always wanted to see those whitewashed villages, then this is the honeymoon spot for you. Don’t forget to find a quiet spot to watch the sunset with your sweetie.

Look no further than this list if you are still planning your honeymoon and you can be sure to have memorable first days as newlyweds before you go home and start your new life together as a married couple.