23 May 2016
The Perfect Island Honeymoon Destination
After your big day there is no better treat than a romantic honeymoon trip for two. Disappear with your new husband or wife to a secluded destination and forget about life back home for a week or two. You’re in good company, figures show that 99% of those who have a traditional wedding go on a honeymoon! Here is our island honeymoon destination guide with some tips on what you should do while you are there.
Where: Known for it’s perfect while beaches and calming atmosphere, Bali is known to be “Isle of the Gods”. Fall in love all over again on the Indonesian island where Julia Roberts disappears to in the famous get away movie “Eat, Pray, Love, the island”. If relaxing on a picture perfect beach isn’t for you there are lots of romantic trips on the island of Bali from visiting its ancient temples to gazing across on one of its beautiful mountain vistas.
Whether you plan on staying on the the while-sand coastline of Nusa Dua where The Bachelor has been filmed or Ubud which has a buzzing arts scene perfect for lovers.
Things to do: Pura Luhur Uluwatu temple is not to be missed while you are in Bali. Situated on a cliff 200 feet above the Indian Ocean, this really is one of the most special places in the world. Take in the mesmerizing views in Bali and who better to share them with than with your one true love!
Where: Known for its wild night life and thriving music scene away from the centre of the island there are lots of secret locations which are perfect for you and your love. Hideaway in hill top village, or hippie-chic farmhouses or spend your days sipping sangria on some of the best beaches in Europe.
Things to do: If you get tired chilling out be your luxury pool why not take your loved one for boat ride to the stunning Formentera. Make a day of it exploring it’s unspoiled, hidden beaches miles away from your job and housework back home. Can you think of a better place to make memories with your new spouse than the turquoise Ibizan waters?
Where: Although Santorini is a tiny island in the middle of Greece it is one of this year most popular holiday destinations. This island is a celebrity couple hot spot and is known for its blue and white landscape, endless beaches and its amazing Greek cuisine.
Things to do: The views in Santorini alone are enough for anyone to go. Take a trip on a zip car up to the top of the island or if you feel brave enough, you can get a donkey up there too!
The choices are endless on this hidden island if you can drag yourself away from its black sand beaches. Once you are done drinking cocktails and eating the freshest seafood, take a break and explore the island on a scooter. Soak in the ancient Greek history and visit landmarks like the newly reopened Bronze Age settlement of Akrotíri (also known as “Minoan Pompeii”).
Where: The Maldives is a great exotic alternative for lovers, found somewhere far far away in the Indian Ocean it’s the perfect place to start your fairy-tale life with your prince charming. Honeymooners dream of booking the Maldives as its white-sand beaches and clear waters leave you wanting to return for all your special anniversaries.
Things to do: The Maldives is known for its colourful underwater life. Why not book a trip with a marine biologist or book night-time snorkel tour? Dive in while the sun sets just in time to see the micro marine life glow in the clear waters.
Where: Say Aloha to Hawaii! Maui is your dream island destination with its stunning clear waters and one of a kind tropical sunset, the only bad thing about traveling here is that you will never want to return back home! If you are looking for sheer luxury do you and your partner Maui is perfect for you!
Things to do: Hawaii is the perfect romantic getaway for couples who love water activities; take the plunge snorkelling or surfing and spend your days drying off with a cocktail on the famous Ka’anapali Beach.
The fun never ends in Hawaii and even on land you will never be stuck for trying new things, after taking a horseback ride along the beach with your partner. Watch the sunset together at the top of the world famous Haleakala Crater or take a sunset cruise along the Kihei coastline. Just magical.
Sign out of Facebook, put your phone away and enjoy this special time that the two of you have together. Whatever island destination you pick for your honeymoon, relax, enjoy it and fall in love with the location just like you did with each other.