Looking to get married this year? By now, the realization might have dawned on you already that the best part of getting married is actually the fun that follows right after the wedding – the HONEYMOON! Some people call it the most important holiday you’ll ever take therefore it is compulsory that you do your homework before you take the love of your life on this unforgettable trip. The Honeymoon is different from any other holiday that you have or might take in the future so make sure that you get real value out of it. Plan well-ahead so that this trip stays etched in your memories forever. Here is our round-up of the 10 most favorable destinations to take your spouse to on your honeymoon.
10. Porec, Croatia
We start off our list with Porec, a small and picturesque town located in Croatia in the Istian Peninsula. Chances are you might have not heard of this place before but many travelers call this place the modern day Tuscany. You will have a lot of fun exploring the many beaches on the outskirts of the town. The hotels are absolutely world-class and have all the modern-day luxuries you are looking for. The serene setting and the exquisite food coupled with the manicured gardens make this place one of the best honeymoon spots in the world.
9. Cape Town, South Africa
The South African city of Cape Town is inarguably one of the most stunning and picture perfect places in the entire world. You will have lots to do on the white sandy beaches and the lush vineyards but save yourself for the trip to the Table Mountain which is the best place to be especially if you and your spouse are adventure lovers. The best time to visit Cape Town is in between the months of June and August as the weather is moderate making it ideal for you to pursue outdoor activities.
8. Rottnest Island, Australia
Making its way into the number 8 spot on our list is the adventure filled trip to Rottnest Island in Australia. If you and your spouse think that the best turn on for you are the sun, the sea, the surfing and plentiful amounts of rest and relaxation, then look nowhere else and pack your bags for Australia. Your honeymoon to Australia should not be limited to Rottnest Island alone for where ever you go in this vast country, you will have the time of your lives.
Maldives is made up of nearly a thousand islands and has perhaps the bluest and most clear water worldwide. If scuba diving is your thing, you will have plenty of underwater activities to enjoy making it a dream destination for many newly-wed couples. Maldives will delight you with lazy and relaxed afternoons, heavenly and exotic sunsets and exquisite candle light dinners.
6. Algarve, Portugal
Portugal will give you the golden opportunity to take a break from all the hustle and bustle in your daily life and escape to a peaceful and quite place in the town of Algarve, located in the countryside. Algarve will stun you with its rich cultural and historical value, its beautiful villages, lush golf resorts and its medieval castles.
5. Phuket, Thailand
Halfway through our list of the best Honeymoon destinations for the year 2013, we make our way to the most beautiful island of Thailand – Phuket. You will get a once in a lifetime opportunity to feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful pink sunsets and blue water lagoons in the world. No honeymoon in Thailand would ever be complete if you don’t go for Elephant Trekking with your spouse on the white sandy beaches of this picturesque island.
There are hundreds of reasons why Spain is considered to be one of the best honeymoon destinations for the world. It is most famous for having bullfighters, flamenco dancers and amazing white and sandy beaches. However, beyond these obvious attractions lie the green vast mountains open for hiking and trekking lovers. There are towns and cities full of rich cultural and historical heritage that are just waiting to be explored. If you are looking for a relaxing visit to Spain, you should head over to the town of Menorca with its serene beaches and beautiful picturesque port towns.
3. Cancun, Mexico
Number 3 on our list of Top ten Best destinations for taking your spouse on a Honeymoon is Cancun in Mexico. Cancun is one of the most romantic and desirable places to go for a Honeymoon because of its amazing and lust white sandy beaches which can be found on the Yucatan Peninsula. There are tons of water sports activities to enjoy while you are in Cancun and these include scuba diving and snorkeling all over the hundreds and thousands of shipwrecks and amazingly beautiful coral reefs. You can also choose to just spend the day swimming with the dolphins or catching the surfs. You must definitely be tired of all those hours you put into planning the wedding and surely deserve to kick back and lie in the warm sunshine. Couples that like to have and party will find Cancun no less than Las Vegas!
2. Rome, Italy
Never forget the motto, “When in Rome, do what the Romans do”. There are literally thousands of activities to enjoy while you are visiting this amazingly spectacular city. From visiting the art galleries to the ancient structures, you will so much to do that you will find it difficult to fit it all in one single trip.
1. New York City, USA
Five minutes in New York and we guarantee you that you will fall in love with the Big Apple. The reason being simple – no other such place exists on the entire face of this planet. There are hundreds and thousands of things to do and explore in the Big Apple including some of the greatest dining, shopping and the seeing the many cultural and tourist hot spots.