10 Best Beach Honeymoon Destinations

Everyone wants this special holiday to be, well, special. This is an once-in-a-lifetime trip that will make memories that last forever.

That’s a lot of pressure for just one holiday. But have no fear! We have compiled a list of the 10 most unique beaches to spend your honeymoon on.

From resort towns to secluded islands, there is be something for everyone. Let’s go to the beach, beach!!

10. Bali, Indonesia

Bali is an old favourite amongst honeymooners for many reasons. From its secluded jungle resorts to the beachside all-inclusive ones, Bali is caters just every occasion and taste. The lush jungle and the still active volcano, Mt. Batur, gives visitors the opportunity to see more than the beach. (If they want! There are plenty of beach activities to get into as well.)

9. Corfu, Greece

Corfu is a hidden gem in the typically thought of party destination, Greece. With its turquoise waters, gorgeous natural landscape, and sunny weather year round, Corfu is a honeymooner’s paradise. There are loads of historical sights and the place is rich with heritage.

8. Ko Chang Island, Thailand

Ko Chang is one of the largest Thai islands. Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Ko Chang is similar to Bali, but without all the party-goer crowds. The white beaches are home to colourful coral reefs while the island is covered with a dense jungle that holds hidden walking trails and waterfalls.

7. Barbados

The island town of Barbados is known for its unique mix of English tendencies and beach vibes. The British Commonwealth offers a range of amenities from afternoon tea to a game of cricket as well as scuba diving at Dottin’s reef to exploring Harrison’s cave.

Wanna go from lounging on the beach to watching the horses at Garrison Savannah Racetrack? Then Barbados is the spot for you!

6. Zanzibar, Tanzanian

Zanzibar is a cluster of islands off the coast of East Africa. Here, picturesque fishing villages make up this one of a kind destination. With more than 25 fantastic beaches and dozens of remote islands to venture too, the only thing breaking the silence is likely to be the ocean. When you aren’t losing track of time at the beach, there are all sorts of tours offered. Go see the old spice plantations, get up close and personal with some dolphins, or just rent your own private yacht and spend the day out on the open sea.

5. San Juan, Puerto Rico

This US Territory is the perfect mix of old and new. You’ll find historic ruins and beach bars, old architecture and new beachside resorts.

Culebrita Beach and Isla Palominos are just a few of the picturesque beaches around Puerto Rico. Snorkel with whale sharks, try your hand at surfing, or just work on your tan.

When the days are done, get your fancy dress on and check out Isla Verde’s casinos, and beach bars.

4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Around 300 islands make up the area. Known for its tree-lined beaches, mangrove forests and swimming elephants, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands will leave you stunned.

The islands call to your wild side with elephant safaris, snorkelling with sharks, and swimming in waterfall lagoons. Visitors to the island can stay in beachside resorts or and camp out under the stars.

3. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman

This British Colony in the Caribbean is the biggest of the three islands. Besides the beaches, the island hosts annual festivals and an active nightlife.

7 Mile Beach is an area hotspot, where the blue waters meet the white sand beaches. There are incredible snorkelling opportunities, from coral reefs to the Wreck of the Ten Sail.

Here, you’ll get to interact with a wide array of island “locals.” Mix up swimming partners with a trip to Stingray City or Cayman Turtle Point. And be sure to visit the Blue Iguanas at Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park.

2. Belize

Tucked away on the eastern coast of Central America, Belize is a nation half the size of Ireland with a population of just 300,000. Don’t let this small country fool you, it’s packed full of beautiful beaches, lush forests and Mayan ruins.

All the romantic, chick-flick worthy activities can be done in Belize. From horseback riding down the beach to strolling hand-in-hand down cobblestone streets, your honeymoon will have all those butterflies and first date feels.

And if that wasn’t enough, 1 Belize Dollar is equivalent to .45 Euro, so it’s like everything you’re paying for it half off!

1. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

No, you aren’t dreaming.

Punta Cana might look too good to be true, but this gorgeous spot in the Dominican Republic is the real deal.  The 32km of palm tree lined beaches and clear Caribbean waters are just a start to the island.

You two lovebirds can play a round at a Jack Nicklaus award winning golf course, snorkel around the area coral reefs, or take up a concert at Altos de Chavon all without leaving the island.  There is also a natural spring, Hoyo Azul, to take a dip in and the butterfly walk to Iguaonita Cave to check off the list as well.


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