After the stress of planning a wedding and finally making it down the aisle to say ‘I do’, it’s every newlyweds dream to just get away for a few days. Unfortunately, finding a unique and romantic honeymoon destination can be challenging. Here’s our top six picks of the most unique, exotic, romantic and picturesque honeymoon destinations across six continents you and your spouse are sure to love and make some lasting memories:
1. Africa : Amboseli National park, Kenya
This is a great choice for wildlife and safari lovers to kick start their honeymoon. The Amboseli national park is an elephant research center with lots of other exotic animals. Go look at the elephants, gazelles or the hippos nearby as you enjoy your time in the camp tents. If being in a tent isn’t your thing, you can lodge at the Tortillas camp on the boarder of Kenya and Tanzania and get the most breathtaking view of the majestic snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.
Best time to visit: January – February & June-September. April & May are not ideal as the rainy season makes most of the roads impassable.
2. Europe: West Coast of Ireland
The west coast of Ireland is called the Emerald Isle for a reason, the scenic and picturesque places found here makes it a magical choice for a romantic honeymoon.
There are many places to tour along this route; the lake of Killarney and the Ring of Kerry are a must. If you are lucky you may hear the locals singing Irish Ballads as you grab your pint of Guinness in a local pub.
Best time to visit: May – September are sunny and wind free.
3. Asia: Krabi Island, Thailand
Thailand isn’t short of scenic views, there’s Chiang Mai and Phuket, but none of them is as uniquely quiet and secluded as the Krabi Island. This idyllic spot is one of Thailand’s best kept secrets,dotted with lush tropical forests and remote beaches. This is perfect for your romantic honeymoon getaway.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the more tourist saturated parts of Thailand and hideaway. Enjoy lazy days on the beach for your honeymoon at these picturesque spots on the island. These areas are mainly accessible by boat to preserve its peace and appeal.
Best time to visit: January – March – clear blue skies, glorious sun and moderate temperatures
4. Oceania: The Milford South, New Zealand.
Milford Sound, found on the South Island of New Zealand has been referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. You can take a 3 ½ day hike through the area as you savor its natural beauty. The Milford Sound is home to seals, penguins and dolphins. There is so much to see here as you and your lover take a walk through this amazing place
Best time to visit: Milford Sound is one of the wettest areas on earth, it receives very high levels of rainfall,you may have to think of the summer months to take your tour. You can see some amazing creatures at this time if you are lucky. For other creatures like penguins and seals, visiting in the winter months is best.
5. North America: Vancouver Island, Canada
The Vancouver Island is a great choice for those seeking seclusion and to get away from the rest of the world for a romantic honeymoon. The Island is a great mix of old English charm with a scenic harbor in Victoria.
You will love to walk on pristine beaches and enjoy the sight of the lush rain forest. The Point No Point Resort offers some nice rustic cabins with luxurious fireplaces, private hot tubs and kitchens for your convenience.
Best time to visit: Summer because of the perfect weather and the many festivals that take place across the island at this time
6. South America: Easter Island ,Chile
Are you looking for a place for a unique, but still romantic honeymoon? Then the tropical Easter Island known as the Rapa Nui is the perfect honeymoon destination for you. It is one of the most remote inhabited places on the earth. It has three volcanoes: Terevaka,Rano Kau and Poike. The secluded beaches and windy coast will give you a magical feel as you walk on the sand.The island’s eco-lodges are much acclaimed for their privacy and is exactly what you need on your romantic honeymoon escapade.
If you want to be more active, you can spend your time riding, snorkeling and biking. If physical activity isn’t your thing, you can just relax with your spouse and cuddle in the tents.
The mythical Moais dotted all over the island were carved in the image of the island’s ancestors.These wonderful historical structures come in various shapes and sizes.They Moais are one of the reasons people keep coming to the this scenic archipelago.
Best time to visit: December to March as the weather is warmer.