By Lianne Crosby of Hitched
Honeymooning in recent years has become as big an event as the wedding itself, and why not? It gives the newlyweds a romantic break away to start their marriage of in post wedding bliss, only to be with each other in the first moments of the rest of their lives together. Couples nowadays venture all over the world to enjoy their honeymoon together, and there are so many destinations to choose from.
Your honeymoon location should be relaxing, romantic, and it should cater to your personality too, which means if you love being active, get out and do some water sports with your newly other half. Have a look at the following luxury honeymoon destinations, and maybe one of them could be your dream getaway.
♥ Bora Bora ♥
Bora Bora is a small island in the Pacific Ocean, which is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier coral reef. In the middle of the island can be seen an extinct volcano, which makes a rather scenic backdrop for your honeymoon photos.
The island is popular with newlyweds, and famous for its stunning blue sea, stilted hotel huts, relaxing beaches and aquatic activities. There’s such a variety of things to do, some being lounging around on the sunny beach under the coconut trees, and others being water sports, such as snorkelling, scuba diving, and swimming with sharks and rays, which is not for the faint hearted!
Bora Bora is the perfect honeymoon destination for newlywed couples who are looking for an exciting getaway, so if you love the idea of blue lagoons with stilted hut hotels above the surface of the clear water, and stunning views of sandy beaches and coconut trees with blue skies and mountain backdrops, Bora Bora could be the dream destination for you.
♥ Dubai ♥
Maybe you’re a city person and you love the idea of exploring a futuristic city, with amazing skyscrapers and architecture, modern forms of transport, fantastic tourist attractions and historic traditional values. If so, Dubai could be the place for you.
In Dubai, you have the opportunity to do so many activities, that you’ll have to pick and choose which places you want to visit and sites you want to see. Step in to Dubai’s yesterday land and get a taste of desert life, visiting spice and gold markets, walking through century old alleyways and tasting fresh dessert dates and different exotic spices. Or you can visit the city Mall, which has over 1,000 shops, a large IMAX cinema, adventure sports, an Olympic sized ice skating rink, a cyber-world, and a huge aquarium. Dubai Mall is the biggest Mall in the entire world, meaning you will have a truly unique and amazing experience under the roof of the magnificent world of the Dubai Mall.
♥ Greece ♥
Greece is a country in Europe full of history and has a population of around 11 million. Greece’s largest city and capital is Athens, which is also one of the world’s oldest cities.
A great place in Greece for honeymooners to stay at is the Naxos Island Hotel, which pampers each guest in ultimate luxury. It’s referred to as the ‘lover’s hideaway’, and is only about 100 feet from the beach below, and has a scenic view of the blue sea and distant mountains. Deluxe rooms in the hotel feature romantic, private Jacuzzis with views overlooking the ocean, you will feel like you are soaking in heaven. Also included in the luxury of the hotel are full service spas and beauty salons, however, the feature you will appreciate the most will be the incredibly stunning views.
The best thing about Greece, is the fact that you will be able to go out and explore some of the more historic areas and get involved in the culture, but then go back to your luxury hotel and enjoy your time with your other half at the beach and hotel.
♥ Turtle Bay, Hawaii ♥
Turtle Bay isn’t only known for its stunning sandy beach, clear blue seas and aqua sports, it is also famous for its celebrity visitors and film experience. Well known films such as Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Hawaii Five-0, Murder She Wrote, Pirates Of The Caribbean, Alvin And The Chipmunks 3 and Along Came Polly were all filmed on this scenic island.
Turtle Bay offers lots of luxury honeymoon packages, allowing newlyweds to relax and pamper themselves and enjoy the beautiful sun, sand and ocean together. There are also plenty of activities for you to do, including surfing, horse riding, Segway tours, kayak tours, kite boarding and hula lessons.
If you love a little bit of everything, Turtle Bay might be the dream honeymoon for you and your other half, and you can enjoy your time there knowing that you’re walking the same sand as well known celebrities!
Penelope x x
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