Honeymoon Destinations Around the World
Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations for 2012-2013
You’ve got just a few more months until you walk down the aisle to marry your soul mate. The pressure is on to not only put the finishing touches on your wedding preparations, but also to choose a great destination for your long awaited honeymoon. After looking through gazillions of travel brochures and websites, you are trying to narrow it down to the best spots to relax with your new spouse for your honeymoon.
To make your job easier, we’ve researched the top 10 honeymoon destinations for 2012-2013 here.
- Paris, France
The city of love is as rich in its history as it is in the culture and people. Paris has long been known as a top destination for romantic honeymoons. From the beauty of the local architecture to the amazing foods, art, and music, Paris can be a dream come true in a honeymoon destination.
2.Cape Town, Africa
Looking for the adventure of a lifetime, but with all the glamour of a resort environment? Cape Town offers the stunning beauty of seaside accommodations with mountains and plains in driving distance for a safari experience.
3. Venice, Italy
The glamour and romance of Italy is a must do destination for honeymoons. Take in the city sights with a tour in your own personal gondola, enjoy easy-going strolls through the cobblestone city streets, and taste the best coffee in the world.
4. St. Barths, Caribbean
Dreaming of crystal blue waters for some snorkeling and treasure hunting? Nothing beats the combination of white sandy beaches and sparkling waters of the Caribbean, Stay in your own seaside villa and spend your days beachcombing for native conch.
5. Hawaiian Islands
This is a major hot spot for honeymooners worldwide. Hawaii is widely regarded for being welcoming and comfortable year round. There are many fun things to do for those who enjoy ocean adventures, and the local culture is something you won’t want to miss.
6. Crete, Greece
Explore the ancient city of Crete to make special memories during your honeymoon. Find affordable accommodations in one of many ocean villas cradled along the mountains as they slope into the Mediterranean.
7. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
For a surprisingly private, yet affordable honeymoon trip, Puerto Vallarta offers much to the newly married couple. This is also a popular spot for destination weddings.
8. Edinburg, Scotland
Europe’s finest honeymoon destination is filled with historic castles and mansions that are fit for a king (and queen). Visit in the summer months and enjoy the temperate climate with a city tour.
9. Key West, Florida, USA
If you are looking for a tropical paradise to spend your first days as a married couple, the glamour of Key West may be perfect for you. Take in the wildlife from the many natural waterways, and enjoy the serenity of historic bed and breakfasts.
10. Niagara Falls, Canada
As one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the splendor of this massive waterfall will leave you mesmerized. Spend evenings strolling the waterfront; visit the many museums, the CN Tower in Toronto, and the Maid of the Mist boat tour.
Your honeymoon destination should be something that is personal, so choose a spot that will help you and your spouse unwind and make memories to last a lifetime.
About the author: Adam Franklin is an award winning freelance journalist with years of experience covering topics in the travel industry. When he’s not writing or traveling himself, Adam reviews hotel suites in Scottsdale and enjoys hiking in the desert.