Top 10 Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Once you’ve said “I do,” it’s time to set off for a relaxing honeymoon with your loved one. But where should you go? There are endless options depending on the time of year you are traveling and what you are looking to do. From relaxing beach vacations to adventure-filled getaways, here are the top 10 most romantic honeymoon destinations worldwide.

1. Bali, Indonesia

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Bali is a small island located just to the right of Java, the 5th largest island in Indonesia. This romantic spot is perfect for adventurers and is known for its beautiful volcanoes and serene rice fields. 

Best time of year to visit

Bali experiences a wet season from October to April. Therefore, the best time to visit Bali is during the dryer summer months of May through August.

Best things to do in Bali

Bali is known for its beautiful nature, so you’ll want to spend some time outside, enjoying the beautiful greenery and wildlife. Make sure to visit the following:

  • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
  • Uluwatu Temple
  • Bali Safari and Marine Park

2. Paris, France

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Paris, France, is widely known as one of the most romantic cities in the world. You can spend your days in Paris walking hand-in-hand, enjoying the peaceful cafes and gorgeous scenery. You may even want to take the charm of Paris back with you by designing your own Parisian-style home!

Best time of year to visit

The best time of year to visit Paris is from mid-June to mid-September. The summers in Paris are warm and comfortable, with an average daily high of 71ºF.

Best things to do in Paris

It’s no secret that you can’t miss out on the iconic architecture and art of the city. Some of our proposals are:

  • Louvre Museum
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Luxembourg Gardens

3. Santorini, Greece

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Located in the southern Aegean Sea, Santorini is one of the most famous islands in the world. The crystal clear water, iconic white and blue architecture, and delicious food make Santorini one of the most picturesque honeymoon destinations.

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Best time of year to visit

The best time of year to visit Santorini is from April to May and September to October. The summers in Santorini are viciously hot and can be uncomfortable at times.

Best things to do in Santorini

Santorini has a great mixture of history and luxury. Spend some time on the water, but don’t forget to check out the different ancient ruins around the city. Some of the best things to do and see in Santorini are:

4. Maldives, South Asia

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

If you’re looking for a luxurious and exotic getaway, Situated 470 miles from Sri Lanka and India, the Maldives consists of 1,192 islands grouped into a chain of 26 atolls. Consider booking a private jet to the Maldives, to get there in style. Since the first tourists stepped on the island in 1972, it has become a popular spot for newly-married couples.

Best time of year to visit

The best time of year to visit the Maldives is between November and April, allowing you to avoid the monsoon seasons.

Best things to do in Maldives

Sit back and relax in the Maldives. Some of the top attractions include their incredible restaurants and beautiful resorts like:

  • Ithaa Undersea Restaurant
  • Meeru Island Resort and Spa
  • Maafushi

5. Amalfi Coast, Italy

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

The Amalfi Coast is a stretch of coastline in Southern Italy. It is known for its gorgeous seaside towns and beaches, as well as its beautiful coastline and colorful architecture. Many other Italian cities are also great for honeymooning couples.

In addition to the Amalfi Coast, you may also want to check out Venice, which makes the list of the best cities for a romantic weekend getaway.

Best time of year to visit

Because the Amalfi Coast is so famous, you should visit during the off-season. Try planning your trip during May or September, when the crowds are smaller, but the weather is still warm.

Best things to do on the Amalfi Coast

Take a walk down any street on the Amalfi Coast and you’re sure to come across picturesque villas and churches like:

  • Duomo di Amalfi
  • Villa Rufolo
  • Ravello

6. Hawaii, USA

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Around 450,000 to 570,000 people visit the Pacific Ocean island of Hawaii each month, and for a good reason! Hawaii has something for everyone. Whether you and your loved one want to relax on the beach or climb an active volcano, Hawaii is the place to be!

Best time of year to visit

Any time between April and October is a great time to visit Hawaii. This is when you will see the highest temperatures and lowest amount of rain.

Best things to do in Hawaii

When in Hawaii, spend your time outdoors. Whether swimming in crystal clear water or hiking up the side of a volcano, you’re sure to enjoy your time. Make sure to visit the following:

  • Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
  • Waimea Canyon State Park
  • Hanauma Bay

7. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Bora Bora is an island group in the Leeward Islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is famous for its sandy white beaches and luxurious resorts, making it an excellent option for your honeymoon.

Best time of year to visit

April and November are the best months to visit Bora Bora as they fall between the wet and dry seasons and provide temperatures in the 70s and 80s.

Best things to do in Bora Bora

Bora Bora has many incredible natural attractions, such as the mountain of Otemanu and the Bora Bora Lagoon. Enjoy with your significant other visiting:

  • Matira Beach
  • Otemanu
  • Bora Bora Lagoon

8. Tuscany, Italy

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Tuscany, Italy, is a region in central Italy known for its picturesque landscapes, rich history, and delicious food. These qualities, among many others, make Italy one of the most unique places to visit.

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Best time of year to visit

The best time of year to visit Tuscany is April to May, when the weather is comfortable and the tourism level is lower.

Best things to do in Tuscany

Step back into the Renaissance when visiting Tuscany. Most structures, including the famous Uffizi Gallery, were built during that period. Make sure to visit the following:

  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Uffizi Gallery

9. Seychelles, East Africa

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelagic state of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa. Seychelles is known for its lush vegetation, amazing beaches, and diverse marine life.

Best time of year to visit

The best time of year to visit Seychelles is between April and May or October and November, allowing you to avoid the two trade winds that hit the island each year.

Best things to do in Seychelles

You won’t want to stay inside when visiting Seychelles. Spend time exploring the reefs, swimming with turtles, and enjoying the gorgeous nature. 

  • Anse Lazio
  • Saint-Anne Marine National Park
  • Curieuse

10. Kyoto, Japan

Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Kyoto is located in the Kansai region on the island of Honshu and is known for its beautiful Buddhist temples, unique architecture, and traditional food. If you want to experience traditional Japan right from your accommodation’s footsteps, Gion is the best area to stay in Kyoto.

Best time of year to visit

Kyoto is a great place to visit all year round! The weather is mild, and the temperature is pleasant all year round. 

Best things to do in Kyoto

As mentioned before, Kyoto is known for its beautiful temples. You can easily visit a new temple every day of your honeymoon! Here are some of the most famous ones:

  • Fushimi Inari Taisha
  • Kinkaku-ji
  • Nijo Castle

Takeaway

If you are one of the 1.4 million people taking a honeymoon trip this year, then any of these romantic destinations would be a perfect option for you and your partner! If you enjoyed this article, feel free to check out the rest of our blog for more informative lifestyle and travel content.


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