Best Beach Honeymoon Destinations In The World
Heads-up honeymooners! We believe a relaxing beach honeymoon destination is just what you need for the post-nuptial escape. Plenty of sun and sand, iridescent turquoise waters, elegant cocktails, a couples’ walks hand-in-hand, you know the drill. If you’d rather stay in? No worries. Share a bottle of bubbly and the views will keep you company!
These beach honeymoon destinations are impossibly romantic. Read on to know where you want to head to as you begin your lives together.
1. Turks and Caicos Islands
With many mesmerizing vistas to choose from, the Turks and Caicos Islands are made of 40 low-lying coral islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Its startlingly white sand beaches, upscale restaurants, and crystal-clear turquoise ocean waters are yours to enjoy. Stroll hand-in-hand or take a romantic sunset horseback ride along the shore, the choices are many.
Best time to visit: The weather is pleasant year-round, but the peak is in April and May
What to see/do? See the sunset, get a history lesson, go to the spa, ride horses,
2. Papagayo Peninsula, Costa Rica
On Costa Rica's Northern Pacific Coast lies the untamed and very beautiful Papagayo Peninsula. Its all-inclusive resorts, Pacific coast hillside and overlooking golden sand beaches are perfect for the happy couple. Enjoy friendly Tico hospitality at some of the country’s best resorts. Home to a regional sustainable luxury destination, Costa Rica's Peninsula Papagayo is one of the best honeymoon destinations.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Costa Rica is from December to April
What to see/do? Pacific beaches like Coco Beach (Playas del Coco), Playa Hermosa, and Playa Ocotal, Guanacaste National Park.
3. Playa Maderas, Nicaragua
Located just twenty minutes north of San Juan del Sur, Playa Maderas is prefect for lounging in hammocks, going boogie boarding, helping baby hatchling turtles, or well, just sleep in sand all day. Enjoy the silence, the beauty of the forest, and the crystal clear turquoise warm ocean waters.
Best time to visit: Nicaragua's dry season begins in November, so the best time to visit is November to April
What to see/do? Cliff jumping, see lava bubble, swim in an ancient volcanic caldera.
4. Mallorca, Spain
The largest island in the Balearic Islands, Mallorca or Majorca is your quintessential Mediterranean destination. While most people think that Ibiza is the go-to Spanish getaway, Mallorca offers a perfect blend of best of the Mediterranean’s seaside charm and Spain’s nightlife, sans the crowds! Take your pick of beaches, this island has a ton of options to choose from - Cala Formentor Beach, Es Calo des Moro Beach, S’Amarador Beach, Cala Mesquida Beach, Sa Calobra Beach, and so on.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit the island of Majorca is between July and September
What to see/do? Palma, Cala Figuera, Mondrago Natural Park
5. Kauai, Hawaii
A Hawaii Island Honeymoon is every bride’s weakness and I don't see why not! Kauai, an island in Hawaii, is best known for its secluded beaches, sunsets, sharp mountain spires, lush gardens, exotic resorts and breath-taking sceneries. We say this honeymoon season, go Hawaii.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Kauai is between September and November or from April to June
What to see/do? Waimea, Poipu, Kapaa, Lihue
6. The French Riviera
Or Côte d'Azur is glamorous, classy and sexy! The French Riviera has everything for a couple looking for a high life. A great climate, flawless beaches, global flavours, and brilliant wines. From big resorts to boutique hotels, this place has many accommodation options to please every honeymooning couple.
Best time to visit: While August is the peak season, visit anywhere between June and October. Some hotels and restaurants are closed from November to February.
What to see/do? Monte Carlo, Cannes, Saint Tropez, Aix-En-Provence, Nice
7. Hayman Island, Australia
The most northerly of the Whitsunday Islands, Hayman Islands are located off the coast of Central Queensland. Hayman Island is a private island resort with a direct access to the Great Barrier Reef and the world-renowned Whitehaven Beach. Its elegance, style, service and, location makes this one of the best beach destinations for honeymooners.
Best time to visit:
What to see/do? Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach
8. Mykonos, Greece
Mykonos is an island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea, and is today a popular European honeymoon beach destination, having features in many videos and movies. Seamless, superb, and seductive, Mykonos is the number one honeymoon destination of Greece. By the beaches or at the centre, Mykonos is lovely anywhere you go.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Mykonos is September and October.
What to see/do? Agia Anna Beach, Agios Ioannis Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach, Kalafatis Beach
9. Big Sur, California
Experience one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in the United States at Big Sur, California. Begin your lives together with a fairy-tale-like backdrop of towering redwoods and endless ocean vistas. Stretching more than 90 miles along the rugged Pacific, a drive with your beloved would one of the most romantic things you can do on your honeymoon.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Big Sur is from September to November.
What to see/do? Hiking, bird watching, historical tours, whale watching
On your honeymoon, make the most of time together! These beachy honeymoon destinations would ensure that you cherish and remember your honeymoon for years to come.
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