10 Romantic International Honeymoon Destinations For Indian Couples On A Budget
Months of planning and spending a bomb has finally come to an end with your wedding day. And let’s face it- after fretting over all those logistics to have the perfect big-fat wedding, many couples prefer having a honeymoon that doesn’t burn another hole in their pockets. For them, it’s about being with each other and not so much about the location. So if you are someone who’s looking for an affordable vacation with your spouse which comes with luxuries but not the money stress, we have got you sorted. With places that will allow you to plan a lavish vacation under INR 1,50,000 for two people, this list is sure to be your saviour. So head to these budget-friendly destinations and soak-up each other’s company at these incredibly romantic vacation spots!
1. Thailand: For Thai culture and romantic beaches
Stunning landscapes, lavish resorts, blissful beaches, vibrant nightlife, delicious delicacies, and thrilling adventures makes Thailand a perfect package that caters to all your honeymoon fantasies. Shop and party in Phuket, spend a secluded and romantic escape at Krabi, take in the serenity of luxurious resorts and Thai culture in Pattaya, witness magnificent hill views from Chiang Mai, take in the city vibes in Bangkok or simply enjoy the beauty of numerous islands and beaches at the paradisiacal land of Thailand.
Romantic Locations in Thailand: Phang Nga Bay, Similan Islands, Phi Phi Islands, Railay Beach
2. Hong Kong: For its cool range of attractions and exotic dining options
A plethora of resorts to suit every budget, quaint beaches and chilled-out activities make Hong Kong a paradise for honeymooners on a budget. The indulgent parks like the Disneyland and Ocean Park ensure adventure for couples, chic shopping hubs satisfy the shopaholics, post-wedding spas prove to be a de-stressor and water activities complement the beachy beauty of the location.
Romantic Locations in the Hong Kong: Tai Long Wan Beach, Kwun Yam Wan Beach, Wong Tai Sin Temple in Kowloon, Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island, Disneyland, Victoria’s Harbour
3. Mauritius: For sparkling white beaches and crystal blue lagoons
With resorts so lavish and beaches so refreshing, Mauritius is one budget-location perfect for couples. Watersports, restaurants, clubs, relaxing spas, and trendy bars make Mauritius an upbeat location for a honeymoon. Explore the beauty of white-powder sands at Grand Bay and Blue Bay, tour through the unparalleled beauty of Le Morne Brabant, or spend a laid-back vacay on the resorts of this island nation and you are sure to cherish your visit here.
Romantic Locations in Mauritius: Tamarin Beach, La Cuvette Beach Grand Bay, Chamarel Village, Ile aux Cerfs, Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
4. Philippines: For expansive coastlines and secluded beaches
Turquoise waters and secluded environments make Philippines a romantic wonderland for couples. This isolated retreat is an off-beat location loaded with water-sports, sandy beaches, cliffs, rocks, and crystal-clear waters. The romantic setup of Boracay Island, stellar mountain view at Palawan Island, jungle-clad landmasses of Coron and a lot more comes with this dreamy getaway.
Romantic Locations in Philippines: Subic Bay, Boracay Island, Palawan Island, Bellarocca Island, Sagada, Tour Taal Volcano
5. Maldives: For soft white sands and azure colored waters
An intimate setting without the buzzing activities of tourists against the backdrop of flawless beauty is what makes Maldives a destination worth exploring with your better half. Exotic spas, couples’ massages, and exciting water-sports, everything here is customized for the newly-weds. From underwater romance and exotic resorts to tempting dinners and honeymoon fishing, do it all with your spouse and make memories you will cherish forever.
Romantic Locations in Maldives: Glowing beach, Malé, Ithaa underwater aquarium restaurant, National Museum
6. Sri Lanka: For its warm culture, natural beauty and charming hospitality
Whether you decide to spend your dreamy honeymoon amidst secluded beaches or wish to explore the traditional Sri Lankan culture with your loved one, the country never fails to amaze the newly-weds. You can ride elephants, pay a visit to stunning temples, rejuvenate yourself at the sun-kissed beaches or sip authentic tea at the tea plantations. The tropical climate and warm temperatures make Sri Lanka a year-round destination for honeymooners.
Romantic Locations in Sri Lanka: Bentota, Mirissa, Tangalle, Trincomalee, Nuwara Eliya, Yala National Park
7. Cambodia: For mystical temples, fascinating architecture, pristine beaches and ancient relics
Wish to relish the vibrant nightlife? Head to Sihanouk. Want to shop gifts for friends and family back home? Orussey Market and Kandal Market are your best bets. Natural bounties is what you seek? Pay a visit to Phnom Kulen National Park. Not just this, but this bustling nation is full of affordable luxury and jaw-dropping beaches. Whether it’s the adventure that you seek or the laid-back vibes, Cambodia is one nation brimming with spots for newly-weds.
Romantic Locations in Cambodia: Angkor Wat, Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, Tonle Sap Lake, Long Set Beach, Phnom Kulen National Park
8. Seychelles: For its cozy retreats and carnival-like spirit
Offering romantic activities like tropical couple massages and couple watersports, stunning beaches which can be enjoyed with your partner, and luxury beach resorts, honeymooning in Seychelles is no less than a magical experience for those newlywed lovebirds. Feel the love against the backdrop of cozy retreats or spend some lavish time on the sandy beaches and this African location will assure an heartwarming honeymooning experience for you.
Romantic Locations in Seychelles: Praslin Island, Mahe Island, Fregate Island, Garden of Eden, Mission Lodge Lookout, Pearl Farm de Praslin
9. Bali: For its tropical shores, green rice fields, and dense jungles
One of the most romantic getaway in a budget is the island land of Bali. The laidback romantic air, couple specific lounges, tranquil fields, and secluded bays make Bali the perfect escape among lovebirds. Rich culture and festivals, cool forests, unending beaches, and exciting adventure parks add to the charm of this place. Groove to the upbeat tunes on weekend parties, hike through volcanoes, go beach-hopping or spice up your romantic sojourn with delicious barbeque dinners and don’t forget to capture all of it in your cameras!
Romantic Locations in Bali: Uluwatu, Mount Batur, Canggu, Penida Island, Kuta, Ubud
10. Bhutan: For its ancient temples and cultural treasures
From adventure-seeking couples to the more lovey-dovey ones looking for secluded time, Bhutan is an unconventional location loaded with adventures, activities, and places for every type of couple. Perhaps the most pocket-friendly destination, this one is perfect for intimate getaways and lets you explore historic valleys, take in the picturesque mountain views, go shopping at quirky markets, and spend some time off the city life at its spectacular villages.
Romantic Locations in Bhutan: Punakha, Gangtey, Bumthang, Thimphu, Paro Valley, Gangtey or Phobjikha
Beautiful beaches, natural, and adventurous activities are sure to make honeymooning at these postcard-perfect locations a memorable experience for you. So escape the hustle of planning a honeymoon after the madness of your wedding and head to these locations to best celebrate your love under a budget!
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