The honeymoon is one of the most exciting parts of a wedding. After months of planning and celebrating, you finally get to spend some alone time relaxing as newlyweds. Depending on the personality of the couple, honeymoons can come in all shapes and sizes. Some couples dream of a classic beach vacation surrounded by white sands and blue waters, while others fantasize of getting cozy in a quaint cabin in a ski town. We have compiled a list of honeymoon (or “mini-moon”) ideas that will appeal to any newlywed couple!
Here is our list of the most romantic activities for your honeymoon destination.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
The city of Buenos Aires is full of romance and has a special atmosphere perfect for a honeymoon trip. This city is so romantic and beautiful that it is often called “Paris of South America.”
Being one of the most popular honeymoon destinations, Buenos Aires is famous for its incredible gastronomy, especially delicious wine and amazing meat. Honeymooners love spending their time in this city because of the beautiful nature mixing with scenes of urban oasis, the city’s rich history, warm and pleasant climate, and incredibly romantic cafes and restaurants. Buenos Aires is a mix of delicacy and sensitivity with Latin passion for which Argentina is so famous.
Activities: Grab a drink at Gran Bar Danzon, an extremely popular city lounge. Taste one of the best steaks ever at La Cabrera or El Mirasol, two of the city’s best steakhouses. Enjoy the tango shows at Rojo Tango Cafe de los Angelitos as well as at Gala Tango. Art aficionados will find a visit to the Museo de Bellas Artes incredibly educational. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the works of art in the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA).
When To Go: March-May and September-November.
Curacao has beautiful landscapes, a variety of entertainment, and a wide range of honeymoon activities – making this destination ideal for newly married couples. Here you can experience exhilarating hiking, biking, and ATV tours.
Curacao is an island in the Caribbean, which means that it is a perfect paradise destination for those couples who want to have a bright summer honeymoon. Some of the most beloved tourist activities here are diving and snorkeling since the colorful underwater world is one of the most beautiful on the planet. Relax on beaches both intimate and secluded. Explore the Hato Caves with drawings at least 1,500 years old.
Activities: Try delicious meals at Bistro Le Clochard in the Rif Fort, where you can taste veal goulash and cheese fondue, and choose from a large selection of wines. Plunge into the extreme atmosphere of movie-on-the-beach nights. Hike the trails of the 4,446-acre Christoffel National Park, exploring the rich wildlife and flourishing gardens. Feel the vibe of historic old mansions. Diving enthusiasts will surely enjoy the Mushroom Forest, an underwater jungle of 10-foot, mushroom-shaped star coral. For those who enjoy shopping, we would suggest a visit to the capital city, Willemstad — a charming port of high-end retailers, restaurants, and nightlife spots. It is one of the Caribbean’s few UNESCO World Heritage cities.
When To Go: May-November, during the off-peak season
This small and unbelievably splendid island is a perfect spot for honeymoon couples. It has amazing crystal clear waters and unforgettable sunsets. It has a peaceful and chill lifestyle ideal for those who dream about a quiet honeymoon. According to specialists, its position is not expected to recede in 2017 – the past few years it has been one of the top honeymoon destinations. Bora Bora is unbelievable with flowering hibiscus and coconut plantations all around its territory.
Activities: Try the most famous local dishes at Bora Bora Yacht Club restaurant, which has excellent food at great prices. Its cuisine focuses on Polynesian and French dishes. The St Regis Lagoon offers unforgettable atmosphere and world class dining.
Visit the inhabited island, Maupiti, which has a number of archaeological sites. Plan a trip to Tupitipiti Point; famous for tropical marine attractions and purple coral, it is a perfect spot for amateur divers. If your wedding is in July, enjoy the traditional festival of Heiva – French Polynesia’s premier event which is held in Vaitape on a big stage close to the quay.
When To Go: May-October. Best scuba diving: April-November